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06 Apr 2018

Padman Movie

J&K women follow 'PadMan' idea to make low-cost sanitary pads

Women of Jammu and Kashmir have started making low-cost sanitary pads with assistance from the Rural and Development department under its 'Umeed' scheme, which is aimed at empowering rural women.

J&K to build 14,000 bunkers to protect residents around LoC

Jammu and Kashmir will build 14,000 bunkers in its five border districts to safeguard local residents from Pakistani shelling.

Article 370 has become permanent, cannot be abrogated: SC

Article 370 has acquired permanent status due to its years of existence, and hence its abrogation is impossible, the SC has said.

04 Apr 2018


Several attacks on tourists in J&K: Planned or accident?

TOI has reported four instances of attacks on tourists in different parts of J&K in the last few days.

01 Apr 2018

Hizbul Mujahideen

Kashmir: Two terrorists killed, one captured at different encounter sites

Two terrorists were killed and one captured as security forces fought gunbattles in three different places of Kashmir.

25 Mar 2018


J&K: One terrorist killed, woman injured in Budgam encounter

An unidentified terrorist was killed today in an encounter with security forces in central Kashmir's Budgam district, police said.

18 Mar 2018


Five of a family killed in Pakistani shelling in Poonch

At least five civilians were killed and two injured when Pakistan opened fire along the LoC in Balakote sector of J&K's Poonch district this morning.

11 Mar 2018


Pollution hits dangerous levels in Srinagar during winters: Study

In a surprising find, a study has revealed that pollution in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar hits dangerous levels during winter months as the air carries five times more tiny particulate matter than the permissible limit, with the experts terming it a worrying development.

09 Mar 2018


India's new name for Pakistan: "Special terrorist zone"

After "Terroristan" and the "Ivy League of Terrorism," India has now christened Pakistan as "Special Terrorist Zone." This derives inspiration from the "special economic zone" concept.

07 Mar 2018


17 J&K protesters died due to pellet gun injuries: Govt

As many as 17 protesters died due to pellet gun injuries in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016-17, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed Rajya Sabha.

Shopian killings: Major Kumar not named in FIR, J&K clarifies

The J&K government has told the SC that Major Aditya Kumar hadn't been named in the FIR on the Shopian civilian killings.

04 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

J&K: Pakistan shells villages and posts in Poonch district

Pakistani troops on late Saturday night resorted to heavy shelling in forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

25 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

'Evacuate': Pakistan warns India's villages over loudspeakers before opening fire

Residents of border villages in Uri sector of Baramulla, J&K, woke up yesterday to warnings over loudspeakers about cross-border shelling.

23 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan sooner rather than later: Rawat

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan "sooner rather than later," Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said today, adding India has "several options including surgical strikes."

13 Feb 2018


Srinagar encounter: Operation ends with death of two terrorists

Two terrorists holed up near a CRPF base in Srinagar were killed this morning by Indian security forces. The operation has now ended.

12 Feb 2018

Indian Army

Shopian deaths: SC puts FIR against Army major on stay

The SC has put on hold an FIR filed against Major Aditya Kumar of 10 Garhwal Rifles over civilian deaths in Shopian last month.

12 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Sunjuwan: Attackers came from Pakistan, likely helped by locals

The Sunjuwan attackers had crossed over from Pakistan last year, were likely helped by locals, and had entered the base by cutting through tin sheets, J&K DGP SP Vaid has said.

11 Feb 2018

Indian Army

Sunjuwan camp attack: Army resumes operations after night-long halt

This morning, army resumed its operations after a night-long halt to flush out the remaining JeM terrorists from a military camp in Jammu's Sunjuwan.

10 Feb 2018

Indian Army

JeM terrorists attack army base in Jammu

The Sunjwan army camp in Jammu was attacked by a group of heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists in the wee hours of Saturday.

09 Feb 2018


Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru's 5th death anniversary

Security agencies across J&K are on high alert due to the fifth death anniversary of the Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru today.

09 Feb 2018


LeT terrorist's escape: What goes inside Srinagar Central Jail?

Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Naveed Jat was to escape sooner than later. He had help - from local militants, his colleagues in Pakistan, and also Srinagar Central Jail, where he was lodged.

08 Feb 2018

Indian Army

Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR

The father of an army major, who has been named in an FIR in the Shopian civilian deaths, has approached the SC seeking quashing of the complaint.

08 Feb 2018


Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for freeing Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Naveed Jat from police custody, two days after gunmen stormed a Srinagar hospital.

06 Feb 2018


Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

Terrorists stormed a government-run hospital in Srinagar today and opened fire, killing two cops and helping a hardened Pakistani militant escape.

05 Feb 2018

Indian Army

Four soldiers including army officer killed in ceasefire violation

Four security personnel including a 22-year-old army officer were killed in Pakistani shelling in Tarkundi and Sunderbani areas of Rajouri district, J&K, yesterday evening.

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.

03 Feb 2018


J&K CM demands probe after assault on Kashmiri students

After reports of two Kashmiri college students getting assaulted in Haryana surfaced, Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti demanded a probe into the issue, and urged the Haryana government to take stringent action against the perpetrators.

29 Jan 2018

Indian Army

J&K Police files FIR against army for murder

On January 29, J&K Police charged the 10th Garhwal Unit of the Indian Army with murder over the killing of two civilians in Shopian.

28 Jan 2018

Mehbooba Mufti

Strike disrupts life a day after civilian killings rock Kashmir

Separatists in Kashmir have called for a strike today after two youths were killed allegedly in army firing in Shopian.

24 Jan 2018


This 17-year-old girl raps to tell stories of Kashmiri conflict

At 17, Kashmir's Mehak Ashraf is the valley's first known female rapper.

22 Jan 2018


J&K: Ceasefire violation death toll climbs to 11 since Thursday

An Army jawan injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Saturday succumbed to his injuries, taking the death toll in border firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir to 11 since Thursday.

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.

19 Jan 2018


Two civilians killed, 11 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire

Two civilians were killed and 11 injured, one of them critically, as Pakistani forces continued shelling along the border in Jammu and Samba districts.

19 Jan 2018


363 terrorists, 71 civilians killed in J&K in 2016-17

As many as 363 terrorists and 71 civilians were gunned down in the last two years in Jammu and Kashmir.

18 Jan 2018


Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

The NIA has filed a chargesheet against 12 people including Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

18 Jan 2018


BSF soldier killed in ceasefire violation in RS Pura

A BSF soldier was killed when Pakistan fired along the IB in RS Pura sector of Jammu.

16 Jan 2018


Indian Army lost one soldier every three days since 2005

Data from the Indian Army has revealed disturbing facts. For one, the 1.1mn-strong force has been losing a soldier every third day for the last 13 years.

16 Jan 2018

Indian Army

Farooq Abdullah: Enemy not across the border but amongst us

National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah observed that the nation's enemy wasn't across the border. Instead, he claimed that they were amongst us, causing divisions.

14 Jan 2018


Army Chief: Ramping-up heat on Pakistan might end cross-border terrorism

Indian Army chief General, Bipin Rawat said that there was scope to ramp up military offensive in Jammu & Kashmir to pile heat on Pakistan and stop cross-border terrorism.

13 Jan 2018

Indian Army

Army Chief should 'concentrate on his job' says J&K minister

Responding to Army Chief Bipin Rawat's remarks on Jammu and Kashmir's education system, the state Minister Altaf Bukhari said that the "well-decorated officer" should concentrate on his job and not give sermons on education which is not his domain.