India has shown it won’t hesitate to cross border: Rajnath

India has shown it won’t hesitate to cross border: Rajnath

Lucknow: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said India has shown it can attack its enemies not only on its soil, but also in a foreign territory, if need be. Singh’s remarks come almost a month after a group of five Army commandos crossed the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir and […]

Don’t make J&K a battleground: Mehbooba to India, Pak

Don’t make J&K a battleground: Mehbooba to India, Pak

Baramulla: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan to not make the state a battleground. Mufti while speaking at the passing-out parade of new police constables here at Subsidiary Training Centre said that when the entire nation is reaching new heights, Jammu and Kashmir is moving […]

Labourer dies, two injured while working at Kishanganga power project

Labourer dies, two injured while working at Kishanganga power project

Bandipora: A labourer died and two others got injured while working in Power House of 330 MW Kishanganga power project in Kralpora area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district during intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, sources said. An official said three labourers identified as Mohammad Yasir Mughal S/O Mushtaq Ahmad Mughal, Naeem Akram Mughal S/O […]

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar parts to prevent protest march

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar parts to prevent protest march

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday imposed restrictions in parts of the Srinagar city to prevent protests against the killings of 55 people on January 21 in 1990. The pro-freedom camp had called for protest march on the 28th anniversary of Gaw Kadal Massacre in which 55 people were allegedly killed and many […]

Kangris in demand in Kashmir as power supply turns erratic

Kangris in demand in Kashmir as power supply turns erratic

Srinagar: With electricity supply erratic this winter, kangri — the traditional earthen firepot woven in wicker — has emerged as an useful means to fight subzero temperatures in Kashmir. Sales of kangri have almost doubled this winter compared to last year, people associated with this trade claimed and attributed it mainly to the erratic power […]

Soldier succumbs, death toll in border firing in J-K climbs to 11

Soldier succumbs, death toll in border firing in J-K climbs to 11

Jammu: An Army soldier injured in cross border firing succumbed to injuries last night, taking the death toll in the border firing in Jammu and Kashmir to 11 since Thursday, police said. Sepoy C K Roy, posted in a forward post in Mankote sector of Poonch district, was injured yesterday and succumbed to injuries at […]

JK Police asks border residents to shift, sounds ‘red alert’

JK Police asks border residents to shift, sounds ‘red alert’

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday sounded a “red alert” and asked border dwellers to move out of their areas as the situation is “sensitive” in wake of continuous cross border shelling. “The administration has sounded a red alert across the area (Jammu region) and asked people to move out”, the Jammu and Kashmir […]

SPO flees with service rifle in Kishtwar

SPO flees with service rifle in Kishtwar

Jammu: A 22-year-old special police officer (SPO) fled with his service rifle in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting a manhunt to trace him, a senior police official said. Mohammad Yaseen, posted at the Marwah police station, was missing with an AK-47 rifle since last night, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Doda-Kishwar-Ramban range, Basant […]

Restrictions in Srinagar areas on Sunday

Restrictions in Srinagar areas on Sunday

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar has decided to impose restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations on Sunday. The areas where restrictions will be imposed include Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Maisuma and Kralkhud. An official in the administration told KNS that the restrictions will […]

17 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan

17 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan

Karachi: Seventeen Indian fishermen have been arrested for allegedly illegally fishing in Pakistani waters and a court in Karachi remanded them into custody. A police official at the docks police station has said the Indian nationals appeared before a magistrate who sent them to jail on remand. “These fishermen were handed over to us by […]

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