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Mehbooba Mufti under house arrest, says reports

Mehbooba Mufti under house arrest, says reports

By our reporter: Former Chief Minister and PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti have been placed under house arrest from Saturday evening, reports said. A Senior PDP leader told this reporter that she has been under house arrest and has been barred from going to Rajouri and Poonch as she was scheduled to move out. Earlier Mehbooba […]

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First Amarnath, now Machail Mata yatra suspended over security reasons in J-K

First Amarnath, now Machail Mata yatra suspended over security reasons in J-K

The 43-day-long ‘Machail Mata Yatra’ in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir was suspended on Saturday due to security reasons, officials said. Authorities have asked people not to start the yatra and those on the way should leave and get back. “The yatra has been suspended with immediate effect due to security reasons,” Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar Angrez Singh […]

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Shopian Encounter Ends, Death Toll 4,

Shopian Encounter Ends, Death Toll 4,

Srinagar, Aug 03 (GNS): More than 50-hour long gunfight between militants and goverment forces ended in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday. In all, two militants, a soldier and a non-local labourer were killed during the course of gunfight which ensued on the intervening night of August 1 and 2 at Ittoo Mohalla Pandushan village. […]

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Sopore Encounter: Militant Killed,Armyman Injured In Ongoing Operation

Sopore Encounter: Militant Killed,Armyman Injured In Ongoing Operation

Srinagar, August 03:(GNS) A militant has been killed and a army solidier injured in a fierce gunfight which broke out between militants and government forces in Malmapanpora area of Warpora of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday.A senior Police officer told GNS that after a brief pause in firing, contact was again established with militants. During […]

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Maintain calm, do not believe in rumours: Governor to political leaders

Maintain calm, do not believe in rumours: Governor to political leaders

Srinagar:The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Satya Pal Malik met at short notice a delegation of political leaders including Mehbooba Mufti, Shah Faesal, Sajjad Lone and Imran Ansari. They had sought to meet the Governor who immediately gave them time. Governor Satya Pal Malik addressing his maiden press conference at SKICC Srinagar on Wednesday, […]

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Govt issues security advisory for Amarnath Yatris, tourists

Govt issues security advisory for Amarnath Yatris, tourists

SRINAGAR: The Government today issued security advisory for Amarnath Yatris and tourists to curtail their stay in Kashmir valley. According to government Government Order No. Home -881 of 2019, order issued by Home Department said that keeping in view the latest intelligence inputs of terror threats, with specific targeting of the Amarnath Yatra, and given […]

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Trump reiterates Kashmir mediation offer

Trump reiterates Kashmir mediation offer

Srinagar;United States President Donald Trump said that he would certainly intervene on Kashmir if India and Pakistan Wanted to. Trump was replying to a question from the press on Kashmir. A reporter the comments of President on India’s rejection of the mediation offer on Kashmir which he had made some days back when he met […]

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25,000 more troops being deployed in J&K

25,000 more troops being deployed in J&K

Amarnath Yatra suspended, general high alert sounded in the State. An additional 25,000 security personnel were ordered to be moved to Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, days after Governor Satya Pal Malik said “all was normal”, fuelling a fresh wave of speculation in the State. According to police sources, a fresh order was directed to […]

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US president Donald Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir. Again

US president Donald Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir. Again

US president Donald Trump also seemed to be doubling down on a part of the earlier offer in which he had claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate in a recent conversation, which had been forcefully and swiftly dismissed by India. US President Donald Trump reiterated his offer Thursday to mediate […]

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Talk of assembly elections

Talk of assembly elections

There has been lot of talk about the proposed assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir State after the conclusion of Amarnath yatra. Even a Union Minister went a step ahead when he said that additional troops were sent to Kashmir for the holding of assembly elections. Whatever the truth behind the deployment of additional paramilitary […]