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Two accused escape as police team attacked in Srinagar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 22:19

Two people arrested in connection with a landmine blast managed to escape while six members of the police team escorting them were injured after being attacked by a stone pelting mob.

Efforts are being made to boost tourism and economy: Omar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:59

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said that initiatives have been taken to make tourism attractive for investors in the state and also to enhance economic growth of the youth.

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, opens fire at RS Pura sector in J&K

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:08

The Pakistani armed forces on Saturday opened fire at Pindi outpost in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir, as per the reports.

Israeli flag torched in Srinagar over Gaza bombings

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:47

Angry youth torched an Israeli flag to protest bombings in Gaza and shouted slogans in favour of the Palestinian people in the old city areas of Srinagar Friday.

Police use force to disperse candidates for Fire Department exam

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:22

Thousands of candidates who had gathered at Indore Stadium to appear in a recruitment test for Fire and Emergency Department protested against authorities for `mismanagement` in conducting the exam, following which police used force to disperse them.

Former J&K CM in the list of PDP candidates

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:30

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and former J&K bank Chairman Haseeb A Drabu are in the list of 11 candidates released by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state.

Modi pitches for self-reliance in defence production, says strong army necessary for peace

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 00:43

Making a strong pitch for self- reliance in defence production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said this is needed to make the country completely secure from any threat and said he also has accorded highest priority to the modernisation of defence forces as strong security was necessary for an atmosphere of peace, amity and harmony in the country.

Restrictions in Srinagar ahead of PM Narendra Modi`s visit

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:30

Restrictions were imposed in some areas of summer capital Srinagar and senior separatist leaders were placed under house arrest, a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Srinagar on his maiden visit.

PM Narendra Modi opens Katra rail link, vows to walk Vajpayee`s path

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 08:13

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Katra-Udhampur train service, calling it an "auspicious" moment for the country.

Extra tight security for PM Narendra Modi`s Kashmir visit

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 14:12

Sharp shooters, barricades, luggage checks and more - the security forces are taking no chances in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmiri Pandits` rehabilitation: J&K demands enhanced package from Centre

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:09

Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday reiterated its demand to the Centre for enhancing the package for the return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Security beefed up in Kashmir ahead of PM Narendra Modi`s visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:33

Security has been beefed up across Kashmir ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden visit to the Valley on July 4.