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Kupwara shootout: Police identifies duo as locals

Kupwara shootout: Police identifies duo as locals

Srinagar Two militants killed in a shootout with the government forces in Shumriyal area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district have been identified, an official said. He identified the slain as Bilal Shah from Shart Muqam and Zahoor from Kalaroos Kupwara. “Militants travelling in a vehicle were ambushed by Army 41 RR and SOG Kupwara at […]

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SAC approves revision of fare for commercial passenger vehicles

SAC approves revision of fare for commercial passenger vehicles

In order to provide immediate relief to the transporters and vehicle owners who are plying commercial passenger vehicles and are providing transportation facilities to the general public, the State Administrative Council (SAC), evening under the chairmanship of Governor, N N Vohra, approved revision in the passenger fare of all commercial passenger vehicles keeping in view […]

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SAC approves the transfer of land for construction of 100MVA Grid Station at Nowshehra, Srinagar

SAC approves the transfer of land for construction of 100MVA Grid Station at Nowshehra, Srinagar

In order to address the increasing power demand and to provide quality power to the residents of downtown Srinagar, the State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here last evening under the chairmanship of Governor, N N Vohra, approved transfer of a piece of land measuring 78 x 33.5 sqm at Jammu & Kashmir Industries (JKI) […]

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Article 35-A row: Rajouri to observe shutdown, civil curfew on August 6

Article 35-A row: Rajouri to observe shutdown, civil curfew on August 6

Civil curfew and shutdown would be observed in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, August 6 to protest the assault on Article 35-A. This was decided today in a meeting which was attended by Ulema, Muslim Welfare Forum and civil society members at Eidgah Masjid in the district. The meeting was presided over […]

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Unidentified Man Killed After Hit By Train In Budgam

Unidentified Man Killed After Hit By Train In Budgam

An unidentified person was killed after a train hit him at Mazahama area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district. The incident took place yesterday evening at around 8:00 pm near Mazaham railway track. “The man was walking in the prohibited area,” an official from railway department said. The man is apparently a non-Muslim. So far no […]

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Poonch man shot dead in Saudi Arabia

Poonch man shot dead in Saudi Arabia

A 35-year-old man from Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir has been shot dead in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. While the accused has been arrested by the Saudi authorities, the poor family have no means to bring the body back home and urged the government of India through Ministry of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to […]

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Man critically injured in bear attack in Kangan

Man critically injured in bear attack in Kangan

Reports said a bear attacked and seriously injured 40-year-old Maroof Ahmad Khan when he was grazing his cattle in a forest area near his home.

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Hajj pilgrim from Tral dies in Mecca

Hajj pilgrim from Tral dies in Mecca

Shabir Bhat /Tral Hajj pilgrim from Tral dies in Holy city of Mecca in wee hours today due to heart attack. The pilgrimshas been identified as Hameeda Begum w/0 Gh Ahmad R/0Laribal Tral. According to family sources she had gone to Perform Hajj with her Husband.

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China’s Road-building Continues Unabated in Kashmir’s Shaksgam Valley

China’s Road-building Continues Unabated in Kashmir’s Shaksgam Valley

China has been carrying out construction work in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as well, suggested a media report on Thursday. Construction work has been on since the Doklam crisis. Sources said construction was on in an “all-weather road” in Shaksgam which lies north of Siachen. China has finished around 75 km of the 10 mt-wide road.  The […]