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Cold wave intensifies across Kashmir Valley

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Cold wave intensified across Kashmir Valley as the mercury dropped at most places after a day of respite even as prolonged dry spell resulted in increase in common ailments like cough and cold among the people here. In Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, the minimum temperature decreased by over three degrees as […]

Jammu and Kashmir HC stays single bench order on state flag

Friday, January 01, 2016

A division bench of Jammu and Kashmir high court on Friday stayed a single bench order directing the state government to hoist the state flag on official buildings and vehicles of constitutional authorities. A petition was moved by national secretary of BJP Farooq Khan before a division bench of Justices Tashi Rabstan and Bansi Lal […]

10 killed in a major fire in Jammu’s Ramban district

Friday, January 01, 2016

Jammu: Ten people – working on a Nashri tunnel project – were killed while three suffered severe burn injuries in a massive fire in Ramban district of Jammu region on Friday. The fire broke out in Chanderkote camp where workers and technical staffs were staying. Preliminary inquiry revealed that most of them died due to […]

Two militants gunned down in an encounter in Pulwama

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Srinagar: Two terrorists were gunned by the security forces in a fierce gun battle at Gussu village in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The security forces including troops of 53 Rashtriya Rifles, 183-battalion of CRPF and Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police had surrounded Gussu village in Pulwama district late […]

Kashmir gets respite from cold conditions as temp drops

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Srinagar: There was a huge respite in cold conditions in some places in Kashmir with the minimum temperature in Srinagar settling above the freezing point for the first time in the last 10 days. The temperature in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, increased by nearly six degrees from the previous night’s minimum […]

NC youth leader shot dead

Monday, December 21, 2015

A member of the Village Defence Committee (VDC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir allegedly killed National Conference (NC) youth leader Ishtyaq Ahmed late on Sunday night. Ahmed was shot dead by the accused after the duo indulged in a fight over the distribution of ration in the district. The victim’s relative said that […]

J&K govt to present annual budget on Jan 22 next year

Friday, December 18, 2015

Jammu and Kashmir government will present its annual budget on January 22 in the Legislative Assembly, which will have a 52-day Winter Session beginning from January 18 next year. “Annual financial statement of expenditure for 2016-2017 and presentation of supplementary statement of expenditure for 2015-2016 will be on January 22 in the state Assembly”, Speaker, […]

Srinagar witnesses coldest night of season

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Srinagar city faced the coldest night of the season as the mercury dipped several notches to settle at minus 3.7 degrees Celsius, while other parts of Jammu and Kashmir also braved freezing cold wave. “The minimum temperature recorded in Srinagar was minus 3.7 degrees Celsius, a drop of 3.4 degrees compared to the previous night,” […]

Cold waves intensify in Kashmir Valley, Leh coldest

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

After cold waves grips North India and temperatures dipped quite low, the biting cold waves have intensified in Kashmir valley with Leh town in Ladakh region being the coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir as the mercury fell there to minus 14 degrees Celsius. An official of the Meteorological Department here said the minimum temperature […]

Pilgrim dies of heart attack en route Vaishno Devi

Monday, December 14, 2015

A pilgrim died en route the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta hills of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir. Anil Jain (55) from Madhya Pradesh, was on his way to the cave shrine when he suffered a heart attack near Bhawan last night and was shifted to a hospital, police officer said […]

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