Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season, on Saturday (Dec 11).
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday recovered seven Chinese grenades from Bemina, four kilometre away from Srinagr's Lal Chowk.
A day after his arrest, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar and a Pakistani national were killed in an encounter in Parimpora area of the city, police said on Tuesday.
Srinagar: After remaining suspended for 11 months, train service between the Kashmir Valley and the Jammu division will resume on Monday. “After remaining suspended for 11 months due to the pandemic, train services will be resumed partially today between Baramulla and Banihal,” an official said. “A dry run of 137 km was carried out yesterday […]
Srinagar: The BJP on Tuesday won an election for the first time from any seat in Kashmir while facing regional heavyweights like the National Conference and the PDP. Aijaz Hussain won the Khonmoh-II District Development Council seat in Srinagar, while Aijaz Ahmad Khan gave the party more reason to cheer by winning the Tulail seat […]
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. […]
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 […]
Srinagar: A five-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will begin their week-long visit here on Sunday, during which it will interrogate the disgraced Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh. Sources said that the investigating team will be in Kashmir for a week to collect evidence before heading back […]
New Delhi: The European Union delegation of MPs which visited Jammu & Kashmir has expressed strong backing for India to end terror in the state and restore peace. Briefing the media at the end of their visit on Wednesday in Srinagar, the EU delegation said, “We, the international delegation, fully support India in its efforts […]
Srinagar: At least 11 civilians were injured on Saturday when militants hurled a grenade at a crowded market in summer capital Srinagar. Police said militants hurled a grenade at the Hari Singh High Street in Srinagar when vendors were selling goods and the market was crowded with shoppers. “At least 11 civilians have been injured […]
Jammu: The PDP has deferred a scheduled meeting of its delegation with party president Mefbooba Mufti, who is currently under detention in Srinagar, hours after announcing that a team of leaders would see her on Monday. However, no reason was given for the development which came on a day when a 15-member delegation of the […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Jammu and Kashmir for social work. The state’s former Chief Minister has been allowed to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu. Azad has said that he would not hold any political rallies or indulge in political activities.
Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Congress on Saturday criticised the government for not allowing a delegation of opposition members including Rahul Gandhi to come out of Srinagar airport to take stock of the situation there after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions. Congress state president G A Mir and other party leaders said the government […]
Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti will not be allowed to move out of their houses as strict restrictions are imposed in the Kashmir Valley from early Monday morning, police sources said. National Conference leader Abdullah had earlier on Sunday night expressed apprehension that he was going to be […]
Srinagar: One militant was killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. “The identity of the slain militant is being ascertained. Firing exchanges have stopped but search operations are going on,” police sources said. The gunfight took place in the orchards of Narwani village of […]
Srinagar: A militant was killed on Wednesday morning in a gunfight with the security forces in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A Defence Ministry statement said: “A terrorist has been killed in Branpathri forest area encounter today. Arms and ammunition have been recovered. The operation is still going on”. Police sources said […]
Srinagar: Separatist Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest on Saturday in Srinagar. A spokesman of the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat said a police party arrived at the Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on the city outskirts and informed him that he cannot move out of his house. The spokesman said the […]
Srinagar: An intelligence input about a major terror strike in Kashmir, reportedly shared by Pakistan, has prompted a high alert in the valley, a top security official said here on Sunday. The input talks about Al Qaeda’s plan to carry out the attack in Awantipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, either before or during the […]
Srinagar: A gunfight started on Friday between the security forces and holed up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Acting on specific information when the security personnel began a cordon and search operation in Graw-Bandina village of Awantipora earlier in the day the hiding militants started firing. This triggered the encounter still […]
Srinagar: A moderate intensity earthquake occurred in Kashmir on Wednesday whose epicentre was in Pakistan region. Sonam Lotus, Director of MET office said: “A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale occurred at 8.40 a.m. today. “The coordinates of the earthquake were latitude 36.4 degrees north and longitude 72.7 degrees east. “The epicentre was […]
Srinagar: One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town on Wednesday. Police said security forces, after specific inputs about presence of militants, started a cordon and search operation yesterday afternoon in Wadoora Payeen village of Sopore town. “Hiding militants fired as the cordon around them was tightened. […]
Srinagar: Four militants have been killed in an overnight gunfight between security forces and holed up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police sources said. While one of the militants was killed on Thursday, two others were brought down after the encounter resumed at dawn. Their bodies along with a large cache of weapons […]
Srinagar: Clashes erupted on Wednesday between stone-pelting youths and security forces in Srinagar, Sopore, Anantnag and Kupwara towns in the Kashmir Valley after Eid prayers. Delivering the Eid prayer sermon at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Srinagar, senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said India and Pakistan need to sit across the table […]
Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police sources said. The gun battle took place in the forests of Kokernag as the security forces were flushing out the hiding militants. The bodies of the slain militants have been recovered along with arms and […]
Srinagar: Authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent a separatist-called commemoration march. The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs Graveyard in the Old City’s Eidgah area to pay homage to two senior separatist leaders, Mirwaiz Moulana Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone, who were killed by unidentified […]