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People should be steadfast : TeM


Tehreek-e-Mazahamat (TeM) chairman Bilal Sidiqee has paid rich tributes to three militants, Eesa Fazili, Owais Ahmad and Sabzaar Ahmad, killed in Hakura Islamabad (Anantnag) encounter. “We pay tributes to these youths martyred in the gunfight. It is the collective responsibility of leadership and the people of Kashmir to show steadfastness, ...

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Robbers loot `6 lakh cash from bank manager in Shopian


A group of armed robbers on Monday morning looted cash from a Jammu & Kashmir bank manager in Kapran hamlet of Shopian district, an official said. He said a group of men carrying weapons stopped the bank manager when he along with his colleagues was traveling in a car bearing ...

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SKUAST-K scientists support creation of horticulture varsity with rider


SKUAST-K Scientists and Teachers Association (SSTA) today said they were not against the creation of horticulture university in the state. “What we are against is that the university should not be created at the cost of SKUAST-K.” In a statement issued here, the association condemn the statement of the horticulture ...

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14 days on, PAO ‘controversy’ fails to die down


Demanding deferment of pay and accounts office (PAO) system till their pending liabilities are cleared, the contractors in Srinagar continued their protest demonstrations on the 14 day today while the engineering complex at Rajbagh continued to remain padlocked. The protestors under the banner of J&K contractors coordination committee intensified their ...

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PPP condemns Hilal War’s detention


Jammu Kashmir People’s Political Party (PPP) has condemned the “continuous detention” of its chairman Er Hilal War in Srinagar Central Jail. “War along with other Hurriyat activists was arrested on Saturday. They were taken to police station Ram Munshibagh from where War was shifted to Srinagar Central Jail,” a spokesman ...

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‘3 drug peddlers arrested in Sopore’


Police on Monday said that it arrested three drug peddlers at Sopore in Baramulla district. In a statement here a police spokesman said, “Police arrested three notorious drug peddlers during a naka checking at Sopore. Contraband substances were recovered from their possession and the vehicle they were travelling in was ...

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Anand Jain posted as IGP headquarters


Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered the posting of Anand Jain as inspector general of police headquarters, PHQ. According to an order issued by the State Home department, Surinder Kumar Gupta, IGP Hqrs, PHQ is transferred and posted as Director, SSG, J&K, vice Rajesh Kumar, who has been relieved ...

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Div Com reviews progress on CM’s commitments


The divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the concerned executing agencies to accelerate the developmental tempo so that all commitments made by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti during her outreach programme are fulfilled as per the timeline fixed for each work. The divisional commissioner while addressing a review meeting ...

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Shutdown in Kokernag areas against killing of militant Syed Owais Shafi


A spontaneous shutdown is being observed in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district to mourn the death of a local militant in a gunfight with forces yesterday. All shops, schools and other business establishments are closed in Kokernag tehsil, including villages like Zalangam and Vailoo, while public transport is ...

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Shopian killings: Mirwaiz lashes out at Army


Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday said that Army is spreading lies over the Shopian civilian killings. He said that the death toll in the Shopian has mounted to six with the killing of another youth identified as Gowhar Ahmad Lone. “Lies and propaganda being spread by ...

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