Worker from Bihar shot dead by terrorists in J&K’s Anantnag

Srinagar: A labourer from Bihar was shot dead by terrorists in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the third such incident in the valley so far this year, officials said. They said the terrorists fired upon Raja Shah from point-blank range at Jablipora in the Bijbehara area, resulting in critical injuries. He […]

Ghulam Nabi Azad not to contest Lok Sabha elections from Anantnag-Rajouri

Anantnag: The Democratic Progressive Azad Party on Wednesday announced that former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and DPAP chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad will not contest the Lok Sabha elections from the Anantnag-Rajouri seat. Advocate Saleem Parray will be a candidate from the Azad’s Democratic Progressive Azad Party for the Anantnag Rajouri seat. DPAP leader, Advocate […]

Hindu community in Srinagar celebrates Ram Navami, takes out Shobha Yatra

Srinagar: Ram Navami was celebrated Wednesday by the small Hindu community of the city by taking out a Shobha Yatra in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir amidst tight security. The Shobha Yatra started from the Zaindar Mohalla in the old city and culminated at Tankipora after passing through Habbakadal, Barbarshah, Lal Chowk, Hari […]

High-voltage campaigning ends in Udhampur Lok Sabha seat in J&K

Jammu: The high-voltage electioneering came to an end on Wednesday evening in Udhampur parliamentary constituency in Jammu and Kashmir which is witnessing its first major electoral battle since it was bifurcated and downgraded to the status of a Union Territory in 2019. The polling is slated in Udhampur Lok Sabha seat in the first phase […]

Shat Chandi Maha Yagya concludes at Vaishno Devi Shrine

Katra: The 9-day long deeply revered Shat Chandi Maha Yagya organised by Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) at the Holy Shrine during Chaitra Navratra for universal peace and prosperity concluded on a grand note with “Purna ahuthi” on the auspicious occasion of Ram navami. Anshul Garg, Chief Executive Officer, Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board; […]

Will highlight ongoing ‘attack’ on dignity of J&K’s people: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said she will highlight the ongoing “attack” on dignity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir and its land and other resources, instead of indulging in blame game with rival parties. “Our aim is not to play the blame game. We are passing through very tough times. Our […]

‘Major breakthrough’ ahead of polls as 3 powerful IEDs seized in J&K’s Poonch

Mendhar/Jammu: Three ready-to-use improvised explosive devices (IED), each weighing between three to 20 kgs, were recovered from a terrorist hideout in the border district of Poonch on Wednesday, officials said. They termed it a “major breakthrough” ahead of Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The IEDs, planted inside steel containers of five-kg, 10-kg and […]

Notorious peddler nabbed with drugs

Rajouri: Police in Rajouris’ Thanamandi sub division arrested a notorious drug peddler along with a consignment of drugs. A team of police headed by SHO Thanamandi under the supervision of SDPO Thanamandi was on routine naka duty at Nerojal when a vehicle was intercepted and person namely Mohd Shakoor son of Mohd Bashir resident of […]

Labourer Dies of Electric Shock in J&K’s Rajouri

SRINAGAR: A labourer died of electric shock in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. An official said that a worker died due to electric shock and fell from the top of the electrical Poll at Nariya TCP.