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Indian Army Kills Seven Pakistani Soldiers In Retaliation To Ceasefire Violation On LoC

Indian Army Kills Seven Pakistani Soldiers In Retaliation To Ceasefire Violation On LoC

The Indian Army killed seven Pakistani soldiers on Monday, January 15, as it retaliated to unprovoked ceasefire violation from across the Line of Control...
Kashmiri militants “our brothers, martyrs”: PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir

Kashmiri militants “our brothers, martyrs”: PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir

The PDP MLA’s statement came a day after he asked legislators in the J&K assembly to not express happiness over the killings of Kashmiri...
AMU scholar Mannan Wani has joined militancy, confirms Hizbul Mujahideen

AMU scholar Mannan Wani has joined militancy, confirms Hizbul Mujahideen

Mannan Wani was suspected to have joined the Huizbul Mujahideen after he appeared with a gun in a photograph, posted on social networking platforms. A...
Security forces gun down two militants in South Kashmir’s Anantnag

Security forces gun down two militants in South Kashmir’s Anantnag

One of the suspected militants killed in the encounter was 18-year-old Farhan Wani, a Kashmiri teen whose father reportedly took to Facebook in November,...
AMU research scholar – Mannan Wani – joins Hizbul Mujahideen

AMU suspends research scholar suspected to have joined Hizbul Mujahideen

The photograph of Mannan Wani, which was shared on Facebook and WhatsApp, showed a text, which states that he had joined the militant group hizbul...
“We are building a success story in Kashmir”

“We are building a success story in Kashmir”

Mudda panellists feel that irresponsible statements by politicians regarding the situation in the Valley create confusion and leaders should defer from doing that Senior Congress...
BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

The BSF action came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was martyred during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistani rangers in Samba...
BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

The Indian troopers’ retaliatory attack came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was killed during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistan. In yet...

Army men die every day, says BJP MP on Pulwama martyrs, then apologises

Two days after 5 CRPF jawans were gunned down by militants in Pulwama, BJP MP from Rampur Dr Nepal Singh says no device can...
Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Militants belonging to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed have claimed responsibility In an incident reminiscent of the 2016 Uri attack, two heavily armed militants carried out a suicide...
Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

The action came in response to Pak’s Saturday’s ceasefire violation claiming lives of three soldiers and a Major. Days after Pakistani troops opened fire on...
Army

Indian Army neutralizes two Jaish militants in South Kashmir’s Batmura village

The exchange of fire – which continued throughout the night – claimed the life of the civilian, who was hit by a bullet near...
avalanche

Army recovers bodies of three soldiers missing in last week’s avalanche in J&K

On December 12, at least five jawans went missing, after an avalanche struck a forward post at Gurez and Nowgam sectors of North Kashmir. The...
Amarnath-cave

Amarnath shrine declared a silence zone; No ‘Bol Bum’, no chanting of mantras, no...

Declaring the Amarnath shrine a ‘silence zone’, the National Green Tribunal has banned chanting of mantras, ringing bells and raising jaikaras (slogans to hail...
Pervez Musharraf

Gen Musharraf claims of leading “big initiative” to resolve Kashmir issue

Suggests Islamabad to support Saudi Arabia, UAE on Qatar crisis Pakistan’s former President Gen Pervez Musharraf has claimed of beginning work for resolving Kashmir issue...
Avalanche

Kashmir snowfall: Valley cut off, five soldiers missing, including three hit by an avalanche

Five soldiers are missing in north Kashmir’s Gurez and Naugam sectors after heavy snowfall triggered avalanches in the area. Rescue operations were on, with...
Modi

Modi takes Gujarat’s first sea-plane ride, rivals take digs

On last day of campaigning for Gujarat Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is first passenger in sea-plane ride from Sabarmati Riverfront to Dharoi...
J&K government begins withdrawing FIRs against first-time stone pelters

J&K government begins withdrawing FIRs against first-time stone-pelters

Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti says the confidence building measure will give the youth and their families an opportunity to rebuild their lives in Kashmir In...
Encounter in J&K

3 Lashkar terrorists gunned down in Kashmir’s Handwara

J&K police suspect infiltration activity from Pakistan may increase in coming weeks once snowfall starts in the Valley In yet another incident of encounter between...

After return of footballer, another Kashmiri quits militancy to return home

Earlier, Majid Khan – a popular football goalkeeper from Anantnag district of South Kashmir – surrendered to the police on November 16. Days after a...

J&K Dy CM Nirmal Singh: Pakistan stands completely exposed

Alleges China for supporting Pakistan in its anti-India designs Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh has, on Saturdy, congratulated the security forces and...
Massive strike against taxes in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan region Pak-occupied Kashmir erupts in protest against Pakistan government

Above: Massive strike against taxes in Gilgit Baltistan Simmering discontent over denial of basic rights and lack of development has erupted in massive protests in...

“Switching of carrot-and-stick recipients in Kashmir worked out”

Mudda praises government’s two-pronged approach of interlocution and cutting off finances of the separatists in valley, says efforts of Dineshwar Sharma have proved successful A...
Majid

Kashmiri footballer who joined Lashkar returns home, surrenders to police

Arshid, who is known for his football skills had on November 10, announced his joining of militant group on social networking site Facebook Days after...
Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

BJP hit out at the former Kashmir CM, and claimed that Abdullah is doing free advocacy for Pakistan. In yet another controversial comment, National Conference...
Hours after forces killed two militants in Kashmir, fresh encounters break out

Hours after forces killed two militants in Kashmir, fresh encounters break out

There have been three gun-battles between armed forces and the militants in Kashmir in the last 12 hours. Hours after the Indian armed force neutralized...
Stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir 90% less than 2016: J&K DGP SP Vaid

Stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir 90% less than 2016: J&K DGP SP Vaid

DGP Vaid said apart from NIA raids, several factors – including demonetization & action against top militants – helped controlling the situation. Amid continuing unrest...
Hurriyat asks government to stop pellet guns, involve Pakistan in talks to solve Kashmir issue

Hurriyat asks government to stop pellet guns, involve Pakistan in talks to solve Kashmir...

The recommendations were made by Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani’s close confidante Devinder Singh Behal at a gathering held in Kashmir’s Pulwama to mourn...
Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

~By Saeed Naqvi The arrival of Dineshwar Sharma, formerly of the Intelligence Bureau, as the Centre’s interlocutor in the troubled state, has clearly not set...
No shortage of arms in Indian Army, modernization required: Gen Bipin Rawat

No shortage of arms in Indian Army, modernization required: Gen Bipin Rawat

Under a recently finalized plan, the Army had earlier said that it will be acquiring large number arms at a cost of about Rs...
demonetisation

Rs 36 cr demonetized notes recovered, 9 arrested during NIA’s terror-funding probe in J&K

Allegedly, the accused were collecting demonetized notes and converting them into new ones – with the help of bank officials. In a major crackdown against...
Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's nephew, Talha Rashid, among three militants killed in Pulwama

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar’s nephew, Talha Rashid, among three militants killed in Pulwama

An army official said the three militants belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed group and two of them were Pakistani nationals In a major success, security forces on...
encounter in kashmir by army

Army foils Pakistan BAT attack in Uri sector of J&K, kills two militants

Earlier two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid The Indian army has killed two militants as it foiled an attack...

Osama followed Kashmir developments, Headley trial: CIA files

File photo of Osama bin Laden during an interaction he had with reporters in Helmand Province of Afghanistan on December 24, 1998. Photo credit:...
Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

The appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, the former IB chief as interlocutor for resolving the Kashmir issue has met a major hurdle on Tuesday when...
Appointment of interlocutor won’t affect Army’s operations in Kashmir: Gen Bipin Rawat

Appointment of interlocutor won’t affect Army’s operations in Kashmir: Gen Bipin Rawat

Army chief claims Centre’s Kashmir strategy has helped the armed forces to negotiate peace in the Valley from a position of strength, curb infiltration Days...
NIA arrests Hizbul chief’s son Shahid Yusuf in 2011 terror funding case

NIA arrests Hizbul chief’s son Shahid Yusuf in 2011 terror funding case

File photo of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin (centre) with his aides. Credit: Agencies Yusuf was arrested on Tuesday after he reached the NIA office regarding the...
Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Union home minister Rajnath Singh announced that the government favours a sustained dialogue, including with Kashmiri separatists, to resolve outstanding issues Nearly three years after...
ENTER HEDWIG: Mykh, a 1.5-year-old great gray owl, flies through a window during a training session which is a part of Royev Ruchey Zoo's programme of taming wild animals for research, education and interaction with visitors, in a suburb of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures of 18th Oct

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Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Shah was considered to be an architect of last year's unrest in South Kashmir and was wanted in number of terror-related cases Top Lashakar-e-Taiba commander,...
2 Air Force commandos and 2 Lashkar terrorists killed during Bandipora encounter

2 Air Force commandos and 2 Lashkar terrorists killed during Bandipora encounter

Army and police launched cordon and search operation around Paribal village after receiving input about presence of militants in the area Two security personnel from...
Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir

Armed Forces have recovered two AK-47 rifles, four magazines, 60 rounds of ammunition and one pistol during search operation The Indian Army, late on Monday night, foiled...
Top Jaish commander killed in Baramulla encounter

Top Jaish commander killed in Baramulla encounter

He is believed to be the main plotter behind the suicide attack last week near the Srinagar airport. In yet another success for the armed...
After fidayeen attack on BSF camp and J&K police says more Jaish militants likely in Srinagar

After fidayeen attack on BSF camp, J&K police says more Jaish militants likely in...

Three JeM men killed on Tuesday near Srinagar airport were part of a larger group of infiltrators says Kashmir range IG, cautions against more attacks Cautioning against...
Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Police officials say Pak troops targeted dozens of villages with gunfire, mortar shelling in Shahpur, Kirni and Digwar sectors on Monday morning In yet another incident of...

Now, braid chopping incidents keep J&K tense, police raise bounty to Rs 6 lakh...

Clashes had erupted in Anantnag district on Saturday following mysterious braid chopping incidents in the adjoining Kulgam district After Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, mysterious incidents of...
Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's BAT in Keran Sector of Kupwara in J&K

Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan’s BAT in Keran Sector of Kupwara in J&K

Recently, India’s Army chief Bipin Rawat had warned Pakistan of another surgical strike if the neighbouring country “does not behave”. Indian Army thwarted the infiltration...
One Terrorist Killed In Uri Sector, Hideout Busted In Hindwara - Apnlive

One Terrorist Killed In Uri Sector, Hideout Busted In Hindwara

The operation still underway as two more terrorists are believed to be trapped In yet another encounter in strife-torn Jammu and Kashmir, security forces...
Terror funding case: NIA conducts searches at about dozen locations across J&K

Terror funding case: NIA conducts searches at about dozen locations across J&K

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested seven persons so far in connection with alleged terror funding and inflammatory actions in the Kashmir valley In...
Terror funding case

Terror funding case: NIA recovers Kashmir’s protest calendar authorized by Hurriyat hardliner SAS Geelani

Document recovered from Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmad Shah  reportedly outlines roadmap for fanning radicalism with the help of local clerics and separatist cadres to...
Karnataka forms nine-member panel on separate flag for state, legal sanctity

Karnataka forms nine-member panel on separate flag for state, legal sanctity

The Karnataka government has set up a nine-member committee to submit a report on having a state flag and its legal sanctity, officials said...
LOC firing

Nine-year-old girl, soldier killed in Pak firing across LoC

A nine-year-old girl and an army jawan were killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Poonch’s Balakote on Monday. At least...
India China Troops

India-China border imbroglio: Chinese state media says If India can intervene in Bhutan, China...

~By Rajesh Sinha The supposed bonhomie between India and China, speculated upon after the Modi-Jinping mutually congratulatory speeches at Hamburg, evaporated fast. After India claimed...
NEW PROMISES: Mongolia's new president, Khaltmaa Battulga, takes oath in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Reuters/UNI

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Amarnath Yatra resumes after heavy rainfall

Pilgrimage was suspended today as the Baltal and Chandanwari, the two main bus stations were blocked due to torrential rain The Amaranth Yatra that began...
Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

The first batch of 2,280 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu base camp for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday. The ‘Yatra’ is...
Jammu and Kashmir: Protesters clash with police on Eid

Jammu and Kashmir: Protesters clash with police on Eid

The local police  was forced to burst teargas shells to disperse  the protesting crowd Clashes erupted in Srinagar on the morning of Eid between the...
Operation All-Out; starts in Kashmir, Army prepares kill list of 258 militants

Operation All-Out; starts in Kashmir, Army prepares kill list of 258 militants

Army launches Operation All-Out to flush out terrorists from Kashmir; list of 258 militants for the operation As militancy in Jammu and Kashmir seemed to...
LeT commander Junaid Mattoo killed in Anantnag encounter

LeT commander Junaid Mattoo killed in Anantnag encounter

Two militants, including top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Mattoo, were killed and one apprehended in a gun battle with security forces in Jammu and...
Social media back in Kashmir

Social media back in Kashmir

The Mehbooba Mufti government had on April 26 banned 22 social networking sites and applications, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter The Jammu and Kashmir...
Major Gogoi

Kashmiri man tied to jeep: Army Major defends the act, says it was to...

Major Gogoi, who had tied Farooq Ahmad Dar on the bonnet of army jeep as a shield against mob during Kahmir by-polls in April,...

Army Major who tied civilian to jeep in Kashmir given clean chit

An inquiry has given clean chit to Major Nitin Gogoi and senior army officers lauded him for his presence of mind to avoid casualties. The...
Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

The Army is said to be retaliating strongly to the provocation from across the border. In the third ceasefire violation over three days by Pakistan...
Pakistan army violates ceasefire in Nowshera sector of Kashmir, one woman killed in the firing

Pakistan army violates ceasefire in Nowshera sector of Kashmir, one woman killed in the...

A village in Laam belt of Nowshera sector was hit by firing of Pakistan troops and killed Akhtar Bi and injured her husband Mohmmad...
Army lieutenant kidnapped, killed by terrorists in Kashmir while attending cousin’s marriage

Army lieutenant kidnapped, killed by terrorists in Kashmir while attending cousin’s marriage

The bullet riddled body of Umar Faiyaz, who had joined the forces five months ago, was found in Herman Chowk in the heart of...
Nawaz Sharif took Osama money to fund Kashmir jihad: Imran Khan’s party

Nawaz Sharif took Osama money to fund Kashmir jihad: Imran Khan’s party

The PML-N leader has been accused of taking 1.5 billion in Pakistani rupees from Osama bin Laden. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s party has accused Pakistan Prime...
Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

They suggested tough action against Pakistan in live show on APN A group of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba terrorists is said to have offered a gunshot salute to...

3 Indian soldiers martyred, one soldier’s body mutilated in Pakistan’s crossfire

Pakistan's inhuman crossfire at Jammu and Kashmir's Maachil in which 3 Indian soldiers martyred and one jawan's body was mutilated badly by the terrorists....

'Jammu And Kashmir' - 71 News Results

Indian Army Kills Seven Pakistani Soldiers In Retaliation To Ceasefire Violation On LoC

Indian Army Kills Seven Pakistani Soldiers In Retaliation To Ceasefire Violation On LoC

The Indian Army killed seven Pakistani soldiers on Monday, January 15, as it retaliated to unprovoked ceasefire violation from across the Line of Control...
Kashmiri militants “our brothers, martyrs”: PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir

Kashmiri militants “our brothers, martyrs”: PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir

The PDP MLA’s statement came a day after he asked legislators in the J&K assembly to not express happiness over the killings of Kashmiri...
AMU scholar Mannan Wani has joined militancy, confirms Hizbul Mujahideen

AMU scholar Mannan Wani has joined militancy, confirms Hizbul Mujahideen

Mannan Wani was suspected to have joined the Huizbul Mujahideen after he appeared with a gun in a photograph, posted on social networking platforms. A...
Security forces gun down two militants in South Kashmir’s Anantnag

Security forces gun down two militants in South Kashmir’s Anantnag

One of the suspected militants killed in the encounter was 18-year-old Farhan Wani, a Kashmiri teen whose father reportedly took to Facebook in November,...
AMU research scholar – Mannan Wani – joins Hizbul Mujahideen

AMU suspends research scholar suspected to have joined Hizbul Mujahideen

The photograph of Mannan Wani, which was shared on Facebook and WhatsApp, showed a text, which states that he had joined the militant group hizbul...
“We are building a success story in Kashmir”

“We are building a success story in Kashmir”

Mudda panellists feel that irresponsible statements by politicians regarding the situation in the Valley create confusion and leaders should defer from doing that Senior Congress...
BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

The BSF action came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was martyred during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistani rangers in Samba...
BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

The Indian troopers’ retaliatory attack came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was killed during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistan. In yet...

Army men die every day, says BJP MP on Pulwama martyrs, then apologises

Two days after 5 CRPF jawans were gunned down by militants in Pulwama, BJP MP from Rampur Dr Nepal Singh says no device can...
Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Militants belonging to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed have claimed responsibility In an incident reminiscent of the 2016 Uri attack, two heavily armed militants carried out a suicide...
Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

The action came in response to Pak’s Saturday’s ceasefire violation claiming lives of three soldiers and a Major. Days after Pakistani troops opened fire on...
Army

Indian Army neutralizes two Jaish militants in South Kashmir’s Batmura village

The exchange of fire – which continued throughout the night – claimed the life of the civilian, who was hit by a bullet near...
avalanche

Army recovers bodies of three soldiers missing in last week’s avalanche in J&K

On December 12, at least five jawans went missing, after an avalanche struck a forward post at Gurez and Nowgam sectors of North Kashmir. The...
Amarnath-cave

Amarnath shrine declared a silence zone; No ‘Bol Bum’, no chanting of mantras, no...

Declaring the Amarnath shrine a ‘silence zone’, the National Green Tribunal has banned chanting of mantras, ringing bells and raising jaikaras (slogans to hail...
Pervez Musharraf

Gen Musharraf claims of leading “big initiative” to resolve Kashmir issue

Suggests Islamabad to support Saudi Arabia, UAE on Qatar crisis Pakistan’s former President Gen Pervez Musharraf has claimed of beginning work for resolving Kashmir issue...
Avalanche

Kashmir snowfall: Valley cut off, five soldiers missing, including three hit by an avalanche

Five soldiers are missing in north Kashmir’s Gurez and Naugam sectors after heavy snowfall triggered avalanches in the area. Rescue operations were on, with...
Modi

Modi takes Gujarat’s first sea-plane ride, rivals take digs

On last day of campaigning for Gujarat Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is first passenger in sea-plane ride from Sabarmati Riverfront to Dharoi...
J&K government begins withdrawing FIRs against first-time stone pelters

J&K government begins withdrawing FIRs against first-time stone-pelters

Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti says the confidence building measure will give the youth and their families an opportunity to rebuild their lives in Kashmir In...
Encounter in J&K

3 Lashkar terrorists gunned down in Kashmir’s Handwara

J&K police suspect infiltration activity from Pakistan may increase in coming weeks once snowfall starts in the Valley In yet another incident of encounter between...

After return of footballer, another Kashmiri quits militancy to return home

Earlier, Majid Khan – a popular football goalkeeper from Anantnag district of South Kashmir – surrendered to the police on November 16. Days after a...

J&K Dy CM Nirmal Singh: Pakistan stands completely exposed

Alleges China for supporting Pakistan in its anti-India designs Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh has, on Saturdy, congratulated the security forces and...
Massive strike against taxes in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan region Pak-occupied Kashmir erupts in protest against Pakistan government

Above: Massive strike against taxes in Gilgit Baltistan Simmering discontent over denial of basic rights and lack of development has erupted in massive protests in...

“Switching of carrot-and-stick recipients in Kashmir worked out”

Mudda praises government’s two-pronged approach of interlocution and cutting off finances of the separatists in valley, says efforts of Dineshwar Sharma have proved successful A...
Majid

Kashmiri footballer who joined Lashkar returns home, surrenders to police

Arshid, who is known for his football skills had on November 10, announced his joining of militant group on social networking site Facebook Days after...
Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

BJP hit out at the former Kashmir CM, and claimed that Abdullah is doing free advocacy for Pakistan. In yet another controversial comment, National Conference...
Hours after forces killed two militants in Kashmir, fresh encounters break out

Hours after forces killed two militants in Kashmir, fresh encounters break out

There have been three gun-battles between armed forces and the militants in Kashmir in the last 12 hours. Hours after the Indian armed force neutralized...
Stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir 90% less than 2016: J&K DGP SP Vaid

Stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir 90% less than 2016: J&K DGP SP Vaid

DGP Vaid said apart from NIA raids, several factors – including demonetization & action against top militants – helped controlling the situation. Amid continuing unrest...
Hurriyat asks government to stop pellet guns, involve Pakistan in talks to solve Kashmir issue

Hurriyat asks government to stop pellet guns, involve Pakistan in talks to solve Kashmir...

The recommendations were made by Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani’s close confidante Devinder Singh Behal at a gathering held in Kashmir’s Pulwama to mourn...
Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

~By Saeed Naqvi The arrival of Dineshwar Sharma, formerly of the Intelligence Bureau, as the Centre’s interlocutor in the troubled state, has clearly not set...
No shortage of arms in Indian Army, modernization required: Gen Bipin Rawat

No shortage of arms in Indian Army, modernization required: Gen Bipin Rawat

Under a recently finalized plan, the Army had earlier said that it will be acquiring large number arms at a cost of about Rs...
demonetisation

Rs 36 cr demonetized notes recovered, 9 arrested during NIA’s terror-funding probe in J&K

Allegedly, the accused were collecting demonetized notes and converting them into new ones – with the help of bank officials. In a major crackdown against...
Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's nephew, Talha Rashid, among three militants killed in Pulwama

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar’s nephew, Talha Rashid, among three militants killed in Pulwama

An army official said the three militants belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed group and two of them were Pakistani nationals In a major success, security forces on...
encounter in kashmir by army

Army foils Pakistan BAT attack in Uri sector of J&K, kills two militants

Earlier two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid The Indian army has killed two militants as it foiled an attack...

Osama followed Kashmir developments, Headley trial: CIA files

File photo of Osama bin Laden during an interaction he had with reporters in Helmand Province of Afghanistan on December 24, 1998. Photo credit:...
Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

The appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, the former IB chief as interlocutor for resolving the Kashmir issue has met a major hurdle on Tuesday when...
Appointment of interlocutor won’t affect Army’s operations in Kashmir: Gen Bipin Rawat

Appointment of interlocutor won’t affect Army’s operations in Kashmir: Gen Bipin Rawat

Army chief claims Centre’s Kashmir strategy has helped the armed forces to negotiate peace in the Valley from a position of strength, curb infiltration Days...
NIA arrests Hizbul chief’s son Shahid Yusuf in 2011 terror funding case

NIA arrests Hizbul chief’s son Shahid Yusuf in 2011 terror funding case

File photo of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin (centre) with his aides. Credit: Agencies Yusuf was arrested on Tuesday after he reached the NIA office regarding the...
Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Union home minister Rajnath Singh announced that the government favours a sustained dialogue, including with Kashmiri separatists, to resolve outstanding issues Nearly three years after...
ENTER HEDWIG: Mykh, a 1.5-year-old great gray owl, flies through a window during a training session which is a part of Royev Ruchey Zoo's programme of taming wild animals for research, education and interaction with visitors, in a suburb of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures of 18th Oct

Image highlights from around the world
Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Shah was considered to be an architect of last year's unrest in South Kashmir and was wanted in number of terror-related cases Top Lashakar-e-Taiba commander,...
2 Air Force commandos and 2 Lashkar terrorists killed during Bandipora encounter

2 Air Force commandos and 2 Lashkar terrorists killed during Bandipora encounter

Army and police launched cordon and search operation around Paribal village after receiving input about presence of militants in the area Two security personnel from...
Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir

Armed Forces have recovered two AK-47 rifles, four magazines, 60 rounds of ammunition and one pistol during search operation The Indian Army, late on Monday night, foiled...
Top Jaish commander killed in Baramulla encounter

Top Jaish commander killed in Baramulla encounter

He is believed to be the main plotter behind the suicide attack last week near the Srinagar airport. In yet another success for the armed...
After fidayeen attack on BSF camp and J&K police says more Jaish militants likely in Srinagar

After fidayeen attack on BSF camp, J&K police says more Jaish militants likely in...

Three JeM men killed on Tuesday near Srinagar airport were part of a larger group of infiltrators says Kashmir range IG, cautions against more attacks Cautioning against...
Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Police officials say Pak troops targeted dozens of villages with gunfire, mortar shelling in Shahpur, Kirni and Digwar sectors on Monday morning In yet another incident of...

Now, braid chopping incidents keep J&K tense, police raise bounty to Rs 6 lakh...

Clashes had erupted in Anantnag district on Saturday following mysterious braid chopping incidents in the adjoining Kulgam district After Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, mysterious incidents of...
Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's BAT in Keran Sector of Kupwara in J&K

Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan’s BAT in Keran Sector of Kupwara in J&K

Recently, India’s Army chief Bipin Rawat had warned Pakistan of another surgical strike if the neighbouring country “does not behave”. Indian Army thwarted the infiltration...
One Terrorist Killed In Uri Sector, Hideout Busted In Hindwara - Apnlive

One Terrorist Killed In Uri Sector, Hideout Busted In Hindwara

The operation still underway as two more terrorists are believed to be trapped In yet another encounter in strife-torn Jammu and Kashmir, security forces...
Terror funding case: NIA conducts searches at about dozen locations across J&K

Terror funding case: NIA conducts searches at about dozen locations across J&K

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested seven persons so far in connection with alleged terror funding and inflammatory actions in the Kashmir valley In...
Terror funding case

Terror funding case: NIA recovers Kashmir’s protest calendar authorized by Hurriyat hardliner SAS Geelani

Document recovered from Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmad Shah  reportedly outlines roadmap for fanning radicalism with the help of local clerics and separatist cadres to...
Karnataka forms nine-member panel on separate flag for state, legal sanctity

Karnataka forms nine-member panel on separate flag for state, legal sanctity

The Karnataka government has set up a nine-member committee to submit a report on having a state flag and its legal sanctity, officials said...
LOC firing

Nine-year-old girl, soldier killed in Pak firing across LoC

A nine-year-old girl and an army jawan were killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Poonch’s Balakote on Monday. At least...
India China Troops

India-China border imbroglio: Chinese state media says If India can intervene in Bhutan, China...

~By Rajesh Sinha The supposed bonhomie between India and China, speculated upon after the Modi-Jinping mutually congratulatory speeches at Hamburg, evaporated fast. After India claimed...
NEW PROMISES: Mongolia's new president, Khaltmaa Battulga, takes oath in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Reuters/UNI

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Amarnath Yatra resumes after heavy rainfall

Pilgrimage was suspended today as the Baltal and Chandanwari, the two main bus stations were blocked due to torrential rain The Amaranth Yatra that began...
Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

The first batch of 2,280 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu base camp for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday. The ‘Yatra’ is...
Jammu and Kashmir: Protesters clash with police on Eid

Jammu and Kashmir: Protesters clash with police on Eid

The local police  was forced to burst teargas shells to disperse  the protesting crowd Clashes erupted in Srinagar on the morning of Eid between the...
Operation All-Out; starts in Kashmir, Army prepares kill list of 258 militants

Operation All-Out; starts in Kashmir, Army prepares kill list of 258 militants

Army launches Operation All-Out to flush out terrorists from Kashmir; list of 258 militants for the operation As militancy in Jammu and Kashmir seemed to...
LeT commander Junaid Mattoo killed in Anantnag encounter

LeT commander Junaid Mattoo killed in Anantnag encounter

Two militants, including top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Mattoo, were killed and one apprehended in a gun battle with security forces in Jammu and...
Social media back in Kashmir

Social media back in Kashmir

The Mehbooba Mufti government had on April 26 banned 22 social networking sites and applications, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter The Jammu and Kashmir...
Major Gogoi

Kashmiri man tied to jeep: Army Major defends the act, says it was to...

Major Gogoi, who had tied Farooq Ahmad Dar on the bonnet of army jeep as a shield against mob during Kahmir by-polls in April,...

Army Major who tied civilian to jeep in Kashmir given clean chit

An inquiry has given clean chit to Major Nitin Gogoi and senior army officers lauded him for his presence of mind to avoid casualties. The...
Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

The Army is said to be retaliating strongly to the provocation from across the border. In the third ceasefire violation over three days by Pakistan...
Pakistan army violates ceasefire in Nowshera sector of Kashmir, one woman killed in the firing

Pakistan army violates ceasefire in Nowshera sector of Kashmir, one woman killed in the...

A village in Laam belt of Nowshera sector was hit by firing of Pakistan troops and killed Akhtar Bi and injured her husband Mohmmad...
Army lieutenant kidnapped, killed by terrorists in Kashmir while attending cousin’s marriage

Army lieutenant kidnapped, killed by terrorists in Kashmir while attending cousin’s marriage

The bullet riddled body of Umar Faiyaz, who had joined the forces five months ago, was found in Herman Chowk in the heart of...
Nawaz Sharif took Osama money to fund Kashmir jihad: Imran Khan’s party

Nawaz Sharif took Osama money to fund Kashmir jihad: Imran Khan’s party

The PML-N leader has been accused of taking 1.5 billion in Pakistani rupees from Osama bin Laden. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s party has accused Pakistan Prime...
Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

They suggested tough action against Pakistan in live show on APN A group of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba terrorists is said to have offered a gunshot salute to...

3 Indian soldiers martyred, one soldier’s body mutilated in Pakistan’s crossfire

Pakistan's inhuman crossfire at Jammu and Kashmir's Maachil in which 3 Indian soldiers martyred and one jawan's body was mutilated badly by the terrorists....

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