Army Chief General Bipin Rawat (File Photo)

Troops fully prepared for emerging security challenges: Army Chief

Jammu: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir are fully prepared to meet the emerging security challenges. A defence ministry statement said: “General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), accompanied by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command visited troops in the Akhnoor sector and said […]

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Mystery shrouds baffling behaviour of students at remote J&K school

Jammu:  Students at a far-flung school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district have been exhibiting inexplicably strange behaviour such as rolling on the floor that has baffled both teachers and parents. Kewal Krishan, headmaster of a government high school in Sitti village of Bani tehsil told IANS: “It all started about a month back. Two […]

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Indian, Pakistani troops in heavy gun fight on LoC

Jammu: Indian and Pakistan troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Sunday, defence sources said. The sources said that the Pakistan army violated LoC ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions. “Pakistan army targeted Indian positions in Kirni, Qasba and Mendhar areas […]

Shopian: A security personal takes position during an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on May 31, 2019. Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces. The gunfight took place in an orchard area of the Dragad-Sugan village after security forces surrounded the area following information about the presence of militants. (Photo: IANS)

Three militants killed in Kashmir

Jammu/Srinagar:  Three militants were killed and two policemen injured on Friday in two gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian and Kishtwar districts. Police said security forces started a cordon and search operation in Marwah village in Kishtwar in Jammu region following information that some militants were hiding there. “As the cordon was tightened, the militants […]

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh (File Photo)

Zakir Musa’s death ended new idea of militancy in Kashmir: DGP

Jammu:  Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Tuesday that with the killing of the chief commander of Ansar Gazwatul Hind Zakir Musa, the new idea of militancy had ended in Kashmir. Talking to the media on the sidelines of his visit to Poonch district of Jammu region, the officer […]

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah (Photo/IANS)

Modi can’t remove 370, 35A despite huge victory: Farooq Abdullah

Jammu: National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that no matter how powerful the electoral mandate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have been, he cannot remove Article 370 and 35A. Speaking to reporters here, he said: “No matter how powerful Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become after winning the Lok Sabha elections, he […]