AIIMS Coordination Committee chairman Abhinav Sharma has welcomed education minister Naeem Akhter's statement that Jammu equally needs AIIMS like Kashmir.
The death of 28 people during the ongoing Amarnath Yatra could be because of fake health certificates procured by the devotees who are also skipping an acclimatisation regimen crucial to undertaking the grueling pilgrimage, health officials have said.
Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday laid a wreath at Kargil War Memorial in Drass on the occasion of 'Kargil Vijay Diwas.'
A complete shutdown was observed across the Kashmir Valley on Saturday over the Rajouri incident where a rightwing group had allegedly burnt an Islamic verse while protesting against IS earlier this week.
A heavy exchange of fire took place between militants and security forces inside a forest area in the Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday.
Cloudbursts damaged the Amarnath Yatra route in north Kashmir’s Baltal area on Friday night and left two pilgrims dead, nine injured and seven missing. Hundreds of pilgrims have been evacuated from the route so far.
The AIIMS Coordination Committee, demanding AIIMS in Jammu, has given a call for three-day Jammu bandh from July 31. Meanwhile, the lawyers have suspended their work from Friday here. The decision was taken in a meeting of the committee attended by its groups affiliated to it, including Bar Association Jammu and Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI) Jammu.
Despite appeal by state consumer affairs and public distribution minister Choudhary Zulfikar to call off shutdown call, several traders bodies and schools' union on Friday appealed to people to boycott work and close down business centre's against alleged desecration and harassment of Muslims in Pir Panchal range's Rajouri district.
Separatist bastion and militant springboard, Sopore, in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, on Thursday saw itself on the development map after facing the brunt of violence for more than two decades.
Curfew was relaxed for two hours on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri town following improvement in the law and order situation.
Northern railway on Thursday released pictures of the coaches damaged by unidentified vandals on Eid across the Valley and appealed to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir to “discourage and prevent anti-social elements indulging in mindless vandalism as it is counter-productive benefiting no one”.
The army on Thursday evening claimed that it killed two infiltrators on the Line of Control (LoC) in an ongoing operation in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district, more than 100 km away from Srinagar.
A month ago, almost to the day, he was counting his last moments, lying in a deep gorge surrounded by dense forest in the towering Dhauladhar ranges with fractured hip and ribs and without food and water for over 48 hours. He eventually noticed a police rescue team from Kangra police climbing down a distant hill when he had lost all hope.
Lt Gen KH Singh, outgoing General-Officer-Commanding, White Knight Corps, has said there is no footprints of Islamic State (IS) in Jammu division, and the army will not let it happen.
Torrential rain across Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday hit Amarnath pilgrimage and forced cancellation of the scheduled visit of Union defence minister Manohar Parrikar and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag to Ladakh.