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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 in the midsummer, the frequent downpour and the dip in temperatures during the major part of the week is creating lot of concern among the people here. Besides, the sudden change in weather pattern and major hailstorms with heavy […]

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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, under Rule 8 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class 8. […]

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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 raft capsized in gushing waters of Lidder stream in Pahalgam tourist resort of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said here. The incident brought back memories of a similar tragedy that struck on May 31 when […]

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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 said Sources close to the government said that the Governor Satya Paul Malik has taken strong note of the allegations that over the years scores of employees have been appointed illegally in the state […]

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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 to ensure hassle-free arrangements are put in place for the Hajj pilgrims in their respective districts. The Div Com through video conferencing took a district-wise appraisal of preparations and arrangements for Hajj pilgrims from […]

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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 said that suspected militants hurled a grenade on Police Station Pulwama in which several persons got wounded. An official while confirming the incident said that injured have been shifted to district hospital for treatment. […]

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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 at Domana village on the outskirts of Jammu city, they said. The SPO, Vijay Kumar, from Purkhoo, accidently fell into the canal and drowned, a police official said. Kumar was posted at a local […]

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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 Road in Surankote sub division of Poonch district. Officials said that the injured has been shifted to GMC Hospital Jammu for treatment. The injured man has been identified as Mohammad Ayoub, son of Mohammad […]

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Pulwama blast: One more soldier succumbs, death toll 2

Pulwama blast: One more soldier succumbs, death toll 2

Srinagar, June 18: The death toll in a car bomb blast in Pulwama district of south Kashmir yesterday rose to two as one more soldier has succumbed to injuries at army hospital here,officials said on Tuesday. They said soldier Ajit Kumar (14875410P) succumbed to injuries today morning at army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh Srinagar. On Monday, […]

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7 drug peddlers arrested in Jammu

7 drug peddlers arrested in Jammu

Jammu, Jun 18 (PTI) Seven suspected drug peddlers were arrested and narcotics seized from them in Poonch and Jammu districts, officials said. A police party conducted raids following which four drug peddlers, identified as Shakeel Ahmed, Shafaat Ali, Musharraf Parvaiz and Waseem sakinder, who were involved in drug trafficking business, were kept under preventive detention, […]

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