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NIA arrests two Kashmiris in Jammu over alleged LeT links.

Srinagar The National Investigation Agency on Tuesday arrested two alleged accomplices of captured Pakistani national and Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Bahadur Ali. Zahoor Ahmed Peer and Nazir Ahmed Peer, residents of Kupwara area, were nabbed from Jammu by the NIA, media reports said. Both are accused of providing support to ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

From Karnah, Mehbooba appeals for peace, seeks end to Indo-Pak hostility.

Srinagar Appealing for peace between India and Pakistan, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today sought end to hostilities between the two countries on the borders saying it is the people of the State who suffer the brunt of these skirmishes. Addressing a well attended public meeting here after laying the foundation of some ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Govt sanctions Rs 23 Cr for Pashmina industry to grow high breed goats in Ladakh.

Srinagar Government of India has sanctioned Rs 23 crore for Pashmina industry to grow and for promotion of high breed goats in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli at the end of week-long tour to Leh and Kargil districts in Ladakh region, said that

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Mehbooba kick-starts Rs 68 cr worth development works at Tanghdar.

Srinagar Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day's visit to Karnah, laid the foundation of several developmental projects valuing around Rs. 68 crore here today. The Chief Minister laid the foundation of 15 kilometre long Tanghdar to Gabra road via Hajitara which would be constructed in two years. The road project ...

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Govt orders transfers, postings in middle rung administration.

Srinagar The Government today ordered transfer and posting of four KAS officers. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department, Nagendra Singh Jamwal, KAS, Deputy Excise Commissioner , Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce ...

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Netherland Ambassador tours Kashmir Valley, inspects High Density Plantation projects  .

Srinagar To inspect demonstration projects of High Density Apple orchards established by Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Kashmir in collaboration with companies from Netherlands, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands , Alphonsus Stoelinga, today inspected various projects here. ...

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Mushroom farming has potential of creating new economic avenues for JK's unemployed youth: Govt.

Srinagar Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura and Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday inaugurated “Integrated Mushroom Development Centre at Lal Mandi being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 4 crore. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Agriculture said that purpose of ...

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Ministers have kept Bureaucracy hostage: Rasheed.

Srinagar Awami Ittehad Party chairperson and Langate lawmaker, Engineer Rasheed expressing displeasure over keeping bureaucracy engaged with the visits of ministers, has said that the practice has hampered work culture and governance in the entire state. Addressing public gatherings at Supernaghama Langate and Rawathpora ...

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PSA a lawless law, 'gives legitimacy to police to detain anyone without evidence': Geelani.

Srinagar Octogenarian Hurriyat Patriarch Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday while terming Public Safety Act a draconian law', said that the people arrested under the grab of this act is a sheer violation of human values'. In a statement, Geelani said that under the garb of PSA, the authorities and police feel free to detain

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Have Facebook accounts to monitor 'trouble mongers': J&K Police to cops.

Srinagar To monitor trouble mongers' and to reach out to masses at their doorsteps with an aim to address grievances, Jammu and Kashmir Police Department have asked its men to have accounts on social networking site Facebook. The department has issued advisories to all the police stations across the state to have a Facebook ...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after landslide.

A landslide blocked the 300-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Ramban district and was cleared in two-and-a-half hours to ensure smooth movement of traffic, officials said today.

- Zee News - IN

Jammu University tense ahead of union election, NSUI protests

The clashes happened during campaiging for the first phase of the students union election scheduled for September 25 at the university.

- Zee News - IN

A year after Uri attack: Army on high alert, anticipating terror strike

A year since the Uri attack, Indian Army anticipates another major terror strike on one of its establishments in Jammu and Kashmir, as Pakistan-backed terrorists stepped up their activities in the northern state. Armys own intelligence suggests activities in 17 terror launch pads across the line of control and presence of ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Kashmir terror funding: 2 accused give confessional statements

The National Investigation Agency has secured recorded confessional statements on the flow of money, especially from Pakistan, from two persons accused in a case related to the funding of terror acti...

- The Hindu - IN

JKNPP targets BJP over price rise

The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party today targeted the BJP over soaring prices, especially of essential commodities, calling it as one of the failures of the PDP-BJP government."The raging inflation in pulses, vegetables, cereals, sugar, atta and other items of daily use had caused immense hardships for the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Mehbooba seeks end to Indo-Pak hostilities

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today sought an end to the hostilities between India and Pakistan on the borders, saying it is the people of the state who bear the brunt of the skirmishes.Mehbooba, who was addressing a public meeting at Tangdar sector near the Line of Control in Karnah area of north Kashmirs ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

NIA arrest two supporters of Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Bahadur Ali

The National Investigation Agency on Tuesday arrested two accomplices of captured Pakistani national and Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Bahadur Ali in Jammu and Kashmir.

- Zee News - IN

Kashmir terror funding: 2 accused give confessional statements against separatists

The statements made before a judicial magistrate had tightened the case against separatists.

- Rediff.com - IN

Vicky Kaushal to feature in film based on Uri surgical strikes

Actor Vicky Kaushal is all set to star in a movie based on last years surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the LoC.Titled "Uri", the film will be produced by Ronnie Screwvalas production arm, RSVP, and will go on the floors next year.Vicky will play a commander, who led the group of paratroopers in the surgical ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

China ahead of schedule on construction of hydropower plant in Pakistan

China is racing to finish one of the biggest hydropower projects in Pakistan ahead of schedule, yet its location in the long-contested region of Kashmir will draw ire from India. Construction of the 720MW Karot power station on the Jhelum river began in December and looked set to finish nine months ahead of its December ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Landslides at Ramsoo, highway closed

Srinagar The Srinagar-Jammu highway was on Tuesday closed following landslides at Ramsoo. Reports said a clearance operation has been started and the highway is expected to be restored later Tuesday. Meanwhile, reports added that hundreds of passenger vehicles and goods laden trucks are stranded due to the closure on both ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

3 yr degree in 4 yrs: Kargil students hold protests against Kashmir University authorities

Sajjad Hussain Kargil The students of Government Degree College Kargil on Monday staged a protest demonstration against Kashmir University authorities for delay in semester examinations. Hundreds of students from the College campus marched through bus stand and assembled at Laal Chowk Kargil. During the protest students ...

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Govt appoints Prof Hashmi as Controller Exams Cluster University Jammu

M Majid Malik Doda Setting the ball rolling to make the Cluster University Jammu functional, Government on Monday ordered appointment of Controller Examination. As per the orders issued by the Higher education department, Prof Syed Zaheer Abbass Hashmi, retired Principal Govt Degree College Bhaderwah, of Doda has been ...

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Pak PM to 'highlight' Kashmir issue at 72nd UN General Assembly

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in New York on Tuesday to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is expected to raise the Kashmir issue, reports said. Abbasi's address to the UNGA - slated for September 21 -will be his debut into the highest international diplomacy ...

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Arab League expresses concern on 'Human Rights violations' in Kashmir, Palestine

Srinagar Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit have expressed grave concern' on the situation in Palestine and Jammu & Kashmir, especially the ongoing atrocities and attacks on civilians in two territories by security forces', Pakistan media reported on Tuesday. ...

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Help Uzair, a 4-yr-old kid suffering from Cerebral Palsy

A four year old child, Uzair Javaid son of Javaid Ahmad Shah, a resident of Khyambar at Hyder Beigh in Pattan in suffering from severe neurological disorder. The child is under treatment at SMHS hospital in Srinagar and doctors have diagnosed him with Cerebral Palsy . Javaid Ahmad, father of Uzair is a

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NIA raids, arrests: JRL holds protests in Srinagar

Srinagar Condemning the raids and arrests by federal investigating agency, National Investigating Agency , the Joint Resistance Leadership on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration in Srinagar. The protest was jointly held by scores of activists of both factions of Hurriyat Conference and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation ...

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Photojournalist Kamran Yousuf, Javed Ahmad remanded to judicial custody till Oct 17

Srinagar A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded photojournalist Kamran Yousuf and Javed Ahmad to judicial custody till October 17, reports said. Kamran, a photojournalist from Pulwama and Javed a youngster from Kulgam district were arrested by NIA on September 5 in connection with an on-going probe into an alleged terror funding ...

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Pakistan is 'face of international terrorism': India at UNHRC

India lambasted at Pakistan during the United Nations Human Rights Council meet on Monday and dubbed it as 'the face of international terrorism'. Indian Foreign Service Officer Dr. Vishnu Reddy, who was addressing at the 36th Human Rights Council Sessions, said Pakistan has been the face of international terrorism. India ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bollywood film on Indian surgical strike

Mumbai, Sep 19 The story of India's surgical strike on terrorist hubs in Pakistan is being made into a Bollywood film produced by Ronnie Screwvala. Actor Vicky Kaushal plays the lead role in the movie titled "Uri". Terrorists from Pakistan attacked a military base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir on September 18, 2016, leaving ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Pakistan, Arab League express concern over situation in Palestine, held Kashmir

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif meets Secretary General Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit in New York The post Pakistan, Arab League express concern over situation in Palestine, held Kashmir appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Uneasy calm prevails on border after intense shelling

An uneasy calm prevailed in Arnia sector on International Border in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, after six days of intense shelling by Pakistan killing a soldier and a woman and forcing hundreds of border residents to flee their homes.A BSF official said no cross-border firing or shelling incidents were reported in Arnia ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Pakistan a terror manufacturing unit: India at UN

India reiterated that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral and inalienable part of India and will remain so.

- Zee News - IN

Abbasi arrives at UN to tackle thorny issues

UNITED NATIONS: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will highlight the Kashmir and Rohingya issues in his address to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly and is likely to use his interactions with American officials to halt a rapid deterioration in US-Pakistan relations.The prime minister, who reached New York on Monday ...

- DAWN - PK

CoA unhappy with State bodies

The Committee of Administrators has expressed its displeasure over the non-compliance of state associations in following the procedure for the release of funds.It however, said that "adequate mechanisms" have been put in place for them to enable direct payment to the third party for cricket operations. The CoA has been ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Extravagance in Kashmiri marriages a dangerous trend, un-Islamic: Mirwaiz

Srinagar Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday expressed concern over the growing social evils in the Kashmiri society stating that each one of us is morally duty bound to contribute in shaping a healthy society and saving it from deterioration. In a statement, terming the extravaganza in Kashmiri ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

KAS Prelims: Candidates accuse PSC of violating court order

Srinagar The qualified candidates for Kashmir Administrative Services -2016 preliminary exams who have been dropped by Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission after it came up with a new list of candidates following the controversy over wrong answer keys shown against 24 questions, Monday alleged that JKPSC has been ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

KCCI delegation calls on Naeem Akhtar

Srinagar Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar on Monday urged the JK Business Inc to facilitate creation of a conducive and enabling environment to promote trade, commerce, entrepreneurship and investment in the State. Interacting with a delegation of the newly elected office-bearers of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and ...

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Veeri for bringing vibrancy in institution of Numberdars, Chowkidars

Srinagar Minister for Revenue Relief Rehabilitation, Reconstruction Abdul Rehman Veeri on Monday said that Government is taking many initiatives to bring vibrancy in the institution of Numberdars and Chowkidars at the village level. The Minister was speaking at a high level meeting of officials. The meeting was attended by ...

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Family accuses SKIMS doctor of 'murdering' their child

Srinagar A family from Shalimar area in the outskirts of Kashmir capital Srinagar Monday staged a protest accusing a doctor of 'murdering' their baby boy while performing a medical procedure called tracheostomy. The doctor according to protesting family has gone into hiding, a fact admitted by the senior doctors at ...

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Govt to distribute 20000 qtls of additional food-grains for Muharram

Srinagar Keeping Muharram arrangements in mind, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs , and Information Department Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today directed for distribution of additional 20000 quintals of food grains among consumers, especially in Shia inhabited areas. The Minister issued the instructions ...

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Govt seeks support of tourism stakeholders for promotion of Kashmir Saffron

Srinagar Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today urged the people associated with the tourism industry to come forward and help the government in the promotion of Kashmir Saffron. Chairing a meeting with people associated with the hotel industry, representatives of houseboat association and other tourism ...

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Kashmir band sings in Rohingyas solidarity

by Muhammad Younis SRINAGAR: In solidarity with the Rohingyas, a Kashmiri band Emcee Ame has recently come up with a song Rohingya: A Silent Genocide. The song was released on September 17, on the Emcee Ame's Youtube Channel. The main producer Aamir Emee, while sharing what prompted him to sing for people, residing far ...

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2-day national seminar on biodiversity begins at Kashmir varsity

Srinagar A two-day seminar on 'Himalayan Biodiversity—Characterization and Bioprospection for Sustainable Utilization' started at the University of Kashmir on Monday. The national-level seminar is hosted and organised by KU's Centre For Kashmir Himalayan Biodiversity: Documentation, Bioprospection and Conservation ...

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Omar Abdullah responds to Centre calling Rohingya a security threat, says no such intel in Jammu and Kashmir till 2014

Omar Abdullah was reacting to the affidavit filed by the Centre in the Supreme Court that Rohingyas' presence in the country would pose a "serious" national security threat. The post Omar Abdullah responds to Centre calling Rohingya a security threat, says no such intel in Jammu and Kashmir till 2014 appeared first on ...

- Firstpost - IN

Kashmir losing its agricultural land to rapid urbanisation and unplanned construction, reveals revenue report

Kashmir is losing its prime agricultural land and wetlands to rapid urbanisation and faulty land-use, according to a December 2016 state policy document on land use. The post Kashmir losing its agricultural land to rapid urbanisation and unplanned construction, reveals revenue report appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Some Rohingya are a serious security threat, Indian govt tells top court

The Indian government told the country's top court on Monday that some of the Muslim Rohingya who have fled Myanmar are a serious security threat as it sought to justify moves to deport up to 40,000 of them. Mukesh Mittal, a senior home ministry official, said the Supreme Court must allow the government to take a decision ...

- DAWN - PK

Too many visitors, Chief Minister spends night in Pulwama

SRINAGAR: The day-long outreach to listen to the grievances of the people was slightly longer than all other days as Chef Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti had to cancel her plans of driving back home. She stayed in the town for the night. Informed sources said that the people continued coming to the Circuit House till

- Kashmir Life - IN

Schools closed in Arnia as cross-border shelling continues

Srinagar Government on Monday ordered closure of all schools located near the International Border in Arnia area of Jammu district in view of cross-border firing. Reports quoting officials said that all schools located within five kilometres from the border will remain closed on Monday in Arnia zone. The armies of India ...

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4,499 policemen protect 2,075 VIPs in J&K

Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir has a total of 2,075 VIPs who are protected by 4,499 policemen, reports quoting Bureau of Police Research and Development said on Monday. Out of the 19.26 lakh police officers in India, 56,944 are deployed for the security of 20,828 VIPs, media reports quoting the data compiled by the Bureau of

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