Jammu and Kashmir

NPS training for DDOs held at Budgam

BUDGAM, NOVEMBER 14: - The two-day training programme for Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) of District Budgam concluded today at New Conference Hall of DC Budgam. The training programme was ...

Advisor Kumar visit SDH Dooru, ReA Hospital in Anantnag

ANANTNAG, NOVEMBER 14: The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited newly constructed building of Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Dooru. The Director Health Services, Kashmir and CMO, Anantna...

65th All India Cooperative Week-2018 celebrations held at Anantnag

ANANTNAG, NOVEMBER 14: Cooperative department today kick-started 65th All India Cooperative Week – 2018 celebrations here at Maraz Hotel, Anantnag. The programme was attended by members of 55 Coop...

Not informed about son’s sacrifice for hours, came to know from social media: Martyr Varun Katal’s family alleges

Jammu, Nov 14: Advocating befitting and effective reply to Pakistan in view of rising incidents of sniping along the Line of Control, the family of martyred jawan Rifleman Varun Katal alleged that th...

Fiddling with J&K’s special status impermissible, unacceptable: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Nov 14: Reiterating that any attempt taken through legal or administrative route to fiddle with Jammu and Kashmir’s special status will be unacceptable to the people of the state, former ch...

Affected fruit growers left in the lurch, alleges PDP

Srinagar, Nov 14: Alleging that the administration was doing mere photo-shoots, senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mansoor Hussain Sohrawardhy said the affected fruit growers in the Kashmir...

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

Srinagar, Nov 14 : Dozens of roads, connecting far-flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) remained closed for the second day on Wednesday due to fresh snowfall. The...

MLA Marh meets Governor

Jammu, November 14: Sh. Sukhnandan Choudhary, MLA Marh and a former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Choudhary apprised Governor about the developmental sce...

Chairman J&K Peace Foundation meets Governor

Jammu, November 14: Sh. Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, Chairman Jammu & Kashmir Peace Foundation (J&KPF), met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Bhat apprised Governor about the activit...

PHE Daily Wagers meet Governor

Jammu, November 14: A delegation of PHE Daily Wagers led by its President Sh. Tanveer Hussain met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation requested Governor to expedi...

No classes in CUK Nowgam campuses till Friday to prevent protests

Srinagar, Nov 14: To prevent protests on Wednesday class work remained suspended in Central University Kashmir (CUK) Nowgam, where students are demanding release of their two varsity mates arrested ...

SFs resume search operation in Kupwara woods

Srinagar, Nov 14: Security forces resumed search operation on Wednesday in the woods in the Keran sector of frontier district of Kupwara, where two infiltrators were killed immediately after they sn...

DDC Udhampur convenes press conference on Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana

Jammu, Nov 14: Deputy Comissioner udhampur Ravinder kumar today hold press conference in his office chamber udhampur while addressing to Media Persons Ravinder Kumar said that 28700 in Rural...

Drug peddler among five detained in Rajouri

Jammu, Nov 14: Five persons, including a suspected drug peddler, have been taken into preventive custody in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Wednesday. Payar Hussain, a resident...

Four persons snatch SUV in Pathankot, security tightened

Pathankot: Four persons, travelling in a hired SUV from Jammu, snatched the vehicle from its driver at gunpoint near Madhopur area here, police said Wednesday. The incident took place Tuesday nigh...

A House gutted into massive Fire

Srinagar, Nov 14: A residential house was gutted in an overnight fire in Manwan Awoora in north Kashmir's Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that fire engulfed the house belonging...

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Srinagar: Fresh snow and rain occurred in the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, as the Met forecast scattered rain and snow to continue till Thursday. There would be some improvement in...

Truck met with an accident near Srinagar-Jammu highway

Jammu, Nov 14: A passenger vehicle on Wednesday met an accident on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pampore area of Pulwama district leading injuries to the driver of the vehicle. Witnesses said that a...

MLA Nagrota meets Governor

Jammu, November 13: Sh. Devender Singh Rana, MLA Nagrota met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Rana presented to Governor a copy of the “Project Proposal- Conser...

Transparent Recruitment Process of non-gazetted posts of Fire & Emergency Service at Jammu

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 13: The Transparent Recruitment Process (TRP) of non-gazetted posts of Fire & Emergency Services for Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts which began yesterday under the chairmanship of...

Army guns down intruder along LoC in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 13: One intruder was killed by the Army along the Line of Control,LOC in Khour area in Jammu district on Tuesday. "A movement was noticed during wee hours on near Nathu Kulian and fire...

CUK suspend classes till Friday to prevent protests

Srinagar, Nov 13: The Central University Kashmir (CUK) has on Tuesday announced suspension of classes in the Nowgam campus as a precautionary measure to prevent protests by students who are demanding...

PDP urges Governor to revive Winter Tuition in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 13: Calling upon the Governor administration to fully revive the winter tuition introduced in the year 2015, senior PDP leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar said the initiative take...

Terrorists behind Kishtwar killings will be neutralised soon: Ram Madhav

Jammu, Nov 13: BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday said terrorists behind the killings of a senior party leader and his brother in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district would be neutralised s...

Regulate prices of textbooks, uniforms in schools: Targami

Srinagar, Nov 13: Welcoming the government decision to regulate the prices of textbooks and uniforms in private schools, Communist Party of India (M) senior leader Mohammad Yousuf Targami said it n...

J&K HC DB seeks fresh status report on alarming traffic situation in Jammu city

Jammu, Nov 13 : Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed the state to file a status report on prevailing traffic scenario in Jammu city. In a PIL filed by Citizen Forum, the Division Bench...

Family damage hospital property as child dies in Jammu Hospital

Jammu, Nov 13: In a fit of anger expressed against doctors, a family on Tuesday damaged the window panes of a hospital after their child admitted in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) ward of S...

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 13: The upper reaches, including border town of Gurez, received fresh snowfall while rain lashed plains, resulting in further dip in the day temperature in Kashmir valley, where wet wea...

400-yr-old tradition ‘Khoja-e-Digar’ prayers today

Srinagar: The 400-year-old practice of congregational Asr prayers, The Khoj-e-Digar, at the shrine of Khanqah-i-Naqshbandiya will be offered today. The prayers in which thousands of people partici...

Anti-PDD protesters block Tral-Dadsara road in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 13: Hundreds of residents of Tral town Tuesday morning hit roads and staged massive protest demonstration against Power Development Department for failing to provide the electricity as ...

Border roads closed in Kupwara following fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Nov 13: The roads leading to border areas Machail and Keran on Tuesday were closed following fresh snowfall in higher reaches of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “The decision was take...

Advisor Ganai chairs 79thSRTC Board of Directors meeting

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 12: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, chaired the 79th meeting of Board of Directors of J&K State Road Corporation (JKSRTC) here today. Principal Secretary Transport D...

Advisor Kumar visit SMGS Hospital, takes appraisal of healthcare facilities

JAMMU: With a view to take appraisal of healthcare facilities available for the patients, Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar today paid an extensive visit to SMGS Hospital along with the senior o...

BSF, Pak Rangers hold Sector Commander Level meet, discuss border issues

Jammu: The BSF and Pakistani Rangers on Monday discussed border issues at a Sector Commander Level Talks along International Border in Suchetgarh area here. “On arrangements of Pakistan Rangers, ...

Zone-wise plans to prevent service interruptions during snow: DC Srinagar

Srinagar: The Srinagar administration is preparing zone and location-wise action and management plans to prevent interruption to services during inclement weather situations in the district. This...

Army reaches out to soldiers of 6 states, holds 2-day conclave

Mamun Cantt (Pathankot): The Army has reached out to the disabled soldiers of six northern states under northern and western commands by holding a two-day special conclave, Army officials. The two...

Cong criticises Modi govt over Pak firing

Jammu: The Congress' Jammu and Kashmir unit criticised the Narendra Modi government over firing by Pakistani troops and demanded more effective and meaningful steps to check such incidents. Two ...

Ghulam Nabi Azad condoles death of Ananth Kumar

New Delhi, Nov 12: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday expressed his condolence on the sad and untimely demise of Anath Kumar, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Par...

Life returns to normal in Tral after two days' strike

Srinagar, Nov 12: Life returned to normal on Monday in Tral in south Kashmir district of Pulwama after two days strike against the killing of a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant in an encounter with se...

CUK students boycott classes demanding release of two arrested colleagues

Srinagar, Nov 12: Students of the Central University Kashmir (CUK) Nowgam campus on Monday again staged a dharna in Srinagar demanding release of their two varsity mates arrested by security forces ...

One-way traffic on Kashmir highway, Mughal road closed

Srinagar: Keeping in view the overall condition of the road, the Srinagar Jammu highway continues to remain open for one way traffic on Monday. The spokesman said that the movement of light motor...

Geelani hospitalised after chest pain complaint

Kashmir, Nov 12: A senior resistance leader and Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Monday was shifted to Srinagar hospital for a medical check-up after he complained of chest pain. Reports...

Kashmiri Sikh community staged protest demands revocation of SRO-425

Srinagar, Nov 12: Kashmiri Sikh Community Monday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding revocation of SRO-425 in Jammu and Kashmir. The Sikhs from various district of Kashmir valley...

Udhampur Police arrested interstate gang of fraudusters involved in thefts

Jammu, Nov 12: Udhampur Police today arrested an interstate gang of fraudsters involved in defrauding the innocent public of Udhampur and its surrounding areas on the pretext of being a “Tantrik” who...

Army soldier martyred in J&K to be cremated in Maharashtra

Nashik, Nov 12: The mortal remains of Naik Keshav Somgir Gosavi, who was killed by a Pakistani sniper in Jammu and Kashmir, are expected to arrive at his native place in Maharashtra's Nashik district...

CASO launched in twin villages of Bandipora

Srinagar, Nov 12: Forces on Monday morning launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in twin villages of Bandipora district in north Kashmir. Reports said that a joint team of army’s 14 RR an...

Three inmates injured inside Baramulla lockup scuffle: JK police

Srinagar, Nov 12: Three youths who were arrested allegedly on charges of stone pelting suffered injuries inside a police lockup in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district after they had a scuffle with eac...

Mughal road closed as high altitude areas experience fresh snowfall

Jammu, Nov 12: As the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir experienced fresh snowfall, the Mughal road, connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with south Kashmir's Shopian...

Drug peddler arrested with 3 kg charas in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 12: An alleged drug peddler was arrested here and three kilograms of charas was recovered from him, police said Monday. Amjad Hussain, a resident of Kishtwar, tried to flee upon seeing...

Molvi booked for sexually harassing minor

Jammu, Nov 12: Following the complaint lodged by one Rohingya for sexually harassing her minor daughter by a molvi at Trikuata Nagar police station, police registered a case and started manhunt to n...

I-League: Real Kashmir FC lose 0-2 to Neroca FC

Srinagar: After creating a history by qualifying I-League, and defeating defending champions in their opening match in Punjab, finally lost with the Manipur’s Neroca FC with a 2-0 win on Sunday. D...

Testimony of doctor vital evidence to punish guilty: J&K Chief Justice

Jammu: Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal on Sunday asserted that the testimony of doctor is vital evidence in a domestic or sexual violence case, to punish the guilt...

BJYM launches 'Yuva Jodo Abhiyan' in J&K

Jammu: The youth faction of Bharatiya Janta Party, BJYM organised 'Yuva Jodo Abhiyan' here at party headquarters. Led by its State President Vikas Choudhary, the programme was launched in the pres...

Always stood for democracy against all odds: J&K Congress

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of Congress said the party always stood for democracy against all odds. Chairing a meeting of senior leadership of the Congress, JKPCC Chief GA Mir took stock of...

Kashmiri Pandits protest in Jammu against murder of man

Jammu: A group of Kashmiri migrant pandits staged a sit-in here demanding strict action against those who murdered a community member on the eve of his daughter's marriage, officials said. Dilip ...

Panchayat ghar set ablaze by some miscreants in J-K

Srinagar: A panchayat ghar was set ablaze allegedly by some unidentified miscreants in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir Sunday night, police said. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot to do...

Militant killed in brief encounter in north Kashmir’s Handwara

Srinagar, Nov 11: A militant was killed in a brief exchange of fire which ensued after ultras attacked a security force checkpoint at Handwara in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara on Sunday. A ...

Attempt to loot ATM foiled in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 11: Police have foiled an attempt to loot Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) in Sainik Colony area here. "A group of burglars late on Saturday night tried to take out cash from the ATM in Sainik Colony area but on seeing a police team, which was on patrolling, they fled from the spot,"SP Vinay Kumar, Special Operation Group (SOG) here said. He said that the burglars left the bag they...

Night temp improves; day chill intensifies ahead of snow and rain prediction in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 11: The night temperature witnessed improvement as the mercury surged and settled several degrees above normal in majority of the places in Kashmir valley, where rain and snow is predic...

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in north Kashmir’s Sopore, 9th such incident in 3 months

Srinagar, Nov 11: A panchayat ghar was set ablaze in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, taking the told number of such government buildings damaged in less than three months in the valley to nine. ...

Normal life remains crippled for 2nd day in south Kashmir’s Tral

Srinagar, Nov 11: Normal life remained crippled for the second successive day on Sunday at Tral in south Kashmir district of Pulwama against the killing of a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant in an enc...

Writer from Jammu selected for national award

Jammu, Nov 11: Renowned Dogri and Hindi writer, broadcaster, ace translator and Sahitya Akademi Awardee, J P Saraf famous as Chhatrapal has been selected for the National Award for the Empowerment of...

GoC 26 Inf Division meets Governor

Jammu, November 10: Maj. Gen. Sharad Kapoor, GoC, 26 Infantry Division, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the security situation in the area of his resp...

VC JU meets Governor

Jammu, November 10: Prof. Manoj K. Dhar, Vice Chancellor Jammu University, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today. This was his first meeting with Go...

NPP delegation meets Governor

Jammu, November 10: A delegation of National Panthers Party led by Prof. Bhim Singh, Patron, National Panthers Party, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation comp...

Harassment of traders is intolerable: KTMF threatens reciprocation

Srinagar, Nov 10: Expressing serious concern over the alleged harassment of traders by Sales Tax department (Comercial Tax Department) the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) Presiden...

Kolkata resident booked for cheating Srinagar firm

Srinagar, Nov 10: The Crime Branch Kashmir (CBK) has registered a case against a Kolkata resident for cheating a Srinagar based consultancy, a CBK spokesman said on Saturday. He said a complaint w...

CUK students block Srinagar-bypass road over detention of 2 students

Srinagar, Nov 10: Students of the Central University of Kashmir on Saturday blocked the Nowgam Bypass road against the detention of two students of the varsity by security forces. Reports said th...

Army soldier killed in Pakistan sniper fire in J&K's Rajouri

Jammu, Nov 10: An Army soldier was killed Saturday in sniper fire by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. This was t...

Mughal road opens for one-way, Poonch-Shopian, traffic after eight days closure

Jammu, Nov 10: Mughal road, connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with south Kashmir's Shopian, was opened for one-way traffic on Saturday after remaining closed for eig...

CRPF officer dies of cardiac arrest in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 10: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer died due to cardiac arrest on Saturday in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, official sources said. Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI)...

Sisters celebrate bond of relationship on 'Bhai Dooj' in Jammu's Kot Bhalwal Central Jail

Jammu, Nov 10: It was festivity like atmosphere within closed walls of Central Jail Kot Bhalwal here on city outskirts. Earlier the inmates of Kot Bhalwal Central Jail remained occupied in making ...

Tral shuts against killing of JeM militant

Srinagar, Nov 10: A complete shutdown was observed on Saturday in Tral town and adjoining areas in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, where a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant was killed by security for...

Two HM militants killed in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar, Nov 10: Two militants were killed by security forces in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Saturday, official sources said. The sources said an encounter took place between militants a...

Relief announced for damaged orchards quite inadequate: CPI-M

Srinagar, Nov 10: Terming the announced scale of relief under “state-specific special natural calamity” for orchards damaged due to recent heavy snowfall as quite inadequate, CPI (M) on Saturday dema...

BJP announces its candidates for Mayor, Deputy Mayor posts in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 10: The state unit of BJP on Saturday announced its candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Jammu Municipal Corporation elections. "After a threadbare discussion with party...

29147 complaints forwarded to concerned quarters for redressal: J&K Governor's grievance cell

Jammu: As many as 29147 grievances were forwarded to the concerned quarters for early redressal, said the Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s grievance cell in a statement issued here on Friday. Official...

Nearly 28 lakh children administered Measles- Rubella vaccination till date across J&K

Jammu: Under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, a divisional level review meeting regarding Measles- Rubella Vaccination Campaign was held for Jammu ...

IB JS reviews functioning of Doordarshan, AIR in J&K

Jammu: Joint Secretary Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Anju Nigam on Friday reviewed the functioning of Doordarshan and All India Radio at a meeting convened at Media Complex here. ...

KVFG demand crop insurance,exemption of KCC loans in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers (KVFG) demanded implementation of long pending demand of introduction of Horticulture Crop Insurance Scheme, exemption of Kisan Credit Card (KCC) loans and...

J&K Govt declares Nov 3-4 snowfall as Special Natural Calamity

Jammu: The State Executive Committee of the State Disaster Response Fund headed by Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam on Friday took stock of the extensive damages caused due to untimely and intense ...

Drug peddlers, rape accused arrested in Reasi

Jammu: Police arrested three drug peddlers and a rape accused in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. Three drug peddlers were arrested this afternoon in two different cases in a special drive, s...

BREAKING NEWS | Militant killed, policeman wounded in ongoing Tral gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 9: A militant was killed and a policeman wounded in an ongoing gunfight in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday. A police source said that a militant was killed in...

JKLF chief Yasin Malik calls for boycott of Panchayat polls

Jammu. Nov 9: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chief Yasin Malik on Friday reiterated his call for boycott of upcoming Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a gathering at ...

Anil Parihar killing case: Police detains some suspects

Jammu, Nov 9: Police have detained some persons in connection with the killing of senior BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district. While tensio...

3 arrested for murdering man on eve of daughter's wedding

Jammu, Nov 9: Three persons were arrested for murdering a 59-year-old man here, a day before the marriage of his daughter, police said Friday. Dilip Langar was stabbed to death by Shamsher Lal ali...

BSF jawan injured in Pak firing along LoC

Jammu, Nov 9: Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Friday, injuring a BSF jawan, officials said. Pakistani personnel ...

Heroin worth Rs 250 crore seized from Delhi-bound truck

Srinagar: Heroin worth Rs. 250 crore, being smuggled to Delhi inside apple cartons in a truck from north Kashmir’s Kupwara, was seized by the Narcotics Control Bureau on Thursday, news agency TNN has...

Internet service suspended in Awantipora after forces launch CASO in Tral

Srinagar, Nov 9: Authorities on Friday snapped the Internet service in police district Awantipora following the cordon and search operation in Darganie Gund area of south Kashmir’s Tral town in Pulwa...

Water scarcity, bad condition of roads triggers protest in Bandipora

Srinagar, NOV 9: The residents of Sumlar and Gugarpati villages of Badndipora district on Friday held a protest demonstration against the R&B department of the district for ignoring the dilapidated c...

SPO killed, 2 injured as vehicle falls into gorge

Bhadarwah/Jammu, Nov 9: A special police officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed while 2 brothers were seriously injured when a load carrier they were travelling in skidded off the road ...

Army jawan who sustained mysterious bullet injury succumbs in Rajouri

Jammu, Nov 9: An Army jawan who suffered mysterious bullet injury, succumbed during the treatment in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. "Army soldier hit by a bullet inside an army camp in Raj...

Omar suggests non-official dialogue on lines of Moscow Format talks with all stakeholders in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 9: Reacting to New Delhi’s participation at ‘non-official level’ in Moscow Format talks on Afghanistan in which Taliban is also a delegation, National Conference (NC) Vice President Oma...

Temperatures improve in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 9 Ahead of the fresh spell of rain and snow forecast next week, minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir improved on Friday. Srinagar and Jammu recorded 1.0 and 12.5 degrees Ce...

One-way traffic restored on Leh-Srinagar highway

Srinagar, Nov 9 Eight days after the Leh-Srinagar highway was closed following heavy snowfall in the Zojila Pass area, one-way traffic towards Srinagar was opened on Friday, official said. The str...

Student killed in Baramulla road accident

Baramulla, Nov 9: A senior secondary student was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a bus near general bus stand here on Thursday evening, official sources said here today. They said a motorcycli...

Leh, Mughal roads reopen after remaining closed for 8 days due to snow

Srinagar, Nov 9: Traffic was on Friday resumed on 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway and historic 86-km-long Mughal road after remaining suspended for eight days due to accumulation of snow an...