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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.

China says willing to play 'constructive role' over Kashmir

According to Pakistan Foreign Ministry, the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers, who met in Abidjan, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, passed a resolution on Kashmir.

Terrorists were in police uniforms, says survivor of Amarnath Yatra terror attack
Terrorists were in police uniforms, says survivor of Amarnath Yatra terror attack

The terrorists who open fire targeting the bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims were dressed in police uniforms, narrated the survivors of the deadly terror attack.

Amarnath attack: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre, says PM Narendra Modi's policies created space for terrorists in Kashmir
Amarnath attack: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre, says PM Narendra Modi's policies created space for terrorists in Kashmir

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday stepped up attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused him of pursuing policies that led to terrorists creating space for themselves in Jammu and Kashmir.

Day after Amarnath terror attack, J&K authorities restore mobile internet service in Jammu
Day after Amarnath terror attack, J&K authorities restore mobile internet service in Jammu

Mobile internet services were restored in Jammu on Wednesday after a two-day ban, According to PTI. 

Shutdown in Pahalgam market over Amarnath terror attack

The yatra, which passes through the Pahalgam market along the traditional route to the cave shrine, was, however, going on smoothly.

Working to improve security situation, overcome security lapses in Jammu and Kashmir: Government

Addressing the media, Jitendra Singh congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for the kind of resilience they have shown in the last 25 years.

 

Amarnath terror attack: Massive manhunt launched to track down LeT commander Abu Ismail
Amarnath terror attack: Massive manhunt launched to track down LeT commander Abu Ismail

A massive manhunt has been launched to track down Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and Pakistani national Abu Ismail, the matermind of the Amarnath terror attack.

Restrictions in Srinagar after militant's death

Hizbul militant Sajad Ahmad Gilkar, who belonged to Pandan locality in Nowhatta area, was among the three militants who died in Tuesday's gunfight with security forces in Redbug village.

 

Unfazed by Anantnag terror attack, largest batch of Amarnath pilgrims leaves for Pahalgam amid tight security
Unfazed by Anantnag terror attack, largest batch of Amarnath pilgrims leaves for Pahalgam amid tight security

Unfazed by the brazen terror attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, the largest batch of Amarnath pilgrims left for Pahalgam and Baltal on Wednesday.

After attack on Amarnath pilgrims, security forces intensify counter-terror ops in J&K, kill three Hizbul militants in Budgam
After attack on Amarnath pilgrims, security forces intensify counter-terror ops in J&K, kill three Hizbul militants in Budgam

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in overnight encounter with security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Shopian Police arrests three accused in attempt of bank robbery, weapon snatching
Shopian Police arrests three accused in attempt of bank robbery, weapon snatching

The Shopian Police has arrested three accused on Tuesday involved in the attempt of bank robbery and weapon snatching that took place earlier at Jammu and Kashmir Bank of Imam Sahab area.

Encounter breaks out in Budgam's Redwora area in central Kashmir; 2-3 terrorist believed to be trapped
Encounter breaks out in Budgam's Redwora area in central Kashmir; 2-3 terrorist believed to be trapped

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. 

Army Chief reviews security in Kashmir Valley in aftermath of Anantnag terror attack
Army Chief reviews security in Kashmir Valley in aftermath of Anantnag terror attack

Indian Army Chief on Tuesday reviewed the overall security in the Kashmir Valley.

Flat tyre forced Amarnath Yatra bus to stop: Police officials

The bus with 60 pilgrims had started its journey from Srinagar around 5 PM and was expected to cover a distance of 100 kilometres to reach their destination, Srinagar, before 7 PM, they said.

Kashmir civil society groups to protest killing of Amarnath pilgrims

Kashmir civil society groups will stage a sit-in at the heart of Sringar later on Tuesday to protest the killing of seven Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag.

Amarnath yatra terror attack: J&K govt releases helpline number
Amarnath yatra terror attack: J&K govt releases helpline number

At least seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and more than 30 were left injured when a group of terrorists launched an attack on their bus in Anantnag on Monday night.