Jammu and Kashmir: 2G mobile internet services to remain in operation in 18 of 20 districts till 26 Nov
Principal Secretary, Home Department, Shaleen Kabra issued an order on Thursday night and said high-speed data services will be provided only in Ganderbal and Udhampur districts
The order issued by the Jammu and Kashmir Home department to this effect will remain valid till 8 September. The rest of the Union Territory will be provided only 2G services.
Five of 36 Union ministers, including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, to visit Kashmir as part of Centre's Valley outreach
None of the ministers will be visiting any of the four militancy-infested south Kashmir districts of Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag and Kulgam.
Three soldiers, five civilians killed in two separate avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil, Sonmarg
Due to heavy snowfall in the last 48 hours, there have been multiple avalanches in several areas in north Kashmir after which a number of soldiers were rescued.
Security forces on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway monitor movement of government vehicles after inputs about possible terror attack
Security forces are keeping a strict vigil on the movement of government vehicles at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway after receiving a recent alert by intelligence agencies.
Restrictions tightened in parts of Srinagar after locals raise slogans supporting Imran Khan's 'freedom for Kashmir' speech at UNGA
Soon after the speech, hundreds of Kashmiris came out of homes, shouting slogans in support of Khan, calling for the independence of Kashmir
Hizbul Mujahideen commander among three terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, hostage rescued
Three terrorists were eliminated while an Army jawan was killed in operation in the Batote area along the Jammu-Kishtwar national highway on Saturday
Fresh restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley under Section 144 ahead of Friday prayers, public transport remains off roads for 54th day
Fresh restrictions were imposed in Kashmir to maintain law and order in view of prayers, as markets remained shut and public transport was off the roads.
Ajit Doval undertakes aerial survey of Srinagar, parts of south Kashmir; NSA takes stock of security situation as Valley celebrates Eid al-Adha
Ajit Doval on Monday undertook an aerial survey of Srinagar and South Kashmir areas to take stock of the security situation during Eid al-Adha celebrations.
Amarnath yatra: Amid tight security, 14th batch of 5,210 pilgrims leaves Jammu base camp on Monday to visit cave shrine
Amid tight security, 14th batch of 5,210 Amarnath pilgrims left a base camp from Jammu on Monday. The 14th batch comprises 3,711 males, 1,386 females, 19 children and 94 seers. Multi-tier security arrangements have been made for smooth and successful conduct of the yatra.
Amarnath Yatra: Langar committees set up sheds along National Highway to provide food, medical aid to pilgrims trekking to shrine
Langar committees have constructed sheds at various points along the National Highway to provide facilities to pilgrims going for Amarnath Yatra such as food, shelter and medical aid. They have also established washrooms as well as set up boarding and lodging facilities and CCTV cameras have also been installed in the tents. According to government officials, the rush at Amarnath Yatra has increased this year in comparison to the past couple of years.
Amarnath Yatra: Sniffer dogs, CCTVs to maintain vigil at Jammu railway station; senior police official assures pilgrims of security
The security in and around the Jammu Railway Station was strengthened ahead of the commencement of annual Amarnath Yatra. Senior Superintendent of Police, Railways, Ranjit Singh Sambyal also said that all incoming and outgoing trains would be checked along with the luggage of the passengers with the assistance of specially trained dog squad capable of detecting explosives. The 46-day annual yatra is scheduled to begin from the twin route, traditional Pahalgam track in Anantnag district and shortest Baltal track in Ganderbal district, on 1 July and would conclude on 15 August.
PDP’s Tariq Hameed Karra won the election in 2014 in the Srinagar constituency.
Voters from Srinagar Lok Sabha seat demand Article 370, 35A, some boycott polls saying it's 'betrayal' of those who shed blood for Kashmir's freedom
Polling was held in the three districts of Budgam, Srinagar and Ganderbal and the overall turnout was low. Up to 1 pm, the polling percentage in Ganderbal was 11 percent, in Srinagar it was 4.8 percent and 11.4 percent in Budgam.
Srinagar LS polls: Poor roads, infrastructure spur Budgam residents to vote following years of unfulfilled promises
The concept of India's, or even Kashmir's, urban development has still not reached Budgam, just 27 kilometers from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. That’s why Begum said she left early in the morning to vote. But she is not sure, who can deliver.
In the blizzard-hit apple orchards of Kashmir, farmers are anguished at inadequate government compensation
Government records reveal the average annual apple production in Kashmir is 17 lakh metric tons.
Centre offers special concession, incentives to woo Central government employees to work in Kashmir Valley
The Centre has extended special concessions and incentives, including departmental arrangements for stay, security and transportation, for central government employees working in Kashmir Valley
LeT terrorist Zubair Shabir Bhat arrested in J&K's Ganderbal; militant was involved in threatening ULB, panchayat poll candidates
The terrorist, identified as Zubair Shabir Bhat, was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and was a close associate of terrorist commander Naveed Jutt alias Hanzalla and Umar Rashid Wani alias Abu Haadi.
The exchange of fire in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district started after the militants opened fire at the searching party earlier on Monday.
Jammu and Kashmir civic elections: Trend of low voter turnout continues in final phase as Valley sees 4.2% polling
The counting for the four-phased polls which began on 8 October will be done on 20 October, officials said. Polling began at 6 am on Tuesday morning amid stringent security arrangements at 308 polling stations in the twin districts of Srinagar and Ganderbal and ended at 4 pm.