3 Gunfights In North Kashmir; Two Militants Killed In Baramulla

SRINAGAR — Two militants were killed while a police officer were among at least five government forces personnel injured in three separate gunfights in north Kashmir’s Baramulla and Bandipora districts.  2 Militants Killed in Baramulla Two militants have been killed and three para commandos wounded in a gunfight that started on Wednesday late evening between government […]

Soldier Killed As India, Pak Armies Trade Fire 

SRINAGAR — An Indian soldier was killed in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, leading to heavy firing exchanges as the Indian army retaliated, an official said. “Rifleman Yash Pal, who was injured in an unprovoked Pakistan ceasefire violation in Sunderbani sector of the LoC, […]

Annual Vegetable Production In Kashmir Touches Rs 1200 Cr: Govt

BUDGAM — On the eve of Navroz, Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Aijaz Andrabi   inaugurated transplanting day in District Budgam and conducted an extensive tour of vegetable clusters here at Bugam and Narkara.  The Director inaugurated various farmer friendly training programmes in the district. While interacting with a large gathering of farmers at Budgam, the Director […]

4 Reasons Why Gas Monitoring Is a Crucial Part of Industrial Operations

Each year, commercial and industrial operations are faced with more and more regulations. Whether the regulations involve personnel, machinery, or business practices, there are safety standards that must be met.  Governing bodies, such as OSHA, specify that gas monitoring is one of the most crucial aspects of industrial operations. A quick look at the reasoning […]

Jet Airways On ‘Verge Of Collapse’: Pilots’ Union Writes To PM

MUMBAI  —  The pilots’ grouping of Jet Airways has said that the airline is on the “verge of collapse” and that they are facing lot of financial hardships without any relief in sight. Flagging concerns about non-payment of salaries, the National Aviators Guild (NAG) has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “We fear […]

Pakistan, Australia hold final auditions for 2019 World Cup

The upcoming series between Australia and Pakistan holds great significance, as both teams will use it to make final adjustments to their World Cup squads. Pakistan has rested six regular members — Sarfaraz Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, Shadab Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi — of their playing XI for this series. These […]

Illness hits Australian camp ahead of Pakistan series

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell may be rested from the first one-day international against Pakistan as the tourists recover from a stomach bug that has hit the team in the United Arab Emirates. Maxwell missed training on Wednesday, two days ahead of Friday’s opener in Sharjah. Spinner Nathan Lyon also missed training on Tuesday with illness […]

Pakistanis happier than Indians, finds UN report on happiest nations

UNITED NATIONS — Indians are not as happy in 2019 as they were in 2018 and the country figures at 140th place, seven spots down from last year, on this year’s United Nations World Happiness Report released Wednesday which is topped by Finland for the second year in a row. The report was released by […]

Pilot who hitched a ride saved Lion Air plane day before crash

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing Co. 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly diagnosed the problem and told the crew how to disable a […]

Pak forces recover 4 abducted Iranian soldiers

RAWALPINDI: Pakistani security forces have recovered four abducted Iranian soldiers from a “transitioning hideout” during an operation in Balochistan’s Chagai district, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Wednesday. Pakistani security forces conducted a successful intelligence-based operation (IBO) at Amori in Chagai district, about 3-4 kilometres away from the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, said […]

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