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Al Qaeda asks Kashmiri mujahideen to deal blows to Indian Army

Al Qaeda asks Kashmiri mujahideen to deal blows to Indian Army

In the video released by Al Qaeda’s media arm As Sahab, Zawahiri asks the mujahideen to “single-mindedly focus on inflicting unrelenting blows on the Indian Army and government, so as to bleed the Indian economy and make India suffer sustained losses in manpower and equipment

Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: A gunfight took place on Sunday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. After receiving information about the presence of militants in the Kahilil forests of Tral, the security forces with Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police[Read More…]

Four LeT militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Four LeT militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Upon receiving information about the militants, a search operation was launched in Lassipora village. “When challenged, the militants opened fire on the security forces triggering the[Read More…]

Gunfights in Shopian, Kupwara; 3 militants killed

Gunfights in Shopian, Kupwara; 3 militants killed

Srinagar: Three militants were killed on Thursday as two gunfights raged in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian and Kupwara districts, police said. All three were killed in the south Kashmir encounter in Shopian district. “Hiding militants opened fire at the security forces in Yarwan village of Keller area during a cordon[Read More…]

For Facebook, Kashmir is separate entity from India

For Facebook, Kashmir is separate entity from India

New Delhi: As Facebook announced it has removed thousands of fake Pages and accounts, the social media giant mentioned Kashmir separately along with India and a few other countries, giving an impression that Kashmir is independent of India. Jammu and Kashmir is an Indian state and New Delhi views delinking[Read More…]

Two injured in J&K petrol pump robbery

Two injured in J&K petrol pump robbery

Jammu: Two people were injured on Monday when robbers looted a petrol pump in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, police said. Two attendants were injured during the looting of the cash counter of the petrol pump in Chadwal area just off the Jammu-Pathankote highway. A manhunt was launched to trace[Read More…]

Kashmir: Army Captain martyrs, three soldiers injured during Anantnag gunfight

Heavy firing across LoC in Poonch

Jammu: There was heavy firing on Thursday between Indian and Pakistan across the Line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said. “At around 6 a.m. today, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling mortars and firing small arms along the Krishna Ghati sector,” Defence[Read More…]

#GoBackModi trends on Twitter as PM Narendra Modi visits Tamil Nadu

Our fight is for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris: PM Modi

Tonk (Rajasthan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday denounced the attacks on Kashmiris in the wake of the Pulwama attack, saying such things should not happen in the country. “Our fight is for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris,” Modi said at a Tonk public rally in Rajasthan, adding: “We want our[Read More…]

Gunfight in Jammu & Kashmir

Gunfight in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: A gunfight erupted on Friday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town, police said. Upon receiving a tip-off about the militants, the security forces started a search operation in Warpora village. “As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the[Read More…]

PM Narendra Modi condemns ‘dastardly attack’ on CRPF in Kashmir

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condemned the “dastardly attack” on the CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district which left at least 30 troopers dead. “The attack on the CRPF personnel in despicable. I strongly condemn this dastardly attack,” Modi tweeted. “The sacrifices of our brave security[Read More…]

8 CRPF troopers die in militant attack in Kashmir

8 CRPF troopers die in militant attack in Kashmir

Srinagar: At least eight CRPF troopers were killed on Thursday when militants detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) and opened fire at their vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police sources said. The audacious attack took place at Lechpora, about 30 km from Srinagar. The[Read More…]

Fresh spell of rain, snowfall in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, The weather office has forecast a fresh spell of rain and snowfall in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday. “Moderate snowfall is likely to occur in the valley from today afternoon. However, the intensity will get heavier on Wednesday especially in the south Kashmir areas including the Pir Panjal mountain[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

One-way traffic to continue on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: One-way traffic will continue on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday, the traffic department said. A department advisory however, said that no vehicle will be allowed to move in from the opposite direction. The highway has remained open for one-way traffic since the last three days. Landslides in the[Read More…]

Landslide hits Jammu-Srinagar highway

Landslide hits Jammu-Srinagar highway

The Jammu-Srinagar highway was hit by a landslide early on Wednesday in the Ramban district, a traffic official said. “An earlier landslide at Panthal was cleared to ensure smooth passage of one-way traffic on the highway. The other one hit at the Anokhi Fall. “One-way traffic from Srinagar to Jammu[Read More…]

Earthquake tremors felt in Manipur; no damage or loss of lives reported

Low intensity earthquake hits Kashmir

Srinagar, A low intensity earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale hit the Kashmir Valley on Friday, with no reports of casualties or damage. The earthquake occurred at 8.21 a.m. at a depth of 10 km. The epicentre was in the Jammu and Kashmir region, an official of the disaster[Read More…]

Cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley, forecast of rain, snow

Cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley, forecast of rain, snow

Srinagar, Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as the weather office has forecast a fresh spell of rain and snow beginning in the evening. “A western disturbance (WD) is approaching Jammu and Kashmir. Under its influence, another spell of intermittent rain and snow is likely from[Read More…]

Cold wave returns to Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Cold wave returns to Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Srinagar, After a day’s respite, severe cold wave again gripped the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Monday, the Met Office said. An official of the Met department said the minimum temperature was minus 6.6 degree Celsius in Srinagar, while it was minus 5.5 degree Celsius in Pahalgam, and minus[Read More…]

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