Kashmir quake victims allege discrimination (15:02)
Jammu, May 18 (IANS) Victims of the May 1 earthquake in the mountainous Doda and Kishtwar regions of Jammu and Kashmir allege the government is adopting an "unfair and partisan approach" in disbursing relief to them.
One killed as army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir (13:10)
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) A junior commissioned officer (JCO) was killed and a soldier was injured when army soldiers foiled an infiltration bid in north Kashmir's Kupwara district early Saturday, an official said.
Bail for Liyaqat vindicates Omar's stand, says NC (20:32)
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court decision to grant bail to militant Liyaqat Shah, saying it proved Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's stand that he was returning for rehabiliation, not a terror strike.
125 stranded passengers rescued in Kashmir (22:10)
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) Around 125 passengers were rescued in south Kashmir's Shopian district Wednesday when they were caught in heavy snowfall on the Mughal Road connecting the Kashmir Valley with the Jammu region.
Release Kashmir's political prisoners: Activists (21:38)
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Members of civil society group of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday urged the centre to release all the political prisoners of the state to ensure peace in the region.
J&K recorded 36 percent decline in violence in 2012: Abdullah (20:02)
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) There was a 36 percent decline in militancy-related violence in Jammu and Kashmir during 2012 as compared to 2011 and 54 security forces' bunkers were removed from public places here in 2012, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday.
Aftershocks from May 1 quake continue in Jammu areas (13:46)
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous Doda and Kishtwar districts are getting aftershocks even a fortnight after the May 1 earthquake of 5.8 magnitude that led to one person being killed about 100 injured.
Kashmir woos tourists with fortnight-long fest (14:02)
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) A fortnight-long tourism festival kicked off here Tuesday to attract visitors to the Kashmir Valley.
Kashmiri student becomes editor of global children's newspaper (22:56)
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) A Kashmiri student has became the first girl editor of a global children's newspaper 'The Peace Gong' released in New Delhi, an official statement said Monday.
Peace imperative for growth of tourism in Kashmir: Omar (22:28)
Sringar, May 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday stressed that peace and tranquility hold the key to groom and grow the tourism industry in the state for which over Rs.383 crores have been sanctioned during the last four years by his government.
Bad weather leaves nomadic Gujjars stranded in Kashmir (19:22)
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Owing to unseasonal snowfall and heavy rains, thousands of nomadic Gujjar graziers and their livestock have been left stranded in higher reaches of Kashmir's north-western Himalayas, an official said Sunday.
'War-like store' of arms seized near LoC in Kashmir (14:12)
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir state police and army troops in a joint operation unearthed a large cache of arms and ammunition from a location close to the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Poonch district Saturday evening.
Take cue from Pakistan voters; Omar tells Kashmiris (12:26)
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Sunday that Kashmiris should take a cue from the voters in Pakistan and ignore future election boycott calls in the state.
Army trains youth of remote Jammu area for recruitment (21:22)
Jammu, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army is training youth from a remote mountainous area of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district for a mega recruitment rally beginning May 30, an official said Saturday.
Gunmen kill imam in J&K village (11:48)
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen killed the imam (priest) of a south Kashmir mosque late Friday night, police here said.
Guerrillas kill cop in south Kashmir (15:38)
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A police officer was killed Friday in a guerrilla hit-and-run attack in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Army, police hunt for terrorists in Kashmir (13:58)
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Some 700 soldiers and police personnel Friday combed a mountainous area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district to track down five or six terrorists, army sources said.
RBI will act against institutions laundering money: RBI governor (17:28)
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has completed investigations against banks after the expose by web portal Cobrapost for violating prudential banking norms and will take action if they are found guilty, Governor D. Subbarao said here Thursday.
Abdullah apologizes to Sanaullah's family (12:56)
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday offered his "sincere apology" to the family of Sanaullah who died in a Chandigarh hospital six days after being attacked in a Jammu jail.
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