Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Mehbooba asks separatists to talk with New Delhi to end bloodshed

SRINAGAR: Terming the Centre's renewed offer for talks as an 'opportunity', Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has asked separatists to hold dialogue with New Delhi and play their part to end 'bloodshed' in Jammu and...

Indian decision on F-16, F-18 could lead to 5th gen fighter jets: US...

WASHINGTON: The trajectory of the India-US defence ties in the fighter jet segment depends on New Delhi's decision on the F-16 and F-18 warplanes being offered by the US, a top Defence Department official...

Omar Abdullah questions killing of Qaiser Bhat

JAMMU: National Conference working president and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to explain if driving jeeps over protesters was the new Standard Operating Procedure...

IAF chief defends Rafale, S-400 missile deals with Russia

NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal Birendra Singh Dhanoa on Wednesday defended the central government’s decision to purchase Rafale fighter aircraft from France and the Russian S-400 missile defence system. Speaking at...

20,000 Indian troops engage in military drill near Pak border

NEW DELHI: Over 20,000 soldiers from the strike formations of the Indian army have been engaging in a military drill near the border with Pakistan in Rajasthan. According to an army spokesperson, the exercise Vijay...

4 militants, 6 OGWs arrested in killing of 3 civilians in J&K

SRINAGAR: Police have claimed that militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) are planning to create an atmosphere of terror in North Kashmir by eliminating those who are friendly with Government and security forces. Deputy Inspector General of...

Tension escalated along intl’ border 5 militants pushed back: BSF DG

JAMMU: Tension escalated along the International Border with Pakistani militants, backed by the Rangers, making two infiltration attempts during previous two nights between Samba and Hiranagar sectors, one of which was successful with five...

Shame on them: Omar

SRINAGAR: Former chief minister Omar Abdullah today reprimanded the lawyers who prevented the police from filing charge sheet into the rape-and-murder of eight year old girl Asifa Bano at a court in Kathua. "Shame on...

Chhota Rajan sentenced in journalist murder case

MUMBAI: A Mumbai Court on Wednesday sentenced gangster Chhota Rajan and seven others to life imprisonment in journalist Jyotirmay Dey murder case. The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court convicted gangster Rajan in...

Modi criticises Congress and NC over election issue

BHOPAL: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a dig at the Congress over National Conference’s decision to boycott the upcoming Civic and Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir. The National Conference has said it...