South Kashmir

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Ajay Pandita: 30 years on, Pandits still unsafe in Valley

11 Jun 2020

Ajay Pandita: 30 years on, Pandits still unsafe in Valley

30 years ago, Kashmiri Pandits fled the Valley, in search of peace as their native place was burnt and destroyed by Pakistan-sponsored terrorists.

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.

J&K cop, decorated with bravery medal, caught with 2 terrorists

12 Jan 2020

J&K cop, decorated with bravery medal, caught with 2 terrorists

A senior police officer was caught traveling with two terrorists on Saturday in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Dhoni to produce TV show on Army officers: Details here

10 Dec 2019

Dhoni to produce TV show on Army officers: Details here

Former Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is set to produce a television show based on Indian Army officers.

Be prepared: Army Chief Bipin Rawat tells troops at LoC

31 Aug 2019

Be prepared: Army Chief Bipin Rawat tells troops at LoC

Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, Army Chief Bipin Rawat paid a visit to LoC to review "preparedness" and asked troops to be ready for any contingency.

#Article370Scrapped: NSA Ajit Doval visits Shopian, eats lunch with locals

07 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: NSA Ajit Doval visits Shopian, eats lunch with locals

A day after Lok Sabha passed the J&K Reorganisation Bill, NSA Ajit Doval, who played an instrumental part in this big move, visited Kashmir to review the security situation.

Kashmir: Brothers of rifleman Aurangzeb, murdered by terrorists, join Army

23 Jul 2019

Kashmir: Brothers of rifleman Aurangzeb, murdered by terrorists, join Army

Two younger brothers of rifleman Aurangzeb, who was abducted and murdered by terrorists last year, have joined the Indian Army to keep his legacy alive.

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

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.

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

05 Jun 2019

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

A woman was killed and another youth was injured in Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday after terrorists opened fire.

Sajjad Khan, JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack mastermind's aide, arrested

22 Mar 2019

Sajjad Khan, JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack mastermind's aide, arrested

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Sajjad Khan, believed to be a close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudassir Ahmed Khan, was arrested by special cell of Delhi police on Thursday night.

#PulwamaAttack mastermind Abdul Rasheed Ghazi gunned down

18 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack mastermind Abdul Rasheed Ghazi gunned down

Four days after 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred in the barbaric Pulwama terror attack, the alleged mastermind was killed in an encounter in Jammu & Kashmir on Monday, claimed reports.

In worst attack after Uri, India loses 40 CRPF jawans

14 Feb 2019

In worst attack after Uri, India loses 40 CRPF jawans

In a horrific incident, two buses of a CRPF convoy were attacked by an explosive at Awantipora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir: After pellet injury, 20-month-old baby could lose eyesight

26 Nov 2018

Kashmir: After pellet injury, 20-month-old baby could lose eyesight

20-month-old Hiba could lose her eyesight after she was hit by a pellet at her residence in Batgund area of Shopian district, Jammu and Kashmir.

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in South Kashmir

10 Nov 2018

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in South Kashmir

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter today with security forces in Pulwama (South Kashmir).

Kashmir: Farmer cries as snowfall ruins apple-crops, video goes viral

05 Nov 2018

Kashmir: Farmer cries as snowfall ruins apple-crops, video goes viral

The untimely snowfall in Kashmir on Saturday has disrupted normalcy in the valley just as heavenly pictures of the valley took over social media.

Army looking into reports of snipers entering Kashmir Valley: Rawat

29 Oct 2018

Army looking into reports of snipers entering Kashmir Valley: Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said today that the Army was looking into reports of snipers entering the Kashmir Valley to target defense personnel and that the pattern of the attacks is being studied.

Separatist-sponsored strike after Kulgam blast disrupts normal life in Kashmir

22 Oct 2018

Separatist-sponsored strike after Kulgam blast disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Normal life was once again disrupted in the Kashmir Valley Monday due to a strike called by separatists over the death of seven civilians in a blast at an encounter site in Kulgam district.

Jammu & Kashmir: Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in Pulwama encounter

13 Oct 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in Pulwama encounter

A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant was on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.

J&K: Abduction, murder of 3 cops trigger massive search operation

22 Sep 2018

J&K: Abduction, murder of 3 cops trigger massive search operation

A day after three policemen were abducted and killed by militants, security forces today launched a massive cordon and search operation in Shopian and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

J&K: 5 LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in Kulgam encounter

15 Sep 2018

J&K: 5 LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in Kulgam encounter

Five militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Hafiz Saeed-founded Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chowgam in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir today, said a police official.

Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010

26 Aug 2018

Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010

Dangerous trends have started surfacing on the militancy front in J&K with nearly 130 youths joining various terror outfits this year, the highest since 2010, and a majority of them affiliating themselves with groups ideologically aligned with the al-Qaeda.

Kashmir: Army major, three soldiers killed in foiled infiltration bid

07 Aug 2018

Kashmir: Army major, three soldiers killed in foiled infiltration bid

An Army major and three soldiers were killed while trying to foil an infiltration bid in Bandipora, North Kashmir, this morning.

87 youths from J&K joined militancy in 2018

31 Jul 2018

87 youths from J&K joined militancy in 2018

As many as 87 local youths have joined militancy in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year, Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said today.

Amarnath Yatra suspended for a day on Wani's death anniversary

08 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra suspended for a day on Wani's death anniversary

On the occasion of Burhan Wani's death anniversary, authorities have suspended the Amarnath Yatra today.

Flood alert issued in Jammu and Kashmir, Amarnath Yatra suspended

30 Jun 2018

Flood alert issued in Jammu and Kashmir, Amarnath Yatra suspended

A flood alert has been issued in South and Central Kashmir after water levels in the Jhelum river rose to dangerous levels following heavy rains over the last two days.

You're our guests, won't attack you: Hizbul assures Amarnath pilgrims

27 Jun 2018

You're our guests, won't attack you: Hizbul assures Amarnath pilgrims

A year after a deadly terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims killed eight, Hizbul Mujahideen has assured Yatris a safe passage this time, saying it has no plans of attacking the pilgrimage.

Tourist from Haryana disappears in South Kashmir

11 May 2018

Tourist from Haryana disappears in South Kashmir

A tourist from Haryana, who allegedly is a drug addict, disappeared from South Kashmir yesterday, police said.

Kashmiri stone-pelters now attacking tourists, children: One Chennai visitor dead

08 May 2018

Kashmiri stone-pelters now attacking tourists, children: One Chennai visitor dead

Stone-pelting in J&K claimed the life of a person, a young tourist from Chennai, whose vehicle was attacked at Narbal on the Srinagar-Gulmarg highway yesterday.

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel shot dead in Kashmir

25 Apr 2018

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel shot dead in Kashmir

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel was shot dead today by terrorists in Rajpora area of South Kashmir.

J&K: Civilian killed, 3 jawans injured in Kulgam encounter

11 Apr 2018

J&K: Civilian killed, 3 jawans injured in Kulgam encounter

A civilian was killed, and at least three jawans were injured in the encounter between terrorists and security forces at Khudwani area of South Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Shahid Afridi laments "appalling and worrisome" situation in "India-occupied Kashmir"

03 Apr 2018

Shahid Afridi laments "appalling and worrisome" situation in "India-occupied Kashmir"

Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi today voiced his concerns about the "appalling and worrisome situation in India-occupied Kashmir," where Indian security forces have launched intense counter-terror operations.

Two Army jawans, 8 terrorists killed in South Kashmir encounters

02 Apr 2018

Two Army jawans, 8 terrorists killed in South Kashmir encounters

In a major crackdown on terror groups, two Army jawans, eight terrorists, and two civilians were killed in near-simultaneous operations launched at three places in South Kashmir.

Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

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.

Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

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.

China is exerting pressure, but India isn't weak: Army chief

12 Jan 2018

China is exerting pressure, but India isn't weak: Army chief

Acknowledging that China is upping pressure on the Indian border, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said troops are prepared to tackle any aggressive movement.

Wanted JeM commander Noor Trali eliminated in Pulwama encounter

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.

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

05 Dec 2017

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

In a major win for security forces, three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists involved in the Amarnath attack of July were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir.

23-year-old jawan found dead in South Kashmir

25 Nov 2017

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.

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

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.

J&K: Five terrorists killed in gunfight in Bandipora

18 Nov 2017

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.