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A businesswoman from Jammu says let’s talk about sex and toys. And this is what she faced

The founder of Tickle.Life writes about India’s booming sexual wellbeing industry, what sells, and why marketing is the biggest challenge, especially for women.
Amarnath pilgrims

Decision on upcoming Amarnath yatra after fresh review of Covid-19 situation: SASB

Earlier today, SASB had announced the cancellation of the pilgrimage due to coronavirus but the official statement was 'cancelled and withdrawn' by the J&K administration minutes later.
File image of Srinagar airport

CISF takes charge of Jammu, Srinagar airport security, move rushed after J&K cop arrest

CISF commandants who will be SP-rank officers will be in charge of security at the airports, while the areas outside the airports will be manned by CRPF.
People commute during restrictions in Jammu, August 2019

‘Dictatorship’, no ‘accountability’, no jobs: People in Jammu say Modi govt has failed them

Hindu traders in Jammu who seemed to support Modi govt's move to scrap Article 370 are also suffering under its hidden xenophobic agenda.
Photograph of Kashmiri Pandits in Srinagar, Kashmir, ca. 1895 | British Library | Wikimedia Commons

Why Kashmiri Pandits may never return to the Valley

The only meaningful ‘return’ can be had through truth and reconciliation.
File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Modi govt wants to end Kashmir dominance over Jammu with new administrative division

Govt is working on creating an administrative division that will comprise at least 3 districts of Jammu and 3 districts of Kashmir.   
JK highway closed for second consecutive day

Modi govt set to turn Mughal Road connecting Jammu to Kashmir into an all-weather route

The Mughal road now operates only in the summer months. The tunnel will make it a yearlong route and reduce the traffic pressure on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.
Jammu & Kashmir High Court

Lawyers in Jammu go on indefinite strike, against decision to divest judicial courts of power

The lawyers' strike will be a major challenge for G C Murmu who took over as the first Lt Governor of the Union Territory of J&K on October 31.
File image of security personnel in Kashmir | PTI

Three militants, one jawan killed in ongoing operation with security forces in Jammu 

The militants had kept a man hostage in a building in Batote village, but he has been rescued by security forces.  
Kashmir

Grenade explosion at bus stand in Jammu, 28 injured

Police said the injured were shifted to a hospital after a grenade caused the explosion.

On Camera

Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.