City and Neighbourhood

Ex. J&K Minister Sham Lal Sharma quits as VP of PCC

Jammu: A day after Choudhary Lal Singh's historic rally at Hiranagar, another Dogra political stalwart Sham Lal Sharma quits as Senior Vice president of Pradesh Congress Committee, charges party lead...

India takes seriously any comment from Pak on peace with India: Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 21: Any comment from Islamabad calling for peace between the two countries will be taken seriously by India, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here today in the backdrop of the ...

Pak yet again violates ceasefire on IB in Jammu

Jammu, May 21: A day after calling BSF officials for ceasefire, Pakistan yet again violated the truce agreement and fired unprovoked along international border in Arnia sub sector of Jammu. Pakist...

Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for PoK

Srinagar, May 21: Despite tense situation due to strike called by separatists, the weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus on Monday left here for Aman Post, the last Indian military post on this side of the Line o...

Pak Rangers ring up BSF to stop firing as trooper killed, assets destroyed across IB

Jammu, May 20: The Border Security Force (BSF) today said that the Pakistan Rangers today "pleaded" with them to stop firing along the IB after being pounded with heavy artillery that also left a tro...

Restrictions remain in force in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 20: Restrictions continued in the interior parts of Srinagar for the second day today as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc were i...

Pak to give greater administrative and financial authority to PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad, May 20: Pakistan's top civil and military leaders have decided to give greater administrative and financial authority to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, the region through...

Pakistan treats Gilgit-Baltistan like colony, alleges activist

Washington, May 19: Pakistan treats Gilgit-Baltistan "like a colony", a US-based activist from the strategic region bordering PoK has alleged, as he demanded that a UN-established fact-finding missio...

Unfortunate Pakistan didn't respond to Modi's ceasefire gesture: Mehbooba

Srinagar, May 19: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the dais at a function here, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday took a dig at Pakistan for not responding positively to India's "goodwill...

Grenade lobbed on forces in Pulwama

Srinagar, May 19: Militants on Saturday lobbed a grenade on joint party of CRPF and police at Muran Chowk in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Confirming the incident a police officer said that th...

PM's visit: All roads leading to SKICC closed

Srinagar, May 19: All roads leading to S K International Conference Centre (SKICC) on the banks of famed Dal Lake have been closed in view of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kashmir valle...

PM to lay foundation stones for Rs 10K cr projects in J&K including Zojila Tunnel

New Delhi, May 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Rs 6,800 crore strategic Zojila tunnel, Asia’s longest bi-directional tunnel, in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow. He wil...

Pak summons Indian envoy over 'unprovoked' LoC firing

Islamabad, May 18: Pakistan today summoned Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria over "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by Indian forces along the Line of Control. The Foreign Office (FO) here sai...

Unknown gunmen loot J&K Bank in Kulgam

Srinagar: Unknown Gunmen looted J&K Bank branch at Qaimooh area of Kulgam district a little while ago. SSP Kulgam Harmeet Singh confirmed the incident and said that JK Branch Qaimoh has been loote...

Youth in Hajin tortured to death by militants

Bandipora, May 18: Militants yesterday night abducted a person Hilal Ahmad Parray from Hajin area of Bandipora District who was later found dead in a nursery at a nearby locality. In the interveni...

BSF jawan, couple killed, 8 civilians injured as Pak shells border villages in Jammu, Samba,

Jammu, May 18: A BSF jawan and a couple were killed and eight civilians injured as Pakistan shelled heavily in Jammu and Samba districts early morning on Friday. "Pakistani troops during wee hours...

BSF jawan martyred, 4 civilians injured as Pak violates ceasefire in Jammu, Samba

Jammu, May 18: A BSF jawan was martyred and four civilians were injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistani Army along the international border in Jammu and Samba districts early Friday. "Pakista...

BSF jawan among two injured in Pak shelling along IB in Samba-Kathua region

Jammu, May 17: A BSF jawan was among two persons injured when Pakistan Rangers opened fire and lobbed mortars at over 15 Border Out Posts and some civilian areas along the International Border in Sam...

BSF Jawan injured due to cross border Firing in Samba Sector

SAMBA: A Border Security Force (BSF) Jawan was injured on Thursday in firing by Pakistani rangers on the international border in Samba district. The injured BSF troop has been identified as Pravin...

VIDEO | Pakistan violates ceasefire, targeted civilian areas in Samba

Samba, May 17: Pakistan again violates the ceasefire violation and targeted the civilian areas in the international border in Samba sector here today. According to the sources, the firing started ...

It’s most ideal time for a ceasefire but are relevant actors already on board?

A not-so-difficult dive in the hearts and minds of everyone engaged on two sides of the situation in Kashmir would suggest that it is not helping any side. Allowed unattended and uninterrupted, this ...

Mehbooba welcomes ceasefire announcement

Srinagar, May 16: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday welcomed the Centre's announcement of a ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan. "I wholeheartedly welcome the Ram...

Government declares conditional ceasefire in J&K during Ramzan

NEW DELHI: The Union government today declared a conditional ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan. It is important to isolate the forces that bring a bad name to Islam by r...

Lightning kills woman in north Kashmir

Srinagar, May 16: A woman died when lightning struck her in the frontier district of Kupwara, official sources said here on Wednesday. Twenty-nine-year-old Shaheena Begum was critically inujred wh...

Militants attack army party in Tral

Srinagar: Security forces on Wednesday launched a search operation after militants fired upon an army patrolling party in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that the milit...