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J-K Governor discusses key security issues ahead of Amarnath Yatra

J-K Governor discusses key security issues ahead of Amarnath Yatra. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra chaired a high-level meeting at the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday to review important security-related issues for thec scheduled to commence on June 28. The meeting was attended by the Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, Director General of Police, heads of

J&K to get development projects worth Rs. 25,000 cr: PM Modi

J&K to get development projects worth Rs. 25,000 cr: PM Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that for the welfare of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has decided to launch development projects worth Rs. 25,000 crore in the state. “Jammu and Kashmir is going to get development projects worth Rs.

Soldier commits suicide in J&K’s Baramulla district

Soldier commits suicide : A soldier committed suicide on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Baramulla district, police said. The victim, a Rashtriya Rifles (RR) trooper, killed himself in the district’s Kunzar area. “The soldier was shifted to a hospital where he was declared brought dead,” police sources said.

Security personnel succumbs to injuries sustained in ceasefire violation

Security personnel succumbs to injuries sustained in ceasefire violation

Security personnel succumbs to injuries sustained in ceasefire violation. Havildar Charanjeet Singh, who sustained bullet injuries in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on April 17, has succumbed to his injuries. Pakistan had resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Sunderbani sector on April 17. During the exchange of fire, Havildar

SC says interim order on screening of Nanak Shah Fakir to continue

SC doesn’t favour CBI probe into Kathua rape-cum-murder case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday did not favour handing over the investigation into the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua from the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police to the CBI as her father expressed satisfaction over the investigation carried out so far. “In the absence of any allegation, why

Bollywood celebrities expressed their disgust over Kathua rape case

Bollywood celebrities expressed their disgust over Kathua rape case

Bollywood celebrities expressed their disgust over Kathua rape case. Earlier in January, eight-year-old Asifa, belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, was allegedly abducted, drugged, raped, and killed. Her body was found a week later. Celebrities like Sonam Kapoor, Richa Chadha, Farhan Akhtar among others took to Twitter to

Kathua DC's one affirmative step against education mafia

Kathua DC’s one affirmative step against education mafia

Whereas, parents of students studying in private schools in district Kathua has raised the issue of overcharging of school fees in the shape of admission fee while promoting students to next classes. Besides, charging building development fund etc.Moreover, it has also come to notice of government of Jammu and Kashmir that management of private schools

PoK demand abolition

Anti-Pakistan protesters in PoK demand abolition of Kashmir Council

PoK demand abolition: Protests have erupted in cities across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) over a demand to abolish the Azad Kashmir Kashmir Council headed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan. They have demanded constitutional amendments in interim act – 1974 of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to ensure full empowerment of the elected government of PoK through transfer of

Encounter between militants, security forces in J-K Srinagar

Encounter between militants, security forces in J-K Srinagar. An encounter broke out today between militants and security forces in Hajin area of Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.  Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in village Shakurdin this morning following information about presence of militants there, a police official said. He

Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti Rajnath New Delhi development

J&K CM Mufti meets Rajnath over state’s development issue in New Delhi

Mufti meets Rajnath: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence in New Delhi, over the issue of development in the state. It is notable that regular terror activities in the state have hampered the development, and frequent reports of stone pelting have also emerged as an added nuisance.The state government’s decision to release

Pakistan doesn't want India to remain peaceful: BSF

Pakistan doesn’t want India to remain peaceful: BSF

Pakistan doesn’t want India to remain peaceful: BSF. In the wake of the continuous ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday said that Pakistan restores to incessant firing across the border because they don’t want India to have a peaceful atmosphere. “Pakistan doesn’t want India to have a peaceful atmosphere. This is why they do such violations. There was

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in J&K’s Uri sector

The Pakistan Army on Thursday restored to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Charunda Urisector. As of now, no casualties or loss of property have been reported. Meanwhile, gunshots were heard in Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Search and cordon operation by security forces is underway. More details are awaited. (ANI)

BSF trooper killed

BSF trooper killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation

A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper has been killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Kupwara district. BSF spokesman said the Pakistani Army had resorted to sniper firing in Tangdhar area of the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday.“Constable S.K. Murmu deployed at forward defence location (FDL) on the LoC, was hit in the

Security forces bust terror hideout

Security forces bust terror hideout, arms and ammunition recovered

The Special Operations Group in Kupwara, busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Lashtiyal village. On Monday night, based on specific information, army’s 41 Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 98 Bn collectively, seized large cache of arms and ammunition from the village’s forest area under the jurisdiction of Kupwara Police Station.The recovered material includes 2 kgs of the Improvised explosive device (IED), three UBGL shells,

J-K, Himachal to witness heavy snowfall on Feb 24

J-K, Himachal to witness heavy snowfall on Feb 24

J-K, Himachal witness heavy snowfall on Feb 24: Meteorological (MeT) Department scientist Naresh Kumar said that heavy snowfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on February 24. Speaking to ANI, he further said that western disturbance will be approaching Indian region on February 20 and 23. “From February 20, the western disturbance will be approaching

Mentally challenged person shot dead near J&K Air Force station

Mentally challenged person shot dead near J&K Air Force station

Mentally challenged person shot dead near J&K Air Force station:  A mentally challenged person was shot dead when he entered the security area of an Air Force station in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Badgam district, police said on Monday.”The incident took place late Sunday night. The victim crossed the security fence and came close to the station

J-K's Palhalan area

Encounter underway in J-K’s Palhalan area

An encounter between security forces and terrorists is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Palhalan village near the town of Pattan in Baramulla’s district. As per initial reports, the area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway to nab the terrorists.On February 12, an encounter broke out at the 23 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) camp in Srinagar’s Karan Nagar. Earlier this month, terrorists

20-hour long gunfight

20-hour long gunfight continues in Srinagar

The over 20-hour long gunfight between holed up militants and the security forces continued in Srinagar on Tuesday as fresh firing exchanges started. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants are holed up inside an under construction building in Karan Nagar area since Monday after they were forced to withdraw and later trapped inside the building following their failed

Terror attack

Disturbed by terror attack on army camp: Mehbooba

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said she was disturbed by terror attack on Sunjwan armycamp in Jammu. She said in a tweet, “Deeply disturbed by the terrorist attack in #Sunjwan today. My heart goes out to the injured & their families.” An army personnel succumbed to his injuries after terrorists attacked an army camp in Sunjwan area of in the heart of Jammu city in

Five terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian

Jammu army camp attack: Rajnath speaks to Kashmir DGP

Jammu army camp attack: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday spoke to Jammu and Kashmir DGP S.P. Vaid after a group of heavily armed militants attacked an army camp in the state. The Ministry of Home Affairs is closely monitoring the situation, an official said. “The Director General of Police has apprised him of the situation,”

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