The court marshal proceeding in 2012 violent clash between officers and jawans of an artillery regiment in Nyoma sector is expected to conclude soon and the fate of nearly 168 personnel including four top officers will be decided.
Jammu and Kashmir tourism will work in "mission mode" to attract tourists this season especially to Jammu region which has potential equivalent to that of Kashmir but has remained untapped, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said today.
The strategic Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was opened for one-way traffic on Tuesday as improved weather and receding water level in major rivers lessened the danger of damage by floods in the state.
With Jammu and Kashmir facing flood again after the devastating calamity last September, Armed forces have launched a rescue operation by deploying 20 columns in the state and kept helicopters on standby.
The Centre would send eight fully equipped NDRF teams to Kashmir to assist the Jammu and Kashmir government in its efforts to safeguard life and property in the wake of the flood situation in the Valley.
National Conference's working president Omar Abdullah on Sunday asked the Centre to operate additional flights between Jammu and Srinagar to allow people to return home in Kashmir in view of closure of the only road link between the Valley and rest of the country.
Terming the ongoing tussle in the Aam Aadmi Party an internal affair of the party, the CPI(M) on Saturday said the rift should not affect the welfare of the people of Delhi who had voted the party to power.
Claiming that there was violation of labour laws in Jammu and Kashmir, CPI(M) on Wednesday underscored the need for strict implementation of regulations guaranteeing protection of 'unprotected' working class in the state.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ravinder Raina on Wednesday welcomed the FIR lodged against separatist Asiya Andrabi and demanded her arrest after she allegedly unfurled a Pakistan flag in Kashmir on March 23.
The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Sunday witnessed noisy scenes after members of BJP shouted anti-Pakistan slogans condemning the twin terrorist attacks in Samba and Kathua and demanded a resolution in the House declaring Pakistan a "terrorist state".
Congress on Saturday condemned the terror attacks in Kathua and Samba districts, saying such incidents cannot break the resolve of the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir even as it blamed the Centre of being "soft" towards Pakistan.