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Jammu and Kashmir: 4 cops martyred in Shopian attack

In Jammu and Kashmir, 4 policemen were martyred in a terrorist attack in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Unidentified terrorists attacked the police party near Arahama Fruit Mandi in Shopian on Wednesday afternoon. Terrorists also decamped with the rifles of cops. Policemen were all Personal Security Officers of DSP Headquarter Shopian.

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Jammu & Kashmir: 60-day Annual Amarnath Yatra concludes

In Jammu & Kashmir, the annual Amarnath Yatra will conclude today on the day of Shravan Purnima coinciding with Raksha Bandhan. The 60-day-long yatra, which commenced from June 28 from both traditional Pahalgam and shortest Baltal tracks, will conclude when the Chhari Mubarak, holy Silver Mace of Lord Shiva will …

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Jammu & Kashmir: Annual Amarnath Yatra to conclude today

In Jammu & Kashmir, the annual Amarnath Yatra will conclude today on the day of Shravan Purnima coinciding with Raksha Bandhan. The 60-day-long yatra, which commenced from June 28 from both traditional Pahalgam and shortest Baltal tracks, will conclude when the Chhari Mubarak, holy Silver Mace of Lord Shiva will …

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Jammu & Kashmir: Bank loot attempt foiled in Kulgam

A police spokesman said people present in the bank foiled attempt of unknown militants who barged inside the branch with an intention of looting bank. He said this compelled the gunmen to flee and they fired gunshots leading to injuries to a civilian and two bank security guards. The injured …

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Jammu & Kashmir: Two terrorists gunned down in Anantnag

Two terrorists have been gunned down in the encounter which started in Anantnag on Wednesday morning. The gunfight started when security forces launched a search and cordon operation at Kotwali Gali in Lal Chowk area following the intelligence input about the presence of terrorists in the area. The encounter has …

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Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists gunned down in Kulgam district

Constable Saleem Shah was abducted by militants from his residence in Mutalhama area of Kulgam in south Kashmir on Friday and his body, bearing severe torture marks, was recovered yesterday. The encounter began this morning as security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Khudwani after receiving specific intelligence …

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HM Rajnath Singh on two day visit to Kashmir

During his stay, Rajnath Singh is likely to pay obeisance at the Amarnath shrine. He will also chair a security review meeting in Srinagar. This will be Home Minister’s first visit to the state following the collapse of PDP-BJP coalition government and imposition of Governor’s rule.  National Security Advisor Ajit …

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Jammu & Kashmir Governor holds All Party Meet

Jammu & Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has been holding a round of meetings since imposition of governor’s rule in the state to tighten administration and security in the state. Friday saw him hosting an all party meeting to take all political stakeholders on board where the next steps on …

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Governor’s Rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir

Governor N N Vohra had Tuesday evening sent his report to the President recommending imposition of Governor’s rule in the state.  The report was sent after the Governor held consultations with political parties over the current situation in the state that arose after BJP’s pull out from the Mehbooba Mufti-led government. …

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BJP pulls out of alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir

The BJP on Tuesday pulled out of its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir.”It has become untenable for the BJP to continue its alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir, hence we are withdrawing” BJP general secretary Ram Madhav announced.  He added that restoring peace …

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India protests ‘Azad Kashmir Constitution’ amendment

India has conveyed a strong protest through diplomatic channel against the so-called “Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution (13th Amendment) Act 2018”. It was clearly conveyed that the entire State of Jammu and Kashmir, which also includes the ‘Azad Jammu and Kashmir’ is an integral part of India by virtue of …

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Jammu and Kashmir: Fresh ceasefire violation in Uri sector

Heavy shelling from across the border continued in Jammu, Kathua and Samba districts. The Pakistani force violated the ceasefire in the Kamal Koot area of Uri sector in Baramulla district. The ceasefire violations have resulted in 5 civilian fatalities and 40 others were injured. Meanwhile, India summoned Pakistan’s Deputy High …

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Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistani Rangers fired mortars shells and used small arms to target Border outposts. BSF troops effectively retaliated to the Pakistani firing.  Three persons were injured in Arnia while one policeman injured in RS Pura Sector of Jammu.  Schools around five kilometer radius have been closed for security. Residents of Arnia …

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Jammu & Kashmir: Five terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

Major success for Security Forces, Five terrorists  including a top Hizb  commander  killed  in a  fierce encounter at Badigam Zainpora  of  Shopian, Kashmir;  Huge quantity of arms and ammunition recovered from slain terrorists. Five terrorists were killed in an encounter at Badigam in Shopian’s Zainpora. The gun battle broke out …

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