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Indian Army organises free veterinary camp at Kupwara's Bangus valley

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 4, 2020 1:12:00 AM IST
Under the aegis of Kilo Force headquarters, the Indian Army on Monday organised a free veterinary camp at Bangus Valley in North Kashmir's Kupwara district to help local villagers living in this remote area of the Union Territory.... read..
 

J-K: Army destroys IED-like object on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Baramulla/Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 4, 2020 9:12:00 AM IST
The bomb disposal squad of the Indian Army on Tuesday destroyed an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) like object on Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway.... read..
 

Two-day curfew in Kashmir ahead of Aug 5 anniversary

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:06 PM IST
A two-day curfew was been imposed in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday ahead of the first anniversary of the scrapping of Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Kashmiri youth develops mobile file sharing alternative to recently banned Chinese app

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 4, 2020 5:41:54 AM IST
A youth from Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam has developed a mobile phone application --"File Share Tool" which allows sharing files at a speed of 40 MB per second, faster than a recently banned Chinese app, the youth claims.... read..
 

Over 500 J&K staff under scanner for 'anti-national activities'

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
More than 500 employees in Jammu and Kashmir are under the scanner and face sacking from service if found involved in anti-national activities, official sources said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Curfew ordered in Srinagar on August 4 and 5

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The authorities have announced the imposition of curfew in Srinagar district on August 4 and 5, after receiving intelligence reports which suggested that subversive elements are planning to disrupt peace during this period.... read..
 

590 new cases take J&K's Covid tally past 22K-mark

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 590 new cases, taking the Union Territory's Covid-19 tally past the 20,000-mark to 20,006, while 11 people succumbed to the dreaded virus in the last 24 hours.... read..
 

4% seats in J&K professional institutions reserved for Ladakh students

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 4, 2020 6:42:04 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday announced that 4 per cent of seats in professional institutions would be reserved for students of Ladakh for 2020-21.... read..
 

Security forces defuse IED in Kashmir's Pattan area

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
A road-opening party of the security forces averted a tragedy on Tuesday morning when it found an improvised explosive device (IED) planted at Tappar village in Pattan area in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.... read..
 

Aug 5 anniv: J&K govt claims 100% success in 7 schemes

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
A day ahead of the anniversary of nullification of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Territory (UT) government claims 100 per cent achievement in seven schemes that include Saubhagya and PM Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY).... read..
 

Pak violates ceasefire in J-K's Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 4, 2020 9:12:03 AM IST
Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control in the Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district on Tuesday.... read..
 

Engineering testing lab ensures quality machinery for farmers in J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 4, 2020 4:12:06 PM IST
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, Government of India, has set up an agriculture engineering testing lab for the testing of agriculture machinery at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) at Shalimar... read..
 

Pakistan resorts to unprovoked shelling on LoC

Jammu |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation by using small arms and mortar shells on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a Defence Ministry spokesman said.... read..
 

16 from J-K crack UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 4, 2020 4:42:02 PM IST
Among the 829 who qualified for Civil Services Exam 2019 on Tuesday, 16 candidates are from Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Soldier abducted by suspected militants in J&K's Kulgam

Srinagar |Monday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
An Indian Army soldier was abducted by suspected militants late on Sunday in J&K's Kulgam district, police said.... read..
 

Poonch women overwhelm jawans as they tie rakhi

Srinagar |Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Sashastra Seema Bal jawan Anil Nehvle on Monday felt as if he was among his family members at home in Maharashtra even though he was thousands of miles away as he stood guard in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and women from the area walked up to him with rakh... read..
 

J-K: Mahant Deependra Giri reaches Amarnath shrine to offer prayers on 'Shravan Purnima'

Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 3, 2020 11:42:01 AM IST
On the occasion of 'Shravan Purnima', Mahant Deependra Giri, the custodian of the holy mace of Lord Shiva, along with few other sadhus travelled to Shri Amarnath Ji shrine from Srinagar by a helicopter on Monday.... read..
 

Kashmiri woman distributes menstrual kits to girls amid coronavirus lockdown

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 3, 2020 1:41:54 AM IST
While some people are distributing necessary food items to the needy amid Covid-19 lockdown, Irfana Zargar is busy distributing free of cost sanitary kits to women and young girls in Srinagar and nearby villages in Kashmir valley.... read..
 

With 444 new cases J&K Covid-19 tally crosses 21K

Srinagar |Monday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A total of 444 people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as the total number of people infected with Covid-19 crossed 21,000 in the union territory.... read..
 

SC judge should probe exodus of Kashmiri Pandits: Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar |Monday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday demanded a probe by a retired judge of the Supreme Court into the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in early 1990s.... read..
 

Army jawan missing in J-K

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 3, 2020 11:12:14 PM IST
Rifleman Shakir Manzoor of 162 Battalion (TA), has been missing since 5:00 pm on Sunday, said Chinar Corps, Indian Army.... read..
 

J-K's COVID-19 cases rise to 22,006

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 3, 2020 8:42:03 PM IST
Five hundred and ninety more COVID-19 cases were reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the Union Territory's reported coronavirus cases to 22,006, informed the Jammu and Kashmir administration.... read..
 

J-K: 17-year-old boy develops file-sharing app after ban on Chinese apps

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 3, 2020 10:42:08 AM IST
Ashfaq Mehmood Choudhary, a 17-year-old boy from Chattyear of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, has developed a file-sharing app 'Dodo Drop' which would enable users to share audios, videos, images, and texts between two devices without Internet acces... read..
 

One year of union territory status: Ladakh brims with hope

Leh/New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Unlike every other summer when the bazaars are teeming with tourists, this season, due to the coronavirus pandemic, life in Leh, is placid. Yet as the sharp sun shines on the rugged mountains of the high-altitude desert of Ladakh, natives step out wearing... read..
 

J&K Covid-19 tally nears 21,000 as 613 test positive

Srinagar |Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
While 613 people tested positive, 11 succumbed to coronavirus in J&K on Saturday, taking the case tally to 20,972 and toll to 388, said the Information and Public Relations Department, here on Saturday.... read..
 

J-K extends COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till Aug 5

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 2, 2020 12:12:03 PM IST
The government of Jammu and Kashmir has extended its COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till August 5, an order stated.... read..
 

BSF jawans celebrate Rakhi with locals, receive face masks in Jammu

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 2, 2020 10:11:56 PM IST
On the eve of Raksha Bandhan, Border Security Force (BSF) personnel deployed at the India-Pakistan international border near Ranbir Singh Pura in Jammu in celebrated the occasion with the locals on Sunday. Locals tied rakhis and gave the jawans face masks... read..
 

Jammu and Kashmir reports 444 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths in last 24 hours

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 2, 2020 8:12:06 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday reported 444 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths in the Union Territory in the last 24 hours, the health department said.... read..
 

J-K: Better infrastructure under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana boosts grape production in Ganderbal

Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 2, 2020 7:11:57 PM IST
A section of people in Jammu and Kashmir depends on the horticulture sector for their livelihoods and grape cultivation is a major source of income for many families in the Valley. One such place is Ganderbal, popularly known as the 'district of lakes', w... read..
 

Muslim Uighurs are forcibly put in concentration camps in China: Hashim Qureshi

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 1, 2020 5:42:03 PM IST
M Hashim Qureshi, Chairman of J-K Democratic Liberation Party, has highlighted the treatment meted by the Chinese Communist Party to Muslim and Christians, saying Muslim Uighurs are put in concentration camps in Xinjiang province.... read..
 

Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, recovers arms

Srinagar |Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in J&K's Kupwara district recovering arms and ammunition from withdrawing infiltrators.... read..
 

J-K reports 613 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 1, 2020 8:11:57 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded 613 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths, taking the total cases in the Union Territory to 20,972.... read..
 

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

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 1, 2020 10:12:06 AM IST
An Indian Army soldier was killed in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army in the Balakot sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday, police said.... read..
 

Soldier killed in Pak ceasefire violation on LoC in J&K

Jammu |Saturday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
An Indian soldier was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan troops on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Saturday.... read..
 

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

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 1, 2020 4:11:56 PM IST
Indian Army soldier Rohin Kumar has lost his life in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.... read..
 

FM sets aside Rs 5,958 crores for Ladakh's development: Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Leh (Ladakh) | August 1, 2020 3:41:56 PM IST
BJP Ladakh unit chief and MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on Saturday said that Rs 5,958 crores have been set aside for overall inclusive development of the Union Territory (UT) in 2020-21 budget by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.... read..
 

People in Srinagar offer Eid al-Adha namaz at homes following Covid-19 guidelines

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 1, 2020 12:12:00 PM IST
As India is celebrating the festival of Eid al-Adha on Saturday, people in Srinagar are avoiding to visit Mosques in view of the COVID-19 outbreak and they are offering prayers at their homes.... read..
 

CS, DGP tour Srinagar city to review security, deployment arrangements on Eid

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 1, 2020 11:11:58 PM IST
Chief Secretary (CS) of Jammu and Kashmir BVR Subrahmanyam and Director-General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Saturday visited parts of Srinagar city area to take stock of the security and deployment arrangements on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.... read..
 

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

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 1, 2020 2:11:52 PM IST
Indian Army soldier Rohin Kumar has lost his life in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.... read..
 

Kashmiri girl wants to preserve traditional Urdu calligraphy art

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 31, 2020 8:11:54 PM IST
Turning her childhood dream into her profession, Kashmir's Saima Bhat expressed her desire to preserve the age-old traditional Kashmiri art of calligraphy.... read..
 

7 die as COVID death toll hits 372 in J&K

Srinagar |Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Seven COVID-19 patients died on Friday in J&K raising the number of people killed by the dreaded virus in the Union territory to 372.... read..
 

J-K's Special Secretary of Social Welfare Dept dies of COVID-19

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 31, 2020 10:42:16 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir's Special Secretary of the Social Welfare Department, Tasaduq Jeelani on Tuesday passed away due to COVID-19.... read..
 

Mehbooba Mufti's detention extended by three months

Srinagar |Friday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday extended the detention of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti under the Public Safety Act (PSA) for another three months.... read..
 

Infiltrating terrorists intercepted in J-K's Kupwara, rifles, grenades recovered

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 31, 2020 10:11:57 PM IST
Infiltrating terrorists were intercepted by the Indian Army after a suspicious movement of unidentified persons was detected on the Indian side of Line of Control (LoC) at Machhal sector in Kupwara on Friday.... read..
 

450 new cases take J&K's Covid tally near 20K, death toll 365

Srinagar |Friday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 456 new cases, taking the Union Territorys Covid-19 tally close to the 20,000 mark at 19,869, while 17 people succumbed to the dreaded virus in the last 24 hours, mounting the UTs death toll to 365.... read..
 

Am still under house arrest: Saifuddin Soz

Srinagar |Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Former Union minister and Congress leader Saifuddin Soz on Friday claimed that he is still under home detention even as the Jammu & Kashmir government said that Soz is a free man and is not under any sort of detention.... read..
 

J&K Police put on high alert for the ensuing forthnight

Srinagar |Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Police have been put on high alert for the ensuing fortnight after intelligence reports said that subversive elements were planning to disrupt peace during the next 15 days.... read..
 

Former J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti's detention under PSA extended by 3 months

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 31, 2020 5:42:01 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) is extended by three months.... read..
 

Eid al-Adha holiday in J-K on Aug 1 and 2

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 31, 2020 9:12:06 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir will observe a holiday on account of Eid al-Adha on August 1 and August 2, instead of the earlier proposed date of July 31 and August 1, informed the General Administration Department (GAD) of the Union Territory on Friday.... read..
 

COVID-19: Jammu and Kashmir issues fresh protocols for passengers

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 31, 2020 1:11:58 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Administration on Thursday issued protocols for passengers arriving in the Union Territory through the air, rail or road.... read..
 

J-K: People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone released from detention

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 31, 2020 2:42:00 PM IST
People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone has been released from house detention.... read..
 
 
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