Army officer killed along LoC in Machil

Army officer killed along LoC in Machil

Srinagar: An army officer was killed along Line of Control in Kupwara’s Machil village on Sunday. An army spokesperson said the officer was killed today “in the line of duty”. He succumbed due to grievous injuries sustained while on a patrol along the LoC. The Army Major namely Vikash Singh (30) of 57 RR A […]

Kashmir highway ban: Industrialists appeal for smooth traffic flow

Kashmir highway ban: Industrialists appeal for smooth traffic flow

File photo for representation Jammu: An industrialists’ body here Saturday appealed to the Governor administration to ensure smooth flow of traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway, claiming that traffic mismanagement has caused huge losses to the sector. The nearly 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, has been […]

8 killed in flash floods in Pakistan

8 killed in flash floods in Pakistan

Peshawar: At least eight persons, including two children, were killed in a flash flood in northwest Pakistan, officials said. The incident happened when a vehicle carrying them was heading to a wedding party and it drowned in Wana tehsil of South Waziristan District bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, according to district administration officials. Six children remain […]

Protests erupt against army for thrashing youth in north Kashmir

Protests erupt against army for thrashing youth in north Kashmir

Baramulla: Protests broke out in Laser village of Rafiabad Baramulla after army soldiers thrashed two youth allegedly for not casting votes. Eyewitness said that large number of people of Laser village took to the streets this afternoon and staged a protest against the army for thrashing two boys, Adil Ahmad Rather and Tariq Ahmad Rather. […]

Militants offer gun salute at Jaish militants’ funeral in Shopian

Militants offer gun salute at Jaish militants’ funeral in Shopian

Shopian: Top Jaish e Muhammad commander Shahjahan Mir alongside his associate Abid Ahmad Wagay was killed in a shootout today. Mir is resident of Amshipora while as wagay of Rawalpora village of the district. Witnesses said that around four militants appeared at the funerals of both the militants at their respective villages and offered gun […]

20 civilians injured in clashes at Shopian gunfight site

20 civilians injured in clashes at Shopian gunfight site

File photo for representation Shopian: Twenty civilians were injured in clashes with government forces near Shopian’s Gahand encounter site. Doctors at Shopian hospital said that total 20 persons with pellet injuries were brought to hospital. Of them, four were referred to Srinagar for specialised treatment. Earlier two militants were killed in a shootout with government […]

People suffer when NC is not in power: Omar

People suffer when NC is not in power: Omar

Srinagar: National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah Saturday said his party had opposed the PDP’s alliance with BJP due to the latter’s “anti-Muslim” ideology. “The BJP’s anti-Muslim policies are known to all. That’s why we had appealed the PDP to not give space to BJP in Jammu and Kashmir,” the former J&K chief minister told […]

Girl commits suicide in Bandipora allegedly after being raped by her father

Girl commits suicide in Bandipora allegedly after being raped by her father

Bandipora: A girl from Challiwan Gojarpati Aragam Bandipora committed suicide being allegedly raped by her father. Initial reports said that the girl was being allegedly raped by her father and unable to bear the “mental agony” she consumed some poisonous substance. She, according to the police, was referred to hospital and died there. The accused […]

2 militants killed in shootout in south Kashmir’s Shopian

2 militants killed in shootout in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Shopian: Two militants were killed in a brief shootout at Shopian in south Kashmir after government forces launched a cordon and search operation today. The search operation was launched jointly by 34RR, J&K police and CRPF on a specific input about presence of militants at Gahand village. As soon as the forces came close to […]