Kupwara: News

BSF seizes arms cache, thwarts potential terror attack in Kupwara

In a significant operation conducted on Thursday, the Border Security Force (BSF) seized a large cache of arms, ammunition, and explosives in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir.

26 Oct 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

5 terrorists killed during encounter in J&K's Kupwara district

Five terrorists were killed in an encounter with security personnel on Thursday in the Kupwara district's Machhal sector of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

30 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 2 terrorists killed as police, Army foil infiltration bid

Security forces on Saturday claimed to have killed two terrorists during an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara's Machilt sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

23 Jun 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Kupwara: Security forces foil infiltration bid, 4 terrorists killed

In a joint operation conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police and the Indian Army on Friday, four terrorists were killed in the Kala Jungle of Machhal sector while they were reportedly trying to infiltrate from Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) in Kupwara.

16 Jun 2023


J&K: 5 foreign terrorists killed in encounter in Kupwara

Five foreign terrorists were killed after an encounter broke out between them and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara on Friday, ANI reported, quoting Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar.

21 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 5 dead after mini-bus falls into gorge in Kathua

At least five individuals lost their lives, and more than 15 others sustained multiple injuries after a mini-bus drifted off the road and fell inside a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.

11 Jan 2023

Indian Army

Three soldiers die after falling into gorge in J&K's Kupwara

Two personnel of the Indian Army's Chinar Corps and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) died on Wednesday after they reportedly slipped into a deep gorge while they were patrolling in a forward zone near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

05 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Local body polls: Re-polling in Kashmir as PoK candidates contested

Re-election is underway in two District Development Council (DDC) constituencies in north Kashmir on Monday, two years after the contesting candidates were found to be Pakistani nationals.

23 Dec 2020


Dry weather to continue till Christmas in Kashmir: Weather Department

Cold waves intensified in Kashmir with a drop in minimum temperatures in most parts of the Valley, while the weather department predicted the cold and dry weather to continue till Christmas Day.

21 Dec 2020


'Chillai-Kalan' begins on dry note in Kashmir

Chillai-Kalan, the 40-day harshest winter period, began in Kashmir on Monday on a dry note even as there was an improvement in the minimum temperature across the Valley, India Meteorological Department officials said.

01 Oct 2020

Line of Control (LoC)

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

Amid prolonged tensions along the Indo-China border, the Indian Army said that Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

11 Apr 2020


Days after five-soldiers were martyred, Army targets Pakistani ammunition dump

The Indian Army has released a video showing how it precisely attacked an ammunition dump of Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara area, the same place where five soldiers were martyred few days ago.

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.

03 Mar 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Two terrorists killed in 3-day-long encounter in Kupwara district

Two terrorists were killed in a 56-hour-long encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday, officials said.

03 Mar 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

CRPF jawan, martyred in Kupwara encounter, leaves behind two kids

In a fierce gunbattle with terrorists in Kupwara of Jammu and Kashmir, India lost four security personnel. A CRPF inspector, a jawan and two officers of J&K police were martyred in the encounter which lasted for 60 hours.

01 Mar 2019


J&K: Four security forces personnel killed by terrorists in Kupwara

Four security forces personnel have been killed by terrorists in an encounter today in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district.

17 Aug 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Army jawan martyred in encounter with militants in Kupwara

An Army jawan was killed in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

27 Apr 2018


Srinagar: Leopard attacks children sleeping in house, killed by locals

A man suffered severe injuries while saving his children from a leopard which entered his home in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said.

05 Jan 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

17 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K's Kupwara: Soldier accused of braid-chopping thrashed

J&K's Kupwara town is in a restive state after a soldier was beaten up by a mob on the suspicion that he was involved in a braid-chopping incident. The soldier is now in a stable state.

28 Apr 2017


Kupwara terror strikes: Soldier on sentry duty twice evades death

India is working on damage control following the terrorist attack on the Kupwara Army camp in Jammu & Kashmir.

27 Apr 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Army camp in Kupwara, Kashmir attacked, encounter on

The army camp at Chokibal in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir was attacked by terrorists on Thursday morning.

11 Oct 2016

Indian Army

Operation Ginger: India's answer to Pakistan's attack

Operation Ginger was executed on 30 August 2011, before Eid, in retaliation of Pakistani Army's beheading of Indian soldiers and taking their heads as war trophies.