jammu and kashmir

12 people feared dead in Udhampur road accident

Friday, January 15, 2016

Atleast 12 people are feared dead in a road accident in Udhampur district of jammu region on Friday. The accident took place when a bus moving from Udhampur to Basant Nagar skidded off the road in Ramnagar area of the district earlier today. More details awaited.

J&K: No indications yet on govt formation

Monday, January 11, 2016

Even after the end of mourning period, there were no indications today about how soon a new government would be formed in Jammu and Kashmir, with PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti maintaining suspense and BJP saying it will wait for the ally to make the first move amid its wish to see the existing power-sharing arrangement […]

Sonia Gandhi meets Mehbooba Mufti, offers condolences

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Sunday extended condolences to the family of PDP founder and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed who died on Thursday. Sonia met Mehbooba Mufti at her Gupkar Road residence on the fourth day of the mourning on which friends and acquaintances visit the bereaved family. Sonia, who was […]

After Mumbai, selfie claims life in Jammu

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Jammu: The obsession of clicking selfies took away another life. Trying to take a selfie atop a fort proved fatal for a youth as he fell from there and died in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. The deceased, identified as Abhishek Gupta (20), went to the Reasi Fort along with his three friends on […]

Light snowfall in Pahalgam, areas near Amarnath

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Srinagar: Light snowfall was recorded in famous tourist resort of Pahalgam in south Kashmir and areas in the higher reaches, including places near Amarnath cave shrine on Friday night while other parts of the Valley witnessed a drop in minimum temperature. Kargil town was the coldest recorded place in the state with a low of […]

Mehbooba Mufti to take over as the first woman CM of J&K

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday announced that party president Mehbooba Mufti would take over as the state chief minister after the demise of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed this morning. After the death of her father, the 56-year-old, is all set take over as the next Chief Minister of the state. Mehbooba […]

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (1936-2016)

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Militants lob grenade at CRPF camp, it misses target

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Militants today made an abortive bid to target a CRPF camp in Anantnag district, about 52 kms from here, by hurling a grenade which exploded by the roadside without causing any damage. Militants hurled the grenade at 7.00 pm at the CRPF camp at Mominabad in Anantnag town, a police official said. He said the […]

Mercury rises by few notches in Kashmir

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Srinagar: Mercury stayed above the freezing point across Kashmir, barring Gulmarg and Pahalgam towns, while the weather is expected to remain mainly dry for the next few days. Pahalgam witnessed light rainfall during the night and the mercury there settled at minus 3.5 degrees Celsius against the previous night’s zero degrees Celsius, an official of […]

Snowfall, rain in Valley; Gulmarg coldest place in J&K

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Srinagar: Snowfall swept the higher reaches of Kashmir while rain lashed the plains of the Valley for the second straight day on Tuesday even as the weatherman predicted another spell of wet weather over 48 hours beginning Friday. The higher reaches of the Valley received fresh snowfall during the night while areas in the plains […]

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