Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

Dubai, Jun 12: Saudi Arabia says this year”s hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The kingdom made the announcement Saturday on its state-run Saudi Press Agency. It cited the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah for making the […]

Sopore attack: Altaf Thakur condemns kiling of 3 civilians, 2 cops

Sopore attack: Altaf Thakur condemns kiling of 3 civilians, 2 cops

Srinagar, June 12: Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) JK spokesman Altaf Thakur strongly condemned the Sopore attack that claimed the lives of three civilains and two cops stating that terror has no place in Kashmir and the killing of innocents is barbaric and cowardly act. In a statement issued here,  Thakur said  that killing of three innocents […]

Gun can’t solve problems: Mehbooba Mufti

Gun can’t solve problems: Mehbooba Mufti

Condemns Sopore militant attack   Baramullah: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP patron Mebooba Mufti on Saturday condemned the killings in Sopore attack and said that gun can’t resolve Kashmir issue. She denounced use of gun by both sides, be it Delhi or Kashmir youth who have picked up arms. “Whether it is […]

Two cops, two civilians killed after suspected militants attack police party in Sopore

Two cops, two civilians killed after suspected militants attack police party in Sopore

Three others injured including two cops   Sopore, June 12 (KNO): Two policemen and two civilians were killed and three others were injured after suspected militants opened fire at a police party in main chowk Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday. Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that at least […]

Rajnath Singh approves policy on declassifying war histories

Rajnath Singh approves policy on declassifying war histories

New Delhi, Jun 12 (UNI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday approved the policy on archiving, declassification, compilation of war histories by his Ministry. The policy envisages that each organisation under the Ministry of Defence such as Services, Integrated Defence Staff, Assam Rifles and Indian Coast Guard, will transfer the records, including war diaries, letters […]

Militants attack security forces in Sopore

Militants attack security forces in Sopore

Srinagar, June 12:(GNS) Suspected militants fired upon on security forces in Aram pora area of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday. Official sources told GNS that militants attacked joint team of Police and CRPF at Naka in Arampora. However in this incident no loss of life or injury has been reported so far. Meanwhile whole area […]

JK’s bifurcation rumours baseless: LG

JK’s bifurcation rumours baseless: LG

Decision on Amarnath Yatra after proper analysis of situation Delimitation process underway Srinagar, June 11 :Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Friday rejected the rumours of further bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir terming them “baseless and mischievous conspiracy theories circulated by a small section of anti-national elements”. Speaking to a Times Now news channel, LG Sinha said […]

Smuggler arrested, 30-cft illicit timber seized in Budgam: Police

Smuggler arrested, 30-cft illicit timber seized in Budgam: Police

Budgam, June 12 (GNS): Police arrested one notorious timber smuggler and seized a number timber sawn along with a horse in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, officials said on Saturday. “During night patrolling near Panchayat Ghar Sugan, police party of Police Station Khag intercepted one person carrying a number of illicit timber sawn laden on the […]

Sopore man dies in Jalandhar road accident

Sopore man dies in Jalandhar road accident

Sopore, Jun 12 (KNO): A man hailing from Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district died in a road accident along Jalandhar-Punjab road on Saturday. Family told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Abdul Hameed Shalla, son of Muhammad Ramzan Shalla of Arampora Sopore was parking his car outside Daba along Jalandhar-Punjab when accident […]

COVID: India logs 84,332 new cases, 4,002 deaths in last 24 hrs

COVID: India logs 84,332 new cases, 4,002 deaths in last 24 hrs

New Delhi, Jun 12 (UNI): India has reported 84,332 fresh Covid-19 cases, lowest after 70 days, and 4,002 fatalities in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry on Saturday. The fresh addition took the active case tally to 10,80,690, while the death toll soared to 36,7,081 and the cumulative caseload now stands […]

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