J&K

Urgent Action Needed: Amarnath Pilgrims Stranded at Baltal, Pahalgam Await Rescue

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DAINIK NEWS SERVICE : Hundreds of Amarnath pilgrims find themselves stranded at Baltal and Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir, desperately appealing to the authorities for evacuation. Inclement weather conditions and landslides have disrupted the annual pilgrimage, leaving pilgrims facing numerous challenges and uncertainties. As the stranded devotees anxiously await rescue operations, the authorities must swiftly coordinate efforts to ensure their ...

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Pak shells border areas in Poonch, first ceasefire violation of 2020

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The Pakistan Army shelled mortars along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence spokesman said on Thursday. The Indian Army retaliated to the shelling that took place on Wednesday night. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector in district Poonch ...

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Over 400 youths from J-K inducted into Army

Over 400 freshly-trained youths from Jammu and Kashmir were on Saturday recruited into the Army at a passing-out-parade here, the first such parade of the force after the erstwhile state became the Union territory. The passing-out-parade of the soldiers, belonging to different areas of Jammu and Kashmir, was conducted at the regimental centre of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) ...

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Srinagar-Leh highway to be reopen for traffic on Friday

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The Srinagar-Leh highway will reopen for vehicular traffic on Friday after remaining closed for 15 days as the Border Roads Organisation has cleared the snow at the high-altitude Zojila pass on Thursday, officials said. The highway was closed on November 21 after the second spell of snowfall hit the Kashmir region disrupting normal life. Officials said around 700 vehicles, including ...

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Four soldiers trapped in avalanches in Kashmir

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At least four soldiers were trapped in two separate incidents of snow avalanches near the Line of Control in north Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. A snow avalanche hit an Army post in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district on Tuesday afternoon where at least two soldiers were trapped. Search and rescue operations were carried out till late Tuesday evening but ...

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Train services resume fully in Kashmir Valley: Railways

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Train services in the Srinagar-Banihal section of Kashmir Valley has resumed fully, more than three months after it was suspended due to security reasons, the railways said on Tuesday. A limited passenger service of two pairs of Trains between Srinagar-Baramulla was started between 10 am to 3 pm with effect from November 12. Later, two more pairs of train services ...

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Railway services to resume in J&K from November 11

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The stalled train service in the Kashmir Valley for more than two months will be restored on Monday 11 November. The train will be run on trial on Sunday, 10 November before the train service starts regularly. Divisional Commissioner (Divcom) Basir Ahmed Khan has asked the railway management to restore the train service. In a meeting chaired by Divcom on ...

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Bamboo Technology Parks to be set up in the two new UTs of J&K and Ladakh

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Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region took a review meeting with officials of the Ministry and the North Eastern Council (NEC) here today, during which he announced that Bamboo Technology Parks would be set up in the two new Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. The Cane and ...

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PM celebrates Diwali with his ‘family’ – the bravehearts on the border in J&K

In continuation of the tradition set in the first tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today celebrated the festival of Diwali with soldiers of Indian Army at the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir. This was the third instance of the Prime Minister celebrating the auspicious festival with the troops in Jammu & Kashmir. Prime Minister visited ...

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Government Employees of UT of J&K & Ladakh to get 7th CPC Allowances wef 31 Oct

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After the Parliament passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019, Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the nation on 8th August, 2019, wherein he announced that all the financial facilities being given to the employees of other Union Territories (UT), as per the recommendations of 7th CPC, would soon be extended to the employees of UT of Jammu & ...

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