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12 January, 2019 1:14 PM J&K: Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam; 2 to 3 terrorists trapped

The entire area has been cordoned off. SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Katapora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday evening. At least two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area. On Friday, an Army Major and a jawan lost their lives in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) 148

28 November, 2018 10:44 AM You are not alone: Army to father of Kashmiri martyr Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, who quit terrorism to become a soldier

Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani was martyred after being seriously injured in an encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian district. Indian Army's post saluting and consoling the father of martyred officer Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani has touched the hearts of many on social media. The emotional post, shared on Twitter, shows another army man consoling Wani's 139

28 November, 2018 2:21 AM J&K: Exchange of fire underway between terrorists and security forces in Budgam

An exchange of fire is currently underway between terrorists and security forces in Budgam's Chattergam. SRINAGAR: An exchange of fire is currently underway between terrorists and security forces in Budgam's Chattergam on Wednesday. Details of the incident are still underway. On Tuesday, two terrorists were shot dead and one jawan succumbed to injuries 88

20 October, 2018 9:35 AM BJP Sweeps Urban Local Body Elections In 4 South Kashmir Districts

The BJP emerged victorious in the urban local body elections in four districts of south Kashmir today, winning 53 of the 132 wards, where voting was held in four phases earlier this month, election officials said. The unprecedented victory for the BJP has given it control of at least four of the 20 civic bodies in the four districts of Anantnag, Kulgam 97

10 October, 2018 5:16 AM Voting for second phase of Jammu and Kashmir urban local body polls underway, mobile internet services suspended

The second phase will cover a total of 384 wards spanning 13 districts across the state, seven of which are in the Valley, and over 1,000 candidates will participate, said the officials They said 1,198 nominations were received for these wards and after scrutiny and withdrawal, 1,095 contestants are in the fray for the polls. Out of 1,095 candidates 104

3 October, 2018 3:32 AM 'Fake', says J&K Police on rumours of Panchayat Ghar in Kulgam being set on fire

J&K Police also advised people not believe in rumours.  SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday refuted reports which said that a Panchayat Ghar in Kulgam district of south Kashmir has been torched. Rubbishing the reports, the police said that no such incident has taken place. "This is in reference to the news circulating on social media wherein 112

21 September, 2018 4:48 AM J&K: 4 policemen missing from Shopian; Hizbul Mujahideen hand suspected

Four policemen, including three Special Police Officers (SPOs), have gone missing in South Kashmir's Shopian on Friday.  SRINAGAR: Four policemen, including three Special Police Officers (SPOs), have gone missing in South Kashmir's Shopian on Friday. According to sources, the four cops were most likely abducted by members of Hizbul Mujahideen. The development 105

15 September, 2018 6:39 AM 5 LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in J&K

The encounter between the militants and security forces began this morning after the forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area. Five militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, officials said. Five militants have been killed 124

31 August, 2018 8:42 AM Terrorists, security forces victimising each other’s families: Mehbooba Mufti on abduction of Jammu and Kashmir cops' kin

In a remark that could stoke controversy, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said that both the terrorists and security forces are victimising each other’s families which is highly condemnable and marks a new low in the situation of the state. She further added that the families shouldn’t become the target of casualties 117

25 August, 2018 4:22 AM Jammu And Kashmir Policemen To Get Security While Visiting Families

The state police has listed three districts -- Shopian, Kulgam, Pulwama -- as "hypersensitive" with regard to security of the personnel. The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday said they were devising a strategy for policemen wanting to visit their families during occasions and emergencies. Concerned over the targeting of policemen by terrorists especially 173