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Kashmir Press Club Announces Polls, Govt Stalls Their Re-Registration License

Jan 15, 2022 Naseer Ganai

The move to put the registration of the Kashmir Press Club in abeyance has been seen as an attempt by the government to stall elections of the club and assume control of the body.

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

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

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’.


Hyderpora Encounter Probe Was Transparent, Politics Swayed Its Authenticity: J&K DGP

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh, said he felt hurt over irresponsible utterances of a section of political leaders in Kashmir (on Hyderpora Encounter's investigation), adding that counting votes on the dead bodies is their mission.

Hyderpora Encounter: Amir's Father Approaches HC Demanding Body's Return

Dec 30, 2021 PTI

As Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the J&K Police probing the Hyderpora encounter claimed that Amir Magray was killed in the crossfire after he was used as a human shield, his father has moved the HC seeking return of son's body.


SIT In Hyderpora Encounter Case Threatens Legal Action Against Those Rejecting Its Clean Chit

Chairman of the SIT into the Hyderpora encounter case said that the government had ordered a magisterial probe into the incident and all such person making statements should have approached the inquiry officer with genuine evidences they have, for corroboration or contradiction.

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29 December, 2021

NIA Files Third Charge Sheet In Hizbul Mujahideen Narco-Terror Case

Outlook Web Desk

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the investigation in May last year. Earlier, a charge sheet against 12 accused was filed by the NIA in this case.


27 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir: Peace Returns To The LoC, No Ceasefire Violations Since Feb 25

Naseer Ganai

The Line of Control (LoC) and the areas alongside have been enjoying a peaceful time as there have been no ceasefire violations since February.


26 December, 2021

ISJK Terrorist Killed In Kashmir, Anantnag Police Say

PTI

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in K Kalan, Srigufwara area of Anantnag following inputs about the presence of terrorists. Thereafter, a terrorist belonging to Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) was killed.


23 December, 2021

J&K IED Case: NIA Files Chargesheet Against 3 Who Were In Touch With Pak-Based Handlers

PTI

NIA informed that Nadeem Ul Haq, Talib Ur Rehman of Ramban and Nadeem Ayoub Rather of Shopian have been named in the chargesheet filed under sections the IPC, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the Explosive Substances Act.


22 December, 2021

Kashmir's Temperatures Remain Below Freezing Point; Snowfall, Rain Likely From Sunday

PTI

Srinagar recorded a low of minus 1.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night, a degree up from the previous night. The IMD has forecast three days of snowfall and rain from Sunday.


22 December, 2021

Kashmir's Temperatures Remain Below Freezing Point; Snowfall, Rain Likely From Sunday

PTI

Srinagar recorded a low of minus 1.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night, a degree up from the previous night. The IMD has forecast three days of snowfall and rain from Sunday.


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21 December, 2021

Another Senior Leader Resigns In Blow To NC

Outlook Web Desk

The National Conference (NC) has suffered yet another setback in Jammu as senior leader Anil Dhar resigned from the party, blaming its leadership for allegedly holding former governor Jagmohan responsible for the migration of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in 1990.


17 December, 2021

Is BJP Engineering A Mechanism To Dilute Autonomy Resolution In Kashmir?

Naseer Ganai

Omar Abdullah, the vice-president of the National Conference said that the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir is making efforts to set up a state assembly which would nullify the autonomy resolution.


16 December, 2021

Kashmir: Historical Saint Lukas Church Of Great Game Era To Reopen This Christmas

Naseer Ganai

Saint Lukas Church was constructed in 1896, on the premises of the Chest Disease Hospital in Dalgate area of Srinagar. After being abandoned for five decades, this Church is all set to reopen on Christmas.


13 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir Administration Turns Covid Into Political Virus, Permits Selective Politicians To Have Rallies

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government is using Covid-19 protocol to disallow selective political leaders from carrying out crowd activities. On Sunday, as Omar Abdullah addressed a huge gathering, PDP was not allowed to hold a youth convention.


22 November, 2021

Kashmir Valley Minimum Temperature Settles Below Freezing Point

Outlook Web Desk

Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far at minus 1.6 degrees Celsius as cold conditions continued in Kashmir on Monday and the minimum temperature settled below the freezing point across the valley, officials said.


19 November, 2021

'Loyal To Nation’ Family Strives To Erase 'Militancy Label'

Ubeer Naqushbandi

Mohammad Lateef Magrey’s son Mohammad Amir has been named among the killed militants in Srinagar’s Hyderpora encounter. However, Magrey who has worked all his life against militancy contests police claims.


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15 November, 2021

It Is Autumn In Kashmir; Season To Walk On Chinar Leaves

Naseer Ganai

Enter Chinar garden at Dal Lake in Srinagar. At one side of the garden, children were playing cricket on fallen Chinar leaves.


Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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