Mehbooba expresses gratitude for ceasefire

Mehbooba expresses gratitude for ceasefire

SRINAGAR: Saying that people were “feeling safe” and women were praying for the prime minister’s well-being, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday lauded Narendra Modi for announcing the Ramazan ceasefire in Kashmir. She regretted that Pakistan had not reciprocated to the initiative. “We are thankful to you that you announced the ceasefire during the holy […]

Bodies of 4 militants recovered in Handwara

Bodies of 4 militants recovered in Handwara

Handwara: The army on Saturday recovered bodies of four non-local militants from Brinjal forest area in Vilgam Handwara. The army said that the operation was now over but searches were continuing in the area for sign of any more militants. The four non-local militants are believed to be from the Jaish-e-Mohammad. They were killed on […]

Jihad Council rejects ceasefire, calls it ‘cosmetic’

Jihad Council rejects ceasefire, calls it ‘cosmetic’

SRINAGAR: The United Jihad Council (UJC), a grouping of Kashmir-based militant outfits, on Friday termed the Ramazan ceasefire as a “joke”, saying “India was trying to mislead the international community by such cosmetic measures and Kashmiris won’t get carried by such tactics”. In statement, UJC spokesperson Syed Sadaqat Hussain said that a Jihad Council meeting […]

3 militants killed in Kupwara: army

3 militants killed in Kupwara: army

Handwara: The army claimed to have killed three militants who had infiltrated the Line of Control in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam in Handwara area of Kupwara district on Friday. An army official said soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be infiltrators at Brinjal forest adjacent to […]

Temporary initiatives fruitless: Mirwaiz

Temporary initiatives fruitless: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Rejecting New Delhi’s announcement of a unilateral ceasefire, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday said that “temporary initiatives” are fruitless till steps are not taken to address the basic dispute of Kashmir. “What will happen next month? Will Government of India start killing people of Kashmir again?” the Mirwaiz asked, speaking […]

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