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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.

Keeping close watch to check terror funding in Kashmir: Centre
Keeping close watch to check terror funding in Kashmir: Centre

The Centre on Thursday said it is keeping a close watch on illegal flow of funds to fuel militancy in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K stone-pelter, who was tied to Army jeep as human shield, files complaint against Major Gogoi
J&K stone-pelter, who was tied to Army jeep as human shield, files complaint against Major Gogoi

Farooq Ahmed Dar, the stone-pelter, who was tied to the bonnet of a jeep by Major Leetul Gogoi, has filed a complaint in the state Human Rights Commission, Jammu and Kashmir against the latter's recommendation for a Commendation Card by the Indian Army.

No accident, school bus with 40 children returns safely to Poonch

 A school bus with 40 children on board from Manjakot in Poonch to Peer Ki Gali on the Mughal Road returned with all its occupants safe.

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar meets moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Senior Congress leader on Thursday met moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir.

Jittery' Pakistan now posts 'FAKE' video of destroying Indian border posts in Nowshera
Jittery' Pakistan now posts 'FAKE' video of destroying Indian border posts in Nowshera

In response to Indian Army's  'punitive fire assaults' video, a jittery Pakistan has now released a video claiming that its security forces have destroyed Indian border posts in the Nowshera sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: Suspected militants hurl grenade at CRPF, SOG camp at Shopian; civilian injured

At least one civilian was injured when suspected militants lobbed grenades on CRPF and SOG camp in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday evening, news agency PTI reported. 

UN denies its observers attacked by Indians in Kashmir

The UN has denied that its observers in Kashmir came under attack from Indian Army in Kashmir, refuting the Pakistani allegations.

High operational military readiness being maintained by India along Line of Control
High operational military readiness being maintained by India along Line of Control

Pakistani fighter jets flew near the Siachen Glacier on Wednesday, according to a Pakistani media report.

J&K: Terrorists shot PDP worker Abdul Qayoom at Srinagar's Barzulla
J&K: Terrorists shot PDP worker Abdul Qayoom at Srinagar's Barzulla

Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (JKPDP or PDP) worker Abdul Qayoom was allegedly shot at by suspected terrorists at Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Wednesday night.

Army free to take decisions in Jammu and Kashmir: Arun Jaitley
Army free to take decisions in Jammu and Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

 Army officers are free to take decisions in a "war-like" zone, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday referring to the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti discusses law and order, LoC shelling with Governor
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti discusses law and order, LoC shelling with Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Governor N N Vohra here on Wednesday and discussed law and order, shelling along the Line of Control (LoC), infiltration attempts by militants and other issues.

Fearing stone pelters, J&K govt seeks 27,000 security personnel for safety of Amarnath pilgrims
Fearing stone pelters, J&K govt seeks 27,000 security personnel for safety of Amarnath pilgrims

The Jammu and Kashmir government has demanded around 27,000 security personnel to ensure safety of the pilgrims going to visit the Amarnath holy shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.