Anantnag: News

18 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Anantnag encounter enters day 6: Charred body of terrorist found

Security forces have intensified their search operation in the dense forests of Anantnag district's Gadol in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as the encounter with terrorists entered its sixth day on Monday.

17 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

100 hours and counting: Anantnag encounter enters day 5

The gunfight between terrorists and security forces in the dense forests of Anantnag district's Gadol in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) entered its fifth day on Sunday.

14 May 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Encounter breaks out in Anantnag between terrorists, security personnel

An encounter reportedly broke out on Sunday between terrorists and security personnel in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

08 Mar 2023

Reliance Jio

Jio 5G launched in 27 cities, count reaches 331

Reliance Jio has rolled out its 5G services in 27 more cities including Pollachi, Bhatapara, Zahirabad, Ramnagar, and Bankura. With the latest rollout, the telco's 5G services are available in 331 cities across the country.

28 Feb 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 5G launched in Katra, Anantag; telco records 10mn 5G-users

Bharti Airtel has launched its 5G services in more cities of Jammu and Kashmir including Katra and Rajouri. The telco has also crossed the 10 million subscriber mark for its 5G network.

31 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Government bulldozes property of Hizbul Mujahideen commander in Pahalgam 

In a significant development, the civic authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday demolished the property of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Ghulam Nabi Khan alias Amir Khan in South Kashmir's Anantnag district.

J&K Delimitation Commission submits report, recommends representation for Kashmiri Pandits

The Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission on Thursday submitted its final report to the Election Commission of India.

26 Jun 2020

Article 370

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.

10 Aug 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

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.

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.

05 May 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

16 Apr 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

03 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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).

22 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

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.

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.

09 Jan 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

10 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

11 Jul 2017

Terror Attack

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.

03 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.