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"Railways has restored train services to benefit thousands of local commuters to travel by train over the entire area between Baramulla and Banihal (138 Km). The decision to re-start the train services in Kashmir Valley was taken after due security audits and assurance by Government Railway Police, Jammu and Kashmir." Train services were suspended on August 3.

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  • Union minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in Lok Sabha that the security forces neutralised 157 terrorists in 2019 so far. "The incidents of terrorist violence have declined after August 5. During the 115 day period from August 5 till November 27, there have been 88 such incidents as compared to 106 such incidents from April 12 till August 4.

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently conducted a review of the force at its headquarters here after which he directed that the lead internal security force of the country should devise a mechanism that enables it to keep its fighting blood fresh and lethal at all times.A committee has been asked to submit its "specific" recommendations by Dec 15.

    A bench of Justice N V Ramana, Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice B R Gavai reserved the verdict. Appearing for Ghulam Nabi Azad, senior advocate Kapil Sibal said they understand that there are national security issues in Jammu and Kashmir, but the entire seven million population cannot be "locked down".

    Speaking at an event organised by Republic channel, Shah said it took 70 years to abrogate the provisions and Prime Minister Narendra Modi resolved to do it.

    In Kashmir zone, 26,594 youths — 15,264 from north Kashmir districts of Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora for 873 posts, 6,013 from central Kashmir districts of Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal for 813 posts and 5,317 from south Kashmir districts of Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian and Anantnag for 1,243 posts — have applied, a police spokesman has revealed.

    A blast took place outside the Kashmir University. Forces have rushed to the spot. Reportedly, 4 people have been injured.J-K: Blast outside...

    "The government has collected Rs 2,03,221.12 crore in revenue from Coal India in the last six years beginning from financial year 2013-14 up to the last fiscal 2018-19," Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

    Citizens are requested not to venture inside encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials, a Jammu and Kashmir police spokesperson said. Bodies of the killed terrorists were retrieved from the site of encounter, the spokesperson said, adding that the identity and affiliation of the militants is being ascertained.

    In an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena also raised the timing of the bill saying, "There is no dearth of problems in India now but still we are inviting new ones such as CAB. It looks like the Centre has made an invisible partition of Hindus and Muslims over the bill".

    The Nifty PSU Bank index was trading 1.49 per cent up at 2609.20.

    Palamu (Jharkhand), Nov 24 (ANI): While addressing a public gathering in Jharkhand’s Palamu on November 24, Union Defence Minister Rajnath S...

    Raking up Kashmir issues, Pakistan's newly appointed envoy to the UN Munir Akram said the Security Council has had uneven record in resolving threats and breaches of international peace and security and there has been prolonged inaction in some cases. He said Pakistan is concerned at the absence of action by the Security Council over the situation in J&K.

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