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J&K administration bans seven news portals for peddling fake news in Ramban

August 16, 2022 10:19 pm

The ban order was issued by Ramban District Magistrate Mussarat Islam, exercising powers vested in him under Section 144 of the CrPC.

Targeted killing: Kashmiri Pandit shot dead in Valley attack, another injured

August 17, 2022 1:07 am

Stating that “no Kashmiri Pandit is safe in the Kashmir Valley”, KPSS president Sanjay Tickoo said the “judiciary and government have failed miserably to protect Kashmiri Pandits. As such, KPSS is appealing to all the Kashmiri Pandits to leave Kashmir”.

J&K: Seven ITBP personnel dead, 30 injured as bus falls into Pahalgam riverbed

August 16, 2022 5:10 pm

Police sources said the death toll is likely to increase as several personnel have been critically injured. Nine personnel have reportedly suffered serious injuries

Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in J&K's Rajouri

August 15, 2022 2:43 am

Sources said that the encounter started around 7:30 pm when militants opened fire on security forces and police personnel who have been combing the Sujan forest area in Budhal for the last few days.

Hizb chief’s son, Bitta Karate’s wife among 4 fired from J&K govt service

August 14, 2022 2:03 am

Over 30 government employees have been dismissed so far under this provision.

Final joints in place in world’s highest rly bridge over Chenab

August 14, 2022 7:08 am

Constructed at a cost of Rs 1,250 crore, the 1.3-km-long bridge is located 359 metres above the Chenab riverbed and it is 30 metres higher than Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Hizb chief’s son, Bitta Karate’s wife among 4 fired from J&K govt service

August 14, 2022 2:00 am

A professor and a scientist at Kashmir University, a woman KAS officer and an IT manager at JKEDI are the employees whose services were terminated. While the KAS officer is the wife of militant leader Farooq Ahmad Dar, the IT manager is the son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin.

Rajouri Army camp attack: There is sadness but am proud also at son’s sacrifice, says Rifleman Manoj’s father

August 13, 2022 8:14 am

Rifleman Manoj Kumar Bhati, 26, of Rajputana Rifles was among four soldiers who were killed in a militant attack on an Army camp in Rajouri district of J&K in the early hours of Thursday.

Rajouri attack: Senior Army officials pay tributes to four soldiers slain in J&K

August 12, 2022 4:52 pm

The mortal remains of the soldiers were then flown from Jammu to Delhi, the defence PRO said. Later, it will be taken to their respective hometowns for performing the last rites.

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August 15, 2022 7:42 am

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Tragedy strikes Amarnath Yatra camp as cloudburst triggers flash flood

July 09, 2022 12:11 pm

More than a dozen people were killed, while nearly 30 were injured. Some 15,000 people have been rescued. (PTI Photo)

In the pandemic, transgender community in Kashmir looks on with hope, leads with defiance

June 15, 2021 4:59 pm

The heavily-marginalised and ostracised transgender community in Kashmir mouths a grim and cold reality.

Jammu and Kashmir turns white with season's first snowfall

December 15, 2020 9:49 pm

Thick sheets of snow covered Srinagar Saturday morning as Jammu and Kashmir received its first snowfall of the season.

J&K votes in local body polls, first time after Article 370 abrogation

November 28, 2020 7:40 pm

The polls form the first test for the Centre's move to restart the political process after the bifurcation of the erstwhile state into the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh last August.

Kashmir: Curfew, restrictions mark first anniversary of Article 370 abrogation

August 05, 2020 5:40 pm

Today marks the completion of one year of the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370. Keeping security in mind, the UT administration has imposed curfew across the Kashmir valley, which came into force since Monday late evening.

Unlock 2.0: Gardens, parks in J&K reopen after 3 months

July 08, 2020 10:25 pm

Gardens and parks in Kashmir reopened on Wednesday morning after remaining closed for over 100 days due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

In Srinagar, staff ready classrooms as schools set to re-open after three-month winter break

February 21, 2020 12:38 pm

The schools in the Kashmir valley are scheduled to open after a three-month winter break in March.

Express Wanderlust: Here's what you should know before your trip to Kashmir

January 02, 2020 3:59 pm

The place will instantly give you a feel of heaven. Before you visit it, here are some things to keep in mind.

Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Army

December 09, 2019 10:33 am

After completing one year of strenuous training, 404 soldiers from Jammu and Kashmir were recruited into the Army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry.

Winter chill grips north India, temperature in Delhi dips to single digit

December 04, 2019 10:10 am

In Delhi, the minimum temperature was 9.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday but weather experts said it is likely to drop to 7 degrees Celsius by Friday as high-velocity northwesterly winds continue to blow from the hills.


J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.

'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

Why isn’t BJP-PDP forming govt. in J&K: Omar

February 25, 2016 7:00 am

Srinagar (J&K), Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned the delay by the BJP-PDP alliance in forming the government in the state, in spite of having good numbers in the assembly. Talking about the present Governor Rule in the state, Abdullah said the rule is imposed when there is no numbers, which is also called the Breakdown of Constitutional Order, where there is no possibility of the formation of a government.

Last rites of Pampore bravehearts performed with full state honours

February 22, 2016 2:51 pm

Udhampur/Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 22 (ANI): The last rites of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who was martyred while fighting the terrorists at Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir, was performed with full military honours in Udhampur on Monday. Captain Mahajan was injured on Friday when he was leading a team to smoke-out the terrorists holed up inside a building near Srinagar. He succumbed to the injuries at 92 Base Hospital last evening. Meanwhile, last rites of Havaldar Raj Kumar Rana were performed by his daughter in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.