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  • Udhampur Terrorist attack, Terrorist attack, BSF convoy, Jammu and Kashmir, terrorist
    Aug 05, 2015 08:35 IST

    Militant captured alive after J-K encounter; suspected to be from Pakistan

    A militant was captured alive following an attack on a BSF convoy near Udhampur. Two jawans were killed and at least 10 injured in the gunfight

  • Ansar Burney
    Aug 04, 2015 20:04 IST

    Burney Bhaijaan to visit India on Sept 2 to locate Indian woman's family

    Inspired by the Bollywood film 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', Pakistan's noted human rights activist Ansar Burney has decided to visit India to locate the family of the missing Indian girl, Geeta, who is being looked after by a social welfare group in Karachi.

  • Ceasefire violation
    Aug 04, 2015 23:07 IST

    Army contingents mistakenly fire at each other, 2 soldiers dead

    Two soldiers were killed and several others injured when two contingents of the army fired opened at each other in the militancy-hit in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, in a case of mistaken identity.

  • Bomb hoax
    Aug 05, 2015 12:29 IST

    Bomb hoax at Ambala railway station sends cops in tizzy

    A bomb threat at Ambala cantonment railway station on Wednesday morning turned out to be a hoax but it kept police and their railway counterparts on tenterhooks through the night.

  • Hindu organisations bandh call
    Aug 04, 2015 11:10 IST

    Hindu body blames Khalistani outfit for Punjab unit chief’s murder

    A day after Punjab unit chief of the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Suraksha Samiti Manish Sood, aka, Bunty was shot dead by his security guard on Monday night, the samiti said the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) was behind his murder.

  • A senior Dalit leader Choudhary Jagjit Singh
    Aug 04, 2015 08:50 IST

    Former minister Chaudhary Jagjit Singh passes away

    Former minister and senior Dalit leader Chaudhary Jagjit Singh passed away following cardiac arrest on Tuesday morning. He was 81.

  • A BSF soldier stands guard near international border at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kms from Jammu
    Aug 04, 2015 08:30 IST

    Pakistan violates ceasefire again, one civilian killed

    In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Tuesday fired mortal shells and targeted 12 BSF posts in Kanachack and Pargwal areas in Jammu district, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate.

  • Punjab BJP chief Kamal Sharma-N
    Aug 03, 2015 22:37 IST

    Kamal Sharma makes Ferozepur BJP, BJYM chiefs quit

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Kamal Sharma has made the local chiefs of his party and its youth wing, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), submit their resignations over charges of corruption and trying to help drug smugglers.

  • Parkash Singh Badal, chief minister, Punjab
    Aug 04, 2015 15:29 IST

    Punjab govt offices closed for second half as tribute to Ch Jagjit Singh

    All offices of the Punjab government, board and corporations were closed for the second half on Tuesday in memory of former Punjab minister Chaudhary Jagjit Singh, who passed away in Jalandhar on Tuesday morning after a brief illness. A spokesperson of the chief minister’s office said that chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, while mourning the death of the former local bodies minister, had decided to declare a holiday for the second half as a mark of respect to the departed leader.

  • President of National Conference, Farooq Abdullah. HT Photo
    Aug 03, 2015 19:18 IST

    Farooq supports AIIMS in Jammu, says all-party delegation should meet PM

    National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Monday proposed an all-party delegation from Jammu and Kashmir to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for breaking the impasse on the establishment of an additional and full-fledged All India Institute of Medical Sciences for Jammu.

  • Gurkirat Sekhon. (Photo courtesy: Twitter)
    Aug 03, 2015 13:41 IST

    Hotelier Gikki murder: All 4 accused entenced to life imprisonment

    A court in Gurdaspur on Monday sentenced all four accused of murdering Jalandhar-based hotelier Gurkerat Singh Gikki in 2011, to life imprisonment.

  • Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini-n
    Aug 03, 2015 21:00 IST

    Punjab DGP meets Dinanagar police station staff

    Punjab director general of police Sumedh Singh Saini visited the Dinanagar police station on Monday and interacted with the officers who had participated in the operation against the three Pakistani terrorists on July 27.

  • Om Prakash Chautala
    Aug 03, 2015 16:11 IST

    SC upholds jail term of Chautala, son in teachers’ recruitment scam

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and others, challenging their conviction and award of 10-year jail term for the teachers’ recruitment scam.

  • BSF
    Aug 03, 2015 08:03 IST

    Pak violates ceasefire again, Indian Army retaliates

    In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Sunday night opened unprovoked firing on several forward posts in Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate.

  • People running
    Aug 03, 2015 15:08 IST

    Jammu bandh over AIIMS enters Day 4; 15 detained

    Police detained 15 protesters on Monday, the fourth day of the Jammu bandh called by the AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC), demanding a notification to set up an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the Jammu region.