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168 dead in Indonesia tsunami

168 dead in Indonesia tsunami

Jakarta: At least 168 people have been killed and 745 injured after a tsunami hit the coast on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, government officials said on Sunday. There was no warning of the advancing wave that struck on Saturday around 9.30 p.m., the BBC reported. Deaths have been reported in the Pandeglang, Lampung and Serang regions. […]

J&K in 2018: Political tussle, central rule and a horrific rape

J&K in 2018: Political tussle, central rule and a horrific rape

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir saw political turmoil in 2018 after the PDP-BJP coalition collapsed, necessitating imposition of Governor’s rule in the state and subsequently President’s rule, and was also rocked by a horrific incident of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl. Though militant-related activities in the state resulted in the loss of lives of […]

Meet India’s first international snow sculpture team led by Kashmiri

Meet India’s first international snow sculpture team led by Kashmiri

One Kashmiri boy who begins from home, joined latter by three other boys from different states of India walked in to a snow sculpture competition in freezing Colorado in 2017 & 2018 in a row. SRINAGAR: The parallels are uncanny. Just like the colourful Jamaican characters competing in the Winter Olympics in the iconic 1993 […]

Uttarakhand Tragedy: Pall of gloom descends Uri as it receives bodies of seven natives

Uttarakhand Tragedy: Pall of gloom descends Uri as it receives bodies of seven natives

  Suhail Khan Srinagar, Dec 24 (GNS): A pall of gloom descended in Uri of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Sunday when bodies of seven labourers out of eight reached their respective native villages from Uttrakhand state. On Friday, at least 15 labourers came under a mountain portion when a poclain was working to […]

Usman Majid Expresses Grief over death of Kashmiri Labourers in Uttarakhand

Usman Majid Expresses Grief over death of Kashmiri Labourers in Uttarakhand

Usman Majid Expresses Grief over death of Kashmiri Labourers in Uttarakhand Urged Uttarakhand Govt to provide every possible support to the bereaved families SRINAGAR;-State Congress General Secretry and Former MLA Bandipora Usman Majid has expressed grief over the tragic death of Kashmiri labourers in a landslide in Char Dham area of Uttarakhand. Majid described the […]

Trains to run as per schedule today

Trains to run as per schedule today

Srinagar, Dec 23 : All trains plying between Banihal to Baramulla will run as per schedule today authorities said. A railway official told Kashmir Despatch over phone that all trains will be on tracks today from Banihal to Baramulla. He said that trains can be late or cancelled depends upon conditions. Pertinently on Saturday train […]

Forces launch nocturnal CASO in Sopore outskirts

Forces launch nocturnal CASO in Sopore outskirts

Forces launch nocturnal CASO in Sopore outskirts Suhail Khan Sopore, Dec 22 (GNS) : Forces on Saturday night launched a cordon-and-search operation at Hardshiva area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army’s 22 RR, and special operation group of police (SOG) laid a siege at […]

Janatadal holds meeting in jummu,paid rich tributes to dhanraj Bargotra

Janatadal holds meeting in jummu,paid rich tributes to dhanraj Bargotra

Janatadal holds meeting in jummu,paid rich tributes to dhanraj Bargotra JAMMU 22 DEC [G.T] Meeting of Janatadal secular was held today to pay tributes to shri Dhanraj Bargotra ex MLA And MLC, who was president of Janatadal secular J&k state on his death anniversary at party head quarter jammu Mast Nath while paying tributes, said, […]

Detailed Police Version of Awantipora encounter

Detailed Police Version of Awantipora encounter

Detailed Police Version of Awantipora encounter December 22: Police today in a statement regarding the encounter at Awantipora, it is further informed that the killed militants have been identified as Soliha Mohammad Akhoon son of Ghulam Mohammad Akhoon resident of Arampora Tral, Faisal resident of Amlar, Nadeem Ahmad Sofi son of Muzzafar Ahmad Sofi resident […]

Tral gunfight: All six militants identified as locals

Tral gunfight: All six militants identified as locals

Qayoom Khan Srinagar, Dec 22 (GNS): Police on Saturday morning identified all the six militants who were earlier killed in a brief encounter at Tral area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A senior police officer told GNS that all the slain militants are locals and were affiliated with Zakir Musa led group Ansar […]

OPINION

Davinder arrest threatens the fragile trust Kashmiri Sikhs enjoy with Indian state & Muslims

Khushdeep Kaur Malhotra The details of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh’s alleged involvement with militants and purported role as a ‘double agent’ are still not clear, and perhaps will never be. But the incident has opened familiar and painful wounds for the Sikh community in the Valley. A notification issued by […]