Kashmir turmoil LIVE Updates: Mehbooba Mufti slams Centre, to hold meeting with political leaders at 6 pm

Kashmir turmoil LIVE Updates: Mehbooba Mufti slams Centre, to hold meeting with political leaders at 6 pm

Panic gripped the Kashmir Valley after the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government’s security advisory on Friday for tourists and pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra to curtail their pilgrimage. The tourists and the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims started leaving the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, even as J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik said there was no need to panic. […]

Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan-2: Isro shares 1st pictures

Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan-2: Isro shares 1st pictures

Indian Space Research Organisation’s (Isro) Chandrayaan-2 has sent first pictures of Earth as viewed in space. In a series of tweets, Isro shared the Earth’s pictures clicked by LI4 Camera of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander on August 3, 2019. The pictures show the Earth in different hues. “Earth as viewed by #Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August […]

After Keran, Pakistan BAT team’s terror bid foiled in 3 more areas

After Keran, Pakistan BAT team’s terror bid foiled in 3 more areas

A day after Indian Army foiled an infiltration attack by Pakistan’s BAT team in Kashmir’s Keran sector, similar terror bids by the neighbouring country has been foiled in three more areas. The terror bids were foiled in Gurez, Machil, and Tangdhar. There have been four infiltration bids by the Pakistan Army and terrorists in one […]

9,400 tourists, yatries leave Kashmir after govt advisory: Report

9,400 tourists, yatries leave Kashmir after govt advisory: Report

Ever since the circular signed by Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary to Government (Home Department) cautioned, “In the interest of safety and security of the tourists and Amarnath yatris, it is advised that they may curtail their stay in the valley immediately and take necessary measures to return as soon as possible”, the valley has gone […]

Air India reduces fare cap on Sgr-Delhi flights to under Rs 7000

Air India reduces fare cap on Sgr-Delhi flights to under Rs 7000

As Amarnath pilgrims and tourists continue to leave Kashmir Valley, Air India said on Sunday that it has reduced its maximum fare on flights connecting Srinagar to Delhi to under Rs 7,000. “Air India has further reduced the fare from Rs 9,500. It is holding maximum fare at Rs 6,715 for Srinagar-Delhi route and at […]

Amit Shah to introduce J&K Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha tomorrow

Amit Shah to introduce J&K Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha tomorrow

Srinagar: Amid speculations over the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister of India Amit Shah will introduce the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 tomorrow in Rajya Sabha, news agency ANI has reported. The bill aims to implement 10% Economically Weaker Section quota in Jammu and Kashmir. Shah is currently meeting […]

Man killed in mysterious blast in Kupwara

Man killed in mysterious blast in Kupwara

A person was killed in a mysterious blast at Farkiyan area of Keran along Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday. Reports said that at around 9:10 am some explosive material went off inside a tailoring shop at Ferkiyan. In the blast, one person namely Abdul Hamid Bajad of Farkiyan Keran […]

Irfan Pathan and 100 other cricketers asked to leave Jammu & Kashmir at the earliest – Reports

Irfan Pathan and 100 other cricketers asked to leave Jammu & Kashmir at the earliest – Reports

India all-rounder Irfan Pathan and other support staffs of the Jammu and Kashmir’s cricket team were requested to leave the state at the earliest after the Indian Government’s security advisory following unrest in the valley. Pathan, who is associated with Jammu and Kashmir team as player cum mentor along with coach Milap Mewada and trainer […]

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval amid terror threat in Kashmir

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval amid terror threat in Kashmir

Home minister Amit Shah held a meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Sunday days after security was reinforced across theKashmir valley after a terror threat, ANI reported. The Jammu and Kashmir administration had cut short the Amarnath Yatra on Friday and asked pilgrims and vacationers to leave the […]