Solider killed after stepping on mine

Solider killed after stepping on mine

Srinagar: (PTI) An Army soldier died a mine blast in Nowgam sector of Kashmir’s Kupwara district, an Army official said on Tuesday. The soldier was killed when he accidentally stepped on the mine while patrolling in Nowgam on Monday night. Vigil has been stepped up along the border to counter any attempts of infiltration. Press […]

Rajnath tells Pakistan to forget Kashmir and fight terrorism

Chandigarh: (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday told Pakistan to forget Kashmir and instead fight an “honest battle” against terrorism, warning that no power can stop its disintegration if it continued with its rant and did not mend its ways. He said India was ready to assist Pakistan in the fight against terrorism if […]

Kashmir, Ladakh not just piece of land for us: Modi

Jalgaon: (PTI) Hitting out at the opposition parties for objecting to the government’s decision of abrogating Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were not just a piece of land, but “crown of India”. Addressing a rally in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district to campaign for the BJP for the […]

Highway reopens for traffic after two days

Jammu: (PTI) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway reopened for traffic on Sunday after remaining closed for the past two days due to a massive landslide in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. Light motor vehicles (LMVs) were allowed to ply on the highway from both Jammu and Srinagar around 9.30 am after getting clearance from the […]

Day 70: Normal life remains hit

Srinagar: (PTI) Normal life remained hit in Kashmir for the 70th consecutive day on Sunday since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution as the main markets continued to be shut and public transport stayed off the roads, even as the weekly flea market here was open, officials said. The weekly flea market, locally […]

Security beefed up in Srinagar after grenade attack

Srinagar: (PTI) Security was beefed up in several areas of Srinagar on Sunday following a grenade attack by suspected militants in a city market that left seven people injured, police said. More security personnel, along with the flying squad, were deployed in Lal Chowk, Jehangir Chowk, Hari Singh High Street, Regal Chowk, TRC Chowk, Polo […]

Army man injured in cross border fire in Uri

Srinagar: (PTI) An Army man was injured on Sunday as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, an Army official said. The Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in north Kashmir”s Uri sector by resorting to unprovoked firing on Indian posts, the official said. The […]

Civil rights activists demand restoration of Articles 370, 35A

NEW DELHI: Civil rights activists urged the government on Saturday to restore Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution and take steps to bring back normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. Social activist Shabana Hashmi said the abrogation of Article 370, which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was a mindless exercise carried out […]

Bengalis eager to visit Kashmir after lifted advisory

Kolkata: (PTI) The wanderlust in Bengalis appears to have been reignited, following the much-anticipated lifting of travel restrictions to Jammu and Kashmir, as people thronged its tourism office here with queries on making a trip to the ‘paradise on earth’. Having missed out on the opportunity to visit the state during the Durga Puja holidays, […]

Restoring postpaid mobiles to help return normalcy: Advisor

Jammu: (PTI) With the postpaid mobile telephony set to be restored in Kashmir from Monday, Jammu and Kashmir administration has expressed hope that it would help achieve normalisation in the Valley. Normal day-to-day activities has been disrupted across Kashmir since August 5, the day the GoI revoked the state’s special status after negating the Article […]