City and Neighbourhood

Friday, May 7, 2021Three militants killed, 1 surrenders in Valley

Srinagar: Three Al-Badr militants were killed while one surrendered before security forces in an encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.
Acting on a specific input about the presence of militants in the Kanigam area of Shopian in south Kashmir, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there during the night, a police spokesman said.
He said as

 

Friday, May 7, 2021Intruder shot dead along IB

Jammu: The Border Security Force on Thursday shot dead an intruder along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, officials said.
Alert BSF troops observed movement of a person along the International Border (IB) in the forward area of Samba sector at 2.35 am, they said
The person was challenged but he did not stop. Subsequently, he was shot dead, the officials said
The body

 

Thursday, May 6, 2021Three militants killed in Shopian gunfight identified

Srinagar, May 6: Police have identified the three Al-Badr militants killed in a gunfight in Kanigam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district early Thursday morning.

A fourth militant surrendered before the forces in the gunfight as per police.

The firefight erupted shortly after a joint team of police, 44 RR and CRPF’s 178 Battalion cordoned the area following inouts about the presence of

 

Thursday, May 6, 2021Three local Al-Badr militants killed, one surrenders in Shopian gunfight: police

Srinagar: Three newly recruited militants of the Al-Badr outfit were killed in a gunfight with security forces while a fourth surrendered in Kanipora area in south Kashmir’s Shopian district in the wee hours of Thursday, police said.

Police identified the surrenderer militant as Tausif Ahmad while the identity of the trio is awaited.

The group was trapped after police and security forces co

 

Thursday, May 6, 2021NIA files Charge Sheet against 3 LeT militants

Srinagar: National Investigating Agency (NIA) Wednesday filed a charge sheet against three Lashkar-e-Toiba operatives in online recruitment module case.
NIA spokesman said today (May 05), NIA filed 1st Supplementary Charge-Sheet before the NIA Special Court, Kolkata in connection with NIA Case No. RC-20/2020/NIA-DLI (West Bengal LeT Online Recruitment Module Case) against three (03) accused pers

 

Thursday, May 6, 2021India-China relations going through difficult phase: MEA

London: India's relationship with China is going through a "very difficult phase" but recent discussions have yielded positive results in terms of easing the flow of logistics during the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday.
During a virtual session here, Jaishankar was asked about India-China relations and the outcome of his recent discussio

 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021Pak breaches new ceasefire pact, opens fire along IB

Jammu: Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire by opening fire along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on Monday, a senior BSF officer said.

A BSF spokesman said this is first-ever ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the IB after the two countries signed a fresh agreement to maintain calm along the border on February 25 this year .

"Pakistan Rangers reso

 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021Pak intruder killed by BSF

PUNJAB: A Pakistani intruder was killed at the Indian border in Punjab’s Firozpur district on the intervening night of May 2 and 3, the Border Security Force has informed.

“On the intervening night of 2/3 May 2021, vigilant troops of 103 Bn #BSF, detected suspicious movement ahead of fencing within Indian territory. Considering the imminent threat of ANE, #borderman challenged and engaged 1 Pa

 

Monday, May 3, 2021Pakistan opens fire along IB in Samba

Jammu, May 3: Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire by opening fire along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on Monday, a senior BSF officer said.

A BSF spokesman said this is first-ever ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the IB after the two countries signed a fresh agreement to maintain calm along the border on February 25 this year .

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Saturday, May 1, 2021BSF seizes Rs 52 cr worth heroin from Punjab border

Jalandhar, May 1 : Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday said it foiled an attempt of few persons from Pakistan side of the border at Ferozepur sector to push contraband into India and recovered from the site several packets of heroin, having a value of Rs 52.50 crore in the international market.

A spokesperson of Punjab Frontier's Headquarter of the BSF here, said the alert BSF troops obser

 

Saturday, May 1, 2021Porter slips to death near LoC

Srinagar: An Army porter died after he fell into a deep gorge near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kernah sector in north Kashmir district of Kupwara.
Official sources on Friday said that the porter, identified as Muneer Ahmad, slipped and fell into a deep gorge while he was on way to Natgali from Rawan Gali in Kernah sector. “A search and rescue operation was immediately launched,” they said, addi