Govt high school in Budgam undergoes renovation

The Jammu and Kashmir government, in its efforts to boost the education system in the Valley, is taking various steps to improve educational infrastructure in far flung areas.

J&K govt takes disciplinary action against 70 employees

The Jammu and Kashmir government has initiated disciplinary action against 70 government employees for unauthorised absence from duty.

Army officer commits suicide in Kashmir

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Rashtriya Rifles Friday killed himself in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Six militants arrested in Kashmir

Six militants have been arrested in central Kashmir`s Budgam district in separate operations during the past two weeks, police said Tuesday.

Over 3,000 works completed under MGNREGA in Budgam

Over 3,000 works have been completed under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Budgam district of Kashmir, generating 4,67,122 man-days of employment under the scheme.

Fire breaks out at shrine in J&K, none injured

A revered shrine was partially damaged in a fire incident in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

Omar breaks silence on sect clashes in Budgam

Breaking his silence on the fortnight-old sectarian clashes in Budgam district, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said people who fuel these incidents do it for vote bank politics.

BJP demands probe in Budgam sectarian clashes in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP on Sunday demanded a thorough probe into the sectarian clashes in Budgam to help identify the people responsible for disrupting normal life in the region.

Curfew imposed in Budgam after sectarian clashes

Curfew has been imposed in parts of Budgam district in Kashmir following incidents of arson during sectarian violence, officials said Wednesday.

Incidents of arson in Budgam, extra forces rushed to J&K

Extra security forces were rushed to Budgam on Tuesday to maintain peace in the wake of sectarian clashes in the central Jammu and Kashmir district since Friday.

Three arrested with arms, ammunition in J&K

Three persons were arrested Friday with arms and ammunition in Budgam district of central Kashmir.

Over 300 youths arrested in J&K protest over Afzal Guru

Over 300 youths were arrested during protests across Kashmir following the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru last month, but later many of them were released on bail, police said.

Mistaken for militant, armyman shot dead in J&K

An armyman was shot dead and three others injured after they were mistaken for fleeing militants by another unit of troops patrolling in the Budgam district on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday.

Crackdown on black marketing of bricks in Budgam

Authorities in central Kashmir`s Budgam district have seized 20 trucks carrying illegally sold bricks.

Brick kilns in Budgam to be closed within a week

Authorities in central Kashmir`s Budgam district have ordered closure of all illegal and unlicensed brick kilns in the district within a week.

Village head arrested for siphoning off material

A recently-elected village head
and a blacksmith have been arrested for allegedly siphoning
off construction material belonging to the Public Health
Engineering Department in Central Kashmir`s Budgam district.

200-acre near IAF stn in Budgam illegally acquired

The land grabbing and its illegal transfer had taken
place between 2006 and 2010, he said, adding that No
Objection Certificates (NOCs) were "silently" issued for the
purpose by revenue officials.

Srinagar: Forest official murdered

Four persons have been arrested for allegedly murdering a forest department employee who opposed illegal felling of trees in Kashmir Budgam district, officials said on Thursday.

Curfew continues in Kashmir Valley, violence in Budgam

Violence Monday hit Budgam district where protestors set afire two government offices and a railway shed as curfew remained clamped in the entire Kashmir Valley.

Arms and ammunition recovered in Budgam

In a major haul, security forces
today recovered 38 revolvers and a pistol along with a large
quantity of ammunition from a cave hideout in Budgam district
of central Kashmir, a police spokesman said.