Kashmir

838 terrorists, 183 civilians killed in J-K since 2014: Govt

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New Delhi, Jan 8: As many as 838 terrorists and 183 civilians were killed in Jammu and Kashmir since 2014, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said since 2014 till December 31 last year there were 1,213 incidents involving terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. “In these incidents, 183 civilians lost their lives ...

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Protesters torch vehicle during clashes near Pulwama shootout site

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Srinagar: Protesters on Tuesday set ablaze a load carrier near the site of a shootout that left a militant dead in Litter area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Intense clashes erupted in Choudhrigam area of Litter following the killing of a militant in a brief shootout with the forces. Reports said that the militants opened fire on an army patrolling party ...

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Militant killed after being attacked in Litter Pulwama 

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Jahangeer Ganaie Pulwama, January 08: A militant got killed in retaliation firing of army after they were attacked in Chowdribagh village of Litter tehsil in Pulwama district. Officials told KNO that army patrolling party was going though the area for census process however suddenly militants opened fire on them which was retaliated in which one militant was killed. Area is under ...

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Mehbooba describes PDP deserters as ‘garbage’, apologies for ‘toffee’ remarks    

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Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Monday described party deserters as “garbage” and blamed them for “pressuring” her to stitch together a coalition with BJP following the death of her father. “After the death of my father (Mufti Mohammad Sayeed) I was not ready to form the government with BJP. I had put some conditions including the return of ...

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PDP’s Mehboob Iqbal, Shahid Mougal join NC

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JAMMU JANUARY 08- National Conference Vice President and former Chief Minister Mr Omar Abdullah on Monday strongly pleaded for a single party government in Jammu and Kashmir, keeping in view the challenges and magnitude of problems faced to the people, saying experiment of coalitions has not worked well in the state.  “In fact, the coalition culture has failed in various ...

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JK Bank jumps to 3rd place among the banks across India in digital transactions

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Srinagar, Jan 08: In continuation to the mission of moving towards ‘Digital India Campaign’ and strengthening its digital footprint further, J&K Bank has scaled to number three position in achieving targets in digital payment transactions upto third quarter ofcurrent financial year. The data available from ‘DigiDhan Dashboard’ platform of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India(GoI) reveals ...

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Minimum temperature rises slightly in Kashmir, Srinagar records minus 2.0 degree Celsius

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Srinagar: The Kashmir valley continues to shiver as mercury dropped below freezing point in various locations on Monday. There was, however, some respite from the intense cold as the minimum temperature rose slightly. Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of minus 2 degrees Celsius, two notches higher from minus 4 degrees Celsius on Monday. (Photo: Rouf Ahmad) Kargil remained the coldest ...

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Injured Tral resident succumbs at SMHS hospital in Srinagar

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A Tral resident who was critically injured in an attack by unknown gunmen has succumbed at SMHS hospital in Srinagar. An official at the facility told Greater Kashmir that Simranjeet Singh son of Nanak Singh of Khasipora village died at the SMHS hospital. Singh was critically injured after unknown gunmen fired at him at his native Khasipora village of Tral ...

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Jamia desecration an attempt to link Kashmir’s indigenous struggle with terror groups: Geelani

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Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Friday said the desecration of Jamia Masjid was an attempt to link “Kashmir’s indigenous struggle with the global terror groups.” Geelani said this while addressing a gathering over the phone at historic Jamia Masjid where the Joint Resistance Leadership and other religious leaders have gathered to observe Youm-e-Taqadus over the desecration of Jamia ...

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Brace for more snow, says Weatherman as western disturbances hit region

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Srinagar: Minimum temperatures dropped further in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Friday as the weather office forecast widespread rain and snow during the next 48 hours. An India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said moderate rain and snow is likely to occur in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday evening. “Inclement weather during the next 48 hours can affect ...

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