- Jul 29, 2015 20:18 IST
The number of pilgrims paying obeisance to the holy Amarnath shrine has started declining steadily in the past one week.In the last five days, the decline has been steep as the number of yatris has never crossed the mark 5,000 mark in a day.
- Jul 29, 2015 19:50 IST
The police have arrested a person for allegedly molesting a 23-year-old American tourist. The accused identified as Gopal Krishan, 44, a resident of Hoshiarpur in Punjab, was sitting beside the victim in the bus.
- Jul 27, 2015 22:20 IST
AIIMS Coordination Committee chairman Abhinav Sharma has welcomed education minister Naeem Akhter's statement that Jammu equally needs AIIMS like Kashmir.
- Jul 26, 2015 18:55 IST
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.
- Jul 25, 2015 21:04 IST
Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday laid a wreath at Kargil War Memorial in Drass on the occasion of 'Kargil Vijay Diwas.'
- Jul 25, 2015 20:38 IST
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.
- Jul 24, 2015 20:32 IST
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.
- Jul 24, 2015 18:41 IST
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.
- Jul 23, 2015 20:35 IST
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.
- Jul 23, 2015 19:52 IST
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.
- Jul 23, 2015 19:42 IST
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.
- Jul 23, 2015 19:35 IST
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”.
- Jul 23, 2015 18:47 IST
Curfew was relaxed for two hours in the Rajouri town on Thursday. The internet services, however, remain suspended for the third consecutive day.
- Jul 22, 2015 20:44 IST
Several political parties, including separatists, on Wednesday held street protests against alleged desecration of Islamic verse by right wing Hindu group during a protest demonstration in Rajouri district recently.
- Jul 22, 2015 18:31 IST
Internet services have been suspended in Rajouri town, 150km from Jammu, even as curfew continued for the second consecutive day after clashes between Muslim protesters and police on Tuesday. The protesters were demanding the arrest of Hindu right wing activists who burnt an IS flag that had a verse from the Quran printed on it.