The woman teacher identified as Rajni Bala R/o Samba district of J&K sustained multiple bullet injuries in the attack. She was referred to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead.
Islamabad merrily uses UN Resolutions and calls for their implementation but never agrees to the first provision—the withdrawal of all its troops before the next steps.
For the first time in over a decade, none from Kashmir has qualified the civil service exam this year while seven candidates from Jammu region qualified the exam.
A North Korea-made drone sent from Pakistan with a payload of seven magnetic or sticky bombs and an equal number of under-barrel launcher grenades was shot down in the Talli Hariya Chak area.
The encounter started at Gundipora in Pulwama on Sunday night after security forces launched a cordon and search operation to track terrorists in the area, a police spokesman said.
Rubaiya’s kidnapping was a watershed moment in Kashmir’s chequered history as it shook the national will to fight terror to its core.
He said the administration will provide every possible assistance and support to the family. "We shall forever remember Amreen's indomitable spirit," he added.
The exchange of fire was going on, the official said, adding there were no reports of any casualty on either side so far.
The drone, according to police, had a payload attachment. It is being screened by the bomb disposal experts.
Mehbooba, however, said it was unfortunate that people have to approach court to get the bodies of their children back.
Security forces on Friday established a routine mobile vehicle checkpoint at the Authoora Bala bridge in north Kashmir's Baramulla.
Facing a backlash on social media, Bhatti had sought to clarify his tweet with another tweet saying, 'I did not target any religion and why should I target when the matter is in court.'
The questioning is reported to be in connection with a case of alleged financial irregularities in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) that is being probed by the federal agency.
Militants on Wednesday evening shot dead a woman TV artist Amreen Bhat at her home at Hushroo, Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
There were nearly four dozen protected witnesses but code names were given only to selected few, who could be of help in making a watertight case.