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Fresh batch of 1,175 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Fresh batch of 1,175  pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Srinagar : A fresh batch of 1,175 pilgrims on Tuesday left for Amarnath cave in South Kashmir himalayas from Yatri Niwas, Bhagwati Nagar base camp Jammu The fleet of 47 vehicles ferrying pilgrims was escorted by CRPF personnel in jeeps and on motorbikes. However, for Pahalgam route, 457 male, 108 females and 95 sadhus left […]

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Art 35A rumours: Mehbooba calls Farooq, requests ‘all party meet’

Art 35A rumours: Mehbooba calls Farooq, requests ‘all party meet’

Srinagar : As rumours have a field day in Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti Monday said that she has called on National Conference president and parliament member Farooq Abdullah urging him to convene an “All Party meet” in order to put up a joint front against any attempt […]

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India, Pak troops exchange fire along LoC in Poonch

India, Pak troops exchange fire along LoC in Poonch

Srinagar :     The India and Pakistan troops exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Monday. An army official said that Pakistan army violated ceasefire by firing small arms and mortars in Shahpur sector in Poonch district. “At about 1245 hours Pak initiated unprovoked cease fire violation by firing of […]

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Army soldier injured in accidental fire in Pulwama

Army soldier injured in accidental fire in Pulwama

Srinagar: An army soldier was injured in Panzgam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Reports reaching GNS said that the soldier of 55 RR sustained bullet wound in his foot at Mir Pora area of Chakoora when his service rifle went off accidentally. The injured soldier was immediately taken to army’s near by […]

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Infant injured in Cross-LoC firing in Poonch succumbs

Infant injured in Cross-LoC firing in Poonch succumbs

Jammu: A 10-day-old baby, injured in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC), died at a hospital on Monday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The infant, his mother Fatima Jan (35) and another civilian Mohammad Arif (40) were injured when mortar shells fired by Pakistan hit their […]

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Fresh batch of 2675 yatris leave for Amarnath cave Shrine from Jammu

Fresh batch of 2675 yatris leave for Amarnath cave Shrine from Jammu

Srinagar : A fresh batch of 2,675 pilgrims on Monday left for Amarnath cave in South of Himalayas from Yatri Niwas, Bhagwati Nagar base camp Jammu. Confirming the resumption of Yatra, an official said that a batch of 2,675 pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in two escorted convoys for the valley. “Of these, […]

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Tourism Campaign

Tourism Campaign

Government of Jammu and Kashmir has decided to repeat the tourism campaign they have been doing in early nineties till date, but there has been no visible impact of such campaign on the tourist arrivals in Kashmir. In the present circumstances when the thousands of families connected with tourist trade are living hand to mouth […]

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No additional deployment of forces being done: ADGP Muneer Khan

No additional deployment of forces being done: ADGP Muneer Khan

Srinagar : Appealing people not to give ear to rumours, Additional Director General Police (ADGP) Law and Order Muneer Khan Saturday said 100 companies of paramilitary forces will replace those personnel of training companies, who are deployed on various duties since last year starting from Urban Local Bodies elections. “Around 200 training companies are presently […]

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Kashmir is a political problem which cannot be solved by military means: Mehbooba

Kashmir is a political problem which cannot be solved by military means: Mehbooba

Agencies Srinagar :    Reacting to Centre’s decision to deploy additional 100 companies of security forces in the Kashmir valley, former chief minister and president of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir is a political problem which cannot be solved by military means. The decision of deployment of […]

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Srinagar-Leh highway to remain closed today for necessary repairs

Srinagar-Leh highway to remain closed today for necessary repairs

Srinagar : The Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road stretch of Srinagar-Leh highway will remain closed for traffic movement today for necessary repairs, reads an order issued by administration. “In view of the recent cloudburst at Zojila and damage to the road thereof, this department is undertaking the maintenance works to reconnect the road which will mainly include blasting […]