Amarnath Yatra resumes from Jammu after 3 days

Jammu: Amarnath Yatra resumed from Jammu’s Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas base camp on Monday after it was suspended due to cloudburst near the holy cave shrine three days earlier. Sixteen persons died in the cloudburst while 40 others are still missing and the rescue operation to locate them is still on. Despite the tragedy, pilgrims have been arriving at the base camp … Read more

ED seizes Rs 5.32-cr cash after raids against Jharkhand CM’s aide, linked persons

RANCHI, July 9: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs 5.32 crore cash after it conducted raids at about 18 locations in Jharkhand as part of a money laundering investigation against Pankaj Mishra, the political representative of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, and those linked to him, officials said Saturday. The searches were launched on Friday … Read more

Internal security, cyber crime, border issues dominate NZ meet chaired by HM

JAMMU, July 9: While Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha couldn’t make it to Northern Zonal Council meeting at Jaipur today which was chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Radha Krishna Mathur joined the conclave which discussed internal security, cyber crime and issues of border areas among others. … Read more

Localised rain, not cloudburst says IMD

NEW DELHI, July 9: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the deaths and destruction near the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir were due to a highly localized rain event and not due to a cloudburst. According to weather scientists, the shrine reported 31 mm of rainfall between 4.30 pm and 6.30 pm on … Read more