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Dialogue only after stone-pelting ends in Kashmir: Amit Shah
Dialogue only after stone-pelting ends in Kashmir: Amit Shah

The Agenda of Alliance sealed by the BJP and the PDP before they formed the government in the state talks about holding dialogue with all internal stakeholders.

Despite shutdown call, hundreds of Kashmiri youth appear in army recruitment exam
Despite shutdown call, hundreds of Kashmiri youth appear in army recruitment exam

Despite the valley-wide shutdown on Sunday and Monday against the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sabzar Ahmad Bhatt, 799 candidates out of 815 appeared for common entrance written examination.

J&K: Large-scale encroachment of water bodies, 718 people booked

The state government has said that 718 people have encroached upon 422 acres of wetlands in Kashmir Valley.

NIA summons Kashmir separatists to appear in Delhi in Pak funding probe
NIA summons Kashmir separatists to appear in Delhi in Pak funding probe

Both of them were questioned for four consecutive days earlier this month as part of the ongoing investigation.

SIT formed to probe killing of teacher in Jammu

Anita Suri was found dead at her residence on May 24. She worked as a senior faculty member at the AMT School in Jammu.

Forest fire in Trikuta hills, Vaishno Devi yatra briefly halted

The fire broke out on the new battery car track and later, spread to the other stretches. The 'yatra' route was closed as a precautionary measure, the police said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Civilian killed in Pakistan firing in Kupwara sector
Jammu and Kashmir: Civilian killed in Pakistan firing in Kupwara sector

Pakistan Army today shot dead a civilian and injured another in Keran sector of Kupwara district near Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

800 Kashmiri youths appear for Army exam amid unrest

 Nearly 800 Kashmiri youths on Sunday appeared in the common entrance exam for selection of junior commissioned officers and other ranks in the Army amid unrest in the Valley following the killing of militant Sabzar Bhat.

Intruder killed in Jammu and Kashmir

"The intruder was killed in an ambush. His identity is yet to be ascertained".

Indian Army foils another Pakistan infiltration bid, guns down intruder in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch
Indian Army foils another Pakistan infiltration bid, guns down intruder in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

The body of one intruder was recovered as the Indian Army foiled another infiltration attempt by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch area on Sunday.

Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Bhat's killing: Curfew imposed in Kashmir Valley amid stirring unrest
Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Bhat's killing: Curfew imposed in Kashmir Valley amid stirring unrest

Curfew has been announced following the killing of Hijbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmed Bhat in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral area on Saturday.

Pakistan brands Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Bhat's killing as 'extra-judicial'
Pakistan brands Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Bhat's killing as 'extra-judicial'

Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has condemned the killing of top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and other terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian forces, and called upon the international community and the United Nations to bring an end to the bloodshed.

Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Bhat killed in Kashmir, one dead amid protests; Hurriyat calls for shutdown
Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Bhat killed in Kashmir, one dead amid protests; Hurriyat calls for shutdown

One civilian was killed and 35 injured others, including five policemen, were injured in violent protests as authorities braced for a recurrence of the 2016 unrest that saw nearly 100 dead.

J&K Civil Services Judicial Exam scheduled to be held on Sunday postponed
J&K Civil Services Judicial Exam scheduled to be held on Sunday postponed

The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission has postponed the written test for Civil Service (Judicial) Competitive Examination, which was scheduled to be held on Sunday.

Hurriyat calls for two-day shutdown in Kashmir

At least 35 people got injured in clashes in different areas of Kashmir Valley with five security personnel also receiving bullet injuries, officials said.

Rejection in love prompted Sabzar Bhat become a Hizbul terrorist –  Complete details inside
Rejection in love prompted Sabzar Bhat become a Hizbul terrorist – Complete details inside

Sabzar joined militancy at the age of 15 when security forces killed Burhan's brother, Khalid, in Tral.

Army kills 10 terrorists, thwarts Pakistan's attempts to push intruders into India
Army kills 10 terrorists, thwarts Pakistan's attempts to push intruders into India

The spike in Pakistani attempts to breach the border comes as the Muslims have begun their holy month of Ramadan across the country.

Shutdown in Kashmir Valley due to protests over killing of Hizb commander
Shutdown in Kashmir Valley due to protests over killing of Hizb commander

A civilian was killed and at least 30 people were on Saturday injured in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in the Kashmir Valley following the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including top commander Sabzar Bhat, in an encounter in Pulwama district.

 

Huge haul of arms, ammunition seized from Tral encounter
Huge haul of arms, ammunition seized from Tral encounter

The weapons recovered included AK-47 and INSAS rifles. The police and the Army had cordoned off the area after the attack. A massive anti-insurgency operation is currently underway.

Hizbul Commander Sabzar Bhat killed: Know how Burhan Wani's successor was tracked by intelligence agencies
Hizbul Commander Sabzar Bhat killed: Know how Burhan Wani's successor was tracked by intelligence agencies

Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat was killed along with another militant in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Tral encounter: J&K govt snaps mobile internet again fearing law and order in Kashmir
Tral encounter: J&K govt snaps mobile internet again fearing law and order in Kashmir

It has not even been 24 hours since the social media sites and applications including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter were restored in Kashmir Valley. 

Tral encounter: Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Bhat killed in Pulwama; shutdown in Kashmir Valley
Tral encounter: Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Bhat killed in Pulwama; shutdown in Kashmir Valley

Sabzar Bhat alias Abu Zarar had succeeded former Hizbul commander Burhan Wani, who was killed on July 08, 2016, in Anantnag district.

Rs 15 lakh looted from Kashmir ATM

The burglars looted the money from a J&K Bank ATM in Unisoo village in Langate area late Friday night.

Social media ban lifted, apps restored in Kashmir

The ban came in when these social networking sites were being "misused by anti-national and anti-social elements to create law and order disturbances" in Kashmir.

Indian Army foils infiltration bid in Rampur sector of Kashmir; 6 militants gunned down
Indian Army foils infiltration bid in Rampur sector of Kashmir; 6 militants gunned down

Rampur sector is adjacent to the Uri sector where the Army on Friday foiled an attack by Pakistan`s Border Action Team and killed two intruders.

J&K: Terrorists attack army's patrolling party at Pulwama; area cordoned off
J&K: Terrorists attack army's patrolling party at Pulwama; area cordoned off

A group of terrorists attacked at Indian Army's patrolling party at Jammu and Kashmir's Saimooh village in Pulwama's Tral area on Friday.

Clashes erupt between protestors, cops in J&K's Sopore, Srinagar after Friday prayers
Clashes erupt between protestors, cops in J&K's Sopore, Srinagar after Friday prayers

Clashes broke out between protestors and security forces after Friday prayers in north Kashmir's Sopore town and Old City in Srinagar.

Indian Army foils ambush by Pakistan's Border Action Team in Uri, two attackers gunned down
Indian Army foils ambush by Pakistan's Border Action Team in Uri, two attackers gunned down

In a significant development, the Indian Army on Friday foiled a major infiltration bid allegedly backed by the Pakistani BAT along the LoC in the Uri sector of J&K.

Hurriyat's Geelani makes a comment on Indian Army, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar laughs – Watch uncut video
Hurriyat's Geelani makes a comment on Indian Army, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar laughs – Watch uncut video

A short video has emerged showing the members of delegation meeting hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Geelani, at his uptown Hyderpora residence in Srinagar.

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar-led peaceniks meet Mehbooba, separatist leaders in Srinagar

A delegation of peace activists led by Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and senior separatist leaders in an effort to create space for dialogue in the unrest-wracked state.