Two militants killed in Gurez

Two militants killed in Gurez

Bandipora: Two militants were killed in an ongoing gunfight near the dam site in Bhim Nallah area of Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. An encounter started between militants and army in forest area of Gurez on late Wednesday evening. Official sources said that the army had launched a massive search operation on Wednesday evening […]

“Not advised”: Travelling to Gurez from a foreign tourist’s perspective

“Not advised”: Travelling to Gurez from a foreign tourist’s perspective

Bandipora: The Jammu & Kashmir Tourism Department is holding major cultural events and pumping money to promote tourism at places like Gurez valley in Kashmir. But for a foreign tourist, the efforts are amateur as “security” parameters and miscommunication between the department and government forces establishments keeps hindering the tourist flow. Hence, many tourists recommend […]

3 militants killed: Army

3 militants killed: Army

Bandipora: Three unidentified militants were killed in Gurez valley of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday, army said. Srinagar based defense spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said “an infiltration bid was foiled in Gurez on Thursday with the killing of three militants”. A senior police official said that above five militants tried to cross Line of […]

Bandipora villagers protest against NHPC, resent construction of transmission towers

Bandipora villagers protest against NHPC, resent construction of transmission towers

BANDIPORA: Hundreds of villagers in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district held protest demonstrations against National Hydroelectric Power Corporation’s (NHPC) decision to install high-voltage transmission towers and nocturnal raids conducted by the police to arrest local youngsters in an attempt to force them to give up resistance to the NHPC plans. The protesters on Wednesday blocked Srinagar- […]

Two militants killed in Gurez, says army

Two militants killed in Gurez, says army

Bandipora: Two unidentified militants were killed in an infiltration bid close to the Line of Control at Gurez valley in Bandipora district on Tuesday, army claimed. Army’s Srinagar based defense spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said, “an infiltration bid was foiled in Gurez in which two militants were killed”. A police official pleading anonymity said a […]

LeT militant arrested: Police

LeT militant arrested: Police

Bandipora: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a militant affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba in Bandipora’s Markundal village. The arrested militant identified as Shahbaz Rasool Mir of Hajin town was caught during a joint ambush laid by police, army and CRPF in Markundal village, senior superintendent of police Zulfikar Aazad said. “A man was found in […]

Govt briefs opposition parties on Dokalam, Kashmir situation

Govt briefs opposition parties on Dokalam, Kashmir situation

New Delhi: The issue with China and growing unrest in the Kashmir Valley will be raised in the Parliament session beginning next week by opposition parties, who were today briefed by the government about the situation on both the fronts. Emerging from the meeting, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma told reporters that […]