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NIA to probe Nagrota terror attack
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

Following the instruction issued from Union Ministry of Home Affairs, the National Investigation Agency on Wednesday decided to take up the investigations into the terrorist attack on an Army camp in Nagrota last month. Sources said that in this context, the NIA has re-registered the case at its police station in New Delhi. A case […]

Jammu: No rush at bank branches ATMs on pay day
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

In the case of Central government employees, the national banks in order to avoid rush at its branches had permitted disbursement of Rs 10,000 in cash as part salary by respective DDOs at their office premises itself.

Nagrota attack revenge for Afzal Guru’s hanging, terrorists left posters behind
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Nagrota attack: Intelligence sources said the posters indicate that the attackers may have been linked to the Jaish-e-Muhammad, which calls its fidayeen units in Kashmir the Afzal Guru Squad.

Nagrota attack a revenge for Afzal Guru’s hanging, claim papers found on slain terrorists
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

The seizures apart from arms, ammunition and explosives included packets of biscuit made in Pakistan, medicines and bandages.

Nagrota is a strategically important garrison town
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

The 16 Corps headquarters is located less than three kilometers from 166 Medium Regiment unit, which came under attack on Tuesday.

J&K: Terror strikes Army camp at Nagrota, 2 officers among 7 personnel dead
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

A high alert has been sounded across the state, including on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. Security has also been stepped up in Katra town and Vaishno Devi shrine visited everyday by pilgrims from across the country.

Three infiltrators gunned down in Samba
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

According to the sources, the BSF troops noticed suspicious movement along the international border around midnight.

‘In my class, we sometimes fight with each other; but I don’t know what Pakistan wants from us’
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Sanjana, 9, of Suchetgarh village in Jammu’s R S Pura that has been hit in cross-border firing says she does not want to return home.

Check medical status of Amarnath Yatra applicants: J-K Governor NN Vohra to states
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra pointed out that a significant number of Amarnath pilgrims lose their lives every year due to heart, lung and other medical failures.

Jammu and Kashmir: Amitabh Mattoo quits as CM Mehbooba Mufti’s adviser
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Until late evening, the Chief Minister had not accepted his resignation as efforts were on to persuade Mattoo to continue.

J&K: Carried 30 km by father for want of cash, ailing boy dies
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Father failed to exchange Rs 29,000 in banks, van driver rejected his old notes

BSF man killed in Pakistan shelling
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Officials said that Rai Singh was among five BSF personnel wounded at Tarkundi in Rajouri district.

J&K: 14 crows found dead at CM’s residence
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

Officials at the chief minister’s secretariat have been advised to avoid the lawn for some time.

After months of missed classes, Valley students get promotions
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Barring some private schools, which have conducted exams with the government’s help, educational institutes have mostly remained shut in the Valley in the aftermath of protests since July.

Kashmir unrest: Government to continue Class 5 to 7 for current session
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Less than two months ago, the Jammu and Kashmir government had decided to do away with the no-detention policy at the elementary level as being harmful to the education system.

Amid mortar shelling by Pakistan, thousands throng mela near LoC
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

The district administration also issued an advisory to people living within 2 km from the border to remain indoors in case of shelling.

Jawan injured in LoC ceasefire violation
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

In the afternoon, Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shelling and automatic weapon fire along the LoC in Palanwala, Sunderbani and Nowshera sectors.

Arresting Burhan Wani would have been better: Vice-Chancellor of Jammu University
Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Pointing out that he has not been able to understand why “people in Kashmir have been supporting” militants, he said it was necessary to understand the reason.

Kashmir school burning: Mehbooba Mufti should step down, says Farooq Abdullah
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

On Monday, Mehbooba had talked about measures taken by her government in the cases of school burnings , including apprehension of some people allegedly involved in the incidents.

Two Indian soldiers killed in firing along LoC, Pakistan posts hit
Mon, Nov 07, 2016

Responding to the “ceasefire violation”, the Army said it inflicted heavy casualties on the Pakistani side.

Two Indian soldiers killed, four Pakistan posts destroyed in LoC shelling
Sun, Nov 06, 2016

Those killed were identified as Gursevak of 22 Sikh and Naik Tukpare Rajendra Narayan of 22 Maratha Light Infantry.

Samba spy case: ‘How much can a soldier reveal? He doesn’t even know all about his unit’
Sun, Nov 06, 2016

The capture of a ‘Pakistani spy’ by India has triggered expulsions of diplomats and charges of espionage from both sides. The Sunday Express returns to Sarwan Dass of the controversial Samba spy case.

J&K: Pakistan shells hit civilian areas, 8 killed
Wed, Nov 02, 2016

Six of the eight deaths took place in the Arnia sector of Samba district while two deaths were reported from the Tarkundi area of Rajouri district.

Jawan, woman killed in Pakistan shelling
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

According to sources, 50-year-old Rashida Bi was killed and her daughter Nazma Akhtar (24) injured when a mortar shell hit their house at Golad village

No Diwali for residents of border villages
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

The Jammu district administration has set up over two dozen camps to accommodate people migrating from border areas affected by the shelling.

By closing schools, Hurriyat wants to create a community of illiterates: Mehbooba Mufti
Sat, Oct 29, 2016

CM Mehbooba Mufti said Friday that Pakistan should take an initiative to resume dialogue with India as war was not a solution to any problem.

Jammu: Border inhabitants flee homes as Pak engages in heavy mortar shelling in RS Pura, Arnia
Fri, Oct 28, 2016

There are 43 community bunkers across Jammu region and of these, nearly two dozen are along the international border in Jammu district alone.

BSF jawan killed, three others injured in heavy Pakistan shelling along International Border
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

There were also reports to damage to civilian property and death of cattle also, but the details were not available.

Gurnam Singh’s treatment was delayed, says dead BSF constable’s father
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

“His treatment was delayed as he should have been taken outside the state for medical treatment earlier,’’ said his father Kulveer Singh.

Pak will have to pay heavy price if they touch our soldiers: BSF
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

The infiltration attempt, which had been the first one along the international border after terror attack in Uri, exposes Pakistan’s direct involvement in helping terrorists infiltrate into our territory.

Local villager spying for Pakistan arrested in J&K, sim cards, map seized
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Bodh Raj, a suspected Pakistani spy was nabbed in near Jerda village of Jammu and Kashmir as he tried to escape noticing police parties conducting searches.

Two Indian troops injured in gunbattle, ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Sources said that the fire from across the international border first came around 9.35 am and it continued for nearly 40 minutes.

BSF foils infiltration attempt along border in Kathua
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Nearly half-a-dozen terrorists, who were attempting to cross over to the Indian side at Bobiyan in Hiranagar sector, fired at a BSF naka around 1.55 am, official sources said.

Jammu: 11-year-old boy chained to keep him at madrasa, parents booked
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

The police acted on Monday after a local resident took a photograph of the boy and circulated it on WhatsApp.

Jammu: Fire destroys all houses in Kishtwar village, 500 animals killed
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

The 621 villagers of 115 families spent the night in the open, sources said. Local police and revenue officials have reached the affected village from Warwan, now the tehsil headquarters.

Army jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

The firing from Pakistani side took place after a lull of nearly 10 days. The dead jawan was identified as Sudesh Kumar, who was deployed at Tarkundi in Balakote area.