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J&K government asks Army, revenue authorities to inspect demarcation of land

Foreign militant held in Kupwara by Army and Police

April 7, 2018 2:39:38 am

The arrested militant has been identified as Zabiullah alias Hamzah of Pakistan’s Multan. A wireless set was recovered from his possession. Sources said that the militant was unarmed and injured.

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J&K varsity professor accused of sexual harassment, probe ordered

April 6, 2018 7:25:16 pm

The complaint is mainly against the professor, however, there are also serious allegations made against the V-C and the registrar of the university for allegedly shielding the accused.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. (Express photo/Shuaib Masoodi)

Mehbooba Mufti orders proper rehabilitation of street vendors in Jammu

March 26, 2018 7:52:21 pm

J&K chief minister directed the district administration, municipal authorities and the JDA to jointly work on identifying appropriate spots where the street vendors could be shifted so that their livelihood was not affected.

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J&K: Nowshera agitation continues, 2 dozen injured

March 25, 2018 6:48:25 am

 In the wake of the agitation, the state government had Friday decided to appoint separate Additional Deputy Commissioners for Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote subdivisions, but this did not satisfy the protesters.

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J&K: Peer Hussain’s son faces action after father’s advice to Mehbooba Mufti

March 16, 2018 9:28:06 pm

Peer Hussain had organized a party function at his house in Shangus South Kashmir and in his speech there had termed the sacking of finance minister Haseeb Drabu as a welcome step.

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Sedition case over pro-Pak slogans on J&K varsity campus

March 14, 2018 4:16:09 am

Eisa, 22, who is reported to be the first IS recruit in the Valley, was among three militants killed by security forces in Anantnag on Sunday night.

NIA arrests Jharkhand-based transporter for providing fund to Maoists

NIA raids Srinagar jail, seizes mobiles, pen drives, Pak flag

March 13, 2018 3:42:10 am

Twenty-five mobile phones, some SIM cards, five SD cards, five pen drives, one iPod and a large number of incriminating documents and articles, “including a poster of Hizbul Mujahideen and a Pakistani flag, besides jihadi literature, were seized.”

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J&K: Gunmen shoot dead hotelier in Kishtwar

March 9, 2018 10:28:41 pm

SSP Kishtwar constituted a Special Investigation Team led by DySP Operation for investigation in the killing.

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Fresh avalanche warning issued in Jammu and Kashmir

February 18, 2018 8:47:10 pm

People living in the avalanche-prone areas have been advised by the State Disaster Management Authority to take precautionary measures.

Mufti ordered the withdrawal of cases of stone-pelting against 4,327 youths in 744 cases, he said. 

BJP expresses concern over delay in completion of development projects in J&K

February 17, 2018 6:10:56 pm

BJP's state spokesperson, Virender Gupta said the projects are of prime importance and appealed to the ministers and departments concerned to make utmost efforts so that these are completed at the earliest.

Usually low after Navratri, poultry prices soar in city

Jammu-Kashmir spends Rs 2,000 cr annually on import of meat, poultry

February 17, 2018 2:05:36 pm

Minister for Agriculture Development Gulam Nabi Lone Hanjura said his department has prepared a policy paper for putting in place a cold chain for vegetables so that the farmers can get remunerative prices for their produce. 

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Snowfall shuts Jammu-Srinagar highway

February 12, 2018 9:17:49 am

No vehicular traffic will be allowed on the highway due to continuous snowfall. "Clearance operations will begin once the snowfall stops," a traffic official said

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‘If death penalty was solution, Army camp wouldn’t have faced attack’

February 11, 2018 2:28:56 am

Rasheed, MLA from Langate constituency , said the separatist Hurriyat Conference represents sentiments and sacrifices of the people and accused its leaders of having “diminished their stature by their own actions”.

Four killed in shootout, protests in Shopian

Girl injured in Shopian firing succumbs

February 11, 2018 1:42:45 am

On January 24, two militants and a civilian were killed in an encounter at Chaigund village. Three persons, including two girls, were injured after forces opened fire during a protest.

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Bill to amend JK Public Property Act, 1985, referred to Select Committee

February 10, 2018 9:58:02 pm

The bill was introduced in the House by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri, on the behalf of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

Militant groups clash in Moreh border town, no casualty reported

J-K: Teen girl injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

February 4, 2018 4:57:45 pm

Ceasefire violation: In view of border shelling, the administration has already ordered closure of schools falling within 5 kms from the border.

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J-K govt announces series of steps for upliftment of tribals

January 23, 2018 11:31:13 am

Speaking in the state assembly yesterday, Tribal Affairs Minister Choudhary Zulfkar Ali said multiple steps have been taken in education, agriculture, dairy and sheep husbandry sectors to uplift the tribals.

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J&K govt actively pursuing transfer of power projects, says Dy CM Nirmal Singh

January 22, 2018 6:31:10 pm

In March 2016, Singh said, he along with the state finance minister met Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal formally and impressed upon the Centre the need for transfer of power projects of Dulhasti and Uri from NHPC to the state.

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J&K MLA Engineer Rashid marshalled out of Legislative Assembly

January 10, 2018 11:10:13 am

Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid rushed to the well when other opposition legislators were walking out of the House.

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J&K to have uniform labour law, says Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu

January 9, 2018 3:00:23 am

Drabu made the announcement before the launch of “Muhafiz’’ (meaning Guardian), a welfare initiative for nearly three lakh workers in the unorganised sector, by CM Mehbooba Mufti and Deputy CM Dr Nirmal Singh Monday.

Another PDP leader quits party in Jammu and Kashmir

PDP leader quits party on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s second death anniversary

January 7, 2018 5:21:43 pm

Khatana’s resignation from the PDP came on the second death anniversary of party founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

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J&K govt removes director of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science

January 7, 2018 3:10:31 am

The government also ordered suspension of three senior faculty members and their immediate attachment with the office of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, a spokesman said.

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14,400 bunkers to be constructed for border dwellers in Jammu

January 3, 2018 4:14:23 pm

The Union ministry has asked the government to specify building norms for all areas up to five kilometre from the border and priority be given to bunkers which are nearest to the existing Border Out Posts.

Voting underway in Nagaland Lok Sabha seat, 44% turnout in first four hours

Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls from February 15

December 26, 2017 3:54:50 am

In the current year, these elections could not be held in view of unrest during most part of 2017.

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Six held for cheating, burglary in separate cases in Jammu

December 24, 2017 5:55:25 pm

According to a police complaint filed on December 7, the driver had went missing after loading the rods in his truck at a steel factory in Bari Brahmana in Samba district.