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 […]

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 […]

Kamran Yousuf sent to one-month judicial custody

Kamran Yousuf sent to one-month judicial custody

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sent two men, including a freelance photo-journalist, to judicial custody for a month in connection with an alleged case of stonepelting in the Kashmir Valley. District Judge Poonam A Bamba sent Javed Ahmed Bhat from Kulgam and Kamran Yusuf from Pulwama to jail till October 17 after they […]

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