SSB soldier killed, another injured in apparent ‘fratricide’

SSB soldier killed, another injured in apparent ‘fratricide’

Srinagar: A paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper was killed and another was injured in a firing incident, which sources describe as an episode of fratricide, in Banihal area of Ramban district of Jammu on Wednesday. According to reports, the firing incident took place at about 7:20 PM Wednesday evening near Navyuga Engineering Base camp, […]

Trooper killed along LoC in Kupwara

Trooper killed along LoC in Kupwara

Baramulla: An army soldier was killed on Wednesday during exchange of firing between India and Pakistan forces along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Keran village in Kupwara, police said. An official said that troopers belonging to 5/9 GR unit were on patrol when they came under fire from Pakistan side near the Pimple […]

CM advises police to take more humane approach

CM advises police to take more humane approach

SRINAGAR: Asking the police to be more relaxed and humane in dealing with situations, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday advised the force to act as an institution of public reassurance rather than as a cause of fear among the masses. Chairing a meeting with all the District SPs and range DIGs of Kashmir province […]

Elusive Peace

Elusive Peace

Mehbooba Mufti , in an address, has pitched for peace between India and Pakistan. This pitch comes in the wake of regular and intermittent skirmished between India and Pakistan along portions of the LoC. While the idea of peace between the two nuclear armed neighbors is well and good, but the prospects for it look […]

Shinglipora village cordoned off

Shinglipora village cordoned off

Budgam: A cordon and search operation was conducted in Shinglipora village of Khag in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on wee hours of Wednesday, police said. Police said that after the reports of the presence of militants in the area the army and police cordoned off several Mohallas of the village and held search operations there. […]

Preventing reconstruction of houses destroyed in gunfights deplorable: DeM

Preventing reconstruction of houses destroyed in gunfights deplorable: DeM

Srinagar: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Wednesday said that government forces were not allowing people to reconstruct their houses destroyed by forces during gunfights. In a statement, the secretary general of DeM, Nahida Nasreen expressed concern over the issue. “This is highly deplorable and a cause of serious concern,” she said. She said that the government forces […]

Resistance leaders, activists protest at Lal Chowk

Resistance leaders, activists protest at Lal Chowk

SRINAGAR: Several resistance leaders and activists on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against the NIA’s “intimidation”, incarceration of thousands of Kashmiris, and “oppression” in the Valley. A statement issued by the joint resistance leadership (JRL) said that several leaders and activists from various pro-freedom organisations gathered at Lal Chowk and staged a peaceful protest. “Putting […]

NIA arrests 2 Kupwara men

NIA arrests 2 Kupwara men

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency on Tuesday arrested two persons for allegedly providing logistical and material support to militants infiltrating from Pakistan into Kashmir for carrying out subversive activities, officials said here on Tuesday. Zahoor Ahmed Peer and Nazir Ahmed Peer, both residents of Wahama, Kupwara, in north Kashmir, were arrested from Jammu in […]

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