Militants escape after firing near Air Force station in Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb. 21 -- Suspected militants escaped after firing at a water pump house of the Air Force in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday evening after sentries returned the fire, the army s... Read More

Fire at Shimla's Lakkar Bazaar, 8 shops gutted

Shimla, Feb. 21 -- As many as eight shops were gutted in a blaze that broke out in the Lakkar Bazaar, here late on Monday night. "Fire broke out around 12:30am, while the local fire brigade office w... Read More

Rules are important but so is bending them

Chandigarh, Feb. 21 -- That winter morning, my daughter and I entered the school office with a bow and a courteous, "May we come in ma'am?" School etiquette turns up dutifully even when one goes to s... Read More

Hisar man held for raping teen girl

Hisar, Feb. 21 -- A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a teenage girl and filming the incident before circulating it on social media, said Hisar police on Tuesday. The accused was a re... Read More

Jawan killed in sniper fire

Srinagar, Feb. 21 -- A BSF jawan was on Tuesday killed after he was shot by a Pakistani sniper from across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir's Tangdhar, officials said. Constable SK Murmu,... Read More


Chandigarh, Feb. 21 -- A special court here on Tuesday acquitted former Srinagar DSP Mohammad Mir in the Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal. The special CBI court acquitted Mir of all the charges. Mir was... Read More

Haryana contests Niti Aayog report on drop in its sex ratio

Chandigarh, Feb. 21 -- Haryana, which had claimed a significant improvement in its sex ratio since the launch of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Pathao' campaign in 2015, has contested the recent report of the Nit... Read More

War of words between Virbhadra, Sukhu escalates

Shimla, Feb. 21 -- The war of words between veteran Congress leader Virbhadra Singh and Himachal Congress president Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu escalated on Tuesday with the later describing the former CM ... Read More

Mohindra orders screening of schoolkids

Chandigarh, Feb. 21 -- The Punjab government issued strict instructions to all civil surgeons to ensure complete screening of students of government and governmentaided schools as well as children at ... Read More

Undertrial flees from court complex, cop booked

Bathinda, Feb. 21 -- A Punjab Police head constable was booked after an undertrial escaped from the courts complex here on Tuesday. Harkamal Singh, accused of attempt to murder, was brought for a hear... Read More