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Amid internet shutdown, terrorists increase use of satellite phones in Kashmir

DNA Friday, 29 November 2019
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 government revoked special status.
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Raiders in Kashmir: India observes Oct 22 as Black Day to mark 1947 invasion of J-K by Pakistani raiders

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Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947 [Video]

Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947

Protests were held by PoJK refugees in Jammu as India observed black day to mark Pakistan’s invasion of Jammu and Kashmir In 1947. The protesters slammed the Pakistan government and said that their land is being used by Pakistan & China for the CPEC. They also called on the international community to condemn Pakistan’s actions and sought action against Islamabad for the killing of 70,000 Hindus and Sikhs. Meanwhile, a symposium, ‘Memories Of 22 October 1947’ was also organised where J&K LG Manoh Sinha said that even after 73 years, the wounds are still fresh. Watch the full video for all the debates.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 04:10Published
Watch: 2 terrorists surrender before security forces in Kashmir’s Baramulla [Video]

Watch: 2 terrorists surrender before security forces in Kashmir’s Baramulla

Two militants on Thursday surrendered before security forces during a cordon and search operation in Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. "A cordon and search operation was launched by security forces in Tujjar area of Sopore. During the operation, two militants surrendered before security forces," they said. Both the militants, aged 20 and 21, are residents of Sopore town, the officials said, adding that the identity of the duo is withheld for operational reasons. Watch the video for more details.

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Jammu Jammu City in Jammu and Kashmir, India

PoK refugees observe Black Day in Jammu

Black Day is observed on October 22 every year to mark Pakistan's invasion of Kashmir in 1947. On this day, (two months after India's partition), Lashkars armed..
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Water sports in Kashmir gets big boost with modernised centre [Video]

Water sports in Kashmir gets big boost with modernised centre

The administration of Jammu and Kashmir is upgrading the infrastructure of water sports in Srinagar with an aim to promote adventure sports in the Valley. With some of world's famous water bodies including Dal Lake and Nigeen Lake, Kashmir has tremendous potential to boost water sports in the region. However, lack of facilities including weak infrastructure was not boding well for energetic players. But with the upgradation of the water sports center located in Dal Lake, aspiring players can now now hone their skills with world class equipments including boats and jetties. More importantly, the long pending demand of a high tech boat shed has also been met. Water sports players are happy with the new changes and said they are now looking to compete with national and international players.

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Gupkar Declaration: What does three former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers meet mean

The three former Chief Ministers, Jammu and Kashmir, met for the first time after the repeal of Article 370 and the state's bifurcation. Wednesday's meeting was..
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Amid tension, India responds to China’s ‘Ladakh infra development’ comment [Video]

Amid tension, India responds to China’s ‘Ladakh infra development’ comment

India on Thursday asserted that the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh "have been, are, and would" remain an integral part of the country, insisting that China has no locus standi to comment on its internal matters. The comments by External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava came in response to China's contention that it does not recognise the union territory of Ladakh as well as the state of Arunachal Pradesh. "Our position on this has always been clear and consistent. The union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh have been, are, and would remain an integral part of India. China has no locus standi to comment on India's internal matters," Srivastava said at a media briefing. "We hope that countries will not comment on India’s internal matters, as much as they expect the same of others," he added. On the border standoff in eastern Ladakh and the outcome of the bilateral military talks, Srivastava referred to a joint press statement issued by the two armies after their dialogue on October 12, calling the meeting "positive and constructive

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