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Swine flu claims one more life in Jammu, toll reaches three

Swine flu claims one more life in Jammu, toll reaches three

A youth hailing from the Rajouri district died of swine flu at a hospital here, marking the third such death in this region in the last two months, officials said today. Rayat Mushtaq, 24, died at the Government Medical College and Hospital on September 29 after undergoing treatment at a special ward meant for patients […]

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DGP promises job in J&K Police for Mr. Kashmir-2017 announces cash prizes to winners.

DGP promises job in J&K Police for Mr. Kashmir-2017 announces cash prizes to winners.

 Director General of Police, Dr. S.P Vaid promised employment in Jammu and Kashmir Police to the winner of Mr. Kashmir-2017 Body Building Competition here today.   Dr. S.P. Vaid who was the chief guest on the Body Building 2017 contest organised by Srinagar District Body Building & Fitness Association Affiliated to Indian Body Building & […]

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KCCI delegation meets JK Bank chairman

KCCI delegation meets JK Bank chairman

The newly elected executive body of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) today called upon Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmad at Corporate Headquarters. The chairman felicitated the elected members led by President KCCI Javed Ahmed Tenga, for getting elected to the premier business chamber of valley in recently held elections. Interacting with […]

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35 officials suspended for unauthorized absence in Rajouri

35 officials suspended for unauthorized absence in Rajouri

District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today issued directions for placing 35 officials under suspension and deduction of their respective one-day salary as well as departmental action after these officials were found unauthorizedly absent from their duties during a surprise inspection. Additional DDC, Avtar Singh Chib, Chief Planning Officer, A.H. Choudhary, Assistant Commissioner […]

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Separatists call for shutdown against braid-chopping incidents

Separatists call for shutdown against braid-chopping incidents

Separatists on Saturday called for a shutdown in Kashmir on Monday against incidents of braid-chopping in the state.In a statement, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said the braid chopping incidents were part of a “well-thought out” conspiracy.”It is a big challenge for us as dignity of women folk is at stake,” […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: Work on Zojila tunnel to start soon, says Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir: Work on Zojila tunnel to start soon, says Mehbooba Mufti

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said that work on the construction of Zojila tunnel, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir Valley, will start soon after conclusion of the necessary formalities. She said the Government is keen on the development and progress of both the districts of Kargil and Leh. Addressing a function here after distributing scooties […]

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CRPF Sends 21,000 Plastic Bullets to Kashmir to Reduce Pellets Usage

CRPF Sends 21,000 Plastic Bullets to Kashmir to Reduce Pellets Usage

Meerut: The CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and “less lethal” plastic bullets to the Kashmir Valley to tackle street protests, says a top officer of the force. The bullets, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and manufactured by the Ordnance factory based in Pune, can be fitted in the AK […]

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CRPF man injured in militant attack in Anantnag

CRPF man injured in militant attack in Anantnag

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) sub-inspector was injured in a militant attack in Mir Bazar area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday evening. Sources said that militants opened fire in Mir Bazar area today evening, leaving sub-inspector injured.