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Following the commitment between India and Pakistan military chiefs to respect a 2003 cease-fire agreement, the United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister popped over to New Delhi for a quick one-day visit, international news agency Bloomberg reported. https://twitter.com/DrSJaishankar/status/1365250518986018820?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1365250518986018820%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fkashmirlife.net%2Fbetween-india-and-pakistan-dubai-is-the-peacemaker-262522%2F On February 26, the UAE minister had a discussion with Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, noting they “discussed all regional and international issues of common interest and exchanged views on them,” the agency reported. “Yet behind closed doors, the…

Srinagar: Stating that stone pelting is a larger issue than militancy in Kashmir, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that anyone who indulges in stone-throwing will be slapped with Public Safety Act (PSA) and nobody will be allowed to disrupt peace in summers. “Stone pelting is a larger issue than militancy. It creates a negative impact and if stone-pelting takes place, that keeps tourists away. Anybody who indulges in stone-pelting will be slapped…

Shopian: Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed and an armed forces personnel injured in a military operation against militants in Manihal area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. https://twitter.com/KashmirPolice/status/1373849959351525379?s=20 Official sources said that four militants were killed while one army personnel received a bullet wound on foot during the operation. The slain militants were affiliated with LeT outfit, police said. One AK-47 rifle and two pistols were recovered from the slain militants, officials said.…

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said India will be benefitted economically by having peace with his country as it will enable New Delhi to directly access the resource-rich Central Asia region through Pakistani territory, news agency PTI reported. Delivering the inaugural address at the launch of the two-day Islamabad Security Dialogue, Khan also said that his government after coming to power in 2018 did everything for better ties with India and…

Shopian: On the evening of March 13, it was around quarter past eight and police on its official Twitter handle updated about the starting of a military operation against militants in Rawalpora village of Shopian in south Kashmir. Soon, officials confirmed that mixed contingents of armed forces including JK Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF have launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the area following ‘specific information’ about the presence of militants.…

Srinagar: For the second time in a week now, an aircraft-shaped balloon with PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) written on it, was recovered by local police in Bhalwal area of Jammu division on Tuesday morning. Reliable sources told news agency GNS that the balloon was found by local residents following to which a police team reached the spot. “It was after the due assessment that the team took the object into their possession”, they said. “A…

Srinagar: A 22-year-old youth has suffered an injury in his left eye due to pellets fired by armed forces personnel to disperse protesters amid a military operation against militants at Rawalpora area in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday. A local militant was killed in an overnight gunfight while a US-made M-4 carbine and 36 Armour piercing rounds were recovered from the slain militant, according to a tweet by the army. The injured youth…

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday released the list of “nine wanted militants” operating in Srinagar and city outskirts stating that anyone who provides information about these militants will be “suitably rewarded.” https://twitter.com/KashmirPolice/status/1370763590030913538?s=20 Accoridng to a news agency Kashmir News Observer, the ‘Wanted Militants’ are Wasseem Qadir Mir of Shahzadpora, Nowgam Srinagar, who joined militancy on December 20, 2020, Adil Mushtaq of Pampore, Irfan Ahmed Sofi of Astan Mohalla, Natipora, who joined militancy on…

The United States on Wednesday said that there is no change in its policy on Jammu and Kashmir. “I want to be very clear there has been no change in US policy in the region,” State Department Spokesperson Ned Price told reporters in view of a tweet from the South and Central Asia Bureau of the State Department which welcomed the resumption of 4G mobile internet in Jammu and Kashmir. The US State Department had…

Srinagar: An intruder was killed by the armed forces at Dulanja post near LoC in Uri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district in wee hours on Wednesday. Quoting an unnamed senior police officer, GNS reported that during night, an intruder was killed at LoC on PaK side near forword post Dulanja Uri by government forces. “The body along with weapon is visible, however more clarity will come after we retrieve the body.”, the police officer…