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Woman applying singaly for Haj pilgrimage without ‘mehram’ exempted from lucky draw

Woman applying singaly for Haj pilgrimage  without  ‘mehram’ exempted from lucky draw

New Delhi/Dec,31; Muslim women who have applied to go for Haj without a ‘mehram (husband or a male first blood relation as guardian) this year have been exempted from the lucky draw system that the Haj Committee operates, the government said on Sunday. This means that all the 1,300-odd women who have applied for Haj […]

‘Bringing back militants into mainstream part of Operation all out ‘, Says DGP Vaid

‘Bringing back militants into mainstream part of Operation all out ‘, Says  DGP Vaid

Jammu/Dec,31: Director General of Police S P Vaid on Sunday said that there was a misconception over the ‘operation all-out’. Wishing the people of Jammu and Kashmir a happy and peaceful year ahead, Vaid said that the operation was launched “not only to kill militants but also to bring them back to mainstream.” Addressing a […]

4 CRPF men,2 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Pulwama area

Pulwama/Dec,31: Four CRPF men and two militants were killed in a pre dawn attack on a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of south Kashmir today. CRPF officials said two militants holed up in a building block in the camp were killed in the subsequent operation to neutralise the ultras. “Two heavily armed militants stormed the […]

Snow unlikely on the eve of new year celebrations in Kashmir, no respite from cold to valleites

Snow unlikely on the eve of new year celebrations in Kashmir, no respite from cold to valleites

Srinagar/Dec,31: As the night temperatures remained several notches below zero in the on Sunday, fresh snowfall was unlikely this New Year Eve in the Kashmir Valley, the weather office said. “Weather throughout the state is expected to remain cold and dry during the next 48 hours,” a Met Department official said “Minimum temperatures dropped further […]

JeM claims responsibility for Pulwama Fidayeen attack, ridicules ‘Op All Out’

JeM claims responsibility for Pulwama Fidayeen attack, ridicules ‘Op All Out’

Srinagar/Dec,31: Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad on Sunday claimed responsibility for the Fidayeen attack on CRPF camp in Lethpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, even as it ridiculed the “Operation All Out” started by the Army earlier this year. A local news gathering agency quoted JeM statement received by it as saying “blood of martyrs is […]

CRPF camp attacked in Pulwama, one trooper killed,two others injured

CRPF camp attacked in Pulwama, one trooper killed,two others injured

Srinagar/Dec,31: Militants Sunday morning attacked a paramilitary CRPF camp in Pulwama in south Kashmir. Two CRPF men were killed and two others injured in the attack. When contacted IG CRPF Ravi Deep Sahi said that the 185 CRPF training centre in Letpora Awantipora was attacked around 2 am. “Armed militants entered the camp, hurled UBGL […]

Haryana to exchange police contingent with J&K on R-Day

Haryana to exchange police contingent with J&K on R-Day

Chandigarh: To improve coordination between the police forces of neighbouring states, the Haryana Government has decided to exchange one police contingent with Jammu and Kashmir Police for participating in the Republic Day Parade 2018. Stating this here on Saturday, an official spokesman said the Chief Minister Manohar Lal, had approved the proposal to this effect. […]

Panchayat, ULB polls to empower JK’s grassroots democratic institutions: Mehbooba

Panchayat, ULB polls to empower JK’s grassroots democratic institutions: Mehbooba

Jammu: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said her government is committed to empowerment of grassroots level institutions and the proposed elections to the Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies is a major step in this direction. “The Government made a commitment on the floor of the House in June 2016 that the elections to the rural […]

Coalition committed to fulfill AoA to restore peace in J&K: Dy CM

Coalition committed to fulfill AoA to restore peace in J&K: Dy CM

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Saturday said that the PDP-BJP government was committed to fulfill the ‘Agenda of Alliance’ to restore peace in the state through development and progress. ‘Members of both the coalition partners participated in the Coordination Committee meeting, which was held in a very cordial atmosphere […]

Army Chief visits 16 Coprs, reviews operational preparedness

Jammu: The Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen D Anbu on Saturday visited the White Knight Corps to review the op preparedness and the prevailing security situation. The Army Chief was briefed by Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh, GOC 16 Corps about the preparedness of White Knight […]

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