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Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba chairs Unified High Command meeting

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti chaired the Unified High Command meeting in Srinagar on Tuesday to review the deteriorating security situation in the valley. The meeting comprised of top brass of the army, police, paramilitary, state and central intelligence agencies. The meeting was held after Mehbooba returned from New Delhi where she […]

Amit Shah begins ‘Vistaar Yatra’, marks grand arrival in Jammu and Kashmir

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah was accorded a grand welcome in Jammu and Kashmir today, where he landed on a two-day visit as part of his national ‘Vistaar Yatra’. The streets were thronged with BJP supporters and party flags were waved as Shah’s convoy passed through the streets after he landed at the […]

BB Vyas appointed chief secretary of J&K

Friday, April 28, 2017

Jammu: BB Vyas, a 1986-batch IAS officer, was appointed as the chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, replacing BR Sharma. The decision to appoint Vyas as the chief secretary was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here. Outgoing Chief Secretary Sharma will now serve as an advisor to the […]

Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara’s slain heroes in Srinagar

Friday, April 28, 2017

A wreath laying ceremony was held here with full honours for Captain Ayush Yadav, Naik Venkata Ramanna and Subedar Bhup Singh, who lost their lives in the attack on an Army camp by terrorists. The three Bravehearts on Thursday made the supreme sacrifice for the country when terrorists launched an ambush on the Panzgam camp, […]

Darbar to shift from Jammu to Srinagar under tight security

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Darbar Move is the bi-annual shift of the Jammu and Kashmir secretariat and all other government offices from one capital city to another. From May to October, governmental offices are functional from state’s summer capital, Srinagar, and the other six months in its winter capital, Jammu. ALSO READ: Separatist leader Asiya andrabi arrested in Kashmir […]

Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi arrested in Kashmir

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested separatist leader Asiya Andrabi under the Public Safety Act. She was arrested in the morning from her residence, sources said. ALSO READ: This hanging hotel in Canada is the most luxurious tree house She is alleged to be the main separatist leader who incites women in the valley to […]

Kashmir Army camp attack: Two terrorists neutralised, three soldiers martyred

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Srinagar: In an ambush in the valley, two terrorists have been neutralised, while three soldiers including a Captain of Indian Army have lost their lives as an Army camp in Kupwara’s Panzgam in Jammu and Kashmir is presently under attack. Meanwhile, reports state that two more terrorists are still holed up and attempts are being […]

Clashes between students and forces leave 26 injured

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Clashes between stone-pelting students and security forces were reported from a number of areas of Kashmir on Wednesday, resulting in injuries to 26 people, police said. ALSO READ: India to play ‘crucial role’ in WhatsApp’s business solutions Students of Higher Secondary schools and colleges held protests at some places in Srinagar, Pulwama, Pampore, Shopian, Kulgam, Ganderbal and […]

Youth participation key to Kashmir’s harmony: Northern Army Commander

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The General Officer Commanding of the the Indian Army’s 15th Corps, Lieutenant General J.S. Sandhu, on Wednesday said Kashmir needs youth to participate in regaining peace and harmony. “I am delighted to see ‘Jashn-e-Baramulla’ and the most appreciable thing is that the youth have contributed immensely to it. This shows that people want peace and […]

Mehbooba chairs security meet amid spiralling protests

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Amid spiralling student protests in Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today discussed the security situation in the Valley with the top brass of army, police and other agencies. The chief minister chaired the meeting of Unified Headquarters, the multi-agency security body, here, officials said. ALSO READ: Govt assures action for ‘cold-blooded murder’ in Sukma Top officials […]

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