J&K border residents to get 60 pc reservation in 5 new IRP battalions: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the Centre had decided to raise five Indian Reserve Police (IRP) battalions in which people from border areas of Jammu and Kashmir... Read more »

India, China must work on security, says envoy ahead of Modi-XI meet

India is looking forward to closer cooperation with China and other countries of the Shaghai Cooperation Organisation in areas such as security, Indian Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale said... Read more »

Hundreds of vehicles stranded as Srinagar-Leh highway closed for 3rd day

Sonamarg-Drass road stretch along the 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway remained closed for traffic for the third successive day on Thursday. The authorities had closed the road following a major landslide... Read more »

Centre scraps mandatory baggage identification at Jammu and Kashmir airports; Mehbooba welcomes

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday welcomed the Centre’s move of scrapping the mandatory baggage identification by the travelers at the airports in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more »

Two militants killed in Handwara encounter

Two militants were killed in an overnight encounter at Kralgund  in Handwara militants opened fire upon patrolling party of army’s 32 RR late last night in forest area of... Read more »

Banking services hit as employees’ strike continues for 2nd day

Banking services were hit across the country for the second day today as about 10 lakh bankers continued their strike to protest a “meagre” 2 per cent salary hike... Read more »

Seven of eight accused in Kathua case to be produced before Pathankot judge

Seven of the eight accused in the Kathua rape and murder case were today brought here today amid tight security to be produced before the district and sessions court.... Read more »

UIDAI extends deadline to deploy Virtual ID system to July 1

UIDAI has extended by one month to July 1 the deadline for service providers and agencies like banks and telecom companies to fully deploy Virtual ID system and accept... Read more »