Pakistan military helicopter flies near LoC in Poonch for 5 minutes

Srinagar: A Pakistani military helicopter flew for nearly five minutes inside Poonch area near Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday afternoon. Official sources said that the helicopter came within 250 meters of the LoC and flew over Gulpur sector for about five minutes before returning back, news gathering agency GNS reported. A police officer while […]

UN chief concerned over Jammu & Kashmir, encourages dialogue

United Nations:  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir while encouraging “positive dialogue” to resolve the disagreements peacefully. He also said the UN welcomes a greater role for India in addressing regional peace and security challenges. “On the development front, India already is, and can become an […]

BJP leader threatens to expose NC, PDP proxy candidates

Bandipora: BJP General State Secretary Ashok Koul said on Sunday that he will expose proxy candidates fielded by two major regional parties National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the upcoming municipal and local body polls. Koul made these remarks during a programme at Bandipora BJP office to “boost the morale and give […]

Senior pharmacist suspended for after caught drunk on duty in JK

Jammu: A senior pharmacist at a government-run hospital in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir was placed under suspension Sunday after a video clip purportedly showing him in an inebriated condition went viral, a senior health department official said. The over two-minute video, reportedly shot inside the doctor’s room at Trauma hospital Mahanpur last night, […]

At least 832 dead in Indonesia quake-tsunami disaster

At least 832 dead in Indonesia quake-tsunami disaster

Jakarta: The death toll from Indonesia’s quake and tsunami disaster has soared to 832 and could climb higher, the disaster agency said Sunday. So far, it said, almost all the deaths had been recorded in Palu, two days after waves 1.5 metres (five feet) high slammed into the city of 350,000 on Sulawesi island. Eleven […]

Five ICDS officials suspended for unauthorised absence in Jammu

Jammu: Five Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) officials were placed under suspension after they were found absent from duty here, an official spokesman said on Sunday. State Mission Director, ICDS, Vir Ji Hangloo conducted a surprise inspection of ICDS Projects in Jammu, Kotebhalwal and Marh areas of Jammu district on Saturday and found the five […]

BSF trooper shoots self in Rajouri

Jammu: A BSF trooper allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday. Head constable Ram Charan, posted with the 126th battalion, was on duty when he fatally shot himself in the neck at Sunderbani BSF headquarters late Saturday evening, […]

British ministers’ phone numbers leaked in app flaw

British ministers’ phone numbers leaked in app flaw

London:Phone numbers and other personal details of senior ministers from Britain’s Conservative party were made public by an app security flaw on Saturday, including those of top Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson. Several top MPs reportedly received nuisance calls after their profiles were accessed on the official mobile application for the annual party conference, […]

Trump says he and Kim Jong Un ‘in love’

Trump says he and Kim Jong Un ‘in love’

Washington: US President Donald Trump said he and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un have fallen “in love” — their bromance fuelled by “beautiful letters” he received from the leader of the nuclear-armed state. Trump on Saturday elevated his recent praise of Kim to new heights, at a West Virginia rally in support of local candidates […]

Govt forces launch CASO in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Govt forces launch CASO in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Shopian: Government forces on Sunday launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in a village in this south Kashmir district. In the wee hours today, contingent of army and special operations group (SOG) personnel appeared in Nulay-Poshwari village here and started a search operation, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Witnesses said that door to door searches […]