Fresh Fighting Breaks Out In Lolab Forests

SRINAGAR: Lolab forests rattled with gunfire Saturday, nearly a week after seven suspected militants were killed in an encounter with the army in the dense forests. The gunbattle was reported while combing operations were on to trace the remaining militants, officials in Kupwara said. According to the reports received here, an army search party came […]

6 Slain Militants Identified: Police

SRINAGAR: Six out of seven militants killed in the Dardpora forests of Lalpora, Lolab have been identified. These militants belonged to Lashkar-i-Taiba outfit and were all Pakistani nationals, Dy. Inspector General of Police North Kashmir told a press conference today. Giving details DIG J.B.Singh said that, on 24th of February a fierce gun battle took […]

3 IAS, Revenue Officials in Vigilance Net

JAMMU: State Vigilance Organization today registered an FIR against a number of senior functionaries of Revenue Department, an influential businessman and a liquor baron from Jammu in Roshni Land Scam. The scam is second biggest scandal after Gulmarg Land Scam in which senior IAS officers are facing prosecution under prevention of Corruption Act for illegally […]

AAP In Srinagar, Vows To Restore ‘Power’ To Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made its entry into Kashmir’s political scene Saturday when party candidate from Srinagar constituency Raja Muzaffar Bhat led a rally in the city and declared that AAP would work against the “dynastic rule” in Jammu and Kashmir. Bhat has been fielded against union minister and National Conference (NC) patron […]

AAP No different when it comes to Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: While clearing its stand on and about the statements of Aam Admi Party (AAP) and on the opening of its office in Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday said AAP can be a new or revolutionary party for the India and Indian masses, but for Kashmiris this party was no different from […]

Polio Teams Targeted in Pak, 12 Killed

PESHAWAR: Militants targeted two polio vaccination teams in Pakistan’s lawless North Western province Saturday killing at least 12 people, including a child, police and officials said. 10 people were wounded in the bomb attacks that took place in Khyber tribal agency. The blasts in Lashoro area of Jamrud district were the latest attack on efforts […]

Shootout in Muzaffarabad, 9 cops injured

MUZAFFARABAD: At least nine police personnel were injured in a shoot out near the capital of Pakistani controlled part of Kashmir, reports said on Saturday. Giving details police said two armed men in an exchange of fire with the police near here injured nine police officers at separate locations. The two assailants were identified as […]

The price Pakistan pays for being a client state

Pakistan again seems to be making a grave error of judgement by being a willing partner of Saudi interests in the ongoing conflict in Syria. Pakistan has once already experimented with an interventionist policy in Afghanistan and has paid a serious price for it and continues to do so even now. Knowing well that the […]