jammu and kashmir

Election Commission bans exit polls for Lok Sabha bypolls in Kashmir

Saturday, April 01, 2017

The Election Commission of India banned exit polls between April 9-16 when by-elections are held for two Lok Sabha seats of Srinagar and Anantnag in Kashmir. “In connection with the by-elections to Srinagar and Anantnag Parliamentary constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, the ECI has prohibited exit polls between 7 AM on April 9 and 6.30 […]

Terrorist neutralised, operation concludes in Budgam

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Security forces on Tuesday gunned down a terrorist here and also recovered a weapon from him, ending the encounter which began this morning. However, an Army jawan has been injured and two civilians have been killed during the gunbattle. Meanwhile, security forces have launched a combing operation to sweep the area, ensuring no untoward elements […]

Militants attack police vehicle in Shopian

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Srinagar: Militants on Thursday attacked a police vehicle in Shopian district of Kashmir. No one was hurt in the incident, police said. ALSO READ: DMK to move no confidence motion against speaker in TN assembly Militants opened fire on the police vehicle escorting the bullet proof car of Shopian MLA, Mohammad Yousuf, which was being brought […]

Teenage girl raises 10 lakh for building Libraries in Kargil

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ananya Saluja, a class 11th student, spends her hard-earned post-exam holidays teaching underprivileged children in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Leh district. During the two-month volunteering program, Ananya believes she was the one who learnt more than the children she was teaching. She learnt about how the people live their lives and the challenges they have to […]

3 terrorists suspected to be trapped as encounter underway in Kupwara

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

J&K, Kupwara: An encounter between the security forces and three terrorists is underway in the Kupwara region of Jammu and Kashmir, and militants are trapped in a house the region as per the report. The security forces acted on information about terrorists from the Lashkar group hiding in the region. As the area was cordoned off […]

Srinagar-Jammu Highway remain closed for the 6th consecutive day

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

For the sixth consecutive day on Monday, the Srinagar-Jammu highway remained shut for the traffic and officials said the problem is getting escalated as a fresh huge landslide has hit the road at Ramsoo. The arterial road was closed last Wednesday after falling stones and landslides triggered by snowfall and rains hit the 300-kilometer long […]

Two LeT militants, civilian killed in Pulwama encounter

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants and a civilian were killed during a nine-hour gunbattle between the ultras and the security forces in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday The encounter broke out in Padgampora village after security forces launched a cordon and search operation at around 2.30 AM following information about presence […]

Encounter between security forces and militants in Awantipora area of Kashmir

Thursday, March 09, 2017

SRINAGAR: 2 terrorists holed up in a house in Avantipore, J&K; area cordoned off by forces after gunfight takes place between them area of Kashmir According to the police department, security forces are fighting a group of terrorists hiding in a house in Padgampora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said. Also Read: Nike is […]

Tulip festival in Srinagar from April 1

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Srinagar: In a bid to revive tourism in the Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government is set to organise a first-of-its-kind 15-day festival next month to showcase the treasures of Asia’s largest tulip garden in Srinagar. The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, overlooking the scenic Dal Lake, has more than 20 lakh tulips of 46 […]

Clashes erupt in Shopian during search operation

Monday, March 06, 2017

Srinagar: Protesters clashed with security forces on Monday in Shopian district of south Kashmir where the law enforcing personnel were carrying out a cordon and search operation. Dozens of people started pelting stones at security forces during the operation in Pinjoora area of Shopian district this morning, a police official said. ALSO READ: Pak’s 26/11 confession: Former […]

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