PDD employee electrocuted in north kashmir

PDD employee electrocuted in north kashmir

Sopore :   A Power Development Department (PDD) dailywager died due to an electric shock in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday. Reports said the victim, Mohammad Ramzan Lone (50), a resident of Nowpora Wagoora was repairing an electric wire at New Colony Sopore when he received the shock. Lone was shifted to […]

19 forest smugglers arrested in Sopore: Police

19 forest smugglers arrested in Sopore: Police

Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed busting of forest smuggler’s gang in north Kashmir’s Sopore and arrested 19 persons. The arrests were made from Rampura and Rajapora areas in the outskirts of Sopore. The arrestees are involved in forest smuggling in the areas which are covered with dense forests, police said. “We arrested 19 persons who […]

Hajj 2018: First batch from Srinagar leaves for Saudi Arabia

Hajj 2018: First batch from Srinagar leaves for Saudi Arabia

Srinagar: The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. Special buses from the Srinagar Hajj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar International airport early on Saturday. Authorities said four Air India flights will be carrying them to […]

Nirmala Sitharaman slams Congress for playing ‘religion card’, says Rahul Gandhi engaging in communal politics

Nirmala Sitharaman slams Congress for playing ‘religion card’, says Rahul Gandhi engaging in communal politics

Union Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday launched a scathing attack against the Congress party and its president Rahul Gandhi for “engaging in communal politics” ahead of the 2019 General Elections. Speaking at a press conference in New Delhi, Sitharaman said, “Rahul said that the Congress is a Muslim party. He must come clean […]

Muzzafar Baig meets Governor

Muzzafar Baig meets Governor

Srinagar :  Muzzafar Hussain Baig, Member of Parliament, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today. Baig discussed with Governor important issues relating to the equitable development of the State and the need to ensure the high success of various schemes and programmes in the “Aspirational” Districts of Baramulla and Kupwara. Governor urged  Baig […]

Focus on Raj Bhawan

Focus on Raj Bhawan

When Governor N.N. Vohra took over the reins of governance in J&K State after Mehbooba Mufti resigned due to the pulling of rug by BJP, he assured the people that security forces would be told in clear terms to avoid collaterial damage during anti-militancy operations. About seven deaths of civilians in few days has shown […]

2 children among 6 injured in Pampore accident

2 children among 6 injured in Pampore accident

Six civilians, including two children, were injured after a car they were travelling on suffered a collision with a CRPF vehicle in Pampore area of Pulwama district on Friday. Reports said that the accident took place in Kandizal area of Pampore. They said that a private car suffered a collision with a mobile bunker of […]

Air strike in eastern Syria kills at least 28 people

Air strike in eastern Syria kills at least 28 people

BEIRUT: An air strike killed at least 28 people in an Islamic State-held area of eastern Syria near the border with Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday. The Syrian state news agency and the pro-Damascus al-Watan newspaper, in its online edition, said the US-led coalition carried out the air strike near the […]

Mehbooba grieved over death of CRPF personnel at Anantnag

Mehbooba grieved over death of CRPF personnel at Anantnag

Srinagar, : Former Chief Minister and PDP President, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of two CRPF personnel, including an officer, in a militant attack at Anantnag today. The former Chief Minister has conveyed her sympathies to the bereaved families of slain cops while praying for peace to the departed souls.