Residents of Batamallo areas protest NFSA implementation

Srinagar: The residents of SD Colony Batamallo area of Srinagar on Tuesday staged protest demonstration against the implementation of National Food Security Act (NFSA) in the state and were demanding rollback of the Act. The residents took to streets and blocked the main road of the Batamallo thereby disrupting the vehicular movement. Hundreds of vehicles […]

World War II era mortar shells found

Imphal: Three mortar shells, believed to be from the World War II era, were found in Motbung area in Senapati district, a senior police officer said on Tuesday . The objects, which include two M3 Lee Tank and one US M2 60 mm shells, were found by the locals at Motbung, located some 30 km […]

Students block Srinagar- Leh Highway

Sheikh Anees Kangan: Hundreds of students on Tuesday staged protest and blocked the Srinagar-Leh National Highway over shortage of teachers in a government school. Shouting slogans, students from Government High School Surfarw area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district this morning took out a protest march and later demonstrated on the highway at Hariganwan Kangan Protesting […]

Pak probe team at Pathankot; Protest by Cong, AAP

Pathankot: A five-member Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) accompanied by Indian officials on Tuesday visited the “sanitised” areas at Pathankot airforce base in connection with probe into the January 2 terror attack targeting the strategic installation. The team, which came in a bus, was taken to the backside of the air base as workers of […]

PDP opposes proposed firing range at Kashmir’s Tragbal

Bandipora: The People’s Democratic Party has strongly opposed setting up of an army firing range at Tragbal meadow in this district saying “shifting firing range to the area will kill its unique natural beauty and may prove devastating due to its topography”. “We are aware of the Tosa Maidan and its exploitation form last fifty […]

KU suspends official work today to mourn demise of official

Srinagar: The Kashmir University has suspended official work on Tuesday in the backdrop of the varsity official’s death. An official statement said consequent to death of KU’s section officer Ghulam Jeelani Wani, official work in the university except teaching shall remain suspended today. Jeelani, who was ailing for sometime breathed his late at SKIMS Soura. […]

Pak joint investigation team heads for Pathankot

Amritsar/Pathankot: The Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) accompanied by Indian officials on Tuesday headed for Pathankot in connection with the probe into the January 2 terror attack at IAF base. The five-member Pakistani team led by Punjab’s Additional Inspector General of Police, Counter Terrorism Department, Muhammad Tahir Rai landed at Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport […]

Pak policy to liberate Kashmir with jihadis has backfired’

Washington: Pakistan’s involvement with jihadi groups at the highest level aimed at “liberation” of Jammu and Kashmir has backfired, ex-diplomat Husain Haqqani said on Tuesday following the deadly terror attack in Lahore. And even as its decades-old policy has backfired, the Pakistani establishment is reluctant to declare an all-out war against terrorist groups, Haqqani, the […]

World community should unitedly fight terror: Hurriyat

Srinagar: In the wake of Lahore suicide bombing, Kashmiri separatists on Monday said terrorism in “any form and at any place” is condemnable and asked the international community to make combined efforts to curb the “menace” of terrorism which has no place in Islam. “We strongly condemn the terror attack at Gulshan Iqbal Park in […]