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  • Catholic Church bell rings after half a century long gap

    After 50 long years, the people of Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar heard the holy bell of 121-year-old Catholic Church on Sunday

    Oct 30, 2017, 12:34 IST

  • Indian Army averts major terrorist attack, recovers IED, mines

    terrorist strike, Jammu police, Jammu-Kashmir, Akhnoor, IED, two mines, army accouterments, a USSR-era map, sanitization process.

    Oct 05, 2017, 21:23 IST

  • India demolishes PM Abbasi's 'human rights' argument at UN, says Pakistan is now 'terroristan'

    In a strong reply to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's emphasis that Islamabad was not prepared to be anyone's scapegoat, India's First Secretary to the United Nations Eenam Gambhir said that Pakistan has now become 'terroristan'. Gambhir said that the quest for a ‘land of pure’ has actually produced the land of pure terror. Further slamming Pakistan PM’s statement, Eenam echoed that the world doesn't need lessons on democracy and human rights from a failed state. She also said that Pakistan must understand that the state of Jammu and Kashmir is and will always remain an integral part of India. However much it scales up the cross border terrorism, it will never succeed in undermining India's territorial integrity

    Sep 22, 2017, 13:21 IST

  • Watch: People trapped in flash floods

    Over 15 people were caught in sudden flash floods at Jammu and Kashmir’s Ghat area in Doda district after heavy downpour. The incident took place when few people had gone to fetch water from a stream. The Chenab Valley experienced heavy rainfall triggering landslides and flood-like situation at several places and disrupting the vehicular movement

    Sep 11, 2017, 13:30 IST

  • Scores of youths turn up for police recruitment rally at Rajouri

    Thousands of youths turned up for the police recruitment rally held at the Rajouri Police Lines in Jammu and Kashmir. The initiative saw participation by more than 3,600 participants, who attended the recruitment test for the post of Sub-inspector in the border districts. The rally hopes to drive employment among the youths in the border districts of Rajouri and Poonch as the regions have been facing a lot of issues due to unemployment. The recruitment process will continue till September 9.

    Sep 08, 2017, 22:15 IST

  • Family mourns death of fallen soldier Kamaljeet Singh

    Family members mourned the death of Border Security Force (BSF) Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Kamaljeet Singh, who was killed in an unprovoked firing by the Pakistani army in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Family members said that the whole village is mourning his killing as Kamaljeet has laid down his life for the nation.

    Sep 03, 2017, 13:26 IST

  • Demand for goats, sheep goes up ahead of Eid-al-Adha

    People in Jammu and Kashmir are doing their last minute shopping of goats and lambs ahead of Eid-al-Adha. In Srinagar, scores of vendors were seen selling goats and sheep of varying sizes, as they tried to do maximum business before the sacrifice feast begins on Friday and ends on Saturday. A vendor said there was no standard rate for the cattle and it all depends on the weight. A customer, who was out to buy lambs and goats, said this Eidgah area in the city is famous for its animal fair, as vendors come from several urban and rural areas of Kashmir. As per the religious belief, Eid ul Adha is celebrated on the day when Prophet Abraham offered to sacrifice his son, but God asked to offer an animal instead. So, he sacrificed a goat.

    Aug 31, 2017, 15:42 IST

  • Pakistan vitiating peaceful atmosphere in India: BSF Chief

    Border Security Force (BSF) displayed an energetic drill as part of the 71stIndependence Day celebrations which was met by loud cheers. The ceremony that took place in Amritsar district was marked by a significant rise in attendance as people showed excessive zeal while watching the famous beating the retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border. The usual drills by India's Border Security Force (BSF) were replaced by more complicated and energetic exercises on the special occasion. Border Security Force Director General was quite vocal in criticizing Pakistan’s strategy of hatred and spreading terrorism in India. Pakistan has been pushing infiltrators into the Indian Territory and fuelling tensions in the state of Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has been training terrorists on its land and launching them against India to hamper the peaceful atmosphere of the country. Pakistan, which has been outclassed and outperformed in every field of growth and development by India in its seventy years of Independence, has been orchestrating nefarious plans against India. However, Pakistan’s attempts have been thwarted by the vigilant and proactive Indian forces

    Aug 18, 2017, 19:34 IST

  • Watch: Terrorists try to snatch bank guard's rifle in Jammu and Kashmir

    In a shocking incident, a group of terrorists tried to snatch rifle of a bank guard at Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam. The guard resisted and foiled the attempt. The security forces have launched the search operation to nab the terrorists.

    Aug 08, 2017, 11:52 IST

  • 'Pakistan murdabad'; slogans raised as Major Kamlesh Pandey's mortal remains reach hometown

    Mortal remains of the fallen Indian Army Major Kamlesh Pandey who lost his life in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian encounter, were brought to his native place in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani on Friday. The locals raised slogans like ‘Pakistan murdabad’, when the body was being taken for the last rites. The last rites will be performed with full military honours later today

    Aug 04, 2017, 21:22 IST

  • Bollynews Fatafat: Aamir's daughter in Dangal issues an apology after being trolled!

    Why did actor Zaira Wasim apologized after meeting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti? Varun Dhawan's guitar explodes in the middle of his performance! Who according to Shah Rukh Khan is the industry’s ‘Good Boy’? Will Aamir Khan be the next ’Natsamrat”? Know all this and more only on Bollynews Fatafat..

    Jan 17, 2017, 12:05 IST

  • Candle march held against reservation in jobs

    Local residents in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir had last night organised a candle march protesting against the reservation and promotion policies prevailing in the state jobs.

    Jun 07, 2016, 13:09 IST

  • Folk theatre festival held to revive the dying art

    A folk theatre festival in Jammu and Kashmir came to an end after ten days of enthralling audiences.

    Jun 02, 2016, 14:06 IST

  • Fire at main market of Rajouri

    In a tragic incident, a massive fire broke out at a garment shop of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours on Saturday. However, the reason of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

    May 28, 2016, 13:47 IST

  • Watch video: Security forces carry out explosion in Baramulla house

    Security forces on Friday carried out explosion in a house where terrorists were believed to be holed up in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla area.

    May 27, 2016, 16:47 IST

  • Water crisis, long power cuts hit Poonch villagers

    The residents of Banwat area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir are facing acute water crisis.

    May 26, 2016, 14:49 IST

  • Preparation for Amarnath yatra in full swing

    Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have begun clearing huge tracts of land free of snow ahead of the holy pilgrimage, Amarnath Yatra, in July this year.

    May 24, 2016, 14:55 IST

  • Flower festival after 28 years in Kashmir

    The Jammu and Kashmir Government recently organised a two-day flower festival after twenty eight years aimed to attract tourists in Kashmir.

    May 24, 2016, 13:00 IST

  • Five terrorists killed in encounter

    Five terrorists were gunned down in an encounter with between terrorists and Border Security Force personnel in Drug Mulla area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

    May 23, 2016, 11:42 IST

  • Encounter underway in J-K's Kupwara district

    According to reports, troopers of 47 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group of J&K police have launched a joint search operation in Drugmulla village after receiving a tip-off about the presence of two to three militants.

    May 21, 2016, 16:27 IST

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