4 Cops Injured in Sopore Attack; PDP Leader, Kin Shot At

Srinagar—Four policemen were injured after militants hurled a grenade towards them in Sopore town of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Wednesday. According to a police official, militants lobbed a grenade at cops near police station Sopore at 4:20 pm. The device exploded with a big bang sparking panic in the crowded area. He said […]

Positive Geo-political Changes May End Kashmir Impasse: Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said today that there were chances of some “positive changes” in the international politics which may result in resolution of Kashmir and Palestine issues. The President said this while talking to High Commissioner-designate of Pakistan to India Sohail Mahmood at the Aiwan-e-Sadr (Presidency Palace) in Islamabad. He directed Mahmood to […]

J&K Crime Rate Up By 5% in 2016: Report

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a five per cent increase in overall registration of criminal cases in 2016 but the crimes against women dropped by nearly 18 per cent during the same period, according to data released by the police today.  “There has been an increased trend in the registration of crime cases last year with […]

Schools, Colleges to Remain Closed for 4th Day

Srinagar—The district administrations of Srinagar, Anantnag and Kulgam have extended suspension order of class work in all Degree Colleges and Higher Secondary Schools (HSS) for fourth consecutive day on Thursday. “Teaching activity will remain suspended in Degree Colleges and Higher Secondary Schools of district Srinagar on June 1,” Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone said. […]

Northern Commander Pats Troops for Killing Sabzar 

Srinagar—Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu on Wednesday complimented the Indian troops for their alertness and synergy with other security forces, which resulted in successful operations including the recent operation, in which Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmed Bhat was killed. General Anbu visited the Army formations and units in South Kashmir, where he was briefed by the field commanders on the […]

Tarigami: ‘Is There Martial Law In Valley?’

Srinagar—CPI (M) senior leader and MLA Kulgam, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami said on Wednesday that the Government of India (GoI) must stop using Army as instrument for their political agenda. He also termed the statement made by Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat that he wishes that stone-pelters carry weapons instead of stones as ‘unfortunate’ Addressing a […]

ATM With Rs 21 Lakh Taken Away in Anantnag

Srinagar—Unidentified burglars yet again stole an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday night. The burglary took place in South Kashmir while a few days back, unknown persons had decamped with an ATM of Jammu Kashmir Bank from Langate area of North Kashmir’s Handwara town. Reports said that thieves appeared at ATM booth […]

PDP Seeks Clarity On BJP Objectives

Srinagar—A top Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Wednesday said that the delay in implementation of the ‘Agenda of Alliance’ the party struck with the Bharatya Janata Party was killing as the region is back in the grip of vicious cycle of violence. “Now when the crisis is again on hands, voices of solution are bound […]

PCB not giving up on series with India

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not giving up on a home bilateral series against India, despite Indian sports minister Vijay Goel’s categorical statement ruling out the possibility of one. Senior officials of the PCB met with their Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) counterparts on Monday to discuss the series. And while […]

Shades of Sacchi as Zidane out to rewrite history

Rome—Arrigo Sacchi was a revolutionary who came from nowhere to lead a great AC Milan side to back-to-back European Cups in 1989 and 1990. It is a feat that no coach has achieved since, but that Zinedine Zidane will match if he retains the Champions League trophy with Real Madrid in Saturday’s final against Juventus […]

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