2 Lashkar militants smoked out of house, gunned down in Sangam

2 Lashkar militants smoked out of house, gunned down in Sangam

Photojournalists thrashed by police at gunfight site Anantnag: Two militants of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), one of them a businessman from Pampore town who had gone missing some 10 days back, were killed on Friday in a brief gunfight with government forces here in Sangam area of south Kashmir’s Awantipora police district. The slain militants have […]

Funding case: Delhi court sends 3 separatists to judicial custody till July 12

Funding case: Delhi court sends 3 separatists to judicial custody till July 12

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday sent Kashmiri separatists Shabir Shah, Asiya Andrabi and Masarat Alam Bhat, arrested by NIA in connection with a militancy funding case, to judicial custody till July 12. The case relates to alleged militancy funding in the Valley and involves Pakistan-based Jama’at-ud-Da’wah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. Special Judge Rakesh […]

JeI ban: Tribunal to hold sittings at High Court Srinagar on June 19, 20, 21

JeI ban: Tribunal to hold sittings at High Court Srinagar on June 19, 20, 21

SRINAGAR: Pursuant to the declaration of Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) as an unlawful association, the Unlawful Activities Prevention Tribunal will hold sittings at High Court Complex, Srinagar on June 19, 20 and 21, 2019. The Tribunal is being presided over by Judge Delhi High Court Justice Chander Shekhar. Accordingly, all those interested in giving evidence may file […]

Four youths held allegedly trying to cross LoC

Four youths held allegedly trying to cross LoC

Baramulla: Four youths including two from south Kashmir and two from north have been held by army and CRFP in frontier Uri area on Thursday evening. The youths, army sources said, were on way to cross LoC and were intercepted from a forest area. Army sources said that after receiving information of suspicious movement, a […]

Highly imperative for int’l community to press India for early resolution of Kashmir dispute: Geelani

Highly imperative for int’l community to press India for early resolution of Kashmir dispute: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Friday said it has become highly imperative for the international community to press India for an early resolution of Kashmir dispute and fulfill its pledges and commitments as recorded before the United Nations. According to the statement, this was stated was Geelani during Majlis Shoora (Executive Council) […]

KWJA, KJA condemn attack on photojournalists in Pulwama

Srinagar: The Kashmir Working Journalists Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalists Association (KJA) on Friday condemned the police assault on photo journalists in Pulwama of southern Kashmir and demanded that action should be taken against the police officials involved. “The harassment of journalists has become a routine in Kashmir,” KWJA said in a statement, and reiterated […]

Pak must take ‘concrete action’ against militancy for peace talks: Modi tells Xi

Pak must take ‘concrete action’ against militancy for peace talks: Modi tells Xi

Bishkek: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday raised the issue of cross-border militancy emanating from Pakistan during his talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here and said India expects “concrete action” by Islamabad to create an atmosphere “free of terror” for the resumption of dialogue. Prime Minister Modi met President Xi on the sidelines of the […]

Modi should use mandate to improve ties with Pakistan: Imran Khan

Modi should use mandate to improve ties with Pakistan: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he hoped his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use the big mandate he won in the Lok Sabha elections to improve relations between the two nations, Sputnik reported on Thursday. Khan told the Russian media outlet during an interview that Pakistan’s main difference with India is Kashmir. […]

Governor grieved over killing of CRPF men

Governor grieved over killing of CRPF men

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed deep anguish over the killing of CRPF men in Wednesday’s militant attack in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Governor conveyed that his heart goes out to the departed soldiers and their families. Terming the attack as cowardly, Governor said, “Whenever successful attempts are made by the security forces to […]