Wreath laying ceremony for slain cop held

Wreath laying ceremony for slain cop held

SRINAGAR: To pay honour and respect to head constable Abdul Rashid, resident of Tanghdar, Kupwara, who was killed on Monday in a gunfight with militants at Pulwama, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines, Srinagar. Civil & police officers led by Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar, DGP J&K Police Dilbagh Singh, […]

Remote motorcycle keys used to trigger IEDs in Kashmir: Report

Remote motorcycle keys used to trigger IEDs in Kashmir: Report

New Delhi: The commonly used anti-theft remote alarms or keys used in motorcycles and vehicles are being increasingly used by militants to trigger IEDs in Jammu and Kashmir, a possibility suspected in the recent Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy that killed over 40 personnel, a latest report has revealed. According to the report, prepared […]

Pakistan calls back envoy from India for ‘consultations’

Pakistan calls back envoy from India for ‘consultations’

Islamabad: In a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan Monday called back its High Commissioner from India for “consultations” amid heightened bilateral tensions after the Pulwama attack, days after New Delhi asked its envoy in Islamabad to return. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said envoy Sohail Mahmood left New Delhi on Monday morning. “We have called back our […]

Worried about husband’s safety in Kashmir, Army soldier’s wife kills self in Ahmadabad

Ahmedabad: The wife of an Army soldier allegedly committed suicide in Gujarat’s Devbhoomi Dwarka district as she had become anxious about his safety, the police said on Monday. Meenakshi Jethwa (22) had become worried about her husband Bhupendrasinh’s safety especially in the wake of the attack on a CRPF convoy earlier last week, they said. […]

Mamata questions timing of Pulwama attack

Mamata questions timing of Pulwama attack

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday questioned the timing of the Pulwama attack, asking whether the government wanted to go to war when Lok Sabha elections were round the corner. She also accused the BJP and RSS of fomenting communal tension in the wake of the terror assault that claimed the lives of […]

Govt removes security cover of Mirwaiz, four other leaders

Govt removes security cover of Mirwaiz, four other leaders

SRINAGAR: Three days after the Pulwama Fidayeen attack that killed 49 CRPF troops, the Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday issued orders to withdraw security and other facilities provided to five resistance leaders: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Abdul Ghani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi, and Shabir Shah. Shabir Shah is currently in Delhi’s Tihar Jail and […]

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