Eastern Army Command gets new head

The Army's Eastern Command here got a new chief on Saturday as Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi took over from Lt Gen MMS Rai.

Indian troops will retaliate firmly to Pak: Army Commander

Indian troops will respond firmly and effectively to Pakistani provocations as they feel fit and where they deem fit, top army commander said here today while noting that the number of border ceasefire violations have increased over the last two weeks.

India's longest road tunnel to open for traffic next year

India's longest road tunnel, being built on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, will be opened for general traffic in July next year and would reduce the distance between the two cities by 30 kms.

Six Amarnath pilgrims injured in mishap in Udhampur

Six Amarnath pilgrims were injured when their vehicles skidded off the road and turned turtle on highway in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

'Kashmir rail link project to be completed by 2020'

 The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, would be completed by 2020, railway officials said here on Saturday.

Woman stripped naked in J&K, accused include Army jawan

In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stripped naked by a gang of five persons, including an Army jawan, in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir and the video of the incident uploaded on the internet, police said on Saturday.

Udhampur sets up 682 school toilets in three-weeks time

Keeping in view with 'Swachh Vidalaya Abhiyan' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir has, in record of sorts, constructed 682 toilets in the schools across the district in last three weeks.

28 injured as bus turns turtle in Jammu

 28 persons including a nine-month old girl were injured when a bus turned turtle in Udhampur district here today, police said.

Manohar Parrikar likely to visit LoC, Siachen on Friday

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive here on Friday on a two-day visit to review security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, during which he is expected to visit the Line of Control and Siachen and meet Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

J&K Govt transfers 35 officials including 23 IAS officers

In an administrative reshuffle, Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday transferred over 35 officers, including Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Gazanfar Hussain, within two months of his appointment to the post.

Lal Singh enquires about injured persons at GMC hospital

 Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Lal Singh on Tuesday enquired about the health of the injured 52 passengers admitted at a Government hospital here following an accident in which 24 people were killed in Udhampur district and assured best possible treatment.

President condoles loss of lives in J&K bus accident

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday condoled the death of 21 people in a bus accident in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir and asked the state government to provide all possible aid to families who lost their kin in the tragedy.

Conduct detailed survey of the highways in J&K: BJP MLA

Expressing shock and grief over the death of 21 people in a bus mishap in Udhampur district, BJP on Monday demanded that the Central Road Research Institute must be roped in to conduct a detailed survey of the accident- prone highways in the state to prevent such road incidents in the future.

J&K CM expresses grief over Udhampur bus accident

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday expressed deep shock and grief over the death of 21 persons in a bus accident in Udhampur district.

PM Modi expresses grief over bus accident in J&K

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the loss of life in the road accident in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

21 dead, 30 injured as bus falls into gorge in Udhampur

Twenty one people died and at least 30 others were injured, six of them critically, when a bus they were travelling in rolled down into a deep gorge in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

Jammu University students demand reevaluation, hold protest

A group of Jammu University students on Thursday boycotted classes and held a protest here, demanding re-evaluation of their answer sheets of Bachelors examination.

Police solves kidnap-cum-murder case in Jammu

With the arrest of a couple, police on Monday claimed to have solved a case of kidnapping and murder of a 23-year-old woman here.

Modi govt pursuing anti-farmer policies in India: Congress

 JKPCC chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir on Wednesday critiqued the Narendra Modi-led Central government on a range of issue concerning Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: 39 police officers pass out from SKPA

Eight Deputy Superintendents were among 39 police officers who passed out on Wednesday at an Attestation-cum-Passing out Parade at Udhampur-based Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy.