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Record 1316 covid-19 cases in J&K, total 43557

Srinagar, Sep 06: Jammu and Kashmir reported 1316 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day count so far, taking its tally to 43557. Official sources said that 668 cases were confirmed from Jammu division and 648 from Kashmir Valley. With 100 among confirmed infections being travelers, this is for the 4th day in running that Jammu

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JCO dies of cardiac arrest along LoC in Poonch

Poonch, Sept 06: A Junior Commissioned Officer of the army died due to cardiac arrest along Line of Control in Poonch district on Sunday, officials said. They said that the JCO, Kuldeep Kumar of 278 field Artillery Regiment, attached with 10 Assam, suffered cardiac arrest in Bandi chechian sector. The body was shifted to district

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Man impersonating as doctor arrested in Kupwara

Srinagar, Sept 05: A man impersonating as a doctor was arrested from Kupwara in north Kashmir on Sunday, police said. The accused Masood Ahmad Khan, a resident of Pamposh Colony Natipora Srinagar, was practicing as “general physician” in a clinic near Kupwara health centre, they said. “The accused had placed fake name plate of Dr

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Covid-19 Claims 20 More Lives, Toll 775

Srinagar, Sep 05: Jammu and Kashmir reported twenty more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 775. Official sources said that 13 among the victims belonged to Jammu division and seven to Kashmir Valley. Among those from Jammu division, they said, five were residents of the winter capital while four

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Downtown Heroes FC Selection Trials On September 13, 14

Srinagar: The selection trials of Downtown Heroes Football Club would be held on September 13 and 14 at Islamia College Ground Hawal Srinagar. After getting permission to hold trials at the venue, the club would be holding open selection trials on September 13 and 14 from 6:30 AM to 11 AM. The trials would be

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Govt announces 3rd phase of Back to village from October 2

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir today announced the third phase of ambitious Back to Village (B2V) programme from October 2 to 12, 2020. The announcement was made by Principal Secretary, Power Development and Information Departments, Rohit Kansal who is also government spokesperson, here at a press conference. Secretary Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal

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Play field to come up at Rangil: DC Gbl

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today visited Rangil, to inspect the patch of land measuring 18 Kanals to be developed as a play field. The play field is to be developed for both SKUAST (Faculty of Fisheries) and locals to resolve the long pending dispute between them. After a brief deliberation among the

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Com Secretary visits Forest, Wildlife areas

Srinagar: Commissioner Secretary, Forests, Environment and Ecology Department, Sarita Chauhan, today visited various Forest and Wildlife areas of Srinagar district. Chauhan, during her visit to Kralsangri Nursery of Urban Forestry Division, Srinagar, had a detailed review of various nursery works including availability of stock for winter plantation. She was accompanied by S.F.A Gillani, CCF, Kashmir,

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Sikhs for inclusion of Punjabi as an official Language

Srinagar: A deputation of All Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee today called on Advisor to Lt Governor, KK Sharma and raised several issues related to inclusion of Punjabi as one of the official languages of Jammu and Kashmir. The deputation was led by Sardar Baldev Singh, Chairman All Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee-Kashmir and of Presidents of

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Healthcare and Education are cornerstones of development: LG, announces awards for teachers from next year

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today greeted the teaching fraternity across J&K on the occasion of Teachers’ Day which is observed every year on the birth anniversary of country’s second President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan ,who himself was an accomplished teacher and dedicated his whole life for the cause. In an online event, the Lt Governor,

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Gunfight starts in Kupwara woods

Srinagar, Sept 05: A gunfight started between militants and government forces in Dana Behak, Warnow area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday. Officials said a joint team of Police and Army’s RR 28 launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Dana Behak forests amid inputs about the presence of militants. As the joint team encircled the suspected

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Three persons killed in two separate accidents in Ramban

Jammu, Sept 5: Three persons were killed in two separate road mishaps in Ramban district on Saturday, officials said. They said at about 0440 hours, a load carrier—Tata mobile(JK19 -7275) loaded with Poultry on its way from Ramban towards Banihal roll down into about 400 feet gorge, resulting into on the spot death of two

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Round Up: 3 Militants Killed In Pattan Gunfight, Pulwama Op Suspended

Srinagar, Sept 04: Three militants were killed and an army major and two police personnel injured in a gunfight in Pattan area of north Kashmir Baramulla district on Friday. “On a specific input regarding presence of (militants) in village Yadipora Pattan, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, army’s 29RR, 176 battalion

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LG reviews developmental scenario of Srinagar

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha took a detailed review of the overall developmental scenario of Srinagar district in meeting at Civil Secretariat Srinagar here today. He took stock of the various developmental projects being undertaken by different agencies and the impact of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes being implemented in the district. Those present in the

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DAK welcomes HC order on private practice ban

Srinagar, Sep 04:: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday welcomed High Court order on ban of private practice by doctors working in government-run hospitals. Jammu and Kashmir High Court yesterday in its order said doctors cannot be permitted to use their employment and public facilities for building private practices and commercial exploitation. “Private practice is

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J&K Reports 1047 Covid-19 Cases , Tally Reaches 40990

Srinagar, Sept 04: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 1047 cases on Friday, pushing its COVID-19 tally to over 40990. With 74 travelers among them, 493 cases were reported from Jammu Division and 554 from Kashmir valley, official sources said. This is for the second consecutive day that J&K reported over a 1000 infections as 1097 cases

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236 erring traders booked, 3.5 lakh fine realized in August: LMD

Srinagar: The Legal Metrology Department (LMD) today revealed that it has realized a fine of Rs. 3.5 lakh from defaulters and has booked 236 erring traders during the month of August, 2020 alone. The department has conducted 2276 market inspections through every nook and corner of the valley and poultry-sellers, mutton dealers, package-sellers and drug-stores

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LG launches online performance assessment system for JKAS officers

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha launched the Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window (SPARROW) system for J&K Administrative Service officers, at the Raj Bhavan here today. The Performance Appraisal Reports of AIS officers are submitted on the SPARROW Portal. On the same analogy, the Government of J&K has decided to switch over from manual

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Gunfight rages in Pulwama

Srinagar, Sept 04: A gunfight between militants and government forces is going on in Babhoora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama on Friday. According to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Babhoora. As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire

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LG meets Civil Services qualifiers, urges them to be vital drivers of Progress

Srinagar, Sept 4: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, met this year’s Civil Services qualifiers from the valley, at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Sabzar Ahmad Ganie hailing from Kokernag, Anantnag and Sh. Rayeas Hussain from Gurez, Bandipora met with the Lt Governor. In his interaction with the selected officers the Lt Governor underlined that their

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Militant reportedly killed, army officer injured in Pattan

Srinagar, Sep 4: A militant was reportedly killed while an army officer was injured in an ongoing encounter in Yadipora area of Pattan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. A joint team of Police, Army’s RR 29 and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Yadipora amid inputs about militants’ presence. As the joint team encircled the suspected

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11 More Die Of Covid-19 In J&K, Toll 745

Srinagar, Sept 3: Jammu and Kashmir reported 11 more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours and among them includes a retired ASI of police and an 18-year-old youth from Reasi, taking the fatality count due to the pestilence to 745 in J&K, officials said on Thursday. They said eight fatalities were reported from Kashmir

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‘Urgently Halt’ Private Practice By Doctors Of Govt Hospitals: HC

Srinagar, Sept :Jammu and Kashmir High Court has called for “urgent halt” to the private practice by the doctors of government hospitals and directed the administration to seriously “examine” it.          Hearing an application, a bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Puneet Gupta ordered it while observing that “judicial notice”

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Tata Technologies team meets LG; centers to be ready by October-November

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 3: To strengthen Industry Academia partnership and to bring Quality improvement in Technical education, Government of J&K is establishing two Centers for Invention, Innovation, Incubation & Training (CIIIT) in Jammu & Kashmir in collaboration with Tata Technologies. In connection with the development, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha met with a team from Tata Technologies

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LG conducts extensive tour of Budgam: ‘Ensure seamless issuance of Domicile Certificates’

Srinagar, September 3: ‘Inclusive socio-economic development of all the districts across J&K is the top priority of the government’, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha made these remarks during his visit to district Budgam today. He further promised efficient administration and doorstep delivery of public services during his day-long visit to the district. The visit was the

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J&K Reports Biggest Single Day Spike Of 1079 In Covid-19 Cases, Total 39943

Srinagar, Sep 2: Jammu and Kashmir reported the biggest spike ever in novel coronavirus cases of 1079 including 103, taking the overall tally to 39943. Among the cases, official sources said that 622 were reported from Jammu division and 457 from Kashmir valley. Giving district-wise break, they said, Srinagar reported 139, Baramulla 14, Pulwama 33,

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No posts of teachers lying pending: JKSSB clarifies

Jammu: J&K Services Selection Board has clarified that at present there are no posts of teachers lying pending with the Board as also no fresh indent for the above mentioned or any other posts of Teachers have been received from the indenting department, till date. Refuting a news item captioned “Over 5,000 teaching posts lying

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Shooting stones disrupt traffic on highway

Srinagar, Sep 03: The traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with outside world, continues to be disrupted amid shooting stones near Panthyal in Ramban district on Thursday. A senior traffic police officer said that traffic movement remained disrupted on the thoroughfare due to “intermittent shooting” stones at Panthyal.

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army chief on 2 day visit to Ladakh

Srinagar: Amid escalating tension with China along the southern bank of Pangong lake, army chief Gen MM Naravane began a two-day visit to Ladakh on Thursday. Gen Naravane will be briefed about the evolving situation by top Army commanders overseeing deployment of troops as well as India’s combat readiness in the region, officials said.

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Covid-19 Claims 14 More Lives, J&K Toll 734

Srinagar, Sept 2: Jammu and Kashmir reported 14 more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count due to the pestilence to 733 in J&K. Official sources said that among the deaths, nine were reported from Kashmir Valley and five from Jammu division including three from winter capital of the J&K and

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Over 100 demolitions conducted in fortnight: SMC

Srinagar: Acting on a number of complaints against violators Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has carried out over 100 demolitions for the last fifteen days in various areas across the city. The areas where these illegal constructions were demolished include Hamdania colony Bemina, Hyderpora, Sanatnagar, Rawalpora, Soura, Lal Bazaar, Zakura, Khanyar, Batamaloo, Chanpora, Padshahi Bagh and

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Govt committed to adding value to lives of J&K people: LG, Tours Pulwama

Pulwama: The UT Government is committed to adding value to the lives of people in J&K. The Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha made these remarks during his visit to Pulwama District as a part of the continuous developmental review and public outreach programme for taking the first-hand appraisal of the issues of the people and making

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RAT campaign continues in Red-Zones of Gbl

Srinagar, Sept 02: In continuation to its efforts for aggressive Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) in Red Zones of the district, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today visited Red Zone Bamloora and urged people to come forward for Covid testing. During the visit, the DC went door to door along with the Additional Deputy Commissioner

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56 travels among 641 new cases take J&K covid-19 total to 38864

Srinagar, Sep 02: Fifty-six travelers were among 641 new novel coronavirus cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the overall tally of the covid-19 infected to 38864 in J&K. Among the fresh cases, sources said 274 were from Jammu Division and 367 from Kashmir Valley. Giving breakup of the cases, they

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LoC flare up: Army Officer Killed In Rajouri

Jammu, Sep 2: A junior Commissioned Officer of army was killed as India and Pakistan exchanged fire along Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu division on Wednesday. Official sources said that there was exchange of fire between two armies in Tarkundi area in which the JCO was killed. Army has so far not

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Covid-19 claims 15 More lives In J&K, Toll 720

Srinagar, Sep 01: Jammu and Kashmir reported 15 more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the overall fatality count to 720 in J&K. Among them, two deaths were reported from Jammu division and 12 from Kashmir Valley, official sources said. Regarding the deaths from Valley, they said, five were reported from Pulwama, two

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 12.5 lakh Domicile Certificates issued, mainly to erstwhile PRC holders: Govt

Srinagar, Sep 01: The Jammu and Kashmir Government today informed that the issuance of Domicile Certificates have been accelerated as about 12.5 lakh of these certificates have been issued so far with over 99 percent being erstwhile PRC holders. Addressing a press conference here, Principal Secretary Power Development Department and Information Department, Rohit Kansal, who

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51 travelers among 525 new cases, covid-19 tally crosses 38000 in J&K

Srinagar, Sep 1: Fifty-one travelers were among 525 covid-19 infections reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 38223. Among the cases, officials said that 241 were confirmed from Jammu Division and 284 from Kashmir. Giving breakup of the cases, they said, Srinagar reported 95 cases, Pulwama 36,

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2 persons held for grenade blast in Baramulla: Police

Srinagar, Sep 1: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two persons “involved” in grenade blast at Baramulla on an army convey which missed the target and exploded on roadside in which seven civilians were injured. A police spokesperson said that that subsequently a case (FIR NO 147/2020) under section 307 IPC,7/27 I.A Act,18,20,39 ULA(P)

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5 AK-47 rifles, 6 pistols recovered along LoC in Baramulla: Army

Srinagar, Sep 01: Army on Tuesday said five Ak-47 rifles six pistols 23 grenades, two of the UBGL, along the Line of Control in Rampur sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. A Srinagar based defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that on August 30, movement of suspicious persons was detected along the Line of

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Illegal Shopping Plaza Constrcution In Srinagar: ACB Raids Residences Of 4 SMC Officers

Srinagar, Sep 01: Anti-Corruption Bureau carried out raids at the residences o four SMC officers and recovered “incriminating documents” in connection with the construction of illegal construction of shopping Plaza at Kursoo Rajbagh here. As per a statement issued here, a Joint Surprise Check (JSC) was conducted by ACB Police Station Srinagar, to look into

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Man Falls Off From Hillock, Dies

Poonch, Sep 01: A 60-year-old man from Sawjian village of Poonch district died after he fell off from a hillock while cutting grass on Tuesday. Official sources said the sexagenarian identified as Mohammad Ibrahim son of Ali Mohammad Tantary while cutting gross at Sawjian fell down and got injured. He was immediately shifted to district

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KAS Fraternity Demands Revocation Of Suspension Order Of Tehsildar

Jammu: A day after, Tehsildar Jammu Khas, Ravi Shankar, KAS was placed under suspension by the J&K Government as per the orders issued by the Revenue Department, the KAS fraternity especially the Young KAS officers have shown a deep anguish and resentment over such action taken by the government. The order mentions the reasons of

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Pranab Mukherjee’s Demise: 7-day mourning announced in J&K

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government today announced seven-day (31-08-2020 to 6-09-2020) mourning as a mark of respect to Former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee who passed away today on 31st August 2020. The National flag shall fly at half-mast during the mourning period on all buildings and places throughout the Union territory of Jammu

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