38 more villages designated as Backward Areas

38 more villages designated as Backward Areas

Cabinet Decisions The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah approved the recommendations of J&K State Commission of Backward Classes for inclusion of 38 villages in the list of Backward Areas. The villages include...
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Littered explosive goes off near Leh firing range

Littered explosive goes off near Leh firing range

1 killed, 4 injured One person was killed and four others injured in Leh, Ladakh, when a littered explosive went off near an army firing range Thursday evening, police said.The officials at Police Control Room Leh told Greater Kashmir that...
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Elections 2014: Farooq Abdullah trailing, Ghulam Nabi Azad leading

Elections 2014: Farooq Abdullah trailing, Ghulam Nabi Azad leading

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah was trailing in Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, while Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was ahead in Udhampur. Union minister Abdullah was trailing behind his nearest PDP rival Tariq Hamid Karra by 1,540 votes while Azad ...
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LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

‘Move aimed to make visit of domestic visitors hassle-free’ To make travel of Indian tourists to Leh hassle-free, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has done away with permit system. Earlier, the tourists both domestic and foreign were requ...
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Srinagar-Leh highway opens for light vehicles

Srinagar-Leh highway opens for light vehicles

Mughal Road likely to open by May 15 Sonamarg/Rajouri, May 11: The 434 Km long strategic Srinagar-Leh highway was thrown open for traffic on Sunday while the historic Mughal road connecting Kashmir with Rajouri district in Jammu is likely to...
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Mobs attack Muslims in Zanskar, youth injured

Mobs attack Muslims in Zanskar, youth injured

Zanskar, May 9: Police arrested at least three miscreants after frenzied mob of a particular community attacked a group of Muslims, injuring a youth critically, in Zanskar area of Kargil in Ladakh. Eyewitnesses told CNS that the mob attacked a group...
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Chinese Troops Set Up More Tents In Ladakh

Chinese Troops Set Up More Tents In Ladakh

‘You Are In China’: Reads Banner Hoisted Outside Camp Showing no signs of withdrawing from the Indian territory after their incursion in Ladakh two weeks ago, Chinese troops have erected an additional tent in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector...
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China 19 kms Inside Ladakh: Centre

China 19 kms Inside Ladakh: Centre

Defence Secretary Briefs Parliamentary Panel The government Friday told a Parliamentary Committee that Chinese troops have pitched tents 19 kms deep inside the Indian territory in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir and that efforts are underway to ensure that....
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Chinese troops too far to bother Leh tourists, tweets Omar

Chinese troops too far to bother Leh tourists, tweets Omar

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said the Chinese incursion in Ladakh region should not be linked with tourism in Leh as the Chinese troops were very far from the town. “Can we please not link the...
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Ladakh Incursion: Local India, China Military Commanders Hold Meet

Ladakh Incursion: Local India, China Military Commanders Hold Meet

Local military commanders of India and China are holding a flag meeting on Tuesday in a bid to resolve the situation arising out of the incursion by Chinese troops in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in Ladakh. The meeting scheduled...
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