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  • J&K LG Manoj Sinha releases compendium of 1,100 projects worth Rs 1,555 crore completed by JKIDFC May 07, 2021 07:15 PM IST

    J&K LG Manoj Sinha releases compendium of 1,100 projects worth Rs 1,555 crore completed by JKIDFC

    The LG emphasised the need for expediting completion of projects while simultaneously observing necessary precautions related to COVID-19-appropriate behaviour, an official spokesman said.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire, targets BSF patrolling party in J&K’s Samba sector May 03, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    Pakistan violates ceasefire, targets BSF patrolling party in J&K’s Samba sector

    This ceasefire violation by Pakistan was the first such breach since the two countries agreed to hold fire at the Line of Control.

  • Another Day in Paradise: Centre to hold mega tourism event in Srinagar from April 11 to 13 Apr 10, 2021 03:15 PM IST

    Another Day in Paradise: Centre to hold mega tourism event in Srinagar from April 11 to 13

    The Kashmir tourism event has been organised by the Government of India in association with the Tourism Department of Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Tourism, the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI), and the Indian Golf Tourism Association (IGTA).

  • Three terrorists killed during an encounter in J&K's Pulwama district Apr 02, 2021 10:35 AM IST

    Three terrorists killed during an encounter in J&K's Pulwama district

    "Terrorists involved in yesterday's attack on BJP leader, in which one policeman was martyred, have been killed. Police's weapon also recovered," a senior police officer told ANI.

  • PDP's Wahid Parra involved in 'dirty' gunrunning, paying terrorists for political gains, alleges NIA Mar 28, 2021 04:57 PM IST

    PDP's Wahid Parra involved in 'dirty' gunrunning, paying terrorists for political gains, alleges NIA

    According to a supplementary charge-sheet filed at a Jammu court recently in the terror funding case, which also involves a deputy superintendent of police, Davender Singh, the agency has listed Parra's activities since 2010 and alleged that he had formed a group of 20 to 25 youths who indulged in stone pelting during protests at his behest.

  • In pics | Celebrating Holi in Jammu in times of COVID-19 pandemic Mar 28, 2021 03:38 PM IST

    In pics | Celebrating Holi in Jammu in times of COVID-19 pandemic

    Holi was celebrated a day early in some parts of the country, including Jammu, on March 28. The government has requested people to celebrate the festival within families to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. India reported more than 62,000 new cases and 312 deaths over the last 24 hours.

  • Four LeT militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian Mar 22, 2021 08:04 PM IST

    Four LeT militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

    Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Manihal area of the district around midnight, following information about the presence of militants there, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar said.

  • Government schools in Jammu and Kashmir must install signboards with tricolour Mar 14, 2021 12:04 PM IST

    Government schools in Jammu and Kashmir must install signboards with tricolour

    The School Education Department of Jammu and Kashmir has also asked the institutions to adopt a ‘grey and white' colour scheme for the buildings

  • Around 200 terrorists active in J&K; another 250 in launch pads across LoC: DGP Mar 13, 2021 09:21 PM IST

    Around 200 terrorists active in J&K; another 250 in launch pads across LoC: DGP

    In a clear reference to Pakistan, Dilbag Singh said security forces are alive to the threat and on alert to scuttle the nefarious designs of the neighbouring country to disturb peace in the union territory.

  • Many terrorist training camps active in PoK, govt tells Rajya Sabha Mar 10, 2021 04:04 PM IST

    Many terrorist training camps active in PoK, govt tells Rajya Sabha

    In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy also said the government has consistently emphasised to Pakistan to put an end to cross-border infiltration of terrorists and dismantle the infrastructure supporting terrorism on a permanent basis.

  • Authorities in J-K's Budgam order closure of 3 schools after detection of COVID cases Mar 07, 2021 08:46 PM IST

    Authorities in J-K's Budgam order closure of 3 schools after detection of COVID cases

    In a letter to the three schools, the nodal officer for COVID-19 mitigation advised the institutions to close the school premises for at least three days in view of detection of COVID-19 cases during random testing.

  • 'Sticky bombs': Security forces redraw SOPs; ask public not to leave vehicles unattended Mar 07, 2021 05:26 PM IST

    'Sticky bombs': Security forces redraw SOPs; ask public not to leave vehicles unattended

    The magnetic IEDs, known as 'sticky bombs', have found their maximum use in war-ravaged Afghanistan where Taliban used them against US-led allied forces and in Iraq and Syria where IS terrorists have triggered them against the government forces.

  • Fruit growers demand 100% duty on apple imports under SAFTA pact Mar 06, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    Fruit growers demand 100% duty on apple imports under SAFTA pact

    The forum said a meeting was held at Lassipora industrial estate on Thursday to discuss the issues faced by the stakeholders and main challenges for fruit growers and other stakeholders in horticulture sector in the hilly states.

  • Jammu And Kashmir |Arrival of 'sticky bombs' sets off alarm bells Feb 28, 2021 06:15 PM IST

    Jammu And Kashmir |Arrival of 'sticky bombs' sets off alarm bells

    The arrival of the sticky bombs in India-controlled Kashmir – including 15 seized in a February raid – raises concerns that an unnerving tactic attributed to the Taliban insurgents in nearby Afghanistan could be spreading to the India-Pakistan conflict.

  • Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations in J&K: Indian Army Feb 27, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations in J&K: Indian Army

    Without naming China and Pakistan, Lt. Gen. Y K Joshi also said the Indian Army has maintained its domination on its borders with the neighbouring countries and helped in maintaining peace in the hinterland.

  • PM Modi inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games, says J&K will become winter sports hub Feb 26, 2021 12:43 PM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games, says J&K will become winter sports hub

    Athletes from 27 states and Union Territories are competing in the Games which will conclude on March 2.

  • Security beefed up at vital locations in Jammu & Kashmir days after terror attack Feb 21, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Security beefed up at vital locations in Jammu & Kashmir days after terror attack

    IG Vijay Kumar asked the officers to establish round-the-clock checkpoints at strategic locations.

  • India slams UN experts over Kashmir concerns, says lack objectivity Feb 19, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    India slams UN experts over Kashmir concerns, says lack objectivity

    External Affairs Ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava said that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and the changes made in its status were enacted by Parliament.

  • Indian army briefs foreign envoys visiting J-K on role of Pakistan in running terror factories across LoC Feb 18, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    Indian army briefs foreign envoys visiting J-K on role of Pakistan in running terror factories across LoC

    The envoys, including from member states of the European Union (EU), Brazil, Malaysia, were also briefed about the role of the Pakistani army in helping terrorist infiltrate into India, infiltration patterns and use of drones by Pakistan to airdrop weapons meant for terrorists, officials said.

  • IAF proposes closure of Jammu airport for civilian traffic next month Feb 17, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    IAF proposes closure of Jammu airport for civilian traffic next month

    Quoting a communication addressed to the Jammu airport director, the officials said Air Force Station, Jammu wants complete closure of the runway for 15 days towards laying of final two top DAC-II layers on the runway surface from March 6 to 20, which has been approved by Air Headquarters.

  • Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest Feb 14, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest

    The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also posted photographs showing police vehicles outside the gates of his residence in the Gupkar area of the city here.

  • Don't read 41% share for states from divisible tax pool as 'reduction': FM Sitharaman Feb 11, 2021 10:51 PM IST

    Don't read 41% share for states from divisible tax pool as 'reduction': FM Sitharaman

    It is because that portion has to be added to Union territories to which the Centre distributes, she added Jammu & Kashmir has been converted into Union territories of J&K and Ladakh.

  • LeM chief arrested in Jammu, major terror strike foiled: J&K Police Feb 06, 2021 10:26 PM IST

    LeM chief arrested in Jammu, major terror strike foiled: J&K Police

    The arrest of Hidayatullah Malik alias Hasnain, an 'A' category terrorist from Shopian district, when he was in a private car was made by a joint team of Anantnag and Jammu police from Kunjwani area in the outskirts of Jammu city

  • Budget 2021-22 will usher in new era of development in J-K, Ladakh: Tarun Chugh Feb 06, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    Budget 2021-22 will usher in new era of development in J-K, Ladakh: Tarun Chugh

    The BJP leader said the total budget allocation of Rs 30,757 crore for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir would help boost the economic growth in the region.

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