Udhampur: Naved taken to Kashmir

Srinagar :-The lone arrested militant in Wednesday’s Udhampur  strike Mohammed Naved Yakub was on Friday brought in Srinagar for questioning as investigators prepared to visit all the places he had mentioned during interrogation in Jammu. Naved was brought to Kashmir by road as the helicopters failed to take off because of bad weather, official sources […]

Massive suicide blast rocks Kabul

KABUL: A suicide attacker blew himself up near the Kabul police academy on Friday, officials said, with heavy casualties expected in the second major attack in the Afghan capital in less than 24 hours.  The incident, which comes as cadets were returning to the academy after their two-day weekend, marks a serious breach of security […]

Trapped British Trekkers Rescued

Srinagar: A group of 23 British citizens and eight locals who were trapped between Markha-Sko areas following cloudburst on 5th of August, were rescued today. The group had gone for trekking on 2nd of August. A group of 23 British citizens comprising of one male (group leader) one female teacher and 21 female students besides […]

Toy bomb kills boy in Pak Kashmir

Muzaffarabad, Pakistan: An explosive device resembling a toy has killed one teenager and wounded another in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, close to the border with India, police said on Friday. The boys were herding cattle in Neelum Valley, near the Line of Control, the de facto border in disputed Kashmir on Thursday when they hit a “toy […]

Labour Board to be formed soon

SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that the Labour Board which looks after the needs and necessities of the labours would be constituted soon and the matter would be taken up with the Finance Ministry. The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with several deputations who projected the demand for constitution of the […]

Police Opens Fire on Militants Funeral in Pulwama, 35 hurt

Defying restrictions thousands join Lashkar militants funeral procession, Scores injured in clashes Pulwama: Despite restrictions, extensive military deployment around Kakapora township, thousands of people, including a large number of women, from adjoining villages joined the funeral procession of  militant commander Talib Hussain Shah who was killed during a gunfight with Indian Army on Thursday evening. […]

Youth Snatches Rifle from SOG Man, Held

Pulwama: An unsuccessful bid to snatch a service rifle from a counter insurgent SOG cop in South Kashmir’s Tral town landed a youth in police custody on Friday. Eyewitnesses said that a youth accompanied by two other colleagues appeared in bus stand Tral where he tried to overpower an SOG man. Witnesses said that the […]

‘Risk of Another Major Quake in Himalayas’

LOS ANGELES: Northern India face an increased risk of a future major earthquake, warn scientists who have found that the devastating 7.8 quake that struck Nepal in April released only a fraction of the energy “locked” in the underlying fault.  Using data from the GPS stations, an accelerometer that measures ground motion in Kathmandu, data […]

Revoke Test Decision Or Face Agitation: TF

SRINAGAR: The Teachers Forum Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani Friday issued an ultimatum to the government to revoke the decision of screening test of Rehbar-Taleem teachers (RET) by August 18, failing which he threatened to resort to protests across the state and march towards the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar on August 18. The ultimatum from Wani […]

New Ad Policy for Media on Anvil: Mufti

SRINAGAR – Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Friday emphasized upon the formulation of a new advertisement policy for media and said he has already issued directions for broadening the scope of the existing policy. The Chief Minister said this while interacting with a delegation of J&K Press Association, here this morning. Highlighting the need for […]

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