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84,000 vacant posts in Kashmir, but no recruitment yet

84,000 vacant posts in Kashmir, but no recruitment yet

Replying to a parliamentary panel, the Home Ministry cited ‘scrutiny of details’ as reason for putting off the process Almost seven months after Article 370 was revoked in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Home Ministry has informed a parliamentary standing committee that the J&K administration has identified nearly 84,000 vacant government posts in the newly created Union […]

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Gulmarg continues snowfall, rain in Kashmir parts

Gulmarg continues snowfall, rain in Kashmir parts

  Srinagar: The world famous ski-resort, Gulmarg on Sunday experienced continues snowfall while as the intermittent rainfall continued across the Valley for a day, bringing the temperature further down in Kashmir. The higher reaches including Gulmarg witnessed a continues snowfall today while as rains lashed parts of Kashmir including plains throughout the day. MET Department […]

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Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch

Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch

  Poonch, Mar 08 : Pakistan on Sunday violated ceasefire in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. An army officer said that today at about 17:45 hours Pak initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by small arms firing along LoC in Shahpur and Qasba sectors in Poonch. “Indian Army is retaliating befittingly,” he said.

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Former FM launches ‘Jammu Kashmir Apni Party’

Former FM launches ‘Jammu Kashmir Apni Party’

  Says any decision by SC over Art 370 has to be accepted; JKAP is regional party with national outlook, won’t sell dreams or fantasy to people, development our prime focus; silence by parties pushed us to structure new podium   Srinagar, Mar 08 : The former finance minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Sunday formally […]

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Appeal To People To Stay Away From Rumours Regarding Coronavirus: Modi

Appeal To People To Stay Away From Rumours Regarding Coronavirus: Modi

NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked people to stay away from rumours regarding coronavirus and emphasised on the need to follow the advice of doctors in this regard. He also asked people to avoid handshakes and start greeting others with ‘namaste’ once again. “In such times rumours circulate very rapidly. Some say […]

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*Coronavirus: Schools upto primary level closed in four Kashmir districts

*Coronavirus: Schools upto primary level closed in four Kashmir districts

  As a precautionary measure amid growing threat of coronavirus, authorities have ordered the closure of schools in four districts of Kashmir Valley. Talking to Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Khan said that the classwork in all private and government schools upto primary level have been ordered to be closed immediately in four districts including Srinagar, […]

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Husband-wife, daughter charred to death in Khanyar blaze

Husband-wife, daughter charred to death in Khanyar blaze

  Srinagar, Mar 07 : A couple and their three-year-old daughter were charred to death in a blaze that broke out in Sheshgari Mohalla of Khanyar area in Srinagar. ), officials said that fire broke out from the residential house of one Javaid Ahmad in Khanyar during an intervening night of Friday-Saturday. They said Ahmad, […]

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Three grenades recovered from orchard in Sopore

Three grenades recovered from orchard in Sopore

Sopore, Mar 06 : Government forces on Thursday recovered three hand grenades from an orchard in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Friday. Reports reaching said that a joint team of Army’s 52 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a search operation in an apple orchard at Krankshin near railway bypass crossing in Sopore town. During searches, […]

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A new picture of @ OmarAbdullah is going viral on social media

A new picture of @ OmarAbdullah is going viral on social media

A new picture of @ OmarAbdullah is going viral on social media where he can be seen apparently with a doctor. Omar continues to be detention at Hari Niwas under the public safety act. The date of the picture taken is not known.

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JK highway blocked for 6 hrs over suspicious death of trucker in Kashmir

JK highway blocked for 6 hrs over suspicious death of trucker in Kashmir

People blocked Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Thursday for several hours to protest against the suspicious death of a truck driver in south Kashmir, officials said. Truck driver Partap Singh of Jhajjar Kotli area of Jammu district was found dead under suspicious circumstances in Khudwani belt of Kulgam district on Wednesday, they said. People, including truck […]