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Captured Pakistan intruder handed over to Jammu police

Captured Pakistan intruder handed over to Jammu police

A 41-year-old Pakistani national, who was arrested by the Border Security Force personnel along the International Border, was on Tuesday handed over to police in RS Pura sector in Jammu for further questioning, officials said. Hasnain Farooq, a resident of Goharpur village of Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab, was arrested while he was trying to sneak […]

Top US Senator Disturbed By Restrictions In Kashmir

Top US Senator Disturbed By Restrictions In Kashmir

WASHINGTON – Powerful Democratic Senator Mark Warner, who is co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, on Tuesday said that he is disturbed by restrictions on communications and movement of people in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the government to live up to democratic principles by allowing freedom of press, information and political participation. “While I understand […]

Kashmir Is In Blood Of Pak: Musharraf

Kashmir Is In Blood Of Pak: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD – Kashmir is in the blood of the Pakistani nation and the country and the army will stand by the Kashmiri people “no matter what,” the ailing former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has asserted, as he returned to active politics. General (retd) Musharraf, now based in Dubai, also referred to Kargil conflict, and alleged that […]

Kashmiris are not alone in the world, Says US presidential candidate

Kashmiris are not alone in the world, Says US presidential candidate

  WASHINGTON: “We have to remind the Kashmiris that they are not alone in the world,” says Kamala Harris, a major Democratic candidate for the 2020 US presidential election. “We are keeping a track on the situation. There is a need to intervene if the situation demands,” she said in a recent statement. Her comments […]

Govt to lift advisory issued for tourists from Oct 10

Govt to lift advisory issued for tourists from Oct 10

Srinagar Governor Satya Pal Malik directed for lifting of an over two-month-old advisory, which asked tourists to leave the Kashmir valley. “The governor directed that the Home Department’s advisory asking tourists to leave the Valley be lifted immediately. This will be done with effect from October 10,” said an official spokesman in a statement. On […]

Awantipora Gunfight: Two militants Killed

Awantipora Gunfight: Two militants Killed

Police on Tuesday late evening identified the second slain militant killed in south Kashmir  gunfight as Abbas Ahmad Bhat a resident of Awantipora. A police spokesman in a statement said that the slain militant was affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit and was wanted by law for his complicity in series of crimes including attack […]

Yasin Malik is All Well & Safe: Jail authority

Yasin Malik is All Well & Safe: Jail authority

Raja Tufail, the advocate defending Yasin Malik Sunday said that the jail authorities at Tihar have confirmed to him on Saturday that the incarcerated JKLF leader was okay. Tufail, speaking to The Kashmir Monitor said that any rumors regarding Yasin Malik were unfounded as his health has improved. “If there was any bad news, the jail authorities […]

J K parties will fight attempt to abrogate special status of state: Farooq Abdullah

J K parties will fight attempt to abrogate special status of state: Farooq Abdullah

SRINAGAR: Regional parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday unanimously resolved to fight any attempt to abrogate the constitutional provisions that guarantee it special status or any move to trifurcate the state. National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, reading out a resolution adopted at the meeting, said the parties have decided to send delegationsto meet President Ram […]

J-K Police to get dress, kit maintenance allowance in cash

J-K Police to get dress, kit maintenance allowance in cash

Srinagar: The State Administrative Council which met here today under the Chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik decided that the entire police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir will be given the Dress and Kit Maintenance Allowance directly in cash at significantly increased rates. The allowance will also be given to Special Police Officers (SPOs) in […]

Central University asks students to vacate hostels, postpones exams

Central University asks students to vacate hostels, postpones exams

Srinagar: In the wake of the prevailing situation in Kashmir valley, the Central University of Kashmir has asked the students residing in hostels to vacate, and also postponed the scheduled exams. In an order issuesd, it read: “It’s notified for the information of all the students who are residing in the respective hostels to vacate […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]