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Kashmiri CRPF officer died fighting Maoists in Jharkhand

Kashmiri CRPF officer died fighting Maoists in Jharkhand

Srinagar: In an unusual twist to the earlier version, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) said on Tuesday that an Assistant Commandant from Jammu and Kashmir died in Jharkhand during an anti-Maoist operation. Earlier, the family of Gulam Jeelani Khan, who belonged to Manzgam village in Baramulla district, was told he had been electrocuted. It […]

Pak shares with India list of nuclear installations

Pak shares with India list of nuclear installations

Islamabad: Pakistan Tuesday shared with India a list of its nuclear installations and facilities as per the provisions of a bilateral agreement. The list was handed over in accordance with Article-II of the Agreement on Prohibition of Attacks Against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between Pakistan and India, signed on December 31, 1988, the Foreign Office […]

Achal Sethi yet to take charge, protests rock assembly premises against addl charge of Secy assembly to Sethi

Achal Sethi yet to take charge, protests rock assembly premises against addl charge of Secy assembly to Sethi

Srinagar: Amid massive protests, Achal Sethi could not take charge as secretary assembly a day after government issued an order to give him additional charge as secretary assembly in addition to his own duties as secretary law & Parliamentary affairs department. Witnesses said employees of the assembly secretariat staged a massive demonstration outside the assembly […]

Azad moves motion to refer ‘triple talaq’ bill to RS select committee

Azad moves motion to refer ‘triple talaq’ bill to RS select committee

New Delhi: Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has moved a motion in the House for referring the “triple talaq” bill to a select committee. The motion is likely to be taken up on Wednesday when the House takes up the the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018. […]

Army chief arrives on 2-day visit to Kashmir, celebrates New Year with troops

Army chief arrives on 2-day visit to Kashmir, celebrates New Year with troops

Srinagar: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday on a two-day visit to the State. He interacted with the troops and review the prevailing security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir […]

Hurriyat hits out at Mehbooba, says ‘Jamia locked for 3 months in her rule in 2016’

Hurriyat hits out at Mehbooba, says ‘Jamia locked for 3 months in her rule in 2016’

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) on Tuesday hit out at former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, saying that her “outrage” at Jamia Masjid pulpit desecration was “ironical” as Friday prayers were barred at the historic mosque most of the time during her rule. In a statement, a Hurriyat (M) spokesman said: “The phone call of […]

Attack on Kashmiri shopkeepers in Shimla: KCCI expresses outrage

Attack on Kashmiri shopkeepers in Shimla: KCCI expresses outrage

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tuesday expressed their outrage on mob attack on Kashmiri shopkeepers in Rohru Tehsil, Shimla. The miscreants, armed with hammers, sticks and iron rods have reportedly broken the shutters of the shops and looted and ransacked the goods. “We have been watching with growing concern, the selective targeting […]

SPO shot dead in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

SPO shot dead in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: Suspected militants on Tuesday shot dead a special police officer (SPO) in Hanjan Payeen area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said unidentified gunmen fired upon Sameer Ahmad Mir son of Wali Mohammad Mir at his home Tuesday evening. Mir, a resident of Hanjan Payeen village suffered serious bullet wounds and was shifted to […]

Northern Army Commander briefs Guv over situation on borders

Northern Army Commander briefs Guv over situation on borders

Jammu: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Northern Army Commander, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, at the Raj Bhavan, here Tuesday. Lt Gen Singh briefed Governor about the prevailing security situation along the forward areas and the hinterland, operational preparedness of the Army for anti-insurgency and measures being taken for ensuring safety and security of people living […]

Father arrested for trying to bury infant alive in Nowhatta Srinagar

Father arrested for trying to bury infant alive in Nowhatta Srinagar

Srinagar: In a bizarre incident, a father was arrested on Tuesday for trying to bury an infant alive in Srinagar. Police said people in the old city of Nowhatta caught a person identified as Manzoor Hussain Banyari of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district while he was trying to bury his infant child who was not […]

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