Army Chief visits LoC, reviews situation

Army Chief visits LoC, reviews situation

Srinagar: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat visited the Kashmir Valley on Satarday to review the security situation along the Line of Control and also in the hinterland. Gen Rawat also had discussions with Governor N N Vohra with two discussing matters “relating to the external security environment, challenges of counter terrorist operations in the hinterland […]

Geelani welcomes Pak claim to allow CoI to visit PaK

Geelani welcomes Pak claim to allow CoI to visit PaK

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani has welcomed the assertion of Pakistan to facilitate the international Commission of Inquiry to visit Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK). Pakistan on Thursday said it was ready to facilitate the Commission of Inquiry as proposed in a recent UN report to PaK if India gives a similar access to the […]

NSG to be deployed in J-K for operations

NSG to be deployed in J-K for operations

Srinagar: The elite National Security Guards, popularly known as ‘Black Cats’, are likely to be deployed soon in counter-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir which was placed under governor’s rule on Wednesday, officials said. They said a team of NSG has been stationed in the Kashmir Valley for quite some time and is undergoing rigorous […]

Governor’s rule won’t impact military operations: Rawat

Governor’s rule won’t impact military operations: Rawat

New Delhi: The governor’s rule in the state is unlikely to have any impact on ongoing military operations, the Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Wednesday, adding that operations in the Valley would continue as earlier, Rawat told reporters on the sidelines of an event here. Rawat saod that militants had continued with their […]

AK bullets with ”hard steel” find way into militant arsenal

AK bullets with ”hard steel” find way into militant arsenal

Srinagar: Bullets with steel core — It’s a new addition into the ammunition of militant groups especially Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed that has triggered an alarm within the security establishment as it has the capability to pierce a static bullet proof bunker used during counter-insurgency operations, officials said. The first such incident noticed had happened on the […]

CASOs in south Kashmir mark end of ceasefire

CASOs in south Kashmir mark end of ceasefire

Anantnag: At least two Cordon and Search Operations (CASOs), one each in Anantnag and Pulwama districts, were conducted by government forces on Monday to signal the end of the ceasefire or Non Initiation of Combat Operations (NICO) for the month of Ramazan. The NICO was announced by the central government on May 17. Since then, […]

Video shows army using youths as human shield

Video shows army using youths as human shield

PAMPORE: A video showing army soldiers forcing four youths to sit before their vehicle during a cordon and search operation in Samboora village of Pampore on Monday went viral on social media. It showed the army soldiers daring protestors in the area to throw stones at them, while the protesters yell at the soldiers for […]

‘Confessional’ videos of injured men surface on social media

‘Confessional’ videos of injured men surface on social media

SHOPIAN: Gruesome videos and photographs of two men confessing to being informers, two days after they were shot at by suspected militants at Trenz village in Shopian district, went viral on social media on Monday. On Saturday evening, suspected militants shot at two persons in Rampora area of Trenz village. According to family sources, the […]

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