DODA

  • Confident of winning against Azad: BJP's Dr Jitendra Singh April 17, 2014

    The Udhampur-Doda seat in Jammu and Kashmir is voting on Thursday. Riding on the Modi wave, BJP's Dr Jitendra Singh is taking on Congress leader and Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. Speaking to CNN IBN's Mufti Islah, Jitendra Singh said he's very confident of a win. ...
  • LS polls: Azad files nomination for Udhampur-Doda March 25, 2014

    Jammu: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday filed nomination papers for Udhampur-Doda parliamentary constituency, his maiden attempt to enter Lok Sabha from Jammu and Kashmir. Arriving at election office at Kathua in a procession, 65-year-old Azad was flanked by state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Pradesh Congress Chief Saif-ud-din...
  • J&K: Moderate quake jolts DodaBhaderwah belt, triggers panic October 26, 2013

    A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale on Saturday jolted Doda district, particularly Bhaderwah mountainous valley triggering panic among the people. The quake hit the area around 5.34 AM on Saturday, a senior MeT official said. There was no loss of life or damage to property reported from...
  • Earthquake measuring 4.6 hits Doda, Kishtwar; no casualties September 6, 2013

    A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale, shook Doda and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday morning, but there were no reports of loss of life or damage to property. According to the MeT department, the quake hit the Doda and Kishtwar region at around 11.41...
  • 4.4 quake hits Doda, Kishtwar, no casualties reported September 3, 2013

    An earthquake of moderate intensity on Tuesday shook Kishtwar and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering panic among people. The quake, measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale, jolted the region at 1:36 pm, Met officials said. The epicentre of the quake was 33 km north of Kishtwar and 75 km south...
  • J&K: Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts Kishtwar, Doda August 3, 2013

    Jammu: A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale shook Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar and Doda districts and parts of the Valley on Saturday, a day after a similar quake hit the region. The quake, measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, hit the area around 3:08 am on Saturday,...
  • J&K: Police arrest main accused in rape and murder case of a minor girl July 16, 2013

    Doda: Police have arrested a 32yearold man for the alleged rape and murder of a 10yearold girl in Doda in Jammu and Kashmir. Police said that the arrested person, identified as Tirath Singh, had allegedly kidnapped the girl on July 3. Police added that the accused had gone missing after...
  • Mild earthquake hits Bhaderwah, no casualties reported June 10, 2013

    Bhaderwah: Two mild tremors shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas in DodaKishtwar belt of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning. The first earthquake measuring 2.3 on the Richter scale hit Baderwah valley at 6:50 am and another measuring 2.7 on the scale shook the valley at 6:52 am, Met officials said....
  • J&K: Five suspected militants arrested in Doda May 24, 2013

    Jammu: Five suspected militants have been arrested with heavy arms and ammunition in connection with a botched plot to kill security personnel near Thathri Police Station in Doda district. The five suspected ultras named Abdul Rashid, Akhter Hussain, Mohammad Rafi, Altaf Hussain and Mohammad Yaqoob were arrested on Wednesday in Doda,...
  • Omar meets PM, seeks relief package for quakehit people May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and requested a special package for earthquakehit districts of Doda and Kishtawar in Jammu region. During the meeting, the Chief Minister apprised the Prime Minister about the matters pertaining to peace and development...
  • JKNPP demands central team for providing quake relief May 18, 2013

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Friday accused the state government of adopting "criminal negligence" towards the quakeaffected people of the region and asked the Centre to rush a relief team. "The situation in erstwhile Doda district is highly alarming because of earthquake and aftershocks going on...
  • Chand visits quakehit areas, reviews relief measures May 17, 2013

    Jammu: A team of Jammu and Kashmir ministers headed by Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand on Thursday visited the quake affected areas of Jammu region and took stock of relief and rehabilitation work. Chand, along with Minister for Rural Development, Ali Mohammad Sagar, and Minister of State for Health, Shabir...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: More tremors felt in Bhaderwah valley May 15, 2013

    Bhaderwah: Three moderate intensity tremors shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas of DodaKishtwar belt of Jammu in the wee hours on Wednesday, prompting authorities to once again shut schools in the region rattled by a series of quakes this month. However, there was no immediate report of any casualty or...
  • J&K quake: Edu institutions to remain close on Thursday May 1, 2013

    Jammu: Authorities in the earthquake hit Doda and Kathua districts on Wednesday ordered closure of all educational institutions, keeping in view apprehension of aftershocks. As directed by District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kathua, all educational institutions of Bani, LohaiMalhar, Billawar, Mahanpur, Basohli and Bhaddu will remain close on Thursday, an official spokesman...
  • J&K govt assures all help to quake victims May 1, 2013

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday assured all possible help to victims of the earthquake in Doda and Kishtwar districts. "The government will extend all support to the quake victims of Doda and Kishtwar districts," Rural Development Minister Ali Mohammad Sagar said. Necessary instructions had been issued to concerned district...
  • Landslide hits Bhaderwah valley, many vehicles stranded March 3, 2013

    Jammu: A large number of vehicles were stranded on the Doda-Bhadarwa road in Doda district after a major landslide hit the area on Sunday, officials said. The Border Roads Organisation has been pressed into service to restore connectivity in the area, where roads have been badly damaged due to the landslide....
  • Chenab bravehearts risk their lives to rescue people July 23, 2012

    Doda: The roads of Doda and Kishtwar, by the river Chenab, are most treacherous. More than 500 people, navigating these dangerous terrains, have lost their lives. Even worse, the victims' bodies usually get washed away and are never recovered. The Chenab is both pride and sorrow for the people of the...
  • India Positive: Stories that make a difference May 5, 2012

    This week, we bring stories of people and organisations that reach out to bring joy to those who need it the most. ...
  • NRI family returns to J&K, establishes a school April 23, 2012

    Doda: The family of Sabbah Haji, which left a comfortable life abroad to come home to Kashmir and make a difference, have set up a school in a remote village of Doda in Jammu and Kashmir. Situated in the remote village of Breswana in Doda district, the school is the dream...
  • Zero infiltration along IndoPak border in 2011 January 3, 2012

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir recorded "zero infiltration" for the first time in 2011 despite several attempts along the IndoPak border, police said on Tuesday. "2011 is first year that has witnessed zero infiltration (along IndoPak border). There has been no infiltration anywhere along the border in Jammu region," IGP (Jammu...
  • Hindu Commander of Hizbul Killed in Jammu July 27, 2011

    Jammu: The Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district has been identified as Subash alias Wasif, a Hindu member of the militant group, an army spokesperson said on Wednesday. Police had said on Tuesday that the Hizbul commander killed after a gunfight in the forests of Kishtwar, about...
  • Doda cloudburst: 3 feared dead, rescue work on June 9, 2011

    Jammu: Search and rescue operations in cloudburst affected AssarBagger area of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir continued on Thursday amid protest for immediate grant of compensation to the affected. People of the area launched a protest on Thursday morning disrupting the relief and rescue work, official sources said. "There were some...
  • Bus falls into river in J&K: 4 killed, 28 injured November 4, 2010

    Srinagar: Four persons were killed and 28 critically injured in a tragic road accident as a passenger bus fell into a river in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The accident took place along the bridge of Chenab River as the bus skidded off the road and rolled...
  • JK govt to reopen DodaHimachal road June 20, 2010

    The second key link road in Jammu had been closed due to rising militancy for over two decades. ...
  • Six militants killed in three encounters in JK August 5, 2009

    Srinagar: Six militants including a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander were killed in three separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Two infiltrating militants were among four militants killed in two separate encounters with security forces in Kashmir Valley. A selfstyled section commander of Hizbul Mujahideen identified as Noor Mohammed alias Mansoor...
  • IAF copter hit by bullet in Doda, security increased July 26, 2009

    Drass (Jammu and Kashmir): An IAF helicopter flying over Doda in Jammu and Kashmir was hit by a bullet following which high security arrangements have been made, a top air force official said on Sunday. "High security and precautions are being taken while flying in JK," Air Officer Commanding in...
  • Jammu: Bus plunges into river, 26 feared dead June 7, 2009

    Jammu: A minibus with more than 25 people swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a river in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Sunday. Four passengers, including a child, fell out of the bus as it rolled down and are seriously injured. Police said many people could be...
  • Cops claim LeT top gun killed in Jammu gunbattle June 5, 2009

    Jammu: Three militants, including a top commander of the LashkareToiba (LeT) terror outfit, have been killed in a gun battle with security forces in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir early on Friday, police said. The terrorists were killed in a joint operation by police and army in Manthala forest, about...
  • Army kills two Lashkar terrorists in Doda May 1, 2009

    New Delhi: In Jammu and Kashmir two LashkareToiba terrorists were killed in a gunbattle with the Indian Army in Doda's Bhaderwah town. The terrorists were holed up in the house of one Ghulam Ahmad Lone in the middle of the town. In the fierce gunbattle that continued for over three hours the...
  • Pakistani militant killed in Doda encounter April 28, 2009

    Jammu: A suspected Pakistani militant was killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces on higher reaches of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, official sources said. ''One suspected Pakistani militant, whose identity is yet to be established, was gunned down in an encounter at Dewda Nullah...