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JKNPP questions ‘timing and intent’ behind creation of Ladakh division

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Jammu, Feb 13 The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Wednesday questioned the “timing and intent” behind creation of a separate administrative division for the Ladakh region, asking as to why it was done during the President’s rule. JKNPP Chairman Harsh Dev Singh also asked who had demanded for divisional status to Ladakh and who were its beneficiaries. “We ...

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Family arrested for manufacturing Illicit liquor Reasi

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Jammu: Today acting on a tip off regarding the manufacturing of illicit liquor taking place in village Jerri Reasi, a police team including women officials was constituted which was led by S.I Tribhawan Khajuria I/C PP Talwara who raided the vicinity of Jhambri area, from where 2 ladies (Mother & daughter in law duo) were caught while they were manufacturing ...

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Jammu unites for stranded Kashmiris; Community kitchens, religious places open for thousands of stranded passengers in Jammu

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Jammu/Srinagar: Thousands of Kashmir-bound passengers who were stuck in Jammu for over a week, desolated by the state government, have found chivalry from the locals, who have opened their homes and religious places to accommodate the travellers. Scores of students, pilgrims, elderly and children were among the passengers who could not reach Srinagar and were either stuck in Jammu or along ...

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Missing man’s body found on Jammu-Pathankot highway at Vijaypur

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Jammu, Feb 13: Police on Wednesday recovered body of a missing man from along Jammu-Pathankot national highway in Vijaypur area of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. “At around 0755 hours on Wednesday dead body recovered from near Dera Gandotra National Highway at Vijaypur was identified as Ghulam Ali Bhatt (65), who was a retired BDO, son of Mohammad Sharif ...

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J&K Guv directs Divisional, Deputy Commissioners to ensure availability of essential supplies

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Jammu, Feb 13:  Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday has issued directions to the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh and all the Deputy Commissioners for expeditiously addressing the hardships being faced by people, caused due to heavy snowfall and rains in the past few days. The Governor has asked the Deputy Commissioners to personally review ...

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Soldier shoots himself in a Jammu Army Camp

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Jammu: A 30-year-old soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside an Army camp here, a police official said Wednesday. Sepoy Sandeep Singh, a resident of Punjab, was on a guard duty at a post in a transit camp at Panama Chowk where he shot himself in the head on Tuesday, the official said. His colleagues ...

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Over 1,400 trucks leave for valley as Jammu-Srinagar highway restored

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Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway that was restored for one-way traffic has already allowed over 1,400 vehicles to cross the Jawahar Tunnel and reach the Kashmir Valley, a traffic official said on Wednesday. The strategic highway was restored for one-way traffic on Tuesday after seven days following avalanches and lanslides. Since Tuesday afternoon some 700 trucks carrying petroleum products, vegetables, poultry, ...

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Panic grips stranded Kashmiri passengers in Jammu after rally taken out  

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Srinagar: A day after stranded Kashmiri passengers were thrashed in winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu city, students of Government Gandhi Memorial (GGM) Science College, rallied outside the college campus sloganeering, “desh ke gaddaro ko, goli maro salo ko,” (Shoot the betrayers of the country) accompanied with “Vande Matram” (Long live homeland). Imtiyaz Hussain, a stranded Kashmiri passenger, said, “they ...

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IAF lifted Over 700 stranded passengers airlifted from Jammu to Srinagar on Monday

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JAMMU: The Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted over 700 stranded passengers, including students, from Jammu to Srinagar on Monday, a defence spokesperson said. With this, the IAF has airlifted 1,431 people in the past four days, a defence spokesman said. For the first time, two C-17 Aircraft airlifted 707 passengers simultaneously from the Jammu Air Force Station, the spokesman said. ...

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