Kashmir is in blood of Pakistani nation: Musharraf

Kashmir is in blood of Pakistani nation: Musharraf

Islamabad: Kashmir is in the blood of the Pakistani nation and the country and the army will stand by the Kashmiri people “no matter what,” the ailing former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has asserted, as he returned to active politics. General (retd) Musharraf, now based in Dubai, also referred to Kargil conflict, and alleged that […]

Afghan Taliban frees 3 Indian hostages in exchange for 11 top militant leaders: Reports

Afghan Taliban frees 3 Indian hostages in exchange for 11 top militant leaders: Reports

ISLAMABAD: Three Indian engineers held by the Taliban in Afghanistan since May 2018 have been freed by the militant group in exchange for 11 of its top mem¬bers from Afghan jails, according to media reports on Monday. The release of three of the five Indian hostages follows key meet¬ings between US Special Repre¬sentative for Afghanistan […]

Former PDP worker attacked in Anantnag

Former PDP worker attacked in Anantnag

Anantnag: Militants on Saturday opened fire at a former PDP worker in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving him injured, police said. Sajad Hussain Mantoo was shot at by the militants at his residence in Kokernag area of Anantnag, they said. Mantoo received bullet injuries in his abdomen and thigh and was rushed to […]

Suspected militant arrested in Baramulla

Suspected militant arrested in Baramulla

Srinagar: Police on Sunday claimed to have a militant affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. A police spokesperson said Mohsin Manzoor Salhea, a resident of Arampora-Azadgunj area, was arrested on a credible input during an anti-militant operation in Baramulla town. He said Salhea was affiliated with JeM and was wanted in […]

After NC, PDP delegation to meet detained president

After NC, PDP delegation to meet detained president

Jammu:  A PDP delegation from Jammu will meet party president Mehbooba Mufti, who is currently under detention in Srinagar, on Monday, a senior party leader said. The announcement comes on a day a 15-member delegation of National Conference from Jammu met their detained party president Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah in Srinagar. The […]

LoC March: Protestors stopped from moving towards LoC in Pak

LoC March: Protestors stopped from moving towards LoC in Pak

Islamabad:  Thousands of people from Pakistan-administered Kashmir were on Sunday stopped from marching towards the highly militarised Line of Control to protest India’s move to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and to express solidarity with Kashmiris. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday warned the protesters not to cross th LoC, saying anyone […]

US senator barred from entering JK visits PaK

US senator barred from entering JK visits PaK

Islamabad: A high-level US Congressional delegation on Sunday visited Pakistan-adminstered Kashmir to assess the situation on the ground and gauge the public sentiment after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The delegation comprising Senators Chris Van Hollen and Maggie Hassan and US Charge d’Affaires Ambassador Paul Jones visited Muzaffarabad, the capital of […]

2 JK residents among 3 killed in a truck accident in Rajasthan

Jaipur:  Two men from J&K were among three persons killed in a head-on collision between two trucks in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district on Sunday, police said. The accident took place on the Bikaner-Suratgarh national highway, in which three persons, including drivers of both trucks died, SHO Rajiyasar police station Suresh Kumar said. A helper died while […]

Democrat candidate raises concerns over situation in Kashmir

Washington:  Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Saturday voiced concerns over the restrictions and communication blockade in Kashmir, urging India to respect the rights of the people of Kashmir. Strict restrictions were imposed in Kashmir after the Indian government on August 5 announced abrogation of Article 370, that provided special status to Jammu and Kashmir, […]

Grenade attack in Anantnag injures 14

Grenade attack in Anantnag injures 14

Srinagar:  Suspected militants carried out a grenade attack on Saturday outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Anantnag township of south Kashmir, leaving at least 14 people injured. The attack targeted a security patrol outside the heavily guarded DC office complex in Anantnag town, 55 km from here, around 11 am, an official said. He said […]