Tag: Kashmir Valley

Militants kill Kashmiri Pandit
Kashmiri Pandit shot dead, brother injured in militant attack in J-K

Reports said that both the brothers were non-migrants and were living in their ancestral village when the killers struck.

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Kashmir to get its first Multiplex Cinema
Kashmir to get its first Multiplex Cinema

The multiplex will likely be thrown open to the public from September. It has been designed by INOX and will have three auditoriums and the latest sound systems will be installed in each of the auditoriums with comfortable seating facilities. 

  • Saturday, 13 August 2022
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Mobile internet suspended in Kashmir Valley after Malik sentencing

The development came in wake of a special NIA court in New Delhi pronounced the life sentence for separatist leader Yasin Malik, who was convicted in a terror funding case.

  • Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Kashmiri Pandits
Stories Of Resilience: What The Community Did To Stand Up And Be Counted

Amid that tragedy-induced chaos and misery, fight for survival and struggle to get out of the hell-hole like refugee camps, individuals emerged. A majority of the parents preferred to starve but get their children educated.

  • Saturday, 19 March 2022
Pakistan Was Responsible For Exodus Of Kashmiri Pandits From Valley
Pakistan Was Responsible For Exodus Of Kashmiri Pandits From Valley

It took seven years and a coup d'etat for the Pakistani army to reassert itself; and with its recapture of power began a policy of trying to avenge 1971, not by war, but by chipping away at India with a proxy war.

  • Saturday, 19 March 2022
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WATCH: Fresh Snowfall In Kashmir Valley Disrupts Normal Life

WATCH: Fresh Snowfall In Kashmir Valley Disrupts Normal Life

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  • Wednesday, 23 February 2022
4 Terrorist Associates Arrested In Srinagar
4 Terrorist Associates Arrested In Srinagar

They have been identified as Basharat Ahmed Pampori, resident of Maidanpora, Srinagar, Adil Shafi Bhat, resident of Daresh Kadal, Srinagar, Muzamil Fayaz Sofi, resident of Bagh-e-Sundar Payeen Kaksarai Karan Nagar and Adil Mushtaq Mir, resident of Bagh-e-Sundar Payeen Maidanpora.

  • Wednesday, 16 February 2022
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New security system to prevent attacks in Kashmir Valley soon

In wake of the targeted killings, a new integrated security system will be in place in Kashmir Valley soon in coordination with the Indian Army and the central security agencies, the sources said here on Monday.

  • Monday, 25 October 2021
'Kashmiri Pandits Asked To Give Undertaking If They Don't Take Security'
'Kashmiri Pandits Asked To Give Undertaking If They Don't Take Security'

After the eruption of militancy in Kashmir in early nineties, there was a mass migration of Kashmiri Pandits, but over 800 Pandit families remained and did not migrate.

  • Sunday, 24 October 2021
Brisk voting in Jammu's Samba, low voter turnout in Valley

Jammu/Srinagar: The Jammu region’s Samba district recorded over 35 per cent of voting during the first four hours of third phase of the state’s municipal polls on Saturday while the Kashmir Valley witnessed a low turnout. In the Valley’s Pulwama and Bandipora districts, some candidates have been elected unopposed while in the other wards no […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Shutdown over Article 35A affects life in Kashmir

Srinagar: Life across the Kashmir Valley was adversely affected on Friday by a separatist-called shutdown to voice support for Article 35A. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a conglomerate of separatists headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik called a complete shutdown on Friday to highlight support for the article. All shops, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Amarnath Yatra resumes, 137 pilgrims leave for Kashmir Valley

Jammu : The Amarnath Yatra resumed on Friday after three days’ suspension with 137 pilgrims leaving Jammu for the cave shrine in Kashmir Valley. “The yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of seven vehicles. This includes yatris going to both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps,” a police officer said. The yatra […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Separatist shutdown affects life across Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Life across the Kashmir Valley remained adversely affected for the second consecutive day due to a separatist-called protest shutdown on Monday. Separatist conglomerate, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for the protest shutdown to voice support for Article 35A. The article has been challenged in the Supreme Court. A petition seeking abrogation of this […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Amarnath Yatra resumes after three days

Jammu/Srinagar: The annual Amarnath Yatra resumed after three days on Sunday after pilgrims from the two base camps in the Kashmir Valley were permitted to move towards the cave shrine. The pilgrimage was suspended due to incessant rains across Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 6,877 pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu city […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Tension continues in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Heavy deployment of security forces was made in Srinagar and other sensitive places in the Kashmir Valley to maintain peace and law and order, even though the separatists did not call for a shutdown, officials said. The authorities decided to close all educational institutions and postpone exams scheduled for Wednesday as tension continued in […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Schools, colleges reopen in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Authorities decided to re-open schools and colleges across the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday after shutting them the previous day to maintain law and order in the wake of a gunfight that killed three militants. “All schools and colleges will re-open today (Tuesday) in the valley. Although the District Magistrates will decide if any educational […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
LeT top leadership in Kashmir Valley wiped out

Srinagar: The Army said on Sunday that the top leadership of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Kashmir Valley has been wiped out with the killing of six militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Lt General J.S. Sandhu, who heads the Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps, told reporters: “With the elimination of six of its terrorist commanders […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
3 militants killed in Kashmir gunfight were foreigners

Srinagar: Three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants killed in a security operation in Pulwama district of the Kashmir Valley were on Sunday identified as foreigners. “The foreign militants killed in Saturday’s operation in the district police lines Pulwama were Abu Saad, Dawood and Al Bakr,” a police official said. “All of them belonged to the JeM.” Eleven […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
40-day-long Amarnath Yatra ends

Srinagar: The 40-day-long Amarnath Yatra ended on Monday with the arrival of the ‘Chari Mubarak’ (Lord Shiva’s Mace) at the cave shrine where final prayers were performed. Swami Dipendra Giri, the custodian of the Holy Mace, reached the shrine. A small group of devotees who had reached the Baltal base camp in the northern part […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
NIA arrests 7 Kashmiri separatists for terror funding

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday arrested seven Kashmiri separatist leaders who have allegedly received funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting protests in the Kashmir Valley. Those arrested included Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son-in-law Altaf Shah and moderate Hurriyat chairman’s close aide Shahid-ul-Islam, an NIA official told […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Rail bridge over Chenab
'Tallest' rail bridge to be a boon for tourism, employment in J&K

Katra: A rail bridge over the Chenab river which, at 359-metre, is claimed will become the world’s tallest, will significantly improve Kashmir Valley’s connectivity with other parts of the country and also create tourism facilities that are expected to boost local employment. The construction work on the “engineering marvel” — slated to be completed by […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Protesters, security forces clash in Kashmir

Clashes erupted between security forces and protesters yesterday in some areas of the Kashmir Valley where the authorities had imposed restrictions to maintain law and order on the death anniversary of JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Srinagar-Leh highway re-opens for traffic

Srinagar: The 434 km-long Srinagar-Leh highway was on Sunday re-opened for traffic after remaining closed for over four months. Lieutenant General K.J.S. Dhillon, Commander of the Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps of the Army, flagged off the re-opening of the highway in the presence of senior civil and Border Roads Organisation (BRO) officials. The highway connects the state’s […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Facing outrage, Twitter restores Indian Army Chinar Corps handle

New Delhi: After facing massive outburst of Twitteratis following the suspension of Indian Army Chinar Corps’ handle on Friday, the social media platform restored the account the same day. Indian Army’s Chinar Corps handles most of the counter-terrorism operations along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Kashmir Valley. While Twitter India did not reveal […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Centre rushes 10,000 troops to Kashmir

New Delhi: The Centre has ordered rushing of about 10,000 central forces personnel to the Kashmir valley in order to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties there, officials said Saturday. They said the Union home ministry has ordered the deployment of 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) on July 25 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
UK issues advisory, warns citizens against travelling to J&K

New Delhi/London: The UK on Saturday issued a travel advisory for its citizens travelling to Jammu and Kashmir, warning against travel to the state, except Jammu city and Ladakh, after the Indian government advised Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to leave in view of the security situation. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advised against all travel […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Irfan Pathan, other J&K players asked to leave valley with eye on security

New Delhi: After the tourist, it is the cricketers who have been asked to leave Srinagar given the security concerns in the Kashmir Valley. The Jammu and Kashmir cricket team along with former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan (mentor-cum-coach) were conducting pre-season camps in Srinagar when the Committee of Administrators running the show in Jammu & […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Kashmiri Pandits hail axing of Article 370

New Delhi: Hindu Pandits who have been displaced from the Kashmir Valley on Monday hailed the decision to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir and said they hoped this will help them return to their lost homes. “This is certainly a historical and bold decision. The people of […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Doval returns to Delhi after 11 days in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday returned to Delhi after spending 11 days in Kashmir Valley to ensure smooth implementation of plans after the withdrawal of special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Doval, Who came here on August 6, took charge of security and development-related activities with a special focus […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Would return to real time normalcy elude Kashmiris for long?

Srinagar: Moving with extreme caution and taking decision based on daily assessment of the ground situation, authorities on Sunday relaxed curbs in more areas of the Kashmir Valley. After many days vehicular traffic moved in the Civil Lines areas of the city, including in city centre Lal Chowk that wore a deserted look for the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
91% Of Kashmir Open For Traffic: Indian Envoy To US

New Delhi: Noting that a section of the media especially in the US has peddled half-truths and incorrect information about the situation in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that 91% of the Valley has been opened to normal traffic and people are freely […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Terror Attack In Pakistan: 8 Soldiers, 7 Civil Security Personnel Killed
273 militants active in Valley, local ones outnumber foreigners

Srinagar: There are a total of 273 militants operating in Kashmir, according to a list prepared by security agencies last week and accessed by the IANS. Out of the 273 active militants, 158 are based in South Kashmir, 96 in North Kashmir and 19 militants in central Kashmir. At 166, the local militants outnumber the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Terror module busted in Punjab, 4 nabbed with AK-47s

Chandigarh: In another major crackdown on terror, the Punjab Police has busted a module of the revived Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF), the Pakistan-backed and Germany-based militant group that was conspiring to unleash a series of terrorist strikes in Punjab and adjoining states. The police said on Sunday that it has seized a huge cache of […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Militants Using Clampdown To Create Fear In J&K: Army Chief

Chennai: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said here on Monday that there was no clampdown in the Kashmir Valley and that the terrorists were using it as a facade to create fear among the people. Rawat added that communication lines between terrorists and their handlers have been broken while there was ample connectivity amongst local […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Police bust JeM group that planned terror in Kashmir

Srinagar: With the arrest of a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist from Baramulla, police in Jammu and Kashmir have neutralised a newly-formed grouping of the terror outfit that had planned to foment violence by targeting security forces and civilians. Mohsin Manzoor Salhea, a resident of Old Town Baramulla, was arrested along with arms and ammunition on Sunday. He […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Army Rescues Over 300 Stuck Near Zojila Pass After Snowfall

Srinagar: As many as 300-350 people, including women and children, stuck on the road to the Zojila Pass, connecting the Kashmir Valley to Ladakh, following heavy snowfall have been rescued by the Indian Army, a defence release said on Friday. According to the release, the continuing westerly disturbances led to heavy snowfall in the areas […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Objective Of Visit By Envoys To Kashmir Is To Display Measures Taken To Bring Back Normalcy: MEA

New Delhi: The government on Thursday said the objective of taking envoys of 15 countries to Kashmir was to help them see the efforts to bring back normalcy in the Valley after the abrogation of Article 370 and rejected criticism that the visit is like a guided tour. The envoys from 15 nations including from […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021