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CM visits SMGS hospital, suspended medical superintendent

CM visits SMGS hospital, suspended medical superintendent

Jammu: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday paid a surprise visit of the SMGS Hospital here and personally took stock of the sanitation, medical facilities and availability of medicine to the patients. The Chief Minister visited various wards and Inpatient units of the Hospital. She also personally inspected the OPD, casualty, wash rooms, corridors and other places […]

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Rashid Ali Dar retires, M A Chaudhary posted PD&S judge Srinagar

Rashid Ali Dar retires, M A Chaudhary posted PD&S judge Srinagar

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday ordered transfer and posting of three judicial officers in the interest of administration. According to an order by Registrar Judicial, Mohammad Akram Chaudhary, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Kathua has been transferred and posted as Principal District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar against the vacancy caused due to the […]

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JRL condemns use of pellets, bullets against protesters

JRL condemns use of pellets, bullets against protesters

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership on Thursday paid tributes to five militants, killed in separate encounters with government forces at Budgam and Baramulla districts even as it strongly condemned use of pellets and bullets against protesters on Thursday. The JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik paid rich tributes to five armed youth killed […]

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Dr Nisar appointed Registrar NIT Srinagar

Dr Nisar appointed Registrar NIT Srinagar

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 30: Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir, Joint Secretary, University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi has been appointed Registrar, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar. Dr Nisar besides looking after various bureaus in UGC, was country head for the prestigious National Academic Depository (NAD) project, under which a digital locker is being created for students […]

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Govt extends Gratuity benefit to NPS employees

Govt extends Gratuity benefit to NPS employees

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 30: In a significant decision, the Government has extended the benefit of Death-cum-Retirement gratuity to the employees working under the New Pension Scheme (NPS). “Provided that the Government employees/ family members of such Government employees as have been appointed or brought on regular establishment on or after 01.01.2010, on their retirement/death in harness shall […]

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7-day workshop on research methodology concludes at KU

7-day workshop on research methodology concludes at KU

  Srinagar, Nov 30: A seven-day workshop on ‘Research Methodology in Economics and Allied Subjects’ concluded at the University of Kashmir on Thursday. The workshop was organised by the Department of Economics to acquaint the participants with use and application of research methods and techniques for analysis and comprehensive interpretation of both quantitative and qualitative data. The […]

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Unsheduled power cuts irks residents of Mugalpora village in Shopian

Unsheduled power cuts irks residents of Mugalpora village in Shopian

Shopian: The residents of Mugalpora Keegam  and other adjacent villages of district Shopian are accusing Power Development Department of playing a ‘cruel joke’ with ‘rural people’ by resorting to unscheduled power cuts from past ‘several’ weeks. The residents of the village told INS that: “Since the shifting of capital from Srinagar to Jammu, we have […]

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Militant killed in Sopore identified as LeT Divisional Commander, sources

Militant killed in Sopore identified as LeT Divisional Commander, sources

Sopore: The militant killed in Sagipora area of Sopore, Baramulla district, encounter on Thursday has been identified as Divisional Commander of Lashkar e Taiba. According to Police sources the militant has been identfied as Muzammil Ahmad of Pakistan. “He was an A++ category militant,” sources said. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the site.

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INS impact: Civil Secretariat in Jammu begins ‘Swachta Abhiyan’ after caught on wrong foot

INS impact: Civil Secretariat in Jammu begins ‘Swachta Abhiyan’ after caught on wrong foot

Jammu: Day after INS depicted the grim picture of ‘Swachta’ inside secretariat premises at Jammu, authorities Thursday began ‘Swachta abhiyan’ inside the central seat of government and ‘cleaned filthy areas and mended the broken water pipes.’   The state government was caught on a wrong foot after INS on Wednesday reported how foul smell and […]

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Srinagar Strikers wins Kashmir Premier League in Saudi Arabia

Srinagar Strikers wins Kashmir Premier League in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: Srinagar Strikers Jeddah crushed Rawalakot Rangers Jubail by 10 wickets to lift the first edition of the Kashmir Premier League played at Nofa ground KSA. Srinagar Strikers struck the double blow to Rawalakot in third over of the innings sending back both the openers Najmas Saqib (8 runs) and Amer Parvez (6 runs). Suhail […]

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Ensure evening transport in Srinagar, Deputy Commissioner to transporters 

Ensure evening transport in Srinagar, Deputy Commissioner to transporters 

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 29: Taking cognizance of complaints of unavailability of public transport facilities in the evenings in the district, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rashid Shah, today convened a meeting with transporters representing different transport associations operating in the district. The DC, while acknowledging the concerns of the transporters operating in the district, gave clear-cut […]

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On a chilly day Shikara walas enjoy Noon Chai by the banks of Dal Lake

On a chilly day Shikara walas enjoy Noon Chai by the banks of Dal Lake

 

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OGW of HM, LeT arrested

OGW  of HM, LeT arrested

Kulgam: An over ground worker, Altaf Sheikh, has been arrested by Army, and had been working for Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar e Taiba outfits, sources said. “He was a close confidante of Hizbul Mujahideen & LeT militants operating in Qaimoh belt of Kulgam district,” police sources said. Official confirmation is awaited.

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Help police to trace missing teenager boy

Help police to trace missing teenager boy

Srinagar, November 29:         Srinagar: Police Station Soura received a complaint from one person namely Mohammad Yousuf Dar son of Abdul Ahad Dar resident of Hyder Colony Upper Soura that his son namely Sahil Yousf Dar student of 9th class, 16 years old, is missing from 22nd of November 2017. Anybody having any information […]

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Shortage of fertilizers in Valley, Govt writes to Union Minister

Shortage of fertilizers in Valley, Govt writes to Union Minister

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 29- Shortage of fertilizers has hit farmers and fruit growers of state badly to the extent that the Minister of Horticulture had to intervene and on Wednesday urged central government to step in to resolve the issue. Apple Growers Associations had recently called upon the Horticulture Minister, Syed Basharat Burkhari,  regarding shortage of fertilizers […]

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Sopore town: MLA installed street lights without light, irks people

Sopore town: MLA installed street lights without light, irks people

Sopore Nov 29: Sopore residents are irked with defunct street lights installed by the Member of Legislative Assembly in collaboration with the Municipal Council, authorities promise to redress the problem. According to locals MLA Sopore Abdul Rashid Dar installed 115 Street lights in main town in collaboration with Municipal Council. “Not only are the newly […]

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SHRC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation to father for son’s disappearance from psychiatric hospital

SHRC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation to father for son’s disappearance from psychiatric hospital

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission has directed Department of Medical Education to pay an interim compensation of Rs 5 lakhs to a man whose son disappeared from Psychiatric Diseases   Hospital here, ten days after he was admitted for treatment in 2007. Ghulam Nabi Wani of Shangus Anantnag had petitioned the commission, alleging negligence of […]

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7 day anti militancy operation concludes in Kupwara forests

7 day anti militancy operation concludes in Kupwara forests

Kupwara: With no success in sight forces have called off the week long anti militancy operation in Zurhama and Keran forests of Kupwara district of north Kashmir. The operation was launched after Army received casualties and some others were injured during gunfights in Zurhama and Keran gunfights last week. “Nothing was left to chance and […]

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DM Ramban imposes ban on transportation of bovine

DM Ramban imposes ban on transportation of bovine

RAMBAN, NOVEMBER 28: District Magistrate (DM) Ramban Tariq Hussain Ganai, in exercise of the powers vested under Section 144 Cr PC, has imposed a ban on transportation of bovine animals from the district. As per an order issued here today, bovine animals cannot be imported, exported and transported from Ramban to other districts without the […]

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Ensure availability of quality Spray Oils to fruit growers: Basharat Bukhari

Ensure availability of quality Spray Oils to fruit growers: Basharat Bukhari

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 28 – Taking cognizance of the lack of easy accessibility of Petroleum Derived Tree Spray Oils (TSO) to the orchardists, farmers, Minister for Horticulture Syed  Basharat  Ahmed  Bukhari today reviewed feedback obtained from the representatives of the oil companies regarding this concern. This feedback was obtained during a meeting convened by the Secretary, Horticulture Department with the […]

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J&K Bank opens cluster office in Doda

J&K Bank opens cluster office in Doda

  Jammu, Nov 28: Jammu & Kashmir Bank opened its cluster office at Doda town in Jammu division of the state and is located in the centre of town  making it easily accessible for the general public,  Bank said on Tuesday. Premises of Cluster-1, Doda was inaugurated by Executive President, S S Sehgal in presence of […]

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Lives of political prisoners in risk after ‘ghastly act’ of thrashing in Tihar: JRL Urges Int’l HR Bodies To Take Note of It, Facilitate Treatment Of 18 Kashmiri Inmates Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the thrashing of Kashmiri prisoners in Tihar jail, underlining that the “ghastly act” has put the lives of […]

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RTI activist demand probe into 800 ‘suspected transactions’ by Bla health officials

RTI activist demand probe into 800 ‘suspected transactions’ by Bla health officials

 Baramulla: A RTI activist has demanded a through probe into over 800 ‘suspected transactions’ through Block Medical Officer CHC Sopore and Medical Superintendent District Hospital Baramulla. “Almost 832 suspected transactions have been done, worth of Rs 47 million. They must be thoroughly investigated,” said Siraj ud din Salam, the RTI activist. Salam’s claims are based […]

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Delhi HC’s committee confirms torture of Kashmiris in Tihar

Delhi HC’s committee confirms torture of Kashmiris in Tihar

Srinagar: Eighteen prisoners including Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizb chief Syed Salah-ud-din, were beaten by the prison staff “ruthlessly without any rhyme or reason” in Tihar jail, a committee of High Court Judicial Officer constituted by Delhi HC has confirmed, Kashmir’s lawyers body said on Tuesday. In a statement issued here, Kashmir High Court Bar […]

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Power shutdown on Nov 29-30: Electricity from receiving station Kongamdara, Kunzar, and Dobiwan to remain affected

Power shutdown on Nov 29-30: Electricity from receiving station Kongamdara, Kunzar, and Dobiwan to remain affected

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 28:  According to the Power Controller, Kashmir Province, PDD Srinagar, in order to carry out stringing of 400 KV DC LILO between dead-end-AP1 line inn and AP1-2 line out power supply from receiving station Kongamdara, Kunzar, and Dobiwan shall remain affected on November 29 and 30 from 9 am to 5 pm.

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DIPR, WWF-India to organize Wildlife Photography workshop

DIPR, WWF-India to organize Wildlife Photography workshop

SRINAGAR, NOV28: The Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR), in collaboration with Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF-India) is organizing a Workshop on Wildlife Photography at Media Complex Srinagar on 15th and 16th December 2017. The Workshop will also include Wildlife Expedition for the participants. Professional Wildlife Photographers from WWF-India will tutor the participants about the skills of Wildlife […]

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HDF employees in SDH Sopore hold protest, demand salary, regularisation 

HDF employees in SDH Sopore hold protest, demand salary, regularisation 

    Sopore November 28:  Employees engaged under Hospital Development Fund in Sub District Hospital Sopore, Tuesday, staged protest demonstration demanding regularisation of services and disbursement of ‘withheld salaries’. The protesting employees told INS that they have been “forced by callous attitude of authorities”, to come on streets against, what they called as “injustice”. The employees claimed […]

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Crackdowns given name of CASO to mislead public opinion: NC

Crackdowns given name of CASO to mislead public opinion: NC

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference on Monday said that crackdown encompassing bigger areas than 1990s, when militancy was at its peak, are carried contemporarily in Kashmir Valley and it has been named CASO (cordon-and-search-operation) to mislead the public opinion. In a statement, party’s Additional General Secretary Dr Mustafa Kamal said that due to the non-resolution of […]

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Deputation is temporary; employee has to return back to parent department: HC    

Deputation is temporary; employee has to return back to parent department: HC    

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has dismissed a petition by some employees of J&K State Road Transport Corporation against their repatriation to their parent department last year. “Deputation is deputing or transferring an employee to a post outside his cadre, that is to say, to another department on a temporary basis. After expiry […]

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Power woes: Protesters in Ganderbal block Sgr-Leh highway, demand electricity as per schedule

Power woes: Protesters in Ganderbal block Sgr-Leh highway, demand electricity as per schedule

Ganderbal: Residents of Manigam, Wayel, Gutlibagh of Ganderbal District Tuesday blocked Sgr-Leh at Manigam byepass, against un-scheduled power cuts by Power Development department (PDD) in these areas. According to protesters the unscheduled power cuts have effected not only daily household chores, and business as well. “The power cuts have risen in number and its for […]

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CASO in Kakapora, Pulwama

CASO in Kakapora, Pulwama

Pulwama: Government forces launched Cordon and Search Operation at Astan Mohalla in Kakapora village of district Pulwama of South Kashmir. The anti militancy operation was launched after following ‘inputs of presence of militants in the area.’ House to house search is going on in the area.  

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Two league matches of Shaheed-e-Millat T20 Cricket Tournament played on Friday

Two league matches of Shaheed-e-Millat T20 Cricket Tournament played on Friday

Srinagar, Nov 24: In the ongoing Shaheed-e-Millat T20 Cricket Tournament two league matches were played on Friday between Ahmad Nagar Loins v/s Star Cricket Club and Saleem Bangroo XI v/s Royal Sports Haal. The first match of the day was won by Star Cricket Club with 4 wickets after they successfully chased the 191 runs target set […]

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Rally for ‘population control’ taken out in Budgam

Rally for ‘population control’ taken out in Budgam

          BUDGAM, NOVEMBER 24: A rally under the ongoing ‘Vasectomy Fortnight’ being celebrated across India to create awareness among people about the population control was taken out at Budgam here today.           The rally in which scores of Asha workers, Anganwadi workers, Health department’s supervisory staff and Female Multipurpose Health workers participated was led by the Chief […]

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Licenses of retailers selling fertilizers without PoS machines to be treated as ‘cancelled’

Licenses of retailers selling fertilizers without PoS machines to be treated as ‘cancelled’

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 24: All the Block, Panchayat Level Officers and officers of the enforcement agencies were ordered on Friday to make sure that  no sale is made without P.O.S machines and those dealers who have not installed POS macines their licenses should be treated as ‘cancelled. “All retail fertilizer dealers of Kashmir valley should make use […]

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JKPCC employee arrested, cement siezed in Doda

JKPCC employee arrested, cement siezed in Doda

DODA , NOV 24- Police on Friday arrested a daily wager of JKPCC with government cement, for ‘criminal breach of trust causing loss to the state exchequer’. According to  police a Naka  was laid at Bharat Nala on Doda Bharat road  in which seized 60 bags. “During checking vehicle truck (709) bearing Registration No JK06-7506 […]

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Srinagar witnesses coldest November night in a decade

Srinagar witnesses coldest November night in a decade

Srinagar: The Srinagar city recorded the coldest night of November in a decade after the night temperature hit a new low. The minimum temperature of Srinagar was recorded minus 3.1 degrees Celsius, down 0.8 degrees from previous night, a Meteorological Department statement said. “It was the lowest night temperature in the past 10 years in […]

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Locals lock Girls high school in ganderbal over poor performance in board exams

Locals lock Girls high school in ganderbal over poor performance in board exams

By Mir Showkat Ganderbal:   A government girl’s high school of Shallabugh in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal District was locked by locals reason being poor performance in the recently declared class 8 and 9 examinations. “Among 32 students in class 8 not a single student has qualified all the subjects in the recently concluded board exams,” the locals alleged. […]

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Entire village destroyed by fire in Pakistan

Entire village destroyed by fire in Pakistan

  An entire village comprising 22 houses in Pakistan’s Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been destroyed in a major fire incident which injured at least 20 people on Thursday, DawnNews reported. The fire had initially broke out at a house in the Kas Manz Kaly village due to an electric short circuit and quickly engulfed the […]

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HC seeks details of criminal cases against parliamentarians from J&K  

HC seeks details of criminal cases against parliamentarians from J&K  

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday asked principal district and sessions’ judges to provide details about the criminal cases against parliamentarians from the state. The Registrar General Sanjay Dhar sent a communication to PD&SJs of Jammu, Kathua, Kargil, Kishtwar, Kulgam, Kupwara, Ramban, Leh, Poonch, Pulwama, Rajouri, Reasi, Samba, Shopian, Srinagar, Udhampur, Anantnag, Bandipora, Baramulla, Bhaderwah (Doda), […]

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Silence of graveyard by military might is not peace: Resistance camp 

Silence of graveyard by military might is not peace: Resistance camp 

Srinagar: The silence of graveyard by military might is peace, Joint Resistance Leadership said on Thursday while announcing to hold a public rally in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on December 15. “A fascist government in power, inspired by Joseph Gobbles’ malicious propaganda techniques is trying to paint the brutal pacification of Kashmir as peace and return of […]

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Kashmir Super League III: 16 contenders, 256 players, 54 matches, 1 winner, Opening ceremony on Friday

Kashmir Super League III: 16 contenders, 256 players, 54 matches, 1 winner, Opening ceremony on Friday

The fight to win the the Kashmir Super League III will begin tomorrow at The Oval-Ajman  with its opening ceremony in the United Arab Emirates. The clash of titans will commence and according to organisers 16 contenders are in the race to grab the champions trophy for the IIIrd season of Kashmir Super League, which will […]

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Palestine’s football team achieved its highest ranking in history on Thursday, rising above Israel in the FIFA world rankings for the first time. The head of the Palestinian Football Association (FA) labelled it an “historic achievement” as the team rose two spots to 82nd in FIFA’s latest rankings. Israel fell 16 places to 96th after […]