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Ladakh region continues to reel under first cold wave of season: Met


Srinagar: A partial cloud cover marginally improved minimum temperatures across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as the Ladakh region continued to reel under the first cold wave of the season, Met said. “The cold wave conditions are likely to continue for another three days. We are expecting another spell of moderate rain and snow from November 12 to 14,” a ...

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Khawaja gives Australia fitness boost ahead of India Tests


Usman Khawaja gave Australia a major fitness boost ahead of next month’s home Test series against India, claiming he was ahead of schedule in his recovery from a meniscal tear. Khawaja, who went underwent surgery on October 23 to repair his knee, is targetting an early return that’ll see him play one Sheffield Shield game before the Adelaide Test starts on December ...

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Several flights delayed from Mumbai airport after Air India transport workers’ strike


New Delhi: In the face of a strike by the ground staff of Air India, several flights from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) were delayed on Thursday morning. The contractual ground staff of Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) are on a strike at the Mumbai airport since Wednesday night. In a statement to news agency ANI, Air India ...

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Man held for ‘assaulting’ woman pilgrim at Sabarimala


New Delhi: A 29-year old man was Wednesday arrested in connection with the incident relating to the alleged assault of a woman pilgrim at the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, suspecting her to be of menstrual age. Sooraj, hailing from Elanthur in Pathanamthitta district, was one of the main accused in the incident which took place Tuesday when the hill ...

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Bubble most famous people slip into: Harsha Bhogle takes on Virat Kohli for asking fan to ‘leave India’


New Delhi: Famous cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle has reacted to Team India skipper Virat Kohli’s statement on a fan lauding Australian and English cricketers. Taking to microblogging site Twitter, the commentator said that Kohli’s statement “is reflection of bubble that most famous people either slip into or are forced into”. Bhogle criticised Kohli over the latter’s angry reaction to a fan calling ...

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DIPR expresses solidarity with Dr Shahid Iqbal, Zafar Choudhary


Jammu: The Department of Information and Public Relations has condoled the demise of Choudhary Salam Din, father of Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora and Zafar Choudhary, a Senior Journalist of State.   A condolence meeting convened at Directorate of Information here this evening under the chairmanship of Director Information & Public Relations, Tariq Ahmad Zargar expressed profound grief and ...

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Enquiry after teacher mocked, made to do sit-ups by Principal in Poonch


MS Nazki  Poonch: A middle-aged government school teacher was punished with sit-ups for alleged absence from duty by his Principal in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. A video which has gone viral on social media sites shows the teacher Rafeeq Ahmed holding his ears and doing sit-ups as the Principal of Govt  Higher Secondary School Dhargloon, who also holds additional ...

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Army busts hideout in Shopian village 


Shopian : Army on Thursday claimed bust a hideout in Reshnagri village of South kashmir’s Shopian district. Reports reaching to KNO that Army’s 23 Para burst hideout in Reshnagari village and recovered IED (Improved Explosive Devices)incarnated material believed Jaish e Mohammad militants were used this Hideout. SSP Shopian Sandeep Chaudary told KNO. A joint team of Shopian Police and 23 Para ...

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2 Hizbul militants killed in a gunfight in Shopian


SRINAGAR: Two Kashmiri Hizbul militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Following specific inputs about the presence of militants, security forces cordoned off Safanagri village early in the day, prompting the hiding terrorists to fire that led to the encounter, a police officer said. Both slain Hizbul ...

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