Kupwara

  • J&K: Kupwara encounter ends, two terrorists gunned down 08-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Srinagar: An encounter which took place in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir leaving five dead ended on Tuesday evening. Two policemen, one Army personnel and two terrorists have been killed in the encounter. Four Army personnel were also injured. The encounter took place in the Zoonarewshi area of district Kupwara...
  • J&K: Encounter in Kupwara, 2 policeman, one Army personnel, 2 terrorists dead 08-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Srinagar: An encounter took place in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday leaving five dead. Two policemen, one Army personnel and two terrorists have been killed. Four Army personnel were also injured. The encounter took place in the Zoonarewshi area of district Kupwara district near the Line of Control....
  • Avalanche hits north Kashmir, 75 rescued 04-03-2014 12:49 PM

    Seventy-five people were rescued in north Kashmir's Kupwara district while efforts are on to rescue another 25 after an avalanche hit a mountain pass, police said on Tuesday. A senior police officer said an avalanche hit the Sadna Pass area on Kupwara-Tangdhar road in north Kashmir on Monday. "Nearly 100...
  • Normal life disrupted in Kashmir Valley due to strike 28-02-2014 11:45 AM

    Normal life on Friday was disrupted in Kashmir Valley due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference to protest the encounter killing of seven men by the Army in Kupwara district. Shops, business establishments and petrol pumps were closed in and around the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in...
  • Lolab encounter: Angry residents demand bodies of terrorists for burial 25-02-2014 11:27 AM

    Srinagar: Five policemen and four mediapersons were injured in clashes between police and villagers in the Lolab area of Kupwara district on Tuesday. The villagers were demanding the bodies of the seven terrorists who were killed in an encounter by the Army on Monday night, for burial. The angry mob...
  • Lolab encounter: Army on the lookout for three more terrorists 25-02-2014 08:55 AM

    Srinagar: A day after the Army killed seven terrorists in the Lolab Valley of Kupwara district, combing operations are still underway. Sources say the Army is looking for three more gunmen who are said to be hiding in the area. According to intelligence reports, the 10 terrorists belonging to the...
  • J&K: Jawan injured in terror attack on army convoy 16-11-2013 09:02 PM

    A jawan was injured in an attack by terrorists on an army convoy in Kupwara district of Kashmir on Saturday. The army convoy was fired upon by militants near Drugmulla on Kupwara-Handwara road, 80 kms from Srinagar, an army official said. One soldier was injured in the firing, while the...
  • J&K: High alert in Kathua, Jammu after villagers claim they saw terrorists 28-09-2013 11:41 AM

    Kathua: Police and the Army have launched a massive search operation in Diyalachak near Hiranagar border in Jammu and Kashmir after villagers claim they sighted terrorists in the area. Police have sounded a high alert in Kathua and Jammu. This comes two days after terrorists attacked a police station in...
  • Watch: Movement of terrorists trying to cross LoC captured through UAV 27-09-2013 02:25 PM

    Srinagar: A footage shot by an unmanned aerial vehicle shows the movements of suspected terrorists in Kupwara where an infiltration bid has been foiled the Army. GoC 15 Corps Lt Gen Gurmeet Singh said that the encounter is on to foil the massive infiltration bid by 4 groups of terrorists....
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid, kills 12 terrorists in Kupwara 26-09-2013 05:04 PM

    Srinagar: A major infiltration bid was foiled by Army and 10-12 terrorists were killed in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday, said General Officer Commanding 15 Corps Lieutenant General Gurmeet Singh. The Lt General said the troops at the Line of Control in the Keran sector of Kupwara district of north...
  • J&K: 5 terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara 31-08-2013 10:50 AM

    Army on Friday foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Kashmir, killing five terrorists. Troops noticed movement of heavily armed terroristsnear the LoC in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, 185 kms from Srinagar, during the intervening night of August 30 and 31, an army official said....
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration attempt in Kupwara, combing operations on 18-08-2013 11:03 AM

    Srinagar: The Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt in the early hours of Sunday in Keran sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. A group of terrorists tried to sneak in but Army opened fired on them. The firing continued for some time and the operation is still on. Pakistan...
  • Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara; 2 terrorists killed 14-08-2013 08:13 AM

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. Two terrorists have been killed by the army. The operation is still in progress. The incident comes days after five Indian soldiers were killed in...
  • Two jawans injured in gun battle with militants in Kashmir 01-08-2013 04:00 AM

    Srinagar: Two Army jawans were injured in a gun battle with a group of infiltrating militants on Wednesday in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Two jawans were injured in an exchange of fire with militants in Hafruda forests of Handwara, an army official said. He said the operation...
  • 4 militants killed as Army foils infiltration bids in Kashmir 30-07-2013 07:38 PM

    Srinagar: Four heavily-armed militants were killed as Army troops scuttled two separate infiltration bids along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir on Tuesday. All the four militants, attempting to sneak into Kashmir Valley from across the border, were killed in a fierce gunbattle in Macchil sector of Kupwara...
  • J&K: Infiltration bids foiled, two terrorists killed in Kupwara 30-07-2013 04:41 PM

    Srinagar: The Army on Tuesday foiled two infiltration bids along the Line of Control in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, killing two terrorists. An infiltration bid was foiled by troops along the LoC in Macchil Sector of Kupwara district, a defence spokesman said. Two militants have been killed in the operation,...
  • J&K: Top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander killed in an encounter in Kupwara 23-07-2013 09:16 AM

    Kupwara: The top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander Qari Yasir was killed on Tuesday in an encounter at Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. The terrorist was gunned down in a joint operation by Army and state police at Garewad village in Lolab of Kupwara district. Sources said the encounter is still going on....
  • J&K: 1 Army jawan killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara 10-07-2013 03:46 PM

    Srinagar: One Army jawan was on Wednesday killed in an ongoing encounter with terrorists at Lolab in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. According to reports, the encounter started in the morning. Meanwhile, five heavily-armed terrorists were killed when Army foiled a major infiltration bid from across the border in Kupwara...
  • J&K: Army foils a massive infiltration bid in Kupwara 09-07-2013 02:10 PM

    Srinagar: The Army on Tuesday foiled a major infiltration bid by terrorists to sneak into Kashmir from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district. Suspicious movement of about eight to nine persons was noticed in the area between the LoC and fencing in Furkian gali in Kupwara, a...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Man sets son on fire, attempts suicide 29-06-2013 08:57 PM

    Srinagar: A father-son duo suffered severe burn injuries after the man allegedly set himself and the child on fire in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. Parvez Ahmad Dar set himself and his five-year-old son, Sahil, ablaze after sprinkling kerosene at their house in Dooru village of Tangmarg, 45 kms from...
  • Meet Ruvaida, the first woman from Kupwara to crack the UPSC exam 20-05-2013 09:59 AM

    Srinagar: Twenty-six-year old doctor Ruvaida Salam has become the first woman from the Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir to have cracked the Civil Services examination. Her name is now added to the small list of youth valley icons like IAS topper Shah Faesal and cricketer Parvez Rasool. She has...
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara, 1 JCO killed 18-05-2013 11:23 AM

    Srinagar: One Junior Commanding Officer (JCO) was killed and another jawan injured on Saturday after a major infiltration bid by a group of six terrorists was foiled by the Army along LoC in Machil in Kupwara district of North Kashmir. According to sources, six terrorists tried to infiltration into the...
  • Patrolling increased in Handwara after terrorist movement reports 14-05-2013 10:57 AM

    Srinagar: The Indian Army has launched a massive offensive along the Line of Control in Handwara and Kupwara after reports that six terrorists having been sighted in the area. The Army has intensified patrolling over the past few days. Helicopter patrolling is on and security personnel are on alert along...
  • J&K: Militant hideout busted, huge cache of arms seized 11-04-2013 12:35 PM

    Srinagar: Security forces on Thursday smashed a militant hideout in Kupwara district of north Kashmir and seized a huge cache of arms and explosives, the biggest this year. The arms haul included six AK assault rifles, nine rocket propelled grenades, 36 RPG boosters, 119 under barrel grenade launcher shells and...
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid; 2 militants killed 14-11-2012 03:12 PM

    Srinagar: The Army on Wednesday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, killing two militants while three Army jawans were also killed. "A major infiltration bid was foiled in Nowgam sector of Kupwara district after alert troops noticed movement of a...
  • J&K: 5 injured in Kupwara grenade attack 01-11-2011 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: At least five civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Sources say unidentified militants attacked a picket of the Rashtriya Rifle personnel near the main bus stand in Kupwara district town, 90 km from Srinagar, around 1.45...