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Officers will continue to lead from front: Army

A senior Army commander on Saturday denied reports that had suggested that it has directed its commanding officers not to lead any counter-insurgency operations from the front in Jammu and Kashmir fol

Fresh ceasefire violations at International Border

As fear returned to haunt residents of villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir after renewed violations of the ceasefire by Pakistani troops, two senior administration and po

Slain Colonel Munindra Nath Rai always led from the front: Army

Army soldiers carry the coffin of Col. M.N. Rai, who was killed in a gun battle on Tuesday, at an Army base in Srinagar. AP

The colonel-level commanding officer, who died fighting militants in Kashmir, was on Wednesday hailed by the Army for always leading from the front in operations and reaching out to youth in militancy

Protest follows J&K gunbattle

A senior Army officer and a policeman were killed in a firefight with militants in Pulwama district.

59-day Amarnath yatra is set to begin on July 2

The annual pilgrimage to Amarnath this year, spread over 59 days, will begin on July 2, coinciding with Purshotam Purnima, an auspicious day in the Hindu calendar.

PDP: Track-II talks with BJP on for govt in Jammu and Kashmir

PDP: Track-II talks with BJP on for govt in Jammu and Kashmir

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed said on Saturday that only “Track-II” negotiations with the BJP were in progress and, once these acquired the right direction, a “structured

Mufti Muhammad Sayeed: PDP won’t sell mandate for power

 PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and president Mehbooba Mufti (centre) with party leaders in Jammu— PTI

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed sought to set all speculation to rest by saying his party is not “power hungry” and in no way has or will “sell out” its core ideology.

Red alert in Jammu and Kashmir, borders sealed as threat looms

A red alert has been sounded in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of US President Barack Obama’s India visit beginning Sunday.

Stir against Charlie Hebdo shuts Valley

A man beats a burning effigy representing the French magazine Charlie Hebdo during a protest in Srinagar on Friday. 	— AP

The Kashmir Valley was shut on Friday to protest the publication of caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

I travelled to Hampi recently and was blown away by the palace and temple ruins, and the fascinating landscape it was set in. To make it even more interesting, I stayed in a wildlife resort nearby.

President Barack Obama’s visit to India as the chief guest for our 66th Republic Day was a first since, surprisingly, no other US President had come in this capacity before.