News from the region

Div Com initiates action against officials for technical fault at I-Day parade

Srinagar, Aug 15: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Wednesday initiated action against officials of cultural academy for technical fault in the audio system at Independence Day par...

Life crippled in Kashmir due to strike on I-Day

Srinagar, Aug 15: Normal life came to a grinding halt as shop and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the road in Kashmir Valley due to strike called by separatists on Independenc...

Shutdown enters day 3 in parts of Kupwara

Srinagar, Aug 13: A complete shutdown is being observed for the third successive day in Langate and adjoining areas in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara, where people are demanding body of a ‘loca...

Life remains crippled in Kashmir's Tral against detention of youths

Anantnag, Aug 13: Normal life remained crippled for the fourth successive day on Monday against arrest of several youths during night raids at different places last week by Special Operation Group (S...

This Independence Day, savour famous delicacies from different regions

New Delhi, Aug 13: There is no denying the fact that Indian food is as vast as its culture and lifestyle. The taste buds of Indians span beyond their regions as every part has its own specialty. So w...

Marijuana safe to treat epilepsy in kids: Study

Aug 13: Consuming a marijuana-based drug may be safe in treating children with severe epilepsy, results of a clinical trial has showed. Following treatment with cannabidiol -- a non-psychoactive c...

Image of Punjabis changing in Bollywood, says Jassi Gill

Mumbai, Aug 13: Punjabi singer-actor Jassi Gill says with actors like Diljit Dosanjh and himself coming to Bollywood, the myth about Punjabis being loud is "changing". Punjabis have often been pre...

Full dress rehearsal held in Kashmir under unprecedented security arrangements

Srinagar, Aug 13: Despite rain, a full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day (ID) was held at district headquarters on Monday under unprecedented security arrangements in view of the threat percep...

Chadoora town in central Kashmir shuts

Srinagar, Aug 13: A shut down was on Monday observed in Chadoora town of central Kashmir district of Badgam on the first death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander. Shops and other busi...

Encounter: Mobile internet services temporarily suspended in Srinagar

Srinagar, Aug 12: Mobile internet services were temporarily suspended here in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir today in the wake of an anti-militancy operation in Batamaloo area of the city, p...

Shutdown continues in north Kashmir’s Langate

Srinagar, Aug 12: A complete shutdown is being observed in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district for the second consecutive day today, where five militants, including a ‘local’ was killed ...

Slain foreign militant was our missing son: Kashmir family

Srinagar, Aug 11: A north Kashmir family on Saturday claimed that one of the five militants, killed in a gunfight with the Army on Thursday and passed off as foreigners, was their son. The family...

Life returns to normal in Tral

Srinagar, Aug 11: Life returned to normal on Saturday, after remaining crippled due to strike on Friday against arrest of youths during raids at different places for the past couple of days in Tral t...

Woman's body recovered from river in Sopore

Baramulla, Aug 10: Body of an unidentified woman was fished out from the river Jhelum in the apple township of Sopore, in this north Kashmir on Friday, official sources said. Panic gripped Duabagh...

Tral shuts against arrest of youths

Srinagar, Aug 10: Life was on Friday crippled due to strike against arrest of youths during raids at different places for the past couple of days in Tral town and adjoining areas in south Kashmir's P...

Engineer Rashid detained during Srinagar protest

Srinagar, Aug 9: Independent Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid was detained by police on Thursday during a protest march here. Rashid started his march from Sher-e-Kashmir municipal park on Re...