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Monday, April 29, 2019Train service suspended in Kashmir

Srinagar: Train service was suspended for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where polling is being held on Monday in Kulgam district in the second of three-phased election in the Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency (PC).

"Train service was suspended today as a precautionary measure following apprehension of violence when polling was being held in Kulgam district, " official sources said.

 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019Army foils infiltration bid by 100 Pak terrorists

Heavy shelling continues in Poonch

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday foiled infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir by around 100 terrorists holed up at six launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, just around eight kilometres from the Line of Control, losing three lives - two armymen and a civilian, sources said on Monday.

The Indian Army stated that tensions on the Line of Control will remain till winter

 

Thursday, November 7, 2019Indian Army tells personnel not to get 'honey trapped'

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) In the wake of some 'honey trap' incidents, the Indian Army has issued an advisory, asking its personnel to be cautious and avoid being friendly with strangers posing as spiritual leaders or women of foreign origin.

The Army has also identified around 150 profiles used by Pakistan to honey trap Indian Army personnel.

The advisory, issued in mid-October, says that Pak

 

Friday, April 24, 2020Swasthya Nidhi App for Health Monitoring: District Admin B'la Organizes Training Program for Supervisors

BARAMULLA, APRIL 24: District Administration, Baramulla today organized a training program to impart requisite training regarding the use and application of 'Swasthya Nidhi App' which has been specifically designed to monitor health status of the people during present circumstances, here today. Training program was organized in two sessions, keeping social distancing protocol in consideration, in

 

Saturday, June 8, 2019Doctor-patient video goes viral in J&K, four booked

Jammu, June 8: Four doctors have been booked for allegedly filming a female patient while she came in for a medical examination and releasing the video on social media in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, the police said on Saturday.

The matter came to fore when the girl lodged a complaint stating that a video had become viral on social media platforms which was filmed a long time ago when

 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019Pakistan summons Indian envoy over 'ceasefire violations'

Islamabad, Oct 16: Pakistan summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to protest over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) that killed three civilians.

The Foreign Office said that Director-General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Ahluwalia and condemned the ceasefire violations by the Indian troops in Nezapir Sector of t

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Girl murdered at Bahu Plaza

JAMMU: A 20-years old girl was allegedly murder at Bahu Plaza area of district Jammu.
The deceased identified as Sheetal wife of Tota Ram resident of Balmiki Colony, Nanak Nagar.
As per reports, the dead body of Girl was found near Gold gym in Bahu Plaza Jammu. “The dead body was shifted to Government Medical College & Hospital Jammu for autopsy,” an official said. He added th

 

Thursday, February 13, 2020CRPF to pay homage to Pulwama martyrs

Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will pay homage on Friday here by dedicating a martyr's column to the memory of the jawans who were martyred in a suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district last year.

In the terror attack, 40 CRPF men were killed after a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber attacked their convoy in Pulwama on February 14 2019.

CRPF's Sp

 

Sunday, October 20, 2019 Army destroys 4 terror launch pads in PoK in retaliatory attack

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday destroyed four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), killing at least four Pakistani soldiers, in a counter-attack launched against the ceasefire violation that killed two soldiers and a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said here.

Pakistani Army posts were also hit in the artillery gun attack launched by Indian Army that

 

Sunday, August 11, 2019Life in Kashmir after Article 370 revoked

Srinagar, Aug 11: It is a sombre day on the picturesque Dal Lake in Srinagar. There are no tourists and there is no business. The shikaras are all empty and parked along the edges of the lake. Life has suddenly come to a standstill.

Mohammad Younis, 47, lives by the Dal Lake. He has grown up watching Bollywood film shootings in Kashmir.

Today he returned to the lake with his seven and eig

 

Monday, October 28, 2019Kashmir lockdown: Pre-paid mobile services barred for 85th day

Srinagar, Oct 28: A fortnight after post-paid voice calls were restored in Kashmir, there is still no sign of the resumption of pre-paid mobile connections, as normal life remained affected in the Valley for the 85th consecutive day on Monday.

There are at least 25 lakh pre-paid cell phone users in Kashmir.

"This is discriminatory, if there is no problem with the restoration of post-paid mo

 

Thursday, October 24, 2019Normal life remains affected in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 24: Normal life remained affected in the Kashmir Valley for the 81st consecutive day on Thursday with main markets shut and public transport off the roads, officials said.

Main markets and other business establishments were shut across the Valley, even as some shops opened for a few hours early in the morning in a few areas, including in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in the cit

 

Monday, September 23, 2019Centre indicates troops’ longer haul in Valley, sanctions shelters insulated with PUF for winters

SRINAGAR: Ahead of winters, the Centre has sanctioned setting up of over 40 pre-fabricated huts for paramilitary forces in the Kashmir valley, besides improving infrastructure in existing private house and hotels to keep its troops comfortable during the snow period.
The move, which is indicative of a longer haul for paramilitary forces in the Valley, is likely to be implemented in the next few

 

Friday, March 20, 2020COVID-19: French researcher reports successful drug trial

Paris, March 20 (IANS) Amid the novel coronavirus scare around the world, a French researcher has reported successful trial of a new treatment line for COVID-19, with early tests suggesting it can stop the virus from becoming contagious in just six days.

According to connexionfrance.com, Professor Didier Raoult from hospital l'Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire (IHU Mediterranee), put up a video

 

Thursday, November 7, 2019Six-time world champion Mary Kom is now Mary Kom OLY

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Thursday expressed gratitude to the World Olympian Association (WOA) after it allowed her the use of post-nominal letters 'OLY'.

Mary Kom shared the image of the certificate of recognition on her official Twitter handle and wrote, "Thank you so much for the recognition" tagging WOA and International Olympic Committee (IOC).

'OLY

 

Saturday, April 6, 2019Tribal girl among 8 make it to civil services, none from Valley

JAMMU: Rehana Bashir, resident of a remote village in Poonch has become the first Gujjar woman to qualify the prestigious Civil Services Examination-2018, the final results of which were declared Friday night by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Besides Rehana (AIR 187), at least seven more persons have made it to the coveted services and they include Abhishek Augustya (AIR 268), Sun

 

Sunday, January 5, 2020J&K bank unveils calendar for year 2020, cut short to 6 pages

Features 3 monuments from Srinagar, 2 from Jammu

JAMMU: After a week long delay, Jammu and Kashmir Bank has unveiled six-page calendar for the year-2020, which displays exquisite monuments of Union Territories (UTs) including J&K and Ladakh.
Based on theme ‘History and Heritage’, the calendar of this year marks a departure from 12 folds, one for each month, and instead carries six pages only, displaying six heritages sites of the erstwhile St

 

Friday, August 30, 2019Security beefed up in Ayodhya

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 30: Security is being further beefed up in Ayodhya following intelligence inputs of a possible terror attack.

According to sources, the office of the Director-General of Police (DGP) has asked the Additional Director Generals (ADG) of Bareilly, Kanpur and Prayagraj zones to identify 100 constables each who are 'competent, incorrupt and have a clean image'.

The

 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019Army to commission 1st batch of women soldiers in 2021

New Delhi, Sep 4: The first batch of 100 women soldiers in the Army is likely to be commissioned by March 2021, Army sources said on Wednesday. They said the commissioning will take place after the first batch completes its training, which will commence in December this year.

The women soldiers will be commissioned into the Corps of Military Police of the Indian Army.

"The training period -

 

Monday, June 15, 2020Sushant Singh Rajput was going through major financial & personal crisis: film publicist

New Delhi, Jun 15: Journalist and film publicist Flynn Remedios, who has handled artistes and former Bigg Boss contestants like Shradha Sharna, Claudia Ciesla, Arshi Khan and several others, has claimed that Sushant Singh Rajput was going through a severe financial crisis because of which he was chronically depressed over the last few days.

In a Twitter post, Remedios said that 34-year-old Raj

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020Man arrested for raping mother in UP

Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), March 17: In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his own mother.

The man was said to be drunk at the time of the incident which took place in the Asawar village of Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district town on March 3.

The family, fearing social stigma, could not muster the courage to file a complaint against their own so

 

Monday, October 14, 2019Governor participates in Passing-out Parade of JKP at Kathua

Urges new recruits to serve the society with sincerity, dedication: JKP committed for the welfare of people: DGP



KATHUA, OCTOBER 14- Governor Satya Pal Malik today participated in the Passing-out and Attestation Parade of 26th BRTC Batch-2019 of the newly recruited constables of the Jammu & Kashmir Police that was held at S. Prithinandan Singh Police Training School (PTS) at Kathua as chief guest.
DGP J&K Dilbag Singh, ADGP HQ. Abdul Gani Mir, ADGP Co-ordination A K Choudhary, Director SSG Surinder Kum

 

Thursday, October 31, 2019India inflicts heavy losses after woman dead in Pak’s LoC firing

SRINAGAR: A civilian was killed and five others were injured as Pakistani troops opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector of Kupwara district, even as the Pakistani Army also shelled forward posts and villages along the LoC in Rajouri district, inviting strong retaliation from Indian Army on Wednesday.
The Indian Army is giving a befitting response to the Pakistani aggressio

 

Saturday, September 21, 2019Mass production of 'Bhabha Kavach' held up due to pending test

New Delhi, Sep 21: Bulk production of the 'Bhabha Kavach', India's indigenously developed bullet-proof jacket is yet to kick-start because of an additional bullet-speed test that is pending with its maker. The test will ensure that the jacket complies with the specifications of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

The jacket's maker, Kanpur-based state-owned Ordnance Equipment Factory (OEF),

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020After Bukhari’s ‘good joke’, Omar takes first post Aug 5 flight to Delhi

JAMMU: As the civil aviation sector resumed its limited operation Monday after over two months of lockdown, one of the passengers on first flight from Srinagar to Delhi was former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
Detained on the intervening night of August 4 and 5, 2019, the eve of revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, and later booked under Public Safety Act, Omar Abdullah was release

 

Friday, February 14, 2020Nation pays tributes to martyred CRPF men

Srinagar, Feb 14: The CRPF remembered the first death anniversary of 40 CRPF jawans killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

"WE DID NOT FORGET, WE DID NOT FORGIVE: We salute our brothers who sacrificed their lives in the service of the nation in Pulwama. Indebted, we stand with the families of our valiant martyrs," CRPF said in a tweet.

As many as 40 CRPF men were

 

Friday, July 12, 2019Forest Deptt continues plantation drive under 'Green J&K' initiative


JAMMU, JULY 12: The Department of Forests continued with its plantation drive at Jammu, Udhampur, Samba and Rajouri districts under 'Green J&K' initiative of Governor's administration.
Around 9 lakh saplings would be planted in the Jammu Region under the initiative.
In Jammu district, the plantation drive was conducted at SOS Home Narwal by DFO Urban Forestry Jammu, where Management Committee

 

Friday, September 20, 2019Jammu Film Festival a way to express gratitude to Jammu

Say Kashmiri Pandit brothers who are organizing an international film festival in Jammu


Jammu:"We had lost our homes, identity and roots. Jammu gave us all of that and much more. We are expressing our gratitude to Jammu in a humble way by organising this annual International Film Festival. This Festival will give Jammu the visibility it deserves at international level", says Rakesh Roshan Bhat the Festival Director of Jammu Film Festival.

It is perhaps the first ever internati

 

Monday, October 21, 2019Civilian hurt as Pak shells Kathua on IB

JAMMU: A civilian was injured on Sunday in the unprovoked Pakistani shelling along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district, following which locals staged anti-Pakistan protest against frequent ceasefire violations.
The intermittent firing and shelling from across the border overnight was aimed at stalling some construction work in Hiranagar sector, officials said.
They said Pakistani R

 

Thursday, September 26, 2019PM holds bilateral meetings with New Zealand PM, Estonian President

New York, Sep 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on the sidelines of UNGA meetings here.

Prime Minister Modi and New Zealand counterpart on Wednesday reviewed the state of bilateral relations and discussed steps to intensify political, economic, defence, security and people to people relations.

They also di