For the first time after Independence, the famous shrine of Sufi Saint Jaan Mohammad Sahib located in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir has finally got road connectivity.
The security setup has already been tightened in the wake of the festival period. Checking and frisking was intensified and cameras were installed, he said.
In search of talented players, the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India organised a training/selection camp in J & K’s Srinagar.
A joint search operation was launched in the village based on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the area
The Indian Army last week organised an artificial limb fitment camp for the specially-abled people of J&K’s Rajouri and Poonch districts. The noble initiative was launched in collaboration with a non-profit charitable organization which provides mobility aids.
"Attending doctors said the condition of 11 injured passengers is critical," police sources said.
There have been a series of encounters between terrorists and security forces across Kashmir over the last few months.
Acting on specific information generated by the Shopian Police regarding the presence of terrorists in Hushangpora village in Nagbal area on Tuesday, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by the police, Army and CRPF.
Police said a Tata Sumo taxi dropped into a deep gorge at Chatroo in the district after the driver lost control on the wheel.
Reports said that both the brothers were non-migrants and were living in their ancestral village when the killers struck.
Police sources said that militants hurled a grenade at a police party in Qaimoh area of Kulgam district late Saturday night.
The police said Amrez was shifted to a hospital for treatment where he succumbed to injuries.
Two terrorists were killed in a gunfight when a suspected suicide group tried to enter an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri.
The gunfight started on Saturday evening after a joint team of police and security forces received an input about the presence of terrorists in the area.
The firefight started after a joint team of police and security forces got an input about the presence of terrorists in that area.
They have been identified as Talib Hussain of Rajouri and Faisal Ahmed Dar of Pulwama.
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In the ensuing encounter, two terrorists were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site.
For the first time, authorities have issued radio frequency identification (RFID) tag to each pilgrim so that his/her movement is monitored for safety and security purposes.
An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday. Police said that the encounter has started at Nowpora-Kherpora, Trubji area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are on the job. According to sources, the gunfight started after a joint team of security forces got an input about the presence of terrorists in that area.
It has come to fore that Fareed Ahmad received arms and ammunition from one suspect during the month of March and he was tasked to attack police personnel in Doda.
Indian army rescued a group of Bakarwals consisting of four children and three adults who were stranded due to a snow storm for the past 2 days near Chhut Pass in Jammu & Kashmir. Army soldiers from Sangam base noticed the stranded group and approached them. It was learnt they the group had lost most of their livestock and their makeshift tent was wrecked by strong winds, consequently leaving them with no food.
Two encounters are underway in Kashmir between the terrorists and security forces at Tujjan area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district and at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Tuesday.
There have been a series of encounters between the terrorists and security forces in Kashmir over the last few months in which many terrorists and their commanders have been eliminated.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar said one of the slain militants was identified as Jan Mohammad Lone, who was allegedly involved in the killing of a bank manager in Kulgam district recently.
In the initial exchange of fire, five police personnel received minor injuries and were immediately evacuated to hospital for the treatment of their injuries.
They have been identified as Junaid Ahmad Sheergojri of Gadoora, Pulwama, Fazil Nazir Bhat of Drabgam, Pulwama and Irfan Ahmad Malik of Arabal Nikas, Pulwama.
There have been a series of anti-terror operations in Kashmir over the last few months in which many terrorists and their commanders have been eliminated.
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The protesting Kashmiri Pandit employees and others posted in the Valley carried placards with pictures of their colleague Rajni Bala, school teacher who was killed by terrorists at a school in Kulgam district on Tuesday.
On May 31, militants killed Rajni Bala, a non-local teacher in the same district.
The militant associate was identified as Mohammad Saleem Khan, a resident of Shrakwara Kreeri, he added.
TV artist Amreen Bhat was killed by terrorists on Wednesday.
Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces at Jumagund village in North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.
"Preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested terrorist associates were involved in providing shelter, logistics and transportation of arms/ ammunition to two active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit JeM namely Asif Sheikh resident of Monghama and Ajaz Bhat resident of Syedabad Pastuna Tral."
The deceased have been identified as Jadav Roy, Gautam Roy, Sudhir Roy, Dipak Roy and Parimal Roy all from West Bengal, and Shiva Chouhan from Assam, Nepalese national Navaraj Chaudhary and Kushi Ram Chaudhary, and Mohammad Muzaffar and Mohammad Ishirat, both residents of Marog, district Ramban.
The operation to rescue nine labourers feared trapped under the debris resumed early on Saturday after a fresh landslide on Friday evening had forced the authorities to suspend the process.
Union minister Jitendra Singh termed the collapse of a part of the under-construction tunnel on the national highway stretch between Ramban and Ramsu "unfortunate".
Professor Nilofar Khan of the Kashmir University's Home Sciences Department was on Thursday appointed as its first woman Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University.
The four terrorist associates, who include a woman, have been identified as Riyaz Ahmad Mir alias Metha Shehri, resident of Plan Bandipora, Gh Mohammad Waza alias Gul Bab, resident of Tawheedabad Bagh, Maqsood Ahmad Malik, resident of Chittibandy Aragam, and Sheema Shafi Waza, resident of Tawheedabad Bagh.