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Demonetisation helped curbing terrorism, stone-pelting in Valley: J&K DGP

Demonetisation helped curbing terrorism, stone-pelting in Valley: J&K DGP

Jammu: The state of Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed lesser acts of terror and stone-pelting in recent times due to demonetisation, said a J&K top cop on Friday. State DGP SP Vaid attributed the dip in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir to the government’s note ban exercise, adding that it has also helped in eliminating hawala […]

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At least 184 killed in Egypt mosque attack

At least 184 killed in Egypt mosque attack

At least 184 people have been killed and scores more injured in a bomb and gun attack targeting a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai, state television has reported. The assailants planted home-made explosives in the al-Rawdah mosque in the northern city of Arish and detonated them as worshipers were leaving after prayers. They also shot […]

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If Govt is serious, release political prisoners, revoke PSA, AFSPA: Mirwaiz

If Govt is serious, release political prisoners, revoke PSA, AFSPA: Mirwaiz

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday termed the government’s move to give amnesty to first time stone pelters as “a good looking cosmetic effort”. The Mirwaiz said if the present government is serious and really has a change of heart and want to take some bold Confidence Building Measures (CBMs), then it should release […]

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Body of militant killed in Keran sector found

Body of militant killed in Keran sector found

Security forces today recovered the body of an unidentified militant killed in an infiltration bid foiled by Army in Keran sector near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The body of the militant was recovered during search operations, a police official said, adding, it was handed over to local auqaf committee […]

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CM’s public outreach follow up: Govt cancels all teacher attachments of Gurez, Tulail areas

CM’s public outreach follow up: Govt cancels all teacher attachments of Gurez, Tulail areas

As a follow up to the visit of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti to Gurez on October 31, the Government has ordered cancellation of attachments and deployments of all teachers and masters posted in Gurez and working in other areas with immediate effect. In addition, the Government has also cancelled the attachments and deployments of teachers […]

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Work on alternate transmission line to Valley to be finished by Dec end

Work on alternate transmission line to Valley to be finished by Dec end

The ongoing work on building India’s one of the largest transmission project for alternate power exchange route between Northern Grid and the Kashmir Valley, is all set to be completed by the end of this year, around 10 months ahead of scheduled deadline for the same. Second and last phase (Element-II) of Northern Region System […]

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JK Cements fail to deposit employees’ CPF

JK Cements fail to deposit employees’ CPF

The Jammu and Kashmir Cements Limited has not deposited the Provident Fund of its 740 employees with the Government for last two and a half years, forcing Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner to issue show cause notice to the Managing Director (MD). The JK Cements has not deposited the Provident Fund of the employee amounting to […]

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HC grants 2 weeks to MHA for reply on Anantnag by-poll

HC grants 2 weeks to MHA for reply on Anantnag by-poll

SRINAGAR, Nov 23: The High Court today granted two weeks time to Union Ministry of Home Affairs for reply in a plea for holding by-election for Anantnag Parliamentary constituency. Justice Tashi Rabstan sought reply from Union Ministry of Home Affairs Government of India as its counsel Tahir Majid Shamshi (ASGI), submitted before the Court that […]

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Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma on six-day visit to Valley, will meet Kashmiri Pandits in Nagrota

Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma on six-day visit to Valley, will meet Kashmiri Pandits in Nagrota

Dineshwar Sharma, the Centre’s Special Representative on Jammu and Kashmir, will arrive in Jammu on Friday on a six-day visit to the state in an effort to pave the way for a sustained dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue. Sharma will remain in Jammu till Sunday after which he will leave for the Kashmir Valley, […]