His assertion came against the backdrop of allegations by opposition that the special status was being diluted.
Nadda said the state government would continue to make best efforts to augment the health sector with the active support of the Centre.
Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Putshai area of Lolab in the district, security forces cordoned off the area and began a search operation, an Army official said.
Restrictions were eased in Handwara for four hours from 8 am, two hours after the authorities started demolishing the security force bunkers in the town
The municipal authorities also erected a board on the premises of the bunker, marking the place for conversion into a public park.
Hilal Ahmed Bandey was among the two persons named by the Handwara girl in her statement before Chief Judicial Magistrate.
Modi will fly to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine base camp town of Katra in Reasi district along with Vohra and Mufti.
S.J.M. Gilani, inspector general of police (IGP) Kashmir, told reporters that the mobile internet services had been suspended to prevent anti-social elements from spreading rumours.
In the Joint communique issued by the Summit, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation reaffirmed that Jammu and Kashmir is the core dispute between India and Pakistan.
The project of building a Union of States will reach its culmination when the people of the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir feel they are truly a part of India.
Five persons were killed in the unrest that began on Tuesday following allegations of molestation of a girl in Handwara
Six persons were killed and 56 others injured when a bus fell into a deep gorge in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said.
SSUN is run by educationist Dinanath Batra, whose civil suit in 2014 led to the pulping of American scholar Wendy Doniger’s book on Hinduism.
The police officers–Mubassir Latifi, an SSP posted with the elite crime branch and Firoz Yehya, DySP at Baramulla Headquarters–took to social media yesterday to vent their anguish.
“It was not hijacked. The crowd was swelling and we wanted to avoid any casualty,” a police official said.