Tag: Kashmir

Some countries rattled by revocation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir: Should India be Concerned?

Major General S B Asthana • The Indian Government revoked Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, on August 06, 2019, making J&K and Ladakh two separate Union Territories. • Pakistan rattled taking reckless actions, China anguished but balanced. • Meaningless information War, propaganda, fake news campaign commences. • Facts disprove propaganda/fake news. India ready for

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The World should know J&K is an integral part of India; “Kashmiriyat” and Majoritarianism don’t go together

Lalit Shastri Al Jazeera, on the occasion of Eid on Monday, 12 August 2019, went all out with its tirade against India by questioning the “security related restrictions” in Kashmir and turning a blind eye to the fact that the prohibitive orders are not against the people of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) but aimed at

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Dal Lake in Srinagar has bacteria that can degrade pesticides

Rayies Altaf Srinagar: The Dal Lake and other wetlands of Kashmir are famous for their natural beauty and play a key environmental role. Now scientists have found that this eco-system also has certain bacteria that have a natural capacity to degrade pesticide residues, may be useful for bioremediation of degrading water bodies. Researchers have reported

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Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari and his PSO were shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside the newspaper’s office here today. Bukhari was leaving his office in Press Enclave in Lal Chowk for an iftar party when he was shot fatally. Between 1997 and 2012, Shujaat was a correspondent for “The Hindu” in

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Self-styled Hizbul commander Yasin Itoo killed in encounter

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Three from the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist outfit, including one of its its self-styled commander Yasin Itoo alias ‘Gaznavi’, were killed in an encounter that began Saturday night (12 Agust 2017). Two armymen have been martyred in this encounter in Shopian district in South Kashmir. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Acting on

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“People to people contact between India and Pakistan should be strengthened to address Kashmir issue”

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: People to people contact between India and Pakistan must be strengthened which will help the Government to resolve the issues through dialogue. Within India there should be lot of exchange programs amongst various sections of people particularly student and youth to remove the stigma that Kashmir is a violent place. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||

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Geelani residence sealed, Mirwaiz put under House arrest, Yasin Malik arrested

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Ahead of a meeting called by the Hurriyat Conference following raids conducted by NIA on residences of separatist leaders in connection with terror funding, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday sealed the entrance to separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s residence and took separatist leader and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front

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Terror attack: CRPF troops kill four terrorists in Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troops today foiled a terror attack on their camp and killed four heavily armed terrorists at Sumbal in the Bandipora district in north Kashmir. The terrorists were killed at the gate before they could move in. There was no casualty on the CRPF side and all the

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Terror funding: NIA raids premises of Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency today raided 14 premises, including the residence of Hurriyat leaders and businessmen in the Kashmir Valley, in connection with terror funding. According to officials, the searches and raids that started early this morning were in connection with reports of funds being received from Pakistan by terror groups and

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Army kills eight terrorists, including Hizb commander Sabjar Bhat

SRINAGAR: Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, who succeeded Burhan Wani, has been gunned down along with another terrorist during a search operation by security forces on Saturday in Pulwana district in Kashmir. Sabzar, who was killed on Saturday by the Army at Soimoh village in Tral, about 35 kilometers from Srinagar, had become a

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Young Army officer abducted and killed in Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Young Army officer from Kashmir, Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz was abducted and shot dead by militants in Shopian district where he had gone official leave to attend the wedding ceremony of a relative. Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz’s body was found on a road in Shopian Wednesday Morning. The previous night he was kidnapped by

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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China to Safeguard Security of its ‘Front-line state North Korea’, in case of Regime Collapse: How it concerns India?

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM (Retd) The statement of Chinese Defence spokesman Ren Guoqiang to indicate that China will take the “necessary measures” to safeguard national security in the event of the collapse of the neighbouring North Korean regime (South China Morning Post, February 23, 2017), clearly proves the extent to which China has been

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