|Infiltration bid foiled: Army jawan killed another injured in Tangdhar|
BSF jawan killed 7 civilians injured in Pak firing in R.S. Pura sector
Srinagar, oct 28
An infiltration bid by terrorists has been foiled in Tangdhar sector, the army has said.
The terrorists from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir were trying to slip into the area near the Line of Control, news agency Press Trust of India quoted an official as saying.
Two soldiers from 6 Ghadwal were critically wounded
|Ensure Timely Completion of Public Grievances, CM tells Officials |
Srinagar, oct 28
Asking for focused action plan over the next months to ensure the timely completion of the public grievances, the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has directed all the top officials of the government to redress the grievances of people promptly and understand their problems and local issues.
Official sources told
|Yashwant Sinha led team meets Governor|
SRINAGAR, OCT 27
A team comprising Mr. Yashwant Sinha, former Union Minister; Ms. Sushobha Barve, Executive Director, Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR), Air Vice Marshal (Retd.) Kapil Kak and Mr. Bharat Bhushan former Editor and senior journalist, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhawan here today.
|Sinha led delegation rakes up 'exam issue' with Geelani, gets answer on spot|
Srinagar, Oct 27
All Parties Hurriyat Conference Thursday said that 3 members of the delegation headed by former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha, today called on the octogenarian chairperson of APHC, Syed Ali Geelani at 10 am at his Hyderpora residence.
The group included Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak, Senior Journalist
|'Whatever is possible will do for Kashmir: Sinha|
'Meeting Geelani was a pleasure'
Srinagar, Oct 27: Former Finance Minister and senior Bhartiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha Thursday said that the delegation he headed in Kashmir Valley had a great impact on the people and situation to some extent normalized after their meeting with all the stake-holders from past three days.
Sinha told news agency CNS that he is extre
|Pakistan embassy official told to leave India over spying charges|
New Delhi, oct 28
India on Thursday asked a Pakistan High Commission staffer here to leave the country immediately over his alleged involvement in a major espionage ring that was busted with the arrest of two Indians working for the ISI.
Vikas Swarup, spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, tweeted that Foreign Secretary S
|Two Indians, 'working for ISI', sent to 12-day police custody|
New Delhi: Two Indian nationals, Maulana Ramzan and Subhash Jangir who allegedly worked for Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), were on Thursday sent to 12-day police remand by the Patiala House Court here.
They were arrested on Wednesday at around 10:40 a.m. by the Inter-state Cell of the Crime Branch during a raid near the Delhi z
|Three Persons killed by falling from a vehicle |
Kishtwar, oct 28
In a shocking incident, 3 youths died after felling from the roof top of a Metador in District Kishtwar on Thursday evening.
According to reports, A Yatri Metador(Mini Bus) bearing registration number JK17-3051 was on its way to Tagood from Sarthal , when reached at Bhandharkote, driver lost control on it as r
|Kashmir shuts on 111th consecutive day|
Srinagar, oct 28
Normal life continued to remain affected in Kashmir on the 111th day today due to separatist-sponsored strike.
While there were no curbs on the movement of people anywhere in Kashmir, the officials said restrictions on assembly of four or more people were in place throughout the Valley for maintaining law and
|2% DA hiked for central govt. employees, pensioners|
New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday approved 2 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central Government employees and pensioners, effective from July 1, 2016. The proposal to hike the DA was granted during the Cabinet meeting today afternoon at the Prime Minister's Office. The announcement, which comes ahead of Diwali, is set to bring che
|HC dismisses PIL seeking deferment of class 10, 12 exams |
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Thursday dismissed the public litigation interest (PIL) filed by JK Students Welfare Association, seeking postponement of class 10 and 12 exams till March 2017.
The court observed that Association representing the petitioner was not registered.
Jahangir Iqbal, additional advocate general who was represent
|Attacks on vendors intensify, Petrol bomb hurled in Sopore|
Srinagar: From past couple of days road side vendors doing normal business during strike period are being attacked by masked youth across Kashmir. On Thursday, unknown persons hurled a petrol bomb on vendors in North Kashmir's Sopore town. Reports said that two masked persons who were riding a motor bike stopped near sub-district hospital Sopore
|Two 'hardcore' stone-pelters arrested from Jammu: Police|
Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested from Jammu two "hardcore" stone-pelters who were evading arrest.
"Two hardcore ston- pelters who are involved in many stone pelting cases and arson cases were arrested from Jammu," said a spokesman.
He said a special team of Srinagar police arrested two "hardcore stone pelters Humair @ Nel
|Truck, auto-rickshaw set ablaze in Srinagar|
Srinagar: Unidentified persons on Thursday morning torched a truck and an auto-rickshaw in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Reports said that a truck was torched in Parimpora locality while an auto-rickshaw was set ablaze in Saida Kadal. Both the truck and rickshaw suffered damages due to blaze.