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10 January, 2018 4:53 PM Home Affairs Ministry gives Rs 226 crore to paramilitary forces for gadgets

The Union Home Ministry has sanctioned Rs 226 crore to the paramilitary forces for procurement of telecommunication equipment and some other gadgets, an official said. The sanctioned amount of Rs 226 crore is being given to the CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP and SSB and the forces will utilise the fund as per their operational requirements, the official said. The Central 48

17 December, 2017 2:12 AM Sainik Schools to be more affordable

In a bid to make Sainik Schools more affordable for the middle- and lower-middle class, the Defence Ministry is considering a revision of the current fee structure, Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Sarath Chand has said. Lt. Gen. Sarath Chand was speaking at the passing-out parade of the class XII cadets of Sainik School, Kazhakuttam, on Saturday 28

20 November, 2017 10:11 AM Another Kashmiri youth shuns militancy, returns home

SRINAGAR: An unnamed youth, who had joined militant ranks, today shunned the path of violence and returned home in south Kashmir following an appeal by his parents, police said. The development comes three days after footballer- turned-militant Majid Khan laid down arms and returned home following an appeal by his mother which was doing rounds of social 38

17 November, 2017 12:08 PM Kashmiri footballer who joined LeT returns home, surrenders to security forces

The 20-year-old college student was a goalkeeper for the local football team in Anantnag. SRINAGAR: A 20-year-old footballer from Kashmir, who had joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) a week ago, surrendered before the security forces, said officials on Friday. "It was a very brave decision by Majid Khan, I compliment him and assure that he will be able to get back to normal 19

3 November, 2017 12:07 PM BJP holds anti-Pak protests in Jammu against Gowhar's killing

"The martyrdom of Gowhar will not go waste. It will be the last nail in the coffin of the militancy sponsored by Pakistan in Kashmir," BJP MLA Ravinder Raina said. Jammu: The BJP on Friday held anti-Pakistan protests and set afire the Pakistani national flag in Rajouri district here to protest the killing of a leader of the party's youth wing, Gowhar 29

30 October, 2017 5:33 PM Pakistan returns helicopters given by US

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today returned five helicopters given by the US to monitor the country's border with Afghanistan after failing to secure an agreement to further retain them. The US has provided nine rotary-wing aircraft in 2002 for monitoring of the Afghan border. Officials said that the helicopters were part of air wing of the Ministry of Interior 43

29 October, 2017 5:30 PM If you want to win hearts in Kashmir, restore autonomy: Farooq Abdullah to Centre

SRINAGAR: Opposition National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah today said if the Centre wanted to win the hearts of the people of Kashmir, it should restore the autonomy to the state. "If we talk about the conditions of the accession and autonomy today, should we be labelled as traitors and anti- nationals? Is this the gift of our loyalty? We acceded 34

28 October, 2017 6:34 AM Missing cop may have joined LeT after photo with AK-47 surfaces online

Srinagar: A Jammu and Kashmir policeman, who went missing earlier this week is reported to have joined Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit. A picture of Ishfaq Ahmed Dar, who was posted at the Police Training Centre (PTC) in Kathua district of the State showing him holding an AK-47 assault rifle has gone viral on social media. The police officials 59

28 October, 2017 6:33 AM Kashmir Cop Who Went Missing Surfaces Online

Srinagar: A picture of a Jammu and Kashmir policeman holding an AK-47 assault rifle has gone viral on social media, confirming reports that he has joined a terrorist organisation, police sources have said. Ishfaq Ahmad Dar, who was posted at Police Training Centre in Kathua district in the state, was reported missing after he failed to return from his leave 48

24 October, 2017 1:42 AM Govt denies any U-turn on Kashmir approach

NEW DELHI: Union home minister Rajnath Singh said the Centre's representative, former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma, will "engage with all walks of life in J&K and understand their legitimate aspirations". The decision, though a departure from a security-led strategy, is seen to flow from PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech where he hinted at dialogue by saying 39