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J&K govt cancels recruitment process of banking associates

February 28, 2020 2:54 am

Planning Development and Monitoring Department Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal said the decisions were taken at a meeting of Advisory Council chaired by Lt Governor G C Murmu.

J&K shall forever be integral part: India at UNHRC

February 27, 2020 3:54 am

Speaking at the 43rd session of the UNHRC, being held from February 24 to March 20, Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs, described Pakistan as the “epicentre of global terrorism”.

SC issues notice to J-K on plea challenging Mehbooba Mufti detention under PSA

February 26, 2020 12:40 pm

Iltija had filed a habeas corpus petition in the top court challenging the government's order on February 5 for invoking the Public Safety Act (PSA) against Mehbooba Mufti.

‘Killer’ chemical in cough syrup: Udhampur parents got medicine from local chemist

February 26, 2020 3:56 am

The authorities have ordered Digital Vision to halt production of the syrup, and states and UTs have been instructed to stop its sale and distribution.

J&K: After 200 days, Valley wakes up to bustling classrooms

February 25, 2020 7:59 am

Officially, Monday marked the end of the winter break. But in reality, it was the first time after the abrogation of Article 370 and the shutdown that schools opened fully and reported near-full attendance.

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh: ‘What is better? Preventive action or FIR filed under UAPA?’

February 25, 2020 8:41 am

The use of VPN is violation of the government order allowing access to only whitelisted sites... However, we are focused on misuse rather than use of VPN, says DGP Dilbag Singh.

In Valley, teen held for spreading ‘hate’ on social media

February 25, 2020 3:34 am

Probably playing around with phone, didn’t realise what he pressed; it’s a mistake, says boy’s mother.

A year after Balakot: Pakistan’s options have reduced, India has more room for manoeuvre

February 25, 2020 10:45 am

All this may point towards Pakistan adopting a more rational course in J&K and preventing situations which it will clearly be in no position to handle.

Delhi must deal with Trump’s determination to recast the global trading system

February 25, 2020 11:11 am

The threat to the sovereignty of India and China does not come from occasional statements by the White House, resolutions in the US Congress or stinging editorials from the New York Times. The real threat to their sovereignty comes from policies that deepen internal conflicts.

Art 370 made people lazy... domicile law for J&K coming very soon: Singh

February 23, 2020 9:11 am

A higher number of jobs than those promised will be provided to the youth after the notification of rules is worked out, Jitender Singh, adding that the objective should be to inculcate a sense of competitiveness.

JAMMU AND KASHMIR PHOTOS

In Srinagar, staff ready classrooms as schools set to re-open after three-month winter break

February 21, 2020 12:38 pm

The schools in the Kashmir valley are scheduled to open after a three-month winter break in March.

Express Wanderlust: Here's what you should know before your trip to Kashmir

January 02, 2020 3:59 pm

The place will instantly give you a feel of heaven. Before you visit it, here are some things to keep in mind.

Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Army

December 09, 2019 10:33 am

After completing one year of strenuous training, 404 soldiers from Jammu and Kashmir were recruited into the Army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry.

Winter chill grips north India, temperature in Delhi dips to single digit

December 04, 2019 10:10 am

In Delhi, the minimum temperature was 9.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday but weather experts said it is likely to drop to 7 degrees Celsius by Friday as high-velocity northwesterly winds continue to blow from the hills.

Job uncertainty looms large over Bengal labourers as they return from Kashmir

November 05, 2019 9:57 am

Job uncertainty looms large over the workers as some even came empty-handed after being denied wage payment by those for whom they worked in Kashmir.

After 70 days, mobile phones start ringing in Kashmir

October 16, 2019 7:27 am

The restoration of cellphone services is part of a series of announcements by the administration on easing of restrictions that were imposed around August 5, when J&K was stripped of its special status.

Kashmir in lockdown: Exclusive Express photos from the Valley

August 13, 2019 4:50 pm

The Valley's connection with the outside world has been cut with cellphones, Internet and landline connections still obstructed for the ninth day on Tuesday.

Article 370 'scrapped': BJP supporters celebrate across the country

August 07, 2019 9:36 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah diluted the special status to Jammu and Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution without scrapping the provision. The BJP workers celebrated the development across the country by distributing sweets and bursting crackers.

Kashmir turmoil escalates as mobile internet services snapped, section 144 imposed

August 05, 2019 10:32 am

The developments come days after the evacuation of tourists and Amarnath Yatris from the state and have triggered panic in the Valley.

With troops all over, tourists, out-station students leave for home as panic grips Kashmir Valley

August 04, 2019 7:17 am

Following the cancellation of the Amarnath Yatra, the J&K administration Saturday also suspended the annual Machail Mata pilgrimage in hilly the Kishtwar’s Paddar area adjoining Kashmir Valley.

JAMMU AND KASHMIR VIDEOS

J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

November 22, 2018 7:37 pm

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.

'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

November 04, 2018 4:35 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

Why isn’t BJP-PDP forming govt. in J&K: Omar

February 25, 2016 7:00 am

Srinagar (J&K), Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned the delay by the BJP-PDP alliance in forming the government in the state, in spite of having good numbers in the assembly. Talking about the present Governor Rule in the state, Abdullah said the rule is imposed when there is no numbers, which is also called the Breakdown of Constitutional Order, where there is no possibility of the formation of a government.

Last rites of Pampore bravehearts performed with full state honours

February 22, 2016 2:51 pm

Udhampur/Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 22 (ANI): The last rites of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who was martyred while fighting the terrorists at Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir, was performed with full military honours in Udhampur on Monday. Captain Mahajan was injured on Friday when he was leading a team to smoke-out the terrorists holed up inside a building near Srinagar. He succumbed to the injuries at 92 Base Hospital last evening. Meanwhile, last rites of Havaldar Raj Kumar Rana were performed by his daughter in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.