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ACB raids SMC transport yard in Alochi Bagh, grills employees

ACB raids SMC transport yard in Alochi Bagh, grills employees

Sleuths of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided that transport yard belonging to Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in Alochi Bagh area of Srinagar city. Sources told news agency KNT that a team of ACB conducted raid after receiving complaints about mismanagement in a scheme called ‘Individual Household Latrine’. This scheme is meant for urban people who […]

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Coronavirus: Two more persons test positive in Kashmir

Coronavirus: Two more persons test positive in Kashmir

  Srinagar The number of COVID-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir rose to six on Tuesday, after two more patients tested positive for the dreaded virus. Taking to social networking site Twitter, government spokesman Rohit Kansal wrote: “2 more cases reported positive in Srinagar. One has confirmed travel history outside India. Full details regarding the […]

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Coronavirus: Medical Teams Scanning Khanyar

Coronavirus: Medical Teams Scanning Khanyar

SRINAGAR: A day after an elderly lady was detected positive for the Coronavirus; authorities have gone in fast gear to assess the infections that might have spread in the belt. A team of 20 medical teams are in the locality going from home to home to collected information. Doctors visiting the old city locality for […]

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Couple, daughter charred to death after house catches fire in Khanyar

Couple, daughter charred to death after house catches fire in Khanyar

SRINAGAR – A couple and their daughter were burnt alive after their house was gutted in a fire incident in Khanyar area of old city in Srinagar district on Friday night. Station House Officer (SHO) Khanyar Parvaiz Ahmad said that the incident occurred at Sheeshgari Mohalla when a residential house belonged to Javid Ahmad Hakak son […]

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Srinagar police launch drive against stunt bikers

Srinagar police launch drive against stunt bikers

Srinagar: Police in Kashmir capital Srinagar have launched a drive against stunt bikers and rash driving after receiving complaints from many parts of Srinagar city.    Sources told Kashmir News Trust that police seized many bikes used for stunts by some youth at Foreshore road, Sanant Nagar, Raj Bagh, Parrayapora Baghat and Hyderpora.   A police […]

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No reserved seats for women in Kashmir buses

No reserved seats for women in Kashmir buses

Srinagar: Even though the government’s clear instructions to reserve first eight seats for women and specially abled persons, hardly any one follows the rule.     The Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) 1988 clearly mentions reservation of 33% for women in the local buses, but its implementation is hardly seen on the ground. The Traffic department, under the […]

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10 Killed, 36 Injured As Bus Falls Into Gorge In Jammu And Kashmir’s Rajouri

10 Killed, 36 Injured As Bus Falls Into Gorge In Jammu And Kashmir’s Rajouri

Jammu: An overloaded private bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, killing 10 passengers and injuring 36, police said. The bus was on its way to Jammu from Surankote, they said. Rajouri Senior Superintendent of Police Yougal Manhas said 10 people were killed […]

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Sehrai condemns attack on Shakeel Bakhshi

Sehrai condemns attack on Shakeel Bakhshi

Srinagar Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai strongly condemned the attack on Senior separatist leader and the founder of the Islamic Students League Shakeel Bakshi by unknown people. While terming the assassination bid a deep conspiracy, Sehrai in a statement today, “such brazen acts have no moral and religious justification at all.” He said that hurting […]

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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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DDC Bandipora reviews progress on various developmental projects

DDC Bandipora reviews progress on various developmental projects

BANDIPORA, JULY 25: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza Thursday chaired a meeting of officers to review the development activities in Bandipora district. The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner Mohammad Yousuf Mir, Additional Deputy Commissioner Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Reyaz Ahmad Beigh, Heads of various departments, District officers […]

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