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Fresh snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir Valley

 After nightlong intermittent snowfall, the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday remained cut off from the rest of the country as road, rail and air traffic got disrupted.

Power supply restored in 80% areas of Kashmir post snowfall: Deputy CM
Power supply restored in 80% areas of Kashmir post snowfall: Deputy CM

Jammu and Kashmir's Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Tuesday said that power supply has been restored in 80 per cent areas of the Kashmir Valley post snowfall.

Intruder apprehended in Nagrota army camp

A man was shot and apprehended after he entered the Nagrota army camp in Jammu and Kashmir`s Jammu district, a defence spokesman said on Tuesday.

NC stages walkout from Assembly over power crisis in Kashmir

Opposition National Conference (NC) on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Assembly alleging that the state government had failed to provide electricity supply to the snow-bound areas of Kashmir.

Severe cold shuts Kashmir University for 10 days

Intense cold and extremely slippery road conditions prompted the Kashmir University on Tuesday to postpone the day`s scheduled exams and suspend classes for the next 10 days, an official said.

Amarnath Yatra to begin on June 29

The 40-day long annual 'yatra' to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas will commence on June 29, the shrine board said on Monday.

Jammu and Kashmir CM links lifting of AFSPA to end to terrorism

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday linked the revocation of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to improvement in law and order situation and success of security forces in ending terrorism in the state.

This J&K MLC called terrorist Burhan Wani a 'freedom fighter', won't face any FIR
This J&K MLC called terrorist Burhan Wani a 'freedom fighter', won't face any FIR

The Jammu and Kashmir legislative council Chairman on Monday extended the protection of the house to the National Conference legislator who called Hizbul commander Burhan Wani a "freedom fighter" and said that a police complaint would not be allowed to be lodged against him.

Old cave of Vaishnodevi shrine opens for pilgrims

The old and natural cave of Vaishnoevi shrine in Trikuta hills has been opened from today for the pilgrims to pay obeisance, officials said.

Uproar in J&K Assembly over compensation to 2016 unrest victims

The Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes when opposition National Conference (NC) demanded clarification from the state government over the issue of compensation to the victims of 2016 valley unrest.

Heavy snowfall closes Jammu-Srinagar highway

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed on Monday due to heavy snowfall.

Security forces gun down three terrorists in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam; 3 AK-47 rifles recovered
Security forces gun down three terrorists in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam; 3 AK-47 rifles recovered

In yet another victory against terrorism, security forces gunned down at least three terrorists in an encounter on Monday.

Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag, three terrorists believed to be trapped
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag, three terrorists believed to be trapped

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag.

Cold wave tightens grip over Jammu and Kashmir

According to the weather office, another spell of rain and snowfall is likely to occur on January 15 and 16.

Mehbooba Mufti releases book on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed; launches website on late leader

A book containing speeches of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and write ups on him by some famed writers was released by his daughter and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here on Friday.

Shops, banks and post office gutted in Kashmir blaze

Over a dozen shops, two banks and a post office were gutted in a massive fire that broke out here in the Kashmir Valley on Friday.

Intense cold in J&K, Srinagar and Jammu record coldest night
Intense cold in J&K, Srinagar and Jammu record coldest night

 Jammu and Kashmir continued to reel under intense cold wave on Friday as both Srinagar and Jammu recorded the season`s coldest night so far at minus 6.3 and 3.1 degrees Celsius respectively.

Leh town freezes at minus 18, Srinagar shivers at minus 5

All the water bodies in the Valley have frozen over and fisherman and boatmen are finding it difficult to negotiate their passage through the frozen lakes.
 

Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's video: BSF submits second report; says tinned food used
Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's video: BSF submits second report; says tinned food used

The BSF today submitted a second report to the Home Ministry on the allegations of a jawan that poor quality food was being served to soldiers on the LoC, stating that the 'daal' shown in his video was uncanned from tinned food ration and the 'parantha' was cooked in the unit mess as per procedures followed at high-altitude locations.

Army foils infiltration bid, kills 2 hardcore terrorists in Poonch
Army foils infiltration bid, kills 2 hardcore terrorists in Poonch

Two terrorists were killed by the army as it foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

13,700 foreigners, including Rohingyas Muslims from Myanmar, settled in Jammu: J&K government
13,700 foreigners, including Rohingyas Muslims from Myanmar, settled in Jammu: J&K government

Over 13,700 foreigners, including Tibetans and Rohingyas Muslims from Myanmar, are settled in Jammu and Kashmir where the population of foreign nationals has increased by over 6,000 from 2008 to 2016.

Unrest deaths disrupt Kashmir assembly

The opposition walked out of the assembly on Wednesday in protest against the civilian killings during the 2016 unrest in the Kashmir Valley and asked the government for judicial probe into the deaths.

Opposition members stage walk out from J&K Assembly

Opposition members walked out of the state Assembly on Tuesday following an uproar over the tension between two communities in Kathua district.

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir
Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir

A militant was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in Kashmir's north Bandipora district, police said.

Srinagar-Jammu highway reopens after three days

Life was thrown out of gear in Kashmir Valley on Friday due to heavy snowfall which continued at some places till yesterday as well.

Akhnoor terror attack: Three killed as militants raid GREF camp near LoC, alert sounded in Jammu​
Akhnoor terror attack: Three killed as militants raid GREF camp near LoC, alert sounded in Jammu​

Three civilians working as labourers were killed in a pre-dawn terror attack by militants on a General Engineering Reserve Force camp near LoC in Akhnoor Sector.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day
Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day

"The 300-km long highway is closed for vehicular traffic since Friday following snowfall and heavy rains at various places en route," a Traffic Police officer said.

Avalanche warning issued as heavy snowfall continues in J&K, Himachal; life remains disrupted
Avalanche warning issued as heavy snowfall continues in J&K, Himachal; life remains disrupted

A medium danger avalanche warning has been issued for some avalanche prone districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh as north India witnessed heavy snowfall across the two states since Friday.

BJP bats for creation of three Regional Autonomous Councils in J&K
BJP bats for creation of three Regional Autonomous Councils in J&K

"There is a need for the creation of Regional Autonomous Councils for all the three regions of the state,” BJP spokesperson Virender Gupta said.

Avalanche warning for some districts in J&K, Himachal Pradesh

A medium danger avalanche warning was issued on Saturday for some avalanche prone districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.