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UN Concerned About Situation in Kashmir

UN Concerned About Situation in Kashmir

United Nations/New York:Expressing concern over the situation in Kashmir, a spokesperson for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that some of the UN agency personnel in India are able to operate in Kashmir. “We’re obviously concerned and continue to be concerned about the situation in Kashmir. My understanding is that some of our humanitarian… […]

Advisor Khan Reviews Preparedness For Board Exams

Advisor Khan Reviews Preparedness For Board Exams

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for the smooth conduct of forthcoming annual examinations of 10th, 11th and 12th classes in Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu division. The Advisor directed the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Chairman to work out a detailed schedule for the smooth […]

Day 66: Colleges Reopen In Kashmir But Students Stay Away

Day 66: Colleges Reopen In Kashmir But Students Stay Away

SRINAGAR – The efforts of the Jammu and Kashmir administration to reopen colleges in the Valley on Wednesday failed as students did not turn up for their classes. The Kashmir valley has been witnessing continuous shutdown since August 5 when the Centre revoked the state’s special status under Article 370 and bifurcated it into two Union […]

Shehla Rashid Quits Electoral Politics

Shehla Rashid Quits Electoral Politics

NEW DELHI – Six months after her entry into mainstream politics, former JNU student leader Shehla Rashid on Wednesday announced her decision to quit electoral politics in Kashmir saying she can’t be a party to legitimising the “suppression” of people. Rashid, who became a prominent face of student activism following a controversy over a 2016 event […]

‘China’s Xi Says He’s Watching Kashmir, Supports Pak’s Core Interests’

‘China’s Xi Says He’s Watching Kashmir, Supports Pak’s Core Interests’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Xi told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting in Beijing that the right and wrong of the situation was clear, the […]

Congress to boycott upcoming BDC polls in J&K

Congress to boycott upcoming BDC polls in J&K

The Congress announced on Wednesday that it would boycott the upcoming Block Development Council election in Jammu and Kashmir. These will be the first elections to take place in Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5. Polling on 310 out of the 316 blocks in Jammu and Kashmir would be […]

Only quarter money paid to farmers under MIS

Only quarter money paid to farmers under MIS

Srinagar: The tall claims of government fall flat after it failed to disburse the amount to maximum number farmers, who sold their apple boxes under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) launched by Jammu and Kashmir government on August 12. To date, over 30,000 apple boxes have been procured at four mandis of Kashmir from farmers after […]

China Now Says Kashmir Bilateral, Imran Khan Reaches Beijing

China Now Says Kashmir Bilateral, Imran Khan Reaches Beijing

BEIJING – As Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived here Tuesday for talks with Xi Jinping ahead of the Chinese President’s important visit to India, China said the Kashmir issue should be resolved between New Delhi and Islamabad. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang during his media briefing here on Tuesday did not make any official announcement […]

Amit lockdown, vegetable Prices soar in Kashmir

Amit lockdown, vegetable Prices soar in Kashmir

‘Authorities nowhere on ground’ Srinagar: Vendors in Kashmir Valley are having field days in absence of any regulating authority these days. Taking full advantage of prevailing uncertainty, vendors and vegetable sellers have sharply pushed up prices of vegetables and fruits across Valley particularly in Srinagar. The regulating body is in deep slumber while sellers are […]

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 […]

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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 […]