The pilgrims will be able to avail the helicopter service directly from Srinagar for Amarnath Yatra this year.
As Kashmiri Pandits boycotted this year's Kheer Bhawani festival, thin footfall was recorded at the Tullamulla village of Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district.
Two local 'hybrid' militants of the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were arrested with arms and ammunition in Srinagar on Monday.
On Wednesday night, a massive fire broke out at the Kothibagh police station in Srinagar in which the building was completely damaged. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
Lt Gen D P Pandey handed over the command of the strategic Kashmir based 15 Corps to Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Aujla at HQ 15 Corps in Srinagar on Monday.
An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The tremors were felt in Srinagar and some other parts of the Valley.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to disallow the last congregational Friday prayers of Ramadan at Srinagar's historic Jamia Masjid. Police said that the decision was taken as it would be difficult for them to manage such a huge congregation.
The Srinagar district has become the first district in the country to achieve 100% saturation under the Survey of Villages Abadi & Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas (SVAMITVA) Yojna.
Around twelve CRPF troopers were injured and one lost his life as a truck collided with a CRPF vehicle in the Hyderpora area of Srinagar. The injured troopers have been admitted to the hospital along with the conductor of the civil truck.
The tulip gardens in Srinagar will be shut for the tourists from today onwards due to the high temperatures that have caused the flowers to wither.
A major forest fire broke out near Srinagar due to a dry spell on Friday.
The Srinagar airport recorded the highest number of per day passengers at 15,199 on Monday with 102 flights. As per the officials, the number of flights has increased in Kashmir due to an influx of tourists due to the scorching heat in the plains.