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18000 students appear at 57 Centres across Srinagar

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 13: The National Eligibility cum Entrance test by National Testing Agency for undergraduate professional courses was conducted across District Srinagar at 57 centres established at various colleges and schools. Elaborate arrangements for observance of Standard Operating Procedures in wake of Covid-19 were put in place by the district administration and managements of respective

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Arrangements finalized for NEET Examination at Srinagar; DC visits centers

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary reviewed the arrangements made for the conduct of NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) being held at Srinagar on Sunday 13th September 2020. He also visited several centers for firsthand assessment of preparedness. The centers at Srinagar for NEET examination include. University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar (Centre 1).

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Empowering Panchayatsfundamental objective of B2V: Dwivedi

Srinagar, Sept 12: Back to Village (B2V) has been launched with an aim of supporting and reaching out to the Panchayats for continuing their developmental works at the grassroots level. This was stated by Commissioner Secretary, GAD, Industries and Commerce Departments, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi in a media statement here. Giving details about the B2V programme,

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DAK: Covid-19 Could Get Worse In Winter

Srinagar, Sep 12: With the novel coronavirus raging in Kashmir valley and showing no signs of slowing down, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday warned that Covid-19 could get worse in winter. “We could have further surge in Covid-19 cases this winter,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Quoting a study

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Govt Announces Universal Health Insurance To All Residents Of J&K

Srinagar, Sept 11: In a major step towards the overall welfare of residents of J&K and facilitating affordable healthcare facilities Lieutenant Governor, Shri Manoj Sinha today announced the Jammu and Kashmir Health Scheme in order to provide universal health Insurance coverage to all the residents of the Union Territory. The Lt Governor observed that people’s

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LG Manoj Sinha Chairs Maiden Jammu University Council Meeting

Srinagar, Sept 11: Terming education as the guiding force behind human development, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today stressed that Universities must empower youth to make J&K the center of knowledge, enterprise, innovation, and skill development through New Education Policy-2020 so that they play their crucial part in nation-building. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Chancellor of the

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10 More Die due To Covid-19, J&K Toll 858

Srinagar, Sept 10: Jammu and Kashmir reported ten covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking its fatality count to 858. Those who died include six residents of Jammu district and four from Kashmir Valley—two from Budgam and one each from Srinagar and Baramulla, official sources said. Among others, they said a 63-year-old woman from

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J&K reports 1578 covid-19 cases, tally goes past 50000 mark

Srinagar, Sept 11: Jammu and Kashmir reported 1578 covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the overall tally past 50000, official sources said on Friday. This is for the ninth day in running that J&K has witnessed over a thousand cases daily, taking the tally to 50712. With 73 travelers among them, official sources said

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LG launches J&K Integrated Grievance Redress and Monitoring System

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 11: In a significant step towards making the existing grievance redress mechanism more robust and efficient, the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today launched the Jammu & Kashmir Integrated Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (JK-IGRAMS). The Revamped System shall decentralize the handling and redressal of Public grievances by making District Collectors / Deputy Commissioners

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Youth falls from tractor in Kupwara, dies

Kupwara, Sep 11: A 20-year-old youth was killed after he fell off from a tractor driven by his brother in Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources said that one Mehraj Ahmed Mir (20) son of Samandar Mir of Potshai fell off from the trolley attached to the tractor driven by his brother

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Major Among 2 Army Soldiers Injured In Mine Blast At LoC In Rajouri

Jammu, Sept 11: An army major was among two soldiers injured in a mine blast during patrolling in a forward post along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector o Rajouri district on Friday. Official sources said that the incident took place in Khori Dhaba area, resulting in injuries to Major Varun Khajuria and Subedar

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Woman electrocuted in Uri

Uri, Sept 11: A 35-year old woman died due to electrocution in this border town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning. Reports said that woman identified as Khalida Begum wife of Mohd Ashraf Sheikh of main town Uri received an electric shock after she came in contact with a live electric wire as

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Body of militant from Pulwama recovered after 4 days of searches in Budgam

Srinagar, Sept 11: Body of a militant was recovered late last night from Check Kawoosa after four days of searches following a brief gunfight in the area in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. A senior police officer said that the body was recovered from a Nala (Waterbody) in which the militant had jumped after suffering bullet

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26-year-old Youth from Srinagar dies in accident in Kathua

Suhail Punjabi Srinagar, Sept 10: A 26-year-old youth from Srinagar died while another was injured when a car they were travelling in met with an accident at Jammu-Pathankot highway in Kathua district Thursday evening. Official sources said that the audi car (JKO1J-0180 ) collided with a truck (JKO2AG-3625) at around 9.p.m, leading into on the

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13 More Die Due To Covid-19, J&K Toll 848

Srinagar, Sept 10: Jammu and Kashmir reported thirteen more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the overall fatality count to 848 in J&K. Among the fatalities, official sources said , that eight were eight from Jammu division and five from Kashmir Valley. Regarding Jammu, they said, two deaths each were reported from Jammu,

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J&K Bank posts profit of Rs.6.50 crore for Q1

Srinagar: Despite the unprecedented crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, J&K Bank today posted a net profit of Rs 6.50 Cr for the first quarter (Q1), of the current financial year (CFY), ended June – 2020. The bank announced its reviewed financial results for the first quarter of CFY soon after its Board-of-Directors approved the

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LG Meets Media Fraternity From Jammu, Welcomes Constructive Criticism Against Govt

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 10: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha had an interaction with media fraternity from Jammu here today. This was his 2nd interaction with the media people after a delegation from Kashmir met him on 4th September in Srinagar. Sanjeev Verma, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu and Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar; Director, Information and Public Relations Department were

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Baseer Khan holds Public Outreach Programme at Sumbal

Bandipora, September 10: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursday inaugurated the 21-day Jan Abhiyan in Bandipora district by holding a Public outreach program at Sumbal and distributing Domicile Certificates and Sports Kits among the youth. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad, Senior Superintendent of Police, Rahul Malik, Chief Engineer PWD, Showkat Jeelani

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1592 fresh covid-19 cases take J&K tally to 49134

Srinagar, Sept 10: Jammu and Kashmir reported 1592 more covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 49134, officials said on Thursday. This is for the eighth day in running that the J&K reported cases in excess of one thousand. With 112 travelers among them, 770 cases were reported from Jammu Division

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Div Com visits Ang, reviews revenue matters of South Kashmir

Anatnag: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, P K Pole today visited Anantnag to take a detailed review of revenue matters pertaining to South Kashmir. While chairing a meeting to discuss various issues and matters pertaining to the Revenue department of all four districts of south Kashmir including Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam and Shopian, the Div. Com. urged

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DOB of some employees altered in FCS&CA list, Director says he’ll look into it

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: An updated tentative seniority list of store keepers by Directorate of Food civil supplies and consumer affairs has date of birth and qualification of various employees in department altered. Official Sources said that the department had updated tentative seniority list of storekeepers in year 2018 under endorsement no DCAPDK/Adm/B-X-305 dated 30-11-2018 in

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KU PG entrance examination begins; 25182 students vie for 4149 seats

Srinagar, Sept 10: The entrance examination for more than 48 PG programs offered by the University of Kashmir started here on Wednesday with the KU authorities holding the examination in two sessions i.e morning and afternoon for the convenience of thousands of the aspirants. According to the statistics available the University has received more than

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Missing Srinagar man’s family protest in Srinagar

By Zargar Zahoor Srinagar: Family members and relatives of 55-year-old Riyaz Ahmad from Fateh  Kadal Urdu Bazar  staged a protest in Press enclave Srinagar, demanding his whereabouts. They said Reyaz works as a storekeeper in a defence canteen at Bari Brahmana Jammu and has been missing from the area where he was seen on September

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2 JeM militants apprehended in Kupwara: Police

Kupwara, Sept 10: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two JeM militants along with arms and ammunition in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. A police official said that Police received a specific input that two JeM militants belonging to Sopore were likely to visit Kupwara and recruit youth in their ranks. Acting upon the

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2 CRPF Men Injured In Grenade Blast In Anantnag

Sameer Ahmad Srinagar, Sept 09: Two CPRF men were  injured as suspected militants lobbed grenade on a party of the paramilitary forces in Lal chowk area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday evening. A senior police officer said that militants lobbed grenade on CRPF party which two personnel received splinter injuries. They were shifted

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Highest single-day spike of 1617 takes covid-19 total in J&K to 47542

Srinagar, Sept 09: Jammu and Kashmir recorded the highest single-day jump of 1617 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, taking the J&K COVID-19 tally to 47542. With 67 travelers among them, official said that 894 cases were reported from Jammu Division and 723 from Kashmir Valley. This is for the seventh day in a

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Trials for Downtown Hero’s football club postponed

Srinagar, Sept 08: The management of Downtown Hero’s Football Club on Wednesday announced the postponing of trials which were earlier scheduled later this week. In a statement, Downtown Hero’s Football Club said that the trials have been postponed by two weeks due to the upcoming NEET examination. Fresh dates for the trials would be notified

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KU must strive to achieve status of ‘University with Potential for Excellence’: Prof Talat

Srinagar, Sept 09: University of Kashmir must strive hard and take appropriate steps to secure the status of ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ as it would ultimately pave way for more collaborative research, better funding and better opportunity for students and researchers. This was stated by Vice- Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad while

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Forest Employees stage protest in Srinagar for release of salary ‘withheld’ for 8 months

Zargar Zahoor Srinagar: All Jammu and Kashmir Forest Corporation Employees Union on Wednesday staged a protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar, demanding the release of pending salary, implementation of 7th pay commission. Around a hundred people under the banner of All Jammu and Kashmir Forest Corporation Employees Union assembled in Press Enclave and staged demonstrations.

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2 Held After M4 Among Arms Recovered From Truck Near Jawahar Tunnel

Srinagar, Sept 9: Two persons were arrested along with arms and ammunition including M4 US carbine and an AK rifle by police near Jawahar tunnel in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district late last night, official sources said on Wednesday. They said the police intercepted a truck (JK22B-1737), coming from Samba district, near Jawahar Tunnel and recovered

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Covid-19 Claims 12 More Lives, Toll 818

Srinagar, Sept 08: Jammu and Kashmir reported twelve more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 818. Among the deaths, sources said, six each were reported from Jammu and Kashmir valley respectively. Regarding the deaths from the Valley, they said, two victims were residents of Srinagar while one each Anantnag,

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Div Com takes stock of Revenue matters of North Kashmir

Baramulla: With an am to take appraisal of various revenue matters of North Kashmir comprising three districts of Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora, Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, P K Pole today visited Baramulla and chaired a meeting to discuss various issues and matters pertaining to Revenue department. The meeting also discussed the progress of digitization

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Hassle-free public service delivery prime focus of Govt: LG

Udhampur: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today observed that the People-Centric and Good Governance with hassle-free and smooth public service delivery is the prime focus of the UT Government. The Lt Governor was on his visit to Udhampur District where he reviewed progress on the developmental activities being carried out in the District and interacted with

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Sarmad inspects development works at Bakshi Stadium

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 8: Secretary, Youth Services and Sports (YSS), Sarmad Hafeez, today visited Bakshi Stadium and inspected several ongoing development works being executed in there. Project Manager NPCCL, Amit Pandita, briefed about the progress on works being executed by National Project Construction Corporation Limited (NPCCL). Secretary stressed upon the executing agency to expedite work progress

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J&K reports highest single day spike of 1355 covid-19 cases, total 45925

Srinagar, Sept 08: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 1355 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day count so far, taking its tally to 45925. This is for the sixth day in running that the J&K has witnessed cases exceeding one thousand. Among the cases including 79 travelers, official sources said that 785 were reported from

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Advisor Baseer Khan holds public hearing in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 08: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today listened to issues of different delegations and individuals, including representatives of various associations, at Grievance Cell Church Lane Srinagar. As many as, 84 public deputations and individuals, hailing from different areas of Jammu and Kashmir, apprised the Advisor of their grievances and sought his

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Army vehicle turns turtle in Kangan Ganderbal, soldier injured

Mir Showkat Ganderbal: An army soldier was injured after a vehicle he was travelling in turned turtle in Gund Kangan area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday. An official said that an army vehicle met with accident near Gadribal Gund on Srinagar-Leh highway resulting in injuries to one army soldier. The injured man was

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NC Leader, 17 Others Die Of Covid-19, J&K Toll 806

Srinagar, Sept 07: A senior national conference leader and former legislator Thakur Rachpal Singh was among 18 more persons who died due to covid-19 in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 806. Official sources said that among the victims, ten were from Kashmir Valley and eight others from Jammu division. Among those who

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LG Manoj Sinha for effective implementation of National Education Policy

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today gave his valuable suggestions for effective implementation of National Education Policy in Transforming Higher Education across the Country. The Lt Governor was speaking at Governors’ Conference on Role of NEP-2020 in Transforming Higher Education which was graced by President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind; Prime Minister of India,

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Advocate Bilal Ahmad Bhat Is No More 

Srinagar: Advocate Bilal Ahmad Bhat alias Filla has passed, his friend said on Monday. Expressing heartfelt condolences, the friend said that he was not keeping well for quite some time and passed away today.

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Dr Sehrish chairs preparatory meeting to discuss conduct of B2V-3 programme

Srinagar: Director Information and Public Relations (DIPR), Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a preparatory meeting with DIPR officers to discuss the arrangements for the conduct of the 3rd phase of Back to Village (B2V-3) programme. The meeting was attended by Joint Director Information (Headquarters), Deputy Director Information (AV), Administrative Officer, Information Officers, Media Coordinator

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Complete Jammu, Srinagar slaughter houses within this financial year: Dheeraj

Srinagar, Sept 07: Principal Secretary, Housing &Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta today asked the Municipal Commissioners of Jammu and Srinagar to get completed the slaughter houses in both the cities in this financial year only. The meeting of ‘Slaughter House Monitoring Committee’ was held to review the progress of these projects which are being constructed

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J&K Reports 1013 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, Tally Rises To 44570

Srinagar, Sept 07: With 1013 covid-19 cases including 87 travelers reported in last 24 hours, Jammu and Kashmir has seen more than a thousand infections for the fifth day in a row on Monday. Among the fresh cases, 442 are from Kashmir Valley and 600 from Jammu division, taking the overall tally to 44570. Giving

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Gunfight starts in Budgam village

Srinagar, Sept 07: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday. According to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Kawoosa Khalisa. As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated

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Govt defers election to post of SMC Mayor by 3 more months

Srinagar, Sept 07: The government on Monday deferred by three more months the elections to the post of Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation in wake of an amendment made to the rules today itself. The post of Mayor SMC fell vacant on June 16 and was to be filled up within a period of one month

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Pahari Culture and Welfare Forum Anantnag holds meet at Dindipura

Anantnag, Sep 06: Pahari Culture and Welfare Forum (PCWF) Anantnag on Sunday held a meeting at Dindipura in which means to alleviate the problems being faced by the Pahari speaking people of Anantnag District in the issuance of Pahari Certificate (PC) were deliberated. The meeting was chaired by Muhammad Sharif Bukhari and Sohail Khan who

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Nitishwar Kumar Posted Principal Secretary To LG

Srinagar: Consequent upon his inter-cadre deputation from Uttar Pradesh to the Jammu and Kashmir, Nitishwar Kumar (IAS) has been posted as Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor. In the interest of administration, the government also transferred and posted Bipul Pathak, IAS (JK:1992), Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor, holding additional charge of Administrative Secretary, Science

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