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 […]

Cop shot at in Kulgam

Cop shot at in Kulgam

Srinagar: Suspected militants attacked a policeman in Kulgam on Thursday night, leaving him injured. Inspector general of police Muneer Khan told Kashmir Reader that the injured cop is stable. Identified as Saleem Bhat, the policeman was at home when the militants fired upon him.  

Create a conducive atmosphere for talks: India tells Pakistan

Create a conducive atmosphere for talks: India tells Pakistan

New Delhi: There can be no compromise on the issue of cross border terrorism and the onus is on Pakistan to create a conducive atmosphere for a constructive and comprehensive bilateral dialogue, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. In response to a question, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said […]

Hizb militant’s mother, sisters, 2-year-old nephew thrashed

Hizb militant’s mother, sisters, 2-year-old nephew thrashed

Anantnag: The mother and three sisters – one of them the nursing mother of a 20-day-old infant – of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Tawseef Ahmad Sheikh were thrashed by government forces at their home in Rampura village of Kulgam district in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Sheikh has been an active member of the Hizb […]

NIA summons Geelani’s son

NIA summons Geelani’s son

Srinagar: After taking chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son-in-law into 10 days’ custody along with six other leaders, National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Thursday served summons to the Hurriyat chairman’s elder son, Nayeem Geelani. Through the summons, the NIA asked Nayeem to appear before it for questioning on July 31, this coming Monday, […]

Hospital full of problems: Director SKIMS

Hospital full of problems: Director SKIMS

Srinagar: Director Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) hospital, Soura, Dr AG Ahangar said on Thursday that the institution was “full of problems”. He said that the workload had increased with the growth in population as the hospital receives lakhs of patients yearly. Speaking as chief guest at the CRPF-organised blood donation camp function in […]

NC takes out rally in Srinagar

NC takes out rally in Srinagar

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) on Thursday took out a rally against price rise and the increase in killings in Kashmir. “The PDP-led government is a failure on all fronts,” NC general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, who was leading the rally, said. “It is due to the policies of the government that Kashmiris and Kashmir […]

Machhil fake encounter: Families aghast at convicts being let off

Machhil fake encounter: Families aghast at convicts being let off

Baramulla: A day after an army court in New Delhi suspended the life sentence given to five troopers of 4 Rajputana Rifles in the Machhil fake encounter case, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said that it has no information regarding the military court’s decision. Director General of Police SP Vaid told reporters at district police […]

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