Kashmir Valley

No talks held with Hurriyat as of now, says Centre's interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma

No talks held with Hurriyat as of now, says Centre's interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma

The Centre's special representative of Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, on Thursday said he has not succeeded in holding talks with the Hurriyat as of now.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Incidents of stone pelting have reduced post-April: CRPF Kashmir

Incidents of stone pelting have reduced post-April: CRPF Kashmir

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) of Kashmir on Monday claimed that stone pelting has reduced in Kashmir Valley post-April.

Nov 06, 2017, 17:19 PM IST
Arch of Chenab Bridge, set to be world's highest railway bridge, launched in Kashmir

Arch of Chenab Bridge, set to be world's highest railway bridge, launched in Kashmir

The iconic bridge will soar 359 metres above the bed of the River Chenab and will be 30 metres higher than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Nov 06, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Centre's interlocutor to begin Kashmir visit from Monday, says 'open to talking to everybody'

Centre's interlocutor to begin Kashmir visit from Monday, says 'open to talking to everybody'

Dineshwar Sharma was appointed the government`s Kashmir pointsman on October 23.

Nov 05, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin's son suspended from J&K govt job

Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin's son suspended from J&K govt job

Jammu and Kashmir Government on Thursday suspended Syed Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, from his agriculture department job.

Nov 03, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Addressing radicalisation in Kashmir with 'seriousness': Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Addressing radicalisation in Kashmir with 'seriousness': Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Army chief General Bipin Rawat said today that radicalisation in Kashmir was being addressed with a "lot of seriousness", as he blamed the social media for its rise.

Oct 21, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protest against braid-chopping

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protest against braid-chopping

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to maintain law and order in the wake of a separatist-called protest shutdown against growing incidents of braid chopping.

Oct 21, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Top terrorist Khalid killed in Baramulla encounter: Here's why it's a big blow to JeM

Top terrorist Khalid killed in Baramulla encounter: Here's why it's a big blow to JeM

Top JeM terrorist Khalid was eliminated by the security forces on Monday in J&K's Baramulla.

Oct 10, 2017, 06:26 AM IST
CRPF sends 21, 000 plastic bullets to Kashmir to reduce pellets usage

CRPF sends 21, 000 plastic bullets to Kashmir to reduce pellets usage

The bullets, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and manufactured by the Ordnance factory based in Pune, can be fitted in the AK series of assault rifles and will be an alternative to the much-criticised pellet shotguns.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
India has lost Kashmir valley emotionally: Yashwant Sinha

India has lost Kashmir valley emotionally: Yashwant Sinha

Sinha, in comments that would not go down well with the BJP leadership, said Pakistan was "a necessary third party" in the dispute plaguing the restive state which cannot be wished away.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar dead, Sonia calls him guiding light

Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar dead, Sonia calls him guiding light

A former Cabinet minister and once called the `Chanakya` of Congress party, Fotedar had been ailing for some time.

Sep 28, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Landslides shut national highway in J&K

Landslides shut national highway in J&K

Landslides on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday has shut the strategic road link to the landlocked Kashmir Valley, police said.

Sep 19, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Trees of peace have not dried up in Jammu and Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Trees of peace have not dried up in Jammu and Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh on Monday said that things were improving in the Kashmir Valley.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Terror funding: Arrested Kashmiri tycoon Zahoor Watali has properties worth crores in Dubai, Britain, says NIA

Terror funding: Arrested Kashmiri tycoon Zahoor Watali has properties worth crores in Dubai, Britain, says NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the terror funding case has reportedly identified assets worth crores of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali. 

Sep 05, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Youth's body found in Kashmir Valley

The body of a youth who had been shot dead was found on Sunday at an apple orchard in Jammu and Kashmir`s Shopian district.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Restrictions at some areas in Kashmir on Independence Day

Restrictions at some areas in Kashmir on Independence Day

A police officer said restrictions continued in five police station areas - Nowhatta, Rainawari, Khanyar, MR Gunj and Safakadal in Srinagar for the second day on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
'Army Goodwill School' renamed 'Shaheed Lt Umer Fayaz​ Goodwill School' in honour of martyred officer

'Army Goodwill School' renamed 'Shaheed Lt Umer Fayaz​ Goodwill School' in honour of martyred officer

Lt Umer Fayaz​ was abducted and shot dead by militants in Shopian district in May this year.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Mohammad Bin Qasim named new Hizbul commander in Kashmir

Mohammad Bin Qasim named new Hizbul commander in Kashmir

Terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen has named Mohammad Bin Qasim as its new commander in Kashmir following the killing of Yasin Itoo on Sunday.

Aug 15, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Shutdown in Kashmir to protect Article 35A

Shutdown in Kashmir to protect Article 35A

The University of Kashmir and the board of school secondary education also postponed all exams scheduled for Saturday.

Aug 12, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
Rajeev Khandelwal to debut in digital world with Kashmir-set show

Rajeev Khandelwal to debut in digital world with Kashmir-set show

Actor Rajeev Khandelwal, who found visibility with Ekta Kapoor's TV show "Kahiin To Hoga", has reunited with the producer to mark his digital debut with a Kashmir-set web series titled "Haq Se".

Aug 09, 2017, 16:54 PM IST