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Srinagar Diary

3 hours ago

Relief to NoKs of slain JK policemen to be hiked from Rs 43 lakhs to Rs 70 lakhs

The next of kins of slain policemen in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to receive exgratia compensation at par with the CAPF and relief to LoC and IB affected by Pakistani troops will also be increased.

15 hours ago

PDP-BJP agree to speed up Agenda of Alliance implementation in Jammu and Kashmir

Sources said leaders of the two parties discussed governance, implementation of AoA, developmental issues, power situation in the State and relations between the two parties.

21 Nov 2017

Soldier, three militants killed in Kashmir's Kupwara 

The operation against the militants in Magam area has ended but another gunfight started between the security forces and militants in the Gujarpati forested area.

21 Nov 2017

Following Majid Khan episode, two more Kashmiri families appeal militant sons to return; another youth gives up militancy

Ashiq Hussain Bhat went missing on November 9 and few days later his picture with an AK-47 assault rifle went viral on social networking sites.

20 Nov 2017

190 militants killed in Kashmir this year, 200 still active: Indian Army

A top army commander on Sunday disclosed that 190 militants were killed by the security forces in Kashmir this year so far and 200 were still active.

19 Nov 2017

No ISIS imprint in Jammu and Kashmir, Zakura attack may be work of Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen: Police

State Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid responded to a question about the ISIS’ mouthpiece, Amaq News Agency claiming responsibility for Friday’s encounter at Zakura in Srinagar.

19 Nov 2017

J-K: Six militants, including 26/11 mastermind's nephew, gunned down in Bandipora encounter

Security forces cordoned off and launched a search operation in Chandergeer village in Hajin area of the district after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of militants.

19 Nov 2017

Mother’s plea melts Kashmiri footballer-turned-LeT militant Majid Khan's heart, surrenders

This comes after, the 20-year-old Majid Khan, a bright student and a promising footballer also joined LeT last week.

18 Nov 2017

Pellet guns used by cops in Jammu and Kashmir has injured 1725 people since July 2016: Government

According to the official data, which is based on reports submitted by the deputy commissioners of eight out of 10 districts in Kashmir, 1,725 people had sustained pellet injuries since July 2016.

18 Nov 2017

Police officer, militant of Zakir Musa group killed in Srinagar encounter

The slain militant was identified as Mugees Ahmad Mir alias Khatib of Ansar Ghazwat ul Hind, an Al Qaeda Kashmir cell headed by former Hizb militant Zakir Musa.

17 Nov 2017

Farooq Abdullah demands rollback of all central laws extended to Jammu and Kashmir after 1953

He said the erosion of State’s autonomy is the genesis of the political problem in Kashmir and it has created a sense of disenchantment and disillusionment among the people.

15 Nov 2017

Kashmir police foils sit-in by separatists at city centre; detains moderate separatist leader Mirwaiz, JKLF chairman Malik

Mirwaiz and Malik decided to stage a sit-in near Gantha Ghar in city centre against the “reign of terror” let loose by troops and the ill treatment meted out to Kashmiri prisoners in jails.

15 Nov 2017

‘Return and kill us,’ says Kashmir footballer-turned-militant’s mother

Majid, an ace footballer from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, joined LeT last week and his picture with an AK-47 rifle and an ammunition pouch had gone viral on social media last Friday.

15 Nov 2017

Two militants who escaped from J&K encounter arrested

One of them is injured and has been hospitalised,” a police official said and have been identified as Shamsul Waqar alias Pyara and Aqib.

15 Nov 2017