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Despite rain, Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic

Despite rain, Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic

Srinagar, Feb 21 : Despite rain on early Wednesday morning on this side of the Jawhar tunnel, the national highway, connecting the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for one-way traffic. There was fresh snowfall at several places on the national highway, linking the Ladakh region with Kashmir and historic Mughal […]

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Sadhna, Z-Gali, Phirkiyan closed after fresh snowfall

Sadhna, Z-Gali, Phirkiyan closed after fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Feb 21 : Dozens of far-flung and remote villages, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), were cut off with their respective district and tehsil headquarters, following closure of Sadhna top, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan due to fresh snowfall on Wednesday morning. Meanwhile, the Razdan pass, connecting border town of Gurez, surrounded by Pakistan-occupied […]

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Traffic Police Srinagar issues advisory for PSVs

Traffic Police Srinagar issues advisory for PSVs

Srinagar: Traffic Police City, Srinagar today issued an advisory to all the public service vehicles (PSVs) registered with Taxi stand at Haftchinar. According to the advisory, all PSVs operating for the routes Newa, Chadoora, Rangreth, Kralpora, Chrar-e Sharief,Khansahab   should operate from Haftchinar stand only. They have been directed to not enter from Haftchinar towards Jehangir Chowk as major portion of […]

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BOSE to conduct 11th class exams from this year: Edu Minister

BOSE to conduct 11th class exams from this year: Edu Minister

Srinagar: The Minister for education Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday said the annual examination for class 11th students will be conducted by JK Board of School Education (BOSE) from the current academic session. The minister made this announcement during his online interaction with students of over a dozen government schools. “The government has decided […]

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Anganwardi workers, helpers stages protest In Baramulla

Anganwardi workers, helpers stages protest In Baramulla

Srinagar: Scores of Anganwadi workers and helpers staged protests to demand fulfilment of long pending demands of increase in wages, regularization and promotions, and the implementation of pension schemes on Tuesday. The protesters assembled at Kirapa Park Baramulla and staged protests under the banner of JK Anganwadi and Helpers Association. Protesting workers also demand ban […]

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Treat porters working with Army as soldiers: SHRC

Treat porters working with Army as soldiers: SHRC

Srinagar: State Human Rights Commission has directed the Principal Secretary to Home Department to frame a scheme for porters working with Army who do not fall in the ambit of present scheme where after any accident they can claim compensation. These directions have come after the death of a local army porter Nasiruddin son of Jalaluddin […]

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Omar asks GoI to explain JK Minister’s statement

Omar asks GoI to explain JK Minister’s statement

Srinagar: Reacting to ruling PDP Minister’s claim that China is assuming a “much bigger role in Kashmir” and the Jaish-e-Mohammad has been veritably “adopted” by Beijing, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday asked New Delhi to explain the minister’s proclamation about China’s involvement in J&K affairs. “China has adopted JeM, a […]

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KEG, KWJA take exception to NIA’s definition of journalist  

KEG, KWJA take exception to NIA’s definition of journalist  

Srinagar, Feb 20: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) and Kashmir Working Journalists Association on Tuesday took expiation to National Investigation Agency’s definition of journalist detailed in the charge sheet of incarcerated Kashmir photo-journalist Kamran Yousuf. KEG, an organisation of the editors of the newspapers published in Kashmir, held a “marathon” meeting and come up with a statement, strongly reacting to […]

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CID terms Central Jail Srinagar as Militant Recruitment Center 

CID terms Central Jail Srinagar as Militant Recruitment Center 

Srinagar, Feb 20 : In a shocking revelation the Jammu and Kashmir CID has alleged that the Srinagar Central Jail is a hub of recruiting militants through a ‘parallel administrative set-up’ of the inmates.  The report also mentioned that the role of the jail is so important that every new militant is only recruited after […]

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China involved in Kashmir ‘terrorism’, says J&K Govt Spokesman

China involved in Kashmir ‘terrorism’, says J&K Govt Spokesman

Srinagar, Feb 20 : The official spokesman of the Jammu and Kashmir government Naeem Akhtar has accused China with supporting the Jaish-e-Mohammad, the outfit responsible for many attacks in the Kashmir valley. He said that it was more than evident that Masood Azhar-led Jaish-e-Mohammad is backed by China. In an interview with a reputed national […]