Jammu and Kashmir News

IPS officer's brother among 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

IPS officer's brother among 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

One of the three slain terrorists - Shamsul Haq Mengnoo - is the brother of 2012-batch IPS officer Inamul Haq Mengnoo who is posted in the Northeast.

Jan 22, 2019, 23:13 PM IST
Three terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian

Three terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said in Srinagar.

Jan 22, 2019, 18:08 PM IST
SC to take 'in-chamber' decision on plea challenging Article 35A

SC to take 'in-chamber' decision on plea challenging Article 35A

Article 35-A accords special rights and privileges to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir and bars people from outside the state from acquiring any immovable property in the state.

Jan 22, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
Helicopter, ropeway services at Vaishno Devi suspended over bad weather, snowfall

Helicopter, ropeway services at Vaishno Devi suspended over bad weather, snowfall

Helicopter and ropeway services at Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir were suspended following heavy snow and rainfall in the area. 

Jan 22, 2019, 11:11 AM IST
Avalanche hits Jawahar tunnel, Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

Avalanche hits Jawahar tunnel, Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed on Tuesday following landslides and snowfall and reports of an avalanche hitting the highway in the Jawahar Tunnel area. A team has been rushed to take stock.

Jan 22, 2019, 09:47 AM IST
Former PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir's car used to attack pilgrims in 2017 Amarnath terror attack: NIA

Former PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir's car used to attack pilgrims in 2017 Amarnath terror attack: NIA

On July 10, 2017, eight pilgrims were killed and 18 injured after terrorists attacked the Amarnath yatra bus at Botengoo.

Jan 22, 2019, 09:40 AM IST
J&K: 2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian's Zainapora

J&K: 2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian's Zainapora

Encounter underway in Shopian's Zainapora.

Jan 22, 2019, 08:31 AM IST
Snowfall and rains lash entire North India; Cold wave conditions intensify

Snowfall and rains lash entire North India; Cold wave conditions intensify

Following a wet spell and snowfall at several places, cold wave conditions intensified across North India on Tuesday. Parts of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir received a fresh spell of snow due

Jan 22, 2019, 07:18 AM IST
Omar Abdullah vs Mehbooba Mufti on Twitter over Mufti Mohd Syed and Sheikh Abdullah

Omar Abdullah vs Mehbooba Mufti on Twitter over Mufti Mohd Syed and Sheikh Abdullah

It started with Omar Abdullah responding to a tweet by a journalist, claiming that it was not the first time that attendance had been made compulsory for Republic Day events.

Jan 21, 2019, 21:39 PM IST
Clashes erupt after security forces eliminate two terrorists in J&K's Budgam

Clashes erupt after security forces eliminate two terrorists in J&K's Budgam

Two local terrorists were killed by the security forces in J&K's Budgam on Monday  

Jan 21, 2019, 16:31 PM IST
Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Budgam

Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Budgam

The district police, CRPF and 53 Rashtriya Rifles are jointly conducting the operation.

Jan 21, 2019, 09:56 AM IST
BJP will form stable govt with 'some friends' in Jammu & Kashmir: Ram Madhav

BJP will form stable govt with 'some friends' in Jammu & Kashmir: Ram Madhav

Due to the special circumstances in the state, "we have no hesitation in joining hands with others" to form the government, he said.

Jan 21, 2019, 06:27 AM IST
Gujjars, Bakerwals being selectively targeted in Jammu: Mehbooba Mufti

Gujjars, Bakerwals being selectively targeted in Jammu: Mehbooba Mufti

Stating that the Muslims of Jammu were feeling vulnerable, Mehbooba said she had hoped that after the governor's assurance, such things would stop.

Jan 21, 2019, 06:17 AM IST
 Slight respite from cold conditions in Kashmir Valley

Slight respite from cold conditions in Kashmir Valley

The night temperature rose across the Valley on Saturday night as a thick cloud cover enveloped Kashmir, a MeT Department official said.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:26 PM IST
J&K govt makes attending R-Day functions mandatory, warns defaulters

J&K govt makes attending R-Day functions mandatory, warns defaulters

According to the order, 'failure to attend the function will be constructed as dereliction of duty and disobedience of government instructions'.

Jan 20, 2019, 10:21 AM IST
National Conference says no to alliance in J&K, to fight polls alone

National Conference says no to alliance in J&K, to fight polls alone

The announcement was made by NC's Provincial President Devender Singh Rana.

Jan 19, 2019, 22:29 PM IST
Ladakh avalanche: Two more bodies recovered, death toll reaches 7

Ladakh avalanche: Two more bodies recovered, death toll reaches 7

The search is underway for the remaining three persons.

Jan 19, 2019, 18:58 PM IST
Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley, temperature drops further

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley, temperature drops further

The weather official said the minimum temperature jumped throughout the valley on Saturday because of the cloud cover at night but it is likely that the maximum temperatures would drop further.

Jan 19, 2019, 10:13 AM IST
Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire along International Border in J&K's Kathua

Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire along International Border in J&K's Kathua

BSF troops, guarding the borderline, retaliated strongly, the officials said.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:43 PM IST
Ladakh avalanche: At least 5 bodies recovered, rescue ops continue

Ladakh avalanche: At least 5 bodies recovered, rescue ops continue

At least five bodies have been recovered, hours after at least 10 people got trapped in an avalanche in Khardung La area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, reported news agency ANI. Earlier, the Ladakh

Jan 18, 2019, 16:28 PM IST