Jammu and Kashmir

Mauritius PM arrives to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, R-Day parade in Mumbai

New Delhi, Jan 20: Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrived here on Sunday on a week-long visit India to attend the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas celebration at Varanasi and also attend the ...

Omar requests Nitish to protect burial ground of Medieval Kashmir ruler in Bihar

Srinagar, Jan 20 :Reacting to reports that burial ground of exiled Yusuf Shah Chak, who ruled Kashmir from 1579 to 1586, is under ‘threat’ from landgrabbers in Bihar, National Conference (NC) vice-pr...

Pak Rangers again violates ceasefire on IB, BSF retaliates

Jammu, Jan 20: In a yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Sunday fired unprovoked along International Border (IB) in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu region. ...

J&K imports genetically modified Trout fish seed from Denmark after 119 years

Srinagar, Jan 20 : First in India, Jammu and Kashmir have imported genetically modified Rainbow Trout Seed from Denmark after 119 years to boost annual production from 500 to 5000 tonnes over the nex...

Despite snow prediction, one-way traffic continues on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Jan 20 :Despite weather warning which could affect surface and air traffic, Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country...

Postgraduate student found dead in Gurugram institute

Gurugram, Jan 20 : A postgraduate student of Management Development Institute (MDI) was found dead on Saturday in the campus of the institute here under mysterious circumstances, police said. The ...

Weather slightly improves in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Jan 20: The weather slightly improved in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday with an increase in the minimum temperatures due to a nightlong cloud cover, the weather office said. "The minimum t...

Mysterious blast in Anantnag, one injured

Srinagar, Jan 19: A civilian was injured in a mysterious blast at KP Road Anantnag. Reports said that a mysterious blast reported near a school on KP road in Anantnag this afternoon. One civi...

Modi govt playing mischief with statistics: Yashwant Sinha

Kolkata, Jan 19: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday came down heavily on the Narendra Modi government saying that this was the first government after Independence which has been playin...

Sapphire smuggler arrested in JK's Ramban

Banihal (JK), Jan 19: An alleged sapphire smuggler has been arrested and 63 pieces of the precious gemstone were recovered from his possession here, police said Saturday. Mohammad Shafi Zargar, a...

Leh emerging favourite destination for foreign tourists, nearly 50k visited in 2018

Jammu, Jan 19: Jammu and Kashmir's Leh district has emerged as a favourite destination for foreign tourists as nearly 50,000 people from abroad visited the land of high passes last year, tourism offi...

J&K media needs all benefits given to NE states, JKPA

Srinagar, Jan 19: Jammu and Kashmir Press Association (JKPA) on Saturday demanded all benefits be given to it on the lines of North-Eastern states as it has suffered immensely due to insecurity scena...

Fight together to oust BJP, do not think of prime ministership: Abdullah

Kolkata, Jan 19: National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Saturday urged the opposition parties to fight the coming Lok Sabha elections together to oust the BJP, not worrying about issue of pri...

Searches underway in Srinagar's Lal Chowk

Srinagar, Jan 19: Security forces started a search operation on Saturday in Lal Chowk and adjacent areas to the Jammu and Kashmir capital here, police said. Although aerial drone were being used f...

Air traffic resumes at Srinagar airport

SRINAGAR: Air traffic at Srinagar International Airport was on Saturday resumed after remaining suspended due to fresh snowfall and poor visibility since morning, an official of airport said. No f...

Modi regime testing time for India's democracy: Ex-Arunachal CM Apang

Kolkata, Jan 19: Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Gegong Apang, who left the BJP after a four-year association earlier this week, said on Saturday the Narendra Modi regime has been a "testing ...

Students protest non-availability of teaching staff at winter tutorial centre in central Kashmir’s Kangan

Srinagar, Jan 19: Despite snowfall the students of Government run winter tutorial centre in Hariganiwan Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Saturday protested against the non-availab...

Mehbooba seeks separatist leader's release on humanitarian ground

Srinagar, Jan 19: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday seeking release of a separatist leader on humanitarian ground. "Hav...

JNU sedition case: Court questions Delhi Police for filing charge sheet without procuring requisite sanctions

New Delhi: A court here questioned the Delhi Police on Saturday for filing charge sheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2...

Police seeks help of general public to trace out the missing lady

Srinagar, Jan 19: Police seeks help of general public to trace out the missing lady namely Saleema Begum ( 35 Year old ) W/O Tariq Ahmad Sheikh R/O Behrampora Rafiabad. Tariq Ahmad Sheikh S/O Abd...

Road to Gurez, other villages near LoC closed, stranded vehicles cleared

Bandipora, Jan 19: The border town of Gurez and dozens of other villages, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) remained closed due to accumulation of several feet of snow in this north Kash...

Guterres expresses doubt in enabling India-Pakistan dialogue

United Nations, Jan 19: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed doubts about his efficacy in enabling talks between India and Pakistan but said he hoped that given their importance they wou...

Examination as per schedule, no cancellation: KU

Srinagar, Jan 19: Kashmir University has clarified that university has not postponed any examinations. Talking to TNN the Controller Examinations Kashmir University Farooq Ahmad Mir said, "Candida...

Despite snow Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic, Leh & other roads shut

Jammu, Jan 19: Despite fresh snowfall the national highway, the only all weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for one-way traffic while Srinagar-Leh and o...

Air traffic suspended at Srinagar airport due to snow, poor visibility

Srinagar, Jan 19: Air traffic at Srinagar International Airport was suspended due to fresh snowfall and poor visibility, an official said. No flight could operate since morning as the visibility w...

Kidnapped Girl Rescued By Police, 1 Arrested

JAMMU: A teenage girl, who was allegedly kidnapped by a man in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, was rescued , the police said. The father of the 17-year-old girl from Darhal village had alleg...

Free of cost complicated surgery of 8 yrs old child performs at district hospital Rajouri

A complicated surgical procedure was performed at district hospital here today by a team of doctors and paramedics comprising of Dr Shalinder Sharma Consultant Orthopaedic, Dr Bashir Khan Consultant...

Traffic Police, Jmu Rural is on move; 2,19,907 vehicles were challaned, Rs.4,10,05990 of fine realized in 2018-19.

Sahil Sharma. Traffic police Jammu Rural have started scores of initiatives to maintain a better relationship with common man for the last couple of years in many ways like launched many special d...

Intense cold wave conditions grips Kashmir ahead of another spell of snow

Srinagar, Jan 18 : Cold wave conditions have intensified in Kashmir with the maximum and minimum temperature plunging at most places of the valley, Met Department said on Friday. Meanwhile, weat...

5 killed, 5 missing as avalanche hits Ladakh's Khardung La area

Srinagar, Jan 18: Five persons were killed and five others were missing after their truck came under an avalanche in the Khardung La area of the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officia...

EC may announce Lok Sabha poll schedule in March first week: Sources

New Delhi, Jan 18: The dates for the Lok Sabha elections are likely to be announced in the first week of March, sources indicated on Friday. The term of the present Lok Sabha ends on June 3. T...

JeM claims responsibility of twin grenade attacks

Srinagar, Jan 17 : Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility of the grenade attacks in Srinagar and Shopian on Friday. A spokesperson of JeM Mohammad Hassan in a statement issued to TNN cl...

Jammu Police registers FIR against fake FB account operator

Jammu, Jan 18: A FIR has been registered against a fake facebook account operator for uploading objectionable pictures of a lady doctor here on Friday. "A written complaint stating that her 'objec...

HC grants bail to hawala dealer Aslam Wani

New Delhi, Jan 18: The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to alleged hawala dealer Muhammad Aslam Wani, who is accused of money-laundering. The court allowed bail plea of Wani asking him to f...

Doing business in India now easier, cheaper, faster, smarter: Modi

Gandhinagar, Jan 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that his government had made doing business in India easier, cheaper, faster and smarter with his term accounting for almost 45 per c...

Karnah road reopens; dozens of far-flung, remote areas remain cut off in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 18: Traffic on Kupwara road to Karnah, a border town in north Kashmir, was resumed after remaining closed for over a week due to heavy snowfall. However, dozens of far-flung and remo...

DDC inaugurates KVIB workshop on NSSH

PULWAMA, JANUARY 18: District Development Commissioner Ghulam Mohammad Dar today inaugurated one day workshop under National Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Hub(NSSH) and other related schemes organi...

#BigBreaking: Pakistan once again violates ceasefire at IB

Jammu, Jan 18: Pakistan once again violates ceasefire at Indo-Pak International Border in Hiranagar sector in Jammu region, where two days back a BSF assistant commandant attained martyrdom in Pak s...

Two grenade attacks by militants in Kashmir,4th in week

Srinagar, Jan 18: Militants carried out two grenade attacks on security forces within a span of few minutes in the Kashmir valley, including Lal Chowk, the never centre of the summer capital, Srinaga...

Leh avalanche: 4 bodies recovered

Srinagar, Jan 18: Four dead bodies were recovered from the debris of an avalanche that hit Leh district of Ladakh trapping 10 people on Friday, police said. "Rescue teams recovered the bodies fro...

Youth planning to join militancy arrested with grenade in Kupwara

Srinagar, Jan 18: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have arrested a youth who was intending to join the militant ranks in frontier district of Kupwara, a police spokesman said. Acting...

Security forces launch CASO in south Kashmir's Tral

Srinagar, Jan 18: Security forces on Friday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at Tral in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. Official sources told TNN that following specific information...

Fresh weather warning issued in J&K as strong WD hits region

Srinagar, Jan 18: The Meteorological department on Friday issued a fresh weather warning after a Western Disturbance (WD) hit the region which could result in isolated , scattered and fairly widespre...

Search operation on in J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar, Jan 18: Security forces on Friday started a search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district following information about militant presence, police said. Security forces have cord...

Rejecting rumours, Omar says father Farooq absolutely fine

Srinagar, Jan 18: Responding to rumours about the health of National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah, former chief minister Omar Abdullah said his father was absolutely fine. The NC v...

Tourist dies, 9 missing after avalanche hit Khardun La in Ladakh

Srinagar, Jan 18: A tourist was killed and nine others are missing after their vehicle was buried under a huge snow avalanche at Khardung La pass, the worlds highest motorable road in Ladakh region o...

Leh avalanche: 10 trapped under snow

Srinagar, Jan 18: Ten people were trapped under snow after an avalanche hit Leh district of Ladakh on Friday, police sources said. Those trapped were travelling in a truck in Khardung La Pass. "R...

J&K airports' audit report to get BCAS endorsement favouring CISF

New Delhi, Jan 18: The audit report of the highly sensitive Jammu, Srinagar and Leh airports is under final scrutiny of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) that will send its endorsement "ve...

In a first, IAF lands AN-32 plane at Pakyong airfield in Sikkim

New Delhi/Gangtok, Jan 17: For the first time ever, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has landed an AN-32 transport aircraft at Pakyong airfield in Sikkim, about 60 km away from Indo-China border. “An AN...

Kashmir Valley braces for heavy snowfall

Srinagar, Jan 18: The weather office on Friday said that heavy to very heavy snowfall will occur in the Kashmir Valley starting from Saturday. Sonam Lotus, Director of the regional MET Office, sai...

J&K airports' audit report to get BCAS endorsement favouring CISF

New Delhi, Jan 18 :The audit report of the highly sensitive Jammu, Srinagar and Leh airports is under final scrutiny of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) that will send its endorsement "ve...

Snow avalanche in Leh, rescue teams rushed

Srinagar, Jan 18 :A snow avalanche hit an area in Leh in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on early Friday morning, official sources said. They said a huge snow avalanche hit Garondnikla in Leh ear...

DIG SKR distributes items among specially abled persons

January 17: RPHQ Anantnag today distributed range of useful items to specially-abled persons of South Kashmir. Sponsored under Civic Action Programme it is an effort by the local police to help the n...

Kathua case: On anniversary, Mehbooba hopes accused are punished

Srinagar, Jan 17: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that during her tenure as chief minister she tried her best to e...

2018 remarkable year for army: Gen. Ranbir Singh

Jammu, Jan 17: Northern Command chief of the Indian Army Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh on Thursday described 2018 as a “remarkable year,” for the Indian army saying that more than 250 militants were kil...

PDD linemen, operators of snow clearance machines are unsung heroes of winter: Omar

Srinagar, Jan 17: Reacting to reports that a snowcat operator had a narrow escape during a snow clearance operation in Srinagar, National Conference (NC) vice president Omar Abdullah said the men who...

Security forces arrest HM militant in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 17: Security forces on Thursday arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant during an operation in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, official sources said. Acting on a tip off, securi...

New IS module: NIA searches 7 places in UP, Punjab; detains 4

New Delhi, Jan 17: The NIA on Thursday raided five places in Uttar Pradesh and two in Punjab in its probe into a new Islamic State (IS)-inspired module Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam and detained four men, o...

Three policemen injured in Srinagar grenade explosion

Srinagar, Jan 17: Three policemen were injured in a grenade explosion here on Thursday, authorities said. The incident took place near Zero Bridge in Rajbagh when militants hurled the grenade at a...

Air traffic resumes at Srinagar airport

Srinagar, Jan 17: Air traffic at Srinagar International airport resumed on Thursday after remaining suspended since yesterday due to poor visibility and snowfall. After the improvement in the weat...

Man found dead under mysterious circumstances in Doda

Jammu, Jan 17: A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances with injury marks on his face in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district. "A team from Police Post Kashtigarh late Wednesday night foun...

Kashmir highway through for one-way, Leh other roads remain shut

Srinagar, Jan 17: The National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for traffic and on Thursday, vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar, a traffic police off...

Fire breaks out in mobile repair shop in Doda

Jammu, Jan 17: A major fire broke out in a mobile repair shop in Thathri area of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir. "A fire broke out on Wednesday night in mobile repair shop of one Shameem Ahmed...

Air traffic remains suspended at Srinagar airport

Srinagar, Jan 17: Air traffic at Srinagar International airport remained suspended for the second day on Thursday due to poor visibility. Sky is covered with dark clouds due to which the visibili...

Special status "tampered" whenever NC is not in power: Omar

Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah said Wednesday Jammu and Kashmir's special status was "tampered" with whenever his party remained away from power ...

Div Com Kashmir Issues Fresh Avalanche Warning

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Wednesday issued fresh avalanche warning for nine avalanche prone districts of the division. The warning has been issued for the avala...

Severe cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Jan 17: A severe cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday despite an improve in weather conditions after snowfall the previous day, the weather office said. While the weath...

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC

Jammu, Jan 17: Indian and Pakistani troops traded gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday, defence sources said. Pakistan troopers used small ar...

DEO Kathua launches VAF, stresses on creating awareness about VVPAT

KATHUA, JANUARY 16: District Election Officer, Rohit Khajuria today launched Voter Awareness Forum (VAF) as part of its nationwide launch. Speaking on the occasion, DEO said that in run up to ensuin...

Capacity building cum training program for Sarpanchs in full swing at Reasi

REASI, JANUARY 16: The four day training cum capacity building program for Sarpanchs is going on in full swing at Reasi. The training started today under the supervision of Indu Kanwal Chib, Directo...

Governor reviews progress under Comprehensive Management Action Plan for Wular lake

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Governor Satya Pal Malik reviewed key achievements made on conservation and eco-restoration of Wular lake by the Wular Conservation & Management Authority (WUCMA) in a meeting held...

Delegation of Pahari Cultural and Welfare Forum meets Governor

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: A delegation of J&K Pahari Cultural and Welfare Forum led by its Chairman Sharafat Ali Khan and Raja Aijaz Ali, former IGP, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here tod...

Delegation from Kargil meets Governor

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: A delegation from Kargil led by Sh. Qamar Ali Akhoon, former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation requested Governor for grant of Di...

DEO Ramban launches Voter Awareness Forum

RAMBAN, JANUARY 16: District Election Officer, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, today launched Voter Awareness Forum at Ramban. The DEO also conducted a meeting of ERO, AEROs, and BLOs to review the progres...

DEO launches Voter Awareness Forum at Rajouri

RAJOURI, JANUARY 16: District Election Officer, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, today launched Voter Awareness Forum in the district. DEO, while speaking on the occasion said the aim of launching VAFs is to c...

DC inspects DH Ramban, reviews healthcare facilities

RAMBAN, JANUARY 16: Deputy Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, today visited District Hospital Ramban and reviewed healthcare facilities being extended to patients especially in the wake of inclement w...

Arrangements finalized for Republic Day celebration at Bhaderwah

BHADARWAH, JANUARY 16: Additional Deputy Commissioner Bhadarwah, Dr. Ravi Kumar Bharti, today convened a meeting to finalize the arrangements for celebration of upcoming Republic Day-2019. The meet...

DDC Doda inaugurates 4-day training programme for Sarpanchs

DODA, JANUARY 16: District Development Commissioner, Anshul Garg, inaugurated 4 day training programme for the newly elected Sarpanchs here today. Additional District Development Commissioner, Moham...

DGP Condoles the demise of Police officers, attends cremation of Rtd. DIG

Jammu, 16 January: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has condoled the demise of retired DIG Shri Romesh Koul, Inspector Narinder Singh Chib and spouse of Inspector Zahid Hussain Mir. DGP...

IPPI immunization campaign preparedness reviewed at Pulwama

PULWAMA, JANUARY 16: District Development Commissioner Ghulam Mohammad Dar today reviewed the preparedness of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) campaign in the district, here at...

DDC Kulgam launches VAF

KULGAM, JANUARY 16: For generating awareness among the employees regarding the value of vote and for highest participation in upcoming elections, the DDC Dr Shamim Ahmad Wani today launch...

DC Kupwara reviews implementation of Housing for All - Urban Scheme

KUPWARA, JANUARY 16: Deputy Commissioner Khalid Jahangir today reviewed progress on the implementation of Housing for All Urban (HFA-U) in the district here at a meeting of the concerne...

Voters’ awareness camp held at Budgam under SVEEP

BUDGAM, JANUARY 16: A daylong voter awareness program under Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) was held today here at New Conference Hall. Deputy Commissioner,...

Providing best health care priority of government: Div Com

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that providing best health care is the priority for government and Government Medical College (GMC) has been at th...

Kansal directs furnishing data of causal works by January 25

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring Department, Rohit Kansal today chaired the maiden meeting of the Committee constituted for determining the actual number of ...

IDTR mandated with capacity building, promotion of best practices for road safety: Samoon

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Principal Secretary Transport Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today said that Institute of Driving, Training and Research (IDTR) has been mandated with capacity building in the ...

Sericulture Deptt to adopt Jagti, Sheikhpora colonies for Mulberry plantation: Farooq Shah

JAMMU, JANUARY, 16: The Sericulture Development Department is adopting migrant colonies at Jagti in Jammu and Sheikhpora in Budgam district under Urban Mulberry Plantation Programme, which has alread...

Farooq Shah discusses action plan for rejuvenating water bodies

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Secretary PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today chaired a meeting with PHE, Law, Revenue, UEED and wildlife officials to discuss the action plan for rejuvenatin...

KVIB organises National Vendor Development prog

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: For proper implementation of National Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribe Hub (NSSH) scheme in the state, a one-day ‘National Vendor Development Programme’ (NVDP) was held here today u...

Advisor Sharma directs timely completion of Tawi Barrage, Border Bunkers

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today directed for timely completion of the prestigious Tawi Barrage project. The Advisor was speaking at a review meeting convened to disc...

Heartening to see regional forces coming together, Mehbooba on SP-BSP alliance

Srinagar, Jan 16: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday hailed the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, saying it was heartening to see region...

CPJ writes to J&K Governor seeking release of Kashmiri journalist

Jammu, Jan 16: The Committee for Protection of Journalists (CPJ) on Wednesday wrote to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik seeking release of a Kashmiri journalist who was arrested in August ...

Police recovers 74 bags of govt rice, One person arrested

January 16: Srinagar police recovered 74 bags of rice and two bags of flour which was meant for public distribution and was being illegally sold in black market. Acting on a complaint, police po...

Forces launch CASO in Bandipora

Srinagar, Jan 16: Security forces on Wednesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said here this afternoon. They said on a tip-...

Snow halts flights at Srinagar airport

Srinagar, Jan 16: Flight operations at the Srinagar international airport were halted on Wednesday following poor visibility and continued snowfall in the valley, an airport official said. "We wil...

2 drug peddlers held with 175 kg poppy in Jammu

Jammu, Jan 16: Two suspected drug peddlers were arrested in separate cases after a huge consignment of poppy straw, and charas were seized from their possession along the Jammu-Srinagar national high...

One killed, three injured in vehicles collision in Samba

Jammu, Jan 16: A driver was killed while three others injured in collision of vehicles in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. “A tanker driver died on the spot in the ac...

NC takes dig at Mehbooba for contradictory statement on forming Govt with BJP

Srinagar, Jan 16: The National Conference (NC) took a dig at former chief minister and president of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti for her contradictory statement on forming govern...

Don't take political mileage from Kanhaiya case: Sena to BJP

Mumbai, Jan 16: The Shiv Sena Wednesday said the BJP has no moral right to criticise student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been charged with sedition, after teaming up with the PDP in Jammu and Kash...

921 medicos get job orders

JAMMU: To augment health care facilities in the rural and far flung areas of the state, Health and Medical Education (H&ME) Department today issued appointment orders to 921 Medical Officers recruite...

Life returns to normal in Shopian after 3 days of strike

Srinagar, Jan 16: Life returned to normal on Wednesday after remaining crippled for the past three days in Shopian in south Kashmir, where two militants, including a top Al-Badr commander, were kille...

Reports claiming 9 arrested by SGO handed over to NIA incorrect: police

Srinagar, Jan 16: Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday strongly denied reports that nine people arrested by Special Operation Group (SOG) of state police, Srinagar, were handed over to National Inve...

Stranded passengers protest at Kupwara, demand helicopter service

Srinagar, Jan 16: Passengers stranded due closure of dozens of roads for the seventh day on Wednesday to far-flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) due to accumulation...

19-year-old Jammu boy dies of swine flu at SKIMS, toll reaches to12

Srinagar, Jan 16: A 19-year-old boy from Jammu died of swine flu at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, taking the death toll to 12 this season. A doctor at SKIMS told TNN ...

Friendly Indo-Pak relations in the interest of border residents: Ex J&K MLC

Jammu, Jan 16: Against the backdrop of increased ceasefire violation incidents along the Line of Control, former National Conference MLC Shahnaz Ganai on Tuesday batted for friendly Indo-Pak relatio...

India wants 'mazboot' not 'majboor' government: BJP Vice President

Jammu, Jan 16: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President, Avinash Rai Khanna, on Tuesday said the party would fight 2019 Lok Sabha elections on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's performance d...

Heavy snowfall to hit Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 16: The Met on Wednesday forecast heavy snowfall for at least five days starting Saturday that is likely to disrupt air and surface traffic to and from the Kashmir Valley. "A compara...

DGP rewards BSF constable for his quick response to militant attack

Jammu, January 15: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has rewarded Constable/GD Irshad Ahmad of 168-BN BSF for his alertness and quick reaction to militants' attack. Constable/GD Irsha...

ADDC flags off newly elected Sarpanchs for training

GANDERBAL, JANUARY 15: To impart training to the newly elected Sarpanchs of the district, Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today flagged off 39 newly elected Sarp...

Court to consider chargesheet in JNU sedition case on Jan 19

New Delhi, Jan 15: A court here on Tuesday set January 19 for considering a chargesheet filed against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leaders Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedi...

BSF officer killed in Pakistani firing

Jammu, Jan 15: An Assistant Commandant of the Border Security Force (BSF) was killed on Tuesday in Pakistani firing on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district. BSF sources...

Burglars steal CCTV equipment from bank in J&K

Jammu, Jan 15: Burglars stole CCTV surveillance equipment from a bank in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night at the J&K Bank's Man...

Mehbooba requests re-issuance of visa for PoK woman married to Kashmiri

Srinagar, Jan 15: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has requested External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to re-issue visa to a woman Maroofa Jan (a Pakistan-occupied Kashmir) re...

Tiger Division celebrates Army Day, pays homage at War Memorial

Jammu, Jan 15: Lt Gen JS Nain, General Officer Commanding, Rising Star Corps accompanied by Maj Gen Sharad Kapur, GOC Tiger Division, on Tuesday paid tributes to martyrs at Tiger War Memorial in Jam...

JCO dies of cardiac arrest along LoC in Poonch

Jammu, Jan 15: A Junior Commissioned Officer on Tuesday died of cardiac arrest along Line of Control in Mankote sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. Police sources said that Naib Subeda...

Army chief warns Pakistan for supporting terrorists

New Delhi, Jan 15: In an obvious attack on Pakistan, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said "our western neighbour" was ceaselessly supporting terrorists and warned that his troops won...

Pak violates ceasefire on LoC, IB; BSF jawan injured

Jammu, Jan 15: Pakistani troops yet again violated the ceasefire agreement on Tuesday and fired unprovoked on the Line of Control and International Border across Jammu region. Meanwhile, one BSF ...

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC

Jammu, Jan 15: The Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a Defence Ministry spokesman said. "At 10 a.m., th...

LMVs to ply from morning, HMV in afternoon on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Jan 15: The national highway, the only all weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country was through for one-way traffic while the Srinagar-Leh and historic Mughal roa...

Kashmiris being used to score political points by national parties: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Jan 15: Questioning the timing of filing charge-sheet in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) case, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said Kashmiris are being used to sco...

Villages near LoC remain shut for day 6

Srinagar, Jan 15: Though snow clearance operations have already been started but there are very less chances for early reopening of most of the roads due to accumulation of several feet of snow which...

Life remains affected in Shopian for day 3

Srinagar, Jan 15: Life remained affected for the third day on Tuesday in Shopian in south Kashmir, where two militants, including a top Al-Badr commander, were killed in an encounter with security fo...

SALUTE! Army Major, killed in Pak attack, had married fiancé despite her suffering paralysis attack

Pune, Jan 15: Major Shashi Dharan V Nair, who got martyred in an IED explosion in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir last week, was bid an emotional adieu on Sunday at Khadakwasla area on the outs...

Cold wave hits Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Jan 15:An intense cold wave hit the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, bringing down temperatures several notches below the freezing point An official of the MET Department said the weather woul...

PDP set to register massive victory in coming elections: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that the party will register a remarkable victory during the forthcoming polls in the state ...

#PUBG Fever Rises In Kashmir, Parents Appeal Governor To Ban

Srinagar, Jan 15: The 2018 award winning mobile game PUBG (Player Unknowns Battle Ground),has taken over the online gaming scene by storm over the past few months, with its popularity in Jammu and Ka...

Governor dedicates a Musical fountain and an open Air Gymnasium at Rajinder Park

Jammu, January 14: Governor Satya Pal Malik dedicated a Musical fountain and Open Air Gymnasium to the people of Jammu in presence of the Chairman JK Bank Sh. Parvez Ahmed at the historic Rajinder Pa...

Secretary Tourism meets Governor

Jammu, January 14: Sh. Rigzin Sampheal, Secretary Tourism, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Sampheal informed Governor about the to-date status of ongoing tourism inf...

Kanhaiya Kumar questions timing of chargesheet, says it's politically motivated

New Delhi, Jan 14: Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday questioned the timing of Delhi Police filing a chargesheet against him and others in a...

JK guv advises militants to shun path of violence, assures support for their rehabilitation

Jammu, Jan 14:Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Monday advised militants to shun the path of violence, assuring that his administration is ready to do whatever it can for their rehabilitatio...

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

Srinagar, Jan 14: Dozens of far-flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), remained cut off from their respective districts and tehsil headquarters in north Kashmir from ...

Normal life crippled in some parts of central Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 14: Normal life was on Monday crippled in some parts of central Kashmir to protest against security force action in Shopian on Sunday which led to injuries to several youths, including ...

India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

JAMMU: India and Pakistan armies on Sunday traded fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The indiscriminate firing and shelling ...

Stopping crowd from attending militant’s funeral is disturbing: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Jan 14: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said that stopping the crowd to participate in the funeral prayer of a local militant was disturbing. Mufti was commenti...

Road clearance going on in Rajouri, Poonch

Jammu, Jan 14: The snow clearance from the roads on Sunday, following Saturday's snowfall, was going at large scale across Rajouri and Poonch even as the authorities managed to restore the traffic on...

Vaishno Devi traditional cave to open from Jan 15

Jammu, Jan 14: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) has decided to open the traditional cave of the shrine from January 15 for the pilgrims. Official sources said that old cave of Mata Vai...

SC gives Centre six weeks to reply to notice on PIL against 'snooping'

New Delhi, Jan 14: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the notification authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any computer system...

Hizb militant arrested during naka checking in north Kashmir’s Bandipora: Police

Srinagar, Jan 14: A joint team of Security forces including Jammu and Kashmir Police and Army’s 13 RR on Monday claimed to have arrested a militant during naka checking in northern Kashmir’s Bandipor...

PM Modi’s Jammu visit scheduled on Feb 3

Jammu, Jan 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Jammu on February 3 to lay the foundation stone for multiple projects. Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadk...

Life remains affected in parts of south Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 14: Normal life remained affected for the second day on Monday in twin south Kashmir districts of Kulgam and Shopian against the killing of two militants, including a top Al-Badr comman...

Six injured in collision b/w ambulance & car in Baramulla

Baramulla, Jan 14: Six people were injured, one of them critically, when an ambulance and a private car collided on the highway in this north Kashmir district on Sunday, official sources said here o...

Rajouri Police releases 2018 achievements, says 4 terrorists killed,two others arrested with 4 OGWs

Jammu, Jan 14: Jammu and Kashmir Police foiled number of militancy related incidents in close coordination with army and other sister agencies while stern action was taken against people involved in ...

Is Sitharaman giving Pakistan clean chit on Uri, Pathankot attacks, asks Chidambaram

New Delhi, Jan 14: Attacking Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for claiming that no major terror attack took place since the BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014, senior Congress leader P. Chida...

Bright sunny morning in J&K

Srinagar, Jan 14: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a bright, sunny Monday morning after days of inclement weather in the state, the weather office said. Sanam Lotus, Director of the regional MET Depart...

One way traffic resumes on Kashmir highway, Leh & Mughal roads remain closed

Srinagar, Jan 14 : One-way traffic on Monday resumed on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway after all stranded vehicles were allowed to move towards their respective destinations on Sunda...

Train services resume in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 14 :Train services on Monday resumed after remaining suspended on Sunday for security reasons in south Kashmir, where a top Al-Badr commander was among two militants killed in an encoun...

Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for PoK

Srinagar, Jan 14: 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 another side of the Line ...