News And Features

Fierce Gunbattle in North Kashmir Near LoC, 2-4 Militants Killed


SRINAGAR: A fierce encounter between militants and security forces was going on in Keran sector in the frontier district of Kupwara since early this morning. So far two to four militants have been killed, official sources said adding that...

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Trooper Killed in Jammu Accidental Firing


JAMMU: A Border Security Force trooper was killed in Jammu district Friday when his pistol fired accidentally, injuring another trooper, police said. Both Inspector Ratiram and Constable Ramji Thakur were injured when the inspector's pistol went off accidentally. However, Ratiram has died of his...

BJP National President Amit Shah Likely to Visit Jammu on Aug 8


JAMMU: Bhartiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu on August 8 to welcome former Congress MP Choudhary Lal Singh, who may join the party in his presence. Mr Lal Singh may join BJP in presence of Mr Shah, who is likely to pay a visit here on August 8," party...

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Majority of Kashmir Separatist Leaders Put Under House Arrest, Malik Arrested

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SRINAGAR: Majority separatist leaders were put under house arrest while chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Yasin Malik was taken into preventive custody. Official sources said this was a precautionary measure to prevent any law and order problem as breakaway Hurriyat...

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Militants Snatch Security Guard's Weapon in Kashmir


SRINAGAR: Separatist guerrillas Friday snatched the weapon of a guard posted for the security of a judge here, an official said. "Militants snatched the service weapon of a guard posted on protection duty with a district and sessions judge," a police official told IANS. "The incident occurred...

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Tech & Business

Gulmarg Gandola Earns Rs 27 cr, Makhdoom Sahib ropeway Rs.8.42 lakh


SRINAGAR: The Gulmarg Gandola Cable Car (GGCC) has earned Rs 27.06 crore while the Makhdoom sahib ropeway Rs 8.42 lakhs during the first...

Centre Approves Rs 1300 Cr For Phase-11 Under RGGVY For J&K

SRINAGAR: The Centre has approved an amount of Rs 1,300 crore for implementation of Phase-II under RGGVY in Jammu and Kashmir. Principal Secretary...

Scientist Claims Technology To Take Over Humans by 2045

MELLBOURNE: Physicist Louis Del Monte has claimed that humans would be taken over by the new artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the next 30...

Wildlife & Environment

Black Bear Found Dead In South Kashmir


SRINAGAR: A black bear was found dead under suspicious circumstances in south Kashmir Shopian, police said. They said a bear was found...

Now Govt Admits Kashmir’s Sewage Flows Into Jhelum

Admission comes after High Court seeks comprehensive report on sources polluting the...

Water Tiger: Kashmir Loses Mahseer, Its Pride Fish

Kainaat Mushtaq SRINAGAR: The Mahseer, known among Kashmiri anglers as "tiger in the water", all but vanished after Pakistan...

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Blast From The Past

Violence rises in disputed Kashmir, 20 dead.

JAMMU, Aug 1 (2002): Twenty people were reported killed on Thursday in fighting in the Kashmir region disputed by nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. The latest spate of violence follows a weekend peace mission to India...


Omar Abdullah’s Six Year Rule: The Shrinking Of a Chief Minister


He came promising hope, and is now going into elections fighting charges of an ineffective regime...


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