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Fraud consultancy in Jammu cheats aspirants of lakhs for visa, job in foreign countries, arrested

Fraud consultancy in Jammu cheats aspirants of lakhs for visa, job in foreign countries, arrested

Crime Branch Jammu on Thursday said that it has arrested a fraudster cheating people in the name of providing visa and job in foreign countries. According to CB officials the Malkeet Singh Maan, would impersonate as Gursevak Singh, and others on the pretext of providing study visa and jobs in foreign countries through a self […]

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Zakir Naik says Govt of India putting pressure on Interpol to issue red corner notice against him

Zakir Naik says Govt of India putting pressure on Interpol to issue red corner notice against him

Mumbai: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Thursday accused the Indian government of engaging in a “witch-hunt” and putting pressure on the Interpol to issue a red corner notice against him. In a statement issued here, Naik, who fled India in 2016, said he was aware of the “pressure the Indian government was applying on the […]

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Health centre sans basic facilities in Pulwama village

BASHARAT RASHID PULWAMA: A primary health centre in Litter village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district lacks basic facilities, due to which residents face many inconveniences here. Residents claim that despite being upgraded two years back to New-Type primary health center,  no improvement was made in the system. The residents added that they were expecting good […]

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Clashes erupt in Bijbehara following funeral of slain militant

Clashes erupt in Bijbehara following funeral of slain militant

Srinagar: Heavy clashes between civilian protesters and government forces erupted in Bijbehara town on Thursday moments after a local militant killed in a gunfight was laid to rest. Witnesses said that the local youth pelted stones and bricks on the government forces deployed in the main town. The forces resorted heavy tear smoke shelling and pellet […]

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Mirwaiz visits Yasin Malik’s Maisuma residence

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday visited the residence of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik at Maisuma in Srinagar. .Mirwaiz was accompanied by senior party leader Bilal Gani Lone.Reports said that Mirwaiz met Malik’s family including his mother and sister and enquired about their well being. They […]

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IT department raids Imran Ansari’s North Point Towers in Karan Nagar

  Srinagar: Incoms Tax Deptt officials raided commercial building, North Point Towers, owned by Imran Raza Ansari at Karan Nagar, Srinagar Kashmir on Thursday morning. Sources said that the building has several offices in it, most of them dealing with medical surgical items and medicines. The building belongs to Imran Raza Ansari, Peoples Conference leader […]

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Thousands participate in slain militant’s funeral in Anantnag

Srinagar: Thousands of people including women and children thronged the funeral prayers of the slain militant killed in a pre-dawn gunfight with government forces in Bagander Mohalla of Bijbehara in southern Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday.   Witnesses said that thousands of people from different areas of Anantnag district participated in the funeral of Burhan-ud-din […]

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Militants killed in Bijbhera identified as locals, one of them had left BUMS physiotherapy to join militant ranks

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: The militants killed an encounter with government forces at Bijbhera in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district have been identified as locals and one of them had left BUMS physiotherapy studies to join the militant ranks. Officials identified the slain as Burhan-ud-Din Ganie son of Mohammad Sidiq Ganie of SK Colony Anantnag. He had […]

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Two militants killed in Bijbhera, internet snapped amid restrictions in Anantnag

Two militants killed in Bijbhera, internet snapped amid restrictions in Anantnag

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: Two militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Bagdaram village of of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said on Thursday. The authorities have also snapped internet in the district and also imposed restrictions in the main town of Anantnag as ‘precautionary measure.’ Reports said that a joint […]

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JK Bank signs MoU with GMC Srinagar for upgradation of Banking infrastructure; Dedicates Ambulance under CSR

JK Bank signs MoU with GMC Srinagar for upgradation of Banking infrastructure; Dedicates Ambulance under CSR

Srinagar, April 24: J&K Bank and Government Medical College Srinagar today signed an MOU for upgradation of Banking infrastructure and services in the GMC Srinagar and its associated hospitals in the Bank’s Corporate Headquarters here today. The MOU was signed by Principal GMC Dr. Samia Rashid and Banks Zonal Head for Kashmir Central 1 Ms […]

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Baramulla: Restrictions imposed around examination Centres

Baramulla: Restrictions imposed around examination Centres

Baramulla: District Administration Baramulla on Wednesday  imposed restrictions around the examination centres here in view of the examinations for Higher Secondary Examination (11th Class) bi-Annual, 2019 scheduled to be held April 25, 2009. As per an order Section 144 Cr.PC was imposed around a radius of 200 meters around all the examination Centres established in […]

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DC Srinagar orders ‘arrest’ of beggars at public places

DC Srinagar orders ‘arrest’ of beggars at public places

Srinagar: With holy month of Ramadan round the corner, District Magistrate Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, in exercise of powers vested in him under the Jammu and Kashmir Prevention of Beggary (JKPB) Act 1960, on Wednesday issued an order directing immediate arrest of persons found soliciting alms at public places. The order is aimed at […]

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Ex-Domestic Help Arrested For Burglary In Nishat Home

Ex-Domestic Help Arrested For Burglary In Nishat Home

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved in “shortest possible time” a case regarding burglary and recovered stolen property including golden ornaments and cash worth lakhs of rupees. The burglary was carried by the ex-domestic help after the family locked home and left for New Delhi, police said. A police spokesman said Police Station […]

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69 militants killed in 2019 so far, no one coming forward to take over JeM leadership: Army, Police

69 militants killed in 2019 so far, no one coming forward to take over JeM leadership: Army, Police

By Ovais Gull    Srinagar: Stating that 69 militants have been killed this year so far, Army and police in a joint presser on Wednesday said that nobody is coming forward to take over the leadership of Jaish-e-Muhammad. Addressing a joint presser today at PCR here, DGP who was accompanied by 15 Corps commander Lt Gen […]

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Parimpora Fruit Mandi Association to halt business from Apr 29, accuses Govt of blocking trade of perishable items   

Parimpora Fruit Mandi Association to halt business from Apr 29, accuses Govt of blocking trade of perishable items   

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Accusing the government of blocking the trade of perishable items, the Parimpora Fruit Mandi Association (PFMA) here has decided to stop the trade from April 29. The association accused that the government was blocking the trade of perishable items as it has stopped the trucks to and fro Kashmir. Addressing a presser […]

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Police presents apprehended militant before media, belongs to LeT, was active since 2017

Police presents apprehended militant before media, belongs to LeT, was active since 2017

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday presented the apprehended militant before media on Wednesday. He was arrested on Tuesday in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The apprehended militant identified himself as Muahmmad Waqar of Pujnjab Pakistan, stating that he was affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and was active from 2017 in the Valley. Waqar […]

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In policeman’s death, Tral family loses lone bread earner

In policeman’s death, Tral family loses lone bread earner

BASHARAT RASHID Tral: When the news about the death of policeman Hilal Ahmad Khan reached his home in Bhatnoor village of this south Kashmir’s Pulwama district yesterday evening, his family was shattered. In Hilal’s death, ten members of Khan family lost their lone bread earner. Khan was killed when a speeding vehicle (Tata 407) turned […]

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Minor raped in Sopore, accused arrested

Sopore: A 12-year-old girl (name with held) was allegedly raped by 40-year-old man in Mahrajpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The accused has been arrested after the family members of minor girl approached the police. This incident took place on Monday when a 12-year-old girl went to school but didn’t return. The […]

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Man arrested for raping 12-year-old girl in Sopore

Man arrested for raping 12-year-old girl in Sopore

Peerzada Waseem Sopore: A 40-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The incident took place on Monday when the 12-year-old girl (name with held) went school but didn’t return on time. The family grew anxious and returned home in a subconscious condition and told […]

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Now NIA summons Geelani’s grandson for questioning

Now NIA summons Geelani’s grandson for questioning

Srinagar : After summoning his two sons, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has now summoned Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani’s grandson, Anees-ul-Islam Shah. Anees is son of incarcerated Hurriyat (G) leader Altaf Shah (Fantosh). He as per sources has been asked to appear for questioning at NIA headquarters New Delhi on 29th of April. […]

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Illegal car parking outside Edu dept causes frequent traffic mess

Illegal car parking outside Edu dept causes frequent traffic mess

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: The illegal car parking outside Directorate of School Education Kashmir office here at Samandar Bagh is leading to frequent traffic jam in the area, thereby causing immense hardships to the people especially commuters. The commuters are seen occupying the main roads outside the office for the whole day while the officials act as […]

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SHRC issues notice to CS, Home Sec , DGP, Seeks report over health conditon of Yasin Malik

SHRC issues notice to CS, Home Sec , DGP, Seeks report over health conditon of Yasin Malik

  Srinagar : State Human Rights commission on Wednesday issued to notice Chief Secretary J&K, Commissioner secretary Home department and DGP police asking to submit the detailed compelaince report regarding detention and shifting of Muhammad yasin Malik to NIA custody. The petitioner, Ahsan Untoo, had pleaded before the SHRC that Malik is a political worker […]

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BSF officer escapes unhurt in Pattan accident

Srinagar: An Army truck on Wednesday hit the Border Security Force (BSF) vehicle with officer on board at Rjnji area of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The BSF vehicle, Bolero, was damaged in the accident but the officer along with forces personal escaped unhurt.  

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CHC Rajpora becomes first such center in Valley to perform Hysterectomy surgery

CHC Rajpora becomes first such center in Valley to perform Hysterectomy surgery

By Mudassir Maqbool Pulwama: In a first of it’s kind Hysterectomy Surgery Performed at Community Health Center (CHC)Rajpora Pulwama became the First CHC in the valley. According Dr.Basharat Pandit it is first time that such surgery has been done in CHC Hospital in the Valley. Dr Bashrat Pandit who was heading the team Along with […]

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Rains lash Kashmir Valley

Rains lash Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Rains lashed Kashmir Valley since overnight even as night temperatures hovered above normal level, weatherman said on Wednesday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 12.0 degrees Celsius last night against 8.9 degrees Celsius normal for this time of the season. The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir received […]

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Incident-free voting in Anantnag: CEO

Incident-free voting in Anantnag: CEO

Says first leg records 13.63 % voter turnout Srinagar: Incident-free voting marked the first leg of three-phase polling for Anantnag Parliamentary constituency of J&K with a total voter turnout of 13.63 per cent. Addressing media persons here this evening, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, Shailendra Kumar said that the overall percentage recorded in the District […]

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J&K Bank inks MoU with NIT Srinagar, inaugurates refurbished Business Unit, 2 ATMs

J&K Bank inks MoU with NIT Srinagar, inaugurates refurbished Business Unit, 2 ATMs

Srinagar: Strengthening further its long-standing association with National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, J&K Bank under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program today commissioned a water treatment plant at NIT Hazratbal. The bank also donated 60 Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) units for computers donated by NIT to five government schools, thus contributing to computer literacy […]

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Correction: Cop killed, CRPF men among 15 persons injured in Kokernag accidents

Correction: Cop killed, CRPF men among 15 persons injured in Kokernag accidents

Sameer Ahmad Srinagar: A policeman was killed and at least fifteen other persons, part of parliamentary elections, were injured in two separate road mishaps, one of them allegedly caused by stone pelting, in Kokernag area of this south Kashmir district on Tuesday. Reports said that two accidents took place at Zalangam and Sagam areas of […]

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Army Commander Reviews Security, Preparedness In eastern Ladakh  

Srinagar: Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding In Chief Northern Command on Tuesday visited forward areas in Eastern Ladakh to review the security situation and operational preparedness. The Army Commander was accompanied by the Fire and Fury Corps Commander. The Army Commander was briefed in detail by the General Officer Commanding Trishul Division about […]

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HC asks SKIMS not to fill up Assistant Professor post in Immunology and Molecular Medicine under Open merit till further orders

HC asks SKIMS not to fill up Assistant Professor post in Immunology and Molecular Medicine under Open merit till further orders

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked SKIMS Soura not fill up the post of Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine under Open merit category which was advertised last month till further orders from it. Hearing a petition filed Nowhseen Hamid Bhat, the court on February 18 asked Additional […]

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12.85% turnout in Anantnag

12.85% turnout in Anantnag

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: A meager 12.85% voting turnout was witnessed in Anantnag, one of the four districts forming the south Kashmir Parliamentary constituency. Three others districts—Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian—are going to polls on April 29 and May 6. The Anantnag District is spread over 6 Assembly segments comprising Anantnag, Dooru, Kokernag, Shangus, Bijbehara and Pahalgam. […]

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Indian Envoy To Nepal Meets Governor

Indian Envoy To Nepal Meets Governor

Jammu: Manjeev Singh Puri, Indian Ambassador to Nepal met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor and Puri discussed various possibilities for strengthening socio-economic and cultural bonds between J&K and Nepal.

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LS Polls: 9.7 per cent voter turn out till 1 pm in Anantnag

Srinagar: Less than ten percent of the 5.30 lakh electorate of Anantnag district in the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir exercised their franchise in the first six hours of polling on Tuesday. The overall poll percentage in Anantnag at 1 pm was 9.7 per cent, an official spokesman said. Nearly three per […]

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Students irked as school surroundings turn into garbage dumping site in Maharajpora Sopore

Students irked as school surroundings turn into garbage dumping site in Maharajpora Sopore

By Peerzada Waseem Sopore:  Students of Govt middle school Mahrajpora Sopore area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district are suffering badly as the surroundings of the school have been turned into an open garbage dumping site. Health hazards have increased as foul smell has spread in the locality and stray dogs roam around the area.  The […]

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LS Polls: 2.56 percent votes cast till 10 am in Anantnag

LS Polls: 2.56 percent votes cast till 10 am in Anantnag

Srinagar:  2.56 Percent of votes have been cast till 10 am in district Anantnag in the first phase of three phased election for Anantnag parliamentary seat. According to officials Kokernag had 2.56 %, Dooru1.49 %, Shangus  1.53 %, Anantnag 1.00 %, Bijbehara  1.00 %, and Pahalgam recorded 1.90 % of voting. The polling is underway […]

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Farooq Ahmad Lone Among 6 Officers Transferred, Kansal given additional charge

Farooq Ahmad Lone Among 6 Officers Transferred, Kansal given additional charge

Srinagar: The State government on Tuesday ordered transfer of six officers in the interest of administration and two separate orders in this effect were passed with concurrence from election commission amid model code of conduct. According to the first order issued here, Farooq Ahmad Lone (IAS), Special Secretary, Social Welfare Department, looking alter the work […]

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Vote to give your anger a voice, Omar urges voters in Anantnag

Vote to give your anger a voice, Omar urges voters in Anantnag

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister and National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday urged people of Anantnag to “come out and vote to give your anger a voice”. “To the voters of Anantnag, please don’t reward the death, destruction & deceit of the last 4 years by staying home & boycotting the election. Come out […]

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NIA court releases Kashmiri student in ‘Jalandhar terror attack’ case

NIA court releases Kashmiri student in ‘Jalandhar terror attack’ case

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Mohali discharged a Kashmiri student arrested in connection with the “Jalandhar terror attack”. Special NIA judge Nirbhow Singh Gill issued Danish Rehman Sofi’s release order on Monday, Times of India reported. Danish was arrested on October 19, 2018, a week after Punjab Police and special operations group […]

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LS Polls Anantnag: Clashes erupt in Damhal, Brinty areas, stone pelting on polling stations

LS Polls Anantnag: Clashes erupt in Damhal, Brinty areas, stone pelting on polling stations

By Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: Clashes have erupted in Damhal area in Kokernag, and in Brinty Dyalgam were protesters have resorted to stone pelting on polling booths on Tuesday.  According to INS correspondent the two polling stations were stone pelted and clashes between the forces and protesters ensued. On Monday evening at least five polling booths were […]

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Kashmir observes shutdown for Yasin Malik

Kashmir observes shutdown for Yasin Malik

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir Valley on the call by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the “ill-treatment” meted out to the ailing incarcerated JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik at New Delhi and also against the ongoing “aggression” of NIA and ED against Kashmiri resistance leaders, activists, senior businessmen, trade union leaders, […]

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1.43% voting in Anantnag 

1.43% voting in Anantnag 

Srinagar: The number of people eligible to vote in Lok Sabha polls for Anantnag district stands at 5,29,256 and of them a meager 1.43 percent came out to vote in the south Kashmir district in first two hours of polling on Tuesday. The District is spread over 6 Assembly segments comprising Anantnag, Dooru, Kokernag, Shangus, […]

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Two killed after ‘short-circuit’ in community transformer in Poonch

Two killed after ‘short-circuit’ in community transformer in Poonch

Jammu: A follower in police and a civilian were killed due to electrocution to short circuit of 33KV transformer in Poonch district early Tuesday morning. Reports said that the follower–Faiz (40) son of Mohammad Sharif and a civilian Mohammad Shabir (38) son of Abdul Rahim died on spot after they came in touch with live […]

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Highway To Remain Closed For Fresh Traffic Tomorrow: Officials  

Highway To Remain Closed For Fresh Traffic Tomorrow: Officials  

Srinagar: The authorities on Monday said that only stranded traffic would be allowed to ply on Srinagar- Jammu, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the world, on Tuesday. “Keeping in view of  intermittent landslide/shooting stones at Monkey Morh, only  stranded             vehicles between Ramban- Jawahar Tunnel stretch shall be allowed towards Jammu […]

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Govt refutes remuneration enhancement order

 Jammu: Government on Monday disproved a order circulated on social media regarding enhancement of remuneration in favour of lectures and teachers and said that no such order has been issued. Higher Education Department said that the order circulated on social media regarding enhancement of remuneration in favour of candidates working on academic arrangement basis as […]

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3 candidates withdraw nominations, 4 left in fray for Ladakh PC

3 candidates withdraw nominations, 4 left in fray for Ladakh PC

Jammu: Four candidates are in fray for the Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency after three candidates withdrew their nomination on the last day, today. The candidates left in fray include Rigzin Spalbar of Indian National Congress, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal of Bhartiya Janata Party, besides Asgar Ali Karbalai and Sajjad Hussain both fighting as independents. The candidates who […]

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KU faculty members invited as visiting academics by Universities in Europe, Australia

KU faculty members invited as visiting academics by Universities in Europe, Australia

Srinagar: Two faculty members of the Centre of Central Asian Studies (CCAS) University of Kashmir have been invited as visiting academics by two prestigious universities in Europe and Australia. Dr.Mumtaz Ahmad Yatoo (Assistant Professor at CCAS has been invited by the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI), within the Faculty of Arts and Social […]

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Employees on poll duty protest in Anantnag

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: A group of government employees deputed for Lok Sabha elections held a protest demonstration in Degree Collage Anantnag against the District Commissioner for not providing basic facilities to them. Reports said that hundreds of government employees who were engaged on duty for parliamentary polls, held protest demonstration, alleging that the district administration […]

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Anand Jain posted IGP Anti Corruption Bureau

Anand Jain posted IGP Anti Corruption Bureau

Srinagar: The government on Monday posted S. Anand Jain (IPS) IGP, Anti Corruption Bureau with immediate effect. “In the interest of administration, S. Anand Jain, IPS, IGP Hqrs, PHQ is hereby transferred and posted as IGP, Anti Corruption Bureau with immediate effect,” reads an order issued here by the government. The officer shall hold the charge […]

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Governor for all out efforts to execute power projects

Governor for all out efforts to execute power projects

‘JKSPDC generated 5,188.06 million units of energy which gave revenue of Rs. 1,406.59 crore’ Jammu: Governor Satya Pal Malik chaired the 74th meeting of the Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation at the Raj Bhavan here today. Keeping in view the vast hydro potential of 20,000 MW in the State […]

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Non local militant arrested in Mirgund

Non local militant arrested in Mirgund

By Peerzada Waseem Baramulla:  A non local militant has been arrested by forces in Mirgund area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Monday.  According to police sources the non local militant was apprehended at a Naka laid by forces at Mirgund area. Sources did not confide the identity and the affiliation of the arrested […]

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