Fifth war with Pakistan not solution to peace in Kashmir: Dr Farooq

  New Delhi, Feb 13: Former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Tuesday said that Kashmiris are fed up of the endless cycle of violence and the only way to attain peace in the state is dialogue. The National Conference (NC) MP said that despite repeated failures in attaining peace in the violence-torn state, dialogue is […]

Pak govt okays law to ban Hafiz Saeed

Pak govt okays law to ban Hafiz Saeed

  Islamabad, Feb 13: Less than a week before a crucial meeting of the FATF that will assess Pakistan’s actions to choke militancy financing, Islamabad has quietly amended its anti-terror law to ban those listed as terrorists by the UN, including Hafiz Saeed and the JuD, and framed new regulations to seize their assets. President […]

‘Jammu being close to LoC, IB makes it vulnerable’

‘Jammu being close to LoC, IB makes it vulnerable’

Special Correspondent Jammu, Feb 12: The Fidayeen attack at Sunjwan Military Station in Jammu is the second attack on the same camp in the past fourteen years. On June 28, 2003, two Fidayeen attacked Sunjwan Army installation killing 12 soldiers and injuring seven others. A lieutenant was also killed in the attack. In Saturday’s attack […]

CRPF man killed in Karan Nagar gunfight

CRPF man killed in Karan Nagar gunfight

  Srinagar, Feb 12: A Para-military CRPF trooper lost his life after he was hit by a bullet during a gunfight in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Para military troopers claimed that they foiled a Fidayeen attack in the heart of Srinagar city during wee hours of Monday. Reports said that two armed militants tried to sneak […]

Rajnath chairs high-level security meet on JK

Rajnath chairs high-level security meet on JK

  Srinagar, Feb 12: In the backdrop of Sunjwan and other militant attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday reviewed security situation with top officials of Home Ministry, Intelligence agencies and Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) heads and reportedly called for strengthening Internal Security Grid to thwart attacks on security […]

Defence Minister calls on CM

  Jammu, Feb 12: Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, who flew to winter capital early Monday, called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here this evening. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed the overall security scenario obtaining in the State particularly in the backdrop of continued shelling on the borders and the attack on Army […]

High speed mobile Internet service suspended in Srinagar

High speed mobile Internet service suspended in Srinagar

  Srinagar, Feb 12: Cellular companies have snapped high-speed mobile Internet service in Srinagar city in view of a gunfight between militants and government forces in Karan Nagar area of the city. A telecom official said the high speed mobile Internet service was suspended in the city after a directive from the security agencies. “The […]

Lone militant still holed up in Sunjuwan military camp: Army

Lone militant still holed up in Sunjuwan military camp: Army

  Jammu, Feb 12: The army on Monday said that one militant was still holed up inside the Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu, three days after an attack left six persons dead. “One militant is still holed-up inside the camp and efforts are on to neutralize him,” a Defence Ministry official said. The operation to […]

Pak ‘warns’ against any Indian cross-border raid

Pak ‘warns’ against any Indian cross-border raid

  Islamabad, Feb 12: Pakistan warned India against cross-border strikes after Indian authorities blamed Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) for an attack on an Army camp in which soldiers and their families were targeted. Saturday’s attack on the Sunjuwan camp in Jammu was the worst in months, with five soldiers and the father of one of the […]