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JKBOSE Class 10 Exam Results 2017: The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of Secondary education (JKBOSE) has declared the results for class 10 annual regular exams Kashmir division at jkbose.co.in. All those students who had appeared for the same can also check the official website - jkbose.gov.in ...
Over 21,400 hectares of land are under unauthorised occupation of army and other security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, state legislative assembly was ... Mehbooba Mufti informed the House that over 18,846 hectares are under authorised occupation of the forces in Kashmir division including Ladakh.

"Kashmir Jal Raha Hai, Jammu Sulag Raha Hai Aur Ladakh Ro Raha Hai," Rana was heard saying on the top of his voice. This government has ruined the state, he added. Rana, one of the most vocal legislators, said the government has unleashed atrocities on hapless people in all the three regions of the ...
In a video that has gone viral on social media, Naikoo is seen asking another top militant commander from south Kashmir's Pulwama district, Sameer Tiger, to pour acid into the eyes of those who are going to participate in the polls, instead of killing them. "We have been killing people for a long time but it ...
Manzoor Ahmad Baba, 22, of Drabgam village died along with him in the December 31 attack on a CRPF training centre in Pulwama, making it the first suicide strike in Kashmir involving two locals. The third person to die was reportedly a Pakistani. At Iqra Educational Institute, where Fardeen Ahmad ...
Srinagar recorded its coldest night this winter as the minimum temperature settled at minus 6.3 degrees Celsius - marginally down from minus 6.2 degrees Celsius recorded the previous night, an official of the MET department said.

A 16-year-old girl blinded by security forces -- whose wounded face sparked an outcry against the use of pellets in Kashmir -- is on song. Insha Mushtaq, who studied music after she lost her sight, has cleared the 10th standard board examinations in Jammu and Kashmir and now hopes to study further.
It is the testimony of a young resident of Anantnag in Kashmir, who was picked up and interrogated by the Special Operations Group of the Jammu and Kashmir state police in 2004. And this is just one among hundreds of similar testimonies presented in Structures of Violence, a monumental study of state ...
Jammu and Kashmir government was providing ration at subsidised rates to more than 58 lakh individuals in the state, it informed the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Replying to a question, Minister for Rural Development, Law and Justice Abdul Haq said the state government was providing ration to ...
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police recently unearthed a closed instant messaging group of the ISIS on "Telegram" and learned that they had killed the first IS member from Srinagar, Mugees Ahmad, alias Khattab, of Parimpora, in an encounter at Zukara, in Srinagar, on November 17, 2017.
Srinagar: Two militants and nine overground workers (OGWs) of militant outfits have been arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. ... "These militants had travelled to north Kashmir to recruit local youths for Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfits. Nine overground workers of these ...
Eighteen-year-old Farhan Wani was one of the militants killed by security personnel in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday morning. The teenager, hailing from Khudwani village in Kulgam, had joined the militant ranks in mid-2017. In November, the young militant's father - Ghulam Mohammad ...
In an interesting find, Indian Astrophysicists have unearthed a nearly 5,000-year-old rock carving in Kashmir which, they believe, is the oldest record of supernova and sky chart found in human history. The rock carving - known to be the earliest form of human expression - found in Burzahama region in ...
This is not the first time cricket matches have led to arrests in Kashmir. Several Kashmiri cricketers were reportedly detained last year in Ganderbal district after a video clip surfaced in social media showing them wearing the Pakistani team's jersey with the neighbouring country's national anthem playing in ...
Jammu and Kashmir: Goods over Rs 3,432 crore traded via two LoC points in 3 years. PTI| ... Items worth Rs 2367.82 crore were traded via Salamabad crossing point in Uri area of Baramulla district (Kashmir) along the Indo-Pak border and Rs 1065.12 crore worth trade was conducted via Chakan-Da-Bagh ...
A young man was killed and two others wounded Tuesday when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in disputed Kashmir following a gunbattle that killed one militant, officials said. Indian troops cordoned off the southern Kokernag area on a tip that rebels were hiding there. Senior police officer ...
A militant was gunned down by the security forces today in an encounter in the Chadoora area of central Kashmir's Budgam district, an army official said. The gunbattle began after security forces launched a search operation in Zuhama village of Chadoora following information about the presence of ...

A live mortar shell allegedly fired by Pakistan Rangers earlier this month was found in a field in a village in the border belt of Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, leading to panic in the area, police said today. Security forces recovered the live shell yesterday from Bobiyan village, an official said.
In the past four years, the power development department has completed just 15 percent work on an ambitious reforms programme, meant to bring down energy losses in Kashmir, despite getting three extensions for its implementation. The fate of the scheme titled 'Restructured-Accelerated Power ...
Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill one suspected militant in ongoing gunfight at Budgam. The incident followed a cordon and search operation in the area after officials received intelligence inputs about the presence of militants. by Scroll Staff. Published 2 hours ago. Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill one ...
In a major setback to the efforts by security forces to wean away youngsters from the path of militancy, a scholar at the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), who was on vacation at his home in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, has become the latest entrant in militant ranks. This development came to ...
... Club Kashmir inaugurated. The Press Club designated as 'Aiwane-e-Sahafat' is first such government-run place for journalists in Kashmir. ... Press Club Kashmir (PCK) also known as as Aiwan-e-Sahafat was on Monday inaugurated by its president Muhammad Saleem Pandit at polo View in Srinagar.
New Delhi: The government on Sunday reacted strongly over P Chidambaram's barb on existing Kashmir policy, with Union home ministry accusing the Congress of taking a "politically convenient" view to overcome that it had miserably failed to contain militancy during the decadelong previous UPA ...
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested four cricketers from Bandipora district of north Kashmir for their alleged participation in a ... protests, which continued for five months, trend of Pakistan's national anthem being played at all major political and sports gatherings emerged across Kashmir.
RINAGAR, India - Rescuers recovered the bodies of 11 people in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday, a day after multiple avalanches hit their vehicles in the Himalayan region, officials said. Separately, four police were killed Saturday when rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir ...
Four police were killed Saturday when rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir detonated a bomb on a street they were patrolling, police said. Streets were deserted and shops and businesses closed when the massive blast struck the northwestern town of Sopore, hitting the police patrol.
The appearance of China-made globes that show Jammu and Kashmir not a part of India has alarmed the Indian diaspora in Canada. Complaints have emerged thrice since last month that such maps are being sold as part of an act of aggression. The most recent instance came to notice after an NRI ...
Having tasted major success by eliminating around eight terrorists during their brief stint in Jammu and Kashmir, the Garud Special Forces of the Indian Air Force are raring to go and want to be given more exposure to direct counter terror operations in the state. The youngest Special Force of the country, ...
It brings to light the loss of history and intellectual tradition that Kashmir has suffered at the hands of inefficient bureaucracy, complicit curators, wily outsiders, and corrupt political leadership. It also captures the loss that natural disasters inflicted on Kashmir's archival wealth. Each column in the series talks ...
A Beacon officer was killed and seven persons were missing as two avalanches hit vehicles on the Kupwara-Tangdar road in north Kashmir's Kupwara on Friday. The Beacon officer died after snow avalanche swept his vehicle off the road at the Sadhna Top. Another Beacon personnel remained untraced.
Leh, in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, was the coldest recorded place in the state as the mercury dropped over 15 degrees Celsius below the freezing point, even as few areas in the higher reaches of the Valley received fresh snowfall. There was light snowfall in Gulmarg, Pahalgam and few ...
Border residents to get 5,390 bunkers in Kashmir. PTI|. Jan 06, 2018, 12.05 PM IST. 0Comments. bunker-defence-agencies Apart from 100 bunkers being constructed, the government has given approval for 4,918 individual bunkers and 372 community bunkers. (Representative Image). Jammu: The government will provide ...
Srinagar, India (AP) -- Four police were killed Saturday when rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir detonated a bomb on a street they were patrolling, police said. Streets were deserted and shops and businesses closed when the massive blast struck the northwestern town of Sopore, ...
Kargil At - 20, Next 2 Days Could Be Uncomfortably Cold For Kashmir. A MeT department official in Srinagar said light rain or snow at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir over the next 48 hours may add to the discomfort of the residents. All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: January 05, 2018 10:18 ...
Normal life crawled at -20 degrees Celsius in Kargil in the cold desert of Ladakh even as temperatures remained several degrees below the freezing point elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley. Light rain or snow at isolated places over the next 48 hours may add to the discomfiture, the weatherman said.
Srinagar: Cold conditions returned to Kashmir after a day s relief as the minimum temperature went down last night and the mercury settled below the ... The night temperature once again went down across Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, and stayed below the freezing point at all stations, ...
Going after the top commanders, who the police believed were responsible for reviving militancy in Kashmir, the security forces managed to kill the longest-surviving local militants -- Qayoom Najar, Yasin Itoo, Noor Trali and Bashir Lashkari. They also killed the mastermind of the Amarnath yatra attack in ...
Jammu: Pakistani troops today violated ceasefire twice in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir as they resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from across the border, ... India shares a 3,323-km-long border with Pakistan of which 221 km of the IB and 740 km of the LoC fall in Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar: Separatist leaders in Kashmir have called for a boycott of the upcoming panchayat polls in the state, as the authorities on Thursday clamped down on its top leadership in Srinagar. "Any sort of election under the Indian occupational system, be it for so-called Assembly, Parliament, municipal ...
A senior al Qaeda commander has said "the key to victory in Jammu and Kashmir lies in waging war on Indian cities" in a video which was released on online jihadist forums on Tuesday night. "India is already using 600,000 troops just to hold on to Kashmir. If it is attacked in Kolkata, Bangalore and New ...
Coinciding with Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma's stay in Kashmir, three senior separatists leaders were released from jails. In an apparent move to soft pedal on separatists for time being, the government also allowed Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik to visit volatile ...
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - government workers in Indian-administered Kashmir have decried a government ban prohibiting them and their families from expressing political opinions on social networking sites. Under a new order issued on Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir government ...
The group, which has been designated a terrorist organization by the US State Department since 2001, seeks to unite the Indian controlled area of Kashmir with Pakistan. Along with a series of attacks in Kashmir, the group was blamed for a 2001 attack on the central parliament building in New Delhi, which ...
"There is a false perception that Jammu and Kashmir is an unsafe place, so I request people from Tamil Nadu to visit us and see how the place has changed," Priya Sethi, Minister of State for Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir, said at a roadshow in Chennai. "The State is a safe place for tourists and I would also ...
Despite a 2003 cease-fire agreement, fire between the two militaries has become a frequent occurrence in Kashmir, the picturesque Himalayan region the two nations have fought over since they both declared independence from Britain in 1947. Both countries claim Kashmir in its entirety, and they have ...
According to the order, the Coaching/Tuition Center shall have to seek registration from the competent authority under the relevant provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Shops and Establishment Act, it shall have to notify, in leading newspapers, the details of the fee structure before commencement of each ...
Several hundred metres underground, thousands of labourers grind away day and night on a mammoth hydroelectric project in contested Kashmir, where India and Pakistan are racing to tap the subcontinent's diminishing freshwater supplies. The arch rivals have been building duelling power plants along ...
There is not a single graveyard for the transgenders in Kashmir and they say they do not feel welcome in the places of worship. A transgender from Srinagar, Babloo, says, "Recently, when we cleaned a mosque, some people said they will not worship there because transgenders cleaned it. We feel as if we ...
New Delhi: When it comes to terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and in some cases like 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistan's spy agency ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence) has been relying upon Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, and Hizbul Mujahideen. Now, a new group is set to begin troubling the ...
Towseefa Rizwi, a woman entrepreneur in Shalhar village of Bandipora district in north Kashmir, compares herself with the women working in the government sector, and finds one big difference: "I am independent." Rizwi is the owner of Kashmir Valley AgroIndustry (KVAI) where her husband Parvez works ...


 

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