Jammu News

J&K: Two electrocuted by live wire in Poonch district

The incident occurred when the entire village had plunged into darkness following some snag in the transformer supplying power to the area.

J&K: Major tragedy averted as Army defuses IED found inside tiffin box

Significantly, the object was detected less than 24 hours after an IED power circuit wrapped in a polyethene sheet was found outside Jammu airport.

Day after grenade attack, IED power circuit found outside Jammu airport

A bomb disposal squad from the police control room immediately reached the spot and found the power circuit. However, it did not contain any explosive and detonator, an official said.

Amarnath Yatra to begin from July 1, last 46 days

The board also advised the CEO to appeal to all the potential pilgrims to consult their doctors before embarking on the pilgrimage.

Fresh landslides block Jammu-Srinagar highway; nearly 1,000 vehicles stranded

Kashmir Valley remained cut off from rest of the state for seventh day on Sunday as fresh landslides erupted along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Marog near Ramban disrupting movement of nearly 1,000 light vehicles.

J&K Reservation Bill gets governor nod, Paharis to get job reservation

The government in a statement said that the welfare legislation was a long pending demand of the people belonging to this group and it will go a long way in improving their status, and provide educational and job opportunities.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.