5 Cops, 2 Bank Guards Shot Dead In Kulgam

Srinagar: In a major escalation five policemen and two bank employees were killed in a militant strike in Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Monday. Reports said that a Jammu Kashmir Bank van (JK0P-9793) was heading towards Kulgam after dispensing cash at Nehama branch of J&K Bank, when it came under attack. The van was […]

Hizb: ‘We Didn’t Kill Bank Guards’

Srinagar: While owning the attack on a police party accompanying a J&K Bank vehicle in Kulgam on Monday, Hizbul Mujahideen has said the two slain bank guards were not targeted by them. Burhanuddin, Hizb Operational Spokesperson told news agency CNS that the attack was carried out by a special squad of the outfit who besides […]

Crucial Security Meet Reviews Kashmir Situation

New Delhi: An intensive discussion was held on the present security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the recent Sukma attack in the high-level meeting at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence here. Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) chief Shankaran Nair, Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain, Director General (DG) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Rajeev […]

Erdogan, Modi Agree to Disagree on Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s suggestion that Kashmir be resolved through multilateral negotiations, was met with a polite rebuff from New Delhi which said the issue facing both Turkey and India was one of terrorism and that it was ready to talk to Pakistan on all bilateral issues, including Kashmir, thus, turning down […]

Student Protests Continue Unabated in Pulwama

Pulwama: Police fired tear-smoke shells to disperse students who were protesting against the detention of their peers in South Kahsmir’s Pulwama district. Student protests are refusing to die down in the district in wake of ‘assault and arrest’ of the students. Witnesses said that students of Mehjoor Memorial School (MMS) early morning after boycotting the […]

We’ll Never Beg for Talks: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani Monday said that Indian leadership, despite utilising military might during last seven decades, couldn’t alter the discourse of Kashmir issue and its continuous denial has not caused any harm to its significance. Commenting over the submissive approach of PDP for securing favors from Delhi & consequent refusal for dialogue by Jan […]

India, Turkey agree to boost trade, fight terrorism jointly

New  Delhi: India and Turkey on Monday agreed to boost bilateral trade from the current level of just over $6 billion and expressed the resolve to fight the global menace of terrorism together. “President and I are clear that the strength of our economies presents an enormous opportunity to expand and deepen commercial linkages between our countries,” Prime Minister […]

Berlin sells Saudi arms, urges against Yemen war

Jeddah: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Riyadh to halt its military aggression against Yemen, despite Berlin continuing its arms sales to the kingdom. “We believe in the UN-led process of diplomatic resolution…We do not think that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” said Merkel during a visit to the Saudi port city of Jeddah […]

NGO Fined For Wasting Court Time

New Delhi: In a punitive step, the Supreme Court on Monday slapped an “exemplary cost” of Rs 25 lakh on an NGO and its chairman for filing 64 PILs without any success over the years and barred them from filing any plea before any court across the country. A bench headed by Chief Justice J […]

Youth Escapes From Police Custody

Srinagar: A detained youth escaped from a police station in Keegam in Shopian district Monday afternoon. The police identified the youth as Zubair Ahmad Turray of Shopian town. According to SSP Shopian Tahir Saleem, Zubair Turray was on “police remand” and he fled from the police station Monday afternoon.  The police officer said that no […]

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