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Army there to protect you: Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma to Kashmiri youths in Pune

Army there to protect you: Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma to Kashmiri youths in Pune

In an interaction with Kashmiri youths in Pune on Monday, Centre’s interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma said the Indian Army in the Valley to protect the Kashmiris, and that the increased military deployment has been done to check infiltration and ceasefire violation in the border areas with Pakistan. “The people of Kashmir need to believe that the […]

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Regularization policy notified for casual, other workers: Dr Drabu

Regularization policy notified for casual, other workers: Dr Drabu

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Jammu and Kashmir Casual and Other Workers-Regular Engagement Rules, 2017 has been notified recently for regularization of these workers. However, he said no worker has been considered so far as per the provisions of SRO 520 dated 21-12-2017.           While replying to a […]

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In J & K, 213 militants Killed, three Surrendered in 2017: RTI

In J & K, 213 militants Killed, three Surrendered in 2017: RTI

The data shared by the Ministry of Home Affairs reveals that in the year 2017, the total number of militants killed during encounters include more foreign nationals than the local militants. The figures shared by the government of India should be helpful in representing the true picture and put a check on the false narrative […]

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Situation along LoC very bad, says DyCM

Situation along LoC very bad, says DyCM

ammu, Jan 30: There was uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly today as members, including those from the BJP and the CPI(M), raised the issue of Pakistan shelling along the Line of Control, forcing Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh to describe the situation as “very bad”. Singh said that administration has been directed […]

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Govt orders transfers, postings in State administration

Govt orders transfers, postings in State administration

Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday ordered several transfers and posting in various departments. In an order issued through General Administration Department (GAD) the government said that “in the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect.” Manisha Sarin, KAS, Joint Director, Information, Jammu, is transferred and posted as […]

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Govt orders transfers in police department

Govt orders transfers in police department

Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday ordered transfers of several senior police officials. An order issued here by the home department said: “In the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings of Police officers, are hereby ordered with immediate effect.” It said Aftab Ahmad, SSP CID Hqrs, is transferred and posted as AIG (Personnel) […]

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Shopian shuts to mourn civilian killings on sixth consecutive day

Shopian shuts to mourn civilian killings on sixth consecutive day

A complete shutdown is being observed on the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday in Shopian district against the recent civilian killings. All shops, business establishments, government and private offices remained closed in the district while public and private transport were off the roads. Two civilians, Javaid Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat of Balpora […]

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AFSPA IS THE BIGGEST SOURCE OF ALIENATION AND UNREST IN KASHMIR: SOZ

AFSPA IS THE BIGGEST SOURCE OF ALIENATION AND UNREST IN KASHMIR: SOZ

“General is Right – No Hurry to Remove AFSPA. He wants the cup of alienation of Kashmiris to rise to the brim, as if it is not at the brim already! The latest PTI story goes that General Rawat is convinced that the time has not come to think of even amending certain provisions of […]

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Snowfall closes several roads in upper reaches

Snowfall closes several roads in upper reaches

Roads to dozens of areas in upper reaches, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) were closed on Tuesday due to heavy to very snowfall since Monday night. “Due to snow, the roads leading to Sadhna top, Razdan pass, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan have been closed,” officials said. “We have closed road from Bandipora to […]

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After Majid Khan, Another Militant Returns To Family In J-K// DGP

After Majid Khan, Another Militant Returns To Family In J-K// DGP

A Kashmiri youth who had joined a terrorist group has surrendered before the security forces and returned to his family. “A young boy who had earlier joined terrorist ranks has come back to the mainstream in south Kashmir and left the path of violence and destruction,” Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. […]