Indian, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC in Rajouri


Jammu, Dec 24:  The Indian and Pakistani armies on Monday traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said. The Pakistan Army used automatics and mortars to target Indian military and civilian facilities. “Unprovoked firing and shelling from the Pakistani side started around 9.30 a.m. in Lam, Keri, Pukharni and Peer ...

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Bangladesh, Windies fined for slow over-rates in second T20I

Bangladesh and the West Indies have been fined for maintaining slow over-rates during their second T20I of the three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka, which the home side went on to win by 36 runs on Thursday. Jeff Crowe of the Emirates International Cricket Council (ICC) Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the fines after the ...

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CASO launched in Tangmerg village


  Baramulla, December 20: Security Forces on early Thursday launched a cordon-and-search operation in Mahin North Kashmir’s Tangmarg village on Thursday. Reports said that joint team of Army 2 RR, SOG Special Operation Group of Police and CRPF sealed Maheen village of Tangmarg and conducted door to door search operation in the area. Local reports said whole area is under cordon which ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Northern Army Commander Ranbir Singh Reviews Security Situation in the State


Srinagar, December 18: Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh arrived here on Monday to review the prevailing security situation in the wake of recent counter-terrorism operations conducted in the region. During the visit, the Army Commander was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lieutenant General AK Bhatt, at Badami Bagh Cantonment on the overall situation and major operational, informational, logistical ...

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Bengaluru shocker: 20-year-old man sets mother on fire for denying money to buy alcohol

BENGALURU: In a shocking incident, a 20-year-old man allegedly set his mother on fire after she refused to give him money to buy alcohol in Bengaluru. The woman immediately rushed to a hospital where she is undergoing treatment. The 20-year-old accused, identified as Uttam Kumar, is absconding. View image on Twitter Sadashivanagar, #Bengaluru: Uttam Kumar a 20-year-old man allegedly tried to ...

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World Diabetes Day celebrated at SKIIMS  


Srinagar, Nov 14: Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences organized World Diabetes Day celebrations at the SKIMS auditorium today on 14th November, 2018. The event focused on creating awareness about diabetes particularly in children. The event started with registration, blood tests and anthropometry of the patients. To stress the importance of life style modification in the management of diabetes, a physical ...

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Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain lashes plains in Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 13:  The upper reaches, including border town of Gurez, received fresh snowfall while rain lashed plains, resulting in further dip in the day temperature in Kashmir valley, where wet weather is predicted during the next 48 hours. However, the night temperature improved and settled several degrees above normal at majority of the places in Kashmir valley due to ...

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Jammu & Kashmir: Reshuffle announced in middle rung administration


Jammu, Nov 10: The state government today ordered reshuffle in the administration here today. Prasanna Ramaswamy G., IAS (JK:2010), Deputy Commissioner, Reasi, has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction. He shall also hold the additional charge of Special Officer in the Cell for Monitoring Flagship Programmes and Mega ...

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US reassures Taiwan on security as China increases threats

Any attempt to determine Taiwan’s future by ”other than peaceful means” is a threat to regional security and a matter of ”grave concern” to the United States, Washington’s de facto ambassador to Taipei said Wednesday, in a nod to Chinese military intimidation against the island. Brent Christensen also said Washington would continue military sales to Taiwan while promoting its participation ...

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Videographer sustains pellet injuries

Srinagar: A videographer   from south Kashmir sustained bullet injuries Tuesday while covering clashes between the forces and youth at Memander area on Shopian district. The injured videographer has been identified as Aijaz Ahmad Dar. He was rushed to hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, Kashmir Press Club has condemned the harassment of journalists in south Kashmir.

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