PM Modi Celebrates Diwali With Soldiers ‘His Family’ in Gurez

Srinagar—Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday celebrated Diwali with troops posted along the Line of Control in Kashmir’s Gurez Sector and lauded the soldiers for their penance and sacrifice saying he considers them his family. In an unannounced visit, Modi arrived at Gurez this morning to celebrate Diwali with the army and BSF soldiers posted along […]

Watch Indo-Pak Troops Exchange Sweets on Diwali

Srinagar: The Border Security Force (BSF) exchanged sweets with Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali festival on Thursday on the International border. BSF commandant Sudeep Kumar met his counterpart of Pakistan Ranger’s Wing Commander Bilal Ahmed at Zero Line along Attari-Wagah Border in Amritsar and greeted them on Diwali. The officers of BSF and […]

MLA Wachi’s House Attacked with Grenade

Shopian—Unknown persons on Thursday lobbed a grenade on the house of MLA Wachi Aijaz Ahmad Mir, also a senior leader of ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Official sources said that suspected militants at around 5:10 pm hurled the grenade which exploded in the compound of the MLA’s House in Zainpora area of volatile south Kashmir […]

Justice is Above Law: Rules HC

Srinagar—Justice is not only law and its administration but above it, Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held as it quashed an order by Senior Superintendent of Police Anantnag, discharging a policeman for services without hearing him.  The policeman, Ghulam Hassan Shah, had challenged the order on 9 February 2005, among others on the ground […]

‘Ransacking’ of Militant’s Home: Shutdown, Clashes In Tral

Tral(Pulwama)—Clashes broke out in Tral town of south Kashmir amid a shutdown against alleged ransacking of a Hizbul Mujahideen militant’s house by forces.   Local news agency GNS reported that the forces allegedly ransacked the house of Hamad Khan of Hizbul Mujahideen in the wake of killing of an SPO in Aripal village on Wednesday. […]

Clamour For An End To Braid Choppings In Valley Grows

SRINAGAR—With authorities unable to explain or stem mysterious braid-chopping attacks on women even after a month of the first reported incident in the Valley, protests broke out afresh at several places on Thursday after at least three women became victims during another anxious night.     Public ire has escalated against the army and the police, and […]

JamKash Launches NEXA: A New Premium Automotive Experience

Srinagar—Jamkash Vehicleades (Kashmir) Pvt Ltd, No 1 dealer for Maruti Suzuki India Ltd in North 2, completed one month since activation of its premium NEXA showroom on Thursday. NEXA JAMKASH Hyderpora marks the first initiative by any automobile dealer  to go beyond selling cars and create a new format of retail experience for the customer. Speaking […]

Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest extended for 30 days

Lahore—Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest was today extended for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province.   However, the board refused to allow the same in the detention of his four aides.   The 30-day detention will be applicable from October 24.   Saeed’s […]

43 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army camp in Kandahar

Kabul—At least 43 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban-claimed suicide attack on a military base in Kandahar on Thursday, officials said, the third assault on a security installation this week. Officials said the Taliban carried out two suicide car bombings at the camp, setting off several hours of fighting that began late Wednesday. Afghanistan’s ToloNews cited […]

Sharif, daughter indicted by anti-corruption court

Islamabad— An anti-corruption court today indicted Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law over corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The accountability court in Islamabad indicted 67-year- old Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and her husband retired Captain Mohammad Safdar in the London properties reference even though Sharif and […]

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