November 2020

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2 RDD employees suspended in Doda

Action also initiated against 4 VDC members Doda: District Election Authority Doda has suspended two government employees and initiated action against 4 Village Defence Committee (VDC) members for violation of the Model Code of Conduct. Additional District Development Commissioner, – the Nodal officer for MCC implementation suspended two RDD employees, served show cause notice to

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370 new covid-19 cases, 9 deaths in J&K 

Srinagar, Nov 30: Twenty-five travelers were among 370 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 110224. Official sources said on Monday that 181 of these cases were reported from Jammu Division and 189 from Kashmir Valley. Giving district wise details, they said Srinagar reported 84,

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321 candidates in electoral fray in Phase II: ECI

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 30: State Election Commissioner, K.K Sharma, today briefed the media about the arrangements being put in place to conduct the District Development Council and Panchayat by-polls in smooth and peaceful manner. While giving the details regarding District Development Council elections, the SEC said that there are total 280 constituencies in UT of J&K

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Flu increases risk of dying from Covid-19: DAK

Srinagar, Nov 29: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday said people can catch flu and Covid-19 at the same time this winter which increases the chances of death. “Having flu and Covid-19 together puts you at significantly increased risk of dying,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “According to a study

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Downtown boy, Auqib, pilots Downtown Heroes FC to Doon Cup finals

Srinagar, November 29: Downtown Heroes Sunday pipped Doon FC to make it to the finals of ongoing Doon Cup, thanks to some superb display of play by Auqib. The match began with both teams trying to dominate. However, the defence-skills of both teams made sure to keep the ball away from nets. Both the teams though lastly

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471 new covid-19 cases, 5 deaths in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 29: 25 travelers were among 471 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday. Also, five COVID-19 deaths have been reported—three from Jammu Division and two from Kashmir Valley. Of these cases, 260 were confirmed from Jammu Division and 211 from Kashmir Valley which the

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PDD daily-wager electrocuted, police files FIR

Poonch, Nov 29: A daily-wager in Power Development Department was electrocuted in Poonch district on Sunday, officials said. They said that the daily wager, Sarwer Khan son of Shamis Din of Chachia Bandi , died on the spot due to electric shock at Dhara. Station House Officer Mandi Tilak Raj told a local news agency

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Drone Seen Near IB In R S Pora Jammu

Jammu, Nov 29: Authorities on Sunday said that a drone was sighted at the International Border (IB) in the Arnia area of RS Pura Sector in Jammu last night. Additional SP Jammu Adil Hamid said that as soon as it was spotted by the BSF, they fired and it went back to Pakistan.

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Mother, 2 minors daughters found dead in Uri

Uri, Nov 29:  A woman and her two minor daughters died purportedly owing to asphyxiation in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district overnight, officials said on Sunday. They said that the trio—Shameema Begum (43) wife of Abdul Majeed Ganie and their daughters— Nighat Bano (13) and Tabasum Bano (9)—were found dead at their house

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51.76 Vote In First Phase, Highest Turnout In Reasi

Pictures: Zargar Zahoor/INS Jammu, Nov 28: State Election Commissioner K.K Sharma, while addressing a press conference, informed that the first phase of District Development Council elections has been conducted successfully in UT of J&K that recorded 51.76% polling. Polling has been by-and-large peaceful in 43 constituencies of DDC that went to polls today in which

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Anantnag: School Closed, Rs 1 Lakh Imposed For Violating Covid-19 Orders 

Anantnag, Nov 28 (GNS): Authorities on Saturday ordered closure of the premises of a school and imposed one lakh rupees fine for keeping the institution open in violation of the government directive amid covid-19 in this south Kashmir district. The District Magistrate Anantnag said the Chief Education Officer while acting on complaint, led a team

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Div Com inspects Wular Lake conservation works

Bandipora, Nov 28: The Divisional Commissioner (DIV Com) Kashmir P K Pole today visited Bandipora and inspected Wular lake conservation works by Wular Conservation and Management Authority (WUCMA). The Div Com during the visit was accompanied by Chief Executive Director WUCMA Farooq Gillani and Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmed. The Chief Executive Director WUCMA

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512 New Covid-19 Cases,  4 Deaths In J&K, Total 109383

Srinagar, Nov 28: Jammu and Kashmir reported 512 new 1680 covid-19 cases and four deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 109383 and death toll to. Among the infected include 24 travelers, officials said. They said Srinagar reported 97, Baramulla 26, Budgam 25, Pulwama 14, Kupwara 16, Anantnag 7, Bandipora 12,

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Advisor Baseer Khan chairs review meeting of Industries & Commerce Department

Jammu: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired an introductory cum review meeting of the Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Jammu at Udhyog Bhawan here. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Industries & Commerce Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi; Director Industries, Jammu Anoo Malhotra; Director-Finance, Industries and Commerce RC Kotwal; Managing Director SIDCO,

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AC approves J&K Communication and Connectivity Infrastructure Policy

Jammu: The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the Jammu and Kashmir Communication and Connectivity Infrastructure Policy (JKCCIP). To further ease the laying of telecom infrastructure in J&K which includes both overhead (mobile towers) and underground (optical fiber) infrastructure, the new policy includes ‘Rights of Way’

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Exit polls banned before DDC elections ends

Jammu, Nov 28- The State Election Commission, Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has prohibited the conduct of any exit poll and publishing/displaying of the result of exit poll by means of the print or electronic media or in any other manner in the ongoing District development Council Elections till the last phase of the

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39. 34 percent turnout in first half of DDC Polls In J&K

Srinagar: The first phase of DDC elections recorded a voter percentage of 39.34% across different constituencies spread over all the districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 1:00 PM. As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, Kupwara has recorded voting percentage of 34.10 %, Bandipora 34.18%, Baramulla 25.58%, Ganderbal

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Govt Orders installation of SSL certificate in all its websites, applications

Srinagar, Nov 27: Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday ordered installation of SSL certificate in all government websites and applications. In this regard, the government has asked all Administrative Secretaries, HODs to direct the concerned in their departments or organizations to take measures for installation, renewal of SSL certificate in their respective websites and applications.

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LG dedicates Customized Livelihood Programme “MUMKIN” for Transport Sector to youth

Jammu, Nov 27: Moving forward to manifest the decisions and plan evolved during the Youth Engagement and Outreach Conference organized by Mission Youth on 31, October 2020, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today gave shape to one such ambitious customized Youth Livelihood Programme for Transport sector. Pertinently, Mission Youth of J&K government is working with its

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Administrative Council Clears 850 MW Ratle Hydroelectric Project

J&Ks equity of Rs. 776 crores to be provided as grant from GoI JAMMU, NOVEMBER 27- In a significant decision the J&K Administrative Council in its meeting here today approved the proposal for development of 850 MW Rattle Hydroelectric Project in Joint Venture Mode by NHPC and JKSPDC. The Rs 5300 crore project would be

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565 New Covid-19 Cases Reported In J&K, Total 108871

Srinagar, Nov 27: Jammu and Kashmir reported 565 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 108871. Official sources said that Srinagar reported 88, Baramulla 35, Budgam 23, Pulwama 21, Kupwara 29, Anantnag 8, Bandipora 9, Ganderbal 14, Kulgam 5, Shopian 6, Jammu 142, Rajouri 19, Udhampur 49, Doda 36,

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Maiden Bone Marrow Transplant Conducted In SKIMS

Srinagar, Nov 27: The Department of Clinical Haematology at SKIMS Soura has for the first time in Jammu & Kashmir performed a matched sibling Allogenic Stem Cell/Bone Marrow Transplant for a patient suffering from severe Aplastic Anemia. This procedure is highly advanced treatment and is done at only two other Government Hospitals in whole of

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LG inaugurates Guru Nanak Chair & University of Jammu Special Purpose Vehicle Foundation

Jammu, Nov 27: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, who is also the Chancellor of University of Jammu, today inaugurated Guru Nanak Chair & University of Jammu Special Purpose Vehicle Foundation Building at University of Jammu, in presence of Professor Manoj Kumar Dhar, Vice- Chancellor, University of Jammu. “Recently when Parliament of India passed the Jammu and

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Junaid Mattu joins Apni Party, All Praise For Bukhari

Picture By Zargar Zahoor Srinagar, Nov 27: Junaid Azim Mattu, who was recently elected as Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), Friday joined Apni Party at its office in Srinagar. Mattu was welcomed into the party-fold by Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Party’s Provincial President Mohammad Ashraf Mir and District President Srinagar Noor

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2 Soldiers Killed in Pak Firing Along LoC In Rajouri: Army

Poonch, Nov 27: Two army soldiers were killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Suderbani area o Rajouri, officials said here on Friday. “Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked cease fire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani Sector of District Rajouri on 27 November,” Lt Col Devender Anand, army’s Jammu based spokesman

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Urs Of ‘Dastageer Sahib’ Being Celebrated With Religious Fevour, Thousands Join Morning Prayers

Zargar Zahoor Srinagar: Despite prevailing cold conditions, thousands of people on Friday thronged the shrine of revered Sufi saint Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA), commonly known as ‘Datageer Sahib’ at Khaniyar here and offered prayers on the annual Urs. Reports said congregational Fajr (morning) prayers at the famous shrine were offered by thousands of

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Govt extends ban on high speed internet till Dec 11

Srinagar, Nov 26: The government on Thursday extended ban on high speed 3G and 4G internet services till December 11 in all but two districts of J&K, citing apprehensions regarding disruptions to “extensive campaigning by the contesting candidates” in ensuing local body polls. “With the announcement of elections to the District Development Council constituencies and

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Advisor Baseer Khan reviews winter preparedness of JPDCL

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 26: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting to review the winter preparedness of Jammu Power Distribution Corporation Limited (JPDCL) at Civil Secretariat here. Threadbare deliberations were held on JPDCL preparedness for meeting power supply requirements during the winter season, particularly in the upper reaches of the Jammu division.

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Retired ASI Booked For BoD Fraud

Srinagar, Nov 26: The Crime Branch Kashmir on Thursday produced a chargesheet against a retired police official for mutation in recorded date of birth in his service book to prolong his service period. As per the Crime Branch, a case (FIR No. 06/2017 U/S 420,468,471)was filed in connection with the incident in 2017 and charge

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3 accused charge-sheeted for getting SDA plot on fake documents

Srinagar, Nov 26: The Crime Branch Kashmir on Thursday produced a chargesheet against three persons in connection with possession of a plot in Boatman colony Bemina from SDA on the fake identity and fake documents. The crime branch in a statement issued here said that a case (FIR No.36 of 2008) under section 419,420,468,471,201,120-B RPC was

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KCC&I says it is not, it can’t be Roshni scheme beneficiary  

rinagar, Nov 26: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Thursday termed as false the reports that it was among the beneficiaries of Roshni scheme. “We have been allotted land on lease vide Government order No.REV(NDK)203 of 2000 Dated: 24-11-2000 and subsequently we are paying rent under the allotment,” said a spokesperson of  the Kashmir

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Development must sync with environment: Prof Talat

Srinagar, Nov 26: Development and environment protection should go hand in hand, Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad said on Thursday, and called for collective efforts to address the pressing environmental challenges and concerns. Addressing as chief guest a day-long environment awareness programme, organised to mark the Constitution Day, Prof Talat said: “There

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487 new covid-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in J&K, total 108306

Srinagar, Nov 26: Thirteen travelers were among 487 new novel coronavirus cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally 108306, officials said on Thursday. Also five pers–three in Jammu and two in Kashmir–succumbed to virus during the time. Among them, they said, 232 were from Jammu division and

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2 Army soldiers injured in accidental fire in Kupwara

Kupwara, Nov 26: Two soldiers were injured in accidental fire in Kandi Khass area of north Kashmir Kupwara on Thursday. Official sources said that the rifle of a soldier went off, resulting in injuries to two fellow soldiers identified as Lakhwinder Singh and Mahinder Singh. Belonging to army’s 47 Rashtriya Rifles, the soldiers were shifted

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SEC directs for setting up of Special polling booths for migrants at Jammu, Udhampur

Jammu: State Election Commissioner, K.K Sharma, today directed for setting up of special polling stations for Kashmiri Migrants at Jammu and Udhampur so that they can effectively exercise their right of franchise. The SEC was interacting with officers through video conferencing which was attended by Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu/Kashmir, Deputy Commissioners

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HMT attack: 2 injured army soldiers succumb, rifle missing

Srinagar, Nov 26: Two soldiers injured in a militant attack near HMT area of Srinagar district have succumbed to injuries, officials said. (Militants) fired indiscriminately at Quick Reaction Team of Indian Army in general area Aban Shah Chowk, HMT, Khushipora, Srinagar today afternoon,” Col Rajesh Kalia, army’s Srinagar based spokesman said. “Being a crowded area,

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2 army soldiers injured in militant attack

Srinagar, Nov 26; Militants on Thursday fired upon security forces in HMT area of Srinagar district, leaving two soldiers injured. A senior police officer said that militants fired upon army in which two army troopers were injured. The police officer further said that both the soldiers have been shifted to army hospital. Meanwhile the whole

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Gulmarg, Pahalgam Record Sub-Zero Night Temperature

Srinagar, Nov 26: Gulmarg and Pahalgam, the famous tourist resorts in the north and south Kashmir respectively, recorded sub-zero temperatures during the night, the weatherman said on Thursday. However, most places in the Valley recorded minimum temperatures above the normal for this time of the year. A meteorological department official said that mercury settled at

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LG reviews election preparedness

‘Maintaining Neutrality, Fairness Of Election Process To Be Ensured’ Jammu, Nov 25: In view of the ensuing District Development Council (DDC) election and by-elections for Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies (ULB), the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today reviewed the election preparedness of the administration in a high-level meeting with Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, and Superintendents

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PM Reviews Progress On Pakal Dul Hydro Electric Project

Jammu, Nov 25: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today chaired his 33rd interaction through PRAGATI with Union Secretaries of various Ministries and Chief Secretaries of States/UTs. Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam also participated in the video conference. Reviewing the operationalization of agricultural reforms in the country, Prime Minister said that the reforms are aimed at

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Mechanism in place to ensure transparent, peaceful elections in JK: SEC

Srinagar: State Election Commissioner, Jammu and Kashmir, K.K Sharma, today said that fool proof mechanism has been put in place to ensure peaceful, transparent and secure conduct of first time District Development Council elections and panchayat by elections in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir which would go a long way in ensuring decentralization

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Director Labaika Umar Nazir Tibet Baqal Conferred with Ph.D degree

Srinagar: The Doctoral Monitoring Board of California Public University , USA has conferred Director Labaika, Umer Nazir Tibet Baqal, with Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) after reviewing his credentials for his educational qualification and the remarkable service rendered by him to the pilgrims during Hajj. It was recognised and appreciated by the british parliamentarian from the House

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489 new covid-19 cases, 12 deaths reported in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 25: Thirty-three travelers were among 489 fresh covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total count to 107819. Of them, 264 were from Jammu Division and 225 from Kashmir Division, officials said on Wednesday. Also 12 deaths were reported–six each from Jammu and Kashmir divisions.  Giving district-wise details,

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