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Devotees throng Sree Siddaganga math to pay tribute to Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami, last rites at 4.30 pm on Tuesday


Bengaluru: Devotees and saints in huge numbers paid tribute to Shivakumara Swami, seer of Sree Siddaganga Mutt, in Karnataka’s Tumkur. The Lingayat religious head of Siddaganga Math died on Monday at the age of 111 after battling a lung infection for several days. Nadedaduva Devaru (walking god), as he was fondly referred to, was on ventilator support. A highly revered ...

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Virat Kohli scripts history, makes clean sweep of ICC awards


Indian skipper Virat Kohli has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the Intenational Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year, the Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018. Not only is Kohli the first player to win these three major ICC ...

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IPS officer’s brother among 3 militants killed in Kashmir


Srinagar, Jan 22: Three militants, including the brother of an IPS officer, were killed and a soldier injured on Tuesday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police sources said Shamsul Haq Mengnoo of Draggud village of Shopian was among those killed in Heff Shermal village by security forces. Shamsul Mengnoo, the younger brother of Inamul Haq Mengnoo, a ...

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Former PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir’s car used to attack pilgrims in 2017 Amarnath terror attack: NIA

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SRINAGAR: Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Aijaz Ahmad Mir’s vehicle was used to carry out the 2017 Amarnath terror attack, claimed the National Investigation Agency (NIA). “It has come to our notice that once his (Aijaz Mir) vehicle was used to attack the pilgrims of the Amarnath yatra,” read the NIA’s letter to the Additional ...

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Helicopter, ropeway services at Vaishno Devi suspended over bad weather, snowfall


SRINAGAR: Helicopter and ropeway services at Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir were suspended following heavy snow and rainfall in the area. Katra, the base camp for pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district, recorded a low of 6 degrees Celsius on Tuesday morning, said the IMD.  It further predicted a “generally cloudy sky with moderate rain” ...

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Shopian gunfight: Two militants killed, intense clashes erupt


Srinagar: In the ongoing gunfight in Shirmal area of Shopian, two militants have been killed and massive clashes have erupted near the gunfight site. A gunfight broke out on Tuesday after a joint party of the army and the state police launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Shirmal village following inputs about the presence of militants. Reports said the militants opened fire on ...

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JKBOSE declares Class 10th result for Kargil Division


Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has declared the results and grade cards for secondary school exam or the class 10th exam for Kargil Division. The result is available on the official website of the Board at Candidates can check the result using their roll number or name. JKBOSE 10th Result, Kargil Division JKBOSE 10th Result, ...

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Srinagar-Jammu NH shuts after snow avalanche blocks Jawahar tunnel


Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed on Tuesday after a snow avalanche blocked both tubes of the Jawahar tunnel on Qazigund side, police said. Rescue operations have been launched to evacuate people stranded in the tunnel but there is no report of any casualty so far. “A snow avalanche hit Jawahar tunnel and has blocked both tubes of the ...

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Budgam encounter underway:2 militants killed


Srinagar, Jan 21: Two militants were on Monday killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in central Kashmir district of Budgam, where internet services has been suspended for security reasons. Official sources said following specific information about the presence of militants, a joint Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police, Army ...

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