Tag: Jammu Amp Kashmir

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Former J&K Lt Governor GC Murmu Appointed New CAG, Manoj Sinha New LG

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India. The decision came exactly a year after the Central government reorganised Jammu and Kashmir, bifurcating it into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. Official sources told IANS that Murmu […]

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JeM Handlers Shared Code Words For Receiving Terrorists In J&K: NIA

New Delhi: The overground workers of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir were in touch with their handlers in Pakistan, who used to send locations of freshly infiltrated terrorists and also shared code words for receiving them to driver Sameer Ahmed Dar on secure messaging applications, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) claimed in […]

J&K Encounter: 2 Terrorists Shot Dead In Kulgam District
Pakistani National Among 3 LeT Militants Killed In Encounter In J&K

Srinagar: Three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, including a Pakistani national involved in a recent attack on security forces, were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation around midnight in the Reban area of Sopore town following information about the presence of […]

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Around 300 Terrorists Waiting In Launch Pads To Infiltrate Into India: Army Official

Srinagar: Pakistan is trying to step up infiltration and push in more terrorists into J&K after failing to instigate the people of Kashmir following last year’s August 5 decision of revoking Article 370. GoC 19 Infantry Division Kashmir Major General Virendra Vats said this at a press conference in Baramulla, North Kashmir on Saturday. “Pakistan […]

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CRPF Jawan Martyred, Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama

Srinagar: Two militants and a central reserve police force (CRPF) trooper were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight in J&K’s Pulwama district. Police said two militants and a CRPF jawan were killed early Tuesday in an encounter between the security forces and the militants in Bandzoo village of Pulwama district. Bandzoo village is situated one […]

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8 JeM, HM Militants Killed In Separate Gunfights In Kashmir

Srinagar: Eight terrorists were killed in Kashmir in two separate gunfights during the last 24 hours. Three terrorists were killed in Awantipora area of Pulwama district while five others were killed in Shopian district. One terrorist was killed on Thursday in an encounter with the security forces in Meej village of Awantipora area, following which […]

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Security forces foil Pulwama-like tragedy in Kashmir

Srinagar: A major terror plot was averted in Jammu and Kashmir after the security forces recovered a car laden with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The explosive laden car was said to be placed at a strategic location to target a security forces convoy or a defence installation. The explosive […]

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Top Hizbul Commander Riyaz Naikoo gunned down by security forces in Kashmir

Srinagar: In a major success in anti-militancy operations in J&K, security forces on Wednesday killed the most wanted militant commander, Riyaz Naikoo along with his associate in Pulwama district thereby avenging the deaths of five security men killed in Kupwara district on May 3. Naikoo, Kashmir’s most wanted terrorist and Hizbul chief was trapped late […]

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Colonel, Major among five security personnel killed in encounter with terrorists in J&K's Handwara

Srinagar: An Army Colonel and a Major were among five security personnel killed in an encounter with terrorists at a village in north Kashmir’s Handwara area, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said on Sunday. “Sad to inform that five brave personnel including Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, Major Anuj Sood and sub-inspector of JKP Shakeel Qazi […]

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4 Terrorists Killed In Gunfight With Security Forces In J&K

Srinagar: Four terrorists were killed and an army officer injured in a fierce gunfight between security forces and holed up terrorists on Sunday in Jammu & Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Police said four terrorists have been killed in the encounter between holed up terrorists and the security forces in Guddar village of Kulgam district. “An army […]

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India condemns Pakistan for delibarate attack on Indian fishermen

New Delhi: India on Monday strongly condemned an attack by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency on two Indian fishing boats off the coast of Gujarat and warned the neighbouring country to not repeat such “heinous” acts, official sources said. They said the personnel from the Pakistani agency targeted Indian fishermen on board two Indian fishing boats, […]

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Column: Why A Nationwide Extension Of ‘Lockdown’ Will Be Disastrous

By Sandeep Sahu It seems we have little choice but to brace for a fresh spell of ‘lockdown’ – a state we Indians, with the exception of the people of Jammu & Kashmir, had no previous experience of till a month ago, but now know like the back of our palm. The modern day ‘Battle […]

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Bloodiest Gunfight: 5 Terrorists, 5 Soldiers Killed In LoC

New Delhi/Srinagar: Five Indian Army special forces soldiers and five terrorists were killed in Sunday’s hand-to-hand combat and gunfight on the Line of Control, in this year’s bloodiest encounter in any operation against militants in Jammu & Kashmir. The Indian Army launched Operation Randori Behak in Keran sector, at the Line of Control and engaged […]

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Lt Gen YK Joshi Takes Over As New Northern Command Chief

New Delhi: Kargil War hero, Lt Gen Y.K. Joshi assumed charge of GOC-in-C, Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur on Saturday. The Northern command, takes care of security scenario along the border with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir as well as with China in Ladakh. Joshi was commissioned into 13 JAK RIF (Bravest of […]

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Situation In J-K Along Loc, In Hinterland Under Control: New Vice Chief Of Army Staff Lt Gen Saini

New Delhi: The new Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen S K Saini on Tuesday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir along both the Line of Control and in the hinterland are under control. Speaking after receiving the Guard of Honour, Saini said the Army was prepared for all challenges. “Ceasefire violations have […]

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15-Day NIA Remand For Davinder Singh

Srinagar: Suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh who was caught while allegedly transporting two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists was sent to 15-day National Investigation Agency (NIA) remand on Thursday, sources said. Singh was caught along with two terrorists Naveed Babu and Rafi Ahmed, and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in a Jammu-bound vehicle […]

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Odisha Nose Ahead Against J&K As Bowlers Shine

Cuttack: Odisha enjoyed a slight advantage in their Ranji Trophy Group C match against Jammu and Kashmir by taking an overall lead of 173 runs on the second day here on Monday. Fourteen wickets fell on the second day after the bowlers had shone by picking up 13 scalps on day one. The home side, […]

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Prepaid Mobile Connections Restored In Jammu-Kashmir

Jammu: Prepaid mobile connections were restored in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday and 2G services resumed in two districts of the valley after being disconnected in August last year, an official said here. Voice and SMS facilities were restored for all local prepaid mobile phones across the Union territory. Rohit Kansal, the principal secretary to the […]

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SC Asks J&K To Review Orders Imposing Curbs Within A Week, Says Access To Internet Fundamental Right

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all orders imposing curbs in the Union Territory while holding that access to the Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana also asked the J-K […]

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SMS Facility For All Mobile Phones, Internet Services At Govt Hospitals Resume In Kashmir

Jammu: Broadband internet service was restored in government-run hospitals and SMS facility on all mobile phones from Tuesday midnight in Kashmir, after over four-and-a-half months of suspension. Internet services, landline and mobile phones were snapped across Jammu and Kashmir on August 4, a day before the Centre’s announcement to scrap the special status of Jammu and […]

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Five Kashmiri Political Leaders Released After Four Months Of Detention

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday released five political leaders who have been under detention since August 5, the day when the Centre announced the abrogation of Article 370 provisions and bifurcation of the state. The five leaders released belonged to the National Conference, the PDP and the Congress, who were kept under […]

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Post-Art 370 Nullification, J&K HC Opens Its Jobs For Candidates From All Over India

Jammu: In the first step of its kind, opening the state employment in the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh for candidates from across the country after the nullification of Article 370, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has invited applications from eligible candidates from all over India to fill 33 vacancies with it. The […]

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Rohtang Tunnel Now 'Atal Tunnel': PM Modi Announces

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that the Rohtang tunnel, which connects Himachal Pradesh with Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, and Manali with Leh, will now be known as the ‘Atal Tunnel’. Modi made the announcement to name the tunnel on the occasion of the 95th birth anniversary of late former Prime […]

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Army Jawan Killed In Gunfight At Loc

Jammu: An Army jawan was killed in a fierce gunfight that broke out between Indian troops and suspected infiltrators aided by Pakistani forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Monday, officials said. They said Pakistan Army has been aiding the suspects by opening heavy fire at the Indian […]

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Khan, Sharma Appointed Advisors Of J&K LG

Srinagar: The government on Thursday approved the appointment of two advisors to Lieutenant Governor G.C. Murmu for assisting him in running the affairs of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. The Union Home Ministry gave the green signal for the appointment of Kewal Kumar Sharma, former IAS officer and Farooq Ahmad Khan, ex-IPS officer, […]

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Srinagar Grenade Attack: Civilian Killed, Over Dozen Injured

Srinagar: One civilian was killed and over a dozen others injured on Monday when militants hurled a grenade at the busy Amira Kadal near city centre Lal Chowk here in Kashmir Valley, police sources said. Militants hurled the grenade at the market area a week after 15 civilians were injured in a similar terror attack […]

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India Corrected Historic Blunder By Abrogating Art 370: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said India corrected a historic blunder by abrogating Article 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir. “India corrected a historic blunder by abrogating Article 370 and 35A under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is only because of the willpower of PM Modi and Home […]

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EU Delegation Backs India's Efforts To End Terror In J&K

New Delhi: The European Union delegation of MPs which visited Jammu & Kashmir has expressed strong backing for India to end terror in the state and restore peace. Briefing the media at the end of their visit on Wednesday in Srinagar, the EU delegation said, “We, the international delegation, fully support India in its efforts […]

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5 migrant labourers from West Bengal killed by terrorists in Kashmir

Srinagar: Five migrant labourers from West Bengal were shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Another labourer was critically injured by the terrorists, they said. All the victims hailed from Murshidabad district of West Bengal, the police said. The attack happened on a day a delegation of parliamentarians […]

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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire, Two Soldiers Martyred, Civilian Killed In Kupwara

Srinagar: Two soldiers were martyred and a civilian was killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Tanghar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday, police said. The incident comes a day before Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat scheduled visit to Ladakh for the inauguration of a strategic […]

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You gave us 300 seats, we scrapped Art 370: Amit Shah

Beed (Maharashtra): Bharatiya Janata Party President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the historic step of uniting the country with the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, here on Tuesday. “You blessed us with 300 seats (in Lok Sabha), we have scrapped the Article […]

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Removal of Article 370 gave hope: J&K youth activists

New Delhi: At a time when a lot of hue and cry is being raised over the abolition of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, there is a silent narrative in favour of the Centre’s historic decision which remains lost in the din. Articulating this narrative are some youth, few of whom do not want […]

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Hundreds Of Kashmiris From PoK To March Towards LoC

Islamabad: Protesting against the abrogation of Article 370 which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, hundreds of Kashmiris from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have planned a ‘Freedom March’ along the Line of Control (LoC). The Jammu-Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), a group led by the incarcerated pro-independence leader Yasin Malik, is organising the rally, The Express […]

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Five Terrorists Holed Up Inside Building In Jammu & Kashmir

Ramban/Jammu: A group of five terrorists is holed up inside a house in Batote along the Jammu-Kishtwar national highway and efforts are on to neutralise them, police said, as security forces launched a massive search operation after the ultras attacked an Army team Saturday morning. The militants were encircled by the search parties inside the […]

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'Govt committed to go the extra mile to ensure people feel safe'- Rajnath Singh

Chennai: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the government is committed to go the extra mile to ensure that people feel safe in the country, citing threat from non state and state sponsored terrorism. The country is facing significant challenges from ‘non-state’ as well as ‘state-sponsored’ terrorism, Singh said, citing the Mumbai terror […]

Don't Repeat Mistakes Of 1965 And 1971, Rajnath Warns Pakistan

Patna: Warning Pakistan to not repeat the “mistakes of 1965 and 1971”, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the neighbouring country can get dismantled into various parts on account of flagrant human rights violations against Balochs and Pashtuns on its soil. Article 370 was like a “canker” that bled Jammu and Kashmir, Singh […]

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Not A Single Bullet Fired, No Life Lost In J&K Since August 5: Centre To SC

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that not a single bullet was fired and not a single life had been lost after the abrogation of Article 370, that accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on August 5. The Centre’s reply came after the apex court asked both the Centre as […]

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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.

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Pak attacks UN, 'powerful' nations for not intervening on J&K

Geneva: A frustrated Pakistan on Tuesday attacked the UN and “powerful” countries for their refusal to intervene on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in the context of abolition of its special status, saying they have turned “deaf and dumb”. In a 115-page ‘dossier’ submitted to the UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), Pakistan also said […]

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How assets will be divided between Ladakh and J&K UTs

Srinagar: The Central government on Tuesday announced the formatrion of a three-member advisory committee to supervise the division of assets between the two newly-formed Union Territories (UTs) of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, which will formally come into existence on October 31, 2019. A notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that […]

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