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Final Phase of Panchayat polls tomorrow; 568 candidates in fray

Final Phase of Panchayat polls tomorrow; 568 candidates in fray

Jammu: Voting for 9th and final Phase of Panchayat Polls is scheduled tomorrow at 452 polling stations in Kashmir division. The timing for polling is from 8 am to 2 pm. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, 346 polling stations have been categorized as hypersensitive in this Phase. He said 430 candidates in the […]

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Kashmir shuts over JRL call to mark World HR Day as ‘black day’

Kashmir shuts over JRL call to mark World HR Day as ‘black day’

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed across Kashmir valley on Monday on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership on the eve of World Human Rights day. All the shops and other business establishments are shut in Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar while a thin movement of traffic was seen plying. Forces personnel have been deployed […]

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Govt constitutes Committee for monitoring, implementation of ‘Housing for All’ scheme in J&K

Govt constitutes Committee for monitoring, implementation of ‘Housing for All’ scheme in J&K

100 Srinagar: The Governor Administration today accorded sanction to the constitution of Divisional/District Level Committee for monitoring and implementation of ‘Housing For All’ – Urban (HFA-U) Mission in the State. According to the order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the Chairman of Divisional Level Committee (Jammu/Kashmir) would be respective Divisional Commissioner. While Commissioner, Jammu […]

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Police raid homes of resistance leaders in Srinagar, ruthlessly beat family members, arrest many, says Mirwaiz

Police raid homes of resistance leaders in Srinagar, ruthlessly beat family members, arrest many, says Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson and Kashmir’s chief cleric on Wednesday said that the Jammu and Kashmir police has conducted nocturnal raids in Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar and detained resistance activists. The Mirwaiz said that the family members of the resistance activists were harassed and beaten. He said that the state is against even the peaceful […]

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NIA: Kashmiri students produced in court

NIA: Kashmiri students produced in court

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) produced three persons, alleged to be members of a Kashmir-based militant outfit, Ansar Gajwat-Ul-Hind, in a special court on Tuesday under tight security, a media report said. One of the accused, Yousuf Rafiq Bhat, is a cousin of Zakir Musa who is wanted by the forces in the state, Indian […]

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Human rights week: Police detain Kashmir Economic Alliance chairperson

Human rights week: Police detain Kashmir Economic Alliance chairperson

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police has detained Kashmir Economic Alliance chairperson Muhammad Yasin Khan from his office in Srinagar on Wednesday. Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation was whisked away to Kothi Bagh  Police Station soon after he reached his office, a spokesperson of KEA said in a statement. Joint Resistance […]

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Journalist’s house gutted in Awantipora

Journalist’s house gutted in Awantipora

Pulwama : A residential house belonging to a journalist was completely gutted in a fire incident during the intervening night of 1 and 2 December at Awantipora area of Pulwama district. Witnesses said that the fire emerged in the residential house of Malik Nissar, the journalist, and soon the property worth lakhs was reduced to […]

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BDO Lar compliments officials for incident-free polls, arrangements

BDO Lar compliments officials for incident-free polls, arrangements

Srinagar: Block Development Officer Lar Syed Zahoor Safvi on Saturday congratulated all officials connected with the conduct of election under phase-VI of the Panchayat elections in the block in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The officer complimented the officials for incident-free polls elections as well as for making all the arrangements to the polling staff in […]

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Kartarpur corridor could be ‘new beginning’ of reconciliation between India, Pak: Mehbooba

Kartarpur corridor could be ‘new beginning’ of reconciliation between India, Pak: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said the Kartarpur corridor could be a “new beginning” of reconciliation between India and Pakistan and called for facilitation of bilateral trade and people to people contact to make borders “irrelevant”. The planned corridor will connect Sikh faith’s founder Guru Nanak Dev’s final resting place […]

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Panchayat Polls Phase-V: Voting at 2512 polling stations tomorrow

Panchayat Polls Phase-V: Voting at 2512 polling stations tomorrow

Jammu: Polling for Phase-V of Panchayat Polls will be held tomorrow at 2512 polling stations including 769 in Kashmir division and 1743 in Jammu division. The timing for polling is from 8 am to 2 pm. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, 848 polling stations have been categorized as hypersensitive including 755 […]

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Kartarpur like initiatives needed to resolve Kashmir dispute, says Mehbooba

Kartarpur like initiatives needed to resolve Kashmir dispute, says Mehbooba

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Monday said instead of violence and bloodshed, the Kashmir problem can be resolved through “Kartarpur like initiatives”. “Bold, honest and humanitarian initiatives are needed to resolve Jammu and Kashmir problem. It is worthwhile to witness that Kartarpur corridor was opened on a day when so many human lives were taken by […]

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Role of Childline J&K among issues discussed in meeting chaired by Justice (Retd) Massodi

Srinagar: Chairman, Selection-Cum-Oversight Committee Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi on Thursday chaired a meeting convened to discuss the implementation of Juvenile Justice System in the State. The meeting was attended by the Mission Director ICPS G.A. Sofi, Chairpersons and members of the Child Welfare Committees, officers of the Childline India Foundation and District Child Protection Units. […]

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Senior physician, writer Dr. Nisar Ahmad Trali bereaved

Senior physician, writer Dr. Nisar Ahmad Trali bereaved

Pulwama: Mohammad Ismayil Bhat, father of Dr Nisar Ahmad Trali, a senior physician and writer, resident of Tral Payeen, passed away on Monday evening after brief illness. According to family, funeral prayers of Bhat (72) will be held tomorrow at his ancestral area in Tral (Eidgah) at about 9 a.m. in the morning. Various social […]

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Guv rule to continue in J&K; NC, PDP should clear stand on participating in state polls: Madhav

Guv rule to continue in J&K; NC, PDP should clear stand on participating in state polls: Madhav

Kathua (J&K):  Accusing the NC and the PDP of trying to scuttle the democratic process, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has asked them to clear stand on whether they would participate in state assembly elections or boycott them, like they did during the local bodies polls. Asked about any proposal to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir […]

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Tral shuts over erratic power supply

Tral shuts over erratic power supply

Pulwama: Residents of Tral town on Tuesday morning protested against Power Development Department against erratic power supply to them. The area is observing a shutdown as well over the issue. Residents claim that since a month ne month Tral town and dozens of its adjoining villages are reeling under darkness. “PDD has failed to provide […]

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Alama Iqbal’s vision transcends all barriers of geography, language: Talat

Srinagar: A day-long seminar commemorating the poet of East, Dr Sir Muhammad Iqbal was held at University of Kashmir (KU) here on Friday. The event was organized by Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy in collaboration with Shama Foundation. In his presidential address Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad while speaking on the […]

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Tourism department floats guidelines in recently concluded FAM tour 2018

Tourism department floats guidelines in recently concluded FAM tour  2018

Srinagar: Official guidelines have been floated by Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir as the event managing organization hired by directotate of tourism Kashmir is facing an enquiry among others by the department itself. According to sources inside the department DTK had empanelled three local event management companies for the activities which included Space Communications, Kashmir Movie […]

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YSR Congress Chief Jagmohan Reddy attacked at Vizag Airport

INS Monitoring Desk Srinagar,25 October: YSR congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy was injured in a knife attack on Thursday near the VIP lounge at Visakhapatnam International Airport  on Thursday,25 October ,reports The Times of India. Reddy had reached the airport to board a scheduled flight to Hyderabad .As,he was nearing the VIP lounge ,a man identified […]

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Imran Khan condemns Kulgam killings says Kashmir dispute to be resolved according to wishes of people

Imran Khan condemns Kulgam killings says Kashmir dispute to be resolved according to wishes of people

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday condemned the killings of “innocent Kashmiris” while adding that India must move to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue in accordance with the United Nations Security Council resolutions and the wishes of the Kashmiri people. Seven civilians and three militants were killed in Kulgam on Sunday. Strongly condemn […]

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Army goes berserk in Pulwama village, 11 including 5 women injured

Army goes berserk  in Pulwama village, 11 including 5 women injured

Srinagar: Army late Thursday night went berserk in Trischal village of southern Kashmir’s Pulwama districtan after an army Casspir vehicle came under an IED attack in the village that left seven army men injured. Following the incident the army kept firing for almost 45 minutes, locals claimed, and went on a rampage entering the neighbouring houses “Two women […]

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Co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen dies at 65

INS Monitoring Desk: Childhood friend of Bill Gates Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft has died at an age of 65. Allen, was diagonosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma,a cancer for which he was treated for in 2009,had returned reports The Gaurdian.  Allen and his high school friend Gates founded Microsoft in 1975. He served as the company’s executive […]

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Construct Ram temple at Ayodhaya, convey special Parliament session: SAYWS

Construct Ram temple at Ayodhaya, convey special Parliament session: SAYWS

Jammu: The leaders and representatives of Shri Amarnath Yatra Welfare Society (SAYWS) led by its National General Secretary Raju Chandel has asked NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call a special session of Parliament and pass a resolution for the “construction” of Ram Mandir at Ayodhaya. Addressing a presser at Press Club, […]

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Gynecological Surgeon and a survivor of sexual violence awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Srinagar: Nadia Murad ,25,a survivor of sexual violence by the ISIS,and Dr.Denis Mukwege,63,a Congolese gynecological surgeon who has treated thousands of women and founded a hospital  in the Democratic Republic of Congo,were awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war. Courtesy:(The New York Times)

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Sopore’s Wadoora village ‘denied’ portable water, women protest against callous authorities

Sopore’s Wadoora village ‘denied’ portable water, women protest against callous authorities

Sopore : Residents of Wadoora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday  blocked Kupwara-Sopore highway at Wadoora protesting against PHE department for ‘denying’ them regular water supply since one week. “Despite repeated approach to concern department nothing has been done and they are denying us portable water,” protesting women said. Officials said […]

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In Valley 8825 kanals of land freed from encroachment

In Valley 8825 kanals of land freed from encroachment

SRINAGA: District Administrations across the valley have retrieved 8825 kanals of State and Kahcharai land from the encroachers in a two month-long daily anti-encroachment drive starting August 01, 2018.   The district wise breakup is here:  District                                 State Land      […]

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Bandipora Youth Selected for US Fermilab Visiting Scientist Fellowship

Bandipora Youth Selected for US Fermilab Visiting Scientist Fellowship

Nasir Khuehami  Bandipora Youth has been selected for US based Fermilab Scientist Visiting Long term Fellowship for his outstanding performance. Hailing from Papachan area of District Bandipora Dr. Aashaq Shah has been awarded this fellowship to work on the development of the silicon sensors having picoseconds resolution for CERN and to contribute in BSM Higgs […]

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Inam felicitates newly elected KCCI members

Inam felicitates newly elected KCCI members

Srinagar: Socio-political activist and TV debater Inam-Un-Nabi has felicitated the New team of KCCI on their election and hoped that they will take business and corporate dynamic to new level . Inam extended greetings to Ashiq Hussain of Alkhuddam, Farooq Amin of Kanwal Group, Babar Chowdhary of Chowdhary Group,. Sajid Shah of Comrade In and […]

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JDU urges Guv to provide security cover to its party candidates

JDU urges Guv to provide security cover to its party candidates

Our party is getting encouraging results in ULBs and Panchayat polls: Shaheen JAMMU: Janta Dal (United) State President GM Shaheen, Youth Vice President Nigesh Samral alongwith other leaders urged upon the Governor S P Malik to provide security cover to uncontested candidate of Kashmir Valley and for contested who have filed their nomination in Jammu […]

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Holding Class 11th exam through JKBOSE in students interest: DSEK

Holding Class 11th exam through JKBOSE in students interest: DSEK

Srinagar: Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo today said the decision to hold Class 11th examinations through J&K State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has been taken in the larger academic interest of the students so that they are well prepared for Class 12th and professional competitive examinations. The Director Education said that […]

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SAC approves scheme for disbursement of one-time cash relief to West Pakistani Refugees

SAC approves scheme for disbursement of one-time cash relief to West Pakistani Refugees

Srinagar: The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor,  Satya Pal Malik gave its nod to the adoption and notification of the scheme for West Pakistani Refugees (WPRs), which includes mode of its execution & disbursement of financial assistance. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India in […]

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Boycott poll duty; go for mass leave on election day: JKCSCC to Govt employees

Boycott poll duty; go for mass leave on election day: JKCSCC to Govt employees

  Owais Gul Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Civil Society Coordination Committee (JKCSCC) on Monday appealed the government employees to boycott the upcoming election duty, asking them to go for mass leave on the poll day. Addressing a presser here in Srinagar, the JKCSCC members including Awami National Conference (ANC) Vice president Muzaffar Shah, All Parties Sikh […]

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Pak postal stamps on Kashmir, killings of forces lead to cancellation of India Pakistan meeting at UNGA

Pak postal stamps on Kashmir, killings of forces lead to cancellation of India Pakistan meeting at UNGA

Srinagar: India has called off the meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister & Pakistani Foreign Minister that was scheduled to take place in New York later this month on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly. According to Ministry of External Affairs  the meeting between Sushma Swaraj and Mehmood Qureshi has been called off in […]

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Gunfight between militants, forces erupt in Bandipora village

Gunfight between militants, forces erupt in Bandipora village

  Bandipora:  Gunfight between militants and government forces erupted in Shokbabun area of Bandipora village on Thursday. Reports said that Army’s 14 RR, SOG Bandipora and CRPF launched a joint cordon-and-search operation at Shukbabun area of Sumlar village of Bandipora. “The militants opened fire on forces  triggering off a gunbattle,” sources said.  More details awaited.

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Neglected for four decades, Govt GMS functions from three rooms

Neglected for four decades, Govt GMS functions from three rooms

  Pulwama: Government Girls Middle School located in Litter village of Pulwama has been functioning from three class rooms.  Much to the lackadaisical approach of educational department school lacks basic facilities. Inhabitants of Litter told INS that the school has been such since four decades and it was upgraded to Middle school level as well. […]

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Govt rolls out maiden ‘JK Start-Up Policy-2018’

Govt rolls out maiden ‘JK Start-Up Policy-2018’

SRINAGAR: The Industries & Commerce Department today formally rolled out the maiden “J&K Start-up Policy-2018” for the state. The Policy was approved by the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik last week. Giving details, Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce, Shailendra Kumar said the Policy aims to nurture and inspire the young […]

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Jail Bharo Andolan: All J&K PHE ITI Trained, CP Workers detained by police

Jail Bharo Andolan: All J&K PHE ITI Trained, CP Workers detained by police

 TILAK AZAD JAMMU, Sep 15: As a part of Jail Bharo Andolan, a large numbers of leaders, workers including women employees associated with All Jammu and Kashmir PHE ITI Trained, CP Workers and Land Donors Association, today courted arrest at Dogra Chowk pertaining to release their long pending wages. Protesting employees have extended their strike […]

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Chairman J&K Bank meets Governor

  Srinagar: Parvez Ahmed, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Bank, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Saturday. The Chairman made a detailed presentation about the initiatives of the Bank like strengthening of the balance sheet, Transparency in functioning and professionalization of the Board of the Bank. He apprised Governor of the various […]

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SAC approves enhancement of ex-gratia for NoKs of slain Policemen from Rs 48 Lakh to Rs 70 Lakh

SAC approves enhancement of ex-gratia for NoKs of slain Policemen from Rs 48 Lakh to Rs 70 Lakh

Srinagar: The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the enhancement/grant of ex-gratia relief to the NoKs of J&K Police Personnel killed in course of performing duties attributed to act of violence/militancy related incidents. The decision will enhance the existing cumulative ex-gratia […]

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Shamshad Kuchay elected President Bandipora trade body

Shamshad Kuchay elected President  Bandipora trade body

  By Nasir Khuehami Shamshad Ahmad Kuchay was elected President Traders Federation Bandipora. The federation held its elections after term of Six years. Out of 1136 votes 896 voters cast their votes. Three candidates were in the contest in which Acting President of Shamshad Ahmad Kuchay was elected as president of Traders Federation Bandipora who […]

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Militant killed on a day when his sister was getting married

Militant killed on a day when his sister was getting married

Sopore: On a day when his sister was getting married, Liyaqat Ahmad Lone, a militant, was killed with his assassociate at Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday. Lone’s brother was married yesterday, local reports said. Father of two children, Lone, according to local reports, had joined militant ranks on July 7 this year, […]

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Forces conduct search ooerations in Dirhama Anantnag

Forces conduct search ooerations in Dirhama Anantnag

Anantnag: Government forces have launched anti militancy operation in Dirhama-Srigufwara village of Anantnag District on Monday. The Cordon and Search Operation was launched in the area after inputs of militants presence in the area. According to officials after search operations were conducted in the area,  CASO ended peacefully. Details awaited.  

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Watch: Aftermath visuals of Grenade hurled at SSB camp Mehjoor Nagar

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Rush- Valleys renowned educational institution anounces admission open for the next session.

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Would ask people to hit streets if ‘open aggression’ against people of south Kashmir continue: JRL  

Would ask people to hit streets if ‘open aggression’ against people of south Kashmir continue: JRL  

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Tuesday said it would not hesitate in asking people to hit the streets if “open aggression” against people of south Kashmir is not stopped. The JRL has strongly condemned the “continued wave of terror” and intimidation being unleashed by the lakhs of Indian forces across South Kashmir in the […]

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Militant killed, another escapes in Hajin

Srinagar: A militant was killed and another escaped following a gunfight in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday morning. Official sources said one militant of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was killed and his associate fled amid intense clashes that broke out in the area soon after the gunfight ensued at Parra Mohalla, Hajin. SSP […]

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VC KU inaugurates 16th All India Vice-Chancellor’s T20 Cricket tournament 2018 at KU

VC KU inaugurates 16th All India Vice-Chancellor’s T20 Cricket tournament 2018 at KU

Srinagar, August 29: The 16th edition of All-India Vice-Chancellor`s T-20 Cricket Tournament 2018 was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad at University grounds here on Wednesday. Around twenty teams representing various universities of the country are participating in the mega event which has been organized by Kashmir University Ministerial Staff Association (KUMSA) […]

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Clashes erupted in pulwama, Shopian after rumour about Article 35 A scrapped

  Pulwama; Clashes erupted in maintown pulwama after a rumour being circulated on Article 35A youth took to streets and pelted stones on forces near police station which they retaliated with tear smoke shells to disperse the them. Clashes were going on when the report was filled Meanwhile protest were reported clashes in shopian district […]

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‘Assault on Article 35A is assault on our existence’

‘Assault on Article 35A is assault on our existence’
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Artificial lake in Jmu remains elusive despite crores funded

Artificial lake in Jmu remains elusive despite crores funded

By R.C.BHAT Jammu: The project for artificial lake in Jammu was started in 2012 with a mission and purpose to get it start in 2014 so as to promote tourism in Jammu. Officials had assumed that this would be one of the steps to make Jammu as independent tourist destination but the idea conceived was […]

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