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 Press Trust of India

Migrant labourers hold protest at Jammu, seek early evacuation

Jammu: A group of migrant workers on Tuesday assembled near the Bhagwati Nagar area of the city and held a protest to press for their early evacuation to their homes in different parts of the country, officials said. The protesters, including both men and women, later dispersed off peacefully after senior police officers rushed to […]

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Women seeking Jan Dhan amounts violate social distancing norms

Anantnag: Giving a damn to social distancing and lockdown, scores of women Tuesday morning thronged the Elaquai Dehati Bank branch at Dooru area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district to open Jan Dhan bank account. Eyewitnesses said that over 100 women were seen outside the bank, and when the bank manager refused to open their accounts […]

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Killing of 2 BSF personnel, Police arrest youth

Srinagar: Police have arrested a youth in connection with the killing of two BSF personnel here in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Pertinently, on 20 May this month militants gunned down two Border Security Forces personnel Rana Mandal and Ziaulhaq from 37 Battalion at Pandach in Srinagar outskirts and snatched their weapons. Police sources said that after […]

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Doctors protest against harassment of healthcare professionals

Srinagar: Doctors at a super-speciality hospital in Shireenbagh here on Tuesday held a token protest against the alleged harassment of healthcare professionals by police in Kashmir. The doctors were holding posters that read “they may stop us, beat us, strip us, arrest us but we will always be there for you”. A video of Chief […]

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Advocate general chairs high-level meeting of lawyers

Calls for speedy disposal of pending court cases

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Advocate General D C Raina on Tuesday directed advocates to fasten the process of mitigation of cases in various courts in the union territory. He held a high-level meeting of advocates following directions from Lieutenant Governor Girish Chander Murmu, who had recently expressed concern over huge pendency of cases in the […]

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Shell explodes at Tosa-Maidan Budgam, three injured

Srinagar: Three persons were injured after an old shell exploded at the Tosa-Maidan meadow, which used to be artillery firing range for army, in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday. “An accidental shell blast took place in Tosa Maidan (old artillery range) Khag area of Budgam. 3 persons are reported to be injured, who are […]

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After Medicos protest police harassment, IGP orders passage of Covid-19 warriors

Srinagar: In the backdrop incidents involving alleging beating and detaining of a cardiologist and stopping of a medical officer in last 24 hours, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar has ordered police officers to “facilitate the COVID warriors, especially doctors and paramedics, smoothly” in the Valley. Sources said that the top police officer of […]

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CMO Bandipora, pestered, stopped by Police

Bandipora: A day after senior cardiologist was allegedly harassed in Srinagar, Chief Medical Officer Bandipora was stopped by police on Tuesday while he was on way to inspect a quarantine centre and sample collection centre in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Eye witnesses said that the official vehicle of Chief Medical Officer Bandipora Dr Tajamul Hussain […]

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Pak, Indian armies exchange fire in Poonch

Jammu: Pakistan Army on Tuesday resorted to firing and shelling on forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, drawing befitting retaliation from Indian soldiers, a defence spokesperson said. “Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by small arm firing with mortar shelling along LoC in Balakote sector in Poonch district early Tuesday […]

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Sopore man ends life Bilal Ahmad

Sopore: A 30-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside his home in Mahrajpora area of north Kashmir’s Sopore town during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. Witnesses told that a 30- year old-man identified as Azad Ahmad of Mahrajpora, Sopore allegedly hanged himself inside his home during the intervening night. The family […]