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28 July, 2017 12:20 AM Zakir Musa Named Head Of Al Qaeda-Linked Group In India

Zakir Musa became a terrorist during Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's recruitment drive in 2013-14. New Delhi: in India, a move described by the police in Jammu and Kashmir as an "ideological shift". The 23-year-old college dropout was named leader of the "Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind" group by a propaganda organisation linked to Al-Qaeda. The announcement 116

28 July, 2017 12:20 AM Musa named as chief of Al Qaeda-linked outfit in J&K

Alarm bells are ringing for the security forces after radical commander Zakir Musa was named the Ameer (chief) of the new Al Qaeda-linked jihadist group, Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind, in Kashmir. This is the first time in 27 years of insurgency history that the global terror group Al Qaeda has made an entry into the restive Jammu and Kashmir region. Musa — a former 69

27 July, 2017 4:39 PM Terrorists attack joint party of Army, police in J&K's Shopian

A joint party of Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police were on Thursday attacked by a group of terrorists in the Shopian district of the state.  Shopian: A joint party of Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police were on Thursday attacked by a group of terrorists in the Shopian district of the state. As per ANI report, terrorists fired upon the convoy 130

27 July, 2017 2:16 PM Terror funding: NIA tightens noose around Hurriyat, summons Geelani’s elder son for questioning

The development comes as part of the NIA's probe into alleged terror funding to ferment trouble in the Kashmir Valley The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned the elder son of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for questioning as part of its ongoing probe into terror funding. Around 30 other persons have also been called to join questioning 105

27 July, 2017 12:27 PM Al-Qaida-linked cell Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind announces Zakir Musa as its chief in Kashmir

Former Hizbul terrorist Zakir Musa has been announced as the head of a newly created al-Qaida cell, Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind, in Jammu and Kashmir. The formation of the new terror outfit was revealed in a statement released by "Global Islamic Media Front", an al-Qaida-affiliated information network. NEW DELHI: Former Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist Zakir Musa has been announced 54

26 July, 2017 5:20 PM Cabinet gives ex-post facto nod for GST rollout in J&K

New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval for amendment to the Constitution to allow implementation of GST in Jammu and Kashmir. "The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for amendment of the Constitution (Application to J&K) Order, 1954 by way of the Constitution (Application 60

26 July, 2017 10:44 AM Tale of two floods: Assam continues to wave for help while Gujarat gets Rs 500 crore

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bastion- Gujarat got relief sanctioned of Rs 500 crore, its less fortunate fellow BJP-ruled state Assam recently got an inter-ministerial team. While Prime Minister's home state just got handed a relief package of Rs 500 crore for the flood-affected districts, ex-gratia for the injured and kin of the deceased, the less fortunate 45

26 July, 2017 8:02 AM Mamata hails martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday paid tributes to the martyrs to mark the Kargil Vijay Diwas. "On #KargilVijayDivas, our salute to the brave soldiers who fought, and many of whom gave their lives, for our motherland," she tweeted. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 across the country to commemorate India`s victory 58

26 July, 2017 4:40 AM Kargil Vijay Diwas: How India evicted Pakistani intruders from the icy heights

The Kargil Vijay Diwas, which is celebrated across the country on July 26 every year, reminds us of India's military prowess and the great sacrifices made by the armed forces while steadfastly keeping the nation safe.  New Delhi: The Kargil Vijay Diwas, which is celebrated across the country on July 26 every year, reminds us of India's military prowess 119

26 July, 2017 4:27 AM 473 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Jammu: The smallest batch of 473 pilgrims left here on Wednesday for the Amarnath cave, an official said. As the 40-day long ongoing yatra to the Himalayan cave in the Kashmir Valley entered its 28th day, the number of pilgrims shrunk further than in the last few days, the official said. The group left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy 63