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Army man commits suicide in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Army man commits suicide in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Srinagar:  An army soldier shot himself dead with his service rifle in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district last night, officials said today. An official said that Abishekh Roy Kumar who worked as a wireless operator shot himself at 34 RR camp in Behibagh area of Kulgam last night. Following the gunshot, the colleagues rushed towards the […]

Flight operations hit at Srinagar airport due to intermittent snowfall

(Agencies) Srinagar : Intermittent snowfall continued in Kashmir for the second consecutive day Saturday, leading to disruption in flight operations at the Srinagar airport, officials said. The snowfall has led to decrease in visibility, resulting in disruption of flight operations at the Srinagar airport. “The air traffic to and fro Srinagar airport has been hit because of the low visibility due to continuous snowfall,” […]

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Kashmir highway shut for vehicular traffic after heavy snowfall

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday shut the Jammu-Srinagar Highway for vehicular traffic following heavy snowfall at the Jawahar Tunnel. An official said that the vehicular movement was stopped in view of heavy snowfall around Jawahar Tunnel. “Snowing heavily at Jawahar Tunnel on Jammu-Srinagar NHW, vehicular movement stopped. @JmuKmrPolice,” traffic police said on Twitter. Widespread snowfall started across […]

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JRL activists protest in Srinagar demanding release of political prisoners

Srinagar :The leaders and activists associated with Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday staged a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding the release of political prisoners. Soon after the congregational Friday prayers were held, scores of JRL activists assembled at Abi Guzar and raised slogans against the administration. The activists d mandes immediate release of political […]

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Governor attends Oath Ceremony of Sarpanches

Jammu : Governor Satya Pal Malik attended the Oath ceremony function of the newly elected Sarpanches of Jammu Division, organized by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, here today. Sh. Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Sh. K. Vijay Kumar,  Advisors to Governor, Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; and many senior officers from […]

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Three booked under PSA in Bandipora, shifted to Kotbalwal Jail

Srinagar : Authorities here on today booked three persons under stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) in Bandipora district of north Kashmir over their alleged involvement in anti-national activities. Confirming the PSA, an official said that trio were arrested for their alleged involvement in anti-government activities and was shifted to Kotbalwal jail Jammu. They were identified […]

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Taliban kill 21 Afghan troops, injure 23 others in three different attacks

Kabul: Officials say a wave of Taliban attacks in western and northern Afghanistan the previous day has killed 21 members of the country’s security forces. Jamshed Shahabi, spokesman for the governor in western Badghis province, says the insurgents overran outposts there, killing six policemen. Council member Shamsul Haq Baeakzai in northern Baghlan province says seven members […]

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JRL condemns killing of Sikh youth in Tral

Srinagar : Joint Resistance Leadership including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Thursday condemned the incident of killing of a Sikh youth in Tral by unidentified gunmen. In a statement the JRL condemning the incident said that the purpose of such incidents is to destroy the communal harmony. “…even after the massacre […]

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BJP open to alliances, cherishes old friends, says PM Modi

(Agencies) Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the BJP was open to alliances and cherished its old friends, in a hint that it was looking to strengthen the NDA in Tamil Nadu ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. In an interaction with the party’s booth-level workers from five districts in Tamil Nadu through video-conferencing, he […]

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Army Only Facilitating Peace in Jammu and Kashmir: Rawat

 (Agencies) NEW DELHI — The Army has managed the situation well along the borders with China and Pakistan and there should be no cause for concern, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Thursday. Rawat, speaking at his annual press conference, also said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be improved further. “We are only […]

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