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2016 was a year of turmoil in J&K
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2016 was a year of turmoil in J&K

2016 saw Mehbooba Mufti taking over as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Army for the first time carrying out surgical strikes on militant camps in PoK while violent protests for months hit hard normal life and resulted in shutdown of schools and death of 86 […]

Night temperatures drops in J&K
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Night temperatures drops in J&K

 Night temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir again dropped several notches on Monday after improving the previous day due to cloud cover. “Cold, dry weather with foggy conditions in the mornings is expected to continue in the state during the next 24 hours,” said an official of the MET department. He […]

16 yr old Boy injured in blast at Handwara
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16 yr old Boy injured in blast at Handwara

A 16 yr old boy was critically injured last evening after a left over shell exploded while he was playing with other children at Waderbala Area of Rajwar Handwara. Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh S/o Lassi Shekh of Sheikh Mohallah Waderbala received injuries in chest, arm and face. Meanwhile SSP Handwara Ghulam […]

MLA Rasheed evicted from pavement
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MLA Rasheed evicted from pavement

JAMMU: Police today removed independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed from the pavement outside Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s official residence where the lawmaker was on a 48-hour sit in to protest against government decision to issue identity certificates to West Pakistan refugees living in Jammu and Kashmir. Rasheed along with his […]

Valley reels under freezing temperatures
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Valley reels under freezing temperatures

Leh was the warmest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir with mercury rising at many places last night but the valley continued to reel under freezing temperatures. The minimum temperature in Leh rose by more than six degrees to settle at a low of minus 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to […]