LeT pays tributes to Naveed Jatt, associate

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) on Wednesday paid tributes to Naveed Jatt and his associate who were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Chattergam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district. “Both the warriors were true sons of soil who fought the invaders and their lackeys to the last breath of their life,” LeT spokesperson, […]

Kartarpur corridor is anchored in hope, goodwill: Puri

Kartarpur corridor is anchored in hope, goodwill: Puri

AMRITSAR/CHANDI – GARH: Government of India minister Hardeep Singh Puri, who represented the Indian government at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan, said Wednesday the corridor was anchored in hope and goodwill but there is need to be conscious of ground realities. Puri, along with Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, crossed over […]

Kartarpur corridor will erase Indo-Pak ‘enmity’: Sidhu

Kartarpur corridor will erase Indo-Pak ‘enmity’: Sidhu

Lahore: The Kartarpur Corridor would promote peace and erase “enmity” between India and Pakistan and create infinite possibilities between them, including the resumption of cricket ties, Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said Tuesday. Sidhu, who arrived here along with a group of Indian journalists to take part in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur […]

Modi to be invited to Pakistan for SAARC summit

Modi to be invited to Pakistan for SAARC summit

Islamabad: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will be invited to Pakistan for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said on Tuesday. The 2016 SAARC Summit was to be held in Islamabad. But after a deadly militant attack on an Indian Army camp in Uri in Jammu […]

Sehrai, Hurriyat (M) pay tributes to slain Tral, Kulgam militants

Sehrai, Hurriyat (M) pay tributes to slain Tral, Kulgam militants

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has paid tributes to three slain militants who were killed in two separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Tral and Kulgam areas on Tuesday morning. According to a statement issued here, Sehrai has expressed pain and anguish over the ‘prevailing grim situation’ in Kashmir. “The lack of political will, strategic […]

Army soldier injured in Pak firing along LoC in Kupwara

Army soldier injured in Pak firing along LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar: An army soldier was injured in a ‘sniper fire’ by Pakistan Rangers in Machil village along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday afternoon. A local news agency GNS quoted a police officer as saying that Pakistan Rangers in “violation of ceasefire” opened some rounds of sniper fire upon […]

5 to 6 JeM cadres active in Pulwama, Awantipora: Army

5 to 6 JeM cadres active in Pulwama, Awantipora: Army

PAMPORE: Five to six cadres of Jaish-e-Mohammad militant outfit are present in Pulwama and Awantipora police districts, army said Monday, a day after a Pakistani militant was killed and a local militant arrested in a gunfight in Khrew area of Pampore. Commanding officer of Army’s 50 Rashtriya Rifles, Samar Raghav, flanked by Superintendent of Police […]

PHE employees beaten by army in Hajin, colleagues protest

PHE employees beaten by army in Hajin, colleagues protest

HAJIN: Two daily wage employees of the Public Health Engineering (PHE) mechanical department were beaten and injured, allegedly by army at Hajin in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The injured employees were shifted to JVC Srinagar, from where they were discharged after day-long treatment. Meanwhile, a group of employees under the banner of the All PHE […]

Budgam youth ‘joins’ militant ranks

Budgam youth ‘joins’ militant ranks

BUDGAM: A 28-year-old youth from Budgam has apparently joined militant ranks as a picture of him brandishing assault rifles and a video clip has surfaced on social media. Ishfaq Rashid Khan, son of Abdul Rashid Khan, of Goripora Sozeith in Budgam district, was a school dropout and worked with a private company as a labourer. […]