Encounter breaks out in Kashmir's Bandipora

A gunfight broke out Wednesday between security forces and militants in the forest area of Bandipora district, about 45 kms from here, police said.

Raped at 17, woman records statement in J&K court after 28 years

Twenty-eight years after she was allegedly gang-raped, a middle-aged woman has recorded her statement in a court in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Security forces foil infiltration bid along LoC; kill four militants
Security forces foil infiltration bid along LoC; kill four militants

Four militants were killed on Friday as Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector in north Kashmir's Bandipora district.

17 years into the job, this man earned Rs 25 per month

Muhammad Subhan Wani, who was employed as a sweeper in 1988 in a school in Jammu and Kashmir on a monthly salary of Rs 25, retired in 2005 with the same salary.

Shutdown in parts of Kashmir over youth's mysterious death

 A shutdown was on Monday observed in Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of the city as shopkeepers downed shutters protesting the 'suspicious' death of a youth, whose body was fished out from Jhelum river yesterday.

Six arrested for thrashing, robbing man in Kashmir

Police Wednesday arrested six youths who had allegedly thrashed and robbed a man in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

Avalanche damages 15 structures in J&K, no loss of life

At least 15 structures were damaged by an avalanche in north Kashmir?s Bandipora district, police said Monday.

Bird poaching: Bandipora residents asked to submit licensed guns

 The authorities in north Kashmir's Bandipora district have directed the licensed gun holders to deposit their weapons in police stations in order to stop their misuse for poaching migratory birds in the famous Wullar Lake, one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia.

Protesters, security forces clash in Kashmir

 Clashes erupted between security forces and protesters Wednesday in some areas of the Kashmir Valley where the authorities had imposed restrictions to maintain law and order on the death anniversary of JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat.

Two killed in Kashmir army chopper crash

Two people were killed when an army helicopter crashed in a forest area in Jammu and Kashmir`s Bandipora district Wednesday evening, police said.

Voters in J&K defy separatists' poll boycott call

Power of democracy prevailed over the separatist-sponsored call for boycott as voters from five constituencies of the Kashmir Valley today thronged polling stations to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phased elections in the state.

BJP wants to spread 'disappointment' in J&K: Congress

Congress on Tuesday alleged that a danger was prevailing over Jammu and Kashmir as the BJP wants to spread "disappointment" in the state so that the saffron party can "capture the whole of India automatically".

Four polling stations in flood-hit J&K relocated

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday ordered relocation of four polling stations, which were damaged by the recent floods, to new locations in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

Two militant hideouts busted in Kashmir, arms seized

Security forces have busted two militant hideouts in Bandipora and Kupwara districts of Kashmir and recovered arms and ammunition, an Army spokesman said on Thursday.

Militant hideout unearthed in J&K, arms found

Security forces have unearthed a militant hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in Bandipora districts of Kashmir, an Army spokesman said on Thursday.

Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir

An infiltration bid by militants was foiled by alert soldiers of the Indian Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir`s Bandipora district, police said Friday.

New digging technique used for Kishanganga power project

In a first, a construction major has used a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for digging nearly 15 kilometre long tunnel for Kishanganga hydroelectric power project here, a development which could help in providing all-weather connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir.

Curfew in Kashmir`s Bandipora after death of youth

Curfew was on Saturday clamped in parts of Bandipora district following death of a youth in alleged police firing during a violent protest yesterday.

Army Goodwill School in Bandipora reopens

The Army Goodwill School at Hajin in Bandipora district, which was set ablaze by angry protesters in July this year following the death of two youths in Army firing.

Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Talib Lali arrested

In yet another major victory for the security agencies, Hizbul Mujahideen’s self styled commander Talib Lali was arrested on Wednesday.