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Civilian injured as India, Pak troops trade fire along LoC in Rajouri

Civilian injured as India, Pak troops trade fire along LoC in Rajouri

Agencies Jammu : A civilian was injured as India and Pakistan troops exchanged fire along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district, official sources said here on Thursday. “Pakistan violated the ceasefire last night in Nowshera sector of Rajouri in which a civilian suffered injuries,” sources said. The civilian identified as Mohammad […]

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Militant arrested along with arms and ammunition in Budgam: Police

Militant arrested along with arms and ammunition in Budgam: Police

Srinagar : A militant was arrested along with arms and ammunition in Qazipora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday, police said. The militant identified as Showkat Ahmad Tantary, a resident of Warpora DH Pora Kulgam, was intercepted by police at a naka checking point carrying arms and ammunition, police sources said. As per […]

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Free Ambulance service

Free Ambulance service

Given the situation of Kashmir, ambulance services much needed especially in the rural areas. There has been lot of negligence deaths due to the lack of ambulances especially in the villages. In a recent meeting Governor’s administration approved operationalization of the 102-108 Toll Free Ambulance Service in the state. 102-108 free Ambulance Service will provide […]

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Modi govt will take necessary steps for benefit of J-K: Ram Madhav on Article 35A

Modi govt will take necessary steps for benefit of J-K: Ram Madhav on Article 35A

Agencies Srinagar : Evading a direct response to a question on whether the Centre had any plans to revoke the constitutional provisions giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Wednesday the Narendra Modi government would take necessary steps for the benefit of the state at an appropriate time. […]

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Govt announces summer break for Kashmir colleges

Govt announces summer break for Kashmir colleges

Srinagar : The Higher Education Department has officially announced summer vacations for all colleges in Kashmir valley and winter zone of Jammu from August 1 to 10. The order in this regard was issued by Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Department (HED) Talat Parvez Rohella on Wednesday. “All Government Degree Colleges of Kashmir division and winter […]

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Chief Electoral Officer convenes election preparedness meeting on Friday

Chief Electoral Officer convenes election preparedness meeting on Friday

Srinagar : With elections all set to be conducted in October-November, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Jammu and Kashmir has convened a meeting with all electoral officers in the state on August 2. In this connection a formal order has been issued by Deputy Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Srinagar, announcing that the CEO will hold […]

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SAC appoints principals of 6 GMC in J&K

SAC appoints principals of 6 GMC in J&K

Agencies Srinagar : The State Administrative Council (SAC) has sanctioned appointment of Principals for six Government Medical College (GMC) in Jammu and Kashmir. An official on Wednesday said that the SAC, which met under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday night, accorded sanction to the appointment of Principals for GMC Srinagar and […]

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ED questions Farooq Abdullah in Chandigarh over J&K cricket scam

ED questions Farooq Abdullah in Chandigarh over J&K cricket scam

Agencies Chandigarh : National Conference leader and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah was grilled by Enforcement Directorate in Chandigarh over alleged irregularities in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association. Last year India’s premier investigating agency CBI had filed a chargesheet against Farooq Abdullah, the then JKCA general secretary Muhammad Saleem Khan and […]

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Militant hideout busted in Kupwara

Militant hideout busted in Kupwara

Kupwara : Security forces busted a militant hideout in a forest area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district today and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition, as official said. He said acting on a specific information, SOG Sogam and 28RR Army launched a joint search operation in a forest area in Lolab […]

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Woman Hajj pilgrim from Kulgam dies in Madina

Woman Hajj pilgrim from Kulgam dies in Madina

Agencies Kulgam : A Kashmiri woman on pilgrimage to Mecca has died in Madina in Saudi Arabia. Mariyam Akhter wife of Late Ghulam Rasool Wani of Kutbal village in Kulgam district passed away in Saudi Arabia yesterday, days after she and her son reached there for Hajj. Sources told KNO that she suffered a massive […]