Jammu and Kashmir to get new governor soon : Report

Jammu and Kashmir to get new governor soon : Report

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra is not getting any further extension as New Delhi has decided to appoint new Governor for the state, said a report. Quoting sources, NDTV reported that the government of India has decided not to continue with Vohra. Jammu and Kashmir has been under Governor’s Rule since June 20, after […]

Imran Khan’s PTI considering inviting Modi for his oath ceremony

Imran Khan’s PTI considering inviting Modi for his oath ceremony

Lahore: Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is considering inviting the leaders of the SAARC countries including Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his oath taking ceremony as the premier next month, a party official said today. The PTI, led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly after the July 25 […]

Mehbooba hopes PM’s congratulatory message to Imran will lead to thaw in ties between nations

Mehbooba hopes PM’s congratulatory message to Imran will lead to thaw in ties between nations

Srinagar, — Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed the hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s congratulatory message to Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on his victory in the recently held elections will lead to a sustainable thaw between the two neighbours. Taking to micro blogging site twitter, the president […]

Article 35-A row: Bar Association protest in Anantnag

Article 35-A row: Bar Association protest in Anantnag

Srinagar : Bar Association Anantnaq on Monday held a protest march in Islamabad township against any efforts to abrogate article 35 A. Scores of the lawyers associated with Anantnaq Bar Association assembled outside the district court complex and marched towards the Lal Chowk point in order to register their protest. The protest march led by Bar […]

Police seek help to trace missing Sopore girl

Police seek help to trace missing Sopore girl

Srinagar : Police on Tuesday sought the help of the general public in tracing a girl missing from her home since July 29. A spokesperson in a statement said: “As reported by one Ghulam Ahmad Kana R/O Seer Colony that his daughter namely Afroza daughter  of  Ghulam Ahmad Kana, age 19/20 is missing since July 29, […]

Army soldier injured in mine blast in J&K’s Poonch

Army soldier injured in mine blast in J&K’s Poonch

Jammu: An Army soldier was injured in a land mine blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today. During patrolling, the jawan stepped on the mine, resulting in the blast in Laam belt of the Noushera sector yesterday. He was injured and later admitted to a […]

11 Die in Afghan Roadside Blast; Militants Hit Eastern City

11 Die in Afghan Roadside Blast; Militants Hit Eastern City

Afghanistan — A roadside bombing hit a passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, as militants launched a coordinated attack on a city in the country’s east, setting off gunbattles with Afghan troops, officials said. The morning attack in western Farah province took place in the Bala Buluk district and […]

Amarnath yatra crosses 2 lakh mark in 33 days; highest in 3 yrs

Amarnath yatra crosses 2 lakh mark in 33 days; highest in 3 yrs

Jammu :  The number of pilgrims paying obeisance at the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas crossed the 2 lakh mark in 33 days this year, the highest since the last 3 years, officials said. As many as 2.60 lakh pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath despite interruptions due to torrential rains. It was […]

Vehicle rolls down in Uri, driver killed

Vehicle rolls down in Uri, driver killed

 Srinagar: In a tragic road accident in north Kashmir’s Uri one person was killed on spot on Monday. An official said a van (bearing registration number Jk05B-0346) fell in a deep gorge at Danisyeda village of Uri, resulting into death of a person. The deceased, identified as Irshad Ahmad Tantray son of Abdul Rahman Tantray […]

Hurriyat (G) expresses concern over use of ‘excessive force’ on civilians

Hurriyat (G) expresses concern over use of ‘excessive force’ on civilians

Srinagar :  Expressing his grave concern over the use of “excessive force” against innocent civilians, All Parties Hurriyat Conference general secretary Gh Nabi Sumji, said that intimidations and resorting to “repressive” measures on innocent people on one pretext or the other, is highly deplorable, saying it won’t force people to submission. The spokesman in a statement […]