NRI businessman detained in Kashmir released for three months
Shah was among the host of politicians, social activists and businessmen detained on August 5, when the Centre withdrew special status to the erstwhile state and also bifurcated it into two union territories -- Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.
Chidambaram dubs Centre "retrograde," alleges freedom denied to Kashmir people
Chidambaram alleged "as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 ...
Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Indian Army
The passing-out-parade of the soldiers, belonging to different areas of Jamm...
All flights cancelled at Srinagar airport due to dense fog
Airports Authority of India (AAI) said all the scheduled flights were cancelled due to poor visibility at the airport. The visibility at the airport was around 600 metres only this morning but since there was no improvement in the situation, the air traffic was suspended for the day.
Internet a facility, not right, no curbs on political activity: Farooq Khan
Defending the decision to suspend the Internet since August 5, when the Centre withdrew the special status granted to J&K and imposed a communications blockade, Farooq Khan, advisor to Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu said the Internet is just a facility, not a right.
Grow sweet corn not maize, J&K govt advises farmers
Kashmir’s Agriculture department has also approached University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology in Srinagar, asking them to submit a report on types of sweet corn varieties that could be grown in Kashmir. For now, the department imports sweet corn seed variety from Holland.
Kashmir economy suffered losses of Rs 15000 cr since August: Trade body
"Our conservative estimates put the losses to the Kashmir economy due to the situation after August 5 at Rs 15,000 crore. We will be coming up with comprehensive data about the losses within a week," Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) president Sheikh Ashiq Hussain told PTI.
4,000 passports delivered across Jammu, Kashmir region post Aug 5: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"There was no suspension of postal services in Kashmir post August 5, 2019" and rather India Post has done a commendable job including delivery of 4,000 passports, Prasad said during Question Hour in the Upper House.
Chidambaram reveals what his first thought was after coming out of Tihar jail
A day after former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was released from Tihar Jail after 106 days after he was granted bail in the INX Media pro...
4 soldiers killed by snow avalanche near LoC in north Kashmir
An Army post in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district was hit by an avalanche on Tuesday afternoon, trapping at least four soldiers, they said. The officials said bodies of three soldiers were recovered. In another incident, a foot patrol of the Army was hit by an avalanche in Dawar area of Gurez sector of Bandipora district, trapping two soldiers.
Indian citizenship to those facing persecution at home will assure them of better lives: PM
Modi also said although a lot of apprehensions were expressed ahead of the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, after it was pronounced, the people of the country proved all such apprehensions wrong.
LG Murmu asks for rooftop solar systems for all government buildings in Jammu and Kashmir
Murmu directed to conduct audit of all 220 KV and 132 KV transmission line towers and take corrective measures before the start of the next winter season to prevent damage to power structure, he said.
Congress played politics on Jammu and Kashmir, Ayodhya: Narendra Modi
Modi claimed that the Raghubar Das government in Jharkhand has created a favourable environment for investments over the last five years. He also credited it with decrease in Leftwing extremism.
Amit Shah directs CRPF to keep combat profile young; shift aged troops to light jobs
Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently conducted a review of the force at its headquarters here after which he directed that the lead internal security force of the country should devise a mechanism that enables it to keep its fighting blood fresh and lethal at all times.A committee has been asked to submit its "specific" recommendations by Dec 15.
Several countries agree J&K internal matter of India: MEA in Lok Sabha
The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Lok Sabha that several countries have agreed that matters related to Jammu and Kashmir are internal to the country following proactive outreach by the government.
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