BJP demands probe into leak of list of KP employees

BJP demands probe into leak of list of KP employees

Srinagar: The BJP on Sunday demanded a probe into the leak of a list of Kashmiri Pandit employees posted in Kashmir Valley which was circulated on social media after being published by a blog linked to a militant outfit. BJP spokesman Altaf Thakur expressed concern over the Kashmir Fight blog linked to The Resistance Front […]

Over 27 acres of govt land retrieved in Samba

Over 27 acres of govt land retrieved in Samba

Jammu: More than 27 acres of government land was retrieved during an anti-encroachment drive in the Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, an official said. The drive was conducted in different villages of the border district on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner of Samba Anuradha Gupta, the official said. A joint team […]

Truck carrying paper rolls catches fire in Samba

Truck carrying paper rolls catches fire in Samba

Jammu: A Jammu-bound truck, loaded with paper rolls, was damaged after it caught fire in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said. Driver Ashok Kumar escaped unhurt as he jumped timely from the vehicle after noticing the fire, the official said. He said the truck was on its way to Jammu from […]

Militant hideout busted in Kishtwar

Militant hideout busted in Kishtwar

Jammu: Security forces on Sunday busted a militant hideout in Kishtwar district and recovered ammunition and explosive material, a defence spokesman said. The hideout was discovered during a joint search operation by the Army and the police in the remote Sarkundu-Navapachi area of Marwah, he said. Two hand grenades, one detonator, one safety fuse, two […]

Centre calls all-party meet today for G-20 meet

Centre calls all-party meet today for G-20 meet

New Delhi: The Centre will convene an all-party meeting on Monday to solicit suggestions, discuss and finalise strategies for the G-20 summit which India will host in September next year. Presidents of nearly 40 parties have been invited to the meeting by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present. […]

Protest-hit Iran says reviewing headscarf law

Protest-hit Iran says reviewing headscarf law

TEHRAN: Iran said Saturday it is reviewing a decades-old law that requires women to cover their heads, as it struggles to quell more than two months of protests linked to the dress code. Protests have swept Iran since the September 16 death in custody of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian of Kurdish origin arrested by […]

Construction begins on nuclear plant in Iran

Teheran: Iran on Saturday began construction on a new nuclear power plant in the country’s southwest, Iranian state TV announced, amid tensions with the US over sweeping sanctions imposed after Washington pulled out of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear deal with world powers. The new 300-megawatt plant, known as Karoon, will take eight years to build […]

BSF Raising Day: Union minister lauds force for guarding against infiltration, smuggling

AMRITSAR: The Border Security Force (BSF) has been effectively thwarting the growing challenges of infiltration, drugs and arms smuggling and the menace of drones from across the border, Union minister Nityanand Rai said here on Sunday. He was speaking while officiating as the chief guest of the 58th Raising Day parade of the force, the […]

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