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Govt’s yatra, tourist advisory: Should Kashmiris also migrate or our lives don’t matter asks Shah Faesal

Govt’s yatra, tourist advisory: Should Kashmiris also migrate or our lives don’t matter asks Shah Faesal

Srinagar: Following Government’s advisory for Amarnath Yatris to curtail their valley visit, former bureaucrat turned politician Shah Faesal targeted administration asking will there be any ‘advisory for locals’ or ‘our lives do not matter’. Faesal took to twitter and raised the query as to why their is no advisory for the locals living in the […]

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Prof Talat Ahmad chairs Advisory Committee Meeting of NSS KU

Prof Talat Ahmad chairs Advisory Committee Meeting of NSS KU

      Srinagar: Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir (KU), Prof. Talat Ahmad chaired  the Advisory Committee Meeting of National Service Scheme (NSS) KU which was held at the conference room of varsity`s Gandhi Bhawan Auditorium. Apart from other members the meeting was attended by Registrar, KU Dr. Nisar Ahmad Mir, State NSS Officer/Director Colleges […]

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‘Smart City’ In Pics: Of rains, waterlogged streets, submerged city centre roads and a failed SMC

‘Smart City’ In Pics: Of rains, waterlogged streets, submerged city centre roads and a failed SMC

  City centre Lal Chowk was submerged following rainfall on Thursday.   Following rains, its a common scene in major parts of the city. People blame Government for faulty drainage system that never works.   People say if a drizzle can get roads, streets flooded, what would an incessant rains for days together cause? “Will […]

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Landslides due to rainfall over highway, shut for traffic

Srinagar: Srinagar-Jammu strategic highway on Thursday was closed for vehicular traffic following landslides and shooting stones incidents triggered by continuous rainfall over the stretch. An official said that fresh landslides and stones falling from mountain in Ramsu area due to downpour led to closure of the highway. Meanwhile Amarnath Yatra has been suspended up to […]

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Camel for sacrifice on Eid ul Adha

Camel for sacrifice on Eid ul Adha

Curious onlookers take picture of Camel that has arrived as sacrificial animal for upcoming Eid ul Adha, at Mandi Parimpora.      

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Inter College Women 5-A-Side Hockey Tournament begins at KU

Inter College Women 5-A-Side Hockey Tournament begins at KU

Srinagar: Inter College Women 5-A-Side Hockey Tournament 2019 kickstarted at University of Kashmir on Wednesday. It is for the first time that Directorate of Physical Education & Sports is organizing Inter College Tournament in this format keeping in view the AIU calendar and to encourage women participation in Hockey. As many as 10 teams from […]

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AIL, KU hosts Zareef .A. Zareef at ‘Meet the Eminent’

AIL, KU hosts Zareef .A. Zareef at ‘Meet the Eminent’

Srinagar, July 31: As part of its series Allama Iqbal Library (AIL), University of Kashmir conducted Meet the Eminent program with Zareef Ahmad Zareef during which Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir was the Chief Guest. In his address, Prof. Talat Ahmad congratulated the organisers for conducting such events where eminent personalities of […]

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Provide list of mosques, their ideological affiliations: SSP Srinagar to Zonal SPs

Provide list of mosques, their ideological affiliations: SSP Srinagar to Zonal SPs

Srinagar: Five zonal superintendents of Jammu and Kashmir police in District Srinagar has been ordered to provide the list of mosques, its management committees and ideological affiliations. An order passed in this regards reads: “Please provide details of mosques and their managements falling without your respective jurisdictions as per enclosed proforma to this office immediately […]

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J&K MEF launch hunger strike, urge government to accept their demand

J&K MEF launch hunger strike, urge government to accept their demand

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Medical Employees Federation members on Monday commenced two day hunger strike here to press government to accept their demands. They said that the regularisation of academic arrangement SRO 384/409 paramedic, Nursing staff of GMC and dental college Jammu and Srinagar working for last nine years under clear vacancies and with proper […]

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PHE Joint Employees Association held protest at press enclave demanding release of pending wages. 

PHE Joint Employees Association held protest at press enclave demanding release of pending wages. 
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Shutdown, curbs in Nowhatta on 3rd anniversary of Sajad Ahmad Gilkar

Shutdown, curbs in Nowhatta on 3rd anniversary of Sajad Ahmad Gilkar

Srinagar: Authorities imposed curbs in Nowhatta area of Old Srinagar on Friday, marking the 3rd death anniversary of Sajad Ahmad Gilkar, who was killed along with two other militant associates, one of them a Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander, in an encounter with government forces in Budgam district of central Kashmir on this day in 2017. Reports said […]

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NC’s Salman Sagar visits various localities in Hazratbal, assures time bound resolution of demands

NC’s Salman Sagar visits various localities in Hazratbal, assures time bound resolution of demands

Srinagar: National Conference leader Salman Sagar on Thursday visited various areas of Hazrtabal in Srinagar. Sagar in his interaction with people in  Malla bagh, Naseem bagh, Habak, Tengpora and Koker bagh listened to various issues in the area. “He has assured them time bound resolution of their genuine demands,” sources said.

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Drug peddlers on way to sell contraband substance to school kids arrested in Baramulla

Drug peddlers on way to sell contraband substance to school kids arrested in Baramulla

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested six drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their posession in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. The arrested have been identified as Mohd. Rafiq Sofi s/o Mohd. Subhan Sofi r/o Jalal Sahab Baramulla and Naveed Manzoor Najar @ Bob Nakvor s/o Manzoor Ahmad Najar r/o Iqbal Colony […]

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Banning civilian traffic on highway for 5 hours unjustified says JKNC’s Mohd Rafiq Khan.

Banning civilian traffic on highway for 5 hours unjustified says JKNC’s Mohd Rafiq Khan.

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Mohammad Rafiq Khan has criticised government over its decision to halt movement of public transport on Qazigund-Nashri stretch of the Jammu-Srinagar Highway  for five hours, in view of Amarnath Yatra. “It is unjustified and unwarranted and should be revoked  as early as possible. It is going to cause […]

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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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