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Jammu University tense ahead of union election, NSUI protests

The clashes happened during campaiging for the first phase of the students union election scheduled for September 25 at the university.

Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after landslide

A landslide blocked the 300-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Ramban district and was cleared in two-and-a-half hours to ensure smooth movement of traffic, officials said today.

NIA arrest two supporters of Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Bahadur Ali
NIA arrest two supporters of Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Bahadur Ali

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested two accomplices of captured Pakistani national and Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Bahadur Ali in Jammu and Kashmir.

Omar‏ questions govt's stand on Rohingyas, says threat angle post-2014 development
Omar‏ questions govt's stand on Rohingyas, says threat angle post-2014 development

He maintained that government's assertation of a grave national security threat to the country due to their presence is only a “post-2014 development".

Wanted criminal arrested in J&K; ammunition seized

A fresh case was registered against Singh for carrying country made 315-pistol along with five live rounds.

Stone-pelting incidents: Two sent to NIA custody till Sept 19

A Delhi court on Saturday allowed the NIA to conduct custodial interrogation of two men, including a freelance photo-journalist, for three more days in alleged case of stone-pelting in Kashmir Valley and mobilising support against security personnel through the social media.

List of top terrorists in Valley released, includes al Qaeda Kashmir chief Zakir Musa
List of top terrorists in Valley released, includes al Qaeda Kashmir chief Zakir Musa

Days after killing Amarnath terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Ismail during an encounter in Srinagar, the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir released a list of top five dreaded terrorists who are active in the Valley. 

Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir as Army foils infiltration bid
Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir as Army foils infiltration bid

Two militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Saturday and a huge stash of arms recovered as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC).

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

Pakistan rangers on Saturday violated ceasefire along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir targeting Indian positions, killing livestock and damaging several properties.

Jammu & Kashmir: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC
Jammu & Kashmir: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC

This is the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in a span of five days.

Killing of top commander major setback for LeT: J&K Police
Killing of top commander major setback for LeT: J&K Police

Abu Ismail planned and carried out the attack on a bus of Amarnath Yatris in Anantnag district on July 10 this year, police said. Eight pilgrims were killed and 13 others injured in the attack.

Mobile internet services restored in Srinagar
Mobile internet services restored in Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday restored the mobile internet service, almost half an hour after it was blocked in the city. 

Amarnath Yatra attack mastermind Abu Ismail killed in J&K's Nowgam
Amarnath Yatra attack mastermind Abu Ismail killed in J&K's Nowgam

In a big development, dreaded Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Amarnath terror attack mastermind Abu Ismail was on Thursday killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam area. 

Two Hizbul overground workers arrested

Two overground workers of the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist outfit were arrested on Thursday.

Two Hizbul Mujahideen sympathisers arrested in J&K's Kupwara

Two suspected overground workers of the banned Hizbul Mujahideen have been arrested in north Kashmir, police said today.

Security forces cordon villages in J&K's Pulwama, suspect terrorists' presence
Security forces cordon villages in J&K's Pulwama, suspect terrorists' presence

In a joint operation, the Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF on Thursday started a cordon and search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district suspecting the presence of terrorists in the area. 

Two BSF jawans among 5 injured in Pak shelling along LoC, IB

Five persons, including two BSF jawans, were injured in firing and shelling by Pakistani troops in violation of ceasefire along the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting forces here to retaliate.

Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC, IB in Jammu, Poonch

At 1545 hours, Pak rangers also fired mortar shells along IB, he said adding that the BSF retaliated.

Students protest mysterious death of boy in J&K's Rajouri

Himanshu Sharma, a class 10 student, was found unconscious shortly after leaving for his school in the field and was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared brought dead by the doctors.

Amnesty calls for ban on pellet shotguns in Kashmir

Amnesty International on Wednesday reiterated its call for a ban on pellet-firing shotguns used by Indian forces in Kashmir to quell civilian protests.

PMLA case: Judicial custody of Separatist Shabir Shah, other extended till Sept 27
PMLA case: Judicial custody of Separatist Shabir Shah, other extended till Sept 27

Shah was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on July 26, a day after several Hurriyat leaders were taken into custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) in a case of alleged terror funding in the Valley.

Police to conduct background checks of staff in Jammu schools

The move follows rising concern about safety of children at schools after a seven-year-old boy was found dead with his throat slit in the washroom of a prominent school in Gurugram.

J&K policeman injured in accidental firing

A policeman was injured on Wednesday when his service rifle went off accidentally in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ganderbal district.

Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after two days for LMVs
Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after two days for LMVs

Officials have been directed to ensure that vehicles are not parked in any landslide or vulnerable zones under any circumstances.

6 schoolchildren, driver injured in accident on J&K highway

The children were given first-aid and handed over to their parents.

Two more braid-cutting incidents reported in J&K's Doda

Two more braid-cutting incidents were today reported in Bhaderwah town of Doda district, raising the number of such cases to six in less than a week, officials said.

Govt trying to regain faith of people of Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

The government is trying to regain the faith of people of Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday and sought support of all political parties and stakeholders to resolve the problems of the state.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for traffic for 2nd day

A traffic official said the officers have been directed to ensure that no vehicle is allowed on the highway, and those stranded are not parked in any landslide or vulnerable zones under any circumstances.

Rs 2000 cr allocated for rehabilitation of displaced families of POJK: Rajnath Singh
Rs 2000 cr allocated for rehabilitation of displaced families of POJK: Rajnath Singh

In an attempt to connect with the J&K youth, the Centre has decided to give 3000 jobs to migrants from Kashmir valley.

Two top Pakistan Army officers executing ISI's anti-India agenda in J&K, reveals Zee Media
Two top Pakistan Army officers executing ISI's anti-India agenda in J&K, reveals Zee Media

In a major breakthrough, Zahoor Watali, the Srinagar-based businessman who has been arrested in connection with the alleged financing of separatists in J&K, has revealed that the ISI has entrusted two senior Pakistan Army officers for fuelling tension in the Kashmir Valley.