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Facing long haul at LAC, Army’s big challenge: Logistics

Facing long haul at LAC, Army’s big challenge: Logistics

“Amateurs discuss strategy. Professionals talk logistics.” That well-worn military saying is playing out for the Army on the disputed Line of Actual Control in Ladakh where it prepares itself for a long-haul deployment against the Chinese army. A decision will have to be taken by the Army within the next six weeks on the number of troops […]

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IED blast in Pulwama; CRPF man injured

IED blast in Pulwama; CRPF man injured

Suspected militants on Sunday morning detonated a low intensity improvised explosive device( IED) in Gangoo village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district minutes after convoy of paramilitary CRPF passed through the area, resulting in the injuries to a CRPF man. Officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that militants had planted low intensity IED under a […]

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COVID-19: 40 CRPF men, 5 pregnant women among 227 test positive, J-K tally 8246

COVID-19: 40 CRPF men, 5 pregnant women among 227 test positive, J-K tally 8246

Srinagar: At least 40 paramilitary forces personnel were among 227 new covid-19 infections reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the total number of the cases in J&K to 8246. Giving the district wise break of the cases, sources told GNS that 57 were reported from Baramulla, Shopian 46, Srinagar 33, Budgam 26, Pulwama […]

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Chief Secretary reviews arrangements for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2020

Chief Secretary reviews arrangements for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2020

Daily puja to be telecast live SOPs for testing of persons entering J&K to be applicable to Yatris Meeting of the Sub- Committee constituted by the Supreme Court for Shri AmarnathjiYatra was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam, here. Financial Commissioner, Finance, Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary, […]

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Progress on 113 languishing projects with approved cost of 270 cores reviewed by DDC Budgam

Progress on 113 languishing projects with approved cost of 270 cores reviewed by DDC Budgam

District Development Commissioner, Budgam Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza today chaired a meeting of officers and took review of ongoing work on 113 languishing projects across the district at New Conference Hall Budgam. During the meeting, the DDC said with the projected cost of 408 crores, an amount of Rs. 270.58 crores have been approved by JKIDFC […]

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Newspaper editors’ fraternity calls on Advisor Khan, project demands

Newspaper editors’ fraternity calls on Advisor Khan, project demands

SRINAGAR, JULY 04: A deputation of editors of Kashmir based newspapers today called on the Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan here and projected several demands before the Advisor. The five-member deputation led by Editor-in-Chief of Kashmir News Service, Mohammad Aslam including, Manzoor Anjum, Tahir Mohudin, Rashid Rahil and Farzana Mumtaz apprised the Advisor of […]

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COVID-19: Govt evacuates 1,86,379 stranded JK residents; 1,26,718 via Lakhanpur, 59,661 through special trains

COVID-19: Govt evacuates 1,86,379 stranded JK residents; 1,26,718 via Lakhanpur, 59,661 through special trains

JAMMU, JULY 04: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 1,86,379 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur  and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, […]

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Pune Man Wears Gold Mask Worth Nearly Rs 3 Lakh

Pune Man Wears Gold Mask Worth Nearly Rs 3 Lakh

From costly masks to easily-available cheap masks or from towels to scarves, people are taking precautions and covering their nose and mouth, as per WHO guidelines, to stay safe from the Coronavirus. But Shankar Kurade, a resident of Maharashtra’s Pune has gone a step further. A man who loves gold ornaments, Kurade got himself a […]

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Flip-flop on import barriers

Flip-flop on import barriers

A power ministry order of Thursday stating equipment from prior reference countries need to take prior permission from the government transmogrified within a day into a complete import ban of equipment from China and Pakistan in the hands of Union power minister R.K. Singh. At a virtual interaction with his state counterparts on Friday, Singh […]

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Hakeem Yaseen calls for stern action against profiteers of essential commodities

Hakeem Yaseen calls for stern action against profiteers of essential commodities

Chairman Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) Hakeem Yaseen has urged the authorities at the helm of affairs to conduct intensified market checking on daily basis to control skyrocketting prices of essential commodities in the market He said ‌ taking undue advantage of situation emerging out of Coronavirus pandemic, vegetable sellers, vendors and butchers have resorted a […]