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Feb 27, 2019
Balakot air strikes: India upheld sanctity of LoC by targeting JeM; Pak retaliation will cast doubts about anti-terror effortShould Pakistan resolve to seek revenge for the Indian Air Force operation, then its commitment to maintaining peace in the subcontinent will be in more doubt than usual.
Feb 24, 2019
'Stand to protect India, but seen as doubtful citizen': Army soldier who served at Siachen fighting to prove citizenship in AssamShahidul Islam, hailing from Assam’s Barpeta district, has served in Baramulla in north Kashmir, and at the Siachen Glacier. "I have been posted in Kashmir, Kargil, and Siachen. I love my country and stand to protect it. But back home (in Assam), I am (seen as) a doubtful citizen," he said.
Feb 11, 2019
Satya Pal Malik should give in to Kargil's demands for rotation of headquarters before move takes ethnic overtonesIt was entirely foreseeable that Kargil would object to the shifting of decision making to Leh alone, after all, it hardly makes much difference if local representatives have to run to Leh instead of Srinagar like now, to get their files cleared
Feb 10, 2019
Ladakh divisional status: Kargil politicians threaten to resign en masse over demand for equal share in administrationLadakh divisonal status: Cutting across party lines, prominent politicians from Kargil district threatened mass agitation if the governor administration did not review its decision to permanently post the divisional commissioner and inspector general of police (IGP) headquarters in Leh.
Feb 09, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir parties welcome separate division status for Ladakh; BJP's intentions questionedHowever, timing of the decision has lead to fears that the BJP was trying to erode the electoral foothold of Kashmir Valley, of which Ladakh was a part till now
Jan 21, 2019
Fresh snowfall, rains disrupt life in Jammu and Kashmir; all-weather road linking Valley with rest of India suspendedThe Jawahar Tunnel – gateway to Kashmir – along the 270-km highway received nearly two feet of snow since Sunday evening, forcing authorities to close the arterial road for traffic. Opening of the highway for traffic looks bleak with more snowfall predicted
Dec 26, 2018
Cold wave intensifies in Jammu and Kashmir; Leh records lowest temperature this winter at minus 17.1 degrees celsiusThe cold wave sweeping Kashmir intensified on Wednesday as the mercury stayed several degrees below the freezing point.
Dec 25, 2018
Cold wave intensifies accross Kashmir as mercury slips below freezing point; water bodies, supply lines turn iceSrinagar — the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir — which recorded the coldest night in 11 years on Monday at minus 6.8C, experienced some respite as the mercury settled over a degree higher at minus 5.5C last night, a Met department official said.
Dec 21, 2018
Sub-zero temperatures hit Kashmir as Chillai-Kalan, the harshest winter period, sets in; Srinagar relatively warmThe Chillai-Kalan period ends on 31 January, but the cold wave continues even after that in Kashmir. The 40-day period is followed by a 20-day Chillai-Khurd (small cold) and a 10-day long Chillai-Bachha (baby cold).
Dec 08, 2018
PDP, NC threaten mass protests against J&K governor's 'divisive' policies, ask not to trifurcate state on New Delhi's ordersPDP, NC have threatened to launch mass street agitations if Jammu And Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik goes ahead with his plans of granting divisional status to Ladakh region while ignoring the Muslim majority region of Pir Panjal and Chenab Valley