Srinagar

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No advertisement hoardings, sign boards on Chinar trees, Govt imposes ban

No advertisement hoardings, sign boards on Chinar trees, Govt imposes ban

Srinagar: Government of Jammu and Kashmir has imposed ban on installing advertisements or sign boards on Chinar trees in Kashmir. “All the general managers of district industries centre’s of Kashmir division that they shall ensure removal of all the hoardings, sign boards, advertisement boards etc fixed on the chinar trees withing Industrial Estates falling in […]

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GVEI students outshine in SQAY National Championship

GVEI students outshine in SQAY National Championship

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

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Fire breaks out in receiving station Karan Nagar

Fire breaks out in receiving station Karan Nagar
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Apathy: Samundar Bagh inundated, locals blame poor drainage, people visiting DSEK office criticize Govt  

Apathy: Samundar Bagh inundated, locals blame poor drainage, people visiting DSEK office criticize Govt  

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Samundar Bagh locality, connecting Old city residents with the commercial Hub Lal chowk is inundated since this morning while as the authorities concerned are acting as mute spectator with taking no action in this regard. The Directorate of School Education Kashmir office is also located in the area, but the visitors were […]

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Govt appoints RK Chibber as interim chairman J&K bank, removes Parvez Ahmad

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Saturday removed the J&K Bank Chairman Pervez Ahmad Nengroo from the Board of Directors of the bank. An order issued by the Additional Secretary Government, Finance Department Vishal Sharma reads: “Mr Pervez Ahmad, Chairman cum Managing Director shall cease to be director on the Board of Directors of […]

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World Environment Day observed at Green Valley Educational Institute

World Environment Day observed at Green Valley Educational Institute
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Qadri’s remember Late Bashir Ahmad Qadri on first death anniversary

Qadri’s remember Late Bashir Ahmad Qadri on first death anniversary
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Power shutdown in Srinagar parts

Power shutdown in Srinagar parts

SRINAGAR,: According to the Power Controller, Kashmir province, PDD Bemina, Srinagar, the 33kV Pampore B.K Pora line shall remain shutdown in order to carry out cutting pruning of popular trees coming in the vicinity of the Pampore B.K Pora Line at Aribagh, Bagati and Kanipora on 3rd June. While the 33 kV lines of STD […]

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PHD Chamber Kashmir Felicitates Chairman and CEO J&K Bank

PHD Chamber Kashmir Felicitates Chairman and CEO J&K Bank

Srinagar: PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kashmir (PHDCCI) on Tuesday felicitated J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed for steering the Bank out of a tumultuous phase and spurring it to a profit of 464 crore rupees in the financial year 2018-19. A delegation of the chamber led by Chairman Mushtaq Chaya presented souvenirs […]

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GVEI’s special two day ‘Noor-e-Ramadan’ programme concludes

GVEI’s special two day ‘Noor-e-Ramadan’ programme concludes

‘Srinagar: Ramadhan is a month, the first part of which brings Allah’s Mercy, the middle of which brings Allah’s forgiveness and the last part of which brings emancipation from hellfire’. To acquaint the toddlers with the duties of a true Muslim and enlightening them with the importance of Ramadhan, the Kindergarten of GVEI organized NOOR-E-RAMADHAN, […]

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After missing several deadlines, Govt says JCRB flyover to be completed within four weeks

After missing several deadlines, Govt says JCRB flyover to be completed within four weeks

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Even after missing several deadlines since 2013, the much-awaited Jahangir Chowk-Ram Bagh flyover would be fully completed within four weeks.   The project started by the then government led by Omar Abdullah is awaiting completion since the year 2013. It has missed almost half a dozen deadlines so far.   The […]

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JKYA president selected as delegate for UN conference

JKYA president selected as delegate for UN conference

  Srinagar: President Jammu Kashmir Youth Alliance Adnan Manzoor has been selected for the Arab Youth International Model United Nations (AYIMUN) conference in Dubai UAE.   Adnan Manzoor was selected from 5415 applicants all over the world. Adnan is among 5415 delegates who are going to participate in the conference.   Arab Youth International Model […]

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KCCI condemns leasing out of Horticultural land to forces

KCCI condemns leasing out of Horticultural land to forces

The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry expressed concern at the decision of the Governor’s Administration to lease out 60 kanals of industrial land to the Security Forces. A spokesperson of the KCC&I stated that the business community of the State was suffering due to the non-availability of land. The KCC&I is on record to […]

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KCCI hails J&K Bank for 129 percent increase in profits

KCCI hails J&K Bank for 129 percent increase in profits

The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry today congratulated the management of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank Limited for registering an increase of 129 percent in their profits from last year. The shows an remarkable increase of more than double the previous years profits. A spokesperson of the KCC&I said that in view of the […]

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Start of DNB broad speciality courses at district, sub-district hospitals a great beginning: DAK

Start of DNB broad speciality courses at district, sub-district hospitals a great beginning: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today in a communique stated that start of DNB broad speciality courses at various district and sub-district hospitals by state government is a very great initiative and is definitely going to address shortage of specialist doctors on fast track basis and will help in overall improvement and strengthen of health care delivery […]

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Orphans in Need launch state wide widow and orphan food parcel distribution

Orphans in Need launch state wide widow and orphan food parcel distribution

Srinagar: On Friday 3rd May 2019 Orphans in Need, a charitable organisation embarked on distributing Iftar and Suhoor widow and orphan food parcels for the Holy Month of Ramadan. 3,000 beneficiaries gathered to collect their Ramadan food parcel at Sher-e-Kashmir Park, Srinagar. The beneficiaries who received these food parcels were all widows who live below […]

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“Run against Drug Addiction” held by R P School

“Run against Drug Addiction” held by R P School

Srinagar: R.P School Alamdar Colony organized its annual Cross Country Run under the theme of “Run against Drug Addiction” on Friday here.  Students from Standard 1st to 5th Participated in the Run. R.P school chairman, Moulana Ashiq Hussain said that the Drug menace is drastically affecting the large sections of our society including Students and women. […]

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LS polls: 2.8 percent votes cast till10 am in Kulgam

LS polls: 2.8 percent votes cast till10 am in Kulgam

Kulgam: 2.8 Percent votes have been cast in Kulgam district up to 10 am as voting for Anantnag parliamentary seat is underway in the district. Offcials said that in Kulgam 528 votes were cast making up 0.5% of electorate. In Noorabad constituency 4509 votes have been caste making 5.9% of total voters. For HS Bugh, […]

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People want complete change in political scenario in J&K: Shaheen 

People want complete change in political scenario in J&K: Shaheen 

  GANDERBAL: On the last of the campaign for Janta Dal United JD(U) Lok Sabha poll candidate Showkat Hussain, Janta Dal United JD(U) State President G M Shaheen alongwith Dr Nawab said, “People of Jammu and Kashmir state wanted complete freedom from decisive policies of mainstream political parties of Kashmir Valley including National parties like […]

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Kerb-Crawling: From Brazil to Kashmir

Kerb-Crawling: From Brazil to Kashmir

Zia Darakshan I have spent almost three years in Brazil and experienced life in a different shade when compared to my conflict-ridden home place – Kashmir. Amid most beautiful experiences, I came face to face with a most ugly scenario of Brazil where young girl children , mostly from slum areas, were pushed into flesh […]

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J&K Bharat Scouts and Guides felicitate participants of 3rd SAANSO, 10th National Scout Jumboree held at Bangladesh

J&K Bharat Scouts and Guides felicitate participants of 3rd SAANSO, 10th National Scout Jumboree held at Bangladesh

The J&K Bharat Scouts and Guides felicitated the participants of J&K, who participated in the 3rd SAANSO and 10th National Scout Jumboree held at Bangladesh in February 2019. The award ceremony was held at Green Valley Educational Institute today, the 6th April, 2019. The eminent guests who attended the function were Mr. Sheikh Faisal – […]

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SHRC Seeks Report From Div Com On Plea For Details About PSA Detainees, Their Shifting To Valley Jails

SHRC Seeks Report From Div Com On Plea For Details About PSA Detainees, Their Shifting To Valley Jails

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission has asked Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to file its response to a plea, seeking details of the persons detained under PSA till date and their shifting to the nearest place of their residence. Chairperson of the SHRC Justice (retd) Bilal Nazki issued notice Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to submit the detailed […]

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Fazal Ilahi Khan passes away, Fateh Khawani on April 5

Fazal Ilahi Khan passes away, Fateh Khawani on April 5

With profound grief, we inform the sad demise of Mr. Fazal Illahi Khan S/o: Late Abdul Hamid Khan R/o: Baran Panther Batamaloo at present Sauleh Colony, Kralapora, who left us for heavenly abode on 02-04-2019. A congregational Fateh Khawani will be held on 05-04-2019 3:00 pm at our ancestral graveyard, Baran Pather, Batamaloo.   Bereaved […]

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Revisiting Chattisinghpora massacre: Story of a survivor in Gagandeep

Revisiting Chattisinghpora massacre: Story of a survivor in Gagandeep

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag This is a heart wrenching picture of four innocent children crying bitterly outside a cowshed in the chattisingpora when unidentified gunmen on March 20, 2000 brutally killed 36 persons belonging to faith of Sikhism. The children in the photograph had lost their dear ones in the brutal massacre. Little did they know about […]

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Advisor Skandan to conduct public hearing at Srinagar on March 14

Advisor Skandan to conduct public hearing at Srinagar on March 14

JAMMU:  Advisor to Governor, K Skandan will meet public on March 14, 2019 (Thursday) at J&K Governor’s Grievance Cell at Church Lane, Sonawar, Srinagar from 10 am to 12 pm. Deputations and individuals desirous of meeting the Advisor have been asked to get their names registered at the Grievance Cell at Church Lane Sonawar, Srinagar […]

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Students urge MANUU to offer PG in Persian in Kashmir campus

Students urge MANUU to offer PG in Persian in Kashmir campus

  By Imtiyaz Pandow Budgam: The students are demanding introduction of Post graduation course in Persian at Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU). A student, Javid Iqbal said that as Kashmir University is the only place offering such course but there are limited seats available. This course, he said, should be opened at MANUU as […]

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Unending food crisis in Kashmir exposes ‘lies’ of government

Unending food crisis in Kashmir exposes ‘lies’ of government

Zia Darakshan Srinagar, March 03: Food crisis in the Kashmir valley has belied tall claims of the state government that sufficient stock of essential commodities was available here. The valley continues to suffer with acute shortage of essentials from last one month. Even as with the arrival of essentials on Thursday the officials had declared […]

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Mirwaiz under house arrest, restrictions in Kashmir parts

Mirwaiz under house arrest, restrictions in Kashmir parts

Srinagar: Restrictions have been imposed by authorities on Friday in Old City Srinagar while Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under house detention. Reports said that restrictions have also been imposed in Anantnag town, Bijbehara and other parts of South Kashmir. The restrictions come in the wake of central governments decision to ban Jamaat-e-Islami organisation, days […]

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SJM Gilani transferred, posted as ADGP (Armed)

Jammu, Feb 23: Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani , IPS (JK 1994) on his repatriation from Anti Corruption Bureau, J&K, to the Home Department has been posted as ADGP, Armed, J&K vice A. K. Choudhary, IPS (JK 1991). The order to this effect was issued by the J&K Government, Home Department vide Order No. 188 – Home of 2019 […]

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Breaking:Jammu and Kashmir on high alert.Additional forces being rushed to the state.

The Centre has decided to deploy 100 more companies of paramilitary forces in Kashmir Valley immediately.   “We have to urgently deploy CAPFs in Jammu & Kashmir. It is requested to provide 100 coys of CAPFs (CRPF – 45,BSF-35,SSB-10 & ITBP 10) to Govt of J&K with immediate effect and till further orders. IG (ops), […]

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Expulsion of students biggest challenge, taking steps to meet it: CCAK, PSAJK

Expulsion of students biggest challenge, taking steps to meet it: CCAK, PSAJK

     Srinagar: Terming the forced expulsion of thousands of Kashmiri students from outside colleges as the biggest challenge before the society, the Coaching Centres’ Association of Kashmir (CCAK) and Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) has called for joint efforts to cope up with the huge problem. The Association in a joint […]

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winter vacations extended, schools to reopen in Kashmir on March 5

winter vacations extended, schools to reopen in Kashmir on March 5

Srinagar: The State Government on Thursday extended winter vacations in schools of Kashmir division and winter zones of Jammu division till March 2 and the schools shall reopen now March 5. “As recommended by Director School Education of Kashmir and Jammu divisions, winter vacations in all government/private schools of Kashmir division and winter zones of […]

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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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PDD fails to fix dangling 11kv electric pole in Budgam village: Exen assures repairs soon.

PDD fails to fix dangling 11kv electric pole in Budgam village: Exen assures repairs soon.

Imtiyaz Pandow   Budgam: A tabular electric pole of 11 KV erected at Khanda village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district is on the verge of fall. Eve as the Power Development Department (PDD) had promised to repair the pole, the authorities are yet to attend to the grave problem causing dangers to the lives of […]

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DAK condoles the demise of Muhammad Subhan Bhat.

DAK condoles the demise of Muhammad Subhan Bhat.

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir  on Friday  condoled the sad demise of Muhammad Subhan Bhat, father of KNS Editor-in-Chief, Muhammad Aslam Bhat and extended sympathies with the bereaved family. Dr Suhail Naik president DAK said that we would like to offer the bereaved  family our deepest and most sincere condolences and may the soul of deceased […]

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Kangri’s warmth beats modern gadgets during Kashmir’s harsh winter

Imtiyaz Pandow Harsh winter in Kashmir is always a cause of concern to the common masses in many ways. However, the priority is always given to keep themselves warm and then take on to other challenges. Amid all these efforts of common people to beat the cold, a lot of hassle bustle is seen among […]

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From 2010, Soiteng-Athwajan Bridge awaits completion; JKPCC says Bridge to complete by May ending

From 2010, Soiteng-Athwajan Bridge awaits completion; JKPCC says Bridge to complete by May ending

By Ovais Gull  Srinagar: Even as the work on Soiteng-Athwajan Bridge was started in the year 2010, the authorities have utterly failed to complete the construction of Bridge till yet, thus leaving the local residents to lurch at large. The inordinate delay in constructing the Soiteng Bridge has caused immense hardships to dozens of areas […]

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Govt asks airlines to cap air ticket prices

Govt asks airlines to cap air ticket prices

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor Khurshid A Ganai on Monday held detailed discussions with managers of various Airlines operating from Srinagar about the exorbitant air fare charged from and to Srinagar. After discussions with the Airlines in the presence of stakeholders of tourism industry, Director tourism, Kashmir, President District Consumer Forum, Srinagar, Advisor Ganai asked all […]

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NHM employees protest in Srinagar, demand regularisation of services

NHM employees protest in Srinagar, demand regularisation of services

  NHM employees on Monday held a massive protest demonstration in Pratap Park Lal chowk to press government to accept their demands including regularisation of services, equal pay and social security.

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Unemployed youth protests in Srinagar against SAC decision to regularise ReT’s

Unemployed youth protests in Srinagar against SAC decision to regularise ReT’s

Protests in Srinagar against SAC decision to regularise ReT’s

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides over the stretch

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides over the stretch

Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the third consecutive day Saturday due to fresh landslides at Banihal and Ramban areas. A fresh landslide hit the road this morning while the debris clearance operation of earlier landslides was still going on, a traffic police official said. He said that no traffic will be allowed on […]

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Lack of resources makes South Kashmir artist to struggle with his power of art

Lack of resources makes South Kashmir artist to struggle with his power of art

Naveed Bhat Kulgam: Nothing is fine with the Fine Arts. The professionals in the stream possessing graduate and post graduate degrees in fine arts are struggling to get jobs. They have been crying hoarse to get attention of the government for putting measures in place to get them employed. However, apart from graduates and postgraduates […]

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Srinagar airport gets facelift including New Cuss machines, child care room, wheel chairs

Srinagar airport gets facelift including New Cuss machines, child care room, wheel chairs

By Sohail Khan   Srinagar: In an effort to comfort and assist passengers Airport authorities at Srinagar undertook various steps including installing more Cuss machines and Wheel chair facility. Officials at the Srinagar International Airport said that in order to facilitate passengers travel there were various initiatives that authorities had marked. “We have installed five […]

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Prominent businessman Muhammad Amin Bhat passes away, Mirwaiz condoles, Fateha Khawani on Jan 29

Prominent businessman Muhammad Amin Bhat passes away, Mirwaiz condoles, Fateha Khawani on Jan 29

Srinagar: Prominent businessman Muhammad Amin Bhat of Ahmad Nagar Srinagar  of Bhat Carpets  passed away in Delhi after a brief illness on January 25. Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman and Awami Action Committee patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while expressing his grief and sorrow over the sad demise and visited his Ahmad Nagar residence. Mirwaiz led the […]

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Khwaja Abdul Aziz Akhoon passes away, condolence meet helt at Qamarwari

Khwaja Abdul Aziz Akhoon passes away, condolence meet helt at Qamarwari

Srinagar: A condolence meeting was held under the chairmanship of Ghulam Hassan Malik today at govt press seinagar Sempora on the demise of khwaja Abdul Aziz Akhoon (ret IAS officer)  resident of Qamarwari Srinagar father of Aijaz ahmad akhoon General Manager Government Press Srinagar. Akhoon left for heavwnly abode on Jan 25. The deceased was […]

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Official apathy: In congested Habba Kadal, community hall awaits construction from last four years

Official apathy: In congested Habba Kadal, community hall awaits construction from last four years

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: Four years elapsed since the construction of community hall in congested Gadood Bagh locality of Habba Kadal was started; the residents living in the vicinity expressed resentment against the authorities, saying that the authorities have miserably failed to complete the construction, thus leaving the locals to suffer. The existing building was […]

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Air traffic as per schedule: Srinagar Airport

Air traffic as per schedule: Srinagar Airport

Srinagar:  Airport authorities on Wednesday said that all the scheduled flights for today will be air borne on time. “All operations are normal today. All flights are on time,” Airport authorities at Srinagar said. They said that  a GoAir 213 flight is already airborn from Delhi. “No delay or cancellations today upto this time,” they […]

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14 Year old hospitalised after ‘thrashed by CRPF’ in Habbakadal, CRPF denies

14 Year old hospitalised after ‘thrashed by CRPF’ in Habbakadal, CRPF denies

  By Ovais Gull Srinagar: A 14-year-old boy has sustained grievous injuries after he was hit by a stone in Habba Kadal area of Srinagar.   Local told INS that the youth indentified as Muhammad Younis Phafoo, son of Bashir Ahamd Phafoo of Habba Kadal was hit by a stone in this afternoon. “Some children […]

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Areas without drainage system still waterlogged: SMC Commissioner

By Ovais Gull Intermittent rains inundate Srinagar interiors, roads Srinagar: The intermittent rainfall since Sunday night has caused inundation of roads in Srinagar areas while as SMC claimed to have dewatered the areas besides admitting lack of proper drainage system at various places, saying areas which have no proper drainage system are inundated. As the rains […]

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Shopian gunfight: Photojournalists injured while performing duties

  By Mudassir Maqbool Srinagar: At least four photojournalists covering a gunfight in southern Kashmir’s Shopian have suffered pellet injuries. “Group of photojournalists was covering the gunfight in Shirmal orchards when the government forces shot several pellet fires at them injuring many,” locals claimed. The injured include Hindustan Times photojournalist Waseem Andrabi; Rising Kashmir photo […]

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