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19 November, 2017 9:28 AM Islamic State’s news agency claims responsibility for Srinagar attack

Mugees Mir, identified as a local militant, and a sub-inspector were killed during the attack at Zakura, on the outskirts of Srinagar on November 17. SITE Intel Group, an online terror tracker site, has claimed that Islamic State-backed news agency Amaq took responsibility for the November 17, 2017 Zakura attack in Srinagar, which left one local militant 24

19 November, 2017 3:55 AM 6 LeT terrorists, including Mumbai attack mastermind's nephew, gunned down in Kashmir

A Garud commando of the Indian Air Force laid down his life in the line of duty Srinagar: Six top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist were gunned down in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Saturday in an encounter in which a Garud commando of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was also killed. Among those killed include Obaid, nephew of Mumbai attack mastermind 35

18 November, 2017 1:39 PM Five militants gunned down, IAF Garud commando killed in encounter in J&K’s Bandipora

Army, CRPF cardon off Chandergeer area. Five militants and one Indian Airf Force GARUD personnel have been killed by the security forces in an ongoing operation in Bandipora's Hajin, 30 km away from Srinagar, on Saturday. An Army spokesman said the operation is on as more militants are believed to be trapped in the area. "Five militants have been killed 21

17 November, 2017 4:05 PM SC for nationwide ban on furnace oil, pet coke

The Supreme Court on Friday requested all States and Union Territories to move forward towards a nationwide ban on the use of pet coke and furnace oil to power up industries, in a bid to fight pollution. The Environment Bench of the Supreme Court had already ordered a ban on the industrial use of pet coke and furnace oil in the States of Uttar Pradesh 20

17 November, 2017 12:33 PM Police officer killed, another injured in Srinagar attack

One police officer was killed and another injured as militants attacked a police party on the outskirts of Srinagar near Zakura area on Friday afternoon. A police official said the policemen came under fire from the militants when a search operation was launched after a tip-off about the presence of armed men. Two policemen sustained grievous injuries 18

14 November, 2017 4:48 PM Soldier, LeT militant killed in Kulgam

In Tral, ultras give the Army the slip A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant and a soldier were killed in a fierce gunfight at Kulgam in south Kashmir on Tuesday, as another batch of militants managed to the give the Army the slip after being trapped in Pulwama. A police official said a heavy exchange of fire erupted between the hiding militants and the security 50

14 November, 2017 6:41 AM Two gunfights erupt in south Kashmir

Security forces are engaging militants in gunfights at two separate locations in south Kashmir since Tuesday morning, said a police official. According to police, hiding militants fired when, on specific information, the police and Army cordoned off Nowbug Kund, Qazigund, and Kulgam. “The operation is on,” said the police. In a separate operation in Pulwama 17

11 November, 2017 2:42 PM Assault on last IS-held Iraq pocket

Iraqi forces launched an offensive on Saturday to retake the last pocket of territory in the country still held by the Islamic State, the operation’s commander said. The Euphrates valley town of Rawa and nearby villages were bypassed by government troops and allied militia when they retook the Syrian border town of Al-Qaim last week. Troops backed by militia 47

11 November, 2017 9:57 AM Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik approves scheme encouraging girls to join tech education

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved a scheme in an attempt to encourage girl students to join technical education, officials said on Saturday. Girl students, who have cleared class X examination, are eligible to get admission into the technical institutes such as ITI under the 'Sudakhya' scheme approved yesterday. The students, who have passed 30

10 November, 2017 12:55 PM IS leader Baghdadi reported in Syrian town: Hezbollah media unit

A Hezbollah-run media unit said on Friday Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported to have been in the Syrian town of Albu Kamal during the Syrian army and its allies' operation to clear it. The military unit did not say what had happened to Baghdadi, give further details or identify its sources. The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State 39