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  • A look at the growing number of natural disasters around the world Jul 13, 2021 07:08 PM IST

    A look at the growing number of natural disasters around the world

    Heavy rains triggered flash floods in parts of Himachal Pradesh and the Jammu region on July 12, disrupting normal life. Flood swept away buildings and cars at tourist spots. In the first twenty years of this century, natural disasters killed 60,000 people on average per year.

  • In Pics | Torrential rains trigger flash floods in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Jul 13, 2021 11:25 AM IST

    In Pics | Torrential rains trigger flash floods in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu

    Flash floods triggered by heavy rains swept away buildings and cars at tourist spots as bad weather also led to the closure of the airport in Himachal Pradesh. The district administration also instructed tourists to postpone their visit to Dharamsala in view of the heavy rains.

  • IAF invites bids to acquire 10 anti-drone systems in wake of Jammu air station attack Jul 06, 2021 08:33 AM IST

    IAF invites bids to acquire 10 anti-drone systems in wake of Jammu air station attack

    The RFI said that vendors are to indicate the delivery schedule with a stage-wise breakup of the entire project, post conclusion of the contract.

  • India works on counter-drone strategy to avoid Jammu-like attacks; DRDO says it's tech can fend off threats Jun 30, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    India works on counter-drone strategy to avoid Jammu-like attacks; DRDO says it's tech can fend off threats

    Rogue drones have been spotted for the fourth consecutive day in Jammu, pushing defence forces to quickly work on a counter-drone strategy to avert attacks like the one witnessed on June 27

  • Drones spotted again over military installations in Jammu: Reports Jun 29, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Drones spotted again over military installations in Jammu: Reports

    Investigative agencies are probing Pakistan’s possible involvement in the incidents, news reports suggest

  • Jammu airbase drone attack: NIA takes over probe, Pakistan's role under scanner Jun 29, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Jammu airbase drone attack: NIA takes over probe, Pakistan's role under scanner

    The dual-use airport belongs to the Indian Air Force but is also used for commercial flight operations. It is located on the outskirts of Jammu city.

  • Possible use of weaponised drones for terrorism calls for serious attention: India at UN Jun 29, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Possible use of weaponised drones for terrorism calls for serious attention: India at UN

    A fresh attempt to attack a military installation with the help of drones was foiled by alert Army sentries at the Ratnuchak-Kaluchak station who fired at the unmanned aerial vehicles that flew away, an incident that came hours after an IAF station saw the first terror attack using quadcopters.

  • Two explosions rock technical area of Jammu airport; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh takes stock of situation Jun 27, 2021 08:12 AM IST

    Two explosions rock technical area of Jammu airport; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh takes stock of situation

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Vice Air Chief, Air Marshal HS Arora regarding the incident at Air Force Station in Jammu.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Narendra Modi, says he doesn't hide his true self Feb 28, 2021 07:18 PM IST

    Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Narendra Modi, says he doesn't hide his true self

    We are political rivals, but I appreciate that he doesn't hide his true self. Those who do, are living in bubble, said Ghulam Nabi Azad.

  • 'Congress getting weak': Kapil Sibal, other 'G-23' leaders' tough talk from Jammu Feb 27, 2021 03:44 PM IST

    'Congress getting weak': Kapil Sibal, other 'G-23' leaders' tough talk from Jammu

    Former Congress MP Raj Babbar said the G-23 group - an informal reference to the 23 senior Congress leaders who had marked their dissent over the party's functioning in a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi last year - is committed to the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi and has the sole agenda of strengthening the Congress.

  • 4.0 magnitude earthquake hits Jammu region Jun 30, 2020 02:30 PM IST

    4.0 magnitude earthquake hits Jammu region

    The earthquake occurred at 8.56 am and its epicenter was in Bhalasa belt of Doda district, according to the officials.

  • Housing society chairman arrested in alleged Rs 223-crore land scam in J-K May 19, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    Housing society chairman arrested in alleged Rs 223-crore land scam in J-K

    The ACB has been successful in unearthing the siphoned off funds and an amount to tune of Rs 187 crore has been frozen, an official spokesperson said.

  • Detention of Shah Faesal extended by 3 months under PSA May 14, 2020 08:44 AM IST

    Detention of Shah Faesal extended by 3 months under PSA

    Faesal, who has been under detention after scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's special status, was booked under the PSA in February this year.

  • JK govt declares entire Kashmir valley, 2 district of Jammu in red zone May 04, 2020 01:07 PM IST

    JK govt declares entire Kashmir valley, 2 district of Jammu in red zone

    The classification of districts was given in an order issued by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam on Sunday night.

  • Three terrorists killed, policeman injured after firing on Jammu-Srinagar NH Jan 31, 2020 09:05 AM IST

    Three terrorists killed, policeman injured after firing on Jammu-Srinagar NH

    The firing took place around 5 am when a police team stopped a Srinagar-bound truck for checking near the toll plaza in Ban area of Nagrota.

  • Broadband, 2G internet partially restored in Jammu and Kashmir Jan 15, 2020 07:24 AM IST

    Broadband, 2G internet partially restored in Jammu and Kashmir

    The order comes days after the Supreme Court made harsh observation on the J&K administration for snapping internet services, which the apex court said was a fundamental right of the people

  • As floods wreak havoc, Punjab releases Sutlej water to Pakistan Aug 20, 2019 07:13 PM IST

    As floods wreak havoc, Punjab releases Sutlej water to Pakistan

    The Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in the state declared floods to be a natural calamity and announced announced Rs 100 crore for emergency relief and rehabilitation measures

  • Rain death toll in North India climbs to 37; floods in parts of Haryana, Punjab Aug 20, 2019 07:41 AM IST

    Rain death toll in North India climbs to 37; floods in parts of Haryana, Punjab

    The water level rose above the danger mark in Haridwar and Delhi and the level at Bhakra dam was a foot above the permissible mark

  • Boxed inside Kashmir Valley with 1:30 security-civilian ratio Aug 07, 2019 02:37 PM IST

    Boxed inside Kashmir Valley with 1:30 security-civilian ratio

    At present, the number of boots-on-the-ground is one of the thickest in recent times

  • Next 3 months crucial in Kashmir, may mark watershed period Aug 04, 2019 05:03 PM IST

    Next 3 months crucial in Kashmir, may mark watershed period

    The about 60,000 paramilitary troopers already stationed in the Kashmir Valley will operate in the hinterland as opposed to the frontier, which is manned by the Indian Army

  • Decision to close Jammu-Srinagar highway must be revoked: Omar Abdullah Apr 05, 2019 08:04 AM IST

    Decision to close Jammu-Srinagar highway must be revoked: Omar Abdullah

    Addressing an election campaign rally at Rafiabadin in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, Abdullah said closing the highway was a glaring admission of failure by the government in managing the state's internal security and a direct consequence of the PDP's tie-up with the BJP.

  • Blast in car near CRPF convoy in Jammu Mar 30, 2019 05:26 PM IST

    Blast in car near CRPF convoy in Jammu

    There were no casualties in the incident that occurred near the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district around 10.30 am.

  • PM Modi to address rally in Jammu on March 28 Mar 25, 2019 08:04 PM IST

    PM Modi to address rally in Jammu on March 28

    The BJP has fielded its sitting MP Jugal Kishore Sharma, who was elected in 2014 with a margin of 2.26 lakh votes, from the Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat, which will go to polls on April 11.

  • Farooq Abdullah leads campaigning of alliance candidates in Jammu Mar 22, 2019 01:42 PM IST

    Farooq Abdullah leads campaigning of alliance candidates in Jammu

    Vikramaditya Singh, grandson of erstwhile Sadr-e-Riyast senior Congress leader Karan Singh, and former minister Raman Bhalla, who is a joint candidate of the Congress and its alliance partner NC, from Udhampur and Jammu Lok Sabha seats respectively.

  • Putty manufacturing companies penalised for not passing on GST rate cut benefit Aug 14, 2018 07:15 PM IST

    Putty manufacturing companies penalised for not passing on GST rate cut benefit

    The cases of both the companies were compounded and penalty of Rs 75,000 was imposed and recovered, an official spokesman said.

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