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Fearing 'politicisation', Mehbooba refuses to meet party leaders

Srinagar, Oct. 8 -- The incarcerated Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has refused to meet the party leaders fearing that the gesture might be "projected as a sign of normalcy" b... Read More


Int'l NGOs 'fail' Kashmiris in crisis

Srinagar, Oct. 8 -- Prominent non-government organisations (NGOs) seem to have gone into sleep mode even as Kashmir lockdown has entered into its third month. Kashmir is shut since August 5 when Cent... Read More


2 LeT militants killed in Awantipora gunfight

Srinagar, Oct. 8 -- Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed and a civilian injured in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said. They said ... Read More


Removing travel advisory 'half-hearted' initiative: NC

Srinagar, Oct. 8 -- Describing the lifting of an advisory which had dissuaded tourists from visiting Kashmir valley as "half-hearted initiative", the National Conference on Tuesday asked how can holid... Read More


Lifting travel advisory : Tourism players not enthused

Srinagar, Oct. 8 -- Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to lift travel advisory has failed to cheer-up tourism players given the internet gag and "negative publicity". Governor Satya Pal Malik Tu... Read More


JK Govt to lift advisory on tourists from Oct 10

Srinagar, Oct. 8 -- Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday directed for lifting of an over two-month-old advisory, which asked tourists to leave the Kashmir valley. "The governor direct... Read More


Govt plans to take foreign envoys to JK

NewDelhi, Oct. 7 -- Under pressure from the international community over restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir since August 5, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government plans to take a group of foreign di... Read More


Panchayat body to contest BDC polls as 'independents'

Srinagar, Oct. 7 -- Ending suspense, the All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Association (AJKPA), an apex body of elected Panches and Sarpanches, has decided not to align with any political party and cont... Read More


Encounters prove militants have sneaked in: DGP

Srinagar, Oct. 7 -- Director General of Police Dilbag Singh Monday visited Kishtwar, where he chaired joint officers' meeting at District Police Office Kishtwar to review the law & order and security ... Read More


Lack of labourers, dipping mercury: Road macadamisation badly hit, 40% target undone

Srinagar, Oct. 7 -- At least 40 percent of the yearly road macdamisation target in Kashmir has been left undone by the absence of non-local labourers and the recent dip in temperature thus ending all ... Read More