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Restrictions on civilian traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway lifted completely

Restrictions on civilian traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway lifted completely

Srinagar Following a review of the security situation in the state and of the requirement of security forces’ convoys, the Governor has decided to lift the remaining restrictions on civilian movement on the Highway connecting Jammu to Srinagar with effect from Monday, 27.5.2019. These restrictions had become necessary following the movement of security forces on […]

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Rajnath Singh, Governor congratulate two J&K police officers for scaling Mount Everest

Rajnath Singh, Governor congratulate two J&K police officers for scaling Mount Everest

Two Police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police SgCt Nazir Ahmed and SgCt Falil Singh which were part of the 11 member All India Police Sports Control Board Team scaled world’s highest peak Mount Everest today morning. Satya Pal Malik Hon’ble Governor Jammu and Kashmir, K. Vijay Kumar Advisor to Hon’ble Governor J&K, BVR Subramanyam […]

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Governor reviews security arrangements at high level meeting

Governor reviews security arrangements at high level meeting

 Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, chaired a high level meeting at Raj Bhavan here today to review important security related matters with regard to the Shri Amarnathji Yatra which is scheduled to commence on 1st July 2019, from both the Baltal and Pahalgam routes. The meeting was attended by the Advisor […]

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Amid shutdown restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Amid shutdown restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Strict restrictions remain imposed in Srinagar parts in Tuesday following a shutdown and EidGah chalo call by Joint Resistance Leaders (JRL) to commemorate the death anniversaries of Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq, martyrs of 1990 Hawal massacre and Abdul Gani Gani. Eyewitness said that there was a large deployment of forces in and around old city Srinagar. […]

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Exit polls should not to be believed: G.A. Mir

Exit polls should not to be believed: G.A. Mir

 Jammu and Kashmir Congress President G.A. Mir today said that the exit polls should not to be believed and that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) would have the majority in the Lok Sabha polls. Speaking to the reporter, G.A. Mir said “Don’t believe these exit polls. Wait for the results on May 23 (when the […]

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Silence of ECI worrying even after “evidence” had come to fore: Mehbooba

Silence of ECI worrying even after “evidence” had come to fore: Mehbooba

PDP president and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the silence of the Election Commission (EC) was worrying even after “evidence” had come to the fore that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls were being switched. Mehbooba Mufti in a tweet said “Worrying […]

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Kashmiris joining militancy ‘matter of concern’: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh

Kashmiris joining militancy ‘matter of concern’: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command of the Indian Army on Monday said that though locals in Kashmir joining militancy “remains a matter of concern.” “Local recruitment remains a matter of concern for all of us. Last year, we had 217 local youth who had picked up militancy. This year, the number […]

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Pellet victims protest in Srinagar, demand ban on the ‘lethal’ weapon

Pellet victims protest in Srinagar, demand ban on the ‘lethal’ weapon

Srinagar: Pellet Victims Welfare Trust (PVWT) on Monday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding ban on the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. Scores of pellets victims from various districts of the valley assembled in press enclave holding placards reading “Pellet Gun Lethal Weapon”, “Ban on pellet gun”, “Stop use of pellet gun”, ” […]

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KEA, KTMF hail J&K Bank for jump in net profit

KEA, KTMF hail J&K Bank for jump in net profit

KEA, KTMF hail J&K Bank for jump in net profit The Kashmir Economic Alliance Chairman Muhammad Yasin Khan has hailed the Chairman J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed for over seven-fold jump in its net profit at Rs 214.80 crore in fourth quarter of the fiscal ended March 2019. In a statement, Khan who also heads the […]

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BSF Officer injured as India, Pakistan armies exchange fire along LoC in Poonch

BSF Officer injured as India, Pakistan armies exchange fire along LoC in Poonch

An assistant sub-inspector of the Border Security Force (BSF) was injured after armies of India and Pakistan exchanged fire at Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district late last night. An official said that the ASI Satyapal Singh received splinter injuries after Pakistan army attacked Indian army posts in the area. The injured ASI was shifted […]