Accused Indian Army soldier handed over to police

Accused Indian Army soldier handed over to police

‘Abductor’ remanded to police custody ‘We are dying of starvation: Family members Indian Army soldier accused of abducting two civilians from Dardpora Kralpora of frontier district Kupwara was remanded to police custody till December 11. Earlier police approached Hari Thregam...
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Machil-II? 3 persons missing in Kupwara since Nov 17

Machil-II? 3 persons missing in Kupwara since Nov 17

Families accuse TA trooper for their disappearance  Court asks police to arrest accused army man in 24 hours Amid apprehensions of repeat of Machil-like fake encounter, families of two of the three persons of border district of Kupwara, who have...
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A month on, hunt for militants in Kupwara forests continues

In the frontier area of Kupwara district, close to the Line of Control (LoC), army men are engaged in one of the longest anti-militancy operations to trace 2-3 “battle hardened” militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba. Though the Army has scaled down the...
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Kupwara encounter enters 15th day as fresh firing breaks out

Kupwara encounter enters 15th day as fresh firing breaks out

Fresh exchange of fire took place between security forces and militants holed up in a forest in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, as the operation that has left one army officer dead entered its 15th day on Friday. “Fresh firing has...
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Tragedy for Tangdhar family: 2 sons killed in nine months

Tragedy for Tangdhar family: 2 sons killed in nine months

For the Sheikh family of Tangdhar in frontier Kupwara district, the death of Tanweer Ahmed Sheikh, 26, is the second tragedy in the past nine months. Tanweer was killed on Wednesday when three heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammad militants tried to storm...
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Militants attack army camp in Tangdhar

Militants attack army camp in Tangdhar

Militants on Wednesday attacked an Army camp in Tangdhar sector near the Line of Control (LoC) using small arms and under barrel grenade launchers. No casualties have been reported so far. “There was a stand off fire from Kalsuri Ridge...
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Staff at Kupwara exam centre suspended for abetting copying

Staff at Kupwara exam centre suspended for abetting copying

Following complaints of copying at the exam centre at Government Higher Secondary School, Tikipora, the authorities today placed under suspension the examination staff, including the principal. The policemen deployed at the examination centre were placed under...
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Army Colonel killed in Kupwara encounter

Army Colonel killed in Kupwara encounter

An Army colonel was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with militants near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Kashmir, officials said. Colonel Santosh Mahadik, the commanding officer of 41 Rashtriya Rifles, sustained serious injuries when a...
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Search operation continues in north Kashmir

Search operation continues in north Kashmir

A massive search operation was going on in the frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara, where a militant killed and a security force personnel was injured in an encounter last evening. Official sources said with the first light this morning, search...
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Kupwara residents line up for verification

Kupwara residents line up for verification

Saves them from intimidation during visit outside state A large number of Kupwara residents intending to visit Punjab and other states, mostly in connection with shawl business, are facing inconvenience due to verification of their antecedents by the local pol...
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