Free Press Journal
  • Kashmiri teens brainwashed to target ‘enemies’ of Islam

    Srinagar : A teenage Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) suicide bomber killed on Sunday in Kashmir had threatened terror attacks across India in an undated video which announces the “roaring” resurgence of his outfit headed by the Pakistan-based militant Masood Azhar.

  • ‘Issue of Kashmir needs peaceful resolution in accordance with UNSC’

    Islamabad : The Kashmir issue needs a peaceful resolution in accordance with the UN Security Council to ensure global and regional peace and stability, according to a joint declaration signed here by six countries, including Russia and China.

  • Body of JeM terrorist found from Pulwama district in J&K: Police

    Srinagar: The body of a terrorist belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was found by the police from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today. Acting on a tip-off, the body was recovered from the Tral area of the district, a police official said. He added that the slain terrorist, apparently a foreign national, was killed in an explosion which took place while explosives were being assembled in a hideout.

  • Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally

    Srinagar, Restrictions were imposed in many parts of Srinagar and Anantnag on Friday to prevent a separatist-called protest rally, officials said. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, have called a rally to south Kashmir Anantnag town.

  • Kashmir: Avalanche hits LoC post, 3 soldiers missing

    Srinagar, Three soldiers of the Indian Army went missing on Tuesday after an avalanche hit their post on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

  • French journalist detained in J&K for filming pellet victims

    Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a French journalist here for making a documentary on pellet victims. “Comiti Paul Edward has been detained for violating visa norms in Srinagar,” a senior police officer said.

  • Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Jammu and Kashmir

    Thang (Jammu & Kashmir): An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck 111 km north east of Thang, Jammu and Kashmir today in the early morning hours.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Locals thwart bank robbery by pelting stones on militants in Noorpora

    Srinagar: A major bank robbery was thwarted in the Noorpora area of the Kashmir valley when local people pelted stones on the militants attempting the robbery of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank’s Branch. The militants fled the stone pelting and fired at the crowds who gathered to save the bank from being looted.

  • Pakistan says India isolated globally on Kashmir issue

    Islamabad, Pakistan today said India has been “isolated” on the Kashmir issue after a UN General Assembly committee recently adopted a resolution in support of the right to self-determination. The committee last month unanimously passed the Pakistan- sponsored draft resolution, co-sponsored by 75 countries, over the right to self-determination for peoples who are subject to colonial domination and foreign occupation.

  • No place for those backing terrorism: Jaitley snubs Pak

    Surat : Commenting on the release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while referring to Pakistan, said a nation that backed the growth of terrorism would not find a place in the global arena.

  • Pak not weak to allow India to take PoK: Farooq Abdullah

    Srinagar: After his “PoK belongs to Pakistan” remark last week, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today made another controversial statement saying Pakistan was “not weak to allow India to take that part of Jammu and Kashmir under its occupation”.

  • Kandahar hijack key conspirator’s son killed in J&K encounter

    Srinagar/New Delhi: One of the three terrorists gunned down by security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district is believed to be the son of Abdul Rauf, the key conspirator behind the 1999 hijacking of an Air India plane and brother of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar, a senior Union home ministry official said today.