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The encounter is still underway.(ANI)

2 terrorists killed in encounter in J-K’s Anantnag

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The area has now been cordoned off as the encounter is still underway. The identity of the dead terrorists is yet to be ascertained.
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J&K: Two-day winter carnival begins in Pahalgam(Twitter/JandKTourism)
J&K: Two-day winter carnival begins in Pahalgam(Twitter/JandKTourism)

Jammu and Kashmir: Pahalgam organises winter carnival to attract tourists

PTI, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 07:30 AM IST
A two-day winter carnival has been organised in the famous resort of Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir in an attempt to revive the tourism. The carnival has colourful activities, including cultural programmes, display of art and craft, live painting and calligraphy both by amateurs and professionals.
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Some local political leaders and officials from the handicrafts and tourism departments were also seen interacting with the envoys at the gathering.(Unsplash)
Some local political leaders and officials from the handicrafts and tourism departments were also seen interacting with the envoys at the gathering.(Unsplash)

JK: Visiting envoys interact with artists in Kashmir valley

PTI, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 11:30 AM IST
The first day of the visit of 24 envoys to Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday ended with a meeting with writers and artists at the musical fountain located within the convention complex of the famous Dal lake here.
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On the second day of their visit on Thursday, the diplomats will travel to Jammu region for more meetings and interactions.(PTI)
On the second day of their visit on Thursday, the diplomats will travel to Jammu region for more meetings and interactions.(PTI)

'Impressive': Foreign envoys after visiting Jammu and Kashmir

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 07:07 PM IST
  • The group of envoys including those from several Europe Union countries are in the union territory to take first-hand account of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and government's efforts to restore normalcy.
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Tourists throng resorts, hotels in J-K's Pahalgam(ANI)
Tourists throng resorts, hotels in J-K's Pahalgam(ANI)

More and more tourists opting to visit Jammu and Kashmir for holidays

ANI, Anantnag
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 07:29 AM IST
The number of tourists arriving in Jammu and Kashmir to holiday has increased in the last three months, since the snow fall began. If this rush of tourists continues, it can break the record of last three years.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(ANI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(ANI)

J&K to get statehood at appropriate time: Amit Shah

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi, Srinagar
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 03:08 AM IST
  • J&K has been a top priority of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government since it came to power at the Centre in 2014, Shah said. He added that devolution of power took place there after the government nullified Article 370, which granted special privileges to the erstwhile state, and said the move will hurt dynastic politics.
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Jammu and Kashmir’s lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha.(Vipin Kumar/HT Archive)
Jammu and Kashmir’s lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha.(Vipin Kumar/HT Archive)

J-K LG seeks 'qualitative improvement' in overall functioning of Kashmir varsity

PTI, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 12:11 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha seeks 'qualitative improvement' in the overall functioning of Kashmir university
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Kashmiri boys use mobile phones at banks of Dal lake after restoration of 4G mobile internet, in Srinagar on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Kashmiri boys use mobile phones at banks of Dal lake after restoration of 4G mobile internet, in Srinagar on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

No change in policy on Jammu and Kashmir, says US

PTI, Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 07:04 AM IST
High-speed mobile internet was restored on February 5 in the entire union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, exactly one and a half years after it was snapped in August 2019.
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High-speed internet connection is being restored in entire J&K from Friday, principal secretary (power and information) Rohit Kansal said.(AP)
High-speed internet connection is being restored in entire J&K from Friday, principal secretary (power and information) Rohit Kansal said.(AP)

'Better late than never,' tweets Omar Abdullah as 4G services restored in J&K

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 08:31 PM IST
High-speed internet services in the erstwhile state were snapped in August 2019. 'Better late than never,' tweeted National Conference leader Omar Abdullah.
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A cyclists rides on a slippery snow covered road after a brief snowfall in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir.(AP)
A cyclists rides on a slippery snow covered road after a brief snowfall in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir.(AP)

Flight operations disrupted in Kashmir for 2nd day as valley receives snowfall

PTI, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 02:36 PM IST
“The flight operations at Srinagar airport were hampered as no flights have been able to land so far today due to bad weather,” the officials said.
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Kashmir valley receives snowfall in huge quantities which attracts a good number of tourists.(Unsplash)
Kashmir valley receives snowfall in huge quantities which attracts a good number of tourists.(Unsplash)

Tourist influx increases in Jammu and Kashmir after snowfall

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 06:42 PM IST
Following heavy snowfall, the tourist influx in Jammu and Kashmir has increased now after a lull due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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"The government has provided a platform to the students for who were keen to learn the calligraphic skills," said Safoora Hameed, a participant at the exhibition-cum-workshop.(ANI)
"The government has provided a platform to the students for who were keen to learn the calligraphic skills," said Safoora Hameed, a participant at the exhibition-cum-workshop.(ANI)

Calligraphy exhibition organised in Srinagar to promote J-K's rich heritage

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 11:03 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation (JKTDC) under the Union Territory administration organised a calligraphy exhibition-cum-workshop in Srinagar to provide a platform for young artists in the Valley to showcase their talents as well as promote the region's rich heritage.
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A boatman steers his boat across the partially frozen Dal Lake after snowfall in Srinagar. (AFP)
A boatman steers his boat across the partially frozen Dal Lake after snowfall in Srinagar. (AFP)

Heavy snowfall in J-K leads to cold wave conditions

By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 11:14 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted no significant change in the weather in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said the new policy is expected to generate employment for 4.5 lakh people resulting in the socio-economic development of the region.(PTI)
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said the new policy is expected to generate employment for 4.5 lakh people resulting in the socio-economic development of the region.(PTI)

Industrial development scheme worth Rs 24,800 crore launched in J-K

By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 02:57 PM IST
“The industrial scheme is from the period of the date of notification up to the year 2037 with a total outlay of Rs 28,400 crores. This will encourage new investments, substantial expansion and nurture existing industries in Jammu and Kashmir,” the Lieutenant Governor said.
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JKSSB Recruitment 2021.(Screengrab)
JKSSB Recruitment 2021.(Screengrab)

JKSSB Recruitment 2021: Apply for 1700 vacancies till Jan 16, here’s direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 02:08 PM IST
JKSSB Recruitment 2021: Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the JKSSB recruitment 2021 online at jkssb.nic.in.
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Snowfall is likely to continue till the forenoon of December 6 in Srinagar, according to the weather department’s forecast.(HT photo)
Snowfall is likely to continue till the forenoon of December 6 in Srinagar, according to the weather department’s forecast.(HT photo)

Fresh snowfall closes highway in J&K, Board exams postponed

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 01:15 PM IST
The weather department predicts that the snowfall of the same intensity is likely to continue till afternoon and thereafter there will be a temporary break till the evening.
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Terrorists hurled a grenade on security forces at Tral bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district(HT File Photo)
Terrorists hurled a grenade on security forces at Tral bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district(HT File Photo)

8 civilians injured after terrorists hurl grenade on security forces in J-K’s Pulwama

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:42 PM IST
According to a Jammu and Kashmir police official, the health condition of all the injured civilians is stable.
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The suspected terrorist arrested by security forces in Reasi district on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
The suspected terrorist arrested by security forces in Reasi district on Friday.(HT PHOTO)

J-K Police bust fifth terror module in two weeks, this time in Reasi

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times, Jammu
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 07:03 PM IST
Security officials have been maintaining that terror outfits have been trying to target Hindu temples in Jammu region to create communal disturbance.
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Indian Army personnel take position during the encounter with suspected terrorists at Lawaypora in Srinagar.(ANI)
Indian Army personnel take position during the encounter with suspected terrorists at Lawaypora in Srinagar.(ANI)

J&K police cite ‘evidence’ to claim killed Lawaypora youth were over ground workers for terrorists

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The police spokesman said that the claims, made by the parents that Aijaz Maqbool Ganai had gone to the university to fill up a form on the day the encounter began, was found to be untrue.
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Army personnel surround the house where militants were hiding during an encounter at Lawaypora on the outskirts of Srinagar.(PTI Photo)
Army personnel surround the house where militants were hiding during an encounter at Lawaypora on the outskirts of Srinagar.(PTI Photo)

Mehbooba Mufti seeks impartial and swift probe into Lawaypora encounter

By Mir Ehsan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 02:16 PM IST
Three youths from south Kashmir were killed on Tuesday inside a house by the security forces in a joint operation. Security forces maintain they were terrorists but the families of the killed youth claim they were students.
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A health worker collects a nasal sample from a woman for Covid-19 test in Jammu.(PTI)
A health worker collects a nasal sample from a woman for Covid-19 test in Jammu.(PTI)

J-K administration extends Covid-19 unlock protocol by a month

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 07:16 PM IST
The decision to extend the unlock protocol came after a few cases of mutant coronavirus which was first reported in the UK, were found among passengers who have returned to India from that country.
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The encounter began on Tuesday during a search and cordon operation launched jointly by the police, army and the CRPF. )(ANI Photo/Representational)
The encounter began on Tuesday during a search and cordon operation launched jointly by the police, army and the CRPF. )(ANI Photo/Representational)

3 terrorists killed in an encounter outside Srinagar city

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 12:38 PM IST
203 terrorists have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2020, among them, 166 were local militants, said security officials.
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Many areas in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall(ANI image)
Many areas in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall(ANI image)

Jammu and Kashmir shivers as areas witness fresh snowfall: In photos

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 11:42 AM IST
The ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir recorded seven inches of fresh snowfall, while Pahalgam resort in the south and Sonamarg resort in central Kashmir received around three to four inches of snowfall each, officials said.
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File photo: A Kashmiri boatman shows a piece of frozen ice in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
File photo: A Kashmiri boatman shows a piece of frozen ice in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)

Commercial establishments operating in sites for residential use to be sealed in Srinagar

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:52 PM IST
From past many years, many buildings have come up in the city, especially in residential areas.
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Medical workers take note of a woman’s health history at a coronavirus testing centre in Srinagar.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Medical workers take note of a woman’s health history at a coronavirus testing centre in Srinagar.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Covid-19 centres empty as cases dip in Jammu and Kashmir

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 04:54 PM IST
Of the total 3,382 beds (excluding ICU) meant for Covid-19 patients in different hospitals of J&K on December 27, some 3,030 are vacant.
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The SPO and three other men were arrested during a cordon and search operation in Budgam.(Representational image /ANI)
The SPO and three other men were arrested during a cordon and search operation in Budgam.(Representational image /ANI)

J-K cop arrested in Budgam two days after decamping with two rifles

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Police said the SPO and three other men arrested with him were associated with the banned terror outfit Jaish e Mohammad.
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National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah hits out at J&K administration during a press conference in Srinagar on Saturday.(PTI)
National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah hits out at J&K administration during a press conference in Srinagar on Saturday.(PTI)

J-K administration interfering to change DDC results: Omar Abdullah

By Ashiq Hussain | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Omar Abudllah alleged that winners of DDC elections are being forced to join parties other than the PAGD alliance by use of coercion.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat in J&K via video-conferencing. (Video grab)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat in J&K via video-conferencing. (Video grab)

Some people in Delhi are trying to teach me democracy every day, says PM Modi

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 01:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated J&K for peaceful DDC election and slammed Puducherry for not holding local body elections.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during at the centenary celebrations of Visva-Bharati University through video conference in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during at the centenary celebrations of Visva-Bharati University through video conference in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

2.1 million residents, Rs 5 lakh benefit: PM Modi to launch AB-PMJAY SEHAT scheme for J-K tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 04:53 PM IST
AB-PMJAY is a flagship health scheme of the central government, which was launched in 2018, and provides a cover of up to Rs 500,000 per family every year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.
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Locals walk on a snow-covered road amid fog at Faqir Gujri on the outskirts of Srinagar.(PTI)
Locals walk on a snow-covered road amid fog at Faqir Gujri on the outskirts of Srinagar.(PTI)

Top 10 coldest places in India right now

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 09:27 AM IST
Despite being known world over for being a country with high temperatures, winters in India can be quite challenging depending on the place. Northern parts of the country see temperatures dip below zero regularly during this period while the north-eastern states also witness bone chilling temperatures.
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