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PDP MP protests in Parliament against Pulwama civilian killings.

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Member of Parliament Mir Mohammad Fayaz on Tuesday protested inside the premises of Parliament against the recent civilian killings in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Fayaz hails from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, and is a sitting Member of Parliament in the upper house or Rajya Sabha.Wearing a ...

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Peer Hussain to join NC tomorrow.

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Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Peer Mohammad Hussain is all set to join National Conference tomorrow. Talking to Peer Mohammad Hussain said that he has quitted PDP soon after resigning as Vice Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Wakf Board, the time when PDP was in power and no one could ...

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College non-teaching employees to stage protest on Dec 20.

The non-teaching employees of Government degree colleges have decided to stage peaceful protest on December 20 in Srinagar. “We appeal non-teaching employees of all degree colleges to make Srinagar chalo successful. College local fund employees, who have been working in colleges for the past 25 years, are suffering badly due ...

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Education department on crutches as key positions remain vacant.

For several months authorities have failed to fill up many key positions in the school education department across Kashmir, badly affecting administration of the education sector in the valley. Officials say around six crucial posts of chief education officers (CEOs) and five of principals for district institutes of education and ...

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Geelani urges Pak to get OIC meeting convened.

Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday urged Pakistan to get an urgent meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened to find a way to out to stop killings in Kashmir. Geelani hailed the statement of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan that the issue ...

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Appointments for SVC, SIC can now be made during Guv’s rule.

The State Administrative Council headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik has made changes in a number of laws to pave way for appointment of heads and members of prestigious anti-graft and transparency bodies whenever the state is under Governor’s or President’s rule. In the past one month, the SAC, which ...

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Kashmir awaits return of its prized pre-historic treasure.

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A gallery has been reserved at the SPS Museum for the antiquities that were excavated at Burzhom, one of the world’s rare pre-historic archaeological sites, but were not returned to state in the past 50 years. Burzhom site is unique for showcasing different stages of the evolution of people from ...

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Northern Army Commander reviews Kashmir security.

The northern army commander lieutenant general Ranbir Singh arrived in Kashmir on Monday to review the prevailing security situation in the wake of recent anti-militancy operations in the Valley. A Srinagar-based army spokesman said in a statement that during the visit, the army commander was briefed by the chinar corps ...

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Advisor Kumar discusses border development issues with DCs, SSPs..

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Governor’s Advisor  K Vijay Kumar today chaired a meeting of the deputy commissioners and SSPs of the border districts of the state to discuss the issue of development of border areas. IGP Jammu Dr S D Singh Jamwal was present in the meeting while as DC’s and SSP’s of Jammu, ...

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Dr Farooq, APSCC grieved over fire incident at Chattisinghpora Gurudwara.

National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday expressed heartfelt grief at the gutting of Gurudawara Singh Sabha, Samandari hall, in Chatisinghpora hamlet in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Terming the incident highly unfortunate, Dr Farooq said that the fire at the revered Gurdudwara has saddened him. “The administration should maintain ...

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