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Central jail Srinagar inmates hold day-long hunger strike

Central jail Srinagar inmates hold day-long hunger strike

Seek fulfillment of their demands

Srinagar: The inmates of central jail here on Thursday ended their day-long hunger strike after intervention by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary. Official sources said that inmates started the hunger strike early in the morning and their demands include the transfer of jail Superintendent and withdrawal of FIR registered against them in connection […]

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Congress alone can defeat fascist forces: Mir

Congress alone can defeat fascist forces: Mir

Says PDP other opportunist parties playing with emotions of people

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Chief, G A Mir has asserted that the party was fighting the ongoing Lok Sabha elections against the “divisive forces and the communal agenda of BJP RSS”. Mir, who is the party’s candidate for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat, said this while addressing public meetings at Panzgam […]

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KCCI rues plight of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Says trade community, general public at the receiving end

Srinagar: Apex trade body, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has expressed serious concern at the lack of proper infrastructural planning and mismanagement of traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. The trade body in a statement issued here said that the move is causing crippling losses to the economy and sufferings to the […]

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Tourism causal labourers threaten to lock down offices

Demand release of wages, seek justice

Srinagar: The non-payment of wages forced hundreds of causal labourers from Department of Tourism to hit the roads for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Hundreds of Tourism causal labourers assembled outside Tourism Department and chanted slogans against the department. They alleged that authorities in the Department are callous towards their demands. The protesting causal […]

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Mirwaiz visits Yasin Malik’s residence

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and senior party leader Bilal Gani Lone on Thursday visited the residence of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik at Maisuma in Srinagar. Along with a group of party members, Mirwaiz and Lone reached Maisuma and met his sister and mother to inquire about […]

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Govt action against pro-freedom leadership vengeful, unfortunate: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) on Thursday strongly denounced the extension in judicial remand till May 24 for resistance leader and JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik. In a statement issued here the party also condemned issuing NIA summon to grandson of Syed Ali Geelani after his two sons and the ED notice to the daughter of senior […]

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Police arrest 8 gamblers in Sgr, Bandipora

Bandipora/Srinagar: Police on Thursday said it arrested eight gamblers in Bandipora and Srinagar districts. While five gamblers were arrested in Bandipora, three were taken into custody in Srinagar. A statement by police said that five persons were arrested from the district’s Naininara village in Sumbal following input about gambling activities in the area. It said […]

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MCC an excuse to avoid redressal of burning issues: Er Rasheed

Kupwara: Awami Itihad Party President, Er Rasheed has alleged that the “so called model code of conduct has become an excuse and silly argument to those officers who don’t want to deliver and treat themselves beyond accountability”. Rasheed, who is the party’s candidate for the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat, asked the governor led state administration […]

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CB arrests Punjab man for defrauding people in Jammu

Jammu: Crime Branch Jammu on Thursday arrested a local from Punjab state for “defrauding” people and recovered from his possession around Rs 45 lakh that he had taken from them in the guise of providing visas and jobs in foreign countries. The accused has been identified as Malkeet Singh Maan, S/o Bahal Singh R/o Mauran […]

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Guv condoles deaths in Doda landslide

Jammu: Governor Satya Pal Malik Thursday expressed grief over the loss of lives after a minibus came under a boulder due to a landslide which hit a stretch of road in Doda district. In his message, the Governor prayed for peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families in their hour of […]

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