A police official said the encounter began after forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following inputs about the presence of militants there.
Militancy in the Northeast has reduced considerably over the years, and New Delhi’s ongoing efforts, especially in co-ordination with the Myanmar military, have begun to produce results; but there are still many camps and training facilities.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Ratnipora area of Pulwama in south Kashmir during the night following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
Two CRPF personnel and a constable of Jammu and Kashmir police lost the lives in the attack on the compound, which also houses many residential buildings, officials said.
A CRPF jawan was killed and two others were injured when terrorists opened fire at a CRPF van near a school in Pantha Chowk, Srinagar, on Saturday.
A group of militants tried to sneak in from Pakistan- occupied Kashmir but the bid was foiled by the alert troops, an Army official said.
The attacks -- four in south and one in north Kashmir -- came in a span of four hours.
Kahsmir's Pulawama district has turned into a battleground between the army and Hizbul militants in recent times.
Gani was shot at by the militants in Pinglena area of Pulwama district, 31 kms from here, this afternoon, a police official said.
Militants today opened fire on a police team near an election meeting venue of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in poll-bound Anantnag district in south Kashmir and fled from the scene, police said.
Militants ambushed a convoy carrying paramilitary forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday, killing two security officers and wounding seven others, police said.
A 56-hour gunbattle between militants and security forces in Pampore ended today with the killing of two ultras who were holed up in a government building on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.
Indian soldiers killed at least 10 militants who attempted to infiltrate from the Line of Control (LoC) under the cover of Pakistani firing in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, two days after a massive terror strike killed 18 soldiers in the garrison town of Uri.
"Alert troops noticed some suspicious movement along the Line of Control in Uri Sector in north Kashmir's Baramulla district this morning and challenged the intruders," an army official said.
Media reported that three gunmen entered the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and opened fire on students and teachers in classrooms and hostels.
BSF troops today foiled an infiltration bid by a group of armed militants, who tried to enter the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BSF official said.
The benchmark closed nearly 4 percent down in the previous session on a rallying US dollar and before an industry group said US crude inventories fell by 404,000 barrels last week. Analysts had expected a 4.4 million barrel build in stocks.
On questions by some members whether BJP will pull out of the coalition government over the issue, Modi said the government will run only on the basis of Common Minimum Programme (CMP).
This issue is one among the six proposals flagged during the two-day Bilateral Conference between the DCs/DMs of Meghalaya and Bangladesh
The Home Ministry has directed the BSF to intensify vigil along the International Border in the wake of repeated attempts by militants to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his statement said that no words are strong enough to condemn the heinous terrorist attack on Hiranagar Police Station and the Army camp at Samba in Jammu and Kashmir this morning.
At least nine Pakistani servicemen were killed on Sunday when a roadside bomb hit an army convoy passing through the troubled region of North Waziristan near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, security sources said.
The chance to end 12 years of grinding war in Afghanistan should be seized by those committed to peace, British Prime Minister David Cameron said in Kabul on Saturday.
Syrian athletes will be able to take part in the London Olympics this summer but any of the country's officials covered by a European Union travel ban will not be welcome at the Games, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday.
Private internet browsing, popularly referred to as VPN has been blocked in Pakistan