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High Court quashes 7 PSA detentions.

The High Court has ordered release of seven persons after quashing their detention orders under Public Safety Act.  Different benches of the High Court quashed the detention orders after hearing advocate Shafaqat Nazir and the state council.    The detainees whose detention orders were quashed are:  Fayaz Ahmad Ganae and Farooq Ahmad ...

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Multi-crore ETT admission scam: FIR registered in 2013, investigation stands nowhere, what sort of probe is this? asks Chief Justice Mittal.

Expressing dismay over the delay in concluding probe into the multi-crore Elementary Teachers’ Training (ETT) admission scam, the High Court on Friday held that there seems to be a clear collusion between officials of the school education department and those against whom FIR has been filed in this case. While ...

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Bhat hails Govt’s decision to establish degree college at Ajas.

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Senior PDP leader Nizamuddin Bhat on Friday expressed his delight over building Degree College at Ajas area of Bandipora district.In a statement, Bhat said former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had earlier assured to establish a college at Ajas.Now when district development commissioner and higher education authorities have taken up the ...

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Need roadmap to rectify mistakes committed by Delhi: Hakeem Yaseen.

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Chairman PDF Hakeem Yaseen on Friday urged “need for devising practicable roadmap to rectify mistakes committed by New Delhi in past which have been root causes of simmering alienation in Kashmir”.In a statement, Yaseen hailed recent views of Governor S P Malik about Kashmir situation. He said: “it was for ...

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‘Elections no substitute for K-resolution’.

Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Miwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that elections in Kashmir have “lost value” as it was a “futile exercise which has always been rejected by the people of Kashmir.” He said the upcoming Urban Local Bodies elections are actually a “military operation” that can never be a ...

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Police seize books, laptop, iPad from PDP MLA’s house.

The police have seized almost a dozen books including those written on ‘jihad’, a laptop, iPad and three mobile phones from the official residence of People’s Democratic Party legislator Aijaz Ahmad Mir in Srinagar, days after his security guard Adil Sheikh decamped with at least seven AK-47 rifles and showed ...

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Govt modifies GST Act.

The Jammu and Kashmir finance department Friday ordered some modifications in state Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017.According to a government SRO No 457 (under section 164 of GST Act),  issued by Navin K Choudhary, principal secretary to the government finance department, the state government ordered  further to amend in ...

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Kashmir traders threaten to shun bank POS machines.

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The Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation president Muhammad Yasin Khan Friday threatened that the trade community of Kashmir would shun the use of bank POS, a banking device used for e-transactions. “The use of POS has come as a shocker for the entire trade community of Kashmir as it has ...

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EJAC to support PD&M employees of: Qayoom Wani.

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President of Employees Joint Action Committee Abdul Qayoom Wani on Friday said that EJAC would support the employees of Planning, Development and Monitoring Department and would help them in getting their issues resolved. In a statement here EJAC spokesman said, “An emergency meeting of the EJAC chaired by Wani was ...

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J&K opposes in SC challenge to Dilbag Singh’s appointment as acting DGP.

The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday opposed in the Supreme Court a plea filed by a serving senior IPS officer who has raised the issue of appointment of Dilbag Singh as the acting Director General of Police (DGP) of the state. IPS officer S K Mishra has moved the apex ...

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