News from the region

Kishtwar-Anantnag road still closed, Mughal road through for one-way only

Srinagar, Apr 26: The 152-km-long road, connecting Kishtwar in Jammu region with Anantnag in Kashmir remained closed due to accumulation of several feet of snow while only one-way traffic will contin...

Quilt shop gutted in a major fire in Doda

Doda, April 25: A quilt shop was completed gutted in devasting fire that broke out in it near Chief Agriculture Office Nagri circular road Doda this morning. As per reports, one shop belonging to...

Day after encounter, life comes to grinding halt in some areas in J&K

Srinagar, Apr 25: Normal life came to a grinding halt on Wednesday in some areas in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, where four militants, including two foreigners, were killed in an encounter wit...

Cross country run held at Bandipora

Srinagar, April 25: To promote the sports activities in Bandipora, a cross country run was organized by Bandipora Police and Education Zone Hajin from Village Markundal to Hajin Town. The race was...

Leh highway reopens, Kashmir, Mughal road through

Srinagar, Apr 25: The national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir, reopened on Wednesday after remaining closed for four days due to snowfall and slippery road conditions. Meanwhile, t...

Ladakh remain cut off; Mughal road & Srinagar & Jammu National highway through

Srinagar, Apr 24: The Ladakh region remained cut off from the Kashmir valley for the fourth successive day on Tuesday due to accumulation of fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions, while the 86-...

Clerical Staff of Doda District to observe three days strike

Doda, April 23: As a part of state wide strike cum protest, Clerical Staff of all Departments of Doda District under the banner of All Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh all Departments Clerical Staff Associa...

Mughal road reopens for traffic

Jammu, April 23: The Mughal Road, connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with South Kashmir's Shopian district, was reopened for traffic after 4-day long closure due to l...

Police recovers kidnapped girl, kidnapper arrested

Srinagar, April 23: Police Station Zainapora received a report from a person stating that his minor daughter (name withheld) was kidnapped. On receipt this information, Police Station Zainapora ac...

Metro girder collapses in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad, April 23: A number of people were injured on Monday after a girder, which was being used by the Delhi Metro for the construction of a foot-over bridge, collapsed here, authorities said. ...

Student injured in J&K clashes

Srinagar, April 23: Clashes broke out at several places in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday after protesters pelted stones at army personnel. A student sustained pellet injuries in Anantnag town. The y...

Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant shot dead

Mumbai, Apr 23: Shiva Sena leader Sachin Sawant was shot dead by two bike-born miscreants in Kandivali area here, late on Sunday. According to sources, the incident took place when Sawant, an up-...

Vice-President Naidu rejects opposition impeachment motion against CJI

New Delhi, Apr 23: In a blow to the opposition parties, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected the impeachment motion moved by seven opposition parties, including the Congress. "This a...

Razdan, Z-Gali & Phirkiyan remain closed due to snow, slippery conditions

Srinagar, Apr 23: The Razdan pass, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan, connecting dozens of far-flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), with their district and tehsil headquarters i...

Pakistan shells villages, posts in Poonch: Police

JAMMU: Ceasefire violation was reported along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir today as Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages in Poonch district, police said. The in...

Edu Min orders closure of all Pvt tuition centres in Kashmir valley for 90 days

Srinagar, Apr 22: Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari ordered the closure of all private tuition centres in Kashmir valley for 90 days in view of the student protests in Kashmir valley. He made ...

Hotel Lords Inn Celebrates Earth Day

Jammu: In its continued commitment to eco-friendly hospitality management and service, Lords Inn - A unit of Grand Plaza Hotel PvtLtd organized a CSR Activity to create awareness on EarthDay, April 2...

Two more Katha units raided, records seized

JAMMU: Continuing a sequence of raids at Katha manufacturing units in district Kathua and Samba, the forest department today also conducted surprise inspection of two Katha units in Marh area in dist...

DDB | Rajouri spent 95% in prev fiscal, gets Rs 198.94 cr outlay for FY19

JAMMU: Riding on the excellent performance in putting to use as much as almost 95% of the total funds made available to it the previous year, the Rajouri district has received a financial outlay of R...

14-yr-old alleges rape 2 years ago, demands justice

JAMMU: A 14-year-old girl, carrying a baby in her arms which she alleged was born a year ago out of rape, today appeared before the media at the press club here demanding justice for her and the chil...

LoC breached, injured jawan succumbs

JAMMU: Pakistan troops yet again breached the truce by resorting to unprovoked firing on forward Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district today and attracted prompt retaliation...

8 cops shifted

JAMMU: Inspector General of Police, Jammu today ordered transfer of eight police officials within the Jammu zone and specified ranges. As per order, Inspector Susheel Kumar has been transferred fr...

All J&K Department Clerks association protest in Kupwara against pay anomaly

Kupwara, April 21: The Kupwara clerical association members held a protest demonstration out side at DDC office Kupwara, today. Scores of clerks working in various departments in Kupwara on Saturda...

Control your emotions and resume classes, Minister tells J&K students

Srinagar, April 21: Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Saturday advised students protesting over the Kathua rape-murder case to control their emotions and resume their classes...

Students, security forces clash in J&K

Srinagar, April 21: Clashes broke out between students and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district on Saturday despite the authorities shutting down most colleges and schools in th...

Snowfall forces closure of Sadhna, Razdan, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan

Srinagar, Apr 21: Dozens of far-flung and remote villages, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) were cut off from their district and tehsil headquarters in north Kashmir districts of Kupwar...

Leh, Mughal road remain shut, Jammu-Kashmir highway reopens

Srinagar, Apr 21: The national highway, linking the Ladakh region with Kashmir, and 86-km-long historic Mughal road remained closed for the second day on Saturday due to fresh snowfall, landslides a...

3 people arrested with charas from Udhampur

Jammu, Apr 20: At least three people, including two women were arrested with charas while one managed to escape on Friday in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. "Police recovered 1.188 kg of c...

Body of youth found in rented room in Srinagar

Srinagar, Apr 20: The body of a youth, a resident of south Kashmir’s Kulgam, was found under suspicious circumstances in his rented room in the summer capital, Srinagar on Friday. A police spokesp...

De-radicalization of youth must for peace in Kashmir: Army

New Delhi, April 20: With the Kashmir Valley enveloped by rising violence, the Indian Army on Friday said it would prioritize bringing radicalized youth to the mainstream through a "collective approa...

Leh, Mughal roads closed due to snow-landslides, Kashmir highway through

Srinagar, Apr 20: The national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir was closed yet again on Friday due to fresh snowfall, while landslides forced closure of traffic on 86-km-long historic M...