Militants fire at army vehicle in Shopian village

Militants fire at army vehicle in Shopian village

Srinagar: Militants on Saturday evening attacked an army vehicle in south Kashmir’s Shopian district however there was no loss of life or injury, sources said. The militants fired many shots at a bullet proof (BP) army vehicle in Nullay Poshwari village of Shopian, they said. The army vehicle was returning after winding up a checkpoint […]

SKIMS Soura gets new MS

Srinagar: Authorities at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura on Saturday appointed Dr Farooq Ahmad Jan as the new Medical Superintendent (MS) of the Hospital on superannuation of Dr Amin Tabish. As per the official order, Dr Farooq Ahmad Jan, Additional Professor in the Department of Hospital Administration shall function as Medical Superintendent. “He […]

Unknown gunmen kill former militant in Pulwama

Unknown gunmen kill former militant in Pulwama

Srinagar: Unknown gunmen Saturday killed a man in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, police said. “Mohammad Ashraf, a resident of Machpona was shot and injured in a street at Murran chowk Pulwama,” SSP Pulwama Chaudhary Mohammad Aslam said adding Ashraf was shifted to hospital where he succumbed. Local sources said that Ashraf was a former militant. They […]

Massive Forest fires in 4 districts of Kashmir

Massive Forest fires in 4 districts of Kashmir

Srinagar: Forest fires have engulfed large tracts in Bandipore, Kupwara, Ganderbal and Anantnag districts of Kashmir valley. “Forest department & volunteers are working tirelessly to douse the forest fire in Bandipora, Kangan, Anantnag & other affected areas. They have succeeding in partially extinguishing it. All departments are on high alert to make sure that the […]

15 bovine transported illegally rescued in Samba: Police

15 bovine transported illegally rescued in Samba: Police

Jammu: As many as 15 bovines, which were allegedly being transported illegally, were rescued after the police intercepted a truck in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district today, a police official said. A check post was set up on a road at Nanke Chak in Samba and the truck, which was coming from Kathua side, was […]

Pilot of AI flight hijacked to Pak in 1971 passes away

Pilot of AI flight hijacked to Pak in 1971 passes away

Faridabad (Har): Capt M K Kachru, pilot of the Indian Airlines plane hijacked to Pakistan in January 1971, died here today after prolonged illness, his family said. He was 93, they said. Capt Kachru was flying an Indian Airlines plane, carrying 26 passengers and a crew of four, from Srinagar to Jammu when two Kashmiris […]

5 teachers suspended in Sumbal School over unauthorised absence

Bandipora: Five teachers of a Government middle school in Shahtalpora Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district were suspended after they were found absent from their duty unauthorized. During a surprise inspection by Sub Divisional Magistrate Sumbal (SDM) and Zonal Educational Officer Sumbal in the middle school Shahtulpora, five teachers of the school were found absent […]

Shopian girl bags full scholarship to study at University of Pennsylvania

Shopian girl bags full scholarship to study at University of Pennsylvania

Srinagar: A Kashmiri girl has created history after she got a 100% scholarship by the prestigious University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), US, to pursue her dream of being an aeronautical engineer. Adeeba Tak, who hails from south Kashmir’s Shopian, has achieved it after tremendous hard work. Adeeba according to media reports gives full credit to her […]

UN chief calls for independent investigation into Gaza deaths

UN chief calls for independent investigation into Gaza deaths

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an “independent and transparent investigation” after 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds more wounded during clashes with the Israeli military, a spokesman said. His call came as the UN Security Council heard fears of a further escalation in Israeli-Palestinian violence in the Gaza Strip during emergency […]

Historic Mughal road re-opens for one way traffic

Historic Mughal road re-opens for one way traffic

Srinagar: The historic Mughal Road has been opened for one way traffic after remaining closed for winter months, official sources said on Saturday. The road connects Kashmir valley with Jammu region as an alternate route through Shopian, Poonch and Rajouri districts. Official sources said that the road has been opened after snow was cleared from […]

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