Cold conditions back in Kashmir

Srinagar: Cold conditions returned to haunt the residents of Leh town of Ladakh region as the mercury there plunged nearly nine degrees, even as the night temperature dropped at most places in Kashmir. Leh recorded a low of minus 11.3 degrees Celsius – down by nearly nine notches from previous night’s low of minus 2.8 […]

Pak, US to hold strategic dialogue on Feb 29

Pak, US to hold strategic dialogue on Feb 29

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the US will hold a strategic dialogue this month to enhance cooperation in areas like defence and counter-terrorrism, days after the Obama administration decided to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to it. The 6th round of the strategic dialogue on February 29 in Washington will be led by Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisor […]

‘China deploys anti-aircraft missiles on disputed SCS island’

‘China deploys anti-aircraft missiles on disputed SCS island’

BEIJING: China has deployed long-range anti- aircraft missiles on a disputed South China Sea island, a media report said today, even as the Communist giant downplayed it as Western media’s attempt to create “stories”. Satellite images showed two batteries of eight surface-to-air HQ-9 missile launchers as well as a radar system on Woody Island, part […]

India keen to hear alternative voice: RS Prasad

NEW DELHI: Amid a raging debate over the JNU incident, the government On Wednesday said there is an “alternative voice” in the university which should also be heard. “JNU is a very premier institution of India, widely respected also. It has produced outstanding civil servants, great academicians and also well known public figures. Its faculty […]

India eves beat Sri Lanka women by 6 wickets, take 2-0 lead

India eves beat Sri Lanka women by 6 wickets, take 2-0 lead

RANCHI: The Indian women’s cricket team took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka with a six-wicket win in the second match here on Wednesday. Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka could manage only 178 for nine in the allotted 50 overs at the JSCA International Stadium Complex. 18-year-old Deepti […]

Police to make more arrests in Gilani case

NEW DELHI: Days after former DU lecturer SAR Gilani was arrested under sedition and other charges, Delhi Police on Wednesday said that a few others “involved” in the same case are likely to be apprehended soon. “In SAR Gilani’s case, we are interrogating a few others and those involved will be arrested soon,” Delhi Police […]

PDP’s stand on govt formation strange, says Omar

PDP’s stand on govt formation strange, says Omar

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said PDP’s stand on government formation in the state was strange and confusing. “But isn’t this what Mehbooba said after meeting Gov Vohra so why the change of stand now? “This is confusing. Now they DON’T want CBMs #strange (sic),” Omar said in a […]

Cop arrested for making video clip of woman colleague

Cop arrested for making video clip of woman colleague

Jammu: A head constable of Jammu and Kashmir police has been arrested for allegedly shooting a nude video of a woman colleague when she was taking a shower in a hotel in Jammu, police said. Head Constable Mohammad Ramzan, posted in the security wing of the Civil Secretariat in Jammu, was arrested after a woman […]