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Kathua: Suburban in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Kathua (kəˈθʊə), is a city and Municipal Council in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, near its southern border with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The city is also the gateway to the state and a big industrial town with army presence.Kathua along with its satellite township of Lakhanpur in J&K and the nearby city of Pathankot in Punjab constitute the Kathua-Pathankot twin city urban area. Kathua is the second largest city in Jammu division after Jammu city. Kathua is connected via the public road network with Jammu, Chandigarh, Delhi, Pathankot and Amritsar.Kathua City is divide into 21 Wards having ward councilors.


J&K: Three suspected terrorists arrested with six weapons in Kathua

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J&K: Section 144 relaxed in Kishtwar for the day

Earlier in the day, 2G mobile internet services were restored in Jammu, Reasi, Samba, Kathua and Udhampur districts of the region.
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2G mobile internet restored in five districts of Jammu and Kashmir

Starting today morning, 2G mobile internet services have been restored in Jammu, Reasi, Samba, Kathua and Udhampur districts of the region.
DNA - Published

Abrogation of Article 370: Colleges open in Kathua and Samba; food at doorsteps

More than 400 telephone mobile centres will be installed so that people can communicate with there relatives outside the Valley
DNA - Published

Two strategically important bridges near IB inaugurated

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated two strategically important bridges in Kathua and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmir that will help in smooth mobility of security forces in the..
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Rajnath Singh pays tribute to soldiers killed in Kargil War, will inaugurate two bridges

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday paid tributes to soldiers killed in the 1999 Kargil War at a memorial in Jammu and Kashmir's Dras sector as the nation commemorated 20 years of 'Operation..
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Trail of juvenile in Kathua gang rape and murder case from Monday

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'Such bipartisan support is gladdening', says PM Modi after J&K Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha

"Passage of Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill ensures justice for those living in the border areas of Kathua, Samba & Jammu districts," PM Modi said.
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Court said poetic justice needed in Kathua case, rejected defence pleas on defective probe

The special court, hearing the rape and murder case of an 8-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua in Jammu region, has termed the crime "devilish and monstrous" committed in most "shameful, inhumane and..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Forced to admit Kathua charges: Vishal Jangotra

After getting released, Vishal claimed that he was ruthlessly tortured by the police to own up to an offence he did not commit
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Kathua convict's kin feel unsafe, start migrating

Sanji Ram, Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar were sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday but his son, Vishal Jangotra, was acquitted by the judge.
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Kathua case: Failure to verify alibi of Vishal led to his acquittal, says court

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Conviction in Kathua case will act as a deterrent: Mayawati

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Kathua case: Chief investigator regrets Vishal's release on benefit of doubt

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Kathua, Unnao, Aligarh... how bad is India's rape problem?

Every hour, two girls below the age of 18 years were raped in India in 2016. That figure in 2005 was one girl raped every two hours, according to data from the National Crime Records Bureau.
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3 of 6 guilty in Kathua rape & murder sentenced to life

The other three get 5 yrs in jail; 1 accused walks
DNA - Published

Kathua case: Timeline of events

An 8-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic community of Kashmir had gone missing last year on 10th January, 2018.
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Young bird’s flight cut short, says judge in Kathua case, gives accused life in prison

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Why Kathua accused convicted under RPC

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Police may challenge sole acquittal in Kathua case: IGP

The Jammu and Kashmir police Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape-cum-murder case, in which three persons were sentenced to jail till their last..
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Verdict gives hope that such brutalities will not go unpunished: V K Singh on Kathua case

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Kathua perpetrators acted as if law of jungle prevalent in society: Judge

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NCW chairperson demands capital punishment for Kathua case convicts

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma demanded capital punishment for the 6 convicts in the Kathua gang rape-murder case, saying the J&K government should appeal in higher court. A court on Monday sentenced to..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP should answer why its then ministers in J&K supported accused in Kathua case: Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Monday said the BJP should answer why its ministers in the previous Jammu and Kashmir government attended a rally in support of the accused in the Kathua case.
IndiaTimes - Published

Kathua rape and murder case: Three accused sentenced to life imprisonment, three policemen get five years jail term

Harsh punishment given to three accused.
DNA - Published

Kathua rape: Six out of seven accused held guilty

The special court on Monday sentenced all seven accused guilty in the Kathua rape and murder case that shocked the nation in January last year. District and sessions judge Pathankot, Tejwinder Singh,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kathua rape and murder case: Six convicted by Pathankot court, one acquitted

Six out of 7 accused convicted.
DNA - Published

Kathua rape, murder case verdict today

An eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community was kidnapped on January 10, 2018 and allegedly gang raped in captivity in a village temple in Kathua district, according to the J&K police..
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Kathua Rape case verdict to be delivered on Monday by Special Court

The verdict in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir will be delivered by a special court here on Monday.
DNA - Published

Over 2,500 bunkers constructed along LoC, IB in Jammu this year so far: Officials

Over 2,500 bunkers have been constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu region this year so far, officials said on Saturday. Over 10,000 bunkers are to be..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trial in Kathua rape-murder case nearing completion

The trial in the case of rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua in J&K is nearing completion nearly a year after it began at a court in Punjab's Pathankot. Defence lawyers are likely to..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

'Won't allow them to divide India': At Kathua rally, PM Modi targets Abdullahs, Muftis

The prime minister was referring to NC leader Omar Abdullah's demand for a separate prime minister for Jammu and Kashmir and Mehbooba Mufti's remark that abrogation of article 370 can lead J&K free..
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Face of justice for Kathua rape victim joins PDP

Talib, a lawyer, and social activist, was arrested on August 1 after a complaint of rape was filed in the Samba Police Station in Jammu division on July 31, 2018.
DNA - Published

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