Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court asked the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday to respond to a plea seeking directions to them to restore 4G internet in the Union Territory in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.

Pakistani troops shelled forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, officials said.

Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire again by resorting to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Friday.

Two government officials, including an executive engineer, have been arrested after they were caught accepting a bribe of Rs 45,000 here, an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) spokesperson said on Saturday.

A militant was arrested during a cordon and search operation in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

No fresh traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for the second day on Monday to facilitate clearance of stranded vehicles including trucks carrying essential commodities to Kashmir Valley, officials said.

2 militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has ordered suspension of the managing director of Handicrafts (Sales & Exports) Corporation, Jasvinder Singh Dua, who was booked by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) last year, officials said on Friday.