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Amit Shah reviews security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

Amit Shah reviews security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah is chairing a security review meeting at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) for upcoming Amarnath Yatra in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik also present in the meeting including top officials. The annual pilgrimage starts from Srinagar and Pahalgam and ends at […]

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Amit Shah reaches valley for his maiden visit as Union Home Minister

Amit Shah reaches valley for his maiden visit as Union Home Minister

Srinagar: In his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking charge of Union Home Ministry, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Amit Shah arrived at Srinagar today. Official sources said that Amit Shah is likely to co-chair a meeting of Unified Command with governor Satya Pal Malik. The meeting is likely to be attended […]

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Anantnag: Halpora decry callous attitude of officials during ‘Back to Village’ programme

Anantnag: Halpora decry callous attitude of officials during ‘Back to Village’ programme

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: Residents of Halpora Anderwan on Wednesday protested inside district commissioner Anantnag’s office alleging that administration failed to depute any officials to their village during much hyped ‘Back to Village’ programme of the government. According to residents of Halpora Anderwan area of Kokernag while officials did visit their neighboring village none came them […]

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Woman dies of ‘medical negligence’ in Anantnag hospital, probe ordered

Woman dies of ‘medical negligence’ in Anantnag hospital, probe ordered

By Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: The death of a pregnant woman in wee hours of today in MCCH hospital Anantnag triggered protest inside hospital premises with family members alleging doctors’ negligence in her demise. According to the reports, the deceased woman identified as Shubi Jan (27) resident of chee area of Anantnag was admitted in labour […]

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Amit Shah’s visit to Valley: KCC&I dismayed over restrictions around Dal Lake

Amit Shah’s visit to Valley: KCC&I dismayed over restrictions around Dal Lake

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday expressed dismay over restrictions imposed around Dal Lake in view of the two day visit of Home Minister Amit Shah. They termed the order of the Government imposing restrictions around the Dal Lake for two days as ‘unwarranted interference in the normal activities of the […]

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Accident on Srinagar-Leh highway, one dead, another injured

  By Mir Showkat   Ganderbal: A tractor driver was killed while another person was injured after the tractor they were on turned turtle on Srinagar-leh highway at Gund area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday evening. An official said that a tractor JK16A-4342 was travelling from Gagangeer to Gund when it skidded off […]

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One militant killed in Tral gunfight

  Srinagar: One militant have been killed in the encounter between militants and government forces in Branpatri forests area of Kahlil Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that the body of the slain has been recovered. A joint team of Army’s 42RR , 180BN of CRPF and SOG launched a cordon and search […]

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US-China tariff war: Americans fear ‘Bible-Tax’ as holy book is imported from China

Washington: More than half of the Bibles printed in the world originate in China due to the unique paper and technologies required and the trade war Donald Trump has initiated against China is going to increase the cost to Bible in America. According to a report the church community  cost of the holy Bible will […]

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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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Delimitation in J&K: Centre avoids reply in Lok Sabha

Delimitation in J&K: Centre avoids reply in Lok Sabha

The Centre on Tuesday avoided replying whether it was planning to conduct a delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir to “remove regional imbalance in the State.” All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi raised a question in the Lok Sabha whether Jammu and Kashmir had not been included in the delimitation exercise taken up in the country […]

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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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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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JKNC holds youth meeting in Hazratbal, Majid Pathan named youth president

JKNC holds youth meeting in Hazratbal, Majid Pathan named youth president

Srinagar: National Conference on Monday held its youth meeting in Hazratabal area of Srinagar district. The meeting in hazratbal block has elected Majid Pahan as youth president Jammu and Kashmir National conference. The meeting was attended by senior NC leader Nasir Aslam Wani and Salman Sagar.

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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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Fire incident in Papiyal Anantnag, Walnut factory gutted

Fire incident in Papiyal Anantnag, Walnut factory gutted

  By Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: A walnut factory was gutted in a fire incident in Papyibal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district late last night. Reports said that a walnut factory belongs to Abdul Majeed resident of Papyibal Moominabad caught fire resulting damages to property worth lacks. Locals said that before the fire tenders could […]

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As Srinagar inhabitants crave for proper roads, R&B deptt says frequent rainfall hampering macadamization process

As Srinagar inhabitants crave for proper roads, R&B deptt says frequent rainfall hampering macadamization process

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: With people craving for the renovation of their roads especially in Srinagar outskirts, the frequent rainfall in the Valley as per the top officials is hampering the macadamizing process. The locals from various Srinagar areas especially from its outskirts including Padshahi Bagh to Lasjan areas said the roads as well as the […]

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Director Horticulture visits hailstorm affected areas in Pulwama, Shopian

Director Horticulture visits hailstorm affected areas in Pulwama, Shopian

SRINAGAR: Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today visited various areas of Pulwama and Shopian to take stock of the damage done by Friday’s hailstorm in the region. The Director visited various villages of Pulwama including Sangarwani, Achgoza, Bamnoo, Muran, Karimabad, Burpore and Kagan wherein heavy hailstorm has caused extensive damage to fruits bearing trees. […]

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Vaccination for Kupwara Hajj pilgrims from June 25

Vaccination for Kupwara Hajj pilgrims from June 25

KUPWARA: The District Administration Kupwara today informed that vaccination programme for the Hajj Pilgrims coming various tehsils of District Kupwara will be carried out from 25th June 2019. According to an official handout issued here, in tehsil Kupwara and Drugmulla the vaccination programme for Hajj aspirants would be held at ANMT School Kupwara, near SDH […]

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Scores of tippers seized in nighttime crackdown on illegal constructions in Srinagar

Scores of tippers seized in nighttime crackdown on illegal constructions in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, JUNE 22: The authorities in Srinagar late Friday night seized a large number of tipper trucks from various areas in a massive crackdown on land mafia involved in illegal constructions in the city. The seizure of over a hundred tipper trucks was made at different checkpoints set up across the Srinagar city in efforts […]

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Minor girl allegedly commits suicide in Sopore

Minor girl allegedly commits suicide in Sopore

Sopore : A 10 year-old girl allegedly  commited suicide in Nerhipora village of Sopore north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday afternoon. Reports said a 10 year old girl (name withheld) commited suicide at her home by hanging herself and finished her life. However she was rushed to Sub District hospital where doctors declared her brought […]

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GVEI students get laurels in National Tong-il-Moo-Do Championship

GVEI students get laurels in National Tong-il-Moo-Do Championship

Srinagar: Tong-il-Moo-Do Federation India organized its 6th National Tong-il-Moo-Do Championship at New Delhi from 12th – 18th June, 2019. A large number of students from schools of North India participated in the event. The students of GVEI performed extremely well in the event and bagged two Gold and two Bronze medals. Rasib Majeed of 7th […]

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Accident in Kishtwar, 18 including two minors injured

Accident in Kishtwar, 18 including two minors injured

  Kishtwar: Eighteen person including two children were injured when the mini bus they were travelling turned turtle in Kishtwar district on Saturday Reports said that a matador bearing registration number JK06-2697 met with an accident at Fogumarh hasti area of Kishtwar district. The bus was on the way from Kandni area to Kishtwar. Official […]

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Haji Abdul Ahad Trumboo passes away, Nimaz Jinazah at 6pm

Haji Abdul Ahad Trumboo passes away, Nimaz Jinazah at 6pm

  With profound grief and sorrow it is to inform that HAJI ABDUL AHAD TRUMBOO(Chairman Trumboo Cement Industries) passed away at 12:10 pm 22/6/2019 . His Nimaz i Janaza will be held at Nishat At 6: pm. The INS team stands with the bereaved family in this time of grief. May Allah place the departed […]

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Fire in Manthal forests doused

Fire in Manthal forests doused

Udhampur: Fire erupted in Manthal forest area in Udhampur district of Jammu division, officials said on Saturday. According to officials the fire has been doused and brought under control by the Police party of PP Tikri , Forest guards and F& ES.    p  

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Boniyar gunfight: One militant killed, operation underway

Baramulla: One militant has been killed in the ongoing anti militancy operation in Bujthalan forest area of Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.   Reports said that a joint team of 6Jakli of army,53 BN BN CRPF,  Police and SOG Baramulla launched a cordon and search operation in the area Official sources confirmed that the killing  […]

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Gunfight rages in Boniyar Baramulla

  Srinagar: An encountert broke out between militants and government in Bujthalan area of Boniyar of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning. A joint team of 6Jakli of army and SOG Baramulla launched a cordon and search operation in the area. Details emerging

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Hailstorm damages cherry crop in Ganderbal

By Mir Showkat Ganderbal: Hailstorm amid  rains have caused massive damages to cherry crop in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday. According to reports  cherry crop in Lar, Watlar, Waliwar, Chanthan, Gulabpora areas have been badly hit by the turbulent weather conditions. Reports of his have also been received from Tral subdivision of Pulwama district […]

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Abducted husband-wife duo of Arwani Anantnag released with gunshot wounds

  Anantnag:  The husband-wife duo who were abducted by unidentified gunmen last evening have been released but both have gunshot wounds in legs and are being treated at the medical facility. They, Nusrat and Mudassir Ahmad Makroo, are resident of  Arwani area of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag. Nusrat is being treated at Sub District […]

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Army officers whose bases were attacked by militants in J&K may be told to ‘go home’: report

Army officers whose bases were attacked by militants in J&K may be told to ‘go home’: report

New Delhi: New Delhi has recommended to the Indian army high command that those officers should “go home” who were in charge of the Uri brigade, the Sunjuwan military camp and the Nagrota army base in Jammu and Kashmir when militants attacked their bases in past few years, Hindustan Times reported on Friday. “The government […]

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‘Even if my people victimize me, they’ll still be treated with dignity’ were Morsi’s last words

‘Even if my people victimize me, they’ll still be treated with dignity’ were Morsi’s last words

Cairo: Immediate medical help was denied to former President of Egypt Mohammad Morsi, who died on Monday, after he collapsed in court house. A report by Washington Post quoting Morsi supporters, including three of his attorneys who were inside courtroom, said that ‘at least 20 minutes, and perhaps as many as 40 minutes, elapsed between […]

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Lightening kills man in Rajouri

  Rajouri: One person was killed and other received injuries after lightening struck Bari Darhal area in Rajouri district in Jammu division of the J&K state. The deceased has been identified as Abdul Razaq Chowdhary, a resident of Bari Darhal. Officials said that the incident happened during intervening night of Thursday and Friday. The deceased was […]

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Body of 85-year old man found in power canal in Uri

Body of 85-year old man found in power canal in Uri

By Peerzada Waseem   Uri: The body of missing 85-year old man was found inside the Power Canal Power Project Uri  in north Kashmir Baramulla on Friday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Azam Sudan, S/o Faqeer Mohd Sudan. The body was fished out in Bimayar area of Uri.

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GVEI students outshine in SQAY National Championship

GVEI students outshine in SQAY National Championship

    Sriangar: G.M.Dar National Championship and 10th International SQAY Masters Cup was organized by SQAY Federation of India from 14th – 19th June, 2019 at Pahalgam. Also High Altitude SQAY National Coaching Camp was held by J&K SQAY Association. Team from 19 states of India and 8 countries were a part of the camp […]

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Four drug peddlers slapped with PSA in Kupwara

  Kupwara: Four drug peddlers have been slapped with Public Safety Act in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, official said on Friday. The four have been identified as Riyaz Ahmad Badan,  Mudasir Ahmad Piswal, Tanveer Ahmad Raina and Zameer Ahmad Raina, all residents of Amrohie Karnah. A police officials said that a huge quantity of Brown Sugar […]

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Panic in KP Road Anantnag as forces fire in air

  By Sameer Ahmad   Anantnag: Panic gripped KP road of Anantnag district, where a fidayeen attack took place last week,  on Friday after gunshots were heard in the area. According to sources CRPF personnel deployed in the area fired aerial gunshots following two borne persons were asked to stop but did not. The bike […]

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Woman found dead at her Chanapora residence in Srinagar

Woman found dead at her Chanapora residence in Srinagar

Srinagar: A woman was found hanging at her residence in Methan area of Chanapora in the outskirts of capital city Srinagar. Reports said that a woman (name withheld), a resident of Methan was found hanging in her room. The family members of the woman, after spotting her hanging inside the room, immediately rushed her to Ahmad’s Hospital Nowgam […]

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Tourist dies of cardiac arrest in Ganderbal

By Mir Showkat   Ganderbal: A tourist from Rajasthan died of cardiac arrest in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district while returning from Leh. The deceased has been identified as Kishan Lal Bujran son of Sham Lal Bujran. He was resident of Rajasthan. Officials said that he fell unconscious in a vehicle near Sonamarg and was rushed […]

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Syed Ali Geelani barred from attending function at KU

Syed Ali Geelani barred from attending function at KU

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani was Friday disallowed to attend Urdu Book Fair funtion at Kashmir University. Geelani was scheduled to attend Urdu Book fair function today, Hurriyat leader said. Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) was invited by students of KU for the function while as he had accepted […]

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J&K Bank shall emerge better from the current situation: MD J&K Bank assures investors,  stakeholders 

J&K Bank shall emerge better from the current situation: MD J&K Bank assures investors,  stakeholders 

  Srinagar: The Chairman and MD of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Mr. Rajesh Kumar Chhibber today reassured all stakeholders that the Bank’s business is not impacted in any manner by the recent developments and ongoing investigations undertaken by the State Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB). He further said that the Bank is a unique institution, […]

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Dogs create fear among commuters in Bohri Kadal, chase every passerby

Dogs create fear among commuters in Bohri Kadal, chase every passerby
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