Jammu and Kashmir

Congress to take part in J&K polls

Srinagar, Sep 19: The Congress on Wednesday said it will participate in the upcoming municipal and panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing the media here, G.A. Mir, President of Jammu...

2 BSF troopers, civilian killed in Jammu-Srinagar highway accident

Jammu, Sep 19: Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers and a civilian driver were killed on Wednesday in a road accident on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said. The driver of a truck...

Nine injured in Bandipora road accident

Srinagar, Sep 19: Nine passengers on Wednesday sustained injuries after the vehicle in which they were traveling in met with an accident in Bandipora village. Reports said that a vehicle bearing r...

Two trucks rams into shops in Ganderbal

Srinagar, Sep 19: Two shops were badly damaged when two tippers trucks rammed into them on Wednesday in the central district of Ganderbal, official sources said. They said two tippers, while tryin...

Advisor Kumar to hear public grievances in Srinagar every Tuesday

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 19: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar will now be hearing to public grievances at JK Governor's Grievance Cell in Srinagar on every Tuesday instead of Wednesday. The governme...

Advisor Kumar hears public delegations, individuals at Srinagar

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 19: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today held Grievance Redressal Camp at JK Governor's Grievance Cell where he met several public delegations and individuals who apprised hi...

Governor inaugurates Conference of Deputy Commissioners and District SSPs

Srinagar, September 19: Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a one day conference of Deputy Commissioners and District Senior Superintendent of Police at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference C...

Pak troops slit BSF jawan's throat; high alert sounded along border

Jammu, Sep 19: Pakistani troops have slit the throat of a BSF jawan along the international border (IB) near Jammu, an incident that may further escalate the tension between the two countries. Th...

Dozens of shia mourners detained, Muharram procession foiled in Srinagar

Srinagar, Sep 19: Dozens of Shia mourners were on Wednesday detained to foil the Muharram procession in summer capital, Srinagar on the 8th day of Muharram. Large number of mourners who had come f...

Mouners took out Muharram processions in Kargil

Kargil, Sep 19: Thousands of Shia mouners on Wednesday took out processions in this border district of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir. Members of the community took out a procession and marche...

Police has issued an advisory to the general public regarding today's restriction

SRINAGAR, SEP 19: Srinagar Police has issued an advisory to the general public regarding today's restrictions in the city and the route diversions. In view of the restrictions imposed under sectio...

Khelo India: Volleyball Match , Multilingual Mushaira, organized

RAMBAN: This mountainous district witnessed a Multilingual Mushaira' at Government Higher Secondary School, Gool and a Volley Ball Match at Government High School, Kanthi under Khelo India” Sports...

Iron Lady on ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission reaches Jammu

Jammu, Sep 19: Iron Lady on Wheels with a ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission reached here on Tuesday . Sangeetha Sridhar, who has taken up the unique initiative of driving solo across the country to evaluate...

Man commits suicide by jumping into river Chenab

Srinagar: Man commits suicide by jumping into river Chenab in Doda on Tuesday. As per reports, A man jumped into river chenab from Ganpat bridge. The decessed had been identified as Showket Hussa...

BSF trooper killed in Pakistani firing

Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed on Tuesday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district. Police said the Rangers breached the 2003 truce...

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

Srinagar, Sep 19: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday imposed restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent a Muharram procession. "Restrictions have been imposed in Kothibagh, Maisuma, Kralk...

Govt rolls out maiden ‘JK Start-Up Policy-2018’

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: The Industries & Commerce Department today formally rolled out the maiden “J&K Start-up Policy-2018” for the state. The Policy was approved by the State Administrative Council...

Vehicle hits and injures 9 year old School girl in Pampore

Srinagar: A 9-year-old girl student was seriously injured in a road accident in Pampore area on Tuesday. Witness said that girl identified as Asmat Jan, daughter of Bilal Ahmad, a resident of Du...

BSF soldier missing after India, Pak exchange fire

Jammu, September 18: BSF soldier missing after India, Pak exchange fire along IB in Jammu: A BSF soldier has been reported missing from along the International Border in Jammu after he was believ...

Army pays tributes to Lance Naik Malik

Srinagar, Sep 18: The Army Tuesday paid tributes to Lance Naik Mukhtar Ahmad Malik, who was killed by militants inside his house in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Malik was on leave at his ...

PDP zonal chief resigns from party over boycott of local bodies polls in J-K

Jammu, Sept 18: A zonal president of PDP announced his resignation from the basic membership of the party on Tuesday over its decision to boycott the upcoming urban local bodies and panchayat polls i...

Youth from BJP, NC join National Panthers Party

Jammu, Sep 18: More than 40 people belonging to BJP and NC quit their respective political leanings and joined the Panthers Party in the presence of the party Chairman Harsh Dev Singh at a function, ...

Plea against ‘Manmarziyan’ in J&K HC over objectionable scene

Jammu, Sep 18: A Sikh organisation on Tuesday filed a petition against the movie ‘Manmarziyan’ in Jammu wing of Jammu and Kashmir High Court over an objectionable scene showing actor Abhishek Bachhan...

Dental Camp organised at KV, Jourian, Akhnoor

JAMMU, SEP 18 : A dental checkup and awareness camp was today organized at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jourian, Akhnoor. A team of experts, under the supervision of Dr.Anil Sharma (B.M.O), comprising Dr.R...

Restriction lifted in down town Srinagar

Srinagar, Sep 18: Restrictions imposed in the down town Srinagar as a precautionary measure to prevent any law and order problem, were lifted, official sources said. There are no restrictions in a...

Miscreants set on fire panchat ghar, fourth since poll dates were announced

Srinagar, Sep 18: Miscreants set on fire a Panchayat Ghar in Pulwama in south Kashmir, where three Ghars were targeted earlier since the polls were announced to in Urban Local Bodies (ULB) and panch...

Boy found dead in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 18: The body of a 12-year-old boy was found on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said. The body of Faisal, a Class 6 student who went messing from his home in...

Anantnag Shuts for Fourth Day to mourn Civilling killing

Srinagar, Sep 18: Shutdown is being observed on the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday in Anantnag to mourn the killing of a youth, Rouf Ganai, a native of Anchidora. Rouf was killed near gunfight s...

Nursing students staged a protest Demanding Release Of Mohammad Iqbal.

Srinagar, Sep 18: Nursing students on Tuesday staged a protest in Pratap Park Srinagar Demanding Release Of Mohammad Iqbal. Iqbal, according to the police, was detained on September 12 from a tru...

Rajnath visits border, meets troopers

Jammu, Sep 18 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday visited forward positions on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir and interacted with the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel...

New border management system to lessen foot patrol: BSF

Jammu, Sep 18: The BSF said the installation of comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS) will give major relief to troopers as it will reduce dependence on foot patrolling along the...

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Jammu, Sep 18: Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday. Defence sources said that the Pakistan Army resorted to...

J&K police on cusp of achieving its aim of eliminating terrorism :DGP

Jammu, Sep 18: Asserting that number of successful operations were conducted in past one week, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said that the police force is near to the go...

40 fresh PoK residents among 99 cross sides in Karvan-e-Aman bus

Srinagar, Sep 18: As many as 40 residents of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) residents arrived here while only nine Kashmiris crossed over to other side of the Line of Control (LoC) to meet their re...

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO notifies scheme for Kashmiri migrant voters

SRINAGAR: The State’s Election Office on monday said that with the amendments in J&K Representation of People Act-1957 and J&K Conduct of Election Rules-1965, the names of Kashmiri Migrants continue ...

Train service resumes in Kashmir after three days

Srinagar, Sep 18: Train service resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for three days in the Kashmir valley due to security reasons. Train service was suspended on Saturday in north Kashmir...

Trooper injured in J&K militant attack

Srinagar, Sep 18: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was injured on Tuesday when militants attacked the paramilitary forces camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. Th...

Rajnath appeals to parties to take part in J&K panchayat, urban local body polls

Jammu, Sep 17: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday appealed to political parties to participate in the forthcoming panchayat and urban local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir, in the wake of the NC and ...

Drug dealer nabbed from Kashmir by Gujarat ATS

Ahmedabad, Sep 17: A man was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in connection with a racket involved in selling heroin smuggled from Pakistan using sea route, p...

Under CAP 48 students of Pulwama leave on Bharat Darshan

Srinagar, Sep 17 : Under the Civic Action Programme (CAP) 48 students from different educational institutions from of south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday left for Bharat Darshan. A police...

CPI(M) too to boycott ULB, Panchayat polls; says Centre going ahead with elections shows arrogance

Srinagar, Sep 17: Announcing not to participate in Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections, the Communist Party of India (M) said the Government's decision to go ahead with elections despit...

Omar wishes PM Modi on his birthday

Srinagar, Sep 17: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. Taking to micro blogging site twitter Vice President of the N...

Jitendra Singh to inaugurate All India Pension Adalat on Tuesday

New Delhi, Sep 17: Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the Al...

Hope Pakistan changes attitude towards India: Rajnath

Jammu, Sep 17: Launching two smart fencing pilot projects along the international border with Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday expressed the hope that there will be a change in the att...

10 injured as bus hits Army camp's wall

Jammu, Sep 17: Ten people were injured on Monday when a mini bus hit the boundary wall of an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Police said the bus went out of the driver's control...

Wear the Kashmir way of life, says new clothing line for Autumn Winter collection

Srinagar, Sep 17: Unhindered beauty, simplicity and purity defines Kashmir and taking inspiration from the rich heritage, values, quality of patterns, fabrics and craftsmanship from the region, a pre...

Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 17: Normal life was affected in the Kashmir Valley Monday due to a strike called by separatists to protest the recent killing of a civilian in Kulgam and against anti-militancy operatio...

Militants kill soldier in J&K

Srinagar, Sep 17: Militants killed a soldier in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, police said. The militants barged into the house of Mukhtar Ahmad Malik in Shurat village and shot hi...

Omar takes dig at Mehbooba's comment not to ally with BJP in future

Srinagar, Sep 17: Taking a dig at former Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti for her comment that she would not ally with BJP in future, National Conference (NC) Vice president Omar Abdullah said she allie...

Rajnath inaugurates smart fence pilot project in Jammu

Jammu, Sep 17: The much awaited Smart Fence Pilot Project was on Monday inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here at BSF Headquarters. BSF has constructed three pilot projects of s...

Panchayat elections announced

SRINAGAR: Two years and two months after the expiration of term of last elected rural bodies, Jammu and Kashmir will go to elections to 4490 panchayat halqas starting from November 17, the first of t...

NC, PDP term schedule declaration ‘arrogance of power’; Fence-sitter Cong may decide today

SRINAGAR: With their calls to boycott the panchayat and municipal elections failing to make any impact on the Governor’s administration, the two largest mainstream political players in the state- Nat...

Police prepared for safe conduct of polls: Dilbag

JAMMU: Director General of the Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbagh Singh said Sunday all arrangements have been put in place to conduct safe and secure urban local bodies elections scheduled to be held ...

Rajnath in Jammu today, to launch smart fence along IB, review security

JAMMU: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday will arrive in Jammu on a day-long visit where he will launch the 'smart fence' pilot project along International Border in the region and will also...

J&K CCE-18: Over 25000 appear in Pre

SRINAGAR: Around 25300 candidates appeared in J&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination-2018 conducted smoothly by Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) at 65 examination venues ...

Mother-daughter among 3 killed in Kathua mishap

KATHUA: In a tragic accident, a mother and her 8- year-old daughter were among three persons killed when a mini-bus hit the motorcycle they were riding at Hiranagar town in Kathua district on Sunday....

IED attack on Army party

SRINAGAR: Terrorists on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday attacked an army vehicle by triggering an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in south Kashmir's Shopian district. Reports sai...

Forces launch search operation in Shopian village

Srinagar, Sep 17: Forces early this morning launched a Cordon and search operation in South Kashmir’s Shopian village. Reports said that a joint team of Army', SOG and CRPF sealed Shopian's Heff ...

Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for POK

Srinagar, Sep 17: Despite tense situation due to strike called by separatists against Kulgam militant and civilian killings, the Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capit...

Train service remain suspended in Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Sep 17: Train service remained suspended for the third day on Monday in the Kashmir valley, where separatists have called for a general strike against the killing of five militants by secur...

Rajnath leaves for J&K to inaugurate 'smart' border fence

New Delhi, Sep 17: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh left for Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate two pilot projects of "smart" border fencing built under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management S...

Three killed as mini-bus hits motorcycle in Kathua

Jammu, Sept 16: Three persons, including a woman and a girl, were killed Sunday when a mini-bus hit a motorcycle in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said. A motorcycle driven ...

Nine injured while trying to put out fire in Uri market in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Sept 16: At least nine persons suffered burn injuries while trying to put out a fire in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday. Reports said fire broke out at Lone Comp...

Rajnath to inaugurate smart fence on border in Jammu tomorrow

Jammu, Sep 16: The much-awaited smart fence pilot project will be inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along international border in Jammu sector on Monday. 'BSF has constructed three pi...

Man kills father by electrocution following quarrel in Jammu: Police

Jammu, Sep 16: A man allegedly killed his 60-year-old father by electrocution following a quarrel in Jammu earlier this month and dumped his body in a vehicle abandoned in a forest, according to the...

J&K PSC exempts specially abled candidates from application fee

Srinagar, Sep 16: The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) announced on Saturday that all physically challenged and specially abled candidates would henceforth be exempt from paying an...

Train service remains suspended in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 16: Train service remained suspended for the second day on Sunday in the Kashmir valley, for security reasons. Train service was suspended in north Kashmir as there was some protests...

Militants trigger IED to target security force vehicle in Shopian

Srinagar, Sep 16: Militants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) to target security force vehicle in south Kashmir district of Shopian in the wee hours of Sunday, official sources said. ...

Life remain affected in twin districts of south Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 16: Life remained crippled for the second day on Sunday in twin districts of Kulgam and Anantnag in south Kashmir, where five militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Lashkher-e-Toiba (L...

Jammu Traffic Police introduces "wrong parking clamps" for violators

Jammu, Sep 16: Against the backdrop of rising cases of vehicles parked wrongly or in "no parking" area, Jammu Traffic Police have introduced "wrong parking clamps" for the violators. The "wrong p...

Panchayat polls to be held in nine phases from Nov 17 to Dec 11

Srinagar, Sep 16: The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer on Sunday announced the dates of panchayat elections which is slated to be held in nine phases. The polling will be conducted between N...

Municipal Polls announced, Model Code of Conduct comes into effect

SRINAGAR: Bringing to a halt all speculations about the possible deferment, the Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra today announced the schedule for conduct of Urban Local Bodies Elections in the S...

Working for IPL team, matches in state: Malik

SRINAGAR: In a significant announcement, Governor Satya Pal Malik today revealed that he was in talks for having an IPL team for Jammu and Kashmir, assuring that matches to the cricket leagure will b...

Five terrorists, Civilian killed in Qazigund encounter, aftermath

SRINAGAR: In second major success in three days, the security forces on Saturday gunned down five terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfits, including the one involved in...

Malik to meet Admin, Police on Wednesday

JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik, along with his Advisors will be meeting the entire administration and the district police chiefs on Wednesday, September 19, a day after the notification for first ph...

38 KAS, 22 DySPs among 63 shuffled

JAMMU: In a major reshuffle in middle-rung administration and Police department ahead of the coming into force of Model Code of Conduct, the state government on Saturday transferred 63 officers inclu...

Jawan hurt in Pak firing

JAMMU: An Army jawan was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district on Saturday. The Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing on...

J&K declared open defecation free

SRINAGAR: With over 11 lakh individual household toilets (IHHLs) and 1,350 community sanitary complexes constructed across the state in past four years, Jammu and Kashmir was today declared open defe...

Working for IPL team, matches in state: Malik

SRINAGAR: In a significant announcement, Governor Satya Pal Malik today revealed that he was in talks for having an IPL team for Jammu and Kashmir, assuring that matches to the cricket leagure will b...

AIIMS JAMMU | 1954 K encumbrance free land formally handed over

SAMBA: In a significant milestone, more than 1954 kanals encumbrance free land was today handed over to the Health and Medical Education department for setting up of the prestigious All India Institu...

Dragged ultra’s body to avoid booby trap threat: Army Cmdr

JAMMU: Resting the accusations of human rights violation after Army dragged a slain Pakistani terrorist killed in an encounter in Reasi district, South Western Commander on Saturday said that it is a...

Ghost of Rewari rape haunt Haryana CM in Jammu, too

S. SHEKHAR JAMMU: Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, who was in Jammu today on a formal visit, had to face tough time when repeatedly questioned about his government’s inaction into bru...

Tehsildar Nagrota, 3 Patwaris suspended for illegal mutation of 256 kanal state land

JAMMU: Tehsildar Nagrota and three Patwaris were today placed under suspension for illegally entering and attesting as many as 20 mutations of more than 256 Kanals of State land in various villages ...

Labourer thrown into factory boiler, charred

JAMMU: In a brutal incident against human values, a labourer was thrown into a boiler by his colleagues after they had heated arguments over loan of Rs 1000 which later took ugly turn resulting into ...

No more interviews for class-IV govt jobs

JAMMU: The state government has formally dispensed with interviews in the recruitment process for Class-IV posts. “The Governor hereby directs that the selection of Class-IV posts borne on establish...

Higher reaches in Valley receive first snowfall of season

SRINAGAR: Some parts in the higher reaches of Kashmir received the season's first snowfall Saturday, while the plains were lashed by intermittent rains. There are reports of light snowfall in some...

Panel to revise timber sale rates

SRINAGAR: The Governor’s Administration today accorded sanction to the constitution of a Committee for revision of sale rates of timber. According to the order issued by GAD, the Committee will b...

Govt refreshes assurance on SSA teachers

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said the Government is examining the demands of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers. Ganai said the Government has always been considerat...

Dilbag for speedy DPC promotions

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh has directed heads of different police wings and all IGs, DIGs and SPs to convene meetings of Departmental Promotion Committees (DPC) of their respec...

DDC convenes Public Meeting for developmental works in Sumbal, Hajin

Srinagar, Sep 15: District Development Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary conducted a comprehensive review of developmental works in Sumbal, Hajin and adjoining villages. Public feedback was als...

Man dies in tragic Road Accident

Srinagar, Sep 15: In a tragic road accident father died on spot while son recieved serious injuries in a road accident at Pattan area of Baramulla in North Kashmir on Saturday. Reports said tha...

Civilian killed, 10 injured as clashes break out after Kulgam encounter

Srinagar, Sep 15: A civilian was killed and 10 others were injured Saturday in clashes between protestors and security forces following an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, in which ...

BMO Kandi organises free medical cum certificate camp at village Chakli Jamola.

September 15: In order to provide all type of medical facilities to the people at their doorsteps under Public Service Guarantee Act, Block Medical Officer, Kandi, Dr.Iqbal Malik with the coordinati...

Army soldier injured critically in Pakistan sniper attack in Rajouri

Srinagar, Sep 15: An army soldier was critically injured in sniper fire from across the border as the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowsh...

Fire breaks out at Pamposh Hotel in J&K's Srinagar, 5 fire tenders at spot

Srinagar, Sep 15: A massive fire erupted at a local hotel here in Srinagar, but there was no loss of life or injury, police said. The fire broke out at Hotel Pamposh near Regal Chowk in the heart ...

Man dies of electrocution, two injured; locals stage protest in Akhnoor

Jammu, Sep 15: Protest triggered on Saturday after a man died of electrocution while two women suffered injuries in Pargwal area of Akhnoor here on the city outskirts. "Due to short circuit in hi...

Thirty-three kg banned forest produce seized in Ramban

Jammu, Sep 15: A team of Jammu and Kashmir Forest Department on Saturday seized banned forest produce (Nag chatri) from a bus in Ramban district. "A forest team recovered 33 kg Nagchhatri (Trilliu...

Kidnapped minor girl rescued, accused held in Rajouri

Jammu, Sep 15: A minor girl, who was allegedly kidnapped missing from her house in Rajouri, was rescued in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday. The accused, Kapil Dev, o...

JK Police sets up NARC cell to prepare database to counter organised crime in Udhampur

Jammu, Sep 15: In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has set up a Narcotic Awareness Recidivism Control (NARC) cell in Udhampur district to prepare database of all hardcore ...

Manoj Bajpai shoots for web series in J&K airport

Srinagar, Sep 15: A scene from a web series was shot at Srinagar airport, a first for the high-security facility in over three decades, an official said. The web series, "The Family Man", features...

PM condoles death of people in road accident in J&K's Kishtwar

New Delhi, Sep 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of 17 people in a road accident in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday and wished speedy recovery of the injured. "Th...

Five militants killed in J&K

Srinagar, Sep 15: Five militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said. Upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of ...

Mobile internet service suspended in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 15: Mobile internet service of all cellular companies has been suspended in twin south Kashmir districts of Anantnag and Kulgam as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of rumours ...

Lawyers stage protest, accuse Pakistan of supporting terror activities in J&K

JAMMU: Lawyers on Friday staged a protest against Pakistan alleging that it was continuously supporting terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir. The protest, led by president of Jammu and Kashmir B...

Forces allegedly ransack house of Naiko’s relative in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 15: Security forces allegedly went berserk in Beighpora village of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district and ransacked the house of one of the close relatives of Hizbul Mujahid...

Petrol Price reaches 85.31/ L in Srinagar, Rs 88/ Litre in Mumbai, 81 in Delhi

September 15: Fuel prices once again witnessed a hike on Friday, with petrol being sold at Rs 81.00 per litre and diesel at Rs 73.08 per litre here in the national capital. The price of petrol ha...

Train service suspended in Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Sep 15: Train service was on Saturday suspended in the Kashmir valley, where three militants were killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation...

3 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Sep 15: Three militants were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, police said. Upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of militants, the security...

JCCI President visits Sopore

JAMMU: President, Jammu Chamber of Commerce & Industry (JCCI), Rakesh Gupta visited Sopore town in Kashmir yesterday and visited the residence of Ghulam Rasool Ganai, Ex-President of Northern Pharmac...

GKPD delegation meets Union Minister Hansraj Ahir

New Delhi: A Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora delegation under the leadership of Col Tej Tikoo met the Union Minister of state for home affairs Sh.Hansraj Ahir, today at 2 Safdarjung Lane. On behalf of GKPD the delegation comprised of: Col Tej Tikoo AIKS, Sanjay Ganjoo JKVM, M.K.Machama KMWA Indrapuram, Dr. Raj Kachroo KKS Gurgaon, Dr S.K.Handoo KSS Faridabad, Amit Raina RIK, Munish Jalali RIK,...

Tarigami expresses grief over tragic Kishtwar road accident

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami on Friday expressed shock and grief over the tragic road accident in Thakrie area of Kishtwar in which 15 persons died and several were...

Army, IAF rescue Kishtwar accident victims

Jammu, Sep 14: Army troops and Indian Air Force on Friday acted swiftly and rescued Kishtwar district accident victims on Friday morning. A Mini Bus loaded with passengers lost its control and fe...

PDP has lost credibility in J&K: BJP

Jammu, Sept 14: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP Friday claimed that the PDP, its erstwhile coalition partner, has lost credibility in the state while its south Kashmir bastion was proving to a ...

DGP accompained with IGP Kashmir visits Police District #Sopore

Srinagar, Sep 14: Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir Dilbagh Singh (IPS) accompained with IGP #Kashmir Zone Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS) today visited District Police Lines Sopore and held a d...

A man was electrocuted to death while repairing an electric Transformer

Srinagar, Sep 14: A man was electrocuted to death while repairing an electric Transformer in Chee Village of Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir . The deceased has been identified as Parvaiz ...

Handwara, Langate shut for fourth straight day against militant killings

Srinagar, Sep 14: A complete shutdown is being observed for the fourth consecutive day in Handwara town, Langate and its adjacent areas in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, on Friday against the mili...

Rahul appoints 9 new AICC secretaries

New Delhi, Sep 14: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed nine new AICC secretaries. In a statement, party General Secretary Ashok Gehlot said: "Zenith Sangma has been appointed as se...

Kishtwar Accident: Toll rises to 16, 17 injured ,11 airlifted to Jammu hospital

Jammu, Sep 14: The toll in Kishtwar road accident has swelled to 16 as four more passengers succumbed to their injuries while 17 others injured when a minibus ferrying them plunged into River Chenab ...

SC stays bail of Kashmiri businessman in terror funding case

New Delhi, Sep 14: A day after the Delhi High Court granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in a terror funding case, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the order. A bench of...

Driver seriously injured in Truck collision near Awantipora

Srinagar, Sep 14: Driver of a truck was seriously injured on Friday when it collided with another truck on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Awantipora, sources said. SHO Awantipora Madassir Naseer ...

Sopore shuts against Hurriyat activist’s killing

Srinagar, Sep 14: A complete shutdown is being observed in north Kashmir’s Sopore area on Friday against the killing of a Hurriyat Conference activist in the town. Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) membe...

Body of a minor fished out from river Jehlum in Baramulla

Srinagar, Sep 14: Body of a minor boy drowned in river Jehlum on Wednesday was fished out on Friday, official sources said. They said a nine-year-old Rashid Reyaz , resident of Manzseer village dr...

J&K parties demand Tushar Mehta be kept off Article 35-A hearing

Srinagar, Sep 14: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said the All-Party Meeting that was held in Srinagar demanded that Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta ...

Omar Abdullah meets JK guv

Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah Thursday called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik here and discussed the prevailing situation in...

#BREAKINGNEWS | Accident in Chenab, Over 10 dead

Jammu: At least ten passengers died and several others went missing in a road accident in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Reports said that a minibus (registration number JK17 06...

Farooq Shah visits Jagti, listens people’s grievances

JAMMU: Secretary, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Relief and Rehabilitation, Farooq Ahmed Shah visited Jagti Township and took stock of grievances and issues of migrant families. He was accompa...

Woman among 2 drug peddlers arrested with over one kg cannabis in Doda

Jammu, Sep 14: Police on Thursday arrested a woman drug peddler among two persons with over one kg cannabis in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. On a tip-off, Police raided and conducted a searc...

Do not sell drugs without proper prescription: J&K HC tells Pharmacists

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday ordered the Pharmacists not to misuse and sell the pharmaceutical drugs without proper description. A Division Bench of the State High Court, co...

Train service resumes in north Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Sep 14 : Train service resumed on Friday after daylong suspension due to security reasons in north Kashmir, where two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in an encounter by securit...