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Mentally unsound person missing in Srinagar Police seeks help of general public in tracing him

Mentally unsound person missing in Srinagar  Police seeks help of general public in tracing him

Srinagar police seeks help of general public in tracing a missing mentally unsound person. One person namely Reyaz Ahmad son of Abdul Saltan resident of Sekidafer reported in Police Station Safakadal that his 24 years old nephew namely Jehangir Habib Dar son of Habib-ul-lah Dar resident of Sekidafer, mentally unsound is missing since 9th of December […]

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Two guards killed after gunmen attack cash van in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Two guards killed after gunmen attack cash van in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Two security guards were killed after unknown gunmen attacked a cash van in Keller area of Shopian in south Kashmir on Monday. Sources said that gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on the van at Poju Keller today afternoon, leaving two security guards wounded. The injured bank guards were shifted to District Hospital where they succumbed. Medical […]

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Mehbooba Mufti praises administrative skills of Sheikh Abdullah

Mehbooba Mufti praises administrative skills of Sheikh Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday praised the administrative skills of National Conference founder and former chief minister Sheikh Abdullah. “After interacting with the people of Doda, one can imagine why late Sheikh saheb had started his public outreach from the erstwhile Doda district,” tweeted Mehbooba.

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Bad weather disrupts traffic on Mughal Road in Jammu and Kashmir

Bad weather disrupts traffic on Mughal Road in Jammu and Kashmir

Bad weather conditions and snowfall on higher reaches on Monday disrupted the movement of transport on the historic Mughal Road. Officials said that snowfall is going on from Ratta Chamb morh to Pir Ki Gali area on the highway.

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Bandipora-Gurez road closed after heavy snowfall

Bandipora-Gurez road closed after heavy snowfall

Bandipora-Gurez road has been closed for traffic folllowing heavy snowfall on Razdan Top and Gurez valley since late last night. An official said that the 86-km Bandipora-Gurez road has been closed after fresh heavy snowfall in the area.

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Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir

Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir early today, the IMD said. According to the National Seismology Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the earthquake occurred at 4:28 am at a depth of 33 Km. There were no immediate reports of loss of life or property.

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Overnight rains break dry cold spell in J&K

Overnight rains break dry cold spell in J&K

Overnight rains on Monday broke the dry, cold wave conditions in Jammu and Kashmir as the weather office forecast more rain and snow in the next two days. The rains both in the Jammu region and the Kashmir Valley raised the minimum temperatures and broke the dry cold spell prevailing in the state for a fortnight, a […]

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Mehbooba Mufti set to induct younger brother into Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet

Mehbooba Mufti set to induct younger brother into Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is all set to induct Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, her younger brother, into the Cabinet, The Indian Express reported on Monday. The move is likely to further strengthen Mufti’s position in the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party. On December 2, she was re-elected the party’s president for the sixth time in a row. […]

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Only 564 civilians got injured in baton-charge, police firing in 2016: NCRB

Only 564 civilians got injured in baton-charge, police firing in 2016: NCRB

SRINAGAR, Dec 10: In 2016, only 564 civilians got injured in lathi-charge and forces firing in Jammu and Kashmir, claims a National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report. The NCRB 2016 report says that 759 civilians were injured during lathi-charge across the country in 2016. “375 civilians were injured in 1,959 lathi-charge incidents in 2016 by […]

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Handwara gunfight: Young lady killed during clashes

Handwara gunfight: Young lady killed during clashes

A young lady was found killed during clashes between protesters and government forces in Unisoo area of Handwara on Monday. File image of encounter site in Kashmir Local sources  said that soon after the gunfight in the village locals hit the streets and pelted stones on forces who retaliated by using force. They said that […]