Jammu Kashmir

  • Lok Sabha elections: Udhampur constituency in J&K records over 69 pc polling 17-04-2014 08:09 AM

    Jammu: Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency from where Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is contesting today recorded over 69 per cent polling. Azad is in a direct contest with BJP's Jitender Singh. "As much as 69.08 per cent polling was recorded in Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency. It is likely to increase,"...
  • News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe 14-04-2014 08:24 PM

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...
  • J&K: Terrorists strike NC leader's house, 4 including attackers killed 13-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Srinagar: A National Conference Youth wing leader's house in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama was attacked by terrorists on Sunday afternoon in which two policemen were killed. The two militants who opened fire at the house of the political leader were gunned down by police in an encounter that followed. The...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Jammu and Kashmir votes on April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 7 05-03-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will vote for Lok Sabha elections in five phases. The polling dates are April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 7. ...
  • Seven terrorists killed in encounter in Kashmir's Lolab 24-02-2014 07:38 PM

    Srinagar: Seven terrorists were gunned down on Monday in Kashmir's Lolab area in a fierce battle with security personnel. The gunned down terrorists belong to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed. The encounter has been called off for the night and will resume on Tuesday morning. According to sources, around 10 terrorists were...
  • Government employees, pensioners in J&K get 10 per cent raise in DA 02-02-2014 08:33 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday approved release of 10 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment which will be effective from July 2013. The Cabinet, which met on Saturday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, sanctioned the release of 10 per cent DA installment, raising the...
  • Indian Army tries to control situation, not escalate it: Bikram Singh 13-01-2014 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday refuted allegations that the Indian Army was not retaliating strongly during ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Speaking to media at the annual press conference, the General said that the endeavour of Indian Army was to control the situation at the border and...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Samson continues his good form; HP's Malik grabs a five-for 07-11-2013 08:24 PM

    Kannur: Kerala's Sanju Samson continued his impressive start to the Ranji Trophy season as he smashed his second century of the tournament against Andhra to lift his side to 236 for 4 in their Group C match on Thursday. After hosts elected to bat, Samson, who hit a scintillating 211...
  • Separatist leader Yasin Malik denied immigration check to Nepal 07-10-2013 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Separatist group Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik was on Monday detained for some time at the Indira Gandhi International airport in the national capital. Sources say that Malik was headed to Nepal and his passport had expired. Therefore, he was denied an immigration check. He has...
  • No need for talks with Pakistan till terror attacks continue, says BJP 26-09-2013 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: Politics has begun over the twin terror attacks that took place in Jammu early on Thursday morning. With the attack coming just a few days ahead of the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, the parties have opposed any such talks in...
  • Three absconding criminals arrested in J-K 21-09-2013 06:02 PM

    Jammu: Three persons wanted in an attempt to murder case were arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Udhampur district of the state. The accused, who had been absconding, were arrested in the raids conducted Friday night in Basantgarh belt of the district, police said. Besides attempt to murder,...
  • Monsoon tracker: Widespread rainfall expected across the country 16-08-2013 02:34 PM

    Severe rainfall with thunder shower is expected in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Parts of Andhra Pradesh with fairly widespread rainfall in Punjab & Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, North Eastern States, Odisha and...
  • Omar Abdullah irked at Rasool's continued omission 03-08-2013 12:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian team in Zimbabwe once again overlooked Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) allrounder Parvez Rasool for an international debut by not including him in the inconsequential fifth ODI despite a request from the state's chief minister Omar Abdullah. As a result, the minister is annoyed. Soon after Virat...
  • JKCA announces Rs two lakh cash reward for Shubham Khajuria 15-07-2013 10:44 AM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association has announced a Rs two lakh cash award for Shubam Khajuria, only the second cricketer from the state to be picked for the India under-19 team. "Union Minister and JKCA President Dr. Farooq Abdullah announced a cash reward of Rs two lakh for Khajuria...
  • Bitter row in Jammu & Kashmir cricket 27-11-2012 09:44 PM

    Six Kashmir players didn't show up to play the match against Andhra as they alleged bias against them by Jammu cricketers. ...
  • NC worker died during medical test: J&K govt 03-10-2011 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: Putting rumours to rest, Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said that the National Conference (NC) worker died due to cardiac arrest while undergoing an ultrasound test after he complained of abdominal pain. "Syed Mohammad Yousuf complained of abdominal pain. He was sent to police hospital, where he...
  • Rape victims named in J&K House, Omar sorry 30-09-2011 10:59 AM

    Srinagar: Under Opposition attack, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday tendered an unconditional apology for revealing the names of rape victims in the last five years in the state Assembly. "I tender an unconditional apology. There is a deep sense of shame over revealing the names of...