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Delimitation panel continues discussions in Jammu-Kashmir

In the evening, the commission members also met delegations from central and north Kashmir districts – Baramulla, Kupwara, Budgam, Ganderbal and Bandipore.
Leaders of different political parties arrive to meet with members of Delimitation Commission, in Srinagar, Tuesday, July 6, 2021.(PTI)
Leaders of different political parties arrive to meet with members of Delimitation Commission, in Srinagar, Tuesday, July 6, 2021.(PTI)
Published on Jul 08, 2021 02:49 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Srinagar

First district development council elections in J&K on Dec 1

The government has notified the DDC poll to be held along with panchayat byelections and urban local body elections
By holding these elections, the J&K government wants to complete the three-tier system of panchayati raj.(HT file photo)
By holding these elections, the J&K government wants to complete the three-tier system of panchayati raj.(HT file photo)
Published on Nov 07, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Polls to be held for vacant sarpanch, panch seats in J-K

The administrative council met on Wednesday evening to approve the proposal of the department of rural development and panchayati raj to issue a notification for conducting the elections
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Updated on Sep 24, 2020 06:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar

3 men who claimed they were joining terrorists arrested in Kashmir

Security forces launched an operation after the men whose pictures holding AK-47 rifles went viral on social media, were traced in the forests of Lolab Valley, a police spokesman said.
The youths were arrested after a brief exchange of fire.(HT File Photo)
The youths were arrested after a brief exchange of fire.(HT File Photo)
Published on May 21, 2020 10:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan

‘Last Holi, he came unannounced. It turned out to be his last visit’: Col Sharma’s family

Four Army personnel and a police sub-inspector died in a gun battle in Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday morning.
Col Sharma spoke to his family on May 1, the raising day of 21 Rashtriya Rifles.(FILE PHOTO.)
Col Sharma spoke to his family on May 1, the raising day of 21 Rashtriya Rifles.(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on May 03, 2020 06:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

2 more soldiers dead, 5 terrorists gunned down in J-K’s Kupwara

With the latest casualties, five soldiers have been killed in the exchange of fire with the terrorists, who had attempted to cross over to the Indian side, in Keran sector of north Kashmir.
The terrorists were believed to have entered the Indian territory from Shamsabari range(ANI)
The terrorists were believed to have entered the Indian territory from Shamsabari range(ANI)
Updated on Apr 06, 2020 09:16 AM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Dy CM makes stay, food arrangement for Kashmiri youths stuck in Hisar

The move comes following a tweet from Iltija Mufti who uses her mother and detained PDP president Mehbooba Mufti’s account.
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Updated on Mar 27, 2020 06:23 PM IST
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Hindustan times, Hisar | By HT Correspondent, Hisar

Shelling triggers panic in villages along border in J-K

Sidiq was a resident of Gundishot in Tanghdar. Ishfaq Ahmad, a local resident, said that shells from across the LoC fell in Gundishot as well as hit an army post in Tanghdar.
Officials inspect the site of an unprovoked Pakistani shelling along the International Border (IB) during which a civilian was injured, in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.(Photo: PTI)
Officials inspect the site of an unprovoked Pakistani shelling along the International Border (IB) during which a civilian was injured, in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.(Photo: PTI)
Updated on Oct 21, 2019 05:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashiq Hussain

Indian artillery targets 4 terror camps across Line of Control

In the Indian firing by 155mm guns — the mainstay of the artillery firepower of the army — 6-10 Pakistani soldiers and about a dozen terrorists were killed in the Neelam Valley opposite the Tangdhar sector along the LoC.
Two army personnel and a civilian were killed in Kupwara district along the Line of Control in Pakistani firing.(HT Photo/ By special arrangement)
Two army personnel and a civilian were killed in Kupwara district along the Line of Control in Pakistani firing.(HT Photo/ By special arrangement)
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 03:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi/ Srinagar | By HT Correspondents

Two soldiers, civilian killed in ceasefire violation by Pak troops in J&K

The Pakistan Army, in the unprovoked ceasefire violation, had targeted civilian areas killing one civilian and injuring three others in the area.
Indian Army on Sunday inflicted heavy damages and casualty on the Pakistan side after two Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara. (PTI file photo)(Representative Image)
Indian Army on Sunday inflicted heavy damages and casualty on the Pakistan side after two Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara. (PTI file photo)(Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 20, 2019 11:44 AM IST
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Srinagar | By Asian News International

Businesses hit amid Valley lockdown

The government’s actions in Kashmir, including the detention of mainstream and separatist politicians, and curbs on public movement and communication were followed by a civil curfew.
Trade and commerce affected in the Valley(HT FILE)
Trade and commerce affected in the Valley(HT FILE)
Published on Aug 30, 2019 12:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Rezaul H Laskar

532-kg heroin haul: NIA gets eight-day custody of accused

On June 29, 532kg heroin and 52kg mixed narcotics concealed in a consignment of rock salt being imported from Pakistan were seized at the integrated check post (ICP) in Attari.
Jammu and Kashmir resident Tariq Ahmed Lone being produced in an Amritsar court.(HT File)
Jammu and Kashmir resident Tariq Ahmed Lone being produced in an Amritsar court.(HT File)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 01:43 AM IST
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Mohali | By HT Correspondent

Kashmir teacher threatens to slaughter child with an axe, video goes viral

The undated video is of a private school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Social media users expressed outrage over the incident after the video went viral.
The teacher, with an axe, can be seen threatening to “slaughter” the crying child in the presence of other students if he does not improve his behaviour.(Representative Image)
The teacher, with an axe, can be seen threatening to “slaughter” the crying child in the presence of other students if he does not improve his behaviour.(Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 10:45 AM IST
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Srinagar | By HTC & Agencies, Srinagar

Photo of gun wielding youth in Kashmir goes viral, police suspect terror link

The police said that they were investigating the picture in which Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir, a resident of Gulgam village in Kupwara can be seen. Mir was missing since last week.
Locals said that Mir, in his early twenties, ran a Photostat shop and went missing on June 11 after he left home for the Kupwara market. His family has issued an appeal requesting him to return.(FILE PHOTO)
Locals said that Mir, in his early twenties, ran a Photostat shop and went missing on June 11 after he left home for the Kupwara market. His family has issued an appeal requesting him to return.(FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 07:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

Army officer falls in gorge near LoC, dies

Major Vikas Singh slipped into a gorge and suffered critical injuries during a patrol along the LoC in Machhil sector on Saturday, an army official said.
The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 07:56 AM IST
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Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

14-yr-old dies in Kashmir violence

There were also some incidents of EVM malfunction and an allegation by former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti that the Border Security Force manhandled a voter who “refused to cast his vote for the BJP.”
A 14 year-old boy Owais Mir was brought dead to the hospital with pellet injuries in his chest, neck and face.(PTI)
A 14 year-old boy Owais Mir was brought dead to the hospital with pellet injuries in his chest, neck and face.(PTI)
Published on Apr 11, 2019 10:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu/Baramulla | By HT Correspondent

2 militants killed, 4 soldiers injured in encounter in J-K’s Budgam

Authorities have suspended high-speed internet in Srinagar and Budgam districts.
The encounter between the militants and security forces started in Nowgam on the city outskirts in Budgam district and the cordon and search operation, which was launched in Friday morning.(Twitter/ANI Photo)
The encounter between the militants and security forces started in Nowgam on the city outskirts in Budgam district and the cordon and search operation, which was launched in Friday morning.(Twitter/ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 06:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

CRPF jawan killed in Kupwara: Was first in family to join forces, say kin

The 32-year-old was among four security personnel, including two from the police, who laid down their lives fighting militants.
Nitu, wife of CRPF personnel Vinod Kumar, who was killed on Friday, at his funeral. Sakib Ali /ht photo(HT Photo)
Nitu, wife of CRPF personnel Vinod Kumar, who was killed on Friday, at his funeral. Sakib Ali /ht photo(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 03, 2019 03:06 AM IST
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Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal

Operation to flush out militants underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Babagund area

The operation to flush out militants from the Babagund area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district continued for the second day on Saturday, police said.
Army soldiers rush near an encounter site where militants hiding at Warpora in Sopore area of Baramulla district. Image for representation.(ANI file photo)
Army soldiers rush near an encounter site where militants hiding at Warpora in Sopore area of Baramulla district. Image for representation.(ANI file photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2019 09:25 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Press Trust of India

3 policemen, one civilian killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara encounter, ‘dead’ militant started firing

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of Kupwara. During the searches, the militants opened fire on the security forces who retaliated.
Three security personnel were killed on Friday in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.(AP)
Three security personnel were killed on Friday in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.(AP)
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 09:19 PM IST
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Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Woman delivers stillborn on road as Srinagar hospital refuses to admit her, doctor removed

Suraya Begum, a resident of Moori, developed labour pain at her home on Thursday morning following which she was carried by her husband Wazir Ahmad and other relatives for 10 km to the nearby medical facility at Kalaroos.
Woman gives birth to stillborn on road after hospital refuses to admit her. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Woman gives birth to stillborn on road after hospital refuses to admit her. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 07:17 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

2 kids among five of family dead in Srinagar house, asphyxiation suspected

Khurshid Ahmad Sheikh (45), a resident of Kupwara district’s Tangdhar area, had come here a few days ago with his family for the treatment of his mother, a police official said.
Five members of a family, including two children, died apparently due to asphyxiation at their rented accommodation in Srinagar. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Five members of a family, including two children, died apparently due to asphyxiation at their rented accommodation in Srinagar. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jan 05, 2019 04:31 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Press Trust of India

Army foils New Year’s eve attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team along LoC, kills 2 intruders

Naugam sector in Kashmir’s Kupwara district is manned by soldiers of the 19th Infantry Division of the Indian Army. There have been frequent ceasefire violations going in the Naugam, Tanghdar and Keran sectors in the past several months.
The Indian Army has claimed to have thwarted a “treacherous attempt” by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) to launch a strike on its post along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naugam sector and killed two intruders in the area.(HT Photo/Reprsentative image)
The Indian Army has claimed to have thwarted a “treacherous attempt” by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) to launch a strike on its post along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naugam sector and killed two intruders in the area.(HT Photo/Reprsentative image)
Updated on Dec 31, 2018 12:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Soldier killed in north Kashmir in Pakistani firing: Officials

Officials said Pakistani army also violated the ceasefire agreement in Uri sub-division’s Kamalkote area in Baramulla district on Wednesday and Thursday prompting a response from the Indian army.
A soldier was killed in firing by Pakistani army across Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir on Thursday, officials said.(HT File Photo)
A soldier was killed in firing by Pakistani army across Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir on Thursday, officials said.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 05:13 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

NIA files charge sheet against Pak terrorist held after Kupwara shootout

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on filed a charge sheet against a Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist who was nabbed by security forces earlier this year,
The NIA has charged Zabiullah alias Hamza (20) under sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), Arms Act and few others.(HT PHOTO)
The NIA has charged Zabiullah alias Hamza (20) under sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), Arms Act and few others.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 24, 2018 11:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Soldier, 3 militants killed in anti-infiltration operations in Kashmir’s Kupwara

Two militants were killed in the operation on Sunday.
A soldier and three militants were killed in a gunbattle on Sunday.(AFP File Photo)
A soldier and three militants were killed in a gunbattle on Sunday.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 03:17 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Press Trust of India

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Kupwara

The encounter in a forest area of Handwara, in north Kashmir’s Kupwara, broke out late last night after security forces launched a cordon and search operation there following specific information about the presence of militants.
The operation is still underway.(PTI File Photo)
The operation is still underway.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 08:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar

Two militants killed in gunfight with security forces in Kupwara

Bodies of two militants were found while the Army was conducting searches on Thursday morning.
Police sources said militants fired at a patrol party of Rashtriya Rifles in Kralgund forest on Wednesday.(HT File Photo)
Police sources said militants fired at a patrol party of Rashtriya Rifles in Kralgund forest on Wednesday.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2018 05:33 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar | By Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar

4 militants killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Kupwara, close to LoC

The Centre had on May 16 announced that security forces will not launch any operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan, but they reserve the right to retaliate if attacked.
Security personnel stand guard during an encounter between security forces and militants at Drabgam in Pulwama District of South Kashmir on Monday.(PTI File photo)
Security personnel stand guard during an encounter between security forces and militants at Drabgam in Pulwama District of South Kashmir on Monday.(PTI File photo)
Updated on May 19, 2018 06:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan

Entered India to carry out large scale attacks on security forces: LeT terrorist tells NIA

20-year-old Zabiullah, a resident of Multan, Pakistan, said he came “fully armed” in March this year along with five other LeT cadres to target security forces.
NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2018 10:31 PM IST
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