Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after fresh landslides


Jammu, Feb 15: After remaining partially open for three days, the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Friday due to fresh landslides in Ramban-Ramsoo sector. “Rain has triggered fresh landslides on the highway in Panthal. The operation to remove the debris has started and the highway is likely to be restored for one-way traffic in the afternoon,” an traffic department ...

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Pakistan no longer ‘Most Favoured Nation’: India


New Delhi, Feb 15: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the government has decided to withdraw the “Most Favoured Nation” status given to Pakistan, in the wake of the worst-ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir a day ago when a CRPF convoy in Pulwama was rammed into by an explosive-packed SUV that has left 45 troopers dead. The ...

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Pulwama Attack: NSG, NIA teams leave for Kashmir to join probe


Jammu: Experts of the National Security Guard (NSG) and investigators of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) left for Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to join the probe into the attack in Pulwama in which at least 42 CRPF personnel were killed, officials said. The decision to send the teams was taken in view of the high number of casualties in ...

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High alert sounded across Kashmir in view of Lethpora attack’


Sahil: A high alert has been sounded across Kashmir in the wake of a deadly Fidayeen attack on a central reserve police force convoy in Lethpora area along the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday, officials said. A top CRPF officer, who wished not to be named, said an alert is sounded after every militant attack. “We have passed fresh directions to ...

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Pulwama terror attack aftermath: Massive anti-Pakistan protests rock Jammu


Jammu: Massive anti-Pakistan protests rocked Jammu and Kashmir’s winter capital on Thursday, in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in which at least 44 CRPF personnel lost their lives. Demonstrations and candle light marches were held at dozens of places. Braving the rains, people took to the streets in Jewel Chowk, Purani Mandi, Rehari, Janipur, Gandhinagar, Bakshi Nagar, Muthi, ...

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Class 11th students raise pro-Zakir Musa slogans, vandalise BOSE office for being declared ‘failed’


Srinagar: Students who were declared unsuccessful  in eleventh class results Thursday vandalised property of Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education’s office at Bemina and raised pro Zakir Musa slogans. According to officials, students assembled inside the premises and raised slogans demanding they be declared successful in the results. “They vandalized property and even after trying to reason them out ...

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IED blast in Awantipora, Four CRPF troopers injured


Srinagar Four CRPF personnel were injured after an explosive blasted near Jammu and Kashmir bank in Lethpora area of Pulwama district on Thursday afternoon. Initial reports suggest that an explosive blasted near J&K bank, resulting in injuries to four CRPF men, however, the identification of the injured men was not known immediately. An eyewitness said that soon after the blast, ...

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Lethpora Blast: 44 injured troopers shifted to army hospital


Srinagar At least 44 CRPF troopers were injured after an IED detonated at Lethpora area of Wantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district A CRPF official confirmed the injuries of at least forty-four troopers and added that they have been shifted to 92 Base Hospital located at the Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar for the treatment. Reports said that an explosive ...

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