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14 October, 2017 5:43 AM Lashkar’s Wasim Shah, the ‘don of heff’ and why his killing is important

The killing of Wasim Shah in the Pulwama encounter today was a major achievement for the security forces. The 23 year commander of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba in the Pulwama region was gunned down along with another of his accomplices by the Indian security forces. The Litter area in which he was killed is significant since this zone is considered to be a haven 41

8 October, 2017 1:55 AM CRPF sends non lethal plastic bullets to J&K

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has decided to use less lethal plastic bullets in Jammu and Kashmir to deal with stone pelters and protestors. The force has faced criticism for using pellet guns. Over a hundred people and security personnel have been treated for severe injures after security forces fired pellet guns to contain violence triggered 47

28 September, 2017 2:20 AM Surgical strikes: 'India can easily target Pakistan's terror camps now'

On the first anniversary of India's surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC), which destroyed several terror launchpads supported by the Pakistan Army, the Indian Army expressed confidence that it can take similar action again, if needed. Top Army officers said the strikes did send a message across and that Pakistan was well aware that similar 59

16 September, 2017 7:09 AM India tells off OIC: Advise you to not comment on India's internal affairs

NEW DELHI: At the UN yesterday, India firmly and unequivocally+ told the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that it would be better off not commenting on India's internal affairs, reported ANI. India was replying to comments on Kashmir made by Pakistan, which was using the OIC to comment on the troubled state, as is its wont. Pakistan made its comments 155 1

15 September, 2017 3:02 AM Abu Ismail killed: How security forces hunted down Amarnath Yatra attack mastermind

Government 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 44

11 September, 2017 7:52 AM 'PM's J&K development package is set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore,' says Rajnath Singh

The Prime Minister's development package for Kashmir "is set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore due to cost escalation", said home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister's development package for Kashmir+ "is set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore due to cost escalation+ ", said home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. "The worst affected groups in Kashmir 50

8 September, 2017 7:31 AM Digvijaya Singh posts tweet with abusive words to criticise PM Modi

Congress Rajya Sabha Parliamentarian Digvijaya Singh on Friday posted an image on Twitter containing decidedly unparliamentary language to criticise Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The tweet is a meme - it has a picture of the PM with two jokey sentences both of which have curse words. NEW DELHI: Congress Rajya Sabha Parliamentarian Digvijaya Singh on Friday 93

17 August, 2017 4:08 AM Hizbul Mujahideen labelled a ‘terror group’

Move by U.S. marks a blow to Pakistan The U.S. on Wednesday designated militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a “foreign terrorist organisation”, nearly two months after declaring the group’s chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist. The designation, which slaps a series of U.S. sanctions on the outfit, came against the backdrop of an upsurge in terror 32

16 August, 2017 7:25 PM US terms Hizbul Mujahideen a foreign terror outfit, seeks to choke its funding

A day after US President Trump called PM Narendra Modi to greet him on India’s Independence Day, the US has designated Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen, responsible for attacks in J&K for the last three decades, as a “foreign terrorist organisation”. A day after US President Trump called PM Narendra Modi to greet him on India's Independence Day, the US has designated 32

13 August, 2017 2:02 PM Hizbul Commander Yaseen Itoo 'Ghaznavi' Killed In Encounter In Kashmir

Yaseen Itoo, a top commander of the terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, was among three terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir today. Two soldiers also lost their lives in the 20-hour gunbattle that began last night. Three others, including an officer, were seriously injured. The encounter 43