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Imposition of Kashmiri language on Jammu is cultural invasion, says JFI

Jammu | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
An organisation fighting for the rights of Jammu region has opposed 'imposition' of Kashmiri language in the region. Terming the decision of BJP-PDP Government to introduce Kashmiri language in all the colleges in Jammu province a sinister move to underm... read..
 

Flashfloods triggered by Cloud Burst in Kashmir

Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 20 (ANI)... read..
 

Heavy vehicular traffic allowed on Mughal road; Kashmir, Leh highway open

Srinagar | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
One-way heavy vehicular traffic has been allowed on historic Mughal road, linking Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region, after remaining suspended for about eight months. However, one-way light vehicular traffic was al... read..
 

Guv, Chief Justice discuss protection of water bodies in Kashmir

Srinagar | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Governor N N Vohra and Jammu and Kashmir High Court (HC) Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed today discussed the importance of protecting the enchanting scenic beauty of the Valley and its water bodies, particularly the Dal Lake. An official spokesperson her... read..
 

Guv, Mehbooba discuss security situation, pace of tourist arrivals in Kashmir

Srinagar | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today discussed issue pertaining to maintenance of law and order, internal security and pace of tourist arrivals in the valley. An official spokesperson here tonight said that... read..
 

19th century house of Islamic scholar Anwar Shah to be conserved in Kashmir

Srinagar | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Recognizing the literary contribution of Moulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri (1875-1933) -- a renowned Islamic scholar, the Department of School Education has decided to preserve his 150-year-old residential house through retrofitting under the Department's herit... read..
 

Pakistan using its Kashmir narrative to give China footprint via CPEC

Islamabad [Pakistan] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
For nearly 70 years, Pakistan has defined Kashmir as the core issue and root cause of its differences with India. Traditionally, since 1947, the narrative in Islamabad has been to champion the right of self-determination, security and sovereignty of Kashm... read..
 

Two militants die in Kashmir infiltration bid

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
At least two militants were killed when the army challenged a group of infiltrators in Bandipora district of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday morning, a defence source said.... read..
 

Sushma confirms visa to Pakistani Kashmiri patient without Aziz's recommendation

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said a patient from Pakistan-administered Kashmir who is seeking treatment in New Delhi for a liver tumour needed no recommendation from the Pakistan government for a medical visa because the territory is... read..
 

Major infiltration bid foiled, two militant killed so far in Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Alert troops foiled yet another infiltration bid from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) when they gunned down two heavily armed militants near the Line of Control in north Kashmir district of Bandipora. Defence Ministry spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia... read..
 

Army Major shot dead by soldier at LoC in north Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
An Army Major was shot dead by his subordinate at a forward post near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told UNI that a soldier fired at a Major after ... read..
 

Three LeT militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Three militants of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in a brief encounter in south Kashmir district of Anantnag late last night, official sources said. Militants, travelling in a vehicle, opened fire when signaled by a naka party to stop in Anant... read..
 

Former sarpanch shot at and wounded by gunmen in Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
A former sarpanch was shot at and wounded by gunmen in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, official sources said. Nazir Ahmad Shah was shot at and wounded by gunmen at village Panzeth, Qazigund in Anantnag district last night. The injured was rushed to ho... read..
 

Pak violates ceasefire, soldier killed on LoC in north Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
A soldier was killed when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and targeted forward Indian posts on the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector in the frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told UNI that... read..
 

60-year-old man injured in security force firing in Kashmir succumbs

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
A 60-year-old man, who was injured in security force firing yesterday in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, succumbed this evening at S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar. Official sources told UNI that security forces yesterday r... read..
 

Two soldiers killed in Pakistani shelling in Kashmir (Second Lead)

Jammu |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Two Indian soldiers were killed on Tuesday as the Pakistan Army resorted to heavy shelling and firing along several areas of the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, leading authorities to shut down schools and ask civilians to move to safer places in Rajouri distri... read..
 

Traffic on Kashmir Highway suspended due to landslide

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Hundreds of vehicles, including those carrying Amarnath yatris, were stranded at various places on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, due to landslides triggered... read..
 

Traffic on Kashmir Highway resumes, stranded vehicles allowed to move

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Light vehicular traffic on the national highway, linking Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, had resumed after remaining suspended since this morning due to landslides triggered by rain. However, only light stranded vehicles, including carry... read..
 

Major infiltration bid foiled, one militant killed in Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
One militant was killed as alert troops foiled yet another infiltration bid from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, a defence ministry spokesman said. Col Rajesh Kalia told UNI that troops guarding the Line of Control ... read..
 

Army Major shot dead by jawan in Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
An Army Major was shot dead by a soldier in Uri sector in north Kashmir, official sources said today. They said a soldier fired at a Major after some dispute. The officer died before he could be shifted to hospital, they said, adding that further detail... read..
 

Educational institution reopens after summer vacation in Kashmir

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
Educational institutions reopened after summer vacations in the Kashmir valley, where rain lashed since early this morning resulting in drop in the mercury. The government had announced summer vacation in educational institutions from July 6 till... read..
 

Kashmir highway through despite rain

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
Despite rain during the night, the national highway, linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for traffic though heavy vehicles will ply from one side only. The light vehicles will ply from both sides, a traffic police... read..
 

Mehbooba needs to explain China's role in Kashmir situation: Abdullah

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
Main Opposition National Conference working president Omar Abdullah said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti need to explain the involvement of China in worsening security situation in the Kashmir valley. However, he said during his six year term as Chi... read..
 

PM announces ex-gratia relief for victims of road mishap in Kashmir

New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the family members of those Amarnath Yatris who lost their lives and Rs 50,000 each for those who got seriously injured, in the bus mishap in Jammu and Kashmir. An official announc... read..
 

Govt briefs Oppn leaders for 2nd day on Kashmir, standoff with China

New Delhi | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
For the second day today, leaders of various Opposition parties were briefed by the government on the standoff between India and China on the border and the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. At the meeting, the Opposition called on the government to resol... read..
 

Shahi Imam's missive to Sharif says people of Kashmir are in "state of terror"

New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
In an unprecedented gesture, the Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari has written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and urged him to "persuade militant youth and Hurriyat leaders" to agree for ceasefire. "Whenever ties between two... read..
 

Kashmir highway closed yet again due to landslides at three places

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
The national highway, linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, has again been closed due to landslides, triggered by rain, at three places. Traffic has been suspended on the highway again due to fresh landslides at three different... read..
 

Two HM modules busted, 7 arrested in Kashmir, police

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police achieved a major break-through when they arrested seven militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) tasked to provide logistic support and recruit young boys in the valley, a police spokesman said here this afternoon. Kashmiri and ot... read..
 

People of Kashmir are between two maximalist positions: Chidambaram

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 12:15:28 PM IST
Blaming the Centre for the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday said the people of the valley are caught between the two maximalist positions.... read..
 

Kashmir issue turning into festering wound: P Chidambaram

New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Stating that the situation in militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir is turning into a "festering wound", senior Congress leader and former Home Minister P Chidambaram today said that the "two maximalist positions" have harmed the state. "The people of the Kashm... read..
 

Hizbul Mujahideen module busted in Kashmir (Lead)

Srinagar |Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
A Hizbul Mujahideen recruitment module has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.... read..
 

Hizbul Mujahideen recruitment module busted in Kashmir

Srinagar |Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) recruitment module was busted by the state police on Saturday in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said.... read..
 

Ten pilgrims feared dead, several injured in Kashmir highway accident

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Ten Amarnath pilgrims are feared dead and several others were injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge on Srinagar-Jammu national highway this afternoon. Official sources said that a bus of Stat... read..
 

Cong. backs Bukhari letter to Pak PM Sharif on Kashmir

New Delhi [India] | July 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Congress has backed the Shahi Imam of the Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, for writing a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, saying that the former is the citizen of India and has the right to write a letter to whosoever he wants.... read..
 

Eleven pilgrims dead, about 30 injured in Kashmir highway accident

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Eleven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and about 30 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into 150 feet deep gorge on Srinagar-Jammu national highway this afternoon. Official sources said that a bus of J... read..
 

Congress to raise China, Kashmir, mob lynching in Parliament

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Ahead of Parliament's monsoon session that begins on Monday, the Congress on Sunday said it would seek answers from the government over an ongoing border stand-off with China, the worsening situation in Kashmir and mob lynching incidents in the name of co... read..
 

CRPF trooper injured in Kashmir grenade attack

Srinagar |Saturday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
A CRPF trooper was injured on Saturday in a grenade attack by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.... read..
 

Three militants reportedly killed in south Kashmir encounter

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
Three militants were reportedly killed in an encounter with security forces in the woods in the south Kashmir district of Pulwama today, official sources said. A massive search operation has been launched in another area in the district since ea... read..
 

Jama Masjid imam to Centre: Create environment of peace in Kashmir

New Delhi [India] | July 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Shahi Imam of the Jama Masjid in the Walled City of Delhi, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has written a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in which he has urged the Centre to take immediate steps to end the volatile atmosphere in the Kashmir Valley, and... read..
 

Mehbooba accuses China of meddling in Kashmir

New Delhi | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
Blaming foreign powers for deteriorating law and order situation in the valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today accused China of fomenting trouble in Kashmir. Ms Mufti said that the 'fight' in Jammu and Kashmir is not related to l... read..
 

Muslims help perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit in Valley

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | July 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Spreading a message of unity and brotherhood, around 3000 people, mostly Muslims, gathered in Pulwama's Trichal village to attend the final rites of a local Kashmiri Pandit.... read..
 

Mehbooba meets Rajnath, says China meddling in Kashmir (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday to discuss the security situation in the valley in the wake of the Amarnath terror attack and said that "unfortunately China has also started interfering" in... read..
 

Motorcyclist killed in road accident in central Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident in central Kashmir district of Budgam, official sources said here today. They told UNI that a commercial vehicle hit a motorcycle at Magam in Budgam, resulting in on-the-spot death of the motorcyclist, ... read..
 

Search operation launched in south Kashmir woods

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
A massive search operation has been launched in the woods in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, where some firing shots were heard this morning, official sources said. They said security forces and state police launched a joint search operation in the ... read..
 

Traffic resumes on Kashmir highway after disruption due to landslides

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
Traffic resumed on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, after disruption due to fresh landslides early this morning. ''We have now again resumed traffic on the highway though only lig... read..
 

Mehbooba meets Rajnath over Kashmir security situation

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday to discuss the security situation in the valley in the wake of the Amarnath terror attack.... read..
 

Mufti thanks Rajnath, people for their support during Kashmir crisis

New Delhi [India] | July 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday expressed her gratitude to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and to the people of the nation for extending their support at the time of crisis in the Valley.... read..
 

3 Jaish militants killed in encounter with security forces in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
Three Jaish-e-Mohammed militants were killed in a fierce encounter with security forces in the woods in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said that a joint search operation was launched by Special Operat... read..
 

Two JeM militants killed in Kashmir (Lead)

Srinagar |Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Two suspected Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants were killed by security forces during an ongoing anti-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, while the remaining militants entered a cave in the densely forested area.... read..
 

Govt launches free water transport on Jhelum for a month in Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
In order to decongest traffic in the Srinagar city and revive the centuries old transport besides inform the people about the environment friendly water transport, the state government today launched free water transport on river Jhelum for one month on t... read..
 

CRPF ASI injured in grenade attack in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 15 2017 IST
An Assistant Sub Inspector of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was injured in a grenade attack by militants in south Kashmir district of Kulgam. Meanwhile, two youth, suspected to be involved in the grenade attack, were detained and were being... read..
 
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