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Jammu and Kashmir's Irmim Shamim becomes first Gujjar woman to clear AIIMS entrance exam

Jammu and Kashmir's Irmim Shamim becomes first Gujjar woman to clear AIIMS entrance exam

Shamim, who hails from Dhanore village in the bordering district, worked hard beating all adversaries to make it to the premier institute. She had to walk a distance of 10 kilometres on foot every

Aug 26, 2019, 07:31 AM IST
J&K state flag removed from Srinagar's Civil Secretariat building, tricolour flies proud

J&K state flag removed from Srinagar's Civil Secretariat building, tricolour flies proud

The process of having only the national flag on top of government buildings is continuing across Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 25, 2019, 17:59 PM IST
Government rubbishes reports of medicine shortage in Jammu and Kashmir, assures 'situation under control'

Government rubbishes reports of medicine shortage in Jammu and Kashmir, assures 'situation under control'

The Jammu and Kashmir administration also denied any instance of over pricing of medicines, baby food and life-saving drugs.

Aug 25, 2019, 13:12 PM IST
Centre eases restrictions in Kashmir, block development council polls to be held by September-end

Centre eases restrictions in Kashmir, block development council polls to be held by September-end

About 1500 primary schools and 1000 middle schools are currently operational in the Valley, however, the attendance is very thin.  

Aug 24, 2019, 19:52 PM IST
CRPF Assistant Commandant commits suicide in J&K's Anantnag, probe ordered

CRPF Assistant Commandant commits suicide in J&K's Anantnag, probe ordered

Arvind committed suicide by shooting himself with his personal weapon at his residence on Friday.

Aug 24, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Article 370 abrogated in a democratic, open manner to end isolation of Jammu and Kashmir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Article 370 abrogated in a democratic, open manner to end isolation of Jammu and Kashmir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Terming the move by the central government to abrogate Article 370 as “internal steps”, Prime Minister Modi said that the development was “designed to end the isolation” of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 24, 2019, 10:54 AM IST
Indian Army retaliates as heavy shelling continues from Pakistan in J&K's Sunderbani sector

Indian Army retaliates as heavy shelling continues from Pakistan in J&K's Sunderbani sector

Intermittent shelling from the Pakistani side continued this on Friday morning, reports said.

Aug 23, 2019, 08:25 AM IST
One terrorist killed, SPO martyred in Baramulla encounter, arms and ammunition seized

One terrorist killed, SPO martyred in Baramulla encounter, arms and ammunition seized

One Special Police Officer (SPO) also lost his life in the encounter, which has concluded now.

Aug 21, 2019, 07:56 AM IST
Middle-level schools in Jammu and Kashmir to reopen today

Middle-level schools in Jammu and Kashmir to reopen today

Speaking in a press briefing, J&K government spokesperson, Rohit Kansal, said that after the administration's decision of opening primary schools the situation was reviewed on Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
Encounter underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla, first since Article 370's abrogation

Encounter underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla, first since Article 370's abrogation

Several terrorists are believed to be holed up in the area. The operation was going on when last reports came in.

Aug 20, 2019, 22:15 PM IST
Indian Army Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh martyred in Pakistan firing in J&K's Poonch

Indian Army Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh martyred in Pakistan firing in J&K's Poonch

Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh attained martyrdom during heavy shelling by Pakistan Army along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Aug 20, 2019, 16:18 PM IST
How students made use of free WiFi at Jammu station to catch up with syllabus

How students made use of free WiFi at Jammu station to catch up with syllabus

Armed with their mobile phones, tablets and computers, many students have been seen checking the status of their online applications and referring to study-related research materials.

Aug 20, 2019, 14:39 PM IST
J&K administration announces re-opening of middle-level schools in Kashmir from Wednesday

J&K administration announces re-opening of middle-level schools in Kashmir from Wednesday

The decision was stated during a joint press conference in Srinagar, addressed by Director Information and Public Relations, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, Deputy Inspector General of Police (CKR), VK Birdi

Aug 19, 2019, 23:33 PM IST
Watch: IAF personnel rescue people stranded in Jammu's Tawi river

Watch: IAF personnel rescue people stranded in Jammu's Tawi river

Four people were caught unawares when a sudden rise in the water level of Tawi left them stranded.

Aug 19, 2019, 13:48 PM IST
Schools, colleges and government offices to reopen in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday

Schools, colleges and government offices to reopen in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday

Schools, colleges and offices have remained shut in Jammu and Kashmir for the past 15 days, following abrogation of Article 370.

Aug 19, 2019, 06:56 AM IST
‘Situation getting normal in Jammu and Kashmir, thanks to better strategy by Amit Shah, Ajit Doval’

‘Situation getting normal in Jammu and Kashmir, thanks to better strategy by Amit Shah, Ajit Doval’

Senior IPS officer and advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, K Vijay Kumar, told Zee News that after government announced abrogation of Article 370, they formulated an effective strategy to tackle

Aug 18, 2019, 15:18 PM IST
Mobile internet services snapped in Jammu region again

Mobile internet services snapped in Jammu region again

After a gap of 12 days, the 2G mobile internet services in Jammu region were resumed on Saturday.

Aug 18, 2019, 13:40 PM IST
People very happy with abrogation of Article 370, situation in J&K normal: MoS Home

People very happy with abrogation of Article 370, situation in J&K normal: MoS Home

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is normal and it is improving day-by-day as we have taken all the precautionary measures in the region, says Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy.

Aug 18, 2019, 06:32 AM IST
Pakistani post destroyed as Indian Army retaliates after ceasefire violation in Rajouri, jawan martyred

Pakistani post destroyed as Indian Army retaliates after ceasefire violation in Rajouri, jawan martyred

Dehradun-based Thapa had joined the Indian Army 15 years ago. 

Aug 17, 2019, 16:06 PM IST
Restrictions eased in several places across Kashmir, 17 telephone exchanges functional

Restrictions eased in several places across Kashmir, 17 telephone exchanges functional

Schools beginning from primary level and all the Government offices will reopen on Monday. 

Aug 17, 2019, 14:34 PM IST