India, Pak reach out to WB on Indus Water Treaty

WASHINGTON: The World Bank which had mediated the Indus Water Treaty has said that India and Pakistan have approached the financial body on the deal and it was “responding in its limited, procedural role as set out in the treaty”. “India and Pakistan have informed the World Bank that each has initiated proceedings pursuant to […]

India linking our struggle with cross-border infiltration to legalise its forces’ ‘horrifying actions’: Hurriyat (G)

India linking our struggle with cross-border infiltration to legalise its forces’ ‘horrifying actions’: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday said Indian “ultranationalist attitude” paints the freedom struggle of Kashmir as “cross border infiltration” to “legalize and justify the horrifying and atrocious handling by their armed forces”. As per a statement issued to GNS, the amalgam said: “India in order to accomplish its niggling ambitions, their hyperactive and biased […]

India beefs up artillery deployment near LoC: Report

India beefs up artillery deployment near LoC: Report

SRINAGAR: The Indian military has started transporting heavy artillery to forward positions in several areas close to the Line of Control in Kashmir, reports said. According to a report by BBC Urdu, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent most of his time on Thursday in the military operation monitoring and reviewing the movement of troops […]

Foiled fresh infiltration bid in Nowgam, says army

Foiled fresh infiltration bid in Nowgam, says army

Srinagar: The army on Thursday claimed that two infiltration bids were foiled in Nowgam sector of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The search operation continued in vast stretches of Uri and Nowgam sectors for the third consecutive day after the army claimed to have foiled two major infiltration bids in the areas. A section […]

Soldier killed in Kupwara gunfight

Soldier killed in Kupwara gunfight

Army says operation on against 10-12 ‘infiltrators’ in Uri Srinagar: A soldier was killed in a gunfight with militants on Tuesday, while army claimed it thwarted militants’ attempts to enter the valley in Baramulla and Kupwara districts. Initially, unconfirmed media reports suggested that 10 “infiltrators” were killed in Uri after Pakistan army violated ceasefire apparently […]

Deadliest militant attack in Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed, 30 injured

Deadliest militant attack in Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed, 30 injured

Soldiers run towards the site where fidayeen attacked an army installation in Uri | Photo: Faisal Khan Srinagar/ Baramulla: Seventeen Indian soldiers were killed and 30 others injured in one of the deadliest strikes on the army in Uri in north Kashmir before the crack of dawn on Sunday. Local residents said they suspected war […]

Kashmir uprising: Army chief to visit Valley on Friday

New Delhi: Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to review the ‘security situation’ in the unrest-hit Valley. Suhag will undertake a one-day visit to Srinagar to review the ‘security situation’ in the hinterland of the Valley and along the Line of Control, Army sources said. The Army […]

India, Pak forces exchange fire

India, Pak forces exchange fire

Jammu: India and Pakistan forces exchanged fire on Friday in Akhnoor sector of Jammu division. The Indian army said that Pakistani troops violated the border ceasefire by resorting to small arms firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor. The firing was still going on “intermittently” till the last reports came, army said. “Pakistani […]

Divided by LoC, mother and daughter meet after 47 years

Divided by LoC, mother and daughter meet after 47 years

By Sajjad Kargili   Kargil: After 47 years, a mother and daughter met in Chulunkha village of Turtuk in Leh district. They had become separated by the Line of Control between Pakistani and Indian territories during the India-Pakistan war of 1971. Zaiba, 46, was a teenager when she was separated from her mother in December […]