Jammu and Kashmir

State in India

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Jammu and Kashmir is a large region in the southern portion of Kashmir which is administered by India as a state, and often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. The Line of Control separates it from the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and north respectively, and a Line of Actual Control separates it from the Chinese-administered territory of Aksai Chin in the east. The state has special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.

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The minor, Nageena, slipped into the fast moving stream at Tangmarg and was washed away by the strong currents, the officials said.
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A police official was killed in a terrorist attack in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. The police have registered a case and started an..
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As many as 1.31 lakh pilgrims have completed Amarnath Yatra within 10 days of commencement, despite terror threats in Jammu and Kashmir valley.
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Khan is the fifth adviser to J&K governor to be appointed ever since the state came under governor’s rule followed by President’s rule. Khan was instrumental..
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Lakshadweep Administrator Farooq Khan has been appointed as the Chief Security Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satya Pal Malik, an official statement..
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Pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath was suspended for Saturday as a precautionary measure in view of a separatists-sponsored strike in the Kashmir valley..
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Pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath was suspended for Saturday as a precautionary measure in view of a separatists-sponsored strike in the Kashmir valley..
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

Chinese soldiers entered five km deep into the Indian territory at Demchok sector of Ladakh division in Jammu and Kashmir last week after some Tibetans hoisted..
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Chinese soldiers entered five km deep into the Indian territory at Demchok sector of Ladakh division in Jammu and Kashmir last week after some Tibetans hoisted..
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

India's ruling party will revive a plan to build secured camps to resettle scores of Hindus in the Muslim-dominated Kashmir Valley, a senior leader said, a..
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Pakistan has told India that it will not open its airspace for commercial flights until New Delhi removes its fighter jets from forward IAF airbases. Pakistan..
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India has the capability of taking care of its territorial integrity and sovereignty and there is no need to take seriously the threats on Kashmir by al Qaeda..
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

The Jammu and Kashmir police has unearthed a network of over-ground-workers (OGW) working in and around the town of Anantnag, a month after a terrorist attack in..
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"The harassment by the security forces, National Investigation Agency and other agencies will not solve the problem of Kashmir," he remarked.
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Seated in a chair behind a large desk against a black background, Zawahiri, looking old and frail, spoke in Arabic in the video which ran English captions at the..
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There is no official nomenclature to accord martyrdom status to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir, the Rajya Sabha was..
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Terror group al-Qaida's chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has told "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to hurt Indian interests in Jammu and Kashmir, in a message released by the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Elements of the Indian jihadist movement have long known to have been in touch with Al-Qaeda, and some intelligence analysts believe the organisation hopes to..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

Pakistan came for heavy criticism from Al Qaeda chief.
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NIA has attached property belonging to Kashmiri separatist Asiya Andrabi in Srinagar for allegedly supporting terror activities. The chief investigating officer..
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It says they have adopted zero tolerance policy towards cross-border invasion in J&K
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The government plans to transfer Rs 3,700 crore directly into the accounts of gram panchayats elected last year. It said that while around 10% of the funds..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Youths from family members of BJP members who were killed during violence in Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal and Kerala also joined the party.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

"Due to concerted and synergised efforts of security forces, the security situation in the state has witnessed an improvement in the first half of this year over..
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

Cross-border infiltration into J&K fell by 43% in the first half of 2019 as compared to the same period in 2018, while terrorist incidents in the state declined..
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BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the saffron party were "deeply concerned" about the safety and security..
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Police in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir has appealed to civilians to refrain from wearing combat or army-pattern dresses besides advising shopkeepers..
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Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical..
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Acceding to demands of tour operators, the J&K government has eased restrictions on movement of vehicles other than those carrying pilgrims along the Amarnath..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

UN report update has blamed both nations for situation
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The report was first issued last year.
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India on Monday slammed the recent report issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) for its critical assessment of the situation..
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Pakistan on Monday welcomed the UN rights office's report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
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The construction of as many as 150 bunkers in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district has been completed and 350 more will be ready soon, officials said Monday.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in New Delhi that the update of the earlier OHCHR report is "merely a continuation of the earlier..
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A villager was injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Monday, officials said. R Saroop was..
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The Amarnath yatra was suspended on Monday as a precautionary measure following a strike called by separatists in Kashmir valley to mark the third death..
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Reacting to the separatists' plans, authorities on Sunday suspended mobile Internet facility in Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam and Shopian districts
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The 10-day annual pilgrimage is likely to commence on August 5, with the departure of the first batch of pilgrims from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

No vehicle movement, except for emergency vehicles, is allowed in the same or the opposite direction as the yatra convoy on the stretch and non-yatra vehicles..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The Governor said that Article 370 is a major roadblock in the complete accession of the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in India as it creates a sense of..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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