Fitch betters India’s rating outlook to stable on ‘solid’ medium-term growth prospects

New Delh: Fitch Ratings on Friday upped the outlook on India’s sovereign rating to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’ after two years, citing diminishing downside risks to medium-term growth on rapid economic recovery. Fitch Ratings kept the rating unchanged at ‘BBB-‘. “The Outlook revision reflects our view that downside risks to medium-term growth have diminished due to […]

Gunfight rages in Sopore forests

Sopore: An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Panipora forest of area of Zaloora in North kashmir Sopore police district on Monday evening, officials said here. The officials said , that the encounter broke out after joint security forces including army, CRPF and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off the […]

Udhampur blast case: Main accused, few more people arrested

Jammu: Police in Udhampur district of Jammu have worked blast case at Slathia chowk by arresting the main accused and some people who had planted explosive material at Slathia chowk. Officials said during investigation of this blast case, Udhampur police developed some leads and zeroed in over a man from Ramban district who turned out […]

Grenade explosion in Shopian, two non-locals recieve minor injuries

Srinagar: Police on Friday said that two non-locals recieved minor injuries due to Grenade blast in Aglar Zainapora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. A senior police said that due to grenade blast two non-local labourers were injured. Both have been shifted to nearby hospital for treatment where their condition is said to be stable, […]

HC declined urgent hearing on plea against stopping of prayers at mosque

New Delhi, Jun 3: The Delhi High Court Friday refused to grant an urgent hearing on a plea against the halting of offering Namaz by devotees at the mosque in South Delhi’s Mehrauli area. The plea for an urgent listing was mentioned before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Sachin Datta […]

Apni Party leader from Jammu quits outfit

Jammu:In a major setback to the Apni Party, one of its co-founders and general secretary from Jammu, Vikram Malhotra on Wednesday resigned from the party, citing “lack of any coherent policy or programme for the future”. Malhotra also claimed that the Apni Party has become a “reflection of the National Conference and PDP , particularly […]

South Kashmir: Two militants killed in brief gunfight in Bijbhera Anantnag: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in a brief encounter in Shattipora area of Bijbhera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday. Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said that two militants have been killed in a brief exchange of fire. However identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained. Earlier Reports said […]

SKIMS cautions against fake appointment orders

Srinagar: The authorities at SKIMS Soura has advised people to remain alert and not to fell pray to unscrupulous elements as fake appointment orders are currently under circulation. “It has come to the notice of this Department that some fake appointment orders are currently under circulation, where-under several persons have been shown to have been […]

North Kashmir: Gunfight breaks out in Kupwara

Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Jumagund village of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thrusday. In a tweet Kashmir Police Zone wrote, “Based on a specific input developed by Kupwara Police regarding infiltration attempt of militants in village Jumagund, Kupwara, an encounter has started when the infiltrating terrorists were intercepted […]

Chadoora attack: Injured lady succumbs

SRINAGAR – A lady who was shot at by unidentified gunmen in Chadoora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, succumbed to her injuries at SMHS hospital here in Srinagar. Officials said that a lady identified as Amreena Bhat from Hushroo Chadoora along with her nephew was fired upon by the unidentified gunmen, leaving them seriously […]