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Train tickets get costlier as railways raises passenger fare

Train tickets get costlier as railways raises passenger fare

  Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): After the resumption of train service, passengers are now paying triple train fare as authorities changed the nomenclature of train service to express/mail. Passengers from different areas of Kashmir told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that train services are no longer cheaper as fare has been hiked three […]

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J&K Transporters defer strike after meeting with Govt officials

J&K Transporters defer strike after meeting with Govt officials

  Jammu, Feb 23 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir Transporters Tuesday deferred the strike after a crucial meeting with the officials from the UT administration. Transporters had called for an indefinite strike in the UT from February 24 against the imposition of tax and had demanded increase in fares. “We were all set to hold a […]

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Picturesque Sonamarg all set to be thrown open for tourists on Feb 25

Picturesque Sonamarg all set to be thrown open for tourists on Feb 25

  Raja Syed Rather Ganderbal, Feb 23 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to throw open picturesque Sonamarg tourist resort February 25 in a bid to promote tourism. This year, the tourist destination will be open for tourists and locals earlier than previous years. o Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Dr Shafqat Iqbal told news agency—Kashmir […]

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Meet Sakeena Jabeen, a woman from Pulwama who has written hundreds of poems on social issues

Meet Sakeena Jabeen, a woman from Pulwama who has written hundreds of poems on social issues

  Jahangeer Ganaie Pulwama, Feb 23 (KNO): A woman from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district is all set to publish her first book after writing on various social issues in the past five years. Sakeena Jabbar pen name Sakeena Jabeen (27), a resident of Pathan village in Pulwama district is winning hearts by writing short stories, […]

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Covid claims one more life, 94 more test positive in J&K

Covid claims one more life, 94 more test positive in J&K

  Tally reaches 126,019; death toll reaches 1955, Active cases around 800 in J&K, recovery rate almost 98 percent Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): Covid-19 pandemic on Tuesday claimed one more life in Jammu and Kashmir taking the toll of deaths related to Covid-19 to 1,955 while as 94 fresh positive cases were reported […]

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Drug peddler arrested, large quantity of Charas seized in Jammu’s Akhnoor

Drug peddler arrested, large quantity of Charas seized in Jammu’s Akhnoor

  Jammu, Feb 23 (KNO): A notorious drug peddler was arrested and a large quantity of charras was seized from his possession in Jammu’s Akhnoor district, police said. In a statement issued to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that on February 22, a police team from Jourian police post led by SHO P/S Akhnoor Inspector […]

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Director Tourism Kmr, DDC Budgam visit Doodhpathri

Director Tourism Kmr, DDC Budgam visit Doodhpathri

  Rs 100 Cr to be spent for infrastructure development of Doodhpathri, Yousmarg, Tosamadaan Budgam, Feb 23 (KNO): Director Tourism Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo along with District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza Tuesday visited tourist resort Doodhpathri, to review the preparedness amid upcoming tourist season. Director during the visit convened a meeting […]

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14 drug peddlers held in Kashmir: Police

14 drug peddlers held in Kashmir: Police

  Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested 14 drug peddlers and recovered contraband, psychotropic substances from their possession. Police spokesman in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that in Baramulla, officers at a checkpoint established at Kunzar Market intercepted a person identified […]

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NC denounces outsourcing of J&K Bank facility management services Says measure will further curtail job avenues of local youth

NC denounces outsourcing of J&K Bank facility management services  Says measure will further curtail job avenues of local youth

  Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): National Conference (NC) on Tuesday expressed dismay over outsourcing facility management of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank across both Jammu and the Kashmir regions. It is making rounds in the local news outlets that a Haryana based firm has secured the contract for the facility management of the Jammu and […]

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Unidentified male body found in Anantnag

Unidentified male body found in Anantnag

  Anantnag, Feb 23 (KNO): An unidentified male body was found in a canal in Dialgam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that some locals spotted a male body lying in a canal in Dialgam after which they informed the concerned police station. He […]