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A day in the life of J&K Police’s Mountain Rescue Team that helps Amarnath pilgrims

Amid plunging oxygen levels and sub-zero temperatures, Zahoor and Ishtiyaq help pilgrims navigate the toughest stretch along the Amarnath Yatra route.

J-K: PSO of Mehbooba's kin shot dead by militants outside mosque in Anantnag

The incident took place when Mufti Sajad, a PDP leader and a relative of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, had gone to a mosque in Bijbehara to offer congregational prayers


Two militants linked to February 14 Pulwama terror attack killed in encounter

Both are accused of carrying out a terrorist attack on CRPF personnel on February 14 this year in Pulwama. Sajjad had managed the vehicle which rammed into a CRPF convoy, while Tauseef was his handler, the Army said.

Anantnag terror attack: Death toll rises to six after J&K cop succumbs to injuries at AIIMS

As soon as Khan stepped out of his bullet-proof vehicle, a barrage of bullets were fired by a terrorist, one of which hit his liver and duodenum, police said. On Sunday, Khan's health deteriorated and he was shifted to AIIMS in the afternoon.

J&K: Five CRPF men killed, two injured in Anantnag militant attack

A J&K Police SHO and a girl were also injured in the incident. Combing operations are underway and the area has been cordoned off.

J&K Governor orders inquiry into killing of political leaders in Kashmir

Gul Mohammed Mir, a senior BJP leader in his late 50s, was shot dead at his home in Nowgam village on Saturday night. Gul's killing has been condemned by all mainstream political parties in the valley.


J&K: Two militants killed in encounter in Anantnag

The spokesman said incriminating material like arms and ammunition -- including one AK rifle and one SLR rifle -- were recovered from the site of encounter.

Voices from the Valley: 60 Kashmiri artists from world over come together for an exhibition

The artists aim to promote the idea of peace, harmony, and togetherness through the medium of art in Srinagar. For decades no major exhibition has been held in the Valley. The first time a significant exhibition of modern art was held in Srinagar was in June 1948, exactly 70 years ago.

Anantnag: One cop killed as militants attack police near Rajnath Singh's scheduled meeting venue

Anantnag: The incident took place at least 500 yards from the venue of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's meeting on Sunday. 

Amarnath Yatra attack: Every right thinking Kashmiri must condemn the killing, says Omar Abdullah

"Very sad news. The attack cannot be condemned strongly enough. My sympathies to the families & prayers for the injured. The one thing we had all feared this year during the yatra. In spite of recent successes against militants & unprecedented force presence," tweeted Abdullah.

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J&K para-cricket team captain inspiration for disabled

Jammu and Kashmir, Feb 12 (ANI): Amir Hussain, a differently-abled boy from Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir is an inspiration for all specially challenged people. He lost both his arms at an early age in a mishap at a sawmill. Accounting to his extraordinary bowling and batting skills, he has been appointed as the captain of state’s para-cricket team. Despite losing both his arms, Amir is one of the finest bowlers and batsman of his locality. He has a unique style of holding the bat between his neck and shoulder, and bowls while holding the ball in his toes. Amir, who has so far played cricket in Jammu, Delhi and Lucknow wishes to join International Para-Cricket team of India.