The pistol-borne gunmen opened fire on constable Muneer Meraj near his residence in SD Colony in Batamaloo area.
The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in Chek Nowgam area of Shopian following information about presence of militants there, the police said.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha approved 15 per cent reservation for women in non-gazetted posts of Jammu and Kashmir Police.
Over 100 trucks are stranded between Chanderkote and Ramsu and efforts by the road clearance agencies are on to make the road trafficable.
The home minister reiterated that assembly elections in J&K will be held after the completion of the ongoing delimitation process and statehood will be restored once the situation becomes normal.
According to data obtained from the home ministry, Jammu recorded higher recoveries of weapons, more attacks on security forces and more killings and arrests of terrorists.
Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in the Kilbal area of the south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.
Lieutenant General YK Joshi said the troops displayed boldness in standing up to the 'aggressive designs' in the two Union Territories.
An earthquake of 4.0 magnitude hit Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district in the early hours of Saturday, an official said.
A big hole in a farmland was detected by troops during a routine search operation in the farmland in Karol Krishna area in the district.
The operations were backed up with a well integrated surveillance grid coupled with extensive domination of the areas close to the LoC.
The erstwhile J&K cadre was merged with AGMUT in 2021 after Jammu and Kashmir was bifurcated into the two Union Territories on August 5, 2019.
The operational units of CRPF deployed in the improvised explosive device prone region of LWE and Jammu and Kashmir are pressing hard for providing of K9 teams.
Pranav Shagotra and Irfan Naqib were welcomed back into the Congress fold by Pradesh Congress Committee president G A Mir and other senior leaders at the party headquarters.
The accused was identified as Anjum Mehmood.