Jammu and Kashmir

Gujarat tourist dead, 3 injured in road accident in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 18: A woman tourist from Gujarat was killed and three others were injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Monday. Off...

All arrangements in place for annual ‘Mela Kheer Bhawani’

Kashmir(Ganderbal), Jun 18: Authorities have made all arrangements for annual 'Mela Kheer Bhawani' -- the most important festival of Kashmiri Pandits, associated with the Hindu Goddess Ragnya Devi --...

Shiv Sena takes on Nirmala Sitharaman for Jammu and Kashmir violence, calls defence minister 'weak and ineffective personality'

Mumbai, June 18: Launching a fresh salvo at the Central government against the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir violence, the Shiv Sena on Monday asked whether "India really has a Defence Minister?"...

J&K police countering Pak-based cyber terrorists

Srinagar, June 18: The Police are taking all necessary steps to counter the propaganda of Pakistan-based cyber terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the state's Directorate General of Police (DGP) S. P. V...

Woman tourist dies in Anantnag road accident

Srinagar, June 18: A woman tourist died and few others were injured in a road accident in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday. Reports said a passenger cab, bearing registration number JK0...

PDP, Oppn terms suspension of 'Ramzan ceasefire' as unfortunate; BJP welcomes the step

Srinagar, Jun 18: The ruling Peoples Democratic Party and opposition parties, including National Conference and Congress, have termed suspension of 'Ramzan ceasefire' as unfortunate. However, PDP’...

4 terrorists were killed in Bandipora Encounter

Kashmir, Jun 18 : At least four terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora town in an encounter with security forces on Monday. Operations between the terrorists and security forces ...

Army Chief Bipin Rawat pays visit to martyred Sepoy Aurangzeb's family in Poonch

Jammu, Jun 18: Chief of Army Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Monday paid a visit the family to martyred Sepoy Aurangzeb in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Sepoy Aurangzeb was abducted by the milita...

India welcomes Afghanistan extension of 'ceasefire' with Taliban

New Delhi, Jun 18: India has welcomed the decision of Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani to announce extension of 'ceasefire' with Taliban in Afghanistan. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Ra...

Udaipur Press Club conducts condolence rally in Gomati District for the justice of Shujaat Bukhari shot dead

Udaipur, Jun 18: It is very sad that a Journalist of India Shujaat Bukhari dead by unidentified assailants outside his office in the Press Enclave area of Srinagar and all the members of Udaipur Pres...

Aurangzeb's killing leaves family traumatised; yet spirit to serve country remains intact

SALANI: Their beloved Aurangzeb did not return home for Eid, abducted and killed as he was by terrorists, but as they struggle to come to terms with their grief, the resolve of the deceased rifleman'...

MTA ELECTIONS | Prez accuses RO of breaching Const, asks Principal GMC to seize records

JAMMU: The credibility of Medical Teachers Association (MTA) elections in Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) has came under suspicion, even before being conducted, as MTA President has a...

Centre revokes Ceasefire in Kashmir

JAMMU: The suspense over the fate of 31-day long unilateral suspension of Counter-Insurgency operations by security forces in the state ended today as the Centre called off the 'Ramazan Ceasefire' an...

Mehbooba silent, Deputy welcomes

JAMMU: Even as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti chose to remain silent on MHA's decision not to extend the conditional ceasefire in the state, her deputy was more forthcoming in his views as he welcomed...

Sharma arrives in Valley today

JAMMU: In the aftermath of Centre's decision to not extend the Ramazan Ceasefire in Kashmir, New Delhi's special representative Dineshwar Sharma is all set to arrive in Kashmir on Monday, as he aims ...

RAMADAN CEASEFIRE | Jitendra hails; says, focus moves to Amarnath yatra

JAMMU: Hailing the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to not extend the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh lambasted the neighbourin...

Terror strikes: Man shot dead

SRINAGAR: Barely hours after the Ceasefire in Kashmir was revoked by the Union government, terror struck the Valley as terrorists shot dead a government employee late Sunday evening. “A man was ki...

Martyr given tearful adieu

JAMMU: The Army today bid farewell to rifleman Bikash Gurung, who was killed in a ceasefire violation on Saturday in Rajouri district. Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing ...

Rohtang tunnel to be open for traffic by 2020

MANALI: Construction of Rohtang tunnel, one of the world's most challenging motorable projects at 3,000 metres above sea level and which will provide an all-season connectivity to the landlocked Laha...

Security forces resume CASO in Kashmir after Ramazan 'ceasefire' ends

Srinagar, Jun 18: Security forces resumed Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on Monday in Kashmir valley after month-long suspension of counter militancy operation during holy month of Ramazan. T...

Two more militants killed in ongoing Bandipora operation

Srinagar, June 18: Two more militants were killed in an ongoing encounter at Panar forest area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district. Official sources told TNN that today morning a fresh gunfight ...

Karvan-e-Aman bus to POK cancelled in view of Eid

Srinagar, June 18: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) was cancelled on Monday in view of the Eid-ul-Fitr, official sources ...

Train service resumes in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 18: Train service was resumed on Monday after remaining suspended for security reasons on Sunday in the Kashmir valley, where some miscreants pelted stones in Anantnag and Baramulla on ...

Young Rifleman Aurangzeb laid to rest amid anti-Pak slogans in Poonch

Poonch, Jun 17: Amid pro-India and anti-Pakistan slogans, Rifleman Aurangzeb, killed by terrorists after abduction from south Kashmir's Shopian district last Wednesday, was laid to rest in native Sal...

After Ramzan ceasefire decision, security forces on high alert

Jammu, June 17 : Hours after the Union Government announced the decision to not extend the suspension of counter-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir announced at the beginning of Ramzan, the secur...

Kashmir issue one of Modi govt's biggest failures: Cong

New Delhi, Jun 17: The Congress today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kashmir issue, calling it one of his government's biggest "failures", and wondered what India gained out of his fo...

Centre's decision not to extend Ramazan 'ceasefire' unfortunate: Tarigami

Srinagar, June 17: Terming the decision of BJP-led Centre not to extend Ramazan 'ceasefire' in the state as unfortunate, senior CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Sunday said the halt on secu...

AK bullets with ''hard steel'' find way into terror arsenal

Srinagar, Jun 17: Bullets with steel core -- It's a new addition into the ammunition of terror groups especially Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed that has triggered an alarm within the security establ...

Ceasefire ends in Jammu and Kashmir: Conducting Amarnath Yatra peacefully priority, says Centre

Jammu, June 17: Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Sunday hailed the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to not extend the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, and sai...

J&K govt sanctions ex-gratia relief for landslide victims

Srinagar, Jun 17: Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday sanctioned ex-gratia relief of Rs 4 lakh each to Next of Kin (NoK) of three women who were buried alive under a landslide in Kishtwar district...

Blood stained syringes; empty vials inside Jammu Stadium’s washroom raise eyebrows

Jammu, June 17: Although the State Sports Council is making all out efforts to give wings to the sports culture and the Ministry of Home Affairs has also sanctioned Rs 14.30 crore for giving push to ...

Ganga pays obeisance at Data Ranpat Dev temple

JAMMU, JUNE 17: Member Legislative Assembly, Vijaypur Constituency, Chander Parkash Ganga today paid obeisance at the Data Ranpat Dev Ji temple at Data Talab in Birpur and prayed for peace, progress...

People still in festive mood in Kashmir on 2nd day of Eid-ul-Fitr

Srinagar, June 17: People are still in festive mood on the second day of Eid-ul-Fitr in the Kashmir valley, where children are visiting parks and gardens, though movement of public remained very less...

Vaishno Devi chopper services restored fully

Jammu, June 17: Helicopter services resumed to Vaishno Devi shrine on Sunday after a brief spell of light showers late on Saturday evening brought dispelled some dust that had been hovering in the ar...

Protests Continue Over Implementation of 7CPC in States

New Delhi, June 17: Thousands of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers on Saturday continued their protest across Kashmir to demand implementation of recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission or 7th C...

Body of man who came from Dubai found in Kashmir

Jammu, June 17: The body of a 50-year-old man who came home from Dubai to celebrate Eid was found on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Police said the body of Muhammad Sadiq of Dhegr...

Cop, civilian injured in Srinagar violence critical

Srinagar, June 17: A policeman injured in a militant attack and a civilian injured in clashes with security forces in Srinagar continued to be in critical condition on Sunday. Police said the poli...

Centre to end J&K ceasefire

New Delhi, June 17: The Centre on Sunday decided not to extend the suspension of anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir as announced in the beginning of Ramadan. A Ministry of Home Affairs st...

Two civilians shot and injured in J&K

Srinagar, June 17: Two civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district were critically injured on Saturday after being shot by unidentified gunmen, police said. The attack took place on two civi...

Three women killed by landslide in Kashmir

Jammu, June 17: Three women were killed on Saturday in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district. Police said a family of nomads was trapped in the landslide triggered by heavy rains in...

Train service suspended for security reasons in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 17: Train service was suspended for security reasons on Sunday in the Kashmir valley, where some miscreants damaged coaches at several places in Anantnag and Baramulla. 'We have re...

Governor views arrangements for Mela Kheer Bhawani

SRINAGAR: Governor N. N. Vohra visited Mata Kheer Bhawani shrine at Tulmulla, Ganderbal, to view the arrangements which have been put in place for the devotees who will throng the Shrine on the occa...

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with religious fervor across Ramban

Srinagar: Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with religious fervour in district Ramban today. The biggest congregation took place at Jamia Masjid, Sharif Ramban where hundreds of devotees performed Nimaz-...

Taekwondo most liked game in Kargil: Haji Anayat Ali

KARGIL: Taekwondo has emerged as the most liked game in Kargil which has given many national and international players like Ali Baghi and Tashi Tundup. This was stated by the Chairman J&K Legisla...

Mehbooba visits Kreeri, offers condolences to Shujaat Bukhari’s family

KREERI (BARAMULLA): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti yesterday visited Kreeri, Baramulla to offer personal condolences to the family of veteran journalist and Editor of daily Rising Kashmir, Dr. Syed...

Request govt’s to eliminate militancy in Jammu and Kashmir: Army jawan Aurangzeb’s father

Jammu. Jun 16: Mohd Hanif, the father of Rifleman Aurangzeb, who was abducted and later killed by terrorists in Pulwama’s Gusoo, made an emotional appeal to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir gover...

Shiv Sena accuses Center of bloodbath in Kashmir valley

MUMBAI, JUNE 16: The Shiv Sena on Saturday raised serious concern on the recent incidents of killing in Jammu and Kashmir and accused the ruling National Democratic Party (NDA) of the bloodbath in th...

Need base lineman suffers electric shock, hospitalised in Jammu

Jammu, Jun 16 : A need base lineman on Saturday suffered an electric shock while he was repairing a technical snag on pole here on city outskirts. “One need base lineman Sham Lal hailing from Baja...

Dy CM greets people on Eid-ul-Fitr

JAMMU, JUNE 16: Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta today said Jammu and Kashmir is an abode of peace and tranquility where the people of different faiths are living together in harmony and mutual b...

Better road connectivity imperative for equitable development of JK: Sham Choudhary

JAMMU, JUNE 16: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Chaudhary today said that better road connectivity is imperative for ensuring equitable development of the state. He said t...

Mehbooba offers Eid prayers at Ziyarat Syed Sb (RA), Sonwar

SRINAGAR, JUNE 16: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, joined a large number of people to offer her Eid prayers at Ziyarat Hazrat Syed Sahib (R.A.), Sonwar, Srinagar. The Chief Minister prayed for pea...

CRPF jawan injured in militant attack at Srinagar

Srinagar, June 16: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured, when militants attacked a Road Opening Party (ROP) in Srinagar outskirts on Saturday afternoon, official sources said. T...

Kashmiri youth killed, many injured in grenade blast in state, says police

Srinagar, Jun 16: A spokesman of Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday afternoon claimed that a youth was killed when a hand grenade exploded in Anantnag. However, locals alleged that a youth was k...

Home Minister briefs PM on security situation in J&K

New Delhi, June 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has held a crucial and high level meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in vi...

Pak violates ceasefire on LoC, jawan martyred

Jammu, Jun 16: An Army jawan was martyred as Pakistan Army on Saturday morning initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of mortars thus violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) i...

SSA teachers stage sit-in on Eid in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jun 16: Several thousand Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers on Saturday staged a protest at Partap Park near here in the summer capital, Srinagar, demanding release of their pending salar...

Bukhari killing: Not the first or the last

New Delhi, June 16: India this year witnessed the suspected murder of three scribes.Navin Nischal and Vijay Singh of Bihar were hit by a vehicle in the evening hours of 25 March. Both of them died on...

Two Pak nationals arrested on IB in Samba

Jammu, Jun 16: The troops of BSF have arrested two Pakistani nationals along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. "The BSF men guarding border, on the intervening night...

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with religious fervor in J&K

Srinagar, Jun 16: The Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination the holy fasting month of Ramzan, was on Saturday celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety in Jammu and Kashmir, where authorities releas...

MIM backs Centre over UN human rights report

Hyderabad, June 16: Rejecting the United Nations report on alleged human rights vioaltions in the Kashmir Valley, the MIM has said that the world body has no right to interfere in the internal matter...

Youth killed in Kashmir clashes

Srinagar, June 16: A young man was killed on Saturday in clashes with security forces post Eid prayers in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag town, police said. Police sources said Sheraz Ahmad of Barakp...

Soldier killed in Pakistan sniper fire on LoC

Jammu, June 16: An Indian soldier was killed on Saturday in Pakistani sniper fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Defence Ministry sources said the incident t...

Clashes erupt in J&K after Eid prayers

Srinagar, June 16: Clashes broke out between the security forces and stone pelting youths immediately after the Eid prayers on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. In Anantnag, a clash was...

On Eid eve, Govt orders release of 115 prisoners

SRINAGAR, JUNE 15: In view of the Eid ul Fitr, the Government has ordered the release of 115 prisoners, with least involvement, from various jails of the State. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, it ...

Chief Minister greets people on Eid ul Fitr

SRINAGAR, JUNE 15: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has greeted people of the State on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr. In her message, the Chief Minister prayed the month long fasting and the night lon...

Deputy CM expresses shock over Shujaat Bukhari’s demise

JAMMU, June 15: Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta expressed shock over the killing of senior and reputed journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar. Recalling Bukhari's standing as a veteran journ...

Soz asks how gunmen shot dead Bukhari, urges police to show mettle

Srinagar, Jun 15: Questioning how three motorcycle-borne gunmen could kill senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari in broad daylight in the heart of the Srinagar, senior Congress leader Prof. Saifuddin Soz...

DAK condemns killing of Bukhari, terms it senseless act of unspeakable brutality

Srinagar, Jun 15: Strongly condemning the killing of senior journalist and Rising Kashmir Editor-in-Chief Shujaat Bukhari by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar on Thursday, the Doctors Association Kashm...

Pak's ISI involved in killing of journalist Bukhari: R K Singh

New Delhi, June 15: The Government on Thursday blamed Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) for the killing of Jammu and Kashmir-based senior journalist Shujahat Bukhari and...

Jamait-ul-Vida celebrated throughout Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 15: Jamait-ul-Vida, the last Friday of Holy month of Ramadhan, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in Kashmir valley and Ladakh region, including Drass -- the coldest plac...

2 policemen, 3 civilians injured in militant attack in Srinagar

Srinagar, June 15: Five people, including two policemen and three civilians were injured, when militants fired at a police checkpoint in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources ...

Wreath laying ceremony of Riflemen Manvendra Singh

Srinagar, June 15: Wreath laying ceremony of Rifleman Manvendra Singh and Rifleman Aurangzeb were performed in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Friday. Rifleman Manvendra Singh lost his life in an enc...

Kashmir 'ceasefire' decision 'wrong': UP BJP MLA

Bairia, Jun 15: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Bairia in Uttar Pradesh Surendra Singh on Friday said the Centre's decision to hold a "ceasefire" during Ramzan in Jammu and Kashmir was "wrong'...

FCC condemns killing of Bukhari, demands punishment for guilty

New Delhi, Jun 15: The Foreign Correspondents' Club of South Asia today condemned the brutal killing of Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari and demanded an immediate probe into the dastardly crime....

Rathore condemns killing of Army jawan in Pulwama

New Delhi, Jun 15: Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore dubbed the reported killing of an Army jawan by militants as "frustration of coward terrorists", adding that "for each of our fallen soldi...

''Rising Kashmir'' hits stands with Shujaat pic in black background

Srinagar, Jun 15: English newspaper 'Rising Kashmir' hit the stands this morning with its front page carrying a full-page photograph of its late editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari against a black backgr...

Day after Bukhari’s killing, Rising Kashmir issue hits the stand; Omar says show must go on

Srinagar, Jun 15: A day after senior journalist and Rising Kashmir Editor-in-Chief Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar, the latest edition of the paper hit the stands on ...

A true voice of sanity and reason is lost: Tarigami

Srinagar, Jun 15: Expressing shock and anguish over the dastardly killing of veteran journalist and Rising Kashmir Editor-in-Chief Syed Shujaat Bukhari, CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Frid...

Shujaat Bukhari killing evokes condemnations from media, politicians; 'Rising Kashmir' hits stands

Srinagar: Last rites ceremony of 'Rising Kashmir' editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari, who was shot dead by unknown miscreants last night in Srinagar, was performed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla on Fr...

Thousands attend Shujaat Bukhari's funeral in north Kashmir

Srinagar: Thousands of mourners on Friday attended the funeral of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of English daily "Rising Kashmir" Shujaat Bukhari at his ancestral hometown of Kreeri in north...

CRPF Convoy Pelted With Stones in J&K's Banihal Area

Srinagar, June 15: A group of men pelted stones on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy after it allegedly hit a motorcycle in Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place on Th...

Killers of Kashmir journalists have never been caught -- will Bukhari's killers too get away?

Srinagar, June 15: The murder in broad daylight of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, editor-in-chief of the English daily Rising Kashmir, has shocked the entire media fraternity in the Valley -- and...

Hundreds attend Shujaat Bhukhari's funeral

Srinagar, June 15: Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of English daily "Rising Kashmir" Shujat Bhukhari in his ancestral hometown of Kheeri in Baramull...

CASO continues in Bandipora forest

Srinagar, Jun 15: Security forces continued Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) for the seventh day on Friday in the woods in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, where so far, two militants and a sol...

Shia Muslims in Ladakh celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Kargil, June 15: Shia sect of Muslims in the Ladakh region celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of holy fasting month of Ramadhan, with religious fervour and gaiety. However, Sunni sect of Musl...

Timely police intervention stops youth from joining militancy in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 14: Jammu and Kashmir Police said it persuaded a youth, who had left home to join militant ranks in central Kashmir district of Budgam, to return to his family. Meanwhile, greeting p...

Notorious drug Peddler arrested with Five gram of Heroine

SAMBA: On the Prominent direction of SSP Samba Anil Magotra against drug menace, Samba Police arrested one person with five gram of heroine at Mansar Morh in District Samba here today. The drug pe...

J&K DGP appeals to parents to recall their sons

Srinagar, Jun 14: Greeting the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, Director General of Police S P Vaid appealed to parents whose sons have joined militancy to recall them and celebrate the festiva...

India rejects UN report on human rights in J&K

New Delhi, June 14: India on Thursday rejected as "fallacious, tendentious and motivated" the first ever report on human rights in Kashmir released by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refu...

Militants kidnap army man in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, June 14: An Army man was reportedly kidnapped by militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday. The soldier, posted with 44 Rashtriya Rifles, was in his civvies and was going...

Udhampur farmers earning big bucks after PM's talk on organic farming

Udhampur, Jun 14: Taking a cue from their Bageshwar counterparts, farmers in Chaintal village in Udhampur district have taken inspiration from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's words of adopting organ...

Naveen seeks CSR contribution to CMRF

Bhubaneswar, June 14: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the contribution of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to the Chief Minister...

Body of soldier missing since Dec in snow avalanche recovered in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 14: Body of a soldier, who went missing in a snow avalanche in December 2017 in Nowgam sector in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara, was recovered after after the snow melted. An A...

UN releases first of its kind report on rights status in Kashmir, PoK

Geneva, Jun 14: The UN today released the first of its kind report on alleged human rights violations in both "Indian-administered and Pakistan-administered Kashmir" and sought an international inqui...

Soldier Abducted From Kashmir's Pulwama While On Leave, Says Army

Srinagar, June 14: A soldier who was home on leave in Jammu and Kashmir has been abducted, the army said today. A resident of Poonch, he was abducted from Pulwama, where he had gone. The soldier belo...

Kathua rape-murder: Defence seeks stay on proceedings till accused’s age is confirmed

Jammu: The defence counsels on Wednesday sought stay in the hearing in connection with the Kathua gangrape and murder case till the confirmation about the age of one of the accused, Parvesh Kumar, wh...

Militants abduct army man from Pulwama in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants on Thursday abducted an army man who was travelling in a private vehicle in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. Reports said that the soldier, identified as Auranzaeb, a resident...

Protests erupt in Banihal after forces’ vehicle hits pedestrian

Srinagar, June 14: Protests erupted in Banihal town of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after a forces’ vehicle hit a pedestrian. Reports said that people took to streets after the pedestrian was hit...

Eid shopping turns unruly in Srinagar

Srinagar, June 14: Shopping fever ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr turned to panic here and in other towns of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday as people began mobbing shops after news reports said the Eid moon migh...

4.0 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, June 14: An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale jolted some parts of Kashmir Valley on Thursday early morning. There was, however, no loss of life or damage to property. “An...

Engine of Jammu Tawi Express derails in Akbarpur

Akbarpur, June 14: Train services on the Akbarpur-Mugalsarai route were affected when engine of the Kolkata-bound Jammu Tawi Express derailed near Akbarpur station on Wednesday night. Railway sour...

Boy found hanging in guest house in Reasi

Jammu, June 14: A boy was found hanging inside the room of a guest house in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said here on Thursday. "A boy identified as Kush Sharma, resident of Pouni B...

BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting

ammu, June 14: India's Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers held a flag meeting to maintain peace and tranquility on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, an official stateme...

One killed, 21 injured in head-on collision in Jammu

Jammu, June 14: A Delhi-based pilgrim died while 21 others injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles in Katra town of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday. "A min...

Two militants killed, a soldier martyred in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 14 : Two militants, believed to be foreigners, were killed and a soldier was martyred in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, where troops are conducting Cordon and Search Operation (CA...

SFs launch CASO in Pulwama after firing shots near police naka

Srinagar, June 14: Security forces launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama after some firing shots were heard near a police naka at Gangoo on circular road on...

2 Pak mortar shells defused in Kathua

Jammu, June 13: Two live mortar shells fired from Pakistani side were found lying in agriculture fields in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, triggering panic in the area, police officials said to...

Kohli, Altaf inaugurate hygienic fish market in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli and Minister for Finance Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari today inaugurated hygienic fish market at Hari Singh High...

Governor’s message on World Blood Donor Day

SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: In a message issued by Raj Bhavan, Governor N.N. Vohra has observed that the World Blood Donor Day is celebrated worldwide, on 14th June every year, for raising public awareness a...

IAS Probationers call on Governor

SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: IAS Probationers, Sh. Bilal Mohiud Din Bhat and Sh. Santosh Gunwantrao Sukhadeve, accompanied by their Course Co-ordinator Dr. S. Khurshid Ul Islam called on Governor N. N. Vohra. ...

Mehbooba anguished over killing of 4 BSF personnel in border shelling

SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep anguish and grief over the death of four BSF personnel, including an officer, in a cross-border shelling incident in the Ramgarh s...

Anti-Pak protests held in Jammu over ceasefire violation

Jammu, Jun 13: Several political parties and organisations today staged anti-Pakistan protests in different parts of Jammu city after four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and three ...

Mother, son killed in road accident in Doda

Bhaderwah, Jun 13: A 52-year-old woman and her 26-year-old son were today killed when the vehicle they were travelling in lost control and fell into a 200-feet gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda distr...

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violation

Islamabad, June 13: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned Indian Acting Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn the "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC)...

Police recovers kidnapped Anantnag girl, arrests accused in Jammu

Srinagar, Jun 13: Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered a 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped on June 9 from south Kashmir district of Anantnag, and arrested the accused in Jammu. A police ...

Release all political prisoners before Eid, Tarigami to Govt

Srinagar, Jun 13: Urging the Government to release all political prisoners before Eid festival, senior CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Wednesday said that though Ramazan ceasefire has brou...

Sluggish sales in Kashmir markets ahead of Eid

Srinagar, June 13: The markets in Srinagar and elsewhere in Kashmir have put on their best look to woo customers but the sales have remained sluggish as Muslims in the valley start preparations for E...

Maximum BSF casualties along J&K IB this year

New Delhi, Jun 13: Eleven BSF troops have been killed in cross-border firing incidents along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir till date in 2018, the highest casualty figure for the ...

Pakistan never maintained sanctity of ceasefire : ADG BSF

Jammu, June 13: Reacting to ceasefire violation by the Pakistan, ADG, BSF, Jammu Frontier, Kamal Nath Choubey on Wednesday said that Pakistan never maintained the sanctity of the ceasefire. "Cease...

Pak indulging in cold war with India: J&K Dy CM

Kashmir, Jun 13 : Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta on Wednesday accused Pakistan of indulging in cold war with India. Gupta's comments came after four security personnel lost...

Hundreds attend slain cop’s funeral in Kupwara

Srinagar, June 13: A pall of gloom descended on Gagal area of Lolab in Kupwara district as the body of slain cop Ghulam Rasool Lone reached his ancestral place here. Hundreds of mourners attended his...

Mirwaiz urges people to observe Eid with austerity

Srinagar, June 13: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has urged people to observe Eid with austerity. Addressing one of the biggest religious gatherings in Kashmir on the oc...

Kathua Rape: Court Orders Bone Ossification Test To Determine Age Of Accused

Jammu, June 13: A court in Pathankot, hearing the Kathua gang rape-and-murder case, on Wednesday issued directions for bone ossification test of one of the accused to determine his age after the defe...

No political prisoner in jails, over 20 lodged under PSA, secessionist activities: police

Srinagar, June 13: A Jammu and Kashmir police spokesman said that there was no political prisoner lodged in any jails of the state. However, he said, more than 20 people are lodged under various s...

4 jawans martyred as Pakistan fires unprovoked on IB in Samba

Jammu, June 13: Four BSF officers, including an Assistant Commandant, attained martyrdom on Wednesday as Pakistan fired unprovoked and shelled forward posts along International Border in Ramgarh sect...

Fresh firing erupts between SF, militants in Bandipora

Srinagar, Jun 13: Fresh firing erupted on Wednesday in the woods in the Bandipora, where a Cordoned and Search Operation (CASO) continued for the past five days against a group of militants hiding th...

Motorcycle rider injured in road Mishap at Vijaypur

SAMBA, JUNE 12: Motorcycle rider injured in road mishap at Vijaypur Bridge in district samba here today. The injured has been identified as Ranjeet Singh Son of Gardhara Singh resident of Kolpur S...

'Ramazan ceasefire': Kashmiris responded well, militant attacks on the rise due to frustration, says GOC, 15 Corps, Lt Gen AK Bhatt

Srinagar, June 12: Asserting that people of Kashmir had responded well to the Centre's announcement of Non-Initiation of Combat Operations (NICO) during the holy month of Ramazan, a top Army officer ...

Non-initiative of combat operations during Ramazan: Militants will only have themselves to blame if Security Forces come back, tweets Omar

Srinagar, Jun 12: After a series of attacks by ultras that left 2 policemen dead and 12 security personnel injured overnight in south Kashmir, former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said the militan...

Army starts 12-month NEET coaching for Kashmir Valley aspirants

Srinagar, June 12: To provide state of the art educational facilities for medical aspirants, the Indian Army on Tuesday started "Kashmir Super 30 Medical", a full time residential coaching project fo...

Made in India 'Uber Lite' rolls out for Android users

New Delhi, June 12: To encourage more people to join its platform, global online cab service Uber on Tuesday launched "Uber Lite" -- a lighter version of the main rider app that has been built and de...

People in large number attend last rites of policeman killed in Pulwama attack

Srinagar, Jun 12: Large number of people in Baramulla attended the last rites of a policeman, who was killed in a militant attack in the wee hours on Tuesday in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. ...

Mob torches alleged army spy's house in J&K

Srinagar, June 12: A mob on Tuesday set on fire the house of a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district for allegedly working as an informer for the Army, police sources said. "Timely inte...

Army jawan dies of gun shots in Poonch

Jammu, June 12: A jawan has died due to gunshot wounds in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, with the Army suspecting it to be a suicide case. 23-year-old gunner Ranjot Singh was at forward post...

FIR against Airtel, Reliance Jio for damaging road in Kishtwar

Jammu, Jun 12: An FIR has been registered against major telecom players Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio for reportedly carrying out unauthorised digging and damaging 62 km road in Kishtwar district of...

10 MGW water plant stop working, about 30 localities affected in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jun 12 : About 30 localities in uptown Srinagar were badly hit due to water shortage after the 10 MGW water treatment plant at Tangnar stopped working due to breakdown of electric transform...

Killers of policemen in Pulwama deserve hell: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, Jun 12: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said killers of policemen in Pulwama deserve hell. He expressed condolence to the families of two Selection Grade constable of stat...

Army launches Kashmir Super 30 (Medical) project in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jun 12: In order to provide state-of-the-art educational facilities for the medical aspirants of the valley, the Army has started a Kashmir Super 30 (Medical) project in the summer capital,...

Body of 16-yr-old girl fished out from Kishenganga dam in Bandipora

Srinagar, Jun 12: The body of a 16-year-old girl, who drowned in Kishenganga Hydroelectric Project Dam on Monday afternoon, was fished out on Tuesday morning. Official sources said the girl, ident...

SFs avert major tragedy, defuse powerful IED in south Kashmir

Srinagar, June 12 : Security forces averted a major tragedy when they detected and defused a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by militants in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tu...

Shab-i-Qadr celebrated in Kashmir with religious fervor, gaiety

Srinagar, June 12: The holy night of 'Shab-i-Qadr' was observed with religious fervor and gaiety across the Kashmir valley and Ladakh region, where lakhs of people joined special prayers in mosques a...

Bandipora CASO: no fresh contact established with militants

Srinagar, June 12: Security forces continued massive Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on Tuesday in the woods in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, where a group of militants are reportedly hidin...

2 policemen killed, 12 security personnel injured in 3 militant attacks in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 12: Two Selection Grade Constables (SgCts) were killed and 12 security personnel, including ten Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), injured as militants struck at three places during ...

Salman thanks J&K Tourism for supporting 'Race 3' shoot

Mumbai, June 12: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday thanked the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department for supporting the shooting of his forthcoming film "Race 3". Salman and the film's tea...

Pakistan continues to back infiltration into Kashmir: Army

Srinagar, June 12: Pakistan continues to help infiltration of militants into the Kashmir Valley though the Ramadan ceasefire has brought a modicum of peace into the lives of ordinary Kashmiris, a sen...

3 drug peddlers arrested in Samba

Jammu, Jun 12: Three alleged drug-peddlers where arrested today by the police and 1.5 kg of poppy was seized from them in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, an official said. A police party c...

Five CRPF personnel injured in grenade attack in Anantnag

Anantnag, June 12: Five personnel of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were wounded when militants hurled a hand grenade at Janglat Mandi in this south Kashmir district in the wee hours of Tuesday,...

2 policemen killed in J&K attack

Srinagar, June 12: Two policemen were killed on Tuesday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. The militants launched an attack on the police guards at the Pulwama court com...