City News

Situation in Jammu improves as curfew relaxed for day time today


Jammu: Authorities on Thursday decided to relax for seven hours the curfew in Jammu where it was clamped on February 15 after violence broke out following the Pulwama terror attack in a day earlier. However, restrictions under section 144 CrPC prohibiting assembly of more than four persons will continue to remain in force, Jammu District Magistrate Ramesh Kumar said. All ...

Read More »

Jammu and Kashmir: Rs 50 crore land scam detected by DC Kathua


Jammu: A vigilant deputy commissioner of Kathua, Rohit Khajuria, has prevented an illegal transfer of state’s land worth more than Rs 50 crore to a certain influential people by changing the title of the prime land. Khajuria has now ordered the transfer of the 113-acre land to the SICOP of the state government for setting up an industrial estate. It is learnt ...

Read More »

Landslides Disrupt Traffic on Jmu-Sgr Highway; Rain, Snow Forecast For J&K


SRINAGAR/JAMMU: The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for vehicular traffic on Wednesday due to landslides. “Nightlong rain has triggered landslides at few places on the highway in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector. We have momentarily halted traffic for the safety of travellers,” a traffic department official said. Traffic will be allowed once the landslide debris is cleared, the official added. The weather department has ...

Read More »

Curfew relaxed in entire Jammu city


Jammu: Authorities on February 20 relaxed curfew in the entire Jammu city for the first time since its imposition on February 15 as the situation improved. However, prohibitory orders will remain in force to maintain law and order. District Magistrate, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, initially ordered relaxation in the curfew in the entire city from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and later extended till ...

Read More »

12 injured during clashes in parts of Jammu

images (1)

Srinagar: Following the violent clashes in the Gujjar Nagar area of Jammu against the Pulwama attack, which took lives of at least 49 CRPF personnel, a strict curfew has been imposed in several areas including Bus Stand, Nawabad, Bakshi Nagar, Peer Mitha, Pacca Danga, Channi Himmat, Janipur, Domana, and Bagh-E-Bahu. Reportedly, at least 12 civilians have also been injured in the ...

Read More »

IGP Jammu appeals for calm as intense clashes erupted in Jammu in view of Pulwama Attack

download (3)

Jammu, Feb 15: Inspector General of Police Jammu range, MK Sinha today appealed for maintaining societal and communal harmony and asked people not to play into the hands of anti national elements. He appealed people not to play into the hands of anti- national elements. “They want to disturb our societal harmony. Defeat their designs. Don’t get provoked. Maintain calm,” ...

Read More »

Curfew in Jammu as precautionary measure in view of massive protest after Pulwama attack, stone pelting: Officials


Srinagar: Authorities on Friday imposed curfew in Gujjar Nagar area of Jammu city following violent protests against the Pulwama militant attack that left 49 CRPF personnel dead and several others injured. Reports said that the locals pelted stoned on police torched vehicles in Gujjar Nagar.  Following the violence the authorities imposed curfew in the area. Although reports said that several vehicles ...

Read More »

Ladakh Division to be headquartered in Leh and Kargil: Governor


Governor, Satya Pal Malik today met the All Party Co-ordination Committee members from Kargil district to understand and resolve the concerns of the people of Kargil regarding the newly formed Ladakh Division. The Co-ordination Committee Members in the delegation were Haji Anayat Ali, Chairman Legislative Council; Shri Feroz Khan, Chairman/ Chief Executive Councilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Kargil; Haji ...

Read More »

Protest against Pulwama Attack: Massive clashes in Gujjar Nagar, curfew imposed

images (1)

Jammu: Massive clashes erupted in Gujjar Nagar area of Jammu amid protesters torching vehicles on the roads. Authorities Have imposed curfew. According to KNO correspondent protesters marched towards Gujjar Nagar and torched vehicles on the road. “More than 80 vehicles have been vandalised and 8 vehicles have been set ablaze,” eyewitnesses said.  JCCI had called for a shutdown in Jammu against the ...

Read More »