Conservators seek restoration of national treasures in Kashmir museum
Conservators seek restoration of national treasures in Kashmir museum

An 18th century shawl is lying on the footpath for drying, precious artefacts from the 6th century and valuable manuscript have been damaged due to massive floods in Kashmir. But these national treasures at Srinagar's SPC museum have been completely forgotten by government authorities in their restoration drive.

End ceasefire violations, else will give befitting reply: Rajnath Singh to Pakistan

In a stern warning to Pakistan, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday asked it to put an end to firing and ceasefire violations along the border in Jammu & Kashmir saying if such breach continues, the army and every youth of this country will give a befitting reply.

BSP for early Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Bahujan Samaj Party on Tuesday called for early elections in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the Election Commission to hold assembly polls well before the tenure of the present assembly ends.

5 things to do in Jammu
5 things to do in Jammu

By Avril- Ann Braganza

Raghunath Temple

J&K Bank says no customer data lost in floods

Seeking to assuage concerns, Jammu & Kashmir Bank said its data centres and records have not been impacted by the worst floods in the state in over a century, but admitted that nearly 200 of its branches continue to be out of bounds.

Shakun Batra now 'safe' in Sriganar, lauds army

Bollywood director Shakun Batra, who was reportedly stuck in the Jammu and Kashmir floods, Thursday said he's now safe. He says the army is making "stupendous" efforts to fight the "daunting" situation.

Bill on reservation in job for Pahari-speaking people passed

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly has passed four Bills including the one which will give five per cent reservation in jobs to Pahari-speaking people of the state.

First train between Delhi, Katra starts today evening

The first superfast New Delhi-Katra train called "Shri Shakti Express" will start from New Delhi and Katra railway stations Monday evening.

Centre must address `trust deficit, alienation` in Kashmir: PDP

The Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said the central government should take tangible measures to address the "trust deficit and alienation" in the Kashmir Valley.

Modi govt to name Naxalite areas `most dangerous zone`; plans special benefits for troops

In a new anti-Naxalite strategy being readied by government, bureaucrats and security personnel operating in Maoist-hit areas may get special monetary benefits, out-of-turn promotions and choice posting after the completion of their tenure in these "dangerous" places.

Julay Leh, as visitors flock to the cold desert

`Julay Leh`, the traditional Ladakhi greeting, is on the tongues of thousands of visitors who are flocking to Leh to escape the summer heat which is baking the rest of the country this summer season.

Centre must address `trust deficit, alienation` in Kashmir: PDP

Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday said the central government should take tangible measures to address the "trust deficit and alienation" in the Kashmir Valley.

3 drug peddlers arrested in Jammu

Three persons, alleged to be drug peddlers, have been arrested and 410 intoxicant capsules recovered from them in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

Hideout busted; cache of arms, explosives recovered in J&K

A major terror plot has been thwarted ahead of April 17 Lok Sabha polls here as a militant hideout in Puneja-Bhaderwah forests of Doda district was busted, a defence official said Friday.

Minimum temp rose, relief from cold conditions in Kashmir

Residents of the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region experienced some relief from cold conditions as the minimum temperature rose by several degrees.

Shutdown, official restrictions affect life in Srinagar

Authorities continued restrictions in Srinagar city and some other major towns of Kashmir Monday for the second consecutive day to prevent separatist protests.

Police arrest Yasin Malik in Srinagar; prevent march

Separatist leader Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here Sunday as he was taking out a protest march on the first anniversary of December 2001 Indian Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru`s hanging.

541 attempts made to infiltrate into J&K in last 2 years: Govt

In the last two years, there have been 541 attempts to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir while 65 terrorists were killed in 2013 in encounters with the Indian Army, Defence Minister AK Antony informed Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

J&K approves 10% DA for govt employees, pensioners

The Jammu and Kashmir government today approved release of 10 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment which will be effective from July 2013.

LeT militant killed in Pulwama gunfight

A Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in south Kashmir`s Pulwama district overnight, police said.