Mukhtar Ahmad reports: An encounter between a group of militants and security forces is underway in Tangmarg in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.The gunfight started early Friday after troops of Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and police jointly surrounded Kotchipora village near Tangmarg on specific information about presence of two militants in a house."A fierce gunfight is on," a senior police officer said.More reinforcements have been rushed to the encounter site. ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
5 terrorists killed, 3 jawans injured in encounter in Kupwara - Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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From Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar: One army jawan was injured in a grenade blast in south Kashmir Pulwama district this evening. A senior police officer said militants hurled a grenade at a camp of the Rashtriya Rifles at Kakpora village in Pulwama district.The grenade exploded injuring a trooper who was evacuated to hospital for treatment.Searches were mounted after the blast. ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago Two injured in grenade attack in J-K Rediff.com, 1 month ago South Kashmir: Two soldiers, one civilian critically injured in terror strike Rediff.com, 2 months ago J&K: Grenade blast in Pulwama Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Mukhtar Ahmad reports: Militants shot at and killed a persons early Wednesday morning in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.A senior police officer said the militants fired at Liaqat Ali Chatwal in Watsar forest area in Kupwara district.He said Liaqat succumbed to injuries on the spot. Further investigation is ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago Two militants killed in Kashmir encounter Rediff.com, 2 months ago
From Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir governor, N N Vohra Thursday urged the state chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti to initiate time bound measures to deal with an earthquake of a magnitude of 8 or above on the Richter Scale.The governors prodding comes in the wake of a report from US experts last week warning that the state of Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be hit by a massive earthquake of magnitude of 8 or above.The report carried by a local newspaper said that the Oregon ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
He was put under house arrest on Friday evening. Amalgam Media Advisor Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam and Mukhtar Ahmad Waza are also in detention. Waza is lodged at Sher Bagh Islamabad (Anantnag) Police Station, the spokesman said while condemning the ...Greater Kashmir, 6 days ago Hurriyat (M) blames AFSPA for Kapran man's death in alleged army raid Greater Kashmir, 1 month ago OIC asked to play effective role to resolve Kashmir dispute MediaLine Pakistan, 1 month ago Mirwaiz's house arrest violation of human rights: Hurriyat (M) Kashmir Observer, 13 hours ago
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Unidentified gunmen shot dead a civilian in Nawbal Batpora village of Kulgam district. Mukhtar Ahmad/Rediff.com reports from Srinagar. According to reports, unidentified gunmen shot dead a civilian identified as Manzoor Ahmad Palla, son of Abdul Gani Palla, resident of Nawbal Batapora village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Manzoor, 38, professionally a carpenter was outside the playfield, located nearer to his residential place when unidentified gunmen wearing masks shot him dead. He ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago Militants kill youth in south Kashmir Rediff.com, 1 week ago Militants target civilians in J&K Rediff.com, 1 month ago Kashmiri constable injured in militant attack Rediff.com, 1 month ago
After the process opened on February 29, the registration for Amarnath Yatra crosses 1 lakh mark, reports Mukhtar Ahmad. Over 1.43 lakh intending pilgrims have registered for this year's Amarnath Yatra beginning from July 2. The pilgrims have made the registration through 432 branches of various banks across the country. The registration process for the 48-day yatra opened on February 29. Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra on Monday reviewed the ongoing registration process for the yatra. The ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The challenges will be the real test of Mehbooba's leadership qualities and political acumen, reports Mukhtar Ahmad. When Mehbooba Mufti takes the oath of office on Monday morning, she will be the first woman chief minister of the only Muslim majority state -- Jammu and Kashmir -- in the country. Mehbooba, 56, the late J&K chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's eldest daughter, though not a political greenhorn, will be pitted against many challenges, particularly on the political and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Mukhtar Ahmad reports from Srinagar: A gunfight erupted in south Kashmir Dadsara village after security forces surrounded it this evening following specific information about presence of a group of militants there. However, as the troops of counter insurgency, Rashtriya Rifles and police jointly surrounded the village, protests erupted there prompting the security forces to use tear smoke and baton charges. "Firing exchanges are continuing between holed up militants and security ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Hurriyet leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, has said that the Kashmiri people will frustrate all anti-Kashmir designs of India. Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, visited Seerhamdan, Ashmuqam and Pahalgam areas ...4 Traders, 1 week ago Climate Change Leaves Kashmir's Economy High and Dry Inter Press Service, 2 weeks ago People stage forceful anti-India demos in IOK Pakistan Observer, 1 day ago Kashmiris to foil India's anti-Kashmir moves: Waza Pakistan Observer, 2 weeks ago
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