Gunmen barge into govt employee’s house, set car afire

Gunmen barge into govt employee’s house, set car afire

Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen barged into a government employee’s house in central Kashmir’s Budgam district and set fire to a car belonging to one of his relatives, police said Sunday. Mohammad Subhan Bhat, who works in the Baramulla District Jail, was not present in his house in Chadoora area of the district when the incident took […]

OIC team to visit Pak Kashmir tomorrow

OIC team to visit Pak Kashmir tomorrow

Srinagar: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will send a team comprising members of its high-ranking Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) to Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) between March 27 and 29 to assess the human rights situation there. IPHRC Chairperson Med S Kaggwa will head the eight-member delegation belonging to eight different OIC countries, […]

Militants open fire on CRPF camp in Kulgam

Militants open fire on CRPF camp in Kulgam

Srinagar: Militants last night opened fire on a forces camp in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. The gunmen opened fire on a CRPF camp at Nelow in Kulgam district, Intelligence sources said. They said no one was hurt in the brief firing incident. However, police officials refused to comment on the incident. PTI Please follow and […]

Policeman attacked in Jammu, AK-47 rifle snatched

Policeman attacked in Jammu, AK-47 rifle snatched

Jammu: Two persons attacked and snatched an AK-47 rifle from a policeman in Jammu last evening, sources said on Sunday. While one attacker managed to flee with the cop’s rifle, the other was nabbed by the Police, they said. The incident took place at the Tawi bridge of the city. A high alert has been […]

Kupwara jail authorities want treatment of detenue

Kupwara jail authorities want treatment of detenue

Srinagar: Authorities at District jail Kupwara, Saturday shifted a detenue to mental hospital for treatment after doctors of the jail termed the condition of the detenue ‘deteriorating’. Tariq Ahmad Ganai, a prisoner from Shopian, whose Public Safety Act (PSA) term ended on February, 28 is still undergoing detention, his family sources told Kashmir Reader. Wife […]

Trump disappointed after healthcare bill defeat

Trump disappointed after healthcare bill defeat

Washington: President Donald Trump has expressed disappointment as he faced a severe political defeat after Republicans abandoned their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare policy with a new healthcare bill, due to lack of votes in the US House of Representatives. Trump’s disappointment came after House Speaker Paul Ryan failed to garner enough votes for […]

IJT holds awareness programme at Magam College

IJT holds awareness programme at Magam College

Ishfaq Reshi Magam: Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba Budgam organized an environmental awareness programme at Degree College Magam on Saturday in order to aware the students regarding the different aspects of environmental pollution in Islamic perspective. The programme was held in the auditorium of the college where hundreds of students participated including the few faculty members. Syed Zahoor, […]

Students block Sgr-Leh highway over shortage of teachers

Students block Sgr-Leh highway over shortage of teachers

Sheikh Anees Gund: Large number of students from Government Higher Secondary School Gund, Saturday boycotted their classes to protest against non availability of teaching staff. Protesting students staged sit-in on Srinagar-Leh highway and blocked the busy highway demanding appointment of staff in the school. Protesting students alleged that there was not required number of teachers […]

Bring law to build Ram temple: VHP to Govt

Bring law to build Ram temple: VHP to Govt

New Delhi: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Pravin Togadia has said the Central government must bring out a legislation to build the Ram temple. “The Union government must bring and pass the law to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya at the birth place of Shreeram (Lord Ram),” he said. The saffron leader said ‘Ram Janmabhumi […]

Yogi Govt seals meat processing plant in UP

Yogi Govt seals meat processing plant in UP

Muzaffarnagar: A large meat processing plant at Kairana town in Shamli district of UP has been sealed after district authorities found “irregularities” during checking. A team of district officials led by subdivisional magistrate Vijay Prakash conducted the checking at Meem Agro Foods Pvt Ltd yesterday and sealed it, circle officer Bhushan Verma said. Meanwhile, several […]