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Award-winning AMU PhD scholar joins Hizbul Mujahideen

Mannan Bashir Wani, an award-winning PhD scholar at the Aligarh Muslim University, has reportedly joined Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit; he went missing last week.

07 Jan 2018

Article 370

Nothing wrong in paying condolence to local terrorists: PDP leader

PDP spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir created controversy yesterday when he said there's nothing wrong in paying condolence to local terrorists.

06 Jan 2018


IED explosion kills and injures five policemen in Kashmir

An IED blast set off by militants in Sopore in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir led to the death and injury of four and one policemen respectively.

05 Jan 2018


9 people missing after avalanche hits Kashmir's Kupwara district

Nine people went missing after an avalanche hit Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Friday evening.

04 Jan 2018


BSF kills intruder, destroys Pakistani mortar positions

A day after a BSF jawan was killed in Pakistani firing in J&K's Samba, Indian forces destroyed two mortar positions across the border and killed an intruder in RS Pura area.

01 Jan 2018


Pulwama attack: Teen terrorist urges Kashmiris to join "anti-India fight"

Yesterday, three terrorists attacked a CRPF camp at J&K's Pulwama. All three were killed. Five security personnel also died.

01 Jan 2018


Pakistan aims to build $1.51bn dam in PoK by 2022

According to a media report, Pakistan is planning on setting up a 700 MW hydro power project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) by 2022.

31 Dec 2017


CRPF jawan killed in Pulwama terror attack

One jawan was killed and three others injured when terrorists stormed a CRPF training center in J&K's Pulwama.

30 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

100 bunkers being constructed to protect villagers from Pak shelling

Over 100 shell-proof underground bunkers are being constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector of Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

26 Dec 2017

Indian Army

In cross-LoC raids, Indian Army kills three Pakistani soldiers

The Indian Army last night carried out raids across the LoC in Pooch of J&K, killing at least three Pakistani soldiers.

26 Dec 2017


Wanted JeM commander Noor Trali eliminated in Pulwama encounter

In a major boost to security forces, top Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray alias Noor Trali was gunned down in an overnight encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.

25 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

J&K: Border areas tense as Pakistan continues firing along LoC

Even as Rajouri remained tense a day after ceasefire violation by Pakistan, its army resorted to unprovoked firing yet again yesterday along the LoC in Poonch district of J&K.

21 Dec 2017

Health & Wellness

Doctors want generic medicines, but is J&K prepared?

The demand for generic medicines is growing in J&K. Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has now called for a law mandating doctors to recommend generic medicines.

20 Dec 2017


Meet Anjum Bashir: Kashmir civil service exam topper

Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, a 27-year-old math government school teacher, has topped the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) exam.

19 Dec 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

Two terrorists eliminated in overnight encounter in Shopian

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Wanipora area of Shopian in J&K.

19 Dec 2017


J&K govt to SC: 'Hindus are not a minority'

In an affidavit filed with the Supreme Court, the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) government has conveyed that the state doesn't acknowledge Hindus as a "minority."

11 Dec 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

J&K: Three terrorists neutralized in overnight encounter in Handwara

Three terrorists have been gunned down in an overnight operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara.

09 Dec 2017


Rs. 200 notes still scarce, but fake ones are out

Though RBI introduced Rs. 200 notes in August, they are rarely in circulation. While many are yet to get their hands on the new banknote, fakes ones have already surfaced in Jammu.

06 Dec 2017


Stone-pelter to football star: Afshan Ashiq's life after viral photo

In the few months since Afshan Ashiq became the face of Kashmiri stone-pelters, life has changed dramatically for the young woman.

29 Nov 2017


Major Akshay Girish: Remembering the 2016 J&K attack martyr

"If life is not measured in the number of breaths taken, but in moments that take our breath away, Akshay lived much longer than most others," said Major Akshay Girish's mother, Meghna.

25 Nov 2017

Indian Army

23-year-old jawan found dead in South Kashmir

The bullet-riddled body of a 23-year-old Territorial Army jawan was found in the Shopian district of South Kashmir today.

24 Nov 2017


Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma optimistic ahead of second visit

Former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma has expressed optimism about his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as the central government's special representative to the strife-torn state.

21 Nov 2017

Rajnath Singh

J&K Stone Pelting: Centre may withdraw cases against first-time offenders

The Centre is expected to announce an amnesty scheme under which cases would be withdrawn against first-time offenders engaging in stone pelting in the Kashmir Valley.

21 Nov 2017


J&K: Three Pakistani LeT terrorists neutralized in Handwara encounter

Three terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Taiba have been killed in an encounter this morning at Magam area in Handwara district of J&K.

20 Nov 2017


Centre has taken note of ISIS claiming a Kashmir shooting

Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said that the Centre has taken note of the reports about global terror outfit ISIS claiming an attack in the Kashmir Valley.

18 Nov 2017

Indian Army

J&K: Five terrorists killed in gunfight in Bandipora

In a major victory for Indian forces, five terrorists have been gunned down in an ongoing encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Bandipora district.

18 Nov 2017


Srinagar: Top al-Qaeda-linked terrorist killed; curfew-like situation in place

Mugees Ahmad Mir, a top commander of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, an al-Qaeda offshoot, was killed by security forces at Zakura in the outskirts of Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar on 17 November.

16 Nov 2017


Drugs, and not, terror is the biggest threat to J&K

Usually in news for terrorist activities, conflict-torn Jammu and Kashmir is waging another, relatively-unknown battle against drug menace.

13 Nov 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

90% dip in stone-pelting incidents 'thanks to the Kashmiri people'

2017 seems to have brought a new lease of life to Kashmir. Stone-pelting incidents have come down by as much as 90%, says J&K DGP SP Vaid.

13 Nov 2017


NGT caps daily visitors to Vaishno Devi to 50,000

The NGT has capped the number of daily visitors to Vaishno Devi at 50,000, reportedly considering the environmental consequences of religious tourism.

J&K terror funding: NIA seizes Rs.36cr worth demonetized currency

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) said it has seized demonetized currency worth Rs. 36.34 crore in New Delhi.

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

The Pakistani Army and ISI have reportedly stepped up attempts to infiltrate terrorists into Kashmir and conduct attacks, Indian security officials have told DNA.

07 Nov 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed in encounter, soldier martyred

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew Talha Rasheed, an A++ category terrorist, was neutralized in an encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.

05 Nov 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri

The army successfully foiled an infiltration attempt in J&K's Uri sector this morning. Two terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight.

31 Oct 2017

Farooq Abdullah

Omar Abdullah: Autonomy has to be taken from Indian Constitution

National conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah toughened his party's stance about J&K's special status saying that constitution guarantees autonomy to J&K. So, if talking about that is "anti-national," he "wears the badge proudly."

J&K's separatists warn "mass agitation" if Article 35A is changed

Separatists in J&K have threatened another round of agitations against the Mehbooba Mufti-led government if the State Subject Law under Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution is tinkered with.

29 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi hits out at Congress over Chidambaram's Kashmir statement

Speaking at a rally in Bengaluru, PM Narendra Modi slammed Congress and accused it of taking a U-turn on the Kashmir issue and said it was giving voice to "Kashmir's azadi", the language of Pakistan.

29 Oct 2017

Intelligence Bureau

J&K: Two terrorists killed in gun battle with security forces

Two terrorists have been gunned down this morning by the Indian forces in an encounter in the Bandipora district's Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir.

29 Oct 2017

P Chidambaram

Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

Drawing sharp criticism from BJP, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Union Government should seriously consider Jammu & Kashmir's "azadi" demand and give greater autonomy to the restive state.

28 Oct 2017


Missing J&K cop resurfaces online, rumoured to have joined LeT

Ishfaq Ahmed, a policeman posted in Jammu and Kashmir who had recently gone missing, has now resurfaced - online.