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Regularization policy for casual, other workers notified: Ajay Nanda

Regularization policy for casual, other workers notified: Ajay Nanda

Minister of State for Finance Ajay Nanda on Thursday informed the House that the government has notified the policy (vide SRO 520 dated 21-12-2017) for regularization of workers of various categories including daily rated workers and casual labourers working in different departments. Replying to clubbed questions of Ramesh Arora, Thakur Balbir Singh and Ajatshatru Singh, […]

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Cross-border shelling rages in Poonch, Woman killed, several others injured

Cross-border shelling rages in Poonch, Woman killed, several others injured

A 47-year-old woman was killed and six others sustained injuries in cross-border shelling along the border in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Station House Officer (SHO) Mendhar Mohammad Amin said that Zainb wife of Nazeer Hussain of Balnoie died on the spot after a motor shell fired by […]

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Naveed escape: It took us only four hours to crack the case: ADGP Khan

Naveed escape: It took us only four hours to crack the case: ADGP Khan

Additional director general of police Muneer Ahmed Khan today said that it took police only four hours to crack the case of escaping of a top Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Naveed Jhat alias Abu Hanzallah. “We have arrested three militants and an OGW involved in this act who include Shakil Ahmed, Tika Khan and Syed Tajamul alias […]

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Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K’s Poonch

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K’s Poonch

Poonch: The Pakistan on Thursday violated ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. “The Indian Army is retaliated strongly and effectively,” official said. Yesterday, Pakistan again violated ceasefire in Manjakote sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, according to reports. On February 5, at least 84 schools were shut down in […]

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Security beefed up in north Kashmir ahead of Afzal Guru, Maqbool Bhat death anniversaries

Security beefed up in north Kashmir ahead of Afzal Guru, Maqbool Bhat death anniversaries

The security has been beefed in parts of North Kashmir ahead of the death anniversaries of Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, reports claimed. Check points by police and army have been raised at various places in Sopore, Baramulla, Handwara and Kupwara areas, local sources said. Reports also said that frisking of commuters and […]

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Four arrested for facilitating LeT militant Naveed’s escape: Police

Four arrested for facilitating LeT militant Naveed’s escape: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested four people for their alleged involvement in Pakistan-born Lashker-e-Taiba militant Mohammed Naveed Jhatt’s escape from the busy SMHS hospital Srinagar, police said. Shakeel Ahmad Bhat, Tika Khan, Rahil Kachroo and Mohammad Shafi are the four people arrested in connection with Naveed’s escape, police said. They said Shakeel Bhat […]

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Kashmir’s Shopian firing incident: Major Aditya’s father moves SC for quashing of FIR

Kashmir’s Shopian firing incident: Major Aditya’s father moves SC for quashing of FIR

The father of Major Aditya on Thursday moved the Supreme Courtfor the quashing of an FIR lodged by the Jammu & Kashmir police+ in the firing incident in Shopian. In the plea, filed through advocate Aishwarya Bhati, Lieutenant Colonel Karamveer Singh says that “the manner in which the lodging of the FIR has been portrayed […]