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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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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SC rejects PIL to quash Article 370

SC rejects PIL to quash Article 370

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a PIL challenging special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution.A bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha refused to entertain the PIL which alleged that Article 370 was...
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JK headed for financial crisis

JK headed for financial crisis

Fiscal situation worsens as annual plan is nowhere in sight; Liabilities at treasuries swell to Rs 400 crore Jammu and Kashmir government is in for severe financial crisis owing to the inordinate delay by the government of India in the...
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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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Poonch filmmaker produces Bollywood film on Kashmir suffering

Poonch filmmaker produces Bollywood film on Kashmir suffering

 A filmmaker from border district of Poonch has become the first person from J&K to produce a Bollywood movie on the daily suffering of Kashmiri people. The film titled ‘Identity Card’ has been produced by Rahat Kazmi of Surankote.The film,...
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Omar knocks Delhi door on JK issues

Omar knocks Delhi door on JK issues

Meets Paswan, Gadkari Seeks enhanced ration, robust road network * Remains non-committal on new food law J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday met Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan, here and discussed ...
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9 killed in Kishtwar accident

9 killed in Kishtwar accident

CM, Guv, Azad, Mehbooba express sympathies with bereaved At least nine officials, including the District Sheep Husbandry Officer, died after an official vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Potato Farm...
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Backward villages: 30 for Jammu, 8 for Kashmir

Backward villages: 30 for Jammu, 8 for Kashmir

In a blatant show of regional disparity, of the 38 villages recently approved by the state government for inclusion in the backward list, only eight are in Kashmir region. The decision was taken at the June 19 meeting of the...
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