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Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 2,300

Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 2,300

By: Associated Press Azmarin (Syria): A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of Turkey and Syria early Monday, toppling hundreds of buildings and killing more than 2,300 people. Hundreds were still believed to be trapped under rubble, and the toll was expected to rise as rescue workers searched mounds of wreckage in cities and […]

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Wage war on drugs, focus on rehabilitation of victims: CS to Officers

Chairs 4th UT Level Apex Committee meeting of NCORD

JAMMU: Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta on Monday impressed upon the officers to not show and laxity on the ongoing war on drugs. Chairing the 4th UT Level Apex Committee meeting of NCORD he said that focus should also be laid on rehabilitation of its victims. The meting held an in-depth review of all […]

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Snow, rains lash Kashmir Valley

Gulmarg receive over 1-ft fresh snowfall

Srinagar: Rains lashed most plains including Srinagar while some parts of the Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall with Gulmarg receiving more than one feet snow since overnight, officials said here on Monday. The weather department here also said that intermittent light rain and snow was likely to continue till afternoon and thereafter gradual improvement was […]

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KU, Azim Premji University, SMC sign MoU on improving quality of school education

KU, Azim Premji University, SMC sign MoU on improving quality of school education

Srinagar: In a major initiative that aims to further the cause of universalisation of education, the University of Kashmir, Azim Premji University Bangalore and Srinagar Municipal Corporation on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to give a fillip to quality of education in 83 identified primary schools in Srinagar. Vice-Chancellor Prof Nilofer Khan chaired the […]

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Two drug peddlers booked under PIT NDPS Act: Police

Srinagar: Police on Monday booked two drug peddlers under PIT NDPS Act in Awantipora, Pulwama, a police spokesman said. He said that continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Awantipora have booked two notorious drug peddlers under PIT NDPS Act  after obtaining formal detention orders  from the competent […]

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Police arrests seven drug peddlers; contraband substances recovered

Srinagar: Police arrested even drug peddlers in Anantnag and Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said Monday. In Anantnag, a Police party at a checkpoint established near Exchange crossing Aishmuqam apprehended three drug peddlers identified as Arif Hussain Raina son of Mohammad Afzal Raina, Yawar Ahmad Magray son of Nazir […]

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Boosting Dairy Industry in JK: Govt poised to achieve remarkable growth in milk productivity

Boosting Dairy Industry in JK: Govt poised to achieve remarkable growth in milk productivity

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir is home to a thriving bovine industry, with about 31.45 lakh bovines the region accounts for 1.04% of India’s total bovine population. Out of the total bovine population, 10.90 lakh cattle and buffaloes are considered breedable and have the potential to contribute towards region’s milk economy. As per ISS-2020-21, the annual […]

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Sarita Chouhan inaugurates Employment Complex

JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment, Sarita Chouhan, Monday inaugurated Rs 12.81 crore newly constructed Employment Complex at Top Sherkhania here. The building will house the Directorate of Employment, Joint Director Employment Jammu Division, Deputy Director, District Employment & Counselling Centre, Jammu and SC, ST Counselling and Guidance Centre, GOI. The building has features like […]

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Div Com reviews arrangements for celebration of Shab-e-Mehraj

Div Com reviews arrangements for celebration of Shab-e-Mehraj

Also, reviews arrangements for celebration of Maha Shivratri

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Monday convened a meeting to review the arrangements regarding the celebration of forthcoming religious occasions including Shab-e-Mehraj, following Friday and Maha Shivratri. Speaking on the occasion, he directed concerned officers to ensure availability of civic amenities including drinking water, power, health besides sanitation facilities at Shrines, Mosques at […]

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DC Bla chairs 4th NCORD Committee meeting

Says drug peddlers will not be allowed to spoil youth

BARAMULLA: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar Monday  convened 4th District level Narco Coordination (NCORD) Committee meeting  at the meeting hall, here. At the outset,  the DC reviewed last decisions taken by Committee in 3rd district level (NCORD) meeting, various issues related to menace of drug addiction, areas of concern, age group of […]

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