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Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K

19 Sep 2020

Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers.

'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah

21 Aug 2020

'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu & Kashmir CM and National Conference chief, Farooq Abdullah, said his party won't remain silent on the abrogation of Article 370, stripping the erstwhile state of its special status in August last year.

Cabinet gives ex-post facto nod to domicile law in J&K

20 May 2020

Cabinet gives ex-post facto nod to domicile law in J&K

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the Jammu and Kashmir (Adaptation of State Laws) Second Order, 2020.

J&K: Another terrorist attack in Handwara; 3 CRPF jawans martyred

04 May 2020

J&K: Another terrorist attack in Handwara; 3 CRPF jawans martyred

At least three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans have been killed and seven others injured in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara on Monday.

J&K: 3 CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured in terrorist attack

18 Apr 2020

J&K: 3 CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured in terrorist attack

Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were killed and another three injured in a terrorist attack on Saturday in the Sopore area of Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Sajjad Lone and PDP's Wahid Parra released after six months

05 Feb 2020

Sajjad Lone and PDP's Wahid Parra released after six months

Exactly six months after they were detained by the Centre, two popular politicians of Jammu and Kashmir were released on Wednesday.

Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

31 Dec 2019

Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

The Center has decided to restore the Short Messaging Service (SMS) in the Kashmir Valley from the midnight of December 31, nearly five months after its suspension since August.

Porting your mobile number? These new rules apply from tomorrow

15 Dec 2019

Porting your mobile number? These new rules apply from tomorrow

From December 16, the new set of guidelines for mobile number portability (MNP) issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India will take effect.

#ThisHappened: Twitter highlights 2019's most tweeted about hashtags in India

10 Dec 2019

#ThisHappened: Twitter highlights 2019's most tweeted about hashtags in India

As the year is about to end, Twitter has started the celebrations, taking a look back at what happened over the last 12 months, how some of the most important conversations took shape in India.

Again, J&K missing from Indian map in FIFA 20

28 Sep 2019

Again, J&K missing from Indian map in FIFA 20

EA Sports' FIFA 20 gaming title is out and it's grabbing headlines not for its life-like animations and engaging gameplay, but for showing the map of India wrong.

Here's what Rahul Dravid has to say about age fraud

28 Sep 2019

Here's what Rahul Dravid has to say about age fraud

While most say age is just a number in cricket, former Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rahul Dravid is strict when it comes to the age.

Detained former J&K CMs Omar, Mehbooba allowed to meet families

01 Sep 2019

Detained former J&K CMs Omar, Mehbooba allowed to meet families

Nearly a month after being placed under house arrest, former Jammu & Kashmir chief ministers, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehooba Mufti, have been reportedly allowed to meet their families.

MSK did not select Dhoni against Proteas for this reason

30 Aug 2019

MSK did not select Dhoni against Proteas for this reason

The Indian cricketing fraternity was somewhat shocked to see MS Dhoni not featuring in the squad for the upcoming home T20I series against South Africa.

Srinagar: Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders sent back to Delhi

24 Aug 2019

Srinagar: Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders sent back to Delhi

A delegation of opposition party leaders led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had arrived in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar on Saturday to meet the people amid tensions over the abrogation of Article 370.

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

24 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi

20 Aug 2019

Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saying he no longer respects the views of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of BJP.

NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

19 Aug 2019

NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

Arriving in Delhi after reviewing the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the North Block and briefed him about the prevailing conditions in the region.

MS Dhoni ends stint with Indian Territorial Army: Details here

18 Aug 2019

MS Dhoni ends stint with Indian Territorial Army: Details here

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni, who had decided to take a breather from cricket to serve the Indian Territorial Army, has reportedly ended his stint with them.

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh

18 Aug 2019

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reiterated India's tough stand to Pakistan, asserting that bilateral talks, if any, will now focus only on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir and not Jammu & Kashmir.

Rahul drops conditions, asks governor when he can visit J&K

14 Aug 2019

Rahul drops conditions, asks governor when he can visit J&K

The war of words between Rahul Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik took a new turn on Wednesday after the former Congress President asked if he can pay a visit to the state without any conditions.

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

13 Aug 2019

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.

No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

11 Aug 2019

No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir, will eradicate terrorism in Kashmir and lead to the development of the region.

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

11 Aug 2019

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

Denying media reports of firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said the situation is normal.

#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene

10 Aug 2019

#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene

Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.

Dhoni likely to hoist Indian flag in Leh on I-Day

09 Aug 2019

Dhoni likely to hoist Indian flag in Leh on I-Day

Former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will most likely hoist the national flag on August 15 in Leh, Ladakh, which was recently named a Union Territory.

Ladakh cricketers to represent Jammu and Kashmir in Ranji Trophy

07 Aug 2019

Ladakh cricketers to represent Jammu and Kashmir in Ranji Trophy

After the historic announcement of the formation of the new union territory Ladakh, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Wednesday came up with a new decision.

#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

07 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

Congress is not moving an inch from its stand on Article 370. The grand old party on Tuesday reiterated that no government can change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it "acceded" to India as one state.

Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 passed in Lok Sabha

06 Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 passed in Lok Sabha

The Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Pakistan will approach UN over #KashmirIssue, says PM Imran Khan

06 Aug 2019

Pakistan will approach UN over #KashmirIssue, says PM Imran Khan

A day after India abolished Article 370, revoking Jammu & Kashmir's special status, and proposed to bifurcate it into two Union Territories, Pakistan on Tuesday held a Joint Session of its Parliament on Kashmir to decide the future course of action.

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

06 Aug 2019

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

A day after BJP-led Centre took steps to rip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the country will go to any "extent" to support Kashmiris in their "struggle for freedom".

Pakistan to counter India's move to repeal Article 370

05 Aug 2019

Pakistan to counter India's move to repeal Article 370

Condemning the Modi government's move to repeal Article 370 that grants "special status" to Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan on Monday said the "unilateral step" cannot change Kashmir's disputed status.

Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

05 Aug 2019

Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

In a historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution today, thereby repealing the special status given to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

04 Aug 2019

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

04 Aug 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.

Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

27 Jul 2019

Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

In a bid to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties in Jammu & Kashmir, the Center is rushing an additional 10,000 central forces troops amid speculations about the scrapping of Article 35A.

This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT

25 Jul 2019

This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT

Muzamil Anwar (28), a graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is planning to approach the government of Jammu and Kashmir with his proposal to establish an institute which would help coach students in Kargil for the Common Admission Test.

Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K

01 Jul 2019

Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K

Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution for the extension of President's rule in Jammu & Kashmir for six more months with effect from July 3.

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

19 Jun 2019

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

In what qualifies as a big success for security forces, Jaish-e-Mohammed's Sajad Maqbool Bhat, whose car was used for the deadly Pulwama attack, was killed in a gunfight on Tuesday. Along with Bhat, his recruiter Tauseef Bhat was also killed.

J&K: Terrorists lob grenade at Pulwama police station; 3 critical

18 Jun 2019

J&K: Terrorists lob grenade at Pulwama police station; 3 critical

At least 10 people have been injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on a police station in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama.

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

16 Jun 2019

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

A multi-body terror monitoring agency is now set to widen its ambit for also monitoring the progress of all terror-related cases in Jammu & Kashmir.