India Beat Pakistan By 8 Wickets In Asia Cup

DUBAI — India ticked all boxes as they clinically decimated Pakistan by eight wickets in a lopsided Asia Cup group league encounter Wednesday.  It was a superlative effort from the bowling unit that saw them shot out Pakistan for a paltry 162 in 43.1 overs before Rohit Sharma (52 off 39 balls) and Shikhat Dhawan […]

2 BSF Soldiers, Civilian Killed In Highway Accident

BANIHAL/JAMMU — Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were among three killed Wednesday when a truck carrying the jawans plunged into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said.  The private truck, hired by the BSF, was part of a convoy carrying personnel to Kashmir reportedly for deployment in connection with the upcoming municipal and panchayat […]

Militants Attack CRPF Camp In Pulwama Village

SRINAGAR — Militants hurled a grenade followed by heavy firing at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) police combine camp located near railway station Kakapora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The security personnel also retaliated and forced the terrorists to flee from the spot. No losses of lives or injuries have been reported till now. In […]

Vehicles Choke Barrier Points As Curbs Throw City Life Haywire

Citizens fume as authorities fail to issue travel advisory on time  SRINAGAR — Late advisory and restrictions in the city led to massive traffic jams as police stopped vehicles at barrier points in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of 7 police stations. Authorities had imposed curbs in order to prevent 8th Muharram procession in the city but had forgotten to issue traffic advisory on time. Caught unawares, […]

Congress To Take Part In Polls, Puts Security Rider  

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress said Wednesday it would contest the upcoming urban local bodies and panchayat polls in the state but added it might review the decision if concerns related to security were not addressed by the state administration. “We cannot allow a field day to the BJP and […]

Ensure Adequate Security To Contesting Candidates: Governor   

SRINAGAR — Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday asked deputy commissioners and SSPs to ensure adequate security cover to the candidates contesting ensuing polls and to ensure that elections are conducted in free and fair manner.  He also asked DCs to create awareness among people about the “vital importance” of upcoming elections as he inaugurated a one-day […]

CRPF Man Accused Of Killing 3 Soldiers Denied Bail 

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has dismissed a petition for bail by a CRPF personnel accused of killing three fellow colleagues at a camp in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on 24 December 2011.     A case (FIR No. 271/2011) was registered and accused (applicant), Sanjay Kumar Rai arrested after four CRPF personnel […]

Govt Hands Over Custody Of Stolen Treasure ‘Back To Thief’: Scholar

SRINAGAR — Expressing shock and anguish over the government decision to nominate an accused in the theft of priceless elephant fossil case as a member of the probe committee, a noted Kashmiri historian has written an open letter to government demanding  return and installation of the fossil at a secured place back in Kashmir.   The Governor Administration on […]

13 common practises you will find in every Shia household

When I was born, I carried the spirit and blood of my father, my mother and my ancestors. Therefore, my belief and love for the Ahle Bayt (family of the house of Prophet (pbuh)) runs in my blood; it makes up my identity. For us Shias, azadari (mourning) is an integral part of our upbringing, […]

Mehbooba Asks NIA To Bring Facts In Public Domain

SRINAGAR — Former Chief Minister and PDP President, Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday asked the National Investigating Agency (NIA) to bring all the facts pertaining to their investigations in the State in public domain so that no misgivings about the conduct of the agency are created among the people here. Mehbooba Mufti said bringing facts about […]

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