Uneasy calm prevails in Baltal / SSP, CRPF commandant removed

Uneasy calm prevails in Baltal / SSP, CRPF commandant removed

‘Terrified’ local traders shut operations, start leaving Base Camp As  dismayed Shiraz Ahmad vainly rummages through the rubble of his torched tent at the base camp of AmarnathYatra here, hordes of pilgrims gradually walk past gushing Sindh river to perform...
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Alliance ends on sour note

Alliance ends on sour note

The decision of Congress and National Conference to go it alone in the Assembly polls has put the coalition partners at loggerheads, creating an uneasy situation for them to run the government till the elections due later this year.On Sunday,...
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Another yatra destination in Kashmir: KousarNaag

Another yatra destination in Kashmir: KousarNaag

Pilgrimage begins on July 29; 4000 pilgrims to perform ‘pooja’ in first phase KousarNaag, the fountainhead of Kashmir in this south Kashmir district, is set to be another yatra destination from July 29. At least 4000 Hindu pilgrims are set...
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JK’s death toll highest in road accidents in India

JK’s death toll highest in road accidents in India

992 out of 1561 who died in 2013 were from the state Jammu and Kashmir recorded the highest percentage of unnatural deaths occurring due to road accidents in 2013, the latest report of National Crime Records Bureau has revealed.According to...
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Multi-crore land scam surfaces in SDA

Multi-crore land scam surfaces in SDA

Employees aid in selling Govt plots Police is investigating a multi-crore scam involving sale of residential plots through fraudulent means at government-owned Housing Colony Bemina here. The preliminary investigation by police has revealed that around a doze...
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In HC, Govt admits land grab at Gulmarg

In HC, Govt admits land grab at Gulmarg

Violators in possession of land without allotment In a startling revelation, the J&K government has admitted before the High Court that some persons are in possession of hundreds of kanals of land without proper allotment in the famed Ski resort...
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Voices for opening Gurez-Gilgit route go shriller

Voices for opening Gurez-Gilgit route go shriller

Gurez people say if need arose will meet PM Narendra Modi People in this village have decided to call on newly elected Prime Minster, Narendra Modi, if the state and central governments fail to open Gurez-Gilgit-Skardu road for trade.Urging the...
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Katra-Delhi train to run from today

Katra-Delhi train to run from today

Finally, the long wait of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi ji pilgrims has come to an end as Railway authorities have decided to start daily train service from New Delhi to Katra from Monday, July 14.As per railway officials, a fully...
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India building world’s highest railway bridge in Himalayas

KAURI: Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world’s highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016. The arch-shaped steel structure is being constructed over the...
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Union Budget: Jammu, Ladakh in focus

Union Budget: Jammu, Ladakh in focus

Rs 500 cr rehab programme for Kashmiri migrants IIT for Jammu Kicking off the program for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants, the Government of has kept Rs 500 crore for the plan in its maiden Union Budget presented in...
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