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Now all weather road-connectivity to Ladakh in J&K

The road will also be a strategic advantage in the Kargil region which saw transgression from the Pakistani side in 1999.

CISF to take over Srinagar Airport

The CISF has been seeking the job of providing security to airports in Jammu and Kashmir for a long time.

Jammu & Kashmir municipal polls: State government declares holiday on voting days

The polls are scheduled to begin on October 8, followed by the second phase on October 10, third phase on October 13 and last phase on October 16. The counting of votes will be done on October 20.

Two overground workers of militants arrested in J&K

On 10 August, two persons barged inside the Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch and attacked bank guard Mumtaz Ahmad with pepper spray and a sharp-edged weapon in an attempt to snatch his 12-bore rifle, a police spokesman said.

Jammu alleged land row: Right time for Governor’s rule, says Farooq Abdullah

The National Conference patron and Lok Sabha MP said his party had never been a promoter of governor's rule but it appeared to be the only way to arrest growing unrest in the state, which he asserted is fast slipping into anarchy under the PDP-BJP government.

Implement SOP, ensure safety of civilians: Mehbooba Mufti to agencies

Besides discussing the overall security scenario in the state, Mufti asked heads of security agencies to implement Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) while executing operations in different parts of the state.

J&K: Youth identified as militant in social media Special Police Officer, say police

Police on Thursday termed the news fake and said the man in the photograph is Special Police Officer Bilal Ahmad.

Tourism down, J&K wants security signature reduced

The government has directed the police to remove “unnecessary” concertina wire on roads and around security establishments and asked security forces to “beautify” bunkers.

Alert security personnel foil bank robbery bid by militants

"The militants appeared at the Bugam branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Kulgam and tried to loot the money. The alert security personnel present there, however, foiled their attempt," the police spokesman said.

High-level security review meeting held in north Kashmir

The meeting was chaired by Army’s top commander in Kashmir, Corps commander of 15 Corps A K Bhatt, and Inspector General of Police S P Pani was present at the meeting with other senior Army and police officials.

J-K: Two militants killed after failed weapon-snatching bid in Pulwama

Soon after the militants tried to snatch the weapon of a BJP leader's PSO, police, Army and CRPF personnel launched an operation. This was followed by a gunfight between the security forces and militants.

Three militants killed in Valley encounter, one of them an ‘IS recruit’

The three militants — Fazili, his classmate and friend Syed Owais Shafi, and a ‘foreigner’ — reportedly came out of the house where they were hiding and opened fire as they tried to break the cordon. They were killed in retaliatory fire.