City and Neighbourhood

Monday, June 24, 2019An-32 to continue flying in mountains: IAF chief

New Delhi, June 24: Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said that the An-32 aircraft will continue to fly in the mountains as there was no other option.

His remarks come over two weeks after an An-32 crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3, killing all 13 people on board.


Monday, June 24, 2019Karvan-e-Aman bus to PoK, trade remains suspended since March 24

Srinagar, Jun 24: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), on Monday remained suspended since March 24, official sources said.

The cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade also remained suspended since March 24.

The weekly cross-Line of Control (LoC) bus, introduced as one of the major Confidence Building Measure (CBM) by Pakis


Sunday, June 23, 2019Four 'IS-inspired' militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, June 23: Four "Islamic State-inspired" militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

Following the gunfight, Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh told reporters that the four militants killed in the Daramdora village of Shopian were locals and belonged to the Islamic State-inspired Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hin


Sunday, June 23, 201920 e-buses await charging points to ply in Srinagar

Srinagar, June 23 : Twenty electric buses are waiting for charging points to start plying in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city.

Sources in the state-owned Road Transport Corporation said these electric buses were received from Tata Motors two months back, but are yet to start operation for want of charging points.

"The charging points too have been received from the manufacturer, but for th


Sunday, June 23, 2019J&K SSC yet to depute football coach for trainees in Jammu, appoint CSO

Jammu, Jun 23 :Almost an year after a senior football coach attained superannuation, Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council has yet to depute another coach for the trainees at a football academy being run here at GGM Science College Ground.
Meanwhile, another prominent chair of Chief Sports Officer is also still vacant for the past three months.
A senior coach Mr Vishwamitter got retired in Jul


Sunday, June 23, 2019School teacher found hanging from tree in J&K's Reasi district

Jammu, Jun 23 :A school teacher on Sunday was found hanging from a tree under mysterious circumstances in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Police, initially, however, is suspecting it as a suicide.
"A body of Ghulam Mohammad Mir, 30, who was a government school teacher, was found hanging from a tree in forest area just few meters away from his house in village Hariwalla on Sunday morning,"


Sunday, June 23, 2019Security forces launch searches in central Kashmir's Kangan

Ganderbal,June,23:The security forces on Sunday launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Cherwan village in Kangan area of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir.
A police official said that Army’s 24RR, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police jointly launched the searches in Cherwan village.
He said that house-to-house searches were c


Sunday, June 23, 20197 injured in road mishap in Sonamarg

Kashmir June 23:Seven people were injured on Sunday in a road mishap at Nilgrar in Sonamarg area on Srinagar-Leh highway.
An official said that a truck travelling from Kargil to Sonamarg collided with a passenger cab coming from opposite direction near Nilgrar, resulting in injuries to seven passengers travelling in the cab.
The injured have been identified as Muhammad Sharief Tak (30), Muhamm


Sunday, June 23, 2019SFs harassing people on highway, it should stop at once: says Farooq

Pahalgam, Jun 2: Alleging that security forces are harassing people on the national highway, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah said such acts should be stopped at once.
''When I was coming to Pahalgam from Srinagar, I saw that security forces were stopping people at several places on the highway…. This is not a good thing. Nowhere in the country are people stopped at so many pla


Sunday, June 23, 2019Four militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, June 23 : Four militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

Defence Ministry spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said: "Four terrorists have been killed in Daramdora village of Shopian district. Weapons and other incriminating material have been recovered from their possession."

The operation is now over a


Thursday, June 20, 2019J&K Bank shall emerge better from the current situation

Chairman & Managing Director assures investors/ stakeholders

Srinagar/June 20: The Chairman and MD of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Mr. Rajesh Kumar Chhibber today reassured all stakeholders that the Bank’s business is not impacted in any manner by the recent developments and ongoing investigations undertaken by the State Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB). He further said that the Bank is a unique institution, one of the oldest private sector banks of the country


Thursday, June 20, 2019Create environment of trust: Modi to Imran

New Delhi, June 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan that India seeks normal and cooperative relations with his country, but for that an "environment of trust, free of terror, violence and hostility" needs to be created.

Modi wrote this to Khan in response to his congratulatory message earlier this month on him becoming the Prime Minister again.



Wednesday, June 19, 2019Owner of van used in Feb 14 attack among 2 ultras killed

Bloodbath continues… 8 dead in 24 hours

"Army jawan martyred in Anantnag encounter"

SRINAGAR: Two Jaish-e-Mohammed militants, including one who owned the explosives-laden vehicle used in February 14 Pulwama attack were killed, and an Army soldier attained martyrdom in an encounter Anantnag district on Tuesday—second in the restive district in last 24 hours.

The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in Marahom