The crackdown on anti-India elements by security forces took place just after the terror attacks on minorities three days ago.
The J&K Police have already detained over 400 people in connection with the FIRs lodged in different police stations pertaining to the civilian killings in the Valley.
After the sudden demise of TV actor Sidharth Shukla, the focus of many has shifted towards a rising trend of increasing number of deaths among young people due to cardiac arrest.
In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist of proscribed terror outfit Al-Badr was killed. He has been identified as Shakir Bashir Dar of Goripora, Awantipora.
The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists.
United Nations: General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir has said that the status of Jammu and Kashmir should not be changed while acknowledging the 1972 Simla Agreement between India and Pakistan…
Srinagar: Three terrorists were killed in an encounter at Hadipora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Sunday. The Army said three terrorists were eliminated at Hadipora in…
Srinagar: Four terrorists have been killed in an encounter underway in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Monday. Police said the slain terrorists belonged to proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. The encounter started at 2 a.m. at Manihal. “One more unidentified terrorist killed in Shopian encounter, total four terrorists affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT […]
Kupwara: Soldiers of the Indian Army rescued a pregnant woman stuck in snowbound Kupwara in Kashmir and safely took her for about two kilometres in knee-deep snow till the hospital, the Indian Army said on Thursday. Late on Tuesday, the Company Operating Base at Karalpura in Kupwara received a distress call from Manzoor Ahmed Sheikh […]
Srinagar: The BJP on Tuesday won an election for the first time from any seat in Kashmir while facing regional heavyweights like the National Conference and the PDP. Aijaz Hussain won the Khonmoh-II District Development Council seat in Srinagar, while Aijaz Ahmad Khan gave the party more reason to cheer by winning the Tulail seat […]
Jammu: Abdul Rashid Shora, the estranged father of student activist Shehla Rashid, on Monday levelled serious allegations against her, demanding that a probe be initiated into her NGOs and also accused her of having taken a huge amount of money for joining politics in Kashmir valley, a charge denied by her. Shehla termed her father’s […]
Srinagar: Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members, including a district youth wing leader, were shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday night, police said. Police said Kulgam police received information about a terror incident at Y.K. Pora village where terrorists had fired upon three BJP workers and senior police officers […]
Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Sagun area in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday morning. The encounter started between terrorists and security forces on Tuesday evening. The firefight took place after security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of a specific […]
United Nation: During his speech in the high-level session of the United Nations General Assembly that was met by an Indian walkout, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday requested the Security Council to intervene with a UN force in Kashmir. In a subtly worded sentence slipped into his speech on Friday, Khan introduced the […]
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called upon India and Pakistan to move in a positive way to resolve their differences. He sidestepped a question by a Pakistani reporter at a news conference on Wednesday about what the journalist asserted were demographic changes India was making to Kashmir, and instead referred to a statement […]
Srinagar: One more terrorist was killed by security forces on Tuesday at Kreeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, taking the number of ultras killed in the operation to three. “One more terrorist killed. One more pistol seized. Two critically injured soldiers have also succumbed to their injuries. The joint operation in progress,” the Army said. […]
Srinagar: With the killing of a second militant, the number of terrorists killed in the ongoing encounter in north Kashmir’s Baramulla is two now, officials said. Earlier, two CRPF personnel and a Special Police Officer (SPO) of the J&K Police were killed in a terrorist attack at Kreeri in Baramulla district on Monday. Security forces […]
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on the basis of a specific intelligence input busted a terror module of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) in North Kashmir’s Kupwara on Monday night and arrested a terrorist with four of his associates. Police said acting on information about cross-LoC smuggling of a large quantity of weapons, their […]
New Delhi: The highly decorated Kashmiri officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF), who has been training pilots for Rafale fighter jets in Paris, was part of the 2016 surgical strike against terror launch pads in Pakistan following the attack in Uri. Defence Air Attache in France, Air Commodore Hilal Ahmad Rather, who is being […]
Srinagar: Air commodore Hilal Ahmad Rather has become a buzz name in Kashmir overnight. Hilal saw off the first batch of Rafale jets which took off from France to India on Monday. Among other things, he has also been associated with the weaponisation of the Rafale aircraft for acclimatization to Indian requirements. Hilal is presently […]
New Delhi/Kabul: Pakistani terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad, which runs its terror activities in Indian Kashmir, has become active in Afghanistan. In the last two days, at least 13 Pakistani Jaish terrorists were killed by Afghan security forces in the Khogyani district in Afghanistan. The banned Pakistani terror outfit, headed by Masood Azhar, usually targets civilians and […]
Srinagar: The World famous Kashmir Saffron has now got the prestigious geographical indication (GI) certification from the government of India to certify its authenticity and World-class prominence. An official statement on Saturday said: “Lt Governor G.C. Murmu has expressed happiness on the Government of India issuing the GI tag for Kashmir Saffron. “This is the […]
Srinagar: Days, after a five-year-old was killed in a terror attack in South Kashmir, on Wednesday in another shocking incident in North Kashmir’s Sopore a civilian, was killed right in front of his three-year-old grandson. The heartbreaking pictures that surfaced showed the boy sitting on the dead body. He was later taken by the army […]
New York: In an openly communal appeal to Muslim voters, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party candidate for President, has dragged Kashmir into his campaign in a religious context rather than as a foreign policy or a general human rights issue. His “Agenda for Muslim American Communities” published by his campaign also criticises the Citizenship Amendment […]
Jammu: Senior IPS officer Basant Kumar Rath who is posted as IGP (traffic) in Jammu and Kashmir has reportedly filed a written complaint against the Director General of Police of the union territory, Dilbag Singh, apprehending threat to his safety and reputation. Rath, a 2000 batch IPS officer, who hails from Puri of Odisha, lodged […]