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 […]

Jaish militant killed in Tral

Jaish militant killed in Tral

Awantipora: A Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant of Pakistani origin was killed on Friday in a daylong encounter here in Tral area of Pulwama district. A policeman was injured during the gunfight. The police have said that the militant, based on material retrieved from his body, has been identified as a Pakistani national codenamed Anwar. “Efforts are […]

Shutdown continues in Shopian against militant, civilian killings

Shutdown continues in Shopian against militant, civilian killings

SHOPIAN: A complete shutdown was observed on Wednesday in this south Kashmir district and neighbouring areas to mourn the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants in a nocturnal encounter at Safnagri village of Shopian. All the business establishments and shops remained closed while thin private traffic was plying on roads. The shutdown in the district […]

Pampore stays shut over local militant’s killing

Pampore stays shut over local militant’s killing

PAMPORE: People in Pampore town continued to observe a shutdown, for the fourth consecutive day, on Sunday in protest against the killing of local Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Mohammad Amin Mir alias Abu Ismail. Hundreds of people visited the militant’s home in Drangbal area on Sunday to offer prayers for the departed soul and express solidarity with […]

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