N Korea says it will speed up nuke-program in response to US

United Nations: North Korea’s Foreign Ministry says the country will speed up measures to bolster its nuclear program “at the maximum pace” in response to the new US. policy that calls for new sanctions and “maximum pressure and engagement.” A statement from the Foreign Ministry spokesman yesterday that was circulated by North Korea’s UN Mission says […]

Pak Welcomes Erdogan’s Offer To Help Resolve Kashmir Issue

Islamabad: Pakistan has welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogans suggestion of having a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue, an offer India has virtually rejected. Ahead of his India visit, Erdogan, during a TV interview, had said, “We should not allow more casualties to occur (in Kashmir). By having a multilateral dialogue, (in which) […]

Mughal Road Reopens After 3 Days For One-Way Traffic

Shopian: The historic Mughal road, linking Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region, reopened Tuesday after remaining closed for three days due to fresh snowfall. A traffic police official said that traffic on 86-km-long Mughal road was resumed at 0900 hrs this morning for one-way only. Vehicles will ply from Shopian […]

Mehbooba conducts surprise late night visit of city areas

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti conducted a surprise visit of various areas of Srinagar city late last night to take an on the spot appraisal of the various services delivered by concerned Departments to the city dwellers and to check the on ground presence of these Departments in these areas. The Chief Minister specifically checked […]

Pak Forces Cross LOC, Behead 2 Indian Soldiers

Jammu: Under the cover of heavy mortar fire, a Pakistani special forces team sneaked 250 metres deep inside Indian side of Kashmir and beheaded two Indian security personnel on Monday, officials said. “An Indian Army patrol team was taken by surprise by a group of Pakistani special forces who had set up an ambush more […]

Pak Army Denies Indian Charge

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army today denied that its special forces team sneaked 250 metres across the Line of Control and beheaded two Indian security personnel, which India termed as a “barbaric act”. “Pakistan Army did not commit any ceasefire violation on the Line of Control or a BAT action in the Buttal sector (India’s Krishna Ghati […]

Army Chief On 2 Day Visit Of Kashmir

Srinagar: Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday arrived in Kashmir valley on a two-day visit. Accompanied by the Northern Army Commander and Chinar Corps Commander, the COAS visited Panzgam garrison and was briefed on the encounter with terrorists which took place on 27 April. General Rawat took stock of the enhanced security measures in […]

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 […]