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Senior PDP leader Khalil Bandh joins National Conference party

Senior PDP leader Khalil Bandh joins National Conference party

Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former minister, Muhammad Khalil Bandh on Sunday joined the regional National Conference (NC).

Jul 21, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch's Krishna Ghati and Mankot sectors, civilian injured

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch's Krishna Ghati and Mankot sectors, civilian injured

Pakistan Army on Saturday violated the ceasefire in Krishna Ghati and Mankot sectors at Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch district along the Line of Control (LoC). A civilian was injured in the unprovoked

Jul 20, 2019, 12:31 PM IST
PSO of former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's cousin shot dead in south Kashmir

PSO of former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's cousin shot dead in south Kashmir

The slain policeman has been identified as Farooq Ahmed Rishi.

Jul 19, 2019, 15:29 PM IST
J&K: 1 terrorist dead in Sopore encounter, operation underway

J&K: 1 terrorist dead in Sopore encounter, operation underway

An exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists began at Gund Brath area of Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday morning. 

Jul 17, 2019, 08:21 AM IST
Jammu bans 'social evil' begging to make district ‘citizen friendly’

Jammu bans 'social evil' begging to make district ‘citizen friendly’

In the notification, specific instructions have been given to different department in order to put a check on begging.

Jul 16, 2019, 15:22 PM IST
963 terrorists killed, 413 security personnel martyred in J&K since 2014: Home Ministry

963 terrorists killed, 413 security personnel martyred in J&K since 2014: Home Ministry

The Home Ministry said that pursuant to PM Modi-led NDA government’s zero tolerance policy against terrorism, the forces were taking proactive measures to neutralise terrorists.

Jul 16, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Over 1.90 lakh pilgrims undertake Amarnath Yatra in 15 days

Over 1.90 lakh pilgrims undertake Amarnath Yatra in 15 days

Massive security arrangements have once again been put in place for the safety and convenience of pilgrims on the two routes leading to the shrine.

Jul 16, 2019, 08:32 AM IST
Watch: CRPF personnel jump in water to save teen girl from drowning in Jammu and Kashmir

Watch: CRPF personnel jump in water to save teen girl from drowning in Jammu and Kashmir

Displaying yet another incident of their valour and bravery, two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constables in Jammu and Kashmir jumped into a stream to save a girl from being washed away.

Jul 16, 2019, 00:01 AM IST
BJP will revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir: Ram Madhav

BJP will revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir: Ram Madhav

Madhav said that a previous BJP-backed government in Jammu and Kashmir state had considered building either separate or mixed resettlement townships, but had been unable to make headway. 

Jul 14, 2019, 13:40 PM IST
Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

The violation took place in Khari Karmara area of the district sector. The Army gave a befitting reply.

Jul 14, 2019, 00:46 AM IST
Farooq Khan appointed as Chief Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik

Farooq Khan appointed as Chief Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik

In the statement, Farooq Ahmad Lone, the secretary to the state government, said that, "sanction is hereby accorded to the appointment of Farooq Khan, IPS (Retd), as an advisor to the Governor with

Jul 14, 2019, 00:19 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch and Rajouri districts

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch and Rajouri districts

Mortar shelling is ongoing on both sides of the LoC.

Jul 12, 2019, 09:31 AM IST
Over 1 lakh pilgrims complete Amarnath Yatra in 10 days despite terror threat

Over 1 lakh pilgrims complete Amarnath Yatra in 10 days despite terror threat

As many as 1.31 lakh pilgrims have completed Amarnath Yatra within 10 days of commencement, despite terror threats in Jammu and Kashmir valley.

Jul 11, 2019, 23:42 PM IST
NIA attaches residence of Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi over alleged terror links

NIA attaches residence of Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi over alleged terror links

Asiya Andrabi's house was attached under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Jul 10, 2019, 10:05 AM IST
Amarnath Yatra: New batch of over 5000 pilgrims leave from Jammu

Amarnath Yatra: New batch of over 5000 pilgrims leave from Jammu

This year`s 45-day-long Amarnath Yatra will end on August 15 coinciding with the Shravan Purnima festival.  

Jul 10, 2019, 08:04 AM IST
Amarnath Yatra: ITBP personnel form human chain to protect pilgrims from hurling stones

Amarnath Yatra: ITBP personnel form human chain to protect pilgrims from hurling stones

 With water rushing under a wooden bridge from a steep elevation, several stones too came down at high speeds. ITBP personnel, however, ensured pilgrims were able cross to safety.

Jul 09, 2019, 12:23 PM IST
Amarnath Yatra resumes after one-day pause due to heavy rush

Amarnath Yatra resumes after one-day pause due to heavy rush

Over one lakh pilgrims have already visited the shrine during the Yatra which began on July 1.

Jul 09, 2019, 08:46 AM IST
People should bear with restrictions on National Highway due to Amarnath Yatra: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik to Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah

People should bear with restrictions on National Highway due to Amarnath Yatra: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik to Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah

J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik made the statement in response to Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah's claim that the restrictions imposed by the government on the movement of civilians are against

Jul 08, 2019, 15:53 PM IST
Pilgrims stopped in Jammu due to heavy rush for Amarnath yatra

Pilgrims stopped in Jammu due to heavy rush for Amarnath yatra

Over one lakh pilgrims have already visited the shrine during the yatra which began on July 1. 

Jul 08, 2019, 12:18 PM IST
Separatist leaders under house arrest, internet shutdown on Burhan Wani’s death anniversary

Separatist leaders under house arrest, internet shutdown on Burhan Wani’s death anniversary

While there is heavy deployment of forces across the Valley, restrictions have also been put at several places, including the downtown area of Srinagar.

Jul 08, 2019, 10:16 AM IST