Man dies after being attacked by cousin in Hajin, accused arrested

Srinagar: A 36-year-old man was killed after being attacked by his cousin brother following altercation between two families in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, officials said on Monday.An official said that the man identified as Ghulam Mohiuddin Parray was attacked by his cousin Shabir Ahmad Parray after fight between two families last evening.He […]

Trafficked Bihar woman rescued in J-K

Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir Police has rescued a woman trafficked from Bihar in the Union Territory’s Bandipora district, officials said on Monday. “Bandipora police rescued a lady victim of human trafficking belonging to Bihar, illegally sold to one person namely Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh s/o Nazir Ahmad r/o Banyari Ajas,” the district’s police said in a […]

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, KU postpones exams, highway closed

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, KU postpones exams, highway closed

Srinagar: The parts of Kashmir including the famous ski-resort, Gulmarg received fresh snowfall on Monday, bringing down the mercury further.The weatherman has predicted three-day wet spell till February 20 while heavy snowfall is expected at a few places during the period.However, the rains lashed plains of Kashmir including Srinagar.Meanwhile, the University of Kashmir postponed examination […]

Night temp records jump, MeT issues ‘yellow warning’ amid wet spell forecast in J&K

Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir braces up for an extended wet spell beginning this evening, night temperature on Saturday witnessed a jump with only Gulmarg recording below freezing level.Also, the weatherman issued a yellow warning for isolated heavy rain and snow over higher reaches and disruption of traffic on higher passes from February 18-20. There […]

Imran Khan’s party to sit in Opposition in Pakistan’s Parliament

Islamabad: With its efforts to form the next government going nowhere despite winning the maximum number of seats, beleaguered Imran Khan’s party on Friday decided to sit in the Opposition in the Centre according to the directives of the jailed party founder and former prime minister. The decision was announced by Barrister Ali Saif of […]

In setback to INDIA Bloc, Farooq Abdullah says NC won’t go for any pre-poll alliance

Srinagar: In a major jolt to INDIA bloc, National Conference (NC) president and incumbent Member of Parliament from Srinagar constituency, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Thursday put all speculations to rest, stating that the party will not enter into any pre-poll alliance. Talking to reporters at party headquarters in Srinagar, Dr Farooq as said that he […]

PDD inspector dies of electrocution in Srinagar’s Parimpora, locals demand probe

Srinagar: A PDD inspector on Wednesday died due to electric shock in Parimpora area of Srinagar when he was carrying out some repair work, officials said. An official said that the PDD inspector identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad of Chattabal got electrocuted when he was carrying out some repair works. He said that soon after the […]

Defence ministry signs Rs 2,269-crore deal with Bharat Electronics Limited

New Delhi: The defence ministry signed a Rs 2,269-crore deal with state-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on Tuesday for the procurement of 11 Shakti warfare systems, along with associated equipment. The electronic warfare system will be installed on-board the frontline warships of the Indian Navy, officials said. The Shakti systems are capable of accurately intercepting […]

ED summons Dr Farooq in money laundering case tomorrow

Srinagar: Enforcement Directorate on Monday summoned National Conference (NC) President and incumbent Member of Parliament, Dr Farooq Abdullah for questioning in a case related to money laundering tomorrow (February 13).Official sources said that Dr Farooq has been summoned by the ED for questioning regarding alleged money laundering.He has been asked to visit its office tomorrow […]

IGP Jammu, IG CID promoted to ADGP rank, to serve at present posts

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Home department on Monday ordered promotion of two IGP’s to the rank of Additional Director General of police with their current post declared as equivalent to ADGP. According to an order,, IGP Jammu Anand Jain and IGP CID Nitish Kumar have been promoted to the rank of ADGP. The order stated […]