Pakistan moves UNMOGIP over LOC Incidents

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army on Thursday lodged a strong protest with the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) over unprovoked firing by Indian troops on Aug. 4 along the working boundary at Sialkot’s Pukhlian sector. “UNMOGIP has been asked to conduct investigation of unprovoked Indian firing and shelling”, an Inter-Services Public Relations […]

Panic in Qazigund after 2 held

Srinagar- A day after the Udhampur attack, panic gripped Qazigund area in Kulgam district when a truck driver informed the police about presence of two men, one of them armed, in the vicinity. The duo was said to have boarded a truck from Verinag to Lower Munda on the National Highway, the arterial road linking […]

Tantriks promising ‘money from trees’ Arrested

Mumbai: Six tantriks claiming to wield divine powers to make money rain from trees were detained by police here in Maharashtra on Thursday on charges of attempting to cheat local villagers. The tantriks — including two women — were among 30 who had come from Gujarat a couple of days ago to Vikramgad town in […]

Maruti Suziki launches S-Cross

Srinagar: India’s major car maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited today said it aimed to sell two million cars by 2020 with the launching of its first premium cross-over S-Cross, a four-wheeler, combined with speed and comfort for new generation young people. S-Cross will be first model to be retailed exclusively through Nexa, specially designed 35 […]

Naeem Stands Firm, Says Not Scared by Protests

Teachers Have No Escape From Screening Test SRINAGAR: Making it clear that protests and sloganeering are not going to scare him, Education Minister Naeem Akhtar on Thursday reiterated that protesting ReT teachers have no choice but to appear in the screening test to prove their worth. Naeem said that he is following Court Directions and […]

Lock out in Govt schools across state

Srinagar:  All the government educational institutions across the state remained shut on Thursday owing to the strike call given by Jammu Kashmir Teachers Forum against the government  move to conduct screening test for Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers who have obtained their degree certificates through Distance Mode. The JKTF had called for lock-down of all the government […]

Another Gunbattle in Pulwama, 1 Killed

PULWAMA:  A militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight with government forces in Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday. The gunfight started at Astan Mohalla in Kakapora after police and army cordoned off the locality. The forces had inputs about the presence of militants and as the search operation was underway, the […]

21 Foreign Trekkers Stranded in Ladakh Village

LEH (LADAKH); Three days after cloudbursts wrecked havoc in many parts of this frontier region, at least 21 foreign trekkers remained stranded in a remote area waiting for recue teams. Officials said that 21 foreigners are stranded at Markha area of Leh which has been cut off after heavy rains and cloudbursts. “The water level […]

ISIS Flags: Omar Trashes Nirmal’s Remarks

Says issue being raked up to hide failures, incompetence  PULWAMA: Dismissing the allegations of Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh that the National Conference activists were hoisting ISIS flags in Srinagar, NC working President and former Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah said the coalition government was raking useless issue to hide their failure and incompetence. “They […]

CM approves appointment of 96 KAS officers

PSC recommends select list; 59 get Junior KAS, 19 JKPS, 18 JK Accounts Service       SRINAGAR – Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today approved appointment of 96 candidates, whose selection has been made in accordance with the J&K Combined Competitive Examination Rules, 2008. The appointment of these 96 officers has been recommended by […]

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