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Administrative Division in Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Kashmir Valley: Administrative Division in Jammu and Kashmir, India
The Kashmir Valley, also known as the Vale of Kashmir, is an intermontane valley in the portion of the Kashmir region administered by India. The valley is bounded on the southwest by the Pir Panjal Range and on the northeast by the main Himalayas range. It is approximately 135 km (84 mi) long and 32 km (20 mi) wide, and drained by the Jhelum River.

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2G internet services snapped in Kashmir in view of JKLF founder's death anniversary

2G mobile internet services were snapped in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday as a precautionary measure in view of the death anniversary of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder Maqbool Bhat.
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Arrested terrorist ferried Jaish terrorists in December 2019 too: Officials

Hailing from Kakpora area of Pulwama district in South Kashmir, Sameer confessed he had been successful in ferrying JeM terrorists to the Kashmir Valley last year and dropped them to Pulwama, the..
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Republic Day: J&K Police gets max 108 gallantry medals, CRPF 76

The Union Territory police, thickly involved in counter-terrorism operations in the Kashmir Valley, has also bagged three top President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) while one has been accorded..
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2G mobile internet services restored in Kashmir from midnight

After remaining shut for more than five months, 2G mobile internet services on postpaid as well as prepaid phones will be restored in the Kashmir Valley from Saturday but can only be used to access 301..
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Cold wave continues in north India, rains in Himachal and UP

Cold wave conditions persisted in most parts of north India on Saturday with many places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh receiving rains, while the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh reeled under sub-zero..
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J&K cites terror threat as reason to not resume internet in Kashmir Valley


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Five soldiers collapse due to avalanches in different parts of Kashmir and Ladakh; several personnel rescued

Over the past 48 hours, there has been unprecedented heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of the Kashmir valley.
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SC's observations on internet access happy news, say people in Kashmir Valley

The Supreme Court's observation on Friday that access to internet is a fundamental right has come as happy news for people in the Kashmir Valley with many expressing the hope that services will be..
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Indefinite internet ban abuse of power, review all restrictions in J&K within seven days: SC orders Centre

Six months after a complete lockdown on data services in the Kashmir valley, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Centre to review all the restrictions in the valley within seven days.
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SC orders restoration of essential internet services in Kashmir

Six months after a complete lockdown on data services in the Kashmir valley, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered the restoration on internet for essential services such as e-banking.
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Kashmir Valley to be linked with rest of India by next yr: Konkan Rlys


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SMS services restored in Kashmir Valley

All mobile networks and landline connections were suspended across Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, in view of security concerns in the region following the Centre's decision to abrogate Article 370 that..
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Govt to withdraw 72 companies of CAPF from Jammu and Kashmir

Earlier this month, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Parliament that the situation in Kashmir valley is completely normal.
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Situation in Kashmir normal, Congress concerned more about 'political activity' than people: Amit Shah

Amit Shah on Tuesday reiterated that the situation in Kashmir valley is completely "normal" and hit out at Congress saying that the party is more concerned about the "political activity" in the region..
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Not one bullet fired, situation in Kashmir normal: Amit Shah

"The situation in Kashmir valley is completely normal. I can't make Congress's condition normal, because they had predicted bloodshed after the abrogation of Article 370. Nothing of that sort happened,..
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Situation in Jammu and Kashmir completely normal, says Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Lashing out at the Congress party, Amit Shah said, "Situation in Kashmir valley is completely normal. I can't make Congress's condition normal."
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Cold wave, fog intensify in Kashmir; several flights cancelled

The cold wave has intensified in the Kashmir Valley with extreme foggy conditions making it hard for commoners to resume normal work. Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing..
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All flights cancelled at Srinagar airport due to dense fog

The air traffic was badly affected in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday as dense fog forced cancellation of all flights to and fro Srinagar airport, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded, officials..
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Chidambaram dubs Centre 'retrograde,' alleges freedom denied to Kashmir people

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday alleged freedom was being denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley and dubbed the Central government "retrograde."
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63 projects worth Rs 80,068 crore in J&K, Ladakh: Centre

People and the business community from the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh can now realise full potential in all economic sectors like in other parts of the country after the..
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Four months after revocation of Article 370, normalcy returns to Kashmir

Barring the clampdown on internet services, normalcy is slowly returning to the Kashmir Valley almost four months after the Centre announced abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave..
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Internet curb in Kashmir Valley due to aggressive anti-India social media posts from Pakistan: Govt

The restrictions on the internet was imposed on August 5 when the central government had announced the abrogation of the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under the Article 370 and its..
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Two former J&K MLAs, detained since Aug 5, admitted to hospital: Officials

Besides Sagar, former Ganderbal MLA Ishfaq Ahmed was shifted to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) at Soura, a specialised hospital in the Kashmir valley, on Thursday night. The..
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Army, Navy, Air Force Special Forces deployed jointly to hunt terrorists in Kashmir valley

In a major step towards enhancing jointness among the three services, the three special forces, namely, the Army's Para (Special Forces), Navy's Marine Commandos (MARCOS) and Indian Air Force's Garud..
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Srinagar flea market abuzz with shoppers

Shops opened on Sunday morning at some places in the Kashmir valley, including here in civil lines areas of the city and mini buses plied, the officials said. They said few shops were also open in..
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Situation is normal in J&K, says Amit Shah

Asserting that normalcy has been restored in Kashmir Valley following the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that security concerns have to be..
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First normal day in Kashmir Valley in 105 days


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Train services in Kashmir Valley to begin from Tuesday: Railways


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Citizens bound to suffer in a situation like in J&K: SC

Some citizens are bound to be inconvenienced in a curfew-like situation, a Supreme Court bench said on Thursday as it heard Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad’s petition alleging that the clampdown in..
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Militants trying to damage infrastructure in Kashmir: DGP

Militants are trying to damage infrastructure facilities like water and electricity supplies in the Kashmir Valley, J&K Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said. He was replying to questions on..
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US says support India's objectives on repealing Article 370, but concerned over situation in Kashmir

"While we support these objectives, the US state department remains concerned about the situation in the Kashmir Valley, where daily life for the nearly eight million residents has been severely..
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Article 370 abrogation decisive battle for peace in Kashmir: Amit Shah

Attending the 35th Raising Day celebrations of the counter-terror force NSG as the chief guest, Amit Shah said on the recent decision to repeal special provisions in J&K will help to "completely..
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Hours after mobiles restored, SMS services blocked in Kashmir

SMS services were stopped as a "precautionary measure" a few hours after post-paid mobile phone connections were restored in Kashmir Valley. Mobile phone services for post-paid subscribers resumed in..
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Postpaid mobile phone services in Kashmir restored

Postpaid mobile services on all networks were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Monday, 72 days after they were snapped following restrictions. Some 40 lakh postpaid mobile phones have become..
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Violence in Kashmir reduced after abrogation of Article 370: Army

The Army on Friday said violence in the Kashmir valley has gone down since the abrogation of the Article 370 on August 5. "The situation in valley is under control. Ever since the abrogation of article..
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J&K tourism department plans to double promotion after removing tourist advisory

In a security advisory issued by the state home department, it reads that "the security advisory requesting tourists visiting Jammu and Kashmir to curtail their visit in Kashmir valley....is hereby..
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J&K encounters kill chances of cell phones coming alive

Curbs on mobile phones in the Kashmir Valley may not be lifted any time soon in view of continuing infiltration and inputs about increased attempts by Pakistan-backed terrorists to target security..
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Jaish's new poster boy in PoK: Informer-turned-terror kingpin, Nengroo

After the recent drone droppings in Punjab, Indian security agencies have launched a massive manhunt in the Kashmir Valley to nab more than 40 terrorists despatched by Nengroo, the new poster boy of..
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Ajit Doval arrives in Kashmir Valley on second visit since abrogation of J&K's special status


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PUF insulated shelters, better infrastructure for CRPF in Kashmir Valley


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Half open, half shut is new normal for J&K’s markets

In this new normal since August 5, when the Centre revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the Kashmir valley has remained partially shut and partially open for a variety of reasons. Though the..
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J&K governor Satya Pal Malik calls on PM Modi

Normal life remained affected in the Kashmir Valley for the 43rd consecutive day on Monday.
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Army to train Kashmir Valley boys for October job drive

Lt General KJS Dhillon also stated that young children from the Valley were taken for a tour to Delhi, Ajmer Sharif, and Jaipur so that they get exposure to developments in technology and other spheres
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Weekly flea market open in Srinagar; normal life disrupted across Kashmir Valley

The weekly flea market opened here on Sunday as several vendors put up their stalls on the TRC Chowk-Polo View axis, the officials said. They said people from many areas of the valley thronged the..
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Normal life remains affected in Kashmir

Normal life remained affected across Kashmir Valley for the 41st consecutive day on Saturday as the stalemate following the nullification of Article 370 continued with most shops and schools remaining..
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'91 per cent of Kashmir Valley region free from any day-time restrictions'


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Two Pakistani citizens affiliated with LeT held in J&K: Army

Addressing a press conference here, Dhillon said: "Today we are here to share some instances of terrorism being sponsored and attempts by Pakistan to disrupt peace and harmony in the Kashmir Valley,..
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Abrogation of Article 370 will help curb terrorism, says European Parliament member

In an article published in the European Parliament's monthly newspaper, MEP Tomas Zdechovsky said that such terrorist groups are spreading violence in the Kashmir valley and PoK. These armed groups..
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J&K: Restrictions in 11 areas eased, landlines restored

In view of the improving situation in the Kashmir Valley, 29 more landline connections were restored, in addition to the 47 telephonic exchanges which were made operational.
DNA - Published

Army chief reviews preparedness of forces in Kashmir Valley

Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday reviewed the operational preparedness of the forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in the valley on the first day of his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir...
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