Land under government forces ‘major impediment in city’s development’: Srinagar Master Plan report

Land under government forces ‘major impediment in city’s development’: Srinagar Master Plan report

SRINAGAR: So much of Srinagar – “every nook and corner” – has been occupied by the military and paramilitary establishment that little land is left for infrastructure and development projects, says the Srinagar Metropolitan Plan (SMP) 2035 report, the city’s “master plan” that has recently been approved by the state administrative council (SAC) headed by […]

BSF officer among 3 injured in ceasefire violation by Pak: Officials

BSF officer among 3 injured in ceasefire violation by Pak: Officials

Jammu: A BSF officer and two civilians were injured as Pakistan army resorted to heavy mortar shelling and small arms firing targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Monday, officials said. Pakistan violated ceasefire for the second consecutive day Monday by resorting to heavy […]

Sacked BSF jawan to contest LS polls from Varanasi

Sacked BSF jawan to contest LS polls from Varanasi

Chandigarh: The BSF constable who was dismissed in 2017 after he posted a video online complaining about the food served to the troops has said he would take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh. “I will contest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi constituency as an independent candidate,” […]

31 Rohingyas stuck at border since Friday, BSF-BGB blame-game on

31 Rohingyas stuck at border since Friday, BSF-BGB blame-game on

Agartala: Thirty one Rohingya Muslims are literally in no-man’s land, holed up behind the barbed wire fencing along the Bangladesh border in Tripura since Friday, while a blame-game is on between the border guards of the two countries over their refuge. The Border Security Force (BSF) officials said six men, nine women and 16 children […]

BSF officer killed in sniper fire along border

BSF officer killed in sniper fire along border

Jammu: An assistant commandant of the Border Security Force (BSF) was killed in sniper fire by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district Monday morning, officials said. Pakistan troops also violated the ceasefire and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, prompting […]

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