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Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, weather to remain wet till next 12 hrs.

Kashmir valley including Srinagar city received a fresh snowfall amid rains on Wednesday. Deputy Director Meteorological Department, Mukhtar Ahmad told Rising Kashmir that this was the major spell in March.”The intensity of snowfall will decrease by the evening,” he said. The MeT department has predicted intermittent rains and snowfall in ...

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JKReTTF threaten state-wide protest after March 31.

Castigating the state administration over her failure to release the pending salaries of erstwhile SSA teachers, the Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar e Taleem Teachers Forum (JKReTTF) has threatened to go for indefinite statewide strike after March. In a statement, JKReTTF Chairman Farooq Ahmad Tantray said that thousands of teachers under ...

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Mobile Internet speed chocked in Kashmir parts.

The Internet service on mobile phones was chocked in parts of Kashmir valley on Wednesday following a strike call by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the custodial killing of a teacher. The internet service has been throttled to 2G from high-speed 4G in central Kashmir’s Budgam and Srinagar districts. On ...

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Research meet on ‘Recent Trends in Molecular and Cellular Biology’ begins at KU.

A two-day First Annual Research Meeting based on the theme “Recent Trends in Molecular and Cellular Biology” organized by Department of Biotechnology University of Kashmir started here at KU on Tuesday. Leading researchers and scientists from several prestigious institutions of the country have been invited to the university where they ...

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Indo-Pak tension dominates first China-Pak strategic dialogue.

The Indo-Pak tensions following the Pulwama militant attack became the focal point of the first strategic dialogue between the foreign ministers of Pakistan and China on Tuesday as Beijing urged the global community to take a “fair perspective” of Islamabad’s commitment to fight terrorism. Pakistan is facing intense international pressure ...

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APSCC reiterates demand for fresh probe into Chattisinghpora killings.

All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) has expressed dismay over the delay in justice to the families of 35 Sikh families who were killed at Chattisinghpora in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on March 20, 2000. In a statement, APSCC Chairman Jagmohan Singh Raina said that although 19 years have passed ...

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All security arrangements in place in six assembly segments of police district Baramulla: SSP.

Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday said that it has put in place all security arrangements for both the candidates and as well as the voters in six assembly segments of Baramulla police district ahead of the ensuing Lok Sabha elections in Baramulla-Kupwara-Bandipora Lok Sabha constituency. SSP Baramulla Abdul Qayoom ...

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HC seeks reponse to PUBG ban petition.

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The High Court on Tuesday directed the Union ministry of communications and the Jammu and Kashmir government to respond within four weeks to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking ban on online access to battle games, particularly PUBG, in the state. A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and ...

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Voluntary disclosure of information under RTI by Govt deptts remains poor in J&K.

Ten years after the implementation of the J&K Right to Information (RTI) Act, voluntary disclosure of information under its section 4 remains poor.As per the State Information Commissions’ (SIC) data, “there are 144 departments that have made their information public, but there are many departments and divisions that are yet ...

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Northern Army Commander visits forward posts at Siachen glacier.

Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh Tuesday visited forward posts in Siachen Glacier and reviewed operational preparedness being maintained in the sector. He was accompanied by Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps. Army’s Srinagar based spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that Lt Gen Ranbir ...

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