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Tag: Srinagar

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Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar: Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured in a gunfight on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, police said. Security forces had started a cordon and search operation in Kuthpora village after receiving specific information about militant presence. As the search party was closing on the hiding militants they fired triggering an […]

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4th phase of J&K Panchayat polls: Voting begins

Jammu/Srinagar: Voting started normally on Tuesday for the fourth phase of Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir under tight security arrangements. Voting is taking place at 2,618 polling stations across the state, with 639 in Kashmir division and 1,979 in Jammu division. The process started at 8 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. Poll […]

CRPF officer among 3 injured in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer and a constable along with an Indian Army soldier were injured in a gunfight in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Kulgam district on Tuesday, police said. The gun battle in Redwani village started earlier following specific inputs about militant presence. At least two to three militants […]

Six militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier and six Hizbul Mujahideen and the Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have been killed so far in an encounter underway in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Shopian district on Sunday, defence spokesman said. A civilian suffered a bullet injury as intense clashes broke out in the morning between villagers and the security […]

Six militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir's gunfight

Srinagar: Six militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Upon receiving a tip-off, the security forces began a search operation in Sekipora village. “Six terrorists were killed in this operation. Weapons and warlike stores have been recovered from the encounter site,” Defence […]

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Indian and Chinese army meet in Eastern Ladakh

Srinagar: A border personnel meeting was held on Monday by Indian and Chinese Army in eastern Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said. Colonel Rajesh Kalia, Defence ministry spokesman, said that ceremonial BPM was held on the occasion of ‘Diwali’ at Indian BPM huts at Chushul-Moldo and Daulat Beg Oldi in Eastern Ladakh. […]

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2 militants killed in Badgam, soldier and woman injured

Srinagar: Security forces shot dead two militants on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, triggering street protests in Badgam and Pulwama districts that left a woman badly injured, officials said. A soldier was also injured in the gun battle. Police said in a statement that the dead militants in Bugoo village in […]

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Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. Acting on a specific tip about the presence of militants, security forces laid a cordon around Athoora village. When challenged, the hidden militants fired at the security forces, triggering a gunfight. “Two militants were killed […]

2 militants killed in a gunfight near Srinagar

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in the outskirts of Srinagar city, police said. Security forces early in the day started searches for hiding militants in Sathu area of Nowgam in Jammu and Kashmir after receiving specific input about their presence. “As the cordon was tightened, they […]

5 civilians killed in explosion in J&K

Srinagar: Five civilians were killed and over a dozen others injured on Sunday when an explosion occurred a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. According to the police, despite repeated requests not to visit the gunfight site in Laroo village till it was declared safe, civilians went to the gunfight site […]

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Two militants killed at Baramulla town in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Security forces on Friday shot dead two militants on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla town. Police said police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) signalled a vehicle to stop at Kralhar near the Khwaja Bazar railway station in the town. The militants who were in the vehicle opened fire. In retaliation, the […]

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Policeman, 3 militants killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar: A Jammu and Kashmir policeman and three militants were killed in a gunfight in old city area of Srinagar on Wednesday, police said. The four died in the gun battle that erupted between holed up militants and the security forces in Fateh Kadal area after information about militant presence was received. Three Central Reserve […]

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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 […]

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Three militants believed to be trapped in encounter in north Kashmir

Srinagar: Three militants, including scholar-turned-terrorist Manan Wani, are believed to have been trapped in an encounter at Handwara in frontier district of north Kashmir, officials said Thursday. Giving details emerging from the encounter site, which is taking place at Satgund in Handwara, police and other security forces cordoned off a village following intelligence inputs about […]

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J&K municipal polls: Voter queues in Jammu, valley wears deserted look

Jammu/Srinagar: The Municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir that is taking place after a gap of 13 years, on Monday witnessed long queues in Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts while people barely arrived in the valley booths that wore a deserted look. Enthusiastic voters lined up outside the polling stations in Gandhi Nagar, R.S.Pura, Arnia, […]

4.6-magnitude quake jolts J&K

Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, although there were no reports of casualties or damage to properties. An official of the state disaster management department said: “The tremor occurred at 8.09 a.m. Its coordinates are latitude 36.7 north and longitude 74.5 east. The depth of the […]

LeT militant killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was killed in a gunfight with the police in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, authorities said on Saturday. An unidentified number of militants attacked a police post in Achabal area on Friday night following which there was a brief gunfight. “A weapon was recovered from the victim who has been […]

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Militant killed in J&K gunfight, another manages to escape

Srinagar: One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said. The encounter took place in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area from where another militant managed to escape. “Searches are still going on. The identity of the slain militant is also being ascertained,” a […]

Policeman killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar: One policeman was killed and four people were injured on Sunday in a gunfight between militants and security forces here, authorities said. Upon receiving a tip-off about the holed-up militants, the security forces cordoned off the Deyarwani locality in Batmaloo area. The militants then fired at the security forces triggering the gunfight “A major […]

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Policeman killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar: A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between militants and the security forces here. Upon receiving a tip-off about the holed-up militants, the security forces cordoned off the Deyarwani locality in Batmaloo area. “As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering the ongoing gunfight,” police sources said. […]

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Major, three soldiers killed while foiling infiltration bid in Kashmir

Srinagar: An Army major and three soldiers were killed while foiling an infiltration bid in north Kashmir’s Gurez sector, officials said today. At least two militants were gunned down in the operation, they said. The encounter between the Army’s patrolling party and the infiltrating group took place at Govind Nallah in Gurez sector of Bandipore […]

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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 […]

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Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist behind murder of journalist Shujaat Bukhari: police

Srinagar: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Naveed Jatt along with two local terrorists murdered senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari here on June 14, police sources said on Wednesday. Naveed Jatt is a Pakistani who escaped from police custody from a Srinagar hospital on February 6 this year. “The other two terrorists involved in this terror murder are locals […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Civilians, CRPF troopers injured after militants hurl grenades in Srinagar

  Srinagar: Eight people including four paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and an equal number of civilians were injured on Saturday in four grenade attacks carried out by the militants. Peace in summer capital Srinagar was torn by these explosions as the militant outfit, Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) owned responsibility for these attacks. The first […]

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Youth run over dies, internet suspended in Srinagar, Badgam

Srinagar: A youth run over by a CRPF vehicle here a day ago succumbed to his injuries on Saturday prompting authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to suspended internet services in Srinagar and Badgam districts. Kaiser Ahmed, 21, was ploughed down by the Central Reserve Police Force vehicle in the old city area of Nowhatta during […]

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Major Gogoi will be punished if found guilty of any offence: Army Chief

Srinagar: Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Friday said exemplary punishment would be given to Major Leetul Gogoi if he was found guilty of “any offence”. On Wednesday, Gogoi was briefly detained by police in Srinagar after an altercation when he was allegedly trying to enter a hotel with an 18-year-old woman, according to a […]

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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu, Samba

Jammu: Pakistani rangers have violated ceasefire on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Samba districts. The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked firing at the Border Security Force outposts in Arnia, Ramgarh and Chamliyal areas of Jammu and Kashmir late on Sunday, the BSF sources said. “The firing started at 10 p.m. The BSF retaliated […]

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Join 'mainstream' India for a life with dignity: PM Modi to Kashmiri youth

  Srinagar: On a day-long Jammu and Kashmir visit to inaugurate developmental projects, two days after the government announced an unconditional Ramadan ceasefire in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked “misguided” Kashmiri youth to join “mainstream” India for a life with dignity. Amid a separatist called shutdown and protest march and restrictions […]

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Militant killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar: Security forces killed one militant in an ongoing gunfight in Srinagar’s densely populated Chatabal area on Saturday, police said. Following a tip-off about the presence of militants in the area, security forces including state police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel surrounded Gasi Mohalla. “One holed-up militant is still engaged in the gunfight […]

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Air India flight makes emergency landing in Delhi

New Delhi: A Srinagar-bound Air India flight with 180 passengers developed a snag mid-air and made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport, police said. All passengers are safe. According to Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjay Bhatia, the incident occurred around 10.30 a.m. “Air India Flight 825, from New Delhi to Srinagar, returned to IGIA […]

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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 […]

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Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday as authorities said landslide clearance work is still in progress. “No traffic will be allowed on the highway as road clearance operations are on at Battery Cheshma and some other parts of the road,” a traffic department official said. At least […]

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20-hour long gunfight continues in Srinagar

Srinagar: The over 20-hour long gunfight between holed up militants and the security forces continued in Srinagar on Tuesday as fresh firing exchanges started. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants are holed up inside an under construction building in Karan Nagar area since Monday after they were forced to withdraw and later trapped inside the building following […]

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Terror bid foiled on CRPF camp in Srinagar, trooper killed

Srinagar: A paramilitary trooper was killed in an ongoing gunfight with militants holed up in a building after a failed terror bid on a CRPF camp in Srinagar, police said. The trooper was wounded in the shootout as the security forces prepared for a final assault against the holed-up militants, a police officer said. He was […]

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Restrictions in Srinagar, Shopian to prevent separatist march

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar and Shopian districts on Friday to prevent a separatist-called march in protest of the killing of five civilians over the last few days. Police said restrictions under section 144 of the Code Of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been imposed in Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safakadal, Khanyar, Maisuma and Kralkhud in […]

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist-called protests

Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday imposed restrictions here to prevent separatist-called protests against the death of two civilians in army firing on Saturday. Two youths were killed and eight other protestors injured in an army firing when a mob attacked an army convoy in Ganowpora village of Shopian district on Saturday. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister […]

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Port Blair, Srinagar rated most wallet-friendly holiday destinations by travel portal

New Delhi: Srinagar and Port Blair have seen the steepest drop in airfares, while Bangkok has replaced Dubai as the top trending holiday destination amongst Indian travellers, according to online travel marketplace Kayak. These findings are part of Kayak’s recently launched tool, Travel Hacker Guide, which provides rankings of the popular and top trending destinations, […]

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Cold wave continues in J&K

Srinagar: The ongoing cold wave in Jammu and Kashmir will continue unabated until January 5, the weather office said on Saturday. “We are expecting light rain and snow in the state after January 5. The present cold wave conditions are likely to continue until then,” a Met Department official said. The minimum temperatures in Srinagar, […]

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