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Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months

14 Mar 2020

'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months

A day after he was released, National Conference's Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar at the sub-jail in Srinagar where the latter has been lodged since August. They warmly embraced each other.

Srinagar grenade attack: 2 CRPF jawans among 4 injured

02 Feb 2020

Srinagar grenade attack: 2 CRPF jawans among 4 injured

Four people, including two security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Sunday, the police said.

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

09 Jan 2020

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.

EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy

29 Oct 2019

EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy

A European Union delegation, consisting of 27 MPs, left for Jammu and Kashmir from Delhi earlier today to assess the situation in the border state, that has been under lockdown since August.

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests

15 Oct 2019

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests

On Tuesday, the police detained several women activists in Srinagar for protesting against the Centre's move to repeal Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

No dead bodies doesn't mean everything's normal, says Srinagar Mayor

03 Sep 2019

No dead bodies doesn't mean everything's normal, says Srinagar Mayor

Just because there aren't dead bodies lying around on the streets of Kashmir, it doesn't mean everything is normal, feels Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu, who was given the status of Minister of State (along with his Jammu counterpart), after Centre revoked Article 370 last month.

After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'

28 Aug 2019

After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'

Congress' ex-President Rahul Gandhi has made his stand "absolutely clear" on the Kashmir issue. He called it India's internal matter and reiterated that there's no room for any other country to "intervene".

Government approaches Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti; requests cooperation

25 Aug 2019

Government approaches Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti; requests cooperation

Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, two former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, have been cut off from the rest of the world since August 4, a day before BJP-led Centre made its massive Kashmir move.

Srinagar: Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders sent back to Delhi

24 Aug 2019

Srinagar: Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders sent back to Delhi

A delegation of opposition party leaders led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had arrived in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar on Saturday to meet the people amid tensions over the abrogation of Article 370.

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

24 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

After MNC puts Kashmir employees on notice, government helps them

19 Aug 2019

After MNC puts Kashmir employees on notice, government helps them

The clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir has thrown normal life out of gear. With little connectivity, the lockdown has also affected several businesses.

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

11 Aug 2019

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

Denying media reports of firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said the situation is normal.

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman declared fit, to resume flying soon

09 Aug 2019

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman declared fit, to resume flying soon

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by the Pakistan Army in February, is set to resume flying soon.

Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

03 Aug 2019

Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

A day after tourists and Amarnath pilgrims were asked to leave Kashmir in wake of terror threat, evacuation of NIT Srinagar's non-Kashmiri students sparked a controversy on Saturday.

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

26 Jun 2019

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

05 Jun 2019

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

A woman was killed and another youth was injured in Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday after terrorists opened fire.

Abhinandan Varthaman, on sick leave, chooses to stay with squadron

27 Mar 2019

Abhinandan Varthaman, on sick leave, chooses to stay with squadron

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who is on a four-week sick leave, has reportedly returned to his squadron in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar.

JeM carried out terror-strikes under its 'holy war against India'

03 Mar 2019

JeM carried out terror-strikes under its 'holy war against India'

Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed's audacious terrorist strikes, part of its 'Ghazwa-e-Hind' (Holy War Against India), have turned it into one of the most deadly terror groups and brought India and Pakistan on the brink of war twice in two decades, officials said.

Indo-Pak tension: Government withdraws order, operations in eight airports resume

27 Feb 2019

Indo-Pak tension: Government withdraws order, operations in eight airports resume

Hours after the government ordered to shut operations in eight airports of Northern India, the directive was withdrawn.

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

23 Feb 2019

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.

#PulwamaAttack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh carries coffin of martyred jawan

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh carries coffin of martyred jawan

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who flew to Srinagar on Friday morning, lent his shoulder to carry the coffin of one of the 40 CRPF jawans who were massacred in a car bomb attack on a security convoy in Pulwama on Thursday.

Kashmir weather might lead to cancellation of tomorrow's I-League matches

09 Feb 2019

Kashmir weather might lead to cancellation of tomorrow's I-League matches

There has been heavy snowfall in Kashmir for the past few days which has proved to be a bane for I-League matches.

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

03 Feb 2019

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.

Turned away by doctor, woman delivers stillborn on Srinagar road

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.

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

18 Jan 2019

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.

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir; Leh shivers at -17.1 Celsius

26 Dec 2018

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir; Leh shivers at -17.1 Celsius

The cold wave sweeping Kashmir intensified today as the mercury stayed several degree below the freezing point, resulting in frozen water bodies and water supply lines in several residential areas.

UP: Soldier, key suspect in Bulandshahr violence, arrested; denies involvement

09 Dec 2018

UP: Soldier, key suspect in Bulandshahr violence, arrested; denies involvement

Jeetender Malik aka Jeetu Fauji, who is the key suspect in Bulandshahr violence that killed a police officer and a youth, was arrested on Sunday.

J&K: Encounter between security forces, terrorists continues for 2nd day

09 Dec 2018

J&K: Encounter between security forces, terrorists continues for 2nd day

An encounter between terrorists and the security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar entered into the second day today, said police.

Winter is here: Srinagar witnesses lowest temperature of the season

03 Dec 2018

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.

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference Chairman Farooq put under house arrest

01 Dec 2018

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference Chairman Farooq put under house arrest

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under house arrest today as a precautionary measure and his outfit's one-day session was foiled, a police official said.

J&K: Mehbooba, Lone stake claim to form government; Assembly dissolved

21 Nov 2018

J&K: Mehbooba, Lone stake claim to form government; Assembly dissolved

The J&K State Assembly has been dissolved by Governor Satya Pal Malik as Peoples Democratic Party chief, Mehbooba Mufti, and People's Conference leader, Sajad Lone, staked claim to form the government.

Kashmir: Farmer cries as snowfall ruins apple-crops, video goes viral

05 Nov 2018

Kashmir: Farmer cries as snowfall ruins apple-crops, video goes viral

The untimely snowfall in Kashmir on Saturday has disrupted normalcy in the valley just as heavenly pictures of the valley took over social media.

Forgetful much? Go Air flight reaches Jammu without passengers' baggage

05 Nov 2018

Forgetful much? Go Air flight reaches Jammu without passengers' baggage

Several GoAir passengers were left fuming yesterday as their flight, G8-213, reached Srinagar from Jammu, without their baggage!

J&K: Two militants, one jawan killed in encounter in Baramulla

26 Oct 2018

J&K: Two militants, one jawan killed in encounter in Baramulla

In a gunfight between ultras and security forces, two militants and an Army jawan were killed in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

Ahead of I-league debut, Kashmiri mid-fielder has set a target

25 Oct 2018

Ahead of I-league debut, Kashmiri mid-fielder has set a target

Real Kashmir FC will be gearing up for their debut in I-League after they gained promotion.

#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India

04 Sep 2018

#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India

With the monsoon showers starting to recede, paving for the coming Autumn season, September makes for an apt period to plan your next outing.

Union Minister acts on 'toilet-cum-childcare' room at Srinagar airport

03 Sep 2018

Union Minister acts on 'toilet-cum-childcare' room at Srinagar airport

Junior Civil Aviation Minister, Jayant Sinha, today directed the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to look into the allegations of a toilet being converted into a childcare room at the Srinagar airport.

Court finds Major Gogoi, who met woman in Srinagar-hotel, guilty

27 Aug 2018

Court finds Major Gogoi, who met woman in Srinagar-hotel, guilty

The court of inquiry has ordered disciplinary action against Major Leetul Gogoi. He was found guilty for fraternizing with a local woman, despite instructions against it.

J&K: Man caught roaming suspiciously outside PCR in Srinagar; detained

26 Aug 2018

J&K: Man caught roaming suspiciously outside PCR in Srinagar; detained

The Jammu & Kashmir Police today briefly detained a man after he was caught on CCTV camera roaming in a suspicious manner outside the highly-fortified Police Control Room (PCR) premises in Srinagar.