India welcomes US designation of HM as foreign terrorist group

Eds: Updating with additional details, changing slugNew Delhi, Aug 18 India today welcomed the US's decision to designate Kashmiri terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organisation...

Aug 18, 2017 8:10 PM | Newsscroll

India welcomes US designation of HM as foreign terrorist group

New Delhi, Aug 18 India today welcomed the US' decision to designate Kashmiri terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organisation and said it reflected the joint commitment of the...

Aug 18, 2017 5:13 PM | Newsscroll

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as foreign terrorist group

(EDS: Updating with more details)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 16 The US today designated Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a "foreign terrorist organisation", nearly two months after...

Aug 16, 2017 8:39 PM | Newsscroll

Kashmir issue can be resolved by embracing Kashmiris: PM Modi

New Delhi [India] Aug 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Kashmir issue can't be resolved with bullets and abuses but by embracing Kashmiris. He was addressing the...

Aug 14, 2017 11:38 AM | Newsscroll

Hizb names successor to slain Kashmir 'operational commander'

Srinagar, Aug 14 Hizbul Mujahideen today named Mohammad bin Qasim as its "field operational commander" in Kashmir in place of Yaseen Yattoo who was killed yesterday in a fierce gunbattle with...

Aug 14, 2017 5:20 PM | Newsscroll

Self-styled Hizb ops commander Itoo killed in encounter

Srinagar, Aug 13 In a jolt to Hizbul Mujahideen, its three militants, including self-styled chief operations commander Yasin Itoo alias 'Gaznavi', were killed in an encounter that began last night...

Aug 13, 2017 6:03 PM | Newsscroll

70 youth join militant ranks in seven months: official

By Anil BhattJammu, Jul 13 Seventy young men have joined militancy in the past seven months this year with most of the recruits from three districts in south Kashmir, according to a senior...

Aug 13, 2017 1:17 PM | Newsscroll

'6 top commanders among 132 militants killed in J&K this year'

Jammu, Aug 10 Six top militant commanders, including LeT's Abu Dujana, and Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat of Hizbul Mujahideen, were among 132 terrorists killed in encounters with...

Aug 10, 2017 4:34 PM | Newsscroll

Amarnath Yatri carries on, trouble notwithstanding

Srinagar, Aug 10 Trouble in Kashmir has had little impact on the annual Amarnath Yatra to the holy Shiva shrine tucked away in the Himalayas, with data showing that some of the most disturbed years...

Aug 10, 2017 3:10 PM | Newsscroll

3 militants killed in encounter in Kashmir

(Eds: Adding details)Srinagar, Aug 9 Three local militants, who were part of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Gazwatul Hind - an offshoot of al-Qaeda, were today killed in an encounter with security forces in...

Aug 09, 2017 8:46 PM | Newsscroll