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ISIS prisoners riot at Tajikistan prison, leaving 32 dead

ISIS prisoners riot at Tajikistan prison, leaving 32 dead

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Islamic State militants have rioted at a high-security prison just outside the capital in Tajikistan, killing three prison guards and 29 inmates, the Justice Ministry said on Monday. The ministry said the riot broke out late Sunday at the prison in Vakhdat, about six miles east of the capital, Dushanbe, after militants […]

After three days curfew relaxed in entire Bhaderwah town

After three days curfew relaxed in entire Bhaderwah town

Bhaderwah: Authorities Monday morning relaxed curfew in the entire Bhaderwah town of Chenab valley three days after witnessing improvement in the situation. A police official however said that prohibitory orders will remain in force to maintain law and order. “The relaxation in curfew was earlier announced from 10 am to 11 am but was later extended till 3 […]

PDP worker injured in Kulgam attack succumbs at SKIMS

PDP worker injured in Kulgam attack succumbs at SKIMS

Srinagar: A 65-year-old worker of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was injured critically yesterday after fired upon by unknown gunmen, succumbed to his wounds in SKIMS Soura on Monday. Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan said that Muhammad Jamal Bhat son of Mohd Ismail Bhat succumbed to injuries today at around 9:30 am. Jamal, […]

Pakistan needs to launch aggressive diplomatic effort to exit FATF greylist: Official

Pakistan needs to launch aggressive diplomatic effort to exit FATF greylist: Official

Islamabad: Apart from technical compliance, Pakistan needs to launch an aggressive diplomatic effort over the next four weeks to secure enough support and votes to exit the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) — the global watchdog on anti-money laundering (AML) and combating financing terror (CFT). A senior government official told Dawn […]

Nocturnal clashes rock Budgam village; locals accuse forces of ‘vandalism’

Nocturnal clashes rock Budgam village; locals accuse forces of ‘vandalism’

Budgam: Nocturnal clashes erupted in Central Kashmir’s Daharmuna village in Budgam district after government forces raided the village in a bid to arrest youth. Local residents said that government forces raided the village at around 2 in the night and tried to enter into some houses to arrest youths. However, the residents raised alarm, following which […]

Condition of city infrastructure pitiable, deflates tall claims of administration: NC

Condition of city infrastructure pitiable, deflates tall claims of administration: NC

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) on Sunday asserted that the paucity of civic amenities in the Srinagar city and the appalling condition of city roads debunks the tall claims of incumbent governor administration on providing basic and effective amenities to the people of Srinagar. While touring many localities of Khanyar constituency, party general secretary Haji Ali […]

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