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19-Nov-2017 Srinagar

LeT top leadership in Kashmir Valley wiped out

The Army said on Sunday that the top leadership of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Kashmir Valley has been wiped out with the killing of six militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.Lt General J.S. Sandhu, who heads the Srinagar-headquartered...

16-Nov-2017 Srinagar

36 and counting:Masrat Alam shifted to Kotbalwal Jail

A few days after Jammu Kashmir High Court quashed the detention of separatist leader Masrat Alam Bhat under Public Safety Act (PSA), police arrested him again and shifted him to Kotbalwal Jail late Wednesday while authorities slapped 36th Public Safety...

16-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three militants arrested in Kashmir

 Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday said they arrested three militants during a gunfight in Kulgam district which left a soldier dead.Addressing a joint press conference along with officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Inspector General of...

15-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Two militants arrested in ongoing Kulgam operation: Police

Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested two militants from the operation site in Kund Nowbug village of south Kashmir's Kulgam district.A senior police officer told news agency GNS that they have arrested two local militants during the operation at Kund...

15-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Delhi Court frames charges against Shabir Shah, Muhammad Aslam Wan

A Delhi court on Wednesday framed charges against Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah and Muhammad Aslam Wani in a money laundering case.After the accused pleaded not guilty and claimed trial, Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma listed the matter...

15-Nov-2017 Kulgam

Two militants arrested from South Kashmir

Government Forces Wednesday arrested two militants while one of them was apprehended in injured condition near the encounter site in Waltengu Kund area of Qazigund Kulgam in South Kashmir. A militant whom police identified as Shams Waqar was apprehended when he...

13-Nov-2017 Kupwara

Two militants killed in Kashmir

Two militants were killed on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in a gunfight that broke out after they attacked a police team.Police sources said the militants staged the attack in Rajwar area.Once the "encounter" started, additional reinforcements...

09-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Militants shoot, injure SPO in Kashmir

Militants on Thursday shot and injured a Special Police Officer (SPO) in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said.The incident occurred outside the District Magistrate's office in the south Kashmir town. The area was cordoned off for a search operation after...

08-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Kidnapped girl, lady recovered; kidnappers arrested

Handwara police has recovered an abducted girl from Unsoo area while another abducted lady was recovered by Anantnag police from Ramban. Both the kidnappers have been arrested and cases under relevant sections were registered against them. Police Post Chogul...

07-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

Three militants of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit were killed in an overnight gunfight with the security forces in Aglar village of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said."One soldier of 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) was martyred and two soldiers...

02-Nov-2017 Shopian

BJP youth leader Gowhar Ahmad Bhat killed in Kashmir

Suspected militants killed a youth leader in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on Thursday, police said.The body of Gowhar Ahmad Bhat, with its throat slit, was found in a village in Shopian, a police statement said.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah condoled...

02-Nov-2017 Samba

BSF soldier killed in cross border firing

A Border Security Force man was killed in Cross Border firing along Line of Control in Samba district of Jammu Division on Thursday morning.   Army sources said that Pakistani Rangers attacked a patrol party of BSF at Mangu Check Post along Line...

02-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Police seals school, arrests owner for cheating students

Police sealed an Educational Institute and arrested its operators in North Kashmir after it failed to provide roll number slips to Class 10th students who were scheduled to appear in examination conducted by Board of School Education on Thursday.   ...

02-Nov-2017 Anantang

Five CRPF men wounded in militant attack

At least six Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that a group of militants opened fired on a convoy in Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Thursday morning.The convoy according...

02-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Two CRPF troopers injured in J&K attack

 Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured on Thursday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district."A convoy of CRPF's 96 battalion comprising of six buses was on its way back to Mattan town when it was fired upon by...

01-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Four drug peddlers arrested by Police

 Continuing its campaign “war against drugs”, Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested four drug peddlers and recovered huge amount of contraband substances including illicit liquor, cannabis and poppy straw from their possession in South Kashmir’s Kulgam and Anantnag...

26-Oct-2017 Jammu

Hushing up of Rajouri Development Authority Scam by SVO

A Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjeev Kumar in the open court directed Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K, General Administration Department (GAD) to appoint a senior IAS Officer as...

20-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Three Kulgam residents held over 'militancy' links in Rajasthan

Three residents of Kulgam district of south Kashmir have been held from a railway station in Rajasthan over their alleged militant links after being tipped off by J&K Police, officials said.Officials of GRP told news agency GNS over phone that acting on...

16-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Kashmiri militants can surrender even during gunfights: Police

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Monday that surrenders by local militants will be accepted even if these are made during gun battles with security forces.Addressing the media with officials of the Army and the CRPF, Inspector General of Police Munir...

16-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid-chopping: No lie-detector tests of victims: IGP Munir Khan

Police on Monday presented three alleged militants before reporters during a joint press conference organized by local police, Army and Para-military Central Reserve Police Force.While seeking information from general public about the alleged bank robbers,...

14-Oct-2017 Kulgam

Cop killed in militant attack

A police man was killed and two others including an Assistant Sub Inspector were injured after suspected militants attacked a police vehicle in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.Police sources told news agency CNS that a security vehicle that had gone along...

13-Oct-2017 Handwara

Now Braid chopped In Badkoot Handwara

A 14 year old girl felt uncouncious after her Braid was chopped by some unknown  persons. The 14 year old girl belonged to Badkoot  Handwara  area of Distirct Kupwara.A police, SDPO And Revenue team rushed to the spot in order to determine...

11-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Two soldiers, two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two Indian Army soldiers and two militants were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.The gun battle between the security forces and the terrorists took place in Hajin, Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia...

09-Oct-2017 Kupwara

3 Persons Held For Shaving Braid And Hair of Lolab Youth

Three persons were arrested in lolab area on north Kashmir's district Kupwara on sunday, The  accused were arrested on the charges of shaving the Braid and Hair of a youth in the dense areas of lolab.As per DYSP Sarfaraz Ahmad, Three Persons Abducted...

09-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Army JCO killed in J&K gunfight

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Indian Army was killed on Monday in a gunfight with the militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district.Following information about the presence of militants in Drung village, the security forces commenced a...

06-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Militants kill civilian in J&K

Militants on Friday shot dead a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral town, police said.Rafiq Ahmad Bhat was killed in the town's main market. "He died on the way to the hospital," a police source said....

05-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Fresh braid chopping incidents create panic in Kashmir

A series of fresh braid cutting incidents were reported from Kashmir Valley on Thursday while in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district, a young woman foiled the braid chopping attempt after raising alarm.Reports said on Wednesday night some culprits chopped...

05-Oct-2017 Kupwara

Kupwara Police Recovered 'Farooq Codiene' Drug Pedler

Continuing with the special mission of J&K Police to eradicate the drug menace from the society, based on specific information, the special team of District Police Kupwara has today arrested 01 notorious drug peddler identified as Farooq Ahmad Mir @Farooq Codiene...

04-Oct-2017 Jammu

Three Indian soldiers injured in Pakistani firing

Three Indian soldiers were injured on Wednesday in Pakistani shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.Defence Ministry sources said here that the three soldiers were from the Naga Regiment. They have been shifted...

03-Oct-2017 Budgam

People carry out rally against braid chopping incidents in Magam

The unabated braid chopping incidents across Kashmir Valley sparked spontaneous shutdown while hundreds of people took to roads and organized a massive rally in Magam area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.The rally started from Malbachan village where...

03-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Three militants and a BSF man killed in Fidayeen attack

Three militants were killed when they stormed into a Border Security Force (BSF) 182nd Battalion camp at Humhama, in the outskirts of Srinagar city during wee hours of Tuesday. An Assistant Sub-Inspector was also killed while four security personnel including...

03-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Three militants, trooper die in suicide attack on BSF camp

Suicide attackers of the Pakistan-based JeM terror group stormed a BSF camp with guns and explosives near the Srinagar airport on Tuesday morning, triggering battles that left all three attackers and a trooper dead.Four BSF troopers were injured and were hospitalized....

03-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Four killed in Srinagar BSF camp attack

An Assistant Sub-Inspector and three militants were killed in a security operation following a suicide attack on a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near the Srinagar airport on Tuesday, police said.The identities of the victims were not immediately known.Militants...

02-Oct-2017 Kupwara

4 militants killed, army officer among 4 soldiers injured in Tanghdar

Four militants were killed and as many soldiers, one of them an officer, were injured along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday morning.A police officer told news agency Global News Service (GNS) that...

02-Oct-2017 Poonch

Border Skirmishes : Two die in Pak firing

Days after flag meeting between India and Pakistan over border skirmishes, the frontier sectors of Poonch reverberated with mortar shelling and firing after the armies of both the countries yet again came face to face.Both the countries accused each other...

30-Sep-2017 Jammu

BSF detects tunnel on international border in Jammu

A 14-feet-long tunnel, dug from from the Pakistan side across the international border, was discovered on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district, the BSF said.The tunnel from which, the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers said they have recovered...

26-Sep-2017 Kulgam

Unabated Braid Chopping Incidents:Protest and shutdown in Kulgam

The unabated braid-chopping incidents sparked a spontaneous shutdown in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district while a large number of people hit to roads and staged a massive protest against such incidents and army’s alleged help to the culprits involved in the...

25-Sep-2017 Srinagar

13 months on:Murder accused escaped from police custody still at large

Even after the expiry of 13 months, Police have failed to nab the murder convict who escaped from SMHS Hospital Srinagar in June last year where he was brought for medical check-up under police custody.Nazar Muhammad Dar, son of Ghulam Mohiuddin Dar, resident...

25-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Five fresh incidents of hair chopping in South Kashmir

Five fresh incidents of hair chopping in South Kashmir’s Kulgam and Anantnag districts created fear psychosis among the locals, especially girls on Monday.Two incidents have been reported from Chak Path Dooru and Magray Pora Achabal in Anantnag while at Aminu,...

23-Sep-2017 Manali

Kashmiri businessman's death in Shimla shocks family

A businessman from central Kashmir’s Budgam district has been found dead at his rented room in the tourist resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh last evening.21-year-old Muneeb Hassan Mir, son of Nisar Ahmad Mir of Wadatpora village of Budgam was found...

21-Sep-2017 Tral

Grenade attack in Tral leaves two civilians dead, thirty wounded

Two civilians were killed and nearly 30 injured, including policemen, when an unidentified person hurled a grenade on the cavalcade of a state minister in Tral of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The locals said the grenade was hurled at...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Suicide case:Family demands thorough investigation

family of Mudasir Javed, a Junior Engineer, who allegedly committed suicide few months back, Tuesday staged protest, demanding re-arrest of the accused husband saying that he was bailed out without proper investigation. The family and relatives of Mudasir holding...

14-Sep-2017 Kupwara

Kupwara Police Recovered Codeine From School Teacher

Continuing with the mission of J&K Police to free the society from drug abuse and use of psychotropic substances, based on specific input, the special team of District Police Kupwara has recovered huge quantity of Codeine. The arrested accused person has been...

07-Sep-2017 Srinagar

One dead, 5 injured in Srinagar grenade blast

One person was killed and five others were injured in a grenade blast here on Thursday, including the man who who threw the explosive, police said.A militant hurled a hand grenade at a passing vehicle of the security forces in Jehangir Chowk area and it...

07-Sep-2017 Srinagar

NIA raids senior separatist leaders, aides in Valley

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday raided the house of senior separatist leader and Shia cleric Syed Agha Hassan in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam as well as the houses of other separatist leaders and their aides in the Valley as part of the...

05-Sep-2017 Srinagar

NIA arrests two stone-pelters in terror funding case

The NIA on Tuesday said it has arrested two stone-pelters in Kashmir in connection with an ongoing probe into terror funding to stoke unrest in the Valley.A National Investigation Agency (NIA) official identified the arrested accused as Javed Ahmad Bhat...

05-Sep-2017 Srinagar

NIA raids 11 locations in Kashmir

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids in different parts of Kashmir Valley including Srinagar city in connection with funding case."NIA teams searched 11 locations in Srinagar and five in Delhi. They are related to the Jammu...

04-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Five CRPF troopers injured in Kashmir grenade blast

Five CRPF troopers were injured in a grenade attack by militants on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Monday, police said.Militants hurled the grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol in Qazigund area of the highway, police said."Five...

01-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Court extends custody of three Kashmiri separatists

A court on Friday extended the judicial custody of three Kashmiri separatists arrested on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir till September 27.During the in-camera proceedings, District...

28-Aug-2017 Srinagar

CASO launched in parts of South Kashmir

Government forces on Monday launched a cordon and search operation in six villages of Shopian district in south Kashmir.Reports said that Army’s 62 RR and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched searches in Matribugh, Zoipora, Dangam, Wangam and several other...

26-Aug-2017 Pulwama

Pulwama attack:Five security personnel and two militants killed

At least five government forces personnel including three cops and two militants were killed in a fierce gun battle inside District Police Lines Pulwama in South Kashmir on Saturday.Nine security personnel have sustained injuries and are being treated in...

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