Restrict Amarnath yatra to 30 days: Geelani

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Friday said the annual Amarnath yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas should be restricted to 30 days for "safety" of pilgrims and protection of environment.

J&K govt cracks down on separatists, places Geelani, Masarat Alam under house arrest
J&K govt cracks down on separatists, places Geelani, Masarat Alam under house arrest

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday placed separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Masarat Alam under house arrest ahead of their rally in South Kashmir's Tral town on Friday.

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Shopian district

Two unidentified militants were on Wednesday killed in an encounter with security forces in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Two militants killed in Shopian encounter

Two unidentified militants were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Shopian district.

Five JeM, Hizbul militants killed in Shopian encounter in J&K
Five JeM, Hizbul militants killed in Shopian encounter in J&K

Srinagar: In a major breakthrough, the security forces on Thursday killed five hardcore militants belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant outfits after a fierce gunbattle in Shopian district of south Kashmir.

Man injured in militant attack dies in Srinagar

Srinagar: A man, who was injured in the grenade blast in Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district last week, succumbed to injuries at a hospital here, taking the death toll in the militant attack to three.

Policewoman, civilian injured in J&K firing

A policewoman and a civilian were injured in a firing incident in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

All three JeM terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama
All three JeM terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

The security forces on Tuesday killed three dreaded terrorists belonging to militant outfit  Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) after a fierce gunbattle in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

Kounsarnag yatra row: Prohibitory orders in parts of Srinagar

Prohibitory orders were on Saturday imposed in parts Srinagar in the wake of a strike call by hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani over the issue of Kounsarnag yatra in South Kashmir.

Elderly woman killed by bear in Anantnag

An elderly woman was killed by a bear in Anantnag district of South Kashmir, police said today.

Sitting MP Beg looks to break Mehbooba`s no-loss streak

Heirs of three prominent state leaders are among those in the race in this Lok Sabha seat with the main challenge for sitting National Conference (NC) MP Mirza Mehboob Beg set to come from PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who has never lost an election in south Kashmir.

Heavy snowfall triggers avalanches in Kashmir, 11 dead

At least 11 people, including two Army jawans, were killed while over 100 others were evacuated to safety as the unprecedented snowfall in March triggered avalanches and damaged over 150 structures including dozens of houses in Jammu and Kashmir.

Militant killed in gunbattle in South Kashmir

An unidentified militant was tonight killed in a brief gunbattle with security forces in Tral area of South Kashmir`s Pulwama district, police said.

Suspected militants fire at policeman

Suspected militants tonight shot at and critically injured a policeman in Anantnag town in South Kashmir, police said.

Cloudburst damages shop, mosque in Kashmir

Several structures, including a ration depot and a mosque, were damaged in a cloudburst which struck in the higher reaches of Tral in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, a police spokesman said Thursday.

Man arrested for rape attempt on minor in Kashmir

A man was today held for allegedly attempting to rape a minor girl after protests broke out demanding his arrest in south Kashmir`s Kulgam district.

Another body recovered from Kashmir gunfight site

Security forces on Thursday recovered another body from the site of the gunfight in south Kashmir Pulwama district, and army sources said the second slain guerrilla could be a foreign national.

Amarnath Yatra to begin from June 28

The 55-day religious voyage to Amarnath, will begin from June 28 this year, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) decided on Thursday.

Another batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a fresh batch of 4,025 pilgrims today left for Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.

Parked truck bore the brunt of car blast: J&K govt

The car blast in south Kashmir`s
Anantnag district could have taken a heavy toll if a truck parked near the spot had not absorbed the impact of explosion.