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After a slump of three years, tourism in Kashmir sees a massive jump — highest in a decade
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After a slump of three years, tourism in Kashmir sees a massive jump — highest in a decade

On 4 April, the Srinagar Airport saw its busiest day ever in history, with 15,014 people travelling on 90 flights in and out of Kashmir. And in Srinagar, almost all 60,000 hotel rooms that can accommodate nearly a lakh visitors are booked until the first week of June

J&K to form SIT to probe killing of Rahul Bhat; three terrorists involved in murder gunned down by security forces
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J&K to form SIT to probe killing of Rahul Bhat; three terrorists involved in murder gunned down by security forces

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has announced a government job for Bhat's wife and said the administration will bear the educational expenses of his daughter

Jammu and Kashmir erupts in protests after Kashmiri Pandit is shot dead; cops baton-charge, tear gas protesters
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Jammu and Kashmir erupts in protests after Kashmiri Pandit is shot dead; cops baton-charge, tear gas protesters

Members of the Kashmiri Pandit community blocked roads and raised slogans against the administration, saying it has failed them after 35-year-old Rahul Bhat was shot dead by terrorists in Budgam

Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri case: Four petitioners reject report they plan to withdraw plea
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Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri case: Four petitioners reject report they plan to withdraw plea

The petitioners have sought the permission to perform daily worship of deities Shringar Gauri, Lord Ganesha, Lord Hanuman and Nandi whose idols are on the outer wall of the Gyanvapi mosque

2 heavily armed terrorists killed in Jammu encounter; suicide attack averted, say police
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2 heavily armed terrorists killed in Jammu encounter; suicide attack averted, say police

As many as nine security personnel were also injured in the operation in Sunjwan area. In another incident, terrorists fired at the bus and lobbed grenades, killing ASI S P Patil and injuring two other occupants of the bus

Bus with 15 CISF personnel attacked by terrorists near Jammu's Chaddha Camp, one ASI dead
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Bus with 15 CISF personnel attacked by terrorists near Jammu's Chaddha Camp, one ASI dead

On Friday morning, terrorists fired at the bus and lobbed grenades, that was taking CISF personnel for morning shift duties. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) S P Patil died in the incident and two other occupants of the bus were injured

At Kashmir's Spring Theatre Festival, hope for revival of cinemas grow louder in the valley
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At Kashmir's Spring Theatre Festival, hope for revival of cinemas grow louder in the valley

The reopening of theatres might look like a distant dream in Kashmir, but the recently held seven-day Spring Theatre Festival in Srinagar has given wings to the dream

Kashmir: Union home secretary reviews security preparedness ahead of PM Modi's visit, Amarnath Yatra, polls
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Kashmir: Union home secretary reviews security preparedness ahead of PM Modi's visit, Amarnath Yatra, polls

Ajay Bhalla will take stock of progress on various development projects under prime minister's development programme ahead of the prime minister’s visit to Jammu on 24 April

J&K: Two Lashkar terrorists, involved in recent CRPF attack, neutralised in Srinagar encounter
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J&K: Two Lashkar terrorists, involved in recent CRPF attack, neutralised in Srinagar encounter

The terrorists hurled a grenade at the encounter site due to which a CRPF personnel and two policemen received splinter injuries. The injured were shifted to the Army's 92 base hospital

'Azadi' slogans raised at Jamia Masjid in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar
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'Azadi' slogans raised at Jamia Masjid in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar

After the Friday prayers, the crowd gathered in the mosque was reportedly heard chanting 'Azadi' slogans

Jammu breaks 76-year record as day temperature hits 37.3 degree Celsius
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Jammu breaks 76-year record as day temperature hits 37.3 degree Celsius

According to the meteorological department, the maximum temperature in Jammu, the winter capital of the Union territory, is 8.4 degrees above normal during this part of the season

Jammu and Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar
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Jammu and Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said some militants have been trapped and they include those involved in the March 9 killing of a sarpanch in Khonmoh area of the city.

The Kashmir Files movie review: A remarkable film that brings out gory truth about Hindu genocide in the Valley
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The Kashmir Files movie review: A remarkable film that brings out gory truth about Hindu genocide in the Valley

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has done what India has failed to do for 31 years — to show the real face of Kashmiri Hindu genocide

J&K: Civilian killed, 10 hurt after terrorists hurl grenade at security forces in Srinagar
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J&K: Civilian killed, 10 hurt after terrorists hurl grenade at security forces in Srinagar

The incident took place in the Hari Singh High Street locality of the city at about 4:20 pm

Kashmir: Massive fire engulfs specialised hospital in Srinagar, patients rescued
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Kashmir: Massive fire engulfs specialised hospital in Srinagar, patients rescued

Hospital staffers, locals and disaster management officials evacuated the patients and shifted them to other hospitals in the city as the fire quickly engulfed the entire inpatient department building.

Coping with autism in time of COVID: Across India, isolation and anxiety take toll on children and caretakers
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Coping with autism in time of COVID: Across India, isolation and anxiety take toll on children and caretakers

For families of those with autism, lockdowns have led to a reversal of the therapy efforts be it speech, behavioural or sensory therapies

Kashmir's tourism sector sees steady increase in tourist footfall despite COVID-19
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Kashmir's tourism sector sees steady increase in tourist footfall despite COVID-19

At the start of the year, a glimmer of hope emerged on the horizon for Kashmir's tourism sector. The hope soon turned into a bonanza, with the tourist footfall steadily rising as the year progressed

Jammu and Kashmir: After NC, now Apni Party rejects Delimitation Commission's second draft
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Jammu and Kashmir: After NC, now Apni Party rejects Delimitation Commission's second draft

The draft report has been handed over to the five associate members from the Union Territory who must submit their views by 14 February after which the report would be put in the public domain

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar
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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar

One of the terrorists was involved in the killing of a head constable, Ali Mohammad Ganie, in Anantnag on 29 January, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir: Four injured as militants launch grenade attack on security personnel in Srinagar
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Jammu and Kashmir: Four injured as militants launch grenade attack on security personnel in Srinagar

A police officer is among those injured. The security forces have cordoned off the area and launched search operations