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Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu due to highway closure

Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu due to highway closure

Srinagar : Authorities on Wednesday suspended the Amarnath yatra from Jammu for a day due to blockade of Jammu-Srinagar national highway. An official said due to blockade of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway no Yatri will be allowed to move towards the Valley today from Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas. Only pilgrims already in Baltal and Pahalgam […]

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Reshuffle in administration, many DCs transferred, Sehrish Asgar posted as Director Information*

Reshuffle in administration, many DCs transferred, Sehrish Asgar posted as Director Information*

  Srinagar, : The Governor administration has ordered reshuffle of IAS officers and replaced many deputy commissioners across the state, while DC Budgam Sehrish Asgar has been posted as Director Information. In the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect:- 1. Ms. Sushma Chauhan, IAS (JK:2009), Deputy Commissioner, […]

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Anantnag: Militants killed in Katoo gunfight identified

Anantnag: Militants killed in Katoo gunfight identified

Srinagar: Two Jaish militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Katoo village of Anantnag district in south Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. A police official identified the slain militants as Jaish commander Fayaz Panzoo of Tral and Shan Showkat Bhat, of Kanelwan. Earlier, the police spokesman said that on a credible input, a […]

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Farooq Abdullah concerned over border skirmishes in Rajouri

Farooq Abdullah concerned over border skirmishes in Rajouri

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir National Conference party president and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday expressed deep sorrow over the unfortunate death of a 12 day old baby who was injured in a heavy mortar shelling and firing in Shahpur sector of Poonch district. Party president while expressing grief over […]

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Assurance by Governor

Assurance by Governor

State Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday told people of Kashmir that everything was alright and everything was normal. This assurance has come at a time when the rumours were flying thick and high in entire Kashmir that things would not be normal and will have to wait for the coming days till the Central […]

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Top Jaish commander, accomplice killed in Bijbehara gunfight: Police

Top Jaish commander, accomplice killed in Bijbehara gunfight: Police

Agencies Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday evening said that a top Jaish commander along with his associate were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The slain militant has been identified as Fayaz Panzoo, a top Jaish commander, a police official said. The other slain militant is […]

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J&K Govt orders transfers, postings in administration

J&K Govt orders transfers, postings in administration

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday ordered the transfers and new postings in the administration. “In the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect,” said a government order. 1. Ms. Sushma Chauhan, IAS(JK:2009), Deputy Commissioner, Samba, is transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Jammu. 2. Mr. […]

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After Poonch, Karnah hots up in Kashmir

After Poonch, Karnah hots up in Kashmir

Srinagar : In Karnah sector on Tuesday, border people have witnessed lot of firing after a lull of several years. In the past few days, India and Pakistani troops have been exchanging heavy fire in Poonch sector. Police sources quoting border people of Karnah told on Tuesday afternoon that heavy shelling was going on and […]

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Father murders daughter in Baramulla: Police

Father murders daughter in Baramulla: Police

Baramulla : Police Tuesday said that a man was arrested for killing his daughter in a forest area of Sheeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. A police spokesman said that Javid Ahmad Khan son of Rehmatullah Khan of Laridora Sheeri Narvawaw area killed his daughter and dumped her body in a forest area. “The accused […]

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NC gives ‘calling attention’ notice in Lok Sabha

NC gives ‘calling attention’ notice in Lok Sabha

New Delhi : JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi on Monday gave notice under Rule 197 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of his intention to call attention of the Minister of Home affairs to the panic and uncertainty that has taken Kashmir in its grip following deployment of additional Security Forces in large […]