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Amarnath Yatra: Maximum of 500 yatris will be allowed per day from Jammu by road

Amarnath Yatra: Maximum of 500 yatris will be allowed per day from Jammu by road

India | Jul 04, 2020, 09:18 PM IST

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.

Jammu and Kashmir: 5 terrorists gunned down by security forces during encounter in Shopian

J&K: 5 terrorists gunned down by security forces during encounter in Shopian

India | Jun 10, 2020, 04:54 PM IST

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.

Sarpanch shot dead by militants in Anantnag

Jammu and Kashmir: Sarpanch shot dead by militants in Anantnag

India | Jun 08, 2020, 08:07 PM IST

Militants shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch near his residence in Lokbowan area of Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday at around 6 pm.

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Amarnath Yatra to begin from July 21, COVID-19 test must for all pilgrims

India | Jun 06, 2020, 12:28 PM IST

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).

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Massive fire breaks out at CISF building near Kishanganga dam site in Kashmir

India | Jun 02, 2020, 10:24 PM IST

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.   

Encounter breaks out in Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir

2 terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam

India | May 30, 2020, 10:01 AM IST

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.

J&K: Pulwama-like attack averted as security forces defuse IED recovered from car

J&K: Pulwama-like attack averted as security forces defuse IED recovered from car

India | May 28, 2020, 01:12 PM IST

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.

JK, Kashmir, Budgam, LeT terror module

Top LeT associate, 3 over-ground workers arrested from Beerwah, J&K

India | May 24, 2020, 03:56 PM IST

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.

2 jawans injured during terrorist attack in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 BSF jawans killed in Srinagar terrorist attack

India | May 20, 2020, 06:41 PM IST

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 Hizb Commander killed by security forces in Srinagar encounter

Top Hizb Commander killed by security forces in Srinagar encounter

India | May 19, 2020, 06:55 PM IST

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 attack police naka party in Kulgam

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists attack police naka party in Kulgam; 1 cop killed

India | May 16, 2020, 06:43 PM IST

Terrorists on Saturday attacked a police naka party in Frisal Yaripora area of Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, killing one police personnel.

Terrorist hideout busted in J&K’s Budgam; LeT operative

Terrorist hideout busted in J&K’s Budgam; LeT over-ground worker arrested

India | May 16, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

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

Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Kulgam (Representational image)

Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Kulgam

India | May 14, 2020, 07:35 AM IST

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.

Syed Salahuddin claims Hizbul Mujahideen hand behind

Syed Salahuddin claims Hizbul Mujahideen hand behind Handwara terror attack

India | May 09, 2020, 11:15 PM IST

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.

Riaz Naikoo, a dreaded name in apple orchards of Kashmir, killed

Riaz Naikoo, a dreaded name in apple orchards of Kashmir, killed

India | May 07, 2020, 12:11 AM IST

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.

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Mehbooba Mufti's detention under PSA extended by 3 months

India | May 05, 2020, 09:56 PM IST

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's detention has been extended by three months.

Grenade lobbed in Pakherpora market in Budgam district; 2 civilians injured

J&K: Grenade lobbed in Budgam's Pakherpora market; 4 civilians, CRPF trooper injured

India | May 05, 2020, 01:53 PM IST

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.

J&K: Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Pulwama

J&K: Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Pulwama

India | May 02, 2020, 09:24 AM IST

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in the early hours of Saturday, police said. 

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80-year-old woman from Srinagar's Rainawari dies of coronavirus

India | Apr 28, 2020, 05:23 PM IST

​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.

J&K: Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in Kulgam

3 militants killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam

India | Apr 27, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

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.

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter

India | Apr 26, 2020, 11:18 PM IST

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.

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Fire breaks out at an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir; tenders rushed

India | Apr 26, 2020, 11:11 PM IST

A massive fire broke out on Sunday at an army camp located in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district

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20 new COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir; tally rises to 454

India | Apr 24, 2020, 09:20 PM IST

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.  

Militants release abducted policeman in Shopian

J&K: Militants release abducted policeman in Shopian

India | Apr 24, 2020, 07:27 AM IST

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.

Amarnath Yatra cancelled due to coronavirus crisis

Minutes after cancelling Amarnath Yatra, J-K withdraws order

India | Apr 22, 2020, 08:11 PM IST

Minutes after announcing the cancellation of the Amarnath Yatra on Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir administration withdrew its order.

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Prominent Kashmiri businessman escapes Red Zone in Jammu for home, put under quarantine

India | Apr 17, 2020, 10:22 PM IST

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.

25 new cases of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, tally climbs to 270

25 new cases of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, tally climbs to 270

India | Apr 13, 2020, 06:41 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir reported 25 fresh coronavirus infections on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 270, officials said. 

Police carry out rescue operations in the Kupwara district

3 dead as Pakistan resorts to unprovoked shelling in Kupwara; civilian areas targetted

India | Apr 12, 2020, 06:52 PM IST

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

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Suspected JeM terrorist arrested in Jammu

India | Apr 11, 2020, 01:47 PM IST

Jammu Police in RS Pura area has arrested a suspected Jaish-e Mohammad (JeM) terrorist -- hardcore over ground worker (OGW) along with incriminating material.

9 terrorists killed in last 24 hours in Kashmir Valley: Indian Army (Representational image)

9 terrorists killed in last 24 hours in Kashmir Valley: Indian Army

India | Apr 05, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

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. 

Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in J&K's Kulgam (Representational image)

Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in J&K's Kulgam

India | Apr 04, 2020, 08:25 AM IST

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

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Seven villages declared red zones to prevent spread of COVID-19 in Pulwama

India | Mar 29, 2020, 10:03 PM IST

A person hailing from the district, who had attended a religious congregation, tested positive for COVID-19. The person moved around in these villages

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7 more test positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir; four of them came in contact with dead pa

India | Mar 28, 2020, 08:04 PM IST

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

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Jammu and Kashmir: Over 60 people who came in contact with dead coronavirus patient quarantined

India | Mar 26, 2020, 10:57 PM IST

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

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Jammu and Kashmir: Govt suspends inter-state bus service in wake of coronavirus scare

India | Mar 18, 2020, 10:05 PM IST

The government in Jammu and Kashmir has suspended inter-state bus service with immediate effect

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Coronavirus: Indian citizen with travel history to Iran dies in Leh; samples sent for COVID-19 test

India | Mar 08, 2020, 11:21 PM IST

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

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