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FREEDOM OF SPEECH? Govt bans Facebook, Whatsapp,20 other social media sites in Kashmir
26.04.17 20:13 as J&K - TEAM PT

In the wake of prevailing situation in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered suspension of social media in the trouble-hit region for a period of one month or till further orders are in place. According to officials, the Home Department via a ...
  


Mehbooba Mufti walks out of press conference as Rajnath tries to pacify her
25.08.16 18:32 as J&K - TEAM PT

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lost her cool and abruptly ended a press conference being addressed by her and union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here when journalists asked questions about her role in dealing with the current unrest. She suddenly got up, ...
  


Four die in landslide near Vaishno Devi Shrine
06.08.16 11:13 as J&K - TEAM PT

Four pilgrims were killed in a landslide and nine including a 10-year-old boy were injured after a big stone rolled down and hit them near cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Reasi district of Jammu.

Ajit Kumar Sahu, CEO, Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, said the ...
  


Kashmir boils over after killing of militant Burhan Wani ; 8 Dead, many injured
09.07.16 04:39 as J&K - by YUSUF JAMEEL

At least eight people have reportedly been killed and scores injured as several areas in the Kashmir Valley erupted on Saturday, a day after new-age poster boy of militancy Burhan Muzaffar Wani was killed by security forces along with two associates in a gun battle ...
  


Under which law police ‘detained’ the girl: asks High Court
16.04.16 08:48 as J&K - pt team

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir high court on Saturday directed the police to cite the law under which they have detained the girl, who was allegedly molested by a soldier in Handwara on Tuesday which led to violent protests resulting in the death of five ...
  


First Muslim Woman Chief Minister in India
04.04.16 00:59 as J&K - pt team

Mehbooba Mufti, president of the Peoples Democratic Party, took the oath as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, thereby ending 11 weeks of political uncertainty. 
 
Governor NN Vohra administered the oath of office and secrecy to 56-year-old Mehbooba, who is the ...
  



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