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Day after ambush in Shopian district of J&K, Army chief reviews Valley security ops
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

The Army chief paid tributes to Lance Naik Ghulam Mohiuddin Rather, Sepoy Vikas Singh Gurjar and Sapper Sreejith M J, who were killed in the ambush Thursday.

Three Army men killed, two officers among four injured in J&K attack
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Shopian Superintendent of Police Tahir Saleem said the 44 Rashtriya Rifles personnel were returning from a cordon-and-search operation at Kungnoo Shopian when they were attacked.

From April 1, curbs in J&K on big fat weddings
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

As per the order, there will be a ban on the use of DJ systems, amplifiers and speakers as these are responsible for noise pollution.

Mehbooba Mufti rejigs Cabinet, 2 ministers quit
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

When contacted, Bukhari said, “It was primarily my reshuffle alone. I have resigned and I wrote a detailed letter to the CM giving reasonable reasons.

Mehbooba’s cabinet expansion: Former minister Bukhari set to return
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The PDP had left vacant two of its Cabinet berths in April last year

Kashmir: Youth held for sharing morphed photos, address of teen
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The girl lodged a complaint with Baramulla police station and said that one of her friends with whom she shared her pictures had misused them after they fell apart.

Three militants killed in J&K encounter were Lashkar commanders
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The three were foreigners and involved in many attacks in Handwara and adjoining areas, including on army convoys.

Major among four Armymen killed in two encounters in Kashmir Valley
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Meanwhile, a defence spokesman confirmed that three soldiers had lost their lives in the Hajin encounter. “Five soldiers were injured and a foreign militant killed,’’ said the spokesman.

Day after Valley encounter, security raised to check protests
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Police and paramilitary forces were deployed in Kulgam and Shopian districts on Monday

Kulgam encounter: Two Army martyred, 4 militants killed in South Kashmir
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Brigadier R Chakravarty, Commander, 1 Sector RR, said a security cordon was put up around Nagbal Frisal village on Saturday night following information about the presence of militants in the area.

23 cm, and counting: What’s behind the Valley’s snow peak
Tue, Feb 07, 2017

This time, Kashmir has received more than162.2 mm or 16.2 cm of snowfall in January alone.

2010 Kashmir protests: Probe panel recommends review of draconian laws
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

The panel has recommended a CBI probe into 17-year-old Tufail Matoo’s killing that escalated the protests.

Mufti Sayeed death anniversary: Top Hurriyat leader pays tribute in special issue of Sheeraza
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is the fourth politician in whose memory the academy has brought out a special issue of Sheeraza.

Kashmir: Heavy snowfall draws tourists, hoteliers upbeat
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Heavy snowfall in the Valley is attracting hundreds of tourists from various parts of the country and abroad. Skiiers are flocking to the slopes of Gulmarg, considered one of the best skiing destinations in the world.

Security forces gun down top Al-Badr militant in Kashmir
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Naikoo was an A++ category militant and used to operate in Sopore and Srinagar, sources said

Slogans from J&K streets raised in Assembly as Opposition protest pellets, night raids and PSA
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

These types of slogans were coined and popularized by Moulana Sarjan Barkati during massive ‘pro-freedom’ rallies in south Kashmir during the paek of unrest.

Thousands turn up for J&K cop’s funeral
Tue, Jan 03, 2017

The funeral was held at the Eidgah, and locals said that more than four thousand people participated in it.

Kashmir unrest: ‘When will CM, separatists stop using students as football?’
Sun, Jan 01, 2017

Noor-us-Sama: Class 12 student in Srinagar; wants to become an ‘independent thinker’

For Mehbooba Mufti, 2016 has been a trial by fire
Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Mehbooba Mufti would be the first one to acknowledge that 2016 has been one of the toughest years faced by her party and the state.

Kashmir unrest: Review cases against youth not involved in ‘serious crime’, says CM Mehbooba Mufti
Mon, Dec 26, 2016

The Valley witnessed violent protests after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani during an encounter with security forces on July 8.

3 Armymen killed, 2 injured as militants ambush convoy in Pampore
Sun, Dec 18, 2016

Confirming the three deaths of the Army jawans, Army spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said, ‘’An operation has been launched in the area to track down the attackers.”

Top Lashkar commander killed in encounter near Sopore: Police
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

“The encounter ended in the afternoon and one foreign militant, Abu Baker, was killed in the operation. He was active in the (north Kashmir) area since 2009 and was around 25 or 26 years old,’’ said an official.

J-K: Two militants killed after three-day gunbattle in Anantnag
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

One civilian was killed during the operation, while more than three dozen villagers were injured when protesters tried to break the cordon around the village.

Two militants holed up in J&K house
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Security forces had information that two militants were hiding in the house of a villager, Ghulam Hassan Sheikh.

Demonetisation: Rush over, back to normal now in Baramulla
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

The hall is full of customers, but all waiting patiently at counters as the cashiers count the new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes carefully.

National Conference part of struggle, stands with separatists: Farooq Abdullah
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

The opposition party also threw its weight behind the separatists, calling their agitation a ‘’justice struggle”.

Kashmir: Protests in Valley after guard’s death in crossfire
Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Kumar was on night duty when the Army launched the operation and villagers alleged that he was killed deliberately.

All roads to killed ex-sarpanch’s house in Kashmir barred, Cong says political murder
Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Malik is the first mainstream leader to be killed by security forces

Police bust hideout used for Hizbul Mujahideen threat videos
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Preliminary probe revealed that Hizbul militant Zakir alias Mosa recorded videos in one of the rooms of the house, police said.

J&K government puts curbs after Congress activist’s ‘encounter’
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Congress state president Ghulam Ahmad Mir, who had claimed Sajjad Malik was killed in custody, criticised the police for preventing him from visiting the area.

One killed in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress says he was a party worker
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Malik Sajjad was a former militant of Hizbul Mujahideen and joined mainstream politics in 2005.

Three attacks averted since Uri assault
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

The attack had prompted authorities to step up security around major installations following a review of arrangements.

Srinagar’s Delhi moment: When thick smog shut its airport for over 10 days
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Flight operations have been badly affected at Srinagar airport due to poor visibility caused by smog. Why did this happen? Was it expected? Can it happen again?

Jammu & Kashmir: Two policemen die in terror attack; militants, soldier killed in op
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

According to information, two or three militants attacked a group of Indian Reserve Police personnel deployed near the Deputy Commissioner’s Office and Police Lines and opened fire on the police personnel.

J&K: Three soldiers killed on LoC, one of them mutilated, Army promises ‘heavy retribution’
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Killings appear to be Pak BAT handiwork, Army briefs Parrikar; soldier decapitated in same sector October 29