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Jaitley to address Jammu university convocation next month

Jaitley to address Jammu university convocation next month

Jammu, Feb 24 :Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will deliver the 17th convocation address at the University of Jammu next month, a varsity official said today. “Jammu university is holding its 17th convocation at the varsity on March 4. The Union finance minister has consented to be the chief guest and deliver the convocation address,” […]

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FIR lodged after stone-pelting at Sunjwan Army camp

FIR lodged after stone-pelting at Sunjwan Army camp

Jammu, Feb 24: The Army has lodged an FIR against unidentified miscreants for pelting stones at a Sunjwan military station which recently came under attack by the militants. Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 10 others, including four soldiers, were injured in the attack on the Sunjwan camp. Three militants, who had stormed […]

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Strike continues in Rajouri

Jammu, Feb 24: The ongoing strike for an Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) post in the area disrupted normal life in parts of Rajouri district for the ninth day today, officials said. The strike was continuing in Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote sectors near the Line of Control (LoC) since February 16 despite an appeal by a […]

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Remembering rape victims of Kunan-Poshpora!

Remembering rape victims of Kunan-Poshpora!

AI terms it ‘chilling example of impunity’

Srinagar, Feb 23: Terming Kunan Poshpora incident “a chilling example of the impunity that surrounds human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir”, rights group Amnesty International India has sought impartial investigation into the alleged rape incident on its 27th anniversary. “For 27 years, the lack of accountability for the crimes committed in Kunan and Poshpora […]

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Separatists seek investigation by UN War Crimes Tribunal

Separatists seek investigation by UN War Crimes Tribunal

Srinagar, Feb 23: Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik on Friday reiterated demand for impartial investigation into the Kunan-Poshapora mass rape. Referring to Kunan-Poshpora tragedy, the separatists trio in a joint statement said that this heart wrenching incident is a “living proof of the state terrorism and fascism of India in […]

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BSF-Pak Rangers hold flag meeting along IB in Jammu

BSF-Pak Rangers hold flag meeting along IB in Jammu

Jammu, Feb 23: The BSF and Pakistan Rangers today held a flag meeting along the International Border (IB) here during which the border guards of the two countries expressed their commitment to maintain peace and tranquility along the IB, which has seen a lull in  ceasefire violations during the last fortnight “A sector commander-level flag […]

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Border residents in Uri moved to safer areas

Uri, Feb 23: Following the escalation of cross border shelling and tension in Uri sector, at least thirty-five families from villages close to the Line of Control have taken shelter in Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Uri town. Though there has been lull in the firing and shelling since yesterday afternoon, but residents of […]

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Pak takes defence attaches of 6 nations on tour of LoC

Pak takes defence attaches of 6 nations on tour of LoC

Islamabad, Feb 23: Pakistan today said it had arranged a visit of defence attaches of six countries, including from four permanent members of the UN, to the Line of Control to brief them about “Indian atrocities”. A Pakistan Army spokesman said in a statement that defence attaches of the US, the UK, France, China, Turkey […]

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Govt constitutes Council for promotion of Urdu language

Govt constitutes Council for promotion of Urdu language

Jammu, Feb 23: In a bid to promote J&K’s official language, the government on Friday constituted the first-ever State Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (SCPUL). According to an order issued by the Principal Secretary to the Government, Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, the Council will be headed by the Minister for Education. […]

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2 held for ‘cyber crime’

2 held for ‘cyber crime’

Kulgam, Feb 23: Two persons have been arrested in Kulgam on charges of “maligning image” of a local Imam through social networking sites. According to a police spokesman, a complaint was received at Police Station Qazigund on 11th January 2018, from Imam/Khateeb at Jamia Masjid Neepora — Gowhar Ahmed  Qadri of Malpora Mirbazar — that […]