BSF Distances Itself From Keran Ops

SRINAGAR:  Border Security Forces (BSF) Monday clarified that its men were not part of the recent anti-infiltration operations in Shalabuth areas in Keran Sector. In a press statement, BSF termed a news item appearing in a section of media as fabricated and said that posts like Khokhri, Kulari and Mangerta are were ever manned by […]

Indian Firing Kills Civilian: Pak

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan accused Indian military forces of killing a civilian and wounding two others in “unprovoked firing” across the border Saturday in the latest frontier flare-up between the nuclear-armed neighbours. A Pakistani military official said a civilian was killed and two others were injured “due to unprovoked firing of heavy weapons including mortars by BSF” […]

Fear grips Jammu villages after night of shelling

Residents say they haven’t seen such fierce firing in 10 years JAMMU: More than 40,000 people living in villages close to the International Border in the Jammu region are tense with fear after a night of shelling by Pakistan Rangers at 25 locations. They said on Saturday they haven’t seen such fierce firing in 10 […]

Doctor Accuses LD MS of Sexual Harassment

GMC Constitutes Inquiry Committee; Dissolves It In Hours SRINAGAR:  Principal Govt Medical College Srinagar Saturday constituted an inquiry committee to probe the allegations of sexual harassment against Medical Superintendent Lal Ded Hospital Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Rather. CNS quoting sources said that a Resident Medical Officer (name withheld) deputed to Lal Ded Hospital filed a complaint […]

B Ed Papers Available Online On Exam Eve

‘VC Says I Have Other Business To Do’ SRINAGAR: If you are preparing for Bachelors of Education (B Ed) examination in Kashmir, you don’t need to prepare for the same; just click on various facebook pages to get question papers in advance. During past few days, there were rumors that question papers of B Ed […]

Palhallan Youth Flee to Evade Arrest

Curfew like situation in restive village SRINAGAR: Though there has been no official proclamation of curfew in Palhallan area of Pattan in North Kashmir, contingents of police and paramilitary forces Monday restricted the movement of civilians there, thus virtually imposing curfew for the 4th consecutive day. Residents alleged that they have not been allowed to […]

LOC Tension ‘Indian Plot’ to Wage War On PcK: Geelani

‘Where are bodies of 22 militants killed in Keran?’ SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Saturday alleged that by giving hype to infiltration and border skirmishes, India was creating a ‘ploy to wage war’ on Pakistan Controlled Kashmir (PCK). Addressing an Eid Milan, Geelani asked: “Where are the bodies of 22 militants who […]

Soldier Injured In Militant Attack

Bear Mauls Jawan, Critical KUPWARA: A Road Opening Party (ROP) came under fire when they were busy searching orchards along the road between Hanga and Marthgam hamlets in North Kashmir’s Handwara town.  Bullets hit one army jawan while another jawan was injured after a ferocious bear mauled him when the same army party was looking […]

Hamas: caught in the crosshairs

In February last year, Khalid Mesha’al, head of the Hamas political bureau, relocated the group’s Damascus headquarters to Qatar. The move was an unambiguous declaration that Mesha’al no longer supported his erstwhile ally, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, who appeared to be on the brink of defeat by the opposition. By abandoning his ties with […]