Ieshan Bashir Wani

Wion Correspondent, J&K

Opinions/Stories

Two terrorists killed in yet another encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

A joint operation was launched by J&K police, Indian Army and CRPF, based on a specific input about the presence of terrorists at the Waghama area of Bijbehara. 

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Hardline Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani resigns from Hurriyat conference

Geelani, 90, who has been under house arrest since August 2019, reportedly distanced himself from All party Hurriyat Conference citing rebellion against leadership by cadres as one of the reasons…

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46 terrorists killed so far this month in J&K, highest in a single month, say police

"Their identities of the slain terrorists are being ascertained. The search operation is underway," Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet.

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Seven-year-old girl, on mission to clean Dal lake, makes it to Hyderabad school textbook

Jannat was born and raised in Srinagar. Her parents say she questioned littering of waste into the lake since she was a small kid.

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Kashmir: 5 terrorists killed in encounter, 14 terrorists neutralised in 4 days

Acting on specific information, security forces zeroed in on a location where terrorists were hiding which triggered a gunfight

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India-China talk diplomacy ahead of military talks on border row

In the bid to diffuse the India China face-off that occurred at the Line of Actual Control, military talks will take place on Saturday morning.

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Construction of emergency landing airstrip on NH-44 for Indian Airforce starts in Kashmir

The airstrip is targeted to be completed in just 8 months with men and machinery working hard to complete the target. The construction is being done by the National Highways Authority of India…

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Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists neutralised in south Kashmir encounter

Jammu and Kashmir police told WION that both terrorists have been killed during the exchange of fire after they refused to surrender.

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Intelligence sources warn of terror attack in J&K by Pak trained terrorists

According to sources, a group of around twenty members of the Taliban, according to sources are being trained by Pakistan's SSG in a location in Jalalabad, Afghanistan to plan attacks in J&K…

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Coronavirus lockdown looms over strawberry boom in Kashmir

One of the first cash crops of the season in Kashmir, strawberry, is being picked from the farms in Gusoo area on the outskirts of Srinagar and several neighboring districts. Given the profit and…

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Jammu and Kashmir: Ahead of Eid, bakers resume business after undergoing coronavirus tests, training

Bakery forms an essential part of Eid festivities and due to the lockdown, the administration has asked bakers to provide home delivery to local people, ensuring hygiene. 

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Beyond the call of duty: CRPF men rescue puppy from drowning in river in Jammu and Kashmir

The puppy had slipped into the Jhelum river and a team led by CRPF sub-inspector 

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Multiple hideouts, 6 months & 24x7 work led to killing of Riyaz Naikoo in J&K

'For six months, we were generating intelligence (on Naikoo), busted (terrorist) hideouts,' says Vijay Kumar, Inspector-General of Police, Kashmir. 

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Two militants killed in Kashmir encounter; operation underway

Sources said that two to three militants are hiding in a residential house which is surrounded by the security forces 

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New name, same old terror group; LeT becomes TRF to save Pak from FATF axe

Intel inputs confirmed, in a bid to save itself from FATF rap, Pak changed named to TRF. This comes as Islamabad tries to convince the anti-terror financing group that it is working on the…

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