2 Indian soldiers killed in Pak BAT strike along LoC in Poonch

2 Indian soldiers killed in Pak BAT strike along LoC in Poonch

Militant killed in Keran: army Jammu: In third such attack this year, a team of Pakistani special forces on Thursday sneaked 600 metres across the Line of Control (LoC) into the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing two Indian soldiers while losing one of their men in retaliatory action. One of the attackers was […]

Holy month turned into a month of mourning: Malik

Holy month turned into a month of mourning: Malik

Visits injured at SMHS hospital Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik Thursday visited SMHS hospital Srinagar to meet the youth injured by pellets and bullets by government forces in Kakpora and other places. In a statement issued by the party, Malik said that the holy month of Ramazan has been turned into a […]

Hizb militants laid to rest amid pro-freedom slogans

Hizb militants laid to rest amid pro-freedom slogans

Slain commander Gulzar Ahmad Lone and his associate Basit are given hero’s farewell amid heavy rainfall Sopore: It was raining in the night, it was raining in the morning, it was raining all day in Sopore and yet everyone was outdoors. From the time they woke up before dawn to have their Sehri meal ahead […]

‘Gulzar requested us to pray to Allah to accept his martyrdom’

‘Gulzar requested us to pray to Allah to accept his martyrdom’

Sopore: A few days after Eid-ul-Fitr in July 2015, Gulzar Ahmad Lone, son of Ghulam Mohammad Lone, resident of Gund Brath village of Sopore, left home with the excuse of going on some work, never to return. Gulzar had a Bachelors degree in Arts, a Diploma from the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), and worked in […]

Idea of ‘sacrifice’ fascinated Basit

Idea of ‘sacrifice’ fascinated Basit

Baramulla: When the body of Basit Ahmad Mir, son of Mohammad Ahsan Mir of Andergam Pattan, reached his home at about noon on Wednesday, thousands of people were already gathered there. They shouted anti-India and pro-freedom slogans and almost jumped upon one another to have a last glimpse of his face. A large procession took […]

Gunfight underway in Pulwama

Gunfight underway in Pulwama

Two LeT militants believed to be trapped Mohammad Suhail Anantnag: A gunfight between militants and government forces began in Kakapora area of Pulwama district late Wednesday evening. Pulwama Superintendent of Police Chowdhary Aslam confirmed this while talking to Kashmir Reader over phone. He said, “We cannot ascertain the details, like the number of militants, as […]

Locals help militants escape cordon

Locals help militants escape cordon

Hajin: People on Wednesday helped trapped Lashkar-e-Toiba militants escape by disrupting cordon-and-search operations in North Kashmir’s Hajin town. Around 11:30 am, government forces cordoned off Hajam Mohalla after receiving information about the presence of militants in the neighbourhood. As soon as the forces laid the cordon, men, women and youth came out of their homes […]

Militants ‘escape’ cordon-and-search in Srinagar

Militants ‘escape’ cordon-and-search in Srinagar

Srinagar: Government forces on Wednesday afternoon launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Batamaloo area of Srinagar after receiving information about presence of militants there. Large contingents of special operations group (SOG) of JK Police and paramilitary CRPF cordoned off Kashi Mohalla area at 2:30pm and conducted door-to-door searches. A senior CRPF official told […]

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has said he is engaged in bringing about a dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through his meetings with the prime ministers of the two countries. “Why do you think I met three times the Prime Minister of Pakistan and two times the Prime Minister […]

Observe Jumat-ul-Vada as Youm-e-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir: joint resistance

Observe Jumat-ul-Vada as Youm-e-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir: joint resistance

Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday announced that Jumat-ul-Vada would be observed as Youm-e-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir this year as well. “On this day a voice would be raised in Masjids, Khankhas, Shrines, Imam Badas and Shrines across the Valley against the atrocities being committed […]