Jagdeep Dhankhar wins vice presidential election

New Delhi: NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday won the vice presidential election by bagging more than 500 votes, while opposition candidate Margaret Alva polled less than 200 votes, sources said. Sources said after counting of 725 votes that were polled, as many as 15 were found to be invalid. As many as 55 MPs […]

Mysterious blast creates panic in Budgam’s Kralpora

Budgam: A mysterious blast created panic in Kralpora village of Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday morning, locals said here. Locals said that a mysterious blast created panic in migrant colony in Kralpora at around 7:30 am. They said that, however, in the incident no causality or any major damage took place. Meanwhile, […]

MeT forecasts scattered light to moderate rain in J&K

SRINAGAR – Weatherman on Saturday forecast scattered light to moderate rains and thunderstorm in Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours. A meteorological department official also predicted similar weather for the subsequent two days. Regarding minimum temperature, he said, there was a slight drop in mercury at most places in Kashmir and Jammu division. Srinagar, […]

Several injured in Udhampur road accident

Udhampure: At least 10 to 12 passengers travelling in a minibus have suffered injuries in a road accident that took place in Udhampur district on Saturday morning. As official said that a minibus on its way to Udhampur from Barmeen skidded off the road and fell into a deep george at Massora. He said that […]

Kulgam Encounter: Injured civilian succumbs

Kulgam: A civilian who was injured during a gunfight in Redwani area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam on Friday, has succumbed to his injuries in a hospital even as the operation had been called off, police said here. Kashmir zone police on its official Twitter handle also informed that the civilian has succumbed to his injuries, […]

No more protest, shutdown in Kashmir post abrogation of Article 370: ADGP Kumar

No more protest, shutdown in Kashmir post abrogation of Article 370: ADGP Kumar

Srinagar: Additional Director General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Friday said that hybrid militancy was not a challenge anymore for the security agencies. He recounted the “development” that has been brought to Kashmir post abrogation of Article 370, and said that there were no longer protests or stone throwing incidents around sites of gunfights. […]

Highest daily Covid spike with 823 cases and 2 deaths

Highest daily Covid spike with 823 cases and 2 deaths

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported the highest daily Covid spike with two deaths and 823 cases on Friday, an official bulletin said. It said that 190 cases were detected from Jammu division and 633 from Kashmir division, taking the total number of positive cases to 468245. One each Covid death was reported from Jammu Division […]

South Kashmir: Gunfight rages in Redwani Kulgam

Srinagar:Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Redwani area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday. Reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Kudwani. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering […]