Jammu and Kashmir

India cracks down on use of VPNs in Kashmir

Authorities in Indian Kashmir are cracking down on virtual private network (VPN) apps used to circumvent a months-long ban on social media, police said. Social networks such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are still blocked, even …

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India summons Turkish envoy over Erdogan's remarks

India summoned the Turkish ambassador to lodge a diplomatic protest over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks on the disputed region of Kashmir and warned it would have a bearing on bilateral ties. India, …

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Two terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir

In the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, security forces killed two militants as a result of an encounter in Avantipora. The police said that the operation is currently ongoing, RIA Novosti reports. Recall that the situation …

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Avalanches kill almost 10 people in Jammu and Kashmir

Three soldiers have been killed and one is missing after an avalanche hit an army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil sector in Kupwara district on Monday. Another soldier is in hospital with injuries. In a separate incident on …

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India's liquidates Jammu and Kashmir state

India's state of Jammu and Kashmir ceased to exist and two new federally administered territories were born. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has issued identical decrees and took over all functions of both the union …

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Thousands detained in Kashmir since autonomy stripped

Thousands of people have been detained in Indian Kashmir over fears of unrest after New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy two weeks ago, according to government sources. A magistrate speaking on condition of anonymity said …

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Pakistani servicemen shoot Indian soldier in Kashmir

According to the media reports, gunfire took place today in the Rajauri district of the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir, during which the Pakistani servicemen killed an Indian soldier. It is noted that from the Pakistani side, …

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Tehran voices concern about situation in Kashmir

Tehran has expressed concerns about a security lockdown in the Indian-administered part of Kashmir, urging New Delhi to bring the situation in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region back to normal, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman …

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Anti-terrorist operation underway in Jammu and Kashmir

An Indian army soldier was killed in a gunbattle with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today.  The security forces launched a search operation based on intelligence inputs that some terrorists could be in the area. …

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 Pakistan warns India against any 'misadventure'

Pakistan, warning of a possible new attack by giant neighbor India, said it had summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner to protest against any "misadventure." "Indian deputy high commissioner was summoned for …

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 Indian soldier killed as ceasefire violated in Kashmir

An Indian soldier was killed when Pakistan violated ceasefire by heavily shelling forward areas and posts with mortar bombs along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, Indian army officials said. Pakistan …

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Pakistan army on high alert - source

Pakistan has deployed an entire F-16 fighter jet squadron along the Indian border, according to an unnamed Indian defence official. Besides, the Rawalpindi-headquartered 10 Corps along with a Special Forces brigade from Sialkot of the …

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