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LoC Flare up: Locals fear for their lives as hostilities continue

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tasaduq Hussain Uri (Baramulla): Fear is visible on the faces of every single resident here so is uncertainty. The people living in the border areas have once again been witnessing exchange of small to heavy weapons by the Indian and Pakistani army which most of the times turns Uri area of north Kashmir into no […]

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Surrounding area at Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary demarcated as eco- sensitive zone

Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change issues notification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nasir Azam Srinagar: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MOEF&CC) has notified an area around one kilometre of Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary as eco-sensitive zone. Nestled between majestic Pir Panchal forests, the peripheries of the sanctuary have been declared as eco-sensitive zone. “……..In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clauses […]

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JK reports 163 new positive cases, 2389 recovered so far

Reading Time: 4 minutes JAMMU: The Government on Sunday informed that 163 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 28 from Jammu division and 135 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 5041. Also, 04 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 01 from Jammu division and […]

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Soldier killed another injured in Zojila road mishap

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ganderbal: A soldier died on spot while another got critically injured on Thursday after their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into deep gorge along Zojilla Pass. An official said that the driver of an Army vehicle which was part of the Army convoy on to Srinagar loss control over his vehicle and skidded […]

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Teenage Girl drowns in power canal in Kangan

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ganderbal: A teenage girl drowned in a power canal in Fraw area of Kangan Sub Division after she accidentally slipped, reports said Wednesday. An official identified the deceased said girl as 17 year Munezah Bano daughter of Bashir Ahmad Kasana a resident of Kaniwas village of Sumbal Gund. “She slipped into the power canal near […]

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COVID-19: Govt evacuates 1,10,975 stranded JK residents

76,558 via Lakhanpur, 34,417 through special trains

Reading Time: 2 minutes JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 1,10,975 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the administrations […]

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Right to education: The Need of the Hour

Tens of millions of children will benefit from this initiative ensuring quality education with equity

Reading Time: 4 minutes Syed Mustafa Ahmad Education is the most effective tool and medium for human development. Education changes the mindset through a continuous process involving research, experiment and innovation. Without such practices, a nation or country cannot expect the future citizens of its country to be informed and creative. We all are born into the world of […]

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Srinagar administration cautions against falling into trap of fraudsters

DC Office Srinagar is not collecting copies of ration cards of BPL families or providing relief amounts as claimed

Reading Time: < 1 minute SRINAGAR: Official spokesman of the Srinagar district administration Sunday said that the administration has received reports of fraudsters impersonating as government officials collecting copies of ration cards from BPL families and ‘charges’ for processing relief amounts in their favour. He cautioned the people against falling into the trap of swindlers while stating that the Srinagar […]

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Illegal mineral extraction goes unabated in Pulwama

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pulwama: The residents of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have alleged that the illegal mineral extraction goes unabated in Nallah Romshi in different villages of the district while the authorities are acting as mute spectators. Inhabitants of the district accused authorities of inaction against the ‘vested interest elements’ who according to them resort to illegal extraction […]

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Kansal,3 other officers transferred

Several police officers also shifted

Reading Time: 2 minutes Srinagar: The government on Friday ordered transfer of two IAS and as many KAs officers with immediate effect in the interest of administration. According to an order issued here, Rohit Kansal, (IAS), Principal Secretary to the Government, Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, as Principal Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department. He shall hold the […]