Non-Resident Kashmiri joins ISIS, claims Omar

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday claimed that he has “heard” of a non-resident Kashmiri boy joining the globally feared Islamic State of Iraq and Syria?ISIS. The bombshell came amidst fears raised by rampant use of ISIS and Al Qaeda flags by young protesters during pro-Palestine demonstrations. The CM, however, said no youth from Kashmir […]

Army recruitment rally turns violent

KARNAH (Kupwara): Amid confusion and chaos during an army recruitment rally, Army allegedly fired in air to disperse job aspirants in Chamkote area of Karnah region in frontier district Kupwara on Tuesday when the ‘failed candidates’ allegedly went on a rampage, setting ablaze the fencing of the Territorial Army arena. Two job aspirants reportedly sustained […]

No deaths yet Cong mourns ‘killings’

Srinagar: Hours after the alleged firing incident in Karnah area  of frontier district in Kupwara during Army recruitment rally, Congress leader  and Member of Legislative Council, Ghulam Nabi Monga, Qazi Mehboob Ellahi General Secretary JK Pradesh Congress Committee and another senior leader Syed Yaseen Shah issued a joint statement expressing grief over the ‘death’ of […]

49 soldiers killed in 3-years: Jaitley

New Delhi:  Defence Minister Tuesday revealed that forty-nine Army soldiers have been killed in different militancy related incidents in Jammu and Kashmir during the past three years. In a written reply to a query in Rajya Sabha, Defence Minister  Arun Jaitley said that from past three years, India lost 49 Army personnel in counter insurgency […]

Flash flood kills three siblings

Rajouri: Three siblings died while another was injured when flash floods hit Kotli Kala Ban Manjakote area in Rajouri district, officials said on Tuesday. The Superintendent of Police  Rajouri Mubasir Lateefi said, “Four brothers were crossing a nallah along with some goods when flash flood washed them away. Three among them lost their lives while […]

‘Political rivalry led to trouble”

Karnah  (Kupwara): What happened in Chahmkot Karnah during Army recruitment rally was the outcome of the political rivalry between two factions of a particular political party in the area. Sources told CNS that everything was going on smoothly when the supporters of one faction allegedly instigated others for violence. “The supporters of one faction made […]

Taliban in Kashmir?

Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the recently concluded Kargil Diwas, Lt Gen DS Hooda, GOC of the Udhampur based Northern Command made a mention that, “We are hearing statements from Taliban side saying Kashmir is the next battle ground. Terms like Ghazve Hind are being used. It has not yet manifested itself, […]

The militants’ march

The militants of the so-called ‘Islamic State’, who have established a self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq, are registering new tales of horror and bloodbath.  Reports say in their march towards the south, where they intend to overrun Baghdad, they have gained control of many more towns and villages, including Zumar where oilfields are based. The United […]

Baderwah: Loot Of Green Gold Unabated

The illegal felling of green Cedar (Deodar) and pine trees despite Supreme Court ban is fast depriving Jammu and Kashmir of its precious forest wealth. The state is losing its green sheen fast as the forest land has shrunk from 20,230 sq km to just 7,590 sq km as per data furnished by the state […]

British debate on Kashmir

Finally, the British politics is once again abuzz with Kashmir. a British parliamentarian is moved a petition for a special debate in the British parliament and the petition is backed by 40 out of 640 MPs. The Kashmiri groups and individuals who support the restoration of right to self-determination in Kashmir should not belittle the […]

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