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Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith movement has grown - a profile

Kashmir Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith movement has grown - a profileSrinagar, April 8 : Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed just ahead of Friday prayers in Srinagar, took over as president of the Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith group in Kashmir in the late 1990s.

Kashmiri religious leader killed in Srinagar explosion

Kashmiri religious leader killed in Srinagar explosionSrinagar, April 8 : Prominent religious leader Molvi Showkat Ahmad Shah of the Jamait-e-Ahlehadis, was killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast outside a mosque in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar Friday, police

Census 2011: Kashmir's population touches 1.25 crore

Census 2011: Kashmir's population touches 1.25 croreSrinagar, April 7 : The population of Jammu and Kashmir has grown to 1.25 crore from 1.1 crore recorded in 2001, according to the provisional census figures released here Thursday.

Sweating in snow for boys from Batalkoote

Batalkoote, April 7 : Ghulam Mohammad was late for school by over 15 days. When schools reopened in the first week of March in this remote mountainous area in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, over 8,500 feet above sea level, the 17-year-old boy was in Kargil, over 11,000 feet up in the Himalayas, toiling as a labourer during the bone-freezing winter months.

Protesting employees caned in Srinagar

Srinagar, April 6 : Police used batons and water cannon here Wednesday to disperse slogan shouting Jammu and Kashmir government employees demanding their arrears and a rise in retirement age.

The employees came out of their offices at many places in the city, violating prohibitory orders banning the assembly of five or more people.(IANS)

Fresh snowfall closes Srinagar-Jammu highway

Fresh snowfall closes Srinagar-Jammu highwaySrinagar, April 5 : The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway was closed for vehicular traffic Tuesday morning as heavy snowfall started in the Bannihal Tunnel sector of the over 300-km road.

Indian Army provide free education to deprived J-K children

Poonch, Apr 4: The Indian Army is providing free education to deprived children in remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Army has started a school in the Saujian-Gagriyan region near the Line of Control.

Blossoming almond trees herald spring in J-K, promote tourism

Srinagar, Apr 4: Pleasant weather and blossoming almond trees herald spring in Jammu and Kashmir and have been attracting number of tourists to the region.

Residents and tourists seemed to be very delighted with the beautiful atmosphere.