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Mehbooba e-inaugurates Passport Seva Kendra for Anantnag


Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today e inaugurated a Passport Seva Kendra for Anantnag here today. The opening of this Kendra would help in pacing up the process of passport issuance and delivery by bringing the service closer to people’s doorstep benefitting some 20 lacs souls of South Kashmir districts. This ...

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In violation of Srinagar Master Plan, residential colonies fast turning into commercial


With the authorities preparing the final draft of Srinagar Master Plan 20-15-35, it has been seen that scores of residential areas in the city are fast turning into commercial hubs. Housing Colonies in Srinagar city were well developed for residential purposes and no commercial building permissions were accorded in these ...

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‘JK among top illicit drug crop cultivators’


With the Narcotics Control Bureau of Union Ministry of Home Affairs in its annual report 2016, having revealed that J&K was one among the top states in India where maximum drug illicit crops are cultivated, the police Monday said that it is the responsibility of all stakeholders to work together ...

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Body of infiltrator recovered along LoC: Army


Body of infiltrator recovered along LoC: ArmyThe body of a “heavily-armed Pakistani intruder” was recovered along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pooch district after the Army claimed thwarting an infiltration attempt by a group of militants “under the cover of Pakistani firing” yesterday evening. The body was recovered during ...

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Soibugh man killed near Budgam Air Force Station


Government Security forces shot dead a man, believed to be mentally unsound, near the Air Force station in Budgam district of central Kashmir after he allegedly tried to enter the high-security area, a police spokesman said today. Around midnight last night, the man crossed the security fence and came near ...

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CM calls for streamlining urban transport


Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today underlined the need for blending long- and short-term solutions for streamlining urban transport in the state in view of the increasing vehicular population. Chairing a high-level meeting here today, the Chief Minister described traffic management and urban mobility as the critical areas which need focussed ...

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NIA probe to examine jail staff, doctors


The NIA, which has been asked to probe the escape of LeT militant Mohammed Naveed Jhatt from SMHS Hospital in Srinagar, will investigate conspiracy angles, including how he got “favourable orders” from doctors and jail authorities, officials said here. Senior Home Ministry officials said that on the Centre’s advice, the ...

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PDP warns against fiddling with state’s special status, demography


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday castigated UP politician Amar Singh for his statement on Article 370 and Muslims, terming it as provocative, biased and an attempt to vitiate the atmosphere of tranquility in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Reacting to Singh’s statement, PDP vice-president Sartaj Madni said ...

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JKLF chairman discharged from SKIMS…


Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik, who was admitted in SKIMS Soura, was discharged from hospital today. Suffering Haematuria and acute urinary retention, Malik was admitted at SKIMS on February 14, 2018. Expressing satisfaction over the health condition of Malik, JKLF spokesman in a statement today thanked ...

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CUK campus will not be shifted from Ganderbal: CM


Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today clarified that there is “no question” of shifting the campus of Central University of Kashmir from Ganderbal. In a late night message on social networking website, Twitter, Mehbooba said though there have been difficulties in the construction at the present site at Tulmulla village of ...

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