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Another wet spell from Jan 22: MeT

Another wet spell from Jan 22: MeT

Little respite from cold in Kashmir

Srinagar: There was a slight improvement in the minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir on Sunday, but there was little respite from the cold wave as mercury remained several degrees below the freezing point across the valley. Meanwhile, the MET Office said a Western Disturbance is most likely to affect the union territory for […]

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JK an oasis of talent, says Lt Guv

JK an oasis of talent, says Lt Guv

Asks budding youngsters to come forward and reap benefits

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Monday said that Jammu- Kashmir is an oasis of talent and asked the budding youngsters to come forward to reap maximum benefit from programmes like ‘SHAURYA’ to channelize their potential in the right direction. The Lieutenant Governor observed this during J&K’s biggest talent hunt-cum-music concert show “SHAURYA”, which was organized […]

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Bird Flu samples from JK report negative: Officials

‘People can use poultry products by taking precautions’

Srinagar: No case of bird flu has been reported as of now in Jammu and Kashmir as the samples that were sent to labs outside J&K for testing have reported negative, officials said on Monday. Anil Atri Wildlife warden Jammu said that the samples that were sent for testing from Jammu have tested negative and […]

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Govt grants sanction to prosecute Shabir Shah in 6-yr-old case

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir government has given its go-ahead to police for prosecution of jailed separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act-1967 in a six-year-old case. The Home department has sanctioned prosecution of Shah, who is chairman of Democratic Freedom Party, for commission of offences punishable under section 13 ULA(P) […]

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Lawaypora: Slain youth were involved in militancy: IGP

Lawaypora: Slain youth were involved in militancy: IGP

Srinagar: The three youths killed in a gunfight with security forces in Lawaypora last month were involved in militancy, Inspector General of Police-Kashmir Vijay Kumar said on Monday and added that police will soon convince their parents of it with concrete evidence. “Their involvement has been — almost 60 per cent — proved. We are […]

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Army officer commits suicide

Srinagar: An Army officer allegedly shot himself dead at a forward post in Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir, officials said on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Major Fayazullah Khan, a company commander of 6 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, they said. The officials said the reason behind the officer […]

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Minor siblings die of cold in Kulgam

Srinagar: Two minor children of a nomad died due to severe cold after the family refused to shift to a temporary shelter from their tent in Kulgam south Kashmir, officials said on Monday. Sahil (10) and Shazia (6), children of Zubair Ahmad, died due to severe cold as the family was staying in tented accommodation […]

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Consumption of spurious drugs: NHRC orders compensation in infant deaths

Jammu: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday recommended a compensation of Rs 3 lakh each to the families of 11 children who died due to consumption of spurious medicines in Udhampur district between December 2019 and January last year. The NHRC ordered the compensation in favour of the victim families, observing that there […]

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2 JeM operatives arrested

Jammu: Two Kashmir-based operatives of the militant outfit JeM were arrested on Monday along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition that were dropped by their handlers from across the border using drones, a senior police officer said on Monday. They had travelled from Kashmir to the International Border at Vijaypur in Samba and […]

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82 fresh COVID-19 cases in JK, one more dies

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 82 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the infection tally to 1,23,425, while another death raised the toll to 1,922, officials said. Thirty-six of the fresh COVID-19 cases were from Jammu division and 46 from Kashmir division, they said. The officials said Jammu district recorded a maximum of […]

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