Militants

Relatives decline to accept militants' bodies in Bangladesh

Relatives of a family of seven people, who committed suicide by blowing themselves up when security personnel stormed their hideout in northeastern Bangladesh, have declined to take their bodies for burial, saying they do not want to be part of a "stigma".

Apr 03, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

One CRPF ​jawan killed, several injured as militants open fire on convoy in Srinagar

The attack took place near the Pantha Chowk in Srinagar, ANI reported.

Apr 03, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Four missiles fired from Afghanistan into Kurram Agency

Four missiles were fired from across the Pakistan-Afghan border into Kurram Agency on Sunday, a media report said.

Apr 02, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

Top Bangladesh army officer dies from IS-claimed blast

A senior army officer who headed the intelligence wing of Bangladesh's elite security force died Friday, days after he was injured in a bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Eight militants including woman blow themselves with grenade in north Bangladesh

As many as eight militants have blown themselves up with a grenade north of the Bangladeshi capital rather than surrender to officers who had cornered them in their hideout, police said on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 22:39 PM IST

J&K Police issues advisories to its units on weapon snatching

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued fresh advisories to its force in this region to prevent incidents of weapon snatching by militants and anti-national elements.

Mar 29, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

Syria deal to evacuate Shi'ites and Sunnis from towns: Report

The Shi`ite populations of two pro-Syrian government towns are to be evacuated in exchange for the evacuation of Sunni rebels and their families from two opposition-held towns in a mediated deal between the warring sides, a pro-government source and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Mar 29, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti asks militants to give up arms, says nothing can be achieved through violence

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday asked local militants, who want to return to the mainstream, to give up their arms as nothing can be achieved through violence.

Mar 28, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

200 companies of paramilitary to be sent to J&K for poll duty

An additional 20,000 paramilitary personnel will be dispatched to Jammu and Kashmir for deployment during the forthcoming bypolls in Srinagar and Anantnag Lok Sabha seats.

Mar 27, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

Hizbul module tasked to disrupt polls in south Kashmir busted

A Hizbul Mujahideen module aiming to disrupt the forthcoming bypoll to the Jammu and Kashmir`s Anantnag parliamentary constituency was busted with seven militants arrested from Kulgam district on Monday, police said.

Mar 27, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Militants attack J&K Minister Farooq Abdrabi's home, cop injured

Suspected militants on Sunday night attacked the ancestral residence of Jammu and Kashmir Minister Farooq Abdrabi.

Mar 26, 2017, 23:53 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: 18 stone-pelters held ahead of Anantnag by-polls

Ahead of the by-polls for Anantnag parliamentary seat, the Jammu and Kashmir police arrested 18 persons on stone pelting charges on Saturday.

Mar 26, 2017, 11:46 AM IST

J&K: Terrorists barge into Deputy SP's home in Budgam, abducts cop's sons; set policeman's vehicle on fire

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) (Jail), Abdul Bhat's two sons were abducted by terrorists in Budgam's Chadoora in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Mar 26, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

Militants open fire on CRPF camp in Kulgam

Militants tonight opened firing on a security forces camp in South Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Mar 25, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

Suicide bomber blows himself up near Bangladesh airport

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint near Bangladesh`s international airport on Friday, police said, the second such incident in a week.

Mar 24, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

Air raids kill 18 militants in Egypt's Sinai

The Egyptian military killed 18 militants during recent air raids in restive North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, the military spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:13 AM IST

Kashmir operation called off after militants escape

A security operation in south Kashmir`s Pulwama district was called off on Friday after militants managed to escape, police said.

Mar 17, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

Three militants, minor girl killed in Kupwara gunfight

Three foreign militants and a six-year-old girl were killed in a gunfight between holed-up militants and security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday.

Mar 15, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Militants attack CRPF camp, flee after retaliation

Militants tonight attacked a CRPF camp in South Kashmir's Pulwama district but fled after the security forces retaliated.

Mar 11, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

ISIS using 'messenger app' to avoid detection in Pakistan

The Islamic State militants in Pakistan are dodging authorities by using a messenger app to communicate instead of calling each other to avoid detection, media reported on Friday.

Mar 10, 2017, 15:58 PM IST