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Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir early today, the IMD said.  According to the National Seismology Centre...

Protests in Handwara against woman’s killing during gunfight

Protests erupted in Younsu village of Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday against the killing of a woman in the gunfight...

Three militants killed in gunfight in Handwara in north Kashmir: Police

Three militants were killed in a gunfight on Monday with the government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said. An official...

French journalist arrested while shooting documentary on pellet victims

Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested a French journalist while shooting documentary on pellet victims, and booked him under Passport Act. The former TV Channel...

Govt committed to empower SHRC: Law minister

Minister for Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Sunday said the concept of human approach and human centric policies put forth by former Chief Minister...

390 ‘first time stone throwers’ granted amnesty in north Kashmir

Following Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s recent announcement of amnesty to “first time offenders of stone pelting”, as many as 390 youth from Baramulla and...

‘Expedite Jhelum dredging on war footing basis’

Minister for Education Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday visited Khushipora-Shariefabad to take stock of pace of dredging work of flood spill channel. Bukhari...

Minority status of Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir: GCC asks state government to remain...

Group of Concerned Citizens (GCC), an influential civil society group with membership across regions and communities in J&K, has asked the state government to...

DCs told to implement CM”s public outreach commitment

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas today directed all the deputy commissioners to implement the commitments in letter and spirit made by Chief Minister during...

Adhaar cards trouble Karnah residents

Residents of Karnah in Kupwara district have to wait for hours together in long queues to get themselves enrolled for Aadhar cards. "There is only...

CMO Bandipora attached for alleged misappropriation of funds

The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) has attached chief medical officer Bandipora for alleged misappropriation of funds for blood bank in the district...

Rights of women trampled by their own families: Justice (retd) Kirmani

Jammu and Kashmir State Accountability Commission (SCA) Member and former Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice (Retd), Bashir A Kirmani on Saturday said...

National conference of Indian radiographers held in Chennai

The 19th national conference of society of Indian radiographers was held in Chennai on Sunday, organizers said in a statement. They said the main focus...

Yasin Malik reads out JRL memorandum to UN Chief on Kashmir rights violations

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Sunday read out the memorandum addressed to the UN chief on behalf of Joint...

Police foil AIP march against human rights violations in Kashmir, detain Er Rasheed

Police on Sunday used force to foil a march led by independent legislator Engineer against human rights violations in Srinagar. A spokesman of Rasheed-led Awami...

Petition challenging minority benefits: GCC asks govt to take firm stand before Supreme Court

Group of Concerned Citizens (GCC) - an influential civil society group with membership across regions and communities in Jammu and Kashmir - has asked...

Video: Police foil UN march, arrest JKLF chief Yasin Malik in Maisuma

Police on Sunday detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik along with his supporters and foiled his attempt to march towards...

FIRs withdrawn against 390 north Kashmir youth accused of stone-pelting

A “new beginning” programme was organized at Dak Bunaglow in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district by the administration in which youth who benefitted under the...

Gunshots heard as forces launch cordon-and-search operation in Handwara

Gunshots were heard as government forces cordoned off Hanjin village of Kralgund in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday. Quoting sources, GNS...

Appalled at what happened with Zaira Wasim: Mehbooba

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said she was appalled at what happened with Kashmiri girl and Dangal star Zaira Wasim. She...

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