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Kashmir Valley In Grip Of Severe Cold Wave

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The minimum temperature in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, settled at minus 3.4 degrees Celsius – half-a-degree down from the previous night, the officials said.

'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,'

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

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Bureau

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.


Kashmir: Security Forces Kill Two LeT Militants In Kulgam’s Okay Village

Kashmir: Two LeT (Lashker-e-Toiba) militants have been killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, the officials said.

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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

Jammu And Kashmir: LG Manoj Sinha Launches Covid-19 Vaccination For 15-18 Age Group

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Jammu And Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said in the coming week, the targeted population—8.33 lakh will be vaccinated against Covid-19.


02 January, 2022

Kashmir: Hurriyat Leaders Duped MBBS, Engineering Aspirants, Says Police

PTI

Kashmir: The charge sheet, filed by the State Investigation Agency (SIA), has highlighted several instances where parents were taken across the border using valid travel documents but were later compelled to pay extra money for their wards' admission to universities and colleges there.


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.


31 December, 2021

Kashmir: NIA Arrests Man For ‘Radicalising’ Youth To Join Terror Ranks

PTI

Kashmir: The NIA’s (National Investigation Agency) spokesperson informed that one person has been arrested for radicalising and motivating youth to join terror ranks.


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.


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26 December, 2021

Kashmir Situation Worse Than 90’s; Youth Feel They Have No Place In Modern India: Dr Farooq Abdullah

PTI

The MP from Srinagar and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah said the Kashmir situation is worse than the 90s—when militancy erupted in J&K. He said the youth in Kashmir feel they have no place in modern India.


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.


22 December, 2021

Kashmir: Sajad Lone Accuses NC Of Legitimizing ‘Grossly Unfair’ Delimitation Commission Proposal

PTI

Kashmir: The Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for the Jammu region and one for the Kashmir Valley, after meeting five MPs, including three from NC (National Conference) and two from BJP.


22 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir: Four Terrorists Involved In Attack On Religious Minorities Killed, Says MoS Home Nityanand Rai

PTI

Jammu And Kashmir: The Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai in Rajya Sabha said seven persons have been arrested in connection with attacks on religious minorities, while four terrorists involved in these incidents have been killed.


21 December, 2021

How Kashmiris Cope With Harshest Winter Period ‘Chilai Kalan’

Outlook Web Desk

Kashmir: The 40 day harshest winter spell ‘Chilai Kalan’ commenced in Kashmir. It will end on January 31, however that will not end Kashmir’s long and harsh winter. Here is you need to know everything about Kashmir’s ‘Chilai Kalan’.


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.


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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.


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.

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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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