Pakistan is using drones to drop weapons and drugs with the latest attempt coming at a time when there is peace on the borders in Jammu and Kashmir.
The IED recovery comes close on the heels of the arrest of two top terrorists from Kunjwani in Jammu and Bari Brahmana area of Samba district.
In a series of tweets, the LG's office explained that the move will be useful for contingency planning and the response mechanism in flood situations.
The incident took place near the Chak Faquira border post (border pillar no 64) in the Samba sector around 9:45 am.
Among the big Independent wins is Taranjit Singh defeating BJP's two-time MLA and former minister Sham Lal Choudhary in Suchetgarh in Jammu region by a slender margin of 11 votes.
Similarly, in Jammu division, Kishtwar has recorded voting percentage of 34.15, Udhampur 24.56, Jammu 36.64, Kathua 34.45, Ramban 36.14, Doda 34.02, Samba 42.01, Poonch 43.88, Rajouri 40.68 and Reasi 41.87 till 11:00 a.m.
The 'Jab We Met' director who has earlier experience of shooting in Jammu and Kashmir has shown keen interest in making films casting local artists using local themes, music, art and locales.
Polling for 31 DDC seats -- 13 in Kashmir division and 18 in Jammu division -- began at 7 am.
A statement issued by the Defence PRO here said on Monday that the army rescued civilians on the National Highway 44 in the Ramban area of Jammu when a truck they were travelling in turned turtle.
In the first phase of the DDC elections, 43 constituencies will go to polls, including 25 in Kashmir and 18 in Jammu.
"A joint operation was launched today early morning in Anantnag based on Jammu and Kashmir Police inputs."
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Old Barzulla area of the city here in the early hours of Monday.
The force has launched a major search operation in the area to look for other such hidden structures that aid infiltration even as it analyses the spotted structure that could have been used for aiding infiltration
In July, the NIA informed that it has arrested the seventh accused named, Bilal Ahmed Kuchey, whom the agency has termed as "a terror associate" on July 5.
Addressing a press conference, the Minister said that the government will be providing satellite phones to Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir so that they can talk to their families.
Police said three members of a family including father, mother and son were killed when their house was hit by a shell fired by Pakistan Army in Khari Karmara sector of the LoC in Poonch district on Friday evening.
Defence sources said army Havaldar, S. Gurung, sustained multiple injuries when Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the LoC in Nowshera sector around 12.30 a.m.