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In Pictures: All Party Meeting Underway At Gupkar Srinagar

In Pictures: All Party Meeting Underway At Gupkar Srinagar
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Vice Chancellors’ forum meet held at KU

Vice Chancellors’ forum meet held at KU

Srinagar: The Forum of Vice Chancellor’s of J&K Universities met on Sunday at the University of Kashmir to deliberate upon issues concerning academics and research activities in the varsities. The high-level meeting was attended by Prof Talat Ahmad , Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir; Prof Mehraj-ud-Din Mir, Vice Chancellor Central University of Kashmir; Prof Mushtaq […]

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High Court postpones interview, viva-voce for driver posts

High Court postpones interview, viva-voce for driver posts

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has postponed the interview/viva-voce for the driver posts of Srinagar, Baramulla and Doda districts, scheduled to be held on August 7 (Wednesday). A notification issued here by Principal Secretary to Chief Justice of J&K High Court said that the new date for the interview/viva-voce shall be notified separately. […]

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Mehbooba shares ACB letter to her on political appointments in JK Bank, likens it to ‘browbeating mainstream parties’

Mehbooba shares ACB letter to her on political appointments in JK Bank, likens it to ‘browbeating mainstream parties’

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday shared a letter sent to her by Senior Superintendent of Police, Anti-Corruption Bureau, regarding political appointments in Jammu and Kashmir bank during her tenure as Chief Minister and claimed that concerted efforts are being made to browbeat mainstream leaders and thwart potential efforts for a collective […]

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Articles 35A, 370 cannot be abrogated; delimitation not immediately possible either: Kashmir Lawyers Body

Articles 35A, 370 cannot be abrogated; delimitation not immediately possible either: Kashmir Lawyers Body

Srinagar: Expresses its serious concern over the prevailing situation in the State, Kashmir High Court Bar association on Sunday said that constitutional bench decisions have left no scope for abrogating Article 370 or tinkering with Article 35-A. Regarding delimitation, the Kashmir’s lawyers body said it was not also possible immediately, at least till 2031. “The […]

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Somebody should tell us what’s happening: Mehbooba; ‘APM At 6PM’

Somebody should tell us what’s happening: Mehbooba; ‘APM At 6PM’

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that an all party meeting comprising her party, National Conference and others will take place at her residence in Srinagar at 1800 hours to discuss to discuss the deployment of additional troops in Kashmir and other recent developments causing panic in Kashmir. “70 years ago we […]

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IUST asks students to vacate hostels, postpones all examinations till Aug 9

IUST asks students to vacate hostels, postpones all examinations till Aug 9

Basharat Rasheed Pulwama: All the students who are residing in the hostels of Islamic University (IUST) at Awantipora have been asked to vacate them as soon as possible, besides the varsity has postponed all the examinations till August 9. An official in the university told INS that “in view the situation”, the students have been […]

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Attempts to coax clarity fail in Kashmir

Attempts to coax clarity fail in Kashmir

INS Correspondent Srinagar: The governor Satya Pal Malik and senior officers have prescribed for frayed Kashmiri nerves a dose of Bollywood light: All is well. Safety and security of the people of the state is the responsibility of the government, said governor Malik and senior officers including Commissioner Secretary Home Shaleen Kabra, who issued the […]

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Mysterious blast at tailoring shop in Kupwara, one person killed

Mysterious blast at tailoring shop in Kupwara, one person killed

Srinagar: A man was killed in a mysterious blast inside a tailoring shop in Keran area of frontier Kupwara district on Sunday. Reports said that the blast took place at around 9 a.m. at Ferkiyan area in Keran, resulting in grave injuries to a local, Abdul Hamid Bajad. He was immediately removed to nearby hospital […]

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Rumours of policemen being asked to deposit weapons baseless, malicious: Muneer Khan

Rumours of policemen being asked to deposit weapons baseless, malicious: Muneer Khan

Srinagar: Additional Director General of Police, Law and Order, Muneer Ahmad Khan Saturday dismissed the rumours that J&K policemen were being asked to deposit their weapons asserting that strict action will be taken against such rumour mongers. The tweet on social media in which it has been mentioned that J&K policemen are being asked to […]

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Yasin Malik’s health ‘fast deteriorating’ in Tihar: Hurriyat (M), demands his release on humanitarian grounds

Yasin Malik’s health ‘fast deteriorating’ in Tihar: Hurriyat (M), demands his release on humanitarian grounds

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday expressed grave concern over fast deteriorating health of JKLF chief Yasin Malik in New Delhi’s Tihar jail, stating that the revelations about his health and solitary confinements made by his family has raised serious apprehensions about the life and welfare of the senior resistance leader. Hurriyat Conference said that […]

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Advice for watchfulness mistaken for instruction to suspend class work: Govt on NIT closure

Advice for watchfulness mistaken for instruction to suspend class work: Govt on NIT closure

Srinagar: The Srinagar administration has sought to put on record that the reason cited for suspending classwork in its notice is a case of miscommunication where NIT Srinagar mistook advice for watchfulness issued to all educational institutions in the district in view of the prevailing situation for an instruction to suspend classwork. It said the […]

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All for daughters marriage destroyed, says father, as cross LOC shelling pound Tanghdhar

All for daughters marriage destroyed, says father, as cross LOC shelling pound Tanghdhar

By Tasaduq Hussain   Kupwara: The cross Line of Control shelling between India and Pakistan has devastated dreams of a father for his two daughter’s marriage. A shell landed on their house destroyed his belonging including what he had accumulated for his daughters marriage. Tragedy befell Mohammad Shafiq, in Bakayain area of Tangdhar, along the […]

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Pakistan says situation in Kashmir will have repercussions on Afghan Peace Talks

Pakistan says situation in Kashmir will have repercussions on Afghan Peace Talks

KARACHI: Pakistan on Saturday threatened that the situation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir will have serious repercussion on the ongoing Afghan peace process if ‘things go out of hand’.  According to ARY News the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi ‘vehemently opposed India’s nefarious designs and increased aggression in occupied Kashmir and […]

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Pakistan accuses India of using ‘cluster ammunition along LoC in violation of international laws’

Pakistan accuses India of using ‘cluster ammunition along LoC in violation of international laws’

Islamabad: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of Pakistan army on Saturday said that the Indian army earlier this week used cluster ammunition to target the civilian population in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) across the Line of Control (LoC) in violation of the Geneva Convention and international law. According to the statement, the Indian military […]

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In pictures: Tourists pay heed to Home directive, locals turn a deaf ear to Govt’s clarifications

In pictures: Tourists pay heed to Home directive, locals turn a deaf ear to Govt’s clarifications

People on Saturday continued to queue up outside petrol pumps, brushing off government’s clarification and request not to interpret Friday’s order, asking Amarnath yatris and tourists to leave Kashmir, in any manner that there is any threat to residents of Jammu and Kashmir and that there was no need to stock petrol or essentials. At […]

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Sopore gunfight: Three militants killed, identity being ascertained

By Peerzada Waseem Srinagar: Three militants have been killed and an army man has injured during gunfight  which broke out between militants and government forces in Malmapanpora area of Warpora of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday. Police sources confided that  three militants have died in the anti militancy operation in the area. The army man […]

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Shopian gunfight ends, non-local laborer among four dead

Shopian gunfight ends, non-local laborer among four dead

By Mudassir Maqbool Srinagar: Body of another militant was recovered from the gunfight site in Ittoo Mohalla Pandushan area of South Kashmir’s Shopian on Saturday. The second killed militant has been identified as Manzoor Bhat, an affiliate of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, a police source said. Earlier Zeenat-ul-Islam Naikoo was killed in the gunfight and was […]

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Nothing with the state government on modifying any constitutional provisions: Governor to Omar Abdullah led delegation

SRINAGA: Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik today met a delegation of political leaders led by Mr Omar Abdullah. Mr Omar Abdullah and the delegation members apprised the Governor about the obtaining situation in the Kashmir valley after the Government Advisory asking Amarnath Yatris and tourists to return as soon as possible. They also mentioned about […]

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