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Militant killed in Handwara shootout

Militant killed in Handwara shootout

Srinagar: At least  one militant was allegedly killed in a shootout in north Kashmir’s Handwara area on Sunday afternoon. According to the police, the militant hurled a grenade at a patrolling party of government forces, following which he he was challenged, resulting in a shoot out. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Handwara Ashish Kumar Mishra told Kashmir […]

Two BSF troopers injured in border shelling at Rajouri

Two BSF troopers injured in border shelling at Rajouri

Srinagar: Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were critically injured in cross-border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday evening. A police officer said that Pakistan army in “violation of ceasefire” attacked the posts of 126 bn of BSF along the border in Sunderbani […]

Two militants killed in brief gunfight in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama

Two militants killed in brief gunfight in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: Two militants have been killed in an ongoing gunfight with government forces in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police sources said that in the wee hours of Saturday, a joint team of special operations group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police, Army’s 55 RR and paramilitary forces laid a siege around Tikken village of Pulwama […]

Jaish-e-Mohammad militant killed in Tral gunfight: Police

Jaish-e-Mohammad militant killed in Tral gunfight: Police

November: At least one militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit was killed while one policeman was injured during a gunfight with government forces in South Kashmir’s Tral area. The police said following an intelligence lead about the presence of militants, forces laid siege of Dar-Ganiegund area of Tral in Awantipora. The police said as soon the search […]

Ensure safety of protected persons: Governor to security agencies

Ensure safety of protected persons: Governor to security agencies

Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik has stressed upon security agencies to ensure the safety of protected persons. Malik, who was chairing a security review meet in winter capital in Jammu, stressed the “need of a heightened vigil and ensuring the safety of protected persons and the security of all important establishments and installations”. Apart from […]

Autonomy only way forward to address political, developmental deficit of all regions of Jammu and Kashmir: Dr Farooq

Autonomy only way forward to address political, developmental deficit of all regions of Jammu and Kashmir: Dr Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference President and Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Friday said restoring autonomy is the only way to expect any forward movement on the Kashmir issue. “Democracy shouldn’t be further eroded and dialogue process should be started without delay,” he said. “Before further erosion of democracy in state, one should immediately […]

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar slams New Delhi for participating in talks with Taliban

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar slams New Delhi for participating in talks with Taliban

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has questioned the Centre’s participation in a dialogue on Afghanistan in the presence of Taliban representatives while holding no talks with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir. “If ‘non-official’ participation in a dialogue that includes the taliban is acceptable to the Modi government why not a “non-official” […]

Encounter starts in Tral village of southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district

Encounter starts in Tral village of southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district

Srinagar: An encounter started between militants and government forces started in Dar-Ganiegund Mohalla of Tral township in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama on Friday. Reports said that gunfight ensued after govt forces cordoned off the village — 15 kms from Tral township after specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area and started a search operation. They said […]

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