Civilian critically injured during clashes in Tral village

Srinagar: A civilian was critically injured during clashes with Government forces in Wagad area of Tral. The civilian was identified as Manzoor Ahmad Dar, a resident of Gaang Tral. Reports said that he was hit by a bullet in mouth.  Earlier the clashes erupted in the area after a gunfight erupted in the village. Sources […]

Another opportunity to talk peace with Pakistan shunned by New Delhi in its arrogance: Mirwaiz

Another opportunity to talk peace with Pakistan shunned by New Delhi in its arrogance: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday lashed out at the Government of India for walking away from the “peace dialogue” offered by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.   Speaking at a seminar at octogenarian Hurriyat Patriarch Syed Ali Geelani’s residence, Mirwaiz said that it is unfortunate that Government of India has shunned […]

Aripal gunfight over, one militant killed

Srinagar: The gunfight between government forces and militants in Aripal village of Tral in southern Kashmir on Sunday has ended with the killing of one militant.  A police official said that one Pakistani militant has been killed in the gunfight. The slain has been identified as Adnan Bhai.  Early morning, special operations group (SOG) of […]

Kulgam’s Rafeeqa becomes first woman SPO to resign from police job

Kulgam: After  the abduction and killing of three cops in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday, several policemen in Kashmir have  announced their resignation from the Police job through social media sites and their videos went viral on social Media. Militant commanders who accuse the Special Police Officers of being mere informers of Government Forces […]

Undertrial dies of heart attack in Jammu

Jammu: A 60-year-old undertrial, facing murder charges, died of heart attack at a hospital here, police said Sunday. Rattan Singh, a resident of Gurha Salathia village of Samba, was lodged at Amphalla jail in Jammu since 2009, they said. The accused was suffering from Tuberculosis and was shifted to Government Medical College Saturday where he […]

EJAC President among a dozen protesters held in City Centre

EJAC President among a dozen protesters held in City Centre

Arif Rashid Srinagar: Police on Sunday detained employees’ joint action committee (EJAC) President, Abdul Qayoom Wani along with a dozen of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers during a demonstration here in this capital city. Scores of SSA teachers led by EJAC President Abdul Qayoom Wani this morning assembled at Pratap Park here and took out […]

Hollande contradicted himself; no question of scrapping Rafale deal: Jaitley

Hollande contradicted himself; no question of scrapping Rafale deal: Jaitley

New Delhi: Ruling out scrapping of the Rafale jet deal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday said former French President Francois Hollande contradicted himself and neither the Indian nor the French government played any role in selection of Reliance as offset partner by Dassault. A political controversy has erupted over Hollande’s statement that the Indian government wanted […]

Woman tests positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan

Jaipur: An elderly woman from Jaipur was tested positive for Zika virus infection, officials of a medical college here said, adding it is a first such case in the state. The woman was admitted to Sawai Man Singh (SMS) hospital on September 11 with joint pain, redness in eyes, and weakness. She was tested negative […]

Police stations to get special kits to probe rape cases

New Delhi: Police stations in the country will soon have special kits to collect blood and semen samples, besides other evidence, to carry out immediate investigation into sexual assault cases, officials said Sunday. The Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kits (SAECK) or ‘rape investigation kits’ are designed to carry out immediate medico-legal investigation and aid in […]

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