Jammu News

Technical snag hits Jammu ropeway during mock drill, 2 people killed

When the team was attempting to open the doors of the stranded trolley, it tilted sideways, which resulted in all team members falling 40 feet. Police have registered a case and started investigations.

J&K: Firing by Pakistani troops along LoC in Pooch and Rajouri districts

A defence ministry spokesperson Lt Colonel Devender Anand here said that Pakistani troops, resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation by small arms firing and "shelling with heavy calibre weapons" in Poonch sector’s Gulpur area around 9 am.

J&K Law Commission constituted; Justice MK Hanjura appointed founding Chairperson

According to an order issued by the Law Department, the Commission will have a three-year term and it shall, apart from a Chairperson, have two full-time members and two part-time members.

Jammu & Kashmir: Hizbul module busted in Kathua; 2 arrested

On Saturday night, it was learnt that a group of accomplices of terrorists belonging to the outfit was operating as a module in Jammu and Kashmir to purchase and supply arms and ammunition, a senior official said.

Provocative speech at VHP event: J&K officer pulls up cops

On Monday, the police sought videos of the speakers at the VHP event. “We are analysing the videos. After seeking legal opinion, if anything is found objectionable, law will take its course,”' an officer said.

J&K: Eight-year-old mauled to death by leopard in Nagore

The killing led to anger among local villagers who alleged that a number of people had been killed by wild animals in the area during the past two years. However, the administration including wildlife department has done nothing in the matter so far.

J-K: At least 13 killed, 19 injured after bus falls into gorge in Poonch

Giving details, sources said the bus was on its way from Loran to Poonch when it fell into a gorge at Palera.

J-K Raj Bhawan’s fax machine still broken: Omar Abdullah

He was trying to fax a letter to Malik expressing the National Conference's (NC) concerns over reports of changes proposed to the procedure of granting permanent residence certificates in the state.

Protesters block Jammu-Akhnoor highway alleging malpractice during counting of votes

"The counting of votes was carried out thrice and I was leading with three votes. I had got 786 votes against the nearest rival who had got 783 votes. But, the rival candidate was declared winner by one vote," Darshan Singh, a candidate, said.

J-K: BJP candidate arrested for violence which killed ex-Army officer

Identifying the deceased as Mohammad Hafeez, police said that he had died in stone pelting by supporters of the losing candidate Rehmatullah Butt on victory procession of winner Kanchan Chandel of Congress.

J-K: Police solve month-old robbery case, eight arrested for looting Rs 1 crore

The cash, according to police, belonged to Montage Industry Pvt Ltd, Bari Brahmana in adjoining Samba district. A senior manager of the factory, Narendra Chopra, had informed police that three unidentified gunmen on October 26 looted the factory van.

‘Govt orders inquiry after students not served mid-day meals for 9 months in J-K’

The scheme is known to be a major factor in motivating people from lower strata of society to enrol their children in the educational institutions in far-flung areas.