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23-Jun-2019 Shopian

Four more Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militants shot dead in J&K

Four militants of the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) were killed on Sunday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.This was the second gunfight with AGH militants this month and came within a month of the new outfit's commander Zakir...

23-Jun-2019 Rajouri

Five killed as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K

Five people were killed and five others injured after a passenger vehicle fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Sunday, police said.The accident occurred at Kewal on the Budhal-Rajouri road after the driver lost control of the vehicle."The...

23-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Four 'IS-inspired' militants killed in J&K gunfight

Four "Islamic State-inspired" militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Following the gunfight, Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh told reporters that the four militants...

23-Jun-2019 Shopian

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said."Bodies of the slain militants have been recovered along with their weapons. Their identities and group affiliations are being...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Prakash Javadekar hails DTH, cable networks, hands out STBs

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has said DTH (direct-to-home) and cable networks have revolutionised dissemination of information, education and entertainment.Speaking at an event, here on Saturday, organised for free distribution...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Separatist Hurriyat leaders ready for talks, says J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Saturday that the separatist Hurriyat leaders are ready for talks with the government.Speaking at a function in Srinagar during the distribution of free-to-air Doordarshan set-top boxes to border residents,...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

JeM militant killed in J&K's Baramulla gunfight

A Pakistani militant of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit was killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.The militant, identified as Luqman, was killed in the encounter in Boniyar area of Uri sector...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest in Srinagar

Separatist Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest on Saturday in Srinagar.A spokesman of the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat said a police party arrived at the Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on the city outskirts and informed...

19-Jun-2019 Anantnag

Clashes erupt during anti-militancy operation in Anantnag

Clashes erupted between stone pelting youths and the security forces on Wednesday during an anti-militancy operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.Police sources said security forces started a cordon and search operation in Arwani village of Bijbehara...

18-Jun-2019 Pahalgam

2 killed, 5 injured in J&K river rafting accident

Two people were killed and five others injured on Tuesday in a rafting accident in Lidder river in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam hill station.Tourism Department officials said that two people were killed and five injured during a rafting accident in Lidder...

18-Jun-2019 Anantnag

4 soldiers lost in one day, as key Pulwama attack man killed

The Indian Army on Tuesday killed yet another militant linked to the Pulwama attack that took away the lives of 40 CRPF troopers earlier this year. Despite losing four soldiers in past 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army was successful in killing the...

17-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Senior police officer breaks down carrying son of martyred inspector

A heart rending picture of a senior police officer breaking down while carrying the son of martyred inspector, Arshad Khan went viral on the social media in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.The picture taken during the wreath laying ceremony in district police...

17-Jun-2019 Pulwama

Nine soldiers injured in IED attack on army patrol in J&K

Nine soldiers suffered minor injuries after militants attacked an army vehicle with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, officials said."A failed attempt was made to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtriya...

17-Jun-2019 Anantnag

Major, militant killed, three soldiers injured in J&K gunfight

An Indian army major and a militant were killed and three soldiers including another major injured in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday.Earlier, police sources had said two militants had...

14-Jun-2019 Pulwama

Suspected LeT militants killed in J&K

Two suspected Lashkar militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.The holed up militants were killed in the encounter in Graw-Bandina village of Awantipora."Two militants believed...

14-Jun-2019 Kargil

20TH Anniversary of The Victory at Kargil

The year 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of victory in ‘Operation VIJAY’ popularly known as the ‘Kargil War’. The Kargil War is a saga of strong political, military and diplomatic actions. The Nation shall be celebrating the 20th anniversary of victory...

12-Jun-2019 Anantnag

5 CRPF troopers, 1 militant killed in Anantnag attack

Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and one militant were killed while four others, including one civilian and three security men, were injured following a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday.Among the slain CRPF troopers,...

10-Jun-2019 Shopian

Two AGH militants killed in gunfight in J&K Shopian

Two local militants belonging to Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGH) outfit were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.Police sources said bodies of two slain militants have been recovered along with their...

10-Jun-2019 Ganderbal

Kashmiri Pandits throng Kheer Bhawani, pray for peace

Kashmiri Pandits started arriving at the Kheer Bhawani temple in Tullamulla town on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district to attend the annual festival.Officials said 85 buses carrying the pilgrims arrived late on Sunday at the temple to spend the...

09-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir: Test of India's national security policy

Kashmir has, in recent years, become the fulcrum not only of India's internal security but also of India-Pakistan relations and our foreign policy at large. It goes to the credit of the Modi government that the problem of Kashmir was first put in its right perspective...

08-Jun-2019 Anantnag

JeM militant killed in J&K gunfight

One Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant was killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.According to police sources, the slain militant has been identified as Iqbal Ahmad of Anantnag's Dooru...

08-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Nine killed in Leh road accident

Nine people were killed on Saturday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh district.Police said the tragedy occured when a truck went out of the driver's control at Lamayuru in Leh district."The truck plunged into a deep gorge killing nine people who...

07-Jun-2019 Pulwama

Deserter SPOs among 4 militants killed in Pulwama

Four militants, including two special police officers (SPOs) who decamped with weapons, were killed hours later on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.Two of the slain militants were identified...

05-Jun-2019 Srinagar

India, Pakistan must start new chapter: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Senior religious and separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday urged India and Pakistan to start "a new chapter" and told the Modi government that the Kashmir issue needed "a peaceful and political solution".Delivering the Eid sermon at the historic...

04-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Centre trying to inflict emotional partition of J&K : Mehbooba Mufti

Former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti said on Tuesday that instead of allowing old wounds to heal, the Modi government was  inflicting another emotional partition of Jammu and Kashmir.Reacting to media reports...

03-Jun-2019 Jammu

Security forces will soon end militancy in Kishtwar : Dilbag Singh

Jammu and Kashmir's Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Monday that security forces will soon end militancy in Kishtwar district.Speaking to the media during  his visit to the Mendhar border area in Poonch district, the officer said...

03-Jun-2019 Shopian

Militant, overground worker killed in Shopian shootout

 One militant and an overground worker (OGW) of militants were killed in a shootout on Monday between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian  district.Police sources said a patrol party of the Rashtriya Rifles was fired upon...

03-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Governor visits DPS, Srinagar, Inaugurates Learning Resource Centre

Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a newly constructed building of the Learning Resource Centre for the specially abled children at the Delhi Public School, Srinagar, here today.Governor went round the building and inspected the teaching learning facilities...

31-May-2019 Shopian/Kishtwar

Five militants killed, two policemen injured in Kashmir

Five militants were killed and two policemen injured on Friday in three gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir.Police sources said security forces carried out an operation in Midoora village of Tral area of Pulwama district where militants hiding in a house opened...

31-May-2019 Srinagar

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.The gunfight took place in an orchard area of the Dragad-Sugan village after security forces surrounded the area following information...

30-May-2019 Sopore

Two Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants killed in Sopore

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.Police sources said the killings took place in Dangarpora village in Sopore area."Exact identity of the slain militants...

29-May-2019 Kulgam

Over 50 injured in clashes at Kulgam gunfight site

More than 50 civilian protesters were injured on Wednesday in clashes with security forces near the site of a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.As soon as the firing exchanges started between the security forces and the holed-up...

28-May-2019 Anantnag

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police sources said.The gun battle took place in the forests of Kokernag as the security forces were flushing out the hiding militants.The...

28-May-2019 Srinagar

Reservation rules amendment to benefit migrant Kashmiri Pandits

In a major relief to thousands of migrant Kashmiri Pandits, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday announced an amendment in the rules governing the issuance of reservation certificates to various categories of the state's residents.The amendment to...

26-May-2019 New Delhi/Srinagar

Love, sex and dhoka in Kashmir

With Zakir Musa's killing, security forces have recorded an extremely important kill in the battle against Islamic fundamentalism in the Valley, in the main south Kashmir where the jungles are now being used to train local youth. Musa, a byproduct of generation...

25-May-2019 Srinagar

Restrictions to continue in Srinagar and other places

Protests in the wake of the killing of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind outfit's chief commander Zakir Musa, forced authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to continue preventive restrictions in the Kashmir Valley.All schools and colleges in the valley were ordered...

24-May-2019 Jammu

Modi can't remove 370, 35A despite huge victory: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that no matter how powerful the electoral mandate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have been, he cannot remove Article 370 and 35A.Speaking to reporters here, he said: "No matter how powerful Prime...

24-May-2019 New Delhi

Will Riyaz Naikoo fill void created by Zakir Musa's killing?

Riyaz Naikoo, 33, who carries a reward of Rs 12 lakh on his head, now replaces Zakir Musa as the most wanted militant commander in the Kashmir Valley after Musa was killed by security forces on Thursday.Although he is not affiliated to the Al Qaeda as Musa...

24-May-2019 Srinagar

How a studious Zakir Rashid Bhat became the dreaded 'Zakir Musa'

The journey of Zakir Rashid Bhat, from a well-to-do middle class family of Noorpora village in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral area, to becoming 'Zakir Musa' or the most wanted militant in Kashmir reads like a Bollywood blockbuster.Seeing his father Abdul Rashid...

23-May-2019 Pulwama

Zakir Musa, J&K's most wanted militant, killed in Kashmir

The Kashmir Valley's most wanted militant commander, Zakir Musa, who headed the Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Gazwatul Hind, was killed on Thursday by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.Informed sources said the security forces started a...

22-May-2019 Kulgam

Two Hizbul militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said."The two slain militants were affiliated with the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit. Their identities are being ascertained,"...

19-May-2019 Jammu

Curfew continues for fourth day in J&K's Bhaderwah

Curfew continued for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah town.Authorities have ordered a magisterial probe into the death of a civilian - Nayeem Shah - whose body was recovered by the police from the outskirts of Bhaderwah...

18-May-2019 Pulwama

Accused in soldier's murder among four militants killed in J&K

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including one involved in the abduction and murder of soldier Aurangzeb last year, were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday and another militant in a shootout in Baramulla, police said.Police...

18-May-2019 Pulwama / Baramulla

3 Hizbul men among 4 militants killed in J&K

Four militants, including three Hizbul men were killed on Saturday in two separate gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama and Baramulla districts.Following an overnight gun battle between security forces and a group of hiding terrorists in Punzgam village...

18-May-2019 Pulwama

Kashmiri Hizbul man among 3 militants killed in Pulwama

A Kashmiri militant was among three militants who were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said."Three terrorists have been killed in Panzgam operation. Weapons and war-like stores were...

17-May-2019 Jammu

Curfew on in Bhaderwah, police deny cow vigilantes behind murder

Curfew continued for the second day on Friday in tension-ridden Bhaderwah town of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, even as police denied cow vigilantes were behind the murder of a local resident.Officials said there would be no relaxation in the curfew yet....

16-May-2019 Srinagar

6 militants, soldier among 8 killed in three Valley gunfights

Six militants, including a top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander, as well as a soldier and a civilian were killed and four others injured in three gunfights between security forces and militants across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday.In the first gunfight in Dalipora...

16-May-2019 Pulwama

3 militants, soldier killed in J&K gunfight

Three militants and a soldier were killed on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.The gunfight is still continuing in Dolipora village which started early Thursday morning after security forces including Rashtriya Rifles...

16-May-2019 Doda

Army called out, curfew imposed in Bhaderwah town

Authorities imposed curfew and called out the Army on Thursday following clashes in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah town in Doda district.Official sources said the clashes broke out between two groups of people following the murder of a Bhaderwah resident, Nayeem...

14-May-2019 Srinagar

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Students at many places in the Kashmir Valley took to the streets and clashed with security forces on Tuesday in protest against the rape of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir's  Bandipora district.Students of Amar Singh College came out of the campus and fought...

12-May-2019 Shopian

Two LET Militants killed in Shopian Gunfight; Internet suspended

Two militants,One Among SPO turned militant affiliated with Lashker-e-Toiba, were killed in an Predawn encounter with government forces  south Kashmir Shopian district on Sunday.Reports reaching to 5 dariya news , that  a joint team of army’s 34RR...

11-May-2019 Jammu

Advisor K.K Sharma reviews progress on Jammu Master Plan-2032

Advisor to Governor K.K Sharma today called for formulating a multi-pronged strategy for effective implementation of Jammu Master Plan 2032 here today.Chairing  a high level meeting here , the Advisor took detailed review of various aspects and implementation...

11-May-2019 Srinagar

KCCI members calls on Div Com

A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce (KCCI) members today called on Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan to discuss various issues confronting traders.The Divisional Commissioner informed the members that the government had dedicated...

11-May-2019 Jammu

Advisor K K Sharma reviews progress of work on Jammu projects

Advisor to Governor K K Sharma, today chaired a meeting of the executing agencies and concerned officers to review the progress of work on projects under execution in Jammu Division.The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Rohit Kansal Divisional Commissioner...

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