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For foreign journalists Kashmir is a ‘no visit area’  

For foreign journalists Kashmir is a ‘no visit area’  

Union govt asks foreign media men to seek prior permission to visit Kashmir

New Delhi: The Central government has written to all foreign correspondents stationed in India that they will have to apply in writing for permission to travel anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir. In a letter dated 22 May this year, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) wrote, “It has come to the notice of MEA that […]

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Cop abducted, killed by gunmen in south Kashmir  

Cop abducted, killed by gunmen in south Kashmir  

Srinagar: The dead body of a policeman who was abducted by militants from his native village in Kulgam district late Friday night was found in Qaimoh village on Saturday afternoon, police said. A police official said that a group of suspected militants barged inside the home of police Constable identified as Mohammad Saleem Shah son […]

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JKCA scam: Court directs Farooq Abdullah to appear before it on Aug 29

JKCA scam: Court directs Farooq Abdullah to appear before it on Aug 29

Srinagar: A local court here has asked National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah to appear before it for seeking bail in connection with the multi-crore scam in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA). In an interim order on an application moved by Abdullah’s lawyer seeking exemption from personal appearance of the former chief minister […]

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Reciprocate over demilitarization offer of Pak: Geelani to India 

Reciprocate over demilitarization offer of Pak: Geelani to India 

Says it would improve atmosphere, conditions for Kashmiris

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday said that meaningful talks based on a clear agenda underlined by sincerity among the three stakeholders is an assured and peaceful way to resolve the conflict of Kashmir in all its forms and dimensions. While welcoming the statement of Pakistan wherein they have said that […]

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JK govt not competent to ban TV channels, says Home Deptt  

JK govt not competent to ban TV channels, says Home Deptt  

'Channels operating under law can approach MIB for requisite permission'

SRINAGAR: The Government on Saturday made it clear that the issue of permitting or not permitting telecast of any TV channel is not within the purview of the State Government and the state has no role in it. “The powers to permit or not permit telecast of any TV channel are vested with the Ministry […]

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Farooq appeals for ‘peace in Kashmir’

Farooq appeals for ‘peace in Kashmir’

Urges govt to start dialogue with Pakistan

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister and Member parliament from Srinagar Constituency, Farooq Abdullah on Saturday made an emotional appeal to the union government for ensuring peace in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. In his maiden speech in the 16th Lok Sabha, Farooq raised the issue of peace in Kashmir and made an emotional appeal to […]

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PDP hails Farooq 

PDP hails Farooq 

Srinagar: The PDP welcomed NC president Farooq Abdullah’s statement in Parliament on Kashmir and said the Centre should utilise the consensus among the political groups in the Valley and respond to it at the earliest. National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah in his maiden speech in the 16th Lok Sabha raised the issue of peace in […]

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Tanghdar, Mattan witness gunfights, but no loss reported  

Tanghdar, Mattan witness gunfights, but no loss reported  

Srinagar: A gunfight broke out near Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday. Meanwhile, suspected gunmen also opened fire on a CRPF patrol party in south Kashmir’s Mattan area, police said. Reports said that army’s 6 Gadhwal and a group of militants had a stand-off in the dense […]

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Utilize energy, time for restoration of peace in Kashmir, BJP advises Mehbooba  

Utilize energy, time for restoration of peace in Kashmir, BJP advises Mehbooba  

Jammu: Days after BJP’s pointman for Kashmir Ram Madhav gave some management lessons to Mehbooba Mufti it was the former Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Kavinder Gupta who offered his advice to the former Chief Minister. The former deputy chief minister said PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti should utilise her energy and time for […]

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Mufti’s claims that MLAs threatened to leave PDP ‘false’: BJP    

Mufti’s claims that MLAs threatened to leave PDP ‘false’: BJP    

Srinagar: The BJP today termed as “falsehood” former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s reported statement that her MLAs were being “threatened” with NIA raids to leave the party. “The statement of Mehbooba reflects that she is suffering from frustration and is now banking on lies to gain public sympathy to hide her failures,” a spokesman of […]

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