Two houseboats gutted in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake fire

Two houseboats gutted in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake fire

Srinagar: Two houseboats were completely damaged in a fire incident in famous Nigeen Lake in the summer capital, Srinagar. Official sources said that fire broke out in a houseboat in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday at Nigeen Lake. “Fire tenders were rushed to douse off the leaping flames, clearly visible from a distance,” they […]

Army Major among 3 forces personnel injured in Achabal gunfight

Army Major among 3 forces personnel injured in Achabal gunfight

Srinagar: Three army personnel including a Major rank officer were injured in a gunfight with militants at Bidoora village in Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Official sources said that army officer of Major rank namely Rahul Verma along with two other personnel sustained injuries during the fresh exchange of fire. The injured were […]

First session of 17th LS begins, PM, Members take oath

First session of 17th LS begins, PM, Members take oath

New Delhi: The first session of 17th Lok Sabha commenced here Monday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is also the leader of the House, taking oath as Member. As soon as the House met, the Members stood in silence for a few minutes as per the convention after the assembling of the new Lok Sabha. […]

Army personnel injured in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch

Army personnel injured in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch

Srinagar: An Army soldier was injured after the armies of India and Pakistan armies exchanged gunfire along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir Monday. A police officer said Pakistani army opened unprovoked fire and used mortar shells upon Indian posts in Krishna Ghati Sector today morning. […]

Healthcare services in Delhi to take a hit as doctors go on strike

Healthcare services in Delhi to take a hit as doctors go on strike

New Delhi: Healthcare services at government and private hospitals in the national capital will be hit on Monday as scores of doctors, including those at AIIMS, have decided to boycott work for a day in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal. Resident Doctors’ Association of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) […]

Rupee slips 9 paise to 69.89 vs USD in early trade

Rupee slips 9 paise to 69.89 vs USD in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee depreciated by 9 paise to 69.89 against the US dollar in early trade Monday on weak opening in domestic equities and rising crude oil prices. The rupee opened weak at 69.87 at the interbank forex market and then fell further to 69.89, down 9 paise over its last close. The local currency however […]

8 of family on way to see Taj Mahal killed in road accident

8 of family on way to see Taj Mahal killed in road accident

Mathura (UP): Eight members of a Greater Noida family on their way to the Taj Mahal were killed when their car rammed into a truck on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura district on Sunday, police said. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condoled the deaths and extended his sympathies to the kin of the victims, an […]

Minor girl among 3 injured in cross-LoC shelling along LoC in J&K’s Poonch

Minor girl among 3 injured in cross-LoC shelling along LoC in J&K’s Poonch

Jammu: Three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured as the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire at forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district Sunday, officials said. “At about 1930 hours Sunday, Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation starting with firing of small arms followed by shelling with mortars along […]

Gunfight ensues following CASO in south Kashmir’s Achabal

Gunfight ensues following CASO in south Kashmir’s Achabal

Anantnag: Gunfight ensued between militants and government forces in Badoora village of Achabal in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Monday morning.  Reports said that acting on inputs about the presence of militants in the village, a joint team of forces including Army’s 19 RR, paramilitary CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police’s SOG launched a search operation in […]

Anantnag Fidayeen Attack: Injured SHO succumbs in AIIMS

Anantnag Fidayeen Attack: Injured SHO succumbs in AIIMS

Srinagar: Station House Officer (SHO) Arshid Ahmad Khan who was injured in Fidayeen Attack on June 13 succumbed to injuries today in AIIMS Delhi. Arshid was airlifted to AIIMS hospital in Delhi today from SKIMS. On Saturday morning the SHO was shifted to SKIMS from army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh where he was admitted on […]