NIT Row: KU students protest against Kashmiri students harassed outside Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University students, on Monday, took out a solidarity march for the Kashmiri students studying in various colleges outside Jammu and Kashmir. Around 400 students assembled outside the Humanities block at the varsity and raised slogans to condemn the attack on Kashmiri students outside the state. The protesting students also raised pro-azadi slogans. Meanwhile, […]

80-year-old voter killed in a clash with central forces in Assam

Sorbhog (Assam): An 80-year-old voter was killed and three others, including two CRPF personnel, were injured in a clash between the central force and voters in Sorbhog contituency in Barpeta district on Monday . The situation turned disruptive at Safarkamar polling station when CRPF men asked voters to stand in line properly leading to arguments […]

Two blasts outside police station in south Russia: police

Moscow: At least two blasts went off outside a police station in southern Russia but there were no immediate reports of casualties, a police spokesman said. “At least two explosions went off outside the entrance to a district police station in the village of Novoselitskoye in the Stavropol region,” the spokesman told AFP.

G7 backs intensified fight against IS in Iraq, Syria

Hiroshima, Apr 11 (AFP) Group of Seven foreign ministers on Monday pledged support for the US-led coalition to “intensify and accelerate” its fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. “Terrorism is an urgent global security threat that requires international collaboration and unified responses,” they said in a statement at the end of […]

Protesters blocked Highway at Kangan.

By Sheikh Anees Kangan:-Residents of Yachama on Monday blocked Srinagar-Leh highway at Kangan in central kashmir’s Ganderbal District protesting against the authorities for failing to complete bridge on river sindh causing hardships to everyone. Hundreds of vehicles, the commuters including school children, employees had to face hardship due tor blockade of Road. Protesters said The […]

Heatwave shuts more than 250 Malaysian schools: reports

Kuala Lumpur: More than 250 Malaysian schools were closed on Monday due to a heatwave brought on by the El Nino weather phenomenon which is severely affecting food production and causing chronic water shortages in many countries. Authorities ordered schools in the states of Perlis and Pahang to shut after temperatures soared above 37 degrees […]

Kerry visits Hiroshima memorial 7 decades after A-bomb

Hiroshima: US Secretary of State John Kerry visited the revered memorial to Hiroshima’s atomic bombing today, delivering a message of peace and hope for a nuclear-free world seven decades after the US used the weapon for the first time in history and killed 140,000 Japanese. Kerry became the most senior American official to travel to […]

Kashmiri businessman’s body reaches native village in Kupwara

KUPWARA:LBody of kashmir business man Maqsood Ahmad Shah who was killed in Jalandar Punjab last week, reached his native village at Dardpora Kupwara, Soon after the body reached his native village , hundreds of people who were already gathered there since morning took the body in a procession towards their village Thandipora amid sloganeering. The […]

Temple fire: Five persons held, toll rises to 108

Kollam: Five persons have been held in connection with the fire tragedy at Puttingal Devi temple complex even as the toll has risen to 108 with two more persons succumbing to injuries in hospitals this morning. One person died at KIMS hospital at Thiruvananthapuram and another at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital, a statement from […]

Rainy morning in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Srinagarites, on Monday, woke up to a rainy morning with the minimum temperature dipping to 7.5 degrees celsius, a weather official said. The total rainfall recorded in Srinagar since yesterday evening till Monday morning was 5.2 mm. Qazigund recorded a rainfall of 4.4 mm, Pahalgam-9.2 mm, Kupwara-19.4 mm, Kukernag-3.6 mm, Banihal-11.2 mm, and Gulmarg […]