Govt appoints Dilbagh Singh as J&K police chief

Govt appoints Dilbagh Singh as J&K police chief

Srinagar: The State Administration Council (SAC) appointed Dilbagh Singh as the Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir. The decision was taken during SAC meting chaired by Governor Satya Pal Malik in Jammu on Wednesday where Singh’s full-time appointment was finalized. The governor’s administration had on September 6 appointed senior IPS officer Dilbag Singh as […]

UK parliament report accuses India of ‘mass murder’ of Kashmiris

UK parliament report accuses India of ‘mass murder’ of Kashmiris

Srinagar: The All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group (APPKG) in the UK Parliament has condemned Indian government for using “excessive force against Kashmiris and refusing to allow independent observes” from Britain to enter into Jammu and Kashmir to monitor the true scale of “human rights tragedy”. Labour MP Chris Leslie, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group, […]

Al-Umar Chief Mushtaq Zargar pays tribute to slain Jaish militants

Srinagar: Al-Umar Chief Mushtaq Ahmad Zargar on Wednesday paid tributes to the two militants, including the nephew of Jaish-e-Muhammad Maulana Masood Azhar, who were killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Tral on Tuesday. In a tele-statement, Zargar paid tributes to Maulana Masood Azhar’s nephew Usman and a local Jaish militant Showkat Ahmad Khan of […]

Army launches CASO in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Army launches CASO in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Shopian: Army on Wednesday launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in a village in this south Kashmir district A team of soldiers from army’s counter-insurgency Rashtriya Rifles laid a siege around Losedenow village here this afternoon and started a search operation, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Army, they said possibly have inputs about the presence […]

J&K Bank is collective asset, don’t politicize it: KEA

Srinagar: Asserting that J&K Bank is the collective asset of the people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, the Kashmir Economic Alliance Chairman Mr Haji Muhammaad Yasin Khan on Wednesday that this financial institution should not be politicized. In a statement issued here today, Khan who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation said for […]

Cop injured in Dantewada Naxal attack dies, toll rises to 4

Cop injured in Dantewada Naxal attack dies, toll rises to 4

Raipur: A policeman who was critically injured in Tuesday’s Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district died in a private hospital here Wednesday, police said. Assistant Constable Rakesh Kaushal’s death takes the number of those killed in the attack to four. The 35-year-old, who was posted at the Aranpur police station in Dantewada, died Wednesday morning […]