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Udhampur (ˌʊd̪ʱəmpur) is a city and a municipal council in Udhampur district in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the headquarters of Udhampur District. Named after Raja Udham Singh, it serves as the district capital and the Northern Command headquarters of the Indian Army. A Forward Base Support Unit (FBSU) of the Indian Air Force is also stationed here. Udhampur is used by the Armed Forces as a transit point between Jammu and Srinagar when travelling by road on National Highway 1A, which has since then been renamed as National Highway 44.
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'Sticky bombs are real emerging threat'In the wake of ‘sticky bombs’ being suspected behind the twin bus blasts in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, CRPF DG Kuldiep Singh on Thursday conceded that..
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Jammu and Kashmir: Man arrested in connection with IED explosion outside Udhampur court complexThe arrested man, believed to be an overground worker (OGW) of a terror outfit, hails from Ramban.
Forest fire continues to rage in J-K's Udhampur area, villagers fear it might spread to residential areasOfficer further informed that State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) has also joined in the rescue operation to douse off the fire.
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Udhampur chopper crash: Both pilots succumb to injuries, Northern Command pays tributesBoth the pilots critically injured after an Army helicopter crash landed on the hills of Shiv Dhara near Patnitop in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning have succumbed to their..
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After 18 months, 4G internet services restored in J&KHighspeed 4G internet services were restored in entire Jammu and Kashmir on Friday in view of the “overall security situation” in the Union Territory. Internet services across J&K were shut on..
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150 crows found dead in J&K's Udhampur, administration bans import of live birdsThe Centre has asked the states and UTs to take up surveillance and monitoring of birds for any signs of disease and take appropriate measures.
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J&K: High-speed mobile data services restored on trial basis in Udhampur, GanderbalHigh-speed mobile data services have been restored on a trial basis in Ganderbal and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir from Sunday (today) for post-paid sim cardholders. The trial period which..
IAF jawan shoots self in J&K's Udhampur
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