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 Bilal Ahmad

Three drug peddlers arrested

Handwara: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered charas from their possession. Police sources said that it has arrested three drug peddlers and recovered Charas and other drugs from their possession in Qaziabad area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. They said that acting on specific information, Kralgund police […]

 KV News

Former HC judge to head advisory board under PSA

Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir High Court judge Janak Raj Kotwal will be the chairman of the advisory board under the state Public Safety Act, 1978, an official spokesman said Wednesday. The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here Tuesday evening under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, accorded sanction to Kotwal’s appointment as […]

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BJP ditches Jammuites, brought region virtually at cross roads: Rana

Showa (Bhalwal): National Conference Provincial President, Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday said the BJP has lost moral grandstanding to seek Jammu’s mandate again, which they trampled hugely by ditching the people and compromising with their aspirations between 2015 and 2018 “BJP brought Jammu and Kashmir, especially the Jammu region virtually at cross roads of its […]

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Congress under Rahul’s leadership feels duty bound to empower youth: Mir

Srinagar: The state Congress on Wednesday said that Congress under Rahul Gandhi’s leadership feels duty bound to empower youth and other sections of the people from grass roots level. Addressing a day-long Youth Convention and first time voters of Dooru Verinag, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President, Ghulam Ahmad Mir said that youth […]

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Info Deptt Non-Gazetted Employees Union frames new body

Shabir unanimously chosen President

Srinagar: Information Department Non-Gazetted Employees Union on Wednesday organized a general meeting in the premises of Media complex, Directorate of Information, Jammu and discussed various issues of the employees. It was felt in the meeting that the issues confronting employees need to be given a new push. In this connection, the employees unanimously elected Shabir […]

 Press Trust of India

Def Minister to inaugurate 331-metre-long Bein bridge in Samba

Samba: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate the strategically important 331-metre-long Bein bridge here in mid-February, an officer said Wednesday. The bridge is considered to be most strategic for the movement of armed forces and the BSF along the Indo-Pak border, Commanding Officer Col Aditya Shahi told PTI. It will usher in a new […]

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Mountaineer meets JK Guv, highlights need for sports policy

Jammu: Ace mountaineer Colonel Ranveer Singh Jamwal Wednesday called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik here and highlighted the need for a sports policy at state level. The Army officer, who hails from Samba district, talked about the promotion of adventure sports in the state and the importance of framing a sports policy, […]

 Press Trust of India

Shafiq Mir re-elected as Panchayat Conference chairman

Jammu: Shafiq Mir was on Wednesday once again elected as chairman of All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference here at Jammu. Re-election of the organisation was held at Jammu in which large number of newly elected Sarpanchs and Panchs from all the twenty two districts of the state participated and voted in favor Shafiq Mir […]

 Press Trust of India

Ahead of PM’s visit massive search ops started in Samba

Jammu: A massive search operation is being conducted along the Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district for the second day Wednesday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state on February 3. The Army, police and other security force continued the search operation in Basantar river area in Ramgarh sector besides […]

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3 drug peddlers held in Reasi

Jammu: Three alleged drug smugglers have been arrested in separate cases in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said Wednesday. A police party saw two persons carrying two bags near the Ram Gali area in Reasi district, officials said, adding the two tried to escape after seeing the police. After a brief chase, the personnel […]