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Tourist from Delhi dies after slipping into river

Srinagar: A tourist from Delhi died after he slipped into a river in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir on Monday, officials said. Mohammad Anwar, a resident of the Okhla area in Delhi, slipped into Sindh river at Sonamarg while he was using his mobile phone, they said. Anwar was retrieved from the river by locals […]

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Strengthen intelligence, security grid: DGP tells officers

Strengthen intelligence, security grid: DGP tells officers

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh on Saturday directed police officers to strengthen and augment intelligence as well as security grids in their respective areas. Chairing a meeting with senior police officers, during which he reviewed the progress of the targets set for the current year, the DGP also directed them to intensify […]

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Detailed forensic probe on to identify cause of recent bus fire in J-K’s Reasi: NIA

Jammu: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday said a detailed forensic probe is continuing to identify the reason for the recent cause of a fire in a passenger bus near Katra town, the base camp for the pilgrims visiting Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. Four persons were killed and […]

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Civilian killed in cross-firing in Shopian; inquiry ordered

Srinagar: A civilian was killed in a cross-firing after terrorists attacked a CRPF party in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, prompting authorities to order a magisterial inquiry into the incident that sparked protests by local residents, police said. Police said that about 1:10 pm, militants indiscriminately fired at a joint patrolling party of […]

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Rahul Bhat’s killing: LG to make big announcement on Kashmiri Pandit employees in Valley, says BJP

Srinagar/Jammu: The BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir unit on Sunday condemned the use of force against Kashmiri Pandit employees protesting the killing of Rahul Bhat and said Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has a big announcement to make concerning them. Bhat, who had got the job of a clerk under the special employment package for migrants in […]

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Sense of “insecurity among Kashmiri Pandit employees increasing in valley: BJP

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP on Sunday said a sense of “insecurity among Kashmiri Pandit employees is increasing due to the recent spurt in killings of Hindus by terrorists, asserting that an exodus of members of the community from the valley will be a black spot on the initiatives of the government. […]

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Two-day regional conference from Monday

Srinagar: A two-day regional conference on the theme “bringing citizens and government closer through administrative reforms” is being held here from Monday, in which over 300 delegates from 12 states and union territories will participate, officials said. The regional conference is being organised by the Union Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) in […]

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PM Modi said he was different from predecessors, will neither overlook nor tolerate terrorism: Jaishankar

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been “crystal clear” that he will never allow terrorism, especially of the cross-border nature, to be normalised, and this determination has shaped India’s policy towards Pakistan since 2014, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar has said. Writing in the book “Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery”, Jaishankar recalled Modi’s parting instructions for […]

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Nagrota terror-financing case: JKSIA submits charge sheet in court

Nagrota terror-financing case: JKSIA submits charge sheet in court

SIA also conducts raids at 12 places in terror-financing case

Jammu: The State Investigation Agency (SIA) of Jammu and Kashmir has submitted its chargesheet in a court here in connection with a terror-financing case, in which three associates of terror operatives were arrested from the Sidhra bridge area last year and cash amounting to Rs 43 lakh was recovered from their possession. The money was […]

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Katra bus fire: NIA team visits scene, collected samples

Jammu: A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday inspected the passenger bus that was gutted in a mysterious fire incident near Katra town, the base camp for pilgrims visiting Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district, officials said. Four persons were killed and 24 others injured when the moving bus, mostly ferrying […]