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Goods train starts moving from J&K to Punjab without a driver: Video

The goods train, which was at a halt in Jammu and Kashmir, started moving at a speed of 70-80 km/h due to a slope and reached Punjab.

Goods train that started moving from Jammu and Kashmir was brought to a halt in Punjab. (X/ANI)
Published on Feb 25, 2024 05:41 PM IST
ANI | | Edited by Arfa Javaid

Jammu: NC leader Rafiq Shah joins BJP

BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir unit chief Ravinder Raina and MP Jugal Kishore Sharma welcomed the new entrants

Raina said that the BJP has deep-rooted sentiments of democratic ethos and patriotic zeal (HT File)
Updated on Feb 25, 2024 06:32 AM IST
By, Jammu

NIA attaches houses of 4 accused in narco-terror case in Kupwara

The case relates to the use of the “proceeds of narcotic drugs” to fund violent terror activities by proscribed terror groups Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) operating in Handwara-Kupwara region, the NIA said in a statement

The properties belonging to four accused have been attached in Handwara tehsil of the north Kashmir district by the NIA, which has also seized a total of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.27 crore in cash under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), the agency said (HT File)
Updated on Feb 25, 2024 06:20 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Wet spell likely from February 27 in J&K: MeT

MeT’s Srinagar centre director Mukhtar Ahmad said that the first western disturbance, moisture-laden winds from mediterranean region, approaching the J&K will be of light to moderate intensity on February 27 and 28

A train traverses a track in a snow-covered Qazigund, nearly 80 km from Srinagar on Friday. (Waseem Andrabi /HT)
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 05:06 AM IST
By, Srinagar

50% work on Balidan Stambh done, Sinha inspects progress

Manoj Sinha emphasised the need for timely completion of the Balidan Stambh, an official spokesperson said

Manoj Sinha (HT File)
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 05:00 AM IST
By, Srinagar

SC paves way for making public review order on J&K internet ban

Jammu and Kashmir government agrees to publish orders reviewing internet shutdowns following Supreme Court nudges, no need to disclose deliberations.

The Supreme Court of India. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 06:42 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

Sachin Tendulkar enjoys snowfall in Kashmir with Sara and Anjali. See pics

Sachin Tendulkar shared pictures of himself enjoying snowfall in Kashmir with daughter Sara Tendulkar and wife Anjali Tendulkar.

Kashmir: Sachin Tendulkar enjoying snowfall with his daughter Sara Tendulkar and wife Anjali Tendulkar. (X/@sachin_rt)
Published on Feb 23, 2024 12:22 PM IST

Russian skier dead, one injured in Gulmarg avalanche

At least six others, including a local guide, were rescued after the avalanche hit the ski resort in Gulmarg

Rescue operation underway after an avalanche hit ski resort in Gulmarg on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 09:46 AM IST
ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

Sachin Tendulkar smashes unreal cover drive holding bat upside down in 'heaven'

Sachin Tendulkar batted briefly against the locals during his visit to Kashmir.

Sachin Tendulkar doing what he does best. (Sachin Tendulkar-Instagram Screengrab)
Published on Feb 22, 2024 11:29 AM IST

CBI raids premises linked to ex-J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

Officials said that Malik’s premises were being searched as part of the probe, which has been going on in the case since April 2022

Former Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik. (X)
Published on Feb 22, 2024 10:53 AM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan

After days of rains and snow, weather improves in Kashmir

The weather improved across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday after three days of incessant rains and snowfall. While Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was partially restored for a couple of hours after two days to allow single way traffic of vehicles stranded between Nashree and Banihal, it was blocked again due to shooting stones.

A boatman clears snow from a shikara anchored on the shores of the Dal Lake after fresh snowfall in Srinagar on Tuesday. (AP)
Updated on Feb 22, 2024 06:50 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Article 370 was biggest wall in J&K’s progress, we razed it: Modi

Modi was addressing a rally amid rain at Jammu after dedicating and laying foundation stones of projects worth over ₹32,000 crore projects to J&K

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over an appointment letter to new government recruit during a rally at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu on Tuesday. (Waseem Andrabi /HT)
Updated on Feb 21, 2024 08:36 AM IST
ByRavi Krishan Khajuria, Jammu

PM Modi launches multiple projects in Jammu, says ‘Article 370 was main hurdle’

Prime Minister Modi said Article 370 was the main hurdle in the development of Jammu and Kashmir.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration & foundation stone laying ceremony of multiple developmental projects, in Jammu, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.(PTI)
Published on Feb 20, 2024 01:52 PM IST

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed after rain, snow batters Jammu and Kashmir

At least 530 vehicles stranded amid shooting stones in Ramban, Jammu; work underway to clear the road

Cars covered under a blanket of snow in Shopian, Kashmir. (ANI)
Published on Feb 20, 2024 11:34 AM IST
ByAshiq Hussain, Srinagar

Recruitment drive to fill over 4k posts in police constable posts begins in J&K

Ending an over four-year wait, the J&K Home department has referred more than 4,000 vacancies in police constable posts to the SSB, officials said on Tuesday.

Recruitment drive to fill over 4k posts in police constable posts begins in J&K
Published on Feb 20, 2024 11:24 AM IST
PTI | , Jammu

Zero-Degree Salute: Soldiers pay tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji at LoC

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's enduring legacy encompasses unparalleled military prowess and administrative acumen.

Shivaji Maharaj's 394th birth anniversary was observed nationwide on Monday.(DIO Pune)
Published on Feb 19, 2024 11:00 PM IST

Avalanche warning issued as showers, snow lash Jammu and Kashmir

A Western Disturbance, moisture-laden winds from the Mediterranean, also affected the Ladakh region and are expected to move towards northern Himachal and Uttarakhand

Residents taking shelter during snowfall at Tangmarg, in Baramulla district, Jammu and Kashmir. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 19, 2024 08:00 AM IST
ByAshiq Hussain, Srinagar

After Farooq’s ‘go solo’ remark, now PDP sets the ball rolling process to shortlist candidates for Lok Sabha polls

A PDP spokesperson said the parliamentary board to decide candidates for the Lok Sabha seats from Jammu and Kashmir soon

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti held a meeting with senior party leaders to discuss Lok Sabha polls in Srinagar. (HT File)
Updated on Feb 18, 2024 11:05 AM IST
ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah says National Conference will go solo in Jammu and Kashmir, Omar clarifies remark

Farooq Abdullah’s statement on National Conference contesting all five Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha seats independently, triggered reactions from the INDIA bloc partners including the Congress.

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah addressing a press conference in Srinagar. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2024 10:30 AM IST
ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

Omar Abdullah clarifies stand on INDIA after Farooq's ‘going solo’ declaration

Omar Abdullah said that the National Conference is still a part of the INDIA bloc and that the main idea of the grouping is to defeat the BJP.

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah and party vice-president and son Omar Abdullah.(ANI)
Published on Feb 15, 2024 08:23 PM IST

PM Modi to open AIIMS, Chenab rail bridge in Jammu on Feb 20: Raina

Modi’s first visit to the region after the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 in 2019 is being seen as an attempt by the BJP to bolster its poll prospects for the upcoming general elections

PM Narendra Modi (HT File)
Updated on Feb 15, 2024 08:56 AM IST
ByRavi Krishan Khajuria, Jammu

Heavy snowfall, rain in J&K from Feb 17 to 21: MeT

The meteorological centre in Srinagar said that a couple of moderate to intense western disturbances –moisture laden wind systems from Mediterranean- are likely to affect J&K and adjoining areas from the afternoon of February 17

MeT says two western disturbances are approaching the region and will bring a wet spell (Waseem Andrabi/HT)
Updated on Feb 15, 2024 08:40 AM IST
ByAshiq Hussain, Srinagar

Former PDP leader joins BJP

Arshid Mehmood Khan, a three-time sarpanch from Dandesar village of Nowshera, was welcomed into the BJP by the party’s J&K president Ravinder Raina and other senior leaders

“Announcing polls in Jammu and Kashmir is the prerogative of the election commission but we are ready for any election,” Raina said (HT File)
Updated on Feb 15, 2024 07:36 AM IST
By, Jammu

Gun license scam: Jammu court seeks presence of 21 accused on next hearing

“Perused the contents of the complaint carefully and entire material on record which transpires that prima facie accused person appears to have committed offences (under PMLA) as such process be issued for securing their presence accordingly

The order said the counsel, S K Bhat, moved an application to defer taking of cognizance in ED complaint dated 2020 till the status report of predicated offences from the CBI is obtained and till the final report under J&K CrPC is filed before the CBI court. (iStock)
Updated on Feb 13, 2024 06:00 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Jammu

Night temps improve in Valley, cloudy day in Srinagar

MeT Srinagar centre’s director Mukhtar Ahmad said that the weather will remain dry till February 17 with temperatures expected to improve

Tourists at snow-clad Gulmarg in Baramulla on Monday. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 13, 2024 05:32 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Hold elections to J-K Assembly with Lok Sabha polls: J&K politician

He said the Supreme Court has also directed the Centre to hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir before September 2024.

Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari (PTI)
Published on Feb 11, 2024 11:56 PM IST

J&K Police announce up to 5-lakh reward for information on ‘anti-national activities’

The highest reward, ₹5 lakh, will be given to whoever locates the trans-border tunnel used by “anti-national elements” to transport terrorists, explosives, and contraband consignments into Jammu and Kashmir from across the border, police said in a statement

Whoever gives actionable intelligence about a person connected with receiving drone deliveries and or transporting arms, ammunition and narcotics from the internal border or Line of Control (LoC) to hinterland or Punjab and the said intelligence gets corroborated during further action will get <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3 lakh, the statement said (iStock)
Updated on Feb 11, 2024 05:26 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Jammu

Good governance now a reality in J&K, says Sinha

Stone pelting and strikes at the behest of Pakistan is history and J&K is marching ahead like any other part of India with nightlife and cinema halls making a comeback, Sinha said

J&K lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha during the Global Business Summit in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 11, 2024 05:20 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

3 dead as vehicle falls in gorge in Kishtwar

They three people – Daya Krishan (36), Sabita Devi (30) and a 15-day-old boy – were killed and 12 others were injured in the accident

Mangled remains of the vehicle in Kishtwar on Saturday. (Photo:X)
Published on Feb 10, 2024 08:56 PM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Jammu

NIA raids 15 locations in Jamaat-e-Islami terror funding case

Agency seizes over ₹20 lakh, incriminating docs; former Jamaat chief Sheikh Ghulam Hassan’s house searched

NIA raids a school in connection with a terror funding case at Gujjar Nagar area of Jammu on Saturday. (ANI)
Published on Feb 10, 2024 08:55 PM IST
By, Jammu/srinagar
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