Internet services restored in state after 3 days

Srinagar: Internet services in Jammu and Kashmir were fully restored today, three days after the state government ordered the termination of data services fearing trouble during Eid-ul-Azha. While landline broadband services in the state resumed at 8 PM yesterday, mobile data services were restored at 10 AM today. “The ban on Internet has been revoked in […]

Mosque bombing in Yemen capital kills at least 25

Sanaa: A bomb attack targeting worshippers at a mosque in Yemen’s capital today killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens more during prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, medics said. The blast happened in the Balili mosque where Huthi rebels who control Sanaa go to pray, according to witnesses. Witnesses reported that after […]

China cautions India over unilateral actions along the border

Beijing: China’s military today asked the Indian Army not to take any “unilateral actions” affecting the stability of the border areas, days after the Indian side removed a Chinese-built hut in the Ladakh sector. “The recent actions by the Indian Army in the relevant area was not consistent with the relevant agreement and spirit of […]

13 tested positive for dengue in Jammu

Jammu: One more case of dengue surfaced in the Basohli area of J&K’s Kathua district, taking the number of patients suffering from the vector-bourne disease to 13 in Jammu region, officials said today. “Until yesterday, a total of 13 people were tested positive with the vector-borne disease in Jammu region,” a health official said today. He […]

13 tested positive for dengue in Jammu

Jammu: One more case of dengue surfaced in the Basohli area of J&K’s Kathua district, taking the number of patients suffering from the vector-bourne disease to 13 in Jammu region, officials said today. “Until yesterday, a total of 13 people were tested positive with the vector-borne disease in Jammu region,” a health official said today. He […]

Man arrested for stealing buffaloes of BJP MLA in UP

Bareilly: A person has been arrested from Sirauli area here for allegedly stealing buffaloes of a BJP MLA three months ago, police said today. On the night of June 22, nine buffaloes were stolen from the farm house of Dharmpal Singh, the BJP MLA from Aonla, they said. Singh lodged a complaint with police, alleging that […]

Death toll in Makkah stampede reaches 310, 450 injured

Mina: At least 310 pilgrims were killed and 450 others injured today in a stampede during the Haj at Mina, near the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia, one of the worst incidents in nearly a decade to hit the annual pilgrimage. Over two million pilgrims, including more than 1.5 lakh Indians, are performing the […]

Mufti Sayeed welcomes Indo-Pak truce along LoC

Srinagar: J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today welcomed the latest agreement between India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and work towards defusing the situation along the Line of Control (LoC). “I welcome the latest agreement reached between India and Pakistan to maintain peace and tranquillity along the LoC…the move will bring huge respite to the […]

Three Pak boys held in Jaisalmer, to be sent back home

Jaisalmer: Three Pakistani boys, who were held by BSF near the border here in Rajasthan after they crossed into the Indian territory, will be sent back to their country by tomorrow, an official said today. “Pakistan rangers have been informed about the matter and they (boys) would be sent back today or tomorrow depending upon […]

Flash floods damage houses, bridge in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Anantnag: Flash floods have damaged  nearly a dozen houses, washed away a diversion bridge and forced hundreds of people to move towards safer places in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. According to reports, at least a dozen houses, seven among them have suffered extensive damage due to flash floods In Laisoo area of Kulgam district, where […]