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Chief Minister reviews pace of work on key educational, technical institutions Directs early operationalization of IIT, IIM off campuses in Kashmir

Chief Minister reviews pace of work on key educational, technical institutions  Directs early operationalization of IIT, IIM off campuses in Kashmir

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 09: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti reviewed the pace of work on several upcoming educational and technical institutes in the State at a high level meeting of officers here today. These include IIT, Jammu; IIM, Jammu and their off campuses in Kashmir; NIT, Srinagar and Government Colleges of Engineering & Technology at Jammu, Kathua […]

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01 dies, 05 injured in road accidents

01 dies, 05 injured in road accidents

Srinagar, February 09: A child dies while five others were injured in different road accidents in the valley. In Sopore, a Tractor driven by Sageer Ahmad Mir resident of Janwera hit and injured a child namely Azhar Ahmad son of Mohammad Ayoub Shah resident of Janwera at Janwera. He was shifted to hospital for treatment where […]

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PDP helping BJP to implement RSS agenda in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

PDP helping BJP to implement RSS agenda in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday accused ruling Peoples Democratic Party of helping Hindu nationalist party and their ally BJP to implement RSS agenda in Kashmir. Mirwaiz who was barred from delivering his customary Friday speech at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar’s downtown today took to Twitter to send his message across. “This […]

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Pakistan targeting Indian Army bunkers along LoC using US anti-tank missiles: Report

Pakistan targeting Indian Army bunkers along LoC using US anti-tank missiles: Report

New Delhi: A report has claimed that Pakistan has been using US anti-tank missiles to attack Indian Army bunkers along the Line of Control (LoC). The Hindustan Times on Friday reported sources in the Defence set-up as saying that Pakistan, which has intensified ceasefire violations along the 740-kilometre-long de-facto border this year, has started using US TOW-2 anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) […]

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88040 unemployed youth registered with DECCs: Naeem Akhtar

88040 unemployed youth registered with DECCs: Naeem Akhtar

Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar on behalf of Finance Minister,   informed the House that 88040 unemployed youth are registered with various District Employment and Counselling Centres of the State till ending 2017. He, however, said that the registration is voluntary and the figure may be higher. Replying to a question by Mian Altaf Ahmad, the Minister […]

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Rs 17.53 cr spent on BADP works during past 2 years: Dr Nirmal Singh

Rs 17.53 cr spent on BADP works during past 2 years: Dr Nirmal Singh

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 09 – Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today informed the Legislative Assembly that the government has spent Rs 17.53 crore on power infrastructure under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) across the state in two years. Replying to a question by Dr Devender Kumar Manyal, the Dy CM   said that Rs 46.00 lakh BADP works […]

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Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid Srinagar

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid Srinagar

Srinagar: No Friday prayers were allowed for the third successive week on Friday in the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where curfew-like restrictions have been imposed to prevent protests on the fifth death anniversary of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in downtown in Srinagar since early Friday morning

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3 Army men injured in LoC firing in Poonch

3 Army men injured in LoC firing in Poonch

Jammu—Three Army men were injured in cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, officials saidFriday. Officials said that three army men were injured in intermittent firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch. They said that intermittent firing was underway when reports last came in. […]

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Jammu and Kashmir Opp condemns ‘manhandling’ of MLA Rasheed by police, govt assures action

Jammu and Kashmir Opp condemns ‘manhandling’ of MLA Rasheed by police, govt assures action

Opposition members of National Conference (NC) and Congress on Friday condemned the “manhandling” of MLA Langate Er Rasheed by a police team on Thursdaylate evening. MLA Phalgam Altaf Kaloo raised the issue of alleged manhandling of Er Rasheed by police who was later taken to police station. “Our colleague Er Rasheed was brutally beaten and later dragged to […]

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Mehbooba demands India-Pak dialogue to stop cross LoC firing

Mehbooba demands India-Pak dialogue to stop cross LoC firing

: Saddened over the killing of a woman in unprovoked shelling by Pakistani troops in Poonch in Jammu region on Thursday, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said opening of dialogue between India and Pakistan would stop loss of lives on the borders. Taking to micro-blogging site twitter she said “ Saddened to hear of a 45 […]