Two new Hizb recruits arrested in Awantipora

Two new Hizb recruits arrested in Awantipora

AWANTIPORA: The police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested two recently recruited Hizbul Mujahideen militants at a naka (check post) near railway crossing Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The arrested militants have been identified as Jan Mohammad Sheikh, son of Abdul Aziz, resident of Kaweni Dugripora Awantipora, and Nasir Ul Islam, son of Shabir […]

Police arrest brothers of woman who was carrying grenades in car

Police arrest brothers of woman who was carrying grenades in car

PAMPORE: Police have arrested two brothers of the woman who was held along with 20 grenades and other arms and ammunition at a naka check post on Srinagar outskirts on Tuesday. Sources told Kashmir Reader that government forces raided the residence of the woman, identified as Asiya Jan, age about 28 years, daughter of late […]

Two militants arrested in Poonch

Two militants arrested in Poonch

Jammu: Two militants were Wednesday arrested along with arms and ammunition in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police official said. Police sources said the duo was arrested during vehicle checking by a joint party of police and Rashtriya rifles in Mendhar area of the district. Two militants have been arrested from Poonch […]

Two militants killed in Keran

Two militants killed in Keran

Kupwara: The army on Tuesday claimed to have killed two militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of frontier Kupwara district. Official sources said that Indian army posted along the LoC in Keran sector detected suspicious movement of a group of militants, whereupon the militants were challenged. However, they opened fire on […]

Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Jammu: Army on Tuesday killed a heavily-armed Pakistani intruder along the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector here, officials said. “An armed intruder was noticed trying to infiltrate into this side in Pallanwalla area of Akhnoor sector and was challenged by the alert Army personnel,” an Army officer said. He said the intruder opened […]

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Pathankot: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday said while the government’s policy was that those triggering militancy in Kashmir should be neutralised, the Army’s focus was to ensure that the Kashmiri youths do not join militancy. The Army chief said infiltration was going on from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The […]

Around 160 militants waiting to infiltrate: Lt Gen Singh

Around 160 militants waiting to infiltrate: Lt Gen Singh

Jammu: The militant training infrastructure in Pakistan remains intact and around 160 militants are waiting across the Line of Control (LoC) to infiltrate into Indian territory, a senior Army officer said Sunday. Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh, who took over as the general officer commanding of the Nagrota-based White Knight Corps, commonly known as XVI Corps, […]

‘IAF alive to emerging threats in neighbourhood’

‘IAF alive to emerging threats in neighbourhood’

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force is “very much alive” to emerging threats that could arise in the Indo Pacific region, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said Sunday, and asserted that his force was prepared to deal with any challenge to protect India’s national interests. He also said there is cause for concern over […]

Two CUK students arrested on suspicion of ‘harbouring’ militants

Two CUK students arrested on suspicion of ‘harbouring’ militants

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Police on Friday arrested two students of Central University of Kashmir (CUK), triggering protests by students at the varsity’s Nowgam campus on Saturday. Suhail Ahmad and Mohammad Ismail, both 3rd semester students at CUK’s Political Science department, were arrested by police from their rooms in Nowgam, the varsity’s PRO Arshad Meraj said. […]

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