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J&K govt condemns Gaza killings

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:10

Jammu and Kashmir government has condemned the killing of innocent people in Gaza in Israeli firing and expressed sympathies with the bereaved families.

Summer vacation for schools, colleges in Kashmir from Tuesday

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 21:25

In view of rising temperatures, authorities on Monday announced 17-day-long summer vacation in all educational institutions including colleges in Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu region from tomorrow.

Jaitley allocates Rs.400 crore for Indian sports

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:49

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday allocated Rs.400 crore for the development of Indian sports, including upgradation of sports infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, a sports university in Manipur and training for athletes for the upcoming Commonwealth Games and Asiad.

Pandits are welcome, no separate settlements for them: Majlis

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 14:50

A group of prominent religious organisations in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday said Kashmiri Pandits, who migrated from the Valley in 1990, have a right to return and are welcome, but cautioned the Centre against any move to create separate settlements for the community.

Centre mulling proposal to give NCW power to arrest

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 08:53

The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is mulling a proposal to give punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to NCW in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place.

`Chhari Mubarak` to leave for Pahalgam on July 12

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 14:12

`Chhari Mubarak`, the holy mace of Lord Shiva, will be carried to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas on July 12 through the traditional Pahalgam route.

Over 1200 devotees leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:10

The fifth batch of 1243 pilgrims today left for Amarnath shrine from Jammu base camp amid tight security, police said.

Third batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 11:01

The third batch of Amarnath pilgrims comprising 1,458 devotees on Sunday left the Jammu base camp for their onward journey to the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

Amarnath yatra begins, multi-pronged security for pilgrims

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 09:50

The Amarnath Yatra has begun in Jammu and Kashmir with the first batch of 1160 pilgrims leaving for the holy site on Friday.

Congress will fight J-K assembly elections to form govt: Soni

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:16

Leaving its options for an alliance with regional parties open, Congress today said it will contest the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir with the aim of emerging as the single largest party in the state.

Army`s Northern Command celebrates 43rd Raising Day

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 09:31

Indian Army`s Northern Command, the operational command of Jammu and Kashmir which is popularly known as `Dhruva Command`, celebrated its 43rd Raising Day on Wednesday.

Man murdered by wife`s paramour, says police

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 14:00

With the arrest of a woman and her paramour, police today said to have cracked the murder case of a government employee.