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Uneasy calm in village on LoC in Uri
Sat, Oct 01, 2016

In the years before India and Pakistan called a ceasefire in 2003, cross-border shelling had caused much destruction here.

One question on India-Pakistan border: will shelling start?
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Kashmir: Old memories and fears return to villages on LoC

Meanwhile, trucks roll across LoC with chilli seeds, dry fruits
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

On Thursday afternoon, when Indian Army spoke of the surgical strike, 39 trucks made their way across the Line of Control (LoC) in Salamabad, crossing the Kaman Post Aman Setu bridge after 1 pm.

In Indian Army’s build-up in Uri, village meets, hospital visit
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Since the Uri attack, officials of local units had been meeting village heads and other leaders and asking them to report any suspected movement to the nearest Army unit.

Surgical strikes: Old memories and fears return to Kashmir villages near the LoC
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Of the 102 villages in Uri, more than half are within range of Pakistan’s artillery.

Others forging new ties, SAARC going in reverse direction, says Mehbooba Mufti
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

“It is unfortunate that while other countries are forging new economic ties, the SAARC countries are going in the reverse direction,” Mehbooba said.

Kashmir: Car trying to escape stone pelters kills 17-year-old girl in Parimpora
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Police identified the girls as Fozia and Nadia of Gulbagh.

Kashmir: LoC trade resumes from Uri
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

The vehicles crossed the LoC around 1 pm in the presence of senior Army and civil administration officials from both sides.

Meanwhile, LoC trade resumes from Uri
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

The vehicles crossed the LoC around 1 pm in the presence of senior Army and civil administration officials from both sides.

Five CRPF men injured in militant attack in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

A senior police officer said the area was cordoned off after the attack.

Two JeM ‘guides’ arrested in Uri: Army
Sun, Sep 25, 2016

Sources said the two were arrested near the Jamun post close to the LoC.

Kashmir: Another youth killed in Baramulla district
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Meanwhile, 50 people were injured in clashes between security forces and protesters at several places in Kashmir.

Uri attack: Terrorists may have used LoC prefab huts
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Residents and headmen of Sukhdar, Gohalan, Jabla and Salamabad near the LoC have been questioned.

Uri villagers fear return of pre-ceasefire situation
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Following the ceasefire agreement of 2003, there was peace along LoC, apart from the occasional skirmishes at forward posts.

Uri attack probe: Army looks at possible insider help, scans route through village on LoC
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

The terrorists, sources said, were even aware of the location of the office and residence of the brigade commander.

Army foils two infiltration bids on Line of Control
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

The Army said a soldier had been killed in Nowgam, but it did not confirm whether any infiltrator was killed.

Day later, only one vehicle moves in Uri: Peace bus en route to PoK
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

The bus service, started in April 2005, has so far been used by more than 3,000 people.

Uri attack: 4 terrorists buried, with some help from locals
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Locals said that members of the Uri bazaar committee, an Imam and a few elders from the town were called to arrange the last rites.

Cross-border terror: Geography and terrain open up many routes to Uri
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

The administrative complex and stores that were targeted Sunday are ahead of the main complex of the 12 Infantry Brigade headquarters.

India weighs response after 17 soldiers killed in Uri by terrorists from Pakistan
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

Seven of the 20 injured soldiers, who were evacuated in helicopters to the 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar, are said to be in critical condition.

Uri terror attack: Militants target Army brigade, intense firing underway
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Army while confirming the attack said that it is not clear wheather the millitants have attcked brigade headquarters or any other security installation.

Accusing PDP of sellout, its Srinagar MP Tariq Hameed Karra quits seat, party
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

PDP spokesman Mehboob Beg described Tariq Hameed Karra’s resignation as 'a personal decision' but conceded 'it is a shock'.

Accusing PDP of sellout, Tariq Hameed Karra quits Lok Sabha seat, party
Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Tariq Karra, who was the founding member of the PDP, had boycotted the oath-taking ceremony of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti earlier this year

First time, shrines, mosques out of bounds for Eid prayers in Valley
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

For the first time in the Valley, the J&K government, which clamped curfew across Kashmir Tuesday to pre-empt trouble on the streets, barred people from offering Eid prayers at major Sufi shrines, mosques and Idgahs.

Kashmir unrest: Two dead, 30 injured in clashes across Valley; strict curfew imposed
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

With curfew imposed across Kashmir, security personnel refused to all people to step out and offer prayers on Eid.

Eid in the time of curfew — and some biscuits from Delhi
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

For most part of the day, Srinagar’s markets and malls were shut, and the roads deserted.

Army chief visits south Kashmir, inspects LoC
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

During a meeting at 15 Corps headquarters, Singh was briefed about the steps taken by Army to bring peace in the Valley.

What’s behind Baig’s criticism of his own CM and government?
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Baig, who represents the Baramulla LoK Sabha constituency of North Kashmir, has been in the news since the PDP decided to stitch together an alliance with the BJP.

PDP MP Muzaffar Hussain Baig speaks out, says govt has failed to deliver
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

An outspoken leader and former Deputy Chief Minister, Baig has drawn criticism in the past from rival parties over his utterances on radicalisation of Islam in the Valley.

J&K to get new DGP soon
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Sources said the final choice could be DGP (Law and Order) S P Vaid, a 1986-batch J&K cadre officer.

Engage in talks, Mehbooba Mufti urges separatists again
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Mehbooba Mufti said that by shying away from talks, the separatist leadership was in the danger of being squarely blamed for holding up the process of finding a solution despite there being an opportunity to address the issue.

Militants ambush army convoy in Kashmir’s Handwara, 3 jawans injured
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

This is the second attack on an army convoy in the past one month in Kashmir

Kashmir unrest: Security downgrade to slashing perks, Centre plans to turn heat on separatists
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

In Srinagar, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti hit out at the separatist leadership for frittering away another opportunity to resolve the Kashmir issue.

‘Insaaniyat, jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat’: 3 words, 5 ways to interpret them
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

Repeated by PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, these words mean different things to different leaders on the ground.

Curfew returns to Valley as all-party team visits Sunday
Sat, Sep 03, 2016

The curfew, which was lifted from most of the Valley on Monday after a spell of 51 days, was re-imposed with J&K police reporting 35 incidents of stone-pelting from across Kashmir

J&K govt bans 5 TV channels
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

An order by the District Magistrate (Srinagar) asked all private cable operators to stop airing KBC, Gulistan TV, Munsiff TV, JK Channel and Insaaf TV.