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Tourists, pilgrims leave Valley in wake of govt’s advisory

Tourists, pilgrims leave Valley in wake of govt’s advisory

Srinagar: Tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims started leaving the Kashmir Valley on Saturday in the wake of J&K authorities issuing an advisory, asking them to cut short their stay citing security threats. An official at Srinagar Airport said Indian Air Force flights have been pressed into service “as per requirement”. Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department […]

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Forces' deployment a security measure, have no knowledge of change in constitutional provisions: Guv

Forces' deployment a security measure, have no knowledge of change in constitutional provisions: Guv

‘Tell party workers to maintain calm, don't believe rumours’

Srinagar, Aug 03: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday conveyed to a National Conference delegation that the state has no knowledge of any changes in the Constitutional provisions and assured that the deployment of additional paramilitary forces was purely for security reasons. A statement released by the Raj Bhavan here said that the Governor informed […]

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Rumours of policemen being asked to deposit weapons baseless, malicious: ADGP

Rumours of policemen being asked to deposit weapons baseless, malicious: ADGP

Srinagar, Aug 03: Additional Director General of Police, Law and Order, Muneer Ahmad Khan Saturday dismissed the rumours that J&K policemen were being asked to deposit their weapons asserting that strict action will be taken against such rumour mongers. The tweet on social media in which it has been mentioned that J&K policemen are being […]

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4 militants killed in Sopore, Shopian encounters

4 militants killed in Sopore, Shopian encounters

Srinagar, Aug 03: Four militants, including a commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), were killed in two separate encounters with security forces in Baramulla and Shopian districts of Kashmir in the last 36 hours, police said on Saturday. While two militants were killed in Sopore township of Baramulla district of north Kashmir, two others were killed in […]

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Guv assurances OK, but we want statement in Parl: Omar

Guv assurances OK, but we want statement in Parl: Omar

Srinagar, Aug 03: National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that Governor S P Malik has assured that no moves are planned on repealing articles 370 and 35-A of the Constitution, or the state’s trifurcation, but as “the Governor is not the final word on Jammu and Kashmir”, his party wants an assurance on […]

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PDP appeals PM to not alter J&K’s constitutional position

PDP appeals PM to not alter J&K’s constitutional position

Srinagar, Aug 03: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday appealed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that no unilateral decision was taken at any level that impinges upon the current constitutional arrangement and complexion of Jammu and Kashmir in the Union of India. According to a party press release, in a meeting presided over […]

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Sajad Lone asks Centre to reach out to Kashmiris, end confusion

Sajad Lone asks Centre to reach out to Kashmiris, end confusion

‘Govt can’t keep on communicating with people here through advisories’

Srinagar, Aug 03: Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone on Saturday said that the Valley has descended into a state of hopelessness and scare while multiple orders issued by the government having created an environment of fear and uncertainty, which should be cleared by reaching out to the people here. “It is important that the […]

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UK asks British nationals to be "vigilant" in J&K

UK asks British nationals to be

London, Aug 03: The UK government on Saturday updated the travel advisory for its citizens travelling to Jammu and Kashmir, warning them to “remain vigilant” and up to date with the developments, citing reports in the national media over a heightened security threat in the state. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated its advisory […]

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Cong warns against 'misadventure' in J&K, demands statement from PM in Parliament

Cong warns against 'misadventure' in J&K, demands statement from PM in Parliament

New Delhi/Srinagar, Aug 03: Condemning the government’s decision to curtail the Amarnath Yatra, the Congress on Saturday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi make a statement in Parliament on the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed apprehensions about a “misadventure” by the Union Home Ministry. The Congress sought a reply from the prime […]

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Desist from any 'political adventurism' in J-K: CPI(M) asks Centre

Desist from any 'political adventurism' in J-K: CPI(M) asks Centre

New Delhi, Aug 03: The CPI(M) said on Saturday that the government should desist from any “political adventurism” in Jammu and Kashmir that will have grave consequences for the country and demanded explanation on steps being taken in the state. The party’s politburo in a statement said the “unprecedented” cancellation of the Amarnath Yatra has […]