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Tag: Jammu Amp Kashmir

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Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district

Srinagar: A gunfight between security forces and militants began on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police sources said. Firing exchanges were underway in the orchards of Heff Shermal village. “The area has been sealed off to prevent the militants from escaping,” the informed sources added. Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operations Group (SOG) […]

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Gunfight breaks out in Jammu & Kashmir's Badgam district

Srinagar: A gunfight between hiding militants and the security forces began on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, police said. Following specific information about militant presence in Hapatnar forests of Chrar-e-Sharief area the security forces started a cordon and search operation. “As the cordon was being tightened, the hiding terrorists fired upon the security […]

Blast at Lal Chowk, grenade attack on J&K Police camp

Srinagar: Minutes after hurling a grenade at a paramilitary patrol party in the city centre Lal Chowk here in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, militants hurled another grenade at a police camp in Shopian district, police said. The first grenade was aimed at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle near the Clock Tower in […]

Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Aripal village of the south Kashmir district this morning following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said. He said […]

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2 militants killed in gunfight in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Security forces on Saturday gunned down two heavily armed terrorists hiding in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Receiving information about their presence in Tekkin village, a cordon and search operation was started that led the militants to fire at the forces. Both were killed in the ensuing gun battle. […]

2 militants killed in Jammu & Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. One militant identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar from Samboora village was killed in the gunfight that took place at Babgund village earlier in the day. The other victim, Showkat Ahmad from Muran village, […]

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Pakistan asks India to share data of J&K's Kishanganga dam

Islamabad: Pakistan has asked India to immediately share the data showing inflow and discharge of water at the Kishanganga hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir, a media report said on Friday. It has also sought dates for inspection of the 330MW hydroelectric project that India had agreed to during a two-day meeting held in August […]

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Militants kill 3 abducted policemen in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants on Friday killed three abducted policemen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. “Three bullet-riddled bodies were recovered from Kapran village in the morning. The slain policemen have been identified as Firdous Ahmad Kuchai, Nisar Ahmad Dhobi and Kuldeep,” police sources said. Reports said fourth abducted person, a civilian, was released unharmed. The four […]

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17 killed in accident in Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu: Seventeen people were killed when a mini bus plunged into the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district on Friday, police said. Eight others were injured in the accident in Thakrie area. It reportedly took place after the driver lost control over the bus. “Twelve bodies have been recovered while five people succumbed […]

15 injured in J&K road accident

Jammu: Fifteen people were injured on Monday after a vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. Police said the driver lost control over it in Lamberi village in Nowshera tehsil. All the injured belong to Reasi district. They have been shifted to a hospital.

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J&K Protection Officers get first-hand account on Juvenile Justice Act

Bhubaneswar: A team of ten Protection Officers of Jammu & Kashmir is on a three-day visit to the city to get first-hand account on implementation of the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) and Juvenile Justice Act. During a meeting with Police Commissioner YB Khurania here, the team was apprised of functioning of ‘Mahila and Sishu […]

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Real life Singham! What makes Odia IPS officer so popular in J&K

Bhubaneswar: A drive to change the system coupled with hard work and dutifulness has made Odia IPS officer Basant Rath a popular face. Posted as the Inspector General of Police (Traffic) of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), Rath has already become a favourite of the common man as his actions have brought some revolutionary changes to […]

China urges India to abide by 'historic treaty' on border

Beijing: China today referred to the 1890 UK-China treaty, which it claims demarcated the Sikkim sector of the Sino-Indian border as it urged New Delhi to abide by its provisions, a day after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden visit to the Nathu La post. Reacting to Sitharaman’s visit to the area, the Chinese […]

Pakistan Rangers shell Indian posts in J&K

Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy shelling on Monday across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir for the fourth consecutive day, police said. “They used 81 mm mortars, automatics and small weapons to target the Indian positions in Arnia sub-sector. “Heavy firing exchanges which started late Sunday continued till 5 a.m. today (Monday). Border […]

Pakistani militant killed in Kashmir, clashes erupt

Srinagar: A top Pakistani militant who carried a reward of Rs 15 lakh on his head was killed along with a local associate in fighting with security forces on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. The Jammu and Kashmir Police called the killing of Abu Dujana, whom they described as Lashkar-e-Taiba commander […]

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JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), was arrested by the police here on Sunday. Malik was arrested from his uptown Maisuma locality home. “He has been shifted to the central jail,” a police official said. On Saturday, Malik visited Ratsuna village in Tral where he met the family members […]

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Clashes erupted as educational institutions re-opened in J&K

Srinagar: As colleges and universities opened on Monday after a week in the Kashmir Valley, students again clashed with security forces and resorted to stone pelting, officials said. Students of the S. P. College assembled on the Maulana Azad Road and started pelting stones on security forces causing blockade of one of the busiest roads […]

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‘We were kicked & thrashed by locals,’ Odia jawan narrates J &K ordeal

Sambalpur: At a time when a video of a Kashmiri youth tied to an Army jeep as a ‘shield’ to avoid irate locals in Jammu and Kashmir sparked off a major controversy, CRPF jawan Vicky Biswakarma’s statement on how the forces are treated has shaken one and all. Speaking to OTV, Vicky who returned to […]

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India's longest highway tunnel set to open

Udhampur: March 31 (IANS) India will set a benchmark in infrastructure when the country’s longest highway tunnel of 10.98 km opens between Udhampur and Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. To be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it will also be Asia’s first longest bi-directional tunnel with fully transverse ventilation system, according to […]

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Amarnath Yatra suspended due to bad weather, Met office forecasts rain

Srinagar: The annual Hindu pilgrimage Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir was suspended today due to landslides on the routes to the Himalayan cave shrine. “No yatri will be allowed to move towards the holy cave either from Baltal or Nunwan (Pahalgam) base camps today,” a police officer told IANS. The situation will be reviewed […]

Violence in Jammu despite curfew, FIR filed against policeman

Jammu: Protests were reported from various places in Jammu yesterday despite indefinite curfew imposed in parts of the city following violence over Sikh militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale’s posters in which a youth was killed. Meanwhile, police lodged an FIR against the Senior Superintendent of Police’s (SSP) security guard for firing at Sikh protesters. Protests […]

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