Naeem Akhtar said that China is on its way to assuming a “much bigger role in Kashmir” and the Jaish-e-Mohammad, the group responsible for most of the terror attacks, has been veritably “adopted” by Beijing.
Spot examination revealed that the person was not wearing shoes or proper winter clothing and had no identity cards.
“A multipronged strategy has been adopted to harness the tourism potential and position Jammu and Kashmir as the leading global tourist destination,” Tourism Minister Tassaduq Mufti said
Separatist groups on Thursday had called for a complete shutdown in Kashmir to protest against the apex court’s decision.
Shops, other businesses and public transport remained shut in the city and other district headquarters of the Kashmir Valley, the police said.
The cordon and search operation launched by officials turned into a gunbattle when the hiding militants fired on the joint search party.
This move is part of the proactive stance adopted by the Army against Pakistani posts on the LoC since September 2016, when it conducted surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
The documents were reproduced Thursday before Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat during Yusuf’s bail hearing. The next date of hearing is February 19.
He said there was need to stop infiltration from across the border, eliminate militants operating in the hinterland and arrest the capability to induce locals, which has been the trend in the last couple of years.
The highway – the only all-weather road link connecting the Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country – was closed for traffic on Monday as Kashmir experienced the season’s first major snowfall.
“We have recovered two AK-47 rifles and eight magazines. As per initial information, no food item or medicines have been recovered,” CRPF I-G (Srinagar) Ravideep Sahi told The Indian Express.
The father and son were among those killed in the terror attack on Sunjwan Army camp.
The militants were killed after security personnel opened heavy fire towards the five-storey building they were holed up in.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said “we will be providing evidence to prove that the handlers are back in Pakistan and they are the mastermind, influencing all this”.
Qureshi hailed from Batapora village, close to the LoC in Kupwara, and is survived by wife Hamida Bano, who is six months pregnant, and six young daughters.