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‘Traffic Police to facilitate movement of 300 petrol, diesel trucks daily to Kashmir’

Srinagar: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a high-level meeting to review the stockpiling of petroleum products for the winter season in Jammu & Kashmir. ADG Traffic, Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir, Administrative Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, IG Jammu, SSP Traffic, and representatives of petroleum

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LG inaugurates J&K International Arbitration Centre; launches JKIAC website

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the much awaited Jammu and Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC). The occasion also marked the launch of the website of J&K International Arbitration Centre. The Lt Governor, during his address, observed that the establishment of International Arbitration Centre in Jammu and Kashmir in the time of Liberal Economy

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Govt committed to revive cultural activities: Advisor Baseer Khan

Srinagar, Oct 28: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan said that government is committed to revive cultural activities in Jammu and Kashmir and every effort is being made in this regard. The Advisor made these remarks while chairing a meeting at Civil Secretariat here regarding revival of cultural activities in Jammu and Kashmir which

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Covid-19 claims 4 lives in J&K

Srinagar, Oct 28: Jammu and Kashmir reported four more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1456. Among those victims, they said, one was from Kashmir Valley and three others from Jammu. The victim from Valley a 58-year-old woman from Bagh-e-Mehtaab Srinagar who was admitted to a hospital here and

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KEG expresses concern over pre-dawn NIA raids on Greater Kashmir premises

Srinagar, Oct 28: The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) expresses its concern over the pre-dawn NIA raids on Greater Kashmir premises in the Srinagar Press enclave. Though NIA after five-hour wait said that the raid was on GK trust, GK management said that the investigating agency checked the computers and took away the hard drives. Kashmir

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No Agriculture Land In J&K To Be Alienated To Non-Residents Of J&K: LG

Launches MIS-2020 for Apple at Horticulture Complex Srinagar, Oct 28: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today launched Market Intervention Scheme (MIS)-2020 for Apple here at Horticulture Complex, Raj Bagh. Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor refuted the media reports and assured that no agricultural land would be alienated to any non-residents of J&K. However, for

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536 New covid-19 Cases, 546 Recover In J&K

Srinagar, Oct 28: Thirty-five travelers were among 536 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 93213. Among the cases, officials said that 199 were reported from Jammu Division and 337 from Kashmir Valley. Giving district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 131 cases, Budgam

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KU launches more undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

Srinagar, Oct 28: The University of Kashmir is launching more undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from this academic session, even as some of the courses offered at the varsity hitherto under the umbrella of allied departments are set to be offered from full-fledged departments-cum-research centres now. The crucial decisions, which shall be placed before the University

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9 Anantnag villages get macadamized road after over 7 decades

Anantnag, Oct 28: Nine remote villages in the Kokernag area have finally got proper road connectivity for the first time after 73 years in south Kashmir’s area of Anantnag District. These 9 villages include Taspora, Waganpora, Pahalpora, Bathipora, Langipora, Khantanpora, Magraypora, Bachkaynard, Kanalpora and Gakhadpora. These villages have finally got road connectivity and are connected

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SRO-202 Appointees Not Entitled To Annual Increments, Other Allowances For 2 Years: Govt

Srinagar, Oct 28: The Government on Wednesday said that employees appointed in terms of the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir Special Recruitment Rules, notified vide SRO-202 on 30 June 2015, shall not be entitled to annual increments, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance and City Compensatory Allowance until they successfully complete their two years of service

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Govt Appoints 2 Media Consultants To LG, To Get Rs 230000 Salary, Perks

Srinagar, Oct 28: The J&K government on Wednesday appointed Yatish Yadav as senior media consultant and Dr. Dushyant Kumar Rai as media consultant in the Information Department on nomination basis. The senior media consultant will be paid Rs 150000 salary per month while the media consultant will draw salary of Rs 80000 per months, according

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2 soldiers injured in mine blast along LoC in Poonch

Poonch, Oct 28: Two soldiers were injured in a mine blast at a forward area along Line of Control in Balakote sector in Poonch district on Wednesday afternoon. Official sources said that at around 1230 hours, two soldiers— Sepoy Inayat Hussain (59 BSF attached with army’s 14 Punjab batallion) and Sepoy Sahil Kumar of army’s

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NIA conducts raid at 10 places in Srinagar, Bandipora

Srinagar, Oct 28: National Investigation Agency on Wednesday conducted searches at 10 locations in Srinagar and Bandipora, as per the statement by the probe agency. In a statement issued here, the NIA said that it raided at least at 10 locations in Srinagar, Bandipora and one location in Bangalore in connection with a case pertaining

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militant hideout busted in Poonch woods

Poonch, Oct 28: Police and army recovered an AK-56 rifle, its three magazines and 793 rounds besides a pistol with a magazine at Kalaban area in Mendher area of the Poonch district, officials said on Wednesday. “Based on specific input by police a joint cordon and search operation was launched by police and army’s 37

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2 JeM militants killed, soldier injured as Mouchawa encounter ends

Srinagar, Oct 28: Two Jaish-e-Muhammad militants were killed while an army soldier was injured in a gunfight in Mouchwa area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday. A senior Police officer however said the identity of the slain militant was yet to be ascertained. The encounter ensued last night after a joint team of Police

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Core Group Review Ensuing Panchayat Poll Security

Srinagar, Oct 27: The General Officer Commanding (GOC), Chinar Corps, Lt Gen B.S. Raju, and Director General Police Dilbag Singh, co-chaired a meeting of the Core Group consisting of top officials of the civil administration and intelligence agencies here on Tuesday to review security for upcoming Panchayat Elections and put in place “winter security strategy”.

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People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration Condemns Repeal Of J&K Land Laws 

Srinagar, Oct 27: People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration on Tuesday strongly condemned the repeal of J&K Land Laws, thereby stripping the Permanent Residents of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh of exclusive right to acquire and hold immovable property in the erstwhile State. In a statement issued by its spokesperson Sajad Lone termed the MHA Order as

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Baseer Khan meets scores of delegations at Church Lane

Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, took stock of people’s issues and concerns during routine public grievances redressal camp convened here today. During the camp, Advisor Baseer Khan met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him of their issues and demands and sought an early redressal to the same. A delegation of

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Traffic Route Plan for Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi (SAW)

Srinagar, Oct 27: In connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations, the Traffic Police department today issued a route plan to ferry devotees from various areas of the Valley to Dargah Hazratbal Srinagar and back. According to Traffic Police Srinagar, elaborate arrangements have been made for the devotees to ensure their hassle free and safe travel

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452 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 92677

Srinagar, Oct 27: Jammu and Kashmir reported 452 fresh covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the total count to 92677. Among the cases, officials said Srinagar reported 118, Budgam 22, Baramulla 47, Pulwama 24, Kupwara 9, Anantnag 6, Bandipora 13, Ganderbal 18, Kulgam 0, Shopian 1, Jammu 109, Rajouri 7, Udhampur 6, Doda 9,

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My mantra for J&K revolves around 4 Ps: LG, Announces 10,000 cases under B2V3 Self Employment Programme

Srinagar, Oct 27: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today announced the sanctioning of over 10,000 cases under B2V3 Self Employment Programme, Economic Package and My Town-My Pride. The Lt Governor was addressing the media persons during a Press Conference at Raj Bhavan Auditorium. The Lt Governor’s press conference witnessed the announcement of some “major reforms” in

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J&K Up For Sale: Omar, Terms Land Law Amendment Unacceptable

Srinagar, Oct 27: Former Chief Minister and National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on termed as “unacceptable” the amendments made to the land ownership laws of J&K. “Unacceptable amendments to the land ownership laws of J&K. Even the tokenism of domicile has been done away with when purchasing non-agricultural land & transfer of agricultural land

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Apni Party to fight for comprehensive domicile rights on land: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar, Oct 27: Apni Party president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday reiterated his Party’s position vis-à-vis restoration of Statehood to J&K along with comprehensive domicile rights on land and jobs for its residents. Bukhari said the party will go through the gazette notification issued by the union government today with regard to land rights

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Anyone In India Can Now Buy Land In Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 27: The Ministry of Home Affairs, the government of India announced an amendment in land laws to allow everyone in India to buy the land in Jammu and Kashmir which hitherto was exclusively meant for permanent resident of J&K. The ministry of home affairs said that the order will be called the Union

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MHA repeals 11 land laws of erstwhile J&K

Srinagar, Oct 27: The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, on Tuesday repealed 11 more laws of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir. The announcement has been made by Ministry of Home Affairs as per its order to be called the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of Central Laws) Third Order, 2020.

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Higher Qualification Doesn’t Confer Right For Exemption From capacity building programme(s): HC

Srinagar, Oct 26: Observing that possessing of higher qualification does not confer any right upon an employee to seek exception from the capacity building programme(s), the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has dismissed a petition by the erstwhile RReTs, regarding ‘Integrated Multidisciplinary Professional Advancement Course for Teachers’ (‘IMPACT’). The erstwhile RReTs had alleged discrimination in

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BJP Retains LAHDC-Leh

Srinagar, Oct 26: Despite losing two seats than 2015, the BJP on Monday won the sixth Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Leh general council elections by bagging 15 out of a total of 26 seats. In the polls boycotted by National Conference and PDP, the Congress performed better than the previous poll, winning nine seats

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Militant Killed, Another Surrenders In Tral

Srinagar, Oct 26 : One militant was killed in a gunfight while another surrendered before a joint team of forces in Noorpora area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told a local news agency that one militant was killed in initial exchange of firing, while the second

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Mediation is inexpensive, quick mode of resolving disputes: CJ

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 26: Mediation and Conciliation Committee of High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, under the patronage of Chief Justice of J&K High Court, Gita Mittal and under the guidance of Chairman Mediation and Conciliation Committee, Justice Tashi Rabstan and members of the committee including Justice Sindhu Sharma, Justice Rajnesh Oswal and Justice Javed Iqbal

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Militant killed in Tral gunfight

Srinagar, Oct 26: One militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight with government forces in Noorpora area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday evening. A senior police officer said that one militant has been killed in the encounter. However identity and the group affiliation of the militant is yet to be

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CT scan detects more Covid-19 cases than swab tests: DAK

Srinagar, Oct 26: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said chest CT scan detects more Covid-19 cases than swab tests. “Chest CT is better at diagnosing Covid-19 than swab tests,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “RT-PCR, which uses swab for the detection of Covid-19 infection has a sensitivity of 60%-70%.

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29 travelers among 364 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 92225

Srinagar, Oct 26:: 29 travelers were among 364 new covid-19 cases reported in last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total count to 92225. Among the fresh cases, officials said that 147 were reported from Jammu Division and 217 from Kashmir Valley. Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 76 cases, Budgam 13,

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Build atmosphere of trust, positivity amongst youth: LG To Officers

Srinagar, Oct 26: “Youth empowerment is imperative for a better tomorrow. When we empower youth, we empower the future of the Nation. Bringing socio-economic change through youth empowerment is the much-needed practice which requires concerted efforts on the part of all stakeholders to reap the intended benefits and achieve the desired results on ground. The

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8 More Die Due To Covid-19, Toll 1440

Srinagar, Oct 25: Jammu and Kashmir reported eight more covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1440. Among those who succumbed to the virus include five from Kashmir Valley and three from region, officials said. Regarding deaths from Valley they said, three were reported from Baramulla and one each

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Sinha releases “Ahsasan Hunde Sheeshe Khane”- a Poetry collection by Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today released a book titled “Ahsasan Hunde Sheeshe Khane” (the glass houses of sensibilities) – a Poetry collection by Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, Member, Central Waqf Council, and Chairperson, Waqf Development Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. The Lt Governor appreciated Dr. Andrabi for carrying the reflection of the

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Installation of Smart Meters in Jammu, Srinagar to start by November 15

Srinagar: Principal Secretary PDD, Rohit Kansal, today convened a meeting to review the Centrally Sponsored Schemes and installation of Smart Meters. During the meeting, the Project Implementing Agency (PIA), RECPDCL informed that installation of smart meters shall be started in Srinagar and Jammu cities from 15th November, 2020. In the first phase 20,000 meters would

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532 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 91861

Srinagar, Oct 25: Jammu and Kashmir reported 532 new covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the total count to 91861, officials said on Sunday. Among them 177 were from Jammu Division and 355 from Kashmir Valley, the officials said. Giving the district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported Srinagar 124 cases, Budgam 26, Baramulla

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Ex-militant dies, ten days after fired upon in Pulwama

Srinagar, Oct 25: Ten days after being shot at and critically injured by unknown gunmen in Pulwama, a former militant succumbed to wounds at a hospital here on Sunday. Official sources said that the former militant, Tanveer Ahmad Sofi of Kakpora Pulwama, lost battle with life at SMHS hospital where he was admitted since October

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People’s Alliance Adopts J&K Flag As Its Symbol, Names Farooq As President

Srinagar, Oct 24: People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration, an amalgam involving all major pro-India political parties for restoration of Article 370, on Saturday announced to adopt erstwhile state’s unique flag as its symbol even as it named National Conference president Farooq Abdullah as its president and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti as vice president. Announcing the

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4 KAS Officers Transferred

Srinagar, Oct 24: Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday transferred four KAS officersby the orders of the Lieutenant Governor. As per the order, Pankaj Magotra (KAS) Additional Secretary to the Government, Jal Shakti Department, has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Agriculture Production and Farmers’ Welfare. “He shall also

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Progress on Baramulla-Gulmarg Highway upgradation work reviewed

Baramulla, October 24: With an aim to upgrade basic infrastructure for developing tourism sector in the district, a meeting of concerned was convened here to review the progress on the strengthening and upgradation work on Baramulla-Gulmarg National Highway via Babareshi road. On the occasion, Executive Director NHIDCL gave a detailed power point presentation during which

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30 travelers among 577 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 91329

Srinagar, Oct 24: Thirty travelers were among 577 fresh covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 91329. Among the cases, officials said that 213 were from Jammu Division and 364 from Kashmir Valley. Giving the districtwise details, they said, Srinagar reported 122 cases, Budgam 50,

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HC Seeks Measures Being Taken To Comply With School Reopening SOPs

Srinagar, Oct 23: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Education Department to inform it about the measures being taken to ensure compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and the Covid guidelines on the issue of reopening of Schools at this stage. Hearing a plea, seeking directions to the government to continue with the

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10 More Die Due To Covid-19, J&K Toll 1428.

Srinagar, Oct 23: Jammu and Kashmir reported ten more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1428. Among those who succumbed to the virus include six residents of Kashmir Valley and four from Jammu division, officials said. Regarding those who died in the Valley include three residents from Srinagar, two

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Downtown Heroes FC begins its journey with 4-0 win over Titans

Srinagar, Oct 23: The newly formed football club Downtown Heroes FC started it’s football journey on a brilliant note with dominating win over Titans FC in the match of the Anantnag Champions Knockout football tournament at Sports Stadium Anantnag on Friday. Playing it’s first ever competitive match since being formed, the Old City of Srinagar

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10th, 12 exams to start from November 9, 10

Srinagar, Oct 23: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday announced that annual regular examination for class10th and 12th will commence from 9th and 10th November respectively for Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu. The announcement in this regard was made by Advisor to Lt Governor K K Sharma in a tweet. “BOSE (Board of

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JK launches Public Financial Management System at district level

Srinagar: The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has become the first UT in the country to operationalize Public Financial Management System (PFMS) at the district level with e-inauguration of eight district offices here on Friday by Additional Controller General of Accounts, Subodh Kumar Mathur. Joint Controller General of Accounts, Sushil Pal and Assistant Controller

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21 travelers among 586 new covid-19 in J&K, total 90752

Srinagar, Oct 23: Twenty-one travelers were among 586 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 90752. Officials said that 206 of the cases were reported from Jammu Division and 380 from Kashmir valley. Giving district wise breakup of the cases, they said, Srinagar reported 154,

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