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Govt briefs opposition for second day on Dokalam, Kashmir

Opposition leaders were told about the prevailing situation along the Sino-Indian border and Jammu and Kashmir and the government's action, an official spokesperson said.

JKLF's Yasin Malik released on bail after 13 days in jail

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik was on Saturday released on bail following a 13-day imprisonment at the Central Jail here.

Three JeM terrorists killed in J&K's Tral encounter
Three JeM terrorists killed in J&K's Tral encounter

Three terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit were on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in a forest area of Tral in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, a police official said.

Soldier killed in Pakistani ceasefire violation in J&K's Rajouri sector
Soldier killed in Pakistani ceasefire violation in J&K's Rajouri sector

An army soldier was martyred on Saturday in yet another Pakistani ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir.

One CRPF jawan injured as terrorists lobbed grenade in J&K's Kulgam
One CRPF jawan injured as terrorists lobbed grenade in J&K's Kulgam

According to ANI, the attacker has been apprehended and he conmfessed to the crime.

China meddling in Jammu and Kashmir's internal affairs: CM Mehbooba Mufti
China meddling in Jammu and Kashmir's internal affairs: CM Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti made the remarks after meeting Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here to appraise him of the current situation in the state.

Amarnath terror attack: J&K cops detain PDP MLA's driver for questioning
Amarnath terror attack: J&K cops detain PDP MLA's driver for questioning

Earlier in the week, as many as seven people were killed and fifteen others injured after a group of terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar around 8.20 pm on Monday night.

Situation under control in Kashmir Valley: Indian Army

"The Amarnath Yatra attack has been one reversal but we will continue our operations, will continue targeting terrorists. We will continue improving the situation," the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, said here briefing the media.

Over 3,300 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra
Over 3,300 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

"A total of 3,398 yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 3.30 am in an escorted convoy of 132 vehicles," the official added.

Mehbooba Mufti meets Rajnath Singh, discusses J&K's security situation, Amarnath terror attack
Mehbooba Mufti meets Rajnath Singh, discusses J&K's security situation, Amarnath terror attack

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who is in the national capital, will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday.

J&K: Two arrested with heroin worth Rs 20 crore

The arrests were made when the high grade heroin packets were being taken to Amritsar from Kashmir for selling purposes.

Tral encounter: Three terrorists gunned down, 7-8 militants believed to be hiding; gunbattle on
Tral encounter: Three terrorists gunned down, 7-8 militants believed to be hiding; gunbattle on

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Tral area of Pulwama district in Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

 Over 1.86 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath shrine since June 29
Over 1.86 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath shrine since June 29

Escorted by the CRPF and the police personnel, the fresh batch, consisting of 3,111 males, 892 females and 102 sadhus and sadhvis, left in a convoy of 191 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning

Security forces killed 102 terrorists in J&K in seven months, more on hit list
Security forces killed 102 terrorists in J&K in seven months, more on hit list

According to the police, Gilkar had played a key role in the lynching of DySP Mohammad Ayub Pandith near Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Srinagar on June 22.

 

J&K police forms SIT to probe Amarnath bus attack
J&K police forms SIT to probe Amarnath bus attack

The bus was not registered with the Amaranth Shrine Board and had reportedly violated the travel rules. 

Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains
Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was on Friday reopened for traffic after remaining closed for a day due to heavy rains in Ramban and Udhampur districts.

Terrorists playing cricket with AK 47 as wicket in Kashmir – Watch video
Terrorists playing cricket with AK 47 as wicket in Kashmir – Watch video

A video of terrorists playing cricket, using AK 47 as wickets in south Kashmir has gone viral.

Afghan national held in J&K's Baramulla while trying to exfiltrate to Pakistan
Afghan national held in J&K's Baramulla while trying to exfiltrate to Pakistan

An Afghan national living illegally in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was arrested by the security forces on Thursday.

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

The security forces on Friday arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.

Curfew-like restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in parts of the city on Friday to scuttle separatist-called protests.

'From darkness to light', Indian Army launches 'Operation Sadbhavana' for Kashmiri children – Details inside
'From darkness to light', Indian Army launches 'Operation Sadbhavana' for Kashmiri children – Details inside

In yet another attempt to win over the hearts of Kashmiri locals, the Indian Army is focusing on imparting education to the children, with their 'Free Open Army School' programme.

J&K highway blocked due landslides triggered by rains
J&K highway blocked due landslides triggered by rains

The Border Roads Organisation, which is maintaining the road, pressed its men and machines into service to clear the highway.

J&K: Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz detained after trying to march towards martyrs’ graveyard

The police on Thursday detained moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as he tried to lead his supporters towards the martyrs' graveyard in the Naqshband Sahib area of the city, officials said.

LeT operative Sandeep Sharma converts to Islam, joins Lashkar to win over Kashmiri 'sweetheart'
LeT operative Sandeep Sharma converts to Islam, joins Lashkar to win over Kashmiri 'sweetheart'

Sandeep Sharma, a.k.a Adil, who was arrested by Jammu and Kashmir Police last Sunday, joined terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba as he wanted to marry a Kashmiri girl "at any cost". 

3,500 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

 A fresh batch of 3,500 pilgrims left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley on Thursday to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra.

DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who insitigated mob killed in encounter
DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who insitigated mob killed in encounter

DSP Pandith was stripped and stoned to death by a mob outside the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of downtown Srinagar on June 22.

Two Pakistanis among four terrorists involved in attack on Amarnath pilgrims, says MHA; 'highest alert' sounded across J&K
Two Pakistanis among four terrorists involved in attack on Amarnath pilgrims, says MHA; 'highest alert' sounded across J&K

Security forces have launched a massive hunt for Pakistani national and LeT 'commander' Abu Ismail who has emerged as the mastermind of terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims

No cancellation, rescheduling charges on Jammu flights till July 13: Air India

Air India on Wednesday announced to waive penalty charges for no-show, cancellation and rescheduling of tickets for passengers travelling to and from Jammu in the aftermath of the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims.

BJP attacks Congress, says Gandhi family responsible for problems in Kashmir

Union minister Smriti Irani said the challenges around Kashmir were a legacy of the Nehru-Gandhi family and that "the country knows it".

Separatists hail Kashmiris for denouncing attack on Amarnath pilgrims

The killing has sparked an outrage in Kashmir, with most people dismissing denouncing the attack on pilgrims.