jammu and kashmir

Amarnath cloudburst: 16 dead, over 40 missing; rescue operations underway

At least 16 people died and more than 40 are reported missing after a cloudburst near Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir on July 8. 15,000 stranded pilgrims have been shifted to the lower base camp of Panjtarni. Rescue operations began immediately by the Border Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police and disaster management agencies. Following the tragedy, the Amarnath Yatra has been suspended.

published on : 9th July 2022

You won’t suffer like your parents did : PM Modi’s promise to J&K youth

In his outreach to the J&K youth, Modi said: “I want to tell the youth of Kashmir they will not face the difficulties their parents and grandparents did in the past. I will make it happen and I have come here to make you believe it.”

published on : 25th April 2022

LeT commander, Pakistan accomplice killed in encounter in Srinagar

A day after his arrest, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar and a Pakistani national were killed in an encounter in Parimpora area of the city, police said on Tuesday.

published on : 29th June 2021

High-speed internet back in Jammu and Kashmir after 550 days

In a huge relief to the people of the Union Territory, the Lt Governor administration in J&K on Friday lifted the ban on high-speed internet and announced the restoration of 4G mobile internet after nearly 550 days.

published on : 6th February 2021

Jammu-Kashmir is witnessing all-round development: PM Modi

The DDC polls in Jammu and #Kashmir have written a new chapter in the region, Prime Minister #NarendraModi asserted on Saturday, and cited the transparent election process and enthusiastic participation of voters to say it is a "moment of pride" for India.

published on : 27th December 2020

Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders detained at Srinagar Airport

A delegation of 12 leaders from opposition parties, including Rahul Gandhi, was detained soon after it landed at Srinagar airport on 24th August. They were sent back to Delhi soon after.

published on : 25th August 2019

Kashmir: Mudasir Ahmad's 'Lone'ly wedding

Mudasir Ahmad's father Mohammad Shafi Lone said only a handful of relatives will now attend his son's nikah in Srinagar. Earlier, he had invited around 200 people to the event.

published on : 12th August 2019

Worst day in constitutional history of India: P Chidambaram on Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir sans Ladakh will now be a Union Territory with a legislature. Ladakh will also be a UT without a legislature. Opposition leaders condemned the act.

published on : 5th August 2019

Special status for J&K scrapped, Kashmiri politicians protest

On August 5, Union Minister Amit Shah said that Article 370 will be scrapped and the state will be bifurcated into union territories.

published on : 5th August 2019

India Elections 2019: Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipore district witnesses large turnout of voters

Two out of the six constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir will go for voting on Phase 1. Voters have turn out in massive numbers in North Kashmir's Bandipore district.

published on : 11th April 2019

Thousands attend funeral of 12-year-old Kashmiri boy killed by militants

Thousands of mourners thronged the funeral of a 12-year-old boy who was taken hostage by the Lashkar militants and later killed during a gunfight in Hajin, Bandipora. 

published on : 23rd March 2019

Pakistanis protest in Lahore against India's ban on Jamaat-e-Islami

The Centre banned Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir for five years under the anti-terror law. Several Pakistanis have protested against in Lahore, Pakistan.

published on : 4th March 2019

Kashmir tensions increase as 7 killed in fighting

Tensions continued to rise in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with seven people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants.

published on : 18th February 2019

India's blood is boiling, we will give strong reply: PM Modi on Pulwama terror attack

Coming down heavily on Pakistan, Prime Minister #NarendraModi said that those behind the #Pulwama terror attack have committed a “grave mistake” and they will be “definitely punished”.

published on : 15th February 2019

Several injured as police thrash protesting students in Muzaffarabad

Students from University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) staged a protest and demonstrated over non-provision of parking spaces in Muzaffarabad.

published on : 31st January 2019

Ready to hold Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir along with LS polls if EC wants: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said during the Rajya Sabha session, they are ready to accept any suggestion from any party for restoring peace in the militancy-hit state.

published on : 4th January 2019

Sounds of firing echoed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch as ceasefire violation takes place

As firing continued in the area, people faced problems getting out of their houses. 

published on : 3rd January 2019

Forest department captures Leopard in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda

Due to heavy snowfall, wild animals tend to come to habitation areas.

published on : 3rd January 2019

J-K reaps benefits of over 140 development projects in Health and Medical Department

The Valley boasts of nearly 149 projects working towards the upliftment of standards of medical infrastructure for locals.

published on : 15th December 2018

Jammu and Kashmir will soon achieve milestone in domestic cricket: Irfan Pathan

The player shared his views in an exclusive interview with NNIS and revealed his efforts for the Jammu and Kashmir cricket team.

published on : 1st December 2018
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