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Zakir Musa Killing: The Police Statement

Zakir Musa Killing: The Police Statement

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday issued the following statement about the Dadsara encounter in which AGH chief Zakir Musa was killed. “On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched by police and security forces at Batpora in Dadsara area of Awantipora,” said a police spokesman. During the search operation, he […]

Zakir Musa Killing: Restrictions imposed in Bhaderwah

Zakir Musa Killing: Restrictions imposed in Bhaderwah

Srinagar: Authorities Friday imposed restrictions in Bhadarwah area of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir as a precautionary measure in the wake of killing of militant commander Zakir Musa by government forces in Tral area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. Reports said that schools were closed while mobile Internet services remained suspended for ninth […]

One killed, several injured in a blast in Pakistan

One killed, several injured in a blast in Pakistan

Islamabad: At least one person was killed and over a dozen injured in a blast targeting a mosque during Friday prayers in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, police said. The explosion targeted the Rehmania Mosque in Pashtunabad area of the provincial capital Quetta, it said, adding that the injured have been shifted to different hospitals for treatment. […]

Banihal town shuts against killing of Zakir Musa

Banihal town shuts against killing of Zakir Musa

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Banihal area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir against the killing of militant commander Zakir Musa. All shops, business establishments and schools are closed while local traffic is off the roads in the highway town. Witnesses said that extra forces have been deployed in the town […]

Seven Indians arrested after shootout in Nepal

Seven Indians arrested after shootout in Nepal

Kathmandu: Seven Indians have been arrested in Nepal following a shootout with the police near a temple on Thursday. The accused, who hail from Bihar’s Samastipur district, include one Ravi Mallik who has sustained a bullet injury in the ensuing gunbattle, the police said in a statement. They were arrested as they gathered near the […]

Jammu-bound stranded vehicles to ply on Kashmir highway

Jammu-bound stranded vehicles to ply on Kashmir highway

Srinagar: Only Jammu-bound stranded vehicles were allowed to move on Friday on the Kashmir Highway, a traffic police official said. Despite rain, the Srinagar-Jammu Highway was through for traffic, he said adding only stranded vehicles were allowed to ply. Jammu-bound stranded vehicles, including trucks carrying apple besides empty oil tankers, besides passengers, were allowed to […]

Pentagon says 300 Lashkar-e-Toiba militants active in Afghanistan a threat to US

Pentagon says 300 Lashkar-e-Toiba militants active in Afghanistan a threat to US

Washington: The US considers Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as one of the greatest threats to it and allied forces in war-torn Afghanistan, where at least 300 fighters from the militant group are active, a Pentagon report has said. Among the 20 prominent militant organisations active in Afghanistan, LeT ranks fifth in terms of fighters along with al […]

GMC Anantnag gets 100 MBBS seats: Govt

GMC Anantnag gets 100 MBBS seats: Govt

Anantnag: The Anantnag administrative department has got confirmation from apex body of Medical Council of India (MCI) through email whereby it has been confirmed that Govt Medical College Anantnag (GMC Anantnag) is getting letter of permission (LOP) for admission to 100 MBBS seats from current academic session. Principal secretary Attal Dullo said that the government of […]