News from the region

Militants attack police post in Pulwama

Srinagar, May 21: Militants today attacked a police post guarding the minority community in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir by opening fire, a police official said. No loss of life or damage...

Ex. J&K Minister Sham Lal Sharma quits as VP of PCC

Jammu: A day after Choudhary Lal Singh's historic rally at Hiranagar, another Dogra political stalwart Sham Lal Sharma quits as Senior Vice president of Pradesh Congress Committee, charges party lead...

J&K: KU, IUST postpone exams, suspend classes

Srinagar, May 21: TheKashmir University (KU) and Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) have suspended classes and postponed all examinations scheduled for Monday as a precautionary mea...

Strike cripples life in Kashmir on death anniversaries of Mirwaiz, Lone

Srinagar, May 21: Life was on Monday crippled in the Kashmir valley due to strike called by separatists on the death anniversaries of Mirwaiz Moulvi Mohammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone, who fell to t...

Toll in UP hooch tragedy rises to 13

Lucknow, May 21: The death toll in last weeks hooch tragedy in Kanpur rural rose to 13 on Monday, as eight more persons died after consuming spurious liquor, police said. Five persons had died on ...

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Eidgah march

Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Monday to prevent a separatist called march. Police in riot gear has been deployed and all exams for the day has ...

Train service suspended again as precautionary measure in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 21: Train service was again suspended on Monday as a precautionary measure in the Kashmir valley, where separatists had called for a general strike and “Eidgah Chalo” on the death anniv...

PM visit a damp squib: JKNPP

Jammu, May 20: Describing the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state as a damp squib , the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) said today that the people of Jammu were left ...

18 passengers stranded due to unseasonal snowfall rescued in JK

Jammu, May 20: Eighteen passengers stranded on a stretch between Anantnag and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir due to unseasonal snowfall were rescued by the police in a swift operation, an of...

Prominent Gujjar leader from Inderwal joins PDP

Kishtwar, May 20: A prominent political activist and senior leader from Gujjar community hailing from Tipri Patshalla area of Inderwal assembly constituency in Kishtwar district, Chowdhary Mohammad Y...

Court reserves order on bail application of police driver

Srinagar, May 20: A local court in Srinagar reserved order on the bail application of a police driver who is accused of crushing a teenager to death by his armoured vehicle during demonstrations in d...

Barring restricted areas in Srinagar, life returns to normal in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20: Barring in restricted areas in the downtown Srinagar, life returned to normal in the Kashmir valley on Sunday after day-long strike on Saturday when separatists had called for “ La...

Boy injured in security force action in north Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20: A minor boy was injured when security forces burst teargas shells and opened fire on stone pelting demonstrators in apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla ...

Train service resumes in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20: Train service resumed on Sunday after remaining suspended for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, after a daylong strike by separatists. The separatists had called for 'Lal...

Army organises a Lecture on Health and Hygiene at Cherji Region

Kishtwar, May 19: With an aim to educate the local populace regarding the importance and relevance of healthy life, Indian Army organised a lecture on health and hygiene for the locals of Cherji regi...

J&K Students Welfare Association demands for proper teaching at Government High School Thathri

Srinagar, May 19: In order to make student's studies easy and comfortable, the Present of JK Students Welfare Association (JKSWA) Kamran Bashir under the chairmanship of Junaid Shah today put a de...

Mehbooba invites PM Modi to visit Ladakh, stay for few days

Leh, May 19: Describing Ladakh as most peaceful and beautiful part of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the region again and s...

J&K: Schools in border villages of 3 dists remain closed

Jammu, May 19: In the wake of prevailing tension on international border due to shelling by the Pakistani forces, authorities have ordered to close down all schools close to the border in three bord...

PM kick starts work for strategic Zojila tunnel in Leh

Leh, May 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today kickstarted work for Zojila tunnel, Asia'a longest and strategic bi-directional tunnel, to provide all weather connectivity between Jammu and Kashmir's...

PM visit: Curfew-like restrictions in downtown, parts of civil lines in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 19: Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in downtown besides some areas in civil lines and old city in Srinagar as a precautionary measure in view of the 'Lal Chowk Challo' called by s...

Train service suspended in Kashmir as precautionary measure

Srinagar, May 19: Train service was suspended as a precautionary measure in the Kashmir valley, where separatists have called for 'Lal Chowk challo' on Saturday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a...

SFs resume search operation in north Kashmir woods

Srinagar, May 19: Security forces resumed search operation on Saturday morning in the woods in the frontier district of Kupwara, where three foreign infiltrators were killed in an encounter on Friday...

PM arrives in Leh, to inaugurate Zojila tunnel project

Leh, May 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh region, where he is scheduled to unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of work on the Zojila tunnel. The P...

Unknown gunmen loot J&K Bank in Kulgam

Srinagar: Unknown Gunmen looted J&K Bank branch at Qaimooh area of Kulgam district a little while ago. SSP Kulgam Harmeet Singh confirmed the incident and said that JK Branch Qaimoh has been loote...

Two women arrested with heroin in Kathua

Jammu, May 18: Two women have been arrested with heroin and illicit liquor from Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir, the police said today. During patrolling in Chak Drab Khan area, a police team...

Youth in Hajin tortured to death by militants

Bandipora, May 18: Militants yesterday night abducted a person Hilal Ahmad Parray from Hajin area of Bandipora District who was later found dead in a nursery at a nearby locality. In the interveni...

Holy fasting month begins, 'shahar khans' back on streets to wake up people

Srinagar, May 17: The holy fasting month of Ramazan, the ninth month of Islamic calendar, began in Kashmir valley, where 'shahar khans' are back on streets to wake up people to consume ‘Shahari’, mea...

Youth found dead in Hajin orchard

Srinagar, May 17: Dead body of a 23-year old youth was recovered under mysterious circumstances from an Apple orchard at Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday. Locals of the area...

DC Samba ordered all the Government and Private school to be closed

SAMBA: DC Samba Rajinder Singh Tara ordered all the Government and private school to be closed within the 5Km range in border firing affected areas of Samba Sector here today. According to the sou...

BSF Jawan injured due to cross border Firing in Samba Sector

SAMBA: A Border Security Force (BSF) Jawan was injured on Thursday in firing by Pakistani rangers on the international border in Samba district. The injured BSF troop has been identified as Pravin...

VIDEO | Pakistan violates ceasefire, targeted civilian areas in Samba

Samba, May 17: Pakistan again violates the ceasefire violation and targeted the civilian areas in the international border in Samba sector here today. According to the sources, the firing started ...

One day awareness workshop organised on PMSSS

Srinagar, May 16: A one day awareness workshop on Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) 2018-2019 was organised for students at Government Degree College Doda on wednesday here. The wo...

PCPG meeting held at Police Station Zakoora

Srinagar,16 May: PCPG meeting was held at police station Zakoora on 15.5.2018. With an aim to strengthen relations with public & also to establish first hand contact with masses , Police station Zako...

One Vehicle lifter arrested and recovered 04 stolen motor cycles

Jammu, May 16: In continuation to operation Chetak, a special drive against vehicle theft cases launched by Jammu Police, today Gandhi Nagar Police apprehended one vehicle lifter and recovered 04 sto...

Bandipore police organised free medical camp.

Bandipora 16 May 2018: The District police Bandipore organised a one day free medical camp at the DPL Bandipore which was attended by NOKs of police martyrs and deceased police personnel’s besides se...

BSF foils infiltration bid along IB in Samba

Jammu, May 16: BSF troops thwarted an infiltration bid today along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, where a high alert has been sounded ahead of Prime Minister Na...

SFs launch CASO in south Kashmir

Srinagar, May 16: Security forces on Wednesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Tral area of south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said. They said personnel of Rashtr...

Classes in IUST resume after remaining suspended on Tuesday

Srinagar, May 16: Classes in the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) resumed on Wednesday after remaining suspended for a day as a precautionary measure in view of day-long protests b...