Large number of people attend youth’s funeral

Srinagar, Jan 31: Thousands on Wednesday joined the funeral procession of Rayees Ahmad Ganai, who died in a hospital here after suffering a gunshot injury in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday. Hundreds of mourners gathered at Narpora, the ancestral village of Rayees where he was buried amid pro-Islam and pro-Azadi slogans. As mourners […]

Army files counter FIR in Shopian firing

New Delhi, Jan 31: The Indian Army has filed a counter FIR in the firing incident in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, informed sources said on Wednesday. The counter FIR was filed on January 28 in response to an FIR lodged by the Jammu and Kashmir Police over the killing of civilians that mentions […]

Tremors felt across North India

Tremors felt across North India

An Earthquake was felt across North India with Magnitude 6.1. It is reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was located in Hindu Kush area of Afghanistan. Tremors were also felt in Delhi.

Minimum temperatures rise further in J&K

Srinagar, Jan 31: Nightlong cloud cover on Wednesday further improved the minimum temperatures bringing relief from intense cold wave conditions in Jammu and Kashmir. “Light rain or snow is likely to occur in the valley on Thursday and Friday. Night temperatures have improved since Tuesday and are likely to improve further during the next two […]

Sopore shuts to mourn killing of Goldsmith

Muhammad Iqbal Shutdown is being observed in North Kashmir’s Sopore town today to mourn the murder of Goldsmith, Tariq Ahmed Malik who was kidnapped, murdered then thrown into river jehlum on 26 December and his body was fished out after 34 days on Tuesday evening by joint efforts of Police and locals. The shutdown call […]

Injured teenager Rayees succumbed in SKIMS, Shopian death toll mounts to 3

SRINAGAR:A 19-year-old youth injured in army firing in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday has succumbed at SKIMS Soura, taking the death toll in the incident to three. Rayees Ahmad Ganie, son of Mohd Yousuf Ganie (19) of Narpora village of the south Kashmir district, was hit in the head after army opened fire on […]

Pakistan targets Indian positions on LoC

Jammu, Jan 31: The Pakistan Army resorted to overnight heavy shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. Using small arms, automatics and mortars, they targeted military and civilian facilities in nearly a dozen areas of the Balakote sector late on Tuesday, Defence Ministry sources said. “The Indian positions retaliated effectively. […]

Dr Hajini announces Sharfi e Saqafat award for legendary Rahman Rahi

Award contains Rs 10 lacs, ‘Most prestigious award of JK’ Jammu, Jan 30: “Today we have announced the most prestigious award of the Jammu and Kashmir state called Sharfi e Saqafat for the eminent Kashmiri poet Rahman Rahi.” The award contains hefty Rs 10 lacs and is a life time achievement award. This was announced […]

Several roads near LoC closed due to heavy snowfall

Srinagar, Jan 30 :- Roads to dozens of villages, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) were closed on Tuesday due to heavy to very snowfall since Monday night. ”Due to snow, the roads leading to Sadhna top, Razdan pass, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan has been closed,” officials said. ”We have closed road from Bandipora […]

Infiltration bid on LoC foiled in J&K

Srinagar, Jan 30: An infiltration bid by militants has been foiled on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Noticing suspicious movement in Gohalan area on Monday, “alert troops fired forcing the infiltrating militants to flee back”, Defence Ministry sources said. “Pakistan Army started firing at Indian positions […]

Terrorism in J&K related to cross-border infiltration: President

New Delhi, Jan 29: Terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir is directly related to cross-border infiltration, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Monday. “Terrorism in interior parts of Jammu and Kashmir is directly related to the cross-border infiltration,” Kovind said in his address to a joint sitting of Parliament on the first day of the Budget […]

Baramulla farmers prefer orchards to Agri land

Faraaz Ashraf The conversion of agricultural land into orchards as well as for other commercial purposes is increasing tremendously without any setback and also the government seems irresponsible and not paying any attention in this regard, where people without having any threat and pressure from govt. are growing variety of crops, constructing buildings and houses. […]

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