Jammu and Kashmir News

Jammu and Kashmir administration orders rationing of fuel, cites shortage of stocks due to persistent closure of highway

Jammu and Kashmir administration orders rationing of fuel, cites shortage of stocks due to persistent closure of highway

The statement came after long queues were seen at petrol pumps across the Kashmir Valley as panic-gripped people started filling their vehicles with fuel and also stocking up essentials. 

Feb 23, 2019, 23:29 PM IST
National Conference welcomes PM Narendra Modi's statement denouncing attacks on Kashmiris

National Conference welcomes PM Narendra Modi's statement denouncing attacks on Kashmiris

The MP from Srinagar, however, said the prime minister must ensure that his directions are followed in letter and spirit.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:35 PM IST
Additional paramilitary troops in Jammu and Kashmir part of routine pre-election exercise: MHA sources

Additional paramilitary troops in Jammu and Kashmir part of routine pre-election exercise: MHA sources

"The deployment of additional forces is a routine exercise related to pre-election induction," a source said.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:11 PM IST
Local youth take part in recruitment drive for SPO post in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Local youth take part in recruitment drive for SPO post in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Earlier this week, local youth took part in an Army recruitment drive for nearly 111 vacancies in J&K's Baramulla district.

Feb 23, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

After a lull of a day, Pakistan targetted the forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of the district at 4.30 pm.

Feb 23, 2019, 18:42 PM IST
Pulwama fallout: Major crackdown on separatists, additional troops rushed to J&K

Pulwama fallout: Major crackdown on separatists, additional troops rushed to J&K

JKLF chief Yasin Malik and several others have been arrested in a major crackdown on Friday night.

Feb 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
CRPF martyr's wife shares last video sent by husband minutes before Pulwama attack

CRPF martyr's wife shares last video sent by husband minutes before Pulwama attack

This was the last video sent by CRPF head constable Sukhjinder Singh of 76 Battalion to his wife just before the attack.

Feb 23, 2019, 08:04 AM IST
Dozens of houses damaged as avalanche strikes north Kashmir’s Gurez sector

Dozens of houses damaged as avalanche strikes north Kashmir’s Gurez sector

The avalanche hit the village at around 9:30 PM last night.

Feb 23, 2019, 06:22 AM IST
Two JeM terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district; arms, ammunition recovered

Two JeM terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district; arms, ammunition recovered

There was no collateral damage or injuries to any security personnel, said DIG South Kashmir Atul Kumar Goel

Feb 22, 2019, 18:53 PM IST
J&K govt moves SC for transfer of 7 Pakistani terrorists out of Jammu jail

J&K govt moves SC for transfer of 7 Pakistani terrorists out of Jammu jail

A bench of Justices L N Rao and M R Shah sought a response from Centre and the Delhi government on the plea and issue notice.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:02 PM IST
Three killed, one injured in landslides in Poonch, Reasi

Three killed, one injured in landslides in Poonch, Reasi

A vehicle, carrying three persons in Poonch district, was hit by a landslide at Baila area on the Mandi-Fatehpur road Thursday night, they said.

Feb 22, 2019, 17:20 PM IST
Jammu-Srinagar national highway remains closed for third day, 1,700 vehicles stranded

Jammu-Srinagar national highway remains closed for third day, 1,700 vehicles stranded

The highway was blocked on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
Sopore encounter: One terrorist dead, exchange of fire continues

Sopore encounter: One terrorist dead, exchange of fire continues

Acting on specific input, the security personnel launched a cordon and search operation in the Warpora area of Sopore.

Feb 22, 2019, 06:58 AM IST
Sentry opens fire after noticing suspicious movement near camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Sentry opens fire after noticing suspicious movement near camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

The alert sentry fired aerial shots after observing a suspicious movement at the Nagisharan camp of 34 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in the district said a police official.

Feb 21, 2019, 21:38 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police registers FIR in anti-national sloganeering case in Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir Police registers FIR in anti-national sloganeering case in Jammu

Police issued pictures of the three accused persons involved in raising anti-national slogans.

Feb 21, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
Omar Abdullah asks J&K governor to ensure security of Kashmiri students returning home

Omar Abdullah asks J&K governor to ensure security of Kashmiri students returning home

He lamented that "when we talk of dialogue, to resolve the Kashmir issue, we are branded as anti-national".

Feb 21, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Pulwama attack: Home Ministry authorises air travel for CAPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir

Pulwama attack: Home Ministry authorises air travel for CAPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir

The decision of MHA will immediately benefit approximately 7.8 lakh personnel of CAPFs.

Feb 21, 2019, 14:38 PM IST
Higher reaches of Kashmir receive fresh snowfall

Higher reaches of Kashmir receive fresh snowfall

An official of the MET Department said the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir recorded 29 cms of snow, while Kupwara received 11 cms of fresh snowfall during the night.

Feb 21, 2019, 12:39 PM IST
Pakistan Army violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Poonch sector

Pakistan Army violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Poonch sector

The Pakistani Army targetted residential hideouts, creating panic among locals.  

Feb 21, 2019, 09:45 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir government withdraws security cover of 18 separatists, 155 political persons

Jammu and Kashmir government withdraws security cover of 18 separatists, 155 political persons

The security of 155 political persons and activists, who did not require the security provided to them based on their threat assessment and their activities, was also withdrawn.

Feb 20, 2019, 22:46 PM IST