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Day 6: Army chief visits Poonch encounter site, other forward posts; reviews operational preparedness

Day 6: Army chief visits Poonch encounter site, other forward posts; reviews operational preparedness

Rajouri, Oct 19: As the anti-militancy operation in Bhata Dhurian forest area in Mendhar sub-division in Poonch district of Jammu region entered sixth day, the army chief General MM Naravane Tuesday visited the encounter site to meet the soldiers on ground zero and to review the operational preparedness in the area of operation (AoP). Official […]

Poonch encounter enters day 5 as heavy gunfire rattles area

Poonch encounter enters day 5 as heavy gunfire rattles area

Poonch, Oct 18: The encounter between forces and militants at Bhata Dhurian village of Mendhar in Poonch district Monday entered fifth straight day with heavy gunfire leaving the area rattled. As per reports an encounter started in the dense forest area of Nar Khas in Bhata Dhurian village of Mendhar sub division of Poonch district […]

Kashmir higher reaches receive fresh Snowfall, rains in plains

Kashmir higher reaches receive fresh Snowfall, rains in plains

Srinagar, October 18: Upper reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall while rains lashed plains on Sunday bringing the temperatures down. Meteorological Department officials said that some higher reaches in Kashmir including Z-Gali, Razdan top, Peer ki Gali, Sadhna Top and Zojila received fresh light snowfall. Meanwhile, intermittent rains continued in plains throughout the day. Srinagar […]

2 non-locals shot dead, another injured in Kulgam

2 non-locals shot dead, another injured in Kulgam

Anantnag, Oct 17: Two non-locals were killed and another injured when unknown gunmen fired upon them in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Sunday evening. They said the gunmen fired at them at Wanpoh, leaving two persons—Raja Reshi Dev and Jogindar Reshi Dev, both from Bihar—leaving them dead on the spot while wounding one another. […]

2 non-locals shot dead in Srinagar, Pulwama

2 non-locals shot dead in Srinagar, Pulwama

Srinagar, Oct 16: Unknown gunmen, suspected to be militants, on Saturday shot dead two non-local persons in Srinagar and Pulwama districts of central and south Kashmir, officials said. A police officer said that the gunmen fired upon the non-local from UP, Sageer Ahmad, near Litter Pulwama this evening, leaving him critically injured. Carpenter by profession, […]

Geelani’s grandson, Doda teacher terminated from services

Geelani’s grandson, Doda teacher terminated from services

Srinagar, Oct 16: 45 days after Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani died, government on Saturday ordered termination from services of his grandson Anees-ul-Islam, Research Officer in Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre here. The government also terminated services of a teacher from Doda. The orders have been issued by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in terms […]