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4 Hizb, LeT militants killed in Pulwama gunfight.

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Four militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizbul Mujahideen outfits were killed and four forces personnel injured in a gunfight in southern Pulwama district on Monday, police said. According to a police official, a joint team of the army, special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir police and central reserve police ...

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Article 370 pleas listed before Supreme Court today.

Pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir are listed before the Supreme Court on April 2.It has been learnt that the case “figures at item number 5 in the miscellaneous list of April 2” before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan ...

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Will strive to bring back ‘President’, ‘PM’ post in JK: Omar; Modi condemns remark.

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Monday said his party will strive hard for restoring the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir that could include having a ‘Sadar-e-Riyasat’ (President) and ‘Wazir-e-Azam’ (Prime Minister), a statement which evoked sharp condemnation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing a rally at Bandipore in North Kashmir, ...

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BSF inspector killed, four wounded in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch.

A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and four others wounded in cross-border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. A spokesman of the force said that a BSF inspector was killed in Pakistan shelling in Poonch area. “Four more ...

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Aliya Ahmad appointed head of Kashmir University’s MERC department.

Authorities at the Kashmir University (KU) have appointed Aliya Ahmad, associate professor, as head of the Media Education Research Centre (MERC) for a period of three years. The order in this regard was issued today by assistant registrar administration of the varsity.Aliya Ahmad will work as MERC head for three ...

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Pulwama gunfight: Slain militants identified.

The four militants killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Lassipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have been identified, said a police official. He identified them as Tawseef Ahmad Itoo, resident of Gadbugh Pulwama, Zaffar Ahmad Paul resident of Dangerpora Muloo Shopain, Aqib Ahmad Kumar, resident of ...

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Army man wounded in cross-border shelling in Poonch.

An army soldier was wounded in cross-border shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.Reports said that the armies of India and Pakistan shelled each other’s position and residential areas in Krishna Ghati sector of Mankote. They said that the shelling that ...

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Kupwara resident allegedly affiliated with JeM arrested from Srinagar.

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An alleged militant of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) carrying a reward of Rs two lakh was arrested by the Delhi Police Special Cell from Srinagar, officials said.Faiyaz Ahmad Lone, a resident of Kupwara, had been evading arrest since 2015. He was wanted in a case in which a non-bailable warrant was ...

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India’s shooting down of satellite created 400 pieces of debris, put ISS at risk: NASA.

The NASA on Tuesday termed as a “terrible thing” India’s shooting down of one of its satellites that has created about 400 pieces of orbital debris, endangering the International Space Station (ISS).NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said about 60 pieces have been tracked so far and out of which 24 are ...

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‘Won’t let go Art 35A-Maharaja’s safeguard to J&K identity’: NC.

National Conference on Monday strongly reacted to the statement of BJP national president Amit Shah on repealing Article 35A, which it described as manifestation of State subject laws enacted by the visionary Maharaja Hari Singh Ji to protect the identity and dignity of J&K, saying that the people of Jammu, ...

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