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Former chief minister of J&K and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah | PTI File Photo

Farooq Abdullah calls for restoration of statehood of Jammu and Kashmir

In his first media interview since 5 August 2019, the former CM of Jammu and Kashmir said he hoped the Supreme Court would strike down the repeal of Article 370.
Representational image of an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir | Photo: ANI

3 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian

The encounter began between security forces and terrorists in Amshipora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian early Saturday.
A file photo of a CRPF trooper in Jammu and Kashmir. | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

CRPF personnel, minor boy dead in militant attack in J&K’s Anantnag district

Militants fired at a road opening party of 90 Batallion CRPF near Padshahi Bagh bridge Friday in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir district.
File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Modi govt wants more UT cadre IAS and IPS officers to serve in Jammu and Kashmir

According to current protocol, Jammu and Kashmir administrative service officers cannot serve in any other UT, but cadre from other UTs can serve here.
Omar Abdullah speaks to media after he was freed from detention in Srinagar on 24 March

Omar Abdullah’s Delhi visit, his advisor’s op-ed trigger talk of ‘reconciliation’

Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah landed in Delhi just days after his political advisor Tanvir Sadiq wrote an article on ‘reaching out to the people of Jammu and Kashmir’. 

Wife, son of advisor to J&K Lt Governor G C Murmu test positive for Covid-19

The officials said the advisor's wife and son had returned from Delhi a few days back and were staying at a guest house.
A file photo of a CRPF trooper in Jammu and Kashmir. | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Tamil Nadu govt offers Rs 20 lakh to family of CRPF jawan killed in J&K terror attack

Chief Minister K Palaniswami, while condoling the death of C Chandrasekar, also announced a government job to one person from the slain jawan's family.

Kashmir journalist Gowhar Geelani booked for social media posts ‘glorifying terrorism’

J&K Police have not clarified under which sections the FIR has been filed against Kashmiri journalist and author Gowhar Geelani.
Representational photo of Russian poplars in Kashmir

The male, female and pollen behind J&K order to chop ‘Covid-19’ trees

Covid-19 is a new infection and not enough is known about it, but experts don't think the pollen of Russian poplars spreads the virus.
Representational photo of Russian poplars in Kashmir

J&K targets Russian poplars in Covid-19 fight, experts worry about ‘ecological disaster’

J&K administration has ordered the lopping off or felling of lakhs of Russian poplar trees in Kashmir over fears its pollen may be Covid-19 carriers. 

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Dear Binod, thank you for saving 2020 from being a total washout

It all began when the YouTube channel Slayy Point explored the internet’s garbage dump, ie YouTube’s comments section, and chanced upon a diamond in the trash.
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Dubai businesses start growing again for the first time after coronavirus struck

Businesses in Dubai are benefiting from lifting of lockdown restrictions, with foreign visitors allowed to enter. However, a weaker outlook hasn't stopped job losses.

Defence

Mirage 2000 fighter jet

7 big-ticket ‘Make in India’ defence projects that have failed to get off the ground

Projects like fighter aircraft for the IAF, submarines and choppers for the Navy and assault rifles for all armed forces have been stuck for years.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.