Everything you need to know about Udhampur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Udhampur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New York, April 29 (IANS) Actor Anthony Mackie is expanding his restaurant business by opening a Cuban restaurant here. He says that it is his back up plan.
Havana, April 12 (IANS) The Cuban government has approved a set of guidelines on internet domain names, according to a decree.
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's demand for setting up a rail coach factory in Jammu & Kashmir to overcome industrial backwardness and economic shortcomings in the state has not been met in Tuesday's rail budget.
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh Saturday reviewed the latest situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of some of the incidents of ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops and the killing of two Indian soldiers on the Line of Control.
Caracas, Feb. 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on his Twitter account Monday that he has returned home after a two-month cancer treatment in Cuba.
Caracas, Feb 18 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on his Twitter account Monday that he has returned home after a two-month cancer treatment in Cuba.
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Four workers were injured Friday when a portion of a tunnel under construction crumbled in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian Air Force helicopters aided Power Grid Corporation of India repair high tension lines, at about 10,000 feet above sea level, in heavily snowbound Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir, an official press release said Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): The Indian Air Force has been successful in assisting in the restoration of power in the Banihal region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Udhampur, Dec. 29 (ANI): The 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH 1A) remained closed on Saturday due to heavy snowfall, leaving traders stranded amid chaos and traffic blockage.
16 people were killed on the spot when a bus carrying a wedding party skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-feet deep gorge in Dudu area of Udhampur District (J&K) on Saturday.
Jammu, Nov.25 (ANI): At least 16 people were killed and 60 others were injured after an overloaded bus carrying a wedding party skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-feet deep gorge in Dudu area of Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur District late on Saturday.
Jammu, Nov 19 (IANS) President of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti Monay said her party had introduced some much?needed correctives into the political system of the state, ending the single?party monopoly.
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) Panthers Party, which was launched in Jammu and Kashmir as a regional party in 1982, got a new chairman Monday after having been led by Bhim Singh since its formation.
Jammu, Oct 20 (IANS) Six people including two children were killed in an accident when an overloaded vehicle in which they were travelling with eight others fell into a gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar highway Saturday afternoon.
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) The 12-hour bandh called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the left parties Thursday crippled life in Jammu with business establishments and other commercial activities being hit.
In a bid to ease the pressure of passengers during the festival season, Indian railway has decided to run 726 trips of 19 special trains across the country, informed Railway department via a press release.......
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) To better arm its troops fighting insurgents in the border state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army is buying 20 man-portable, mini unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that can be deployed to gather intelligence and mount surveillance.
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) The presence of more tunnels along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan cannot be ruled out, Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday after arriving in Jammu to review the security situation.
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbaeva took the bronze at the Olympic pole vault final Monday.
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous areas of Jammu region, officials said Monday.
Jammu, June 15 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh Friday visited the headquarters of the Northern Command at Udhampur, an official said.
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Army chief Gen Bikram Singh will be in Jammu and Kashmir Friday to review the overall security situation, his first visit to any state after assuming office May 31.
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of his retirement this month, Indian Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday lauded the 'selfless sacrifices' by troops, especially in Jammu and Kashmir,
New Delhi/Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) For generations, the Bakharwal dog, also known as the Kashmir sheepdog, has been guarding the lives of its human masters and their animals. But the Jammu and Kashmir government has no clue about the numbers of this breed whose population has dwindled alarmingly over the years.
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, arrested for an assassination bid on a Congress MP, escaped from police custody Wednesday night but have been rearrested, police said Thursday.
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, under arrest for allegedly making an assassination bid on Congress MP Lal Singh in 2004, have escaped from police custody, officials said.
Udhampur, Jan 31 (ANI): Acting on a tip off, police in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur District have seized cannabis worth Rupees ten million.
Udhampur, Jan 9 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday justified his decision of power cuts to VIP homes, and said that if the common man is barred of the privilege so should be the high profile ministers.
Udhampur, Dec 2 (ANI): Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, has opposed the government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the multi-brand retail sector.
Jammu, Sep.16 (ANI): The Central Government's appointed interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir will submit their report before October 12.
Srinagar, May 31 (ANI): Rising at 359 metres above the Chenab River, the world's highest bridge is being constructed, as part of the under construction railway link project in Srinagar.
Poonch/Jammu, May 5 (ANI): In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, troops from Pakistani side fired rocket-propelled grenades and opened fire from Medium Machine Guns (MMGs) and small arms on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District on Thursday.
Udhampur, May 2 (ANI): At least one person was killed and ten others injured seriously, in a powerful blast on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Udhampur on Monday.
Srinagar, Apr 13 (ANI): Polling is underway for the first phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Udhampur, Mar 15 (ANI): At least six persons were killed and 45 others got injured when an over-loaded matador skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur District on Tuesday.
Kathua (J-K), Feb 24 (ANI): The non-availability of mid-meals in government-run schools in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir has affected the students' attendance.
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov.27 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday defended his rehabilitation policy for youths who had crossed to Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) for arms training, and now wish to return back.
Jammu, Oct.29 (ANI): A soldier was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur District after his service rifle accidentally fired on Friday.
Jammu, Oct 5 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government's unique tradition of shifting its administrative offices to Jammu during winters and to Srinagar in the summers, will again carry this interesting biannual exercise on October 29 and 30.
Jammu, Aug 24 (ANI): The nearly two-month long annual Amarnath Yatra concluded on Tuesday with over four lakh fifty-six thousand devotees paying obeisance at the cave shrine of Lord Shiva.
Leh, Aug.10 (ANI): As part of the ongoing rescue operations in flash flood ravaged Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Air Force airlifted 71 injured people on Tuesday to Udhampur base in the Jammu region.
Leh, Aug 9 (ANI): Western Air Command chief Air Marshal NAK Browne, under whose charge the northern sector falls, has visited Leh airbase to oversee the relief and air bridge operations.
Jammu, July 14 (ANI): A fresh batch of 2,209 pilgrims left here on Saturday for their onward journey to the holy Amarnath cave shrine.
Jammu, July 8 (ANI): A fresh batch of 2,166 pilgrims left here on Thursday for their onward journey to the holy Amarnath cave shrine.
Jammu, July 7 (ANI): A fresh batch of 82,000 pilgrims left here on Wednesday for their onward journey to the holy Amarnath cave shrine.
Jammu, July 4 (ANI): A fresh batch of 3,165 pilgrims left here on Sunday for their onward journey to the holy Amarnath cave shrine.
Jammu, June 30 (ANI): The annual Amarnath Yatra has been temporarily halted in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district due to the turbulent situation in the state.
Jammu, June 30 (ANI): The annual Amarnath Yatra began on Wednesday with the first batch of 557 pilgrims leaving for the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath from here.
Basantgarh (Udhampur) June 10(ANI): As part of the ongoing celebrations of World Environment Week, an Environment-cum-Eco Awareness drive was organized in one of the remotest and militancy affected area of Basantgarh in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur District.
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters are flying sorties from Udhampur and Kishtwar as a part of the ongoing relief and rescue operations in the snow and landslide affected areas in response to a request made by the Jammu and Kashmir District Administration.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Nobel winning Indian American scientist Venktaraman Ramkrishnan, music director A R Rehman, veteran actress Zora Sehagal, Dr. Reddy's Y V Reddy, music director Ilayaraza, actress, activist Arundhati Nag, blind mucisian Puttaraj Gawai, actor and director Aamir Khan, film photographer Rasul Phookutty and political historian Bipin Chandra are in the list of Padma Awardees for 2010.
Udhampur Jan.15 (ANI): General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command (GOC-in-C), Lt Gen B S Jaswal, on Friday said Pakistan is trying to hype up the situation and is desperate to scuttle the process of normalcy that is going on in J and K and additional attacks, including that of Fidayeens can not be ruled out.
New Delhi, Jan.5 (ANI): The Government has approved 9000 crore rupees for four- laning of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, a step which is expected to ensure smooth traffic movement and easing frequent traffic snarls.
Udhampur (Jammu), Dec 10 (ANI): Farmers in Jammu are happy with favourable climatic conditions that would result in a bumper saffron crop.
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec 9 (ANI) : The Security agencies are maintaining high alert along the Indo- Pak borders to stop the infiltration into the Kashmir valley from the Pakistani side.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday that the work of new line from Udhampur-Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir has been initiated.
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 31 (ANI): The Indian Army on Saturday said its troops were ready with their winter strategy to foil infiltration along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
Udhampur (J-K), Oct. 28 (ANI): Residents of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir are facing many problems in absence of a bridge over the Tawi River.
Pampore (J-K) Oct 6 (ANI): One army soldier was injured in an encounter with militants in Pampore in South Kashmir.
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep.7 (ANI): The Indian Army's Northern commander, Lt. Gen. P. C. Bhardwaj will visit the Leh-based 14 Corps headquarters over the next few days to verify reports of Chinese incursion in the Ladakh area.
Udhampur, Aug 26 (ANI): A top Indian Army commander on Wednesday said that the Chinese infrastructure across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) does not pose a threat.
Udhampur, Aug 17 (ANI): A top Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district today.
Jammu, July 9 (ANI): Satellite images of Jammu and Kashmir taken by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) have led to shocking revelations.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan had mobilised 75 percent of its air force resources to the Line of Control (LoC) against India after the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai, a top Indian Air Force commander said here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Pakistan wary of Indian Air Force's capability moved 75 percent of its air force to the Line of Control (LOC) between India and Pakistan after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
Bhadarwah ( J and K), May 24 (ANI): To bring higher education within the reach of people in isolated, remote and hilly areas of Jammu and Kashmir, the University of Jammu has set up an extension of its campus in a picturesque environment at Bhaderwah.
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The Congress' being part of the state government helped it clinch both the parliamentary seats in the Jammu region while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost owing to its choice of candidates, say residents and political activists alike.
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) The National Conference-Congress combine was leading in four of the six Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir till 2 p.m. Saturday.
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) Counting of votes cast for the Lok Sabha elections began amid heavy security in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday morning, poll officials said.
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) Some contenders who contested the two seats of Jammu region in the Lok Sabha elections are confident of their win, while others are hoping to get by with a little help from god, as the country gets ready to count the votes Saturday.
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) The anti-corruption wing of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against some army officers for not awarding a wheat purchase contract to the lowest bidders in 2006-07. Also charged are some flour mill owners.
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) He crossed the mighty Chenab river - sliding from one bank to another on a rope pulley - to reach the polling station. But Zahid Hussain, a labourer in the mountainous Kishtwar area of Jammu and Kashmir, did not cast his vote.
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) Over 45 percent of the 1.3 million electorate cast their votes Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's predominantly mountainous Udhampur parliamentary constituency amid tight security, officials said.
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) Over 40 percent of the electors cast their votes Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's predominantly mountainous Udhampur parliamentary constituency amid tight security, officials said.
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) Most of the polling stations in the predominantly mountainous Lok Sabha constituency of Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir wore a deserted look as voting began in the second of the five-phase parliamentary polls Thursday morning.
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) At least six people, including a woman, were killed Tuesday when a powerful bomb blew up the vehicle the victims were travelling in in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The bombing occurred two days ahead of the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), April 21 (IANS) People in this Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, once represented by scion of the Dogra royal family Karan Singh, are a disgruntled lot because of the 'neglect' they have faced for decades.
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) At least five civilians, including a woman, were killed in a powerful landmine blast planted by suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, two days ahead of the second phase of Lok Sabha elections, police said.
Kathua, Apr 21 (ANI): Farmers living in a village in Jammu and Kashmir lamented about the lack of irrigation facilities.
Jammu, April 10 (IANS) Security arrangements in Jammu and Kashmir for the Lok Sabha elections are satisfactory, Election Commissioner Naveen Chawla said here Friday.
Jammu, April 1 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday urged people to vote for Congress candidates in the Jammu region in the elections, saying that the victory of the Congress would be a victory for the National Conference.
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir may be facing trouble from one its best known faces - former central minister of state for defence Chaman Lal Gupta.
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu and Kashmir to campaign for Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha polls.
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released the names of candidates for two Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu, March 18 (IANS) For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, all the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to be used in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections will be Braille-enabled, allowing the visually-impaired voters to exercise their franchise without any assistance.
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Two leading faces of the Jammu agitation of last year for restoration of a piece of land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board are likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates, party sources said here Friday.
Udhampur/Jammu, Feb 13 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) dropped food articles in Kashmir's Doda and Kishtwar districts where road connectivity has snapped after heavy rain washed off parts of a crucial highway last week.
Udhampur (J-K), Jan 16 (ANI): Residents of Bini Sangam village under Chenani Tehsil of Udhampur District in Jammu and Kashmir have constructed a bridge over a stream from their own sweat and toil after the concerned authorities in the Government never took any initiative to build it.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is a low profile and a no-nonsense officer who played a key role in proving the hand of the Tamil Tigers in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination. But Radha Vinod Raju is also a deeply spiritual man and loves singing old Hindi film songs.
Srinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference and the Congress will fight the coming Lok Sabha elections as allies, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah announced Saturday.
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands defied freezing temperatures and poll boycott call by separatists to vote in the fourth of the seven-phase Jammu and Kashmir elections Sunday.
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Thousands braved freezing temperatures and poll boycott call by separatists to vote in the fourth of the seven-phase Jammu and Kashmir elections Sunday.
Srinagar, Dec 7 (ANI): Fourth phase of the seven phased elections is going on in Jammu and Kashmir today.
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Voting continued at a brisk pace Sunday in 18 constituencies in the fourth of the seven-phase Jammu and Kashmir elections with people turning up in large numbers to exercise their franchise.
Srinagar, Dec 6 (ANI): The stage has been set for the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir scheduled to take place tomorrow.
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Campaigning ended Friday in the 18 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir going to polls in the fourth phase of assembly elections in the state Sunday.
Jammu/ Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) As many as 18 constituencies go to the polls Sunday in the fourth of the staggered seven phase assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir in the backdrop of a boycott call by the separatists.
Srinagar, Dec 5 (ANI): Elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure that the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir are held in a free and fair manner on Sunday.