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PM Modi reaches J&K on day-long visit

PM Modi reaches J&K on day-long visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived here, along with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, to attend the closing ceremony of birth centenary celebrations of the 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche and to commence the work on Zoji La Tunnel in Leh.PM Modi paid tribute to Kushok Bakula

SSB trooper arrested in J&K for shooting security guard

SSB trooper arrested in J&K for shooting security

Why is the historic victory of BJP crumbling in J&K?

Why is the historic victory of BJP crumbling in

Four jawans injured in Pulwama terrorist attack

Terrorist killed in encounter in J&K

Terrorist killed in encounter in

J&K: Two militants killed in encounter at Kulgam

J&K: Two militants killed in encounter at

Amarnath attack a black spot on Kashmiri Muslims, Says CM Mehbooba

Amarnath attack a black spot on Kashmiri Muslims, Says CM Mehbooba. After the terrorist attack in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti also visited the district hospital to see the injured. Mehbooba Mufti said that terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag has tarnished the image of Muslims of Kashmir. Meeting the injured

J&K: Terrorist killed, fierce gunbattle underway in Pulwama

J&K: Terrorist killed, fierce gunbattle underway in Pulwama

J&K: Terrorist killed, fierce gunbattle underway in Pulwama. A terrorist has been gunned down in an encounter by the security forces in Pulwama district’s Bamnoo area on Monday morning.On a specific information received, the Special Operations Group (SOG) Pulwama and 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) of army launched cordon and search operation in the area.   Meanwhile, two more terrorists

Standoff continues after J&K cross-firing

Standoff continues after J&K cross-firing

Standoff continues after J&K cross-firing. A standoff continued on Saturday following a cross-firing between security forces and holed-up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said.Bashir Lashkari, a militant commander believed to have masterminded an ambush in Achabal area where six policemen including a Station House Officer (SHO) was killed last month, is hiding in

Srinagar: Cop films stone-pelting mob, gets lynched to death

Srinagar: Cop films stone-pelting mob, gets lynched to death. A person who was lynched to death by a violent mob in downtown Srinagar last night, has been identified as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ayub Pandith in Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP).The deceased DSP was allegedly making a video of the local stone pelting,

16 J&K Police cops become part of NIA

16 J&K Police cops become part of NIA

16 J&K Police cops become part of NIA. 16 police officers, including three senior officials of Jammu and Kashmir, have joined the national investigation agency (NIA). The Jammu and Kashmir Home affairs Department said in an order that 16 police officers including one Superintendent and two Deputy Superintendents of Police includes.It has been decided to

Internet loss

In 5 years , India has 75 times internet bans, loss of 6200Cr

In Uttar Pradesh , after the death of three people in the violence in Sorenpur ,  Internet has been banned.  The reason behind is that some people spreading inflammatory material through social media . To stop or control the situation this  step has to be taken. In Jammu and Kashmir,  Internet is  ban from  26th

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J&K govt to provide Rs 50 lakh to set up football clubs Srinagar

In a bid to boost sports activities, Jammu and Kashmir government will provide Rs 50 lakh each for establishment of football clubs in villages across the state. The announcement to this effect was made by Minister for Youth Services and Sports Imran Ansari at the 132nd Standing Committee meeting of J&K State Sports Council here

‘Will withdraw if Governor’s rule not imposed in J&K’

Srinagar: Joint candidate of the Congress and National Conference for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat, G.A. Mir, on Tuesday said that he will withdraw if the Governor’s rule is not imposed in the state. Mir on Monday had opposed the deferment of the by-poll in Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Talking to the media in Anantnag, Mir

PDP asks EC to postpone Anantnag bypoll in J&K

Srinagar:The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday asked the Election Commission to postpone Anantnag parliamentary constituency bypoll scheduled to be held on April 12, party sources have confirmed. PDP candidate Tassaduq Hussain Mufti for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat told the EC that the situation in the district was not right to conduct the bypoll. Eight

Flood threat ends in J&K

Srinagar: With the decrease in cloud cover after four days on Saturday, the flood threat looming over the Kashmir Valley has ended, an official said. “Although the Jhelum River was still flowing marginally above the flood mark at Ram Munshibagh here at 7 a.m. today (on Saturday), it has fallen below the danger level at

J&K MLA detained while trying to march toward Mehbooba’s

Srinagar: Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid was today detained by J&K Police when he and his supporters tried to march towards Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s residence here to protest the killing of three youths in security forces’ action in Budgam district yesterday. Rashid, who represents north Kashmir’s Langate seat in state Assembly, and his supporters

J&K employees to get massive salary hikes from 2018: Government

  Jammu:  Jammu and Kashmir will implement the recommendations of the 7th pay commission from April 2018 to give a massive 23.5 per cent hike to lakhs of government employees and pensioners in the state, Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu said on Wednesday, presenting his third consecutive budget. Drabu in his budget speech to the state

J&K has no vestige of sovereignty outside Constitution: SC

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir has “no vestige” of sovereignty outside the Indian Constitution and its own, while the citizens of the state are “first and foremost” citizens of India, the Supreme Court has held. The apex court observed this while terming as “wholly incorrect” the conclusion arrived at by Jammu and Kashmir High Court

Temperatures dip in J&K, dry spell to continue

Srinagar:Temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir dipped on Thursday due to clear night sky as the weather office forecast a dry spell till Saturday.An official of the MET department told IANS: “Minimum temperatures throughout the state dropped due to clear night sky.” Minimum night temperature in Srinagar was 0.3 degrees Celsius, while it was minus 0.3

At minus 9.4 degrees Leh town coldest in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar; Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained below freezing point on Wednesday as Leh town witnessed the coldest night at minus 9.4 degrees. An official of the local MET department told IANS: “Leh Town at minus 9.4 degrees Celsius witnessed the coldest night of the season today (Wednesday).” “The minimum night temperature in the