In Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan forces again resorted to heavy mortar shelling along the Line of Control in Jammu district last evening.Defence sources told AIR Jammu that Pakistani forces started unprovoked firing and shelling targeting some Indian positions and civilian areas in Khour area of Akhnoor sector of Jammu...
Militants disarmed policemen guarding a temple in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir and decamped with four service rifles, police said today. The ultras barged into the police post, set up for guarding the temple at Goripora in Budgam, late last night and disarmed the cops posted there, a police...
In Jammu and Kashmir, the police today apprehended three persons, who were planning to attack cops and snatch weapon from them in Pampore town. A police spokesperson said during their search, one Chinese pistol was seized from them. The police said during questioning, they revealed that they were in search of...
The alleged juvenile offender detained in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of J&K was produced before the district magisterial court in veil amid tight security. Chief Judicial Magistrate A S Langeh asked the juvenile if he got the copies of the charge sheet...
The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved an ordinance providing death penalty for the rape of children below 12 years of age. The development comes in the wake of outrage over the Kathua rape and murder case. The Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and the Jammu and Kashmir...
A policeman and a SPO arrested in connection with the Kathua rape and murder case have moved the Jammu and Kashmir High Court seeking a fresh CBI probe into the matter and quashing of the investigation by the state crime branch. Sub-Inspector Anand Dutta and Special Police Officer (SPO) Deepak...
An Army jawan, who was injured in Pakistani firing along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, succumbed to injuries at a military hospital here, a defence spokesman said today. His death raised the number of persons killed in over 650 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the state this...
Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Bali Bhagat has ordered suspension of 23 officials including 4 doctors and 19 paramedics in Jammu and Rajouri districts taking a serious note of absenteeism. An official spokesman said the minister suspended the 23 officials following an inspection of an emergency hospital in Chowki Chowra,...
Media houses issued notices for revealing the identity of the eight-year-old Kathua rape victim, today apologised before the Delhi High Court and were directed to pay Rs 10 lakh each to the Jammu and Kashmir Victim Compensation Fund. Advocates representing media houses told the court that the mistake of revealing...
President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. He will arrive in Jammu tomorrow. He is scheduled to attend the 6th convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) at Katra, Reasi where he will address the students besides presenting Gold medals and...