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Shopian shuts on third consecutive day to mourn militant killings


Srinagar A complete shutdown is being observed for the third consecutive day in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Tuesday to mourn the killing of Al Badr commander Zeenat ul Islam and his aide in a gunfight with the forces. Reports said that all shops and other commercial establishments are closed while traffic remained off the roads. They said that ...

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Shun violence, join mainstream: Governor to militants


Srinagar Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday advised militant to “shun the path of violence” and join mainstream saying the administration will take all steps for their rehabilitation but maintained that if militants fired or lobbed explosive devices at forces, they won’t retaliate with flowers or bouquets. “Militants will achieve nothing by indulging in violence and it was better for ...

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NCP, AAP attack BJP-Shiv Sena as BEST bus strike enters 7th day


The indefinite strike by BEST workers entered 7th day on Monday MUMBAI: Opposition parties hit out at the BJP and Shiv Sena for the BEST bus strike which entered its seventh day on Monday in the metropolis even as an official of the civic-run transport undertaking expressed hope that a High Court hearing later in the day will resolve the ...

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Fire breaks out in 6 industrial godowns at Mumbra’s Shilphata


The blaze erupted at around 01:45 am at AK Industrial Estate near Shilphata-Mahape Road. MUMBAI: A massive fire broke out in six godowns in the early hours of Tuesday in Mumbra’s Shilphata. The blaze erupted at around 01:45 am at AK Industrial Estate near Shilphata-Mahape Road. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot. Fire-fighting and rescue operations are currently underway. ...

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Jammu and Kashmir guv advises militants to shun path of violence, assures support for their rehabilitation


Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Monday advised militants to shun the path of violence, assuring that his administration is ready to do whatever it can for their rehabilitation. “There is nothing like ‘operation all out’ and some people are using this wrong term. We want these children (militants) to come back and we are ready to do ...

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Pak fires unprovoked on LoC, violates ceasefire in Poonch


JAMMU: Pakistani Army yet again violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked on the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Pak troops on Monday morning initiated unprovoked firing and targeted our forward posts in Khari Karmada area of Poonch, official sources here said. They said Pakistan resorted to small arms and shelling with heavy caliber weapons. Own troops ...

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Doda: Four Tripple story building turns into ashes


Abid Hussain Wani Doda, January 14: A massive fire broke out after short-circuit in Marmat area of Doda. As per reports, Four Tripple story residental buildings in which office of the Agriculture Department and eight shops completely destroyed after Short-circuit occured in the residential house of Mihd Din Wani at Goha Village, Tehsil Marmat in Doda district of Jammu & ...

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DySP Iftkhar accorded warm send off by YSCC Doda


Abid Hussain Wani Doda, January 14: Young Star Cricket Club Doda (Regd NGO) on Monday organized a grand farewell party at Doda in the honour of outgoing Dy SP Hqr Doda Iftkhar Ahmed on his transfer to Kishtwar. The farewell party was attended by Chairman MC Doda Ved Parkash Gupta, Vice Chairman MC Doda Mazhar ul Haq Munshi, Dr Sajjad Kraipak, ...

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NHM Employees of Doda District observe pen down strike


Appeals to Honble Governor for formulation of regularization policy Abid Hussain Wani Doda, January 14: Like other parts of the State and supporting the 48 hrs state wide strike call, a large number of National Health Mission Employees of Doda District under the banner of All J&K NHM Employees Association District Doda today held a strong protest and observed complete pen ...

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Pakistan puts major CPEC power project on hold, asks China to delete it from list


In a setback to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Pakistan government has decided to put on hold a major power project, Rahim Yar Khan power project, and has reportedly informed the Chinese government about the same. According to a report in Pakistan-based Dawn News, the Pakistan government will shut down several other schemes under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP). ...

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