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J&K Police office martyred as terrorists open fire in Baramulla

J&K Police officer martyred as terrorists open fire in Baramulla

India | Mar 04, 2020, 08:15 PM IST

A Special Police Officer (SPO) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was martyred as terrorists opened fire at a police party near Warpora post in Baramulla.

Gurez valley

Cricket on Snow: Youngsters from Kashmir host tournament on frozen field to promote tourism

Cricket | Feb 20, 2020, 01:54 PM IST

To attract attention of higher authorities and reach more people on a national scale, a tournament was organized by the youth to promote winter sports further on a frozen field in Markoot.

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti booked under Public Safety Act (PSA)

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti booked under Public Safety Act

India | Feb 07, 2020, 12:00 AM IST

Former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have been booked under Public Safety Act (PSA). Both the leaders are already under detainment. They were detained in the immediate aftermath of abrogation of Article 370 in the month of August last year.

J&K: Two Jaish terrorists gunned down during Sopore

J&K: Two Jaish terrorists gunned down during Sopore encounter; arms and ammunition seized

India | Aug 03, 2019, 06:11 PM IST

Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were gunned down by security personnel during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday evening. The encounter broke out after security forces received a credible input about the presence of terrorists.

Earlier this week, the Centre had deployed 10,000 additional troops in the conflict-ridden state. On

Amid terror threat, J&K police appeals for calm, asks people to not believe rumours

India | Aug 02, 2019, 09:13 PM IST

A heightened threat perception has begun to affect routine life in the state amid an increasing presence of the Indian armed forces. Independence Day preparations are in full swing in all the government schools and colleges. While educational institutes remain open, parents are being cautious and are not sending their children to schools and colleges.

NIA raids cross border trader's residence

NIA raids cross border trader's residence in Pulwama

India | Jul 23, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

The raid was carried out at the residence of Wani alias Bardana, of Achgoza Keller in South Kashmir's Pulwama. He had claimed his business was stalled after India banned cross border trading in the wake of Pulwama attack on February 14 this year.

A civilian woman was rescued from drowning in a river in

Video shows how brave CRPF men save woman from drowning in Baramulla river | Watch

India | Jul 15, 2019, 05:40 PM IST

The incident happened when the 176 Tangmarg company was doing its usual area domination. The CRPF men heard a woman crying for help. They went after the voice. They found a woman being swept away by tides and strong undercurrent of a river.

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Teacher threatens to slaughter a student with an axe, video went viral

India | Jul 03, 2019, 03:30 PM IST

The teacher is from Bright Future Education Institute in Wagat village of Handwara and it can be seen in the video that he is threatening to slaughter a minor student with an axe.   

Additional Transit camps established at Panthachowk

Good News For Amarnath Yatries 24X7 Medical services, Additional Transit camps established at Panthachowk

India | Jul 01, 2019, 11:36 PM IST

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.

Amarnath yatra begins amid multi-tier security grid

Amarnath yatra begins amidst multi-tier security grid

India | Jun 30, 2019, 08:22 PM IST

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.

Amarnath Yatra: IGP Kashmir and IG CRPF take stock of

Amarnath Yatra: IGP Kashmir and IG CRPF take stock of security preparations

India | Jun 28, 2019, 11:02 PM IST

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. 

Amit Shah arrives at the residence of martyred SHO Irshad

Amit Shah visits Anantnag terror attack martyr Arshad Khan's house in Srinagar

India | Jun 27, 2019, 02:38 PM IST

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.

Jaish-e-Mohammed commander Sajjad Bhat

Sajjad Bhat, owner of car used in Feb 14 Pulwama attack, killed in gunfight

India | Jun 18, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

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.

In this connection case the accused were charged under IPC

Srinagar: Police arrest gang of burglars, stolen property worth lakhs of rupees rupees recovered

Jun 15, 2019, 07:37 PM IST

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. 

Kheer Bhavani Mata Jayanti

Kashmiri Pandits celebrate Kheer Bhavani festival in Ganderbal

India | Jun 15, 2019, 01:04 PM IST

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.

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former Jammu and

Kathua rape and murder case: Mehbooba Mufti welcomes judgement

India | Jun 10, 2019, 03:54 PM IST

An eight-year-old girl, belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe, was abducted, drugged, gangraped, tortured and killed on January 10 last year.

Terrorists lob grenade at Sopore police station, 2

Grenade attack on Sopore police station in Kashmir, 2 policemen injured

India | Jun 07, 2019, 04:09 PM IST

Terrorists on Friday lobbed a grenade at a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore. Two policemen suffered splinter injuries in the attack.

Speeding car mows down 25 sheep

Speeding car mows down 25 sheep on Srinagar's Abdullah bridge

India | Jun 07, 2019, 02:01 PM IST

A speeding car has mowed down 25 sheep owned by a shepherd from Bakerwal community on Srinagar's Abdullah Bridge.

NIA files chargesheet in case of weapon theft from ex-MLA's

NIA files chargesheet in case of weapon theft from ex-MLA's house

India | Jun 06, 2019, 07:07 PM IST

The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in a case relating to weapon theft from a former MLA's residence in Srinagar.   

On July 27, 2017, an al-Qaeda faction named then Hizbul

Abdul Hameed Lelhari named head of al-Qaeda's Kashmir unit after Zakir Musa's death

India | Jun 06, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

The Kashmir unit of the al-Qaeda is called the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.