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Baseer Khan tees off Golf tourney, flags off adventure rally

Pahalgam, Oct 18: On the concluding day of the two day Autumn festival organized by the Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir, Advisor to Lt. Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan teed off Golf Tournament at the picturesque Lidder Valley Golf Course here today. Around 80 golfers from J&K and outside participated in the tournament. While teeing off the

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578 new covid-19 cases reported in J&K, total 87942

Srinagar, Oct 18: Eighteen travelers were among 578 fresh covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total count to 87942. Out of these cases, 193 were reported from Jammu Division and 385 from Kashmir Valley, officials said on Sunday. Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 167 cases,

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CRPF trooper, civilian injured in Awantipora grenade blast: Police

Srinagar, Oct 18: A paramilitary CRPF and a civilian were injured in a grenade blast in Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said. “Today at about 1130 hours, Awantipora police received information about an incident at Sumo Stand Tral area of Awantipora where (militants) hurled a grenade upon joint deployment of Police

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JK To Have Elected DDC

Srinagar, Oct 17: Government today amended J&K Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996, to provide for establishment of elected District Development Councils in J&K. The move to have elected third tier of Panchayati Raj institution marks the implementation of the entire 73rd Amendment Act in J&K. District Development Councils will comprise members directly elected from 14 territorial

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HC Orders Eviction Of Illegal Occupiers Of Pahalgam Land

Srinagar, Oct 17: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Pahalgam Development Authority and the Revenue Department to “forthwith” initiate steps for eviction of the unauthorized occupants in Pahalgam. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Puneet Gupta said that in case “immediate action” was not

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Prof Talat chairs maiden meeting of CCPC’s Advisory Board

Srinagar, Oct 17: Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad on Saturday chaired the first Advisory Board Meeting (ABM) of the varsity’s prestigious Centre for Career Planning and Counselling (CCPC). The ABM was, among others, attended by Dean Academic Affairs Prof Akbar Masood, Registrar Dr Nisar Ahmed Mir, Dean College Development Council Prof

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ACB attaches property Of JE Having ‘3000%’ Transactions Disproportionate To His Income This Year

Srinagar, Oct 17: Anti Corruption Bureau on Saturday attached properties of former Chief Planning Officer Budgam and a Junior Engineer Housing Board Bemina Srinagar. According to ACB, a Case FIR No. 18/2019 was registered in police station ACB Srinagar against Noor Mohammad Wani, the then Chief Planning Officer Budgam for accumulation of assets disproportionate to

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Govt reviving tourism with ‘all precautions’: Advisor Baseer Khan

Pahalgam (Anantnag), October 17: The two day Autumn festival organized by the Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir commenced here this evening with a traditional opening. The festival would include an exhibition of village crafts drawn from the adjoining village tapestry of cottage craft and handicrafts, cuisine, fruits and other components of village economy. About 20 stalls

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Govt keen to encourage sports activities: Advisor Baseer Khan

Anantnag: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that government is very keen to encourage various sports activities while all the basic facilities would be provided for promotion of sports activities. He made the remarks while speaking at a prize distribution ceremony at Pahalgam among the finalists of a cycle race. The Cyclothon

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28 Travelers Among 610 Covid-19 Cases Reported In J&K, Total 87364

Srinagar, Oct 17: Jammu and Kashmir reported 610 fresh covid-19 cases including 28 travelers, taking the total tally to 87364, officials said on Saturday. They said that 247 were from Jammu Division and 363 from Kashmir. Giving the district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 129 cases, Budgam 32, Baramulla 58, Pulwama 28, Kupwara 25,

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Militant Killed In Anantnag

Srinagar, Oct 17: One Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed in encounter with government forces in Larnoo area in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Official sources that an AK-47 was also recovered from slain militant’s the possession. The identity and the group affiliation of the slain militant was yet to be ascertained, they said. Earlier, a joint

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13 Militants Killed, 2 Caught Alive This Month: IGP

Srinagar: Thirteen militants, four of them foreigners including top commander Saiffullah, were killed this month in Kashmir Valley, officials said. Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said that two militants were caught alive in two separate operations in the last little over a fortnight so far. “13 (militants) were killed including 4 foreign nationals and

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SSB cautions job aspirants about fake notice

Jammu, Oct 6: Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board (SSB) has cautioned the job aspirants about a fake notice being circulated on social media platform regarding downloading of Admit Cards for the OMR Based Objective Type Written Test Examination for the posts of Panchayat Accounts Assistant, saying that it is misleading and an act of

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LG approves use of Raj Bhavan’s helicopter free of costs for medical emergency evacuation of needy families

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: In another welfare measure for the underprivileged, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today approved the use of Raj Bhavan’s helicopter free of cost for emergency evacuation of patients living in the remote areas of the Union Territory. During his string of remote areas visits as part of the Back to Village programme, the

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Rahul Shrama posted Excise Commissioner J&K

Srinagar, Oct 16: Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday ordered transfer and posting of two KAS officers with immediate effect. According to an order issued here, Rahul Sharma (KAS), Managing Director, J&K Financial Corporation, has been transferred and posted as Excise Commissioner, J&K. Rajesh Kumar Shavan (KAS), Excise Commissioner, J&K, has been transferred and posted

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Corruption Cases: ACB Attaches Property Worth Crores

Srinagar, Oct 16: Anti Corruption Bureau Friday attached property worth crores of rupees belonging to Rakesh Kumar Pargal, the then Chief Supervisor, FCI Godown, Udhampur and former Incharge Vigilance Squad in Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Rattan Lal Tikoo, former MD SICOP. “On the basis of a preliminary enquiry to verify the facts

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40 travelers among 697 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 86754

Srinagar, Oct 16: Forty travelers were among 697 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 86754. Among the fresh cases, officials said that 312 were reported from Jammu Division and 385 from Kashmir Valley. Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 155 cases, Budgam

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LG reviews preparedness for upcoming “My Town My Pride”

Srinagar: After the overwhelming response to Government’s Back to Village initiative, the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today reviewed the preparedness for the upcoming “My Town My Pride” initiative for the Municipal areas, here at Raj Bhavan. The two-day long programme will be held in Urban Local Bodies on 19th – 20th October, during which camps

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Militant caught alive during firefight in Chadoora, deserter SPO escapes

Srinagar, Oct 16: One militant was apprehended during a gunfight in Chadoora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday. Inspector-General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that the militant was caught along with an AK-47 rifle. He was an associate of deserter SPO fled from the SOG camp Chadoora with 2 AK-47 rifles three

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Absconding SSB Trooper Held In Home Town After 3 Days

Srinagar, Oct 16: Three days after “absconding” from a camp in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, a trooper of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has been apprehended in the home town of Rajouri, officials said on Friday. A police official said that the constable Altaf Hussain (110734231) son of Alam Din of Rehan Koteranka Rajouri was apprehended

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CRPF trooper killed, 3 injured in Bandipora

Bandipora, Oct 16: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was killed while three others sustained Injuries in a road mishap in north Kashmir’s Bandipora District on Friday, officials said. Reports and officials said that one Gypsy of 03 battalion CRPF skidded off the road at Nasoo crossing of Bandipora this morning, resulting in on

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Nitin Gadkari initiates first blasting at Zojila Tunnel

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha termed the ceremonial blasting of Zoji-la Tunnel as a ‘Turning point’ for the Union Territories of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh, which will not only make the emotional connections of regions to a new level but will also provide physical connectivity throughout the year. The Lt Governor was speaking on the

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Corruption free, transparent governance my priority: LG

‘List of borrowers, interest subvention being released within week SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 15: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today held a press conference here at Auditorium Complex, Raj Bhavan. While interacting with the media persons, the Lt Governor highlighted the achievements made in J&K on the developmental front in recent times. The Lt Governor observed that corruption-free

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Proper policy for revival, survival of tourism sector in place: Baseer informs meeting chaired by Union Tourism Minister

Srinagar, Oct 15: Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel today held a virtual meeting with the State Tourism Ministers and Administrators of Union Territories for revival of tourism activities across the country. Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan and Secretary Tourism, Youth Services and Sports, Sarmad Hafeez participated

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Govt transfers 9 officers

Srinagar, Oct 15: Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon (IAS) was among nine officers transferred by the government in Jammu and Kashmir in the interest of administration. As per separate orders, the 1993-batch IAS officer Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, Principal Secretary to the Government, School Education Department, holding additional charge of Principal Secretary to the Government, Skill

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Gunmen shot at ex-militant in Pulwama

Srinagar, Oct 15: Unknown gunmen on Thursday evening fired upon a former militant at Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Official sources said that the unknown gunmen fired upon former militant namely Tanveer Sofi at Kakapora near J&K Bank, resulting in serious injury to him. He was immediately removed to Srinagar hospital for treatment.

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Prof Talat inaugurates national seminar on Shaikh-ul-Alam (RA)

Srinagar, Oct 15: The University of Kashmir Thursday organised a day-long seminar on ‘Analytical study of poems of Shaikh-ul-Alam (RA).’ Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad presided over the inaugural session of the national-level seminar, organised by the varsity’s Markaz-i-Noor Centre for Sheikh-ul-Alam Studies (CSAS). “There is a huge scope for propagating and adhering to the rich

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32 travelers among 648 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 86057

Srinagar, Oct 15: Thirty-two travelers were among 648 new novel coronavirus cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total count to 86057. Official sources said that 268 of them were from Jammu Division and 380 from Kashmir Valley. Giving district wise details, Srinagar reported 182 cases, Budgam 39, Baramulla 32,

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Govt signs MoU with Flipkart to promote local handloom, handicrafts

Srinagar: In an important step towards the promotion of rural economy and to boost the sale of genuine exotic products of Handicrafts & Handloom sector and find new destinations for niche handmade products from Jammu & Kashmir which hold sway in the international market, the Government today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with

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Police seize 1 kg ‘heroin-like substance’ in Poonch

Poonch, Oct 19: Heroin like substance weighing one kilogram was seized from suspected person during a naka last night in Mankote Mendhar in this mountainous district, official sources said on Thursday. “During intervening night of 14/15 October, a police party headed by DySP zaheer Abbas Jafri, SDPO Mendhar, assisted by SHO of police station Mendhar

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JCO Injured On LoC In Rajouri

Rajouri, Oct 15: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of Army was injured in firing by Pakistani army along the Line of Control in Rajouri district, officials said on Thursday. They said that Pakistan army resorted to firing mortar shells and other arms in Sunderbani, resulting in injuries to the JCO identified as Gopalan of 17

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Rapid antigen tests masking Kashmir’s Covid-19 numbers: DAK

Srinagar, Oct 14: With widespread use of rapid antigen tests in Kashmir for the detection of Covid-19 cases, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said these diagnostic tests miss a large number of positive cases obscuring the true picture of the outbreak in the valley. “One in two persons infected with the novel coronavirus receive

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J&K reports 11 more covid-19 deaths, toll 1354

Srinagar, Oct 14; Jammu and Kashmir reported 11 more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1354, officials said on Wednesday. Among the fatalities, they said, Kashmir Valley reported five deaths while six casualties were from Jammu division. As regards those who succumbed to the virus in Valley include four

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Syed Tasaduq Qadri Bereaved

Srinagar, Oct 14: Mother-in-law of Syed Tasaduq Qadri, Additional Registrar-cum-Secretary, J&K High Court, has passed away on October 14. The High Court Personal Staff Association has condoled the demise and has prayed for the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

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J&K is ready to welcome Tourists: Sarmad Hafeez

Srinagar: Following the interactions with the Tour and Travel fraternity of West Bengal and Gujarat, J&K Tourism and the Maharashtra Tour Organizers Association (MTOA) on Wednesday organized a Webinar on the theme ‘Chalo Kashmir’. J&K receives among the largest chunk of tourists from States like West Bengal, Gujarat and Maharashtra. The Webinar panel comprised of

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Restriction on vehicular movement on all Fridays on Highway till November 30 

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 14: In Connection with maintenance of NHW-44, no vehicular movement shall be allowed on NHW-44 on every Friday starting from 16-10-2020 to 30-11-2020. Traffic police J&K has issued advisory in this regard. Routine advisories with regard to Traffic movement other than Fridays shall be issued on daily basis. Regarding SFs Convoy Movement, Security Forces are

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33 travelers among 701 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 85409

Srinagar, Oct 14: 33 travelers were among 701 fresh covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total count to 85409. Among the fresh cases, 264 were reported from Jammu Division and 437 from Kashmir Division, officials said. They said that Srinagar reported 163 cases, Budgam 43, Baramulla 70, Pulwama

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2 Militants killed in Shopian

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in a brief  gunfight in Chakoora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday. Officials said their identity is yet to be ascertained.  The encounter ensued after a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Chakoora. As the joint team encircled the suspected spot,

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SPO Goes Missing With 2 AK-Rifles From Chadoora Budgam

Srinagar, Oct 14: A Special Police Officer (SPO) has gone missing from SOG camp along with two Ak-47 rifles, officials said on Wednesday. Official sources said that the SPO Altaf Hassan (Belt No. 1197 /SPO) son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat of Qazipora chadoora, who was posted in SOG Camp Chadura, is missing along with two

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SSB Trooper Goes Missing With Magazine Of Rifle In Budgam

Srinagar, Oct 14: A trooper of SSB has “absconded” along with a magazine of his service rifle from a camp in central Kashmir’s Budgam district from last two days, official sources said on Wednesday. They said Commandant of the 14th battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has made a communication to police station Chadoora that

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Pleased To Hear Mehbooba Has Been Released: Omar  

Srinagar, Oct 13: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that he was pleased to hear that PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has been released. “I’m pleased to hear that @MehboobaMufti  Sahiba has been released after more than a year in detention. Her continued detention was a travesty & was against the basic tenets of

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covid-19 claims 8 more lives in J&K, toll 1343

Srinagar, Oct 13: Jammu and Kashmir reported eight more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the number of those succumbing to the virus to 1343. Among the fresh casualties, five were reported from Kashmir Valley and three from Jammu, officials said. Two of the victims were from Srinagar and includes a 72-year-old man

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Mehbooba Mufti’s PSA Revoked, Released After 14 Months

Srinagar, Oct 13: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has been released after nearly 14 months of detention, the government said on Tuesday.  “Ms. Mehbooba Mufti being released,” Rohit Kansal, government spokesman said in a tweet. Sources said that the government revoked her PSA detention order of February 5 which was extended by three months on 31-7-2020.

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Govt Orders Face Recognition Bio-metric Attendance From Oct 19

Srinagar, Oct 13: More than six months after its suspension, the government on Tuesday ordered resumption of Face Recognition Bio-metric Attendance Systems from October 19. “Having regard to SoPs in place for containing the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Bio-metric attendance was suspended in all Government offices across the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir,”

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LG reviews core features of JK Health Insurance scheme

Srinagar, Oct 13: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today chaired a meeting to review the core features of the JK Health Insurance scheme and the process of approvals of Golden Cards. Stressing on extending the benefits of the JK Health Insurance scheme to all the citizens of J&K, the Lt Governor directed the concerned officers to

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Serological Survey of Jammu region assesses infection rate at 8%

SRINAGAR, October 13: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a meeting to take stock of efforts toward mitigating COVID-19 pandemic in view of the upcoming festivities and winter season. Administrative Secretaries of departments of Health & Medical Education, Power Development, Rural Development, Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir, and Deputy Commissioners (DCs)

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