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No talks with separatists: Dy CM


Jammu, July 21: The government has rejected any likelihood of talks with separatists or other fundamental groups in the Valley unless the level of terrorism and violence comes down substantially.“Already some attempts were made to reach out to separatists and other fundamental groups but they shut their doors to the delegations from the Centre. Besides, there is a clear message from ...

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J&K Hindus must get minority status: RSS


Jammu, July 21: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Thursday said Hindus living in Jammu and Kashmir should be given a minority status. Addressing a news conference here, RSS’ Akhil Bhartiya Prachar Pramukh, Manmohan Vaidya, said: “Yes, the issue (minority status) must be thought over, it is necessary.” He was responding to a related query. Referring to the issue of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis ...

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PDP-BJP subjecting people to worst atrocities: Omar


Srinagar, July 21: National Conference’s working president Omar Abdullah on Thursday said the “unholy” PDP-BJP alliance has “undone all good work” carried out in J&K after 2010. He also accused the state government of subjecting people to “worst atrocities” during the past three years. Addressing an “extraordinary” meeting of party leaders from central zone, Omar said the previous National Conference-Congress government ...

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Ten more Hizbul Mujahideen militants join Zakir Musa group


Srinagar, July 21: Ten more militants have broken their allegiance towards hizbul Mujahideen and have joined hands with the Zakir Musa . For now they have not adopted any name hence being referred as Zakir Musas group . This information came after two militants and been killed in an on going encounter . The encounter which started at 8 am is ...

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Over 4000 migrants in 6 Relief Camps in Rajouri

Rajouri, July 20: District Administration, Rajouri established a new relief camp in wake of fresh migration triggered by repeated shelling in forward areas. The number of migrants in relief camps has crossed 4000. Deputy Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary reviewed the amenities being provided in relief camps and arrangements for education of migrant students. A total number of 961 families comprised ...

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DDMA Rajouri empanels 300 volunteers for disaster management


Rajouri, July 20: District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Rajouri has empanelled 300 youth volunteers as first line of defence of Disaster Management at village level. A workshop was conducted for volunteers selected for training and capacity building in Phase-I. The volunteers selected for Phase-I of training and induction include 18 from Tehsil Nowshera, 10 from Qila Darhal, 11 from Manjakote, 11 ...

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6 Dead, 8 Injured In Flash Floods In Doda


Doda, July 20: Atleast 6 people including three children died after flash floods in Jammu’s Doda district following a cloudburst in the early hours today. The incident took place around 2 am today at Thatri village. Six others wounded and a teenager was found alive after more than 4 hrs of rescue operation.

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To prevent militants’ appearance in funerals, human intelligence enhanced: Home Ministry


New Delhi, July 19: The regular appearance of militants at funerals of fellow militants killed in counter-insurgency operations has become a matter of concern for the union government. The Home Ministry told Parliament on Wednesday that “Centre is seized of the matter.” Minister of State (MoS) for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a reply to parliamentarian Rajkumar Dhoot, said, “As per ...

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Jammu Admin Launches Drive Against Illegal Power Connections: DC Led Team Inspects Localities In Nanak Nagar Area


Jammu, July 19: The District Administration Jammu launched a massive drive to remove illegal power connections and aware people about the importance of judicious use of electricity. Led by Deputy Commissioner, Rajeev Ranjan the team comprised SP South Jammu Sandeep Choudhary, XEN M&RE Div II Gandhi Nagar, Tehsildar Bahu and PDD functionaries conducted inspections in localities and markets of Nanak Nagar ...

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