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Five killed as car rams into truck in Samba

Five killed as car rams into truck in Samba

Jammu, Feb 20:  Five persons were killed on Thursday when their car rammed into a stationary truck on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The accident took place at Swanda Morh in Gagwal area when the car driver lost control and hit the truck parked on the roadside around […]

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3 Hizb militants killed in encounter in Tral

3 Hizb militants killed in encounter in Tral

Anantnag/Srinagar, Feb 19: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in the Tral area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. Security forces — Army’s 42RR, SOG and 180/185 Bn CRPF — launched a cordon and search operation in Tral late Tuesday night following information about […]

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Necessary to prevent statelessness when nationality laws are changed: UN chief

Necessary to prevent statelessness when nationality laws are changed: UN chief

Islamabad, Feb 19:  Amid concerns over India’s Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC), UN chief Antonio Guterres has said it is necessary to do everything to prevent “statelessness” when a nationality law is changed. Guterres, who was on a three-day visit to Pakistan, when asked whether he was concerned about […]

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PHE workers clash with police in Jammu

PHE workers clash with police in Jammu

Jammu, Feb 19: Thousands of workers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department clashed with police on Wednesday as their march to Raj Bhawan here to demand pending wages was stopped midway. The workers, including casual labourers and daily-wagers, began the march from the Chief Engineer’s office. A large contingent of police had closed the route […]

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LG calls for strict enforcement of traffic regulations

LG calls for strict enforcement of traffic regulations

Jammu, Feb 19: Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Wednesday called for strict enforcement of traffic regulations and creating awareness regarding road safety across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir so as to prevent incidence of road accidents. At a meeting with the top functionaries of Transport department and Traffic Police at the Civil […]

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Police to act against misuse of social media: DGP

Police to act against misuse of social media: DGP

Srinagar, Feb 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that it will act against the misuse of social media networks, which were allegedly being used to stoke violence in the Valley. “We have evidence whereby social media was used through VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) to tell militants to carry out attacks at certain […]

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‘Will ensure no subversive activity takes place in J&K during Trump's India visit’

‘Will ensure no subversive activity takes place in J&K during Trump's India visit’

Srinagar, Feb 19: Police on Wednesday said it will take all measures to ensure that militants are not able to carry out any subversive activity in the Union territory during US President Donald Trump’s visit to the country next week. “We are taking all necessary measures…we are hopeful that this visit (of the US president) […]

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Snowfall, rains expected on Herath night: MeT

Snowfall, rains expected on Herath night: MeT

Jammu, Feb 19:  The meteorological department in Jammu and Kashmir has forecast snowfall and rains on the night of the annual Mahashivaratri festival. Mahashivaratri or Herath as it is known locally, which falls on the intervening night of February 20-21, is a festival celebrated annually to honour Lord Shiva and also marks the day of […]

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J&K’s security our top priority: CRPF chief

J&K’s security our top priority: CRPF chief

Srinagar, Feb 19: The CRPF on Wednesday said Jammu and Kashmir was its top priority and stressed on the need for effective synergy among security forces and intelligence agencies to maintain peace in the Union territory. “Jammu and Kashmir is considered the crown of India and its security is our utmost priority,” DG CRPF A P […]

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LG calls for increasing surveillance along IB in J-K

LG calls for increasing surveillance along IB in J-K

Jammu, Feb 19: Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Wednesday asked the BSF to intensify vigil along the International Border (IB) to ensure safety and security of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. This was conveyed by Murmu to L Mohanti, Inspector General of Border Security Force (headquarters Delhi), who called on the Lt Governor […]

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