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DDC polls held in two districts of Kashmir, adjourned in three districts of Jammu

DDC polls held in two districts of Kashmir, adjourned in three districts of Jammu

Elections for posts of chairperson and vice-chairpersons of the District Development Council (DDC) were held in two districts of Kashmir in the final phase on Saturday (February 13), while a lack of

Feb 14, 2021, 07:46 AM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah criticises DDC chairperson polls in Budgam

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah criticises DDC chairperson polls in Budgam

The National Conference on Saturday (February 13) said it would mount a legal challenge against the election of District Development Council chairperson in the Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir,

Feb 13, 2021, 16:49 PM IST
NIA files chargesheet against Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist for attacking CRPF convoy

NIA files chargesheet against Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist for attacking CRPF convoy

The NIA had earlier filed chargesheet against six Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists for their role in this attack. The terrorist had exploded an explosive-laden Santro car on March 30, 2019, with the

Feb 13, 2021, 15:14 PM IST
Government introduces Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in LS

Government introduces Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in LS

Introducing 'The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021', Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said the government was working to take Jammu and Kashmir on the path to

Feb 13, 2021, 14:19 PM IST
Top terrorist involved in murder of three BJP workers arrested: J&K police

Top terrorist involved in murder of three BJP workers arrested: J&K police

The terrorist identified as Zahoor Ahmad Rather alias "Sahil", “Khalid” was  arrested in Samba district of Jammu region. A specific information by Anantnag police led to the arrest of Rather. The

Feb 13, 2021, 12:22 PM IST
Twenty injured as bus overturns in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district

Twenty injured as bus overturns in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district

At least twenty persons were injured in a road accident that took place in Zoorigund area of central Kashmir's Budgam district on Thursday (February 11). A vehicle bearing registration number JK01C-

Feb 11, 2021, 19:08 PM IST
Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF along international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district

Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF along international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district

The Border Security Force said that despite repeated warnings, intruder kept moving under suspicious circumstances and approached fencing in an aggressive manner, following which he was fired upon by

Feb 08, 2021, 20:12 PM IST
Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude jolts Jammu & Kashmir’s Gulmarg

Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude jolts Jammu & Kashmir’s Gulmarg

A moderate-intensity earthquake occurred in Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg on Monday (February 8) morning measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, National Centre for Seismology said. No casualties or damage

Feb 08, 2021, 07:21 AM IST
Lashkar-e-Mustafa's chief Hidayatullah Malik arrested in Jammu; pistol, grenade recovered

Lashkar-e-Mustafa's chief Hidayatullah Malik arrested in Jammu; pistol, grenade recovered

"Hidayatullah Malik, a categorised terrorist, has been arrested near Kunjwani in Jammu. A pistol and a grenade have been recovered from his possession. When we went to arrest him, he attacked the

Feb 06, 2021, 18:37 PM IST
Bandipora police arrests 3 LeT terrorist associates; incriminating materials recovered

Bandipora police arrests 3 LeT terrorist associates; incriminating materials recovered

Police in Bandipora have arrested three terrorist associates linked with proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba and recovered incriminating materials from their possession. Acting on specific

Feb 06, 2021, 00:15 AM IST
Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist arrested at Delhi airport upon deportation from Qatar

Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist arrested at Delhi airport upon deportation from Qatar

The arrested terrorist has been identified as Muneeb Ahmad Sofi, son of Bilal Ahmad Sofi and resident of Kanelwan, Bejbehara in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the police, he worked for Pakistani

Feb 05, 2021, 16:01 PM IST
Army soldier killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation in J&K’s Rajouri on LoC

Army soldier killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation in J&K’s Rajouri on LoC

Defence sources said Pakistan resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the LoC by firing with small and shelling with mortars in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district. "An Indian Army soldier

Feb 04, 2021, 07:06 AM IST
Two terrorist associates of Jaish-e-Mohammed held in J&K's Bandipora; arms, ammunition recovered

Two terrorist associates of Jaish-e-Mohammed held in J&K's Bandipora; arms, ammunition recovered

Acting on specific human and technical inputs, the Bandipora police along with 13 RR apprehended one suspected person Abdul Majeed Khan, resident of Kralpora Bandipora, in a joint operation and

Feb 02, 2021, 15:16 PM IST
Peace has to be restored on border, daily rush to Kashmir graveyards has to end: Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Peace has to be restored on border, daily rush to Kashmir graveyards has to end: Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Endorsing for dialogue with Pakistan and "internal stakeholders especially youths", Mufti told the workers, “There is no alternative to the (PDP founder) Mufti Muhammad Sayeed's vision of peace with

Jan 31, 2021, 23:59 PM IST
3 LeT terrorist associates arrested in J&K's Budgam; 2 hand grenades, four detonators recovered

3 LeT terrorist associates arrested in J&K's Budgam; 2 hand grenades, four detonators recovered

Acting on a specific input the Budgam Police, 53 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) arrested three terror associates identified as Mohammed Yousuf Dar, Abdul Majeed Mir and

Jan 31, 2021, 21:45 PM IST
Srinagar witnesses coldest night in three decades, freezes at minus 8.8 degrees Celsius

Srinagar witnesses coldest night in three decades, freezes at minus 8.8 degrees Celsius

The minimum temperature has consistently remained far below normal this season. This January, it is the sixth time when mercury dipped below 7 degree and two times below 8 degree. On January 14,

Jan 31, 2021, 18:34 PM IST
Illegal wildlife poaching case: 8 leopard pelts, 38 bear biles and more seized in J&K; 2 kingpins held

Illegal wildlife poaching case: 8 leopard pelts, 38 bear biles and more seized in J&K; 2 kingpins held

A case has also been registered in the Anantnag police station, the statement from the Environment Ministry stated. As per the preliminary investigation, the offenders arrested from Anantnag and

Jan 30, 2021, 23:46 PM IST
Lashkar-e-Taiba associate arrested in Jammu and Kashmir; incriminating material recovered

Lashkar-e-Taiba associate arrested in Jammu and Kashmir; incriminating material recovered

The arrested terror associate identified as Junaid Altaf is a resident of Konibal Pampore and has been in touch with the Pak terror commanders through various social media platforms. Police said that

Jan 30, 2021, 22:22 PM IST
Indian Army's helicopter makes crash-landing in J&K's Kathua district; one pilot dead

Indian Army's helicopter makes crash-landing in J&K's Kathua district; one pilot dead

An Indian Army's helicopter has made a crash-landing in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, in which, two pilots were injured. The chopper has crash-landed near a brigade headquarters in Lakhanpur

Jan 25, 2021, 21:16 PM IST
Kashmir Valley receives heavy snowfall, all flights cancelled, major highways closed

Kashmir Valley receives heavy snowfall, all flights cancelled, major highways closed

The authorities stopped traffic movement on Jammu and Kashmir national highway due to snowfall. Earlier, in the morning, flights were delayed at the Srinagar airport after Kashmir received a fresh

Jan 23, 2021, 18:02 PM IST