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Killer roads: 11 killed as SUV falls into gorge in Ramban

Killer roads: 11 killed as SUV falls into gorge in Ramban

Banihal/Jammu: Eleven people, including four women and five children, were killed and four others injured when an SUV skidded off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. The SUV, carrying 15 passengers from Chaderkote to Rajgarh, rolled down into the over 500-feet-deep gorge […]

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Pak Army claims shooting down ‘spying’ quadcopter

Pak Army claims shooting down ‘spying’ quadcopter

Islamabad: Pakistan Army on Saturday claimed that it shot down a “spying” Indian quadcopter along the Line of Control. Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor claimed that the quadcopter had intruded some 150 metres inside Pakistan side of the LoC. “Pakistan Army troops shot down an Indian spying quadcopter in Rakhchikri Sector along Line of […]

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Become job creators instead of job seekers: Advisor Ganai to students

Become job creators instead of job seekers: Advisor Ganai to students

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai Saturday urged youth to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and called upon them to find alternatives to public sector jobs by setting up their own business ventures. The Advisor said this during the valedictory function of two-day 6th National Conference and Exhibition on ‘Emerging and Innovative Trends in Engineering […]

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Modi was posing for cameras at the time of Pulwama attack: Rahul

Modi was posing for cameras at the time of Pulwama attack: Rahul

Dehradun: Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched his party’s campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Uttarakhand on Saturday, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi was posing for cameras at the Corbett National Park for a documentary when CRPF jawans were being killed in Pulwama. At a rally here, in which BJP veteran and former Uttarakhand […]

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Decisive action plan needed for protection of Dal Lake: COE

Decisive action plan needed for protection of Dal Lake: COE

Srinagar: The four-member Committee of Experts (COE) appointed by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Saturday conducted a high-level meeting for the conservation, Management and Rehabilitation of Dal-Nigeen. The meeting was convened by Lakes and Water Bodies Development Authority (LAWDA) to review the overall progress, preservation and protection of Dal lake. The meeting was […]

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Three arrested for firing gun shots in air

Three arrested for firing gun shots in air

Jammu: Police said three youths were arrested Saturday for allegedly firing gun shots in the air outside Hari Niwas Palace here creating panic among people. The search for their another accomplice is underway, a police spokesman said. He said four youths, who were on their way out from the bar at Hari Niwas, fired gun […]

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Assembly polls in JK will be held in June: Reports

Assembly polls in JK will be held in June: Reports

Srinagar: Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir may be held after the Holy month of Ramzan and a little before the annual Amarnath Yatra, ‘Zee News’ quoting sources said on Saturday. The sources said that the crucial election to the J&K assembly may be held between June 5 and 30 in 6 to 8 phases. […]

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NIA summons to Mirwaiz: Don’t make this matter of prestige, says NC

NIA summons to Mirwaiz: Don’t make this matter of prestige, says NC

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) Saturday asked the Centre not to make it a point of prestige to summon moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to New Delhi. Party’s General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar said that the separatist leader should be questioned in the Valley. “Government should not make it a point of prestige to […]

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LS election: Cong discusses poll preparedness in JK

LS election: Cong discusses poll preparedness in JK

Jammu: The state election management committee of the Congress held its meeting here on Saturday and discussed the preparedness of the party in Jammu and Kashmir in view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, a party spokesman said. Leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha and chairman of the committee Ghulam Nabi Azad chaired the […]