Jammu and Kashmir: Paramilitary trooper killed, another injured in Banihal firing incident


Srinagar, Sept 20: A paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) soldier was killed and another injured in a firing incident in Banihal area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said. An official said that a SSB man was killed and another injured in the firing incident that took place at 7:10 pm near the Navayuga Engineering Company Base ...

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Hurriyat (M) convener addresses UNHRC, flags Kashmir rights violations issue


Srinagar, Sept 20: Convenor of “Azad Kashmir Chapter” of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Syed Faiz Naqshbandi has apprised the international community about grim situation of human rights in Kashmir while addressing the 36th session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), a statement issued here said today. Naqshbandi, as per the statement, said that the Jammu and Kashmir is United ...

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4 killed as Car rolls down into a gorge at Ramban


Srinagar, Sept 20: Four persons were killed after a vehicle they were travelling in, rolled into a deep gorge. Police officials said that an Alto Car bearing registration number JK02J-4519 on way from Banihal to Jammu skidded off the road rolled into the gorge. Reports said when the Car reached Kela Morh (Ramban) it rolled down about 350/400 ft into deep ...

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Hizb militant apprehended at Islamabad railway station


Srinagar, Sept 20: Police on Wednesday afternoon apprehended a militant at Islamabad railway station. Reports said that Aadil Ahmad Bhat son of Gulam Qadir Bhat, a C category militant was arrested by Islamabad police. Adil, a resident of Jablipora , Bijbehara was affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit.

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Shed egoist approach, fulfill promise of Self-Determination: Rasheed to Delhi


Srinagar, Sept 20: Appealing New Delhi to shed egoist approach and fulfil the promise of Right to Self-Determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmiri, Awami Ittehad Party Chief and Langate lawmaker, Er Rasheed has appealed on Wednesday the people of Kashmir to remain united and fight for the rights and not to succumb. Addressing a well attended annual day function ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Grenade found near bank in Ompora


Srinagar, Sept 20: Police on Wednesday found a hand grenade concealed underground near a bank building in Budgam district of central Kashmir, reports said. A bomb disposal squad has been rushed to the spot for neutralising the explosive. “An old grenade buried underground near a bank branch at Ompora was detected by security forces this afternoon,” a police official said.

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Kashmir: Anganwari workers attempt self-immolation, arrested


Srinagar, Sept 20: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested scores of Anganwari workers after at least two of them attempted self-immolation during a protest, demanding increase in their wages, in this summer capital. Reports said two women, who were among the Anganwari workers protesting at Press Enclave in Srinaga, poured kerosene oil on themselves and tried to set ablaze. However, ...

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There was no report on terror threat: Shinde


New Delhi, Sept 20: Congress leader Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Tuesday that during his tenure as Union Home Minister, he was not aware of any intelligence report on the involvement of undocumented Rohingya immigrants in terrorist activity in India. Mr. Shinde who took charge as Union Home Minister in July 2012 under the then UPA government, told The Hindu ...

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2 LeT Men Arrested In Jammu By NIA


JAMMU, Sep 19: National Investigating Agency on Tuesday arrested two Lashkar-e-Toiba men from Jammu hailing from Kupwatra. They were close associates of Pakistani militant Bahadur Ali and helping otehr to infilitrate. Both men were taken into custody in Jammu by NIA. NIA identified both men as LeT militants nemed Zahoor Ahmad Peer and Nazir Ahmad Peer.

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