JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group A wrap: Anureet five-for gets vital three points for Railways Yesterday

    New Delhi: Railways seamer Anureet Singh's five-wicket haul kept them in quarter-final hunt as home team got three crucial points against Jammu and Kashmir by virtue of first innings lead in curtailed group league match of the Ranji Trophy. After losing the entire second day and half of third day, Railways...
  • PDP still in talks with BJP over J&K government formation Yesterday

    Srinagar: Even as Jammu and Kashmir continues to be under Governor's rue, Peoples Democratic Party patriarch Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said the dialogue with the Bharatiya Janata Party on the government formation is still in progress. The PDP had won 28 seats in the J&K elections last year while the BJP...
  • J&K: BSF foils infiltration bid in Samba region Yesterday

    Sambha: A major infiltration bid by terrorists has been foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) ahead of President Obama's visit in the Samba region of Jammu and Kashmir. The Home Ministry has said that the infiltration bid happened in the Sabma sector on Thursday night. The BSF has said that a...
  • Terrorists may avoid Delhi, target some other place, fear agencies 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Security agencies apprehend that terrorists may target some part of the country during the visit of US President Barack Obama, avoiding Delhi, and have alerted state governments, particularly Jammu and Kashmir, about the "serious threat". The agencies apprehend that the terrorists may carry out strikes like the Chittisinghpura massacre...
  • J&K: High alert issued in Kathua and Jammu region ahead of Obama's visit 2 days ago

    Jammu: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, Intelligence Bureau has issued high alert in Kathua and Jammu region. According to the sources, the IB has intercepted conversations between terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizbul Mujahideen warning possible strikes. According to IB, ISI official Colonel Mansoor Khan is helping the infiltrators in...
  • J&K will soon get a strong and stable government: BJP 3 days ago

    Jammu: People of Jammu and Kashmir will soon get a strong and stable government as "channels for discussion are open", BJP on Thursday said amid impasse over government formation in the state. "Channels for discussion are open and the party's central leadership has been authorised to take a final call over...
  • Season's first snowfall eludes Kashmir valley's plains 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Belying high hopes, the Kashmir valley's plains did not get the much-awaited snowfall on Thursday although there has been some in the higher reaches. People had expectantly been waiting for the season's first snowfall, but Srinagar city and all other major towns of the valley got nothing more than a...
  • Cabinet approves 3G spectrum for Defence 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 3G spectrum, identifying 49 slots between 3 MHz and 40 GHz, of which nine would be exclusively for the Defence services. Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said 1,900 MHz spectrum will be swapped between Defence and Telecom ministries. Government's working group will...
  • Omar Abdullah hits out at Centre over delay in giving special package to J&K 4 days ago

    Srinagar: National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday criticised the Centre over the "delay" in granting a special package to the flood-affected people of J&K, alleging why the proposal submitted by the state government "remains an object of contemptuous neglect". "Now when the state is under the direct control...
  • Connecting with the roots, a radio channel for Kashmiri Pandits away from home 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Wanting the Kashmiri Pandits to stay in touch with their roots even years after their exile, Ramesh Hangloo started a Kashmiri Pandit FM channel, Sharda Radio. "The basic thing is that sense of belonging is a must for people who were connected to the land or still who...
  • J&K: 25 years after mass exodus, Kashmiri Pandits still struggle to survive 6 days ago

    Twenty five years ago, after thousands of Kashmiri Pandits left their homes in Kashmir seeking safe haven in Jammu, people in resettlement colonies are still demanding more funds for rehabilitation. ...
  • J&K: 2 JeM terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Sopore 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Two Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists from Pakistan were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Security forces cordoned off Saidpora village in Sopore following information about presence of terrorists in the area, a police officer said. The two terrorists were hiding in a house. The...
  • J&K: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed meets Governor January 17, 2015

    Jammu: Amid the continuing political stalemate, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has met Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra apparently to discuss a way out, two days after his party turned down National Conference's offer of support. The meeting took place at Raj Bhawan on Friday night but details were...
  • J&K: Terrorists open fire at NC MLA in Kulgam January 17, 2015

    Srinagar: Suspected terrorists opened fire outside National Conference MLA Abdul Majid Lari-gami's home in Kulgam district on Saturday. Zahoor Ahmad Dar, posted as a PSO to MLA-elect of Homeshalibugh constituency in Kulgam, was critically injured in the attack near his home in Redwani area of Kulgam, police said. Dar was taken to...
  • Pakistan not mending its ways, says Rajnath Singh January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: With Intelligence reports suggesting Pakistan-based terrorists planning strikes in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday attacked the neighbouring country for "not mending its ways" despite being given a befitting reply many times. "Pakistan is not mending its ways. Despite getting a befitting reply many times, it is...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Bengal bowlers toil hard as J&K get a point January 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Bengal bowlers again failed to provide decisive blows as debutant Imran Haroon's century helped Jammu and Kashmir get a point to remain in hunt for a quarter-final berth in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Friday. Set a stiff target of 337 from 76 overs after Bengal declared their...
  • J&K: Top LeT commander from Pakistan arrested in Sopore January 16, 2015

    Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander has been arrested by Jammu and Kashmir Police in Sopore town of Baramulla district. The arrested terrorist who has been identified as a Pakistani national is being interrogated by the police. Earlier in the week, another top LeT terrorist was killed in a six-hour-long gunbattle with...
  • Pakistan-trained terrorists may attack civilian targets during Barack Obama's India tour, says Army January 15, 2015

    Srinagar: Even as the security apparatus in Jammu and Kashmir is fully geared up to neutralise terror groups supported by Pakistan, a top Army commander warned that there are over 200 highly trained terrorists waiting at 36 launch pads in the Pir Panchal range across the border in Pakistan trying...
  • J&K: Security forces kill two terrorists in Shopian; encounter underway January 15, 2015

    Shopian: Security forces on Thursday morning killed two terrorists in the jungle area of Kharot in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter broke out earlier in the morning between terrorists and joint forces of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Army and CRPF. Two to three terrorists are believed...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 3 January 15, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Roundup: Bengal were in a slightly advantageous position as they got rid of the Jammu and Kashmir top order on the second day of their Ranji trophy match at the Eden Gardens. Responding to Bengal's first innings score of...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Mukund ton puts Tamil Nadu in command January 14, 2015

    Chennai: Skipper Abhinav Mukund led from the front with a patient century to help Tamil Nadu reach a strong position on the second day of their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh. At stumps, Tamil Nadu were 360 for 7 in reply to Uttar Pradesh's first-innings score of 182...
  • J&K: Encounter between Army, terrorists ends; 1 LeT man killed January 14, 2015

    Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist has been killed in a six-hour-long gunbattle with security forces in Sopore town of north Kashmir Baramulla district, police said. An encounter broke out between security forces and the LeT terrorist, holed up in a house Chanakhan area of Sopore, following a cordon and search...
  • J&K: PDP refuses NC's 'unconditional support', says people voted for change January 14, 2015

    Srinagar: The People's Democratic Party on Wednesday rejected the formal support offered by Omar Abdullah's National Conference to form government in Jammu and Kashmir. PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "People have voted for change. The party finds the Governor's rule better. The Kashmir valley has rejected NC." Earlier on Tuesday evening...
  • India will give a befitting reply to end Pakistan proxy war, says Manohar Parrikar January 14, 2015

    Lucknow: Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar sent a tough message to Pakistan and said if Islamabad does not end its proxy war, then India will give a befitting reply and added that results of counter-operations will be visible in next six months. Parrikar said, "We want peace with Pakistan but they cannot...
  • J&K government formation: NC supports PDP, writes to Governor January 13, 2015

    Srinagar: The logjammed political scene in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a new twist on Tuesday with National Conference writing to Governor NN Vohra to inform about offer of support to PDP and insisting that it should be consulted before any decision on government formation is taken. PDP responded guardedly, saying...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A wrap: Saha hits unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble January 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Not less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten century to script Bengal's stunning comeback against Jammu and Kashmir on the opening day on Tuesday. Having just returned from Australia on late Sunday night, Saha was quick to adjust to...
  • We have neutralised 110 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir: Army Chief January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Tuesday addressed a press conference in New Delhi. Talking to media persons the army chief hailed the force for tackling the terror activities in the country. "We have neutralised 110 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir last year," said the...
  • J&K: Pakistan continues ceasefire violation, fires at BSF posts in Sambha January 13, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers overnight resorted to unprovoked targeting of the Border Security Force (BSF) posts on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. "Pakistan Rangers used mortars and automatic weapons to target three border outposts of the BSF in Samba district (of the Jammu region) on Monday,"...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 1 January 13, 2015

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Preview: Captain Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have been instrumental in taking Delhi to the top of group B and will once again look to dominate proceedings when the hosts take on a lowly-placed Odisha in their Ranji Trophy match on...
  • Modi's BJP, Kejriwal's AAP all set to lock horns in Delhi Assembly elections, Congress marginalised January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Based on their respective strengths, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the two largest parties in the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections, are all set to lock horns in the February 7 elections in the national capital. Riding on the Narendra Modi wave, the...