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Transporters strike against shifting of GBS Batamaloo to Parimpora continues

Transporters strike against shifting of GBS Batamaloo to Parimpora continues

Srinagar The Valley transporters Wednesday continued to protest against the government’s decision of shifting the General Bus Stand (GBS) Batamaloo to Parimpora. The transporters are protesting from September 05 following the shifting of GBS Batamaloo to Parimpora. Protest called by the transporters was extended by two days on Tuesday to press the government for their […]

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3 injured in road accident on Srinagar-Gulmarg road, 1 critical

3 injured in road accident on Srinagar-Gulmarg road, 1 critical

Srinagar Three persons were injured after their car met an accident at Wussan crossing in Baramulla Wednesday morning. Reports said that a car, bearing registration number JK01E -7847, met an accident today morning at Wussan crossing on Srinagar-Gulmarg road. The injured, identified as Abdul Rashid Palla, Mohd Sultan Palla and Abdul Gaffar Palla, all residents […]

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JK Assembly puts RTI replies online

JK Assembly puts RTI replies online

RTI synonymous with transparency, accountability: Speaker SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 13: As a part of digital India Plan, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly has put RTI responses online on its official website www.jklegislativeassembly.nic.in. Now replies to queries will be put up on the website and will be available for all to view and not just the person […]

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51 brick kilns around Srinagar Airport asked to close down

51 brick kilns around Srinagar Airport asked to close down

BUDGAM, SEPTEMBER 13: In adhering the Court’s direction regarding relocation of Brick Kiln located around the Airport, so that the visibility particularly during the month of October and November could be increased, the Deputy Commissioner Budgam in exercise of the powers vested under him in terms of Section 26 of J&K Brick Kiln (Regulation) Act.2010 has […]

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Kashmir: Amnesty International releases report, calls for immediate ban on pellet guns

Kashmir: Amnesty International releases report, calls for immediate ban on pellet guns

Amnesty International India on Wednesday released a report, “Losing Sight in Kashmir: The Impact of Pellet-Firing Shotguns” while calling for an immediate ban on pellet-firing shotguns. During the press briefing, it presented the cases of 88 people whose eyesight was damaged by metal pellets fired from pump-action shotguns used by the “Jammu and Kashmir Police […]

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India, Pakistan trade heavy fire along LoC in Poonch

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire along LoC in Poonch

The armies of India and Pakistan on Wednesday exchanged heavy fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two civilians were reported in the firing that is going in Degwar, Shahpur and Saujiyan sectors of Poonch district. An official said that Pakistani army resorted to firing and […]

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Pollution in Sgr recorded beyond permissible limits; HC displeased, seeks report

Pollution in Sgr recorded beyond permissible limits; HC displeased, seeks report

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has expressed displeasure over deterioration of ambient air quality in Srinagar even as it sought State’s Pollution Control Board action of plan to arrest it. “It is clear (from the status report submitted by the PCB) that the permissible level of pollution in Srinagar, recorded at five stations, is […]

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Close shave for 95 Jet Konnect passengers in Assam

Close shave for 95 Jet Konnect passengers in Assam

Jorhat (Assam): Ninety five passengers and crew of a Jorhat-Guwahati-Kolkata flight had a miraculous escape when the aircraft skidded off the runway at Rowriah airport. “All the passengers and crew of the Jet Konnect flight number 7048 are safe and were brought down from the aircraft unhurt,” said Pravakar Mishra, station director of Airport Authority […]

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Manmohan-led group to face tough questions over failure to keep Kashmir `settlement’ promises

Manmohan-led group to face tough questions over failure to keep Kashmir `settlement’ promises

The Congress party’s Policy Planning Group led by former Prime Minister (PM), DrManmohan Singh, will face tough questions during its visit to Kashmir over the party’s failure to implement the recommendations over political resolution of Kashmir problem made by Working Groups and Interlocutors during its rule in state. Manmohan Singh led group will visit Kashmir […]

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Youth joining Army real face of Kashmir: Lt Gen Dua

Youth joining Army real face of Kashmir: Lt Gen Dua

SRINAGAR: Lt Gen Satish Dua, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, Ministry of Defence on Tuesday said that even though some of the youths are indeed misguided in the Valley but 185 young soldiers from J&K, who passed out from the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre are the real face of Kashmiri youngsters. “They […]