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Now, Kiren Rijiju calls Air India flight delay news 'false'

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday denied charges of delaying a Delhi-Leh Air India flight last month and said it was 'false news'.

Air India flight delay: Matter should be put to rest, says Congress

Congress leader AM Singhvi on Friday said that the matter of Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju should be put to rest and closed as the latter had already apologized for the Air India flight delay issue.

Kiren Rijiju flight incident will be looked into, says Kalraj Mishra

Union Minister for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra on Thursday said that the allegations against his cabinet colleague Kiren Rijiju will be investigated properly.

J&K Deputy CM Nirmal Singh files complaint against Air India

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh has filed a complaint against Air India for the 'erratic air services' faced by the people of Ladakh.

Rijiju flight row: IAF report confirms delay

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday confirmed that an Air India aircraft, plying from Leh to Delhi, received a request for a delay in departure to accommodate a 'VIP passenger', adding that three passengers were not allowed to board the plane for the same.

Kiren Rijiju 'delays' Air India flight, three 'offloaded' to accommodate him
Kiren Rijiju 'delays' Air India flight, three 'offloaded' to accommodate him

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju was at the centre of a controversy for delaying an Air India flight from Leh to Delhi for about an hour and for the offloading of three of its passengers, including a child, allegedly to accommodate him and his aide.

Manali-Leh National Highway opened for vehicular traffic

Manali-Leh Highway was thrown open for vehicular traffic on Monday after it was closed for more than five months.

Manali-Leh highway reopens for motorists

 The road that connects this picturesque Himachal Pradesh town with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir reopened for motorists on Saturday after remaining closed for over seven months due to heavy snow deposits, an official said here.

Manohar Parrikar meets troops at Siachen base camp
Manohar Parrikar meets troops at Siachen base camp

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited the Siachin base camp of the Indian Army in Nubra area of Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh region on Friday and interacted with and addressed the soldiers stationed there.

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.

Buddha Purnima celebrated in Leh

People of Leh on Monday celebrated Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, with joy and fervour.

Martyr's body airlifted to Leh

As Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday witnessed noisy scenes and walkout by opposition over "disrespect" to martyred cop Shabir Hussain, his body was airlifted to Leh and handed over to the family members.

Border row: Chinese troops make incursion bids in Ladakh

Indian and Chinese troops recently had two face-offs along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, in the same area where People's Liberation Army had pitched camps in April 2013 leading to a three-week long stalemate.

Avalanche kills four armymen in Leh, leaves two missing
Avalanche kills four armymen in Leh, leaves two missing

An avalanche on late Friday evening hit an Army convoy in Leh killing four soldiers and leaving two injured.

More rain, snow forecast in Kashmir; highway still shut

 Jammu and Kashmir is likely to receive more rain and snowfall in the next 24 hours even as the Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the 5th day on Friday.

Various delegations discuss issues with J&K Governor

Several delegations from across Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday held meetings with state Governor NN Vohra and apprised him of the problems being faced by the people in their areas.

Slight respite from cold wave in Jammu and Kashmir

The residents in Leh town of the frontier Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir experienced huge relief from the intense cold wave as the minimum temperatures rose by ten degrees there even as the mercury continued to hover around the freezing point elsewhere in the division.

Operation Jullay for closer people-police ties in Leh

'Operation Jullay' will be launched in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh district as a step aimed at building confidence among the populace, in the wake of a teenage girl's murder here.

Mercury dips across Valley; Leh coldest at minus 16.4 deg C

The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir experienced the coldest night of this winter as the minimum temperature in the Valley and Ladakh region slipped further below the freezing point.

Cold conditions return in Kashmir Valley; Leh coldest

 The cold conditions returned in Kashmir division as the night temperature in most places, including Leh, plunged further below the freezing point followed with clear skies and unusual sunny days.