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Tag: Anantnag

Encounter In Anantnag
Terrorist Killed In Encounter At Anantnag In J&K

On Saturday, four terrorists were killed in two separate security operations in Tral area of Awantipora and Shopian.

Three Terrorists Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In J&K's Anantnag

Srinagar:  Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces at Khulchohar in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Monday morning. Arms and ammunition including an AK 47 rifle and two pistols were recovered from the slain terrorists. “Three terrorists eliminated in the ensuing gunfight. One AK 47 rifle and two pistols were recovered. Joint operation […]

Traffic Cop Among 10 Injured In Grenade Attack In South Kashmir

Srinagar: At least 14 persons, including a traffic policeman, were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Anantnag township of south Kashmir on Saturday, a police official said. This was the second grenade attack in the valley since the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5. […]

SC Allows Ghulam Nabi Azad To Visit J&K

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Jammu and Kashmir for social work. The state’s former Chief Minister has been allowed to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu. Azad has said that he would not hold any political rallies or indulge in political activities.

Soldier martyred, 2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier was martyred and two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police sources said. The soldier initially injured in the encounter between the security forces and militants in Waghama village, later succumbed. Two others soldiers have also been injured. They have been shifted […]

JeM militant killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: One Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant was killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. According to police sources, the slain militant has been identified as Iqbal Ahmad of Anantnag’s Dooru area. The gunfight took place in Nowgam village of Verinag area. “The militant’s body has […]

4 new medical colleges to start admission process

Srinagar: The admission process for four newly-established medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir will start soon, officials said. Officials of the state health and medical education departments said they are likely to receive the letter of permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI) soon for admission to the four medical colleges. Four hundred seats […]

Two militants killed in J&K's Anantnag gunfight

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police sources said. The gun battle took place in the forests of Kokernag as the security forces were flushing out the hiding militants. The bodies of the slain militants have been recovered along with arms and […]

LeT commander, soldier killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander and an army soldier were killed on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, Defence sources said. Security forces laid an ambush in Gasigund village of Dooru area in Anantnag following information about militant movement. “In the resulting shootout LeT commander identified as Abu Ukasha belonging to […]

One militant killed during encounter with security forces

Srinagar: One militant was killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. The militant’s body was recovered from the gunfight area in Gandole village of Kokernag area. “Firing has now stopped, but a search operation is ongoing. Identity of the victim is being ascertained,” the […]

CRPF jawans injured in militant's attack in J&K

Srinagar: At least five CRPF personnel were injured today after a militant attacked their vehicle in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Militants opened fire on the vehicle of the 96 Battalion CRPF at Lazibal in Anantnag district at 8.30 am,a police official said. He said three CRPF men received bullet injuries while two others […]

Militants attack police team in Anantnag ahead of Rajnath's meeting, constable killed

Srinagar: Militants today attacked a police party in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district leaving a constable dead, striking barely a kilometre from the venue of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s scheduled meeting with security personnel tomorrow, a police official said. Militants fired indiscriminately on the police personnel near the general bus stand Anantnag, the official said. […]

Amarnath Yatra continues unabated post terror strike

Jammu: A fresh batch of pilgrims on Wednesday left for the Himalayan cave shrine amid tight security as the Amarnath Yatra continued post a Lashkar terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. “Another batch of 3,791 yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in 101 vehicles, including 55 buses and 46 light motor vehicles […]

CM Naveen condemns terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims

Bhubaneswar/Anantnag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today strongly condemned the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag in which seven pilgrims lost their lives and 14 others including security personnel were injured. Taking to twitter, Patnaik said, “Strongly condemn horrific attack on #AmarnathYatra pilgrims by terrorists at Anantnag. Such dastardly act should […]

Top LeT militant killed in Anantnag

Srinagar: In a major success, security forces on Saturday used explosives to blast a house in Anantnag district in Kashmir Valley killing two holed-up LeT militants, including top commander Bashir Lashkari who was behind the killing of five policemen and an officer last month. Two civilians, including a woman, were also killed in the cross-fire […]

Election Commission of India
EC cancels Anantnag bypoll

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday night cancelled the Loksabha bypoll for Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir. The by-election was scheduled to be held on May 25. According to an EC official, the poll panel in an order issued around midnight rescinded a notification issued earlier on holding the bypoll on May […]

G.A. Mir
'Will withdraw if Governor's rule not imposed in J&K'

Srinagar: Joint candidate of the Congress and National Conference for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat, G.A. Mir, on Tuesday said that he will withdraw if the Governor’s rule is not imposed in the state. Mir on Monday had opposed the deferment of the by-poll in Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Talking to the media in Anantnag, Mir […]