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Two militants killed in Anantnag gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Two militants were reportedly killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district in a gunfight with the security forces, police sources said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kashmiris feel the pinch as made to pay for suspended period
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As Kashmiris continue to celebrate the restoration of their post-paid mobile phones, service providers are having the last laugh with them charging the subscribers for the period when services were suspended in the valley.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Truck driver from Rajasthan shot and killed in J&K
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 14 (IANS) A truck driver from Rajasthan was shot and killed by suspected militans in Sheermal village of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir here on Monday. He was loading apples when the incident took place.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Mobiles ring again in Kashmir Valley, people overwhelmed
Srinagar, Oct 14 (IANS) Mobile phones ringing again have made Kashmir happy. Suddenly, life seems to have sprung back and people are smiling as some pervading tension has vanished.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Lt Gen Gupta named new Commander of White Knight Corps
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) Lieutenant General Harsha Gupta has been appointed as the new Commander of the White Knight Corps -- the XVI Corps -- of the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
11 civilians injured in Srinagar grenade explosion
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) At least 11 civilians were injured on Saturday when militants hurled a grenade at a crowded market in summer capital Srinagar.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
J&K apple prices revised under Market Intervention Scheme
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Department of Horticulture, Planning and Marketing on Tuesday revised prices of Apples in the state of Jammu and Kashmir according to the fruit grade and type of packaging material under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS).
2019-10-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
Tourists to return to Kashmir, advisory lifted
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) In another major step towards return of normalcy to Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday directed that the two-month old advisory asking tourists to leave the valley be lifted immediately.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Police bust JeM group that planned terror in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) With the arrest of a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist from Baramulla, police in Jammu and Kashmir have neutralised a newly-formed grouping of the terror outfit that had planned to foment violence by targeting security forces and civilians.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
NC team meets Abdullahs, seeks release before local polls (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) A National Conference delegation met detained party President Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah here on Sunday, and sought their release.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
BSF dog squad participates in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'
Jammu, Oct 2 (IANS) Registering their role in the Modi government's major mass movement, the Border Security Force (BSF) dog squad participated in the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" initiative at the Jammu Railway station and bus stop on Wednesday on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
No child detained illegally in J&K: Report
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Though the Jammu and Kashmir administration is not illegally detaining any minor, it's holding 144 juveniles since August 5, according to a report submitted by the J&K Juvenile Justice Committee to the Supreme Court.
2019-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kashmiri Pandits question govt figures on J&K temples
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) There are a total of just 5,000 to 7,000 temples across Jammu and Kashmir, however, the government has reached a figure of 50,000 temples? How, questions the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti.
2019-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
New political kid on the block: J&K's 'nationalist' party
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) A new political outfit is born in Kashmir which is nationalist in it's approach. The news of the formation of Jammu and Kashmir Political Movement (Independent) was broken in a press conference in Srinagar on September 9 by people who do not belong to the established political leadership in the state.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K detenues' health being monitored: DGP Prisons
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Director General of Police, Prisons Department Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday said it is constantly monitoring the health condition of the detenues.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Militants set afire elderly J&K man's car for defying them
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Militants allegedly set ablaze an elderly man's car in the Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday for defying the bandh (shutdown) call by them in the Valley. A case has been registered in the Warpora police station of Sopore.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir
How can PSA be slapped against Farooq Abdullah: Justice Hasnain Masoodi (IANS Exclusive)
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) How can PSA or Public Safety Act be slapped against National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah who has been in public life for 50 years, someone who has been an MP, and a three time Chief Minister, asks National Conference MP Justice Hasnain Masoodi in an interview with IANS.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Delimitation in J&K to begin soon after assuming new status
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Fresh delimitation of Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir is right now the top priority of the central government so that elections are held in the Union Territory as soon as possible.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Farooq Abdullah detained under PSA, can go sans trial for 2 yrs
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major development in Kashmir, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah was on Monday detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kashmiri Pandits pay homage to martyrs, vow to return home
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandits observed the "martyrs day" and resolved to continue the fight to reclaim the homeland, here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
SC moved over 'illegal detention' of children in J&K
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court has been moved over the "illegal detention of children" in Jammu and Kashmir following abrogation of Article 370 and the reorganisation of the state into two Union Territories (UTs).
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights
Roshni Act abuse probe may expose top leaders, babus in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's decision to get the land allotment made under the Roshni Act investigated by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is likely to expose the plunder by several politicians and former Ministers in the state.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Head of Northern Command reviews security in Kashmir
Udhampur (J&K), Sep 13 (IANS) Amid desperate efforts by Pakistan to push militants into the valley and disturb the calm, Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh took stock of security preparedness in Kashmir.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Kashmir's new timetable for shopping
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) In Kashmir shopkeepers have adopted a unique method to protest the abrogation of Article 370. Markets open for a few hours in the morning and then shut down during the day only to reopen briefly in the evenings.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Very close to restoring normalcy, says J&K DGP
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Wednesday asserted that the erstwhile state is on the edge of normalcy, with restrictions almost lifted from most of the districts.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Top LeT militant who attacked Sopore apple trader shot dead (3rd Lead)
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) In a major operation, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday gunned down a top Lashkar-e-Taiba militant who was responsible for attacking a leading apple trader's family in which a girl child had also been injured. Some policemen were also injured in the exchange of fire but are said to be out of danger.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kashmir's golden yellow autumn arrives without any tourists
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) In the chirp of cicadas and the croak of frogs, the message at the moment is unmistakable. Kashmir's golden yellow season, autumn is here. But, where are the tourists?
2019-09-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy,Politics
J&K govt explains benefits of abrogation of Art 370
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has come out with a public notice explaining the benefits and advantages of the abrogation of Article 370 which it said kept the state isolated for long and did not allow its development.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kashmir Press Club demands communication blockade be lifted
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) The Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on Tuesday asked the authorities to end the communication blockade in the valley, adding that some journalists have allegedly been asked to vacate their government accommodation.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Defence/Security
2 Pak nationals nabbed, planned to guide terrorists into Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) Two Pakistani nationals nabbed by the Army on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) were to guide a large group of terrorists to infiltrate into J&K for disrupting peace in the aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370 and division of the State into two Union Territories, Defence sources said.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
In post Article 370 Kashmir, many arrested & released
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) Twenty-one-year-old Sameer Ahmad Bhats family is inconsolable. A Public Safety Act (PSA) has been slapped against the truck driver. Just two days before the Eid there was a knock at the door of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat by a police party in the middle of the night. They were looking for his son Sameer.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Family members allowed to meet Omar, Mehbooba
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) The family members of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday met them for the first time as the two continued to remain under detention in Srinagar since the last 29 days.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Tourism hit as uncertainty looms large in post-370 Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Forty-seven-year-old Mohammad Sultan is a worried man. The Srinagar taxi owner bought a brand new Toyota Crysta car for Rs 19 lakh, exclusively for tourists right at the start of the Amarnath Yatra in July. He hoped to do some brisk business at the tourist taxi stand on the boulevard road. He paid Rs 10 lakh from his pocket and took a bank loan of another nine lakh. Little did he know that all his hopes would be dashed to the ground right in the middle of a thriving tourism season. For just when Amarnath yatra had peaked, the news of scrapping of Article 370 came as a bolt from the blue bringing Kashmir to a halt and its economy.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
5 J&K residents booked for posting 'sensitive remarks' on FB
Jammu, Aug 29 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police has booked five persons, all residents of Rajouri and Poonch districts, for posting "sensitive remarks" on Facebook that could disturb law and order in the state.
2019-08-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Roadmap to promote tourism in J&K, Ladakh soon
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With eye on developing manpower and promote exchanges between the tourist and the locals in the newly created Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, a special roadmap had been prepared, Union minister of Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel told IANS in an interview on Wednesday.
2019-08-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
Pak again violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan violated the ceasefire on the Line of Control for the second day in a row on Tuesday in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, army officials said.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
No shortage of medicines in J&K, says govt
Srinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Refuting the claims of medicine shortage in Jammu and Kashmir following the clampdown after the abrogation of Article 370 as "baseless", the Health Department said here on Monday Rs 32 crore medicines were supplied in the Valley between July 20 and August 23.
2019-08-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Separatist leader Geelani asks J&K people to resist
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Accusing the Centre of forcing "demographic change" and "settler colonies" in Kashmir in "violation of all international laws" and UN resolutions, All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairperson Syed Ali Geelani has urged Jammu and Kashmir's people to "resist at this critical juncture".
2019-08-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Medicines in stock for 15-20 days in J&K: Administration
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday announced that all 376 notified as well as 62 essential or life saving medicines are available in stock in the Union Territory for 15-20 days.
2019-08-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
J&K administration asks leaders to stay away from Srinagar
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday asked leaders of political parties not to visit Srinagar, claiming it will jeopardize the efforts to restore normalcy in the region.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Saloons disappear as workers desert Valley
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) Bashir Ahmed Sheikh, 63, has been visiting a barber shop in North Kashmir's Ganderbal district for the last three days without any luck.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,IANS Life
First encounter in J&K since Art 370 abrogation
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) The gun battle between security forces and militants in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir continued till late into the night on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
How these J&K officers are fighting fake news on Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) With a full-fledged information war breaking out following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave Jammu and Kashmir special status, several officers of the state have put themselves on the front line of fighting fake news propaganda, mostly emanating from Pakistan.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
Schools reopen in Srinagar, but students missing
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) After a gap of 15 days, around 200 school in Srinagar reopened on Monday, but few students showed up. Though teachers were present in most schools, jittery parents avoided sending their children.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Pak resumes ceasefire violations in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) After a lull of less than 24 hours, Pakistan violated the ceasefire again with fresh shelling near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Would return to real time normalcy elude Kashmiris for long?
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) Moving with extreme caution and taking decision based on daily assessment of the ground situation, authorities on Sunday relaxed curbs in more areas of the Kashmir Valley.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Indian Army hits Pakistani post opposite Rajouri
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian Army hit a Pakistani post opposite the Rajouri sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday during continuous cross-fire following a ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan that left a soldier dead, officials said.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rahul condemns arrest of J&K Congress chief
Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the arrest of the party's Jammu and Kashmir unit chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir and another party leader saying the government has delivered another body blow to democracy.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
No killing in Kashmir, situation to be normal in few days (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) There has been no loss of life to any person in the Kashmir Valley during the past 12 days of lockdown, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam said on Friday, and announced that the restrictions will be lifted and life "will become completely normal" as the situation improves over the next few days.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Lt. Col Dhoni in Ladakh on Independence Day
Ladakh, Aug 15 (IANS) Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who is currently serving in the Indian Army, is in Ladakh where he brought in India's 73rd Independence Day with the masses of the newly formed union territory.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Sports