J&K to release 21 persons detained under PSA

j-kNew Delhi, Mar 31: The detention of 21 persons under the Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir was revoked by the administration. All 31 are in different jails across the Union Territory.

Sources confirmed to OneIndia that all these detainees would be released over the next couple of days. 17 are from Kashmir, while the rest are from the Jammu region. All the 14 detainees from the Jammu region are from the Poonch district. 5 are from Baramulla, four each from Anantnag and Budgam, two from Bandipore and one each from Kupwara and Pulwama.

J&K govt orders release of former CM, Omar Abdullah

Omar_AbdullahNew Delhi, Mar 24: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah. An order revoking the detention of Abdullah was ordered by the Jammu and Kashmir government a while ago.

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Why was Farooq Abdullah released, social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir lifted?

farooq-abdulla-mnThe decision to release Farooq Abdullah and to lift social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir displays that the administration is confident that peace and order will be maintained

Bengaluru: The lifting of curbs on social media in Jammu and Kashmir and the release of Farooq Abdullah are two major decisions that have been taken. It only goes on to show that the administration has become more confident that peace and order will be maintained in the Valley, post the abrogation of Article 370.

Both decisions were taken after a thorough review by the security agencies who have been keeping a watch in the Valley. However, the decision to lift the ban on social media was a bolder one when compared to the release of Abdullah.

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Normalcy returning: Broadband services restored in Valley

social-media-kashmirNew Delhi, Mar 06: Broadband services have been fully restored in Kashmir, six months after the abrogation of Article 370. It may be recalled that this service was earlier restored for government offices and other essential services in the Valley.

This moves comes after the authorities partially lifted the ban on the use of social media in Jammu and Kashmir. The move comes seven months after the Centre abrogated Article 370 in the erstwhile state.

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Second foreign delegation to visit Jammu and Kashmir this week

kashmir-dallakeNew Delhi, Feb 10: A second batch of foreign delegates will visit Jammu and Kashmir this week. They would be reviewing the situation following the abrogation of Article 370.

The delegation would include European Ambassadors, who would visit Srinagar and Jammu next week, sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia.

Only 5 out of 36 Union Ministers to visit Kashmir

ministers-jkNew Delhi, Jan 21: As part of the outreach programme, five Union Ministers would travel to Kashmir today. Out of the 36 ministers, only five will be travelling to three districts in Kashmir starting today.

This is part of the outreach programme by the government in the wake of Article 370 being abrogated.

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15 diplomats to embark on two day visit to J&K starting today

srinagarNew Delhi, Jan 09: Fifteen foreign envoys would embark on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir starting today. The two-day visit was organised following requests from Delhi based envoys.

The envoys will be drawn from different regions and there would be diplomats from the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. As of now, 15 diplomats would visit, but the number could increase, sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia.

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To get a reality check, Centre invites diplomats to J&K

srinagarNew Delhi, Jan 08: A group of foreign envoys posted in India have been invited to travel to Jammu and Kashmir on January 9 and 10. The government wants the envoys to see for themselves the ground reality in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

Government sources tell OneIndia that they have reached out to 18 diplomats from European, Gulf, Western countries and OIC members. The Valley has been off limits for foreign diplomats since August 2019.

All but six political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir to be released: Sources

abdullah-mufti1New Delhi, Jan 03: The government is set to release all political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. The administration has however decided not to release six leaders who had been detained in the wake of Article 370 being abrogated.

Those set to walk free are Rafi Mir, Ashraf Mir, Majid Padru of the PDP and Hakim Mohammad of the PDF, sources tell OneIndia.

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For first time, J&K opens up govt jobs for people across country

jk-highcourtNew Delhi, Dec 31: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has invited applications for 33 non-gazetted posts from candidates across the country.
This is for the first time that hiring will take place from across the country, in the wake of Article 370 being abrogated.
Prior to the abrogation, the appointments were restricted to the permanent residents of Kashmir and Ladakh.

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