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J&K: Jammu & Kashmir

Why Iranian Apples Are Spoiling The Market For Kashmiri Apples

Jan 14, 2022 Naseer Ganai

Kashmir’s apple orchardists are facing a huge challenge because of unregulated import of Iranian apples. Will the famous Kashmiri apple lose market?

'Bulli Bai Has Made Us Numb': Kashmiri Women Journalists On Their 'Online Auction'

Jan 06, 2022 Naseer Ganai

The 'Bulli Bai' incident has left Muslim women across the country stunned. Outlook spoke to several journalists in Kashmir who were victims of the app on what they felt after being up on 'sale' for a fake online auction.


University Of California, San Diego Drops Author Saiba Verma From Curriculum

In a statement the UCSD’s Critical Gender Studies Program has stated that Saiba Varma’s courses have been dropped. Daughter of a RAW officer, Saiba Varma has authored, 'The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir,'

'Why Is BJP Not Removing Satya Pal Malik?'

Jan 05, 2022 Naseer Ganai

Satya Pal Malik, former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and Governor of Meghalaya at present, was seen in a video saying that he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the farm laws issue but he found him arrogant.


Kashmir: Light Snowfall Halts Air Traffic At Srinagar International Airport Amid Tourist Rush

Kashmir: The authorities at Srinagar International Airport have cancelled 34 flights on Tuesday. Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also lamented about unavailability of proper landing aids at the Srinagar International Airport runway.

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03 January, 2022

Kashmir: Security Forces Kill Wanted LeT Militant Salem Parray In Srinagar Encounter

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Kashmir: IGP Vijay Kumar said: ‘Srinagar police neutralised dreaded terrorist of proscribed terror outfit LeT Salim Parray’. Parray, according to security forces was a ‘dreaded terrorist’.


03 January, 2022

Satya Pal Malik's Remark On PM Modi; Omar Abdullah Says ‘Has Bitten Hand That Fed Him’

PTI

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah, while reacting to Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik’s comments over PM Narendra Modi said: he has ‘bitten the hand that fed him’.


02 January, 2022

Kashmir: Army Says Pakistan Breached Cease-Fire Along LoC

Naseer Ganai

Kashmir: The Army said the incident site is located on the Pakistani side of the anti infiltration obstacle system, kept under surveillance by it.


30 December, 2021

Two Encounters In Kashmir, Six Militants Killed

Naseer Ganai

On Wednesday evening the police said six militants of proscribed Jaish Mohammad outfit were killed in two separate encounters in South Kashmir. The police said four of the killed militants have been identified.


27 December, 2021

Don't feel any such need: Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha On The Need For Reviewing AFSPA in J&K

Outlook Web Desk

LG Sinha outright rejected apprehensions among some political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir about demographic change in the union territory.


25 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir: Two Militants Killed By Security Forces In Shopian’s Chowgam Encounter

PTI

Kashmir: The security forces have killed two unidentified militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district at Chowgam area. The search operation is going on, an official said.


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22 December, 2021

Rahul Gandhi’s Statehood Demand Falls Flat; J&K BJP Says Ladakh Always Wanted Union Territory Status

Naseer Ganai

Gandhi Tuesday gave an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha for giving statehood and Inclusion of Ladakh in Schedule VI of the Constitution of India.


21 December, 2021

Kashmir: Snowfall Likely This Week; 40 Day Harshest Winter Spell 'Chilai Kalan' Begins

PTI

Kashmir: 'Chilla-i-Kalan' (big cold), which started today, is the 40-day harshest winter period when a cold wave grips the region and the temperature drops considerably leading to the freezing of water bodies.


21 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir: Govt Threats End In Midnight Agreement With PDD Employees; Electricity Restored

Naseer Ganai

Jammu and Kashmir: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha gave a warning to the striking employees, that the system will not work as per whims and fancies of some people but for 1.25 crore citizens of the UT without any discrimination.


20 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation: Political Parties Allege Commission's Recommendations Guided By BJP's Agenda

PTI

Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir Valley.


20 December, 2021

Smiling Buddha, Saint George, Omar Khayyam And The Lonely Artisans Of Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

Art requires patience. The centuries-old traditional art of Kashmir has little patronage. Even the youngsters are not interested in picking up the family craft. Is Kashmiri traditional art dying a silent death?


20 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir: Valley Plunges Into Darkness As Power Cuts Continue

Naseer Ganai

Jammu and Kashmir administration has sought the intervention of the Indian army for restoration of power supply which has been hit by Power department worker strikes


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15 December, 2021

J-K Admin Completely Failed In Providing Sense Of Security To People: Omar Abdullah

Outlook Web Desk

The National Conference leader said there were attacks taking place in broad daylight in the Kashmir valley and militancy was back again in those areas which were made militancy-free during his regime.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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