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Train service suspended in south Kashmir following killing of militant in Awantipora


Srinagar: Train service was suspended on Friday as a “precautionary measure” in south Kashmir, where a militant was killed in a shootout with forces in Rinzipora area of Awantipora today morning. A rail official said in wake of Pulwama incident, train service between Banihal and Srinagar will remain suspended today as a ‘precautionary measure.’ “However, train service between Srinagar to ...

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Srinagar experiences coldest night in 28 years at minus 7.7 degree celsius


Srinagar: Record-breaking cold continued on Friday in both Jammu and Srinagar cities as intense cold wave lashed Jammu and Kashmir, the Met Office said. “The minimum temperature in Jammu was 2.6 degrees Celsius on Friday which is the lowest in this season,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. “After 11 years, the minimum temperature has dropped so much in ...

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MK Sinha takes over as IGP Jammu


JAMMU, Dec 27: IPS Officer of 1996 Batch J&K Cadre MK Sinha took over the charge of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Zone today from outgoing IGP Dr SD Singh. Prior to his posting as IGP Jammu Zone, the officer served in the Police Department in various capacities as SDPO Samba, SSP Border, Jammu, SSP Rajouri, SSP Vigilance Jammu, ...

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Militant killed in brief shootout in Awantipora village 


Jahangeer Ganaie Awantipora, December 28 (KNO) : An unidentified militant was killed in a brief shootout in Renzipora area of Awantipora belt of Pulwama district. Official sources told KNO that after militants opened fire on patrolling party of 55 RR, forces retaliated and during retaliation one militant was killed. An official while confirming the killing of militant said that he was killed in ...

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Portfolios allocated to Rajasthan ministers; CM Ashok Gehlot keeps 9, Deputy CM Sachin Pilot 5


Jaipur: Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh allocated portfolios to the council of ministers late on Wednesday night with the advice of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who has kept nine departments including the key finance and home with him. Gehlot also has excise, planning, department of personnel, general administration department, information technology among others. Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot was allocated the ...

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Former Kashmir University VC Hamidi Kashmiri dies at 86


Srinagar: Former vice chancellor of University of Kashmir, Professor Hamidi Kashmiri passed away late last night, a family source said. He was 86. Kashmiri was a recipient of the Ghalib Award and Sahitya Akademi Award (2005). The Government of India honored him in 2010, with the third highest civilian award of Padma Shri.

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JKBOSE 12th part 2 Jammu winter zone result 2018 declared


Jammu and Kashmir State Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) has declared the results of class 12 or Higher Secondary Part Two exams of Jammu division annual regular for winter zone on the official website. While the website address till now was or, the board has now come up with the revamped website – From now on all results ...

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Srinagar witneeses Coldest December night in 28 years


Srinagar: The capital city of hilly state Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar saw the coldest night of the season as the city shivered at minus 7.6 degree Celsius according to the Met Office stated on Thursday. Worth mention here after December 7, 1990, when the minimum temperature had  fallen to minus 8.8 degree Celsius, the city recorded the coldest night of ...

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Parliament likely to discuss triple talaq today


New Delhi: The Triple Talaq Bill, which is high on the government’s agenda, is likely to be taken up for discussion in the Lok Sabha as the winter session of Parliament resumes on Thursday after the Christmas recess. The first two weeks of the session were a near washout as the Opposition had disrupted the proceedings on various issues, including the ...

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