City and Neighbourhood

Soldier injured in infiltration bid on LoC

Jammu, Aug 15: An Indian Army soldier was injured on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district where an infiltration bid was foiled. Defence Ministry sources s...

Pak Prez for probing vote rigging charges

ISLAMABAD: In an unusual move, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain in his Independence Day address, raised the issue of alleged rigging in the July 25 elections and asked the election commission to lo...

2 Pak soldiers killed in Indian retaliation

SRINAGAR: Two Pakistani troopers were killed by the Indian Army in response to ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district where one ow...

BSF, Rangers exchange sweets on Pakistan I-Day

Chandigarh, Aug 14: The Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistani Rangers exchanged sweets on Tuesday on the international border in Punjab on the occasion of Pakistan's 72th Independence Day. The...

Peace talks with Pakistan will be futile: Former RAW chief

New Delhi, Aug 14: The Kashmir issue is now merely an "excuse" propped by the Pakistan Army to remain in control, said former RAW chief Vikram Sood, who described the neighbouring country's army as t...

Pakistan celebrates Independence Day with patriotic zeal, fervour

Islamabad, Aug 14: People all across Pakistan on Tuesday celebrated the country's 72nd Independence Day with traditional zeal and fervour. As the clock struck midnight, fireworks began across the ...

Karvan-e-Aman' bus service resumes

Srinagar, Aug 13: The Karvan-e-Aman bus service, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), resumed on Monday after remaining suspended last week for sec...

Militants abduct, kill civilian in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 13: Militants abducted and killed a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Monday. "Terrorists on Sunday night barged into the house of Gulzar Ahmad, a resi...

Punjab confirms Sidhu's invite for Imran Khan's swearing-in

Chandigarh, Aug 11: The Punjab government on Saturday confirmed that former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu has been invited for the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan's Prime Minister in-waiting I...

Imran Khan extends personal invitation over phone to Navjot Singh Sidhu for swearing-in ceremony

Chandigarh, Aug 11: The Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party Imran Khan, who is going to be sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, has sent invitation to former cricketer and Cabin...

Indian HC meets Imran, raises concerns on cross-border terror

ISLAMABAD: Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria today called on Pakistan's prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan and discussed bilateral relations even as he voiced the Indian leadership's concerns o...

DRI seizes Pak-smuggled heroin in Kashmir

New Delhi, Aug 10: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested three smugglers in Srinagar with 627 grams of high quality heroin which was being smuggled from Pakistan, officials said ...

Balloon with 'Pak flag' lands in Jammu

Jammu, Aug 10: A balloon having 'Pakistani flag' on it landed in a village on city outskirts on Friday. "A balloon fell at Miran Sahib Road near Bishnah and it was handed over by locals," police h...