Construction of bunkers along IB in full swing: Jitendra

Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh today said construction of bunkers for those living along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district has already begun. “A major demand of residents of border areas was construction of bunkers near the IB… the work on it has already begun,” Singh told reporters on the […]

Union Minister visits Indo-Pak border

New Delhi: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today visited the Indo-Pak border and reviewed the function of Integrated Check Post at Wagah. Rijiju, who is on a two-day trip to Punjab, also visited Jallianwala Bagh and Golden Temple in Amritsar. The Union Minister of State for Home visited the Integrated Check Post and witnessed the Beating […]

Kiran Bedi’s husband dies

New Delhi: Brij Bedi, social activist and the husband of first woman IPS officer Kiran Bedi, today died at a hospital in Gurgaon following a cardiac arrest. “Brij Bedi, 76, was suffering from cancer in the bladder, which affected his kidneys too. He was undergoing treatment for the past five months both in Amritsar and […]

NC slams PDP for delaying govt formation in J&K

Srinagar, Jan 31: As PDP maintained suspense, opposition National Conference today slammed it for delaying government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, asking it urgently to either own or disown the alliance with BJP which was the “final legacy” of late Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. NC said the continued delay in government formation has put […]

Ammunition cache found dumped in canal in Pathankot

Pathankot: A cache of ammunition was today found dumped in UBD canal at Malikpur in the district which is on high alert since the attack on the airbase earlier this month. A few boys, who were taking bath in the Upper Bari Doab canal here, accidentally found the ammunition, police said. “As the water level […]

Two Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Two Naxals, who were allegedly involved in the murder of a Sarpanch last year, were today killed in a fierce gun-battle with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s worst insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said. The skirmish took place this afternoon at Vanjalvaya village under Golapalli police station limits between a joint team of security personnel and […]

Huge cache of detonators, gelatin sticks seized, 2 held

Vizianagaram (AP): A huge cache of detonators and gelatin sticks, illegally kept in Bobbili village in the district, was seized today and two godown owners were arrested in the case, police said. The seizure was made when police raided the two godowns, police Sub-Inspector S Naidu said. Over 700 gelatin sticks, nearly 900 electric detonators, […]

15 injured in clash in northwest Delhi

New Delhi: At least 15 people were injured in a clash which broke out between two communities in northwest Delhi’s Sangam Park area this evening. By midnight, several police teams were deployed in the area and a case of rioting was registered, said a senior police official. The violence erupted after a youth was thrashed […]

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