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After days of tension, Kashmir limps back to normal

After two days of official clampdown and separatist called protests, life on Sunday started limping back to normal in the Kashmir valley.Authorities had imposed a clampdown in the Valley after the killing of top militant commander Zakir Musa on Thursday. Curfew-like restrictions, closure of all educational institutions, cancellation of scheduled exams and a virtual Internet

Indumeet starts Drug De-addiction campaign in Kashmir

Indumeet starts Drug De-addiction campaign in Kashmir

Srinagar In an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among the youth of Kashmir , Kashmiri Sikh Community leader Indumeet Singh started  a campaign under which the youth will be taught the side effects of drugs on health. The campaign  started   from the Imamiya Public School Meer Behri Dal, where a day long seminar

Don't believe exit polls: J&K Congress President

Don’t believe exit polls: J&K Congress President

Jammu and Kashmir Congress President G.A. Mir on Tuesday asserted that the exit polls should not to be believed and that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) would have the majority in the Lok Sabha polls. Speaking to the media here, Mir said: “Don’t believe these exit polls. Wait for the results on May 23 (when

Rahul meets Alwar gang rape victim, assures justice

Rahul meets Alwar gang rape victim, assures justice

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the Alwar gang-rape victim, and assured her and the family of justice.Speaking to the media after the meeting in Thanagaazi, Gandhi said that this was an emotional issue for him and not a political one. “The victim will definitely get justice. Strict action will be taken against the

Most educational institutions shut down in J&K

Most educational institutions shut down in J&K

Amid calls of hanging of rapist as students continue to clash with the police, the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday shut down most educational institutions in the valley. Fearing further spurts in violence as the protests took centre-stage after two consecutive rape incidents were reported in Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, colleges in Srinagar

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Students at many places in the Kashmir Valley took to the streets and clashed with security forces on Tuesday in protest against the rape of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Students of Amar Singh College came out of the campus and fought pitched battles with the security forces here. The students were

Dismal voting in Anantnag, brisk in Ladakh

Dismal voting in Anantnag, brisk in Ladakh

A dismal voter turnout of 1.5 per cent was recorded till 12 noon in the third and final phase of polling in the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency on Monday while nearly 30 per cent had voted in the Ladakh seat by noon. Hardly any voters approached the polling stations in Shopian, Wachi, Rajpora, Pulwama and

The Hooda factor in LS elections

The Hooda factor in LS elections

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Even, the party high command and senior leaders also accepted it as he was appointed the chairman of co-ordination committee of 15 members leaving other senior party leaders in a state of disappointment. Along with this, out out 17, Hooda entertains the unflinching support of 13 legislators which clearly indicates his

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire across Line of Control

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire across Line of Control

The Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said.”At about 8.30 a.m. Pakistan initiated unprovoked shelling using mortars and firing small arms along the LoC in Sawjian sector,” Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said. The Indian Army

Dr Veeri condemneds highway restriction, calls for revocation

Dr Veeri condemneds highway restriction, calls for revocation

Srinagar National Conference South Kashmir Zone president and former MLC Dr. Veeri has sharply reacted to the highway closure for two days in a week. Veeri said that the ban not only alienates people of the Valley but also affects the normal life of Students, business community in the South and will have a negative

7 from J&K crack UPSC Civil Services 2018

7 from J&K crack UPSC Civil Services 2018

7 from J&K crack UPSC:Seven aspirants from Jammu and Kashmir have cracked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil service exam-2018.The list of 759 successful candidates made public by the UPSC on Friday included seven names belonging to the Jammu region. Rehana Bashir from Poonch has secured the 187th rank in the merit list. She

Four LeT militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Four LeT militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Pulwama district, police said.Upon receiving information about the militants, a search operation was launched in Lassipora village. “When challenged, the militants opened fire on the security forces triggering the gunfight,” the police said.Identities of the slain

Gunfights in Shopian, Kupwara; 3 militants killed

3 militants killed on Thursday as two gun fights raged in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian and Kupwara districts, police said.All three were killed in the south Kashmir encounter in Shopian district.”Hiding militants opened fire at the security forces in Yarwan village of Keller area during a cordon and search operation. Three militants were killed in

PDP ready to offer legal assistance to JeI, JKLF: Baig

PDP ready to offer legal assistance to JeI, JKLF: Baig

Pardeep Singh  People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said that the party is ready to offer legal assistance to Jamaat-e-Islami and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front who were recently banned by central government. Senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig while addressing party workers at Cariapa Park Baramulla said that his party is ready to offer

Why should there be questions on Kashmir being an integral part of India: Shah Faesal

Why should there be questions on Kashmir being an integral part of India: Shah Faesal

Kusum Arora Jalandhar At a time, when valley was facing cross border terrorism and the youth within the state were falling prey to the idea of picking guns, former IAS officer turned politician Shah Faesal has launched his new political party-Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM). Daily Post spoke to Shah Faesal, who stepped into

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Schools, mosques, orphanages kept outside scope of seizure, sealing: Govt

JAMMU : J&K Government Spokesman, Rohit Kansal made it clear that schools, mosques and orphanages have been kept outside the scope of seizures and sealing, In the wake of the ban imposed by the Government of India on Jamaat-e-Islami, J&K. “Action is being taken against offices, assets, properties and other equipment of the banned organisation,”

Three civilians killed in Pakistan shelling on LoC

Three civilians killed: Three civilians were killed in shelling by the Pakistani army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said on Saturday. Police said a woman and her two children were killed in Salotri village of Jhalas area in Krishna Ghati sector of the LoC when a shell

India loses army major, 3 soldiers in Pulwama gunfight

 A major and three soldiers, besides a civilian, were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district barely 10 km away from the suicide attack spot, police said on Monday.”Five people were killed in the gunfight that took place on Sunday night in Pinglena village,’ an officer said.The victims include an Army officer,

Diljit Dosanjh donates Rs 300,000 to martyrs' kin

Diljit Dosanjh donates Rs 3,00,000 to martyrs’ kin

Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has donated Rs 300,000 to the wives of the CRPF troopers who died in the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Diljit on Sunday shared a snapshot of his donation receipt to the CRPF Wives Welfare Association. Alongside that, he wrote: “Our soldiers protect the country and the citizens of the

Army Major killed in landmine explosion was to tie the knot next month

Army Major killed in landmine explosion was to tie the knot next month

Major Chitresh Bisht, who was killed while defusing a landmine along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, was all set to get married next month Major Bisht was leading a bomb disposal squad team for sanitisation when mines were detected on the track in Naushera sector on Saturday. The team defused one of