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HM Militant killed in Kokernag encounter// Police PRO

HM Militant killed in Kokernag encounter// Police PRO

One HM Militant was killed in an encounter with Kokernag police and security forces in Pehlipora village of Larnoo area.         Kokernag police along with 19RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Pehlipora village of Larnoo in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kokernag. During the searches, terrorist hiding in the area fired […]

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Govt set to announce Panchayat election process on Jan 12

Govt set to announce Panchayat election process on Jan 12

Process for Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be set into motion on January 12 when the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Ministry would finally write to the State Election Commission (SEC) to hold elections to the rural civic bodies. Thereafter, the SEC would announce election schedule for Panchayats amidst the ongoing […]

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NHM employees injured in police lathicharge, march to Secretariat foiled

NHM employees injured in police lathicharge, march to Secretariat foiled

More than 12 employees of National Health Mission on Tuesday were injured when the police resorted to lathicharge and fired smoke shells to prevent their march to the Civil Secretariat, where the district administration has already imposed Section 144 of CrPC as a preventive measure. Carrying placards and shouting slogans, hundreds of NHM employees, demanding […]

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Kashmir: Teen refuses to give up militancy despite father’s FB plea, dies in encounter

Kashmir: Teen refuses to give up militancy despite father’s FB plea, dies in encounter

Eighteen-year-old Farhan Wani was one of the militants killed by security personnel in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday morning. The teenager, hailing from Khudwani village in Kulgam, had joined the militant ranks in mid-2017. In November, the young militant’s father – Ghulam Mohammad Wani – put up an emotional Facebook post urging him to […]

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Several initiatives taken for employment generation in JK: Dr Drabu ‘3290 selections made by PSC, 19583 by JKSSB during past 3 years’

Several initiatives taken for employment generation in JK: Dr Drabu  ‘3290 selections made by PSC, 19583 by JKSSB during past 3 years’

Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr Haseeb A Drabu   informed the Legislative Assembly that the government has taken several initiatives for providing employment to the unemployed educated youth in government as well as private sector.           Replying to a question by Sat Pal Sharma, the Minister said that 3290 selections have been made by the […]

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Rs 2208 cr provided for upgrading power infra in Kashmir: Dy CM

Rs 2208 cr provided for upgrading power infra in Kashmir: Dy CM

JAMMU, JANUARY 09-  Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said the government has provided Rs 2208.73 crore for upgrading power infrastructure in Kashmir. “The funds have been provided for infrastructure up-gradation, strengthening and improvement of works under various centrally sponsored schemes including RAPDRP, IPDS, DDUGJY PMDP (Urban) and PMDP (Rural),” Dr Singh told the […]

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2 militants, 9 OGWs arrested in north Kashmir: Police

2 militants, 9 OGWs arrested in north Kashmir: Police

Sopore, Jan 9: Police on Tuesday claimed that they have arrested two militants and nine Over Ground Workers (OGWs) in north Kashmir. Addressing a press conference, SSP Sopore, Harmeet Singh said that eleven OGWs including two active militants were held in a joint operation by MARCOS, CRPF and Police at Watlab area of Bandipora. “The […]

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Governor’s ‘indictment’ proof of Jammu and Kashmir government’s failure: Omar

Governor’s ‘indictment’ proof of Jammu and Kashmir government’s failure: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday accused the Mehbooba Mufti-led collation government of “failure on all fronts”. Abdullah said the “open criticism of the coalition government by the Governor was proof of its failure on all fronts”. The National Conference leader was referring to Governor N.N. Vohra’s statement during a commemoration […]

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Kokernag encounter: Two militants killed, gunfight on

Kokernag encounter: Two militants killed, gunfight on

Srinagar: Two militants have been killed so far during an encounter between government forces and militants in Larnoo kokernag village of district Islamabad on Tuesday. The firefight commenced during search operation when the militants fired towards the forces at Larnoo –Kokernag this morning, army sources said. They said the operation was going on when last reports […]

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Srinagar witnesses season’s coldest day as mercury drops to minus 6.2 degrees; cold wave lashes region

Srinagar witnesses season’s coldest day as mercury drops to minus 6.2 degrees; cold wave lashes region

old wave tightened its grip on Kashmir with the night temperature in Srinagar dipping slightly to settle at the season’s lowest of minus 6.2 degrees Celsius.