Chief minister Omar Abdullah requested Mr Antony to consider more recruitment of the youth from border belts in defence services and using choppers to address the winter isolation of these areas.
Gulmarg is hosting a few New Year bashes and Srinagar too has witnessed warm reception of 2010.
CRPF troopers of 177 battalion were killed and another critically injured when militants ambushed a patrol party.
After many weeks, parts of Srinagar witnessed clashes between police and the protesters. More than 80 people, including cops, were injured in brick-batting.
J&K govt envisages half a million jobs in next five years.
Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Monday suspended all office-bearers of Hurriyat.
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi’s talent hunt has proved a big hit in Jammu and Kashmir.
After the high-profile visits of prime minister and home minister, the ‘quiet dialogue’ has started.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said there is no problem that cannot be settled within the ambit of democracy and negotiations. She said peace was a pre-requisite for development.
Centre would opt for quiet dialogue away from camera to find solution.
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