Police officer booked for allegedly raping woman in Delhi

New Delhi: An assistant commissioner of police has been booked for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of marriage, police said Thursday. The woman had filed a complaint against the officer in July and alleged that she came in contact with him after the death of her husband, who was a criminal, they said. […]

Modi meets Asha workers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday interacted with a group of Asha workers, who recounted how they were instrumental in saving lives of poor mothers and children through timely intervention. The group of about 90 Asha representatives from across India also thanked the prime minister for the recent announcement of increase in their incentives […]

Govt official team stoned during cannabis destruction drive in Shopian village  

Govt official team stoned during cannabis destruction drive in Shopian village  

Raashid Hassan Shopian: Officials of Excise and Taxation, Revenue, R&B and Irrigation Department Thursday were attacked by stones at a Shopian village in south Kashmir during their cannabis destruction drive. Sub District Magistrate, Zainapora Syed Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that as the vehicles carrying officials reached Melhura village, a mob already present there attacked the […]

Troops of Indian, US army participate in ‘Yudh Abhyas 2018’

Troops of Indian, US army participate in ‘Yudh Abhyas 2018’

Chaubatia (Uttarakhand): On the fourth day of Yudh Abhyas 2018, the troops of Indian and the United States army participated in a battle obstacle course, rock and ice craft wall, room intervention and unarmed combat. A joint military exercise between the armies of both the countries commenced on September 16 at the foothills of Chaubattia […]

Ganderbal minor’s murder was revenge killing: Police

Sheikh Anees Ganderbal:  Police on Thursday said that the minor boy who was murdered in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal was a case of “revenge killing”. SSP Ganderbal Khalil Poswal told reporters during a press conference that father of the boy had rejected killer’s proposal to marry his daughter after which, he killed the minor to revenge […]

Forces arrest two during nocturnal raid in Shopian village

Srinagar: Government forces arrested two persons in nocturnal raid at Saidpora-Bala village of south Kashmir’s district Shopian, sources said on Thursday. Sources identified the arrested persons as Muhammad Irfan Naikoo son of Farooq Ahmad Naikoo and Muhammad Shafi Naikoo son of Muhammad Mansoor Naikoo. Family sources of the arrested said that forces raided their houses […]

Imran writes to Modi, calls for resumption of dialogue

Imran writes to Modi, calls for resumption of dialogue

Srinagar: Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, and sought a resumption of dialogue between the two countries, media reports said on Thursday. According to reports, PM Imran in his letter has called for a meeting between Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister […]

Sitharaman ‘caught lying’ on Rafale deal again, must resign: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi Thursday accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of “lying” on HAL’s capability to build Rafale aircraft and demanded her resignation. The Congress chief took to Twitter to attack Sitharaman, alleging that her position as the defence minister has become untenable as a former chief of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited […]

Pakistan issues postage stamps portraying slain militant Burhan Wani

Pakistan issues postage stamps portraying slain militant Burhan Wani

Srinagar: Slain militant commander Burhan Wani has been declared a “freedom icon” by Pakistan by issuing 20 special postage stamps which carry captions such as: ‘Burhan Wani (1994-2016) freedom icon’, media reports said on Thursday. As per reports, quoting senior official of Pakistan Post said that the stamps were issued from the Post’s headquarters in […]