City and Neighbourhood

Funds received from abroad, spent for personal gains, rifts in Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: The NIA has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir has revealed that hardline separatist leaders received funds from abroad and utilised them for personal gains -...

Soldier injured in ceasefire violation in Poonch

Jammu, June 17 : An Indian Army soldier was injured on Monday as Pakistan violated ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, defence sources said. The Pakistan...

Blaze guts houseboats on Srinagar lake

Srinagar, June 17 : Two houseboats afloat in the Nigeen Lake here in Jammu and Kashmir caught fire early on Monday and were completely destroyed, police said. Prima facie it appears to be a case o...

Two drug peddlers arrested, contraband seized in J&K's Ganderbal

Srinagar, Jun 16 : Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband from them in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, police said on Sunday. Official source said ...

4,000 kg of plastic bags seized in Punjab

Chandigarh, June 16 :The Punjab Pollution Control Board, along with the local civic bodies, has seized nearly 4,000 kg of plastic carry bags in raids conducted to check the sale of the banned product...

Rifts in Hurriyat over fund collection, says NIA

New Delhi, June 16 : There are rifts within the separatist Hurriyat Conference in the Kashmir Valley over collection and use of funds raised abroad, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Su...

Youth dies of electrocution in south Kashmir's Pulwama

Srinagar, Jun 16 :A 25-year-old youth was electrocuted to death when he came in contact with a live wire in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. Official sources on Sunday said that a truck driver, id...

World Cup: Jammu Admn takes preventive measure ahead of India-Pak clash

Jammu, Jun 17 : The District Administration Jammu on Sunday took preventive measures and ordered deployment of special officers as preventive measure ahead of India-Pakistan clash in the World Cup 20...

Train service resumes in south Kashmir after two days

Srinagar, Jun 16 : Train service resumed on Sunday after remaining suspended for two days for security reasons in south Kashmir, where two militants of Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed by security f...

Intergenerational walkathon organised as part of 'Ageing with Dignity' campaign

Rajouri, June,15:The Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Rajouri Mr. Shahzad Azeem in compliance to the directions of the Hon'ble The Chief Justice of J&K High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, 'P...

4 family members drowned in Indus river in Ladakh after their Car falls in river Leh june 15

Ladakh 15 June: In a tragic accident, Four family members drowned in Indus river in Ladakh. The accident occured after a car carrying four family members plunged into a river in Khalsi area of La...

PM to resume his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' from June 30

New Delhi, Jun 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be back with his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' programme from June 30. "We will meet once again thanks to the radio, share joy, positiv...

Around 3,000 people evacuated as WWII bomb defused in Central Berlin

Moscow, Jun 15 (Sputnik) Around 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in Berlin as a World War II bomb was defused in the center of the German capital, local media reported, citing police...

SAC accords approval to 'Comprehensive Jhelum-II plan for flood management works'

Srinagar, Jun 15 : Jammu and Kashmir State Administrative Council (SAC) has accorded approval to 'comprehensive Jehlum-II plan for flood management works,' an official spokesman said. He said late o...

SAC approves grant of ‘Special Pay’ in favour of employees of J&K HC

Srinagar, Jun 15 : Jammu and Kashmir State Administrative Council (SAC) accorded sanction to the grant of Special Pay in favour of the employees of the High Court, an official spokesman said, here. ...

'Back to the Village’ programme in J&K from June 20 to 27

Srinagar, Jun 15 : First of its kind, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has embarked on an ambitious initiative of reaching out to the people at the grassroots level through a programme named as ‘Back...

Train service remains suspended in south Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Jun 15 : Train service remained suspended for the second day on Saturday for security reasons in south Kashmir, where two militants of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) by security forces in an encount...

'Missing' Kerala police officer found in Tamil Nadu

Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 : A Circle Inspector of Kochi Police, who went missing on Thursday morning, was found in Tamil Nadu's Karur district on Saturday morning and is now being brought back to K...

Muslim students bag 80% of government scholarships

New Delhi, June 15 :Students from the Muslim community received about 80 per cent of total scholarships offered under 20 Central government schemes in 2018-19, official data shows. Those from the ...

4 arrested in Uri while trying to cross LoC

Srinagar, June 14: Four Kashmiri youths were arrested on Friday while trying to cross over the Line of Control (LoC) into Pakistan administered Jammu and Kashmir to start arms training, sources said....

Pak action against terrorism must for peace: Modi tells Xi

BISHKEK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday raised the issue of cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan during his talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here and told him his countrys "al...

Pak ordered Anantnag attack: Guv

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday expressed deep anguish over the loss of 5 CRPF men in Wednesday's terror attack in Anantnag district as floral tributes were paid to the slain personnel...

Hurriyat Conference asks PMs of India and Pakistan to resume talks

Srinagar, Jun 13: Moderate Hurriyat Conference Thursday asked the prime ministers of India and Pakistan to use the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek to break the ice and resu...

PM Modi embarks on maiden multilateral engagement after election

New Delhi, June 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked for Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek to participate at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit to be held on Thursday and Friday. Thi...

To boost tourism, J&K Bank launches ‘Help Tourism’

Srinagar, Jun 12: ‘This product has been designed to cater to two sets of prospective customers with distinct needs and aspirations. For, we remain committed to provide the best financial products ta...

J&K Bank starts trials for its football team

Srinagar, Jun 12: Playing a pivotal role in contributing towards the grooming of football at grassroots level besides promoting game in the state, J&K Bank today began the try-outs for its football t...

Power Shutdown

SRINAGAR, JUNE 12: The office of Power Controller Kashmir province, Bemina today informed that 133 Kv Mir Bazar-Mattan and Mir Bazar-Lissar transmission lines would remain shut down on 13th June 2019...

DLSA Srinagar organizes sensitization prog on rights of senior citizens

SRINAGAR, JUNE 12: In connection with the ‘World Elder Abuse Awareness Day’ a sensitization programme on safety and rights of senior citizens was organized by District Legal Services Authority Srinag...

2-day conference on Business Management held at Islamia College, Srinagar

SRINAGAR, JUNE 12: A two-day National Level Conference on theme “Business Management in 21st Century- Issues and Challenges” commenced at Department of Commerce and Management Studies of Islamia Coll...

Justice Magrey conducts inspection of District Courts at Srinagar

SRINAGAR, JUNE 12: Administrative Judge for District Srinagar, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today inspected various District Courts including Special Judge, Anti corruption (CBI cases) Srinagar, Speci...

DLSA Jammu organizes Intergenerational Walkathon for senior citizens, Youth

JAMMU, JUNE 12: In compliance to the directions of Chief Justice of J&K High Court, Patron-in-Chief of J&K State Legal Services Authority, Gita Mittal, the District Legal Services Authority Jammu tod...

DLSA Ganderbal organizes multi-service camp for senior citizens

GANDERBAL, JUNE 12: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Ganderbal organized multi-service camp for Senior citizens at Town Hall Ganderbal in connection with the celebration of World elder a...

Mandi delegation calls on Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR, JUNE 12 – A delegation from Mandi, Poonch district, today called on the Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, here and presented their charter of demands for the overall develo...

DDC Budgam tours flood prone areas in district

BUDGAM, JUNE 12: District Development Commissioner, Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar accompanied by concerned officers including SE Hydraulics, SDM Chadoora and Beerwah, Tehsildar Budgam, Magam and Narb...

DDC Bandipora reviews convergence plan

BANDIPORA, JUNE 12: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza on Wednesday convened a meeting to discuss the works to be taken under convergence programme by different dep...

Chairman DLSA flags-off walkathon at Bandipora

BANDIPORA, JUNE 12: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Bandipora on Wednesday organized several awareness programmes in connection with the World Elder Abuse Awareness week. A symbolic integra...

ADDC Ganderbal reviews implementation of NRDWP in District

GANDERBAL, JUNE 12: Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal chaired a meeting of District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM) Committee to review the implement...

Auctioning of Govt vehicles underway at State Motor Garages

SRINAGAR, JUNE 12: The State Motor Garages conducted auctioning of condemned Government vehicles from today to 15th June 2019. As per the details 68 vehicles were auctioned on 12th June 2019 at SMG ...

2 shops demolished in Kulgam town

KULGAM, JUNE 12: A team of officers headed by ADC Ghulam Hassan Sheikh today demolished two shops at the main market in Kulgam town. The shops had come up in violation of the law on irrigation chan...

Training held for Leh employees about “JK Paysys”, BEAMS, CCIPS

LEH, JUNE 12: In order to implement on-line billing application including “JK Paysys”, BEAMS and CCIPS in Leh district, a day-long training for all the Cashiers and dealing assistants of various depa...

Two CRPF jawans martyred, 4 injured in militant attack in Anantnag

Srinagar, Jun 12 :Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were martyred and four others were injured in a militant attack in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Wednesday. According to offi...

Asked PM to either allow cancellation of medical insurance policy or accept my resignation: J&K Guv

Srinagar, Jun 12 :Asserting that his administration has been tough on corruption, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said after learning about discrepancies in J&K Group Mediclai...

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, plain lashed by heavy rain in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 12 : Upper reaches received unseasonal fresh snowfall on Wednesday while plains, including summer capital, Srinagar, were lashed by heavy rain inundating many areas, damaging bridges an...

Couple killed in hit and run case in Udhampur

Jammu, Jun 12 : A couple died after their motorbike was hit an unknown vehicle in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. "An unknown vehicle this afternoon hit a motorcycle near Round Domal on Jamm...

SC declines Sanjiv Bhatt's plea in custodial death case

New Delhi, June 12 :The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to consider a plea by Sanjiv Bhatt, sacked IPS officer from Gujarat, seeking fresh examination of witnesses in a case of custodial death ag...

Pre-Monsoon showers likely to hit J&K by July 10 to 12

Jammu, Jun 12 : People of this winter capital of the state will heave a sigh of relief as pre-monsoon showers are likely to hit the state of Jammu and Kashmir likely between July 10 to 12. “The mons...

Security forces launch CASO in Bandipora

Srinagar, Jun 12 : Security forces on Wednesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said. Acting on a tip-off about the presence of...

23-year-old youth found hanging inside home in North

Kashmir,June 12: A 23-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside his home at Warsun area of Kralpora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday. Bashir Ahmad Ganai so...

Sensex down by 287.47 pts

Mumbai, Jun 12 :Snapping a winning streak of last three sessions, the BSE Sensex on Wednesday slipped by 287.47 points at 39,662.99 on selling pressure in banking and IT stocks amid negative global c...

Rahul prays for safety, well being of those likely to be affected by cyclone 'VAYU'

New Delhi, Jun 12 : Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday prayed for safety and well being of residents of areas in Gujarat that are likely to be hit by cyclone 'VAYU'. In a post on social me...

Srinagar-Jammu NH closed due to fresh landslides

Srinagar, Jun 12 : Traffic on the national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was suspended on Wednesday following fresh landslides triggered by heavy rain, a traffic po...

Soldier killed in LoC ceasefire violation

Jammu, June 11: A soldier was killed when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence official said on Tuesda...

Pak to allow Modi fly, PMs meet a suspense

JAMMU: Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisati...

'IED like' object defused, traffic restored on J&K road

Jammu, June 11: Traffic on the Mendhar-Poonch road in Jammu and Kashmir was restored on Tuesday after the security forces said they had defused an improvised explosive device (IED)-like object. Tr...

Major fire breaks out in timber factory in Jammu

Jammu, Jun 11: A devastating fire broke out on Tuesday morning in timber factory here in Toph Sherkhaniyan area, an official of Fire and Emergency Services said. He said that they received a messa...

Fire fighters from IAF, Army join in to control timber factory fire in Jammu

Jammu, Jun 11 : Teams of fire fighters from Indian Air Force and Army have been roped in to control the devastating fire that broke out on Tuesday morning in timber factory here in Toph Sherkhaniyan ...