Articles tagged under: Jammu and Kashmir

Security forces gun down Amarnath Yatra terror attack mastermind Abu Ismail

September 15, 2017
Security forces gun down Amarnath Yatra terror attack mastermind Abu Ismail

New Delhi: Security forces got Abu Ismail's number - or, to be precise, they tracked the cellphone number of the elusive Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist's aide and gunned down both of them in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam sector on Thursday. By killing the LeT commander, security personnel avenged the victims of the July 10 attack on Amarnath pilgrims of which he was allegedly the mastermind. Seven people died and about 20 were injured in the terror strike on a bus in the Valley. By killing the LeT...Read More

A jawan from Gujarat martyrs in J&K encounter

August 27, 2017
A jawan from Gujarat martyrs in J&K encounter

Ahmedabad: Among 8 Indian security force jawans who martyred in Pulwama encounter in Jammu & Kashmir, one was CRPF jawan Dinesh Borse(30) from Gujarat. Borse's family lives in Naroda area of Ahmedabad city. His mortal remains are to be brought to the city today for cremation with the guard of honor. Minister of State for Home, Sardarnagar(airport area) MLA, City Police Commissioner and others will be at airport to pay tribute to martyred jawan. Rupani has announced Rs 4 lakh relief to neares...Read More

Cricket academy of Pathan brothers to train J&K talents in collaboration with Army

August 23, 2017
Cricket academy of Pathan brothers to train J&K talents in collaboration with Army

New Delhi: The Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP), a coaching institute of Indian cricketers Irfan Pathan and his brother Yusuf Pathan, who have collaborated with the Indian Army, has sponsored two youngsters from Jammu & Kashmir to train in their Noida-based academy. Danish Qadeer (18 years) and Shahrukh Husssein (20 years) were selected in the trials conducted by the Indian Army in Kupwara district. "Kids were selected by the Indian army for which they had conducted trials at Kupwara district...Read More

Kashmiri businessman accused of terror funding sent to 10-day NIA custody

August 18, 2017
Kashmiri businessman accused of terror funding sent to 10-day NIA custody

New Delhi: Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali, arrested for alleged involvement in a terror funding case, was today sent to 10-day NIA custody. District Judge Poonam A Bamba allowed the agency's plea for custody after it said that the accused was required to be confronted with evidence and needs to be taken to various places as part of the investigation. The court refused to allow the NIA plea for two-week custody. Watali was arrested from here yesterday by the agency for alleged involv...Read More

Three arrested for attack on Amarnath yatris bus from Gujarat

August 06, 2017
Three arrested for attack on Amarnath yatris bus from Gujarat

New Delhi: Nearly a month after eight Amarnath pilgrims were killed during a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam area, the state police on Sunday said that they have cracked the case. "Ismail, a Pakistani terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) along with two other associates and a local Kashmiri terrorist carried out the attack," IGP (Kashmir) Munir Khan said while addressing a press conference in Srinagar. Another terrorist in the group of four had been identified as Yawar, a local re...Read More

16 Amarnath pilgrims die as bus falls into gorge in J&K’s Ramban district

July 16, 2017
16 Amarnath pilgrims die as bus falls into gorge in J&K’s Ramban district

New Delhi: At least 16 Amarnath pilgrims were killed and over 30 injured when a bus skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and rolled down into a deep gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. "The bus, bearing registration number JK02Y 0594, was heading towards Srinagar when it rolled down into a gorge near an Army camp in Nachilana area of Banihal in Ramban district," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ramban, Mohan Lal said, adding, "injured were...Read More

Another pilgrim from Gujarat injured during Anantnag terror attack dies in hospital

July 16, 2017
Another pilgrim from Gujarat injured during Anantnag terror attack dies in hospital

Srinagar: Laliben Patel, a pilgrim from Gujarat who was injured in terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir yesterday succumbed to death in Sher-e-Kashmir hospital in Srinagar. Laliben was cook in pilgrim tour to Amarnath. The total death toll in Anantnag terror attack is now 8. 19 bus passengers from Gujarat, Daman and Maharashtra were injured in this incident. Four of them were critical and admitted to a hospital in Srinagar. Laliben, the latest victim was 47-year-old. She was from Valsad in South Guj...Read More

PDP MLA’s driver held for questioning in connection with attack on Amarnath yatris

July 15, 2017
PDP MLA’s driver held for questioning in connection with attack on Amarnath yatris

Ahmedabad: Jammu & Kashmir police has yesterday detained a cop who serves as a driver for PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir for questioning in connection with this week's terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in which 7 pilgrims were dead and 19 injured. Driver Touseef Ahmad is a resident of Pulwama. Two other persons are aso reportedly arrested for their alleged involvement in the attack. Touseef was deputed as the MLA's driver from the security wing of J&K police some seven months ago. IGP Muneer Kah...Read More

Valsad, Pahalgam market observe bandh over terror attack

July 12, 2017
Valsad, Pahalgam market observe bandh over terror attack

Ahmedabad: District headquarters Valsad in South Gujarat observed bandh today with most of the business establishments stayed shut to protest the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu & Kashmir. The bandh call was given by Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) and other oganizations. Among 7 pilgrims who were killed day before yesterday in the evening in Anantnag by Jihadi terrorists, three were from Valsad. While schools, colleges and offices remained open in Valsad, most of the markets and othe...Read More

Anantnag terror attack: Pakistani flags, effigy of terrorism burnt in Gujarat

July 11, 2017
Anantnag terror attack: Pakistani flags, effigy of terrorism burnt in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Rajkot/Surat: Widespread protests against the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims were today seen across Gujarat in which effigies of terrorism and flags of Pakistan were burnt at several places even as members of Muslim community also took out rallies to condemn the incident in which 7 innocent people died. Muslim community took out rallies against the incident near Jamalpur darwaza and Sidi Syed in Jali in Ahmedabad and burnt effigies of terrorists. Shiv Sena...Read More

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