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Air Force officer says RTI Act ‘not applicable’ to J&K.

An appellant was told by an officer from the Air Force Works Wing at Srinagar that Right to Information Act was not applicable to Jammu and Kashmir when the contractual worker approached him about discrepancy in disbursal of his monthly salary. Raashid, the appellant, and his colleague Riyaz were hired ...

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Wreath laying ceremony held.

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To pay homage to the deceased policeman Kamal Kishore who was killed in the line of duty at FatehKadal, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines here on Wednesday, a police spokesman said. He said the civil and police officers led by DGP Dilbag Singh laid floral ...

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Crime Branch books fraudsters.

Crime Branch today registered FIR against fraudsters who used a social network to extract a huge amount of money from the gullible people fraudulently. A CB spokesman in a statement here said that the Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint from one Zahid Ali Khan of Khawaja Bagh Baramulla, alleging ...

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Ring road affected farmers urge Governor to issue ordinance for land compensation.

Farmers affected due to government acquiring land for Ring road have appealed Governor Satya Pal Malik to issue an ordinance enabling the affected farmers to get fair compensation for their land which is being acquired for construction of the new highway. In a statement Land Owners Welfare Committee which met ...

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Omar politicizing Manan Wani’s killing: PDP.

Senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party and former parliamentarian Dr Mehboob Beg on Wednesday lashed out at the vice-president of National Conference Omar Abdullah for what he called “politicizing the killing” of the scholar turned militant Manan Wani. Reacting sharply to Omar Abdullah’s allegation that Mehbooba Mufti was responsible for ...

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Zaina Kadal gunfight site: Forces thrash journalists.

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At least 10 journalists were thrashed by government forces near the site of gunfight in Fateh Kadal area of old Srinagar on Wednesday morning while they were discharging their professional duties.Asif Qureshi, a journalist working with ABP news channel, said they didn’t “cross the line drawn by forces” and were ...

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Militant arrested by police in Pattan an innocent student: Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen.

Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TeM) on Thursday said a militant arrested by the police last night in Pattan had been sent home by the outfit “as he was very young student”. In a statement, a TeM spokesman said that Faizan Majeed of Tral had joined the outfit few days ago but he was ...

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Shutdown, restrictions paralyse life in Kashmir.

Normal life remained paralysed in Kashmir valley on Thursday due to a shutdown called by the separatists and restrictions imposed by the authorities to prevent protests against the killing of two militants and a civilian in Fateh Kadal yesterday.Reports said that all shops and other business establishments are closed in ...

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Protests rock Kashmir University against killing of student-turned-militant in Pulwama.

A massive protest was held at the Kashmir University against the killing of a student-turned-militant in a shootout with the government forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The hostel boarders of Zakura campus besides MA and MAK boys hostel assembled at the main campus of Kashmir University in Hazratbal and ...

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‘Srinagar one of most beautiful cities’.

Terming Srinagar as one of the most beautiful cities, chief secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today said that cleanliness plays key role towards developing an optimisticand productive attitude among the people. The chief secretary said this while flagging off seven-day chain of cleanliness drive with the theme “From-Me-To-You” from Peerzo along the ...

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