India, Pak trade fire in Poonch, girl injured

India, Pak trade fire in Poonch, girl injured

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops Tuesday again exchanged fire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, leaving a girl injured. As per defence sources, the Pakistani Army fired from small arms along the Line of Control in Poonch district resulting in the injuries to a girl. The girl was identified as […]

Fire engulfs Handwara village

Fire engulfs Handwara village

Srinagar: About a dozen residential houses were destroyed as massive fire engulfed Haril village in north Kashmir’s Handwara, reports said on Tuesday. Local sources said that fire appeared from somewhere which very rapidly spread to a full mohalla and damaged at least a dozen houses and other structures. They said that fire services personnel have […]

China tests new spy drones in near space ‘death zone’

China tests new spy drones in near space ‘death zone’

Beijing: China has successfully tested high- altitude bat-sized spy drones which could help it dominate “near space” and use it for military intelligence purposes, a media report said Tuesday. Near space, which begins at about 20km above sea level, has until now been regarded a “death zone” for drones due to thin air and extremely […]

Loss pegged at over Rs 81 cr as cross-LoC trade remains suspended

Loss pegged at over Rs 81 cr as cross-LoC trade remains suspended

Jammu: Suspension of cross-LoC trade between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) for the last 17 weeks has resulted in a loss of over Rs 81 crore, an official said Tuesday. Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have sought a meeting with officials of PaK on Thursday to discuss resumption of cross-LoC travel and trade […]

Train service between Srinagar-Banihal section resumes

Train service between Srinagar-Banihal section resumes

Bilal Habib Pulwama: Train services between Banihal and Srinagar resumed Tuesday morning after remaining suspended for two days due to “security reasons”, officials told Kashmir Reader. The train service on Srinagar to Banihal section was suspended after two minor cousins were crushed by train on Sunday evening at Puchal area of Pulwama district. The deceased […]

Over a dozen injured in UP medical college brawl

Over a dozen injured in UP medical college brawl

Lucknow: More than a dozen students were injured in a late night brawl at the Kannauj Medical College in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday. The fight broke out between two groups of students — seniors and juniors — over ragging. The two sides first engaged in altercations during dinner at the hostel mess but […]

US captures ‘key militant’ involved in Benghazi attack

Washington: President Donald Trump has said that the US forces have captured a key militant believed to have involved in the deadly attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya in 2012, which killed four Americans, including a diplomat. The US forces captured Mustafa Al-Imam in Libya after President Donald Trump approved the mission. “Yesterday, […]

Budgam youth wins two Gold in National Cycling Championship

Budgam youth wins two Gold in National Cycling Championship

Ishfaq Reshi Budgam: Bilal Ahmad from Kawoosa Budgam has won two Gold medals at the National Level in Cycling, sources said. The competition was held in the in Karnataka state. Bilal created history by becoming the first from Jammu & Kashmir top bag Gold medal in the National Cycling Championship. Bilal beat his rivals in […]

SC defers hearing on 35A

SC defers hearing on 35A

GoI argues hearing will impact interlocutor’s job; statement seen as admission of political nature of the case Srinagar: Supreme Court of India on Monday deferred the hearing on Article 35A by three months after Government of India (GoI) sought an adjournment for six months. The GoI cited the appointment of an interlocutor for Jammu and […]

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