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dna
RTI reply: 19000 Kashmiri migrants moved to Delhi, 40000 still settled in JammuSince 1990, due to militancy issues in the Kashmir valley, 61,000 Kashmiri Pand
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Since 1990, due to militancy issues in the Kashmir valley, 61,000 Kashmiri Pandit families along with some Muslim and Sikh families have migrated from the valley. However, surprisingly 40,000 are still residing in the state, and are in Jammu, while... Read more
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The Hindu
Five soldiers trapped under snow in Kashmirand Tulail areas not to venture out in avalanche-prone areas till the weather i
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
and Tulail areas not to venture out in avalanche-prone areas till the weather improved. Snow in the plains The plains of Kashmir Valley also witnessed the season’s first snow spell in the past 24 hours, badly affecting road connectivity. The... Read more
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dna
Kashmir cut off from rest of India due to heavy snowfall; air, road traffic affectedThe Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesday due to s
dna / Posted yesterday
The Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesday due to snowfall and rain. Flight operations at the Srinagar airport were suspended and the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal road were closed for traffic. The present... Read more
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asianage
Srinagar-Jammu Highway closed, air traffic suspended due to snowfallSrinagar: The Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesda
asianage / Posted yesterday
Srinagar: The Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesday as flight operations at the Srinagar airport were suspended and the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed for traffic due to snowfall. Flights services to and fro... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Three soldiers missing after avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gurez sectorare on to locate and rescue them,” a senior official said. Further details are
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
are on to locate and rescue them,” a senior official said. Further details are awaited in the case, he added. The Kashmir valley received fresh snowfall on Tuesday, with the plain areas -- including Srinagar -- experiencing the first of... Read more
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dna
Snowfall brings cheers to Kashmirof snow so far. Weatherman has predicted more rain and snow with one or two sp
dna / Posted yesterday
of snow so far. Weatherman has predicted more rain and snow with one or two spells being the heaviest across the Kashmir valley Fresh snowfall also has created quite a buzz among the netizens on the social networking sites with people... Read more
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The Hindu
3 LeT men, civilian shot dead in HandwaraThree Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, two bank guards and a woman were killed
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, two bank guards and a woman were killed in two separate shootouts in the Kashmir Valley on Monday. “Three Pakistani militants were neutralised by the joint team of forces in Unsoo, Handwara,” Director-General of... Read more
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dna
Court extends NIA custody of alleged LeT terroristtown near the port city of Karachi and was recruited and trained by the terror
dna / Posted yesterday
town near the port city of Karachi and was recruited and trained by the terror group. He was allegedly pushed into the Kashmir valley from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to carry out attacks on various important installations in the Valley, the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Three militants killed in encounter in J-K Handwara; operation underwaywill be revealed. The operation comes on the heels of security forces claiming
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
will be revealed. The operation comes on the heels of security forces claiming that they have killed 200 insurgents in the Kashmir Valley this year. The year saw a series of effective counter-insurgency operations resulting in the death of several... Read more
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The Hindu
Mi-8’s saga comes to an endVVIPs. He calls the Mi-8 ‘iconic’ and, like most other Mi-8 Air Warriors, also
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
VVIPs. He calls the Mi-8 ‘iconic’ and, like most other Mi-8 Air Warriors, also describes it as ‘forgiving’. “We were in Kashmir valley. We had already flown several sorties from a place called Gurez to various forward posts. We wouldn’t switch... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Srinagar-Leh highway closed for winter, heavy snowfall expectedthe winter season, ahead of expected heavy snowfall, an official said. The hig
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
the winter season, ahead of expected heavy snowfall, an official said. The highway, which is the only surface link between Kashmir valley and the Ladakh region, has been closed for traffic following the instructions of the Divisional Commissioner... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Power lines may help quell a 70-old conflict in Kashmirand civilians have died in independence-fueled clashes in the past three decade
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
and civilians have died in independence-fueled clashes in the past three decades. Construction of key infrastructure in the Kashmir Valley may be helping. "People understand the value of this project since very few large development projects are... Read more
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dna
Rs 200 crore loss as saffron production dips sharplyPersistent dry spell in Kashmir valley has led a 80 per cent drop in the produc
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Persistent dry spell in Kashmir valley has led a 80 per cent drop in the production of saffron causing Rs 200 crore financial loss to the farmers. Official figures reveal that saffron production in 2017 was 3.5 metric tonnes against 17 metric tonnes... Read more
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dna
De-addiction centres to counter Udta Kashmir phenomenonspread over 2873 kanals of land was destroyed by the Excise Department. In sum
dna / Posted 4 days ago
spread over 2873 kanals of land was destroyed by the Excise Department. In summer this year Bhang spread over 1475 kanals of land has been destroyed in Kashmir valley. Last year the crop over 180 kanals of land was destroyed by the Excise Departme... Read more
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asianage
Tackling Pak is India’s job, don’t leave it to USthe impression that Pakistan doesn’t merit much serious attention. The security
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
the impression that Pakistan doesn’t merit much serious attention. The security forces have been given a free hand in the Kashmir Valley and the advent of winter has enabled the curbing of civilian protests despite a number of high-value militants... Read more
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The Hindu
Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hits Ladakhand Kashmir’s Ladakh region in the early hours of today, MeT officials said her
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
and Kashmir’s Ladakh region in the early hours of today, MeT officials said here. The tremors were also felt across the Kashmir valley. The epicentre of the quake was near the India-China border in the Ladakh region, officials said. “The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma to have a direct line with J-K residents: Sourcesauthorised to speak to media. Sharma will also have three officers as point pe
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
authorised to speak to media. Sharma will also have three officers as point persons for three regions of the state – the Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Ladakh – to address the grievances of the local population. The officers, likely to be drawn from... Read more
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dna
Band, Baja and baraat! Mehbooba Mufti government to speed up scheme to help poor, unmarried girls of Valleythe social fabric in conservative Kashmir. Late marriages, infertility and depl
dna / Posted 6 days ago
the social fabric in conservative Kashmir. Late marriages, infertility and depleting sex ratio has become rampant in the Kashmir Valley. A study conducted by the Sociology department at University of Kashmir in 2009 revealed shocking facts about... Read more
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asianage
From stone-pelter to captain of J&K women's football team, the story of Afshan Ashiqwho is from Srinagar, said. Ashiq, who defends the 24-foot-long and 8-foot-hig
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
who is from Srinagar, said. Ashiq, who defends the 24-foot-long and 8-foot-high goal post for her team, said the youth in Kashmir Valley was talented and all that they required was a platform. "The minister also told us that Rs 100 crore had... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Afshan Ashiq: From stone-pelter to captain of J&K women's football teamwho is from Srinagar, said. Ashiq, who defends the 24-foot-long and 8-foot-hig
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
who is from Srinagar, said. Ashiq, who defends the 24-foot-long and 8-foot-high goal post for her team, said the youth in Kashmir Valley was talented and all that they required was a platform. "The minister also told us that Rs 100 crore had... Read more
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dna
It's raining govt jobs for pellet victimsto withdraw cases of 4,327 stone-pelters in a bid to give them an opportunity t
dna / Posted 7 days ago
to withdraw cases of 4,327 stone-pelters in a bid to give them an opportunity to rebuild their lives afresh in the restive Kashmir valley. An official spokesman said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti distributed orders of appointment among a group of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
| india-news | Hindustan TimesMHA said in a statement. Of the 22 women that met with the senior minister on
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
MHA said in a statement. Of the 22 women that met with the senior minister on Tuesday, 11 were from J&K, five from Kashmir Valley, four from Jammu region and two from Ladakh.The team, called J&K CM’s XI ,comprises 11 girls from other parts... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Handsome hero, passionate filmmaker: The many legends of Shashi Kapoorlegends of Shashi Kapoor have come together – the handsome hero with the crooke
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
legends of Shashi Kapoor have come together – the handsome hero with the crooked smile serenading his heroine in the Kashmir valley, the busy and successful actor of the Seventies, the polished international star, the passionate film-lover... Read more
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asianage
North India hit by biting cold, Delhi air quality worseNew Delhi/Srinagar: Delhiites woke to a chilly morning with the minimum tempera
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi/Srinagar: Delhiites woke to a chilly morning with the minimum temperature settling at 8ºC, the Kashmir Valley shivered under sub-zero temperatures while Punjab and Haryana also saw the mercury dip as large parts of north India experienced... Read more
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dna
Winter is here: North India experiences biting cold; sub-zero temperature in Kashmir, HimachalDelhiites woke to a chilly morning with the minimum temperature settling at 8 d
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Delhiites woke to a chilly morning with the minimum temperature settling at 8 degrees Celsius, the Kashmir Valley shivered under sub-zero temperatures while Punjab and Haryana also saw the mercury dip as large parts of north India experienced biting... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
North India experiences biting cold, mercury dips below zero in KashmirDelhiites woke to a chilly Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settling
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
Delhiites woke to a chilly Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 8 degrees Celsius, the Kashmir Valley shivered under sub-zero temperatures while Punjab and Haryana also saw the mercury dip as large parts of north India experienced... Read more
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dna
5 militants killed in two separate encounters in KashmirFive militants were killed in two separate encounters in Kashmir Valley on Thur
dna / Posted 12 days ago
Five militants were killed in two separate encounters in Kashmir Valley on Thursday, security forces said. While four terrorists were killed in a gunfight in Budgam district, another was killed in Baramulla area. A para commando of the Indian Army... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
MS Dhoni greeted with ‘Boom Boom Afridi’ chants in Jammu and Kashmirplenty of headlines in the country. From making his views clear on India vs Pak
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
plenty of headlines in the country. From making his views clear on India vs Pakistan to interacting with youngsters in the Kashmir valley, the former India skipper has had a busy time. Dhoni, who is an honorary Lt Col in the army, was the... Read more
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BBC News
The Kashmir town that is a 'militant hub'slain militant, said that the people of Hajin have always felt "stigmatised and
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
slain militant, said that the people of Hajin have always felt "stigmatised and shamed by and excluded from the rest of the Kashmir valley" for being "traitors to the cause of Kashmiri independence". "But most people here never supported the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
MS Dhoni has this to say on resumption of India-Pakistan cricket tiesof people had gathered to get a glimpse of the star cricketer. “Cricket fever
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
of people had gathered to get a glimpse of the star cricketer. “Cricket fever reaches its crescendo in Kashmir Valley as Dhoni makes his presence as chief guest in match between North and South Kashmir at Kunzer,” the official... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
K interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma visits Pulwama, meets several delegationscentre of militancy with anti-insurgency operations being launched on a war foo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
centre of militancy with anti-insurgency operations being launched on a war footing in the area. After his first visit to Kashmir Valley, Sharma suggested that cases against 4,500 youths involved in stone pelting for the first time be dropped in a... Read more
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dna
Terrorists kill another off-duty jawan in J&KDar of 175 Territorial Army (Engineers) is the third soldier to have fallen to
dna / Posted 17 days ago
Dar of 175 Territorial Army (Engineers) is the third soldier to have fallen to terror bullets since May this year in the Kashmir valley. Twenty-year-old Dar had left home at Senzen village in his car on Friday. On Saturday morning, his... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Dineshwar Sharma reaches out to Jammu migrantswho were killed by militants, have not been given any monetary help or permanen
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
who were killed by militants, have not been given any monetary help or permanent government jobs. Before leaving for the Kashmir Valley on Sunday, Sharma will visit villages along the Line of Control and International Border to take stock of... Read more
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The Hindu
Mercury rises in Kashmir Valley, Jammu regiondivision, including Ladakh region, rose by several degrees due to overcast cond
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
division, including Ladakh region, rose by several degrees due to overcast conditions. The night temperature across Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region improved by several degrees on Firday night due to cloudy skies, the Meteorological... Read more
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asianage
First-time stone pelters to be set freegoodwill gesture by the Centre, coming at a time when there has been a sharp de
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
goodwill gesture by the Centre, coming at a time when there has been a sharp decline in the cases of stone-pelting in the Kashmir valley. A few months ago, the security agencies had appealed to young men who had joined the ranks of terrorists to... Read more
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The Hindu
First-time offenders to go scot-free in J&Kgovernment to withdraw cases against first-time offenders involved in stone-thr
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
government to withdraw cases against first-time offenders involved in stone-throwing incidents in the 2016 unrest in Kashmir Valley, a top government official said. It has also offered to bear the cost of treatment of those who were blinded,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Over 4,500 cases against first-time offenders in J&K to be droppedover 4,500 cases against youths involved in stone pelting for the first time wi
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
over 4,500 cases against youths involved in stone pelting for the first time will be dropped in a bid to win hearts in the Kashmir Valley, officials said. Sharma, who visited the Valley earlier this month, was flooded with requests from various... Read more
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asianage
4,500 cases against youth involved in stone-pelting for first time to be droppedover 4,500 cases against youth involved in stone pelting for the first time wil
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
over 4,500 cases against youth involved in stone pelting for the first time will be dropped in a bid to win hearts in the Kashmir Valley, officials said. Sharma, who visited the Valley earlier this month, was flooded with requests from various... Read more
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dna
Healing touch in Kashmir: Centre asks state govt to withdraw stone pelting cases against first-time offendersover 4,500 cases against youths involved in stone pelting for the first time wi
dna / Posted 21 days ago
over 4,500 cases against youths involved in stone pelting for the first time will be dropped in a bid to win hearts in the Kashmir Valley, officials said. Sharma, who visited the Valley earlier this month, was flooded with requests from various... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Dial 1441, CRPF tells Kashmiri youth wanting to give up armsby the families, friends or well wishers of such youths, who are willing to sur
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
by the families, friends or well wishers of such youths, who are willing to surrender before the security forces in the Kashmir Valley, a senior official said. The helpline was launched in June this year by the paramilitary force with an aim to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt may offer amnesty to Kashmir stone-pelters, withdraw cases against first-time offendersThe government is likely to announce an amnesty scheme for stone pelters in the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 days ago
The government is likely to announce an amnesty scheme for stone pelters in the Kashmir Valley and withdraw cases against first-time offenders, senior government officials said on Monday. The scheme, discussed between officials from the state and... Read more
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dna
No Indian Muslim who believes in Islam will allow ISIS to have a base in the country: Rajnath Singhmainstream, saying proper assistance would be provided to them. Singh dismisse
dna / Posted 22 days ago
mainstream, saying proper assistance would be provided to them. Singh dismissed reports about IS gaining a foothold in the Kashmir Valley and said there was no confirmation about such reports. He said the matter was being investigated by security... Read more
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The Hindu
CRPF offers helpline to let J&K local militants returndecided that it should be used to help the local militants return home. We will
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
decided that it should be used to help the local militants return home. We will guide them,” he said. Foreign militants in Kashmir Valley would not be spared but security forces would pull out all the stops to ensure that the local boys who have... Read more
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Slate
Fleeing Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar, the Rohingya Face Hostility in Indiahome, the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Jammu, a particularly sensitive region owin
Slate / Posted 22 days ago
home, the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Jammu, a particularly sensitive region owing to India’s military occupation of the Kashmir Valley to its north, is a Hindu-majority city in a Muslim-majority state in an increasingly ethnic nationalist... Read more
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Central Chronicle
190 militants killed since Januaryand 110 foreign — were killed in encounters with security forces since January
Central Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
and 110 foreign — were killed in encounters with security forces since January while 200 ultras were still active in the Kashmir valley, Lt Gen J S Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps said on Sunday. “This year we have had a number of... Read more
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asianage
No Islamic State imprints in Kashmir, says J&K DGPISIS in Kashmir. Meanwhile, the Centre has taken note of reports about global
asianage / Posted 23 days ago
ISIS in Kashmir. Meanwhile, the Centre has taken note of reports about global terror group ISIS claiming an attack in the Kashmir Valley that left a police officer dead, Union minister Jitendra Singh said adding hat the future course of action... Read more
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dna
Army: 190 militants killed in 2017 in J&Kthe Line of Control (LoC) while infiltrating. We have killed approximately 125
dna / Posted 23 days ago
the Line of Control (LoC) while infiltrating. We have killed approximately 125 to 130 terrorists in the hinterland of the Kashmir valley," said Lieutenant General JS Sandhu, General Officer Commanding (GoC), 15 Corps. This, he said, has resulted... Read more
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The Indian Express
J&K: Over 2,500 pellet victims, Mehbooba Mufti govt looks at jobs for worst affectedShuaib Masoodi) AT LEAST 2,524 people were injured by pellets, many in the eye
The Indian Express / Posted 23 days ago
Shuaib Masoodi) AT LEAST 2,524 people were injured by pellets, many in the eyes, in eight of the 10 districts in the Kashmir valley during the crackdown on protests that followed the killing of militant Burhan Wani on July 8 last year,... Read more
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asianage
Govt has taken note of first ISIS-claimed terror attack in J&K: Jitendra SinghSrinagar: The government has taken note of reports about global terror group IS
asianage / Posted 23 days ago
Srinagar: The government has taken note of reports about global terror group ISIS claiming an attack in the Kashmir Valley that left a police officer dead, union minister Jitendra Singh said, adding that the future course of action would be adopted... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Free hand given to security forces behind success against militants in Kashmir: Jitendra SinghThe Centre has taken note of reports about global terror group ISIS claiming an
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 days ago
The Centre has taken note of reports about global terror group ISIS claiming an attack in the Kashmir Valley that left a police officer dead, Union minister Jitendra Singh said adding that the future course of action would be adopted after taking an... Read more
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