updated 12:02 PM UTC, May 24, 2017

Curfew lifted, clashes begin in kashmir

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:12
Srinagar: Authorities on Wednesday lifted curfew from Kashmir Valley, first time since the present unrest began, while clashes erupted at some places between stone pelters and security forces."Curfew has been lifted from the entire valley. Restrictions preventing assembly of five…

Soldier killed as army foils infiltration bid on LoC

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:42
Jammu: A soldier was killed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district even as the army foiled an infiltration bid from across the Line of Control (LoC), defence sources said.A defence sources told IANS that Lance Naik Rajender Singh…

J&K people principal stakeholders of resolution: Mehbooba

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:26
Jammu: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the people of Jammu and Kashmir were the principal stakeholders of any process to bring peace and solve the problems in the strife-torn state."The focus has to be on involving the people…

The way to win Kashmir's hearts and minds

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 13:00
In this age of bloody bomb attacks on soft targets ranging from wedding parties in Turkey to tourist towns in Thailand, the turmoil in Kashmir is a ticking bomb the Indian government cannot afford to avert its gaze from, even…

Curfew lifted from Kashmir after 51 days

Monday, 29 August 2016 16:26
Srinagar:Authorities on Monday lifted curfew from Kashmir after 51 days since the ongoing unrest began on July 9, officials said."Curfew has been lifted from the entire Valley. But, it will remain in force in Pulwama town and in areas under…

Mehbooba Mufti launches Ujala scheme in J&K

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:20
Jammu, Aug 28 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday launched the Ujala scheme in the state, distributing LED bulbs to consumers here. Speaking at the function organised at the Convention Centre here, she said that the…

Policeman, two civilians injured in Kashmir attack

Friday, 01 July 2016 16:03
Srinagar: Three people including a police officer and two civilians were injured when guerrillas fired outside a mosque after the Friday prayers in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police said.Police said militants fired pistol shots at Assistant Sub-Inspector Abdul Rashid…

First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Friday, 01 July 2016 11:30
Jammu: The first batch of 1,138 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for this year's Amarnath Yatra that begins from Saturday.State Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh, junior minister Priya Sethi and Lok Sabha member Jugal Kishore flagged off the first batch…

Srinagar records hottest day, Jammu scorches at around 39 degrees

Friday, 01 July 2016 10:50
Jammu/Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar on Thursday recorded season's highest temperature so far at 34.4 degrees Celsius while the heat wave continued unabated in Jammu where the maximum was 38.7 degrees."The maximum temperature recorded in Srinagar today (on…

Peaceful Amarnath Yatra biggest security challenge in J&K

Thursday, 30 June 2016 16:51
Srinagar: Given the alacrity with which militants have carried out attacks against the security forces this year, the annual Amarnath Yatra to the Himalayan cave shrine beginning July 2 is going to be the biggest security challenge faced by the…