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Over 13,000 J&K students got PM's scholarship since 2011

More than 13,000 Jammu and Kashmir students have benefitted from the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship since 2011.

Terrorists attack 62 RR convoy in J&K's Shopian, two Army jawans injured; area cordoned off
Terrorists attack 62 RR convoy in J&K's Shopian, two Army jawans injured; area cordoned off

A joint party of Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police were on Thursday attacked by a group of terrorists in the Shopian district of the state. 

Terror funding in Kashmir Valley: NIA summons Syed Ali Shah Geelani's son for questioning

National Investigation Agency​ on Thursday issued summons to the elder son of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. 

NIA probes Dubai route into Kashmir terror funding; to seek court's consent for polygraph test on Separatist leaders
NIA probes Dubai route into Kashmir terror funding; to seek court's consent for polygraph test on Separatist leaders

The seven Kashmiri separatist leaders, who were arrested for allegedly funding terror outfits in Jammu and Kashmir, will undergo a lie detector test. 

Burhan Wani's successor Zakir Musa is head of al Qaeda cell in Kashmir: Report
Burhan Wani's successor Zakir Musa is head of al Qaeda cell in Kashmir: Report

Former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa, who is active in Kashmir, has been appointed as head of a newly created al Qaeda cell Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind.

Two criminals nabbed in Jammu region

In another incident, an absconder Kala Khan was arrested in Kalakote belt of Rajouri district.

Infiltration bid foiled in Gurez sector of J&K, three terrorists killed
Infiltration bid foiled in Gurez sector of J&K, three terrorists killed

The Indian Army on Thursday foiled an infiltration bid by Pakistan-backed militants in the Gurez Sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Stone pelting incidents down to 424 in 2017 from 1,590 in 2016 in Kashmir Valley: CRPF DG
Stone pelting incidents down to 424 in 2017 from 1,590 in 2016 in Kashmir Valley: CRPF DG

CRPF DG RR Bhatnagar said a number of steps were taken in the recent past like re-positioning of the troops, having a new strategy to achieve the results that are being seen now.

Policeman shot dead in Kashmir's Kulgam district

The official said Ahmad was riding a motorcycle to his home in Yaripora area of Kulgam.

J&K records Rs 4,650 crore deficit in power tariff collection: CAG

The Jammu and Kashmir government has recorded Rs 4,650 crore deficit in collection of power tariff during the year 2015-16, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said.

LeT militant arrested in Sopore, was involved in stone-pelting

Security forces on Wednesday arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant, who was earlier involved in incidents of stone pelting, in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.

Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag, 2-3 terrorists believed to be hiding; mobile, internet service suspended
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag, 2-3 terrorists believed to be hiding; mobile, internet service suspended

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday afternoon. 

'Full-timer' separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani owns properties worth crores of rupees — Complete details inside
'Full-timer' separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani owns properties worth crores of rupees — Complete details inside

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the top most Separatist of Jammu and Kashmir and his family have amassed wealth worth crores of rupees and also own benami properties.

Enforcement Directorate gets 7-day custody of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah
Enforcement Directorate gets 7-day custody of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah

Separatist leader Shabir Shah, who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the alleged terror funding case, was on Wednesday sent to a seven-day custody. 

''Kargil-like situation won't happen again'': Northern Army Commander

Lt Gen Anbu recalled the war of 1999 as a very proud moment for the Indian Army.

LeT terrorist Basit Nazar arrested from Sopore in J&K
LeT terrorist Basit Nazar arrested from Sopore in J&K

 Nazar has been apprehended in a combined operation by the Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Special Operations Group

Stone-pelting incidents: Pakistan-based JuD using WhatsApp to foment trouble in Kashmir
Stone-pelting incidents: Pakistan-based JuD using WhatsApp to foment trouble in Kashmir

Seven people including Altaf Ahmed Shah, the son-in-law of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, were arrested on July 24 by the NIA.

Another separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested in J&K's Srinagar
Another separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested in J&K's Srinagar

The National Investigation Agency on Tuesday arrested another senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah in Srinagar in a money laundering case.

142 terrorists killed on LoC since 2014 in Jammu & Kashmir: Govt
142 terrorists killed on LoC since 2014 in Jammu & Kashmir: Govt

The Indian Army has foiled 84 infiltration bids on LoC since 2014, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

J&K terror funding: Arrested Hurriyat leaders laundered money to create unrest in Valley, NIA tells court
J&K terror funding: Arrested Hurriyat leaders laundered money to create unrest in Valley, NIA tells court

A Delhi court sent all seven Hurriyat leaders, who were arrested on Monday on terror funding charges, to the 10-day custody of National Investigation Agency (NIA). 

Separatists call for Kashmir 'bandh' over arrests

Separatists in Kashmir have called for a bandh on Tuesday to protest against the arrest of seven persons, including the son-in-law of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with its terror funding probe.

MHA orders two inquiries into death of CRPF man in Kashmir

Two separate inquires have been ordered by the home ministry into the death of a CRPF man in Jammu and Kashmir due to alleged negligence by his superior, who reportedly did not allow the sick jawan to be taken to the nearest medical centre.

Amarnath yatra crosses 2016 mark; 2.40 lakh pay obeisance

This year, the yatra will conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) on August 7.

Hurriyat calls for shutdown in Kashmir Valley over leaders' arrest

Hurriyat leadership has called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.

Lashkar-e-Toiba 'over-ground workers' who aided attack on Amarnath pilgrims in J&K identified, claims police
Lashkar-e-Toiba 'over-ground workers' who aided attack on Amarnath pilgrims in J&K identified, claims police

In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed that they have identified the "over-ground workers" of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba who had provided logistical help to militants before the attack on Amarnath pilgrims.

J&K: Army personnel display Bofors gun on Kargil Day celebrations
J&K: Army personnel display Bofors gun on Kargil Day celebrations

Following Kargil Day celebrations, Indian Army personnel on Monday displayed a Bofors gun in Drass.

CRPF company commander thrashed by subordinates in Kashmir

A CRPF spokesman said an inquiry has been ordered into the entire incident including the alleged thrashing of the company commander by his subordinates.

DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Main accused killed in encounter, 20 other arrested, informs IG Kashmir
DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Main accused killed in encounter, 20 other arrested, informs IG Kashmir

Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sajid Ahmad Gilkar, who played a key role in instigating the mob to lynch DSP Ayub Pandith, was killed by security forces in Budgam district on July 12, the Jammu and Kashmir Police confirmed on Monday.

More shelling by Pak to boost LeT's 'Year of Kashmir' campaign
More shelling by Pak to boost LeT's 'Year of Kashmir' campaign

The month of July has seen greater ceasefire violations, which resulted in killings of 11 people, including nine soldiers and injuries to 16 others besides dislocation of thousands of people from the border areas of the state.

Batch of 1002 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

A batch of 1,002 pilgrims left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas on Sunday where over two lakh devotees have paid obeisance this year.