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Jammu: City in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Jammu is the winter capital and the largest city in Jammu district of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Lying on the banks of the river Tawi, the city of Jammu, with an area of 26.64 km2 (10.29 sq mi), is surrounded by the Himalayas in the north and the northern-plains in the south. Jammu is the second most populous city of the union territory.

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Parcel train with masks reaches Jammu


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Centre redefines domicile for J&K, extends it to those living in UT for over 15 years

In a major decision, the Centre on Tuesday notified changes in domicile rules for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir providing that anyone residing in J&K for 15 years or more will be eligible..
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Several areas surrounding location of positive, untraced contact cases sealed in J&K: Rohit Kansal

"Aggressive contact tracing of positive cases key to control spread of #Coronavirus. Y'day several areas surrounding location of positive cases or untraced contact cases had to be sealed in Jammu,..
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Massive landslide damages Jammu-Srinagar NH, 28 houses in Ramban; many homeless


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No of Kashmiri migrants residing in parts of country is around 65k

The ministry of home affairs on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that the number of registered migrant families from Jammu and Kashmir currently residing in Jammu is 43,618, in Delhi/NCR is 19,338 and in..
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Number of coronavirus cases rises to 114: Health ministry

The number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 114 with one new case each in Ladakh, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, and Kerala, Health Ministry officials said on Monday. The number includes 13..
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National Conference provincial president Davender Rana meets Farooq Abdullah

The National Conference leaders from Jammu called on Abdullah at his Gupkar residence here and the meeting lasted for around half-an-hour, a NC leader said. Davender Singh Rana said the leaders..
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Zameen Jihad: A sinister conspiracy to change Jammu's demography

Through a law called the Roshni Act - the former state government legalised the ownership of government lands by illegal occupants by selling them at throwaway prices.
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Delhi resident, 3-yr-old in Kerala among 7 new cases as corona count reaches 46

The number of novel coronavirus cases in India touched 46 on Monday with seven more persons testing positive since Sunday — two in Pune and one each from Kerala’s Ernakulam, Delhi, UP, Amritsar and..
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Coronavirus: Toll reaches 43; 63-year-old woman tests positive in Jammu

With the confirmation, the total count of positive cases has reached 43.
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Broadband internet services restored in Kashmir

Broadband internet services were restored in Kashmir on Thursday, a day after the Jammu and Kashmir administration lifted a ban on social media in the Union territory, ending a seven-month information..
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NABARD sanctions Rs 400 crore for infrastructure projects in J&K

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned funds to the tune of Rs 400.64 crore to the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir for the current financial year, an..
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Pakistan readying hundreds of terrorists for infiltration across LoC: Sources

The Jaish terror commanders who operated from Kashmir valley are almost exhausted now. Therefore Pakistan is trying to push a large number of new terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir at the earliest.
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CISF takes over security of Srinagar airport, Jammu in first week of March


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Ceasefire violations by Pakistan increased manifold to push terrorists into J&K: DGP

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan has increased manifold to push armed terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir and sabotage peace, DGP Dilbag Singh said on Sunday, asserting that the security grid is strong..
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Domicile law for J&K coming 'very soon': Jitendra Singh

In a bid to address the concerns of the local populace after the revoking of Jammu and Kashmir's special status last year, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday assured the people of the Union..
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Jammu and Kashmir: 6 drug peddlers arrested, over 61 kg poppy straw seized


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EU takes note of 'positive steps' to restore normalcy in Kashmir; calls for swift withdrawal of remaining restrictions

The European Union on Friday sought swift lifting of existing restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir but at the same time noted the "positive steps" initiated by the Union government to restore normalcy in..
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Internet snapped in Kashmir amid rumours of separatist leader Geelani's health

In wake of rumours about the health of separatist leader Ali Shah Geelani, mobile internet services have been suspended in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday.
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NIA takes over probe into Jan 31 encounter with JeM terrorists on outskirts of Jammu


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Kejriwal reciting Hanuman Chalisa, Owaisi too will follow suit: Yogi Adityanath

He cited the BJP government's initiatives to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 and the Ayodhya temple. "Now Arvind Kejriwal has started reciting the 'Hanuman Chalisa'. In..
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Four more detained Kashmir leaders released

Four more mainstream Jammu and Kashmir politicians were released on Sunday from detention in the MLA hostel in Srinagar. According to sources, the released leaders are from the National Conference and..
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Terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu were Pakistanis: J-K Police


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Pulwama bomber’s cousin held, 3 Jaish men killed in encounter

An alert police constable helped avert a major tragedy after he noticed terrorists hiding inside a “cavity” in a truck — driven by the Pulwama suicide bomber’s cousin — that was intercepted..
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Three Jaish terrorists killed in encounter

An alert police constable helped avert a major tragedy after he noticed terrorists hiding inside a “cavity” in a truck — driven by the Pulwama suicide bomber’s cousin — that was intercepted..
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Terrorists open fire at police team in Jammu, one cop injured

A group of 3-4 terrorists, travelling in a truck, opened fire at a police team at a toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway here on Friday, injuring a policeman, officials said.
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No power can stop Kashmiri Pandits from returning to Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

No power can now stop Kashmiri Pandits from going back to Kashmir, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday, forcefully defending the NDA government's decision to reorganize Jammu and Kashmir and..
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J&K celebrates first Republic Day as UT, L-G Girish Chandra Murmu hoists national flag

Jammu and Kashmir saw it's first R-Day as a UT after the erstwhile state was bifurcated into two union territories last year.
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Themes for 71st R-Day tableaux: Goa's 'save the frog' campaign, J&K's 'back to village' programme

Goa's 'save the frog' campaign, Jammu and Kashmir's 'back to village' programme, architectural wonders and Unesco world heritage sites in Jaipur and Gujarat and 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism..
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Government allows fixed-line, 2G mobile internet across Jammu and Kashmir


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Ahead of Republic Day, police conduct anti-sabotage check at Jammu railway station


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Suspended DSP Davinder Singh, 4 others produced in court; granted 15-day NIA custody

Suspended Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Davinder Singh, who was arrested for helping terrorists, was produced in a special court here on Thursday and was sent to 15-day NIA custody..
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Traffic suspended on Jammu-Srinagar NH after fresh snowfall

Traffic on the strategic highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was suspended from both Srinagar and Jammu in view of the fresh snowfall and rains all along..
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Centre's J&K outreach programme: Four more ministers tour Jammu, interact with people

On the third day of the Centre's special outreach programme, four more Union ministers on Monday toured different parts of the Jammu region addressing series of public meetings and inaugurating various..
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Three Union ministers arrive in Jammu to kick start outreach programme on Article 370 nullification


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Prepaid mobile connections restored in Jammu and Kashmir

Voice and SMS facilities were restored for all local prepaid mobile phones across the union territory. Rohit Kansal, the principal secretary to the administration of Jammu and Kashmir said the order..
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CISF to take over airport security at Jammu & Srinagar


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Rahul hits out at NIA chief, says best way to 'silence' Davinder Singh is to give him case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the best way to "silence" Jammu and Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh was to hand the investigations against him to NIA chief Y C Modi, under whose care the..
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DSP arrest: J&K govt orders immediate transfer of Srinagar, Jammu airports to CISF


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In massive outreach, govt to send 36 Union Ministers to J&K

A group of 36 Union ministers will visit Jammu and Kashmir later this week.
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Terrorists using encrypted mobile communications to reactivate cadre in Kashmir: Govt

Terror outfits are using encrypted mobile communications and Voice on Internet Protocol (VoIP) to plan infiltrations into India and reactivate their cadre in Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir government..
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We're recommending Davinder Singh's sacking to govt: J&K DGP Dilbag Singh

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh said while speaking at a press conference said that Davinder Singh has now been suspended from his duties. "He has been suspended, we are recommending his sacking to..
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Avalanche strikes Army post in J&K, three soldiers killed

Three Army soldiers were killed and another was missing after an avalanche hit their post in Machil sector along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, defence sources said.
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J&K under virtual siege for five months, human rights trampled upon: Opposition parties

The Congress and 19 other opposition parties on Monday accused the BJP-led government of repealing Article 370 "in a hasty hurry," which had left Jammu and Kashmir "under virtual siege" for the past..
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DSP Davinder Singh on other side of table at interrogation centre

Once on the other side of the table and dictating the line of questioning, Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was grilled by a police officer after being arrested on Saturday while..
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Senior police officer arrested in Kashmir on suspicion of aiding militants

A senior police officer has been arrested in Indian Kashmir and accused of aiding militants after he was found driving two suspected insurgents toward Jammu, Kashmir's chief of police told reporters on..
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Envoys in Jammu meet civil society members, get briefed by CS, DGP

In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 countries including the US on Friday interacted with civil society members and were briefed by a high level team led by chief..
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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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Jammu and Kashmir begins implementation of central RTI Act


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Envoys to visit biggest Kashmir migrant camp in Jammu, interact with residents: Official


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