NIA set to probe case related to 3 Kashmiri students arrested from Jalandhar engineering college

NIA set to probe case related to 3 Kashmiri students arrested from Jalandhar engineering college

Chandigarh: The Punjab government has decided to hand over to the NIA a case involving three Kashmiri students who were arrested for their alleged association with a terror outfit. The students — Zahid Gulzar, Mohammad Idriss Shah and Yusuf Rafiq Bhatt — were arrested from an engineering college in Jalandhar last month and two weapons, […]

Pulwama shut for second day after militant killings

Pulwama shut for second day after militant killings

PULWAMA: A complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama for the second day on Sunday against the killing of two local militants. Liyaqat Ahmad Wani and Wajid Ul Islam, affiliated with militants outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed in a brief gunfight with government forces in Tikken village of Pulwama district on Saturday morning. Residents told Kashmir […]

Army soldier killed in Rajouri

Army soldier killed in Rajouri

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed Saturday in sniper fire by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said. This was the second sniper attack along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in as many days. An Army porter lost his life in a […]

Restrictions imposed near encounter sites in Baramulla

Restrictions imposed near encounter sites in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: District Magistrate Baramulla, Dr. Nasir Ahmad Naqash, Friday imposed restrictions on the movement of people under section 144 CrPC within the radius of three kms from counter-insurgency operation sites falling within the jurisdiction of Baramulla district. He said that the order shall remain in force for a period of 60 days. The order said […]

BSF trooper injured in cross border fire

BSF trooper injured in cross border fire

Jammu: A BSF trooper was injured when Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K’s Rajouri district on Friday, officials said. Pakistani personnel targeted forward posts along the LoC in the Manajakote sector around 0930 hours. A trooper of the Border Security Force (BSF) was injured in the firing, […]

‘Pak soldier killed in Indian firing’

‘Pak soldier killed in Indian firing’

Islamabad: A Pakistani soldier was killed in “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC), the army said on Thursday. Sepoy Zaheer Ahmed was killed in Thub Sector due to “unprovoked firing by Indian troops,” army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said in a statement. Pakistan troops “retaliated effectively and engaged enemy’s […]

On Diwali, Indo-Pak troops exchange sweets along LoC

On Diwali, Indo-Pak troops exchange sweets along LoC

Jammu: The Indian and the Pakistan armies exchanged sweets and festive wishes Tuesday on the eve of Diwali along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. “On the occasion of Diwali, as a confidence building measure, sweets were exchanged between Indian Army and Pakistan Army at Poonch and […]

Soldier injured in sniper fire in Rajouri

Soldier injured in sniper fire in Rajouri

Jammu: An Army soldier was injured on Tuesday in sniper fire from Pakistan’s side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said. The soldier was hit by a bullet fired from across the border at Kalal in Noushera sector and was immediately evacuated to hospital, they said. The incident […]