Forces launch fresh CASO in Kupwara forests

KUPWARA: Government forces launched a fresh cordon and search operation (CASO) in Halmatpora forest ranges of frontier district Kupwara on Saturday afternoon. Official sources said that a CASO was launched jointly by the army’s 41RR and special operations group (SOG) of police along with para-commandos in Halmatpora forest ranges after receiving information of presence of […]

Army harassing family members of ‘freedom fighters’: LeT

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah on Saturday said Indian Army has “yet again kept its tradition of cowardice alive by harassing, intimidating and even arresting family members of freedom fighters”. LeT chief in a statement said “recently the family members of Zaid, Abu Muaz Shaheed, Shahid-ul-Islam Shaheed and Bashir Lashkari were arrested and subjected […]

NIA summons accredited Kashmiri journalist

NIA summons accredited Kashmiri journalist

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday issued a summon to Srinagar-based journalist Aquib Javaid Hakim, asking him to appear before the Superintendent of the agency at Lodhi Road in New Delhi. Aquib has been asked to attend for questioning in a case RC-172018/NIA/DLI dated 27 April 2018 under sections 120B, 121, 121A, 124A, […]

People should not pelt stones at army: DGP Vaid

People should not pelt stones at army: DGP Vaid

Srinagar: DGP Dr S P VaidFriday appealed to people not to go near the encounter sites and pelt stones at security forces in order to avoid loss of lives as army is their own. “We are saddened if someone dies in this way. That is why we have been appealing that wherever there is an […]

CASO in Pampore finds no militant

CASO in Pampore finds no militant

PAMPORE: Government forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in saffron town Pampore on Thursday evening. Army and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police launched the CASO at Astan Mohalla Namblabal in Pampore town, locals told Kashmir Reader. Shopkeepers at Astan Chowk Namblabal downed their shutters as government forces started searches, locals said. Police […]

Rs 1,100 cr released for development of border villages: MHA

Rs 1,100 cr released for development of border villages: MHA

NEW DELHI: The GoI has released Rs 1,100 crore in 2017-18 for the all-round development of villages located along the international border in 17 states. According to the Home Ministry, 61 model villages, with amenities like health centre, school, drinking water, will be developed along the border and Rs 126 crore has been released for […]

Pak militant buried in Gantamulla

Pak militant buried in Gantamulla

Baramulla: A Pakistani militant who was killed by government forces on Tuesday in Kundalan village in south Kashmir along with another local militant was buried in the graveyard at Gantamulla Baramulla late Tuesday night. Sources said that the body was brought to the graveyard at about 2am Wednesday and then a few people along with […]

Villager injured in landmine blast in Uri

Villager injured in landmine blast in Uri

Baramulla: Abdul Hamid Lone, 40, son of Abdul Rashid Lone, resident of Rachawali village in Nambla Uri, was injured in a landmine blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in border town Uri on Tuesday. Official sources said that he was cutting grass for his animals in a forested area near the village near army’s […]