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Pak-based militants planning to target Amarnath Yatra: Army

Pak-based militants planning to target Amarnath Yatra: Army

DGP says reports about deployment of security forces exaggerated

Srinagar, Aug 02: Pakistan-based militants are planning to target the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, the army said on Friday citing intelligence inputs, following which the Jammu and Kashmir administration asked the pilgrims and tourists to “curtail” their stay in the Valley and leave immediately. Stating that weapons and explosives have been recovered along the Yatra route, […]

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Kashmir panics as govt asks Amarnath pilgrims, tourists to leave Valley

Kashmir panics as govt asks Amarnath pilgrims, tourists to leave Valley

Srinagar, Aug 02: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday asked Amarnath Yatris and tourists to immediately make necessary arrangements to cut short their stay in the Valley and return as soon as possible in the wake of intelligence inputs of “specific threats” to the pilgrimage. The Principal Secretary (Home) issued a security advisory, saying […]

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Mehbooba slams Centre, says 'gloves are finally off'

Mehbooba slams Centre, says 'gloves are finally off'

Meets Farooq Abdullah, Sajad Lone, others

Srinagar, Aug 02: PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Friday evening said that there is too much scare in the air and common people have been pushed to the wall. “There is too much confusion. On one side government says all is well, but the advisory regarding Yatris and tourists says some other […]

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HC signals green to resumption of construction work on WS schemes in Gulmarg

HC signals green to resumption of construction work on WS schemes in Gulmarg

Srinagar, Aug 02: The High Court on Friday granted permission for completion of the remaining work of the much-awaited water supply project for Gulmarg halted due to a ban on constructions in the area since 2015. The court allowed an application by the Executive Engineer, PHE Division Tangmarg that sought permission to resume the balance […]

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Govt abolishes DDBs in all districts

Govt abolishes DDBs in all districts

Srinagar, Aug 02: The government on Friday accorded sanction for the abolition of the District Development Boards in all the districts of the State. Further, sanction has also been accorded for the constitution of Block Development Councils and District Planning and Development Boards respectively in the State, as per provisions of J&K Panchayati Raj Act […]

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Cong demands govt statement on J&K advisory

Cong demands govt statement on J&K advisory

New Delhi, Aug 02: Congress on Friday demanded a reply from the government in Lok Sabha on the security advisory asking Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to leave Kashmir as soon as possible. As the House was debating the Dam Safety Bill, leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised the issue of […]

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Delhi HC dismisses bail plea of Geelani’s aide in funding case

Delhi HC dismisses bail plea of Geelani’s aide in funding case

New Delhi, Aug 02:  The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of Ghulam Mohammed Bhat, an alleged close aide of Hurriyat-G leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, in a 2011 militancy-funding case. A bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Brijesh Sethi said there was no reason to interfere with the trial court’s November […]

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NC delegation meets PM, pitches for early polls

NC delegation meets PM, pitches for early polls

Urges him to not take any steps that will worsen situation in valley

New Delhi: A National Conference delegation, led by party president and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and asked him to hold Assembly elections in the state before the end of the year. The delegation, which met Modi for about 20 minutes, also urged him not to take any […]

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Madhav accuses regional parties of supporting militancy

Madhav accuses regional parties of supporting militancy

‘Peace not possible till those supporting terror are not taught lesson’

Srinagar, Aug 01: BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday accused the regional parties here of supporting militancy and said peace will not be established till they are not taught a lesson. He said “some political parties, for their own interests, either indirectly allow terrorism to sprout, or sometimes even directly support it.” ““Terrorists […]

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Pak to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav by Friday: FO

Pak to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav by Friday: FO

Islamabad, Aug 1:  Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is on death row in Pakistan, will be granted consular access by Friday, Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said on Thursday. Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of “espionage and terrorism” in April 2017 following […]