10 killed, 15 injured as militants storm Punjab police station

10 killed, 15 injured as militants storm Punjab police station

Seven persons including a Superintendent of Police were killed after three heavily-armed militants in army fatigues stormed a police station here in a first major attack in the state in eight years.

Will act tough if national pride hurt: Rajnath Singh

Will act tough if national pride hurt: Rajnath Singh

On a day Punjab's border district of Gurdaspur was hit by a militant strike, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India wants to have cordial relations with Pakistan but will give a befitting reply if national pride is challenged.

Mufti Sayeed condemns attack

Mufti Sayeed condemns attack

Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Monday expressed shock and grief over the militant attacks in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

Attack eerily similar to past Jammu attacks: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said that the timing and methodology of the Gurdaspur attack was "eerily similar" to the past incidents in Jammu region.

‘PDP-BJP pact a reason for youth joining militancy’

National Conference working president and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday asserted that a possible reason for “new wave of armed insurgency” in Kashmir “could be the formation of PDP-BJP alliance.”

APJ Kalam passes away

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam, a popular head of state between 2002 and 2007, died Monday after he collapsed during a lecture here.

Government panel to probe pharmacists’ selection

Government panel to probe pharmacists’ selection

The government on Monday informed Jammu and Kashmir High Court that it has constituted a panel to conduct inquiry into selection of pharmacists (Dawasazs) on fake certificates allegedly issued by Director Indian System of Medicine (ISM), Dr Abdul Kabir.

Cement factory pollution pesters Khrew; locals take to roads

Cement factory pollution pesters Khrew; locals take to roads

Demanding an end to pollution from cement factories and illegal mining in the area, hundreds of residents of Khrew in Pulwama district today continued their protest and strike for third consecutive day.

Infrastructure in JK defence-oriented, says Tourism Ministry

Infrastructure in JK defence-oriented, says Tourism Ministry

Even though Jammu and Kashmir is known as a tourism destination, but roads and communication infrastructure in the state have been developed in such a manner that they are primarily suited for defence purposes, a union tourism ministry report reveals.

Centre provides Rs 19 cr to JK for replacing flood damaged books

Government of India has provided Rs 19.61 crore under Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund to the government of J&K for replacement of books damaged during floods of September 2014.

Mufti to administer oath of office to Deva

Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed would administer the oath of office to Lateef-uz-Zaman Deva as chairman of the Public Service Commission on Tuesday, sources told Greater Kashmir.

PDP not to observe foundation day

Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decided not to observe its foundation day on Tuesday due to the demise of the former President Dr APJ Kalam Bharat Ratna, who passed away on Monday.

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Govt wakes up to restore Brari Nambal’s pristine glory

Govt wakes up to restore Brari Nambal’s pristine glory

After years of inordinate delay, Government has formulated a comprehensive project to restore Brari Nambal lagoon in Shaher-e-Khaas to its pristine glory.

Shutdown in city-centre against youth's mysterious death

Shutdown in city-centre against youth's mysterious death

A shutdown was Monday observed in Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of the city as shopkeepers downed shutters protesting the mysterious death of a youth, whose body was fished out from river Jhelum yesterday.

Orange Int'l school celebrates Annual Day

Orange Int'l school celebrates Annual Day

Students of Orange International Play School on Monday celebrated its Annual Day cum tribute to Grand Parents at the Kashmir University Convocation Complex.

Humra Quraishi interacts with journalism students

Noted writer and columnist, Humra Quraishi, on Monday interacted with the students of Mass Communication and Multimedia Production (MCMP) at Government College for Women, M A Road.

SMC launches cleanliness drive

Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has launched a cleaning drive at Malkha in Shaher-e-Khaas.

YOUTH’S MYSTERIOUS DEATH TRIGGERS PROTEST AT MAISUMA

Protests rocked Maisuma locality in city centre here on Sunday after body of a missing local youth was recovered in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

Ambitious water supply scheme for Katra in limbo

Ambitious water supply scheme for Katra in limbo

The much hyped water supply scheme proposed for meeting the increasing potable water requirement of Katra town is likely to face delay as the government has rejected the pre-feasibility report submitted by a private consultancy company hired for the purpose.

AIIMS issue: ACC to hold candle light march tomorrow

AIIMS issue: ACC to hold candle light march tomorrow

To press for the demand of AIIMS in Jammu region, AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) will hold a massive candle light protest march on Wednesday ahead of 3-days long bandh in Jammu.

Woman, minor among 3 die, 5 injured in road mishaps

Woman, minor among 3 die, 5 injured in road mishaps

A woman and her minor son among three persons died while five others were injured in separate road mishaps across Jammu region today.

AIIMS CC agitation politically motivated: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that the agitation launched by the AIIMS Coordination Committee is politically motivated to defame the saffron party.

Authorities sitting over drug policy for vested interest: NPP

Jammu and Kashmir Panthers Party today slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government for sitting over Drug policy and alleged that flow of spurious drugs in J&K markets are being facilitated by helmsmen for their vested interest.

Security alert sounded across Jammu after Punjab attack

A security alert has been sounded across Jammu region following a militant attack in Gurdaspur Punjab, officials said Monday.

14th AIP Water Sports Championship inaugurated

14th AIP Water Sports Championship inaugurated

Minister for Youth Services & Sports, IT and Technical Education Molvi Imran Raza Ansari Monday inaugurated 14th All India Police Water Sports Championship-2015 here at Dal Lake.

U-19 Cricket Tournament on

U-19 Cricket Tournament on

SP School started their campaign on winning note in the Under-19 cricket tournament organized by Chinar Corps at University ground, here on Monday.

JKFA to organise women’s football event

JKFA to organise women’s football event

J&K Football Association is going to organize women’s football tournament in the coming weeks.

No cricket ties with Pakistan as of now: BCCI

The BCCI today appeared to rule out an immediate resumption of Indo-Pak cricket ties in the wake of Gurdaspur terror attack, in which militants from across the border are believed to be involved.

Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe called off

The cricket boards of Pakistan and Zimbabwe have decided to call off the limited-overs series between the two countries that the Africans were to host from August.

JKP to host All India Water Sports Championship in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Police would host 14th All India Police Water Sports Championship-2015 in the summer capital here from July 27.

Sleep sharpens power to recall memories, says a study

Sleep sharpens power to recall memories, says a study

Sleep almost doubles the chances of remembering previously forgotten information, say scientists who believe it makes memories more accessible and sharpens our power of recall.

Princess Diana was real, ordinary: Roger Taylor

Princess Diana was real, ordinary: Roger Taylor

British rock band Duran Duran's Roger Taylor says his late friend Princess Diana was an "ordinary and real" person.

New Malaysia airport sinking: AirAsia

New Malaysia airport sinking: AirAsia

Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia on Monday urged authorities to speed up repair works at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) terminal, claiming the tarmac was "sinking".

Inspired by TV show, Bengal man eats snails, insects

Inspired by 'Man vs. Wild', a survival television series hosted by British adventurer Bear Grylls, a man in West Bengal has changed his eating habits and relishes 'delicacies' like raw fish, snails and insects.

Big B surprised with granddaughter's musical talent

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was pleasantly surprised by the “hidden talent” of his granddaughter Navya Naveli, who regaled him by playing some tunes on a piano.

Destructive electrons streaking into Earth's atmosphere

Potentially destructive high-energy electrons are streaking into Earth's atmosphere from space at velocities approaching the speed of light, scientists say.

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