Four militants killed in Boniyar gunfight

Four militants killed in Boniyar gunfight

Arshad Farooq Srinagar, Oct 18: Four militants have been killed in an encounter with government forces forests of Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Official sources said that a search party of army’s 5 Grenadier intercepted a group of militants at Torna post in the woods of Boniyar at around 8:30 a.m. After […]

Militant killed in Pulwama shootout

Qayoom Khan Srinagar, Oct 18: Police on Thursday claimed to have killed a newly-recruited militant in a brief shootout at a village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district late Wednesday night. A police official said that a joint team of army’s 50 RR and SOG personnel had set up a Nakka at Dougam Kakapora following inputs […]

Shutdown paralyzes life across Kashmir

Shutdown paralyzes life across Kashmir

Qasim Bazaz Srinagar, Oct 18: Fresh clashes broke out in parts of this capital city as a shutdown called by joint resistance leadership (JRL) against the Fateh Kadal killings brought life to a grinding halt in this capital city and other majors towns of the Valley on Thursday. Reports said that all shops, private offices, […]

Low speed internet services restored in Srinagar

Low speed internet services restored in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 18: The internet services were restored on Thursday in Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir after remaining suspended for a day. The services were snapped yesterday early morning soon after an encounter started in Fateh Kadal area of the district. The internet services were also resumed in Pulwama district of south Kashmir today […]

No move to deploy ‘Black Cat’ commandos in JK: Guv

No move to deploy ‘Black Cat’ commandos in JK: Guv

Srinagar, Oct 18: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said there is no move to deploy ‘Black Cat’ commandos of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) in counter-militancy operations in the state, and made it clear that the specialised force could be used only in the “gravest of grave” situations. Complimenting the state police, […]

CBI begins probe in JK arms licence case

CBI begins probe in JK arms licence case

Srinagar, Oct 18: The CBI has begun investigation into a case of arms licences issued in Jammu and Kashmir between 2012 and 2016 on forged documents allegedly involving some IAS officers of the cadre, officials said Thursday. The agency has registered two FIRs in this regard with the consent of Jammu and Kashmir government with […]

Onus on Pakistan to create conducive conditions for talks: India

Onus on Pakistan to create conducive conditions for talks: India

New Delhi, Oct 18: India Thursday said the onus was on Pakistan to create conducive conditions for talks by taking steps such as action against terrorists and terror infrastructure operating from its soil. During a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar reiterated India’s stand that talks and terror cannot go together and said […]

Pak asks UN to probe use of chemical weapons in Kashmir

Pak asks UN to probe use of chemical weapons in Kashmir

Islamabad, Oct 18: Pakistan has reiterated call for a thorough and independent investigation into use of chemical weapons by forces in Kashmir. The call was made by Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal at his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday. The spokesperson said that the UN Commission of Inquiry may also look into […]

GOC of 16 Corps reviews security situation in Jammu region

Srinagar, Oct 18: Lt General Paramjit Singh, the general officer commanding (GOC) of the Army’s Nagrota-based XVI Corps, Thursday reviewed security situation of hinterland in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Rajouri districts, a defence spokesperson said. Lt Gen Singh visited Surankote sector in Poonch district and Counter Insurgency Force (Romeo) at Palma in Rajouri district, […]

Army says transgressions down along LAC in Ladakh

Army says transgressions down along LAC in Ladakh

Kangra, Oct 18: Incidents of transgressions along the Sino-Indian border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region has come down this year and an effective mechanism has been put in place to tackle any situation, a top Army commander has said. The officer also said the security situation along the LoC and in hinterlands in Jammu […]

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