Over 20,000 border residents migrate to safety in JK

JAMMU:Over 20,000 residents of border villages in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts on Friday migrated to safer places as the authorities declared areas close to the international border “out of bounds for all civilian movement”. State government officials said villagers living close to the borders in these districts of the Jammu region were migrating from […]

Rajnath reviews national security, suggests ‘high alert’

New Delhi:Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the security situation in the country, particularly along the border with Pakistan in states like Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, and directed central security organisations to be on high alert. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and top officials of security and […]

Police says , Anantnag lady was known heart patient

Anantnag:District police administration Anantnag has clarified that Mst Sara Begum wife of Ghulam Hassan Teli resident of Chee was a known heart patient and died of heart attack last night, Police said on Friday. “Some people are trying to mislead by alleging that she died because of banging of  door of her house by security forces is […]

Elderly Lady dies of cardiac arrest after forces bang houses in Anantnag

Srinagar:An elderly lady Sara Begum(66)  w/o Gulam Hassan Teli died of heart attack when forces allegedly pelted stones and attacked entrance gates made of iron, in Chee village of South Kashmir’s Anantnag District late last night. Gh Hassan Teli, husband of the deceased lady said the incident took place over night when at around 11:15 PM, men […]

Day 84: Srinagar sealed to foil “Lal Chowk challo”

Srinagar: Government forces have sealed entire civil lines in  Srinagar, to foil ” Lal Chowk challo” march called by separatists today. Both the factions of the Hurriyat Conference (HC) and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), spearheading the present agitation since July 9, a day after Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander and two other militants were […]

All Attempts being made to free Indian soldier:Rajnath

NEW DELHI:Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday attempts were being made to free an Indian soldier in Pakistan’s captivity after he strayed across the line of Control on Thursday.  “The government has taken note of the media reports that say our soldier is in Pakistan captivity… India will take up the matter with Pakistan,” television channels […]

Troops trade fire along LoC in Akhnoor

Jammu:Violating the ceasefire again, Pakistani troops opened fire from small arms along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor district, defence sources said. This is the fifth ceasefire violation in September 2016 and the third in the past 36 hours. “There was small arms firing (from Pakistan on forward posts) along the LoC […]

US urges India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

WASHINGTON: The United States reminded India and Pakistan on Thursday that nuclear capable states do not threaten to use atomic weapons in any conflict, Dawn reported on Friday The warning to avoid a nuclear conflict followed reports in the international media that both Indian and Pakistani governments had intensified their rhetoric and hinted at the […]

Pak Captures Indian soldier

New Delhi:  India confirmed Thursday that one of its soldiers has been captured by Pakistan.  Army confirmed that a soldier attached with the 37 Rashtriya Rifles has inadvertently crossed over to the other side of the Line of Control. Army however said the captured soldier was not connected to the cross-LoC surgical strike. Pakistan has been informed by […]

Indo-Pak ‘faceoff’: ‘Confrontation Could Lead To Disaster Of Epic Proportions’

  Srinagar: Expressing grave concern over the escalation of the situation along the borders in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said the confrontation could lead to a disaster of epic proportions if urgent steps are not taken to bring down the heightened tensions in the region. “New Delhi and Islamabad must open […]