A temple in Srinagar, which closed its doors for devotees 31 years ago due to militancy and outmigration of Hindus, was reopened on the auspicious occasion of Basant Panchami.
The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) won the election for the post of chairperson of the District Development Council (DDC) in Anantnag district held on Thursday, officials said.
Terrorists attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) team in Jammu and Kashmir's Chanapora area, injuring a constable, an official of the paramilitary force said.
"Chillai-kalan", the harshest 40-day winter period in Kashmir, ended on Sunday, breaking a decades-old record as Srinagar registered its lowest minimum temperature in 30 years, officials said.
Authorities in Srinagar on Thursday deployed State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel in the Dal Lake, which has frozen due to record low minimum temperature in Kashmir, to prevent people from walking on the frozen surface of the water body.
A sub inspector of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a woman were killed in heavy snowfall in Kashmir that damaged over 100 structures, mostly residential houses.
Non-stop snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir over the last three days has cut off parts of the Union Territory - particularly the Kashmir Valley - from the rest of the world.
At least four BJP leaders and several camera persons fell in freezing waters of Srinagar's Dal Lake today after a shikara which was part of the party's campaign overturned today. They were rescued soon after.
A senior judge in Srinagar has complained that an attempt to influence him was allegedly made on behalf of a high court judge in a matter of a bail application, following which he expressed his inability to hear the case.
Junaid Azim Mattu returned as the mayor of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), less than six months after he was ousted from the office through a no-confidence motion.
The Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists behind Monday's attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) road-opening party in Jammu and Kashmir have been identified, a senior police officer said today. The terror attack in the Union Territory's Nowgam area on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Monday had killed two CRPF personnel and injured three.
PDP leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar today said he has been set free by Jammu and Kashmir authorities after 407 days in custody since the abrogation of Article 370 in August last year.
Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir: Three local terrorists and a civilian woman were killed, while two CRPF personnel, including an officer, sustained injuries in a pre-dawn gunbattle today in the Batamaloo area of Srnagar, officials said.
Three people from Delhi have been arrested in connection with the burglary of mobile phones from Srinagar with items worth Rs 26 lakh recovered from them, police said.
The 270-km Jammu-Srinagar National Highway reopened today after remaining closed for the past two days owing to multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said.