Tag: Jammu

Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: A gunfight took place on Sunday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. After receiving information about the presence of militants in the Kahilil forests of Tral, the security forces with Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police[Read More…]

Four LeT militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Four LeT militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Upon receiving information about the militants, a search operation was launched in Lassipora village. “When challenged, the militants opened fire on the security forces triggering the[Read More…]

Gunfights in Shopian, Kupwara; 3 militants killed

Gunfights in Shopian, Kupwara; 3 militants killed

Srinagar: Three militants were killed on Thursday as two gunfights raged in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian and Kupwara districts, police said. All three were killed in the south Kashmir encounter in Shopian district. “Hiding militants opened fire at the security forces in Yarwan village of Keller area during a cordon[Read More…]

Two injured in J&K petrol pump robbery

Two injured in J&K petrol pump robbery

Jammu: Two people were injured on Monday when robbers looted a petrol pump in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, police said. Two attendants were injured during the looting of the cash counter of the petrol pump in Chadwal area just off the Jammu-Pathankote highway. A manhunt was launched to trace[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was restored for one-way traffic on Tuesday after it remained closed for several hours, a traffic official said. Landslides at Khanpora outside Bannihal blocked the highway on Monday and it was not until 10 p.m. that the clearance operation was over. “All stranded vehicles were then[Read More…]

One-way traffic moves on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: One-way traffic from Srinagar to Jammu was allowed on Monday even as it started raining lightly along the Jammu-Srinagar highway, a traffic official said. No vehicle would be allowed to move in the opposite direction to avoid congestion along the 300-km road, he added. The Met has forecast rain[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Jammu-Srinagar highway opens for one-way traffic

Jammu: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday opened for one-way traffic, an official said. “Traffic will only move from Jammu to Srinagar. All stranded vehicles on the highway were cleared on Monday,” the traffic department official said. Supplies of essential commodities are routed into the landlocked Kashmir Valley through this[Read More…]

Kashmir: Army Captain martyrs, three soldiers injured during Anantnag gunfight

Heavy firing across LoC in Poonch

Jammu: There was heavy firing on Thursday between Indian and Pakistan across the Line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said. “At around 6 a.m. today, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling mortars and firing small arms along the Krishna Ghati sector,” Defence[Read More…]

Gunfight in Jammu & Kashmir

Gunfight in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: A gunfight erupted on Friday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town, police said. Upon receiving a tip-off about the militants, the security forces started a search operation in Warpora village. “As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Fresh snowfall, landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: Fresh snowfall in the Bannihal sector and multiple landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector blocked the Jammu-Srinagar highway, prompting halt of all traffic on Thursday on the strategic route. “Over a foot of fresh snow has accumulated on the highway in Bannihal sector. There have been multiple landslides triggered by[Read More…]

Curfew relaxed in Jammu district for 3 hours

Curfew relaxed in Jammu district for 3 hours

Jammu: Curfew was relaxed in Jammu district for three hours on Wednesday, District Magistrate Ramesh Kumar said. All educational institutes though would continue to remain shut and examinations scheduled for the day were postponed. New dates would be announced later, the authorities said. The curfew that has been in force[Read More…]

Curfew relaxed in phases in Jammu city

Curfew relaxed in phases in Jammu city

Jammu: Curfew was relaxed in phases on Tuesday in Jammu city as authorities said no untoward incident occurred anywhere during the relaxation period. Authorities relaxed curfew in some areas of Jammu city for two hours from 11.30 a.m to 1.30 p.m. This included Peer Mitha, City Chowk and Nawabad in[Read More…]

Curfew continues in Jammu for 5th day

Curfew continues in Jammu for 5th day

Jammu: A curfew imposed in Jammu since February 15, continued on Tuesday for the fifth consecutive day, police said. “The curfew imposed on February 15 will continue in Jammu today. A decision on its relaxation will be taken later in the day,” police sources said. On Monday, authorities had temporarily[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Jammu-Srinagar highway to open for one-way traffic

Jammu: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway is slated to open for one-way traffic on Monday, according to a traffic department official. “Traffic moved from Srinagar to Jammu yesterday (Sunday). But many vehicles are yet to cross the Ramsoo-Ramban stretch of the highway,” the official said. “After these vehicles cross the Ramsoo-Ramban[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

One-way traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu:  One-way traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday and only stranded vehicles are moving from Jammu to Srinagar, a traffic official said. Around 7,000 vehicles stranded in the Kashmir Valley would only be allowed to move towards the Jammu region after the highway was completely decongested, the[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after fresh landslides

Jammu: After remaining partially open for three days, the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Friday due to fresh landslides in Ramban-Ramsoo sector. “Rain has triggered fresh landslides on the highway in Panthal. The operation to remove the debris has started and the highway is likely to be restored[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Only stranded traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Srinagar:  One-way traffic continued on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Thursday with authorities allowing only stranded vehicles to move from Jammu to Srinagar, an official said. Over 3,000 vehicles crossed the Jawahar Tunnel on Wednesday with over 1,000 of these carrying essential supplies for the landlocked Kashmir Valley, the Traffic Department[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

One-way traffic to continue on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: One-way traffic will continue on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday, the traffic department said. A department advisory however, said that no vehicle will be allowed to move in from the opposite direction. The highway has remained open for one-way traffic since the last three days. Landslides in the[Read More…]

Only Srinagar to Jammu traffic allowed

Jammu-Srinagar highway still off-limits

Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Saturday due to fresh landslides in the Bannihal-Ramban sector, an official said. Debris clearance operation of earlier landslides was still going on when the fresh landslide hit the road this morning. No traffic will be allowed on the[Read More…]

Heavy rain, snow lash J&K

Heavy rain, snow lash J&K

Srinagar, Incessant rain in Jammu division and light to moderate fresh snowfall in the Kashmir Valley occurred on Tuesday as the Met forecast improvement from Wednesday onwards. “The western disturbance active over Jammu and Kashmir has resulted in rains in the Jammu division and the snowfall in the valley over[Read More…]

Jammu records coldest night

Jammu records coldest night

Jammu,  As a cold wave intensified across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, Jammu city recorded the season’s coldest night at 3.5 degrees Celsius, the Met said. In the Ladakh region and valley, the mercury dropped several degrees below the freezing point, with Leh recording minus 17.1 and Kargil minus 14.4.;[Read More…]

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