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Srinagar-Leh highway likely to open from Sunday
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) Rain lashed parts of J&K as the border roads organisation (BRO) said the Srinagar-Leh highway would be thrown open to traffic on February 28.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Khelo India Winter Games' at Gulmarg from Feb 26 (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Slain terrorists refused to surrender: J&K Police (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at the Shalgul forest area in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Srinagar-Leh Highway to be opened for traffic from Feb 28
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The Srinagar-Leh highway will be opened for regulated traffic from February 28, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'Khelo India Winter Games' 2nd edition at Gulmarg from Mar 2
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
74 new cases, 69 recover, no Covid death in J&K in 24 hrs
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) Seventy-four new Covid cases emerged in J&K on Wednesday and 69 patients were discharged from hospital after recovery while no Covid-related death was reported from anywhere in the UT during the last 24 hours.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
2 militants killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Two unidentified militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Shalgul forest area at Srigufwara in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag district
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) An encounter broke out between the terrorists and security forces in the Shalgul forest area in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Snow, rain likely in J&K on Friday
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained above or around the freezing point on Wednesday as the weather office forecast a spell of rain or snow in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Friday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Be goodwill ambassadors of J&K, LG to tourists
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha paid a visit to Dal Lake on Tuesday, where he met several tourists who came from different parts of the country. During his interaction with the tourists, the LG enquired about the experiences of their visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K sees 94 new Covid cases, 62 recoveries
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday saw 94 new Covid cases come to light, while 62 patients were discharged from different hospitals after recovery and one patient succumbed during the last 24 hours.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Soldier killed in accidental firing in Jammu
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) A soldier was killed in a firing accident in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday in Jammu district.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Taking local produce to global market key focus of govt: J&K LG
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) The agriculture sector will get more share of the budget of Jammu and Kashmir in the future and a unique sustainable agriculture plan has been developed in the Union Territory, which currently caters to all developmental needs without compromising future potential, J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said during the Horti-Expo 2021 here on Monday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
58 new cases, 44 recover, no COVID-related death in J&K in 24 hrs
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) Another 58 COVID cases emerged in J&K on Monday while 44 patients were discharged from different hospitals after recovery with no COVID-related death reported from anywhere in the state during the last 24 hours.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Mehbooba Mufti re-elected PDP President
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) PDP President and former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was unanimously re-elected as PDP chief on Monday for a term of three years.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
IED detected on Srinagar-Jammu highway, tragedy averted
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted on Monday when the security forces detected an improvised explosive device (IED) near the railway crossing in the Nowgam area of Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Minimum temperatures improve in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) Weather remained cloudy in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Monday as the minimum temperatures rose remarkably in both the union territories with the weather office forecasting light to moderate rain/snow during the next 48 hours till Wednesday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Train service to resume after 11 months in Kashmir
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) After remaining suspended for 11 months, train service between the Kashmir Valley and the Jammu division will resume on Monday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
I-T raids group running multi-speciality hospital in Srinagar
Jammu, Feb 21 (IANS) Income Tax (IT) department has conducted a search and seizure operation on a group, running the biggest private multi-speciality Hospital in Srinagar with more than 100 beds, on charges of unaccounted property transactions of more than Rs 100 crore in cash since 2013-14 onwards.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Terrorist hideout busted in Kashmir, weapons recovered
Srinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) A large quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered after police and security forces in a joint operation busted a terrorist hideout in South Kashmir's Anantnag district, officials said on Sunday.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Covid: 70 recover, 68 new cases in J&K
Jammu, Feb 20 (IANS) Seventy Covid-19 patients were discharged from different hospitals in J&K on Saturday after recovery, while 68 new cases came to light during the last 24 hours in the Union Territory.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Partial cloud cover over J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Partial cloud cover affected minimum temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Saturday as the weather office forecast another spell of rain/snow beginning Monday.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
2 LeT terrorist associates held in J&K's Bandipora
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Two terrorist associates linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT were arrested in J&K's Bandipora and explosives recovered from their possession, officials said on Friday.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 cops killed in LeT attack in Srinagar, terrorists identified (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Two policemen were injured on Friday in a hit and run attack in Srinagar city and succumbed to their injuries, officials said. Police blamed the Lashkar-e-Taiba for the attack, and said that the two terrorists behind it have been identified.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Terrorists escape after encounter in Kashmir's Budgam (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Terrorists managed to escape after an encounter with security forces in central Kashmir's Budgam district in which one Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed in action and a policeman was injured, officials said on Friday.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
2 cops killed in Srinagar terror attack (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Two policemen injured on Friday in a militant hit and run attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city have succumbed to their injuries, officials said.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
3 held for attacking Krishna Dhaba owner's son in Srinagar
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday said it has arrested three militants, who shot and injured the son of a popular eatery owner in Srinagar city on Wednesday.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
2 cops injured in Srinagar hit and run militant attack
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Two local policemen were injured on Friday in a militant hit and run attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Rain, snow likely in J&K, Ladakh next week
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Warm, sunny morning greeted people in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Friday with the weather office forecasting another spell of light to moderate snow/rain beginning next week.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cop, 3 militants killed in Kashmir gunfights
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Three unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, while in a separate gun battle still underway a policeman was killed and a second injured in central Kashmir's Budgam district, officials said.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Encounter breaks out in Shopian district
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Badigam in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday night, officials said.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
J&K Lt Guv meets foreign envoys, details development work
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, on Thursday held an interaction with the foreign envoys who were on a two-day visit to J&K to have a firsthand appraisal of the government's efforts to restore normalcy and boost development in the Union Territory.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Huge cache of arms recovered from J&K's Reasi
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) Army and police in a joint operation have recovered a huge cache of weapons, including warlike stores in the hinterlands of Reasi district in the Jammu region, officials said on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Foreign diplomats briefed on security situation in J&K
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) The 24-member delegation of foreign diplomats were briefed on Thursday by officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the army about the security situation in the union territory.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Warmer days usher in signs of early spring in Kashmir
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) As days continued to become warmer in the Kashmir Valley and the Jammu division on Thursday, signs of an early spring was noticed in Kashmir with new buds appearing on willow and other trees.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Minor quake felt in J&K
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) A light intensity earthquake occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday with its epicentre in the Ladakh region. There were no reports of casualty or damage to property.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Terrorist held at Jammu airport
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) The police in Jammu and Kashmir have arrested a terrorist from the Jammu airport, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Srinagar eatery owner's son shot by unidentified gunmen
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) The son of the owner of a popular vegetarian eatery here was injured after unidentified gunmen shot him on Wednesday, police said.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
J&K police nab 3 terror associates, IED material recovered
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir Police have arrested three terrorist associates linked with proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen from south Kashmir's Awantipora and recovered IED material from their possession, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Altaf Bukhari takes exception to Mehbooba Mufti's statement
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Syed Altaf Bukhari, former minister and the president of Apni Party, on Wednesday took strong exception to former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's statement in which she said that restoration of statehood for J&K is not her party's demand.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Foreign envoys visiting Kashmir 'futile PR exercise' by govt: Soz
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Saifuddin Soz on Wednesday said the foreign envoys' visit to Kashmir is just part of a "futile exercise on public relations" by the central government.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Won't attend delimitation proceedings: NC MPs
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir National Conference MPs, Farooq Abdullah, Akbar Lone and Hasnain Masoodi, have written a letter to Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, chairperson Delimitation Commission on Wednesday expressing their inability to associate with the commission proceedings.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
It's all clear & sunny in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Clear sunny morning greeted people in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Wednesday with the meteorological department forecasting a spell of rain next week.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
20-member delegation of foreign diplomats begins 2-day visit to J&K
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) A delegation of 20 Ambassadors of foreign countries is starting its two-day visit to J&K on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K police release list of seized assets used for terrorism
Jammu, Feb 16 (IANS) The police in Jammu and Kashmir have accorded permission in 46 cases for seizure/attachment of various moveable and immovable assets of individuals or associations to restrict terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kashmir cyber police hands over recovered smartphones to owners
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Kashmir cyber police on Tuesday handed over 52 recovered mobile phones earlier reported missing to their rightful owners, officials said.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kashmiri activists demand UN intervention into rights abuses by Pak
Jammu, Feb 16 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri activists are demanding the intervention of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) into the massive human rights abuses by Pakistan in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit-Baltistan region.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Terrorism
NC MP's son booked for hate speech in J&K's Bandipora district
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Hilal Akbar Lone, son of senior National Conference (NC) leader and Lok Sabha member, Muhammad Akbar Lone, has been booked on Tuesday for delivering a hate speech in J&K's Bandipora district.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kashmir & Ladakh all sunny as fog covers Jammu
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Morning fog affected life in Jammu city on Tuesday as bright sun greeted people in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
J&K Tourism Department restarts online registrations
Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) The J&K Tourism Department has restarted online mode of registration of tourism units, officials said on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy