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Jammu and Kashmir : Drabu breaks silence, Says not informed about sacking

Jammu and Kashmir : Drabu breaks silence, Says not informed about sacking

Haseeb Drabu who was sacked by Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister as Finance Minister Tuesday issued a statement stating that it was painful to know from media about his removal and not from the party.     He issued a long statement that read: “Even as I issue this statement, I have no formal or even personal communication either from […]

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(08 VEHICLES FERRYING SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN BOOKED FOR OVERLOADING)

(08 VEHICLES FERRYING SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN BOOKED FOR OVERLOADING)

Traffic Police City Srinagar today booked drivers of 08 vehicles consisting of 06 vans and 02 mini-buses ferrying school going children from home to school & back were booked for carrying more children than permitted. These vehicles are of private operators and were found overloaded with school going children. Parents of school going children are […]

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NIA against bail for Kamran Yousuf: Report

NIA against bail for Kamran Yousuf: Report

Srinagar: The NIA has said it will continue to oppose the bail application of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf, who was arrested last year in the J&K funding case, a media report said today. A senior official of the Union Home Ministry said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was yet to issue any instruction. The official […]

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8 CRPF men killed in blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

8 CRPF men killed in blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Eight personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed when suspected Maoists blew up their mine-protected vehicle (MPV) in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district Tuesday, an official said. Some soldiers were also reported to be injured in the explosion, but there was no official confirmation yet, he said. The blast occurred when a team […]

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashes ongoing KAS (mains) examination

Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashes ongoing KAS (mains) examination

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed the Public Service Commission (PSC) to cancel the ongoing KAS mains examination and hold this test afresh. A division bench of Justice Janak Raj Kotwal and Justice Sanjeev Kumar Shukla directed the Public Service Commission (PSC) to conduct the examination afresh after disposing off an appeal […]

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Education Minister Altaf Bukhari gets additional charge of Finance, Labour and Employment depts

Education Minister Altaf Bukhari gets additional charge of Finance, Labour and Employment depts

Education Minister Altaf Bukhari has been given additional charge of Finance, Labour and Employment departments, a government order said on Tuesday. The charges were earlier withdrawn from Haseeb Drabu who was dropped from the cabinet over his remarks that Kashmir “isn’t a political issue” but a society with “societal issues”. An order issued today by […]

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Ripples In Delhi After Sacking Of Haseeb Drabu, BJP Summons State Leaders

Ripples In Delhi After Sacking Of Haseeb Drabu, BJP Summons State Leaders

NEW DELHI:  The sacking of senior PDP minister Haseeb Drabu has given rise to concerns about the immediate future of Jammu and Kashmir’s ruling alliance in Delhi. The top BJP leadership has summoned its senior state leaders to the national capital to discuss the possible repercussions on the alliance and mediate on ways to resolve the […]

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I consider Kashmir as part of Pakistan: Imam-e-Kaaba

I consider Kashmir as part of Pakistan: Imam-e-Kaaba

Imam-e-Kaaba Dr Saleh bin Muhammad Al Talib on Monday met Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and said Pakistan has a significant place in the Muslim world, reports claimed. A report published in Pakistan’s The Express Tribune said that Talib lauded Pakistan’s role in maintaining peace in the region and the country’s commitment to eradicating the menace […]

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Train services resume in Kashmir

Train services resume in Kashmir

Train services resumed Tuesday after remaining suspended for a day in the Kashmir valley in view of killing of three militants in a gunfight between militants and the government forces in Anantnag yesterday. “We have resumed train service and all trains will operate as per schedule in the Valley following fresh advisory from police last […]

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Shutdown in Kokernag areas

Shutdown in Kokernag areas

A spontaneous shutdown is being observed in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district to mourn the death of a local militant in a gunfight with forces yesterday. All shops, schools and other business establishments are closed in Kokernag tehsil, including villages like Zalangam and Vailoo, while public transport is off the roads.