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Manoj Sinha takes over as J&K LG

Manoj Sinha takes over as J&K LG

🕔07:37, 8.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 8  Manoj Sinha on Friday took oath as the new Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir at the Rajbhavan here. Sinha became the second Lt Governor of the UT replacing G.C. Murmu, who has

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Article 370 anniv: Rs 1,700 cr project for J&K panchayats

Article 370 anniv: Rs 1,700 cr project for J&K panchayats

🕔13:07, 5.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 5  In order to strengthen the grassroots democracy in Jammu and Kashmir, the administration has decided to spend Rs 1,700 crore to empower the newly constituted panchayats and give them control of 21 departments to be headed by

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Aug 5 anniv: J&K govt claims 100% success in 7 schemes

Aug 5 anniv: J&K govt claims 100% success in 7 schemes

🕔12:16, 4.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 4  A day ahead of the anniversary of nullification of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Territory (UT) government claims 100 per cent achievement in seven schemes that include Saubhagya and PM Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). Other

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Ahead Aug 5 anniversary, 54% funds of PM’s J&K package used, 3 projects done

Ahead Aug 5 anniversary, 54% funds of PM’s J&K package used, 3 projects done

🕔10:47, 2.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 2  Just four days ahead of the first anniversary of the scrapping of Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, on August 5, government data showed acceleration of Central projects

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Pak violates ceasefire for 3rd day in J&K’s Poonch district

Pak violates ceasefire for 3rd day in J&K’s Poonch district

🕔13:23, 23.Jul 2020

Jammu, July 23  For the third consecutive day Pakistan on Thursday resorted to firing and intense shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. Colonel Devender Anand, Defence Ministry spokesman said about 11 a.m. Pakistan

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Union ministers continue public outreach program in J&K

Union ministers continue public outreach program in J&K

🕔14:01, 20.Jan 2020

Srinagar, Jan 20  Union ministers continued with their public outreach programme in Jammu and Kashmir for the third day on Monday. Union ministers R.K. Singh visited Doda, Debsiri Chowdhary visited Jammu, Pratab Sarangi went to Kathua, V.K. Singh to Kathua

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DEA Secy takes additional charge of Expenditure dept

DEA Secy takes additional charge of Expenditure dept

🕔12:47, 30.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 30  Atanu Chakraborty, the Department of Economic Affairs secretary, has been given additional charge of Department of Expenditure following G.C. Murmu’s appointment as first Lieutenant Governor (LG) of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources

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Let’s fight terror together: PM to European Parliament team

Let’s fight terror together: PM to European Parliament team

🕔16:46, 28.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 28  A delegation of members of European Parliament on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who pressed for urgent action against the countries using terrorism as a state policy, thus setting the tone for the visit of

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Tourism Minister to visit Kashmir, Ladakh

Tourism Minister to visit Kashmir, Ladakh

🕔12:43, 27.Aug 2019

Delhi, Aug 27  Days after IANS reported that the BJP’s election in-charge for Jammu and Kashmir Avinash Rai Khanna wrote to Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel to fast track tourism in the valley, the effect has started to show. A

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We will give up our lives for J&K: Amit Shah

We will give up our lives for J&K: Amit Shah

🕔13:35, 6.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 6 Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday dared the Congress to make its stand clear on the Kashmir issue and asserted that government leaders were ready to sacrifice their lives for the state. He read out the article

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How India’s new UTs J&K, Ladakh will function

How India’s new UTs J&K, Ladakh will function

🕔18:28, 5.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 5  The Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 of the Constitution which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir and brought in the J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019 which splits the state into two Union Territories: Jammu and

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Shah says Article 370 to go, J&K no more a state

Shah says Article 370 to go, J&K no more a state

🕔14:36, 5.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 5  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday proposed to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir and said the state will be split into two Union Territories: Jammu and

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Build-up to abrogation of Article 35A begins, does it go before Aug 15?

Build-up to abrogation of Article 35A begins, does it go before Aug 15?

🕔07:45, 3.Aug 2019

Srinagar, Aug 3  Most people in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in the Valley, believe that Article 35A of the Constitution is going amid reports that the idea of dividing the state into three union territories of Jammu, Valley and Ladakh

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2 Hizbul Kashmiri militants killed in J&K

2 Hizbul Kashmiri militants killed in J&K

🕔10:30, 25.Apr 2019

Srinagar, April 25  Two Kashmiri militants affiliated to the Hizbul Mujahideen group were gunned down in an encounter with the security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Following specific information about militant presence in Bijbehara

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Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

🕔11:08, 1.Apr 2019

Jammu, April 1  Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Monday, a defence official said. “At 7.45 a.m., the Pakistani troops resorted to mortar

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Modi to launch poll campaign in Jammu and Kashmir

Modi to launch poll campaign in Jammu and Kashmir

🕔12:38, 28.Mar 2019

Jammu, March 28  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) poll campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. BJP sources said the grand start of the party’s election campaign in

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Canada strongly condemns terrorist attack on Indian security forces

Canada strongly condemns terrorist attack on Indian security forces

🕔20:00, 14.Feb 2019

T.N.Ashok February 14, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir today. “Canada

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Jammu and Kashmir to come under President’s rule from Thursday

Jammu and Kashmir to come under President’s rule from Thursday

🕔20:02, 19.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 19  President’s rule will be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir from Wednesday midnight with President Ram Nath Kovind signing a proclamation to give effect to the recommendation of the state Governor Satya Pal Malik. Home Ministry officials

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Rain, snow forecast for J&K

Rain, snow forecast for J&K

🕔12:02, 22.Nov 2018

Srinagar, Nov 22 The Met forecast rain and snow till Friday in Jammu and Kashmir as an overcast sky helped marginal improvement in night temperatures on Thursday. “Rain in the plains and snow in the higher reaches is likely to

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J&K Assembly dissolved amid claims for power

J&K Assembly dissolved amid claims for power

🕔11:25, 22.Nov 2018

Srinagar, Nov 22  In a dramatic development, the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was dissolved on Wednesday night after three mainstream parties came together to stake claim to form a government that was countered by Peoples Conference leader Sajad Lone with

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