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Two killed as rafting boat capsizes in Pahalgam

Eight others injured in fast flowing Lidder Nallah at Pahalgam

Srinagar: An employee of the tourism department and a participant of a rafting championship named after brave heart, Rouf Ahmad Dar died while as eight others were injured after a boat capsized in a river Lidder at Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday evening. Reports said that the boat carrying the employee identified […]

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Tourism dept announces probe

Srinagar: The Department of Tourism Kashmir will conduct an inquiry into the tragic raft capsize at Pahalgam in which its employee and a participant drowned in river Lidder after the closure of the events for the day. An employee Rinku Raja from Udhampur and a participant Sanjna hailing from Reasi died in the incident when […]

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Wild bear injures man at Chatta Pani

Poonch: A man sustained critical injuries on Tuesday after a wild bear attacked him near Chatta Pani along the Mughal Road in Surankote sub division of Poonch district, sources said. They said that the injured has been shifted to GMC Hospital Jammu for specialized treatment. The injured man has been identified as Mohammad Ayoub, son […]

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Hajj 2019: First batch of pilgrims to leave for Saudi Arabia on July 04

SRINAGAR: The first batch of Hajj pilgrims from the Kashmir valley will leave on July 04, an official spokesman said Tuesday. He said that 70 flights, ferrying 150 pilgrims in each flight will fly from Srinagar Airport from July 04 up till July 29. Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan directed all Deputy Commissioners […]

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Deposit insurance premium, transport charges

SRINAGAR: The Executive Officer, State Hajj Committee (SHC) Tuesday informed that all the selected Hajj pilgrims shall deposit the State Hajj dues including mandatory insurance premium, transport charges from Hajj House to Airport and other handling charges to be incurred by SHC. Giving break-up of the dues to be paid, the official handout issued from […]

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BSF trooper, army man commit suicide

Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Tuesday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Singhpora area of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. Official sources said that the BSF trooper identified as Constable Rajendra Minj (belt number 143302319) of 70 Bn BSF shot himself while he was […]

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Kulgam residents suffer as authorities shift old bus stand

Srinagar: The residents of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district are up in arms against the district administration for shifting the old bus stand to Laroo Ada. Inhabitants of Kulgam said that the shifting of old bus stand to Laroo Ada by the district administration has resulted in immense hardships to them. “The erstwhile place for the […]

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Geelani pays tributes to Morsi

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has expressed condolences on the demise of ousted Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi. Morsi, who had been jailed by the Egyptian authorities, passed away in court on Tuesday. In a statement, Geelani also expressed anguish over Morsi’s deatrh in court room. “Although every living creature has to taste […]

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Writers, poets call for promotion of Urdu language

SRINAGAR: Various poets and writers of the state Tuesday threw light on the importance for the promotion and propagation of Urdu language in the state. They impressed that individual and collective efforts be undertaken to seek a status for Urdu language in the literary world it deserves. The speakers were speaking at an event organised […]

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DGP sanctions financial assistance, medical relief for SPOs

Srinagar: Director General of Police (DGP) Shri Dilbag Singh Tuesday granted financial assistance/ medical relief of over one and half lakh rupees in favour of 12 SPOs. The financial assistance/medical relief of Rs 1,57,000 has been sanctioned in favour of 12 SPOs posted in Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla, Budgam, Poonch, Shopian, Ganderbal districts and also Railways […]

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