jammu and kashmir

Pak army shells LoC for 4th consecutive day

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Jammu: Pakistan on Wednesday resorted to shelling and firing for the fourth consecutive day on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district even as nearly 1,700 people have been evacuated from shelling-hit areas. Pakistani troops continued overnight shelling along the LoC in three belts of Rajouri district. The […]

Three arrested with 8 kgs of cannabis in Jammu

Monday, May 15, 2017

Jammu: Police arrested three persons and recovered 8 kgs of cannabis from them in Jammu city on Monday. On specific information, a police party intercepted and arrested the three along with 8 kgs of cannabis at Narwal in the city, a police officer said. The narcotics were meant to be sold among the youth of […]

Pak ceasefire violation: People take shelter in camps, schools shut

Sunday, May 14, 2017

As the Pakistani Army continued unprovoked ceasefire violation in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir, eight villages were seriously affected in the aftermath. Pakistan had originally targeted 26 villages. A total of 193 families, comprising of 743 persons were forced to take shelter in makeshift camps. As many as 609 border residents were evacuated by┬áSaturday […]

School to be renamed after slain hero Lt. Ummer Fayaz in J&K

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Shopian: To honour the death of Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz who was abducted and later killed by a group of militants in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army has decided to rename a school after the former as ‘Lt. Ummer Goodwill School’. This was announced by Victor Force, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General B.S. Raju, […]

Two persons killed, 3 injured in Pak shelling along LoC

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Jammu: Two persons were killed and three injured when Pakistani army fired mortar bombs and automatic weapons along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district today. It is the third ceasefire violation by Pakistan in as many days. A woman had died while three persons were injured in firing and shelling […]

Srinagar hosts medical conference to create awareness about PCOS

Friday, May 12, 2017

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): The department of endocrinology in Sher-e Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences ( SKIMS) organised a three day medical conference to promote health sector and treat the challenging diseases and create awareness about possible causes of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in Srinagar. The continued insurgency for past twenty five years in the […]

One dead in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Rajouri: One woman was killed and her husband injured in yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera sector in Rajouri district, in the early hours of Thursday. Earlier in May, a 12-year-old intruder from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was apprehended by the Army near the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera […]

Army officer found killed in Kashmir’s Shopian district

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Srinagar: An army officer on Wednesday was found killed in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police sources said. Lieutenant Umar Fayaz from RAJRIF unit in Akhnoor had gone to attend the wedding of his uncle’s daughter at Batapura (Near Behibagh) on Tuesday, from where he was reportedly abducted by terrorists at around 2200 hrs and […]

Focus on brilliance of Kashmiri youth, not just stone pelting: Mehbooba Mufti

Monday, May 08, 2017

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), May 8: Calling on the nation to divert their attention to the scores achievements of the Kashmiri youth across all fields, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday asserted that not all youngsters were involved in the stone-pelting incidents. Talking to media, Mufti said, “I know Kashmir issue is […]

J-K: Four including one terrorist killed in shootout

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir): A policeman, a terrorist and two civilians were killed in a shootout at Malpora area in south Kashmir‘s Kulgam district on Saturday evening. A police party at Malpora on Qazigund- Kulgam road was clearing the traffic when the terrorist group comprising three members opened indiscriminate fire upon them. The cops retaliated […]

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