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45 percent smaller in size, population; neighbouring Himachal way ahead of J&K

45 percent smaller in size, population; neighbouring Himachal way ahead of J&K

Terrorism and Corruption have both pushed Jammu and Kashmir way behind even the neighbouring state of Himachal Pradesh whose area and population is 45 percent less than that of Jammu and Kashmir. GSDP of Jammu and Kashmir is less than that of Himachal Pradesh by Rs 4123 crore despite of the fact that area and

Rail services in Kashmir suspended again

Rail services have again been suspended in the Kashmir valley for security reasons following strike called by traders and transporters and supported by separatists in protest against summoning of more people by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with terror funding. According to a senior official, a fresh advisory was received last night from the

Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves to cross over to PoK

The weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), left here this day morning to cross over to other side in Uri sector, where three foreign militants were killed by security forces during day long operation on Sunday. The bus left from here on Monday morning for Kaman post, the last

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to be next CAG

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Monday succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma, officials said. Mehrishi, 62, would be administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday, they said. His appointment has been cleared by the government, the

SPO in a dare devil act saved lives

In a daredevil act and showing presence of mind without caring for his life, a Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir police saved many lives when he throws away a grenade hurled by militants towards security forces near a bank at Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla today. Two policemen and a

3 infiltrators killed, terror attack foiled in Uri

Alert troops foiled a terror attack in the border town of Uri in north Kashmir when they intercepted and challenged a group of infiltrators, ensuing an encounter in which three foreign militant were killed so far. A soldier and three civilians were also injured while two houses were damaged in the encounter, which has almost