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Mild earthquake hits Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir

Mild earthquake on Tuesday hit Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu-Srinagar highway shut due to landslide

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed due to massive landslide triggered by rains in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today.

Rain, light snow to lash Jammu and Kashmir

A three-day long spell of rain and snow was forecast for Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as an overcast night sky caused night temperatures to rise.

Landslides close strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway

Landslides on Tuesday forced closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway yet again stranding scores of vehicles carrying passengers and goods, a traffic department official said.

Modified pellet guns to be used in Jammu and Kashmir
Modified pellet guns to be used in Jammu and Kashmir

With pellet guns leaving hundreds of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir with severe eye injuries, a modified version of the weapon will now be used.

One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway due to bad road conditions
One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway due to bad road conditions

One-way traffic was allowed on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway on Monday due to bad road conditions, officials here said.

Jammu & Kashmir: Syed Ali Shah Geelani gets one year extension as chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat
Jammu & Kashmir: Syed Ali Shah Geelani gets one year extension as chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was today given one-year extension as chairman of his Tehreek-e-Hurriyat party.

'Indian Army will regain the upper hand against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir'
'Indian Army will regain the upper hand against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir'

The Indian Army has a major challenge in Jammu and Kashmir this year -- to bring down its casualties which saw a steep rise last year compared to previous years. Experts said that the changing tactics of the militants, which include attacks on military installations and provoking civilians during gun battles, pose new challenges.

Fearing DU like violence, Delhi's Ambedkar University postpones event on Kashmir mass rape
Fearing DU like violence, Delhi's Ambedkar University postpones event on Kashmir mass rape

Fearing DU like violence on its campus, the Ambedkar University in the national capital has postponed an event marking the 26th anniversary of the alleged Kunan Poshpora mass rape in Kashmir.

BSF raises unprovoked firing at flag meeting with Pak Rangers
BSF raises unprovoked firing at flag meeting with Pak Rangers

The Border Security Force (BSF) has raised a strong protest with Pakistan Rangers over unprovoked firing on Indian troops during a flag meeting in Kathua here.

Amarnath yatra registration to begin from March 1

The registration for the annual Amarnath yatra through both Baltal and Chandanwari routes will commence on March 1, an official spokesman said today.

Jammu and Kashmir: Qazi Yasir detained along with his supporters

Ummat-e-Islami chairman and Mirwaiz south Kashmir Qazi Yasir was on Saturday detained along with nearly a dozen of his supporters as police foiled their attempt to sit on a token hunger strike here to demand the immediate release of "political prisoners".

Militants killing innocents will be neutralized: BJP

Condemning statements made by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nalin Kohli said locals picking up arms in Kashmir will be neutralized.

One way traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Only one way traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Saturday because of bad condition of the road.

New generation Kashmir militants fighting for freedom: Farooq Abdullah
New generation Kashmir militants fighting for freedom: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah today kicked up a controversy by saying that the new generation of militants in Kashmir were fighting for "freedom".

Army chief lays wreaths on soldiers killed in Kashmir

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday paid tributes to the three soldiers killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

2400cr to be invested in next 5years to promote tourism in Jammu and Kashmir

The Centre along with the Jammu and Kashmir government will be investing Rs 2400 crore over the next five years to give a boost to tourism

Three Army jawans, civilian killed in terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian
Three Army jawans, civilian killed in terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian

Three people were killed and six others injured on Thursday when militants attacked security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Kashmir court suspends separatist Masrat Alam's bail
Kashmir court suspends separatist Masrat Alam's bail

A court in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday suspended the bail order of hardliner separatist leader Masrat Alam.

BSF expresses resentment over cross-border tunnel

In a flag meeting with the Pakistan Rangers, Border Security Force officers on Wednesday expressed strong resentment over a recently discovered cross-border tunnel on the International Border in Jammu region.

Srinagar-Jammu highway reopens for traffic

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was reopened for traffic today, two days after landslides at some places led to closure of the road link.

BJP Kashmir unit organises counselling session for youths against stone pelting
BJP Kashmir unit organises counselling session for youths against stone pelting

The Kashmir unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has, for the first time, organised a counseling session for the youths of Ganderbal district of central Kashmir, against stone pelting.

Jammu-Srinagar highway opens

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was on Wednesday reopened for one-way traffic after two days.

BSF foils infiltration bid, militant killed, huge ammo seized

The BSF foiled an infiltration bid along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir early today, gunning down a militant even as a huge amount of ammunition was seized.

J&K govt mandates austerity in weddings, official events; max 500 guests, ban on loudspeakers
J&K govt mandates austerity in weddings, official events; max 500 guests, ban on loudspeakers

Setting an example for the rest of the country, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday, announced slew of measures to put a cap on the overspending and use of essential commodities in social, government and private functions.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 2nd consecutive day

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the second consecutive day Tuesday stranding scores of vehicles and passengers on the over 300 km long road, an official said.

Terrorist gunned down in J&K's Rajouri, infiltration bid foiled; two militants manage to flee
Terrorist gunned down in J&K's Rajouri, infiltration bid foiled; two militants manage to flee

Border Security Force personnel foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Keri Sector of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir and gunned down a terrorist in the wee hours of Tuesday. 

Avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, Himachal

A high as well as medium danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone areas of Jammu-Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.