Kashmir Valley

Kashmiri Pandits will return to their homeland: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on 'Exodus Day'

January 19, is remembered as the 'Exodus Day' by the Kashmiri Pandits as it marks the exodus of the members of the community from the Valley in the wake of an outbreak of terrorism.

published on : 18th January 2020

Not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue: Pakistan Foreign Minister Qureshi

Ties between India and Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

published on : 17th January 2020

Security forces rarely use pellet guns in Kashmir Valley: CDS Bipin Rawat

The CDS also said the security personnel aim for the legs of stone-pelters who get hit on the face as they bend to pick up stones, and the forces cannot be blamed for it.

published on : 16th January 2020

Kashmir residents flock Banihal to use internet, convert prepaid SIM cards to postpaid

The internet service in most parts of the Jammu region, where it was suspended, was restored by August end due to overall normal law and order situation.

published on : 5th January 2020

Four Kashmiri youth start bike rally to campaign for 'drug-free India'

The bikers left Srinagar on Friday but had to spend the chilly night under a tent on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

published on : 4th January 2020

Broadband internet services to 80 hospitals in Kashmir restored

Internet services, landline and mobile phones were snapped across Jammu and Kashmir on August 4, a day before the Centre's announcement to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 2nd January 2020

Hoteliers smile as tourists light up Gulmarg

President of J&K Hoteliers Club Gulmarg chapter, Mushtaq Chaya said his hotel witnessed 60-70% occupancy.

published on : 2nd January 2020

Home Ministry orders withdrawal of over 7,000 paramilitary troops from Kashmir

About 20 such companies were withdrawn from the Kashmir valley early this month.

published on : 24th December 2019

Drawdown: 40 additional para companies pulled out of Kashmir Valley

Sahi, however, said no time frame has been set for removal of additional troops rushed to the Valley before August 5.

published on : 14th December 2019

BJP hints at longer detention of top Jammu and Kashmir leaders

State BJP president Ravindra Raina said the decision to release top leaders has to be taken by the government after considering inputs from security and intelligence agencies.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Jammu & Kashmir received heaviest snowfall in six decades this November 

This has been one of the toughest winters for the Kashmir Valley as it received the heaviest snowfall in the last six decades.

published on : 2nd December 2019

No congregational prayers offered at Srinagar's Jamia Masjid for 17th consecutive Friday

The mosque in Nowhatta area in downtown Srinagar, the old city area, has been closed for prayers for nearly four months, officials said.

published on : 29th November 2019

Jamaat-e-Islami to hold Kashmir March on December 22

Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Sirajul Haq said 'The Pakistan government has betrayed the country as far as Kashmir issue is concerned.'

published on : 25th November 2019

Over 5,000 separatists, stone pelters, others arrested in Kashmir valley since August 4: Government

Union minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy said that 609 persons are presently under detention, out of which approximately 218 are stone pelters.

published on : 20th November 2019

Political engagement should resume in J&K sooner than later: Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav said the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir has undergone major transformation since the abrogation of Article 370.

published on : 19th November 2019
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