Must bring Kashmir’s radicalised youth into mainstream: Army

Must bring Kashmir’s radicalised youth into mainstream: Army

New Delhi: Top Army commanders have favoured a collective approach in bringing the radicalised youth in Jammu and Kashmir into the mainstream and focus on minimising collateral damage in counterinsurgency operations in the state. The commanders, at a six-day conference which began on March 16, also delved into a host of key issues including the […]

Pak shells areas along LoC in Nowshera: police

Pak shells areas along LoC in Nowshera: police

Jammu: Pakistani troops opened fire along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police said today. Pakistani troops shelled Anwas, Laam, Sarya and Pukhrani areas of Nowshera sector late last night. The firing continued for a brief period, they said and added that there was loss of life or injury to anyone.

Omar heckled at Berkeley, says it was 4 persons in an audience of 150

Omar heckled at Berkeley, says it was 4 persons in an audience of 150

Srinagar: A group of Kashmiris living in the United States heckled Omar Abdullah on Friday at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) when he arrived there to speak on Kashmir. Omar was invited by the University of California for a conversation on “The Path Forward in Kashmir”. The venue was the “Great Hall” in […]

No meeting between Modi, Pak PM Abbasi at CHOGM: MEA

No meeting between Modi, Pak PM Abbasi at CHOGM: MEA

London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not meet his Pakistani counterpart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here on Friday and no such meeting is planned for today, the External Affairs Ministry said. Prior to the prime minister’s visit, the MEA had said last week that Modi was unlikely to […]

Youth who cleared NDA written test joins militancy

Youth who cleared NDA written test joins militancy

Srinagar: An engineering graduate, who had cleared a written test to join the armed forces, is believed to have become a member of the Hizbul Mujahideen. A photograph of Abdi Nazir, who completed B.Tech from a college in Punjab, brandishing a gun is doing the rounds on social media. Nazir had gone missing from his […]

Will welcome every positive step by Indian leadership: Geelani

Will welcome every positive step by Indian leadership: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday said they will acknowledge every positive step by Indian leadership that leads to final resolution of Kashmir issue. “We are in dire need of peace and hence welcome all steps leading to lasting solution and stability in strife torn region,” Geelani said while addressing over phone […]

Resume dialogue for peace: Farooq to India, Pakistan

Resume dialogue for peace: Farooq to India, Pakistan

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said dialogue is the only way forward to herald peace in Indo-Pak region and urged the two nations to break the ice and initiate meaningful engagement to sort out the issues. “National Conference has been consistently and strongly vouching for Indo-Pak talks and this has now […]

‘Students facing a war-like situation’

‘Students facing a war-like situation’

SRINAGAR: Terming the current political situation in Jammu and Kashmir as highly volatile and gruesome, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehraie has condemned the “frequent use of repressive measures by Indian occupation forces on the peaceful protest marches organised by the freedom loving people of Kashmir”. Sehraie in a statement issued here said young students […]

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