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Future course of action will be decided only after Farooq, Omar are released: NC

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) on Tuesday said its future course of action would be taken only after party patron and MP Farooq Abdullah and party vice president Omar Abdullah were released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration. The Abdullahs, along with a host of other political leaders, have been detained since August 5 when the […]

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After facing acute shortage, J-K’s Kishtwar to get five lakh gallons of water

Jammu: The residents of Kishtwar and its adjoining areas in Jammu and Kashmir are all set to get five lakh gallons of surplus drinking water with the inauguration of the prestigious Naigadh Water Supply Scheme later this month, officials said on Sunday. The work on the project, planned to overcome acute water scarcity in Kishtwar […]

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Colds tightens grip on Kashmir, Leh and Jammu

Colds tightens grip on Kashmir, Leh and Jammu

Jammu: The mercury continued its downward spiral in the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh owing to clear skies with Leh, Srinagar and Jammu experiencing the coldest night of the season, a meteorological department official said. Leh was the coldest recorded place in the region on Monday night with a low of minus […]

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Militant arrested in Kishtwar: Police

Jammu: A militant has been arrested from a forest area in Kishtwar district with a large quantity of arms and ammunition, a police official said on Tuesday. Tariq Hussain Wani of Sounder village in Dachhan tehsil was arrested in a joint operation by the police, Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF from a temporary hideout in Ikhala […]

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Civilian traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Mughal road still closed due to slippery road conditions

SRINAGAR: Civilian traffic resumed on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country after remaining suspended on Monday, when only security forces were allowed to ply. However, due to fresh landslides at Chanderkote on Tuesday morning, heavy traffic jam was witnessed on the highway between Qazigund […]

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Fresh arrest spree starts against NC youth leaders: Sources

Srinagar: Amid reports of releasing Kashmiri detained leaders from three-month-long detention, authorities here have detained more youth leaders from National Conference (NC), sources said. Sources privy to the development said that scores of youth leaders from regional mainstream political party (NC) have been detained during the last couple of days. They said that the leaders […]

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116 employees of erstwhile Legislative Council shifted to various deptts

Jammu: The employees of the now abolished Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council (JKLC) on Tuesday were shifted to various department, officials said. As many as 116 employees, including one additional secretary, two deputy secretaries, three under secretaries and marshals, have been shifted and posted in departments of law, tribal affairs, election, women and child development, […]

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Democracy being murdered in JK: Begum Khalida Shah

Srinagar: Terming the detention of over 50 mainstream leaders, including three former chief ministers as ‘murder of democracy’, Awami National Conference (ANC) president Begum Khalida Shah Tuesday said that depriving political prisoners of basic facilities is nothing but an ‘act of revenge’. Begum Khalida said everybody has a right to differ in a democratic setup. […]

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DC Srinagar directs for immediate repair of road stretch between Jehangir-Chowk and Iqbal Park

Also directs for demolition of structures identified as bottlenecks along this stretch; says measures being worked out to avoid traffic congestion at Jehangir Chowk

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has directed for immediate repair of grade roads on either side of the Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh Flyover from Jehangir Chowk to Iqbal Park. He issued these instructions during his visit to the area Sunday taking firsthand appraisal of condition of this road stretch. The Public Works Department was […]

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Gas cylinder blast: Two more succumbed, toll rises to six

Gas cylinder blast: Two more succumbed, toll rises to six

Ramban/Jammu: Two critically injured minor siblings Saturday succumbed to burn injuries at a hospital, raising the death toll in a gas cylinder blast at a house in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir to six, officials said. With their death, Bishan Dass had lost his wife and five children — four daughters and a son — […]

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