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Kashmir Lawyers’ Body Supports Demand For Int’l Probe Into Ex-Egypt President Morsi’s ‘Custodial Death’

Kashmir Lawyers’ Body Supports Demand For Int’l Probe Into Ex-Egypt President Morsi’s ‘Custodial Death’

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Tuesday endorsed the demand by International Lawyers Association and United Nations Human Rights Council, headquartered at Geneva, for conducting an international probe in the circumstances that led to the death of Late President Mohammad Morsi of Egypt in a court room. “In an Executive Committee meeting held here […]

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KPC’s maiden election deferred following police action against senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri

KPC’s maiden election deferred following police action against senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri

Srinagar: The eight-member election commission of the Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on Tuesday said that they have cancelled the dates announced earlier for nominations, withdrawal and polling for the maiden election for the scribes body. The development comes in wake of the arrest of the senior journalist by police in a nocturnal raid. The KPC […]

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Students lock down JKBOSE’s office in Ganderbal, demand their results of 12th class Bi-annual exams be declared soon

Students lock down JKBOSE’s office in Ganderbal, demand their results of 12th class Bi-annual exams be declared soon

by Mir Showkat Ganderbal: Accusing JKBOSE of playing with the future of students,  12th class Bi-annual students on Tuesday locked down the Board’s office in Ganderbal demanding declaration of results in earliest. The students claimed that on declaration of results, the result of students from centre No. 4110 in Qammaria Model Higher secondary school Ganderbal […]

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Daily Aafaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri released

Daily Aafaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri released

Srinagar: Court on Monday released senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri against a bail bond and asked Station House Officer to explain action taken in past years about the case involving him. According to sources Qadri has been released against the bail bond of Rs 20000. Court has directed SHO to explain his position in next […]

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DG IMD meets Governor ahead of Yatra

DG IMD meets Governor ahead of Yatra

Srinagar: Dr. K.J. Ramesh, Director General, Indian Meteorological Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Dr. Ramesh briefed Governor about the present weather forecasting set up in the State and its usefulness for issuing timely weather advisories to people and pilgrims of Shri Amarnathji Yatra during the duration of the […]

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Budgam: Village Lumbardar electrocuted to death in Mochan village of Beerwah

Budgam: Village Lumbardar electrocuted to death in Mochan village of Beerwah

Budgam: A village Lumbardar  was electrocuted to death in Mochan village of Beerwah in Budgam district on Tuesday while repairing an electric transformer in the area. The deceased has been identifed as Shabir Ahmad Malik (25) son of Ghulam Mohammad of Mochan Beerwah. Soon after receiving the electric shock Malik was evacuated to medical facility, […]

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Amit Shah to visit J&K on June 26

Amit Shah to visit J&K on June 26

Srinagar: Home Minister of India Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days beginning June 26. The visit has been preponed due to the home minister’s busy schedule connected with the Union Budget, IANS reported quoting sources. The Home Minister will chair a high-level security meeting in Srinagar during his visit. He […]

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Ghulam Jeelani Qadri detention: KNTJA asks government to ‘clarify’ police action, expresses concern

Ghulam Jeelani Qadri detention: KNTJA asks government to ‘clarify’ police action, expresses concern

  Srinagar: Kashmir National TV Journalists Association (KNTJA) on Tuesday expressed concern over the arrest of senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri during a nocturnal raid by police at his residence in  Nursing Gad Karanagar area of Srinagar “There is hardly any clarity as to why he has been arrested. KNTJA demands that the action by […]

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CEC Kargil cracks whip on stone crusher units, ‘submit registration documents in 10-days or face law’

CEC Kargil cracks whip on stone crusher units, ‘submit registration documents in 10-days or face law’

KARGIL: The stone crusher unit holders here have been instructed to submit their registration documents to the concerned officers within a period of 10 days failing which their units would be seized, officials said.  Officials said that action warranted under rules would be initiated against them if they fail to comply to orders. The instructions […]

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Daily Aafaaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri arrested in a three decades old case

Daily Aafaaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri arrested in a three decades old case

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested a senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri from his residence in an almost three decades old case. Qadri was arrested in a nocturnal raid at his residence in Srinagar. Qadri, 62, is Printer and Publisher of Daily Aafaq, Urdu daily newspaper. According to Daily Excelsior report he will […]

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DG prisons asks SP to improve facilities in Central Jail Kotbhalwal  

Jammu: Director General Police (Prisons) V.K. Singh Monday visited Central Jail Jammu and Kotbhalwal besides District Jail Amphalla to review the security arrangements and assess the services and reformatory programmes running in the jails. Senior Superintendent Central Jail Jammu, Kotbhalwal, Dinesh Sharma, Superintendent District Jail Jammu, Saleem Ahmad Beig, Medical Officers and other concerned were […]

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Police arrests 4 persons for damaging CCTVs in Old City

Police arrests 4 persons for damaging CCTVs in Old City

Srinagar: Police on Monday said that it arrested four persons who were involved in damaging CCTVs at Old City Rainawari Chowk here. “A group of miscreants who had caused extensive damage to the CCTV cameras installed at Rainawari chowk and had inflicted grievous injuries to Police officer were arrested. The group was also involved in […]

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Highway toll tax exempted during Amarnath Yatra: Div Com

Highway toll tax exempted during Amarnath Yatra: Div Com

Srinagar: In order to ensure free movement of Amarnath Yatra vehicles on the National Highway, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today issued directions to all concerned officers that the toll tax which is collected at Chachikoot Toll Plaza, shall be exempted for all kinds of vehicles during the Yatra period (from July 01 […]

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UGC-HRDC, KU organizes week-long workshop on “MOOCs, e-content Development and Open Educational Resources”

UGC-HRDC, KU organizes week-long workshop on “MOOCs, e-content Development and Open Educational Resources”

  Srinagar: A week-long workshop on MOOCs, e-content development and open educational resources was conducted by UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir which concluded here on Monday. A total of 43 in-service faculty members belonging to various colleges and universities of the Jammu and Kashmir state attended the workshop. Chairing the valedictory session of the week-long workshop […]

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PHC Aripal, Litter in Pulwama face basic facilities crunch, authorities in deep slumber

PHC Aripal, Litter in Pulwama face basic facilities crunch, authorities in deep slumber

By BASHARAT RASHID Pulwama:  Lack of medicine, machinery and other facilities have hit Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Aripal area and Litter area of Pulwama district badly increasing difficulties of villages relying on the medical centers. “Even the ambulance has no driver while as BUMS doctor posted at Aripal centre is working in Sub District hospital,” […]

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Fifty lakh rupees stolen from Gulmarg gondola

  By Peerzada Waseem Baramulla: Fifty lakh rupees have been stolen from the safe of Gulmarg Gondola, officials said on Monday. MD Gulmarg Cable Car Corporation Shameem Ahmad said that fifty lakh rupees have been stolen on Sunday evening. Officials said that police has been informed about the theft and they have began a probe […]

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Summer School on Climate Change, biodiversity starts at KU

Summer School on Climate Change, biodiversity starts at KU

Srinagar:  Two-week long summer school on Climate Change and Biodiversity started here at University of Kashmir on Monday. The summer school which was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad is being organized by Bangalore based research institute and think-tank ATREE in collaboration with University of Kashmir. Presiding over the inaugural session […]

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Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama

By Basharat Rashid Pulwama: Clashes erupted amid shutdown being observed over militant killing in Pulwama town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Protesting youth and forces deployed in the area clashed in the main town following which forces used tear gas and pellet guns to disperse them. Eyewitnesses said that some youth were injured […]

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No advertisement hoardings, sign boards on Chinar trees, Govt imposes ban

No advertisement hoardings, sign boards on Chinar trees, Govt imposes ban

Srinagar: Government of Jammu and Kashmir has imposed ban on installing advertisements or sign boards on Chinar trees in Kashmir. “All the general managers of district industries centre’s of Kashmir division that they shall ensure removal of all the hoardings, sign boards, advertisement boards etc fixed on the chinar trees withing Industrial Estates falling in […]

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