Army Chief arrives in Jammu to review security situation

Jammu: Indian army chief General Dalbir Singh arrived in Jammu Saturday morning to review border security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of continued firing incidents at the border with Pakistan. “He will take stock of the prevailing situation on the borders in the state,” sources told IANS.   “He will receive a briefing at the […]

Guns continue to roar along IB in Akhnoor

Jammu: India and Pakistan on Saturday exchanged gunfire in the Akhnoor sector of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistan Rangers targeted Border Security Force BSF positions on the International Border in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district today (Saturday) morning. Rangers used small arms and automatics,” Police sources told IANS. “BSF has retaliated Pakistan […]

The Declaration of Afzalul Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent

Although it is almost seventy years since the last Partition of the Subcontinent disquieting chasms remain on account of the partial knowledge not just of the Partition, but in the recognition of the activities of important participants, of communities, of belief systems in the struggles for Independence.  In this informative composition, Tariq Hasan, a journalist seeks […]

Cross Border Trade between India and Pak unaffected despite tension

NEW DELHI:- Cross border trade between India and Pakistan remained unaffected in Jammu and Kashmir despite the surgical strikes by the army across the Line of Control (LoC), with 26 trucks crossing over to PoK and 13 from there reaching the Indian side. As the state administration went into a huddle with army officials discussing […]

Apprehending Indo-Pak war, Kashmir prays for peace

Srinagar: Even as tensions have heightened between India and Pakistan in the wake of Surgical Strike across the LoC, people of trouble-torn Kashmir pray for peace in the region. From the congregational Friday prayers held at Masjids across the restive Valley today, to social media, it was people keeping their fingers crossed and asking the […]

Family accuses Forces of ‘killing’ a woman,Police refute claim

Anantnag: A family from South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Friday alleged that government armed forces were responsible for the death of one of their female member who according to family suffered heart attack after the armed forces pelted stones and bricks on their roof top and displayed violent behavior at the gate of their house. “They […]

‘Any misadventure from India will have serious ramifications’

Budgam: Senior Hurriyat leader and president Anjuman Shari Shian president Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi Friday said that Indian propaganda of surgical strikes is an attempt to divert the attention of world community from Kashmir situation. He said that today’s Pakistan is completely different from what it was in 1965 and 1971. “Any misadventure from […]

India creating war hysteria to hide its embarrassments in J&K: Er Rashid

Srinagar: AIP President and MLA Langate Er Rasheed while reacting to Indian claims having carrying out surgical strikes in Azad Kashmir has said that all being said and done is a desperate attempt to divert attention from the mass uprising in J&K. In a statement issued to KNS, Er Rasheed said, “Whether India and Pakistan […]

Shias, Sunnis march in old city for freedom

Srinagar: A large procession comprising of the members of Sunni and Shia Muslim communities was taken out through the streets of the old city after Friday prayers. According to reports, people in the unity procession raising pro-freedom slogans marched through interiors of Zadibal in Srinagar. March was led by senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader Masroor Abbas Ansari. He addressed […]

Parents fume after DPS decides to conduct exam in Indoor Stadium

Srinagar: Delhi Public School’s decision to hold examination for Class 9th and 10th in Indoor Stadium from October 1st has irked parents who are concerned about the safety and security of their children. They urged the school management to defer these term exams. A group of parents told news agency CNS that Delhi Public School […]