Blood donation camp organized at Chatha

JAMMU: A blood donation camp was organised by 160 Bn CRPF and FCI Camp here at Chatha. Around 25 officers/staff members donated blood voluntarily at the camp organised in collaboration with Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region, Blood Transfusion Department, Govt Medical College, Jammu and J&K State Aids Control Society, Jammu. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) […]

Militants hurl grenade at army camp in Shopian village

Srinagar: Militants on late Tuesday evening fired a grenade using UBGL on an army camp in Shopian village, sources said. The blast was followed by few gunshots adding to the panic in the area, local sources said. The incident took place in Chillipora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police sources said that they were […]

Restrictions imposed in old Barzulla area of Srinagar

Srinagar: Government forces on Tuesday imposed strict restrictions in old Barzulla area of Srinagar hours before body of the slain militant is expected to arrive in the area, sources said. Local sources said that forces have closed all entry and exit points of old Barzulla and they were not allowing anybody to move towards the […]

Forces launch search operation in Pampore

Srinagar: Government forces launched a search operation in south Kashmir’s Pampore town on Tuesday evening. Witness told Kashmir Reader that army and SOG cordoned off Khanday Mohalla and Astan Mohalla, Namlabal areas of Pampore town and started search operation. The operation was going on when reports last came in.

Delhi HC grants bail to 1984 anti-Sikh riots case convict

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court granted today bail to a 91-year-old man serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case on health grounds. A bench headed by Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra released retired naval officer Captain Bhagmal on bail for a period of six weeks. “Keeping in view the […]

After Modi-Imran tele talks, Mehbooba hopes for thaw in Indo-Pak ties

Srinagar: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s telephonic conversation with Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan congratulating him on his victory, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today expressed hope that it would lead to a sustainable thaw in relations between the two neighbouring countries. Hope this goes beyond the optics and leads […]

Int’l prostitution racket busted in New Delhi

Varanasi: Eighteen women, including 16 from Nepal, were rescued from a prostitution racket in New Delhi, the police said today. Based on a tip-off, Varanasi Crime Branch and the Delhi Police jointly raided a house under Vasant Vihar police station limits in Delhi yesterday. The police said the women were confined to the house for […]

12 more die in UP rains, toll rises to 92

Lucknow: Twelve people have been killed and seven others injured in rain-related incidents in different parts of Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 92, official sources said here today. According to latest reports, three people were killed in Kanpur Dehat, two in Hathras and one each in Chitrakoot, Auraiya, […]

US warns IMF against bailout package for Pak to repay Chinese lenders

Washington: The US today cautioned the IMF against a possible fresh bailout for Pakistan’s new government to pay off Chinese lenders who have invested in the strategic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. “Make no mistake, we will be watching what the IMF does,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CNBC in an interview. He was responding […]

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