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9 January, 2019 11:04 AM Shah Faesal, 2010 batch IAS topper, quits govt service; likely to join politics

He was likely to join the National Conference and will contest the Lok Sabha election from Baramulla constituency in the Kashmir Valley. Srinagar: Kashmiri Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Shah Faesal, who topped the 2010 civil services exam, has quit IAS to join politics. Sources close to Faesal said that the officer had sent the mandatory 147

9 January, 2019 4:38 AM Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistani forces violate ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch sector

The Pakistani Army opened fired on forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The Pakistani Army opened fired on forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the fourth ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in last two days. On Tuesday, Pakistani forces had violated the ceasefire 147

8 January, 2019 7:06 AM After Court's Verdict On Alok Verma, Mehbooba Mufti's Advice For Centre

Mehbooba Mufti said she welcomed the top court's decision to reinstate Alok Verma as the CBI chief. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti welcomed the Supreme Court's decision on Tuesday to reinstate Alok Verma as CBI director, saying the top court ruling had restored faith in independent institutions. "Welcome SCs decision to reinstate 144

7 January, 2019 4:49 PM If No Citizenship Bill, Hindus In Assam Will Become Minorities: Minister

Assam Citizenship Bill: "I strongly believe that if this Bill is not passed, Assamese Hindus will become minority in just next five years. That will be advantageous for those elements who want Assam to be another Kashmir," Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Senior Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Monday said Hindus in the state will become minority in the next five years 132

7 January, 2019 4:38 AM Actress Jasmin Bhasin got stuck in Kashmir due to heavy snowfall

Actress Jasmin Bhasin had a lovely new year in the worldly heaven of Kasmir valley where she was holidaying with friend Bharti Singh, her better half Harsh and Ali Goni. Jasmin had a great time in the valley and welcomed the new year in a snow-capped Kashmir. Little did she know that her holiday will turn out to be a nightmare. Due to heavy snowfall 154

6 January, 2019 7:27 AM Heavy snowfall, frozen roads force Kashmiris to remain indoors

Srinagar: Though the minimum temperatures did not drop significantly in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday morning, people in Srinagar city and other towns restrained to venture out due to slippery roads. But the Met Office has forecast an improvement in the weather from Sunday till January 10. Traffic was not seen in the city and towns as people waited for the thaw to set in. Srinagar 144

5 January, 2019 3:29 PM BJP appoints election in-charge, co-in charge for eight states for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday appointed the election in-charge and co-in charge for eight states for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. BJP president Amit Shah made the appointments for -- Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andaman-Nicobar Islands, Karnataka, Delhi, Haryana, Tripura and Jammu & Kashmir. The BJP chief has appointed Union Minister of Railways 147

5 January, 2019 11:51 AM Man Dies After Falling From Roof In Jammu And Kashmir While Clearing Snow

Mumtaz Ahmad, a resident of Ward number four of Bandipora town, was injured after he slipped from roof, senior official Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said A man died after he slipped from the roof of his house while clearing snow in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir today, an official said. Mumtaz Ahmad, a resident of Ward number four of Bandipora town, was injured 125

30 December, 2018 12:51 PM Heavy shelling by Pakistan troops on LoC in Poonch, Army retaliates strongly

The Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively to unprovoked firing from the Pakistani side. JAMMU: India and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Sunday. According to Defence sources, the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions in Gulpur area of the LoC in Poonch 179

29 December, 2018 10:43 AM 85 Lakh Pilgrims To Visit Vaishno Devi By December 31, Says Shrine Board

The number of pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to cross 85 lakh this year. The figure is the highest in the last five years. "We have already crossed 84.50 lakh and an estimated 50,000 pilgrims are expected to visit the shrine during the next 48 hours," Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Chief Executive Officer 94