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Home Minister Amit Shah arrives in Kashmir on two-day visit

Srinagar : Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, along with a high-level delegation of government officials, arrived here on Wednesday afternoon on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the State. The Home Minister was received at the Technical Airport here by Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisors to the Governor, […]

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Over 700 militants,112 civilians killed in J&K in last 3 years: Home Ministry

New Delhi: More than 700 militants have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir over the last three years, the Home Ministry said on Tuesday. A total of 113 militants were killed between January and June 16 this year, 257 were killed in 2018, 213 in 2017 and 150 in 2016, taking the total number of […]

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Security strengthened at Jammu Railway Station ahead of Amarnath Yatra

Agencies Jammu: The security in and around the Jammu Railway Station was strengthened ahead of the commencement of annual Amarnath Yatra and a senior police officer on Monday assured pilgrims to join the pilgrimage without any fear, saying the security situation in the state was as good as in any other part of the country. […]

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Advisor Kumar, CS review Yatra arrangements at Pahalgam

Srinagar:The Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar, Chief Secretary (CS) BVR Subramanyam along with CEO SASB, Umang Narula, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh, Div Com Kashmir. Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP Kashmir S.P Pani, District Development Commissioner, Anantnag Khalid Jahangir, today reviewed the arrangements being put in place by different departments and agencies for smooth […]

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New Delhi wants officers to go ‘home’ whose bases were attacked by militants in J&K: Report

Agencies Jammu: New Delhi has recommended to the Indian army high command that those officers should “go home” who were in charge of the Uri brigade, the Sunjuwan military camp and the Nagrota army base in Jammu and Kashmir when militants attacked their bases in past few years, a media report said on Friday. “The […]

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Governor flags off new motorcycle squad of Traffic Police

SRINAGAR,:  Governor Satya Pal Malik flagged off a new motorcycle squad of the Traffic Police, launched in order to ensure better compliance of road safety measures by the commuters. Sh. K. Skandan and Sh. K.K. Sharma- Advisors to Governor; Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Umang Narula, Financial Commissioner to Governor; Sh. Asgar Hassan Samoon, […]

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Two JeM militants,army man killed in Bijbehara gunfight

Srinagar : Two JeM militants, an army soldier was killed while as two armymen sustained bullet wounds in ongoing encounter at Waghoma area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. Official sources told that two militants have been killed sofar in ongoing operation as searches are still underway. A senior police officer told that one […]

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DDCs finalize arrangements for ‘Back to Village’ programme

Srinagar;Various meetings were held today across the Kashmir division to work out the modalities for successful implementation of State government’s flagship programme “Back to the village,” held from June Sehrish Asgar held a meeting with Sarpanchs of the district to deliberate on the ambitious outreach project. During the programme designated gazetted officers will stay for […]

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Anantnag Encounter: Two Bodies Found, Fresh Firing Resumes

Srinagar : Government forces on Monday found two bodies near the encounter site even as fresh exchange of fire resumed at Bidoora village in Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Official sources told GNS that two bodies were spotted by the joint team of army’s 19 RR and SOG near the encounter site at […]

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Normal life hit as transporters strike against GPRS on vehicles

srinagar:Normal life was hit in Jammu and Kashmir on June 12 due to the state-wide strike by transporters to protest against the administration’s decision on the installation of location-tracking devices in vehicles as a security measure in the militancy-infested state. No commercial vehicle like private buses, mini-buses, trucks, taxis and auto-rickshaws plied on roads from […]

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