As the existing water supply schemes apparently proved insufficient to meet the requirement of Katra during the pilgrim rush, the state government has deputed a team of technical experts to prepare

A moderate intensity quake shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas in Doda-Kishtwar belt of Jammu on Tuesday, triggering panic among the people.

50 cases detected in state in past few years, patients put on high-level medication

More than 50 multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases have been detected in the state in the past few years and the patients have been put on high-level medication. Though the state has a full-fledged anti-TB wing which has in recent years curbed the mortality rate among patients, the new strain has caught the health workers by surprise and could adversely affect the success of schemes implemented to eradicate the disease.

Given the policy paralysis at the highest level of the government, which has failed to provide necessary funds for infrastructure upgrade, nearly 50 lakh people in the Jammu region may face a major

One person was killed and nearly sixty persons including 32 students were injured and hundreds of buildings damaged in the state when an earthquake of moderate intensity shook parts of North India

25 children among 58 hurt in Doda, Bhaderwah, Epicentre on J&K-HP border

An elderly shepherd was killed today and at least 58 persons, including 25 children, were injured after a moderate-intensity earthquake — with epicentre on the Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh border — jolted the region. The quake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, struck J-K and other parts of north India, including the national capital and its satellite towns, at 12:27 pm

The Minister of Agriculture Ghulam Hassan Mir today dedicated the Mobile Plant Health Clinic van for district Udhamur under ATMA at Kissan mela held at village Neeli Nallah Jib.

The MLA Udhampur Balwant Singh Mankotia was also present on the occasion. Over 500 farmers including women participated in the Kissan Mela. Addressing the function Mr Mir said the mobile plant health clinic will act as an early warning system for the detection of diseases and pests for avoiding loss and it will also help in collecting location specific useful information of diagnosis making capacity.

High Level Monitoring Committee on Infant Mortality Reduction (IMR) held under the chairmanship of Minister of State for Health, Shabir Ahmad Khan here today.

Now that the Attorney General has opined that Punjab cannot object to it, the Jammu and Kashmir government is planning to go ahead with the construction of the Ravi canal from Basantpur up to the i

After her path-breaking discovery of 14 new species of Chironomus or midge fly in 2009, local scholar Dr Pragya Khanna’s has come up with alarming research findings suggesting “poisoning” of Jammu