Feb 12

Hurriyat activist shot dead by unidentified gunmen
Hurriyat activist shot dead by unidentified gunmen

Unidentified gunmen today shot dead a separatist activist in the Beerwah area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said. Mohammad Yousuf Rather, an activist of the Hurriyat Conference, was shot at by the gunmen at Charangam, a police official said.Rather died on the spot, the official said adding further details were awaited.

Money laundering case: Court summons Virbhadra Singh, wife
Money laundering case: Court summons Virbhadra Singh, wife

A court here on Monday issued summons to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife, accused of money laundering.After accepting the Enforcement Directorate (ED) chargesheet, Special Judge Santosh Snehi Mann asked Virbhadra Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh and three others — Chunni Lal Chauhan, Prem Raj and Lawan Kumar Roach to appear

PM Modi to visit Shiva Temple in Muscat
PM Modi to visit Shiva Temple in Muscat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit Shiva Temple, which is one of the oldest temples in the Gulf region here on Monday. The temple is located in the Matrah area of Old Muscat, near the Sultan’s Palace and was constructed by the merchant community from Gujarat around 125 years ago. It was subsequently renovated in 1999.

Sunjwan Army Camp
Combing operations underway at Sunjwan Army Camp

Combing operations are underway at the Sunjwan Army Camp in Jammu, where terrorists stormed in on Saturday, killing five security personnel and one civilian.In addition, six Army personnel and six civilians were injured, including a pregnant woman. The Army has successfully neutralised four Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists in the ongoing search operation that is underway since 51 hours.A National Investigation Agency (NIA)

CRPF camp
J&K: Terrorists seen approaching towards CRPF camp, sentries opened fire

Two terrorists, carrying bags and armed with AK47s, were seen approaching towards CRPF camp in Srinagar in the wee hours of Monday. The sentries immediatetly opened fire at around 4.30 am, after which the terrorist fled from the spot. A search operation in and around the camp is underway.Earlier on Saturday, terrorists stormed the Sunjwan army camp in Jammu, killing five security

Devinder Sonia win gold
Devinder, Sonia win gold in Asian Games invitational tournament

Devinder Sonia win gold in Asian Games invitational tournament. India won two gold medals, three silver and as many bronzes on the opening day of athletics at the Asian Games invitational tournament in Jakarta on Sunday. While the purpose of the competition is to serve as a test event for the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium, Indian competitors put up a

Jammu Sunjwan attack: Army confirms 9 fatalities
Army confirms 9 fatalities in Jammu attack

A Defence Ministry spokesman on Sunday confirmed that nine people were killed in the ongoing anti-terror operation in an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking to media persons here, Colonel Devendra Anand said three terrorists have been killed in the operation that has been going on since Saturday inside the Sunjuwan army station in

Pak activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest
Pak activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest

Pakistan’s well known human rights lawyer and social activist Asma Jahangir died here today of cardiac arrest. She was 66.”Asma suffered heart attack today morning and she was rushed to Hameed Latif Hospital Lahore where she breathed her last. Doctors tried to save her life but couldn’t,” senior lawyer Adeel Raja said.As the news of her

Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE
Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed via video-conferencing the foundation stone laying ceremony of a temple in the UAE while attending a community event here.According to Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Modi witnessed laying of the foundation stone for the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai

Pressure Intensifies to Seek Jagdish Tytler’s Arrest
Pressure Intensifies to Seek Jagdish Tytler’s Arrest

Pressure Intensifies Seek Jagdish Tytler Arrest: Former Supreme Court lawyer Advocate Harvinder Singh Phoolka has written a letter to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking custodial interrogation of 1984 Sikh genocide culprit Jagdish Tytler. Beside it, he has also accused the CBI team of acting in biased manner towards Jagdish Tytler during probe of cases

Jammu Sunjwan attack: 4 militants killed, 5 soldiers martyred
Fourth holed-up militant in Jammu attack killed

Security forces on Sunday gunned down one more militant who was holed-up inside an army camp here after a group of terrorists attacked the military station, killing five soldiers and a civilian on Saturday.With this, the number of militants killed in the attack has risen to four, defence officials said. At least 10 persons, including soldiers,

Punjab-J&K border villages on alert post Sunjwan attack
Punjab-J&K border villages on alert post Sunjwan attack

Punjab-J&K border villages on alert post Sunjwan attack: A ‘red alert’ was sounded on Sunday at the Punjab-Jammu and Kashmir border in the wake of the terror attack at Sunjwan army camp.A special checking was raised at Madhopur entry point from Punjab to the Valley.“The Punjab police were put on alert and checking of vehicles is

Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed
Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed

Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed: A Turkish military combat helicopter crashed on Saturday in northwestern Syria’s Afrin during the ongoing operation, and two soldiers were killed, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said.It is not clear at this point whether the incident occurred due to an external intervention or not. An investigation has been

Swami Ramdev-Ek Sangharsh
Mega premiere of ‘Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh’ held at Delhi

Swami Ramdev-Ek Sangharsh: The mega premiere of the show ‘Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh’, based on the life of Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev, was held at Delhi’s Chhatrasal Stadium on Saturday. The event was attended by Baba Ramdev, Acharya Balkrishan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other Union Ministers.Speaking at the event, Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev said,”With

Israel launches attacks in Syria following jet's crash
Israel launches attacks in Syria following jet’s crash

The Israeli Army said it launched “large-scale attacks” against the aerial defence system and Iranian targets in Syria following the shooting down of an Israeli F-16 fighter on Saturday in a major escalation of tension in the region.Twelve targets, including three aerial defence batteries and four Iranian targets that were part of Iran’s military establishment

Palestine
Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine

Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday to become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine. Modi was received by his Palestinian counterpart Rami Hamdallah after alighting from a helicopter that brought him to Ramallah from Jordan capital Amman. Modi’s visit to Palestine is being seen as an effort to balance warming ties with Israel as India

Sunjuwan Attack: Son of Soil, resident of Kathua among 2 martyred
Jammu Sunjuwan Attack: Son of Soil, resident of Kathua among 2 martyred

Two Army officers were martyred in a terrorist attack on the Sunjuwan Army camp in Jammu in the early hours of Saturday. Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) M Ashraf Mir and Madan Lal lost their lives in the attack launched by a group of four-five heavily-armed Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists. Another officer and a civilian are among the

Jammu army camp attack
Jammu army camp attack: Rajnath speaks to Kashmir DGP

Jammu army camp attack: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday spoke to Jammu and Kashmir DGP S.P. Vaid after a group of heavily armed militants attacked an army camp in the state. The Ministry of Home Affairs is closely monitoring the situation, an official said. “The Director General of Police has apprised him of the situation,”

ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag
ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag

ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag: The state-owned oil company of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has lit up in the colours of the Indian national flag ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the country. Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to arrive in UAE on the

Jammu Kashmir Sunjwan area
Terrorists attack army camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists stormed inside an army camp in Jammu Kashmir Sunjwan area early hours on Saturday.Jammu Inspector General of Police (IGP) S. D. Singh Jamwal said that two injuries have been reported and the terrorist stormed inside one of the army family quarter. “In the morning around 4:45 a.m. Militants fired upon one gate, the area has been cordoned off two injured one army man