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  • Defence Minister Arun Jaitley to visit J&K to review security situation June 12, 2014

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir along with top Army commanders during his twoday visit to Srinagar starting on Saturday. In his first visit to the state after taking over as Defence Minister, he is also expected to discuss the possibilities...
  • Nine sentenced to life imprisonment for murder committed five years ago April 22, 2014

    Nine persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the District and Sessions Court of Palamau for murdering a person five years ago. District and Sessions Judge of Palamau J K Dubey convicted Biku Yadav, Shankar Chouhan, Virendra Chouhan, Jairam, Rajendra Singh, Ravindra Chouhan, Vijay Chouhan, Rakesh Singh and Rambachan Ram...
  • Samsung mobile head JK Shin earns more than Apple's Tim Cook March 31, 2014

    Seoul: Head of Samsung Electronics Co's mobile business, JK Shin, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at US rival Apple Inc, the South Korean firm said on Monday in its first such disclosure under new regulations. The world's biggest technology company by revenue...
  • Original Harry Potter artwork to go under the hammer March 23, 2014

    London: Two pieces of original artwork from the covers of J K Rowling's Harry Potter books are set to go under the hammer. The watercolours, painted by artist Cliff Wright, are featured on the second and third instalments of the book series, reported Contactmusic. One of pieces, which was featured on the...
  • J& upper house summons General VK Singh to appear on Jan 9 December 10, 2013

    Jammu: The upper house of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly has summoned former Army Chief General VK Singh to appear in person before its privileges committee on January 9 to explain his allegations that Army had paid bribes to politicians in the state. The decision was taken at a Privilege's Committee meeting...
  • NHRC seeks report on Sundergarh coal mine mishap from Odisha govt August 20, 2013

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Odisha government to submit a report within four weeks on the Aug 10 coal mine mishap that claimed 11 lives in the state, a petitioner said Tuesday. The commission asked state Chief Secretary J.K. Mohapatra to submit a detailed report, rights activist...
  • '34,753 illegal electricity connections regularised in J&K' April 6, 2013

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has regularised over 34,000 illegal electricity connections in the state and penalties have been imposed against the erring consumers. Minister of state for Technical Education and Power, Vikar Rasool replying to a question by Ghulam Nabi Monga in the Legislative Council on Saturday, said...
  • J&K: 9 school students killed as bus rolls down into gorge April 4, 2013

    Srinagar: Nine students were killed and twelve others injured when a school bus skidded off a mountain road and fell into a 500feet gorge in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Thursday, official sources said. The mishap took place at Kandiwara near Kokernag, 70 kms from Srinagar, when the driver...
  • Amnesty urges Omar to adopt zero tolerance to rights abuse March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Amnesty International on Sunday urged Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to take a stand of "zero tolerance" for human rights violations in the valley as part of its campaign "Pick up your pen to stop police abuse!" "In support of this campaign, Amnesty International wants the chief...
  • Hizbul terrorist Liaqat sent to judicial custody March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Liaqat Shah was on Saturday sent to judicial custody till April 12 by a Delhi court. A controversy broke over Shah's arrest by Delhi Police, which claimed that he was a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who had come to the national capital to plan a...
  • J&K govt to approach Centre over Indian prisoner's death in Pak March 27, 2013

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government said on Wednesday it will approach the Foreign Ministry to seek the postmortem report of Indian prisoner Chamel Singh, who died in a Pakistani jail. He was allegedly tortured to death in the prison, as claimed by some media reports. An initial autopsy report has...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey March 25, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Liaqat arrest: J&K MLAs seek adjournment motion March 25, 2013

    Srinagar: Four members of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday gave notice for an adjournment motion on the issue of the arrest of Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Ali Shah. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has already sought an NIA probe and is expected to make a statement in the House. The state...
  • J&K: Civilian dead, policeman injured in Sopore shootout March 24, 2013

    Sopore: One civilian is dead and one policeman was critically injured on Sunday in a terrorist shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district. The incident happened when two police vehicles were passing through Iqbal Market area. The terrorists opened fire at the police officials after they got down from their vehicle...
  • J&K: Policeman, civilian injured in a shootout March 24, 2013

    Sopore (Jammu and Kashmir): One policeman and one civilian were critically injured on Sunday in a terrorist shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district. The incident happened when two police vehicles were passing through Iqbal Market area. The terrorists opened fire at the police officials after they got down from...
  • JK police in touch with Delhi cops over Liyaqat arrest: Govt March 24, 2013

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government said on Saturday that it has sought details from Delhi Police regarding the arrest of 40yearold Syed Liyaqat Shah, whom they have claimed to be a Hizbul Mujahideen operative. "The members have raised the issue of (Shah's) arrest in the House. We have taken up...
  • Liyaqat is innocent, police have falsely arrested him, says wife March 23, 2013

    The wife of Liaqat Shah, who was arrested by Delhi Police on Friday and was allegedly planning terror attacks ahead of Holi in Delhi, has claimed that her husband is innocent and the police is lying. "Liyaqat is innocent. Police have arrested him falsely. He was traveling with me. We...
  • Security beefed up across Kashmir Valley March 23, 2013

    Srinagar: Security has been beefed up across Kashmir Valley, especially in the summer capital of Srinagar, where militants recently carried out two attacks in as many weeks. Official sources said that the police and CRPF have set up check points at various places in the city following intelligence inputs that...
  • Kichloo on Hizbul arrest: Waiting for police response March 23, 2013

    Liaqat Shah, arrested by the Delhi Police on Friday, was allegedly planning terror attacks ahead of Holi in Delhi. Minister of State for Home, Sajjad Kichloo, said the government would wait for the police's response. Sources within the Delhi Police continue to insist that Liaqat is a senior terrorist named...
  • Chidambaram promises surge in reforms March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram has hinted at steps to restore a sense of security in Jammu and Kashmir by AprilMay. Addressing the National Editors Conference in the Capital, Chidambaram said that violence in the valley will subside and the present phase of uncertainty will end. He did not,...
  • Australia updates travel advisory to its citizens visiting India March 18, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia has updated a travel advisory to its citizens visiting India, asking them to continue to exercise a high degree of caution because of the risk of terrorism, civil unrest, crime and vehicle accidents. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) issued an advisory on March 14, 2013, saying "It...
  • J&K: Police make third arrest in CRPF camp attack March 16, 2013

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed they have cracked the case of the deadly attack in Srinagar that left five paramilitary personnel dead on Wednesday. The breakthrough came after the third arrest of a government employee, Pradeep Singh. Earlier, Bashir Ahmad Mir, a former militant who worked for security agencies,...
  • J&K Assembly: BJP, Panthers Party MLAs protest against Pak resolution March 16, 2013

    Srinagar: There was an uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Saturday with the BJP and the Panthers Party demanding a resolution against Pakistan for condemning Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging. The BJP and the Panthers Party MLAs created a row in the house and party MLAs were seen...
  • Full text: Resolution passed by Parliament against Pak March 15, 2013

    Parliament on Friday rejected Pakistan Assembly's resolution on Afzal Guru and said that it amounts to interference in India's internal affairs. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar moved the draft resolution in the House and while unanimously adopting the resolution said, "House rejects the interference into internal affairs of India. Full text...
  • Kashmir requires sincere and uninterruptible dialogue: Mufti Islah March 14, 2013

    Does the March 13 attack on CRPF mean that militancy is again on an upswing in Kashmir? CNN-IBN's Srinagar Bureau Chief Mufti Islah joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Is there still considerable support for militants among the locals? Asked by: Ibrahim, Lucknow A....
  • News 360: Terror attack in Srinagar leaves five CRPF personnel dead March 13, 2013

    Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in the heart of Srinagar, which left five CRPF personnel dead and seven injured. Two terrorists, who were part of a fidayeen squad that carried out the attack were also killed in the...
  • J&K: Terror attack after 3 years stuns govt, security establishments March 13, 2013

    Deadly suicide attacks in the heart of Srinagar on Wednesday morning has caught government and the security establishments on the back foot in an environment that has already seen tensions since the hanging of Parliament attacks convict Afzal Guru. ...
  • Curfew in Srinagar post midnight over protester's death March 14, 2013

    Srinagar: Authorities have decided to impose curfew in Srinagar district following the death of a youth in CRPF firing in Zoonimar area of the city. "Curfew will be imposed in Srinagar district after midnight," District Magistrate Srinagar Baseer Ahmad Khan said. A youth was killed when CRPF personnel allegedly opened fire...
  • Srinagar: Suicide attackers target CRPF camp; 5 security men killed March 13, 2013

    Srinagar: In a major terror strike in the heart of Srinagar, a group of suspected fidayeen (suicide attackers) tried to storm a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Bemina area of the city and killed at least five security personnel and injured seven other before being shot dead in...
  • J&K terror attack: Big questions March 13, 2013

    A brazen terror attack in the heart of Srinagar at a CRPF camp in Bemina, Srinagar on Wednesday left five CRPF personnel dead and seven injured. Intermittent firing is still on and the entire area near Bemina police school has been cordoned off. The terror attack raises some big questions: Was security...