Youth killed, another injured after army opens fire in Kulgam

Youth killed, another injured after army opens fire in Kulgam

  Srinagar, Jun 18: A youth was killed and another was injured in alleged army firing at Nowpora area of Mir Bazar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday evening. A senior police officer said that a group of youth pelted stones on army’s 9 RR party who allegedly resorted some gunshots. In the incident, […]

After month-long ceasefire, forces launch CASO in Bijbehara village

After month-long ceasefire, forces launch CASO in Bijbehara village

  Aman Malik Anantnag, Jun 18: A day after the government announced the continuation of operations against militants in Jammu and Kashmir, a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched in Waghama village of south Kashmir’s Bijbehara area on Monday morning. Reports said that after receiving the inputs about the presence of militants in the […]

Two militants killed in ongoing Bandipora operation

Two militants killed in ongoing Bandipora operation

Srinagar, Jun 18: Two more militants were killed in an ongoing encounter at Panar forest area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Official sources said that Monday morning a fresh gunfight broke out between the militants and the joint team of army’s 14 RR, 22 RR, 52 RR, 18 RR, 28 RR, 27 RR, 31 RR, […]

Gen Rawat visits J&K, reviews security situation

Gen Rawat visits J&K, reviews security situation

  Jammu, Jun 18: Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited forward areas in Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed the security situation along the borderline as well as in the hinterland. Rawat reviewed the security situation of J&K during his visit to forward areas Monday, a defence spokesperson said. He was briefed […]

Shujaat’s Chaharum observed at his native village

Shujaat’s Chaharum observed at his native village

Ministers, officers, journalists, oppn leaders participate in Fateha Khawani Srinagar, Jun 18: Rasm-e-Chahrum of senior journalist, editor-in-chief of ‘Daily Rising Kashmir’, Shujaat Bukhari was Monday observed at his residence in Kreeri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Thousands of people from all walks of life started reaching the residence of a prominent journalist in Kreeri […]

Sharma, Azad visit Shujaat’s residence in Baramulla

  Srinagar, Jun 18: The Centre’s special representative for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad were among those who visited the residence of slain journalist Shujaat Bukhari Monday. Sharma visited Bukhari’s ancestral home at Kreeri in Baramulla district, 40 km from here, to offer condolences to the bereaved family […]

Delegates pitch for Kashmir autonomy, says OP Shaw

Delegates pitch for Kashmir autonomy, says OP Shaw

  Srinagar, Jun 18: Under track II diplomacy, Indian civil society member and peace activist OP Shaw who is in Kashmir met a number of delegations including journalists, civil society members, lawyers and separatists. The delegations exchanged notes on Kashmir problem with OP Shaw while majority of them demanded restoration of autonomy to Jammu and […]

Rahul writes to Shujaat’s father, offers condolence

Rahul writes to Shujaat’s father, offers condolence

Srinagar, Jun 18: The President All India Congress Committee Rahul Gandhi has personally conveyed his deepest condolences to the family of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari. In a condolences message in the name of Prof. Rafi ud din Bukhari, Gandhi has expressed shock at the cold-blooded killing of Shujaat Bukhari. “I am shocked at the cold-blooded […]

PDP, Opposition terms suspension of Ramadhan ceasefire as unfortunate

  Srinagar, Jun 18: The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and opposition political parties, including National Conference and Congress, have termed suspension of Ramadhan ceasefire as unfortunate. However, PDP’s coalition partner in the government, the BJP, welcoming the decision by the centre, said it is the only way to counter militancy. “The decision to suspend […]

JK police countering Pak-based cyber militants: DGP

JK police countering Pak-based cyber militants: DGP

Srinagar, Jun 18: The Police are taking all necessary steps to counter the propaganda of Pakistan-based cyber militants in Jammu and Kashmir, the state’s Directorate General of Police (DGP) S. P. Vaid said on Monday. Speaking to a news agency, Vaid said his department had made considerable progress in thwarting this menace. “There are some […]

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