80 injured as blasts hit two churches in Sri Lanka

80 injured as blasts hit two churches in Sri Lanka

Colombo: At least 80 people were injured when multiple explosions hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday as worshippers attended Easter services, officials and police said. The blasts occurred at around 8.45 a.m. (local time) as the Easter Sunday masses were in progress, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said. One of the blasts hit St Anthony’s […]

Ban on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Baramulla highway limited to Sundays only

Ban on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Baramulla highway limited to Sundays only

Srinagar: The restrictions imposed on civilian traffic between Srinagar and Baramulla in north Kashmir has been limited to only Sundays with effect from Monday, an official Spokesperson said here on Saturday. However, the two-day restriction in week on civilian movement will continue on Srinagar-Jammu highway. He said the restriction on civilian movement on Srinagar-Baramulla would […]

PDP actvist shot at in Bijbehara, injured

PDP actvist shot at in Bijbehara, injured

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) activist was injured after shot at by suspected militants at Jablipora village of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday late evening. Reports said that the masked gunmen believed to be militants fired upon the man identified as Abdul Qayoom Pandith son of Ghulam Mohidin Pandith outside his home […]

Northern Command Army Commander visits Kishtwar, reviews security scenario

Northern Command Army Commander visits Kishtwar, reviews security scenario

Jammu: Northern Command Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Saturday accompanied by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh visited hinterland bases and posts in Kishtwar Sector to review the operational preparedness and the prevalent security situation in wake of recent terrorists initiated incidents. During the visit to the sector, the Army […]

JRL concerned over Yasin Malik’s ‘deteriorating health’, alleges political vendetta

JRL concerned over Yasin Malik’s ‘deteriorating health’, alleges political vendetta

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Saturday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of jailed Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik and urged Government of India to ensure he is given proper treatment. According to a statement, the JRL said that entire Kashmir and the leadership are concerned over the condition of Malik. “It […]

100 additional paramilitary forces reach Anantnag, 80 more being deployed for polls on Tuesday

100 additional paramilitary forces reach Anantnag, 80 more being deployed for polls on Tuesday

Srinagar: 100 additional companies of paramilitary forces including SSB, ITBP and CRPF on Saturday reached Anantnag and 80 more are being deployed in the south Kashmir district in next few days for the election in the south Kashmir district next week, sources said. The election to the Anantnag parliamentary constituency consisting of four south Kashmir district […]

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