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Kashmir records drop in temperature at many places as MeT predicts downpour

Kashmir records drop in temperature at many places as MeT predicts downpour

Srinagar, Feb 7: Barring Srinagar and Qazigund, the minimum temperature recorded a fall in Jammu and Kashmir with Gulmarg being the coldest place in the J&K at 7.0°C on Tuesday.   A meteorological department official here said that Srinagar recorded a low of 2.7°C against 1.8°C on the previous night. Today’s minimum temperature, he said, was […]

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Active Covid cases in country dip to 1,771

Active Covid cases in country dip to 1,771

New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) India logged 89 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases declined to 1,771, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. The death toll stands at 5,30,745, the data updated at 8 am stated. The total tally of Covid cases was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,83,543). The daily […]

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India dispatches first consignment of earthquake relief material to Turkiye

India dispatches first consignment of earthquake relief material to Turkiye

New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) Hours after the announcement made by the Prime Minister’s Office, India has dispatched the first batch of earthquake relief material to Turkiye aboard an Indian Air Force aircraft. The shipment consisted of an expert National Disaster Response Force search and rescue team, including both male and female personnel, highly-skilled dog […]

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 Police gets ‘containerized shooting range’ in Jammu

 Police gets ‘containerized shooting range’ in Jammu

Jammu, Feb 7 (PTI) The Jammu police got a containerised shooting range with features such as electronic multi-function targets and virtual target systems, officials said and highlighted that it could be easily transported to other locations for training personnel.  The CTSR and its Monitoring Control System (MCS) was inaugurated by Director General of Police (DGP) […]

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UN chief fears world is heading toward a wider war

UN chief fears world is heading toward a wider war

United Nations, Feb 7 (AP) The United Nations chief warned Monday that the world is facing a convergence of challenges “unlike any in our lifetimes” and expressed fear of a wider war as the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine approaches. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said experts who surveyed the state of the world in […]

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Death toll from 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Turkey and Syria rises to more than 4,000

Death toll from 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Turkey and Syria rises to more than 4,000

Ankara, Feb 7: The death toll from 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Turkey and Syria rises to more than 4,000, reports AP Meanwhile, many governments have rushed to dispatch aid, personnel and equipment to help the rescue efforts in quake-stricken areas of Turkey and Syria. Here’s a glance at what’s being provided so far: The […]

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KU, Azim Premji University, SMC sign MoU to improve quality of education in Srinagar schools

KU, Azim Premji University, SMC sign MoU to improve quality of education in Srinagar schools

Srinagar, Feb 6: 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 […]

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Teenage boy injured in mine blast in Poonch

Teenage boy injured in mine blast in Poonch

Poonch, Feb 6: A 15-year-old was injured in a mine blast while grazing his flock of sheep near the Line of Control in Poonch district on Monday, officials said. They said that the boy, identified as Mahroof  (15) son of Jamaal Din of ward no. 04 Pawaan, stepped accidentally on anti-personnel mine near Qasba village […]

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Over 13 Kanals of forest land illegally occupied by former minister retrieved

Over 13 Kanals of forest land illegally occupied by former minister retrieved

Shopian, Feb 06: Authorities on Monday said it retrieved over 13 Kanals of forest land illegally occupied by former minister and now a DAP leader during the ongoing eviction drive in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. An official said that a revenue department team along with forest department retrieved 13 Kanal and 16 Marlas forest land […]

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Petrol doped with 20 pc ethanol starts retailing in 11 states/UTs

Petrol doped with 20 pc ethanol starts retailing in 11 states/UTs

Bengaluru, Feb 6 (PTI) Petrol doped with 20 per cent ethanol was rolled out on Monday at select petrol pumps in 11 states and union territories as part of a programme to increase use of biofuels to cut emissions as well as dependence on foreign exchange-draining imports. At present, 10 per cent ethanol is blended […]

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