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PIX: Rajnath helps carry coffin of slain CRPF jawan

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday helped carry the coffin of a slain Central Reserve Police Force jawan after he laid a wreath on the mortal remains of the troops, who were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Shortly after arriving from Delhi, the home minister attended a solemn function […]

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12 students injured in blast at Pulwama school

A blast at a private school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district left at least 12 students injured on Wednesday, police said. The explosion took place inside the school in Narbal village of Kakapora area in the south Kashmir district this afternoon, a police official said. He said at least 12 students of Class 10 […]

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Fresh snowfall disrupts life in J&K, Uttarakhand

Only all-weather road link closed for six days; passengers protest lack of facilities A fresh spell of snow hampered efforts of authorities on Saturday to reopen the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, closed now for the sixth consecutive day. The prolonged closure of the 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, […]

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2 grenade attacks on security forces in Kashmir

Terrorists carried out two grenade attacks on security forces in Kashmir, including one in the Lal Chowk area of Srinagar, on Friday but there were no reports of any casualty, police said. The ultras lobbed a grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force bunker at Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower) in Lal Chowk, a police official […]

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3 killed, 7 missing as avalanche hits Ladakh

Three persons were killed and seven others were missing after their truck came under an avalanche in the Khardung La area of the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said. The avalanche hit the truck carrying 10 persons at the Khardung La pass in the Ladakh region at 7 am, an official […]

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Schools shut after heavy shelling by Pakistan along LoC in Rajouri

Pakistani troops on Monday resorted to indiscriminate firing along the line of control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting authorities to close all schools as a precautionary measure, the police said. The unprovoked and intense firing and shelling from across the border started in Keri, Lam, Pukharni and Peer Badaser areas of […]