Forces stop ambulance en route from Shopian to Srinagar carrying pellet-hit injured

Forces stop ambulance en route from Shopian to Srinagar carrying pellet-hit injured

Srinagar: Government forces stopped an ambulance in Pulwama bearing number JK 22A 1092 which was ferrying pellet-hit injured youth from Shopian to Srinagar, delaying reaching to the hospital by one-and-half hour.  Bashir Ahmad, the driver of the said ambulance, told Kashmir Narrator that his ambulance was stopped at Bandzu bridge in Pulwama by the Army and SOG of […]

Dozen militants killed in 3 separate gunfights in south Kashmir

Dozen militants killed in 3 separate gunfights in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Twelve militants were killed in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag district on Sunday morning while as four army men sustained injuries during the operations, official sources told a local news agency. In Shopian’s Dragad village, seven militants were killed in a gunfight early morning today, while as four militants were killed […]

Militant killings: Clashes rock Shopian, tens injured

Militant killings: Clashes rock Shopian, tens injured

Srinagar: Tens of protesters were injured during clashes with government forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district where seven militants were killed early morning today in Dragad and a gunfight is going on at Kachdoora.  As the news of the militant killings spread, hundreds of protesters assembled and pelted stones on forces who retaliated with tear […]

Dialgam gunfight: Forces kill militant, another caught alive, say Police

Dialgam gunfight: Forces kill militant, another caught alive, say Police

Srinagar: One militant was killed and another caught alive during a gunfight in Dialgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag, police said today.   The slain militant was identified as Rouf Khanday who had joined Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit February this year. “As the search started and the location of militants was zeroed in, the security forces made […]

Top commanders among 8 militants killed in Shopian gunfight: DGP

Top commanders among 8 militants killed in Shopian gunfight: DGP

Srinagar: Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid on Sunday said that seven militants, including top commanders, were killed in a gunfight with government forces that raged early morning in Dragad village of Shopian in south Kashmir. In a tweet, Vaid said that seven bodies of militants have been recovered. He said the slain included […]

Chickens come home to roost for Kashmir’s Islamists 

Chickens come home to roost for Kashmir’s Islamists 

The growth of ISIS-like ideology in Kashmir is fruit of what the Jama’at and its affiliates sowed in the ‘90s By Inam ul Rehman  “Why do you want to put the burden of Khilafat on the weak shoulders of the Kashmiris?” thundered Bashir Ahmad Lone, a member and preacher of the Jama’at-i-Islami, from a pulpit in […]

#ie100: Mehbooba, Omar figure in list of ‘most powerful Indians’

#ie100: Mehbooba, Omar figure in list of ‘most powerful Indians’

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Working President, National Conference Omar Abdullah figure in the list of 100 “most powerful Indians” published by the Indian Express today.  Mehbooba figures at number 26 of the list while as Omar Abdullah at 72. “Stepping into the giant shoes of her late father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, and despite being […]

Israeli forces kill 16 Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli forces kill 16 Palestinians in Gaza

At least 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured on Friday by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border in recent years, Gaza medical officials said, media reports said. Tens of thousands of Palestinians, pressing for a right of return for refugees to what is now Israel, gathered […]

Pak grants Rs 10 cr to LoC firing victims

Pak grants Rs 10 cr to LoC firing victims

The government of Pakistan has approved over Rs 104 million for the victims of “unprovoked” firing by Indian security forces at the Line of Control (LoC), a media report said. The announcement was made Wednesday after a meeting of National Disaster Management Commission (NDMC) chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. “Last month, following provocation by Indian […]

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