The changed face of
militancy in the Kashmir Valley has led the Army to "completely
review" its anti-infiltration and counter-insurgency strategies to tackle
among other things the growing trend of youths, even educated ones, gravitating
towards militant outfits.
Army conducted searches
near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri Sector of north Kashmir on Sunday as the
operation against the militants entered the third day, reports said.
Sources said there
were no reports of fresh casualty on either side.
"The operation is
Minister Nawaz Sharif would remain away from his country till Eidul Fitr which
is likely to fall on 18th or 19th of this month, reports said.
Nawaz would be leaving
for Norway on Tuesday (July 7) on the invitation of his Norwegian counterpart
Ema Solber ...
25 years early, on
July 5, 1990 Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was invoked in Jammu and
Kashmir. So, today is the 25th anniversary of the controversial law in the
strife torn state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Over the past couple
of years a public debate on the rem ...