BSNL Franchise Attacked in Sopore, 1 Killed

Telecom Businesses Come to Grinduing Halt in Apple Town Sopore SRINAGAR:  Days after mysterious posters from a militant outfit surfaced in restive North Kashmir’s Sopore town, in which people associated with the telecommunication business were directed to windup their businesses within a week’s time, the unidentified armed men Monday barged into a telecom centre and […]

3 Soldiers Killed, JCO Injured in Tanghdar Gunfight

KUPWARA: Three army men and a militant were killed and an officer sustained serious bullet injuries in a fierce gunfight at Tanghdar sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday. Official sources said that a group of 4-7 infiltrators had probably sneaked into this side last night near Darshan post along Line of Control (LoC) […]

Militant, Soldier Killed in Kulgam Shootout

Kulgam: A militant and an army soldier were killed in separate shootouts in Yaripora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday afternoon. Official sources said an army patrol was attacked by militants at Kanjikulla in Yaripora. The militants fired heavily on army pertsonnel resulting in injuries to two soldiers of 1 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) […]

Sopore attack ‘an act of terror’: Geelani

Srinagar: Strongly condemning the attack on a BSNL franchisee in Sopore, the Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani termed the attack “an act of terror” and expressed sympathies with the families of victims. Unidentified gunmen Monday morning attacked the franchisee killing one and injuring two others. “This is clearly an act of terrorism,” Geelani said […]

BJP Leader’s Driver Flees With Rifle of PSO

PULWAMA: Driver of a Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sunday evening fled along with the weapon of latter’s security guard in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said here today. They said the local BJP leader Gulzar Ahmad Nengroo, who is a resident of Prichoo in the district, had hired a Scorpio of  a person namely […]

BOSE declares class 12 results

Srinagar:  The J&K Board of School Education Monday declared the result of Class 12th annual examination held in March. 55 percent candidates passed the examination, with girls outshining boys by bagging maximum of first 10 positions in various streams. Last year the pass percentage has been 52 percent. In all the streams only girl students […]

‘Omar Lied to Media, Kept Afzal Hanging Secret’

‘Stop shedding crocodile tears: Tabasum to Omar Abdullah Sopore:  The family of Muhammad Afzal Guru Monday asked former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah to stop shedding crocodile tears over Afzal and urged people not to take any of his comments seriously regarding her husbands execution. “Omar Abdullah is an artist and is […]

Allow screening of Kashmir documentary: HC to censor board

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the censor board to issue a certificate for public screening to documentary film “Textures of Loss” which is based on the violence in Jammu and Kashmir. Justice Rajiv Shakdher directed the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to issue a certificate of screening to the movie […]

US did nothing to stop Ramadi fall to ISIS: Soleimani

TEHRAN: Top Iranian commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has slammed the United States over the recent fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to the ISIS rebel group. Soleimani, who is the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Quds Force, said that while the Ain al-Asad air base hosting US fighter jets was very […]

Iran to stage joint naval drills with Russia, China

TEHRAN: Iran plans to hold joint naval exercises with Kazakhstan, Russia and Oman, says the Islamic Republic’s Navy commander.   “As Iran’s Navy dispatches its fleets to other countries, it also plans to hold joint naval maneuvers,” Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Monday. He said the Iranian Navy is prepared to stage joint drills […]

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