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Police instructed to ensure safety of Kashmiris in Goa

Police instructed to ensure safety of Kashmiris in Goa

Panaji, Feb 22:  Goa Police officers have been instructed to ensure the safety of people from Jammu and Kashmir residing in Goa, in the wake of attacks and acts of intimidation of residents of the conflict-ridden state, Director General of Police Muktesh Chander said on Friday. “We have asked our Superintendents…

SC seeks response from Centre, Delhi government on shifting 7 militants to Tihar Jail

SC seeks response from Centre, Delhi government on shifting 7 militants to Tihar Jail

New Delhi, Feb 22:  The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre and the Delhi government on a plea by the J&K government seeking the shifting of seven Pakistani terrorists from Jammu prison to Tihar Jail. The top court bench of Justice L. Nageswara Rao and Justice M.R.…

Take steps to end attacks on Kashmiris: SC

Take steps to end attacks on Kashmiris: SC

New Delhi, Feb 22:  The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police (DGPs) in states and union territories to take prompt action to prevent threats, assault, intimidation and boycott targeted at Kashmiris, especially students, in the wake of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack. “The…

Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, bad weather hampers efforts

Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, bad weather hampers efforts

Shimla, Feb 22:  Rescuers on Friday failed to resume a search operation owing to inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh, where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five others went missing this week. As the searches entered the third day, the authorities suspected that the chances of…

Furore as Kashmir students attacked in Yavatmal

Furore as Kashmir students attacked in Yavatmal

Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Feb 21: Barely five days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here, four Kashmiri students were threatened, attacked and humiliated, allegedly by some Yuva Sena activists, sparking widespread condemnation. Yuva Sena Secretary Varun Sardesai on Thursday assured action against the culprits if they were found to be the party’s…

Pulwama fallout: SC to hear pleas seeking security for Kashmiri students

Pulwama fallout: SC to hear pleas seeking security for Kashmiri students

New Delhi, Feb 21:  The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Centre and the state governments to protect Kashmiri students, being targeted across the country in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice…

Pulwama fallout: SC to hear pleas on Kashmiri students attacked

Pulwama fallout: SC to hear pleas on Kashmiri students attacked

New Delhi, Feb 21: The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Centre and the state governments to protect Kashmiri students, who are being targeted across the country in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan…

Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, rescue operations on

Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, rescue operations on

Shimla, Feb 21:  Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search operation despite inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five more have gone missing. As the efforts entered the second day, the authorities suspected that the soldiers might be trapped in the…

Avalanche in HP kills five ITBP troopers, one missing

Avalanche in HP kills five ITBP troopers, one missing

  Shimla, Feb 20:  A snow avalanche killed five Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP) troopers while one trooper was missing near the Tibet border in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district on Wednesday, officials said. The avalanche, triggered with the slide of glacier near Shipkila bordering Tibet, buried at least six ITBP personnel, the…

Death penalty to culprit who raped 3-year-old girl

Death penalty to culprit who raped 3-year-old girl

Ranchi, Feb 20: A court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a person who was found guilty of raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Jharkhand’s Gumla district. According to a lawyer, Additional District Judge (ADJ-1) L. Dubey of Gumla district awarded the death sentence to Bandhan Oraon and slapped a…

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