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Tag: Pulwama

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 […]

Conditional ban on Pakistan will not work: Gambhir

New Delhi: Sharing his views on the demand to boycott Pakistan in the upcoming 2019 World Cup in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, former India opener Gautam Gambhir on Monday said a conditional ban on the neighbouring country will not work. Known for being forthright, Gambhir also said that India should even be […]

Sushma denies diplomatic failure over Masood Azhar

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday hit out at the Congress over its allegation that China blocking the bid to name Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” was a diplomatic failure of the Narendra Modi government, saying the proposal was mooted four times but India could get worldwide support only in 2019. […]

Two militants killed in gunfight in J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. The gunfight broke out in Pinglish village of Tral area in Pulwama as security forces, surrounding the area specific information about presence of militants there, came under fire from the hiding militants and […]

We hit terrorists in their backyard after Pulwama: Modi

Greater Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India hit terrorists in their backyard after the Pulwama terror attack and accused the previous Congress-led UPA government of lacking courage to take action against Pakistan-based terror groups after 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in 2008. Addressing a rally here, Modi said what his government did post-Pulwama […]

NIA retrieves remnants of RDX can from Pulwama attack site

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the Pulwama terror attack, has claimed a major breakthrough in the case with the recovery of a can from the attack site. About 25-30 kg RDX was stored in the can kept in the vehicle used in the attack, said officials. A source related to […]

4 Army personnel martyred, 3 terrorists neutralised during encounter in Pulwama

Srinagar: Close on the heels of the deadliest terrorist attack in Pulwama on February 14, four Army personnel including a Major were martyred and one soldier was injured during an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Pinglan area of Pulwama district of South Kashmir today. Later, three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were also gunned down […]

Pulwama attack: Diljit Dosanjh donates Rs 300,000 to kin of martyrs

Mumbai: Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has donated Rs 300,000 to the wives of the CRPF troopers who died in the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Diljit on Sunday shared a snapshot of his donation receipt to the CRPF Wives Welfare Association. Alongside that, he wrote: “Our soldiers protect the country and the citizens […]

India takes national, international players into confidence as it plans retaliation

New Delhi: In the aftermath of the terror attack by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 CRPF personnel, the government’s strategy for retaliation seems clear – launch an international campaign for exposing and isolating Pakistan for its complicity in terror activities, while taking all domestic and global players into confidence […]

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Pulwama Attack: Odisha CM enhances ex-gratia for martyred Odia Jawans to Rs 25 lakh

Cuttack: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today announced enhancement of ex-gratia for next of the kin of Odia CRPF jawans Prasanna K Sahoo and Manoj Kumar Behera, who lost their lives in the terror attack on a CRPF convoy on Jammu-Srinagar highway on February 14. They will be given ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh each instead […]

Pulwama terror attack: Congress pledges Opposition support to government

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday asserted that terrorism cannot divide India and pledged the support of the entire Opposition to the government in the wake of Thursday’s terror attack in Pulwama that killed 45 CRPF troopers. Strongly condemning the attack, the worst-ever in Jammu and Kashmir, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh too […]

Pak rejects India's charge on Pulwama terrorist attack

Islamabad: Pakistan has condemned the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district and said it is a matter of grave concern even as it rejected India pointing out Islamabad’s link to the incident without investigations. At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks […]

28 students injured in blast in Kashmir tuition centre

Srinagar: Twenty-eight students were injured on Wednesday in a powerful but mysterious explosion in a tuition centre in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, triggering clashes between civilians and security personnel. The tuition-cum-coaching centre was being run in a private school called ‘Falai-e-Millat’ in Narbal village near Kakapora town, about 30 km from Srinagar. Doctors at […]

LeT commander killed in gunfight with security forces in Pulwama

Srinagar: A top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight with security forces on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama District. Police sources said Irfan Ahmad Sheikh, the district commander of LeT, was killed in Chakoora village. “The slain militant belonged to Chakoora and was active for the last some years,” […]

Two militants killed, three soldiers injured in Kashmir

Srinagar: Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police sources said the two militants belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in the ongoing fighting in Gulshanpora village of Tral tehsil. “The operation is still on,” an officer said. Earlier, three soldiers were […]

Clashes near Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama gunfight site

Srinagar: At least 11 persons were injured on Saturday in clashes between the security forces and civilian protesters near the site of a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports from the area said stone pelting youth attacked the security forces near the gunfight site in Hajin Payeen village where four militants were killed […]

Six terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar: Six terrorists were killed in an encounter Saturday morning with security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Arampora village in Awantipora area of the south Kashmir district this morning following specific intelligence about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said. The […]

CRPF trooper killed in militant attack in Pulwama

Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed on Sunday when militants opened fire at a CRPF camp in Pulwama district. Police sources said militants fired at the CRPF camp near the railway station in Kakapora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. “Guards at the camp retaliated after which the militants escaped. […]

2 militants killed in gunfight in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Security forces on Saturday gunned down two heavily armed terrorists hiding in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Receiving information about their presence in Tekkin village, a cordon and search operation was started that led the militants to fire at the forces. Both were killed in the ensuing gun battle. […]

Many injured after militants hurl grenade at security forces' vehicle in Srinagar

Srinagar: Militants hurled a grenade at a security forces’ vehicle in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district today, injuring several people, police said. The ultras hurled the grenade in the main Tral chowk this afternoon, a police official said. Several people were injured in the grenade blast, he said, adding that further details […]

Two civilians shot and injured in J&K

Srinagar: Two civilians in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district were critically injured on Saturday after being shot by unidentified gunmen, police said. The attack took place on two civilians, identified as Aijaz Ahmad Mir and Shiraz Ahmad Malik, in Trenz village of Shopian. “Both the injured persons have been referred by attending doctors to Srinagar […]

Abducted Army jawan's bullet-ridden body recovered in Pulwama

Srinagar: The bullet-ridden body of an Army jawan was recovered from Pulwama district hours after he was abducted by militants on his way home for Eid celebrations, police said today. Aurangzeb, who was ‘buddy’ of a company commander, was abducted by militants at Kalampora in Pulwama this morning when he was on his way home […]

2 policemen killed in militant attack in J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar: Two policemen were killed on Tuesday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The militants launched an attack on the police guards at the Pulwama court complex. “Two policemen were killed and one was injured in this attack. The militants escaped with the service rifles of the victims,” the police said. […]

Pulwama Attack: Body of martyred Odia jawan recovered, to be flown tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: After 24 hours of fierce gun battle between security forces and terrorists, the body of martyred Odia jawan Pradeep Panda was recovered from CRPF training centre in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Earlier, the body of Pradeep could not be rescued from the spot due to continuous exchange of fire between the forces […]

Odia jawan among 5 CRPF men killed in Pulwama attack

Bhubaneswar: One Odia jawan of Rajgangpur was among the five CRPF troopers who were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district today after guerrillas attacked a CRPF training centre. The martyred Odia jawan was identified as Pradeep Kumar Panda of Liploi village in Rajgangpur of Sundergarh district. He was working with the 132 battalion of […]