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50 travelers among 560 New Covid-19 Cases In J&K, Tally Reaches 104715

Srinagar, Nov 19 : 50 travelers were among 560 new novel coronavirus cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday. Among these cases, 313 cases were reported in Kashmir valley while 247 from Jammu division, taking the overall tally in J&K to 104715. Giving the district wise details,

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ACB Chargesheets Former R&B Exen In Trap Case While Acceptin Rs 20K Bribe

Srinagar, Nov 19: Anti Corruption Bureau on Thursday filed chargesheet against former Executive Engineer R&B Division Bandipora in a trap case before Special Judge Anti-Corruption Baramulla. The ACB had last year filed the case (FIR 08/2019) under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2),4-A of the Prevention of Corruption Act Samvat 2006 against Abdul Aziz Bhat, the

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Gunfight starts in Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov 19: A gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Parigam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday. Reports reaching said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Parigam. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding

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11 Rifles, 3 Pistols Recovered From 4 Militants Killed In Nagrota, Their Plan Was Something Big: IGP Jammu

Jammu, Nov 19: Inspector General of Police Jammu Mukesh Singh on Thursday said the four militants killed in a brief gunfight at Nagrota along Jammu-Srinagar highway were carrying 11 rifles and it was for the “first time” such a huge recovery has been made. “There were general intelligence inputs regarding some fresh infiltration bids by

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2 Cops Injured In gunfight In Nagrota, Highway Closed

Jammu, Nov 19): Two SOG men of J&K police were injured in a gunfight with a group of militants in Nagrota area of Jammu on Thursday, officials said. The gunfight which according to the officials started around 5 a.m. also led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway. The officials said that the gunbattle started near

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5 women among 9 die of covid-19 in J&K, toll 1613

Srinagar, Nov 18: At least five women were among nine persons who succumbed to the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the fatality count to 1613. Among the victims, official sources said that five were from Kashmir Valley and four from Jammu division. As regards the victims from the

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Ensure smooth regulation of traffic on Srinagar- Leh highway: Div Com

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER-18: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting to take stock of preparation for smooth traffic regulation on Srinagar – Leh highway during winter season. The meeting, among others was attended by Div Com Ladakh, Saughat Biswas, DC Ganderbal, DC Kargil, SP Ganderbal, SP Kargil, Director MeT, CE Beacon, PD

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Baseer Khan reviews power scenario in Kashmir

Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today reviewed the power scenario of Kashmir division besides taking stock of preparedness of Power Development Department for the winter season in a meeting with Managing Direstor, KPDCL and Chief Engineer, Distribution. The meeting held threadbare discussion on availability of transformers, poles, conductors and related equipments besides

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Grenade attack in Pulwama, 12 civilians injured

Srinagar, Nov 18: A woman was among twelve civilians injured in a grenade blast in Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. A senior police officer said that the militants lobbed grenade at a joint team of Police and CRPF in Kakapora. However the grenade missed the target and exploded on road in

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36 travelers among 574 new covid-19 cases in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 18: Thirty-six travelers were among 574 new novel coronavirus cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total count to 104155. Among them, 241 were reported from Jammu Division and 333 from Kashmir Valley, officials said on Wednesday. They said Srinagar reported 136 cases, Baramulla 50, Budgam 46,

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2 civilians injured Grenade blast in Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov 18: Two civilians were injured in a grenade blast in Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. A senior police officer said that the militants lobbed a grenade at a joint team of Police and CRPF in Kakapora. However the grenade missed the target and exploded on road in which two

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Govt sets March 31 Deadline for completing ‘Record of Forest Rights’

Jammu, Nov 18: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a meeting to review the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, and Rules in Jammu and Kashmir which have been made applicable post enactment of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019.Work on

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ACB files chargesheet in JKPCC fake appointment case of 2011

Srinagar, Nov 18: Nine years after registering a case, Anti Corruption Bureau on Wednesday produced charge sheet against former Deputy General Managers and other officials of JKPCC in fake appointment of one Mohammad Shafi Shah, the then Assistant Manager JKPCC. The ACB produced charge-sheet in case (FIR 07/2011) under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) Jammu

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Labourer Electrocuted in Bandipora

Bandipora, Nov 18: A 25-year-old labourer was electrocuted receiving a high-voltage electric jolt here in Hajin area of Bandipora district on Wednesday afternoon. Reports said that a labourer identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Rustum Bhat residence Wadipora Handwara coming in contact with a live-wire at Kousam Bagh Hakabara of Hajin. Bhat was

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Upcoming Polls: MHA Orders Deployment of 49 More CRPF battalion In J&K

Srinagar, Nov 18: Union Home Ministry has ordered the deployment of 49 additional battalions of paramilitary CRPF to Jammu and Kashmir in wake of the ensuing Panchayat election, officials sources said Wednesday. They said the deployments are being moved from various states to J&K and concerned quarters have been asked to make the arrangements including

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Soldier killed, 2 others injured as avalanche hits army post in Kupwara

Kupwara, Nov 18: An army soldier was killed and two others were injured after an avalanche hit a post in Tanghdar area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Wednesday. They said the snow mass hit Roshan post at approximately 2000 hours last night and three soldiers were swept away. They were immediately rescued

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6 More die of Covid-19, J&K toll crosses 1600 mark  

Srinagar, Nov 17: Jammu and Kashmir reported six more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count past 1600 mark. Official sources said that three deaths each were reported in Kashmir Valley and Jammu which took the total number of those who succumbed to the virus to 1604. The victims from Kashmir

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“No change in Electricity Tariff since last 4 years”

Srinagar: Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Ltd (KPDCL) today contested reports appearing in a section of Media about revision in the electricity tariff saying that no revision of tariff, whatsoever, has been carried out in Jammu &Kashmir. KPDCL in a statement released to the Media said that no revision in electricity tariff has taken place in

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Advisor Baseer Khan hears public grievances

Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today heard public grievances at Church Lane, Sonwar, Srinagar. Scores of deputations and individuals met the Advisor and apprised him of their grievances and issues seeking an early redressal of the same. A delegation from Palpora Noorbagh demanded up-gradation of transformer installed at Government Boys Higher Secondary

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2 women killed, 4 persons injured in Akhnoor accident

Jammu, Nov 17: Two women were killed and four persons including two minors were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accent in Akhnoor area of Jammu on Tuesday. Official sources said that an Alto car (JK02AE-6774) rolled down at Tungi Morh under the jurisdiction of Police Station Akhnoor, resulting in

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32 Travelers Among 572 new covid-19 cases in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 17: Thirty-two travelers were among 572 fresh novel coronavirus cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total tally to 103581. Among the fresh cases, 191 were confirmed from Jammu and 381 from Kashmir Valley, officials said. They said Srinagar reported 147, Baramulla 35, Budgam 25, Pulwama 17, Kupwara 106, Anantnag 6, Bandipora

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3 days after closure due to snow, Mughal road opens

Poonch, Nov 17: Mughal road was on Tuesday thrown open for load carriers with fresh fruits, three days after the thoroughfare, connecting Shopian with Poonch, was closed after snowfall in the region. DySP Traffic Rajouri-Poonch Zabir Mirza said that the load carriers were allowed to ply after the thoroughfare was cleared off the snowfall. He

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Navin Chaudhary chairs SLEC meeting of MIDH

Srinagar, Nov 16: Principal Secretary, Horticulture Department, Navin Kumar Chaudhary, today chaired the State Level Executive meeting of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) at civil secretariat, here. The meeting held detailed discussion on representation regarding provision of back ended subsidy support to Integrated Controlled Atmosphere (CA) Store projects lying with Government of India

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Pak violated ceasefire along LoC in Tanghdar, befitting response being given: Army

Srinagar, Nov 16: Army on Monday said that Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along Line o Control in Tangdhar Sector of Kupwara district in north Kashmir. “Pakistan fired mortars and other weapons this evening,” Col Rajesh Kalia, defence ministry spokesman based in Srinagar, said in a statement issued here. “Befitting response is being given,”

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38 travelers among 390 new covid-19 cases reported in J&K, total 103009

Srinagar, Nov 16: Thirty-eight travelers were among 390 new novel coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 103009 in Jammu and Kashmir. Among the cases, 150 were reported from Jammu Division and 240 from Kashmir Valley, officials said on Monday. Giving the district wise details, they said that Srinagar

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CBI Takes Over Roshni Scam Probe

Srinagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered three separate cases in pursuance to the orders of J&K High Court and taken over the investigation of these cases, earlier registered by Vigilance Organization, Jammu (now Anti-Corruption Bureau, UT of J&K) vide FIR No. 23/2015, FIR No. 5/2015 and FIR No. 6/2014. As per a statement,

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Low, medium danger avalanche warning issued for 4 districts

Srinagar, Nov 16: Medium Danger Avalanche Warning has been issued by the Disaster Management Authority for the higher reaches of Kupwara and Bandipora Districts. Also Low Danger Avalanche Warning exists for the higher reaches of Baramulla and Ganderbal Districts, the officials said in a statement. “People living in these avalanche prone areas have been advised

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Higher reaches accumulate more snow, rains lash plains; mercury drops in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 16: Higher reaches of Kashmir Valley including Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, accumulated fresh snowfall even as plains received rainfall with Kupwara district recording highest downpour in last 24 hours. Official sources said on Monday that Srinagar recorded 3.7mm of rainfall in last 24 hours upto 0830

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11 more fall victim to covid-19, J&K toll 1591

Srinagar, Nov 15: Jammu and Kashmir reported eleven more deaths due to novel coronavirus in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1591, officials said on Sunday. Seven among those who succumbed to virus belonged to Kashmir Valley while four others to Jammu region, the officials said. Regarding the victims from Valley, they said,

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Skill development key to economic growth: Prof Talat

Srinagar, Nov 15: The skill development of youth would not only help address the problem of unemployment but also enable a better economic growth, Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad has said. In his message as chief patron of an online workshop “Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Opportunities For Youth of J&K”, Prof Talat

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460 new covid-19 cases take J&K tally to 102619

Srinagar, Nov 15: 44 travelers were among 460 new novel coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 102619 in Jammu and Kashmir. Among the cases, 189 were reported from Jammu Division and 271 from Kashmir Valley, officials said on Sunday. Giving the district wise details, they said that Srinagar

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DAK urges adequate cold storage facilities for Covid-19 vaccine

Srinagar, Nov 15: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday urged authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to set up adequate cold storage facilities for Covid-19 vaccine. “Most Covid-19 vaccines need extremely cold temperature for storage and transportation,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “Pfizer vaccine recently has been found to be more

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2G Internet Services Restored in Kupwara

Srinagar, Nov 15: Low-speed internet services have been restored in frontier north Kashmir’s Kupwara district after remaining suspended for three days in the fallout of a major face-off between armies of India and Pakistan along Line of Control on Friday last. Reports said that the 2G internet services were restored around 1 PM today in

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Pak resorted to unprovoked artillery shelling killing 4 soldiers: Army

Srinagar, Nov 15: Pakistan army resorted to “unprovoked artillery shelling” along the Line of Control in multiple sectors of north Kashmir couple of days back, Indian army said on Sunday. Defence ministry spokesman based in Srinagar Col Rajesh Kalia said four soldiers were killed in Uri and Gurez sectors and army held a ceremony at

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Anti-encroachment drive carried out in Shalimar

Srinagar: On the directions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, SMC authorities carried out a massive anti- encroachment drive in Brien, Shalimar area of Srinagar today. The drive was carried out under the supervision of Ward Officer Brein, Showkat Ahmad. He said that these drives shall continue and all encroachments on Roads particularly arround the Shalimar Garden

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JKTDC’s Kongposh reverberates with music, cuisine, art display

Srinagar: The recently opened up restaurant of JKTDC-Kongposh here in the heart of the city reverberated with a confluence of display of art, music and ethnic cuisine this evening. The special feature of today’s weekly event was the display of artefacts in the form of calligraphy, paintings and other art forms by young and budding

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Muzafar Beigh Parts Ways With PDP

Srinagar, Nov 15 : Senior Political leader Muzafar Hussain Beigh on Saturday announced to part ways with People’s Democratic Party in protest against party’s seat sharing with People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD). Speaking to a local news agency KNS, Beigh said, “NC is fighting on majority seats. It is not in interests of PDP.

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42 travelers among 565 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 102159

Srinagar, Nov 14: 42 travelers were among 565 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 102159, officials said on Saturday. Among them, 259 were reported from Jammu division and 306 from Kashmir Valley, the officials said. Giving the district wise details, they said that Srinagar

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Fire Breaks Out In OPD block of Qiomoh Hospital

Anantnag, Nov 13: A fire broke out in OPD block of a Hospital Qoimoh in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, officials said. BMO Qoimoh Dr Abdul Ghani told a local news agency that the fire started in the hospital this evening. Reports said that fire and emergency services reached the spot and are trying to

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34 travelers among 626 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 101594

Srinagar, Nov 13: Jammu and Kashmir reported 626 new covid-19 cases in last 24 hours and 197 among them were from Jammu Division and 429 from Kashmir valley, officials said on Friday. The cases include 34 travelers and take the overall tally of the cases in the J&K to 101594, the officials said. Giving the

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3 soldiers killed, as many others injured along LoC in Pak firing: Indian Army

Srinagar, Nov 12: Army on Friday said that its three soldiers were killed and as many others were injured in “unprovoked ceasefire violations” along the LoC spread across multiple sectors including Dawar, Keran, Uri and Naugam in north Kashmir. In a statement issued here, army’s Srinagar-based spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that “substantial damage” was

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J&K Govt Forms Panel On Zojila Opening, Closing; Div Com Ladakh, DC Kargil Among Its Members

Srinagar, Nov 13: The government of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday constituted a committee headed by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to manage opening and closure of the Zojila pass. The four member committee also comprises divisional commissioner Ladakh and deputy commissioner Ganderbal as members and deputy commissioner Kargil as member secretary respectively. “The Committee shall meet

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Police arrests man for ‘impersonating as ACB official’ in Pulwama

Pulwama, Nov 13: Police on Friday said to have arrested a man who allegedly impersonated as Anti-Corruption Bureau official “with an intention to extort money” from a person in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. “Acting swiftly on a complaint received from a person belonging to village Dadsara Awantipora that one person stopped him while he was

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