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Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Pulwama

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing encounter at Chakoora village of Pulwama district. Reports said that a joint team of army, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Chakoora area of Litter. Soon after the joint team of forces fired several gunshots amid the cordon leading to an encounter, they said. In the brief […]

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Searches carried out near IB in Jammu and Kashmir after suspicious movement

Srinagar: Government Forces conducted an overnight search operation near the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district following information about movement of three armed persons, a police official said Tuesday. The information about the movement of the suspected persons in the Manohar Gopala area was received around 2130 hours Monday, the official said. Immediately, a […]

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Salahuddin expresses gratitude to Pakistan on Kashmir Solidarity Day

Srinagar : On ‘Kashmir Day’ being observed in Pakistan today, the United Jihad Council (UJC) chief Syed Salahuddin has expressed gratitude to Pakistan, its people and the leadership of Pakistan administered Kashmir and said the time has come for the government of Pakistan to intensify its diplomatic, moral and media campaign to highlight the Kashmir cause. […]

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Massive search operation underway for second consecutive day in J&K’s Samba

Jammu: A massive search operation is being conducted along the Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district for the second day Wednesday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state on February 3. A joint team of forces have launched the searches in Basantar river area in Ramgarh sector besides other border […]

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SAC approves notification of Jammu and Kashmir Reimbursement of State Taxes scheme

JAMMU : In order to encourage large investment, incentivize the newly established units and the units undergoing substantial expansion, the State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here Tuesday evening under the chairmanship of Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the notification of the scheme namely the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Reimbursement of State Taxes […]

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Three civilians injured in Kulgam grenade attack

Srinagar : At least three civilians were injured after suspected militants lobbed a grenade on police station Dhamhal Hanjpora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday. Quoting a police officer, GNS reported that some militants hurled a grenade on police station Dhamhal Hanjpora which missed the target and exploded on a road side. In the explosion, […]

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Army man commits suicide in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Srinagar:  An army soldier shot himself dead with his service rifle in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district last night, officials said today. An official said that Abishekh Roy Kumar who worked as a wireless operator shot himself at 34 RR camp in Behibagh area of Kulgam last night. Following the gunshot, the colleagues rushed towards the […]

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Flight operations hit at Srinagar airport due to intermittent snowfall

(Agencies) Srinagar : Intermittent snowfall continued in Kashmir for the second consecutive day Saturday, leading to disruption in flight operations at the Srinagar airport, officials said. The snowfall has led to decrease in visibility, resulting in disruption of flight operations at the Srinagar airport. “The air traffic to and fro Srinagar airport has been hit because of the low visibility due to continuous snowfall,” […]

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Kashmir highway shut for vehicular traffic after heavy snowfall

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday shut the Jammu-Srinagar Highway for vehicular traffic following heavy snowfall at the Jawahar Tunnel. An official said that the vehicular movement was stopped in view of heavy snowfall around Jawahar Tunnel. “Snowing heavily at Jawahar Tunnel on Jammu-Srinagar NHW, vehicular movement stopped. @JmuKmrPolice,” traffic police said on Twitter. Widespread snowfall started across […]

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Governor attends Oath Ceremony of Sarpanches

Jammu : Governor Satya Pal Malik attended the Oath ceremony function of the newly elected Sarpanches of Jammu Division, organized by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, here today. Sh. Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Sh. K. Vijay Kumar,  Advisors to Governor, Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; and many senior officers from […]

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