Ultra-light howitzers: exhaustive field trials on in Pokhran

Ultra-light howitzers: exhaustive field trials on in Pokhran

New Delhi: Exhaustive field trials are being carried out on two long-range ultra-light howitzers in Pokhran which the Indian Army received from the US after a gap of 30 years since the Bofors scandal broke out, an official said. The test-firing of the guns is primarily aimed at collating and determining various critical data like […]

4 Pak Army soldiers drown in Neelum River after India targets military vehicle

4 Pak Army soldiers drown in Neelum River after India targets military vehicle

ISLAMABAD: Indian troops targeted a vehicle of the Pakistan Army moving along the Neelum River at Athmuqam on Sunday. “The vehicle fell into the river and four soldiers embraced martyrdom in the Line of Control (LoC) ceasefire violation,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The body of one martyred soldier has been recovered while search […]

UN resolutions only solution to Kashmir dispute: Dukhtaran

UN resolutions only solution to Kashmir dispute: Dukhtaran

SRINAGAR: Welcoming the statement of UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, on Kashmir, the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Sunday said there are existing UN resolutions for the implementation of the right to self-determination in the forum and that no other means can help in the peaceful resolution of the dispute. “There is no other option than implementing […]

Kashmir: 3 militants staying in cave on Tral hill killed

Kashmir: 3 militants staying in cave on Tral hill killed

However, sources told Kashmir Reader that two of the militants are from south Kashmir. They include Mukhtiyar Ahmad Lone, resident of Harpura Moh, Ameerabad Tral, and Parvaiz Ahmad Mir from Pohu, Pulwama. Both had joined the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) last month. The third slain militant known as Hasan Bhai is a Pakstani.

‘External forces’ creating trouble in JK: CM

‘External forces’ creating trouble in JK: CM

“Kashmir issue is not a law and order problem. It is happening because of external forces. The ongoing fight is a handiwork of external forces and now unfortunately China is also trying to meddle into it,” Mehbooba told reporters after the meeting. The chief minister said she had discussed with the home minister the attack on Amarnath pilgrims.

Make Hurriyat agree to ‘ceasefire’, Imam Bukhari writes to Nawaz Sharif

Make Hurriyat agree to ‘ceasefire’, Imam Bukhari writes to Nawaz Sharif

New Delhi: The Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jamia Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urging him to use his influence on separatist leaders and militants to make them agree to a ceasefire in Kashmir valley. The Imam wrote that he is appealing to all stakeholders – the […]

Govt briefs opposition for second day on Dokalam, Kashmir

Govt briefs opposition for second day on Dokalam, Kashmir

New Delhi: Two senior ministers on Saturday briefed opposition parties about the standoff along the Sino-Indian border and the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, at a meeting where opposition leaders urged the government to calm the tension with China. Leaders of 11 political parties, including JD-S leader and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, and […]