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Schools in shuttered Valley re-open but parents fearful, kids stay away

On Monday, The Indian Express visited 13 schools in Srinagar - all in the city’s relatively peaceful Civil Lines area. Of these, 11 schools were locked while security guards at the two remaining schools said neither students nor the staff had arrived.

Traffic curbs on civilians during Amarnath Yatra leave Valley fuming

The curbs include shutting a 97 km-stretch of the Srinagar-Jammu national highway for civilian traffic five hours every day, halting a train on the Banihal-Srinagar stretch for five hours, and halting the movement of civilians traffic and pedestrians for hours on the Anantnag-Pahalgam stretch of the highway.


Three prime tourist resorts in Kashmir Valley register 111 violations, says Jammu-Kashmir government

At Sonamarg, 52 violations have been reported with respect to build up areas for construction of hotels and huts and department is on job of examining the issue, she said.

Relief from cold weather conditions in Kashmir Valley

Kashmir is currently under the grip of Chillai-Kalan, a 40-day harshest period of winter when the chances of snowfall are most frequent and maximum and the temperature drops considerably.

190 militants killed in Kashmir this year: Army official

"It is very difficult to give an exact figure and the variation of figure continues because it changes from day to day. But, we know that it is around 200. The assessment of local terrorists is around 110-120. Similarly, the foreigners are about 100."

MK Raina on his play, Kafan-Kafan Chor, which centres around political and domestic conflicts

One memory seems to have encroached upon his new production —when Raina’s mother died, the family didn’t have a shroud as Srinagar was sealed that day.


Heard there is vacancy of commander in Lashkar, nobody willing to accept: J-K DGP

"Opeartion all-out will continue till there is peace in Kashmir," DGP SP Vaid, Jammu and Kashmir said.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh hopes Eid will help in bringing peace and brotherhood in Kashmir

Kashmir Valley had witnessed long spell of violence after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani on July 8, 2016. Massive violence was again witnessed during the April 9 bypoll to the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat.

Forty Years Ago, June 21, 1977: Polls In The Valley

Carrying and storing of weapons, stones, brickbats and missiles have been banned throughout the Kashmir Valley for a period of three months.

J-K: Security forces foil attack on CRPF camp in Bandipora, four militants killed

The attack at Sumbal came two days after militants attacked an Army convoy in Qazigund, South Kashmir, and killed two soldiers. It is the second fidayeen attack in North Kashmir in the last two months.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Snowfall across valley, highways closed

The chances of snowfall are maximum and most frequent during the period from December 21 to January 31.

Flood situation remains grim in Jammu and Kashmir

At least 100 villages across the Kashmir valley were flooded by overflowing lakes and rivers, in the worst flooding in 22 years caused by heavy rains.