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60 presumed dead in Rohingya boat capsize: UN

60 presumed dead in Rohingya boat capsize: UN

About 60 people are believed to have died when a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh, the UN said on Friday. The boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district late on Thursday. A UN spokesman said 23 people were now confirmed dead and 40 […]

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JKLF Chief Yasin Malik Arrested

JKLF Chief Yasin Malik Arrested

SRINAGAR:  Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front or JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here on Friday. JKLF sources said a police party reached the uptown Abi Guzar area of Srinagar and arrested Malik and another JKLF leader, Bashir Ahmad. Both have been shifted to the Srinagar Central Jail. Malik’s arrest comes two days ahead of […]

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Braid Chopping: DC Anantnag chairs meeting to formulate strategy

Braid Chopping: DC Anantnag chairs meeting to formulate strategy

ANANTNAG, SEPTEMBER 29: In view of the braid chopping incidents reported in the district, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag,  Muhammad Younis Malik today called an emergency meeting of the magistrates, police officers and civil society members to discuss the measures that need to be taken up to tackle the situation and to bring the culprits to book. The meeting […]

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Grand Mufti of Syria calls on Mehbooba Mufti

Grand Mufti of Syria calls on Mehbooba Mufti

The Grand Mufti of Syria, His Eminence Dr. Ahmad Bader Eddin Mohammad Adib Hassoun called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed several issues confronting the Muslim ummah and the need to weed out the cult of violence from the Muslim society. They also underscored the need for inculcating […]

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J&K Bank bids farewell to RBI Regional Director

J&K Bank bids farewell to RBI Regional Director

 J&K Bank organized a farewell for Regional Director RBI Nitya Kishore Sahu, who is superannuating on September 30, 2017. Chaired by the bank’s Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed, the function was attended by the bank’s Executive Presidents, Presidents and Vice-Presidents. Sahu took over as the Regional Director last year in June. Prior to his posting […]

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If I wanted Finance Ministry, Jaitley would not have been there: Yashwant Sinha

If I wanted Finance Ministry, Jaitley would not have been there: Yashwant Sinha

Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Friday again attacked Arun Jaitley, saying that if he was a “job applicant” at 80, then Jaitley would not be holding charge of the Finance Ministry now. Sinha also told the media that those who had never won a Lok Sabha election were questioning and attacking him and misleading […]

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DGP J&K Dr. S. P VAID INAUGURATED DRUG DE-ADDICTION CENTRE AT DPL UDHAMPUR

DGP J&K Dr. S. P VAID INAUGURATED DRUG DE-ADDICTION CENTRE AT DPL UDHAMPUR

SRINAGAR SEPTEMBER 29 : In order to make district Udhampur free from the menace of drug addiction, DGP J&K Dr. S.P. Vaid, IPS today inaugurated Drug De-addiction Centre (DDC) at DPL Udhampur. Dr. S.D. Singh Jamwal, IPS IGP Jammu Zone, Mubarak  Ganaie, IPS IGP Railways, J.P Singh, IPS IGP Personnel Sh. Virender Sharma, IPS DIG […]

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Incidents of braid cutting; Police establishes helplines in all districts of Kashmir; IGP Kashmir to reward people who will help/inform

Incidents of braid cutting; Police establishes helplines in all districts of Kashmir; IGP Kashmir to reward people who will help/inform

Srinagar, September 29: Jammu and Kashmir police has established helplines so that people could inform and seek assistance with regard to any braid cutting incident. To speed up the investigation process, Special Investigation Teams (SITs) have also been constituted in every district headquarters of the valley. Besides, Police Community Group  meetings were also held  wherein PCPG […]

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Sopore town of Baramulla district in northern part of Kashmir is observing a complete shutdown for the 3rd consecutive day

Sopore town of Baramulla district in northern part of Kashmir is observing a complete shutdown for the 3rd consecutive day

Sopore town of Baramulla district in northern part of Kashmir is observing a complete shutdown for the 3rd consecutive day against the killing of militants commander Abdul Qayoom najat. “A complete shutdown is being observed in the native area of the slain militant on third consecutive day. All business establishments and shops are shut in the […]

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Three killed after car plunges into gorge on Kashmir highway

Three killed after car plunges into gorge on Kashmir highway

Three persons were killed and one injured after a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), belonging to Justice MK Hanjura, plunged into a deep gorge on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said. Justice Hanjura was not travelling in the car. An official said that an SUV, bearing registration number JK02 […]