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Mehbooba distributes appointment orders among pellet victims

Mehbooba distributes appointment orders among pellet victims

rinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday distributed orders of appointment among a group of victims who lost their eyesight due to pellet injuries during the last year’s people’s uprising, sources said. It may be recalled that on September 14 and 28 the Chief Minister had also disbursed financial assistance among two groups of such pellet […]

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LeT’s divisional commander, aide killed in Qazigund gunfight

LeT’s divisional commander, aide killed in Qazigund gunfight

Divisional commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba was among two militants killed in a gunfight with government forces in Qazigund area of southern Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday, police said. In a tweet, Director General of police SP Vaid identified the two militants as Furkan and Abu Mavia. He said that Furkan had taken over as Divisional commander […]

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Srinagar, Jammu and Banihal experience coldest nights of the season

Srinagar, Jammu and Banihal experience coldest nights of the season

With clear sky overnight, twin capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu experienced coldest night of the season last night. While Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of minus3.8 degrees Celsius – four degrees below normal, Jammu recorded a low of 7.4 degrees Celsius – three degrees below normal, met office said. However, there was some respite […]

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Thousands in attendance, multiple funeral prayers offered to slain Yawar in southern Kashmir’s Kulgam

Thousands in attendance, multiple funeral prayers offered to slain Yawar in southern Kashmir’s Kulgam

Amid massive pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, thousands of people on Tuesday turned up for the funeral prayers of slain LeT militant Yawar Bashir at his native Hablesh village of Kulgam district in southern Kashmir. Reports said to multiple funerals had to be offered to slain Yawar since the ground where the prayers were offered could […]

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Anti-militancy operations will continue in Kashmir: Gen Rawat

Anti-militancy operations will continue in Kashmir: Gen Rawat

Operations against militants in Kashmir will continue, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Tuesday. He said it was upto the “neighbouring country” as to how it treats militant organisations but India will continue to raise the issue. “Operations in Kashmir are going on continuously and we an improvement in the situation in the Valley. […]

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Massive fire guts ten residential houses in Downtown Srinagar

Massive fire guts ten residential houses in Downtown Srinagar

At least ten houses were gutted in a major fire that broke out in a congested locality in  Downtown Srinagar on Monday night. Fire broke out at a house in congested Sheikh Colony, Kane-Devar area of Hawal Srinagar around 11:10 pm and within no time engulfed some adjoining dwellings, reports said. Fire tenders were rushed […]

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Police nabs newly recruited militants from hospital

Police nabs newly recruited militants from hospital

Jammu and Kashmir Police today claimed to have arrested a recently recruited militant with a Chinese pistol and live cartridges from Janglatmandi maternity hospital soon after an encounter which left three militants and a security man killed and two others wounded at Qazigund, 80 kms from here in south Kashmir.   “One individual Rashid Ahmed […]

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Jammu Muslim Front condemns JDA action

Jammu Muslim Front condemns JDA action

JAMMU: A protest was reported from Talab Khatikan of Jammu in support of Gole Gujral Muslim residents who were allegedly subject to harassment by JDA demolition squad. The speakers alleged that the action was part of the “hidden agenda of anti-national forces” who are playing dirty tricks to hurt the sentiments of Muslims, a statement […]