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    All offices in J&K shut down till March 25 amid COVID-19 outbreak

    India | March 22, 2020 13:05 IST

    Government offices in Jammu and Kashmir will remain closed till March 25 after J&K administration declared holiday on March 24 (Tuesday) amid coronavirus outbreak. March 23 and 25 were already holidays. However, essential services will continue undisturbed, informed Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, Planning, Jammu & Kashmir.

  • Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah, sub jail, Srinagar

    Day after release, Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar in sub-jail in Srinagar | Photos

    India | March 14, 2020 16:11 IST

    A day after being getting released from 7-month house detention under Public Safety Act (PSA), National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Saturday met his son Omar Abdullah in sub-jail in Srinagar, officials informed on Saturday.

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    Ex-PDP minister Syed Altaf Bukhari launches Apni Party in Srinagar

    Politics | March 08, 2020 14:34 IST

    Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) minister Altaf Bukhari on Sunday launched his own political party 'Apni Party' in Jammu and Kashmir. Bukhari is was first mainstream politician in Kashmir who said publicly that Kashmiris cannot perpetually mourn the abrogation of Article 370. He said time has come to strive for achievable political objectives.

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    What is mac-binding, a requirement for accessing internet in J&K

    March 06, 2020 7:19 IST

    Months after ban on social media was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir following the revocation of Article 370, the administration on March 4 restored the use of social media in the valley. However, the internet can be accessed in J&K through Mac binding process. Here's a brief explanation of what is Mac binding.

  • J&K Police office martyred as terrorists open fire in Baramulla

    J&K Police officer martyred as terrorists open fire in Baramulla

    India | March 04, 2020 20:15 IST

    A Special Police Officer (SPO) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was martyred as terrorists opened fire at a police party near Warpora post in Baramulla.

  • Internet services restored in Jammu and Kashmir

    Ban on social media sites in Jammu & Kashmir revoked, 2G Internet services back

    India | March 04, 2020 18:52 IST

    Internet services were restored after a directive from Home Department of Jammu and Kashmir. Home Department took the decision after consultation with various agencies.

  • Jammu, Kashmir, tral, encounter

    3 terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Tral

    India | February 19, 2020 7:48 IST

    At least three terrorists have been killed in an encounter with police in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral. The terrorists have been identified as Jangeer Rafiq Wani, Raja Umar Maqbool Bhat and Uzair Amin Bhat. All three belong to the terror outfit 'Ansar Ghazwa ul Hind'.

  • Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti booked under Public Safety Act (PSA)

    Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti booked under Public Safety Act

    India | February 07, 2020 0:00 IST

    Former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have been booked under Public Safety Act (PSA). Both the leaders are already under detainment. They were detained in the immediate aftermath of abrogation of Article 370 in the month of August last year.

  • Ease of doing business: 149 of 187 reforms proposed by Centre implemented in JK

    Ease of doing business: 149 of 187 reforms proposed by Centre implemented in JK

    Business | January 28, 2020 23:52 IST

    Out of 187 reforms proposed by the Centre under the ease of doing business programme, 149 have been implemented so far in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said. It was conveyed at a meeting convened by Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, commissioner secretary, industries and commerce, Jammu & Kashmir.

  • No peace with India without Kashmir resolution: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

    No peace with India without Kashmir resolution: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

    India | January 17, 2020 11:54 IST

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has made it clear that there will be no resolution with India unless the Kashmir issue is resolved. Addressing the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) think-tank here on Thursday, Qureshi reiterated Pakistan's demand that US President Donald Trump should mediate to resolve the Kashmir issue.

  • Srinagar: Men walk on a road along a snow-covered village

    In Pictures: Kullu, Manali covered in snow as heavy snowfall lashes Srinagar, Himachal

    India | January 16, 2020 8:53 IST

    Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in Tehri, Pauri, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar districts even as hail may occur at some places especially in Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Tehri, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar districts, the Met department has said. 

  • North India winters

    IMD issues severe cold ALERT for next 48 hrs as North India reels under coldest winter in 118 years

    India | December 27, 2019 16:02 IST

    While Delhi is experiencing one of the coldest winters in years, biting coldwave persisted in north India as the mercury continued its downward trend and temperatures are likely to drop further in the coming days. In the plains, Fatehpur town in Rajasthan's Sikar district recorded season's lowest night temperature at minus 3 degrees Celsius.

  • J-K: Former SICOP chief booked for accumulating huge assets

    J-K: Former SICOP chief booked for accumulating huge assets by illegal practices

    India | December 21, 2019 10:01 IST

    The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Friday booked former chief of Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (SICOP) R L Tickoo for allegedly accumulating huge assets by indulging in corrupt and illegal practices, officials said. Last month, former managing director, SICOP, Bhupinder Singh Dua was booked on charges of owning assets exceeding his legal income. On the basis of a written complaint, a verification was initiated by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to look into the allegations of accumulation of huge assets by Tickoo disproportionate to his known sources of income, the ACB officials said.

  • IIT-Guwahati implements PM's scholarship scheme for J&K students

    IIT-Guwahati implements PM's scholarship scheme for J&K students

    India | October 01, 2019 13:48 IST

    On Friday, IIT Guwahati signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AICTE for extending internships to students from Jammu and Kashmir.

  • No objection if Tarigami shifted to AIIMS :Yechury to SC

    Shift CPM leader Tarigami from Srinagar to AIIMS in Delhi: SC on Sitaram Yechury plea

    India | September 05, 2019 12:41 IST

    A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and also comprising Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer said the shifting will be done following consultations between doctors at Srinagar's Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

  • Alarming picture of Kashmir being painted: J&K top cop

    Alarming picture of Kashmir being painted: J&K top cop

    India | August 30, 2019 16:53 IST

    "Generalisations and exaggerations. One stray incident (which I'm sure must have been taken cognizance of for corrective measures) can't be deemed as standard. Juveniles in conflict with the law being dealt as per juvenile law. Painting an alarming picture, which in reality doesn't exist," Hussain, an officer with Jammu and Kashmir police, tweeted.

  • Assembly polls unlikely till 2021 in Jammu and Kashmir

    Assembly polls unlikely till 2021 in Jammu and Kashmir: ECI sources

    India | August 24, 2019 19:09 IST

    Sources in the ECI said the process of delimitation of Assembly seats is expected to begin by the end of November and the process would take around 14 months to complete.

  • Japan to invest in Jammu and Kashmir if situation normalises

    Japan will invest in Jammu and Kashmir if situation normalises, says its envoy

    India | August 10, 2019 22:25 IST

    When asked whether Japan is considering the northern state as a potential investment hub following the scrapping of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which took away the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and now allows companies from other states and abroad to invest there, Hiramatsu said his country looks forward to "positive development" in the region.

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    United Nations 'very concerned' about tensions in sub-continent

    World | August 05, 2019 23:53 IST

    Dujarric was responding to a question on whether the Secretary-General has any comment on India's decision to revoke Kashmir's special status and the Pakistani's response that this is a violation of UNSC resolutions calling for a UN-organised plebiscite.

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    Flag hoisting in Valley would be touchstone for Jammu and Kashmir poll announcement

    India | August 02, 2019 8:52 IST

    Out of 4,490 panchayats in the state, more than half lies within the Valley. Amid security threat from the terror outfits, mostly by the modules of Jaish-e-Mohammed(JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) active in Kashmir, the Centre has moved in additional 100 companies of paramilitary forces to ensure a peaceful flag hoisting functions across the state. 

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