Kashmir is facing the new monster of drugs, Geelani joins the fight

Kashmir is facing the new monster of drugs, Geelani joins the fight

After Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali Geelani today became the second senior separatist leader to join a growing campaign against rising drug addiction in the Valley. In a statement, which his group described as a “stimulating message”, the separatist leader...
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Highway Ban: Admin urged to find ways for tackle yatra traffic woes

Highway Ban: Admin urged to find ways for tackle yatra traffic woes

Showing resentment over restrictions on the movement of civilians on the national highway, custodian of ‘Chhari Mubarak’ (the holy mace of Lord Shiva) Mahant Deependra Giri urged the government to devise a proper mechanism to tackle the traffic woes due...
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High Court quashes state govt for rising road accidents

High Court quashes state govt for rising road accidents

The High Court on Tuesday pulled up the State Government over 48 deaths in two separate road accidents on Mughal road, and in Kishtwar district, in less than a month. It directed administrative heads of departments concerned, and top police...
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Better cricket facilities would have helped me: Parvez Rasool

Better cricket facilities would have helped me: Parvez Rasool

South Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool on Tuesday said he would have performed better if the state had the right cricket infrastructure. However, he asserted that things had started to improve as the J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) was on job to...
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Windstorm, Heavy rains wreaked havoc in parts of north Kashmir

Windstorm, Heavy rains wreaked havoc in parts of north Kashmir

Windstorm followed by heavy rains and hailstorm wreaked havoc in parts of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday by damaging trees and residential houses. The storm caused extensive damage to standing crops and apple orchards mostly in Zainge...
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Separate township for Kashmiri Pandits a necessity: Satya Pal Malik

Separate township for Kashmiri Pandits a necessity: Satya Pal Malik

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik has attacked Kashmiri political leaders, saying they had lost the faith of their own people, citing the low voting percentage in their constituencies in the recent Lok Sabha elections. In an interview, Malik...
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Modi govt will never misuse NIA law: Amit Shah

Modi govt will never misuse NIA law: Amit Shah

Refuting opposition’s claims of “misuse” of the NIA law, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the Modi government will never abuse it to target anyone but will ensure that terrorism is finished off irrespective of the religion of...
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Three-point political charter for J&K: Omar Abdullah

Three-point political charter for J&K: Omar Abdullah

Recently, the newly appointed Union home minister, Amit Shah, made his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). It garnered a lot of attention, with the people of the state and keen Kashmir-watchers eager for clues that would indicate how...
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‘Secured Camps’ in Kashmir to resettle Pandits: Ram Madhav

‘Secured Camps’ in Kashmir to resettle Pandits: Ram Madhav

The Bharatiya Janata Party will revive a plan to build secured camps to resettle scores of Hindus in the Kashmir Valley, senior leader Ram Madhav said, a proposal that would almost certainly heighten tensions in the restive region. Madhav, who...
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Kashmir Celebrates, Jammu Mourns India’s World Cup Defeat

Kashmir Celebrates, Jammu Mourns India’s World Cup Defeat

Soon after India lost their semi-final match to New Zealand, residents of Srinagar in the Kashmir Valley could not hide their pleasure and took to streets to celebrate the defeat. At the same time, the residents of Jammu city which...
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