Jammu and Kashmir

2 senior ex-PDP leaders Basharat Bukhari, Peer Hussain join NC

Srinagar, Dec 19: Two senior former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders Basharat Bukhari and Peer Muhammad Hussain on Wednesday joined National Conference (NC). The development comes just a day...

Country's millionaires not contributing towards charity are like "rotten potatoes": J&K Guv

Jammu, Dec 19: Known for his firebrand remarks, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday without naming Reliance owner Mukesh Ambani said that the millionaires who are not contributin...

Urs of Ghous-ul-Azam celebrated in Kashmir with religious fervour, gaiety

Srinagar, Dec 19: The annual urs of Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, popularly known as Ghous-ul-Azam, Dastageer Sahib, a 11th century saint, was celebrated on Wednesday with religious fervor and g...

Nation must remember its martyrs, visit to their families should be made regular activity: J&K Guv

Jammu, Dec 19: Asserting that the citizens should make more contribution towards Flag Day Fund, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said that nation must remember its martyrs and ...

Notorious drug peddler held with heroin worth Rs 5 lakh in Jammu

Jammu, Dec 19: An alleged notorious drug peddler was arrested along with 50 grams of heroin worth Rs five lakh here, police said Wednesday. Rayees Ahmad Shah, a resident of Brawari village of Ku...

Uproar in LS, adjourned till noon

New Delhi, Dec 19: The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 p.m. on Wednesday after the opposition created ruckus over different issues including the Rafale deal. As soon as the House met, the Congress...

Expelled PDP leader joins NC

Srinagar, Dec 19: A day after he was expelled from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Minister Basharat Bukhari on Wednesday joined the National Conference (NC). Bukhari was expelled for ...

Abducted J&K cart vendor released unharmed

Srinagar, Dec 19: A cart vendor abducted in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore area last week was released unharmed on Wednesday, police said. Tariq Ahmad Ganai, 32, who was abducted from Brath Kalan vill...

Kashmir highway reopens, only stranded vehicles allowed to move

Srinagar, Dec 19: Traffic on the National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was partially restored on Wednesday and only stranded vehicles were allowed to move. Hist...

'Threats issued to Muslim community in VHP's Dharam Sabha in Jammu' : Naeem Akhtar

Srinagar: A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tuesday condemned the "hateful language and threats" issued to the Muslim community during the 'Dharam Sabha' organized by VHP and RSS at Jammu and a...

Rasikh Dar becomes third Kashmir cricketer to be picked at IPL auction

Srinagar, Dec 19: Teenager Rasikh Salaam Dar of Jammu and Kashmir could not control his emotions after Mumbai Indians bought him for his base price of Rs 20 lakh at the IPL auction in Jaipur on Tuesd...

Unabated cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh in deep freeze

Srinagar, Dec 19 : An unabated cold wave continues in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday, with Ladakh plunging into a deep freeze and Kargil recording minus 14.9 degrees Celsius. The Met forecast th...

Train service resumes in south Kashmir, normal on Srinagar-Baramulla track

Srinagar, Dec 19: Train service has resumed on Badgam-Srinagar to Banihal in Jammu region via south Kashmir after remaining suspended for four days due to security reasons following death of seven ci...

Charred body of man found in vehicle in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: Body of a man, who was electrocuted to death, was found under suspicious circumstances in a vehicle, in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Tuesday. Official sources said panic ...

Smoking banned in Gwalior government offices

Gwalior, Dec 18: Smoking has been banned in every government office here in Madhya Pradesh and anybody found smoking will have to cough up a fine of Rs 200, an official said on Tuesday. "Smoking ...

J&K Police’s ‘Dare Devils’ team set to rock on R-day

Jammu, Dec 18: Established in the year 2000, the ‘Dare Devils’ team of Jammu and Kashmir Police is all set to rock and enthrall the audience in the upcoming Republic Day celebrations. A squad of 3...

People’s Democratic Party continue losing Wickets in Kashmir toll 6

Baramulla, Dec 18 : Yet another joult to People’s Democratic Party, as after senior leaders now party workers showing disrespect to party and targeting PDP as failure on ground level. In northern ...

Life returns to normal in South Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: Barring south Kashmir areas, normal life resumed in rest of the valley on Tuesday after three days of shutdown following a shutdown call by Joint Resistance Leadership against the c...

Workshop on Management of Electronic Evidence held at Jammu

JAMMU, DECEMBER 18: Directorate of FSL Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu organised a workshop on management of the electronic evidence at Udyog Bhawan,Jammu. The police officials of various rank from distric...

Leopard mauls three year old child to death in Reasi’s Mahore

Jammu, Dec 18: A three-year-old child was mauled to death by a leopard in Mahore Tehsil of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir. “A child namely Wasim, son of Noorani, resident of Jamlan on Monday ...

Leh and Mughal road remain closed, traffic resumes on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Dec 18: Traffic on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu National Highway resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for a day following fresh landslides in Ramban while historic Mughal road and...

Mobile internet remains suspended in south, resumes elsewhere in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: The mobile internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), remained suspended for the fourth successive day on Tuesday in south Kashmir as...

Classes remain suspended in colleges, universities in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: Classes remained suspended on Tuesday in the colleges and universities in the Kashmir valley as a precautionary measure in view of prevailing situation following killing of seven pe...

Train service remains suspended in south, resumes in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: Train service remained suspended for the fourth successive day on Tuesday for security reasons in south Kashmir, where seven persons were killed in security force action on demonstr...

Revenue official held with graft money in Jammu

Jammu: A revenue official was arrested with graft money he demanded and accepted from the complainant in Domana area here on city outskirts. Official sources said that Anti Corruption Bureau this ...

Rafale Case: J&K BJP demands resignation of Rahul Gandhi

Jammu: The state unit of BJP demanded resignation of All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi. “Mr Gandhi must resign from his post as what he told on Rafale Case was nothing but...

Ladakh gets first ever varsity as J&K SAC approves ‘Jammu and Kashmir University of Ladakh Bill’

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik headed State Administrative Council approved the Jammu and Kashmir University of Ladakh Bill, 2018. The Bill aims at setting up a University for e...

Intense cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Srinagar, Dec 18: An intense cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Tuesday, dropping the minimum temperatures below the freezing point, the weather office said. The ME...

Chairman Jammu and Kashmir PSC meets Governor

Jammu: Abdul Latief U Zaman Deva, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Deva briefed Governor about the to-date function...

JKSSB postpones interview; IUST, CUK postpone exams on Monday

Srinagar, Dec 17: Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (SSB) has postponed the interview for the post of Naib Tehsildar scheduled to be held on Monday following ‘Badami Bagh Challo’ and a strik...

Leh records season's coldest night at minus 15.7 deg C

Jammu/Kashmir, Dec 17: Leh experienced season's coldest night Sunday with the minimum temperature dropping to minus 15.7 degrees Celsius, followed by minus 11.4 degrees Celsius in Kargil town, MeT of...

Calendar sans holiday on Maharaja Hari Singh birth anniversary angers Jammu civil society

Jammu, Dec 17: Another controversy is born. Jammu and Kashmir recently circulated an official calendar of government holidays, including gazetted and restricted for the year 2019, but the decision an...

Justice delayed, but not denied, Omar on 1984 anti-Sikh riots case verdict

Srinagar, Dec 17: National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah on Monday said that justice to the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots was delayed, but not denied. “Justice delayed but not de...

Permanent peace eludes J&K, as it has for last 30 years

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 17: It's been a fairly turbulent year in the state, both security-wise and politically. It saw more violence compared to last year, even though the security forces killed many mil...

PDP protests at Civil Secretariat in Jammu, demands end to bloodshed in Kashmir

JAMMU: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday staged a protest at the civil secretariat in Jammu against the killing of seven civilians in Pulwama district of south Kashmir over the weekend. ML...

Mirwaiz, Malik detained; Geelani remains under house arrest

Srinagar, Dec 17: Moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) chairman Mirwaiz Moulvi Umar Farooq was detained after he defied house arrest restrictions and stepped out of his residence on Monday to lead a mar...

Bear attacks school teacher in Poonch district

Jammu, Dec 17: A school teacher was attacked by a bear in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, leaving him seriously injured police said. ''A government school teacher, Mohammad Naseer,...

Normal life remains crippled in Kashmir due to strike for 2nd day

Srinagar, Dec 17: Normal life remained crippled for the second successive day on Monday in Kashmir valley following a strike called by separatists against killing of seven civilian in clashes with se...

Parrikar should be allowed to deal with illness without 'pressure and tamasha': Omar

Panaji, Dec 17: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar should be allowed to deal with his illness without pressure and "tamasha" (spectacle), National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said on Monday. ...

Mobile internet remains suspended for third day in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 17: The mobile internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), remained suspended for the third successive day on Monday in Kashmir as a preca...

All roads leading to headquarters of 15 Corps closed to foil JRL march

Srinagar, Dec 17: All roads leading to headquarters of 15 Corps in Srinagar have been closed to foil strike call by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Monday against the Pulwama killings on Saturda...

Traffic suspended on Kashmir highway, Leh and Mughal road remain closed

Srinagar, Dec 17: Traffic on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway was suspended on Monday following a fresh landslides in Ramban while historic Mughal road and national highway, connecting...

Despite tense situation Karvan-e-Aman bus leave for POK

Srinagar, Dec 17: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), left here on Monday morning to cross over to other side of the Line o...

Train service remains suspended for security reasons in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 17: Train service remained suspended for the third successive day on Monday for security reasons in Kashmir valley, where separatists have called by for a strike against the killing of ...

Unabated cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Dec 17: An unabated cold wave continued on Monday in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, as night temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point, the weather office s...

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist march

Srinagar, Dec: Authorities on Monday imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar to prevent a separatist-called protest march against the civilian killings which took place in Pulwama district on th...

Gurdwara gutted in fire in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 16: A Gurdwara was gutted in a massive fire that broke out on Sunday in south Kashmir district of Anantnag. Meanwhile, All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) chairman Jagmo...

IUST, CUK postpone all exams on Monday

Srinagar, Dec 16: Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) and Central University of Kashmir (CUK) have postponed examinations scheduled to be held on Monday in view of the strike called b...

Army asks people not to march to its Srinagar HQ

Srinagar, Dec 16: The Army on Sunday advised people not to march to its headquarters here on Monday in response to a call by separatists following the killing of seven civilians a day earlier. "Se...

PM Modi lashes out at Cong for showing disregard to SC verdict on Rafale

New Delhi/Rae Bareli, Dec 16: Breaking his silence since the major row triggered by Congress on the Supreme Court verdict on Rafale, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flayed the principal opposi...

Bhupesh Baghel to be new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Dec 16: Bhupesh Baghel has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and the leader of Congress Legislative Party (CLP). The Congress has come back to power in Chhattisgarh after...

Famous ‘Sunday Market’ in Srinagar closed due to strike

Srinagar, Dec 16: The famous ‘Sunday Market’ was closed on Sunday as the vendors have not put up their stalls in the summer capital, Srinagar, in view of the strike called by separatist against the d...

Police Constable Killed In Road Accident On Srinagar Outskirts

Srinagar, Dec 16: A police constable was killed in a road accident on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on the city outskirts, official sources said here. They said motorcycle met with an accide...

Car plunges into gorge, one killed in Ramban's Batote

Jammu, Dec 16: One person was killed and another injured when a car they were travelling in plunged into a gorge in Batote tehsil of Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir. "A car bearing (JK19 4708...

2nd Test: India lose crucial wickets on third day (Lunch Report)

Perth, Dec 16: India lost crucial wickets before posting 252/7 in their first innings at lunch on the third day of the second cricket Test against Australia here on Sunday. Rishabh Pant was battin...

PV Sindhu 1st Indian to win gold at BWF World Tour Finals

DECEMBER 16: PV Sindhu has well and truly grown! "I have improved a bit [in mental fortitude] because sometimes, a couple of times before if I was leading and say she would fight back and take the le...

Top 5 Gadgets That Grabbed Eyeballs In India In 2018

New Delhi, Dec 16: From high-end tablets to powerful cameras, the year 2018 saw some cool gadgets arriving in India. Here are the top 5 picks from the lot. 1. Apple Watch Series 4 Call it the gua...

BJP, Congress skip Delhi Assembly silver jubilee celebration

New Delhi, Dec 16: The silver jubilee celebration of the Delhi Assembly on Saturday remained an all-AAP MLA event, with both Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress boycotting the event. In his ...

Bloody Saturday: 7 civilians, 3 militants, 1 soldier killed in Valley (Roundup)

Srinagar, Dec 16: It was a blood-soaked Saturday in Kashmir in which 11 persons, including seven civilians, an Army soldier and three militants, were killed and over three dozen civilian protesters s...

Separatist Shutdown Paralyses Life In Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Dec 16: A shutdown called by separatists on Sunday to protest the civilian killings a day before in Pulwama district, has paralysed life across the Kashmir Valley. The shutdown has been ...

India expresses reservations at climate summit

Katowice (Poland), Dec 16: India has expressed its reservation over the lack of equity in the rules relating to global stock-take in the rulebook that implements the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreeme...

Govt committed to ensure drugs' quality, safety not compromised

New Delhi, Dec 16: The Government is committed to ensuring that the quality, safety and efficacy of drugs are not compromised. With this view, the Government has taken a series of measures, includ...

PM, Def Minister pay homage to martyrs of 1971 war of Independence of Bangladesh

New Delhi, Dec 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to the martyrs and lauded the role of the "brave soldiers" who displayed indomitable spirit and fought the war in 1971. "Tod...

Train service remains suspended for security reasons in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 16: Train service remained suspended for the second successive day on Sunday for security reasons in Kashmir valley, where separatists have called for a strike against the death of seve...

Srinagar records season's coldest night

Srinagar, Dec 16: Srinagar on Sunday recorded the season's coldest night at minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. A thin crust of frozen water covered many places inside the Dal Lake...

JRL call for strike till Monday against Pulwama killings

Srinagar, Dec 15: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Saturday called for a general strike from today till Monday against Pulwama killings. Seven people were killed and several injured when s...

IUST, other educational institutions suspend classes after Pulwama killings

Srinagar, Dec 15: Educational institutions, including Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) in south Kashmir suspended classes on Saturday after seven persons were killed in security fo...

Mobile internet snapped in Srinagar, south Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 15: Mobile internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchat Nigam Limited (BSNL) was suspended as a precautionary measure to prevent any untoward incident in summer ...

South Kashmir reeling under fear, Mehbooba on civilian killing in Pulwama

Srinagar, Dec 15: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday afternoon said no probe was enough to bring back the innocent civilians killed in security force action in Pulwama...

Tarigami pained over brutal civilian killings in Pulwama

Srinagar, December 15: While expressing pain and sorrow over the brutal killing of civilians by security forces at Kharpora Sirnoo village of Pulwama district, CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami...

Real Kashmir aim to continue good form against Gokulam Kerala

Kozhikode, Dec 14: Top division debutants Real Kashmir FC will aim to continue their superb form when they take on Gokulam Kerala FC in an I-League game at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Saturd...

Pulwama Encounter Update: 11 killed in J&K gunfight, clashes

Srinagar, Dec 15: Three militants and a soldier were killed on Saturday during a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, while seven civilians died in subsequent clashes in the area, polic...

Parts of Dal Lake freeze as Srinagar records coldest night at minus 4 2

Srinagar, Dec 15: The world famous Dal Lake was partially frozen on Saturday morning, after the minimum temperature recorded over three notches drop and settled at minus 4.2 degree, coldest night in...

'Another blood-soaked weekend in Kashmir, 6 protesters, a soldier killed': Omar

Srinagar, Dec 15: Describing the killing of six protestors in security force action and a soldier attaining martyrdom in the line of duty as another blood-soaked weekend in Kashmir, former Chief Min...

Train service suspended in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 15 : Train service was on Saturday suspended for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where an encounter ensued between militants and security forces during a Cordon and Search Opera...

Mughal road remains shut for 6th day, Kashmir highway through for one-way only

Srinagar, Dec 15: The historic Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region remained closed for the sixth day on Saturday due to accumulation of several fe...

10 killed in J&K gunfight, clashes

Srinagar, Dec 15: Three militants and a soldier were killed on Saturday during a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, while six other civilians died in subsequent clashes in the area, po...

Slain civilian in J&K clashes leaves behind Indonesian wife

Srinagar, Dec 15: One of the two civilians killed in clashes with the security forces on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, leaves behind an Indonesian wife and a three-month-old baby....

4 more civilians killed in Pulwama, civilian toll reaches 6

Pulwama : Four more civilian have been killed during clashes with security forces in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama taking the civilian death toll to six and overall death toll to 10 including 3 militan...

Cold wave intensifies in J&K

Srinagar, Dec 15: The cold wave has intensified in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday with the minimum temperatures dropping several notches below the freezing point, the weather office said. The mini...

Two militants reportedly killed, 2 SF jawan injured in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar, Dec 15: Two militants were reportedly killed and two security force personnel injured on Saturday in an encounter in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. Mobile internet service has been s...

5 killed in J&K gunfight, clashes

Srinagar, Dec 15: Three militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, while two civilians died in subsequent clashes in the area, ...

One killed, several injured in security force action in Pulwama

Srinagar, Dec 15: A youth was killed and several others were injured when security forces opened fire, burst teargas shells and resorted to lathicharge to disperse demonstrators who hit the streets i...

NH connecting Ladakh with Kashmir remains shut

Srinagar, Dec 15: The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh National Highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir, remained closed for the sixth day on Saturday due to accumulation of snow and slippery road con...

Bajrang Dal activists attempt to assault PDP MLC, over dozen arrested in Jammu

Jammu, Dec 14: Over a dozen Bajrang Dal activists on Friday were detained when they attempted to assault Peoples Democratic Party Member of Legislative Council Firdous Tak here. Mr Tak had come t...

SAC approves establishment of first ever Real Estate Regulatory Authority in JK

JAMMU, DECEMBER 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik has approved establishment of first ever Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) to prom...

SAC approves Jammu and Kashmir Transplantation of Human Organ (Amendment) Bill

JAMMU, DECEMBER 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik approved the‘Jammu and Kashmir Transplantation of Human Organ (Amendment) Bill, 201...

JK becomes first state to have explicit law banning ‘Sextortion’

JAMMU, DECEMBER 14: J&K has become first state in the country to have a law explicitly banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a pu...

SAC approves upgradation of 5 SDHs as District Hospitals

JAMMU, DECEMBER 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik has accorded sanction to the creation of 158 posts of various categories for the up-grad...

5 forest guards injured in timber smugglers' attack in Sopore

Srinagar, Dec 14: Five forest guards were injured when timber smugglers attacked them in the woods at Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Official sources on Friday said that following ...

Driver smuggling poppy straw in apples laden truck held in Ramban

Jammu, Dec 14: Police on Friday arrested a driver smuggling contraband of poppy straw in apple laden truck in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. “During routine checking of vehicles in view of ...

Normal life remains crippled in Sopore for 2nd day

Srinagar, Dec 14: Normal life remained crippled for the second successive day on Friday in the apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla against the killing of two militants in ...

Bugglers strike mosque damaged windows, people staged protest in Sopore

Srinagar, Dec 14: In a shocking incident a group of unknown persons most probably Bugglers on Thursday night strike a local mosque in North Kashmir's Sopore village and damaged windows and other thin...

DDC Kulgam reviews Republic Day arrangements

KULGAM, December, 14: District Development Commissioner, Dr Shamim Ahmad wani today convened a meeting with concerned officers to review the arrangements for celebration of Republic Day 2019. ...

Nepal bans Indian currency notes above Rs 100

New Delhi, Dec 14: The Nepal government has declared the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations illegal in the country. So, the government has decided to ban the...

Pak again violates ceasefire on LoC in Poonch, Army retaliates

Jammu, Dec 14 : Pakistani Army yet again violated the ceasefire on Friday by firing unprovoked on the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistani Army this morning fired un...

Make alternative land for setting up I’ntl Cricket Stadium: J&K HC to state

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday directed the state to provide alternative land for constructing international cricket stadium in Jammu. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Gi...

Ladakh remains cut off for 5th day due to closure of highway

Srinagar, Dec 14: The Ladakh region remained cut off from the Kashmir valley for the fifty day on Friday following closure of the 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh National Highway due to accumulation of seve...

Cold wave continues in J&K

Srinagar, Dec 14: Night temperatures dropped further on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir intensifying the cold wave sweeping the state. The minimum temperatures were likely to drop further during the n...

7 killed in J&K accident

Jammu Dec 14: In a tragic road accident seven passengers were killed on spot and wounded three others seriously after the vehicle in which they were traveling in met with an accident in outskirts of...

Teach lesson to BJP in coming elections: Harsh to youth

Jammu, Dec 13: Former Minister and Jammu and Kashmir Panthers Party Chairman Harsh Dev Singh on Thursday asked youth to teach lesson to the BJP in the next Assembly election. Aound 22 youth joined...

Man run over by train in Samba, dies

Jammu, Dec 13: A 53-year-old man on Thursday died when he was run over by train in Brahmana area of Samba district of Jammu region. "One Pritam,son of Milkhi Ram, resident of Sain Kalayana this af...

Statue of Goddess Sita should also come up along with Lord Ram in Ayodhya: Karan Singh

Lucknow, Dec 13 : Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Karan Singh has urged the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh to set up a statue of Goddess Sita also, along with Lord Ram, in ...

State President JDU meets Governor

Jammu, December 13: Sh. G.M. Shaheen, State Party President, Janata Dal United met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Shaheen discussed with Governor a range of issues rela...

Addl. DG CRPF meets Governor

Jammu, December 13: Sh. V.S.K. Kaumudi, Addl. DG CRPF, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Rajbhavan here today and briefed him about the current internal security scenario in the State. Governor...

Alertness of railway officials averts major train accident on Delhi-Howrah rail route

Kanpur, Dec 13 : The alertness of the railway officials averted a major train accident on Thursday in the rural area of Kanpur when the Anand Vihar Terminal Express was stopped one kilometre ahead of...

Upper reaches receive fresh snow, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 13: The upper reaches, including world famous tourist resort of Pahalgam, received fresh snowfall on Thursday while intermittent rain lashed plains in the Kashmir valley, where the merc...

APSCC blames ‘wrong policies of Mehbooba for disintegration of PDP’

Srinagar, Dec 13 : Blaming the ‘wrong policies’ of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti for ‘disintegration’ of her party, All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) accused h...

Clashes erupt in Sopore against killing of 2 militants

Srinagar, Dec 13: Security forces fired pellets and burst teargas shells to disperse demonstrators who took to the streets in the apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir after two militants were ki...

Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest at Bhawan

Jammu, Dec 13: A woman pilgrim on Thursday died of cardiac arrest at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan situated in Trikuta Hills of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir. The pilgrim identified as Bala ...

Kupwara residents appeal JK Bank for ATMs

Kupwara, Dec 13: Residents of several areas in Kupwara district have urged the JK Bank authorities to install ATMs in their respective areas. Residents from Upper-Dudwan, Bohipora, Jamia Qadeem he...

Normal life remains crippled due to strike in north Kashmir's Hajin town

Srinagar, Dec 13: Normal life remained crippled for the fifth successive day on Thursday in Hajin town and adjoining areas in north Kashmir district of Bandipora against the killing of two local mili...

Slain Hajin Militant Was A Haider Film Actor

Srinagar: One among three militants killed in Mujgund area of Srinagar on Sunday was a theatre artist and had even done a brief role in a Bollywood movie Haider. Saqib Bilal and Mudasir Parray, a ...

Dozens of far-flung, remote areas remain cut off in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 13: Dozens of far-flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), remained cut off for the fourth successive day from their respective districts and tehsil headq...

Specially-abled man go missing on LoC in Poonch

Jammu, Dec 13: A specially-abled man went missing on the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. "A matter was reported that one Mir Hussain,33, son of Wali Mohammad, resident of ...

First women police station in J-K's Leh inaugurated

Jammu: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh inaugurated the first women police station in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir , a police spokesman said. The police chief congratulated the women f...

Min temperatures drop below freezing point in Kashmir, Gulmarg coldest at minus 9.5 deg C

Srinagar, Dec 13: Higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Thursday while the plains witnessed intermittent rains as the minimum temperature settled below the freezing point at...

Pak violates ceasefire on LoC in Poonch

Jammu, Dec 13: In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistan fired unprovoked on the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistani Army this early morning at aroun...

About 3,000 vehicles stranded on Kashmir highway, Mughal road remains shut

Srinagar, Dec 13: About 3,000 vehicles, including those carrying passengers, remained stranded for the second day on Thursday on the National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the c...

Ladakh highway remains closed for 4th day due to fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Dec 13: The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, the only road linking Ladakh region with Kashmir, remained closed for the fourth day on Thursday due to fresh snowfall, a traffic poli...

Two militants reportedly killed in Sopore encounter

Baramulla, Dec 13: Two militants were reportedly killed on Thursday by security forces in an encounter which ensued during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in apple township of Sopore in this north...