Militants ambush army vehicle in Assam; encounter on

Militants ambush army vehicle in Assam; encounter on

Guwahati: Militants ambushed an Assam Rifles vehicle, triggering an encounter along the Assam-Arunchal Pradesh border on Sunday. An Assam Rifles vehicle was attacked by grenades and loud explosions were heard at Barabasti 12th Mile on NH-53 bordering Assam’s Tinsukia district, a defence spokesman said. Security forces retaliated and both are currently locked in an encounter. […]

27 killed as train derails in AP, Railways suspect foul play

27 killed as train derails in AP, Railways suspect foul play

Kuneru (AP): At least 27 passengers were killed and around 100 injured after nine coaches of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh with the railways suspecting foul play in the mishap. The toll may go up as many passengers are feared trapped in the mangled coaches of the train which derailed […]

Class 12 results today

Class 12 results today

Srinagar: The results of Class 12 annual examination will be declared today (Sunday), Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) sources said. They said that the results of Class 12 annual examinations for Kashmir division will be declared in the afternoon.

Three police officers attached for ‘mismanagement’ of traffic on Sgr-Jmu highway

Three police officers attached for ‘mismanagement’ of traffic on Sgr-Jmu highway

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police have attached and initiated an inquiry against three senior officers, for alleged mismanagement of traffic on Srinagar-Jammu Highway, reports said on Sunday. The three officers– Sanjay Kumar Kotwal, who is senior superintendent of police, deputy superintendent of police in Banihal Nihar Rajan and deputy superintendent of traffic police in […]

Rain, snow in Jammu and Kashmir areas

Rain, snow in Jammu and Kashmir areas

Srinagar: Moderate rain and snowfall started on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir, the MeT sources said. They said that widespread moderate rain and snowfall is likely to occur in the state up to January 26 under the influence of an active Western Disturbance (WD). Due to the heavy cloud cover there has been an overall […]

Bear kills dozens of livestock in Kulgam

Bear kills dozens of livestock in Kulgam

Srinagar: A Bear attacked and killed dozens of sheep and goat in south Kashmir’s Watoo Kulgam area, reports said. As per reports last evening a Bear entered in godown of Aijaz Ahmad Magray S/o Ab Qayoom Magray resident of Watoo Kulgam and killed his dozens of live stock of worth above Rs two lakh. The […]

CM condoles demise of Nayeema Mehjoor’s father

CM condoles demise of Nayeema Mehjoor’s father

Jammu: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday condoled the demise of father of Chairperson, State Commission for Women, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor. In her condolence message, the Chief Minister conveyed her personal sympathies to Nayeema Mehjoor and other members of the bereaved family. Mehbooba Mufti also prayed for peace to the departed soul.

Rasheed’s two days suspension revoked

Rasheed’s two days suspension revoked

Jammu: Soon after the deputy speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir state legislative assembly Nazir Gurezi imposed ban on independent lawmaker, Er. Rasheed for two days, he revoked his own order and allowed Rasheed to sit in the house. PDP lawmaker requested Gurezi to revoke the ban after which the deputy speaker revoked his order. […]

Masarat sent to 11 days judicial remand

Masarat sent to 11 days judicial remand

Srinagar: The Court of Second Munsif, Srinagar Saturday sent incarcerated Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and Muslim League chairman, Masarat Alam Bhat to 11 days of judicial remand. Police had sought three days remand of Masarat some days back after he was bailed by a Srinagar Court. “Masarat saheb’s police remand had to expire today but […]

Pakistan to return Indian soldier in ‘goodwill gesture’

Pakistan to return Indian soldier in ‘goodwill gesture’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday said it was in a “goodwill gesture” returning Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan, who inadvertently crossed the LoC in September. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, Sepoy Chavan, stationed in Jammu and Kashmir, “deserted his post at the LOC due to his grievances of maltreatment against his commanders”. “He […]