Suicide attack near Dhaka airport

Suicide attack near Dhaka airport

Dhaka: A young man, suspected to be a suicide bomber, blew himself up at the international airport in Dhaka, nearly a week after a similar attack on a nearby camp of Bangladesh’s elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) force. The man, said to be in his 30s, blew himself up in front of a police outpost […]

Tasaduq wealthier than his sister Mehbooba

Tasaduq wealthier than his sister Mehbooba

Srinagar: PDP nominee for Anantnag by-polls, Mufti Tasaduq Hussain, is wealthier than his sister Mehbooba Mufti while four other candidates in the fray for the two Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir have declared assets worth over Rs 1 crore. Tasaduq (45), making debut in electoral politics by filing nominations from south Kashmir’s Anantnag Lok Sabha […]

Man held with election boycott posters in Awantipora

Man held with election boycott posters in Awantipora

Srinagar: Police have arrested a man along with election boycott posters in Awantipora Friday. As per a statement issued by the police, “acting on a tip off, Awantipora Police arrested a suspect identified as Mohammad Yousuf Wani son of Abdul Gani resident of Brah Bandina and recovered a huge number of Election boycott posters from […]

Teachers won’t be deployed for poll duties in J-K: Minister

Teachers won’t be deployed for poll duties in J-K: Minister

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government will not deploy teachers for election duties in bypolls to the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Kashmir and the forthcoming local bodies polls in the state. “Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has instructed that the state government will not deploy teachers as booth level officers during elections in Kashmir Valley,” […]

NC-Cong alliance symbolises deceit, treachery: PDP

NC-Cong alliance symbolises deceit, treachery: PDP

Srinagar: PDP Friday accused the opposition National Conference of being responsible for the “mess” in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed confidence that the ruling party’s candidates would win the upcoming bypolls as the “NC-Congress alliance symbolises deceit and treachery”. “(National Conference president) Farooq Abdullah and (his son) Omar are the main reasons behind the mess […]

6 gamblers held in Budgam: Police

6 gamblers held in Budgam: Police

Srinagar: Budgam police arrested a group of gamblers and recovered stake money over thirty nine thousand from the gambling spot, police said on Friday. Following a tip off, a police party of Police Station Budgam raided a gambling site near Railway station, Budgam. During the raid, police said, six people were apprehended while gambling. Stake […]

Man dies, 2 injured in road mishaps

Man dies, 2 injured in road mishaps

Srinagar: One person died while two others were injured in three separate road accidents in Anantnag, Budgam and Srinagar, police said on Friday. A motorcycle bearing registration number JK0T-3409 hit and injured a pedestrian identified as Ghulam Nabi Wani son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani a resident of Khanpora Shangus at Shangus near BDO office. Injured […]

J&K Govt allots over 160 kanals of land to Ramdev’s Patanjali

J&K Govt allots over 160 kanals of land to Ramdev’s Patanjali

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Government has transferred over 160 kanals land to Ramdeve’s Patanjali at Vijaypur in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said on Friday. Sources said that over 160 kanals of land was yesterday allotted to Patanjali to set up its unit in the state. They said that the land transfer […]

Two youths injured in Soura Clashes

Two youths injured in Soura Clashes

Srinagar: Two youths sustained injuries during fierce clashes that erupted between protesters and government forces at main market Soura, Srinagar after Friday prayers. One youth, reportedly from Nowhatta, sustained serious injuries when a stun grenade exploded in his hand that he tried to throw back towards forces. His thumb fell apart and was rushed to […]

Fire damages 3 residential structures in Anchar

Fire damages 3 residential structures in Anchar

Srinagar: At least three residential structures were gutted in massive fire that erupted in Anchar locality of Soura, Srinagar on Friday. As per the witnesses, fire emanated from second floor of one of the three damaged structures that later spread over and engulfed two more structures within next few minutes. The intensity of fire was […]