The government had ordered a complete clampdown in the Valley on the evening of August 4, a day before the Article 370 granting special status to the Jammu and Kashmir was abrogated.
Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who is currently serving in the Indian Army, is in Ladakh where he brought in India's 73rd Independence Day with the masses of the newly formed union territory.
Malik, the other founder-member of the KWC, has been a practising lawyer for nearly a decade. Her focus is on cases of domestic abuse and discrimination against women and most of her work is pro bono.
Sources said the airfares on the route have risen despite the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) verbally communicating to airlines to be ready for additional flight deployment in the wake of the state advisory.
In another unrelated incident on Saturday morning, Lance Naik Rajender Singh of 57 Rashtriya Rifles was killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation on the Line of Control in Machil sector of Kupwara district .
Nearly 2.60 lakh pilgrims performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra in the last 20 days as another batch of 4,158 Yatris left Jammu on Sunday for the cave shrine in Kashmir Valley.
In 2008, the Hangul count was 127. In 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017 it was 175, 218, 186 and 214 with ratio of 26, 29, 22 and 16 males for 100 females and 27, 25, 14 and 19 fawns for 100 females, respectively.
This year's 45-day long annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath Cave shrine situated 3,888 metres above the sea-level will end on August 15 coinciding with the Shravan Purnima festival.
Zakir Musa, a close associate of Burhan Wani who was killed in 2017, was a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen who succeeded Burhan and later headed the Al Qaeda affiliate. He had taken to militancy in 2013.
The gunfight took place on Wednesday morning in Gopalpora village after the security forces started a search operation in the area following reports of the presence of militants.
Two militants and a the boy, who was taken hostage, were killed in an encounter in Bandipora district's Mir Mohalla area. "One Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander is among the two militant victims," the police said.
One person was killed and 30 others were injured on Thursday when a grenade rolled under a packed parked bus in Jammu's main bus stand by a militant exploded with a thunderous explosion, police said.
Their bodies have been recovered from the Mir Mohalla area in Tral region. "We have also recovered two AK-47 rifles. A combing operation is underway," a police officer said. Mobile Internet services in the town was suspended.
There was heavy firing on Thursday between Indian and Pakistan across the Line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said it searched 11 places of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants and separatist leaders in connection with the Pulwama terror attack and terror-funding.
Two militants belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
Reports said all three slain militants belonged to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) outfit, which claimed responsibility for the February 14 suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers.
Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. Police said one of the militants, whose identity is yet to be established, was killed in Warpora locality.
The Army said on Tuesday that it is fully prepared to deal with any fallout of the American military pullout and negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan on the security situation in Kashmir.
Sunday's announcement comes after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who visited the Kashmir Valley on Friday, had said that security provided to those who receive money from Pakistan would be reviewed.
An Indian army officer was killed in an IED blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Saturday while a soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in the same area.
The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Moahammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the bloodbath and released a video clip of the suicide bomber which it claimed was shot before the young man carried out the audacious attack in Lethpora, about 30 km from here.
Ten Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and 15 others injured on Thursday in an audacious suicide attack by militants on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
During the night, the sentry of Army Artillery unit at Rajarwani detected some suspicious movement around the camp and opened the fire. Two men were later spotted in a nearby drain during a search operation.