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CRPF jawan martyred, minor killed in terror attack in Anantnag

26 Jun 2020

CRPF jawan martyred, minor killed in terror attack in Anantnag

In a tragic piece of news, a jawan of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was martyred and a six-year-old boy was killed after terrorists attacked security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said on Friday.

J&K: NSA Ajit Doval assesses ground situation; speaks to locals

10 Aug 2019

J&K: NSA Ajit Doval assesses ground situation; speaks to locals

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval visited Anantnag in south Kashmir and interacted with locals on Saturday.

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

19 Jun 2019

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

In what qualifies as a big success for security forces, Jaish-e-Mohammed's Sajad Maqbool Bhat, whose car was used for the deadly Pulwama attack, was killed in a gunfight on Tuesday. Along with Bhat, his recruiter Tauseef Bhat was also killed.

J&K: 5 CRPF soldiers killed, 2 injured in terrorist attack

12 Jun 2019

J&K: 5 CRPF soldiers killed, 2 injured in terrorist attack

Five CRPF soldiers lost their lives and two others were injured when terrorists opened fire at a CRPF and police patrol team in Jammu & Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesday.

Democracy's festival? Less than 1% voters got inked in Pulwama

08 May 2019

Democracy's festival? Less than 1% voters got inked in Pulwama

While 51 constituencies cast their votes on Monday, during the fifth phase of polls, fear of terrorists ensured voters didn't turn up at polling booths in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: BJP leader shot dead, party says security was withdrawn

05 May 2019

J&K: BJP leader shot dead, party says security was withdrawn

Ahead of the last phase of elections in Anantnag parliamentary constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior BJP leader was shot dead at his home in Verinag on Saturday. Notably, the last leg of the three-phased polls in Anantnag is scheduled for Monday.

Body of Kashmiri student, who died in Bangladesh, reaches Anantnag

16 Apr 2019

Body of Kashmiri student, who died in Bangladesh, reaches Anantnag

Body of a Kashmiri student, who died in Bangladesh after suffering a seizure at her hostel, reached her native village yesterday, officials said.

After Kartarpur, demand grows for Sharda Peeth corridor to PoK

03 Dec 2018

After Kartarpur, demand grows for Sharda Peeth corridor to PoK

More than 200 Kashmiri Pandits took out a protest march in the city of Anantnag yesterday demanding that a passage on the lines of the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikhs be opened to facilitate devotees to visit the Sharda Devi temple in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Article 35A: SC defers hearing as Kashmir goes into shutdown

06 Aug 2018

Article 35A: SC defers hearing as Kashmir goes into shutdown

The SC has adjourned its scheduled hearing on Article 35A to the last week of August as protests continued to rock Kashmir.

Article 35A: Amarnath Yatra suspended amid protests before SC hearing

05 Aug 2018

Article 35A: Amarnath Yatra suspended amid protests before SC hearing

The Amarnath Yatra has been suspended for two days as separatists called for a two-day shutdown in Kashmir over the upcoming SC hearing on Article 35A.

J&K: Civilians, 1 cop injured in militant encounter in Anantnag

22 Jun 2018

J&K: Civilians, 1 cop injured in militant encounter in Anantnag

Several civilians and a policeman were injured as an encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today morning, police said.

Srinagar: MLA Rashid holds protest against killing of four civilians

02 Apr 2018

Srinagar: MLA Rashid holds protest against killing of four civilians

Independent MLA from J&K's Langate, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, today held a sit-in protest along with his supporters against the killing of four civilians in the counter-militancy operations yesterday.

Jammu & Kashmir: Three terrorists gunned down in Anantnag

12 Mar 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Three terrorists gunned down in Anantnag

Three unidentified terrorists have been killed in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir in an encounter between security forces and terrorists on Monday, said the Army.

Villagers protest against building Army camp in Anantnag

20 Jan 2018

Villagers protest against building Army camp in Anantnag

Several villagers gathered to protest near the deputy commissioner's office in Kulgam police station against the establishment of an army camp in Shamsipora Village in Anantnag, Kashmir.

Two terrorists killed in Anantnag, three neutralized in 24 hours

09 Jan 2018

Two terrorists killed in Anantnag, three neutralized in 24 hours

Security forces neutralized two terrorists in an encounter at Larno area of Kokernag in Anantnag, Kashmir.

J&K Police to soon have bulletproof vehicles; Centre allocates funds

10 Sep 2017

J&K Police to soon have bulletproof vehicles; Centre allocates funds

Jammu & Kashmir Police will soon get bulletproof jackets and vehicles as the Centre allocated funds for procuring the same.

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

12 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

The US State Department has called the attack on the Amarnath pilgrims "reprehensible" as "civilians were killed as they were exercising their right to worship".

Amarnath terror strike: Protesters across Gujarat cry for revenge

12 Jul 2017

Amarnath terror strike: Protesters across Gujarat cry for revenge

People in Gujarat took their anger over the recent terrorist strikes on Amarnath pilgrims to the streets, as protests erupted over several districts and cities in the state.

3 places targeted in 5 minutes: How Amarnath attack happened

11 Jul 2017

3 places targeted in 5 minutes: How Amarnath attack happened

At around 8:20 pm on July 10, in just over five minutes, an unknown number of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists attacked three places in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir.

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

11 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

J&K police said the attack on Amarnath pilgrims was carried out by the Lashkar-e-Taiba under the supervision of Pakistani terrorist Ismail.

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

10 Jul 2017

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

In Anantnag, at least seven people were killed and 14 injured when an Amarnath convoy was attacked by the terrorists.

J&K: Thousands of Kashmiris attend Bashir Lashkari's funeral

03 Jul 2017

J&K: Thousands of Kashmiris attend Bashir Lashkari's funeral

Thousands of Kashmiris bid farewell to Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari, at his funeral, held at Lashkari's ancestral village, Soaf-shali in Anantnag.

Six cops killed in terrorist ambush in J&K's Anantnag

17 Jun 2017

Six cops killed in terrorist ambush in J&K's Anantnag

Six policemen were killed when heavily-armed terrorists ambushed their vehicle in J&K's Anantnag district. Their faces were mutilated in heavy firing.

Five terror attacks in one day rock Kashmir, several injured

14 Jun 2017

Five terror attacks in one day rock Kashmir, several injured

On June 13, five terror attacks rocked Kashmir and at least 11 security personnel were injured.

J&K: 9 jawans wounded in attack at CRPF camp

13 Jun 2017

J&K: 9 jawans wounded in attack at CRPF camp

At least nine jawans were injured as terrorists attacked a CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA

11 Jun 2017

After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA

A month after 23-year-old Lt Umar Fayaz was kidnapped from a wedding and murdered by terrorists, 11 youths from Jammu and Kashmir have risen up against anti-national forces and graduated from the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun.