#Kashmir: 2 army men injured in Shopian

#Kashmir: 2 army men injured in Shopian

Two troopers suffered splinter injuries on Friday after suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards an army patrolling party near Ahagam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. SSP Shopian, Shailendra Mishra told a local news agency that militants attacked army party with a grenade followed by firing at Ahagam resulting in injuries to two army men. […]

Mehbooba had allowed forces to operate freely: Ram Madhav

Mehbooba had allowed forces to operate freely: Ram Madhav

Bhartiya Janata Party National General Secretary and Kashmir minder Ram Madhav said that former Chief Minister had allowed the government forces to operate freely during her tenure while the Government of India had announced ‘operation all-out’. “..(T)hough government forces faced difficulties on the security front, the Mehbooba-led government had allowed them to operate freely,” Madhav […]

Militancy wave reaches Kishtwar, father of five joins Hizb: Report

Militancy wave reaches Kishtwar, father of five joins Hizb: Report

A father of five children has joined militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen in Jammu province’s Kishtwar district, Early Times reported on Tuesday. The district police declared Talib Gujjar, 34, son of late Noor Mohammad, of Rashgwari, Padyarana in Nagsini tehsil of Kishtwar as a militant after he remained absconding for last two years, the report said. […]

Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police release photos of 4 suspects

Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police release photos of 4 suspects

The J&K Police on Thursday claimed it has identified three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a Pakistan-based Srinagar resident, who were behind the killing and hatching conspiracy of Kashmir’s top journalist Shujaat Bukhari. “The conspiracy was hatched in Pakistan and executed by the three terrorists here. The investigation has established that it was done by Lashkar,” Inspector General of […]

Hizb, JeM recruited, used children in Kashmir: UNSG report

Hizb, JeM recruited, used children in Kashmir: UNSG report

Militant outfits Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) recruited and used children in Jammu and Kashmir during clashes with government forces last year, according to a UN report. The annual report of the UN Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict, covering the January-December 2017 period, said globally, over 10,000 children were killed or maimed […]

Rupee sinks all times low against US dollar, breaches 69-mark

Rupee sinks all times low against US dollar, breaches 69-mark

The rupee slumped to an all-time low as a resurgence in crude oil prices and the emerging market selloff took a toll on the currency, reports said. The Indian currency weakened to 68.9100 per US dollar Thursday, past its previous record of 68.8650 reached in November 2016. Brent crude’s sustained gains since the middle of […]

J&K: 10 BSF jawans en-route Jammu on special train go missing

J&K: 10 BSF jawans en-route Jammu on special train go missing

Ten jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) went missing while traveling in a special army train between West Bengal’s Bardhaman and Jharkhand’s Dhanbad railway stations on Wednesday. The train, headed towards Samba Sector in Jammu and Kashmir, contained a total of 83 soldiers. While conducting a headcount during a halt at Mughalsarai railway station, the […]

Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to heavy rains in #Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to heavy rains in #Kashmir

The annual Amarnath Yatra that was scheduled to begin on Thursday morning was stalled because of heavy rainfall in parts of Jammu and Kashmir. The Yatris, who arrived at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps on Wednesday, have been asked to stay in their camps, The Indian Express reported. The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted […]

FATF decides to keep #Pakistan on ‘grey list’

FATF decides to keep #Pakistan on ‘grey list’

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF)  on Thursday decided to keep Pakistan on its  ‘grey list’, Geo News reported. According to details, Pakistan has fielded its interim Finance Minister Shamshad Akhtar to defend the country in Paris where the Financial Action Task Force is meeting. While pleading Pakistan’s case to remove its name from FATF […]

Lashkar’s Naveed Jatt killed Bukhari, say Police: Report

Lashkar’s Naveed Jatt killed Bukhari, say Police: Report

Jammu and Kashmir Police have identified the attackers who killed senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari on June 14. While quoting Police sources, the Indian Express says that two of the attackers are from South Kashmir and another is a Pakistani national. “We have identified the attackers,” a top police officer privy to the investigation said. “Two of them […]

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