Mysterious fire damages two govt offices in central Kashmir

Mysterious fire damages two govt offices in central Kashmir

Srinagar: A mysterious fire damaged two government offices in Beerwah area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district Friday. The fire started in the building housing offices of Social Welfare and JK Board, at around 3 am, local sources said. After massive damage to the offices, fire was brought under control after, they said. Cause of the […]

Five killed as SUV fell from flyover after hitting bus

Five killed as SUV fell from flyover after hitting bus

Coimbatore: Five persons were killed and one seriously injured when their SUV fell from a flyover after hitting a Tamil Nadu government bus at Thekkalur in nearby Tirupur district Friday, police said. The victims, all men, were yet to be identified. They were coming to the city from Pallipalayam in Namakkal when the mishap occurred. […]

NIA summons Geelani’s son again

NIA summons Geelani’s son again

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has again summoned Syed Naseem Geelani to its headquarters in New Delhi for questioning, sources said. “He has been called again on 25th of September, 2017 to NIA headquarters, New Delhi,” a statement of the members of Faculty of Forestry, Sher-e-Kashmir university of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir said […]

India, Pak FMs exchange pleasantries at UN

India, Pak FMs exchange pleasantries at UN

United Nations: Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif Friday said he exchanged pleasantries with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj and inquired about her health. Asif told a group of Pakistani journalists at a news conference that they exchanged pleasantries at a diplomatic reception here. Swaraj, according to Asif, said she is doing fine now. The External […]

SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh to take control of NDTV

SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh to take control of NDTV

Srinagar: Ajay Singh, co-founder and owner of SpiceJet who was part of the BJP’s 2014 poll campaign, is all set to take control of NDTV along with editorial rights, The Indian Express reported on Friday. The founders of NDTV, Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy and promoter firm RRPR Holding Pvt Ltd are facing a CBI probe […]

Tral shuts against civilian killings

Tral shuts against civilian killings

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in south Kashmir’s Tral town Friday against Yesterday’s civilian killings, locals sources told Kashmir Reader. Two civilians including a woman were killed after a grenade attack on the cavalcade of PDP leader and R&B minister Naeem Akhtar. At least 30 persons including some forces personnel were also injured […]

6 civilians killed, 20 injured by Indian firing in Sialkot: Pak

6 civilians killed, 20 injured by Indian firing in Sialkot: Pak

Srinagar: At least six people, including four women, were killed and 20 others injured near the Working Boundary in Sialkot as Indian forces “resorted to unprovoked firing of mortars targeting civilians”, Dawn reported on Friday. Quoting Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement the report said that four people were killed by firing and mortar shelling in […]

India, Pak exchange fire in Arnia, RS Pura Sectors

India, Pak exchange fire in Arnia, RS Pura Sectors

Srinagar: Indian and Pakistani troops Friday again exchanged heavy firing along the border in Arnia and RS Pura sectors of Jammu. Pertinently, after every such incident along the LoC or IB, both the countries accuse each other of violating the ceasefire which is in place since 2003. Police in Srinagar said in a statement that […]

Pakistan is terroristan: India’s reply at UN

Pakistan is terroristan: India’s reply at UN

United Nations: Pakistan is now “Terroristan”, India has said in a formidable rebuttal at the UN to Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi calling for a special envoy to Kashmir while alleging that the “struggle of the people in the region is being brutally suppressed by India”. India, exercising its Right of Reply after Abbasi’s […]

Pak PM urges UN to appoint special envoy to Kashmir

Pak PM urges UN to appoint special envoy to Kashmir

United Nations: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has urged the United Nations to appoint a special envoy to Kashmir, as he claimed that the struggle of the people in the region is being “brutally suppressed” by India. In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly yesterday, Abbasi accused India of indulging in terror […]

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