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Interlocutor arrives in Shopian, to meet delegations amid tight security

Interlocutor arrives in Shopian, to meet delegations amid tight security

Shopian: Centre-appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma arrived on Thursday in this south Kashmir district, where he is expected to meet various delegations, amid tight security. Mr Sharma — who is a former Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief – is on his fourth visit to the Valley after being appointed as an interlocutor for Kashmir on October 23, […]

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Fire engulfs Zabarwan Guest house of Kashmir University

Fire engulfs  Zabarwan Guest house of Kashmir University

Srinagar A fire broke out at the University of Kashmir’s Zabarwan Guest house late Thursday evening. The Zabarwan Guesthouse located in the Chinar rich Naseem Bagh is meant essentially for  Guests. Fire and emergency services are on the job to douse the fire. No casualties have been reported. So far, the reason for the fire […]

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Rain, snow likely in Kashmir from Feb 23 Divisional admin issues weather advisory

Rain, snow likely in Kashmir from Feb 23  Divisional admin issues weather advisory

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 22: According to the Divisional Administration Kashmir there are chances of widespread rains and snowfall in Kashmir Division from February 23 to January 25, 2018.  “There is forecast of heavy rain and snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir and moderate precipitation is expected at widespread places in the Division which may have effect on transportation mainly […]

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JK Bank clarification on Gitanjali Gems Limited

JK Bank clarification on Gitanjali Gems Limited

Jammu Kashmir Bank on Thursday clarified that it has no direct exposure to the Nirav Modi Group companies and was not affected by any fraudulent Letters of Undertaking (LoU) issued by the Punjab National Bank. Downplaying the media reports, J&K Bank official spokesperson today clarified that the Bank had no direct exposure to the Nirav […]

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Govt initiatives transforming JK’s developmental landscape: Dy CM

Govt initiatives transforming JK’s developmental landscape: Dy CM

 Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that the achievements registered by the coalition government during last three years under various sectors have changed the developmental narrative in the state. The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss the developmental initiatives undertaken by the government and to discuss the suggestions […]

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Abdul Haq calls on Chhattisgarh CM to discuss issues of JK students

Abdul Haq calls on Chhattisgarh CM to discuss issues of JK students

Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan on Thursday calls on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh and discussed various issues including development scenario of J&K and facilities being provided to the JK students studying in Chhattisgarh besides their safety and security. Minister for Rural Development, Parliamentary Affairs, Ajay Chandrakar, Minister for […]

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Handing over Kuthua case to CBI: Omar Abdullah takes jib at CM Mehbooba

Handing over Kuthua case to CBI: Omar Abdullah takes jib at CM Mehbooba

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday took a jibe at Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti amid reports emanating that Kathua minor rape and murder case will be handed over to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The case is presently being handled by Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police. Omar said if case is […]

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CBI likely to crack down on arms racket in Jammu and Kashmir soon

CBI likely to crack down on arms racket in Jammu and Kashmir soon

The CBI is likely to soon crack down on one of the biggest gunrunning rackets aided by some Jammu and Kashmir officials, with the Rajasthan Police seeking a central agency probe into over 5,000 fake arms licences issued in the last 10 years. The Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) of the Rajasthan Police has identified officials in […]

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Govt orders transfer, posting of Under Secretaries

Govt orders transfer, posting of Under Secretaries

Srinagar The Government of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday ordered transfer and posting of Under Secretaries. As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Naseema Akhter, Under Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department is transferred and posted as Under Secretary to the Government, Social Welfare Department vice Farooq Ahmad Malik. Syed Nazir […]

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CASO in Hajin: Militant opens fire; army man injured

CASO in Hajin: Militant opens fire; army man injured

An army man was injured Thursday morning after militants fired upon government forces during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Paribal area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, said police officials. Giving details, they said as CASO was launched on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, militants fired from […]