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IED spotted in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district; bomb disposal squad called in
India

IED spotted in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district; bomb disposal squad called in

Bomb Disposal Squad has been called in and vehicular movement has been halted as a precautionary measure, said officials

With gunfire, shelling down, Kashmir borders have never been so quiet in 30 years
India

With gunfire, shelling down, Kashmir borders have never been so quiet in 30 years

Tourists are flocking in large numbers to the bordering areas of Jammu and Kashmir to enjoy the picturesque location and scenic beauty

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces arrest LeT terrorist from Bandipora
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces arrest LeT terrorist from Bandipora

The LeT terrorist was identified as Amir Tariq khan, whose photograph of joining the TRF terrorist outfit had gone viral on social media on 13 April

Jammu & Kashmir: Policeman killed, four others injured in grenade attack by militants in Bandipora
India

Jammu & Kashmir: Policeman killed, four others injured in grenade attack by militants in Bandipora

According to the police, the militants attacked a joint party of police and CRPF near Nishat Park in main town Bandipora on Friday afternoon

Jammu and Kashmir: Two cops killed in militant attack in Bandipora
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Two cops killed in militant attack in Bandipora

The incident took place in Bandipora's Gulshan Chowk this evening, the officials said, adding, security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation

Unidentified militant killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Bandipora
India

Unidentified militant killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Bandipora

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chandaji area of Bandipora in north Kashmir after inputs were received about the presence of militants there

BJP has completely different standard when it comes to hate speech from its leaders, says Omar Abdullah
India

BJP has completely different standard when it comes to hate speech from its leaders, says Omar Abdullah

Abdullah's remark came after his party colleague Hilal Lone was arrested under the UAPA Act for allegedly delivering a "hate speech" at a rally during last year's district development council elections

Eleven, including six civilians killed in ceasefire violations along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Eleven, including six civilians killed in ceasefire violations along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Later in the day, India responded with retaliatory firing in which 11 Pakistan Army soldiers were killed

BJP leader, his father and brother shot dead near police station at Kashmir's Bandipora
India

BJP leader, his father and brother shot dead near police station at Kashmir's Bandipora

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh said that militants opened fire on BJP district president Wasim Ahmad Bari outside his shop at around 9 pm

Altaf Bukhari floats Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party; outfit aims to restore statehood, ensure safe return of Kashmiri Pandits
Politics

Altaf Bukhari floats Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party; outfit aims to restore statehood, ensure safe return of Kashmiri Pandits

With the core agenda of restoring Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood, former state finance minister Altaf Bukhari on Sunday announced the formation of a new political outfit Jammu Kashmir Apni Party

2G services, fixed line internet access to remain operative in J&K till 7 Feb; revised 'white-listed' websites include Firstpost, Express, Reuters, AP
India

2G services, fixed line internet access to remain operative in J&K till 7 Feb; revised 'white-listed' websites include Firstpost, Express, Reuters, AP

The Jammu and Kashmir administration had on 24 January stated that mobile data services and internet access through fixed-line shall be allowed across Jammu and Kashmir with restrictions from 25 January till 31 January. The internet speed shall be restricted to 2G only.

Republic Day: After 2G internet, mobile phone services snapped in Kashmir as precautionary measure
India

Republic Day: After 2G internet, mobile phone services snapped in Kashmir as precautionary measure

Mobile phone services were snapped in Kashmir on Sunday as a precautionary measure for ensuring smooth passage of Republic Day celebrations in the valley, officials said.

Jammu and Kashmir admin says 2G mobile internet services to be restored in Valley from today till 31 Jan; social media to remain out of bounds
India

Jammu and Kashmir admin says 2G mobile internet services to be restored in Valley from today till 31 Jan; social media to remain out of bounds

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday ordered for 2G internet services to be restored in the Kashmir Valley from midnight on the intervening night between Friday and Saturday, reports said. The restoration of the 2G internet facility on mobile phones will continue till 31 January after which it will be reviewed further, the order said.

In J&K, only 153 'white-listed' sites accessible on 2G internet on postpaid connections; news portals, social media sites blocked
India

In J&K, only 153 'white-listed' sites accessible on 2G internet on postpaid connections; news portals, social media sites blocked

While voice and SMS services on prepaid mobile connections were restored in Kashmir on Saturday after being suspended for over five months, internet access on postpaid connections has been restricted to 153 'white-listed' websites

SMS, voice calls restored for local prepaid mobiles in J&K; 2G internet resumes on postpaid in Kupwara, Bandipora districts
India

SMS, voice calls restored for local prepaid mobiles in J&K; 2G internet resumes on postpaid in Kupwara, Bandipora districts

Prepaid mobile connections were restored in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday and 2G services resumed in two districts of the valley after being disconnected in August last year, an official said.

Two separate incidents of avalanches kill four soldiers near LoC in Kashmir's Kupwara and Bandipora districts
India

Two separate incidents of avalanches kill four soldiers near LoC in Kashmir's Kupwara and Bandipora districts

Search and rescue operations were carried out till late Tuesday evening, but had to be suspended due to inclement weather in Kashmir. Rescue operations resumed on Wednesday morning.

Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: Victims of pellet guns say lives stand irreparably damaged, political situation in Kashmir only amplifies depression
India

Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: Victims of pellet guns say lives stand irreparably damaged, political situation in Kashmir only amplifies depression

Having looked at situation in North Kashmir and South Kashmir, we will take a closer look at Central Kashmir in this episode of Firstpost's podcast, Voices from the Lockdown.

Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: Anger still simmering over Article 370 abrogation, say people in Kashmir's Sopore, Bandipora
India

Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: Anger still simmering over Article 370 abrogation, say people in Kashmir's Sopore, Bandipora

The communications blockade in Jammu and Kashmir entered the 119th day on Sunday. While postpaid mobile services have been restored, internet and prepaid services are still non-functional, more than three months since the Centre abrogated Article 370 in the Union Territory.

Bandipora encounter: Pakistan-born self-styled LeT commander among two militants killed; incriminating material recovered
India

Bandipora encounter: Pakistan-born self-styled LeT commander among two militants killed; incriminating material recovered

The encounter broke out when the security forces launched a search operation in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

Security forces gun down two terrorists during ongoing operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district
India

Security forces gun down two terrorists during ongoing operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district

Two terrorists were killed on Monday in an encounter with the security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.