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Chief Justice advocates alternative disputes redressal mechanism

Chief Justice advocates alternative disputes redressal mechanism

Pulwama: Chief Justice  BadarDurrez Ahmed on Monday emphasized on disposal of pending cases through alternative disputes redressal mechanism. Inaugurated Pulwama District Court Complex here, he said the mechanism for resolving the disputes amicability may have a win-win situation without wasting time and money.” Administrative Judge for District Pulwama Justice Mir Yaqoob, and Law Secretary Abdul […]

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Water woes: Khayyam, Munawarabad without portable water supply since four days

Water woes: Khayyam, Munawarabad without portable water supply since four days

  Srinagar: Residents of Khayam and Munawarabad localities area of old city Srinagar are without potable water supply from last 4 days. The locals told INS that, if the problem of water supply is not resolved within 24hrs we have decided to lock down the PHE office and we are thinking to protest, \ “We […]

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GVEI wins Gold, Silver, Bronze in All India Tong-il moo-do championship

GVEI wins Gold, Silver, Bronze in All India Tong-il moo-do championship

Srinagar: Green Valley Educational Institute students came home with a bouquet of medals after a successful tour to a national level Tong-il moo-do championship. Twelve  students from GVEI participated in all India Tong-il moo-do championship which was held in Sonipat, Haryana between 3-5 November 2017. Three students won gold, one silver and three bronze in […]

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A Kangri seller walks through the Boulevard road in Srinagar and cold grips Kashmir Valley. Photo: Zargar Zahoor

A Kangri seller walks through the Boulevard road in Srinagar and cold grips Kashmir Valley. Photo: Zargar Zahoor

 

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It’s bonded labour: SHRC on non-payment of wages to PWD casual labours for 9 months 

It’s bonded labour: SHRC on non-payment of wages to PWD casual labours for 9 months 

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission has termed non-payment of wages to Casual Labourers of Stores Procurement Department of Pampore as “bonded labour” and has directed Commissioner Secretary Public Works Department to make the due payments within two weeks. A SHRC bench headed by Justice (retd) Bilal Nazki passed the orders after concerned officials at Stores […]

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In Gulmarg, Army plays cricket with Gandola employees

In Gulmarg, Army plays cricket with Gandola employees

  Srinagar, Nov 13: As a step to boost the Civil Administration – Military relationship in Gulmarg sector, a cricket match was organised by Army unit at Gulmarg under the aegis of Himalayan Brigade. The match was played between the Army and the employees of Gulmarg Gandola on Sunday. The thrilling 15 overs match commenced […]

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Police holds meet with coaching institutes; discuss eve-teasing  

Police holds meet with coaching institutes; discuss eve-teasing  

  Srinagar, Nov 13: Station House Officer Sadder Srinagar, DySP (Prob) Dr Bhishm Dubey-KPS conducted a meeting with heads of coaching institutes situated within the jurisdiction of Sadder at Police Station Sadder. Various issues were taken up in the meeting related to the regulation and functioning of these institutes. Furthermore,  issues related to eve-teasing incidents, […]

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Ghulam Nabi Furrahi’s demise condoled

Ghulam Nabi Furrahi’s demise condoled

  Anantnag: Demise of former Janta Dal president Syed Ghulam Nabi Furrahi who passed away three days back is being condoled widely. According to Furrahi’s family his chaharum will be observed on Tuesday 14th of November at Furrah Mir bazar Anantnag. Furrahi was a teacher from 1962 to 1963 and later worked as ATI and […]

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Not only NIA raids, people’s support main reason in improving Kashmir situation: DGP

Not only NIA raids, people’s support main reason in improving Kashmir situation: DGP

  Jammu: Police chief S P Vaid has said that there has been a dip in incidents of stone-pelting in Kashmir Valley this year as compared to the last year and credited the people of Kashmir for the improvement in the situation “There are weeks when there is not even a single case of stone […]

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World Diabetes Day 2017 to focus on “Women and diabetes”

World Diabetes Day 2017 to focus on “Women and diabetes”

  Every year, 14th November is observed as World Diabetes Day; dedicated to spreading the message about diabetes and raising awareness about the condition. It is an internationally recognised event and also an official United Nations Day. Diabetes is a chronic condition which occurs when the pancreas cannot produce enough insulin, or when the body cannot effectively […]

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CASO in Bijbehara

CASO in Bijbehara

Anantnag, Nov 13: Security forces on Monday  launched a cordon  and search operation in Hassanpora village of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Troops of  Rashtriya Rifles,  90th battalion of Center Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Operational Group of  Jammu and Kashmir Police jointly carried out searches in Hassanpora village this morning.   According to […]

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Kashmir Premier League finals between Srinagar Strikers Jeddah, Rawalakot Rangers Jubail

Kashmir Premier League finals between Srinagar Strikers Jeddah, Rawalakot Rangers Jubail

    Riyadh: Srinagar Strikers Jeddah will clash with Rawalakot Rangers Jubail in the finals of Kashmir Premier League after both the teams smashed their counterparts in Semis of the tourney. The final match between SSJ vs RRJ will be played on 24th November 2017 at 9:00 AM and will be broadcasted live on:  www.facebook.com/kplsaudi In […]

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US nudging Indo-Pak to re-engage in talks, reduce tension  

US nudging Indo-Pak to re-engage in talks, reduce tension  

  New Delhi: The US is quietly nudging Pakistan and India to re-engage as the Trump administration seeks to defuse tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, according to a media report today. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took up the issue with the leadership of both Pakistan and India during his recent visit to the […]

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Safai-Karamchari Union holds protest in Sopore

Safai-Karamchari Union holds protest in Sopore

  Demands regularization of services, other benefits   Peerzada Waseem Sopore November 13: Scores of Urban Local Bodies Employees including ‘safayee Karamchari’ of Municipal Council Sopore on Monday hold protest a protest rally against the government for its failure to fulfill their demands. The employees demand regularizing services of daily wagers including the settlement of […]

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Govt transfers 2 IAS, 7 KAS officers  

Govt transfers 2 IAS, 7 KAS officers  

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Monday transferred two KAS and seven KAS officers along with others in the interest of administration. According to a government order, Shahid Anayatullah (IAS), Commissioner Survey and Land Records J&K, has been transferred and posted as Commissioner Secretary Revenue Department Shafiq Ahmad Raina (IAS) who has been has […]

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Hypocrisy is a Geelani trait: Omar

Hypocrisy is a Geelani trait: Omar

  Srinagar: Lashing out at Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani for criticising NC president Farooq Abdullah, former chief minister Omar Abdullah asked if Geelani can react to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s repeated statements that Azadi was not an option for Kashmir.   “Can Geelani show me his reaction to the […]

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1 killed, three injured in Handwara road accident

1 killed, three injured in Handwara road accident

One person was killed while three others suffered injuries in a road accident in Handwara area of northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday. Reports said that four passengers were injured after a cab bearing registration number JK05C 4021, skidded off the road after the driver lost control over it. All the injured were shifted to […]

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Karvan e Aman bus services between Sgr-Muzaffarabad resumes

Karvan e Aman bus services between Sgr-Muzaffarabad resumes

Srinagar: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, resumed on Monday after remaining suspended last week, official sources said. The weekly bus left Srinagar this morning for Kaman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector to cross over to Muzaffarabad sources said. They […]

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Handwara: Killed militants identified, one from Sopore another of Palhalan

Two militants killed in Zachaldara, Handwara have been identified as Toib Mir of BrathKalan, Sopore and Ashiq Ahmad Bhat of Palhalan—both belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen. “The militants fired upon a joint party of Handwara police, army’s 21 RR and 92 battalion CRPF who were performing Naka duties near Sultanpora Crossing, Zachaldara, Handwara. The attack was […]

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SDA plants saplings in Sonmarg

SDA plants saplings in Sonmarg

  Move to restore greenery in Tourist place the  Sonamarg Development Authority(SDA) has started the preparatory work to plant different saplings in the Sonamarg in District Ganderbal. The afforestation programme was started on the green destination due to the area lost thousands of trees during past years officials said. The SDA has set a target […]

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Demanding regularization, Daily wage employees begun hunger strike

Demanding regularization, Daily wage employees begun hunger strike

Ganderbal: Daily wage, employees of Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation on Monday begun hunger strike at USHP kangan ganderbal, demanding regularisation of services. JKSPDC, daily wage, employees had been protesting for a month to press government make their services permanent, failing which they Monday begun hunger strike in Central Kashmirs Ganderbal district. “Authorities […]

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Search operation underway in Rangwar, Kupwara

Search operation underway in Rangwar, Kupwara

Kupwara: Cordon and Search Operation has been launched in  Rangwar Lalpora area of District Kupwara in North Kashmir, early morning today.  The CASO according to sources is a joint operation by 28 battalion of Army’s Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir Police Kupwara. The anti militancy operation, launched after inputs of militants presence is second […]

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Construction workers asked to submit educational assistance cases by Nov 30

Construction workers asked to submit educational assistance cases by Nov 30

       KUPWARA: Assistant Labour Commissioner Kupwara has asked all building construction workers registered under JK Building and Construction Workers Welfare Act to submit educational assistance files by November 30.           Further, they have been asked to submit the files in the office of the Assistant Labour Commissioner Kupwara personally against a proper receipt.

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Geelani castigates Farooq for ‘Azadi no option’, ‘stale autonomy’ remarks

Geelani castigates Farooq for ‘Azadi no option’, ‘stale autonomy’ remarks

Srinagar: Chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday castigates Farooq Abdullah, the former three-time chief minister, for his remarks that “Azadi was no option” for Jammu and Kashmir. “People are offering sacrifices to achieve their right to self-determination and not for their stale theories or so-called autonomy,” said Geelani said in a statement issued here and […]

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Defence minister in Pahalgam, meets CM 

Defence minister in Pahalgam, meets CM 

Pahalgam:  Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti had a one-on-one meeting with Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman here on Sunday who was here to attend the meeting of Executive Council of Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering & Winter Sports, Pahalgam.   During the meeting, the Chief Minister brought several issues pertaining to Defence into her notice. She strongly pressed for […]

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Independent J&K: Separatists’ reaction to Farooq, silence on Pak PM’s statement not surprising, says Omar 

Independent J&K: Separatists’ reaction to Farooq, silence on Pak PM’s statement not surprising, says Omar 

Srinagar: The former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday termed as “not surprising” the separatists reaction to his father and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah’s statement echoing Pakistan Prime Minister remarks, ruling out independent Jammu and Kashmir. “It’s not surprising that the Separatist camp has chosen to react to what the @JKNC_President has said & […]

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HCCL cites unrest in Shopian, HC transfers Mughal road case to Srinagar

HCCL cites unrest in Shopian, HC transfers Mughal road case to Srinagar

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir has transferred Mughal Road arbitration case from Shopian to Srinagar after Hindustan Construction Company Ltd contended that frequent shutdowns, strikes, unrest, and security operations in the south Kashmir district was delaying the trial of the case. On 23 March this year, the High Court had directed the trial court to […]

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National Foundation Day of Bharat scouts and guides: Farooq Abdullah, Muneer Khan presented with scarf and badge

National Foundation Day of Bharat scouts and guides: Farooq Abdullah, Muneer Khan presented with scarf and badge

Srinagar: In continuation of celebrating National Foundation Day of Bharat scouts and guides, Ex C.M. JK Dr. Farooq Abdullah, IGP kashmir Muneer Khan were presented a Scarf and badge on the occasion. The scarf was also presented to Inspector General of Police Muneer Khan and to SSP srinagar Imtiyaz too. Senior vice president Roma Wani, […]

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Ganderbal premier league: Repora blue wins final

Ganderbal premier league:  Repora blue wins final

  The final of the Ganderbal Premier league was won by Repora blue beating tournament  Green X Chaku at lar play ground in Ganderbal district. The finalists were felicitated and cheques were presented to the Winners, Runners Up and Man of the Series. A trophy was also presented to the Repora Blue for winning Ganderbal […]

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Video; Kashmir is landlocked; independence not an option says Farooq Abdullah

 

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Make fee details public within week or lose recognition: DSEK tells Private Schools

Make fee details public within week or lose recognition: DSEK tells Private Schools

Srinagar: Taking cognizance of the reports regarding excessive fee being charged by some private educational institutions, the Directorate of School Education Kashmir has asked all the private schools in Kashmir division to publicise, within one week, the details of the fee charged by them.  “It has come to the notice of the Directorate of School […]

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Bar asks HC to better conditions of prisoners in different jails

Bar asks HC to better conditions of prisoners in different jails

Srinagar: Kashmir’s lawyers’ body on Saturday requested the High Court to better the conditions of the prisoners lodged in different jails of the State. The Kashmir High Court Bar Association said that state’s highest court, which is hearing a PIL, filed by it, to better the conditions of the prisoners lodged in different jails of […]

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Despite India’s ‘advice’, OIC reiterates support to ‘Kashmir struggle’  

Despite India’s ‘advice’, OIC reiterates support to ‘Kashmir struggle’  

Srinagar: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has reiterated its full support to the people of Kashmir in their “legitimate struggle for the fundamental right to self-determination.” “The OIC Secretary General, Dr. Yousaf Bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen reiterated it while addressing a Seminar cum Photo Exhibition on Kashmir organized by OIC at the OIC Secretariat,” a Hurriyat […]

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Weatherman predicts rain next week, dry spell to end

Weatherman predicts rain next week, dry spell to end

Srinagar: The dry spell in the Valley is expected to end next week, weatherman on Saturday predicted light rains between November 14 and 15. “We are expecting a spell of light rain between November 14 and 15,” Director Meteorological department, Sonam Lotus said. The likely rainfall would end the long dry spell in the Valley. Lotus said […]

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You forget conditional accession and claim Pak: Farooq tells GoI  

You forget conditional accession and claim Pak: Farooq tells GoI  

Srinagar: National Conference patron and former three-time Chief Minister of the state, Farooq Abdullah on Saturday accused New Delhi of betraying people of Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a youth convention here, Farooq, who is also incumbent member parliament from Srinagar, also accused the government usurping the constitutional and democratic rights of people the Jammu and Kashmir. “India […]

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Two police officers shifted 

Two police officers shifted 

Srinagar: The government has transferred two officers of Police Telecommunication Wing to swap posting with immediate effect. According to an order, Manzoor Ahmad, SSP Telecom, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as SSP Telecom ACS, Kashmir vice Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie. Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie, SP Telecom ACS, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as SP Telecom […]

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Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti holds public Darbar in Anantnag

Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti holds public Darbar in Anantnag

Chief minister Mehbooba mufti holds public Darbar at Anantnag.  

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Thyroid Cancer on rise in Kashmir, more than 75% patients are female

Thyroid Cancer on rise in Kashmir, more than 75% patients are female

Srinagar: Kashmir is witnessing a surge in the rate of Thyroid cancer patients in the past few years and more than 75 percent of patients are female. According to officials at Regional Cancer Centre, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, 100 new patients have been registered under Nuclear Medicine this year only. “As […]

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Massive search operation underway in South Kashmir

Massive search operation underway in South Kashmir

Major CASO in Shopian and Pulwama, Dozen Villages Under Siege   Massive search operation are under way in over one dozen villages of Shopian and Pulwama districts of South kashmir since Saturday morning. According to Sources 44RR, 53RR, 55RR, CRPF and Special Operation Group of Police of both districts have cordoned off more than one […]

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Shopkeeper found ‘murdered’ in Baramullah

Shopkeeper found ‘murdered’ in Baramullah

  Baramulla November 11: Police on Saturday claimed that a 30 year old man of old town locality of Baramulla in North Kashmir was found murdered at his home. According to officials at police department said that a 30 year old, identified as Bilal Ahmed Bundroo has been murdered, added that police in this regard […]

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Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Yadav’s wife to meet him

Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Yadav’s wife to meet him

Islamabad: Months after India had requested Islamabad to grant a visa to convicted Indian death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav’so mother on humanitarian grounds Pakistanh has said it will allow him to meet his wife. “The Government of Pakistan has decided to arrange a meeting of Commander Kulbhushan Jhadav with his wife, in Pakistan, purely on humanitarian […]

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Ban on crude boilers, microme coil, heating devices in District Srinagar

Ban on crude boilers, microme coil, heating devices in District Srinagar

Srinagar: District Magistrate Srinagar has imposed a blanket ban on sale, purchase and transportation of crude boilers, microme coil and heating devices in Srinagar district. The ban has been imposed aftera meeting witb Power Development Department of district Srinagar where, according to the ban order, it was pointed out that during winters crude boilers, microme […]

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Bring Tulail under cellular coverage area, Mehbooba urges Communications Minister

Bring Tulail under cellular coverage area, Mehbooba urges Communications Minister

Jammu: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has impressed upon the Indian Communications Minister, Manoj Sinha to take measures for bringing Tulail village of Gurez valley into the cellular coverage area. In her communication to the Minister, the Chief Minister stressed upon the locational disadvantage of the area which is far away even from Gurez and generally […]

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Kupwara bookseller arrested with 1 lac American currency

Kupwara bookseller arrested with 1 lac American currency

Kupwara: A book seller is under police detention after Hundred thousand, one lac, US dollars were recovered from his possession in Kupwara on Friday. “A book seller Mushtaq Ahmad mareed s/o Ab Rashid mareed  R/o Goos kupwara was arrested and we recoverd one  lakh American  dollars,” police sources disclosed to INS. How this much of […]

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Kargil gets 1.5 MW Small Hydro Power Plant in Biaras Drass

Kargil gets 1.5 MW Small Hydro Power Plant in Biaras Drass

1.5 MW Small Hydro Power Plant in Biaras Drass, Kargil (J&K) becomes first project to be commissioned under Prime Minister’s Ladakh Renewable Energy Initiative New Delhi: The Biaras Small Hydro Power Project (SHP) of 1.5 MW capacity, in Biaras Drass, Kargil Jammu & Kashmir, was commissioned on 4th November 2017.  The total cost of the […]

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Exhibition of Islamic Calligraphy from Rampur Raza Library opens in Brunei Darussalam as part of Festival of India

  New Delhi:An exhibition of photographs of valuable collection of Islamic Calligraphy from the Rampur Raza Library of Ministry of Culture, Government of India was inaugurated as the inaugural event of Festival of India in Brunei Darussalam yesterday. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of the Government of Brunei […]

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Kashmiri prisoners have no human rights, asks Mirwaiz 

Kashmiri prisoners have no human rights, asks Mirwaiz 

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday termed political situation in Jammu and Kashmir as extremely painful even as he questioned whether prisoners of Kashmir has no rights. Addressing a Friday gathering, Mirwaiz at the historic Jamia Masjid, he said that the information received from jails regarding the plight of detainees was […]

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NEET: Mehbooba writes to GoI’s Health Minister, seeks exam centre at Srinagar

NEET: Mehbooba writes to GoI’s Health Minister, seeks exam centre at Srinagar

Jammu: Taking cognizance of the problems flagged by concerned candidates due to non-availability of a NEET (PG) examination centre at Srinagar, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has pleaded with government of India for establishment of an examination centre for the coming examination. In her communication to union Health & Family Welfare Minister, J P Nadda, the […]

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Video: Shia community observed chahlum in Srinagar

 

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Video: Mirwaiz Umar farooq addressing Friday gathering at Jamia Masjid