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Jammu and Kashmir: 3 LeT terrorists killed by security forces in encounter in Kupwara
India

Jammu and Kashmir: 3 LeT terrorists killed by security forces in encounter in Kupwara

IGP Kashmir informed that incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain terrorists who infiltrated into the Indian side of the border

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist killed, infiltration bid foiled along LoC
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist killed, infiltration bid foiled along LoC

Officials said soldiers noticed some suspicious movement along the LoC near Darshan Post and challenged the intruders, who opened fired leading to the troops retaliating

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces gun down one terrorist, foil infiltration bid in Kupwara
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces gun down one terrorist, foil infiltration bid in Kupwara

The deceased terrorist was identified as a Pakistani national, Mohd Shabbir Malik. He was equipped with weapons, ammunition and warlike stores, an army official informed

Mehrazuddin Halwai, senior Hizbul Mujahideen commander, killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara
India

Mehrazuddin Halwai, senior Hizbul Mujahideen commander, killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara

The encounter began after security forces, who were conducting search-and-cordon operation in Pazipora-Renan area, were fired upon by militants

Two teachers in Jammu and Kashmir dismissed in 'interest of security of state'
India

Two teachers in Jammu and Kashmir dismissed in 'interest of security of state'

Mohammad Yousuf Ganie and and Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, both residents of Kupwara district were removed from service under a special provision of Article 311 of the Constitution

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara seize huge cache of arms, including five AK assault rifles
India

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara seize huge cache of arms, including five AK assault rifles

According to an army official, the operation was conducted in very close proximity of the Line of Control in Dhanni village of Kupwara

Delhi Police arrests two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, recovers weapons
India

Delhi Police arrests two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, recovers weapons

Both suspects, who are residents of Jammu and Kashmir, were apprehended at around 10.15 pm on Monday, a senior officer said

Four security forces personnel, three militants killed during gun battle in J&K's Machil
India

Four security forces personnel, three militants killed during gun battle in J&K's Machil

Srinagar-based defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that around 1 am, a BSF patrol noticed suspicious movement near the LoC fence. The BSF personnel challenged the infiltrators and a gun battle ensued, he said.

Army foils attempt to smuggle ammunition across LOC, recover four AK74 rifles, 8 magazines
India

Army foils attempt to smuggle ammunition across LOC, recover four AK74 rifles, 8 magazines

Army said "alert" troops noticed a few men transporting items in a tube tied to a rope across the Kishenganga river in Kashmir's Kupwara area

Several Jammu and Kashmir BJP workers resign after militant attacks on village-level leaders
Politics

Several Jammu and Kashmir BJP workers resign after militant attacks on village-level leaders

BJP leaders and workers have been provided security and ‘hostel-type’ accommodation has been suggested for members in each district

CRPF jawan, civilian killed as terrorists open fire in J&K's Sopore; toddler rescued by security forces, say officials
India

CRPF jawan, civilian killed as terrorists open fire in J&K's Sopore; toddler rescued by security forces, say officials

The CRPF personnel, on routine patrol duty, returned the fire but the terrorists managed to flee from the area, the officials said.

BSF shoots down arms-laden drone entering Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua sector from Pakistan’s side
India

BSF shoots down arms-laden drone entering Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua sector from Pakistan’s side

A Pakistani drone was shot down by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir

Three CRPF personnel, one civillian killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara after militants open fire at checkpoint
India

Three CRPF personnel, one civillian killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara after militants open fire at checkpoint

The militants opened fire on a naka party of the CRPF at Wangam-Qaziabad in Kralgund area of the district, the officials said

Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in Poonch; 15th consecutive day of cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in Poonch; 15th consecutive day of cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan Army resorted to intense shelling on forward posts and villages along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir

17-year-old Kashmiri boy, who worked at catering firm in Jaipur, beaten to death by colleague; accused arrested, says police
India

17-year-old Kashmiri boy, who worked at catering firm in Jaipur, beaten to death by colleague; accused arrested, says police

Basit, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara, was thrashed by the accused, Aditya (24), while they were returning home from a wedding

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.