Sopore shops open after 3 days

  Sopore—Life returned to normal after remaining paralysed due to restrictions since September 27 in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district. Shops and business establishments reopened this morning and traffic was also plying normally on all routes as security forces had removed all road blocks and barbed wire. Longest surviving militant Abdul […]

14-feet Long Indo-Pak Tunnel

Jammu—The Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday detected a 14-feet-long tunnel on the international border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said. Reports quoting BSF sources said the tunnel was found in the forest area of Damala nalah in Arnia sector. As per reports some people were inside the tunnel and when […]

RSS Chief: Amend Constitution to Fully Integrate Kashmir

Nagpur—Stirring up again the raging controversy over the demand to abolish Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said constitutional amendments were needed to fully integrate the troubled state with the rest of India. Speaking on a range of issues in his annual address to RSS volunteers on its 92nd foundation […]

Curbs in City for Ashura Today

Authorities have decided to reimpose restrictions in most parts of Srinagar on Sunday in view of Ashura-e-Muharram while as areas falling under the jurisdiction of 13 police stations of the city remained under tight vigil on Saturday

1 Year On, Anantnag LS Seat Remains Vacant

Srinagar—The Election Commission of India (ECI) has not made any headway in holding the by-polls on the Anantnag Parliament seat which is without representation from the last more than a year after Mehbooba Mufti resigned from the seat to become chief minister. Officials in the Electoral Office in the state told KNS that Election Commission […]

Braid Cutting Mystery at Srinagar Doorstep

Srinagar— Residents took to streets in the city outskirts Saturday after three masked men allegedly tried to chop off braid of an elderly woman in Nowgam area. The incidents which have been happening with greater frequency across South Kashmir, the hub of recent unrest, has sparked widespread anger and fear. Witnesses said that an elderly […]

Karbala Means Resisting Evil: Mehbooba

Srinagar—Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said the sacrifices rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S.) and his companions at Karbala would continue to remind the mankind about the futility of falsehood and deceit and ultimate victory of truth and uprightness. In her message on the occasion of Ashoora, the Chief Minister said the events at Karbala […]

Defence Minister Sitharaman Visits Siachen

Siachen—Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday visited the Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest and coldest battlefield, and also some other forward posts in the Ladakh region to review the security situation in the area. During her visit she was accompanied by the Chief of the Army Staff General Bipan Rawat, General Officer Commander-in-Chief, Northern Command […]

2 Civilians, Soldier Killed in Indian Firing: Pak

Muzaffarabad—Pakistan on Saturday that a soldier and two civilians were killed in firing by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC) in their controlled Kashmir. Pakistan media reports, quoting army’s media wing, said that Indian troops “targeted civilians from across the border with heavy weapons” a day earlier. The incident killed two villagers and […]

Oxford Removes Suu Kyi Portrait

London—The Oxford college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied as an undergraduate has removed her portrait from public display and placed it in storage, in a move that follows international criticism over her role in Myanmar’s humanitarian crisis . The governing body of St Hugh’s college decided to remove the painting of the Nobel laureate […]

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