The 7.5-magnitude earthquake, which the Indian Meteorological Department described as great in intensity, had a marginal effect on the life and property in the Kashmir valley.

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday launched a pilot afforestation programme, near the famous tourist resort of Pahalgam, with an aim to restore critically-degraded forests in the State.

The Jammu and Kashmir Government will soon get a 3D terrain model of major rivers called digital elevation model to improve disaster management planning to deal with a deluge like the one in Septem

The man-animal conflict in the state has claimed 14 human lives and 211 persons were injured in attack by wild animals during 2014-15, highlighting the situation arising out of encroachment of fore

Observing that “insatiable human greed” is bent upon to destroy the Jhelum, one of the “oldest rivers” in the region, the J&K High Court has directed the Chief Engineer of the Irrigation and Fl

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” was launched across the country on Thursday, in Anantnag district, the post-flood garbage has been swelling, with the authorities expr

A state-level panel of the government on Tuesday approved the detailed project reports (DPRs) for electrification of 9,524 habitations in Jammu and Kashmir, having a population of 100 and more, und

Night soil of over 60 thousand latrines is disposed into open drains without any sewage treatment in Jammu and Kashmir, according to figures released by state's Directorate of Census Operation.

Keeping in view the seismic vulnerability of Kashmir, the High Court has asked the government to establish an “effective disaster management committee”.

Despite slight improvement in the weather conditions, snow-hit areas across Jammu and Kashmir continued to reel under severe power crisis for the third straight day today, with Internet and mobile

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