Cricketer Parvez Rasool, others call on Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR : International cricketer and former J&K Ranji trophy skipper, Parvez Rasool along with a deputation from Bijbehara Cricket Association today called on Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here at JK Governor’s Grievance Cell at Church Lane. During the meeting, the all-round cricketer complained that the principal of Higher Secondary School Bijbehara has started […]

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

SRINAGAR : Omar Abdullah, MLA Beerwah and former Chief Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Abdullah apprised Governor about his views regarding the prevailing law and order, education and development scenario in the State and about certain development issues relating to his Constituency. He also apprised Governor about his […]

Infiltration bid foiled in Keran sector, three militants killed

Infiltration bid foiled in Keran sector, three militants killed

Srinagar: Three militants were killed in an ongoing encounter along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday. Official sources said that soldiers of 3 JAK Rifles manning the fence at Balbir post near Datgali in Keran intercepted a group of militants at around 10:40 am today which […]

US gunman kills five before shooting himself

US gunman kills five before shooting himself

An unidentified gunman shot dead five people, including his wife, and later committed suicide in the US state of California, authorities said. The killings took place in two different places in Bakersfield city on Wednesday night and Sheriff Donny Youngblood of the Kern County said the incident was not a random mass shooting, reports Efe […]

Jammu gun-battle : 2 Militants Killed, 8 Forces Personnel Injured

Jammu gun-battle : 2 Militants Killed, 8 Forces Personnel Injured

JAMMU — Two militants were killed and eight forces personnel, including a DSP, injured Thursday in an encounter in Jhajjar-Kotli forest belt in Jammu and Reasi district, police said. Government forces, during a cordon and search operation, zeroed in on a location near a house in the Kakriyal area, and surrounded the militants, officials said. […]

Sopore Gunfight: Two militants killed, bodies recovered

Sopore Gunfight: Two militants killed, bodies recovered

Srinagar :Two militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Teliyan Arampora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. An army officer said that two militants were killed in the operation at Taliyan Mohalla area of Arampora, Sopore. The searches are on to retrieve the bodies from the site, […]

Two militants killed in Handwara gunfight: police

Two militants killed in Handwara gunfight:  police

Baramulla: Two unidentified militants were killed today in a pre-dawn encounter with government forces in a village in Handwara of the frontier Kupwara district. Unidentified militants fired upon a joint team of special operations group (SOG) personnel and army’s 30 RR in Galoora village of Handwara in the wee hours today, a police spokesperson told […]

Heroin Worth Rs 10 Crore Seized In Srinagar

Heroin Worth Rs 10 Crore Seized In Srinagar

SRINAGAR — The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized heroin worth Rs 10 crore, which was suspected to have been smuggled in from Pakistan, from a residential area here, official said Tuesday. On the basis of specific intelligence, the DRI officers raided the residential area in Srinagar in the wee hours of Sunday and […]

Nawaz Sharif’s wife passes away in London

Nawaz Sharif’s wife passes away in London

Begum Kulsoom, the wife of Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, died on Tuesday in London after a prolonged illness, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Shehbaz Sharif said. Kulsoom, who was under treatment at London’s Harley Street Clinic since June 2014, was placed on life support earlier Tuesday as her health deteriorated, Geo TV reported. […]

BJP leadership adopting double standard on Ram temple issue: Pravin Togadia

BJP leadership adopting double standard on Ram temple issue: Pravin Togadia

Accusing the BJP leadership of adopting double standard on the Ram temple issue, Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP) president Pravin Togadia said Tuesday that the party doesn’t have any moral right to remain in power if it cannot fulfil its promise of constructing the temple in Ayodhya. Togadia, who launched AHP after his ouster from the […]