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Fire breaks out at Poonch checkpost

Poonch, July 9 (ANI): A fire broke out at the Tetrinote and Chakkan-Da-Bagh checkposts on the India-Pakistan border in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday evening. Fanned by winds and dry grass, the blazing flames spread across three hectares ... Read More »

Poppy cultivation in Kashmir

Jammu, July 9 (ANI): Satellite images of Jammu and Kashmir taken by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) have led to shocking revelations. Tracts of forest areas and uncultivated patches of land in the region are found to be under illegal ... Read More »

Heat wave hits wildlife in Jammu

Jasrota, Kathua, July 1 (ANI): Acute water shortage in Jammu has led to death of a number of animals in and around the Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary. The natural water reserves have all dried up due to the heat wave and ... Read More »

Security for Amarnath Yatra reviewed

Jammu, June 11 (ANI): The security situation in Jammu region has been reviewed to ensure safety during the Amarnath Yatra in a Core Group meeting chaired by the GOC 16 Corps and Security Advisor, Lieutenant General RK Swamy. The Security ... Read More »

Cross-border trade between Kashmir and Pakistan hit

Poonch (J-K), June 5 (ANI): The weekly cross-border trade between Indian Kashmir and Pakistan- administered Kashmir came to a standstill after the authorities did not let the traders to carry items which did not originate in Jammu and Kashmir. To ... Read More »

Shutdown affects business in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 4 (ANI): Separatists continued a protest strike in Kashmir on Thursday over the death of two women, by alleging that they have been killed by security forces.  The strike, which entered the fourth day, has now started taking ... Read More »

Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed near Jammu

Jammu, June 26(ANI): A Hizbul Mujahideen group commander was killed in an intense encounter in  Dachan, about 340 km from Jammu. The encounter took place after the security forces got a tip-off about the presence of militants at Kripaknoo area ... Read More »

Farmers in Kashmir produce bio vermi compost

Kathua, May 11 (ANI): Farmers in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir have started using bio vermi compost instead of chemical fertilizers. The compost is eco-friendly and supports the nutrients in the soil. Farmers, who have farmyard manure and rear cattle, ... Read More »

Kashmir gears up for annual Amaranth pilgrimage

Srinagar, May 11 (ANI): The preparations for the upcoming Amaranth pilgrimage in Kashmir have begun. The government with the help of the army has started the construction of road for the pilgrims to reach Pahalgam, the pilgrimage base camp. The ... Read More »