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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 26.64km², 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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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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Leh, Srinagar and Jammu witness coldest night of the season

Leh was the coldest recorded place in the region on Monday night with a low of minus 15.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature in Srinagar dipped to minus 3 degrees Celsius, 2.1 degrees below..
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Amid internet shutdown, terrorists increase use of satellite phones in Kashmir

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have found terrorists using satellite phones to communicate as internet and pre-paid mobile connectivity in the region remains shut since August 5, when the central..
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Terror incidents in J&K have come down to almost nil after abrogation of 370: Rajnath

He also said the Army, paramilitary forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police have been coordinating to fight terrorism in the state. "Terror incidents have been taking place in Jammu and Kashmir for the..
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Multiple landslides disrupt traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway


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More rights to people after ending special status: Jammu and Kashmir administration to SC

The administration of Jammu and Kashmir told the Supreme Court that no right had been taken away from the people of the newly formed Union territory. Solicitor general Tushar Mehta told the court that..
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SC, ST, educationally backward people in J&K, Ladakh will continue to get reservation in jobs: Government

After revocation of Article 370, 'The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004' is applicable to the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh with certain amendments, as mentioned in 'The Jammu..
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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day, heavy rains hamper road clearing ops

The closure of the highway left thousands of vehicles, including trucks carrying essential commodities to Kashmir, stranded, traffic department officials said. A massive landslide struck the highway,..
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Fresh landslide blocks Jammu-Srinagar highway, thousands stranded

A fresh landslide blocked the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in ​Ramban district on Saturday, leaving thousands of commuters stranded at various places, officials said. The traffic on the 270-km..
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J&K highway closed for second consecutive day, 4,000 vehicles stranded

Over 4,000 vehicles were left stranded as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the second consecutive day following heavy snowfall and landslides which blocked vehicular..
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First ‘Darbar Move’ after J&K bifurcation, civil secretariat reopens in Jammu


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Civil Secretariat, other offices reopen in Jammu amid tight security


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Lt governor Murmu calls on Union minister Jitendra Singh in Jammu


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Bengal govt bringing back 131 workers from Kashmir days after terrorists killed 6 labourers

The workers were taken to Jammu on Friday.
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Article 370 move good for long-term stability in J&K: US Congressman lauds Modi govt

Holding applauded Modi government's decision on Article 370 saying Jammu and Kashmir deserve better and such a move would be good for long-term stability.
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Four killed, six injured in Jammu accident


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Jammu and Kashmir transitions from state into two Union territories

As the clock struck 12 and a new day beckoned, Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday transitioned from a state into two Union territories with a wary Valley shutting down as it has for 88 days and Prime..
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GC Murmu sworn-in as LG of Jammu and Kashmir

GC Murmu was on Thursday sworn in as the first lieutenant governor of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir following the bifurcation of the state into two Union territories. The oath of office to..
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EU calls on India, Pak to resume dialogue amid tension over Kashmir

The European Union has called on India and Pakistan to avoid escalation of tension over the Kashmir issue and resume bilateral dialogue for a peaceful and political solution to the matter, after the..
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As J&K, Ladakh officially become UTs, govt employees to get benefits under 7th pay commission from today

"I am happy that from today all the government employees of Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh will be getting the benefits under the 7th Pay Commission as granted to the employees of other Union Territories," PM..
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Hizb suspected to be behind killing of five labourers in J&K

Hizbul Mujahideen has emerged as the prime suspect in Tuesday’s killing of five non-Kashmiri labourers in Kulgam, according to sources in J&K police. The police identified Aijaz Ahmad Malik, a Hizb..
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UK's stance of Kashmir being bilateral issue between India, Pak remains unchanged: Boris Johnson

Johnson's statement came in the backdrop of the two-day trip of 23 members of European Parliament to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the situation. The visiting EU parliamentarians on Wednesday termed the..
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From midnight, J&K will cease to be a state; two new UTs to come into existence

The Narendra Modi government's decision and subsequent approval of Parliament to abrogate the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and its bifurcation into two UTs was taken to..
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Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury slams Centre's 'wrong' Kashmir policy, urges Shah to ensure safety of non-Kashmiris

Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Chowdhury, on Wednesday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for allegedly pursuing "wrong policies" that led to "worsening" of the situation in..
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Top J&K brass apprise visiting EU MPs of situation in state

The top police and civil officials of the Jammu and Kashmir administration told a delegation of 23 EU MPs that people have been yearning for peace but the terrorists have been continuously threatening..
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Both houses of Parliament deliberated in favour of abrogation of Article 370: Venkaiah Naidu

Irrespective of serious differences among members of the ruling and opposition parties over multiple issues, both houses of Parliament deliberated in favour of abrogation of Article 370 provisions in..
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Regrettable few US lawmakers used hearing to question steps to protect lives in J&K: MEA

India on Thursday said it was regrettable that a few US lawmakers used a Congressional hearing to question measures to protect lives of people in Jammu and Kashmir. Ministry of external affairs..
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Stand vindicated, hold CBI probe into Kathua case: Jammu body


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Kathua rape and murder case: Jammu court orders FIR against members of SIT for allegedly fabricating evidence

The seventh accused, Vishal Jangotra, the son of main culprit Sanjhi Ram was acquitted by the court.
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Govt employees in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh to get salaries as per 7th pay commission from Oct 31

Government employees in new UTs J&K and Ladakh will now be eligible to get salaries under the 7th pay Commission from October 31.
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Students attendance in Kashmir 20%, in Jammu 100%

A little over 20 per cent students in Kashmir and 100 per cent in Jammu have started attending schools. Also, 86.3 per cent teachers in Kashmir valley and 100 per cent teachers in Jammu are attending..
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Modi steps up offensive against Cong, says 'Kashmir situation worsened because govt remained in slumber'

Raising the issue of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, Modi said what was called a temporary provision by B R Ambedkar, continued for over 70 years but the Congress did nothing..
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Pakistan's ISI directs overground workers in Kashmir to prepare new route for infiltration: Intel report

Pakistan-based terrorists launch infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir every year during winter under the cover of snowfall.
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Now, common entrance test for 15 central universities

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct a common admission test for 15 of the central universities of the country from the 2020-21 academic session. These will include universities of Assam,..
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Orange alert for Jammu, Punjab once again! Fresh intel notifies of possible terror attack on defence bases

The bases were only put off high alert recently after the security forces had decided that the possibility of an immediate assault was low.
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Indian parliamentary delegation attacks Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue

An Indian delegation hit out at Pakistan on Wednesday for raising the Kashmir issue at the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) assembly in Serbia, saying it is ironic that a state responsible for countless..
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SC asks J&K administration to place before it orders imposing restrictions

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to place before it the administrative orders imposing communication and other restrictions in the state following the..
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'Doob maro': PM Modi tells opposition over stance on Article 370

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed opposition leaders seeking a link between the abrogation of Article 370 and the Maharashtra assembly polls, and told them to go drown (doob maro) for..
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Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in Jammu area


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Kashmir, Article 370 India's internal matter: Prasad

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir and abrogation of provisions of Article 370 is India's internal matter. "Nobody in the world made a comment on it, whether it be..
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Restrictions lifted in 99% areas in J&K: Govt

Restrictions on the movement of people have been lifted in "over 99 per cent" areas of Jammu and Kashmir, state government spokesperson Rohit Kansal said on Saturday.
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Traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway suspended after landslide


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500 terrorists waiting at LoC camps in PoK to sneak into Kashmir: Northern Command chief

Nearly 500 terrorists are waiting in various training camps along the Line of Control in Pak-occupied Kashmir, looking for opportunities to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir, a top Army officer said on..
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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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Mehbooba slams Centre over restrictions in Kashmir

Mufti took to Twitter to share a media report, which quoted sources and stated that the Jammu and Kashmir administration is all set to restore the postpaid mobile telecommunication in the Valley. It..
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2 live mortar shells fired by Pakistan recovered in Jammu


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Over two dozen Gujjar and Bakarwals join BJP in Jammu

The new entrants, hailing from different areas of the Gandhi Nagar assembly constituency, were welcomed to the party fold by former deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta, he said. Those who joined the..
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Northeast India to receive heavy rainfall today: IMD

The weather forecast agency further predicted that Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura are also likely to witness heavy downpour throughout the day. The thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is..
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J&K: NC delegation to meet Farooq, Omar Abdullah today

The delegation is slated to leave from Jammu on Sunday morning.
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Eat your way through Katra

This small town at the foothill of Trikuta mountains in Jammu serves only sattvik food. Sahil Banga tells what to put on your plate
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