Pak Knock Out South Africa With 49-Run Win,Stay Alive In World Cup

LONDON — Pakistan kept alive their slender hopes of making the semifinals while knocking South Africa out of the ICC World Cup with a 49-run win here Sunday. Batting first, the 1992 champions posted 308 for seven with Haris Sohail’s 59-ball 89 being the highlight of their innings. In reply, South Africa were stopped at […]

5 Killed, 3 Injured As Vehicle Falls Into Gorge In Rajouri

JAMMU — At least five persons were killed and three others injured Sunday when a vehicle rolled down into a 200-feet deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police said.  The accident occurred at Kewal villager near Budhal in the border district around 4.15 pm, a police official said.  He said a rescue operation was […]

South Kashmir: 4 Militants Killed In Shopian Gunfight

SHOPIAN  — Four militants were killed in a gunfight with state forces in Daramdora area of Keegam in South Kashmir’s Shopian District on Sunday. State forces launched a cordon and search operation in Daramdora area of Shopian, following information about the presence of militants there, said a police official. He said as the forces were conducting searches, the hiding […]

Rains Lash Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR — Its raining in the Kashmir Valley and according to Met office wet weather will continue for another 12 hours. “Currently its raining in Kupwara, Baramulla, Sopore, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Ganderbal and at few places of south Kashmir. It’s mainly clear in Jammu and partly cloudy in Ladakh region. Forecast for nxt 12hrs. Rain will spread to […]

Compensation For Hailstorm Damage After Assesment: Div Com  

SRINAGAR —  Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday said that the assessment of damage caused to crops due to recent hailstorm in several parts of the region will be completed shortly. Rain and hail storms lashed several areas of Pulwama, Shopian and Budgam districts on Friday, devastating apple and other crops besides vegetables. A day […]

Mosque Among 3 Structures Damaged In Fire

SRINAGAR — A mosque was damaged in a fire incident in Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Friday night.  Reports said that fire broke out from second storey of Al-Noor Masjid at main town Bandipora last night.  However, fire tenders were pressed into service to douse off the flames.  Later, the fire was brought under […]

Jammu Records 41.4 deg C Temp, Srinagar 28.7

JAMMU — The winter capital Jammu Saturday recorded a maximum temperature of 41.4 degrees Celsius, an increase of almost three notches compared to the previous day. The night temperature in the city, however, marked a slight dip and settled at 24.7 degrees Celsius against the previous night’s 25 degrees Celsius, a spokesman of the meteorological department […]

Temperature Down Now, Hurriyat Also Ready For Talks: Governor

SRINAGAR — Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday  said that the “temperatures are far below” in Kashmir from the time he took over the reins of the state and The Hurriyat Conference leaders, who once shut doors to present day cabinet minister Ram Villas Paswan, are now “ready for talks.” “I feel good that the […]

Ready To Meet Emerging Security Challenges: Army Chief      

JAMMU — Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday that the forces were fully prepared for emerging security challenges. “I am fully satisfied with the operational preparedness of troops to meet all security challenges,” the Army chief said during his visit to the Akhnoor sector here. On Friday, the Army chief had visited troops […]

Militant Killed In North Kashmir’s Uri: Police   

SRINAGAR — A militant was killed in an encounter with government forces on Saturday and according to police he was a Pakistani and affiliated with Jash-e-Mohammad outfit.  A police spokesperson said that the cordon and search operation was laid following a “credible input” at Bujthalan Boniyar area by Police and other government forces. During searches, he […]