Jammu and Kashmir

Moulvi Amin arrested in Pulwama

Srinagar, Mar 19: Moulvi Mohammad Amin was arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said this morning. They said police assisted by security for...

IUST postpone all semester examination on Tuesday

Srinagar, Mar 19: The Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, has postponed all scheduled semester examination on Tuesday, officials here...

J&K politicians indulge in 'freestyle wresting' (

Srinagar: Political temperatures have steadily risen in Jammu and Kashmir and rival parties are now engaged in a no-holds-barred battle to score brownie points against one another to win the upcomin...

Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, March 19: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said on Tuesday. "The Pakistani troop...

Over 1.77 Lakh specially-abled deprived of voting rights in J&K

JAMMU: Forget about taking measures to make the road to polling booths accessible for the specially-abled, if reports are to be believed, around 1.77 lakh specially-abled in the state won't even get to excercise their franchise in the upcoming general elections, despite the tall claims of the government to ensure maximum participation. The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, ...

Police solves theft case in Budgam, 3 arrested, stolen property recovered

March 18: Budgam police solved a theft case and recovered the stolen property in Magam area of the district. During the intervening night of 19/20-01-2019, burglars broke open the lock of one shop...

Advisor Sharma expresses grief over demise of Manohar Parrikar

JAMMU, MARCH 18: Advisor Governor KK Sharma has expressed grief over demise of Shri Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa, who passed away yesterday after a prolonged illness. While recalling ...

JKP Ramban organises Career Counselling cum Anti Drugs programme

RAMBAN, Mar 18: Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) Ramban organised a career counselling and anti-drugs programme at Government Higher Secondary School,Gool.The programme was attended by Principal,staff ...

1 jawan killed, 4 injured as Pak violates ceasefire for 2nd day, shells LoC in Rajouri

Jammu, Mar 18: An Army jawan was killed and four others were injured when the Pakistan army violated ceasefire for a second day Monday, resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in ...

DC Ganderbal reviews action plan for NDD

GANDERBAL, MARCH 18: Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali Khan today convened a meeting of District Health Department to review the action plan and preparations for National Deworming Day to be...

Snow clearance begins on Mughal Road

Srinagar, March 18: A major operation to clear the snowbound 84-km Mughal Road has been initiated in south Kashmir’s Shopian district and is likely to continue over the next 20 days, following which ...

CASO in Pulwama called off, several injured in clashes

Srinagar, Mar 18: Security forces called off Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) launched on Monday morning in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, where clashes erupted and internet mobile service wa...

Despite improvement in weather, only one-way traffic continues on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Mar 18: Despite major improvement in the weather conditions, only one-way traffic continued on Srinagar-Jammu national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, due ...

Officers backing early Assembly polls harassed: Omar

Srinagar, March 18: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah alleged on Monday that officers of Jammu and Kashmir favouring early Assembly elections were being harassed by a lobby of senior officers who o...

Senior APHC Leader accuses Shah Faesal of copying his party name

Srinagar, Mar 18: The Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) has strongly objected to the launching of a new political outfit under the identical name and style by the former bureaucrat Shah Fais...

Parents seek help as Teenage boy goes MISSING from Sopore

Srinagar: A teenage boy from Hathlangoo village of north Kashmir’s Sopore town has gone missing after he left his home to attend tuition. Danish Bashir Khan,13, son of Bashir Ahmad Khan left home ...

Masood Azhar travelled to UK, to collect funds for Kashmiri militants: Report

Srinagar: Terror mastermind Masood Azhar had undertaken a month-long sojourn to England to collect funds for militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir and received Rs 15 lakh (Pakistani currency), th...

Dachigam forest blaze brought under control

Srinagar, Mar 18: Fire in the Dachigam forest in the outskirts of Srinagar was brought under control in the wee hours of Monday after nearly ten hours of struggle, Fire and Emergency department offic...

Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri

Jammu, March 18: An Indian soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, defence sources said. He was killed during a ceasef...

Ex.Cabinet Minister Sham Lal Sharma releases kailakh Sandesh Panchang calendar

JAMMU: Shri kailakh jyotish Avim Vedic Sansthan trust organized a program at Purkhoo, Domana program will be started with the tribute given to the soldiers who lost their lives for the country. On...

SF launch CASO in Pulwama, clashes erupt

Srinagar, Mar 18: Security forces on Monday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, where clashes erupted and internet mobile service was suspended as a p...

No Karvan-e-Aman bus to POK for third week

Srinagar, Mar 18 :The Karvan-e-Aman bus which operates between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), will remain suspended for the third consecutive week, official so...

Omar open to alliance if Cong agrees seat sharing offer

Srinagar, March 17 : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Vice President of the National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah said on Sunday that his party was open to a pre-poll alliance with the Co...

Shah Faesal launches J&K People's Movement

Srinagar, March 17 : Former IAS officer Shah Faesal launched a new political party at an impressive public rally here on Sunday. Scores of supporters from different parts of the Valley attended th...

Kashmiri trader assaulted, looted in Kolkata

Kolkata, March 17 : A 28-year-old Kashmiri shawl trader was assaulted and looted in West Bengal's Kolkata. The accused has been arrested, police said on Sunday. Shakur Ahmed Shah was attacked on ...

Man killed in road accident in Kashmir's Uri

Srinagar, Mar 17: A man was killed while his son and daughter were injured in a road accident in the border town of Uri in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday. Official sources said that...

3 drug peddlers arrested, contraband recovered in Budgam

Srinagar, Mar 17 : Police on Sunday arrested three drug peddlers and recovered contraband from them in central Kashmir district of Budgam. Official sources said that following specific information ...

PNB awarded for cyber security at Dynamic CISO Excellence awards

New Delhi, Mar 17: Punjab National Bank has been awarded for its endeavors towards cyber security at Dynamic CISO Excellence Awards. The cyber security division of the bank is led by Chief Informat...

Ex-MLC's PSO injured in accidental fire in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 17: A Personal Security Officer (PSO) of former MLC and senior National Conference (NC) leader Bashir Veeri was on Sunday injured when his service rifle went off accidentally in south K...

Newbies may test regular J&K parties

Jammu/Srinagar, March 17: Although the main battle in the Lok Sabha and the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be between traditional rivals, yet the fate of many new faces who hav...

One person dead, two injured in accident in Udhampur

Jammu, Mar 17: One person died and two injured when their vehicle met with an accident on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said. ''One pers...

Northern Army Commander visits forward posts in Western Ladakh

Kargil, March 16: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding – in – Chief, Northern Command visited forward posts in Western Ladakh today and reviewed operational preparedness in the sector. He ...

Army soldier injured in landmine blast at Balakote

Jammu: An army man was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of district Poonch on Saturday. A police official said that the soldier was on a routine pat...

Cyclist crushed to death in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU: A cyclist was crushed to death by an unknown vehicle in Jhlas area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Prakash (48) son of Sheru of Khanter v...

Heavy firing on LoC

Jammu, March 16: Heavy firing exchanges took place on Saturday between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence official said. "...

Farooq, Omar express condolences over road accident in Ramban

Srinagar: National Conference president, Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice president Omar Abdullah Saturday expressed condolences to the bereaved families whose kin died in a road accident in Ramban distri...

Two Pulwama youth booked under PSA for 'anti-national' activities

Srinagar, March 16: Two youths were arrested in Pulwama district of south Kashmir under Public Safety Act (PSA) for alleged anti-national activities and shifted to Jammu, official sources said here o...

Walnut axing: Tehsildar among several revenue officials suspended

SRINAGAR, MAR 16: The authorities placed under suspension a Tehsildar among several revenue officials in Shopian after 51 walnut trees were felled without authorization in Keegam village of the south...

Woman SPO shot dead in Shopian village

Srinagar, March 16: A Woman Special Police Officer (SPO) was shot dead by suspected militants at Vehil area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday afternoon. Official sources told TNN th...

DFCO suspends licenses of 15 medical shops for violation of rules

JAMMU: Drugs & Food Control Organization (DFCO) carried out surprise and supervisory check of various medical sales establishments in various parts of Jammu region and suspended licenses of 15 outlet...

Governor lays foundation of new Durga Bhawan

JAMMU, MARCH 16: To add additional facilities for meeting the accommodation needs of the pilgrims who visit the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji, Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the...

Governor strongly condemns New Zealand mosque shootings

JAMMU, MARCH 16: Governor Satya Pal Malik strongly condemned shooting at Mosques in New Zealand. In a message, Governor has expressed shock and anguish over the fatal shooting at two Mosques in Ch...

Two drug peddlers held, brown sugar worth 20 lakh recovered in Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 16: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday arrested two drug peddlers and recovered brown sugar worth Rs 20 lakh in north Kashmir district of Bandipora. Official sources said that fol...

Fresh traffic allowed on Kashmir highway, vehicles to ply from Srinagar to Jammu

Srinagar, Mar 16: Fresh traffic was on Saturday allowed to ply on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country, after clearing valley-bound vehicles, which we...

PCPG Meeting held in Bishnah

Jammu, Mar 16: With a view to strengthen police public relations and also to establish first hand contact with masses, a Public Interaction Meeting was held at Green View Palace Bishnah in which Ch...

Five dead, eight injured in Ramban road accident

Srinagar:- Five persons, including a child and two women, died and eight others were injured in a road accident in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. An official said a passenger ca...

BJP's tele-warriors for Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, March 16: It is a battle to catch mind space through television ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and both the BJP and the Congress have tele-warriors adept at articulating their viewpoint...

Army commander visits forward locations in Valley

Srinagar: Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, Northern Command chief, visited forward locations along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Valley. A Defence Ministry statement said here on Friday: "Army...

Power Shutdown

SRINAGAR, MARCH 15: In an official communiqué, the office of Power Controller, Kashmir province, PDD Bemina today informed that 132 KV Amargarh-Delina transmission line would remain shutdown on 16th ...

Election Deptt organizes special sensitization session for media persons on electoral process

JAMMU, MARCH 15 - As a part of Election Commission’s nation-wide awareness campaign “Systematic Voters Education & Electoral Participation” (SVEEP), the State Election Department organized an exclusi...

FLC, mock poll for political parties held at Leh

LEH, MARCH 15: District Election Authority, Leh today conducted First Level Checking (FLC) of EVMs under the supervision of Deputy District Election Officer, Abdul Gafur Zargar. Six engineers of Bha...

Divisional Commissioner flags off ambitious project to make Srinagar green

SRINAGAR, MARCH 15: The ambitious Green Srinagar Initiative under which two lac tree saplings will be planted and maintained in schools and institutional areas and along avenues across the district w...

MSME-DI organises Distt Udyam Samaagam

SRINAGAR, MARCH 15: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (MSME-DI) today organised District Udyam Samaagam (DUS) under the theme “The future belongs to entrepreneurs”, here at S...

Advisor Kumar declares open Forest Flower Festival

JAMMU, MARCH 15: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar has said that the ancient wisdom and knowledge of medical practices can be used as a complement to modern medicine and collective efforts need to b...

Polling stations finalized at Ganderbal

GANDERBAL, MARCH 15: District Election Officer Hashmat Ali Khan today held a meeting with the political representatives to dispose of various representations regarding change of location of several...

Chinar Day celebrated across Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR, MARCH 15: Massive plantation drive was launched today across Kashmir to cover open spaces, schools, office premises, parks and gardens to mark the celebration of Chinar Day. At BUDGAM: De...

Secy Higher Education inaugurates 2-day conference at GCET, Jammu

JAMMU, MARCH 15: Secretary Higher Education Talat Parvez Rohella today inaugurated a two-day national conference and exhibition on ‘Emerging and Innovative Trends in Engineering Technology’ jointly o...

Chenani MC calls on Advisor Sharma

JAMMU, MARCH 15: Chairman Chenani Municipal Committee Manik Gupta along with councillors today called on the Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma and discussed several issues related to developme...

Advisor Skandan reviews functioning of Agriculture, Horticulture deptts

SRINAGAR, MARCH 15: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan today chaired a meeting convened to review the functioning of the Agriculture and Horticulture departments of Kashmir with regards to various state ...

DIC Ramban organises debate, cultural programme

RAMBAN, MARCH 15: District Information Centre, Ramban today organized a debate on the topic ‘National Integration’ at Kamal Academy High School Chanderkote. Principal of the host school Abdul Khal...

AH Deptt organises FMD awareness roadshow at Reasi

REASI, MARCH 15: Department of Animal Husbandry today organized an awareness roadshow in various areas of the district as a part of Foot and Mouth Disease Control Programme. Field workers involved i...

ADDC Kishtwar convenes meeting with representatives of Political parties

KISHTWAR, MARCH 15: ADDC Kishtwar, Mohammad Hanief Malik who is also a Nodal Officer of (MCC) today convened a meeting with the representatives of various political parties and apprised them about th...

Dwivedi attends workshop on Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment at New Delhi

NEW DELHI, MARCH 15: Commissioner Secretary, Forest Ecology and Environment, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, attended the two-day National workshop on Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Dissemination f...

DEO Kishtwar flags off ‘SVEEP Express’

KISHTWAR, MARCH 15: District Election Officer Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana, today flagged off a mobile Van under Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation programme (SVEEP) here from Ne...

Chinar symbol, identity of Kashmir: Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR, MARCH 14: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Friday launched a massive Chinar plantation drive in Kashmir with a message to society at large to plant, protect and save the region's ...

DDC Doda holds public grievances redressal camp

DODA, MARCH 15: District Development Commissioner Doda, Dr. Sagar D. Doifode, today chaired a public grievance redressal camp to listen to problems and issues being faced by people in far-flung areas...

Advisor Skandan visits Valley’s first Rural BPO at Bandipora

BANDIPORA, MARCH 15: Advisor to Governor K. Skandan Friday visited the Valley’s first Rural Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) at Bandipora and took a first-hand stock of its functioning. Officials...

Awareness campaign on disaster risk reduction gets underway at Chak Largan

JAMMU MARCH 15: Department of Information and Public Relations today organized an awareness programme on disaster risk reduction and sustainable development at Government High School Chak Lagran here...

BJP's tele-warriors for Lok Sabha elections

New Delhi, March 15: It is a battle to catch mind space through television ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and both the BJP and the Congress have tele-warriors adept at articulating their viewpoint....

Indian artistes to pay homage to Pulwama victims

New Delhi, March 15: Using music, dance and arts, members of India's classical artistes fraternity will pay their respects and homage to the CRPF troopers who were killed in the February 14 suicide ...

DGP sanctions welfare relief for NOKs of deceased personnel and retired personnel

JAMMU, MARCH 15: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has sanctioned welfare relief for fifteen retired police personnel and NOKs of three deceased personnel in distress. An amount of rupees ...

Tangmarg businessman Shabir Ahmad Mir joins PDP

Srinagar: A prominent businessman from Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, Shabir Ahmad Mir on Friday joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mir, who was earlier associated wi...

Kashmir condemns mosques bloodbath, prays for victims

Srinagar, March 15: The Kashmir Valley, never immune to violence, on Friday came together to denounce the massacre of 49 people in two New Zealand mosques saying the brutality proved that there is no...

64th Meeting of SMVDSB held at Raj Bhavan

JAMMU, MARCH 15 - The 64th meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board. Th...

Terror-funding case: ED moves Delhi court to quiz Syed Ali Shah Geelani's son-in-law in Tihar

New Delhi, Mar 15: The ED Friday moved a Delhi court seeking its nod to quiz separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Shah in connection with a terror-funding case involving LeT chi...

Army tailor dies in mysterious circumstances, Porter injured

Kupwara, March 15: The charred body of a Tailor with the army was found near post of 175 TA Regiment at Panzgam area of Kupwara district. The tailor has been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Pir (31)...

Army porter injured on LoC in Pakistan shelling

Jammu, March 15: An Army porter was injured on Friday in heavy firing exchanges between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said. Surjee...

Traffic Cop crushed to death on National Highway

Jammu: Traffic cop was crushed to death by a truck on Friday morning at Jogi Morth road, Surankote. An officials told that incident took place at Jogi Morh Surankote where a traffic Naka was lai...

'Hamid': Local flavour, universal appeal

Film: "Hamid"; Director: Aijaz Khan; Cast: Vikas Kumar, Sumit Kaul, Talha Arshad Reshi, Rasika Dugal; Rating: ***1/2 Set in Kashmir and inspired by true incidents, Aijaz Khan's film Hamid is a fic...

Elderly man killed in gas cylinder blast

SRINAGAR, MAR 15: One person was killed after a gas cylinder exploded at a house in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on late Thursday. Reports said that a gas cylinder blast rocked the house of ...

Mirwaiz condemns attack at twin mosques in New Zealand

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson and Kashmir’s chief cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday expressed shock and grieve over the barbaric terrorist attack in the two mosques in Christchurc...

Only stranded vehicles allowed on Srinagar-Jammu Highway

Srinagar, Mar 15: No fresh traffic will be allowed from Srinagar or Jammu as only stranded vehicles were allowed to move towards their respective destinations on the National Highway, the only all w...

Jaish chief stayed in Ashok & Janpath hotels in Delhi in 1994

New Delhi: Details emerging from Pulwama mastermind Maulana Masood Azhar's interrogation report -- when he was in Indian captivity for five years -- reveal that like 26/11 perpetrator David Coleman ...

Youth shot dead in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 15: Unidentified gunmen killed a 36-year-old youth after his abduction from his house in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said on Friday. They said gunmen abducted o...

When China commits acts of incursion, Delhi hides in a corner: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Thursday alleged that ‘when China commits repeated acts of incursion, the Government hides in a corner’. China on Thursday blocked...

Two arrested with 4200-kg poppy straw in Jammu outskirts

JAMMU, MAR 14: In a major breakthrough, Jammu Police on Thursday arrested two persons with huge contraband of 4200-kg poppy straw here on city outskirts. “Acting on specific inputs, police teams i...

India, Pakistan hold 'constructive' discussions on Kartarpur corridor

Attari (Punjab), March 14: Officials from India and Pakistan on Thursday held "detailed and constructive" discussions on the Kartarpur corridor which will enable pilgrims from India to travel to the ...

Shah Faesal set to launch party on March 17, Shehla Rashid may join

Jammu: Former bureaucrat Shah Faesal is set to launch his own political party on Sunday. Amid speculation that he would be joining the National Conference, Faesal has been travelling through differen...

Playing PUBG can now send you behind the bars. Beware !

New Delhi, March 14: A week after it issued a notification banning the popular multiplayer mobile game PUBG, the Rajkot police have arrested ten people, six of them under-graduate students, for play...

Army Chief Receives Param Vishisht Seva Medal From President Kovind

NEW DELHI: Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat was conferred with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal by President Ramnath Kovind on Thursday for distinguished services. The medal was presented to General Raw...

Bodies of two more soldiers missing since last month's avalanche in HP recovered

Kinnaur (HP), Mar 14: The bodies of two more Army jawans missing since last month following an avalanche in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district were recovered on Thursday, an official said. Naik V...

Only stranded vehicles from Jammu to Srinagar allowed on Kashmir highway

JAMMU: Only stranded vehicles would be allowed to ply on the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday, officials said. An advisory issued by the traffic department Wednesday said the movement of traffic ...

NC team not to meet EC observers in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 14: The National Conference said on Thursday that it will not send any delegation to meet the Election Commission observers in Srinagar as the party's demand for simultaneous Lok Sabh...

China veto on Masood, no J&K polls Modi's failures: Omar

Srinagar, March 14: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that China's veto against JeM chief Masood Azhar being declared a global terrorist and not holding Assembly elections in ...

India-Pakistan Kartarpur meet underway

Attari (Punjab), March 14: Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to...

Day-long expert doctors alumni meet on Mar 16 at GMC Jammu

Jammu, Mar 14: A day-long expert doctors meet under the banner ‘GAGAN’ (GMC Jammu Alumni-Global Association and Network) will be held at Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu on March 16. ...

IT teams from Punjab raid business tycoons in Jammu

Jammu, Mar 14: The sleuths of Income Tax Department from Punjab on Thursday raided the establishments of prominent business tycoons here. "Punjab IT teams this morning raided simultaneously in Gan...

J&K Assembly polls likely before Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar, March 14: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections can take place ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra that begins on July 1, state government sources said on Thursday. "The general consensus...

Parihar killings: NIA conducts raid in Kishtwar

JAMMU: A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids in Kishtwar district in connection with killings of BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother Ajit Parihar. ''The NI...

Viplav appointed as CBI Joint Directors

JAMMU: Viplav Kumar Choudhry, an IPS officer of Jammu and Kashmir Cadre was among the five new Joint Directors who were appointed in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday. Accordi...

Farooq was part of NDA and privy to decision of releasing Masood Azhar, alleges Jitendra

Jammu: Slamming National Conference President Farooq Abdullah of doublespeak, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh alleged that Dr Abdullah was part of NDA Government and privy to the decision of releas...

Driver killed, another injured in Poonch

Jammu: A driver was killed while another person was injured when a tractor skidded off the road and rolled down in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. “A driver was killed while another person i...

China blocks move against Azhar, India disappointed

United Nations/New Delhi, March 14: The UN Sanctions Committee on Wednesday did not come to a decision on naming JeM chief Mohammed Masood Azhar a global terrorist due to China putting the proposal o...

Youth killed in Pulwama not a soldier: Army

Srinagar, March 13: The Indian Army on Wednesday said that a youth killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district was not a soldier but a deserter. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel ...

J&K Police seizes 2214 bottles of Contraband drug, 3.5 kilogram Charas, 6 narcotic smugglers held

Jammu, Mar 13: Jammu Police with Special Operation Group team on Wednesday recovered 2214 bottles of Banned drug Codeine Phosphate and about 3.5 kilograms of high-quality charas and arrested six smug...

KU students protest against JeI ban, demand its withdrawal

Srinagar, Mar 13: Scores of Kashmir University (KU) students on Wednesday staged a protest against the ban imposed by the Centre on Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI). Raising slogans in favour of their dema...

Look into overcrowding of District Jail Anantnag, Tarigami to Guv

Srinagar, Mar 13: Expressing concern about alleged overcrowding of prisoners and lack of basic facilities in District Jail Anantnag in south Kashmir, senior CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami ur...

Indian, Pakistani armies trade fire on LoC in Poonch

Jammu, March 13: Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said. The firing exchanges started in Chakan...

Army man shot dead in #Pulwama village, forces launch searches

Jammu, Mar 13: A 25-year old Army man was shot dead by suspected militants at Pingleena village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday afternoon. An official said that the soldier Ashiq ...

Students rally against drug addiction in Srinagar

Srinagar, Mar 13: About 300 students from different schools and colleges participated in a rally to raise awareness about ill effects of drug addiction and promote healthy living through Martial Art...

Inter-state gang of drug smugglers busted in J&K, six held

Jammu, Mar 13: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Wednesday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of drug smugglers with the arrest of six people in separate operations in Samba and Jammu districts. ...

Security forces launch CASO at several places in Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 13: Security forces launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) against militants at several places in the Kashmir valley on Wednesday, official sources said. They said troops of Ra...

Jammu blast accused a major; police to seek his custody

JAMMU: As the prime accused of Jammu Bus Stand grenade attack arrested by the police from Nagrota-an associate of Hizbul Mujaheedin terrorist outfit, is 19 years old, the Jammu police is going to see...

Again a Kashmiri dad shoulders his son's coffin

Srinagar, March 13: For a father to shoulder the coffin of his son is believed to be the heaviest and the most painful load in the World, but for Farooq Ahmad Khan, the father of slain militant Mudas...

Omar flays Modi for not holding Assembly polls in J&K

Srinagar, March 13: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not giving the people of Jammu and Kashmir the right to choose a state government. Abd...

Parihar killing : NIA conducts raid in Kishtwar

Jammu, Mar 13 : A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with killings of BJP leader Anil Parihar and his br...

Despite improvement in weather, only one-way traffic to ply on Srinagar-Jammu Highway

Srinagar, Mar 13: Despite improvement in the weather, only one-way traffic will ply on Wednesday on the National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country. Traffic will ply f...

Eight I-League clubs withdraw from Super Cup

Kolkata, March 13: Eight I-League clubs on Tuesday decided to withdraw from the upcoming Super Cup set to take place in Bhubaneswar this month after their plea was not heard by the All India Football...

Seven inmates complete course in Computer basics in Kathua district Jail

Jammu: As many as seven inmates have completed First 45 Days Crash Course in Computer Basics in District Jail Kathua. The course was started some time back in District Jail Kathua as part of the r...

Over 20 shops buried in Doda landslide

Jammu, March 13: Over two dozen shops were buried following a landslide on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said. No loss of life was reported. The landslide hit Bhalessa are...

Militant hideout busted, one held in south Kashmir

Anantnag, Mar 13: Security forces busted a militant hideout, arrested one person and recovered arms and ammunition in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, a police Spokesperson said here on Wednesday. ...

Property worth lakhs destroyed in Sopore fire

Baramulla, Mar 13: Property worth lakhs of rupees was damaged in a devastating fire in Sopore in north Kashmir district in the wee hours of Wednesday, official sources said. They said the fire br...