The highway passes through five of the 10 districts of the Valley, and highways to at least two more districts branch out from it. The highway, directly and indirectly, impacts a population of over 69 lakh.
At least 11 passengers were killed and 20 others injured when the bus in which they were travelling rolled down into a 400 feet deep gorge on the Ramnagar-Basantgarh road in hilly Udhampur district on Friday. Giving details, sources said that the ill-fated bus was on way from Ramnagar to Basantgarh when its driver lost […]
Giving details, sources said that the ill fated matador was on way from Gordi to Ramnagar. Nearly five kms short of Ramnagar town, the driver reportedly lost control over the steering resulting into the mishap.
School girls in Jammu and Kashmi’s Udhampur District on Sunday celebrated Raksha Bandhan with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers deployed for Amarnath Yatra security. The students from Poonch Sector visited the CRPF camp of 137 Bn Udhampur to tie rakhi to soldiers who are deployed for the security of Amarnath Yatra from the […]
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.
Udhampur (J&K), Feb 22 (ANI): After paying tribute to his son on Monday, father of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who died in the ongoing Pampore encounter, said the braveheart had immense passion to serve the nation. He added that the late captain fulfilled his aspirations by his own self. 26-year-old 9 Paramilitary Army Captain Tushar Mahajan, who hailed from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, was leading his team in the ongoing operation in Pampore when he was martyred.