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Union Ministers' flight to Jammu diverted due to bad weather
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The flight carrying three union ministers Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ashwini Choubey and Dr Jitendra Singh was on Saturday diverted to Srinagar due to bad weather.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
As good as dead, says Rahul on Davinder Singh case
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Hours after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi raised doubts over a NIA probe into the case of suspended DSP Davinder Singh, the opposition party put posers on the investigation by the central agency headed by Y.C. Modi.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Kashmir,Politics,Terrorism
4 more detained leaders in Kashmir released
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) Four former legislators including a former minister were released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday as part of the ongoing exercise to free detainees. They were under house arrest since August 5, when the Centre abrogated Article 370 and bifurcated the state into two union territories.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
2G may be back in Jammu, broadband in Kashmir from Jan 15
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) In a significant development, authorities in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory are mulling to restore internet services, though partially, from January 15 (Wednesday), sources in the J&K administration said.
2020-01-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Army rescues stranded 'Chaddar Trek' tourists in Ladakh
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian Army's Fire and Fury Corps has rescued six seriously ill tourists who were stranded during a trek on the Zanskar river in Ladakh after multiple search and rescue columns were launched.
2020-01-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
5 killed in snow avalanche in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) Three more bodies were recovered on Tuesday taking the death toll to five after snow avalanche hit the higher reaches of Kashmir's Ganderbal district.
2020-01-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kashmir DSP Devinder Singh: Hunting with hounds & running with deers
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) The nexus between a decorated Jammu and Kashmir Police officer and the terrorists is likely to ruffle many a feather as the past of the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Devinder Singh is going to haunt the intelligence agencies for long.
2020-01-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Kashmir DSP Devinder Singh: Hunting with hounds & running with deers
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) The nexus between a decorated Jammu and Kashmir Police officer and the terrorists is likely to ruffle many a feather as the past of the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Devinder Singh is going to haunt the intelligence agencies for long.
2020-01-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Three militants killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Three militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces at Gulshan pora in Tral in south Kashmir on Sunday.
2020-01-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
J&K DSP held with 2 terrorists, 2 AK-47s seized from his home
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The J&K Police on Saturday detained a senior police officer after two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants and five grenades were recovered from the vehicle he was travelling in, top sources said.
2020-01-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Terrorism
Supreme Court ruling on J&K internet generates hope
Srinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) In Jammu & Kashmir there is optimism after the Supreme Court gave a ruling on Friday asking the government to review the internet ban in Kashmir calling it a part of freedom of speech.
2020-01-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
PDP leader's statement may be end for Mehbooba's leadership
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) Muzaffar Hussain Beigh, patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) indicting Mehbooba Mufti of making provocative statements, which led to the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status, is something which Mufti cannot shrug off as just another rebel deserting her.
2020-01-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
US envoy among 17 foreign diplomats visiting Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) A delegation of 17 foreign envoys reached Srinagar on Thursday to take stock of the ground situation in the Kashmir Valley.
2020-01-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
In Kashmir, football is a great leveller
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) The I-League made its much-awaited return to Srinagar after a gap of 323 days -- with a new season starting over and a lot of changes taking place in the region in that period of time. However, what remained constant was the love and passion for the 'beautiful game' and home team Real Kashmir among its fans.
2020-01-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
J&K includes Accession Day holiday, axes Martyr's Day, Sheikh Abdullah anniversary
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) The list of public holidays for calendar year 2020 has been notified by the Jammu and Kashmir administration and among the interesting changes is a holiday on October 26, which marks the Accession Day and none on Sheikh Abdullahs birth anniversary.
2019-12-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Kashmir records season's coldest night
Srinagar, Dec 27 (IANS) Kashmir woke up to a freezing Friday as the temperature plummeted to the lowest degrees in this season.
2019-12-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Kashmir sans tourists on Christmas, New Year
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) For the first time in three decades, Kashmir will witness minimum presence of tourists to mark Christmas and New Year as a fallout of the lockdown after the revocation of Article 370 on August 5.
2019-12-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Heavy snowfall in Kashmir blocks highways
Srinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley woke up to a white carpet of snow on Friday as it received the third snowfall this season, causing blockade of highways and affecting commuting for the locals.
2019-12-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ceasefire violation by Pak in Poonch
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Pakistani army resorted to ceasefire violation on Thursday in Shahpur, Kirni and Qasba sectors along the LoC in district Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-12-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Internet blockade in Kashmir causing hardships to people
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Internet blockade in Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5 is causing unparalleled hardships to the people.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Defence/Security
2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) One more terrorist was killed in Kashmir's Bandipore on Monday, taking the number of slain terrorists in the encounter that started on Sunday to two. The identity of the slain ultras is being ascertained, police said.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Landslides close Jammu Srinagar highway
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) After opening briefly on Saturday, the Jammu Srinagar highway was again blocked on Sunday due to landslides triggered by rains at Digdol, 150 kilometres from Jammu.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Woes mount as Kashmir gets season's 1st snowfall
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Kashmir witnessed its first snowfall of the season, plunging the mercury to sub-zero in Gulmarg and bringing woes galore as major disruptions are reported on roads, in power supply, besides air traffic being hit. The Met forecasts rain starting Thursday night and continuing on Friday.
2019-11-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Govt business rules of erstwhile J&K to apply to UT
Srinagar, Oct 31 (IANS) Hours after taking over as the first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory, G.C. Murmu on Thursday issued an order, saying the provisions of government business rules applicable to the erstwhile state will continue to apply to the UT.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Families inconsolable as Bengal workers' bodies reach home
Bahalnagar (West Bengal), Oct 31 (IANS) Heart-rending scenes were witnessed as the bodies of five workers killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam reached their village Bahalnagar in Murshidabad district on Thursday.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Two Kulgam victims would have left the valley on Wednesday
Bahalnagar (West Bengal), Oct 30 (IANS) Two of the victims in the Kulgam massacre were planning to leave the Kashmir Valley because of the worsening situation and had decided to board the train for home on Wednesday, but terrorists' bullets snatched their lives a day prior to their departure.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Terrorists killed him, his daughter's surgery hopes
Bahalnagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Sheikh Kamrudin travelled all the way to Kashmir to work as a contract labourer because he badly needed funds for surgery of her elder daughter, suffering from a serious kidney issue. But his promise to the ailing girl to ensure her treatment on his return would not be fulfilled now.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Terrorism
New Ladakh police chief, Advisor to Lt Gov named
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) A day before Ladakh becomes a new Union Territory and its first Lt Governor R.K. Mathur takes oath, the Centre on Wednesday named its police chief.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
ISI's sinister plan of killing more 'non-residents' in the Valley exposed
Srinagar/New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Desperate to disrupt New Delhi's development initiatives in the Valley, Pakistan-based terror outfits now plan more killings of "non-residents and non-locals", particularly in south Kashmir. Top intelligence sources in Srinagar revealed that the new objective of Islamabad is to defeat the very purpose of scrapping Article 370, by driving a deep wedge between "non-Kashmiris" and Kashmiris, and finally upsetting entry of Indians into the Union Territory (UT).
2019-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Six labourers from West Bengal shot dead in J&K's Kulgam (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) At least six non-local labourers were killed and another one seriously injured in a sudden attack by militants on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. All the killed were from West Bengal's Murshidabad, police sources said.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Six labourers from West Bengal shot dead in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Six non-local labourers were shot dead by militants on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. All six were from West Bengal's Murshidabad, police sources said.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
EU MPs delegation in Srinagar amid tension, clashes
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Amid heightened tension due to sporadic incidents of violence and a shutdown, a delegation of Members of European Parliament (MEPs) arrived here on Tuesday to see the local conditions.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
19 civilians injured in Sopore terror attack, six critical
Srinagar/New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) At least 19 people have been injured in the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore and the condition of six of them is critical, Army sources said on Monday.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
8 injured in grenade attack in Sopore, J&K
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) Militants hurled a grenade on civilians at a bus stand in Sopore, north Kashmir on Monday afternoon. 6 civilians sustained injuries, according to the police information.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
EU delegation to visit Kashmir on Tuesday
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS)
2019-10-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Diplomacy,Politics
PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers at LoC
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with soldiers of Indian Army at Line of Control in Rajouri District of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
2019-10-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Asiya had key role in cinemas' closure in Valley: NIA
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi had played a major role in closure of cinemas in Kashmir Valley, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said in a charge-sheet filed in the terror funding case.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Kashmir,Terrorism
HC quashes process of appointing Secy to JK art academy
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday quashed the process of appointing Secretary to the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) initiated in March, saying it does not inspire confidence.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Few detained J&K leaders inciting people to violence: Madhav
Srinabar, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav on Sunday said that some detained politicians here are sending messages to people to pick up guns and give sacrifices. Mahdav was speaking to a gathering of BJP supporters at Tagore Hall in Srinagar on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
ACB files FIR in J&K Bank loan fraud case
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday registered an FIR in the J&K Bank loan fraud case of Rs 1,100 crore advanced to Rice Exports India (REI) Agro Ltd. Searches have been conducted at many locations in Delhi, Jammu and Srinagar.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two militants killed in Anantnag gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Two militants were reportedly killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district in a gunfight with the security forces, police sources said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kashmiris feel the pinch as made to pay for suspended period
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As Kashmiris continue to celebrate the restoration of their post-paid mobile phones, service providers are having the last laugh with them charging the subscribers for the period when services were suspended in the valley.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Truck driver from Rajasthan shot and killed in J&K
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 14 (IANS) A truck driver from Rajasthan was shot and killed by suspected militans in Sheermal village of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir here on Monday. He was loading apples when the incident took place.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Mobiles ring again in Kashmir Valley, people overwhelmed
Srinagar, Oct 14 (IANS) Mobile phones ringing again have made Kashmir happy. Suddenly, life seems to have sprung back and people are smiling as some pervading tension has vanished.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Lt Gen Gupta named new Commander of White Knight Corps
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) Lieutenant General Harsha Gupta has been appointed as the new Commander of the White Knight Corps -- the XVI Corps -- of the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
11 civilians injured in Srinagar grenade explosion
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) At least 11 civilians were injured on Saturday when militants hurled a grenade at a crowded market in summer capital Srinagar.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
J&K apple prices revised under Market Intervention Scheme
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Department of Horticulture, Planning and Marketing on Tuesday revised prices of Apples in the state of Jammu and Kashmir according to the fruit grade and type of packaging material under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS).
2019-10-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
Tourists to return to Kashmir, advisory lifted
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) In another major step towards return of normalcy to Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday directed that the two-month old advisory asking tourists to leave the valley be lifted immediately.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Police bust JeM group that planned terror in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) With the arrest of a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist from Baramulla, police in Jammu and Kashmir have neutralised a newly-formed grouping of the terror outfit that had planned to foment violence by targeting security forces and civilians.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
NC team meets Abdullahs, seeks release before local polls (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) A National Conference delegation met detained party President Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah here on Sunday, and sought their release.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics