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  • Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations in J&K: Indian Army Feb 27, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations in J&K: Indian Army

    Without naming China and Pakistan, Lt. Gen. Y K Joshi also said the Indian Army has maintained its domination on its borders with the neighbouring countries and helped in maintaining peace in the hinterland.

  • PM Modi inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games, says J&K will become winter sports hub Feb 26, 2021 12:43 PM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games, says J&K will become winter sports hub

    Athletes from 27 states and Union Territories are competing in the Games which will conclude on March 2.

  • Security beefed up at vital locations in Jammu & Kashmir days after terror attack Feb 21, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Security beefed up at vital locations in Jammu & Kashmir days after terror attack

    IG Vijay Kumar asked the officers to establish round-the-clock checkpoints at strategic locations.

  • India slams UN experts over Kashmir concerns, says lack objectivity Feb 19, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    India slams UN experts over Kashmir concerns, says lack objectivity

    External Affairs Ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava said that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and the changes made in its status were enacted by Parliament.

  • Indian army briefs foreign envoys visiting J-K on role of Pakistan in running terror factories across LoC Feb 18, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    Indian army briefs foreign envoys visiting J-K on role of Pakistan in running terror factories across LoC

    The envoys, including from member states of the European Union (EU), Brazil, Malaysia, were also briefed about the role of the Pakistani army in helping terrorist infiltrate into India, infiltration patterns and use of drones by Pakistan to airdrop weapons meant for terrorists, officials said.

  • IAF proposes closure of Jammu airport for civilian traffic next month Feb 17, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    IAF proposes closure of Jammu airport for civilian traffic next month

    Quoting a communication addressed to the Jammu airport director, the officials said Air Force Station, Jammu wants complete closure of the runway for 15 days towards laying of final two top DAC-II layers on the runway surface from March 6 to 20, which has been approved by Air Headquarters.

  • Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest Feb 14, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest

    The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also posted photographs showing police vehicles outside the gates of his residence in the Gupkar area of the city here.

  • Don't read 41% share for states from divisible tax pool as 'reduction': FM Sitharaman Feb 11, 2021 10:51 PM IST

    Don't read 41% share for states from divisible tax pool as 'reduction': FM Sitharaman

    It is because that portion has to be added to Union territories to which the Centre distributes, she added Jammu & Kashmir has been converted into Union territories of J&K and Ladakh.

  • LeM chief arrested in Jammu, major terror strike foiled: J&K Police Feb 06, 2021 10:26 PM IST

    LeM chief arrested in Jammu, major terror strike foiled: J&K Police

    The arrest of Hidayatullah Malik alias Hasnain, an 'A' category terrorist from Shopian district, when he was in a private car was made by a joint team of Anantnag and Jammu police from Kunjwani area in the outskirts of Jammu city

  • Budget 2021-22 will usher in new era of development in J-K, Ladakh: Tarun Chugh Feb 06, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    Budget 2021-22 will usher in new era of development in J-K, Ladakh: Tarun Chugh

    The BJP leader said the total budget allocation of Rs 30,757 crore for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir would help boost the economic growth in the region.

  • 4G mobile internet services being restored in entire Jammu and Kashmir: Govt spokesperson Feb 05, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    4G mobile internet services being restored in entire Jammu and Kashmir: Govt spokesperson

    The services, according to sources, are likely to resume from Friday midnight. High-speed mobile internet services had been restored in two districts — Ganderbal in Kashmir region and Udhampur in Jammu region — in August last year.

  • Budget 2021 | Govt announces gas pipeline project for Jammu and Kashmir Feb 01, 2021 10:38 PM IST

    Budget 2021 | Govt announces gas pipeline project for Jammu and Kashmir

    The finance minister also announced setting up of a central university in Leh district of Union Territory of Ladakh for accessible higher education.

  • Four soldiers injured in grenade attack by militants in J-K's Anantnag Jan 27, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    Four soldiers injured in grenade attack by militants in J-K's Anantnag

    The injured soldiers were provided first aid locally and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital here for treatment, the spokesman said.

  • BSF finds another tunnel used by Pakistani terrorists to infiltrate into India Jan 23, 2021 06:07 PM IST

    BSF finds another tunnel used by Pakistani terrorists to infiltrate into India

    The underground tunnel was detected during an anti-tunnelling operation in the border outpost Pansar area of Hiranagar sector, opposite Pakistan border outposts of Abhiyal-Dogra and Kingre-de-Kothe in Shakargarh,

  • Union cabinet clears 850 MW Ratle power project in J&K Jan 20, 2021 07:08 PM IST

    Union cabinet clears 850 MW Ratle power project in J&K

    The Ratle hydroelectric project will result in direct and indirect employment to around 4,000 persons. Further, Jammu and kashmir will benefit by getting free power worth Rs 5,289 crore and through a levy of water usage charges worth Rs 9,581crore from the project, during its lifecycle of 40 years.

  • Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years Jan 14, 2021 11:07 AM IST

    Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years

    Srinagar recorded a low of minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, which was the coldest temperature recorded in the city in 30 years, an official of the MET department said.

  • J&K witnessed 63.93% decrease in terrorist incidents in 2020: MHA Jan 11, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    J&K witnessed 63.93% decrease in terrorist incidents in 2020: MHA

    The Ministry informed that there was also a decrease in fatalities of Special Forces Personnel by 29.11 percent and a decrease in casualties of civilians by 14.28 percent in 2020 (up to November 15, 2020) as compared to the corresponding period in 2019.

  • No respite from cold in North India, Delhi minimum temperature dips to 7.8 degrees Celsius Jan 10, 2021 10:43 PM IST

    No respite from cold in North India, Delhi minimum temperature dips to 7.8 degrees Celsius

    Meanwhile, some parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, received another spell of snowfall--an unexpected spell of back-to-back snowfall after light snow on Saturday and the heavy snowfall earlier in the week, officials said.

  • LG announces new industrial development scheme worth Rs 28,400 crore for Jammu and Kashmir Jan 07, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    LG announces new industrial development scheme worth Rs 28,400 crore for Jammu and Kashmir

    "In a major decision of far-reaching consequence, Government of India has approved a new Industrial Developmental Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir,” Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced at a press conference.

  • Jammu and Kashmir to cover 35,000 youths for entrepreneur skill development under Atal yojana by 2024 Jan 06, 2021 08:54 PM IST

    Jammu and Kashmir to cover 35,000 youths for entrepreneur skill development under Atal yojana by 2024

    The Lt Governor asked the JKEDI and the EDII Ahmedabad to work in close coordination with Mission Youth J-K to provide sustained handholding to the young and budding entrepreneurs for their inclusive growth and development.

  • Will Turkey’s expanding military footprint constitute a challenge for India in 2021? Jan 04, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    Will Turkey’s expanding military footprint constitute a challenge for India in 2021?

    Given the spate of Turkish interventions recently in conflict zones far and wide, it is not impossible that Turkey may in 2021 instigate conflict in South Asia, which may necessitate dispatching some militants here 

  • Political parties in JK have become 'everybody's favourite whipping boy': Mehbooba Mufti Jan 03, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    Political parties in JK have become 'everybody's favourite whipping boy': Mehbooba Mufti

    Nevertheless, the PDP leader said, they are prepared for a "long and arduous political fight" for the restoration of Article 370 of the Constitution which was "illegally" abrogated.

  • Shopian fake encounter: J-K Police files chargesheet against Army officer, 2 others Dec 27, 2020 10:42 PM IST

    Shopian fake encounter: J-K Police files chargesheet against Army officer, 2 others

    Captain Bhupinder of the Army's 62 Rashtriya Rifles, Bilal Ahmed Lone and Tabish Nazir were named as accused in the chargeseheet for their role in the alleged fake encounter killing of the three men hailing from Rajouri District.

  • PM Modi's six-year rule provided most peaceful atmosphere in J&K: Amit Shah Dec 26, 2020 06:56 PM IST

    PM Modi's six-year rule provided most peaceful atmosphere in J&K: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah also lauded Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and his administration for conducting peaceful and transparent District Development Council (DDC) polls and assured the people of Jammu and Kashmir that all the promises made by Modi will be fulfilled in a time-bound manner.

  • BJP, admin should accept verdict of DDC polls, stop indulging in horse-trading: Omar Abdullah Dec 26, 2020 05:57 PM IST

    BJP, admin should accept verdict of DDC polls, stop indulging in horse-trading: Omar Abdullah

    Omar Abdullah accused the Apni Party, led by former PDP leader Altaf Bukhari, and the union territory administration of using coercive tactics to buy loyalties of newly elected DDC members.

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