Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world’s highest railway bridge, which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed in 2016.
Rising violence in Gaza and fast circulating gory pictures of dead Palestinian children online triggered protests, several violent, in Srinagar on Friday.
Awami Mutahida Mahaz (AMM), an alliance of several mainstream political parties including CPI(M) in Jammu and Kashmir, today criticised the Union budget saying that it is "anti-poor" and lacks a "vision" to check inflation.
Amid tight security, the 15th batchof 2,249 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from the Jammu base camp
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said he does not see 'achche din' (good times) coming to the country through the maiden Union budget of the NDA government presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Over 5,000 followers of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama from aborad, including China, reached this mountainous town in Jammu and Kashmir to participate in the highly venerated two-day Kalachakra (Wheel of Time) ceremony beginning Friday.
A divisional commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba was killed, while one army soldier injured in the gunbattle between security forces and militants in north Kashmir's Handwara area on Wednesday. The encounter started in afternoon when security forces cordoned off Hamlapati village's Shah Mohallah in Handwara, 60 north of Srinagar.
Amid tight security, the 15th batch of 2,249 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas from the Jammu base camp.
In a rare state interference, the police on Wednesday disallowed an academic programme in Srinagar where the professor, Dr Mridu Rai, who teaches at Trinity College Dublin, was scheduled to deliver a lecture, by invoking Section 144, which bans assembly of more than four people.
Hardline separatist Hurriyat is up in arms against the Narendra Modi government’s move to close down the office of the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in New Delhi.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Wednesday met the Union minister for consumer affairs, food and public distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan at New Delhi and discussed issues pertaining to allotment of essential commodities including food grains by the Centre to the state.
A Rs. 500 crore programme for displaced Kashmiri migrants will be started soon, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.
To encourage sports in India, the government will set up a National Sports Academy, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.
A Rs. 500-crore package for rebuilding the lives of Kashmiri migrants was among the slew of measures announced in this year's Union budget for Jammu and Kashmir.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley has provided a sum of Rs. 200 crore in the general budget 2014-15 proposals for upgrading of indoor and outdoor sports stadiums to international standards in Jammu and in the Kashmir Valley.