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KASHMIR NEWS

India and Pakistan agree to stop cross-border firing in Kashmir

February 25, 2021 10:25 pm

"In the interest of achieving mutually beneficial and sustainable peace along the borders, the two DGsMO agreed to address each other's core issues and concerns which have propensity to disturb peace and lead to violence," a joint statement said.

Pak urges India to let neutral international observers visit Kashmir

February 19, 2021 11:24 am

Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said India should allow UN observers, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission, and the international media to visit Kashmir and assess the situation on ground by free interaction with the Kashmiri people.

'Kral Koor' attempts to revive age-old pottery in Kashmir with Bengaluru touch

February 07, 2021 7:12 pm

The 32-year-old's journey into pottery was a means to escape depression

Ghulam Nabi Azad: Bring Bill to restore J&K statehood; need to take people into confidence

February 04, 2021 4:01 am

Azad said any measure that upsets the people residing in the Northeast and border areas, including Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab, should not be taken.

PMC to set up permanent Kashmir Trade and Culture centre: Mayor

February 02, 2021 10:50 pm

The Sarhad organisation took initiative and helped by organising farmer-to-consumer sales in Pune, which helped Kashmiri farmers and artisans to a considerable extent, the mayor said.

Forty Years Ago: January 28, 1981

January 28, 2021 12:05 am

Indira Gandhi’s government is planning to set up a special group which will take major decisions concerning economic policy and its implementation.

Kashmiri politicians being persecuted by Centre: Mehbooba Mufti on Waheed Para's continued detention

January 27, 2021 2:57 pm

Waheed Para was arrested on November 25, 2020, in connection with the Naveed Babu-DySP Davinder Singh case for supporting the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group.

Wazwan: All you need to know about this Kashmiri multi-course meal

January 16, 2021 10:00 am

While film director Vivek Agnihotri suggested 'vegetarian' Wazwan, it is traditionally a meat-based meal

Delivery person rides horse in snow-covered Kashmir to drop off order

January 14, 2021 10:37 am

In a video, the delivery person was filmed travelling on a horse to deliver packages as roads were snowed under.

Major tragedy averted as IED-fitted motorcycle detected in J&K's Poonch

January 10, 2021 6:22 pm

Quoting preliminary investigation, the officer said the IED along with a motorcycle was left behind by a suspected terrorist who is believed to have moved into the nearby forest area.

KASHMIR PHOTOS

Express Wanderlust: Check out these wintry pictures from north Kashmir's Baramulla district

December 30, 2020 3:56 pm

As we journey (virtually) into yet another destination this week, we take a look at these stunning images of tourists enjoying their time in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. Scroll down for some gorgeous photographs, courtesy of Indian Express photographer Shuaib Masoodi

Gulmarg turns white as Kashmir receives fresh snowfall

January 03, 2021 6:58 pm

A blanket of snow covered Kashmir on Sunday as most areas received moderate snowfall, cutting the valley's surface as well as air connection with the rest of the country.

First curfew, then lockdown: The unique struggles of Kashmiri athletes

May 06, 2020 2:20 pm

Kashmir has seen back-to-back lockdowns - first when the Central government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution, followed by the shutdown to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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.

Tourists celebrate New Year Eve in snow-covered Gulmarg

December 31, 2019 3:29 pm

The MET Office has forecast a spell of moderate to heavy snowfall in the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Wednesday onwards.

Top quotes of S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture: From Kashmir to RCEP to what he said on Pakistan

November 17, 2019 8:43 am

S Jaishankar delivering the fourth RNG Lecture provided an assessment of the last 70 years of India’s foreign policy choices and challenged past positions — from dealing with China on boundary issues and handling Pakistan to managing ties with the US.

Amid clashes, shutdown, J&K Class 10 students appear for board exams

October 29, 2019 4:53 pm

As many as 1.6 lakh students will appear in the upcoming Board of School Education (BOSE) examinations at 1,502 centres across Kashmir, where only a total of 20.13 per cent students are attending schools post August 5

Prakash Raj is enjoying his vacation in Kashmir

June 04, 2019 9:56 am

Soon after the Lok Sabha election results, actor-politician Prakash Raj has taken to Kashmir where he is shooting as well as holidaying with his family.

Terror attack in J&K's Pulwama kills 40 CRPF personnel, JeM behind strike

February 19, 2019 9:47 am

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured

Culture on cruise: Experience Kashmir through shikara ride on Dal Lake

July 20, 2017 9:04 am

Tourists enjoy a Shikara ride in the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. The footfall of tourists visiting Kashmir has decreased due to a spate of militant attacks including a recent attack on Amarnath yatris in which seven yatris were killed and around 20 injured.

KASHMIR VIDEOS

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.

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Photos Of The Day: Encounter With Militants In Kupwara’s Halmatpora In Jammu & Kashmir

June 22, 2020 6:26 pm

An encounter broke out in the Arampora area of the district on Tuesday after security forces launched an operation in the wake of militants opening fire at an Army patrol party.