Div Com Jammu discusses property rates under security forces

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma Wednesday chaired a meeting with Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division to discuss revision of rates for property occupied by army and security forces. The meeting was attended by Additional Commissioner, Rahul Sharma and Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division through video conferencing. Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the […]

Two militants killed in Keran

Two militants killed in Keran

Kupwara: The army on Tuesday claimed to have killed two militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of frontier Kupwara district. Official sources said that Indian army posted along the LoC in Keran sector detected suspicious movement of a group of militants, whereupon the militants were challenged. However, they opened fire on […]

Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Jammu: Army on Tuesday killed a heavily-armed Pakistani intruder along the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector here, officials said. “An armed intruder was noticed trying to infiltrate into this side in Pallanwalla area of Akhnoor sector and was challenged by the alert Army personnel,” an Army officer said. He said the intruder opened […]

Two Pakistan-born women set to win panchayat elections in Kupwara

Two Pakistan-born women set to win panchayat elections in Kupwara

Kupwara: Two Pakistan-born women were declared winners in Panchayat elections in north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district on Monday. Sources said that the wife of Mohammad Yousuf Bhat of Pinjroo village of Handwara submitted nomination form for the post of Sarpanch in a Handwara village. No one filed nomination against her and she was declared as […]

CUK suspends classwork for Nowgam-I, III campuses

CUK suspends classwork for Nowgam-I, III campuses

SRINAGAR: The classwork of all the teaching departments in Nowgam-I and Nowgam-III campuses of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) shall remain suspended on November 14, 15 and 16, an official statement issued by the university on Tuesday said.

SHRC seeks report on ‘torture’ of Ganderbal cousins

SHRC seeks report on ‘torture’ of Ganderbal cousins

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Tuesday issued a notice to Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ganderbal asking them to file a report about alleged torture of two persons at Warapahow, Ganderbal by army on November 6. The notice was issued in response of the petition filed by rights activist Muhammad […]

Anti-mine boots procured for troops in forward posts: Army commander

Anti-mine boots procured for troops in forward posts: Army commander

Jammu: The Army has procured special anti-mine boots for troops deployed along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir with twin aims of facilitating domination of the landmine-infested forward areas and hot pursuit of militants if necessary, a top Army officer said. As part of the counter-infiltration grid, the soldiers have to get into […]

Sehrai condemns ‘fresh wave’ of arrest spree

Sehrai condemns ‘fresh wave’ of arrest spree

Srinagar: The Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai Tuesday condemned the “fresh wave of arrest spree” and slapping of Public Safety Act (PSA) on pro-freedom leaders and activists saying “the governmenthas always responded to freedom struggle through mass detentions”. “Hundreds of Kashmiri youth and activists and leaders have been arrested,” Sehrai said in a statement. […]

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Pathankot: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday said while the government’s policy was that those triggering militancy in Kashmir should be neutralised, the Army’s focus was to ensure that the Kashmiri youths do not join militancy. The Army chief said infiltration was going on from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The […]