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Court extends custody of Shabir Shah

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court today extended the judicial custody of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah and an alleged hawala dealer by two weeks in a decade-old money laundering case. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma extended the custody of Shah and Mohammad Aslam Wani till September 27 when they were produced before the court through […]

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School in tral lack basic facilities

Tral—Lack of basic facilities in Government High School of Mandoora Village in South Kashmir’s Tral sub district is adversely affecting the studies of students. “The educational institute has no fencing around and no water facility available besides dilapidated road, which gives tough time to students,” the locals told Kashmir Observer, adding the area comes under […]

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‘PDP’s approach for solution to vexed problems vindicated’

Kishtwar: Welcoming the positivity exhibited by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and MLC Firdous Ahmad Tak on Tuesday said it has vindicated the party’s approach to find an amicable solution for all vexed problems confronting the state The PDP leader expressed […]

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Modi destroyed PDP: Rahul Gandhi

Srinagar Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for opening the space for “terrorism” in Jammu and Kashmir. The congress vice president said: “When we started, terrorism was rampant in Kashmir. And when we finished by 2013, we basically broke the back of terror, I hugged (then) Prime Minister Manmohan […]

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KEG demand release of detained photo journalist

Srinagar Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has expressed serious concern over the continuous detention of journalist Kamran Yusuf. In a statement issued here, a KEG spokesman said that the NIA has arrested Kamran Yusuf without spelling out the reasons and that doesn’t gel with the set legal norms prevalent in any democratic setup. KEG has asked […]

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Srinagar;-To ensure time-bound selections, the Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has in a significant decision, issued the tentative calendar for recruitments against various posts advertised since 2010. The Board has set January 2018 as tentative deadline for recruitments against the posts already advertised. The calendar for recruitments is available on this link: http://www.jkssb.nic.in/.

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Treat children gone astray with compassion: Rajnath to administration

Srinagar Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that he has directed the ‘security forces’ and the administration that children who have been “misguided and pushed into violence” should not be treated as criminals and put into jails. “Such misguided children should be dealt with according to the juvenile justice system and not locked […]

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Stone pelting in Kashmir on decline:Army chief

Srinagar Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said that stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir have almost ended, and that the militants are being successfully dealt with by the Indian Army. Rawat was in Ghazipur to attend a function. On the question of stone-pelting incidents, he said such incidents have almost ended because of the army’s […]

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Lot of Improvement in Kashmir situation:Rajnath

The situation in Kashmir Valley has improved significantly over the past year, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today as he expressed willingness to meet anyone who wants to help resolve problems of Kashmir. Singh, who is on a four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, told reporters that a permanent solution to Kashmir issue is […]

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Will not go against sentiments of people,Rajnath on Article 35A

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the government “will not go against the sentiments of people” while speaking on a petition lodged in the Supreme Court seeking abrogation of Article 35A. “We will not go against sentiments of people. There are no issues left that is why such issues are being raised,” Singh […]

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