News from the region

Kashmir highway reopens, only stranded vehicles allowed to move

Srinagar, Dec 19: Traffic on the National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was partially restored on Wednesday and only stranded vehicles were allowed to move. Hist...

Life returns to normal in South Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: Barring south Kashmir areas, normal life resumed in rest of the valley on Tuesday after three days of shutdown following a shutdown call by Joint Resistance Leadership against the c...

Leh and Mughal road remain closed, traffic resumes on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Dec 18: Traffic on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu National Highway resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for a day following fresh landslides in Ramban while historic Mughal road and...

Mobile internet remains suspended in south, resumes elsewhere in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: The mobile internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), remained suspended for the fourth successive day on Tuesday in south Kashmir as...

Train service remains suspended in south, resumes in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 18: Train service remained suspended for the fourth successive day on Tuesday for security reasons in south Kashmir, where seven persons were killed in security force action on demonstr...

Leh records season's coldest night at minus 15.7 deg C

Jammu/Kashmir, Dec 17: Leh experienced season's coldest night Sunday with the minimum temperature dropping to minus 15.7 degrees Celsius, followed by minus 11.4 degrees Celsius in Kargil town, MeT of...

Normal life remains crippled in Kashmir due to strike for 2nd day

Srinagar, Dec 17: Normal life remained crippled for the second successive day on Monday in Kashmir valley following a strike called by separatists against killing of seven civilian in clashes with se...

Mobile internet remains suspended for third day in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 17: The mobile internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), remained suspended for the third successive day on Monday in Kashmir as a preca...

Train service remains suspended for security reasons in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 17: Train service remained suspended for the third successive day on Monday for security reasons in Kashmir valley, where separatists have called by for a strike against the killing of ...

Unabated cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Dec 17: An unabated cold wave continued on Monday in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, as night temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point, the weather office s...

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist march

Srinagar, Dec: Authorities on Monday imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar to prevent a separatist-called protest march against the civilian killings which took place in Pulwama district on th...

Mobile internet snapped in Srinagar, south Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 15: Mobile internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchat Nigam Limited (BSNL) was suspended as a precautionary measure to prevent any untoward incident in summer ...

Train service suspended in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 15 : Train service was on Saturday suspended for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where an encounter ensued between militants and security forces during a Cordon and Search Opera...

Mughal road remains shut for 6th day, Kashmir highway through for one-way only

Srinagar, Dec 15: The historic Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region remained closed for the sixth day on Saturday due to accumulation of several fe...

Cold wave intensifies in J&K

Srinagar, Dec 15: The cold wave has intensified in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday with the minimum temperatures dropping several notches below the freezing point, the weather office said. The mini...

Driver smuggling poppy straw in apples laden truck held in Ramban

Jammu, Dec 14: Police on Friday arrested a driver smuggling contraband of poppy straw in apple laden truck in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. “During routine checking of vehicles in view of ...

Normal life remains crippled in Sopore for 2nd day

Srinagar, Dec 14: Normal life remained crippled for the second successive day on Friday in the apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla against the killing of two militants in ...

Ladakh remains cut off for 5th day due to closure of highway

Srinagar, Dec 14: The Ladakh region remained cut off from the Kashmir valley for the fifty day on Friday following closure of the 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh National Highway due to accumulation of seve...

Cold wave continues in J&K

Srinagar, Dec 14: Night temperatures dropped further on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir intensifying the cold wave sweeping the state. The minimum temperatures were likely to drop further during the n...

Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest at Bhawan

Jammu, Dec 13: A woman pilgrim on Thursday died of cardiac arrest at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan situated in Trikuta Hills of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir. The pilgrim identified as Bala ...

Kupwara residents appeal JK Bank for ATMs

Kupwara, Dec 13: Residents of several areas in Kupwara district have urged the JK Bank authorities to install ATMs in their respective areas. Residents from Upper-Dudwan, Bohipora, Jamia Qadeem he...

Normal life remains crippled due to strike in north Kashmir's Hajin town

Srinagar, Dec 13: Normal life remained crippled for the fifth successive day on Thursday in Hajin town and adjoining areas in north Kashmir district of Bandipora against the killing of two local mili...

About 3,000 vehicles stranded on Kashmir highway, Mughal road remains shut

Srinagar, Dec 13: About 3,000 vehicles, including those carrying passengers, remained stranded for the second day on Thursday on the National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the c...

Ladakh highway remains closed for 4th day due to fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Dec 13: The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, the only road linking Ladakh region with Kashmir, remained closed for the fourth day on Thursday due to fresh snowfall, a traffic poli...