Gold gains Rs 97; silver jumps Rs 527

New Delhi: Gold in the national capital on Monday rose by Rs 97 to Rs 52,490 per 10 gram amid rise in international precious metal prices along with depreciation in rupee, according to HDFC Securities. The yellow metal had closed at Rs 52,393 per 10 gram in the previous trade. Silver also jumped by Rs […]

Money laundering case: ED to produce Sanjay Raut before special court in Mumbai

Mumbai:The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will produce Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, arrested in a money laundering case, before a special court in Mumbai on Monday. The court last Thursday extended Raut’s ED custody till August 8, while noting the agency had made “remarkable progress” in the probe into the money laundering case involving the Shiv […]

Restrictions in Srinagar to thwart Muharram processions

Restrictions in Srinagar to thwart Muharram processions

No anti-national or communal slogan heard, no case registered unlike last year: SSP Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday imposed curfew-like restrictions in parts of the city to prevent members of the Shia community from taking out Muharram processions on the eighth day of the 10-day mourning period, officials said. Authorities had disallowed the procession citing incidents […]

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander

5 civilians also killed in airstrike on apartment building Gaza City: Israel said Sunday that it killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in a crowded Gaza refugee camp, the second such targeted attack since it launched its high-stakes military offensive against the militant group just before the weekend. The Iran-backed militant group has fired hundreds […]

Climate change making prediction difficult for weather agencies: IMD chief

Climate change making prediction difficult for weather agencies: IMD chief

New Delhi: Climate change has hampered the ability of forecasting agencies to accurately predict severe events and the India Meteorological Department is installing more radars and upgrading its high-performance computing system to meet the challenge, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said here. He also said that though the monsoon rainfall has not shown any significant […]

643 fresh cases in Kashmir, 65 in Jammu

643 fresh cases in Kashmir, 65 in Jammu

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 708 fresh COVID-19 cases that took its infection tally to 4,69,749, officials here said. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,776, they said. While 65 fresh cases were reported from the Jammu division, 643 were from the Kashmir valley, the officials said. There are 5,304 active COVID-19 cases […]

23 new cases in Ladakh

23 new cases in Ladakh

Leh: Ladakh recorded 23 fresh Covid cases that took the infection tally to 28,983, officials said on Sunday. A total of 3,294 people, including 2,430 air travellers, were screened for COVID-19 in the twin districts on Saturday, and 23 of them 21 in Leh and two in Kargil tested positive, officials said. The total number […]

Protesters block highway over pregnant woman’s death in Rajouri

Protesters block highway over pregnant woman’s death in Rajouri

Jammu: A pregnant woman died post delivery at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district which led to hundreds of people staging a protest alleging negligence by doctors, officials said on Sunday. Vandna Devi (32) delivered a healthy baby through normal delivery at the hospital late on Saturday but died […]

Army’s 6-week training for Agniveer aspirants in JK

Army’s 6-week training for Agniveer aspirants in JK

Jammu: The Army has initiated a six-week-long pre-recruitment training for Agniveer aspirants in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, an army officer said on Sunday. The training capsule, being organised under the aegis of the Army’s counter insurgency force (Delta) at remote Buzla and Mohubal villages, commenced on August 6 and will conclude on September […]

Cop injured in attack by suspected cattle smugglers in Kathua

Cop injured in attack by suspected cattle smugglers in Kathua

Kathua/Jammu: A policeman was injured when suspected cattle smugglers hurled stones at a search party in Kathua district on Sunday, an official said. Police fired two rounds in the air to restore order and arrested one of the attackers early morning at Check Gotta village in Lakhanpur area, Deputy Superintendent of Police Shami Kumar told […]

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