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  • India sleeps safely because you stay vigilant, Modi tells soldiers at Siachen 26 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the efforts of Indian soldiers at the Siachen glacier while visiting them on Diwali, adding that "India sleeps safe because you stay vigilant". As a special Diwali gesture, the PM is visiting Kashmir to meet flood-hit victims of the recent devastating floods in the state...
  • Omar Abdullah briefs PM Narendra Modi on flood status, seeks liberal financial help 29 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the status of relief and rehabilitation operations in the flood-hit state and sought liberal financial assistance from the Centre to rebuild the devastated areas. The Prime Minister arrived here this afternoon to spend Diwali with the flood-hit...
  • Pakistan fires along international border as Modi tours Siachen, flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir 2 hours 56 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Pakistan on Thursday repeatedly violated the ceasefire along the international border on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to Siachen Glacier to meet and greet the soldiers on the occasion of Diwali. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to small-arms firing at a few BoPs along IB in Ramgarh and Arnia...
  • Srinagar awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi 3 hours 20 minutes ago

    Residents in Srinagar are awaiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the city as he is expected to announce a relief package for the flood-hit state. ...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire twice; fires at Samba, Jammu posts 6 hours 32 minutes ago

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan on Thursday again resorted to firing on Border Out Posts (BoPs) along the International Border (IB) in the Samba and Jammu districts of Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to small-arms firing at a few BoPs along IB in Ramgarh and Arnia sectors at...
  • Modi visits Siachen to meet soldiers on Diwali 9 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is scheduled to spend this Diwali with the flood-hit victims of Jammu and Kashmir is also visiting the soldiers posted at Siachen Glacier. Modi left for Siachen around 7:30 am on Thursday. "Friends, I am leaving for Siachen Glacier. Its my good fortune that...
  • Flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir eyes hefty package with PM's Diwali visit 9 hours 40 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Residents in Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar's worst flood-hit area, are busy clearing the debris of their collapsed homes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Even as they work overtime to build a shelter above their heads, they are eager to see the Prime Minister. "We are expecting a relief...
  • Baby Twisha needs help, millions devastated in J&K: Can we show more concern? Yesterday

    This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but...
  • BJP holds medical camps in flood-affected Kashmir Valley Yesterday

    New Delhi: A large number of flood-affected people in Kashmir have been provided medical facilities at camps organised by the medical cell of the BJP, the party said in a statement. The medical camps were organised over the last month since floods hit the Valley and health facilities were provided...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah lauds youngsters, forces for their flood relief efforts Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah lauded the youth of the Valley and various forces for their efforts and hard-work in saving many lives during the floods last month. "We perhaps do not know your (youth) names and would not ever, but we salute your efforts and hard...
  • BJP delaying relief to flood-hit J&K for electoral gain, says Geelani Yesterday

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday accused BJP of using the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as a delaying tactic for providing relief to the flood-affected state for electoral gains. "Instead of addressing the problems of the people,...
  • PDP welcomes PM's decision to spend Diwali with flood victims Yesterday

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday termed as "good gesture" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to spend Diwali with flood-affected people of Kashmir but said it would have been thoughtful of him to spend Eid. "It is a good gesture," Chief Spokesman of the PDP Naeem Akhtar said...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Flood victims pin hope on PM's visit 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Thousands of people rendered homeless by the deluge in Jammu and Kashmir last month are pinning their hopes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Diwali visit to the Valley, expecting him to announce a substantial package that can help them rebuild their homes before the onset of winter. "We are...
  • PM Modi to spend Diwali with flood-hit people in Kashmir 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kashmir on Diwali and spend time with flood-hit people there. He made the announcement himself on his twitter account. "Will be in Srinagar on Diwali, 23rd October & will spend the day with our sisters & brothers affected...
  • None involved in ISIS flag waving linked with militancy: Omar Abdullah 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said none of the persons involved in waving of ISIS flags in the city had any links to militancy. "Police has conducted an inquiry into it and most of the people who have been found to be waving (ISIS) flags...
  • BJP's win in Haryana, Maharashtra will affect J&K assembly polls: Omar Abdullah 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said BJP's win in Haryana and Maharashtra would have some effect on the assembly elections in the state, but maintained that the influence would not be as much as previously expected. "While obviously, the BJP will have some effect in Jammu...
  • J&K: Villagers along Indo-Pak border dig bunkers to protect themselves 2 days ago

    Srinagar: With firing from the Pakistan side showing no signs to end, the villagers living along the border have resorted to digging bunkers to protect themselves. Abdulliah, one of the villages near the India-Pakistan border has been in the line of fire. The village has been the target of continuous firing...
  • J&K government playing politics with refugees: BJP 3 days ago

    Jammu: BJP on Sunday hit out at the Jammu and Kashmir government, saying it was playing politics with the miseries of the refugees from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and West Pakistan. "Forwarding a rehabilitation package for Pakistan-occupied Kashmir refugees just a few days ahead of the announcement...
  • Indo-Pak peace should not be held hostage by Kashmir: Bilawal Bhutto 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's 'Gen Next' politician Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said the peace process between India and Pakistan should not be held hostage by the Kashmir issue. Referring to his recent statements on Kashmir, Bilawal, 26, said that people in India should not misunderstand him over his remarks on Kashmir. "Please don't...
  • EC to hold further consultations to decide poll timing in J&K 4 days ago

    Srinagar: After holding day-long discussions with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, the Election Commission on Saturday said that it will hold further consultations in Delhi on timing of Assembly polls in the flood-ravaged state. It, however, made it clear that relief and rehabilitation work will not be affected in case...
  • EC team to meet parties to decide on J&K polls today 5 days ago

    Srinagar: An Election Commission team is in Srinagar on Saturday to decide on the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The Commission members will meet stakeholders ahead of the polls in the state. The ruling National Conference has said that polls should be deferred till next year in light of the...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian Army posts in Poonch 5 days ago

    Jammu: In yet another case of ceasefire violation, Pakistan targeted Indian Army posts in Poonch's Hamirpur sector. The firing occurred on Friday night from 9 PM to 10 PM. No casualties have been reported so far. Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice by firing on forward posts along the LoC and...
  • J&K: LeT terrorist arrested from Pulwama 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Security forces on Friday arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist from south Kashmir's Pulwama district. "Arif Magray alias Sujjee was arrested during an anti-militancy operation from Pulwama district," a police spokesman said. He said Magray was working with LeT and involved in several attacks on civilians and security force personnel. ...
  • J&K floods: 5 weeks on, residents try to cope with destruction 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Five weeks after floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, residents of Jawahar Nagar in Srinagar are still trying to wade through the destruction and to salvage their belongings. Over 250 people lost their lives and many were injured when the floods ravaged the state. One Sartaj Madni and his friends were...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian Army posts in Hamirpur 6 days ago

    Hamirpur: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire yet again, along the Line of Control in Hamirpur sector in the Rajouri district. Pakistani forces fired at Indian Army posts late on Thursday night. Small arms firing continued for about 90 minutes. No injuries have been reported so far. Earlier on Saturday, Pakistani...
  • J&K floods: Cheer amidst gloom as kidnapped 6-year-old Mumbai girl gets reunited with family 6 days ago

    Srinagar: It has been five weeks since floods ravaged Jammu and Kashmir killing over 250 people and leaving behind a trail of damage and devastation. But amidst all the gloom, there was a glimmer of cheer as a 6-year-old girl who was kidnapped from Mumbai has now been reunited with...
  • No one can warn India: Rajnath Singh to China 1 week ago

    Manesar (Haryana): With China reacting sharply to government's plans to construct a border road in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today sent a strong message, asserting that no one can warn India. "Today, no one can give warning to India. We are a very powerful country," he told reporters on...
  • Arunachal Pradesh, J&K integral parts of India: Sushma Swaraj 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are "integral and inalienable" parts of India and this has been clearly conveyed to China, including at the highest level, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said. Swaraj, in a letter to Congress MP Mullappally Ramachandran, appreciated his concern over distribution of controversial...
  • Ready to ensure safe environment for Assembly Polls: Army 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Army on Wednesday said it was ready to ensure a safe environment for conduct of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir whenever the Election Commission of India fixes the dates for the exercise due before the end of 2014. "From the security point of view, we are ready to ensure...
  • J&K: Heavy firing and shelling by Pakistan in Poonch; India retaliates October 15, 2014

    Poonch: Heavy firing and shelling was reported from across the border in Shahpur and Kerni area of Poonch sector. Firing commenced at 9am on Wednesday. India also retaliated. Pakistan had violated ceasefire again on Tuesday, after some days of relative calm along the Line of Control. Violation of the ceasefire truce was...