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J-K: Panchayat members pin hope on BDC elections for development of rural areas

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 19, 2019 4:11:32 AM IST
As the state of Jammu and Kashmir is going to witness first-ever Block Development Council (BDC) elections being held on October 24, panchayat members hope that pace of development will further be enhanced after the polls.... read..
 

Defence Minister to inaugurate strategic bridge in eastern Ladakh next week

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 18, 2019 10:11:34 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to inaugurate the Col Chewang Rinchen Bridge built between Durbuk and Daulat Beg Oldie in eastern Ladakh on October 21.... read..
 

Meet Ishrat Rasheed, first female Kashmiri specially-abled international basketball player

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 18, 2019 11:11:31 AM IST
"I never thought I would be able to go this far," says Ishrat Rasheed, Kashmir's first female international specially-abled basketball player.... read..
 

J-K: Transport welfare association hold strike against new toll plaza in Sarore

Samba (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 17, 2019 5:41:48 PM IST
All Jammu and Kashmir Transport Welfare Association (AJKTWA) is holding an indefinite strike from Lakhanpur to Kashmir in protest against the newly set up toll plaza at Sarore along the Jammu-Pathankot highway in the district.... read..
 

Ladakh Affairs Department headquarters to be shifted to Leh, Ladakh

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 17, 2019 2:11:33 AM IST
Government of Jammu and Kashmir has ordered for shifting of headquarters of Administrative Secretary, Ladakh Affairs Department to Leh, Ladakh with immediate effect.... read..
 

Evolve 'effective mechanism' to maintain law and order in J-K: DGP to security officers

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 17, 2019 11:41:32 PM IST
Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Thursday directed officers of police and security forces to evolve an "effective mechanism" to maintain law and order and ensure safety and security of the people in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

J-K: Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter released on bail

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 17, 2019 11:41:33 AM IST
National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah's sister Suraiya and daughter Safiya were released on bail last night after being detained by police on Tuesday for holding a protest in Srinagar.... read..
 

Consequent to abolition of J-K Legislative Council, staff shall report to General Administration Department: Administration

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 17, 2019 1:11:46 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration ordered that consequent to abolition of the state Legislative Council in terms of Section 57 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019, all the staff shown shall report to the General Administration Department ... read..
 

J-K: Unidentified militants kill apple trader in Shopian, another critically injured

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 9:41:38 PM IST
In continued atrocities by Pakistan-sponsored terrorists, an apple trader was killed while the other one is in a critical condition after some militants opened fire on them near Trenz village in Shopian district on Wednesday.... read..
 

J-K: Encounter between police and terrorists breaks out in Anantnag

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 8:11:32 AM IST
An encounter between the police and terrorists broke out in the wee hours of Wednesday here.... read..
 

J-K: Civilian shot dead by terrorists in Shopian

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 10:11:39 PM IST
A civilian was killed and another was injured in a firing by terrorists in south Kashmir's Shopian on Wednesday, police said.... read..
 

J-K: Labourer from Chhattisgarh killed by terrorists in Pulwama

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 4:11:40 PM IST
Terrorists on Wednesday killed a civilian in Kakpora area of Pulwama, said Kashmir Zone police.... read..
 

Tour operators visit Kashmir after govt lifts travel advisory

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 4:11:36 PM IST
Several prominent tour operators visited Kashmir on Wednesday to assess the ground reality in the valley, days after the central government withdrew a travel advisory that requested tourists and pilgrims to curtail their stay in the region.... read..
 

BJP incharge of J-K Avinash Rai Khanna meets village headmen

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 1:11:32 PM IST
BJP National Vice President and party in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir Avinash Rai Khanna on Wednesday held a meeting with village headmen in Srinagar.... read..
 

Anantnag: 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in police encounter

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 12:11:31 PM IST
Police here on Wednesday killed three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists led by commander Nasir Chadru in an encounter.... read..
 

Farooq Abdullah detained at his house in Srinagar, his daughter Safiya in judicial custody: Police

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 10:41:33 AM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah has been detained at his house in Srinagar, police said on Wednesday.... read..
 

3 terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag belong to LeT, says police

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2019 3:11:35 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday identified the three terrorists killed in an encounter in Bijbehara area in Anantnag as Nasir Chadru, Aqib Hajam and Zahid Hussain, and said that they were affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit LeT.... read..
 

Truck driver from Rajasthan shot and killed in J&K

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
A truck driver from Rajasthan was shot and killed by suspected militans in Sheermal village of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir here on Monday. He was loading apples when the incident took place.... read..
 

Farooq Abdullah's daughter, sister detained during protest over repeal of article 370

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 15, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's daughter and sister were detained in Srinagar on Tuesday during a protest against abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territ... read..
 

Over 6,500 youth take part in recruitment drive in J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 15, 2019 6:41:55 PM IST
The recruitment drive for a Territorial Army Battalion in Srinagar received an overwhelming response with 6,500 youth from Jammu and Kashmir participating in it.... read..
 

J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch district

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 15, 2019 11:11:34 AM IST
Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Tuesday along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.... read..
 

Poonch: Woman killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 15, 2019 5:11:31 PM IST
A 27-year-old woman was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Poonch sector on Tuesday.... read..
 

J-K administration announces Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia to family of woman killed in ceasefire violation

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 15, 2019 8:11:42 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh to the family of a woman who was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Poonch district.... read..
 

J-K: NIT reopens in Srinagar after 2 months

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 15, 2019 3:11:57 PM IST
The National Institute of Technology (NIT) here reopened on Tuesday after being shut for two-and-a-half months.... read..
 

J-K: Postpaid mobile services to be functional in Valley from today afternoon

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 7:41:32 AM IST
Postpaid mobile services in the remaining areas of Jammu and Kashmir will be functional from 12 pm today.... read..
 

Valley residents express joy as postpaid mobile services restore in J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 3:11:42 PM IST
People across Jammu and Kashmir heaved a deep sigh of relief after postpaid mobile services were fully restored in the region on Monday.... read..
 

Don't be intimidated by 'big leaders', will support you when needed: Satypal Malik tells security forces

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 6:41:54 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said that the administration will support the security forces if they are intimidated by any big leaders and they need not be scared of anyone while doing their duties.... read..
 

J-K: Two unidentified terrorists kill truck driver in Shopian

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 10:41:34 PM IST
Two unknown terrorists including one from Pakistan on Monday attacked and killed a truck driver in Shopian district.... read..
 

Curtailed telephone services to save lives: J-K Governor

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
On the day when postpaid mobile services were restored in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday defended the restrictions saying that every life of a Kashmiri was important and announced that Internet services would be restored soon in the... read..
 

India best country for Muslims, Pakistan PM's call for Jihad shameful: Naseeruddin Chishti

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 7:11:32 PM IST
Member of a Sufi delegation visiting Jammu and Kashmir, Naseeruddin Chishti on Monday slammed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for 'Jihad' and termed it as shameful while outlining that India is the best country for Muslims.... read..
 

J-K: Many female candidates participate in police recruitment drive

Ramban (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 8:11:38 PM IST
A good number of female candidates are participating in the ongoing recruitment drive for Special Police Officers (SPOs) being organised here.... read..
 

Postpaid mobile services restored in J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 12:41:42 PM IST
Postpaid mobile services were restored in the remaining parts of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. The services were made operational from 12 noon.... read..
 

J-K: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists held

Ganderbal/Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 1:41:35 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday arrested two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists from Ganderbal and Kashmir, sources said.... read..
 

J-K: 2 school students assaulted by seniors in Doda

Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 7:11:36 PM IST
Two students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Doda district were allegedly tied and assaulted by their seniors over suspicions of theft.... read..
 

Army jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pak in J-K's Uri

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 13, 2019 10:41:38 PM IST
An Army jawan was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday.... read..
 

J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Hiranagar sector, targets civilian areas

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 13, 2019 9:11:33 AM IST
Pakistan on Saturday violated the ceasefire at the international border in Hiranagar sector of Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K's Hiranagar sector, targets civilian areas

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 13, 2019 11:11:36 AM IST
Pakistan resorted to unprovoked ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar sector.... read..
 

J-K: 5 civilians injured in Srinagar grenade attack

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 4:41:37 PM IST
At least five civilians were injured in a grenade attack that took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.... read..
 

Preparations afoot to start 102-108 ambulance services in J-K: National Health Mission

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 11:41:54 PM IST
The long-awaited 102-108 ambulance service is being rolled out in Jammu and Kashmir in a months time for the benefit of general masses, the National Health Mission (NHM) said on Saturday.... read..
 

Grenade attack in Srinagar, search ops underway

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 4:11:51 PM IST
A grenade attack took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Saturday.... read..
 

Lt Gen Harsha assumes charge as GOC of elite 'White Knight Corps'

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 3:41:36 PM IST
Lieutenant General Harsha Gupta assumed the charge of General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the elite 'White Knight Corps' from Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh Sangha here on Saturday.... read..
 

J-K DGP sanctions over Rs 2 crore welfare loan for police personnel

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 7:41:40 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir's Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh on Saturday sanctioned over Rs 2 crore welfare loan and relief in favour of 211 police personnel.... read..
 

J-K: 34 women file nominations for BDC polls in Doda

Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 9:11:39 PM IST
In all, 34 women including a 64-year-old have filed nominations in the district for the coming Block Development Council (BDC) elections, scheduled to be held on October 24.... read..
 

J-K: 1,065 candidates in fray in BDC polls, 27 elected unopposed

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 10:41:35 PM IST
After the final withdrawal of nomination papers, 1,065 candidates are in the fray for the elections of chairpersons for the Block Development Councils (BDCs) in Jammu and Kashmir, the directorate of information said in a statement.... read..
 

Over 1,500 students participate in Indian Army's 'Sangam Youth Festival' in Jammu

Bhadarwah (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 11:41:37 PM IST
Over 1,500 students from 32 different colleges and university participated in the 'Sangam Youth Festival' being organised by the Indian Army in collaboration with Jammu University Campus in a bid to spread the message of peace, prosperity, communal harmon... read..
 

J-K: 31 candidates pull out of upcoming BDC elections

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 4:11:33 AM IST
A total of 31 candidates out of 92 withdrew their nominations for the upcoming Block Development Council (BDC) elections in Poonch.... read..
 

J-K govt to its Admin Secys: Stay in Srinagar on 'appointed day' for state bifurcation

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 7:11:33 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government has directed all Administrative Secretaries to stay in Srinagar on the "appointed day" for the formation of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and Union Territory of Ladakh, which is October 31.... read..
 

J-K: Pink vehicles launched for women and girls in Rajouri

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 8:11:34 AM IST
In a bid to provide safe and dignified travel option to women and girls, the district administration here in association with the Motor Vehicle Department launched six pink vehicles to mark the International Girl Child Day, 2019.... read..
 

J-K govt seeks options from state service employees on choice of posting in UT

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 8:11:36 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government has sought options from the state service employees on choice of posting to the successor Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.... read..
 

Mehbooba says authorities lying about Kashmir situation

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 11:41:35 AM IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday accused the authorities of lying about the ground-reality of Kashmir.... read..
 

Postpaid mobile services to be restored in Kashmir Valley from Monday

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 12, 2019 12:41:31 PM IST
Postpaid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir will be functional from Monday.... read..
 
 
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