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Justice to Kathua minor: City center Lal Chowk observes one-hour shutdown

Justice to Kathua minor: City center Lal Chowk observes one-hour shutdown

Srinagar: Protests and clashes continued at many places across State on Saturday in demand for the justice to minor Kathua girl who was raped and murdered in January. Reports said that shopkeepers in city center Lal Chowk here downed the shutters on Saturday afternoon and observed one-hour shutdown – from 3 pm to 4 pm […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Students clash with forces in Sopore

Students clash with forces in Sopore

Sopore: Clashes erupted on Saturday between students and government forces in north Kashmir’s Sopore town area of Baramulla district. Local sources said that the clashes erupted at main chowk Sopore after students of High School Jamia Qadeem Sopore held a peaceful protest rally inside the school premises. However, after some time the protesting students took […]

 Press Trust of India

Salaries of around 600 govt employees’ stopped for not having toilets at home

Salaries of around 600 govt employees’ stopped for not having toilets at home

Jammu: Sending out a strong message against open defecation, salaries of around 6oo government employees in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir were stopped for not constructing toilets at their houses, an official said today. Angrez Singh Rana, district development commissioner, Kishtwar passed the order yesterday on receipt of a report submitted by Anil Kumar […]

 Press Trust of India

Substandard material used in school construction in Poonch, inquiry ordered

Substandard material used in school construction in Poonch, inquiry ordered

Jammu: Taking serious note of a complaint alleging use of substandard material in the construction of a school building near the LoC, authorities in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district have ordered an inquiry into the matter, a senior official said today. Over 300 students belonging to villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in the […]

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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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Jammu Bar Association pleads innocent in meeting with BCI team

Jammu Bar Association pleads innocent in meeting with BCI team

Jammu: A Bar Council of India (BCI) team Friday met the representatives of the Bar Association of Jammu (BAJ) who refuted allegations that the lawyer of the Kathua rape and murder victim was prevented from appearing in court by fellow advocates. The Supreme Court had directed the BCI team to visit Jammu and submit its […]

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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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Three arrested for harassing girl

Three arrested for harassing girl

Bhaderwah: Three bike-borne teenagers were arrested for allegedly harassing a girl in Doda district, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday in Bhaderwah area of the district when one of the three teenagers, Umer Farooq, forcibly tried stop the girl who was riding home from school, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Brijesh […]

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Police recovers kidnapped minor girl, accused held

Police recovers kidnapped minor girl, accused held

Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have recovered a kidnapped minor girl and arrested the accused involved in the crime. A spokesman of police said that after receiving a complaint from the parents of a minor girl (name withheld) that their minor daughter was kidnapped, Police station Nowgam acted swiftly and a team led by […]

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Weather to improve from Saturday afternoon: MeT

Weather to improve from Saturday afternoon: MeT

Srinagar: With the incessant rains coupled with wind storm creating havoc across several Kashmir districts, weather office has predicted improvement in weather from Saturday afternoon. However, there will be no significant change in weather for the next 10-12hrs, a MeT official said on Friday. Meanwhile the weather office has also issued weather advisory for hilly […]

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