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Killing of Rajouri youths: Police chargesheet Captain, 2 civilians

December 27, 2020 7:48 am

Both the Army and the J&K Police had earlier claimed that the three youths were unidentified militants and had buried them discreetly in a graveyard in north Kashmir's Baramulla.

Shopian encounter: Bodies of three Rajouri labourers exhumed, handed to families

October 03, 2020 1:52 pm

Fathers of the three labourers were present at the time of exhumation along with social activist Guftar Choudhary.

J&K: Army to take action after probe confirms 3 killed in encounter were missing labourers

September 19, 2020 8:00 am

The Army had ordered a Court of Inquiry into the encounter last month after the three families came forward to say the youths were cousins -- one of them was reportedly 16 years old -- who had gone to Kashmir for work and not been in touch since July 17 night.

J&K: At least 8 militants killed in 24 hours in separate encounters

June 19, 2020 11:41 am

Security forces launched two operations on Thursday, in which five militants have been killed in Shopian and three in Awantipora.

J-K: Five militants killed in Shopian encounter, third gunfight this week

June 10, 2020 3:39 pm

This is the third operation in Shopian since Sunday in which 14 militants have been killed so far.

Residents of two Valley villages: Army takes our cars at night, no idea why

January 23, 2020 6:56 am

When The Indian Express started reaching out to officials for comments on the claims of the residents, the drivers too started receiving calls from Army personnel, enquiring who among them had spoken to the media.

J-K: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in Shopian

January 20, 2020 1:10 pm

One of the slain militants was identified as Adil Ahmad, a special police officer who had deserted the force in 2018 and decamped with seven AK assault rifles.

Four militants linked to al-Qaeda affiliate killed in J&K gunfight

June 24, 2019 7:03 am

According to the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the encounter broke out at the Panzar area of Shopian in the morning after security forces launched a cordon and search operation following reports that militants were present in the area.

J&K: Three militants killed in Shopian encounter

May 03, 2019 1:45 pm

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the area this morning following information about the presence of militants. 

‘Undaunted: Lt. Ummer Fayaz of Kashmir’: A tribute in words to an officer from Shopian

March 29, 2019 2:41 am

When the author asked Ummer's schoolmates whether they would want to be like Lt. Ummer Fayaz, they said no. ‘’Ma’am he joined the army, the society here does not accept him and some who don’t even consider him a Kashmiri.’’


Polling official killed in Shopian

April 25, 2014 4:38 pm

Zia, a poll official was killed soon after voting for the ongoing general elections.


Roads blocked due to heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir

February 12, 2016 5:41 am

Pir Panjal Range (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 12 (ANI): Roads have been blocked due to heavy snowfall in Dehra ki Gali area of the Pir Panjal Range in Jammu andKashmir on Friday. The Meteorological Department here has forecast wet weather for the next two days. Met Department official said that there are reports of snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir, including in Peer Ki Gali on the Mughal Road in Shopian, Sonmarg, Amarnath Shrine, Razdan Pass, Sadhna Top and Gurez.