Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicKashmir militants

Topic: Kashmir militants

More Pulwama-style attacks, poisoning bids — intel inputs warn of lethal summer in J&K

According to defence sources, intelligence inputs suggest terrorists are also looking to target political leaders and journalists in J&K.

Number of listed militants in Kashmir down to 250, 25 killed in 2020: J&K DGP

DGP Dilbag Singh said there has been confirmation of only three militants infiltrating the Valley through the International Border so far this year.

‘He was shot at outside his shop’ — Family denies man hurt in J&K gunbattle is a militant

Family of Umar Fayaz, injured in gunbattle, says he is just a shopkeeper. Police claim Fayaz is a militant who belongs to the lesser-known Jammu Kashmir Islamic State.

5 non-Kashmiri labourers shot dead in J&K’s Kulgam, one more injured

Since 14 October, the total number of non-Kashmiris killed in the Valley is now 11. Police say the injured labourer is from West Bengal.

Kashmir anti-insurgency units to add strength to fight rising militant attacks

Discussions are on to increase number of Special Operations Group units in each district, depending on the level of militant threat.

Militants hurl grenade at CRPF team in Srinagar, 6 personnel injured

The CRPF team was manning a checkpoint when the grenade attack took place.

‘Hizbul-Lashkar team killing non-Kashmiris also had plan to cut Valley power supply’

Security personnel discovered a damaged transmission tower near the Kashmir road where two non-Kashmiris were killed Thursday night.

Two non-Kashmiris shot dead by militants in Shopian; third incident in 10 days

Police said the militants first fired at the trucks, killing the two men instantly, before setting the vehicles on fire.

Zakir Musa’s al Qaeda-inspired militant group ‘wiped out’ from Kashmir

With the killing of 3 militants including chief Hameed Lelhari, J&K Police say the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, founded by former Hizbul commander Zakir Musa, has been finished.

20 Kashmiri youths ‘missing’ since Article 370 move, role of terror headhunters feared

Security agencies are anticipating a rise in terrorist activity following the Modi govt’s decision to strip Kashmir of its special status.

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Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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