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The 14th batch comprising of 3,048 Amarnath pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas Base camp Jammu around 3 AM today in a cavalcade of 112 light and heavy vehicles amid tight security arrangements. These include 2,281 men 623 women,134 Sadhus and 10 Sadhvis.
In Jammu & Kashmir, two CRPF personnel were killed and two injured including a civilian in a terrorist attack in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. Official said, terrorists attacked a CRPF patrolling party by firing upon them near Achabal area. Three paramilitary personnel and a pedestrian sustained bullet injuries and were...
In Jammu and Kashmir, nearly one lakh 52 thousand Yatris worshiped at the holy Amarnath cave and performed darshan of the Shivling till last evening on the 15th day of the annual Amarnath pilgrimage. The Yatra began on June 28 and will conclude on the 26th of August coinciding with...
The Peoples Democratic Party said today that it has removed legislator Yasir Reshi as the party's district president for Bandipora, cracking the whip on leaders who had publicly criticised PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti. In a statement, the PDP said Baramulla district president Irshad Ahmad Kar will look after the party...
In Jammu and Kashmir, thirteen Amarnath pilgrims were injured in a road accident as a vehicle in the cavaclade carrying them collided with a truck near Birma Birdge on bypass of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Udhampur this morning. Police told AIR that the injured were shifted to District Hospital Udhampur...
In Jammu & Kashmir, an army commando was killed and another soldier suffered injuries in an ongoing gunfight at Kandi forest area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district this afternoon. The counter militant operation in the forest belt is underway. Security sources said that a soldier of para unit sustained serious bullet...
The 10th batch of 5,144 Amarnath pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas Base camp in Jammu early this morning for Kashmir valley enroute the cave shrine amidst tight security. They include 3,921 men, 1,020 women, 184 Sadhus and 19 Sadhvis.
In Jammu and Kashmir, security forces arrested Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terrorist from Kupwara district yesterday evening. He has been identified as Sameer Ahmad Sofi of Kakapora in Pulwama district. He was missing from 28th of last month. A pistol and some ammunition were recovered from his possession. He has been handed...
In Jammu & Kashmir, the topmost security and intelligence officers held extra ordinary meeting at the headquarters of Army's XV Corps to discuss the security situation in Kashmir Valley. The meeting was chaired by General Officer Commanding-in-chief (Northern Command) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh who arrived in Srinagar today on a...
The Amarnath Yatra resumed from Jammu on Monday after a day-long suspension allegedly due to apprehensions of law and order problems on the second death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani. The resumption of the yatra came as a major relief to thousands of pilgrims who were left stranded...