Army chief visits Kashmir to review security situation

New Delhi, June 18 : A day after the Central government decided not to extend the Ramadan ceasefire in the Kashmir Valley, Indian Army chief, General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation, an official statement said. Rawat, accompanied by the newly-appointed Northern Army chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, […]

Killers of Kashmir journalists have never been caught — will Bukhari’s killers too get away?

[Kreeri: Relatives and family members of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari, wail during his funeral procession, at Kreeri in Baramulla district of North Kashmir, on Friday, June 15, 2018. Bukhari and his two PSOs were shot dead by gunmen soon after he boarded his car from his office in Press Enclave in Lal Chowk on June […]

Killers of Kashmir journalists have never been caught — will Bukhari’s killers too get away?

By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar, June 15 : The murder in broad daylight of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, editor-in-chief of the English daily Rising Kashmir, has shocked the entire media fraternity in the Valley — and has them wondering whether the killers will ever be brought to justice. Bukhari is not the first journalist who has […]

Journalist bodies condemn killing of senior journalist Shujat Bukhari

New Delhi, June 14 : Several journalist bodies on Thursday condemned the killing of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of English daily “Rising Kashmir” Shujat Bhukhari by militants in Srinagar. They also demanded that forces responsible for his killing should be brought to book at the earliest. Militants fired from close range at Bukhari outside his […]

Militants abduct soldier in J&K

Srinagar/New Delhi, June 14 : Militants in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday abducted an Indian Army soldier from states Shopian district, police said. The soldier, identified as Aurangzeb of the 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), was travelling to Rajouri district when the militants stopped his vehicle in Kalampora area and kidnapped him. The soldier is a […]

Salman thanks J&K Tourism for supporting ‘Race 3’ shoot

Mumbai, June 12 : Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday thanked the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department for supporting the shooting of his forthcoming film “Race 3”. Salman and the film’s team shot parts of the movie in Sonamarg hill station in Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day schedule of the Remo D’Souza directorial, which […]