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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.

Four soldiers killed as Pakistani Army fires at Indian posts in Kashmir's Gurez sector; two militants die in operation
India

Four soldiers killed as Pakistani Army fires at Indian posts in Kashmir's Gurez sector; two militants die in operation

Four militants, who were covered by the Pakistan Army, were killed in the retaliatory firing by the Indian side, but the bodies of only two have been found so far.

Army major, 3 soldiers and 2 militants killed during encounter in J&K’s Gurez; counter-infiltration operation underway
India

Army major, 3 soldiers and 2 militants killed during encounter in J&K’s Gurez; counter-infiltration operation underway

At least four Army jawans, including a Major, were killed in a fierce gunfight along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday.

Jammu and Kashmir avalanche: Efforts to locate 5 missing Indian Army soldiers continue as weather hampers operations
India

Jammu and Kashmir avalanche: Efforts to locate 5 missing Indian Army soldiers continue as weather hampers operations

Hopes of finding alive the five soldiers, who went missing following heavy snowfall along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Five Indian Army soldiers missing after avalanche hits Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez, Nowgam sector
India

Five Indian Army soldiers missing after avalanche hits Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez, Nowgam sector

Three soldiers were missing after an avalanche, triggered by fresh snowfall, struck a forward post in Gurez sector in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi lauds role of Indian forces in UN peacekeeping missions
India

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi lauds role of Indian forces in UN peacekeeping missions

Narendra Modi said spending Diwali with soldiers was an "unforgettable" experience and lauded the Indian forces for their role in UN peacekeeping missions

Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez
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Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with troops posted along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez Sector

Diwali celebrations illuminate India; less crackers burst in Delhi; Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath join festivities
India

Diwali celebrations illuminate India; less crackers burst in Delhi; Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath join festivities

The festive fervour gripped the nation on Thursday as people celebrated Diwali, often referred to as ‘the festival of lights by lighting ‘diyas' (earthen lamps), paying obeisance to Goddess Lakshmi, distributing sweets, and well, bursting crackers.

Army kills three militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector, foils infiltration bid along LoC
India

Army kills three militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector, foils infiltration bid along LoC

The army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, killing three militants.

Militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir as army foils infiltration bid in Gurez sector
India

Militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir as army foils infiltration bid in Gurez sector

An army official said the troops guarding the LoC observed movement of ultras trying to sneak into Kashmir.

Army expects more gun battles along LOC as infiltration bids rise in Kashmir and Pir Panjal Range in Jammu
India

Army expects more gun battles along LOC as infiltration bids rise in Kashmir and Pir Panjal Range in Jammu

The summer is going to be very hot along the Line of Control (LoC), believe experts as Indian Army sees an increase in infiltration bids not just in Kashmir, but in the Pir Panjal range in Jammu as well

Jammu and Kashmir: Two avalanches hit Gurez sector, six soldiers killed
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Two avalanches hit Gurez sector, six soldiers killed

Six soldiers were killed while several others are missing after two avalanches in Gurez Sector of Kashmir, an army official said.

MeT department predicts more snowfall in Kashmir as avalanche kills six, including one Army officer
India

MeT department predicts more snowfall in Kashmir as avalanche kills six, including one Army officer

The Meteorological department Kashmir has warned that vulnerability of avalanches at higher reaches will increase; as more snowfall in next 24 hours is expected.

Avalanche hits north Kashmir, two army porters reported missing
India

Avalanche hits north Kashmir, two army porters reported missing

Two Army porters were reported missing after an avalanche struck a forward area in Gurez sector of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday afternoon.

Infiltration bid along LoC foiled by army in north Kashmir, two terrorists killed
India

Infiltration bid along LoC foiled by army in north Kashmir, two terrorists killed

The army on Friday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, killing two militants.

J&K assembly polls: Thousands turn up to 'vote for change'
Politics

J&K assembly polls: Thousands turn up to 'vote for change'

Enthusiastic voters lined up outside polling stations in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as a weak winter sun peeped through the clouds. Long queues of men and women appeared at polling stations in Kangan, Ganderbal, Sonawari and Gurez assembly constituencies of the Kashmir Valley after polling started on a dull note in the morning at 8 a.m. because of the intense cold.