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NPP questions ‘timing and intent’ behind creation of Ladakh division.

The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Wednesday questioned the “timing and intent” behind creation of a separate administrative division for the Ladakh region, asking as to why it was done during the President’s rule.JKNPP Chairman Harsh Dev Singh also asked who had demanded for divisional status to Ladakh ...

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Mehbooba says Governor playing with fire by taking selective decisions.

Former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said that Governor Satya Pal Malik led administration in Jammu and Kashmir is implementing central government’s agenda in the State. Mehbooba said Governor is playing with fire by taking decisions against the sentiments of people. Mehbooba was ...

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Governor directs Divisional, Dy Commissioners to ensure availability of essential supplies.

Governor Satya Pal Malik has issued directions to the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh and all the Deputy Commissioners for expeditiously addressing the hardships being faced by people, caused due to heavy snowfall and rains in the past few days. Governor has asked the Deputy Commissioners to personally ...

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Education department should avoid unnecessary verification system of SSA teachers: Wani.

Former employees leader and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Qayoom Wani showed serious concern towards the unnecessary verification and third time police verification which seems to be unjustified and time consuming. Wani said that once verified certificates and already cleared police verification need not to be repeated. He urged ...

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Two militants killed in Budgam gunfight: Police.

Two militants were killed by the government forces in a nocturnal gunfight in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said on Wednesday. A police spokesman said that a cordon and search operation was laid jointly by the police and the forces in Gopalpora area following “credible inputs” about ...

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Shutdown being observed in Valley, train service resumed in south Kashmir.

Shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership against any move to weaken Article 35-A that is scheduled to come up for hearing in Supreme Court this week. Shops and business establisments remain closed on Wednesday and traffic also remained mostly off the roads ...

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India, Pak commit to maintain peace along IB at Flag Meet.

India and Pakistan on Tuesday committed to maintain peace along international border at Sector Commander Level Flag Meeting held at Suchetgarh Border here. BSF Spokesman said that on arrangements of Pakistan Rangers, a Sector Commander level Meeting was held from 1130 hours to 1300 hours between Border Security Force and ...

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Waste Segregation Plants coming up in Budgam.

District Development Commissioner Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today said that the Rural Development Department will construct Solid Waste Segregation and Management Plants in every village of Budgam district. This was disclosed by the DDC while inspecting two identified sites of waste segregation projects coming up at a cost of ...

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PLEAS AGAINST ARTICLE 35-A: JRL calls for shutdown today, tomorrow.

The Joint Resistance Leadership Tuesday called for a complete shutdown on February 13 and 14 in view of the hearing of a bunch of petitions in the Supreme Court seeking rollback of Article 35-A.In a statement, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik urged ...

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Govt duty bound to provide food, shelter to stranded commuters: HC.

The High Court on Tuesday sought a report on the status of the upgradation of the old highway from Qazigund to Srinagar. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation by civil society of Tral, a division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Sanjeev Kumar also held in its “oral observation” ...

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