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Avalanche warning for some places in Jammu and Kashmir

Avalanche warning for some places in Jammu and Kashmir

Avalanche warning for some places in Jammu and Kashmir Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued the avalanche warning for the areas above 2500 metre altitude. A low danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche prone areas of Jammu and Kashmir. Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued the avalanche warning […]

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CM Mehbooba expresses anguish over gruesome” murder of Asifa, assures action

CM Mehbooba expresses anguish over gruesome” murder of Asifa, assures action

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday expressed her anguish over the “gruesome” murder of eight-year-old girl, belonging to nomadic Bakerwal community in Kathua district. Mufti took to twitter to express her resentment and also assured of investigation into the case. “Outraged by the heinous incident in which a young Bakerwal girl has lost her […]

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Govt committed to conduct Panchayat Polls: Abdul Haq

Govt committed to conduct Panchayat Polls: Abdul Haq

JAMMU, JANUARY 18: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan today said the government is committed to strengthen the democracy at grassroots level by holding Panchayat elections. “All arrangements are being put in place to ensure smooth conduct of the polls and the formal notification in this regard will be […]

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Swedish skier killed, another rescued after avalanche hits Gulmarg in north Kashmir

Swedish skier killed, another rescued after avalanche hits Gulmarg in north Kashmir

A foreign tourist was killed whle another was rescued after an avalanche struck tourist resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, police said. An official said that a Swedish tourist, identified as Daniel (25), was killed while another went missing after the avalanche struck near second phase of Gandola cable car project […]

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Won’t surrender before Delhi: JRL hits out at army chief over Kashmir remarks

Won’t surrender before Delhi: JRL hits out at army chief over Kashmir remarks

Joint Resistance Leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik while reacting to recent remarks of Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat said that Kashmir movement was “love and worship” for them and that they wouldn’t surrender ‘no matter how much pressure Delhi builds on them”. The leadership also termed the charge-sheet […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: One killed, nine injured in road accident in Ramban

Jammu and Kashmir: One killed, nine injured in road accident in Ramban

A passenger was killed and nine others injured, two of them seriously, in a road accident on Halwagan-Neel link road in Ukhral tehsil of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Reports said that an overloaded passenger cab (registration number JK-14B/ 0106) was on way to Neel from Magarkot when the mishap took place […]

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Despite warning how were skiers allowed’, questions Omar Abdullah

Despite warning how were skiers allowed’, questions Omar Abdullah

National Conference working president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday questions the authorities after a foreign skier died in an avalanche in north Kashmir’s ski resort Gulmarg. “Very unfortunate. How were these skiers allowed to ski off-piste considering that avalanche warnings had been issued 24 hours ago?” Omar wrote on […]

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Situation tense at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir: BSF DG

Situation tense at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir: BSF DG

(DG) of Border Security Force (BSF) KK Sharma on Thursday described the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir as “tensed”. “The situation is pretty tensed. A continuous ceasefire has been going along the LoC, now it’s been happening in IB as well”, DG BSF KK Sharma […]