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09 Apr 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

RSS leader, his PSO, shot dead in Kishtwar; curfew imposed

RSS leader Chandrakant Sharma and his security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar town on Tuesday.

08 Mar 2019


Team India pays tribute to armed forces with camouflage caps

Team India, on Friday, paid tribute to the armed forces by wearing special camouflage caps, during the third ODI against Australia at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi.

07 Mar 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Grenade attack in Jammu: One dead, over 28 injured

A grenade attack at a bus stop in Jammu on Thursday injured 28 people, reports ANI. One person succumbed to the injuries and five are said to be critical.

28 Feb 2019


Pakistan violates ceasefire again, resumes shelling in Pooch district

After a lull of a few hours, Pakistani troops, on Thursday afternoon began shelling forward Indian positions and civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Krishna Ghati sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

28 Feb 2019

Indian Air Force

2 Pakistani jets attempted to enter Indian airspace, foiled

On Thursday, two Pakistani jets attempted to enter Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch area but intervention by IAF forced them to return.

24 Feb 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: Senior police officer killed in encounter; three soldiers injured

On Sunday, a senior police officer was killed and another Army officer injured in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.

19 Feb 2019


What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know

Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.

18 Feb 2019


Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today

Just as the country was reeling from the loss of 40 CRPF soldiers, another braveheart lost his life on Saturday, February 16.

17 Feb 2019


After Pulwama attack, security of five separatist leaders withdrawn

The Indian government on Sunday announced it has withdrawn security of five separatist leaders of Jammu and Kashmir after the barbaric Pulwama attack on CRPF in which 40 soldiers lost their lives.

15 Feb 2019


#WaahBJPWaah: Manoj Tiwari danced, Shah addressed rally after Pulwama-attack

Jaish-e-Mohammed struck on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir and 40 soldiers were martyred. The toll could rise as several others were injured.

15 Feb 2019


#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly condemned the attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that led to the massacre of 40 jawans.

03 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi in J&K: Electricity, education, healthcare for all

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir, declared that the state had become one of the first in the country to achieve 100% electrification of households under the Center's Saubhagya Scheme.

20 Jan 2019


Turned away by doctor, woman delivers stillborn on Srinagar road

In an inhuman incident, a woman from Moore, a remote area of Jammu and Kashmir, gave birth to a baby by the roadside after a doctor at Srinagar's Lal Ded Hospital refused to admit her.

18 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Ahead of Republic Day, two attacks rock Srinagar within 24hrs

With less than 10 days to go for Republic Day, two attacks have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.

20 Dec 2018


AMU students protest civilian killings in Kashmir, hold candlelight march

Students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) held a candlelight peace march yesterday evening to protest the recent killing of seven civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

19 Dec 2018


President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

Jammu & Kashmir will be placed under President's rule from 20 December, for the first time in 22 years.

19 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Night temperature shows improvement in most parts of Jammu

The night temperature in most parts of Jammu region marked further increase, with the city of temples recording a low of 6 degrees Celsius, three degrees below the normal during this time of the season, a MeT official said.

15 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu shivers, records season's coldest night at 5.5 degrees Celsius

The winter capital Jammu recorded the coldest night of the season so far with the minimum temperature settling at 5.5 degrees Celsius, an official of the Meteorological (MeT) department said today.

12 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

759 stone pelting incidents reported in J&K in 2018: MHA

As many as 759 incidents of stone pelting were reported in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

03 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Winter is here: Srinagar witnesses lowest temperature of the season

With winter setting in, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, recorded its lowest temperature of the season on Sunday.

01 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

BJP condemns protests against decision to convert J&K-Bank into PSU

The BJP yesterday condemned the propaganda launched by some Kashmir-based political and other socio-economic organizations against the State Administrative Council's (SAC) decision to convert the J&K Bank into a PSU.

27 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in separate encounters in J&K

Three terrorists, including one from an ISIS offshoot, and a soldier were killed while two jawans suffered injuries in two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam and Pulwama districts today, police said.

24 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Third phase of panchayat polls underway

Voting for the third phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections is underway. It began at 8 am in 2,773 polling stations, including 918 in Kashmir division and 1,855 in Jammu division, officials said.

23 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K government approves bill for welfare of persons with disabilities

The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the enactment of a bill aimed to enhance the rights and entitlement of persons with disabilities, an official said today.

21 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Congress, PDP, National Conference, might form grand alliance in Kashmir

In what could shape up to be a grand alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress, the National Conference (NC), and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) are in talks to explore the possibility of forming a government in the state.

20 Nov 2018


Construct 60,000 household toilets within target, J&K government orders agencies

The Jammu and Kashmir government has directed authorities to meet the original target of constructing 60,000 individual household toilets (IHHTs) in urban areas under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in the state.

Plea alleging custodial torture of key Kathua case witness dismissed

The Supreme Court dismissed a plea claiming a key witness in the sensational Kathua gang rape-and-murder case was allegedly tortured in custody by Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection with a separate rape case.

18 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: Another youth abducted, marking seventh abduction in four days

Another youth has been abducted by unidentified gunmen from Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, marking the third such abduction in 24 hours, and the seventh abduction in just four days.

16 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Governor wants 5 new medical colleges functional by 2019

Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satya Pal Malik, has called for expeditious completion of all necessary infrastructural and other facilities to ensure that the five new medical colleges in the state start functioning from the next academic session.

15 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K to build 20,000 flats for police on self-financing basis

The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved a proposal for construction of 20,000 flats for state police personnel on a self-financing basis, an official spokesman said today.

10 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Measles-Rubella vaccine given to over 27 lakh children

Over 27.85 lakh children were given the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccine during an ongoing vaccination campaign across Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said today.

09 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: SPO killed, 2 injured as vehicle falls into gorge

A Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed while two brothers were seriously injured, when a load carrier they were traveling in, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Doda district today morning.

07 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Heavy snowfall caused Rs. 500cr-loss to crops, assesses J&K government

The Jammu & Kashmir Government on Tuesday assessed Rs. 500 crore losses to the state's agriculture and horticulture sectors due to the recent heavy snowfall and urged the Center to provide relief to the affected farmers.

04 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

#DarbarMove: Jammu & Kashmir Secretariat to start functioning from Monday

All necessary security arrangements have been put in place as the Civil Secretariat, the seat of the Jammu and Kashmir government, will reopen in Jammu on Monday after a 10-day break owing to the bi-annual 'Darbar Move'.

02 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Senior BJP-leader, brother, shot at point-blank range by unknown-assailants

Anil Parihar, state secretary of BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, and his brother Ajeet were killed by unknown assailants in the Jammu's Kishtwar town on Thursday night.

29 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Massive fire hits house in Poonch; no casualty reported

Eight families were rendered homeless after a house in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district was gutted in a fire that broke out due to a short circuit today, police said.

27 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Army celebrates 72nd Infantry Day in Jammu and Kashmir

The Army celebrated the 72nd Infantry Day on Saturday to commemorate the operations it launched on this day in 1947 to thwart the Pakistani aggression on Jammu and Kashmir.

19 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Three terrorists killed in a failed infiltration bid in J&K

Three unidentified terrorists were killed in a failed infiltration bid along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, a defense spokesman said Friday.

Polling underway for third phase of municipal polls in J&K

Polling began today for the third and penultimate phase of municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir to seal the fate of 365 candidates in the fray across the state.

12 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu: 81 lakh revenue documents, land record maps digitized

Over 83L revenue documents and land record maps have been digitized under the Digital India Land Records Modernization Program (DILRMP) in the Jammu division, officials said.