J&K

Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens for traffic after two days

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The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopened for traffic on Sunday after remaining closed for the past two days due to a massive landslide in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. Light motor vehicles (LMVs) were allowed to ply on the highway from both Jammu and Srinagar around 9.30 am after getting clearance from the agencies responsible for its maintenance, they ...

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7 injured in Grenade attack in Kashmir

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Despite tight security in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, terrorists threw a grenade near Hari Singh High Street. 7 people have been seriously injured in this attack. This grenade attack has taken place when security arrangements are very strict in the valley and intensive deployment of troops has been done everywhere. The injured have been admitted to the local hospital. Where ...

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Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K’s Poonch

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The Pakistan army on Saturday targeted forward posts and villages in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district with firing from small arms and mortar shelling, ending nearly a week-long lull along the Line of Control (LoC) , a defence spokesman said. The small arms firing and mortar shelling from across the border started in Krishna Ghati sector around 7.45 am, the ...

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“Aadi Mahotsav” Begins at Leh-Ladakh Today

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Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival), a joint initiative of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India & Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) begins at Polo Ground, Leh-Ladakh today. The 9 day event from 17th August till 25th August, 2019 was inaugurated by Shri Arjun Munda, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs in the august presence of SmtRenuka Singh, ...

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Kashmir remains shut for 12th consecutive day

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Kashmir remained shut for the 12th consecutive day on Friday, even as the authorities relaxed restrictions on the movement of people in Srinagar. “Restrictions on the movement of people have been eased in most parts of the Valley. The situation so far has remained peaceful,” a senior official of the state administration said here. He said while the deployment of ...

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Article 370 removal will result in end of terrorism in Kashmir: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution will lead to end of terrorism and progress of the region. Speaking at the launch of a book on Vice President M Venkiah Naidu in Chennai, Shah said he firmly believed that Art 370 that gave the ...

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RS approves resolution on J&K

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Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a resolution abrogating Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir and a bill to bifurcate the state into two union territories with Home Minister Amit Shah saying the controversial provisions were responsible for poverty and lack of development in the state. Allaying opposition fears of all hell breaking loose after the move, Shah replying, “nothing will ...

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Amit Shah introduces resolution to scrap Article 370 in J&K

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The Narendra Modi government at the Center took a major decision on Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced a resolution to eliminate Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir in the Rajya Sabha. With this Article 370 and 35A have been abolished. Shah has introduced the state reorganization bill in the Rajya Sabha. According to the ...

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Tourists, pilgrims leave Valley in wake of J&K advisory

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Tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims started to leave the Kashmir Valley on Saturday in the wake of J&K authorities issuing an advisory, asking them to cut short their stay citing security threats. An official at Srinagar Airport said Indian Air Force flights have been pressed into service “as per requirement”. Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department sent buses on Friday, immediately ...

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Terror Monitoring Group set up in J&K

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A Multi Disciplinary Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) has been constituted in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. TMG has been constituted to ensure synergized and concerted action against terror financing and other terror related activities in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The Government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism. Effective response is given by the security ...

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