NIA arrests absconder in 2016 Nagrota army camp attack case

NIA arrests absconder in 2016 Nagrota army camp attack case

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a man wanted in the 2016 attack on an army camp in Jammu’s Nagrota when he was allegedly trying to flee the country through Sri Lanka, officials said Saturday. Ashraf Khandey, a resident of Pulwama in south Kashmir, was taken into custody from the Indira Gandhi […]

Pregnant woman killed in cross-fire after militant attack on army camp

Pregnant woman killed in cross-fire after militant attack on army camp

Anantnag: A lady, pregnant by 5 months, was killed in “cross fire” which took place following a grenade attack by militants on an army camp, here in Qasabyar area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday evening. The slain has been identified as Firdausa Akhtar, wife of Khursheed Ahmad Sheikh, resident of Qasabyar village. “She […]

Three militants’ bodies found lying in gorge in Uri: army

Three militants’ bodies found lying in gorge in Uri: army

Baramulla: The army on Friday said that they had killed three militants in a gunfight along the Line of Control (LoC) near Torna post in Boniyar sector of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. They said that an operation was started on Thursday morning when army men posted in the area detected suspicious […]

JRL protests in Srinagar

JRL protests in Srinagar

ITIFAQ LONE SRINAGAR: The leaders and activists of the joint resistance leadership (JRL) held protests after Friday prayers at Maisuma in City Centre here against civilian killings and “atrocities” by government forces across Valley. The protesters held placards reading ‘South to north, blood of Kashmiris being spilled by India’ and ‘Stop Genocide in Kashmir’, and […]

Pakistan strongly reacts to Indian purchase of S-400 missiles

Pakistan strongly reacts to Indian purchase of S-400 missiles

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said Friday the Indian purchase of S-400 missile system is a part of their efforts to acquire a Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) System through multiple sources. The ministry of foreign affairs, in a statement said, “The purchase of S-400 missile system by India will further destabilise strategic stability in South Asia, besides leading […]

Situation in Kashmir under control: Ahir

Situation in Kashmir under control: Ahir

Srinagar: Minister of state for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir Friday said the situation in Kashmir was under control and the government forces were capable of dealing with militants both within the valley and infiltrating from across the Line of Control. “There is no rise (in militancy). We have been foiling the infiltration attempts and we […]

Jama’at condemns ‘excesses’ in Pulwama

Srinagar: The Jama’at-e-Islami Friday condemned the forces “excesses” in many areas of Pulwama in south Kashmir, saying these measures are forcing residents to migrate. In a statement, Jama’at alleged that in Trechal Pulwama, the forces crossed all limits when they attacked the inhabitants of the village and ruthlessly beat everyone who came in their way […]

Onus on Pakistan to create conducive conditions for talks: India

Onus on Pakistan to create conducive conditions for talks: India

New Delhi: India Thursday said the onus was on Pakistan to create conducive conditions for talks by taking steps such as action against terrorists and terror infrastructure operating from its soil. During a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar reiterated India’s stand that talks and terror cannot go together and said this was […]

No move to deploy ‘Black Cat’ commandos in J-K: Guv Malik

No move to deploy ‘Black Cat’ commandos in J-K: Guv Malik

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said there is no move to deploy ‘Black Cat’ commandos of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) in counter-militancy operations in the state, and made it clear that the specialised force could be used only in the “gravest of grave” situations. Complimenting the state police, Army and […]

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