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J&K govt formation: Modi-Mufti meeting postponed, last-minute hitches in PDP-BJP deal crop up
J&K govt formation: Modi-Mufti meeting postponed, last-minute hitches in PDP-BJP deal crop up

The postponement of an expected meeting on Wednesday between PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has triggered speculation about any last minute hitches on key issues that could form the basis for the formation of a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.

Swine flu toll rises to seven in Kashmir

With the death of one more H1N1 infected patient, the toll due to swine flu in Jammu and Kashmir has risen to seven, an official said on Wednesday.

Doctor admitted in critical condition, swine flu suspected

A senior doctor posted at a government hospital in Bishnah Tehsil in Samba district was Tuesday admitted in Government Medical college hospital in a critical condition for what is suspected to be a case of swine flu related infection.

Undertrial dies of heart attack in Jammu

A 69-year-old undertrial allegedly died of heart attack at a government hospital here, officials said on Tuesday.

Veteran NC leader, Omar Abdullah's uncle dies

Veteran National Conference (NC) leader and uncle of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, Sheikh Nazir passed away Tuesday in winter capital Jammu. He was 84.

6 swine flu cases in Jammu; docs say not enough supply of medicines

Six persons have been tested positive for swine flu in Jammu so far, with doctors at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here today alleging that the state health authorities were not supplying adequate protection gear and medicines to deal with the virus.

Panun Kashmir cautions BJP against joining hands with PDP

Cautioning the BJP against joining hands with PDP, an organisation for displaced Kashmiri Pandits on Friday said if government formation in Jammu and Kashmir takes place on PDP's terms, it will prove to be a "deadly" embrace for the saffron party.

Jammu SP dies of breathing disorder; swine flu suspected

A superintendent of police in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday died of respiratory disorder and doctors are awaiting his culture report to ascertain whether his death was due to swine flu.

Six PDP nominees file papers for Kashmir council polls

Six Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates Wednesday filed papers for the legislative council elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

Amid speculation on govt formation, Jitendra meets J&K Guv

Amid speculation on formation of a government in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday met state Governor NN Vohra, though he said the meeting was aimed at discussing administration-related issues.

Jammu erupts in joy, BSF men distribute sweets on India's win

People of Jammu region bordering Pakistan and BSF personnel posted along the frontier erupted in joy as Indian cricket team scored a 76-run win over the neighbouring country's squad in World Cup on Sunday.

Master Plan-2032 for Jammu formulated

The Jammu Development Authority has formulated a revised Master Plan-2032 for the city with the aim to make the winter capital a planned urban centre which is "sustainable, viable and safe".

'Terror attack rumour' triggers panic in schools in Jammu

Several panic stricken schools in Jammu called it a holiday while parents rushed to collect their children after a rumour spread that militants had attacked a prestigious school along the India-Pakistan border on Friday.

Cross LoC trade resumes after week's standoff

Vehicles carrying goods from India and Pakistan crossed the Line of Control Thursday, as trade between the Indian and Pakistan administered parts of Jammu and Kashmir resumed after a week.

PDP demands probe into custodial death of Kupwara youth

Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday demanded a time-bound probe the mysterious death of youth in police custody in Kupwara and expressed concerns over the rise in such cases in Kashmir.

J&K govt cancels mutation of posh land in Jammu, orders probe

The Jammu and Kashmir government has cancelled the registration of several kanals of posh land illegally allotted to seven individuals and has directed Jammu deputy commissioner to form a three member enquiry committee to look into the case.

Mufti wishes AAP, says Delhi polls have asserted diversity

PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Tuesday congratulated AAP for its resounding victory in Delhi Assembly polls, saying the elections have asserted India's diversity and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take the lead disciplining "divisive elements".

Security clamp down on anniversary of Afzal Guru's hanging

Several separatists leaders were detained or put under house arrest and prohibitory orders clamped in the city in the wake of protests called by them on the second anniversary of execution of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru on Monday.

Pak targets villages, 8 BoPs with mortar bombs, one injured

Pakistani Rangers indulged in heavy firing and mortar shelling overnight on eight border outposts and some villages along the international border in Jammu district, leaving one person injured.

Help people, civil administration in snow-bound areas: J&K DGP to cops

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police K Rajendra Kumar on Wednesday directed all ranks of state police to extend their help to civil administration and people facing hardships in the snow-bound areas.