Kashmir Valley

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.


Army running free school for disadvantaged kids in J and K's Ramban amid COVID [Video]

Army running free school for disadvantaged kids in J and K's Ramban amid COVID

The Indian Army is running a free school for children of Kashmir valley's Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir amid the coronavirus lockdown. The majority of children belong to nomadic tribes Gujjars..

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Indian Army distributes relief items in remote areas of Kashmir [Video]

Indian Army distributes relief items in remote areas of Kashmir

The Indian Army distributed relief items among the poor and backward people living in far flung and border areas of Kashmir valley. The relief materials were distributed under the operation..

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Young entrepreneurs of Srinagar make double-layered khadi masks under PMEGP scheme [Video]

Young entrepreneurs of Srinagar make double-layered khadi masks under PMEGP scheme

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) have developed double-layered khadi masks amid COVID-19 pandemic. KVIC has so far supplied 10 lakh khadi masks to Jammu and Kashmir government. All this..

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Pakistan will try to infiltrate more terrorists into J&K in view of Ladakh standoff: DGP

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Operation Sadbhavana: Indian Army distributes relief items to needy in Kashmir Valley

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CRPF gets over 40,000 bullet proof jackets, 170 armoured vehicles for Kashmir, LWE theatres

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'Unprofessional' Chinese Army used sticks, clubs with barbed wires and stones in face-off near Pangong Tso

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Kashmir reports 30 fresh Covid-19 cases, J&K tally rises to 823

Thirty people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking the number of cases to 823, officials said. All the new cases are reported from the Kashmir Valley, they said.
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‘Dr Saifullah’ of Wani gang may head Hizb now

As many as 27 operations were launched against terrorists in the Kashmir Valley with 64 of them being eliminated, including Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo, inspector general of J&K police..
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Army chief reviews security situation along LOC in Kashmir

Army chief General M M Naravane reviewed the security situation along the Line of Control in the Kashmir Valley on Friday, a defence spokesperson said here.
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Pakistan readying hundreds of terrorists for infiltration across LoC: Sources

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Remain alert, be prepared for any security challenge: Gen Naravane to troops in Kashmir

Army chief General M M Naravane on Wednesday exhorted the troops deployed along the Line of Control in the Kashmir Valley to remain alert and be prepared to meet any emerging security challenge.
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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

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Republic Day: J&K Police gets max 108 gallantry medals, CRPF 76

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2G mobile internet services restored in Kashmir from midnight

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

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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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Govt to withdraw 72 companies of CAPF from Jammu and Kashmir

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Situation in Kashmir normal, Congress concerned more about 'political activity' than people: Amit Shah

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Not one bullet fired, situation in Kashmir normal: Amit Shah

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Situation in Jammu and Kashmir completely normal, says Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

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All flights cancelled at Srinagar airport due to dense fog

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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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Four months after revocation of Article 370, normalcy returns to Kashmir

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Internet curb in Kashmir Valley due to aggressive anti-India social media posts from Pakistan: Govt

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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

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Violence in Kashmir reduced after abrogation of Article 370: Army

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J&K tourism department plans to double promotion after removing tourist advisory

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