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Hakeem Irfan Rashid

  • Modi’s team promises new dawn in Kashmir outreach

    Modi’s team promises new dawn in Kashmir outreach

    Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nityanand Rai, GK Reddy, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Sanjay Dhotre met people at different places reiterating that the Valley should shun all negativity of the past and look forward to a new new sunrise under Narendra Modi government that would bring happiness to all residents.

    Dilbag Singh backs CDS’ idea of deradicalising centres

    Dilbag Singh backs CDS’ idea of deradicalising centres

    “When police nab some people, they don’t seem to talk sense. Therefore, if some sensible arrangement is made, where good people from civil society and experts can deal with the subject and relevant aspects of religion and other things, it should be welcomed," said Singh.

    J&K administration releases one PDP, four NC politicians

    J&K administration releases one PDP, four NC politicians

    Jammu and Kashmir administration released another batch of five politicians who were under detention since August 5 last year, when the special status of J&K was revoked and the state was bifurcated into two Union territories.

    J&K cops quiz Davinder Singh; NIA to take over soon; a militant killed

    J&K cops quiz Davinder Singh; NIA to take over soon; a militant killed

    “Davinder Singh is under suspension and we have recommended his termination from services,” J&K police chief Dilbag Singh told reporters in Jammu. A joint team of J&K police officers and other agencies are interrogating Davinder Singh at Kulgam and have searched his residence and other properties in Kashmir and Jammu.

    Davinder was under surveillance before being arrested: J&K Police

    Davinder was under surveillance before being arrested: J&K Police

    Singh may have been on surveillance even on the day he received a delegation of foreign diplomats, including US ambassador. He was in charge of the anti-hijacking unit and cops monitoring Singh were apprehensive that he would transport the two militants to Jammu from Srinagar airport, where he could have easily bypassed security considering his position.

    8 ex-J&K MLAs submit ‘vision document’ to LG

    8 ex-J&K MLAs submit ‘vision document’ to LG

    Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu on Tuesday received a 15-point memorandum on socio-economic and political aspiration of people from eight former MLAs led by Altaf Bukhari.

    Postpaid SMS restored in Kashmir

    Postpaid SMS restored in Kashmir

    The SMS services will resume 150 days after government snapped all communication networks on August 5, when J&K's special status was abrogated and the state split into two Union Territories.

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