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NEET examination: Students pin hopes on admin to shift exam centres to valley

NEET examination: Students pin hopes on admin to shift exam centres to valley

Wajahat Shabir Srinagar: Engrossed in her preparatory studies, Mehwish who wishes to crack the NEET entrance test is concerned about her appearing in the exams as she has been allotted an examination centre outside the state. Mehvish is among the 1500 odd students who have to travel to far off places like Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh […]

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Yasin Malik’s ill health: SHRC issues notice to CS, Home Sec and DGP

Yasin Malik’s ill health: SHRC issues notice to CS, Home Sec and DGP

Srinagar: The State Human Rights commission on Wednesday issued notices to Chief Secretary J&K, Commissioner secretary Home department and DGP police asking them to submit the detailed compliance report regarding detention and shifting of Muhammad Yasin Malik to NIA custody. The petitioner, Ahsan Untoo, had pleaded before the SHRC that Malik is a political worker […]

 Bilal Ahmad

‘Mysterious’ blaze damages 5 shops in Sopore

Sopore: Five shops were gutted in a ‘mysterious’ blaze, which broke out at Iqbal Market in Sopore town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district in the wee hours on Wednesday. The fire engulfed a three storey shopping complex at the popular market in the apple town. Soon after, fire tenders were rushed to the spot to […]

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MeT predicts improvement in weather from Thursday evening

Intermittent rains lash valley on Wednesday

Srinagar: Intermittent rains continued to lash Kashmir on Wednesday resulting in dip in temperature in the valley even as the Meteorological Department has predicted an improvement in weather conditions from Thursday evening. The rains, which began on Tuesday evening, continued intermittently till Wednesday evening. The rains in the Valley led to dip in the temperature, […]

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Non-payment of wages force causal labourers to hit to roads against Tourism Department

Srinagar: The non-payment of wages forced hundreds of causal labourers from Department of Tourism to hit to roads on Wednesday. Hundreds of Tourism causal labourers assembled outside Tourism Department and chanted slogans. They alleged that authorities at the Department are callous towards their demands. The protesting causal labourers were carrying placards and banners seeking justice. […]

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Prevention of beggary: DM Srinagar orders strict action against soliciting of alms at public places

Srinagar:District Magistrate Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, in exercise of powers vested in him under the Jammu and Kashmir Prevention of Beggary (JKPB) Act 1960, Wednesday issued an order directing immediate arrest of persons found soliciting alms at public places. The order is aimed at ensuring implementation of provisions of the JKPB Act prohibiting soliciting […]

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Congress alone can safeguard special status of JK: Mir

Kulgam: Hitting out at the PDP for “bleeding” south Kashmir and creating huge disillusionment among the youth, Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief G A Mir said on Wednesday that his party alone can safeguard special status of the state and will do everything to defeat the communal agenda of the BJP-RSS. On a campaign trail […]

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Thunderstorm hits Jammu, normal life disrupted

Jammu: Normal life was disrupted in Jammu after a thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds hit the city. Strong winds uprooted trees and disrupted power supply in the city on late Tuesday night, officials said Wednesday. Several autorickshaws and cars were damaged in storm-related incidents, they said. In some areas, trees were uprooted leading to traffic […]

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Supply of Contaminated IV Fluids

Div Com orders magisterial probe, vows strict action against culprits

Srinagar: Divisional administration Kashmir has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the supply of contaminated IV Fluids and injections from a fair price shop inside district hospital Anantnag. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan said that he ensured that the fair price shop was sealed immediately, underlining no compromise shall be made with such incidents that […]

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Police cracks Harwan burglary case, accused arrested

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have cracked a burglary case in Harwan area of Srinagar and recovered the stolen items. The accused has been arrested as well, police spokesman said here. He said that on April 23 they had received a complaint from Showkat Ahmad Jan R/o Aarbal Shalimar that on 13 February 2019 […]