NIA takes up probe in Army camp terror attack case

New Delhi, Feb 22 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that it has registered a case in connection with the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu on the Home Ministry’s direction. “In compliance with the MHA order, the NIA has re-registered a case in the Sunjuwan Army camp terror attack […]

Rain, snowfall forecast in J&K from Friday

Srinagar, Feb 22 : Heavy snow and rainfall is forecast in Jammu and Kashmir from friday evening, the local weather office said. “A fresh Western Disturbance is most likely to affect J&K and adjoining area from February 23 (Night) to February 25 Forenoon). The main activity of this system (moderate to heavy rainfall/snowfall) is likely […]

Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire on LoC

Srinagar, Feb 19 : Indian and Pakistani troops on Monday traded heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, defence officials said. Defence sources said Pakistani soldiers resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Silikote area in Uri sector on Monday evening and Indian personnel “retaliated strongly and […]

Army foils BAT attack on LoC, intruder killed

Jammu, Feb 19 : A Border Action Team (BAT) attack from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district has been foiled and one intruder killed while two Indian soldiers were injured, defence sources on Monday. Defence Ministry sources said a BAT attack took place on Sunday evening in Gulpur area […]

Kashmir’s laugh doctor: He wants to bring mirth back to Kashmir’s depressed lives

By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar, Feb 18 : Long before it was infected by violence and its streets reverberated with sounds of slogans and gunfire, Kashmir was a place where one could hear laughter in every household in the evenings when Nazir Josh, Kashmir’s very own “Charlie Chaplin”, used to come on Doordarshan (DD), the national […]

NIA gets transit remand of five behind LeT terrorist’s escape

Srinagar, Feb 15 : A court here on Thursday granted the NIA two days’ transit remand of five accused in LeT terrorist Naveed Jat alias Abu Hunzullah’s escape case. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has already taken over the investigations of the case and booked five locals named Tika Khan, Syed Tajamul Islam, Muhammad Shafi […]