School teacher, arrested in militancy case, dies in custody

School teacher, arrested in militancy case, dies in custody

Srinagar: A school teacher, who was arrested in connection with a militancy case, has died in a police custody here, prompting the department to request for a magisterial inquiry, officials said on Tuesday. Rizwan Pandit, 28, a resident of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, died during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, […]

Army man killed, three injured in cross-LoC firing in Rajouri

Army man killed, three injured in cross-LoC firing in Rajouri

RAJOURI — An army soldier was killed while as three others were injured  in cross border firing along LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keri Battal of Sunderbani sector in Rajouri. “Pakistan army in violation of […]

Militant killed in brief shootout in Kulgam

Militant killed in brief shootout in Kulgam

Srinagar : A militant was killed in a brief encounter with government forces at Kujar area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Reports said that a joint team of army and SOG launched cordon at Kujar, Yaripora village. A police officer told GNS that the cordon was launched following credible inputs about the presence of some […]

11 dead as car falls into gorge in Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir

11 dead as car falls into gorge in Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir

(Agencies) Banihal/Jammu :  Eleven people, including four women and five children, were killed and four others injured when an SUV skidded off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. The SUV, carrying 15 passengers from Chaderkote to Rajgarh, rolled down into the over […]

People reposing faith in PDP, says Mehbooba Mufti

People reposing faith in PDP, says Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar : The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former chief minister on Thursday said that the people reposing faith in PDP is a certificate of public trust for the agenda and record of the uncompromising pro-people stance of the party. “It has been widely accepted that PDP’s agenda is the only practical roadmap that […]

Modi govt ‘consciously disenfranchised’ JK people by not holding Assembly election: Omar

Modi govt ‘consciously disenfranchised’ JK people by not holding Assembly election: Omar

(Agencies) Srinagar : National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah said on Wednesday the Modi government had “consciously disenfranchised” the people in Jammu and Kashmir by not holding the Assembly election on time. “Dear @narendramodi Sahib, it is good to see you appealing to famous people to increase voter turnout however at the same time your government […]

Three killed as snow blizzard hits Khoni Nallah in north Kashmir

Three killed as snow blizzard hits Khoni Nallah in north Kashmir

Srinagar: Three persons were killed while two had a miraculous escape after a snow blizzard hit them at Khoni Nallah forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday late night. Reports said that the five persons were trapped in the blizzards at Khoni Nallah near Sadna Top. They were travelling towards Karnah when the blizzard swept […]

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