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Kashmiri Pandit groups meet Jitendra Singh over pilgrimage

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 00:21

Delegations of Kashmiri Pandit organisations on Friday met Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday seeking the Centre`s intervention in allowing a pilgrimage to Kounsarnag Lak in South Kashmir, a day after locals had protested against the event.

Sadhus perform `Chhari-Pujan` at Dashnami Akhara temple

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 22:03

A large number of devotees including Sadhus on Friday joined "Chhari Pujan" at a temple here, marking the beginning of the culmination phase of the 44-day annual yatra to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Kousarnag yatra held through traditional route: J&K govt

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 21:22

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday maintained the yatra to Kounsarnag in Kulgam district of south Kashmir has been performed using the traditional route starting from Reasi and there was no question buckling under separatist pressure to stop the pilgrimage.

Trooper killed in Jammu accidental firing

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 12:22

A Border Security Force trooper was killed in Jammu district Friday when his pistol fired accidentally, injuring another trooper, police said.

Four militants gunned down in Kashmir`s Kupwara district

Four militants gunned down in Kashmir`s Kupwara district

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 11:30

Four heavily-armed militants were killed by security forces in Keran sector near the Line of Control in north Kashmir`s Kupwara district.

Guerrillas snatch security guard`s weapon in Srinagar

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 09:44

Separatist guerrillas Friday snatched the weapon of a guard posted for the security of a judge here, an official said.

CBI has registered 50 cases in J&K in three years

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:39

CBI has registered 50 cases in Jammu and Kashmir between 2011 and 2014 of which eight have been closed during the period, Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 11:55

Amid tight security, the 34th batch of pilgrims Wednesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

Northern Command Chief greets people of J&K on Eid

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:48

Army`s Northern Command Chief Lt Gen DS Hooda has conveyed his best wishes and heartfelt greetings to the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

J&K Governor, CM greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:11

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his Cabinet colleagues felicitated people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, wishing them well being and prosperity.

Protests in parts of Kashmir over Gaza crisis on Eid-ul-Fitr

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:30

Several parts of Kashmir Tuesday witnessed violent protests against the Israeli offensive in Gaza strip soon after the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers, police said.

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:31

Amid tight security, the 33rd batch of pilgrims Tuesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.