11 Members Of A Family Found Dead In Delhi

NEW DELHI —  Eleven members of a family, including seven women, were found dead under mysterious circumstances at their residence in north Delhi’s Burari today, police said, sending shock waves through the area. Ten of those dead were found hanging from an iron-mesh ceiling used for ventilation, while the body of a 77-year-old woman was lying on […]

Youth Drowns Rescuing Dog In Srinagar

SRINAGAR — A teenaged boy drowned in a flood channel while trying to save a dog from drowning in Bemina area of Srinagar on Saturday. Reports said the youth, identified as Asif Ahmad of Nagrota Jammu, was washed away by flowing waters in the flood channel when he jumped into it to save a struggling dog […]

‘Trump Told Macron France Should Leave EU’

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump has reportedly tried to persuade his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to pull his country out of the European Union in return for better bilateral trade terms. According to a report by the Washington Post, Trump made the suggestion during a private meeting at the White House in late April, […]

‘We Are Speechless’,Reads Otherwise Empty Edit Page Of Tragedy Affected US Paper

WASHINGTON — A local newspaper targetted in a shooting that left five dead managed to publish on Friday, covering its own tragedy and leaving its editorial page blank in honour of those slain. “We are speechless,” read a brief comment in the otherwise empty editorial page of The Capital, the print version of the digital […]

Flood Horror Haunts City, People Abandon Homes

SRINAGAR — Many residents who live along the Jhelum banks here are expe­riencing flooding from the river and several people have also evacuated to safety. While water seeped into many homes, flood and rainwater were pool­ing in backyards of many others. Reports said dozens of residential houses got submerged at Kursu Ra­jbagh, Padshai Bagh, Shalteng, Shari­fabad, […]

100 Migrants May Have Drowned Near Tripoli: Libyan Coastguard

TRIPOLI — Around 100 people are thought to have drowned from a migrant boat off Libya’s western coast, a coastguard official said on Friday. The coastguard picked up 14 survivors from the boat just east of the capital, Tripoli, the official said. Separately, the coastguard said it had intercepted 200 migrants from two other migrant boats […]

Protest In Srinagar, Family Demand Body Of Militant Killed In Kupwara

SRINAGAR — Police fired tear smoke shells and resorted to pellet guns to disperse protesters at Bar­zullah here on Saturday seeking the body of the local youth who ac­cording to them was killed in Kup­wara yesterday. On Friday, the army claimed to have killed an unidentified mili­tant in an encounter at Tunga Top forest area of Kachama. […]

Jama’at-e-Islami Tells Cadres Be Prepared To Help

SRINAGAR — Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kash­mir Chief Ghulam Mohammad Bhat on Saturday directed cadres to remain vigilant to the prevailing climatic situation and be prepared for any eventu­ality in order to help people. JeI Spokesman said that keeping in view of the critical climatic situation created due to inces­sant rains that lashed valley since couple […]

Governor Reviews The Functioning Of Grievance Cell

SRINAGAR — Governor N. N. Vohra reviewed the position in regard to all aspects of the re­dressal of grievances received by the J&K Grievance Cell through the web portal “jkgriev­ance.in”, e-mails, facebook, twit­ter handle, Whatsapp groups and by the Governor’s Secretar­iat through speed post, e-mail, fax, twitter handle etc. Governor observed that any member of […]

Kokernag Shuts On First Anniversary Of Bashir Lashkari, Militants Offer Gun Salute

ANANTNAG —  A complete shutdown was observed in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district to mark the first death anniversary of top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Bashir Lashkari and his associate Azad Malik alias Dada of Arwani village in south Kashmir’s Anantnag District. Sources told  Kashmir Observer that all shops and other business establishments are […]