Nawaz, Manmohan Likely to Meet in September

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are likely to have their first meeting in September in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, a Pakistani media report said. However, Indian officials said they had no information about such a meeting.Pakistan’s premier newspaper quoted Sharif’s Special Advisor […]

Sumbal Killings: Eyewitness in Police Custody

Bandipore: In an attempt to nail the down culprits and speed up the investigation into the killing of two Sumbal youth, police called an important eyewitness for questioning on Tuesday.“Soon after the driver Manzoor Ahmed Shiekh of Markundal, Sumbal revealed before media that he was accompanying 13 RR when they killed Irfan Ahmed Ganaie in […]

Ensure Prosecution of Guilty In Sumbal Killings: AI

Srinagar: Amnesty International (AI) India Tuesday said that Indian authorities should ensure that soldiers allegedly responsible for the killings of two people in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir  on June 30, 2013 are investigated and prosecuted,“These deaths must be investigated promptly, thoroughly and impartially, and where sufficient admissible evidence is found, a competent, independent and impartial […]

Shutdown in Tral, 3 Injured in Grenade Blast

Tral: At least three persons, including a child, were wounded when a grenade went off at the site of encounter at Mandoora, Tral. Three militants and a policeman were killed in Mandoora encounter on Monday.Reports said police and paramilitary troopers were busy in removing the debris from the encounter on Tuesday site in Mandoora village […]

Bandipore killings unfortunate: German Envoy

Srinagar: Terming the killing of two youth in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district as big tragedy, The German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner today said, the security situation in Kashmir is for better than what it was in 1990.But the killing of two youth by Army at Bandipora is very unfortunate.“As far as the security situation […]

Power Brokers Caught Gambling

Srinagar The police is being allegedly asked not to register an FIR in a case of gambling involving ‘high and mighty’.It has come to fore that scores of gamblers arrested from a Hotel on Lasjan Bypass belong to affluent families and most of them are associated with either political parties or are relatives of politicians.Sources […]

Official caught accepting bribe

SRINAGAR: A state government official was arrested today after he was caught accepting bribe to clear a tender for some works in the Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, a spokesman of the State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) said here. Head Draftsman in Rural Development Department (RDD), Kupwara, Bashir Ahmad Mir, was caught red-handed while […]