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    Jammu and Kashmir: 2 guards injured in highway firing, says official

    Jammu: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper and a forest guard were injured on Wednesday in firing by militants on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur district, police said. Three militants travelling in a truck from Jammu to Srinagar opened fire at a checkpost near the Jhajar Kotli police station. The police have seized the truck and detained the driver and helper for questioning. They have also recovered an AK-47 rifle and

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Students dangerously cross Tawi river to reach school

    Udhampur: Students of four villages risk their lives every day in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir by crossing Tawi River to reach their respective schools. This comes after the footbridge at Kugaini near Jakhed, Dudu had washed away a month back due to the high water-levels and force of the flow.

  • Son of top businessman kills self in jail

    Udhampur :  A son of a top businessman and an undertrial prisoner, the main accused in the infamous 2009 Amandeep murder case, today allegedly committed suicide inside the district jail here, a police officer said.

  • NH remains shut, IAF airlifts stranded passengers in J&K

    Udhampur (Jammu) : IAF on Tuesday carried out sorties of over 500 passengers who were stranded in Jammu following closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway due to heavy rains and snowfall, to Kashmir Valley.

  • Anti-Pak protests rock Jammu and Udhampur

    Jammu : Anti-Pakistan protests rocked Jammu and Udhampur districts on Sunday against the killing of 17 jawans in a terror attack on an army base in Uri in Kashmir.

  • More Troops Being Rushed To Kashmir

    New Delhi : A week after an entire Brigade rushed into the trouble-torn South Kashmir, the government is contemplating to shift two more Brigades to the other parts of the turbulent Kashmir from the Udhampur-based Northern Command headquarters in Jammu.

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    BJP leader booked for making hate speech against Rahul Gandhi

    Dehradun: A complaint has been filed against Udhampur BJP leader Jagtar Singh Bajwa, after he was allegedly caught on tape asking the country’s youth “to decapitate Rahul Gandhi and hang his head on JNU’s gate” three days ago, police said today. Bajwa has been booked on charges for giving a speech with
    intent to instigate and cause riot, Bajpur police head O P Sharma said, adding that an investigation has been launched.

  • 10 soldiers feared lost in Siachen avalanche

    Jammu : Ten soldiers, including an officer, went missing on Wednesday after an avalanche hit them in Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region.

  • More arrests in Udhampur terror attack case: NIA

    New Delhi : Two more persons have been arrested in connection with the terror attack on a BSF convoy in Udhampur in August, taking to five the number of those held in the case being probed by the NIA.

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    Two brothers killed in road accident in Udhampur

    Udhampur (J-K): Two brothers were crushed to death when a bus hit their motorcycle in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. Vinod Sharma, an employee of Agriculture Department and his younger brother Aman Sharma, a college student, were killed when a rashly-driven bus collided with the motorcycle they were riding on Dhar Road last evening, police said today. Both brothers died on the spot, they said, adding, the driver of the bus managed to escape from the spot. A case has been

  • Shiite Muslims run after police fire tear-smoke shells as devotees defy restrictions for a Muharram procession in Srinagar on Thursday.

    Curbs in Kashmir lead to clashes, separatists held

    Srinagar : Parts of Kashmir today saw clashes between stone-pelting mobs and police as strict restrictions were imposed in view of Muharram and the fourth day ceremony of trucker Zahid who died in the Udhampur attack.

  • Trucker murder: Curfew imposed in Anantnag, Srinagar

    Srinagar : With the escalation in protests against the killing of a Kashmiri trucker by a mob in Udhampur, Section 144 has been imposed on Thursday at four police stations areas of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy restrictions have been set by the police and the CRPF on public movement and curfew has been imposed in Anantnag and Srinagar. Unrest begun in the valley since protests broke out in Anantnag earlier, when the

  • Kashmiris clash with policemen during a protest in Srinagar on Tuesday over the killings of two people suspected to be involved in the cattle trade.

    Truckers’ death: Protests, clashes leave six injured

    Srinagar : At least six people were hurt as clashes between protesters and law enforcing agencies rocked some parts of Kashmir for the second day today over the death of Udhampur petrol bomb attack victim Zahid Rasool Bhat.

  • Kashmiris shout pro-freedom slogans as they carry the body of truck conductor killed in a petrol bomb attack in Anantnag on Monday.

    Trucker’s death: Kashmir sees shutdown, clashes

    Srinagar : Kashmir valley today witnessed a shutdown and clashes between protesters and police as the truck conductor who succumbed to injuries suffered in a petrol bomb attack in Udhampur was laid to rest amid tight security.

  • Violence in Kashmir after truck attack victim dies

    Srinagar : Violence raged in parts of the Kashmir Valley on Sunday after a victim of a bomb attack on a truck in Udhampur on October 9 died in Delhi, police and residents said.