Gunfight rages in Anantnag, second of the day in south Kashmir

Gunfight rages in Anantnag, second of the day in south Kashmir

Srinagar: A gunfight raged between militants and government forces at Sirhama area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday evening, police said. “Encounter has started at Sirhama area of Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow, ” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted. Earlier in the day, an Al Badr militant […]

Delhi riots: Court sends Umar Khalid to judicial custody till Oct 22 in UAPA case 

Delhi riots: Court sends Umar Khalid to judicial custody till Oct 22 in UAPA case 

    New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday sent former JNU student leader Umar Khalid, arrested under the stringent anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, in a case related to the communal violence in north east Delhi in February, to judicial custody till October 22.   Khalid, who was arrested on September 13 in the […]

1104 new cases take J&K’s COVID-19 tally past 68,000 mark; over 48k recover

1104 new cases take J&K’s COVID-19 tally past 68,000 mark; over 48k recover

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 1104 new COVID-19 infections taking the overall tally to 68,614. Of the cases reported today, 480 were reported in Kashmir while Jammu division reported 624 infections out of which Jammu district alone reported 242 cases. As per the data, there are 19,451 active COVID-19 cases in J&K while […]

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai hotel

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai hotel

Mumbai:Former Australia batsman Dean Jones has died of a cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hotel, IPL broadcasters Star Sports have confirmed. Jones, 59, was in Mumbai with the Star Sports’ commentary team for the Indian Premier League. He played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia and was part of the 1987 World Cup winning […]

UK may inject volunteers with coronavirus for vaccine trials: Report

UK may inject volunteers with coronavirus for vaccine trials: Report

London:Scientists in the UK are moving towards what are being referred to as “challenge trials”, which will involve healthy volunteers being deliberately infected with the novel coronavirus to test whether a vaccine offers any protection, according to a media report. In the first trial of its kind expected to be formally announced next week, participants […]

Saudi Arabia has permitted outbound passenger flights to India: AI Express

Saudi Arabia has permitted outbound passenger flights to India: AI Express

New Delhi:Air India Express said Saudi Arabia has permitted outbound passenger flights to India under the Vande Bharat mission. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia had banned flights to and from India amid a surge in coronavirus cases. In a tweet on Wednesday night, Air India Express clarified it would not carry passengers from India to Saudi […]

Militant killed in Tral gunfight identified as local resident, had joined Al-Badr a month ago

Militant killed in Tral gunfight identified as local resident, had joined Al-Badr a month ago

  Srinagar: The militant killed in a gunfight with government forces in Machoma Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thrusday morning has been identified as a local affiliated with Al Badr outfit, police have said. A senior police officer identified the slain militant as Irfan Ahmad Dar resident of Gadikal Tral. Dar, he said, […]

Fresh raids by NIA at LoC traders’ houses in Srinagar

Fresh raids by NIA at LoC traders’ houses in Srinagar

  Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday morning conducted raids in different areas  of Srinagar city. Official sources said that NIA sleuths, accompanied by paramilitary CRPF and police, raided the house of Zahoor Ahmad Bhat at Wazir bagh Srinagar,  Bashir Ahmad Lone at Hokersar near Doon International School and Arif Ahmad Misger and Fazal […]

Pak to hold election for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly on Nov 15

Pak to hold election for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly on Nov 15

  Islamabad: Pakistan has announced that the once-postponed election for the legislative assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan will be held on November 15, amidst India’s objection to Islamabad’s moves in the strategically-located region. President Dr Arif Alvi issued an official notification on Wednesday to fix the date of the elections in Gilgit-Baltistan. “The president of the Islamic […]

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