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Infiltrator killed in sneaking attempt at Arnia border:BSF

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday claimed to have foiled an attempt by militants to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan by killing an infiltrator. A BSF official said: “Alert troops noticed suspicious movement of two to three persons near the Nikowal border outpost in Arnia sector around 5.45 a.m. “The intruders were […]

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On Wednesday union cabinet approved the construction of Zogilla pass tunnel and it has enthused people of Ladakh region as they believe it would be a game changer for their development and tourism. Although it was sanctioned few years back but no company came forward to construct this Asia’s longest bi-directional Zogilla pass tunnel due […]

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Lal Singh asks people to become “Green Ambassadors”

JAMMU, JANUARY 03-Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh inspected the State Forest Research Institute (SFRI) at Sidhra here today and directed to identify the open areas to be developed into green spaces. The Minster instructed the Director, SFRI, B M Sharma, to prepare a comprehensive plan for raising about two crore plants […]

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DSEK approves promotions of  teaching, non-teaching employees

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 03:  Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Dr. G.N. Itoo approved in–situ promotions in favor of teaching and non teaching employees. Meanwhile, the Directorate also declared the result of the entrance test conducted recently for selecting 50 students for the CM’s Super- 50 free coaching for IAS /KAS and other allied examinations. Students can see […]

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Tourism deptt organizes ice-climbing at Phrislan

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 3: The department of Tourism Kashmir in collaboration with  Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports organized day ice-climbing at Chandanwari in Pahalgam in which many trained mountaineers from Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club and Glacier Trekking, Mountaineering and Hiking Club participated. Chief Executive Officer, Pahalgam Development Authority, Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani flagged […]

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Benefits of SRO-43 of 1994 to be extended to ReTs of School Education Dept: Altaf Bukhari

JAMMU, JANUARY 03 – Minister for Education Altaf Bukhari today said that the benefits of SRO-43 of 1994 will be extended to the Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers of School Education Department. This was decided in a meeting convened by the Minister in his office chamber, with the officers of the concerned department, here today. Principal Secretary […]

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IUST organizes symposium entitled human rights in light of the Sirah of Prophet Mohammad (SAW)

Srinagar The department of Islamic studies, Islamic University of Science and Technology on Tuesday organized a one-day national symposium entitled ‘Human Rights in Light of the Sirah of Prophet Muhammad (SAW). The spokesman said Dr Showkat Hussain Dar initiated the program with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Head Department of Islamic Studies, Dr Afroz […]

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J&K Police Bought 18,100 Bullet-Proof Jackets, 550 Vehicles In 2017

JAMMU: Over 18,000 bullet-proof jackets and 550 vehicles were purchased by Jammu and Kashmir Police during the year 2017, JK Director General of Police (DGP), SP Vaid said today. He added that over 23,000 bullet-proof patkas (turbans) were also purchased during that period. “As many as 18,100 bullet-proof jackets and 550 different vehicles, which also […]

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No Proof of Taliban, ISIS in Kashmir, Says Home Ministry

New Delhi: The home ministry on Wednesday said that there was no evidence of any presence of ISIS in the Kashmir valley. Further, the ministry also said that Al Qaeda commander Zakir Musa had not more than 10 militants’ support. Responding to a question put forth by MP Amar Singh, MoS Home Ministry Hansraj Ahir said […]

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BSF trooper killed in unprovoked firing by Pakistan in SAMBA

  A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed in an unprovoked firing by Pakistani forces at Samba Sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Jammu and Kashmir Police said, “Pakistani forces indiscriminately opened fire at the BSF camp in Samba sector. The BSF retaliated to the unprovoked firing.” “The BSF soldier died due to fatal bullet injuries in the […]

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