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J&K encounter: Two LeT terrorists neutralized in Ganderbal, combing ops underway
J&K encounter: Two LeT terrorists neutralized in Ganderbal, combing ops underway

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in a massive gunbattle with the security forces near Khimber's Hadoora area in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

One terrorist killed, infiltration bid foiled in J&K's Sunderbani
One terrorist killed, infiltration bid foiled in J&K's Sunderbani

The Indian Army detected the movement of terrorists along the Line of Control and foiled an infiltration attempt in Sunderbani sector in the wee hours on Tuesday. 

Militant hideout busted in J&K's Kishtwar district
Militant hideout busted in J&K's Kishtwar district

Security forces on Monday busted a militant hideout in a natural cave in Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir and seized arms and ammunition.

Gunfight erupts in Kashmir

A gunfight erupted between security forces and militants on Tuesday in north Kashmir`s Ganderbal district.

Militant hideout busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district

Security forces on Monday busted a militant hideout in a natural cave in Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir and seized arms and ammunition.

Transport strike affects life in Kashmir Valley

The strike was called against the Jammu and Kashmir government`s decision to increase taxes on passenger vehicles.
 

Heavy rain and snow forecast for Jammu and Kashmir

The 40-day long `Chillai Kalan` was expected to end on January 30, which would mark rise in both day and night temperatures in the valley.

High alert sounded in Jammu ahead of Republic Day
High alert sounded in Jammu ahead of Republic Day

A high alert has been sounded in Jammu city as police has cautioned schools amid raising multiple barricades and intensified checking ahead of Republic day.

Rain, snow starts in Jammu and Kashmir
Rain, snow starts in Jammu and Kashmir

Moderate rain and snowfall started on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir, the weather office announced.

Cold wave continues in Jammu and Kashmir, Leh records minus 13.9

Cold wave continued in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as minimum temperatures remained several notches below freezing point.

Night temperatures plunge in Kashmir

Leh recorded a minimum temperature of minus 16.8 degrees Celsius last night - a drop of over eight degrees from the previous night's minus 8.3 degrees Celsius, an official of the Meteorological Department here said.

J&K: Roads cleared after snowfall, traffic jams still a problem

In what can be called as a slight of relief to the residents and tourists in the Valley, the roads are being cleared after the state witnessed heavy snowfall.

Temporary outage OK if Internet is abused for violence: Ravi Shankar Prasad

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday favoured uninterrupted availability of internet in Kashmir, but justified "temporary intervention" when the Internet or social media is abused for violence and hatred.

NIA says LeT behind Uri, Handwara attacks
NIA says LeT behind Uri, Handwara attacks

Earlier, it was claimed that Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was behind the attack.

Mumbai attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's nephew gunned down in J&K
Mumbai attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's nephew gunned down in J&K

Musa was the incharge of LeT's activities in Bandipora and was actively involved in strengthening the terror organisation's network in the region.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway open for one-way traffic
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway open for one-way traffic

The nearly 300-km long Srinagar- Jammu national highway, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, was thrown open for one-way traffic, three days after heavy snowfall led to its closure on Monday.

Kashmir Assembly seeks return of migrant Pandits

The mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits started from the Valley in early 1989 when armed insurgency began in the state.

J&K Assembly passes resolution for return of Kashmiri Pandits

 Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution for creating a conducive atmosphere for the return of Kashmiri Pandits and other migrants to the Valley.

Lashkar-e-Toiba militant gunned down in J&K's Bandipora
Lashkar-e-Toiba militant gunned down in J&K's Bandipora

Musa is said to have been the incharge of LeT's activities in Bandipora and was actively involved in spreading the terror organisation's network in the region.

J&K Police rescues 80 people from avalanche-prone south Kashmir area
J&K Police rescues 80 people from avalanche-prone south Kashmir area

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday rescued 80 persons from an avalanche-prone area in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

This Kashmiri IAS officer’s Facebook post on `Dangal` girl Zaira Wasim’s situation is going viral – Read here
This Kashmiri IAS officer’s Facebook post on `Dangal` girl Zaira Wasim’s situation is going viral – Read here

Kashmiri actress Zaira Wasim was trolled on social media when her photos with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister​ Mehbooba Mufti emerged.

No compensation provided to Burhan Wani's family: Mehbooba Mufti

Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces on July 8 last year.

Fresh snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir Valley

 After nightlong intermittent snowfall, the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday remained cut off from the rest of the country as road, rail and air traffic got disrupted.

Power supply restored in 80% areas of Kashmir post snowfall: Deputy CM
Power supply restored in 80% areas of Kashmir post snowfall: Deputy CM

Jammu and Kashmir's Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Tuesday said that power supply has been restored in 80 per cent areas of the Kashmir Valley post snowfall.

Intruder apprehended in Nagrota army camp

A man was shot and apprehended after he entered the Nagrota army camp in Jammu and Kashmir`s Jammu district, a defence spokesman said on Tuesday.

NC stages walkout from Assembly over power crisis in Kashmir

Opposition National Conference (NC) on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Assembly alleging that the state government had failed to provide electricity supply to the snow-bound areas of Kashmir.

Severe cold shuts Kashmir University for 10 days

Intense cold and extremely slippery road conditions prompted the Kashmir University on Tuesday to postpone the day`s scheduled exams and suspend classes for the next 10 days, an official said.

Amarnath Yatra to begin on June 29

The 40-day long annual 'yatra' to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas will commence on June 29, the shrine board said on Monday.

Jammu and Kashmir CM links lifting of AFSPA to end to terrorism

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday linked the revocation of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to improvement in law and order situation and success of security forces in ending terrorism in the state.

This J&K MLC called terrorist Burhan Wani a 'freedom fighter', won't face any FIR
This J&K MLC called terrorist Burhan Wani a 'freedom fighter', won't face any FIR

The Jammu and Kashmir legislative council Chairman on Monday extended the protection of the house to the National Conference legislator who called Hizbul commander Burhan Wani a "freedom fighter" and said that a police complaint would not be allowed to be lodged against him.