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Kathua rape and murder case: 3 convicts get life imprisonment

Pathankot: Three main accused in the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl from Kathua were on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here, lawyers said. Sanji Ram, the caretaker of the temple where the crime took place, Special Police Officer Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar, a civilian, have been convicted under […]

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Article 35A inserted by Presidential Order, can be struck down

New Delhi: Even as the new BJP government explores all options to bring an end to the brutal cage match taking place in Kashmir, with the setting up of a Delimitation Commission as one of the prongs available on the table to correct the regional disparity, it is actively taking a view on the contentious Article […]

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Kidney swap unites Hindu, Muslim families

Chandigarh: In a rare gesture, a kidney swap was successfully conducted between a Hindu family from Bihar and a Muslim family from Kashmir at a private hospital near here. The surgery was performed by doctors led by Priyadarshi Ranjan, Consultant with Fortis Hospital in Mohali, Punjab. The families of Manjula Devi from Bihar and Abdul […]

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Militant from 'IS-inspired group' killed in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: A militant, linked to an Islamic State-inspired terror outfit, was killed on Friday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. The incident sparked off clashes in Sopore town between stone-pelting youths and security forces as the news spread. Security forces began a cordon and search operation in […]

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Indian, Pakistani armies trade heavy fire on LoC

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district for the fourth consecutive day on Monday. Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand said that at about 2.45 p.m., the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked mortar shelling and firing with small arms in the Krishna […]

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Officer, two soldiers injured in LoC ceasefire violation

Jammu: An Indian Army officer and two soldiers were injured on Sunday as Pakistan violated the ceasefire on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police sources said. “Three soldiers, including an officer, were injured in Pakistan firing on the LoC in Mendhar sector of Poonch. The injured soldiers have been shifted […]

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After 29 years, Kashmiri Pandit re-opens shop in Srinagar

Srinagar: For Roshan Lal Mawa, 72, the return journey to his roots in the Zaina Kadal area in the old city was no cakewalk. This Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper was shot four times in the abdomen by unknown gunmen on October 13, 1990, and though he survived, he had little choice than to close his establishment and […]

Kids fiddling with explosive device in Jammu, injured

Srinagar: Two minor boys were injured on Wednesday while fiddling with an explosive device in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police sources said. The boys identified as Shahid, 12, and Eiklaq, 11, were injured in Damhal Hanjipora village. “Both were shifted to hospital where doctors said their condition was stable,” sources said. Security forces have advised […]

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Cross-LoC peace bus runs after 8 weeks

Srinagar: The Cross Line of Control peace bus service ‘Karvan-e-Aman’ (Caravan of Peace) operated on Monday after remaining suspended for eight weeks. The cross-LoC bus service remained suspended due to repairs of the Aman Setu bridge in Uri sector of Baramulla district. Passengers from the two sides of the LoC use the bridge to cross […]

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Only Vajpayee formula will work in Kashmir: Modi

New Delhi: Only former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s formula of “Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat and Jamooriyat” will work in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. In an interview to Aaj Tak Hindi news channel, Modi said: “We have an understanding of Jammu and Kashmir and we did not require the experience of […]

NIA takes custody of 2 JeM suspects in terror cases

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took custody of two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operatives, imprisoned in Jammu under the Public Safety Act (PSA), to interrogate in connection with various terror acts, including the February 14 Pulwama attack, NIA officials said here. “They have been brought here in a general case that was registered […]

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JeM terrorist held for role in 2017 Lethpora attack

Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested Irshad Ahmad Reshi for involvement in attack on the CRPF Group Centre in Lethpora, Jammu and Kashmir, in 2017. A resident of Ratnipora in J&K’s Pulwama district, Reshi is the fifth accused to have been arrested in the case. “An active overground worker of proscribed terrorist […]

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Overall 56% turnout in Jammu, Baramulla LS seats: CEO

Jammu: An overall 56 per cent of the votes were cast in Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu and Baramulla Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday and the poll process ended peacefully, Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Kumar said. Addressing a media conference, he said that 72.16 turnout was recorded in Jammu and 35.01 per cent in Baramulla. However, […]

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UN ignores Imran Khan's claim on Kashmir annexation

United Nations: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s assertion that India was going to “annex” Kashmir has failed to evoke any reaction from the UN’s leadership. Asked during a briefing on Tuesday by a Pakistani journalist for reactions on Khan’s statement, Secretary General Antonio Guterres’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said: “I have not seen those comments and […]

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BSF officer, girl killed, 14 injured in Pakistani shelling

Jammu: A BSF officer and a 6-year old girl were killed and 14 persons, including five other security personnel, were injured on Monday in Pakistani shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. Police said the girl was killed and nine civilians were injured in the shelling in Shahpur, Kerni, […]

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Jammu-Srinagar highway blast suspect arrested

Jammu: Police on Monday arrested a suspect believed to have been involved in the car explosion on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on March 30 when a CRPF convoy was passing on the highway. A private car was destroyed in the blast in Tethar area near Bannihal town on the highway, causing minor damage to a Central […]

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Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Sunday, a defence official said. “The Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shelling and firing of small arms in the Nowshera sector. Our troops retaliated effectively,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender […]

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Blast damages CRPF vehicle on highway, causes panic

Srinagar: An explosion destroyed a car on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Banihal district on Saturday, sparking panic and slightly damaging one of the CRPF vehicles moving as part of a convoy, authorities said. The police said the explosion occurred inside a private car at Tethar area of the highway near Bannihal town […]

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Militant killed, 7 security men hurt in 3 J&K gunfights

Srinagar: A militant was killed while seven security men and three civilians injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each other in three places in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said. While the first gunfight erupted in Sopore town, two gun battles were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla districts. Police sources said firing […]

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Soldier killed as Pak army violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed when Pakistan violated the ceasefire by heavily shelling forward areas and posts along the Line of Control with mortar bombs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district Thursday, officials said. Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Keri belt of Sunderbani sector this morning, they said. One soldier was was killed in […]

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President confers Kirti Chakra on martyred Odia jawan

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred gallantry awards on several army personnel including Odisha’s Pradip Kumar Panda (Posthumous). Pradip’s wife, Minati Panda, received the Kirti Chakra from the President today. Pradip, a constable in 130 Battalion of CRPF was honoured with the gallantry award for his supreme sacrifice for the country and his […]

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President confers gallantry awards to armed forces

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred gallantry awards — two Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras — to the armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to the duty. Two Kirti Chakras and two Shaurya Chakras were given posthumously. The President, who is also the Supreme Commander […]

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Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: An Indian soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, defence sources said. He was killed during a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army in the Sunderbani sector. “A soldier was killed and four others injured when Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation around […]

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1 killed, 3 injured in landslide in J&K's Ramban

Jammu: One person was killed and three others injured on Sunday in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, police said. A landslide hit the Khari-Mahoo road in Khari tehsil of the district in the morning, police said. Landslides and treacherous road conditions in this mountainous district often result in casualties both on the […]

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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire on LoC, Indian Army Retaliates

Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place on Saturday between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence official said. “At around 1.30 p.m. today, the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC in the […]