Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militants in Iraq’s Qandil

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militants in Iraq’s Qandil

ANKARA: Turkish warplanes on Saturday struck a meeting of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq’s Qandil Mountains, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that Ankara believed high-profile militants had been hit, Reuters reported The Turkish military has ramped up air strikes in northern Iraq targeting PKK bases in Qandil, close to the […]

United Jehad Council (UJC) chief demands international probe into Shujaat Bukhari’s murder

United Jehad Council (UJC) chief demands international probe into Shujaat Bukhari’s murder

Srinagar: Head of United Jihad Council and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin has demanded an international probe into the killing of senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari last evening in Srinagar, a local news agency Current News Service reported. The agency quoted the UJC statement as vehemently condemning the killing of Salahuddin, adding, the statement […]

On Eid eve, Government orders release of 115 prisoners

On Eid eve, Government orders release of 115 prisoners

Government on Friday ordered the release of 115 prisoners in view of Eid ul Fitr , with least involvement, from various jails of the State. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, earlier had directed undertaking an exercise to release all those prisoners found not involved in serious crimes so that they can celebrate Eid with their families. […]

Two cops, two civilians injured in militant attack in Srinagar

Two cops,  two civilians injured in militant attack in Srinagar

Srinagar : At least two cops and two civilians were injured on Thursday after  suspected militants opened fire on Police check point near Dental college Nawab Bazaar  in Srinagar city. Reports said that that militants opened fire on Police checkpoint near Dental college NawaBazaar resulting in injury to two cops and two civilians. Militants have […]

Thousands including politicians and journalists attend funeral procession of Shujat Bukhari

Thousands including politicians and journalists attend funeral procession of Shujat Bukhari

Baramulla :Thousands of people including journalists and politicians attended the funeral procession of prominent Journalist and Editor Shujaat Bukhari  who was killed by unknown gunmen outside his office on Friday. Despite rain mourners turned out in large numbers to pay homage to Bukhari who will be buried in his native village Kreeri Baramulla. Pro freedom […]

Gunmen attack court complex in Pulwama

Gunmen attack court complex in Pulwama

Srinagar :Unknown gunmen on Friday morning attacked a court complex in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that a grenade was lobbed from the back side of the court complex in Pulwama and However, there were no immediate reports of any loss. Reportedly police personnel guarding the complex retaliated by firing some aerial shots.

Salahuddin demands international probe into Bukhari’s killing

Salahuddin demands  international probe into Bukhari’s killing

United Jihad Council chief and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Syed Salahuddin Friday demanded an international probe into the killing of senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari .   In a statement, Salahuddin condemned the killing, and said that Bukhari would always highlight the human rights abuses in Kashmir at the international forum through his newspapers. […]