Srinagar, May 16 : People exercised their franchise peacefully yet again in the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls Monday, with women voters in particular turning out in large numbers in the ninth phase of the elections.
Srinagar, May 15 : An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir early Sunday, just 24 hours after a 4.9 quake rocked the state.
Srinagar, May 14 : Life was largely affected in Srinagar and other major towns of Kashmir Valley Saturday due to a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani to press for the release of detained youth and political prisoners.
Srinagar, May 13 : The European Union (EU) delegation visiting Kashmir Friday met Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the pro-independence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) here and discussed the situation in the state.
Srinagar, May 13 : Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday restricted by the authorities from moving out of his uptown Hyderpora residence following an order by the district magistrate here.
Jammu, May 12 : Students of the Army School Kaluchak stood first in an inter-school quiz competition organised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here Thursday. Maninder Singh and Ayushman Mukherjee of the Army School lifted the trophy in IGNITE 2011. J. P. World School were the runners-up.
Srinagar, May 12 : An year after local boy Shah Faesal topped the coveted civil services examination, six candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have made it to the country's premier Union Public Service Commission
(UPSC) list this year.
Srinagar, May 12 : Polling for the eighth phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections ended Thursday afternoon with high voter turnout recorded in many blocks of the state, officials said.