Will investigate presence of Al-Qaeda in Kashmir: DGP

Will investigate presence of Al-Qaeda in Kashmir: DGP

Srinagar: After Al-Qaeda announced Zakir Musa as the head of a newly created Kashmir cell, Jammu and Kashmir police chief on Friday said that they would investigative the presence of the organization (Al-Qaeda) in the state. “Militant is a militant (for us) and outfit does not matter. We will investigate the arrival of al-Qaeda in […]

Amid Indo-Pak tension top US diplomat to travel to Delhi, Islamabad

Amid Indo-Pak tension top US diplomat to travel to Delhi, Islamabad

Washington: A top US diplomat will travel to India and Pakistan later this month to discuss America’s relations with South Asia as the Trump administration reviews its Afghanistan policy to include a regional perspective. Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, […]

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar parts

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar parts

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in some parts of Srinagar city to “maintain law and order”, sources said. Official sources added that restrictions are in place in the areas falling under the police stations of Nowhatta, MR Gunj, Kralekhud, Maiusma and Safakadal. However residents of the old town areas of the city told Kashmir […]

Army chief to visit J&K today

Army chief to visit J&K today

Jammu: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat will arrive in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to visit forward positions on the Line of Control (LoC), Defence Ministry officials said. General Rawat would also chair a security review meeting. “After chairing the security review meeting, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is likely to visit some […]

Militants attack force’s party in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants on Thursday late evening attacked an army party in south Kashmir’s Shopian district injuring two soldiers, sources said. They said that the incident took place in Materbugh village of Shopian when an army party of 62 RR was moving in the area. Reinforcement was immediately rushed and search operation was started, sources said.

NIA summons Geelani’s elder son

NIA summons Geelani’s elder son

New Delhi: Widening its probe, the NIA on Thursday issued summons to Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani’s elder son Nayeem Geelani, asking him to appear before it for questioning on Monday in connection with its probe in the alleged terror funding case. A surgeon by profession, Nayeem had returned from Pakistan in 2010 after […]

‘Al-Qaida-linked cell’ announces Zakir Musa its head

‘Al-Qaida-linked cell’ announces Zakir Musa its head

Srinagar: “An al-Qaida-affiliated propaganda channel” has announced popular militant commander, Zakir Musa as the head of a newly created cell in Kashmir, The Guardian reported on Thursday. Zakir, 23, is the leading figure among a new generation of militants who have exploited social media. According to the report published in The Guradian, Zakir has been […]

Noted writer Arundhati Roy on course of second Booker Prize

Noted writer Arundhati Roy on course of second Booker Prize

Srinagar: Arundhati Roy, who won the prize in 1997 for “The God of Small Things,” is in the running again with her long-awaited second novel, “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.” The 13 books announced Thursday were chosen from 144 novels submitted by publishers, reports said. Founded in 1969 and originally open only to writers from […]

Unknown vehicle hits and kills man in Ganderbal

Unknown vehicle hits and kills man in Ganderbal

Sheikh Anees Ganderbal: A middle aged man was killed after an unknown vehicle hit him at Ahan Ganderbal on Srinagar-Leh highway on Thursday. Officials said that Abdul Rashid Mir (55) S/O Ghulam Mohammad Mir, a farmer was killed after an unknown vehicle hit him in his locality and fled from the spot. Locals said that […]

NC holds protest against price hike, civilian killings

NC holds protest against price hike, civilian killings

Srinagar: The opposition National Conference (NC) Thursday held a massive protest demonstration against price hike, civilian killings and day today restrictions in down town areas of Srinagar. Raising anti-government slogans hundreds of NC workers, led by senior party leader Ali Muhammad Sagar, were holding placards and banners. They started their march from party headquarter Nawa-e-Subh. […]

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