7 civilians injured in grenade attack near Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district police station

New Delhi: At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said. The militants lobbed the grenade towards the police station, but it exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to seven passers-by, the officials said. The security forces have […]

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Teen washed away in river in ‘ Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda

New Delhi: A 17-year-old boy was washed away while he was taking a bath in a river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Saturday, police said. Three teenagers slipped into the Neeru river due to a strong current when they were taking a bath near the Doda-Bhadarwah highway, the police said. Two boys were […]

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2 dead, 26 injured in accidents in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district

New Delhi: Two persons were killed and 26 others injured in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Friday, officials said. A woman was among the two persons who died and a teenage girl was seriously injured after their car plunged into the Kalnai river on the Thathri-Kilhotran road in the afternoon, the […]

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Indian Army cleanliness drive gives facelift to Jammu and Kashmir outskirts

New Delhi: Nagrota, which houses the headquarters of White Knight Corps, has been given a facelift in a month-long cleanliness drive “shramdan” by the Indian Army. The 16 Corps conducted the drive to clear the areas used for illegal dumping of garbage. Nagrota also houses the ancient temple complex of Kol Kondi, prestigious institutes such […]

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Four people arrested for smuggling heroin in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: Four members of an inter-state gang of narcotic smugglers were arrested and heroin was seized from them in Jammu city, officials said Thursday. A police team intercepted a vehicle at Kunjwani area in the city and seized 175 grams of heroin, they said. Nisar Ahmed of Shopian in Kashmir,Sandeep Kumar of Jalandhar in […]

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Fire breaks out at timber factory in Sherkhaniyan area of Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: A massive fire broke out at a timber factory in the Toph Sherkhaniyan area of Jammu city on Tuesday and spread to adjacent areas, officials said. Ten fire tenders were pressed into service, they said. The Fire Department and the armed forces were trying to extinguish the flames even as people in the […]

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Jammu and Kashmir : Two militants killed in encounter in Kulgam

New Delhi : Two militants were killed Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Acting on a credible input about presence of ultras in Gopalpora area of Kulgam, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police spokesman said. “During the search operation, the hiding […]

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Jammu and Kashmir : 2 militants killed in encounter in J&K’s Anantnag

New Delhi : Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday, police said. Acting on inputs, a cordon and search operation was launched at Bagender Mohalla in Bijbehara area by the police and the security forces, a police official said. The militants fired […]

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Jammu and Kashmir : Farooq leads campaigning of alliance candidates in Jammu

New Delhi : National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Friday led the campaigning of joint Congress-NC candidates and said the alliance was aimed to keep India secular and “save” it from divisive politics. Vikramaditya Singh, grandson of erstwhile Sadr-e-Riyast senior Congress leader Karan Singh, and former minister Raman Bhalla, who is a joint candidate of […]

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Jammu- Kashmir : 1 Soldier Killed, 3 Others Injured in Pakistan’s Ceasefire Violation at Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

New Delhi : An Army soldier was killed and three others injured as Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the second consecutive day along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Monday, officials said. The incident occurred in Keri Battal forward area and further details are awaited, they said.Around 5.30 am, the Pakistani Army […]

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