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18 test positive for Covid-19 in IIT Jammu, all under quarantine

Issuing an official statement on Twitter, IIT Jammu said, “However, everyone is under quarantine as per protocol and reports of mild to no symptoms while being constantly monitored and supported by the medical unit.”
The campus is currently under sanitisation, IIT Jammu said and Covid-19 tests are being conducted periodically.(Twitter)
The campus is currently under sanitisation, IIT Jammu said and Covid-19 tests are being conducted periodically.(Twitter)
Updated on Jan 12, 2022 07:47 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

13 students test covid positive in Jammu: Vaishno Devi University closed 

The decision to close the university was taken to contain the spread and ensure the safety of the students and general public.
Vaishno Devi University in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi closed after 13 students found Covid positive
Vaishno Devi University in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi closed after 13 students found Covid positive
Published on Jan 02, 2022 11:52 AM IST
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Bipasha Basu feels ‘blessed’ as she visits Vaishno Devi with Karan Singh Grover

Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover, who were earlier vacationing in the Maldives, are now in Jammu to seek blessings from Vaishno Devi.(Instagram/@bipashabasu) 7
Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover, who were earlier vacationing in the Maldives, are now in Jammu to seek blessings from Vaishno Devi.(Instagram/@bipashabasu)
Published on Nov 25, 2021 09:50 AM IST
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J&K's Mughal Garden becomes major tourist attraction in Autumn season

During this season the maple leaves of majestic Chinar trees turn gold brown from the green which is always attracting nature lovers to the Kashmir Valley. Tourists from across the world including different parts of India are visiting the Mughal Gardens to observe the scenic beauty.
Tourists enjoy pleasant weather along an aisle of Chinar trees, at the Nishat Mughal Garden, in Srinagar (Imran Nissar, ANI Photo)
Tourists enjoy pleasant weather along an aisle of Chinar trees, at the Nishat Mughal Garden, in Srinagar (Imran Nissar, ANI Photo)
Updated on Nov 20, 2021 10:27 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Srinagar (jammu And Kashmir) [india]

Biden govt on J&K: US citizens advised to not visit UT amid terror spike

WATCH WHAT BIDEN SAID ON JAMMU-KASHMIR
WATCH WHAT BIDEN SAID ON JAMMU-KASHMIR
Published on Nov 17, 2021 08:11 PM IST
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Poonch gunfight: 3 forces men, 1 Pakistani terrorist inmate hurt in fresh firing

POONCH ENCOUNTER GETS MORE INTENSE
POONCH ENCOUNTER GETS MORE INTENSE
Published on Oct 24, 2021 01:32 PM IST
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Go First becomes first airline to launch direct flights from Srinagar to Sharjah

Go First will operate four flights every week between Srinagar and Sharjah. The direct flights from Sharjah will offer seamless connections to Srinagar and beyond to Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu, Leh and Mumbai and vice versa.
Go First becomes first airline to launch direct flights from Srinagar to Sharjah(Twitter/travelobiz)
Go First becomes first airline to launch direct flights from Srinagar to Sharjah(Twitter/travelobiz)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 07:44 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Srinagar (jammu And Kashmir) [india]

Two terrorists behind civilian and cop killings eliminated: cops

  • According to the police, Shahid Bashir Shiekh and Tanzeel Ahmad, both residents of Srinagar, were killed during two separate search and cordon operations in Kashmir’s Wahibugh and Bemina areas.
Security personnel patrols near an ecnounter site(ANI)
Security personnel patrols near an ecnounter site(ANI)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 03:26 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, Srinagar

Doodhpathri hosts 3-day festival to boost tourism in J&K's hidden gem

The Doodhpathri festival, 2021, showcased singing performances, Rouf, a Kashmiri folk dance, martial art and Bhangra, a Punjabi dance to boost tourism activity in the attractive tourist destination of Jammu and Kashmir
Doodhpathri hosts 3-day festival to boost tourism in J&K's hidden gem(Twitter/ChinarcorpsIA)
Doodhpathri hosts 3-day festival to boost tourism in J&K's hidden gem(Twitter/ChinarcorpsIA)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 11:12 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Budgam (jammu And Kashmir) [india]

Jammu airport traffic sees a jump after airlines allowed to fly in full capacity

The Indian Air Force, which controls the Jammu airport issued a NOTAM that led to the removal of the 30 per cent load penalty on the airport. This meant airlines could fly full loads or at 100 per cent capacity that should lead to lower fares and longer destinations.
Jammu airport traffic sees a jump after airlines allowed to fly in full capacity(HT Photo)
Jammu airport traffic sees a jump after airlines allowed to fly in full capacity(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 12:32 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Jammu

Srinagar airport likely to resume international flight services

In a historic decision for Jammu and Kashmir, the first international flight connection from Srinagar to Sharjah (in the United Arad Emirates) will be started soon as efforts are on so that international travellers come directly to Srinagar. 
Srinagar airport likely to resume international flight services(Shutterstock Image)
Srinagar airport likely to resume international flight services(Shutterstock Image)
Updated on Sep 26, 2021 12:53 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Srinagar

Schools in Jammu reopen for classes 10, 12

After remaining closed for months to prevent the spread of coronavirus, various schools reopened on Monday for students of classes 10 and 12 across Jammu in accordance with the fresh government guidelines, officials said.
Students attend a class in a school that reopened after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Jammu on Monday, Sept. 20. J-K administration has allowed schools to reopen for 10th and 12th classes(PTI)
Students attend a class in a school that reopened after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Jammu on Monday, Sept. 20. J-K administration has allowed schools to reopen for 10th and 12th classes(PTI)
Published on Sep 20, 2021 05:56 PM IST
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Rail minister's Vande Bharat train ride: Jokes with passengers, talks to driver

Rail minister Ashwini Vaishnaw travelled in Vande Bharat express (Twitter)
Rail minister Ashwini Vaishnaw travelled in Vande Bharat express (Twitter)
Published on Sep 14, 2021 01:20 PM IST
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J&K Tourism dept promotes destination festivals, trekking to attract tourists

In an effort to attract tourists, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department to organise dedicated travel, trekking-expeditions, mountain bike adventures and promote Sonamarg Autumn Festival, Pahalgam Winter Festival, Gulmarg Snow Festival and Autumn and Houseboat festivals
J&K Tourism dept promotes destination festivals, trekking to attract tourists(Instagram/@travelwithsowmya_natz)
J&K Tourism dept promotes destination festivals, trekking to attract tourists(Instagram/@travelwithsowmya_natz)
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 08:14 AM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Srinagar

Rahul Gandhi to begin 2-day Jammu visit today

The former Congress president's itinerary includes a walk to the famous Vaishno Devi temple Temple.
File photo: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)
File photo: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)
Published on Sep 09, 2021 06:30 AM IST
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Jammu Kite Festival marks 'Azadi ka Amrut Mahostav', 75th Independence Day

Jammu Kite Festival revives the age-old tradition of flying kites and provides Samba residents an opportunity to witness 'patangbaazi'. The festival also marked the celebration of 'Azadi ka Amrut Mahostav' to commemorate 75 years of India's independence.
Jammu Kite Festival marks 'Azadi ka Amrut Mahostav', 75th Independence Day(Twitter/JammuTourism)
Jammu Kite Festival marks 'Azadi ka Amrut Mahostav', 75th Independence Day(Twitter/JammuTourism)
Updated on Aug 28, 2021 08:25 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Jammu

Jaish-e-Mohammad leaders met Taliban in Kandahar, discussed J&K: Report

In the JeM-Taliban meeting held in Kandahar after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, JeM reportedly sought the Taliban's support in their "India-centric operations".
Reports said Jaish leaders met Taliban leadership in Kandahar after August 15. (Representative photo)(REUTERS)
Reports said Jaish leaders met Taliban leadership in Kandahar after August 15. (Representative photo)(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 28, 2021 02:42 PM IST
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Rahul Gandhi on first J&K trip after Art 370 dilution; will meet Gupkar leaders

WHAT'S RAHUL'S AGENDA IN JAMMU-KASHMIR?
WHAT'S RAHUL'S AGENDA IN JAMMU-KASHMIR?
Published on Aug 09, 2021 10:40 PM IST
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Navy commandos join efforts to trace pilots after helicopter crash in Jammu

The Rudra helicopter, built at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), was carrying out a training sortie that involved low-level flying over the lake, another official said.
On Tuesday, the rescue crew recovered the wreckage of the chopper along with some pilot gear. (PTI)
On Tuesday, the rescue crew recovered the wreckage of the chopper along with some pilot gear. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 05, 2021 02:22 AM IST
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J&K chopper crash: Hope fades for missing army pilots; helmets, I-cards found

J&K CHOPPER CRASH: ARMY PILOTS STILL MISSING
J&K CHOPPER CRASH: ARMY PILOTS STILL MISSING
Published on Aug 04, 2021 10:16 PM IST
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'Kashmiri Pandits feeling more secure': Govt ahead of 2nd anniv of 370 dilution

GOVT SETTING STAGE FOR PANDITS' RETURN?
GOVT SETTING STAGE FOR PANDITS' RETURN?
Published on Aug 04, 2021 08:01 PM IST
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Two pilots missing after army chopper crashes in Jammu

  • The Rudra helicopter, built at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), was carrying out a training sortie that involved low-level flying over the lake
Police personnel inspect the site after a helicopter of the army crashed into the Ranjit Sagar Dam lake in Kathua on Tuesday. PTI(PTI)
Police personnel inspect the site after a helicopter of the army crashed into the Ranjit Sagar Dam lake in Kathua on Tuesday. PTI(PTI)
Updated on Aug 04, 2021 03:13 AM IST
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ByRahul Singh and Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, New Delhi/jammu

J&K govt announces ex-gratia of 5 lakh for kin of Kishtwar cloudburst victims

  • Those grievously injured would be provided with 50,000 each and 12,000 under Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) shall also be disbursed.
A cloudburst hit Honjar village in the Dacchan area of Kishtwar district around 4am on Wednesday killing at least seven people and injuring 17 so far. (Courtesy- Indian Army)
A cloudburst hit Honjar village in the Dacchan area of Kishtwar district around 4am on Wednesday killing at least seven people and injuring 17 so far. (Courtesy- Indian Army)
Published on Jul 28, 2021 10:13 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Widespread rainfall to continue in J&K, Himachal and Uttarakhand till July 30

  • The IMD alert followed a cloudburst in Kishtwar district in Jammu region early on Wednesday that claimed the lives of at least seven people while many are reported to be missing.
Flash floods in Himachal, and Jammu and Kashmir have led to many fatalities in the last few days. (File Photo)
Flash floods in Himachal, and Jammu and Kashmir have led to many fatalities in the last few days. (File Photo)
Published on Jul 28, 2021 05:22 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting highlights: India to celebrate Bakrid on July 21

  • Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting highlights: India sights the crescent moon of Zul Hijjah/Dhu al-Hijjah to mark the ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ or Bakra Eid after the Day of Arafah. Here's when Hajj in Saudi Arabia will take place and when Muslims in India will celebrate Eid al-Adha
Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting LIVE: India looks for Zul Hijjah crescent today(Twitter/andy_abdulwasay)
Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting LIVE: India looks for Zul Hijjah crescent today(Twitter/andy_abdulwasay)
Updated on Jul 11, 2021 08:44 PM IST
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News updates from HT: Drones, low flying objects banned in Jammu's Rajouri

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Security Agency uses drones to investigate the recent drone blasts, at Jammu Air Force Station, in Jammu on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Security Agency uses drones to investigate the recent drone blasts, at Jammu Air Force Station, in Jammu on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 30, 2021 09:01 PM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India may procure Israeli anti-drone systems in wake of Jammu attack: Report

Suspected drone activity was also seen late last night at Kunjwani in the Ratnuchak area of Jammu, news agencies reported on Tuesday morning, citing people familiar with the development.
A police officer stands outside the Jammu air force station after two suspected blasts were reported early morning in Jammu, India, on Sunday, June 27, 2021. (AP Photo / Channi Anand)
A police officer stands outside the Jammu air force station after two suspected blasts were reported early morning in Jammu, India, on Sunday, June 27, 2021. (AP Photo / Channi Anand)
Published on Jun 29, 2021 09:52 AM IST
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Jammu airbase attack: Use of drones poses new security risk

While the IAF has officially only confirmed that two low-intensity explosions took place in the technical area of Jammu air force station, senior officials and experts said that the attack appeared to have been carried out using drones and marked a new chapter in Pakistan’s proxy war against India in Jammu and Kashmir.
Indian paramilitary officials come out of the Jammu air force station after two suspected blasts were reported early morning in Jammu.(AP Photo)
Indian paramilitary officials come out of the Jammu air force station after two suspected blasts were reported early morning in Jammu.(AP Photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2021 07:17 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Jammu IAF station hit by 2 explosions

The explosions hit the station a little after 1:30am on Sunday and caused minor damage to a building, with security experts and officials saying this could be the first time drones were used in an attack on a major installation in the country.
Security personnel patrol after two low-intensity explosions reported in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station on June 27, 2021(PTI Photo)
Security personnel patrol after two low-intensity explosions reported in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station on June 27, 2021(PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2021 04:36 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, Jammu

Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopens after landslide debris cleared

Now reopened, the traffic on Jammu-Srinagar national highway was suspended on Saturday after heavy rains triggered landslides and shooting of stones from the hillocks overlooking the highway at several places between Ramban and Ramsu including Cafeteria Morh and Panthiyal.
Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopens after landslide debris cleared(Twitter/State_Times)
Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopens after landslide debris cleared(Twitter/State_Times)
Updated on Apr 18, 2021 03:23 PM IST
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