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Woman killed, 7 others injured in Pulwama mishap

Woman killed, 7 others injured in Pulwama mishap

Srinagar: A woman was killed while seven others injured in a road accident in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that Jawhara, wife Mushtaq Ahmad Dar was killed and seven others injured when a tractor they were travelling in, turned turtle and plunged into a stream near Malangpora area of Pulwama district last evening. All […]

 Press Trust of India

130.5 hectares of encroached land retrieved from illegal occupants in J&K: Govt

130.5 hectares of encroached land retrieved from illegal occupants in J&K: Govt

Jammu: Authorities have retrieved 130.5 hectares from illegal occupation in Jammu and Rajouri districts, days after Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra expressed concern over the encroachment of over 90,000 hectares of state land and directed for effective measures to deal with the problem, an official spokesman said today. While 1590 kanals (79.5 hectares) […]

 Press Trust of India

Anganwadi workers, helpers announce suspension of their 6-month-long stir

Anganwadi workers, helpers announce suspension of their 6-month-long stir

Jammu: Anganwadi workers and helpers in Jammu and Kashmir Monday announced suspension of their nearly six-month-long agitation for various demands including hike in honorarium, saying they are temporarily resuming work on the assurance of the state administration. Over 28,000 Anganwadi workers and helpers went on an indefinite strike across the state on February 1 to […]

 Press Trust of India

This is Modi’s ‘brutal New India’: Rahul on Alwar lynching case

This is Modi’s ‘brutal New India’: Rahul on Alwar lynching case

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Monday said hatred had replaced humanity in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “brutal” ‘New India’ and cited a media report which claimed that policemen in Alwar took three hours to take a dying victim of a lynch mob to a hospital as they took a tea-break enroute. The 28-year-old victim […]

 Press Trust of India

125 transgenders to work as poll observers during Pak election

125 transgenders to work as poll observers during Pak election

Islamabad: In a first, around 125 members of the transgender community will work as observers at various polling stations across Pakistan to monitor the transparency and impartiality of the elections on July 25, according to a media report. Trained by the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability, an NGO which aimed at educating people and […]

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Local news agency protests against registration of FIR

Local news agency protests against registration of FIR

Srinagar: A local news gathering agency of Kashmir Valley on Monday staged protest against the authorities for filing an FIR against them ‘over publishing a letter of a militant.’ The protesters led by Editor-in-chief of Current News Service (CNS), Rasheed Rahi marched towards commercial Hub Lal Chowk from Srinagar’s press enclave to protest against the […]

 Press Trust of India

Bill providing for stringent punishment in rape cases in LS

Bill providing for stringent punishment in rape cases in LS

New Delhi: The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which provides for stringent punishment including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years, was today introduced in the Lok Sabha. The amendment bill, once approved by Parliament, will replace the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21, following an […]

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Sartaj Madni quits as PDP vice president

Sartaj Madni quits as PDP vice president

Says ‘quitting from vice presidency for party's stability, unity’

Srinagar: PDP vice president and Mehbooba Mufti’s maternal uncle, Sartaj Madni has submitted his resignation as vice president of the party. “I have submitted my resignation to party president Mehbooba Mufti in the larger interests of the party and for its strengthening, stability and unity, ” Madni said. (KNS)  

 Bilal Ahmad

Minor boy drowns in stream

Minor boy drowns in stream

Sopore: A minor boy of class 4th drowned in a stream in  north Kashmir’s Handwara village on Sunday. Reports said that a minor boy identified as Syed Hanan son of Syed Anatullah resident of Dangerpora Sopore drowned in Nallah (stream) at Puhru near Babgund where he was at his relatives home while talking bath along […]

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Over 1.2k pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Over 1.2k pilgrims leave for Amarnath

Jammu: A fresh batch of over 1,200 pilgrims, including 300 women and 100 sadhus, left the base camp here for the cave-shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir today, officials said. They said a minor landslide, triggered by overnight rains, struck the Jammu-Srinagar national highway near Jaswal bridge in Ramban district early in the day, but […]

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