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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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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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Visit of envoys from 15 nations to J&K attempt by govt to normalize its clampdown in Valley: PDP

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) said the visit of envoys to Jammu and Kashmir was an attempt by the government to "normalize its clampdown" in the Valley, daring the Centre to allow the dignitaries..
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Jammu and Kashmir may hold polls to fill over 12k vacant panchayat seats in February-March


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Jammu man arrested for sharing vital information on Facebook


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Snowfall, landslides keep Jammu-Srinagar NH closed for second day

The 270-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed for the second day on Tuesday amid snowfall and landslides at several..
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Jammu-Srinagar NH closed for 4th day as fresh snowfall, landslides hamper road-clearing work


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Over 5,000 vehicles stranded on Jammu-Srinagar highway due to landslides: Officials

Over 5,000 vehicles are stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway for the past two days due to landslides, officials said on Thursday. Landslides were reported from Karol in Chanderkot near..
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Big rush for UGC-NET in Kashmir

Despite an internet clampdown, Jammu and Kashmir registered 83.5% attendance of candidates registered in the UGC-NET December 2019 exam, second only to 84% in Kerala, and also recorded a 10%..
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NC anguished over deletion of Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary from J&K Calendar 2020, seeks review

Expressing anguish over deletion of National Conference founder Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary from Jammu and Kashmir's official holiday calendar, the party on Saturday sought a review of the..
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2019: A year that reshaped Jammu and Kashmir

​​On October 31, Jammu and Kashmir transitioned from a state into two union territories Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. This was the first time a state was downsized into union territories...
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Kashmiri migrants take out pro-CAA rally in Jammu


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PDP holds meetings in Jammu and Srinagar, demands release of political leaders


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Flight operations resume at Srinagar airport after 9 days, Srinagar-Jammu highway still shut


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J&K administration reviews post snowfall situation, directs early power supply restoration

The chief engineers were directed to ensure restoration of damaged power lines across the two divisions on immediate basis, the spokesperson said. During the conference, Jammu divisional commissioner..
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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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