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Indonesia tsunami toll hits 429 as rain hampers rescue efforts

Indonesia tsunami toll hits 429 as rain hampers rescue efforts

Jakarta: The death toll from the deadly tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait climbed to 429 on Tuesday, with search and rescue teams struggling to find survivors and bodies due to heavy rain. The toll was likely to continue rising as rescue teams were still finding bodies in the water and […]

Unlike Pakistan, India doesn’t have a clear policy on Kashmir: K Rajendra

Unlike Pakistan, India doesn’t have a clear policy on Kashmir: K Rajendra

Srinagar: A former top cop of Jammu and Kashmir has said that India, unlike Pakistan, doesn’t have a clear policy on Kashmir and that was not a positive sign for the state. While delivering a lecture on “issues facing Jammu and Kashmir police” at the Pune Union of Working Journalists, former director general of police, […]

Zakir Musa’s outfit hasn’t “killed any of our men: Hizib

Zakir Musa’s outfit hasn’t “killed any of our men: Hizib

SRINAGAR: Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Riyaz Naikoo, has released an audio where he can be heard saying that Hizb is not against Zakir Musa’s Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH). Audio is viral on social media, Naikoo can be heard saying that Musa hasn’t “killed any of our men, as militants are not aware of the location of […]

7 civilians killed in Afghan explosion

7 civilians killed in Afghan explosion

Ghazni: Seven civilians have been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, officials said on Monday. “Seven civilians were killed following an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Ghazni late Sunday,” government spokesman Harif Noori told Xinhua news agency. The incident occurred when a running mini bus touched off the IED along a dusty […]

7 Killed as Fog Causes 50-Vehicle Pile Up in Rohtak, Toll Likely to Rise

7 Killed as Fog Causes 50-Vehicle Pile Up in Rohtak, Toll Likely to Rise

Jhajjar (Har): Seven people were killed on Monday as their car collided with a truck in Haryana’s Jhajjar district, leading to a massive pileup involving several vehicles, police said. The accident took place on the Jhajjar bypass here in the morning, resulting in a pileup as multiple vehicles rammed into each other due to reduced […]

Protest against shortage of docs at MCH hospital in Sopore

Protest against shortage of docs at MCH hospital in Sopore

Sopore: Scores of people including women took out a protest outside ”Mother and Child Hospital” in North Kashmir’s Sopore town against the shortage of doctors. Reports said protestors hold a protest demonstration against health department and blocked road outside MCH hospital Sopore. Reports added that vehicle movement on Sopore –Srinagar road had come to a […]

Govt forces cordon a village in Kupwara, lauch search operation

Govt forces cordon a village in Kupwara, lauch search operation

Baramulla: Government forces Monday morning launched a cordon and search operation in Lolab valley of northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Sources said that a joint team of army’s 18RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police and other paramilitary forces cordoned off Ganie Mohalla of Wavoora village in Lolab and started door to door searchs. The search […]

ITBP trooper killed, 34 others injured as bus plunges in Ramban

ITBP trooper killed, 34 others injured as bus plunges in Ramban

    Srinagar, Dec 25 :- One ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police) trooper was killed and 34 others were injured when a bus they were traveling in met with an accident near Khoni nalllah on Srinagar-Jammu highway on Monday. Reports reaching GNS said that the bus carrying 35 ITBP men skidded off the road near […]

J&K Bank donates ambulance under its CSR program

J&K Bank donates ambulance under its CSR program

Srinagar: In line with its vision of social empowerment, J&K Bank donated an ambulance to Gousia Shafakhana and Diagnostic Center – a non-profit organisation – working under the aegis of Idaara Auqaf Gousia Saraibala under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program on Sunday. The spokesman said that after paying obeisance at the revered shrine of […]

India most tolerant country in the world: HM

India most tolerant country in the world: HM

Lucknow: Rebuffing allegations that intolerance was rising in the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said there was no nation in the world as tolerant as India. Singh, who was here to attend the 114th foundation day of King George’s Medical University, told reporters: “The tolerance that exists in India, I don’t think that […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]