Baramulla

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Sopore: Terrorists attack patrol party; CRPF jawan martyred, civilian killed

01 Jul 2020

Sopore: Terrorists attack patrol party; CRPF jawan martyred, civilian killed

One jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was martyred and one civilian killed on Wednesday morning when terrorists opened fire at a patrol party in Sopore town, Baramulla district, Jammu and Kashmir. Three other jawans were injured.

Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh

29 May 2020

Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh

India on Thursday reported nearly 7,300 new coronavirus infections, taking its total tally to 1.65 lakh. The nationwide death toll also rose to 4,710.

Never talked about charging migrant workers for transport, says Centre

04 May 2020

Never talked about charging migrant workers for transport, says Centre

Amid reports that migrant workers were asked to pay to be sent home across states, the Centre on Monday said that it had never talked about charging them for the transport.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak

The total number of cases due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 26,000 in India on Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll due to the viral disease rose to 824.

J&K: 3 CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured in terrorist attack

18 Apr 2020

J&K: 3 CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured in terrorist attack

Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were killed and another three injured in a terrorist attack on Saturday in the Sopore area of Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district.

SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K

18 Jan 2020

SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K

Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

15 Jan 2020

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

In August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was put under a heavy security blanket to prepare the erstwhile state for the abrogation of Article 370. Internet services were also suspended increasing woes of locals.

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

09 Jan 2020

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.

Two-day per week ban on civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar Highway

07 Apr 2019

Two-day per week ban on civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar Highway

The two-day per week ban on movement of civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for facilitating safe passage of security convoys came into effect on Sunday.

Inspirational! Jawan martyred in 2015, his wife now joins Army

11 Mar 2019

Inspirational! Jawan martyred in 2015, his wife now joins Army

Sangeeta Malla, the wife of a martyred trooper, joined the Indian Army as Lieutenant on Saturday.

J&K: Fire breaks out in Uri shopping complex; 7 injured

16 Sep 2018

J&K: Fire breaks out in Uri shopping complex; 7 injured

At least seven people were injured in a fire which broke out in a shopping complex in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday, officials said.

Anger in Kashmir after terrorists shoot dead cops during Ramzan

13 Jun 2018

Anger in Kashmir after terrorists shoot dead cops during Ramzan

J&K cops rarely get to be home for festivals. But this Eid, head constables Ghulam Hassan Wagay and Ghulam Rasool Lone reached their families. In body-bags.

J&K: Man arrested for killing his fiancee; dead body recovered

13 May 2018

J&K: Man arrested for killing his fiancee; dead body recovered

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 24-year-old fiancee in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir shocker: Minor boy sexually assaulted by Madrassa teacher

04 Feb 2018

Kashmir shocker: Minor boy sexually assaulted by Madrassa teacher

In a shocking incident of sexual assault, a minor boy was allegedly sodomized by an Islamic teacher in a Madrassa in North Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Did a spurned lover lead to top terrorist Khalid's death?

10 Oct 2017

Did a spurned lover lead to top terrorist Khalid's death?

According to reports, the tip-off that led to top JeM terrorist Abu Khalid's killing came from a spurned lover, a local Kashmiri woman.

Major victory for Indian forces: Top terrorist Abu Khalid killed

09 Oct 2017

Major victory for Indian forces: Top terrorist Abu Khalid killed

Jaish-e-Mohammed Operational Head Abu Khalid has been killed by security forces in an encounter in Baramulla's Ladoora, Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian Army soldier flees with AK-47 rifle, search ops underway

06 Jul 2017

Indian Army soldier flees with AK-47 rifle, search ops underway

Zahoor Ahmad Thakur, an Indian Army soldier with the 173 Territorial Army went missing from his Army camp in Gantmulla area on Thursday from Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Encounter- Two terrorists killed in J&K's Sopore

21 Jun 2017

Encounter- Two terrorists killed in J&K's Sopore

Security forces gunned down two terrorists in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore of Baramulla district.

Another Uri-like attack foiled in J&K

06 Jun 2017

Another Uri-like attack foiled in J&K

Alertness of two CRPF jawans, along with timely intel about possible terrorist attacks, helped forces foil a raid on their camp in Sumbal town of J&K's Baramulla on June 6.

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Baramulla, four terrorists killed

27 May 2017

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Baramulla, four terrorists killed

Four terrorists were killed as the army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, said a source.

Lashkar, not Jaish, responsible for Uri attack: NIA

22 Mar 2017

Lashkar, not Jaish, responsible for Uri attack: NIA

The National Investigation Agency announced that the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and not the Jaish-e-Mohammad, as claimed by the army, was involved in the Uri terror attack of September 18, 2016.

Uri attack suspects released by NIA

08 Mar 2017

Uri attack suspects released by NIA

The NIA has released two suspects who were picked up on suspicion of involvement in the Uri terror attacks.

Pak students guided Uri attackers?

08 Dec 2016

Pak students guided Uri attackers?

2 class 10 students from Pakistan who had strayed across the LoC allegedly guided the Uri attackers across the border to carry out the attack.

Multiple ceasefire violations by Pak, civilian killed

01 Nov 2016

Multiple ceasefire violations by Pak, civilian killed

The ongoing series of ceasefire violations in Pakistan has killed yet another Indian civilian, while injuring 3 others in Jammu, Samba and Rajouri.

BSF jawan killed as ceasefire violations continue

30 Oct 2016

BSF jawan killed as ceasefire violations continue

As ceasefire violations across the Indo-Pak LoC and the international border intensified, a BSF jawan was killed and another was injured by Pakistani troops.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kathua, Kupwara

29 Oct 2016

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kathua, Kupwara

Pakistan resorted to mortar shelling Indian positions at Kathua and Kupwara, and the BSF retaliated in equal measure.

Ceasefire violations continue, JeM terrorists arrested in Kashmir

28 Oct 2016

Ceasefire violations continue, JeM terrorists arrested in Kashmir

Pakistan continued their spree of ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir, targeting over 24 BSF posts along the international border.

BSF soldier killed by Pak in RS Pura

27 Oct 2016

BSF soldier killed by Pak in RS Pura

A BSF soldier was killed by Pakistani firing along the international border in Jammu's RS Pura district.

2-3 Pak soldiers killed in retaliatory fire: Army

26 Oct 2016

2-3 Pak soldiers killed in retaliatory fire: Army

The army has stated that 2-3 Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory fire, during the ceasefire violation in Rajouri district.

BSF Jawan, child killed, 9 civilians injured by Pak fire

25 Oct 2016

BSF Jawan, child killed, 9 civilians injured by Pak fire

A BSF Jawan and a 9 year old child were killed in the latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Jammu border; 9 civilians were also injured in the fire-fight.

7 Pakistani Rangers killed by BSF in J&K

22 Oct 2016

7 Pakistani Rangers killed by BSF in J&K

7 Pakistani Rangers personnel were killed in retaliatory firing, after a sniper firing by the Pakistani forces at Hiranagar in Kathua district.

One soldier killed by Pak, terrorists steal rifles

17 Oct 2016

One soldier killed by Pak, terrorists steal rifles

An Indian soldier was martyred at a forward post in Rajouri along the LoC by a Pakistani sniper.

Pak violates ceasefire in Nowshera

16 Oct 2016

Pak violates ceasefire in Nowshera

Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Nowshera district in Jammu.

J&K cop caught passing sensitive info to Pak

14 Oct 2016

J&K cop caught passing sensitive info to Pak

A Jammu and Kashmir police officer has been taken into custody after he was caught passing information on troop movements and formations in the state.

Pak violates ceasefire again in Jammu, Rajouri districts

04 Oct 2016

Pak violates ceasefire again in Jammu, Rajouri districts

In the 6th ceasefire violation in the last 24 hours, Pakistani troops resorted to firing on Indian positions in Pallanwala sector, Jammu and Nowshera sector Rajouri.

NIA begins investigations; probes insider role

21 Sep 2016

NIA begins investigations; probes insider role

NIA investigations have begun in the aftermath of the deadly Uri attacks.

Uri attack raises questions about security lapses

20 Sep 2016

Uri attack raises questions about security lapses

The fidayeen attack on Uri which left 18 soldiers dead and 20 critically injured is being blamed on major security lapses.