Farooq Abdullah chairs NC's meeting, first after surgery

Opposition National Conference (NC) on Monday held its first core group meeting after the return of its president Farooq Abdullah from London where he underwent a successful kidney transplant.

Budgam resident determined to take his cow for entrance exam

A Budgam resident, who managed to get hall ticket for his Brown Cow to write a professional entrance examination, said he is determined to take the bovine to write the papers.

Separate town for Kashmiri Pandits will build a wall of hatred: Yasin Malik

Stepping up his opposition to the alleged plan to create special resettlement zones for Kashmiri Pandits in the valley, JKLF chief Yasin Malik on Saturday said that a separate town will build a wall of hatred.

Omar Abdullah hits out at BJP over waving of Pakistani flag

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday hit out at BJP for maintaining silence over waving of Pakistani flags during a rally by separatists in Kashmir.

Restrict Amarnath yatra to 30 days: Geelani

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Friday said the annual Amarnath yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas should be restricted to 30 days for "safety" of pilgrims and protection of environment.

Denied franchise by Barista, Kashmiri youth’s cafe rocks Srinagar in a year!

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Within a year, 26-year-old Mir Muneeb has turned his cafe into talk of the town.

Jammu and Kashmir highway reopens for one-way traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to landslides, was reopened for one-way traffic on Friday.

Army jawan killed after vehicle overturns

An army jawan was killed and two others were injured on Thursday when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.

Inclement weather in Kashmir

The Kashmir valley was hit by inclement weather on Thursday and the weather office has predicted widespread rain.

JKLF hits out at Rajnath over KP rehabilitation issue

While hitting out at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement on rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, JKLF chairman Yasin Malik today announced a sit-in on the issue on May 2.

When a day's rain causes panic in Srinagar

When a day's rain is enough to inundate markets, choke drains and flood streets in a city of 1.3 million people, something must be seriously wrong somewhere. Srinagar city, especially its uptown business and residential areas, were devastated by the floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir in September 2014.

J&K vigilance files charge-sheet against 60 people in Rs 22 cr fraud

Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation on Tuesday filed a charge-sheet against 60 people, including government officials, for their alleged role in embezzlement of over Rs 22 crores from funds meant to compensate people whose lands were acquired in Pulwama.

Spice Jet plane suffers bird hit, lands safely in Srinagar

A Spice Jet flight with over 180 people on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the international airport here Tuesday morning, but no one was injured.

Weather likely to improve in Kashmir

It was a cloudy morning on Tuesday in Srinagar and the state. But despite the inclement weather, the Jammu-Srinagar highway remained open for one-way traffic on Tuesday.

There are less than a dozen political prisoners in jails: Sayeed

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday said that there were less than a dozen political prisoners in various jails in or outside the state.

Heavy rain lashes Kashmir Valley

Heavy rains lashed the Kashmir Valley on Monday, leading to water-logging at many places in Srinagar.

Jammu-Srinagar highway opens one way for Darbar move

One-way traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Monday after the overnight rain and thunderstorm hit portions of the over 300-km road to facilitate Darbar move.

Nine hurt as part of under-construction building collapses in J&K

At least nine persons were injured when a concrete slab of an under-construction building collapsed on them in Shalimar area of the city, police said.

Ahead of Darbar Move, new traffic measures announced for city

Traffic Police on Saturday announced a slew of measures to streamline traffic in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir ahead of 'Darbar Move' under which the state restarts functioning from here on May 5.

Vehicle falls into river Chenab on J&K highway, 4 dead

Four persons were killed and six others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into Chenab river on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district on Saturday.