Give evidence on beheading of soldiers: Pak to India

Give evidence on beheading of soldiers: Pak to India

Islamabad: Pakistan Army on Tuesday asked India to produce “actionable evidence” on its claim that a Pakistani special forces team sneaked across the LoC, beheaded two Indian security personnel and mutilated their bodies. The issue was discussed during a hotline contact between the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) of Pakistan and India this morning […]

China has ‘vested interest’ in resolving Kashmir

China has ‘vested interest’ in resolving Kashmir

BEIJING: China now has a “vested interest” in mediating between India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue because of its nearly USD 50 billion investment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that passes through PaK, an article in a state-run daily has said. The article in the Global Times, a ruling Communist Party of […]

Pakistan welcomes Erdogan’s dialogue offer

Pakistan welcomes Erdogan’s dialogue offer

Islamabad: Pakistan has welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s suggestion of having a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue, an offer India has virtually rejected. Ahead of his India visit, Erdogan, during a TV interview, had said, “We should not allow more casualties to occur (in Kashmir). By having a multilateral dialogue, (in which) […]

Third time in a row, army ransacks property in Shopian

Third time in a row, army ransacks property in Shopian

Raashid Hassan Shopian: For the third time in a month, residents of Chakoora village of Shopian on Tuesday alleged army ransacked their property and damaged windowpanes of their houses. Locals said, as soon as the army reached the village they indiscriminately started damaging property, broke windows and windowpanes of about eight houses. “Already we suffered […]

Case filed against army for beating family in Sopore

Case filed against army for beating family in Sopore

Srinagar: Police have filed a case against army for manhandling four female members of a family in Bomai Sopore in Baramulla district. One of the assaulted is a medical student in Chandigarh who had come on a vacation. The family of Fayaz Ahmad said that troopers from Pazalpora based 22-Rashtriya Rifles camp were conducting a […]

Labourers hired to stage anti-Pakistan protest

Labourers hired to stage anti-Pakistan protest

Srinagar: An unknown ‘contractor’ hired a group of daily-wage labourers to stage an anti-Pakistan demonstration in Lal Chowk but the people present on the protest site exposed them compelling to leave the area in a huff. The protest was scheduled at the press colony under the banner of United Jammu and Kashmir Front. The protest […]

Militants kill 5 policemen, 2 guards in Kulgam

Militants kill 5 policemen, 2 guards in Kulgam

ZIA-UL-HAQ / BILAL HABIB                                                                      ANANTNAG: Five policemen and two contractual employees of Jammu and Kashmir Bank were killed when Hizbul Mujahideen militants attacked the bank’s van in southern Kulgam district on Monday afternoon. The attack took place near Pombai village at about 4pm and is being described as a ‘deadliest’ attack on the police in […]

Hizb claims responsibility

Hizb claims responsibility

Srinagar: Hizbul Mujahideen on Monday claimed the responsibility of the attack in Kulgam. Hizb operational spokesman Burhanudin in a tele-statement to KNS said that the militants of the outfit attacked the “forces party” in Kulgam and decamped with four rifles after the attack. The spokesman said that field operational commander, Mehmood Ghaznawi, “congratulated and announced […]