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Kashmir freezes at sub-zero temperatures

Kashmir freezes at sub-zero temperatures

Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region remained below freezing point on Wednesday as the ski resort of Gulmarg recorded the coldest temperature at minus 9.8. The weather office has forecast rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir till Thursday. Leh recorded a minimum temperature of […]

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Three villagers missing after snow storm hits Bhaderwah-Basohli highway

Three villagers missing after snow storm hits Bhaderwah-Basohli highway

A rescue operation has been launched to locate the three villagers of Bani tehsil of Kathua district who went missing after a snow storm yesterday. The villagers – Ganesh s/o Kamlu resident of village Chunchali  ward no 2 Panchayat Khurwa, Rumal Chand S/O Tejram resident of Burmota and Kuldeep S/O Parsu Ram resident Panchayat Roulka […]

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Heritage a binding force for communities, cultures: Dr Drabu

Heritage a binding force for communities, cultures: Dr Drabu

J&K Minister for Finance, Culture, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu said that cultural heritage plays a vital role in our life and keeps us attached with our tradition and beliefs. It is the prime duty of any civilized society to protect and preserve its cultural heritage. Without cultural, historical artefacts, civilization had no […]

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Power connections to be seeded with Ration, Aadhar cards: Dy CM

Power connections to be seeded with Ration, Aadhar cards: Dy CM

JAMMU, DECEMBER 13: In order to identify the genuine power consumers and increase the revenue generation, the electric connections would be seeded with the Aadhaar cards and the ration cards being issued by the Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department. The decision was taken in a high-level meeting chaired by the Deputy Chief […]

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ED summons Kashmiri separatist leader Geelani in FEMA case

ED summons Kashmiri separatist leader Geelani in FEMA case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to appear before it on December 18 for adjudication proceedings related to a foreign exchange violation case involving USD 10,000 “illegally” possessed by him in 2002. The foreign currency was seized during an Income Tax raid at his residence in Srinagar’s […]

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Clashes after CASO in Pulwama

Clashes after CASO in Pulwama

Clashes erupted between the forces and people in Rahmoo village of Pulwama after forces launched cordon and search operation on Wednesday.

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Searches continue to trace soldiers missing in snow near LoC

Searches continue to trace soldiers missing in snow near LoC

:Search operations continued for the second day on Wednesday to rescue five soldiers, who went missing after heavy snowfall near Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir, where authorities have issued avalanche warning for next 24 hours.

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Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Wednesday due to multiple landslides in Ramban district, a traffic official said. “Snow clearance operation in Bannihal and landslide debris removal elsewhere has started. However, travellers are advised not to undertake any journey without contacting our control rooms in Jammu and Srinagar,” the […]

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Poor visibility affects air traffic in Kashmir

Poor visibility affects air traffic in Kashmir

Poor visibility and fresh snowfall affected the air traffic at Srinagar airport on Wednesday, reports said. Quoting an official, they said that no flight has operated from Srinagar International Airport due to and poor visibility and light snowfall.

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Mehbooba govt to regularize 60,000 daily wagers, casual labourers

Mehbooba govt to regularize 60,000 daily wagers, casual labourers

Mehbooba govt to regularize 60,000 daily wagers, casual labourers “Our govt will be regularising 60,000 daily wagers & casual labourers working in various departments in J&K to provide sustainable livelihoods to those who need it the most,” tweeted Mufti.   Mehbooba govt to regularize 60,000 daily wagers, casual labourersJammu and Kashmir government will regularize 60,000 […]