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World Cup T20
Will India Cancel T20 World Cup Clash With Pakistan? What Leaders Have To Say

The T20 clash between India and Pakistan in the ongoing World Cup scheduled for October 24 should be cancelled, say senior leaders amid ongoing tension with the border nation.

Twitter Site Displays Distorted Map Of India; J&K, Ladakh Shown As Separate Countries

The US digital giant has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules. The government has confronted Twitter for deliberate defiance and failure to comply with the country's new IT rules, despite repeated reminders.

Cops Killed By terrorists
Seven Terrorists Gunned Down By Security Forces In Two Encounters In J-K's Shopian, Pulwama

Srinagar: Seven militants, including terror outfit Ansar Ghazwatul Hind chief Imtiaz Ahmad Shah, were gunned down by security forces in two encounters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian and Pulwama districts, police…

#Watch: Engineering Marvel By Indian Railways, Highest Arch Bridge In The World

Bhubaneswar: All eyes are now on the rail bridge over the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir which is nearing its completion by the Indian Railways. As per the Indian Railways, the arch railway bridge will be the highest bridge in the world as it is 359m above sea level. The bridge will connect Kashmir […]

20-Member Delegation Of Foreign Diplomats Begins 2-Day Visit To J&K

Srinagar: A delegation of 20 Ambassadors of foreign countries is starting its two-day visit to J&K on Wednesday. This is the fourth such visit by diplomats of foreign countries to J&K after August 5, 2019 when article 370 was abrogated and the state was divided into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh. After August […]

Jammu And Kashmir: Two Army Jawans Killed In Wall Collapse In Kathua
Jammu And Kashmir: Two Army Jawans Killed In Wall Collapse In Kathua

Kathua (J-K): Two army personnel, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO), were killed while another received serious injuries after a wall of their barrack collapsed in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday. A wall of the barrack collapsed in Machhedi camp in Billawar area Friday evening, trapping three soldiers under the […]

Srinagar Terror Attack: 2 Soldiers Killed
Srinagar Terror Attack: 2 Soldiers Killed

Srinagar: Two Indian Army soldiers were killed in an attack in broad daylight just outside the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Terrorists attacked a patrolling party at Shariefabad on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway on Thursday. The incident took place barely 48 hours before the DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, According to sources, the militants ambushed […]

Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu's Nagrota, Jammu And Srinagar Highway Closed

Jammu: An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces near a toll plaza in Jammu’s Nagrota on Thursday morning, officials said. The encounter started after a truck in which a group of terrorists were hiding was intercepted by the security forces at the toll plaza. The area has been cordoned off and additional forces […]

J&K Ceasefire Violations: India Summons Pakistan Envoy

New Delhi: India summoned the Charge d’Affaires of the Pakistan High Commission on Saturday and lodged a strong protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistani army in Jammu and Kashmir on the festive occasion of Diwali. The Ministry of External Affairs said it is highly deplorable that Pakistan chose a festive occasion to disrupt peace […]

Civilian, Militant Killed In Kashmir Gunfight

Srinagar: A civilian injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district in militant attack just ahead of an encounter between ultras and security forces succumbed in hospital on Friday, just as one of the terrorists was also killed in the ongoing encounter. Police said Abid Mir, 22, was injured in the Lalpora area of Pampore town […]

Don't Play Dirty Politics Over Pulwama Attack, PM Tells Opposition

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flayed certain opposition parties for “playing dirty politics” on last year’s Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir and urged all political parties “not to play in the hands of anti-national forces” trying to break the country. He said that when the entire nation was mourning the […]

NIA Carries Out Searches At 11 Locations In J&K, Bengaluru

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out searches at 11 locations in Jammu & Kashmir and Karnataka, including the residence of activist Khurram Parvez, in connection with its probe into a case pertaining to so-called NGOs and trusts raising funds in India and abroad in the name of charitable activities and […]

Encounter Breaks Out Between Security Forces, Militants In Srinagar

Srinagar: An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Monday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Old Barzulla area of the city here in the early hours of Monday after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a police […]

Army Busts 2 Militant Hideouts Along LoC, Huge Arms Cache Recovered

Srinagar: Two militant hideouts were busted along the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir and a huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered after Army launched a search operation, a defence spokesperson said on Tuesday. It seems, the modus operandi was to drop arms and ammunition in caches near the […]

Policeman Martyred, 3 Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Srinagar

Srinagar: Three militants and an assistant sub-inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed in a gunfight on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said. Militants fired on a joint ‘naka’ of police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Pantha Chowk area late on Saturday night, a police official said. […]

Kupwara Enounter
Three Militants Killed, One Soldier Martyred In Encounter In Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama

Srinagar: Three militants and a soldier were killed in a gunbattle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Zadoora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir during the night following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said. […]

Devotees Throng Vaishno Devi Shrine As It Reopens After 5-Month Hiatus

Katra: Khushvinder Singh is part of a 12-member group from Jammu who reached Katra before dawn to pay obeisance at the famous Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine atop Trikuta hills in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. The shrine along with other religious places across the Union Territory reopened for devotees on Sunday morning after remaining […]

Two Cops Killed, One Injured After Terrorist Attack Police Convoy In Srinagar's Nowgam

Srinagar: A day ahead of the Independence Day, Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists shot dead two Jammu and Kashmir policemen and wounded another in indiscriminate firing in Nowgam area on the outskirts of the Srinagar city, police said. They said the terrorists have been identified and will be neutralised soon. Terrorists fired indiscriminately on a police party near […]

600-Km Highway To Connect All J&K Tourist Spots

New Delhi: With the help of the Centre, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh UT administration are planning to connect all picturesque tourist resorts through a new 600-km-long highway circuit. According to the J&K Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, each spot would be like “another Gulmarg”. The proposed Rs 8,000 crore road project will connect […]

366 Stranded Migrants Leave For Odisha On Three Special Flights From Jammu

Jammu/Bhubaneswar: As many as 366 stranded migrants left for Odisha on three special flights from Jammu on Sunday, thanking the Naveen Patnaik government and the Jammu and Kashmir administration for making arrangements for their return, officials said here. The migrants, mostly labourers, were picked up in State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) buses from various parts […]

SC refuses to refer Article 370 matter to larger bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to refer petitions challenging the Centre’s decision to revoke provisions of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir to a larger seven-judge Bench. A bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana said that there is no contradiction in earlier judgements passed by two five-judge Constitution benches of the apex […]

India Looking To Set Up Separate Theatre Command For J&K: CDS Gen Rawat

New Delhi:  India is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said on Monday. The air defence command is to be rolled out by the beginning of next year and the Peninsula command by the end of 2021, Gen Rawat told a […]

Jammu and Kashmir internet services resumed
2G internet to be restored across J&K from Saturday

New Delhi: In a major decision by the Jammu & Kashmir government, 2G internet services will be thrown open across all the 20 districts in the Union Territory effective Saturday. This is the biggest breakthrough in internet connectivity in the region since August 5 last year when the government imposed restrictions on mobile internet 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. On a credible input, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Hari-Pari area of Tral in the south Kashmir district in the morning, a police official said. He said as the […]

J&K Accession Irreversible; Secessionist Arguments Can't Be Permitted: Centre

New Delhi: The Centre told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the accession of Jammu and Kashmir into the Indian Union is “irreversible.” Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, replying on the batch of petitions filed challenging the revocation of Article 370, explained how the process of accession of J&K into the Indian Union took place. A […]