Top Headlines of The Day – 13 Feb, 2024

Jammu and Kashmir

  • One Terrorist Implicated in Attack on Punjab Workers in Srinagar has been Apprehended by Police: IGP Kashmir V K Birdi; Only One Militant Alive In Srinagar, 25 Locals And 25-30 Foreign Militants Active in J&K: ADGP Vijay Kumar
  • Naya Kashmir: 21.7 million tourists visited UT in 2023; LG Manoj Sinha
  • Farooq Abdullah Skips Second ED Summons in J&K Cricket Association Financial Scandal
  • PM Modi to Inaugurate Developmental Works of Thousands of Crores in Jammu; Dr. Jitendra Singh
  • Man falls from an electric pool in Baramulla, Hospitalized
  • Carpenter dies after his neck mufler stuck in machine in Poonch
  • Govt Gives Employees ‘Last Opportunity’ To File APRs, Warns Against Failure
  • JK Arms License Case: ED Files Prosecution Complaints Against 21 Accused
  • Army Soldier Dies After Falling Unconscious in Kupwara
  • Scores of female candidates, who applied for the post of Anganwadi Supervisor advertised by the J&K Services Selection and Recruitment Board, alleged of not being able to edit their application forms ahead of the deadline fixed on 16th February 2024
  • 102 films, web series shot in J&K last year; ‘J&K top priority for Bollywood, South Indian film industry’
  • Earthquake Rattles Kishtwar, No Loss of Life or Property Reported
  • Muhammad Aijaz Asad to hold additional charge of Civil aviation commissioner
  • SWD conducts one day training/awareness camp under NAPDDR at GDC Zainpora
  • ADDC Shopian flags-off group of Orchardists for training/exposure tour

Politics (J&K)

  • Ex- SMC corporator resigns, citing dynastic political mindset in NC
  • Altaf Bukhari asks Govt to explore new tourist destinations across J&K; Says JKAS/JKPS officers will get due share in administration if Apni Party forms next Govt
  • We are dedicated to protecting the constitutional rights of J&K people: Ghulam Hassan Mir; Gives a warm welcome to prominent social activist Advocate Sajad Ahmad Dar and several political workers from the Beerwah constituency, and assures them of full support for their public service activities


  • Sub-Zero Temp in Kashmir, Srinagar Records Minus 2.5°C; MeT in its latest weather update effectively stated that the activity of the forthcoming wet spell, which is most likely to be witnessed in J&K, would remain from the 18th of February to the 21st


  • Only Some People Benefitting From ‘System’, Others Paying GST And Dying Of Hunger: Rahul Gandhi
  • “6 Months’ Ration, Diesel in Trollies”: Punjab Farmers Ready for Long Haul
  • Farmers Begin March To Delhi, Say “We Aren’t The Ones Who Blocked Roads”; Tear Gas Shells Dropped From Drone On Farmers At Punjab-Haryana Border; Barricades At Singhu Border To Stop Farmers
  • Samajwadi Party Leader Swami Prasad Maurya Resigns From Post Of National General Secretary
  • Indira Gandhi, Nargis Dutt’s names dropped from National Film Awards categories
  • ‘Bharat Is Proud Of Its Diaspora’, Says PM Modi In Abu Dhabi
  • Sonia Gandhi to file nomination for Rajya Sabha elections tomorrow


  • 2 more journalists killed in Israeli attacks in Gaza, bringing toll to 126 since Oct. 7
  • Jailed Imran Khan warns against ‘misadventure’ of forming a government with ‘stolen votes’
  • Israeli military says it has not yet presented Rafah evacuation plan to government; ‘There will be massacres’: Palestinians in Rafah speak of their fears


  • India Star “Batting Well Below Par”, Set To Be Axed For 3rd Test Against England: Report
  • Another Visa Controversy Strikes, England Star Rehan Ahmed Stopped At Airport: Report
  • Mexican Bullfighter Gored By Bull During Show, Now Fighting For Life
-All reports were assembled from different news gathering agencies and newspapers.