Overnight rains break dry spell in Jammu & Kashmir

Overnight rains break dry spell in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Overnight rains on Monday broke the dry, cold wave conditions in Jammu and Kashmir as the weather office forecast more rain and snow in the next two days. The rains both in the Kashmir Valley and Jammu region raised the minimum temperatures and broke the dry cold spell prevailing in the state, a Met […]

Internet services suspended in north Kashmir areas

Internet services suspended in north Kashmir areas

Srinagar: The internet services have been suspended on Monday in some areas of north Kashmir following the killing of three militants and a civilian lady in Handwara’s Yunso village. The internet services have been suspended in Sopore, Baramulla, Handwara and Kupwara areas, sources said. Earlier three militants allegedly from Pakistan were killed by a joint […]

Woman killed in Handwara operation

Woman killed in Handwara operation

Srinagar: A woman, identified as Misra Bano, was killed during the gunfight between militants and government forces in Yunso village of north Kashmir’s Handwara area, sources said Monday. Police sources said that the woman was killed in the cross-fire after she tried to escape from the area where the militants were trapped. Local sources said […]

39-year-old man arrested for molesting actor Zaira Wasim on flight

39-year-old man arrested for molesting actor Zaira Wasim on flight

Mumbai: The man who allegedly molested actor Zaira Wasim on board a Delhi-Mumbai flight last night was arrested in Mumbai after a huge public outcry over the incident prompted the Maharashtra State Commission for Women to seek an enquiry into the “shameful” incident. The 39-year-old Vikas Sachdev was arrested late in the evening, police said. […]

Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir

Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir early Monday, the IMD said. According to the National Seismology Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the earthquake occurred at 4:28 am at a depth of 33 Km. There were no immediate reports of loss of life or […]

3 militants killed in north Kashmir’s Handwara gunfight

3 militants killed in north Kashmir’s Handwara gunfight

Srinagar: Three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Yunso area of north Kashmir’s Handwara, police said on Monday. DGP SP Vaid said that three foreign militants were killed in the gunfight. “In Unisoo Handwara all the three terrorists apparently Pakistanis have been neutralised by Joint team of J&K Police, RR &CRPF. […]

Israeli commander stealing apples caught on video: Report

Israeli commander stealing apples caught on video: Report

Jerusalem: An Israeli army squad commander has been caught on video while stealing apples from a Palestinian vendor in the West Bank city of Hebron. The commander, who stole the apples from a Palestinian vendor escaping clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian protestors, has become a fun subject on social media. The Israeli army, for […]

CASO launched In Hajin hamlet

CASO launched In Hajin hamlet

Hajin: Government forces on Sunday launched cordon and search operation (CASO) in Khuserpora village of Hajin town in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Officials sources said, “acting on tip off about the presence of militants in the area, 13 RR army, SOG and police launched CASO in Khusperpora village.” The sources said that cordon and search […]

No heavy snow but only rainfall expected, MeT clarifies

No heavy snow but only rainfall expected, MeT clarifies

Srinagar: While Valleyites have been asked to prepare for “heavy snowfall” in Kashmir, Director Meteorological Department (MeT) Sonam Lotus Sunday said there are “no chances of heavy snowfall” in plains especially in Srinagar and its vicinities saying he “never uttered a single word about heavy snowfall”. Talking to KNS, Lotus said, “media is itself making […]