Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said that additional transit camp has been established at Panthachowk with all basic amenities enough to cater to 2000 pilgrims.
The 46-day long Amarnath pilgrimage to the cave shrine located at an altitude of 3,880 meters in south Kashmir's Anantnag has begun amid tight security arrangement given the terror threat in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
IGP Kashmir and IG CRPF held a detailed security review meeting with the officers of police, CAPF and other law enforcement agencies for facilitating synergy, better coordination & communication among forces during the Yatra.
Latest News: Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. In addition to meeting family of Anantnag terror attack martyr Arshad Khan, Shah chaired unified headquarters meeting of the security grid in Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed law and order as well as security situation in the state. Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik was present at the meeting as well.
The JeM operative, identified as Sajjad Bhat, a resident of Bijbehara in south Kashmir, has been on the run since Puklwama attack and was an active terrorist in the valley.
According to police, the group was technically updated and used to take CCTVs and electronic surveillance equipment alongwith them and dispose it off so as to destroy any sort of video evidence.
Fair organized at the time of Mata Kheer Bhavani Jayanti has come to represent Hindu-Muslim unity and has become a place for Kashmiri Pandit families to reunite.
An eight-year-old girl, belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe, was abducted, drugged, gangraped, tortured and killed on January 10 last year.
Terrorists on Friday lobbed a grenade at a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore. Two policemen suffered splinter injuries in the attack.
A speeding car has mowed down 25 sheep owned by a shepherd from Bakerwal community on Srinagar's Abdullah Bridge.
The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in a case relating to weapon theft from a former MLA's residence in Srinagar.
The Kashmir unit of the al-Qaeda is called the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.
Post Eid prayers, the protestors chanted slogans and clashed with forces on duty in the Jamia Masjid area of Nowhatta and Khanyaar.
Militants shot dead a woman and injured a man Wednesday in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
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Honoring the exemplary display of selfless action, the governor has further announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh for Rouf's family.
The first Kashmiri man to have joined the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has surrendered and is in the custody of US forces in Syria, according to his family. His family and mother are shattered with the news and are now running pillar to post to bring him back.
As many as 220 well-trained recruits joined the Ladakh Scouts Regiment as young soldiers at a spectacular attestation parade in Leh today.
The attack took place in Babagund Langate area of Handwara when terrorists indiscriminately fired, critically injuring the civilian. He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital but succumbed to his injuries on the way.
Thousands have come out on the streets seeking justice for the 3-year-old girl who was allegedly raped in the premises of a government school in Bandipora.
One AK 47 rifle, one AK 47 magazine, 30 rounds of AK 47 and Indian currency worth Rs 8771 were recovered from their possession.
Normal life was disrupted in Srinagar on Monday due to a strike called by a religious-cum-separatist organisation against the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A group of five to six terrorists had attempted to infiltrate into the Indian side in the wee hours today, Army sources said. However, the prompt and appropriate response by security forces led to a gunfight in which two of them were killed.