Burglars bid to loot Bank at Narbal foiled: Police

Srinagar: Police foiled the burglars attempt to loot the J&K Bank branch Narbal in central Kashmir’s Budgam district during the previous night, sources said on Saturday. Station Head Officer (SHO) Police post Narbal Wilayat Hussain told Kashmir Reader that the attempt of burglars was foiled by the alert police men during the intervening night of […]

Police party attacked with stones in Pulwama village, cop injured

Srinagar: A policeman was critically injured after he was hit by a stone after youth attacked a police party in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. Sources said that a police party on way to Murran area was attacked with stones at Kongun village of Pulwama resulting in the injury to the cop. Police sources […]

UAE to provide aid to flood-hit Kerala

UAE to provide aid to flood-hit Kerala

Abu Dhabi [UAE]: United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formed a committee to provide relief to the people affected by flash floods in Kerala. UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan took to Twitter to make the announcement and urged “everyone to contribute generously towards this initiative.” “The people of Kerala have always been and […]

Swami Agnivesh thrashed outside BJP office in Delhi

Swami Agnivesh thrashed outside BJP office in Delhi

New Delhi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh was on Friday abused and thrashed outside the BJP headquarters when he went there to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose body was lying in state for people to pay homage. Soon after Agnivesh, 79, went to the party office on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg […]

306 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

306 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Jammu: The Amarnath Yatra resumed on Saturday after a day’s suspension with 306 pilgrims leaving Jammu for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley. “The pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas here today in an escorted convoy of 18 vehicles for the Valley. This includes Yatris going to both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps,” the […]

Imran Khan set to be sworn-in as Pak PM

Imran Khan set to be sworn-in as Pak PM

Islamabad: Imran Khan, Pakistan’s cricket legend, is set to be sworn-in as the country’s 22nd prime minister today, a day after he won the backing from the newly-elected Parliament. Khan, 65, who won a simple majority from lawmakers yesterday in a confidence vote will be administered oath by President Mamnoon Hussain. He will be sworn-in […]

Pak interim Law Minister meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: Pakistan’s interim Minister for Law and Information Syed Ali Zafar yesterday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and extended Pakistan’s condolence on the death of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale was also present at the meeting. “Remembering a visionary who dreamed terror-free and prosperous subcontinent! Pakistan’s caretaker Minister […]

Militants attack NC leader’s guard post in south Kashmir, no loss

Srinagar: Militants in dead of last night attacked National Conference leader Showkat Hussain Ganai’s guard post at Chitragam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, sources said on Saturday. A police officer confirmed the militant attack to Kashmir Reader and said that the alert sentry retaliated the militant fire and there was no loss of life […]

Chinese plane slides off Manila runway causing flight delays

Manila: A Chinese passenger jet slid off the runway as it landed at Manila airport in torrential rain forcing dozens of flight cancellations today, as engineers struggled to remove the stricken aircraft. The Xiamen Airlines plane, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second attempt before skidding onto the grass and ripping off […]

Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went through a new round of questioning today over one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, media reports said. Investigators arrived at the premier’s Jerusalem residence in the morning to interview him over allegations of corruption involving local telecoms giant Bezeq and its largest shareholder, […]

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