7 civilians injured in grenade attack near Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district police station

New Delhi: At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said. The militants lobbed the grenade towards the police station, but it exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to seven passers-by, the officials said. The security forces have […]

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2 dead, 26 injured in accidents in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district

New Delhi: Two persons were killed and 26 others injured in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Friday, officials said. A woman was among the two persons who died and a teenage girl was seriously injured after their car plunged into the Kalnai river on the Thathri-Kilhotran road in the afternoon, the […]

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Sri Lanka government defies Sirisena to resume parliamentary probe into Easter blasts

New Delhi: The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday began the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) investigation into the security lapses surrounding the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people including 11 Indians, despite strong objection by President Maithripala Sirisena. President Sirisena, who is the head of the Cabinet, warned last week that he would not […]

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Fire breaks out at timber factory in Sherkhaniyan area of Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: A massive fire broke out at a timber factory in the Toph Sherkhaniyan area of Jammu city on Tuesday and spread to adjacent areas, officials said. Ten fire tenders were pressed into service, they said. The Fire Department and the armed forces were trying to extinguish the flames even as people in the […]

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Noida (UP) on, Two cars and eight motorcycles were destroyed after a transformer caught fire

New Delhi: Two cars and eight motorcycles were destroyed after a transformer caught fire here Friday, officials said. The incident took place at Block H in Sector 63 around 1.30 pm, Fire Department officials said. The fire was controlled by 1.50 pm, they said. “Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot. However, services of […]

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