BSF trooper wounded in Tangdhar succumbs

BSF trooper wounded in Tangdhar succumbs

Srinagar: The BSF trooper injured in firing by Pakistani troops in Tangdhar sector along the LoC on Tuesday, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here, officials said. SK Murmu was hit by sniper fire from across the LoC in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district. He was airlifted to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital at […]

Pak summons Indian envoy fourth time this month

Pak summons Indian envoy fourth time this month

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh for the fourth time this month to condemn the “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops across the LoC. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian forces on February 22 in Rawalakot/ Satwal Sector, the […]

Impunity for HR abuses persists in JK: AI

Impunity for HR abuses persists in JK: AI

SRINAGAR: Impunity for human rights abuses persists in Jammu and Kashmir, with government forces continuing to use inherently inaccurate pellet-firing shotguns during protests, and authorities frequently shutting down internet services, the annual report (2017-18) of Amnesty International released on Thursday said. The report said that in April 2017, eight people were killed by government forces, […]

Pak soldier killed in retaliatory fire: Army

Pak soldier killed in retaliatory fire: Army

Srinagar: A Pakistani soldier has reportedly been killed in retaliatory fire by the Indian Army after Pakistani troops violated yet again the ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara’s Tangdhar sector, an army official said on Wednesday. The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian posts in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara […]

Pakistani chopper spotted near LoC in Poonch: Officials

Pakistani chopper spotted near LoC in Poonch: Officials

Jammu/New Delhi: A Pakistani military’s Mi-17 helicopter on Wednesday came within 300 metres of the Line of Control in the Pakistan-administered territory near Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said. There was no firing or hostile action by any side during the incident which occurred between 9.45 am and 10 am, they said […]

2 CASOs in Srinagar

2 CASOs in Srinagar

Srinagar: Two cordon and search operations (CASOs) were carried out by government forces in Srinagar city on Tuesday. Police and paramilitary CRPF laid a cordon in Gulberg Colony in Buchpora, following “inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.” “We laid the cordon and conducted search operations in the area,” Superintendent of Police […]

Pak claims it foiled US’ bid to place it on terror financing watch-list

Pak claims it foiled US’ bid to place it on terror financing watch-list

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday claimed that it had foiled US-led efforts to place it on a terrorist financing watch-list after the country was granted a three-month reprieve by the Paris-based international watchdog FATF. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global body that combats terrorist financing and money laundering, met in Paris amidst reports that […]

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