Authorities in Srinagar are on an ambitious exercise to come up with a viable, transparent and foolproof master plan to cater to the needs and sustainability of the city with 5000 year of history.
The killing of a civilian and injuring two others by suspected militants in north Kashmir's Sopore area on Tuesday triggered a public outrage with human rights groups asking the United Jehad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of militant groups operating in the Valley, to come clean on the incident.
The annual Kheer Bhawani Mela at Tullamula in Srinagar, considered the biggest congregation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, was celebrated with traditional fervour on Tuesday.
Militants, waging a war against mobile services in north Kashmir’s Sopore town, on Sunday made an abortive bid to blow up a leading company’s transmission tower.
Suspected militants hurled a grenade at a residential house in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, but it failed to explode, police said today.
Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has claimed that he was under detention and cannot complete the formalities required for issuing a passport.
At least seven persons,including three women, were today injured when a bus collided with a tractor trolley on Jammu-Pathankot highway , police said.
Valley observed a shutdown on Thursday to mark the anniversaries of assassination of two separatist leaders, even as the government imposed restrictions to foil a rally in the summer capital Srinagar.
The state unit of the Congress party on Thursday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 24th anniversary of his assassination.
Congress national spokesperson Raj Babbar said here on Wednesday that the BJP-led central government should immediately set up All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Jammu also. He said it seems the BJP is deliberately trying to communalise the situation.
Brawl broke out at the BJP meet here on Wednesday when a personal security officer of a party office bearer threatened another leader with a gun.
BJP state unit president and Member of Parliament (MP) Jugal Kishore Sharma said on Tuesday that AIIMS would be established in Jammu. He said both the regions of the state will get one AIIMS each and the party's central leadership has agreed to it.
Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi has reacted sharply to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's advocacy of reopening of cinema halls in the Valley.
After Masarat Alam, the BJP-PDP are adopting a different approach on another hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Geelani's application for an Indian passport to visit his ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia has again put the two alliance partners on different turfs.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday took a swipe at the Prime Minister's statements on India and its foreign policy during the latter's three-nation tour.