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  • Srinagar: PDP expresses grief over death of youngster in Budgam 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday expressed grief over the death of a youngster in security forces firing in Budgam district and appealed to the forces to follow standard operating procedure. "Bullets are no answer to stones and it is high time for the forces to...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals 3 days ago

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Masarat Alam arrested, clashes follow 3 days ago

    Protesters clashed with police in Srinagar after they were stopped from heading to Tral in south Kashmir for a planned march. The clashes came hours after the arrest of separatist Masarat Alam, who was released from prison in March. ...
  • Lashkar-e-Toiba founder Hafeez Saeed holds rally in support of Masarat Alam 3 days ago

    Lahore: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder Hafeez Saeed held a rally in support of separatist leader Masarat Alam in Lahore on Friday. This rally came right after Alam was arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar on Syed Ali Shah Geelani's return from Delhi. Despite the arrest, Alam...
  • Cartoon of the day: Masarat Alam arrested for waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar 3 days ago

    Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam was arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday morning at his home in Srinagar. Alam was booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar. ...
  • After rally, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Masarat Alam booked under UAPA 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday filed a case under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat for allegedly raising anti-national slogans during a rally in Srinagar. The cases were registered against Geelani, Bhat and Peer Saifullah under...
  • J&K Police registers case against Masarat Alam for waving Pakistani flag to greet Geelani in Srinagar 5 days ago

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case against separatist leader Masarat Alam under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for waving Pakistani flag to greet All India Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his arrival in Srinagar from Delhi. Separatist leader Masarat Alam who was recently...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam waves Pakistani flag to greet Syed Ali Geelani in Srinagar 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Tension prevailed in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar after a large group of separatists waved Pakistani flags to greet All India Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his arrival in Srinagar from Delhi. Separatist leader Masarat Alam who was recently released was also present while several...
  • Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed for 5th consecutive day April 5, 2015

    Jammu: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway continued to remain closed for traffic for the fifth consecutive day on Sunday due to landslides triggered by heavy rains, leaving over 700 Kashmir-bound trucks and light passenger vehicles stranded. Authorities have not allowed any fresh movement of traffic from Jammu to Srinagar...
  • Watch: Srinagar's tulip garden in full bloom April 5, 2015

    Just days after Srinagar was pounded by heavy rain, there is a much-needed sight for sore eyes. The city's tulip garden, the largest in Asia, is in full bloom. ...
  • Schools in Kashmir reopen post flood threats April 3, 2015

    Srinagar: Schools in Kashmir Valley reopened on Friday after remaining shut for four days in the wake of incessant rains and flood threats in the region, officials said. Most of the government and private schools in Kashmir reopened on Friday after they were closed on Monday due to heavy rains, they...
  • Government apathy, illegal construction, deforestation behind recurring floods in Kashmir valley April 1, 2015

    Srinagar: Ignorance is not always bliss. And perhaps it is the ignorance of the administration and the people of Jammu and Kashmir that a flood threat is once again looming over the valley, which in September 2014 witnessed the most ferocious and biggest floods the state has seen in over...
  • Cartoon of the day: Indian Army turns saviour for J&K floods victims March 30, 2015

    Less than a year after Jammu and Kashmir faced its worst floods ever, the valley is bracing to battle yet another flood. Heavy rainfall has caused the water level in the Jhelum river to rise above the danger mark forcing the state government to issue a flood alert in the...
  • Flood alert in Kashmir as Jhelum crosses danger mark, hundreds evacuated from low lying areas March 30, 2015

    Srinagar: Less than a year after Jammu and Kashmir faced its worst floods ever, the Valley is bracing to battle yet another deluge. Heavy rainfall has caused Jhelum river to rise above the danger mark forcing the state government to issue a flood alert in the region. A government spokesman quoted...
  • Heavy rain in Kashmir Valley, parts of Srinagar waterlogged March 29, 2015

    Srinagar: Heavy rainfall in the Kashmir valley over the past 24 hours has created panic among some people in Srinagar about the possibility of fresh floods, police said on Sunday. The heavy downpour has inundated many low-lying areas of Srinagar including Rajbagh, one of the worst-hit areas during the unprecedented floods...
  • World Cup: CRPF personnel cheer for India in Srinagar March 26, 2015

    CRPF personnel in Srinagar show their support for Team India in the semi-final against Australia. ...
  • Parliament panel calls for White Paper on Jammu and Kashmir militancy March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has called for documentation of militancy in Jammu and Kashmir in the form of a White Paper even as it dismissed the state government's objections to the suggestion as being "orthodox". The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Ministry has said that it felt that though...
  • Srinagar-Jammu National Highway reopens for one-way traffic March 19, 2015

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was on Thursday re-opened for one-way traffic, three days after landslides caused by rainfall forced its closure. "The highway has been reopened for light motor vehicles and today vehicles from Jammu will be allowed to move towards Srinagar," an official of the traffic department said. The official...
  • Kashmir rail project cost overrun at Rs 17000 crore March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway project has been delayed by over 16 years which would result in cost overrun of Rs 17,065 crore, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. The project is now expected to be completed by December 2018, in place of November 2002 as the initial commissioning target for the...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to heavy rainfall, 2,000 truckers stranded March 16, 2015

    The snowfall and rains since last week in Kashmir forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Over 2,000 truckers stranded since last three days. ...
  • Heavy rains, snowfall in Valley; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed March 16, 2015

    Srinagar: A 4-year-old girl was killed in a landslide triggered by snowfall and rains in the last 24 hours in Kashmir, which also forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Huda Jan was killed when she was buried under a landslide at Sunergund in Awantipora...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway opened for one-way traffic March 10, 2015

    Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was opened on Tuesday for one-way traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides and snowfall along the road. "The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been opened for one-way traffic on Tuesday," a senior traffic official said. "Vehicles will move from Jammu to Srinagar but no vehicle will...
  • In pics: Heavy snowfall in Srinagar, Jammu-Srinagar National Highway shut March 9, 2015

    Heavy rain and snowfall continues to disrupt life in North India. Five inches of snowfall was reported in Srinagar. The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is shut after a mudslide at Kheri leaving several hundred people stranded. ...
  • J&K: Cross-LoC bus service resumes after a week's hiatus February 16, 2015

    Srinagar: The cross-Line of Control bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad resumed on Monday after remaining suspended for a week over the arrest of a truck driver from PoK following recovery of drugs from his vehicle. "The cross-LoC bus service resumed this morning from both the sides," Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Talat...
  • J&K: Clashes in Maisuma during rally by JKLF activists on Maqbool Bhat's death anniversary February 11, 2015

    Srinagar: Minor clashes broke out in Maisuma in Jammu and Kashmir after the Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) tried to take out a rally in locality. The rally was being taken out to commemorate the death anniversary of the party's founder Maqbool Bhat who was executed in 1984 over the...
  • Indo-Pak bus service suspended over truck driver's arrest on drug charges February 9, 2015

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service was on Monday suspended by authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir over arrest of a driver from the other side of the LoC following recovery of narcotics from his vehicle. The Karvan-e-Aman (Peace Caravan) Bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad has been suspended indefinitely, official sources said....
  • J&K was never Pakistan's and will never be: India February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir was never Pakistan's and will never be, India said in a sharp reaction to observance of the so-called 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' in Pakistan. Pakistan's "self destructive" and "futile quest for territorial aggrandisement" in the state was well known, spokesperson of the External Affairs Ministry Syed Akbaruddin...
  • Imam removed after 'Haider' role; sends legal notice to Vishal Bhardwaj January 30, 2015

    Srinagar: An Imam, who appeared in a small role in Vishal Bhardwaj's Kashmir-set film 'Haider', has been sacked by the management committee of the mosque over a marriage scene. Ghulam Hassan Shah claimed he was tricked into performing the 'nikah' scene in the Bollywood film and has now sent a legal...
  • Season's first snowfall eludes Kashmir valley's plains January 22, 2015

    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...