Sunday, March 26, 2023

Alia Mir, J-K's first woman receives Wildlife Conservation Award

Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 26, 2023 8:07:48 AM IST
Alia Mir has been honoured with the wildlife conservation award by Jammu and Kashmir, becoming the first woman in the Union Territory for her conservation efforts in the region.... read..

Anji Bridge: First cable-stayed railway bridge connecting Katra and Reasi in J-K is close to completion

Reasi (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 26, 2023 7:37:16 AM IST
The Anji bridge is being constructed in the Reasi district of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir under the most challenging Udampur-Srinagar-Baramulla-Rail Link (USBRL) Project of Indian Railways.... read..

World's highest railway bridge in J-K set to be operational soon

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 26, 2023 3:36:59 AM IST
World's highest railway bridge over the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir is soon to get operational for rail traffic.... read..

Couple detained in J&K over links with Amritpal Singh's aide

Jammu |Sunday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday detained a couple for alleged links with one of the aides of radical outfit 'Waris Punjab De' chief, Amritpal Singh.... read..

J-K: Non-alcoholic perfume "attar" sees greater demand during Ramzan in Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 26, 2023 11:06:43 AM IST
The demand for the non-alcoholic perfume "Attar" is picking up during the holy month of Ramzan which started a few days ago in Srinagar.... read..

One dead, three injured in explosion at scrap factory in J-K

Jammu and Kashmir | March 25, 2023 6:04:27 PM IST
A person was killed and three more were injured in an explosion at a scrap factory in Jammu and Kashmir, officials informed on Saturday.... read..

Meet Mahira Shah who entered Indian Book of Records by making world's smallest Shikara in mandala art

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 12:06:29 AM IST
Mahira Shah, a talented student from Kashmir Valley, has secured an entry in the Indian Book of Records by creating the world's smallest Shikara in Mandala Art.... read..

J-k govt issues fresh guidelines regarding use of social media by employees

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 12:06:35 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) administration on Friday came up with fresh guidelines regarding the use of social media by government employees across the Union Territory.... read..

J-K: Indian Army, Police foil infiltration bid along LoC; 1 terrorist killed

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 5:35:48 AM IST
Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police foiled an infiltration bid along LoC in the Tangdhar sector and eliminated a terrorist on Friday.... read..

J-K: Two Lashkar terrorists arrested in Bandipora

Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 6:06:12 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police in a joint operation with security forces on Friday arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists from Bandipora and recovered live hand grenades from their possession.... read..

J-K: Army foils bid to smuggle narcotics near LoC in Poonch

Poonch (Jammu & Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 9:34:46 AM IST
The Indian Army on Friday foiled a bid to smuggle narcotics and recovered 10 packets of narcotics near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch sector of Jammu & Kashmir, an official said.... read..

Crackdown against Amritpal: Jammu police detain 2 for having "links" with key aide of pro-Khalistan leader

Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 5:05:15 PM IST
Jammu police on Saturday said they have detained two people in connection with the ongoing manhunt for fugitive Amritpal Singh who continues to evade police for the 8th consecutive day.... read..

J-K: Police arrest 2 terrorist associates in Bandipora; incriminating materials, grenades recovered

Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 7:36:53 PM IST
Kashmir Police, alongwith security forces on Saturday, arrested two persons linked with the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Sumlar area of Bandipora and recovered incriminating materials and two Chinese grenades from their possession... read..

Delegation of SOS International meets Lt Governor Manoj Sinha in Jammu

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 11:35:01 PM IST
A delegation of SOS International, an organisation for Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) displaced persons, called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan on Saturday.... read..

NSG conducts anti-hijack drill at Jammu airport

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 25, 2023 3:06:35 PM IST
A full-fledged anti-hijack drill was conducted by National Security Guard (NSG) at Jammu airport on Friday with activation of Anti Hijack committee at Air Force Station Jammu, a defence PRO said.... read..

Night bus service in Srinagar to start soon

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 24, 2023 12:06:49 AM IST
In first, Night Bus Service to start in Srinagar on different routes to facilitate the general public.... read..

J-K: Lashkar terrorist arrested in Sopore; arms, ammunition recovered

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 24, 2023 6:05:39 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police in a joint operation with security forces on Thursday arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist from Sopore and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession.... read..

"Lord Ram is everyone's god, was sent by Allah for showing path to people": Farooq Abdullah

Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 24, 2023 10:36:19 AM IST
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference chief Farooq Abdulla on Thursday, hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party accusing it of using the name of 'Ram' only for votes, and said that Lord Ram is the god of everyone.... read..

Avalanche warning in several districts of J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 24, 2023 6:34:50 PM IST
An avalanche, of low-danger level, is likely to occur above 2,800 to 3,000 meters above sea level over several districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu Kashmir Disaster Management Authority warned on Friday.... read..

20 mobile veterinary units inaugurated in J-K's Samba

Samba (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 24, 2023 12:06:29 AM IST
Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo, on Thursday inaugurated 20 Mobile Veterinary Units (MVUs) during a function organized at Samba district.... read..

J-K Entrepreneurship Institute director visits EDII, Ahmedabad to explore collaborative programs

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 23, 2023 11:05:43 PM IST
A team of senior officers of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) led by Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Director, JKEDI visited the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) Ahmedabad regarding exploring the collaborative progra... read..

Efforts on to increase hydropower potential of J-K; two hydropower projects underway

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 23, 2023 7:35:54 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir is rich in hydropower potential. So far, only 11,567 MW of potential has been identified, of which only 29 per cent has been tapped.... read..

Amit Shah inaugurates Maa Sharda Devi Temple in J-K's Kupwara

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 23, 2023 4:37:29 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated Maa Sharda Devi Temple at Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir via video conferencing on Wednesday.... read..

J-K: Jio launches 5G service in Rajouri

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 23, 2023 2:08:45 AM IST
Deputy Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri, Vikas Kundal launched the 5G Jio network service in the district on Wednesday.... read..

Kashmiri rapper SXR stirs waves with his words

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 22, 2023 2:35:11 PM IST
As the youth of Kashmir are doing admirable work in education, science and technology, art, literature, sports and singing, here goes another successful story of a 31-year-old rapper, whose tunes and words are making the noise in the valley.... read..

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan ready to welcome pilgrims on Chaitra Navratra

Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 22, 2023 12:04:33 AM IST
Adorned with thousands of multi-hued flowers, the holy cave shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi is all set to host pilgrims expected to visit it in large numbers during the ensuing nine-day Navratra beginning from March 22.... read..

Mehbooba Mufti welcomes opening of Sharda Devi temple in J-K

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 22, 2023 9:35:11 PM IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday welcomed the opening of the Sharda Devi Temple near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, saying that Pandits of Union Territory were looking forward to it.... read..

Small test train runs on 'world's highest railway bridge track' on Chenab River

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 21, 2023 10:04:34 PM IST
A small train ran on Tuesday on the world's highest railway track under construction on the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link on the Chenab valley in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..

Meet Hina Chaudhary, highly educated female entrepreneur of Kashmir valley

Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 21, 2023 8:05:09 PM IST
Although in the past business was considered the occupation of men, nowadays women are not only adopting the profession of commerce but also emerging as successful entrepreneurs.... read..

Rare and elusive duck species visit Kashmir after 116 years

Jammu and Kashmir | March 21, 2023 1:36:41 PM IST
Wular Conservation and Management Authority (WUCMA) employee Showkat Ahmad first reported and captured the duck species on camera at the iconic Wular lake on January 22, 2023, which were later identified as long-tailed ducks (globally vulnerable) and were... read..

J-K LG's advisor Bhatnagar inaugurates Tribal Youth Exchange programme in Jammu

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 21, 2023 10:36:20 PM IST
Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday inaugurated the seven-day Tribal Youth Exchange Programme which aims to empower the tribal students by providing them with exposure to diverse cultures, education, and s... read..

J-K: Horticulture department organizes mega export conclave in Jammu

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 11:05:35 PM IST
The Department of Horticulture Planning and Marketing on Monday organized a mega export conclave at Jammu, which was participated by exporters from across the country dealing in the export of Agricultural and Horticultural produce.... read..

Searches at Kakapora area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district in terror case: J-K Police

Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 11:35:12 AM IST
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Jammu and Kashmir Police is conducting searches at the Kakapora area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district in a case related to terrorism, sources said Monday.... read..

Action to be taken against officials responsible for lapse: J-K Police on conman Kiran Patel case

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 1:35:58 AM IST
After the arrest of conman Kiran Patel, who impersonated as a senior official of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Police said that strict action would be taken against the officials responsible for the lapse.... read..

Amarnath Yatra: Drones, mine-proof vehicles to be used for top-notch security, says J-K Police

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 1:36:01 AM IST
To ensure full-proof security to the Amarnath yatra, drone and mine-proof vehicles will be used, said Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday.... read..

Young girls from Kashmir break stereotypes, opt for male dominant jobs

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 11:06:33 AM IST
Women empowerment in Jammu and Kashmir was not less than a challenge for the Indian government, but the measures taken so far have brought laurels and also proved fruitful as many of the young girls instead of sitting idle at home, have managed to set up ... read..

How can govt resolve peoples' issues if it cannot spot an imposter: Omar Abdullah on Gujarat conman

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 11:35:42 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday hit out at the Centre over alleged conman Kiran Patel who was arrested for impersonating as a government official in the Union Territory, asking how a government which got 'tricked' by an imp... read..

Dewar village in South Kashmir sets example of Hindu, Muslim and Sikh brotherhood

Dewar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 9:05:12 PM IST
Even though the issue of permanent return and resettlement of migrant Pandits in Kashmir Valley has been subject to politics, the residents of Kashmir are still eagerly waiting for the return of Kashmiri Pandits. Kashmir's centuries-old tradition of reli... read..

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed for traffic following landslide in Udhampur

Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 7:34:41 PM IST
Traffic movement on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was suspended on Monday morning after heavy overnight rains. Long queues of stranded vehicles were seen on the stretch.... read..

J-K: Police attach properties of two Over Ground Workers in Bandipora

Jammu and Kashmir | March 20, 2023 3:34:38 PM IST
The Bandipora Police on Monday, attached the properties of two Over Ground Workers (OGW) for allegedly providing shelter and logistic support to the terrorists in North Kashmir's Bandipora.... read..

J-K: 13 students injured as van falls into gorge in Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 19, 2023 9:34:35 PM IST
14 people including six girls and seven male students were injured when an "overloaded" eco-van skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Poonch district on Sunday morning, said Dr PA Khan, Block Medical Officer (BMO).... read..

"Nowruz", 'a perfect example of unity in diversity' Seminar held in J-K's Budgam

Bugam (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 19, 2023 8:34:35 PM IST
A seminar "Nowruz Celebration: The message of Peace and Love" was organised to promote values of peace and solidarity between generations and within families as well as reconciliation and neighbourliness, thus contributing to cultural diversity and friend... read..

Indrani Balan Foundation: Making a difference by supporting the aspirations of Kashmiri youth

Jammu and Kashmir | March 19, 2023 4:36:12 PM IST
Punit Balan is the first non-J&K entrepreneur to begin working on children's education and other development projects since the repeal of Article 370 in the Union Territory. His goal is to provide free education to the children of Kashmir. The group h... read..

LG Manoj Sinha lays foundation stone of first international mall in J-K, paves way for more investments

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 19, 2023 2:06:16 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha on Sunday, performed the 'bhumi pujan' and laid the foundation of 10 lakh square feet shopping mall at the outskirts of Srinagar, being constructed by Dubai based Emaar group.... read..

J-K: Constable dies after arrest by CBI for graft

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 19, 2023 6:05:34 AM IST
A policeman died at a hospital within hours of his arrest by CBI on corruption charges in the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.... read..

J-K: SIA conducts raids in various districts

Jammu and Kashmir | March 18, 2023 10:34:49 AM IST
The J&K State Investigation Agency (SIA) is conducting raids in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Srinagar districts.... read..

JK: Encounter breaks out at Mitrigam area of Pulwama, security forces on the job

Jammu and Kashmir | March 18, 2023 6:06:03 AM IST
An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at the Mitrigam area of Pulwama, informed Jammu & Kashmir Police on Saturday.... read..

J-K: SIA conducts raids at eight different places to probe slush funds

Jammu and Kashmir | March 18, 2023 11:07:50 AM IST
The J&K State Investigation Agency (SIA) launched a search operation on Saturday at eight different places to investigate the recipients of slush funds flowing through known secessionist Maulavi Sarjan Barkati of south Kashmir.... read..

Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Shri Adhokshajanad Dev Tirthji Maharaj meets J-K LG Manoj Sinha

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 18, 2023 4:35:40 PM IST
Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Sri Adhokshajanad Dev Tirthji Maharaj met the Jammu Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday at Raj Bhawan.... read..

Ahead of Navratri, 5 storey Durga Bhawan inaugurated at Vaishno Devi shrine

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 18, 2023 4:35:45 PM IST
Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Saturday inaugurated the five-storey Durga Bhawan at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan in Katra.... read..

L-G Manoj Sinha to inaugurate 10 lakh sq ft shopping mall in Srinagar tomorrow

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 18, 2023 10:04:38 PM IST
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha will inaugurate the "Mall of Srinagar" on the outskirts of Srinagar tomorrow a release said.... read..
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