Committed to hold Assembly polls soon after delimitation process ends: J&K LG Manoj Sinha

Committed to hold Assembly polls soon after delimitation process ends: J&K LG Manoj Sinha

  Srinagar, Aug 31: Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Tuesday said that the Government of India is committed to hold Assembly elections in J&K Union Territory soon after the Delimitation Commission (DC) will complete its exercise. “In the August 15 speech, the Prime Minister Narendera Modi stated that the Delimitation Commission was working […]

Will sweep elections, form next Govt in J&K: Dr Farooq Abdullah

Will sweep elections, form next Govt in J&K: Dr Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar, Aug 31: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah Tuesday claimed that his party will sweep assembly elections in J&K whenever polls are held and “we will form the next government”. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function at SKICC here, Dr Farooq while replying to a query about whether NC was preparing […]

Afghan national held at Lakhanpur entry point in J&K’s Kathua

Afghan national held at Lakhanpur entry point in J&K’s Kathua

Jammu, Aug 31: Police Tuesday detained an Afghan national at a COVID testing centre established at Jammu and Kashmir’s Lakhanpur entry point in Kathua district. A police official said that a 17-year-old boy was detained by police in Lakhanpur near J&K-Punjab border, where restriction on movement of any-person was imposed under COVID guidelines and for testing. […]

BSF trooper found dead under mysterious conditions in Rajouri

BSF trooper found dead under mysterious conditions in Rajouri

Jammu, Aug 31: A BSF soldier was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district, officials said on Tuesday. They said the BSF constable, Rakesh Kumar son of Lt Sh Satpal of Pathankote, at present 69 Battalion, was found dead at Sunderbani at about 0930 hours under mysterious circumstances while on duty. […]

Major General Sanjiv Singh Salaria Takes Over As GoC Kilo Force

Major General Sanjiv Singh Salaria Takes Over As GoC Kilo Force

Srinagar, Aug 30: Major General Sanjiv Singh Slaria, took over as General Officer Commanding, Counter Insurgency Force Kilo on Monday (Aug 30, 2021). According to a defense official statement, Major General SH Sahi on relinquishing command, moves to Delhi on an important assignment in Army Headquarters. Maj Gen Sahi’s tenure saw Kilo Force take distinctive […]

3 Persons Injured in Lightning Strike in Karnah

3 Persons Injured in Lightning Strike in Karnah

Srinagar, Aug 30: At least three persons received injuries after a lightning struck a human habitation in Kona Gabra area in Karnah of north-Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday evening, an official said. Identifying the injured as; 20-year-old Shakeel Ahmad Jatla son of Mohammad Shafi Jatla, 21-year-old Sajad Ahmad Paswal son Mohammad Shafi Paswal and 18-year-old […]