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Ramban tunnel mishap: Rescue operation ends as death toll reaches 10

Ramban tunnel mishap: Rescue operation ends as death toll reaches 10

Banihal/Jammu: Nine bodies were pulled out from the rubble of a landslide which hit one end of an under-construction tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway two days ago, taking the death toll in the incident to 10 on Saturday, officials said. With the bodies of all the missing workers recovered, the two-day rescue operation ended […]

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Excise duty slashed: Petrol price cut by Rs 9.5, diesel by Rs 7

Poor to get Rs 200 LPG subsidy New Delhi: Buckling under pressure, the government on Saturday cut excise duty on petrol by a record Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 per litre to give relief to consumers battering under high fuel prices that have also pushed inflation to a record […]

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Anti-Terrorism Day- Terrorism-the gravest threat to peace, prosperity: Lt Guv

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Saturday administered the Anti-Terrorism Pledge to the senior officials, DCs and SSPs here at Raj Bhavan to mark the observance of Anti-Terrorism Day. “Terrorism is the gravest threat to peace and prosperity. On Anti Terrorism Day, let us resolve to eliminate terrorism and its ecosystem. I reaffirm our strong commitment […]

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Villages falling along ‘Ring Road’ are no construction zones

Budgam: Dozens of Villages falling along ring road have been declared as no construction zone within 500 meters on both sides of Ring road from Galandhar to Ganderbal, officials said. An order issued in this regard said that this is for the information of general public and the agencies intending to erect any building or […]

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JK reports 15 new covid-19 cases, no death

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 15 new covid-19 cases while there was no death due to the pathogen during the past 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. They said that the ten of the cases were reported from Jammu, two each from Srinagar and Baramulla districts besides one from Reasi, taking the overall tally to […]

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Rahul Bhat’s killing: Kashmiri Pandits take out protest march in Srinagar

Srinagar: Kashmiri Pandits took out a protest march on Saturday against the killing of Rahul Bhat and staged a sit-in in front of the famous clock tower in Lal Chowk demanding justice for the slain government employee. Rahul Bhat (35), who had got the job of a clerk under the special employment package for migrants […]

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MeT predicts widespread showers with gusty winds on Sunday

Srinagar: The weatherman on Saturday said that a brief spell of rain and thunderstorm occurred at scattered places of Jammu and Kashmir mainly towards late afternoon and evening even as temperature recorded a drop. “Currently weather is generally cloudy at most places of Kashmir, hilly areas of Jammu and fair to partly cloudy in plains […]

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AAP says it will fight next assembly elections in JK

Jammu: Senior AAP leader and Punjab minister Harjot Singh Bains on Saturday said his party is going to fight the next assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir with all seriousness to ensure good governance in the Union Territory. Bains, who is J&K election incharge of his party, said winds of change are sweeping the region […]

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Lt Guv reviews preparation for Amarnath Yatra

Directs for completing all works related to the Yatra by 15 June

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha reviewed the preparations for Amarnath Yatra at a high-level meeting in Raj Bhawan on Saturday. The meeting was attended by DCs, SSPs and officials of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB). The Lt Governor said that it is the priority of the administration to ensure best facilities for the pilgrims. The […]

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47-day summer break announced for schools in Jammu division

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Saturday announced a 47-day summer vacation for educational institutions, including recognised private schools up to class 12, in the summer zone of the Jammu division. According to a order issued by Ravi Shankar Sharma, the director of School Education department, Jammu, the decision on summer vacation was taken […]

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