Srinagar

  • Missing soldier's body found after 18 years in Siachen Glacier 1 week ago

    Srinagar: The body of an Indian Army soldier has been recovered from Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 years after he was reported missing from the world's highest battlefield. Havaldar Gaya Prasad, a native of Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh, had gone missing while on duty on Siachen Glacier in 1996,...
  • Guns fall silent, no fresh truce violation by Pakistan August 19, 2014

    Jammu: There was no fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir since Monday evening after nearly 10 days of intermittent firing and shelling from across the border. "There is no ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the IB in Jammu...
  • J&K: State government employees protest outside CM's house, lathicharged August 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Clashes have erupted in Srinagar between police and the employees of Jammu and Kashmir Public Health Engineering Department over regularisation of services. The police had to resort to lathicharge to control the protests which were taking place outside Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's residence. (More details awaited) ...
  • National flag hoisted upside down at Kashmir BJP office August 15, 2014

    Srinagar: The Kashmir unit of BJP on Friday celebrated Independence Day at its headquarters, but hoisted the national flag upside down, a "mistake" the party soon regretted. BJP workers led by spokesman Khalid Jehangir hoisted the tricolour at the Rajbagh office of the party. However, the flag was hoisted with the...
  • Two policemen, one civilian killed in terrorist attack in Kashmir August 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Two policemen and a civilian were killed as terrorists opened indiscriminate fire on a police vehicle in Pampore area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday. The terrorists fired at the vehicle of a Deputy Superintendent of Police at Gallander area at around 7:45 PM, leaving the civilian dead and...
  • Massive fire in Srinagar, property worth crores damaged August 4, 2014

    Srinagar: A massive fire broke out in Srinagar on Monday morning. The fire broke out in Ranawari in Srinagar, gutting nearly half a dozen houses. No casualties have been reported in the incident as yet. Ten fire tenders brought down the fire which is now under control. Property worth crores...
  • Violent protests break out in Srinagar after Eid prayers, police use tear gas July 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Massive protests broke out in Srinagar soon after Eid prayers on Tuesday, with many shouting anti-Israel and pro-freedom slogans. Protesters in the Eidgah area clashed with police officers who used tear gas and lathicharged the demonstrators. Clashes also took place near the Masiuma area. Many separatists leaders had been...
  • On Eid eve, sellers dictate prices in Srinagar July 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Despite appeals for austerity by religious and social groups, frenzied Eid shopping started on Sunday, two days ahead of the festival, with sellers dictating the prices. Markets are full of edibles, including mutton, poultry, eggs and festive merchandise like firecrackers and toys for children, garments for families and jewellery for...
  • J&K: Protests held against Israel's Gaza incursion July 26, 2014

    Srinagar: Protests were held in Srinagar on Friday against Israel's Gaza incursion. Police had to resort to tar gas shelling and also had to fire in the air. Kashmir has seen several protests against the killing of civilians in Gaza in the past few days. Shops in the area have...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes July 16, 2014

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • Anti-Israel protests in Srinagar again July 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Scores of youths on Tuesday walked through busy markets shouting slogans to denounce the Israeli bombing of Gaza that have killed nearly 190 Palestinians, officials and witnesses said. Although schools and colleges were shut in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday for a 15-day summer recess, the young from the city...
  • CJ Mushtaq fights garbage woes in Srinagar July 6, 2014

    Mushtaq Khan, a resident of Srinagar city has turned CJ to highlight the unscientific disposal of municipal waste in his city. This, according to CJ and residents, has led to contamination of natural resources as well as resulted in foul smell engulfing the residential areas in and around Srinagar Municipal...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 6, 2014

    This week, a father's appeal to help find his missing son, a cj demands safe and environmental friendly disposal of municipal garbage in Srinagar, a construction worker picks up CJ mike to demand her rights, your pictures and much more. ...
  • Restrictions in Srinagar ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit July 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Restrictions were imposed in some areas of summer capital Srinagar and senior separatist leaders were placed under house arrest on Friday, a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives on his maiden visit. "Restrictions have been imposed in five police station areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa...
  • Snapshot: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Station seen from space July 4, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Udhampur-Katra rail link by flagging of the Vaishno Devi Express. The train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, is part of the 292 kilometre Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line that would eventually connect Kashmir with the rest of the country. The 25 km stretch...
  • J&K: Three more pilgrims die en-route to Amarnath shrine July 3, 2014

    Srinagar: Three more pilgrims including a Sadhu on Thursday died en-route to the 3,880-metre-high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to eight, officials said. A 59-year-old sadhu, hailing from Tamil Nadu, died at Baltal base camp hospital in Ganderbal...
  • J&K: PM Modi to flag off train to Katra, an engineering marvel July 1, 2014

    Srinagar: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first train from the holy town of Katra on Friday. The train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, is part of 292 kilometer Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line that would eventually connect Kashmir with the rest of the country. The 25...
  • Six bodies recovered from different water bodies in Kashmir June 30, 2014

    Srinagar: The bodies of six persons including a seven-year-old girl were fished out from different water bodies in the Kashmir Valley. Three of the deceased drowned while taking bath to beat the heat, and the other three were found dead mysteriously in the water bodies prompting police to start inquest...
  • Youth killed in 'firing' in Sopore June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A youth was killed and three others were injured on Monday when security forces allegedly opened fire to disperse a stone-pelting mob in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir, police said. A group of youth started pelting stones at security forces, who were leaving Tarzoo area of Sopore after...
  • Lashkar leader arrested in Kashmir June 20, 2014

    Srinagar: A senior leader of the outlawed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit was arrested on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said. LeT district commander Naveed Jat alias Abu Hanzullah, a Pakistani militant, was arrested in a joint operation by police, Rashtriya Rifles as well as the Central Reserve Police...
  • Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally June 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Normal life was affected today due to restrictions in some parts of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and a spontaneous shutdown in other parts of the city amid separatist plans to hold a rally here. Restrictions were imposed in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa Kadal areas here...
  • 3 Hizbul militants killed, two securitymen injured June 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Thursday and two security force personnel received minor injuries during an encounter in Pulwama district of Kashmir, officials said. Security forces launched a search operation at Buchoo village in Tral area of Pulwama following information about presence of militants there, they said. The house...
  • We had two continuous years of less than 5 per cent growth: Jaitley June 15, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is on a two day visit to Kashmir for security review meetings as Defence Minister, on Sunday said that "at this time, you will require to take some decisions to make sure that the economy is put back on the track." He also said that...
  • Omar Abdullah tweets about his meeting with Union Defence Minister June 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu & Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday met Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley who is visiting the state to take stock of security situation there. Abdullah tweeted about the meeting that took place in the afternoon. Calling the meeting productive, the J&K CM said the two leaders discussed issues...
  • Our soldiers capable of giving a befitting reply to ceasefire violations: Jaitley June 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley is on a two day visit to the Line of Control (LoC) during which he is likely to review the security situation with the state government and senior military officials. Speaking on the ceasefire violation that took place along the LoC on Friday, the Defence...
  • Terrorists target police station in Srinagar June 11, 2014

    Unidentified militants targeted a police station in Srinagar by firing a rifle grenade at it but there was no damage caused in the incident, police said.The incident took place last night when the ultras fired a rifle grenade at the headquarters of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police at Batamaloo, the...
  • J&K: NC's motto is public service, says Farooq Abdullah June 10, 2014

    Srinagar: National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that his party would continue with its mission of public service and was committed to addressing grievances of the people in an effective manner. "The motto of the National Conference is to put the interests of the common man above power...
  • Srinagar: Nurse says police asked her to enter into a compromise with molestation accused June 8, 2014

    Srinagar: In yet another incident of police brutality, the nurse who had filed a molestation complaint against four senior officials of the Jammu and Kashmir health department on Saturday alleged that police asked her to enter into a compromise with the accused. The nurse had filed a police complaint in Shaheedgunj...
  • Srinagar: Minor girl's ear chopped off after failed molestation bid June 6, 2014

    Srinagar: In a ghastly incident a minor girl's ear was chopped off in a South Kashmir district by five youngsters after they failed in their molestation bid. The incident took place in Nowgam village of Vering when the minor was returning from school picnic and was waiting for her parents to...