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CM expresses concern over manhandling of inmates at Tihar Jail, speaks to union Home Secy

CM expresses concern over manhandling of inmates at Tihar Jail, speaks to union Home Secy

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 28: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed concern over the reports of alleged harassment and manhandling of some inmates from the State at Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Taking a serious view of these reports, the Chief Minister spoke to Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba and asked him to intervene in the matter. The […]

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Dr Farooq demands action against BGSBU students for ‘disrespecting’ national anthem

Dr Farooq demands action against BGSBU students for ‘disrespecting’ national anthem

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) president Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday demanded a strict action against two students of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, for “disrespecting the national anthem”. He asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to take action unless the students apologized. “I think these students have made a great mistake as […]

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NIA takes custody of Lashkar militant apprehended in Kupwara

NIA takes custody of Lashkar militant apprehended in Kupwara

The Indian federal investigation agency, National Investigating Agency (NIA) has taken the custody of the alleged Pakistani Lashkar-e-Toiba militant, Aamir, from the J&K Police. Aamir, 18, a resident of Baldia town, Karachi, was arrested on Friday at Magam, Handwara, in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district, by a joint team of the Army and the police, along […]

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BSF personnel killed by colleague in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora

BSF personnel killed by colleague in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora

A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel was killed by his colleague in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district, sources said on Tuesday. They said a BSF jawan identified as Chanderban, a resident of Haryana, was shot dead by his colleague in a camp at Mader Bandipora late on Monday night after some altercation. Police have registered a […]

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Leh records lowest temperature in J&K

Leh records lowest temperature in J&K

Leh town was the coldest at minus 7.3 degrees Celsius, while Katra recorded 9.6, the highest night temperature in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The weather office has said the present cold wave conditions will continue in the state till Saturday with the morning and evening temperatures likely to fall further. Srinagar city recorded minus […]

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Pakistani troops fire at Indian posts along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops fire at Indian posts along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district in violation of the ceasefire, police said. “Pakistani troops resorted to firing in Jhangar forward area from 1845 hours to 1900 hours,” a senior police officer said on Monday, adding that further details were awaited. Last […]

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Train service resumes in Kashmir

Train service resumes in Kashmir

Train services resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for a day due to security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where separatists had called for a general strike to express solidarity with the detenus, lodged in different jails within and outside the state. ‘We have resumed all train runs in the Kashmir valley today,’ a senior […]

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Dry weather to continue in Valley

Dry weather to continue in Valley

SRINAGAR, Nov 27: People in Kashmir would continue to face respiratory problems as there is forecast of dry weather for at least this week. Director Meteorological Department, Sonam Lotus said the weather will remain cloudy for the next two days with no chances of precipitation in the plains. “Weather will remain dry till December 3 […]

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HC directs SSP to arrest AD

HC directs SSP to arrest AD

SRINAGAR, Nov 27: The High Court today issued arrest warrant against Assistant Director Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department for defying the Court orders and directed the Senior Superintendent of Police Kupwara to arrest the official and present him before the Court tomorrow. Court had directed that the Kerosene Oil license granted in […]