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Not Jammuties, but ‘fringe elements’ deteriorating situation in Jammu: Tarigami

Not Jammuties, but ‘fringe elements’ deteriorating situation in Jammu: Tarigami

By Ovais Gull  Srinagar: In the aftermath of tense situation in Jammu following Lehtpora attack on Thursday, CPI (M) leader and former MLA Kulgam, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Saturday blamed fringe elements for communalizing and polarizing the situation in winter capital of the State. He also appealed people of Jammu not to allow these fringe elements to […]

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Five accused charge sheeted in Manasbal blast case

Srinagar: Police on Saturday presented charge sheet for blast case at Manasbal Park Ganderbal in which 12 civilians had sustained injuries. Police said that a case FIR No 20/2018 registered at P/S Safapora charge sheet was filed before Session Court Ganderbal after obtaining requisite government sanction and completing all other departmental formalities. “Charge sheet was […]

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Old city shuts over violence against Kashmiris in Jammu, elsewhere, clashes erupt

Srinagar:  Clashes erupted in old city Srinagar amid spontaneous shutdown over violence against Kashmiris in Jammu and other parts of India. According to eyewitnesses announcements were made from the Jamia Masjid mosque to down the shutters afterwhich the whole market closed down spontaneously. Protesting youth took to streets and clashed with forces. “The protesters are […]

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Jammu violence: Lal chowk shuts, traders protest

The shopkeepers association of commercial hub Lal Chowk on Saturday staged a protest against the ‘attack’ on Kashmiris outside State following the Lethpora attack on Thursday that left over 40 CRPF men dead and several others wounded. The association had called for a protest strike from 03:00 pm today following which all the shops amd […]

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‘Kashmir needs Killing touch’ posts SKIMS doctor on Facebook, Associaiton demands suspension

‘Kashmir needs Killing touch’ posts SKIMS doctor on Facebook, Associaiton demands suspension

  Srinagar: Resident Doctor Association SKIMS has registered a complaint against at Doctor over his social media post that read: ‘Kashmir Doesn’t need a healing touch. It needs a Killing touch’. The complain by the RDA, SKIMS Dr Amit Sharma, DM scholar cardiology at the soura institute had posted a Facebook live status, which according […]

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Jammu violence against Kashmiris: Shutters to go down in Lal Chowk at 3pm

Jammu violence against Kashmiris: Shutters to go down in Lal Chowk at 3pm

Srinagar: City center Lalchowk will shut today at 3 pm against the attack on Kashmiris in Jammu yesterday. President of the Lal chowk traders association Din Muhammad Matoo said that the traders will down their shutters as a mark of protest against the attack on Kashmiris in Jammu. Residential quarters of Kashmiri employees in Gujjar […]

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Jammu violence: Perpetrators are anti nationals, should be booked says Civil Society Jammu, urge Guv to fix responsiblity

Jammu: Civil Society Muslims Jammu has urged Governor Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik to take action against those people who tried to break the communal harmony of Jammu during Friday’s protest. Advocate Sheikh Shakeel of Civil Society Muslim Jammu on Saturday addressed a presser at Aroma Restaurant here and called those behind the Friday arson […]

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Police issues helpline numbers for students outside Kashmir

Srinagar: Students from Shopian and Budgam, studying outside valley have been asked to contact phone numbers issued by police and can watsapp them as well. For Shopian students numbers are: Whatsapp number – 9469200024 Twitter – Sandeep_IPS_JKP Landline – 01933261891 ( SSP Shopian) For students from district Budgam: Amod Nagpure ( SP Budgam) 7051000999 Ganderbal: […]

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Police dismisses reports about killing of driver from Annatnag in Jammu as baseless

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: Police on Saturday rejected as baseless the reports about killing of a driver from Anatnag district of south Kashmir in Jammu and termed it as an attempt by “miscreant to create law and order problems.” “Fake news is being shared by some social media accounts about killing of Kashmiri drivers from Anantnag […]

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Protests, shutdown in Anantnag against harassment of Kashmiris in Jammu

By Sameer Ahmad   Anantnag: Shutdown is being observed in Anantnag town against the harassment of Kashmiris in Jammu on Friday by the protesters. According to locals many of the vehicles vandalised yesterday belong to south Kashmir. Almost 80-100 vehicles were torched and some were set ablaze by protesters who tried to fuel communal tensions […]

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Stranded traffic allowed towards Srinagar from Jammu; Night Temp Drops In Gulmarg, Pahalgam

Srinagar: Authorities have allowed stranded vehicles from Jammu to Srinagar on the strategic highway, a day after it was closed amid fresh landslides in Ramban district. A traffic department official said that debris of landslides was cleared late last night and in wake of the better weather conditions, stranded traffic was allowed to move towards […]

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Fresh attack on Kashmiris in Jammu amid curfew

Srinagar: Notwithstanding curfew, frenzied mobs on Saturday carried fresh attacks on quarters of Kashmiris putting up in Jammu, a day after widespread violence that saw around nearly three dozen vehicles belonging to a particular community reduced to ashes and more than 50 more damaged during a bandh called by the Jammu Chamber of Commerce and […]

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Ammonium nitrate used in suicide attack carried by militants in Pulwama carnage: investigating agencies reveal

Ammonium nitrate used in suicide attack carried by militants in Pulwama carnage: investigating agencies reveal

Investigating agencies have revealed that  the explosive material used  in suicide bombing on CRPF convoy which left 49 CRPF personnel dead and several others injured on Thursday afternoon in the Valley, when a suicide bomber rammed his Scorpio SUV laden with explosives into a CRPF bus in south Kashmir,  was Ammonium Nitrate  and not RDX […]

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48658 grievances dealt with during Governor’s Rule

Jammu: Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, during 20th June – 15th February 2019, the Grievance Cell (including Governor’s Secretariat) received 49424 complaints/grievances of which 48658 have been dealt with / forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal while as 766 complaints / grievances are under process. Similarly, on the directions of Governor, all […]

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Riyaz Ahmad Koul passes away, Fateha Khawani on Feb 17

Riyaz Ahmad Koul passes away, Fateha Khawani on Feb 17

With profound grief it is to inform that Riyaz Ahmad Koul of Khuja Bazar has passed away on Feb 14. Berieved family said that the ijtima e fateh khwani will be held on Feb 17 at malkha, opp zaroo gun factory at 10 30 am. Following Fateha prayer will be held at the residence of […]

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Advisor Ganai asks DCs to review distribution of foodgrains

Srinagar: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today directed all the Deputy Commissioners in the State to review distribution of foodgrains with Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department and report any lapses if any, found. In a statement issued today, Ganai, who is in-charge of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department, asked […]

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Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen: Adil Ahmad Dar Sent Kashmiris Message  

  Srinagar: Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen, one of the constituents of United Jehad Council, an amalgam of various militant outfits, on Friday paid tributes to Adil Ahmad Dar, the JeM affiliate who purportedly carried out the deadliest attack on government forces that claimed 49 CRPF personnel at Lethpora in Pulwama district yesterday. “Adil Ahmad Dar has brought the […]

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‘Regret’ Every Killing On Kashmir Soil; Muscular Military Approach To Counter Political, Human Problem Wreaking Havoc : JRL

‘Regret’ Every Killing On Kashmir Soil; Muscular Military Approach To Counter Political, Human Problem Wreaking Havoc : JRL

Srinagar: Commenting on the incident at Lethpora Pulwama, Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said that people and leadership of Kashmir “regret every killing that happens on its soil.” “As we witness killing of our loved ones our young, and shoulder their coffins each day, we can […]

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Pulwama attack: Dehradun University suspends Kashmiri student

Pulwama attack: Dehradun University suspends Kashmiri student

Srinagar:  Dehradun-based Shridev Suman Subharti University on Friday suspended A Kashmiri student following his WhasApp chat on Pulwama attack went viral, in which he had said ‘aaj to inke sath real PUBG ho gaya’. He had made these comments in a WhatsApp group. Hundreds of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal members marched to university, […]

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AMU suspends Kashmiri student over ‘objectionable tweet’

Srinagar: A Kashmiri youth have been supended by Aligarh Muslim University authorities on Friday after he posted“highly objectionable tweet” following deadly attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama that left 44 troopers dead. The student has been identified as Basim Hilal and according to Omar Saleem Peerzada, AMU PRO the action against him was taken against […]

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2 KAS officers shifted

Srinagar: Two KAS officers have been shifted by the governor administration in the interest of governance. According to an order issued by the government, Tabish Saleem, Junior Scale KAS officer of 2012-11 batch, presently posted as Block Development Officer, Nagam (Budgam), has been transferred and posted as Under Secretary to the Government, Department of Rural […]

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Pulwama Aftermath: UHQ Meeting Being Held Shortly

Srinagar: Home Rajnath Singh and Governor Satya Pal Malik will co-chair a meeting of Unified Headquarters shortly from now, official sources said on Friday afternoon. They said soon after the arrival, Rajnath Singh attended wreath laying ceremony of the fallen CRPF personnel at Humhama in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. He was accompanied by Governor Satya […]

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Rajnath Singh arrives in Valley, attends wreath laying ceremony of slain CRPF personnel

Srinagar: Rajnath Singh, the Home Minister of India, on Friday attended wreath laying ceremony of the fallen CRPF personnel at Humhama in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Rajnath Singh also shouldered coffin of one of personnel killed in the deadliest attack ever in the J&K on government forces in 30 years of insurgency and carried it […]

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Army carries out flag march in Jammu, curfew imposed in winter capital

Army carries out flag march in Jammu, curfew imposed in winter capital

Jammu: Army on Friday carried out flag march in Jammu amid violence by protesters amid imposition of curfew in whole Jammu district. According to INS correspondent the Army carried out flag march in the volatile Gujjar nagar area where protesters went on a rioting spree damaging cars. Clashes erupted between protesters and police in Gujjar […]

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Jammu muslims did not attack CRPF says Omar Abdullah amid violence in Gujjar Nagar

Jammu muslims did not attack CRPF says Omar Abdullah amid violence in Gujjar Nagar

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said Kashmiris, Muslims in Jammu did not attack CRPF jawans yesterday, but  ‘terrorists did’ while urging ‘coolers heads prevail’. Omar said that the reports of violence and arson in Jammu are deeply worrying. I” hope political leaders & civil society are able to ensure cooler heads […]

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Pulwama attack: Curfew imposed in Gujjar nagar following violent protests

    Srinagar: Curfew has been imposed in Gujjar Nagar area of Jammu city following violent protests and torching of almost hundred vehicles in the area. The protests erupted amid shutdown in Jammu against the Pulwama militant attack that left 49 CRPF personnel dead and several others injured. Following the violence the authorities imposed curfew […]

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Ladakh Division To Be Headquartered In Leh and Kargil

Jammu: The Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik today met the All Party Co-ordination Committee members from Kargil district to understand and resolve the concerns of the people of Kargil regarding the newly formed Ladakh Division. The Co-ordination Committee Members in the delegation were Haji Anayat Ali, Chairman Legislative Council; Shri Feroz Khan, Chairman/ Chief Executive […]

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Rajnath Singh Arriving, To Participate In Wrath Laying Ceremony Of 46 Out of 49 Slain CRPF Men

Srinagar: Home Minister Rajnath Singh is arriving in an short while from now and is likely to attend wrath laying ceremony of 46 out of 49 CRPF personnel killed in one of the deadliest attacks in three decades of insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir. Bodies of three personnel are said to be still missing, almost […]

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Pulwama attack fallout: India withdraws Most Favoured Nation status to Pakistan

Srinagar: The India on Friday withdrew Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Pakistan even as New Delhi directed its forces to ensure that those behind the Lethpora attack on CRPF that left at least 49 personnel dead are made to pay “heavy cost.” The announcement was Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after Cabinet Committee on Security […]

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Highway Closed After Fresh Landslide

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the world, was closed for traffic after fresh landslides along the thoroughfare in Ramban district on Friday, three days after it was opened partially after remaining shut for one week. Official sources said. “There were fresh landslides near Panthal, Digdol and […]

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Adil Who Carried Only 2nd Car Bombing Attack In 3 Decades Of Insurgency In Kashmir Was Category-C Militant

Srinagar: The Jaish-e-Mohammad affiliate who rammed his vehicle with a bus that was part of a CRPF convoy at Pulwama district’s Lethpora village along Jammu-Srinagar highway on Thursday was categorized in police records as category-C militant. Adil Ahmad Dar, a resident of Kakapora village in southern Kashmir district took up arms last year, was only […]

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Traders body calls for Jammu Bandh tomorrow

Jammu: Chamber Of Commerce on Thursday announced Jammu bandh on Friday against the deadliest attack on CRPF at Lethpora Pulwama on Jammu-Srinagar highway.

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Mirwaiz condemns ‘brutal assault’ on Kashmiris at Chhattisgarh, visits injured students at SMHS

Mirwaiz condemns ‘brutal assault’ on Kashmiris at Chhattisgarh, visits injured students at SMHS

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday visited the SMHS hospital to inquire about the health of dozens of students who were injured in an explosion inside a school in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. Mirwaiz met the injured students and inquired about the treatment being provided to them besides praying […]

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Fidayeen Attack aftermath: Kakapora shuts, clashes erupt 

Fidayeen Attack aftermath: Kakapora shuts, clashes erupt 

By BASHARAT RASHID Pulwama: Soon after the news about the fidayeen attack by a local Jaish e Mohammad militant in Lethpora area of Awantipora in Pulwama spread, Kakapora observed complete shutdown with youth clashing with forces. Eyewitnesses said that, youth clashed with forces at main Kakapora chowk. The militant according to media reports is from […]

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Market checking, vigil on Kashmir-bound food-laden trucks: Dr Kabir

Market checking, vigil on Kashmir-bound food-laden trucks: Dr Kabir

Jammu: On the directions of Commissioner Food Safety, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar, various food markets across the state were inspected for ensuring the availability of safe and wholesome food to the consumers. Keeping in view the frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the enforcement officers of the Commissionerate checked the quality of food items including […]

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Governor condemns attack on CRPF convoy, urges to enhance surveillance

Governor condemns attack on CRPF convoy, urges to enhance surveillance

Jammu: Governor Satya Pal Malik has condemned the militant’s attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama in which a dozen  CRPF personnel have been killed. “Visibly it seems to be guided from across the Border as Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed the responsibility.Such actions will not deter the resolve of our Security Forces and people, and we […]

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Pending salaries of SSA Teachers, Head Teachers released

Pending salaries of SSA Teachers, Head Teachers released

Srinagar: Government on Thursday said that it has released the pending salaries of six months of SSA Teachers and Head Teachers. In a report to Advisor to Governor, I/C School Education, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, the Secretary School Education, Ajeet Kumar Sahu informed that the Department has released the pending salaries of six months of SSA Teachers […]

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Omar, Mehbooba condemn Lethpora militant attack

Omar, Mehbooba condemn Lethpora militant attack

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have condemned the Lethpora militant attack that left over a dozen CRPF personnel dead and several others injured. Omar said that he condemns the attack in strongest possible terms. Omar tweeted: Terrible news coming from the valley. A number of CRPF soldiers are reported […]

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Awantipora attack: 13 CRPF personnel dead, more than three dozen injured

Awantipora attack: 13 CRPF personnel dead, more than three dozen injured

  Srinagar:13 CRPF men were killed and 44 were injured, many of them critical after a Jaish e Mohammad militant outfit carried out a fidayeen attack on a convoy at Lethpora Awantipora on Thursday. According to CRPF officials 13 personnel have been killed and 44 are injured. The official said that among the injured some […]

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Militants attack CRPF with IED at Lethpora

Srinagar: Militants on Thursday afternoon attacked a CRPF vehicle at Lethpora area of Awantipora on Srinagar-Jammu highway by blowing up an Improvised explosive device. The militants detonated an IED planted on the highway at Goripora in Lethpora area which was followed by intense firing, initial reports said.. Reinforcement has been rushed to the area and is […]

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Dropout students of class 11 protest inside BOSE presmises 

Dropout students of class 11 protest inside BOSE presmises 

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: The dropout students of class 11th Thursday staged  protest inside JKBOSE premises for having been deliberatly failed by the board authorities. The result for class 11th was declared on Wednesday evening and 63 percent students as per the records had qualified the annual examinations. The students allegedly vandalised property at Board […]

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Four Bandipora youth thrashed in Chattisgarh

By Nasir Khuihami Srinagar: Four Bandipora youth undergoing skill development under Himayat scheme have been thrashed in Chattisgarh on Wednesday evening.   The injured have been dentified as, Faisal Ahamad Parray son of Mohammad Akabar Parray,Zahid Afazal wani, Son of Mohammad Afzal wani, Naveed Ahamad Hajam son of Nazir ahamad Hajam, Mohsin Salam Rather son […]

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Only Valley bound vehilces will ply today, Highway open for second day: Officials

Srinagar: Only Srinagar bound stranded vehicles are being allowed to move on highway that remains open for second consecutive day. Officials at the traffic police department said that while Srinagar Jammu highway has been opened but only those vehicles which have been stranded will be allowed to move towards valley on Thursday. Highway remained shut […]

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Prevailing weather system peaking tonight: MeT, forecast heavy wet spell from Kathua to Banihal

Prevailing weather system peaking tonight: MeT, forecast heavy wet spell from Kathua to Banihal

Srinagar:  The weather system across Jammu and Kashmir will intensify and peaks in the night with heavy showers expected in Jammu division, meteorological department said here on Thursday. “Heavy spell of rain/snow/ thunder storm is expected from Kathua to Banihal from today afternoon to tomorrow morning,” a senior MeT official said. He said Srinagar – […]

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Locals occupy primary school building in Shahabad, Monghal village

Locals occupy primary school building in Shahabad, Monghal village

Sameer Ahmed Anantnag: A government primary school in Shahabad, Monghal village in South Kashmir’s Anantnag District, has been illegally occupied by some families and have converted it into a residential house. A delegation of locals while expressing resentment against the negligent attitude of the concerned school authorities told INS that the families have been residing in […]

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Nocturnal CASO Pulwama village

Nocturnal CASO Pulwama village

Mudasir Maqbool Pulwama : Government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Rakh Chilren village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama village on late Wednesday night. Officials said that army’s 44 RR and J&K SOG launched the CASO after receiving specific Input about presence of militants in the area. Searches were underway in the area when this report was […]

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44 officers shifted in major reshuffle in police ahead of polls in Kashmir  

44 officers shifted in major reshuffle in police ahead of polls in Kashmir  

Srinagar: Ahead of the announcement of elections which will pave way for model code of conduct, the state government on Wednesday ordered transfer of 44 police officers. According to an order issued by State’s home department, SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray has been transferred and posted as officer on special duty with Advisor to Governor […]

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Man shot at in Nowpora Tral

BASHARAT RASHID TRAL: Unknown gunmen fired upon a person at Nowpora area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on late Wednesday evening. Reports reaching INS said that unknown gunmen fired upon Lateef Ahmad Ganie son of Mohammad Jabbar Ganie at Nowpora Tral, resulting in injuries to him. Lateef, who has suffered injuries to his […]

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JRL withdraws Shutdown Call For Tomorrow

JRL withdraws Shutdown Call For Tomorrow

 Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership said that the protest strike call against hearing of 35A case in Supreme Court of India on February 14 has been withdrawn after the lawyers conveyed to the leadership that in the cause list issued by the Supreme Court at 7 pm today,it is not listed for hearing tomorrow . The […]

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3000 trucks, 504 oil tankers, 3400 LMVs reach Kashmir Valley: Div Com

3000 trucks, 504 oil tankers, 3400 LMVs reach Kashmir Valley: Div Com

Srinagar: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursday said that on the strict directions of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisors, BVR Subrahmanyam, the Divisional Administration of the valley worked round the clock to review the situation daily and now the situation is totally under control and stabilized regarding the essential commodities and other […]