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In Srinagar Modi reiterates call to embrace Kashmiri’s

In Srinagar Modi reiterates call to embrace Kashmiri’s

Says halting of operations during Ramadhan will expose people spreading terror

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday appealed to ‘misguided youngsters’ to shun the path of violence and join the national mainstream, saying every stone or weapon picked by them led Jammu and Kashmir to the path of instability. Speaking for the first time after the government announced an halt to anti-militancy operations in the state […]

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Halting ops in Kashmir raised people’s faith in Modi: Mehbooba  

Halting ops in Kashmir raised people’s faith in Modi: Mehbooba  

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for announcing a halt to anti-militancy operations in the state, saying the move had raised the people’s faith in him. “It certainly is a big step which needed courage, and you have amply displayed that,” she said at the inauguration of 330-MW Kishanganga power […]

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CM ‘forgets’ Guv during PM event

CM ‘forgets’ Guv during PM event

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti forgot to address state Governor N N Vohra in a gaffe today at an event attended here by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Vohra was among the dignitaries on the dais when Modi dedicated the 330 MW Kishanganga power project to the nation. As the chief minister was about to finish […]

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JK has potential to provide electricity to country: Modi   

JK has potential to provide electricity to country: Modi   

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Jammu and Kashmir has the potential not only to generate electricity to meet its own needs, but also to provide power to other parts of the country. The government is making efforts to ensure that all households in the state are electrified, as the focus is to improve […]

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Pakistan opposes inauguration of Kishanganga Project

Pakistan opposes inauguration of Kishanganga Project

Says the project violates IWT

Islamabad: Pakistan has voiced concern over the inauguration of the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project in Jammu and Kashmir by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying inauguration without resolution of a dispute between the two countries will tantamount to violation of the Indus Water Treaty. PM Modi inaugurated the power project in Bandipora district on Saturday. […]

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Ladakh has moved beyond ‘Tatu, Sattu and Pattu’: PM 

Ladakh has moved beyond ‘Tatu, Sattu and Pattu’: PM 

Asks people from Jammu and Kashmir to learn from Ladakhis

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the people of Ladakh have set an example in human endeavour and urge for progress that must be followed by those living in Jammu and Kashmir regions. Speaking at the closing ceremony of centenary birth celebrations of the Buddhist spiritual leader, Kashuk Bakula here, Modi said: “Despite […]

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Work on the strategic Zojila tunnel starts

Work on the strategic Zojila tunnel starts

Leh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday kickstarted work for Zojila tunnel, Asia’s longest and strategic bi-directional tunnel, to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh. The prime minister who is on a day’s visit to all the three regions — Leh, Kashmir and Jammu– of Jammu and Kashmir also attended the closing ceremony pof […]

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Valley observes shutdown on PM’s visit

Valley observes shutdown on PM’s visit

Lalchowk sealed, restrictions imposed in old city

Srinagar: Normal life was affected in Kashmir on Saturday due to strike called by separatists demanding resolution of the Kashmir issue during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state, even as authorities imposed restrictions in parts of the city to maintain law and order. Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments […]

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Mirwaiz defies house detention, detained

Mirwaiz defies house detention, detained

Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was detained after he defied house arrest and tried to march towards Lal Chowk city centre here to demand the resolution of the Kashmir issue during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state. Farooq, who was under house arrest, came out of his Nigeen residence and […]

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After 5 deaths, Jammu border witnesses calm

After 5 deaths, Jammu border witnesses calm

Jammu: A day after intense shelling and firing by Pakistan left five people including a BSF jawan dead here, the situation on the International Border (IB) in Jammu region remained by and large peaceful but schools in the affected areas were closed as a precautionary measure for the second day Saturday, officials said. Barring minor […]

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