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Ceasefire violation: Pakistan troops fire at Indian posts in J&K`s Mendhar district

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 09:26

In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian posts in Jammu Kashmir`s Mendhar district late Wednesday night at around 12:30 am.

Congress veteran Karan Singh`s elder son to join PDP

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 12:12

Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh`s elder son Vikramaditya Singh is set to join Jammu and Kashmir`s main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Army soldier killed in Kashmir gunfight

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 13:12

An army soldier was killed in a gunfight between guerrillas and security forces in Kashmir, police said Wednesday.

J&K govt eases restrictions on issuing of NOC for ex-militants

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 15:34

Jammu and Kashmir government has eased restrictions on issuing of no objection certificates for obtaining passport for persons who have given up militancy for more than 15 years.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:24

Amid tight security, the 35th batch of pilgrims on Thursday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

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.