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Strategy framed to ensure incident-free Amarnath yatra

The first batch of Amarnath pilgrims is scheduled to depart from the Jammu base camp on June 28 under tight security.
 

'Tallest' rail bridge to be a boon for tourism, employment in Jammu & Kashmir

 A rail bridge over the Chenab river which, at 359-metre, is claimed will become the world's tallest, will significantly improve Kashmir Valley's connectivity with other parts of the country and also create tourism facilities that are expected to boost local employment.

Railway bridge, taller than Eiffel Tower, over Chenab River to come up by 2019

Railway bridge, taller than Eiffel Tower, over Chenab River to come up by 2019

Designed to withstand wind speeds of upto 260 km per hour, the 1.315 km long "engineering marvel" will connect Bakkal (Katra) and Kauri (Srinagar).

Good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims! Helicopter fares slashed

Good news for Vaishno Devi pilgrims! Helicopter fares slashed

The one-way helicopter fare for the Vaishno Devi shrine from the base town of Katra was Rs 1,170 for each passenger.

Cold, dry weather to continue in Jammu & Kashmir

Night temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir remained below the freezing point on Friday as the weather office said cold, dry weather conditions would continue in the state during the next 48 hours.

Vaishnodevi shrine sounded an alert after Nagrota terror attack

Vaishnodevi shrine sounded an alert after Nagrota terror attack

"We have sounded an alert. Security has been beefed up at Katra and other areas of the shrine after the terror attack at army camp in Nagrota," a police officer of Reasi district said.

Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim dies due to heart attack

A 54-year-old Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim died apparently after suffering a heart attack in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district today.

Man, woman found dead in hotel room in J-K

26-year-old Sunil, a resident of Sonipat, and Panipat-resident Reena (20), were found dead in room number 201 of a hotel under suspicious circumstances

Four die in Vaishno Devi Shrine track landslide, night treks stopped

At least four people - three pilgrims and one pony owner - were killed and eight injured on Saturday morning in a landslide on the track to the hilltop Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir`s Katra district, police said.

J&K: Four Vaishno Devi pilgrims killed after landslide near Ardhkuwari temple

J&K: Four Vaishno Devi pilgrims killed after landslide near Ardhkuwari temple

At least three pilgrims were killed and seven others were left injured following a landslide in Katra in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. 

Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies after heart attack

A Vaishno Devi bound pilgrim died after apparently suffering a heart attack in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir today.

Trikuta hills fire brought under control, Katra-Vaishno Devi chopper services resume

Trikuta hills fire brought under control, Katra-Vaishno Devi chopper services resume

The fire broke out in the ridge adjoining areas to Banganga and later spread to the forest near the Katra helipad.

PM Narendra Modi's speech in Katra: From invoking Vajpayee to Sayeed - Here are top 5 quotes

PM Narendra Modi's speech in Katra: From invoking Vajpayee to Sayeed - Here are top 5 quotes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressing a public meeting in a town near here reached out to youth of Jammu and Kashmir. Here are top 10 quotes from his speech:-

India will rule 21st century, the era of knowledge: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to youth of Jammu and Kashmir and invoked his predecessor Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the late chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed.

Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in J&K ahead of PM's visit

Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in J&K ahead of PM's visit

PTI quoted a senior BSF officer as saying that Pakistani troops opened 4-5 rounds of fire on a forward post in Samba sector early this morning.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Katra today

PM Narendra Modi to visit Katra today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday visit Katra in Jammu and Kashmir to address the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and attend some other events.

PM Modi to visit J&K on Tuesday, inaugurate Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

PM Modi to visit J&K on Tuesday, inaugurate Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Karta town in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, where he is scheduled to address the convocation at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and will also interact with citizens.

Religious intolerance biggest challenge facing country: Farooq Abdullah

Religious intolerance biggest challenge facing country: Farooq Abdullah

Stating that "religious intolerance" was the biggest challenge facing the country, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Sunday called for a collective effort to combat growing tendencies of religious intolerance.