Buses start plying in Srinagar, train services to resume
Train services in the valley were suspended on the morning of 5 August – hours before the Centre announced its decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution and to bifurcate the erstwhile state into two Union territories. The railways conducted two successful trial runs on the stretch on Monday after conducting a thorough safety audit of the line.
Rail service in Kashmir resume, mini buses on roads in valley
A railway official told PTI that a train chugged between Baramulla and Srinagar...
Bandipora encounter: Slain militant was Lashkar commander
One of the two militants killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu a...
Two exams of classes 5-9 postponed in Kashmir
According to Director School Education, the Urdu/Hindi and English exams were scheduled to be held on Monday and Tuesday respectively.
Migrant labourer killed in Srinagar grenade attack
At least 13 people were injured in the grenade attack, the second in less than a month, and were rushed to the nearby SMHS hospital where the condition of two is critical, officials said. The attack took place at 1.20 pm, a time the Hari Singh High Street market was crowded with people and roadside vendors. Security forces have cordoned off the area.
Encounter breaks out in Jammu & Kashmir's Bandipora
The gunfight started when security forces launched a search operation in Lawdara village following specific information about the presence of some terrorists, the officials said. They said the hiding ultras opened fire on the security personnel who retaliated.
J-K: One dead in grenade attack in crowded market area of Srinagar
Terrorists carried out a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar on Monday, leaving at least one civilian dead and 18 ...
27 EU lawmakers head to Srinagar to get first-hand view of situation
The trip comes just two days before the state is set to turn into a Union territory following the August 5 decision to abrogate the special status granted to J&K and bifurcate it into centrally administered regions of J&K and Ladakh.
J&K: Delegation of EU MPs lands in Srinagar to assess ground situation
A delegation of 23 European Union MPs arrived here on Tuesday for a first-hand assessment of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir following th...
60 NIT-Srinagar students placed
With Optum, Samsung and Lowe's recruiting in-campus from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, 60 students got placed with the highest annual package topping Rs 19 lakh while the average salary package is between Rs 9 lakh and Rs 10 lakh.
Deal firmly with elements inimical to people's security: J-K L-G advises police
Amid tight security arrangements, the Civil Secretariat, which is the seat of the Jammu and Kashmir government, and other offices reopened here after functioning for six months in Srinagar as part of the nearly 150-year-old 'Darbar Move' practice. The bi-annual shift is the first after the state's division into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.
Communication blockade is breaking down Kashmir's crafts economy: Here's a ground report
The continued communication blockade in Kashmir has left the state’s artisans in the lurch during the lucrative festival season. The revenue losses for craftspeople across Kashmir this festival season could add up to Rs 300 crore, assesses an expert on the sector connected with the Craft Development Institute in Srinagar, requesting anonymity.
Article 370: Madi Sharma sent invites to EU delegation. Who is she?
The invitations to the European MEPs seem to have been sent out by Madi Sharma who promised them a ‘meeting with PM Modi as well as a visit to Kashmir’. Sharma runs an NGO called Women’s Eco-Nomic and Social Think-Tank (WESTT).
Radio Kashmir renamed All India Radio
With Thursday seeing two new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh come into being, putting into effect the reorganisation of the erstwhile state, radio stations too have been renamed.
EU MPs in Kashmir say Article 370 internal issue, stand by India in fight against terror
On the last day of their two-day visit to the Valley, the EU parliamentarians addressed a press conference, stating that Article 370 and its abrogation is India's internal matter. They were invited by an NGO and were not on a official visit.
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