JK Police asks border residents to shift, sounds ‘red alert’

JK Police asks border residents to shift, sounds ‘red alert’

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday sounded a “red alert” and asked border dwellers to move out of their areas as the situation is “sensitive” in wake of continuous cross border shelling. “The administration has sounded a red alert across the area (Jammu region) and asked people to move out”, the Jammu and Kashmir […]

SPO flees with service rifle in Kishtwar

SPO flees with service rifle in Kishtwar

Jammu: A 22-year-old special police officer (SPO) fled with his service rifle in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting a manhunt to trace him, a senior police official said. Mohammad Yaseen, posted at the Marwah police station, was missing with an AK-47 rifle since last night, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Doda-Kishwar-Ramban range, Basant […]

Restrictions in Srinagar areas on Sunday

Restrictions in Srinagar areas on Sunday

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar has decided to impose restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations on Sunday. The areas where restrictions will be imposed include Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Maisuma and Kralkhud. An official in the administration told KNS that the restrictions will […]

17 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan

17 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan

Karachi: Seventeen Indian fishermen have been arrested for allegedly illegally fishing in Pakistani waters and a court in Karachi remanded them into custody. A police official at the docks police station has said the Indian nationals appeared before a magistrate who sent them to jail on remand. “These fishermen were handed over to us by […]

Schools along IB, LoC in Jammu closed for three days

Schools along IB, LoC in Jammu closed for three days

Jammu: The schools along a section of the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) were Saturday closed down by authorities due to cross firing and shelling, officials said. The schools, up to five kilometers range from the IB and LoC, have been shut for three days. “The schools along the IB and LoC […]

2 civilians, 2 soldiers killed, 35 injured in cross LoC, IB shelling

2 civilians, 2 soldiers killed, 35 injured in cross LoC, IB shelling

Jammu: Two forces personnel and as many civilians were killed and 35 others injured in cross mortar shelling along the International Border and the LoC in four districts of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, sources said. “The Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing by small arms, automatics weapons and mortars from 1830 hours in Sunderbani […]

Army soldier among three killed in cross border firing in JK

Army soldier among three killed in cross border firing in JK

Srinagar: An army soldier was among three killed in fresh firing along the Line f Control (LoC) in Poonch and Jammu districts of Jammu and Kashmir, PTI reported Saturday quoting police. Two civilians and a soldier were killed after Indian and Pakistan Armies again resorted to cross border shelling and firing in two sectors.

Kathua minor’s murder: SHO suspended after protests rock assembly

Kathua minor’s murder: SHO suspended after protests rock assembly

Riyaz ul Khaliq Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday ordered suspension of SHO Hiranagar after persistent demand by the opposition parties to expedite magisterial enquiry in to the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Rasana area of Kathua. Massive protests rocked the Legislative Assembly today as the opposition MLAs picked up […]

Bandipora residents protest against PDD

Bandipora residents protest against PDD

Bandipora: The residents of Plan, Nawpora and Nussu areas of Bandipora district Saturday staged a massive protest against Power Development Department (PDD) for allegedly failing to provide them electricity as per schedule. The protestors assembled at Nowpora road and blocked the vehicular traffic to press for their demand. The protesters maintained that from past several […]

Pakistan, US clash over Afghanistan at UN

Pakistan, US clash over Afghanistan at UN

Srinagar: The United States has urged Pakistan not to give sanctuary to “terrorist organizations” — and Pakistan demanded that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan and its income from the narcotics trade, reported The Washington Post. The exchange took place Friday at a UN Security Council meeting on the issue of Afghanistan’s relations […]

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