Till last reports came in, intermittent firing exchanges were still going on in the area.
"Medium danger avalanche warning has been issued for higher reaches of Kishtwar, Kupwara and Bandipora districts," an official of the disaster management department said.
The militants made an abortive bid during the night to infiltrate into the Indian side of the LoC in Machil sector in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
Indian Army troops shot down a Pakistan Army quadcopter around 8 am today along Line of Control in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
"About 11,000 candidates had initially applied and gone through the physical tests. Out of these, 5,151 male and 438 female shortlisted candidates have appeared for the written test today."
The weaker performing districts are encouraged to catch-up with top performers, by competing with, and learning from them in the spirit of competitive and cooperative collaboration.
Srinagar: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday by opening fire...
Besides, the security personnel also recovered two AK-47 and warlike stores, confirmed Chinar Corps, Indian Army.
Touching scenes were witnessed moments before his last rites when the body was taken from his Panchkula residence to the cremation ground in Mani Majra here.
"The restrictions in the country after May 3 should not be seen as "lockdown 3.0" but as "easing 2.0."
The injured children were shifted to Zachaldara hospital for treatment, the officer said.
Saluting these personnel, the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that operations in Handwara highlight the determination of the security forces to safeguard the lives of the people.
A team comprising of five Army and police personnel entered the target area occupied by the terrorists to evacuate the civilians and successfully extricated them.
The jawan has been identified as Naik Peera Ram of Rajasthan
The shutdown has intensified as miscreants have taken to vandalising cars and threatening shopkeepers at several places, they said, adding that such incidents have been taken note of.
"I am asking leaders, at #UNGA and beyond, to work towards peace in Kashmir, listen to Kashmiri voices and help children go safely back to school."
More than 13 lakh voters will decide the fate of nine candidates for the Baramulla constituency, which has 15 assembly segments including Kupwara, Bandipora and Uri.