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Govt to remove minimum educational qualification requirement for driving licence

Govt to remove minimum educational qualification requirement for driving licence

New Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI) The government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said Tuesday. At present,…

Two dead, 6 injured as raft capsizes in Pahalgam

Two dead, 6 injured as raft capsizes in Pahalgam

Srinagar, Jun 18: Two persons including an employee of the tourism department died and six others were injured Tuesday when a…

Govt likely to probe illegal appointments in PSUs

Govt likely to probe illegal appointments in PSUs

Srinagar, Jun 18: The Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to probe alleged illegal appointments in various state owned corporations, sources…

First batch of Hajj pilgrims to leave for Saudi Arabia on July 04

First batch of Hajj pilgrims to leave for Saudi Arabia on July 04

SRINAGAR, JUNE 18: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Kashmir Division and concerned officers…

Suspected militants hurl grenade at Police Station Pulwama, many injured

Suspected militants hurl grenade at Police Station Pulwama, many injured

Srinagar, June 18: Suspected militants on Tuesday hurled a grenade on Police Station Pulwama, resulting in injuries to several persons. Reports…

SPO drowns in canal in Jammu

SPO drowns in canal in Jammu

Jammu, Jun 18 (PTI) A 44-year-old special police officer (SPO) drowned in a canal here on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened…

Bear attacks man at Chatta Pani on Mughal road

Bear attacks man at Chatta Pani on Mughal road

Poonch, June 18: A man sustained critical injuries on Tuesday after a wild bear attacked him near Chatta Pani along Mughal…

CUK’s DSW holds mental health awareness prog

CUK’s DSW holds mental health awareness prog

Srinagar: The Department of Students Welfare (DSW), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with Kashmir Lifeline Health Centre organised a…

Forest fire a serious issue, pray for rain: SC

Forest fire a serious issue, pray for rain: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests,…

Tourism Employee, Female Participant Injured As Boat Capsizes In River Lidder

Tourism Employee, Female Participant Injured As Boat Capsizes In River Lidder

Srinagar: An employee of the tourism department and a participant of championship named after brave heart Rouf Ahmad Dar were seriously…

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Suspect in Lethpora attack killed during encounter

Suspect in Lethpora attack killed during encounter

One army man killed, three others sustain injuries during firefight…

Youth’s body recovered from encounter site

Srinagar: The body of a 20-year-old college student was recovered on Tuesday near an encounter site in Anantnag district, where a militant and an Army…

7 civilians injured in grenade blast

Srinagar: At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday,…

Five youth go missing in south Kashmir, three join militant ranks

Pulwama: Despite a surge in the number of encounters and subsequent killing of militants reports about youth joining the militant ranks in south Kashmir are…

Infiltration from across the border has stopped: Guv Malik

Shirdi (Maha): Governor Satya Pal Malik claimed that infiltration of militants into the Valley has stopped in the last five months, while incidents of stone…

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Irony: College in Old city has more faculty members than students

Irony: College in Old city has more faculty members than students

Srinagar: The government degree college (GDC) Bagh-i-Dilawar Khan in old city area continues to remain a…

Education dept fails to appoint heads of higher secondary schools

Laxity: No uniforms for school kids as procurement gets delayed

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Hundreds converge at Ashmuqam, participate in traditional ‘Zool’ ritual

Hundreds converge at Ashmuqam, participate in traditional ‘Zool’ ritual

Aishmuqam: Hundreds of devotees on Saturday thronged the holy shrine of Sufi saint Sakhi Zainuddin Wali…

Highway ban causes inconvenience to civilians

GMC forms committee to frame SOPs for referrals from peripheries

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The changing weather patterns

The changing weather patterns

Kashmir valley is witnessing an unprecedented change in the weather patterns this year. Though we are…

Plugging the loopholes

The rising airfares

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Why can’t Panchayat Ghars act as agents of change?

Why can’t Panchayat Ghars act as agents of change?

These institutions have failed to serve the purposes they have been established for …

Book reading habit on decline among youth

Responsibility of being a parent in today’s era

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Hailstorm, heavy rains damage crops, orchards in parts of Sopore

Hailstorm, heavy rains damage crops, orchards in parts of Sopore

Sopore: Heavy rains accompanied by hailstorm wreaked havoc in many villages of Zaingeer belt including apple…

Kulgam residents suffer as authorities shift old bus stand

Geelani pays tributes to Morsi

Writers, poets call for promotion of Urdu language

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FATF concerns: Pak FM Qureshi briefs US counterpart

FATF concerns: Pak FM Qureshi briefs US counterpart

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about…

Kids enrolled in JuD schools to be taught in govt-run institutions in Pak

34 Pakistani migrants granted Indian citizenship

Attack on medicos: SC to hear plea for safety today

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J&K sets up business unit at Shirdi, Guv Malik inaugurates

J&K sets up business unit at Shirdi, Guv Malik inaugurates

Srinagar:J&K Bank, the state-owned premier financial institution, Monday inaugurated its new branch at Shirdi, Maharashtra that…

SKUAST-K conducts field day on poultry

Officials directed to fast pace environmental conservation projects

4th BoD meeting of JKIDFC held, progress of infra projects reviewed

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Bangladesh cricketers escape shooting, tour called off

Bangladesh cricketers escape shooting, tour called off

Christchurch: The Bangladesh cricket team escaped unhurt despite being in close vicinity of a shooting attack…

Fiction comes more naturally to me, says novelist Mirza Waheed

Language is my friend, fiction my first love: Arundhati Roy

DGP rewards JK Central Police Water Sports team