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Two militant associates of LeT held in Hajin: Police

Two militant associates of LeT held in Hajin: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have arrested two militant associates of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. A senior police officer said that acting on specific information, Bandipora police along with 13 RR and 45 BN CRPF apprehended two […]

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India-Pakistan agreement on ceasefire rekindles hope for peaceful future among border residents

India-Pakistan agreement on ceasefire rekindles hope for peaceful future among border residents

Jammu: The announcement by India and Pakistan to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and other sectors has rekindled hope for a peaceful future among border residents in Jammu and Kashmir who have been living under constant fear of firing and shelling. “We are joyous over the news of […]

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3 youth arrested while trying to cross LoC in Kupwara: Police

3 youth arrested while trying to cross LoC in Kupwara: Police

Srinagar: Three youth were arrested in Kupwara district of north Kashmir while allegedly trying to cross over the Line of Control (LoC) for arms training, police said on Friday. A police official told GNS that following specific information, police arrested the trio, all in their 20s. “They had established a contact with a militant commander […]

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BDO dies of cardiac arrest in Gurez

BDO dies of cardiac arrest in Gurez

Bandipora: A senior officer of Rural Development Department (RDD) died of massive cardiac arrest while performing his duty in Tulail area of Gurez in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday afternoon. An official told the news agency—Kashmir news observer (KNO), that a Block Development Officer (BDO), posted at Tulail suffered a massive cardiac arrest while […]

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Disengagement at all friction points necessary to consider de-escalation of troops: India to China

Disengagement at all friction points necessary to consider de-escalation of troops: India to China

New Delhi/Beijing: Asserting that peace and tranquillity on the border is essential for development of bilateral relations, India has told China that disengagement at all friction points is necessary to contemplate any de-escalation of troops even as the two sides agreed to establish a hotline contact for timely exchange of views. Last week, armies of […]

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UN chief encouraged by India, Pak ceasefire announcement

UN chief encouraged by India, Pak ceasefire announcement

United Nations: Top UN leadership has welcomed the announcement by militaries of India and Pakistan to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and other sectors, with UN chief Antonio Guterres expressing hope that this “positive step” will provide an opportunity for “further dialogue”. In a […]

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PM inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games

PM inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the second Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg and said that the event is a step towards making Jammu and Kashmir a hub of winter sports in the country. Athletes from 27 states and Union Territories are competing in the Games which will conclude on March […]

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Massive blaze breaks out in residential house at Safa Kadal

Massive blaze breaks out in residential house at Safa Kadal

Srinagar: A massive blaze broke out in a residential house at Safa Kadal area of Srinagar on Friday afternoon. Reports reaching the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that fire breaks out in a three-storey residential house at Safa Kadal Chowk today. The locals told KNO that fire tenders have reached the spot to douse […]

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Dal Lake figures among 12 ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ selected for intensive clean-up

Dal Lake figures among 12 ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ selected for intensive clean-up

Srinagar: Kashmir’s major tourist attraction — Dal Lake — has figured among twelve iconic sites under Phase-IV of ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ (SIPs) issued by the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti, officials said on Thursday. As per a handout, the SIPs include Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra; Sanchi Stupa, Madhya Pradesh; Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan; Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan; Ramdevra, […]

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LG picks top IRTS officer Ranjan P Thakur for J&K industrial outreach

LG picks top IRTS officer Ranjan P Thakur for J&K industrial outreach

New Delhi:  Lt Governor Manoj Sinha has picked top Indian Railway Traffic Service officer Ranjan Prakash Thakur to help him in the Union Territory’s industrial outreach. Thakur has been appointed as “Principal Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department,” an order issued by the J&K government said on Thursday. Some weeks back, Sinha had […]

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