With the flagging off of first batch today, Shri Amarnath Yatra has started. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims brave the tough weather conditions to undertake the pilgrimage to 3,888 meter altitude Himalayan cave shrine in South Kashmir's District of Anantnag.
There seem to be no takers of J&K Public Service Guarantee Act, as nearly 2000 files of Permanent Resident Certificates are pending to get clearance for nearly four months in SDM office Akhnoor. Under PGSA, the certificate has to be issued within 30 days.
Jammu and Kashmir Police managed to apprehend the two HUJI militants, who escaped Wednesday night from the police custody in mountainous Ramban district as they were being shifted to Udhampur Jail after attending a court hearing.