In a major development, Jammu and Kashmir will be hosting the 2023 meetings of G-20, an influential grouping that brings together the world’s major economies, with the Union Territory government Thursday setting up a five-member high level committee for overall coordination. This will be the first major international summit to be held in Jammu and Kashmir after the erstwhile state’s… Continue reading "J&K to hold G-20 summit next year"
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Curfew was imposed and Internet services have been suspended in major towns of Chinab valley region in Jammu and Kashmir after protests over objectionable social media post. There is also spontaneous shutdown in Srinagar and the internet was suspended in the capital city as well. The administration imposed curfew in Bhardawah town yesterday evening following series of protests in the… Continue reading "Curfew imposed in several parts of J&K"
Security arrangements have been strengthened ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir’s Palli on Sunday. The Prime Minister is scheduled to address panchayats across the country on ‘Panchayati Raj Diwas’ tomorrow. Every year, April 24 is celebrated as the National Panchayati Raj Day. The Prime minister will address a gathering including more than 30,000 Panchayati Raj… Continue reading "Security tightened in Kashmir ahead of PM’s visit"
A fierce gun battle erupted between security forces and terrorists near an army installation in Jammu early Friday morning, two days ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the region. Two terrorists have been killed while a security officer has lost his life and four others injured in the shoot-out, officials said. The encounter started after security… Continue reading "2 Terrorists killed, officer dead in Jammu encounter ahead of PM’s visit"
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stone for 25 National Highway projects of total length 257 km with an investment of ₹ 11,721 crores in Jammu on Wednesday. As per an official statement released by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, these projects will provide all-weather connectivity between Jammu and Kashmir valley. These are… Continue reading "Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone for 25 highway projects in J&K"
India on Friday hit out at President of the UN General Assembly Volkan Bozkir for his comments on Jammu and Kashmir, saying his “misleading and prejudiced” remarks does “great disservice to the office he occupies”. Bozkir, at a press conference in Islamabad along with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday, said it was “Pakistan’s duty” to bring the… Continue reading "India hits out at UN General Assembly president for comments on J&K"