Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subramanyam on Saturday said that only 500 yatris will be allowed per day from Jammu in this year's Amarnath Yatra. The chief secreatary further said that SOP for testing of persons entering Jammu and Kashmir will be applicable to the yatris.
The encounter took place in Sugoo Handhama village in Shopian District. Identification of the slain terrorists is being carried out but as per credible sources, they belong to Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Tayyeba. One of the slain terrorists was a district commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen.
Militants shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch near his residence in Lokbowan area of Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday at around 6 pm.
Amarnath Yatra will begin from July 21, 2020 and continue till August 3. This year, the Amarnath Yatra will only be held for two weeks due to the outbreak of coronavirus, stated officials at the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB).
A massive fire erupted at a building of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and HCC Quarters near Kishanganga damn site in north Kashmir's Gurez valley on Tuesday. Fire services were pressed into service. The situation is under control, officials said.
Two terrorists were killed after an encounter broke out on Saturday between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. The identification of the terrorists is being ascertained.
A major terror attack like 2019 Pulwama attack was averted in Jammu and Kashmir's Ayengund area of Rajpora after security forces neutralised an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) recovered from a car on Thursday. The J&K Police and bomb squad of the Army detected a Santro car fitted with explosives and destroyed it.
In another anti-terror operation, Budgam Police and Army's 53RR in a joint operation arrested a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror associate Wasim Ganie of Beerwah along with three other Over-Ground Workers (OGWs) during cordon and search operations.
Two jawans of Border Security Force (BSF) were killed after terrorists attacked fired upon them at Pandach, the area outskirts of Srinagar, on Wednesday.
Top Hizbul Commander Junaid Sehrai killed on Tuesday during a 10-hours-long gun battle between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.
Terrorists on Saturday attacked a police naka party in Frisal Yaripora area of Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, killing one police personnel.
The security forces on Saturday busted a terrorist hideout in the Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir and arrested five terror associates including one over-ground Worker of Pakistan-backed terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Yarmrach village of Yaripora belt in South kashmir's Kulgam district. Meanwhile, the firing has stopped and search operation is underway.
Pakistan has been exposed yet again after Syed Salahuddin claimed that Hizbul Mujahideen was behind the dastardly Handwara attack in Jammu and Kashmir. A video released by news agency ANI shows Salahuddin speaking to his followers claiming the Handwara terror attack.
In the two encounters, four militants were eliminated. One of them was identified as Riyaz Naikoo, masterminded behind the revival of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit in Jammu and Kashmir.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's detention has been extended by three months.
A grenade was lobbed in Pakherpora market injuring four civilians and a CRPF trooper in Budgam on Tuesday. Meanwhile, all Security Force personnel are safe. This is the second grenade attack in the district in less than 24 hours.
An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in the early hours of Saturday, police said.
A woman from Srinagar's Rainawari has died of the coronavirus, taking the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir to 8. Meanwhile, 15 more people were detected positive for COVID-19.
Three militants were killed in an encounter that broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday. The militants fired on a patrol party at Lower Munda in the Qazigund area of the south Kashmir district.
At least four terrorists were killed on Sunday by a joint team of Indian Army personnel, Central Reserve Police Force and police in an encounter took place in Gudder area of Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A massive fire broke out on Sunday at an army camp located in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district
The number of coronavirus cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday climbed to 454 as 20 more people tested positive for the infection in the Union territory, officials said. All of the fresh cases were reported from the Kashmir division, they said.
A policemen who was abducted by unknown gunmen from outside his house at Chetwatan, Shopian has been released in a near by area. The policemen who is being identified as Javeed was posted at Zakura.
Minutes after announcing the cancellation of the Amarnath Yatra on Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir administration withdrew its order.
A prominent Kashmiri businessman escaped a "red zone" in Jammu on Friday. Mushtaq Chaya, the businessman, rushed from the area towards his home at Zakura in Srinagar along with more people in four vehicles.
Jammu and Kashmir reported 25 fresh coronavirus infections on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 270, officials said.
Three civilians, including an eight-year-old boy, lost their lives as Pakistan forces resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian Army outposts and civilian areas along the LoC in Kupwara district on Sunday
Jammu Police in RS Pura area has arrested a suspected Jaish-e Mohammad (JeM) terrorist -- hardcore over ground worker (OGW) along with incriminating material.
The Indian Army on Sunday informed that nine terrorists have been killed in the last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir. However, one Army soldier lost his life and two others are critically injured in this operation.
Three militants on Saturday were killed in an encounter started between security forces and Militants in area of Manzgam Batpora, in South Kashmir's Kulgam district
A person hailing from the district, who had attended a religious congregation, tested positive for COVID-19. The person moved around in these villages
Seven more persons on Saturday tested positive for coronavirus in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, four out of who had come in contact with the 65-year-old man who had succumbed to the virus
Over 60 people who were suspected of being in contact with COVID-19 patient who died in Srinagar on Thursday morning were quarantined at two different places in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district
The government in Jammu and Kashmir has suspended inter-state bus service with immediate effect
A man admitted to a hospital in Leh passed away on Sunday, in what could be the first possible death due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak in the country