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Transfers in Police deppt: Patil new SP Kathua

Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday ordered transfers and new postings in the police department. According to an order, issued today, Shridhar Patil who was posted as SP Kulgam, has been transferred and posted as SP Kathua. He will replace Suleman Choudhary who has been posted as AIG, CIV PHQ against ...

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Congress concerned over damages caused to orchards..

Minister for Youth Services and Sports Imran Raza Ansari Saturday morning cancelled the district development board meeting at the insistence of MLAs and MLCs belonging to the district. Talking to  Minister for Youth Services and Sports Imran Raza Ansari said ‘ I was told by MLAs and MLCs of the ...

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Int’l conference on Bio-chemical innovation held..

A three day International conference ‘Bio-chemical innovation: Translating Cellular Cues into Novel Therapeutics’ was inaugurated at SKICCC on Friday. The meet is an annual event of Indian Academy of Biomedical Sciences. The conference was attended by researchers from USA, Netherlands and Germany and India’s top research institutes like NCBS, IISC ...

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Javaid Mir takes stock of situation following heavy downpour..

Minister for Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Floriculture, Javaid Mustafa Mir took stock of the situation due to continued rainfall here today. He asked officers to ensure minimum disruption of services. He asked Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmed Khan to monitor the situation and take necessary measures wherever required. ...

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Kattha factories ‘linked’ to Lal Singh raided..

Three factories in which ousted BJP minister Lal Singh is believed to own a share were raided by the police on Friday and acacia catechu (kattha) worth crores of rupees was seized. “Our teams raided one factory in Kathua and two in Samba districts today,” inspector general of police Jammu ...

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Resistance leaders denied political space: Hurriyat (G)

Hurriyat Conference (G) today strongly flayed the state rulers for frequently caging the resistance leaders and ‘denying them the political space’. “The repeated curbs on the leadership reflect the frustration of the rulers who have accepted defeat at the hands of people’s resilience,” the Hurriyat spokesman, in a statement today, ...

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Clashes as govt forces lay siege in Pulwama village..

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Clashes erupted in Malik Mohalla area of Chandgam in Pulwama district Friday evening after government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation in search of militants. A witness said that youth took to streets and clashed with the forces as police, army and Central Reserve Police Force laid the cordon. The government forces ...

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Preserve heritage sites of state, says Tassaduq..

Advocating proper preservation of heritage sites in the state, Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti on Thursday said these provide information about how people lived in past.“There is a great need to preserve the legacy and heritage of our state to enable the future generations to know their past and ...

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Pakistan shells areas along LoC in Nowshera sector

Pakistani troops opened fire along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police said on Friday.Pakistani troops shelled Anwas, Laam, Sarya and Pukhrani areas of Nowshera sector on Thursday night.The firing continued for a brief period, they said, adding that there was no loss of life or injury to ...

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Kathua girl’s family being pressurised to withdraw case: JRL

The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday said “attempts” were underway to hush up the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua. In a statement the leaders said the girl’s family is being harassed and pressurised to ...

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