Jammu Kashmir

Data belies government claim, Srinagar schools report 0.01 per cent attendance

The poor turnout of students can be gauged from the fact that in some districts, the number of schools surpasses the number of students attending.

published on : 17th September 2019

22 arrested in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir amid pro-independence sit-in

Police stopped thousands of participants of a 'Freedom Long March' called by Sardar Mohammad Saghir-led faction of the JKLF for alleged rioting amid a pro-independence sit-in.

published on : 9th September 2019

Kashmiri Pandits longing to return to their homeland

For Kashmiri pandits, striking down of Article 370, which abrogated Kashmir's special privileges, by the Central government has nothing to do with their rehabilitation.

published on : 14th August 2019

Jammu and Kashmir students, professionals protest in Delhi, demand end of communication blockade

Dozens of students from Delhi University, Jamia Millia Islamia, JNU and other educational institutions in Delhi as well professionals took part in the protest.

published on : 9th August 2019

A big leap for Ladakh but still some way to go

Many have turned their focus to two most crucial aspects — preservation of the culture that is innate to Ladakh and the fragile ecosystem.

published on : 9th August 2019

Barring stray incidents of stone-pelting, situation comfortable in Jammu and Kashmir: Officials

An incident of stone-pelting was reported from Poonch district's Baflaiz area during protests against the government's move to abrogate Article 370.

published on : 7th August 2019

Mehbooba Mufti 'requested' to clarify role in Jammu and Kashmir Bank backdoor appointments

Dozens of backdoor appointments in the J&K Bank came to the surface during the ACB investigations into the working of the bank's sacked chairman.

published on : 4th August 2019

Weapon safety systems to counter gun-snatching in Jammu and Kashmir

Sources said over 200 weapons including AK-47 rifles, SLRs and INSAS rifles were snatched by militants in the last three years.

published on : 30th July 2019

Amit Shah as Home Minister toughens Centre's stance on Article 370

An indication about the government taking a tough line on the issue came in Parliament recently when Shah emphasized, repeatedly, that Article 370 of the Constitution is "temporary in nature".

published on : 24th July 2019

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch district

The army's spokesman said Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation with the firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Mendhar sector.

published on : 20th July 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: 33 dead, 20 injured as minibus falls into gorge in Kishtwar, PM Modi condoles loss of lives

Police said an overloaded minibus on its way towards Kishtwar from Keshwan area, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Keshwan-Thakrai ar

published on : 1st July 2019

First batch of pilgrims begin Amarnath Yatra amid tight security

In addition to the CRPF troops, Army and J&K police personnel have taken up positions on both the yatra routes—Jammu-Pahalgam- Amarnath cave and Jammu-Baltal-Amarnath cave.

published on : 1st July 2019

Anti-tank mine detected along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba

The anti-tank mine was noticed by some villagers alongside the bank of Basantar river in the Sapwal area Friday, a police official said.

published on : 29th June 2019

Union Cabinet extends President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir by six months from July 3

According to the official statement, a resolution seeking approval of parliament for the same will be moved in both the houses of parliament during the forthcoming session.

published on : 12th June 2019

Police may challenge sole acquittal in Kathua gang rape and murder case: IGP

The court acquitted seventh accused Vishal, the son of main accused Sanji Ram, giving him the 'benefit of doubt', said Farooqi Khan, who represented the victim's family in the court.

published on : 11th June 2019
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