Western Command Chief discusses security situation with Dy CM

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Army's Western Command Lt Gen KJ Singh on Saturday discussed security situation with Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh here.

Another batch of 418 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a batch of 418 pilgrims on Saturday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

ISIS, Pakistan, LeT flags waved near Jama Masjid in Srinagar

Flags of ISIS, Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Toiba ( LeT) were waved near the Jama Masjid in Srinagar after Friday prayers.

Fresh batch of 418 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a batch of 418 pilgrims on Friday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

J&K Independent MLA detained after rally against Yakub hanging

Police today detained Independent MLA from north Kashmir's Langate constituency, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, after he took out a rally here to protest the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon and against the prevalence of capital punishment.

Wanted LeT guerrilla arrested in Kashmir

A wanted Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant, involved in a bomb blast targeting a police vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir`s Sopore town last month, was arrested on Wednesday, the army said.

India-China to open Border Personnel Meeting point along LAC

India and China have agreed to open a new Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) point in Chushul area of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Militant hideout busted in Kupwara, arms and ammunition recovered

Security forces have busted a militant hideout in the forest area in North Kashmir's Kupwara district and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition, police said on Tuesday.

Kashmir's famed 'pashmina' threatened by cheap imitations

One of Kashmir's oldest handicraft legends and legacy, the pashmina, is threatened by its imitations as the high-priced handmade fabric is increasingly being eased out from markets by its cheap, machine-made namesake.

Batch of 377 pilgrims left Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security arrangements, the smallest batch till date of 337 pilgrims left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas on Tuesday.

NC will not allow anyone to divide Jammu and Kashmir: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said his National Conference would never allow anyone to divide the state for petty political interests and would continue to safeguard the special status guaranteed under Article 370.

J&K CM expresses shock and grief over Punjab terror attack

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday expressed shock and grief over the terror attack in Punjab's Gurdaspur, in which seven persons, including an SP, were killed while all the terrorists were gunned down after a day-long operation.

Shutdown in parts of Kashmir over youth's mysterious death

 A shutdown was on Monday observed in Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of the city as shopkeepers downed shutters protesting the 'suspicious' death of a youth, whose body was fished out from Jhelum river yesterday.

Gurdaspur attack: Centre, states must jointly deal with terror, says Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said that better coordination and joint efforts between the Centre and state governments' was required to deal with the terror attacks such as what has happened in Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Protests in Maisuma locality in Srinagar

Protests broke out on Sunday in Maisuma locality of the city, forcing the law enforcing agencies to fire tear smoke shells to disperse the stone-pelting crowd, police said.

J&K govt to upgrade 50 schools with high-tech facilities

 At least 50 schools in Jammu and Kashmir will be upgraded as Model Schools in the next three months which will be equipped with computer labs, smart classrooms and implementation cells to prepare students for the cutting-edge competition.

Traders in Kashmir call for shutdown in view of burning of IS flag

 Various trader bodies called for a shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.Traders called for the shutdown to express solidarity with Kashmiri Muslims in view of the burning of an Islamic State (IS) flag by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday.

Kashmir can never be taken nor given, Sharif told me: Kuldip Nayyar

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had long ago admitted that his country can neither take away Kashmir nor can India give it away, veteran journalist Kuldip Nayyar claimed on Saturday.

J&K Guv Vohra announces Rs one lakh ex-gratia for those killed in cloudburst
J&K Guv Vohra announces Rs one lakh ex-gratia for those killed in cloudburst

 Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs one lakh each to the next of kin of three persons killed in a cloudburst near the Baltal base camp for the Amarnath yatra in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir.