- Feb 27, 2015 14:02 IST
One person has been arrested for possessing heroin in Trikuta Nagar here, police said on Friday. Tanveer Ahmad was intercepted by police on Thursday and during his frisking, 18 gram of heroin was seized from his possession, station house officer (SHO) Trikuta Nagar, Naveen Angral said.
- Feb 27, 2015 13:17 IST
A moderate intensity earthquake shook Kashmir Valley in the wee hours on Friday but there were no reports of any casualty or damage due to the tremor. The earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale was felt around 3:29 am throughout the Valley, including Srinagar, MeT department officials said.
- Feb 25, 2015 12:01 IST
Traffic along 300-km Jammu-Srinagar has been suspended on Wednesday following landslides at many places. Flights have also been affected. According to the traffic police officials landslides have been reported at Panthal, Gangroo, Nashri and Ramban.
- Feb 24, 2015 11:47 IST
Sheikh Nazir, veteran National Conference leader and uncle of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, died at a hospital here this morning. He was 84.
- Feb 23, 2015 23:18 IST
The 11-page draft of a common minimum programme (CMP) by the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the BJP for a coalition regime in Jammu and Kashmir talks of dialogue with Pakistan as well as with the separatists, and also carries an assurance on retaining the state's special status.
- Feb 23, 2015 19:37 IST
Ghulam Nabi Azad was on Monday back as the leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha, days after his re-election to the house from Jammu and Kashmir.
- Feb 23, 2015 19:14 IST
Jammu and Kashmir occupies a "special place" for the central government and it includes rehabilitation of the displaced Kashmiri Pandits, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Monday.
- Feb 23, 2015 14:59 IST
With one more H1N1 virus infected patient dying overnight here, the total number of swine flu deaths in Jammu and Kashmir rose to six on Monday while the number of infected people went up to 120.
- Feb 22, 2015 17:43 IST
A timely detection of three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other arms and ammunition by the army late Saturday averted a major tragedy in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
- Feb 21, 2015 21:01 IST
Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra on Saturday reviewed arrangements being made for annual Amarnath pilgrimage scheduled to start from July 2.
- Feb 21, 2015 20:15 IST
Winter vacations in the Valley have been extended due to bad weather. Director school education Showkat Ahmad Beigh confirmed that the classes from nursery to class 12 will now open on March 2. He, however, said that the decision was taken due to bad weather conditions and not swine flu.
- Feb 21, 2015 12:51 IST
Two militants on Saturday were killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. On specific information about the presence of militants in Thak-Gund village in Sopore, a joint team of army and police began a search operation on Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.
- Feb 21, 2015 12:25 IST
"I am meeting Mufti Sahib today and if anything has been worked out, we will hold a briefing about it during the day," People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief spokesman Naeem Akhtar told IANS in winter capital Jammu, while referring to reports that government formation in the state was imminent because the PDP and the BJP had agreed on the draft of a common minimum programme (CMP) for governance.
- Feb 20, 2015 21:17 IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference president Omar Abdullah criticised PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for his remarks that he "will not sell out to BJP."
- Feb 20, 2015 21:06 IST
The jinxed Shahpur Kandi dam project was one of the matters that Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal raised with Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra when he called on him on Friday here.