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Pulwama district

District in India

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Pulwama district: District in India
Pulwama is a district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. District Pulwama came into being in the year 1979 in the larger interests of maintenance of law and order, closer supervision, more effective control and above all to ensure balanced development of the area. The district is centrally located in the valley of Kashmir and is a resting place for adventure tourists since it has abundant water and hospitable countryside. The district has also been nicknamed the rice bowl of Kashmir for its production of rice. Besides Pulwama is famous all over the world for Saffron cultivation which is mainly grown in the Pampore, Kakapora and Pulwama blocks. Pulwama is often called the 'Anand of Kashmir' or 'Dudha-Kul of Kashmir' on account of its high milk production. The National Highway NH1 that connects Srinagar and Jammu passes through Pulwama.


India will continue to act against terrorism, its supporters: NSA Ajit Doval during 80th CRPF anniv parade

During the 80th CRPF anniversary parade in Gurugram on Tuesday, NSA Ajit Doval paid tributes to the brave 40 CRPF jawans who sacrificed their lives in the terror attack in the Pulwama district
DNA - Published

India to Pakistan: Give us Dawood to prove sincerity in war on terror

After the Pulwama attack, India has been pushing for strong action by Pakistan and its "pre-emptive" air strikes on the Jaish camp at Balakot found broad global acceptance. A senior US state department..
IndiaTimes - Published

Videos for Pulwama district

Analysis: What are India's options against Pakistan after Kashmir attack? [Video]Analysis: What are India's options against Pakistan after Kashmir attack?

More than 40 Indian security personnel were killed in a suicide attack in Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir, ratcheting up tensions with its nuclear-armed rival Pakistan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:35Published

Indian, Pakistan Clash In Kashmir [Video]Indian, Pakistan Clash In Kashmir

CNN reports Four Indian army personnel were killed Monday in a gunfight with militants in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir, just days after a car bomb was detonated in the same area,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Kashmir gun battle with militants kills 4 Indian soldiers and a civilian [Video]Kashmir gun battle with militants kills 4 Indian soldiers and a civilian

Four Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in a gun battle in disputed Kashmir on Monday (February 18) a police official said, as India launched a hunt for suspected members of an Islamist..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published


‘Root cause for China’s take on JeM chief lies in border issue with India: Tibetan PM Lobsang Sangay’

Sangay said that despite Pulwama terror attack took place just few days back and JeM organization openly claimed the responsibility of this terror attack that took the lives of about 40 Indian Jawans,..
IndiaTimes - Published

India-Pakistan meeting on Kartarpur Corridor begins

It is the first meeting between officials of India and Pakistan to discuss the Kartarpur corridor issue, amid heightened tensions between the two nations over the Pulwama terror attack, followed by..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ban on Masood Azhar: India shares audio clips at UNSC to expose JeM chief's hand in promoting terrorism in Kashmir

It's a crucial day for India at the UNSC as US, France and UK, the three permanent members of the security council, will move their proposal to list Pulwama attack perpetrator as a UN-designated..
DNA - Published

New York Times calls Pulwama terror attack 'explosion' in headline: Was 9/11 just a plane crash, asks outraged Twitterati

Twitter users in India outraged over the fact that the leading US daily termed the Pulwama terror attack, which killed over 40 CRPF jawans, as a bombing. Twitterati was livid at the fact that NYT chose..
Firstpost - Published

3-part Anantnag poll due to ‘serious security risk’

The reason why the EC chose to conduct the poll in three phases, sources said, was that Anantnag was a serious security challenge. Anantnag will go to polls in Phase 3 on April 23, Kulgam in Phase 4 on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pulwama terror attack mastermind believed to be killed in encounter: Officials

The mastermind of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel is believed to have been killed in an encounter in the Tral area of South Kashmir
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Enough is enough, we cannot keep suffering till eternity: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday issued a stern warning to terrorist forces targeting India, saying the country cannot keep suffering forever. "Enough is enough," he said, while referring to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

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