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Fresh snowfall brings old winter memories back

Fresh snowfall brings old winter memories back

Weather to improve from Saturday morning: Sonum Lotus 

Srinagar: Even as the rains continued to lash the plains, the higher reaches of the Valley received fresh snowfall on Friday, leaving scores of main roads as well as highways closed for the vehicular movement. The fresh spell of rains and snow also brought the winter memories back as people struggled to keep themselves warm. […]

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Chenab Valley gets fresh bout of snowfall, rains  

Chenab Valley gets fresh bout of snowfall, rains  

Bhadarwah: Incessant rainfall, hailstorm and unseasonal fresh snowfall in the hills of Chenab Valley triggered extreme cold wave conditions. After repeated spells of rain coupled with strong winds and hailstorm since last one week at several places, most of the high altitude areas of Chenab Valley experienced unseasonal fresh snowfall today, officials said. The snowfall […]

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Be alert, CM tells admin

Be alert, CM tells admin

Srinagar: In view of the heavy downpour in plains and snowfall in higher reaches of the State, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has directed the Divisional Administration of Kashmir to be in a state of preparedness and reach out to people to minimise the level of disruption caused to people due to bad weather conditions. The […]

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Re-open all rape cases for reinvestigation: Mirwaiz  

Re-open all rape cases for reinvestigation: Mirwaiz  

Srinagar: Demanding exemplary punishment to the guilty involved in the gruesome rape and murder of minor girl of Kathua, Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said all the rape cases that took place in Kashmir since the past three decades should be reopened and reinvestigated including the mass rape of Kunan-Poshpora. […]

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Govt for awarding death sentence for child sex abuse   

Govt for awarding death sentence for child sex abuse   

New Delhi: Government is actively considering amending the penal law to introduce death penalty to those convicted of sexually abusing children up to 12 years of age, the Supreme Court was informed Friday. The assertion of the Centre assumes significance following the public outcry for award of death penalty to such sexual offenders, including the […]

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The killer polythene

Srinagar: We are in the midst of yet another summer and like other past years this year too we are all set to welcome more and more tourists to Kashmir. Kashmir has essentially been a tourist place and the influx of tourists has been witnessed here from the past several centuries. However, the influx of […]

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Former BGSBU University official held in fraud case 

Former BGSBU University official held in fraud case 

Srinagar: The Police on Thursday arrested the deputy registrar of Baba Gulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) Rajouri for his involvement in infamous scholarship scheme. Sources said that a Bank manager was also arrested along with the University official. Notably, the scholarship scheme scam surfaced in University years back following which a SIT was constituted by […]

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Mission UMEED making inroads to eliminate poverty, says Minister

Mission UMEED making inroads to eliminate poverty, says Minister

Stresses on proper monitoring, execution of the scheme

Jammu: Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Friday said that the Mission UMEED has made inroads to eradicate poverty in rural areas across the state. “UMEED scheme is aimed at providing better livelihood facilities to the women and alleviate poverty particularly in rural areas”, the Minister maintained. He asked the participants to […]

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Chief Secretary chairs 106th FAC Meeting

Chief Secretary chairs 106th FAC Meeting

Jammu: The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Friday in its 106thmeeting cleared several proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions. The proposals cleared included the use of forest land for construction of PMGSY roads, railway tracks and bridges in various forest divisions of […]

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Lawmaker begins day-long hunger strike against atrocities on students

Lawmaker begins day-long hunger strike against atrocities on students

Srinagar: Amid rains and chilling weather, dozens of Awami Itehaad Party (AIP) led by its president and MLA Langate, Engineer Abdul Rasheed Sheikh on Friday observed a day-long hunger strike to protest against atrocities on students by police and other agencies. The AIP leaders and activists led by Er Rasheed pegged their tents in Srinagar’s […]

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