Jammu and Kashmir

These spectacular pictures of Kashmir Valley will leave you spellbound

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Kashmir is called the ‘Paradise on Earth’ which is always a dream destination for all. As the winter sets in, snowfall hits the state making it looks like all painted in white. Although this creates a lot of hassle for the people but at the same time, it creates some of the spectacular shots snowfall …

Landslides shut Srinagar-Jammu highway

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed for traffic on Monday as landslides occurred at several places along the road link following rains. An official of the Traffic Control Room said one-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar was scheduled to ply on the highway today, but the vehicles have been halted near Nagrota in Jammu …

Stone-pelting youths waves Pakistani flags during clash with security forces in Kashmir

Friday, February 17, 2017

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Srinagar: In yet another incident, youths waving Pakistani flags on Friday clashed with security forces and pelted stones after Friday prayers at several places in old Srinagar city. Young boys with their faces covered were carrying green and white Pakistani flags as several dozen youths raised slogans after Friday prayers ended at Jamia Masjid in …

9 IGs, 4 DIGs among those transferred in major reshuffle

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Jammu: In a major reshuffle, Jammu and Kashmir government has transferred and posted about 60 police officers, including 9 IGPs and 4 DIGs. Senior IPS officer S D Singh Jamwal has been appointed as new Police Chief of Jammu region and Alok Puri as head of the State Crime Branch. 47 Additional SPs, SPs and …

Four militants, two army jawans killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Kulgam

Sunday, February 12, 2017

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Srinagar: In major strike four militants were killed in an encounter on Sunday morning including two army jawans in Frisal area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Acting on a tip-off by police, army cordoned off a village in Kulgam, 60 km from here. ALSO READ: North Korea test fires ballistic missile into sea Three other militants, believed to be …

Two jawans missing after avalanche hits army camp

Thursday, January 26, 2017

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Two soldiers are missing after an avalanche hit an army camp in Kashmir’s Gurez . Rescue operations have been launched. An army officer was killed and four other soldiers injured on Wednesday when an avalanche hit a camp in Ganderbal district. Four of a family died after their house was buried under the snow in …

Militants attack security picket in J-K’s Pulwama district, injure cop

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Militants attacked a mobile security picket in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday evening, injuring a policeman. Militants fired upon a joint ‘naka’ (checking) party of police and CRPF in Hall area of Rajpura in Pulwama, a police official said. He said a police constable, Firdous Ahmad, was injured in the attack. The injured cop …

Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in JK, militant killed

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Jammu: Indian Army on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district in which a militant was neutralised. The troops deployed along the LoC detected the movement of terrorists along the LoC, a Defence Spokesman said. ALSO READ: US President Donald Trump to call PM Modi to discuss strategic ties Troops …

Fresh snowfall in many years of Kashmir

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Srinagar: Most areas in Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Tuesday, affecting flight operations at the airport here, even as the Meteorological Department has forecast widespread snowfall or rains in the Valley over the next two days. Many areas in Kashmir, especially in the higher reaches, experienced fresh snowfall overnight, with the plains of the Valley, …

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway opens; Mercury falls in Valley

Monday, January 23, 2017

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Srinagar: The night temperature across Kashmir division, except Qazigund, went down as the weather remained dry, leading to opening of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway a day after snowfall led to its closure. The National Highway has been opened for one-way traffic today, an official of the Traffic department said, adding however, only light motor vehicles …

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