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Covid-19: 20 people die, 1249 test positive in JK

Covid-19: 20 people die, 1249 test positive in JK

Reading Time: 3 minutes Srinagar: Twenty more people died due to Covid-19 infection in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday while 1249 fresh positive cases were recorded, taking the total number of cases to 67510 in the Union Territory. With 20 fresh deaths, the number of people who died of the dreaded virus in the J&K, has reached 1062. Of […]

 Press Trust of India

Many areas declared COVID-19 ‘red zones’ in Jammu

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jammu: Authorities in Jammu on Wednesday declared over a dozen localities as ‘red zones’ and announced a strict lockdown except for essential services and tight perimeter control around those as the region witnessed a spike in coronavirus cases. According to an official order, it would be mandatory for people residing in containment zones to get […]

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JK records 98 tremors in three years

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir has recorded close to one hundred tremors during the past three years, Union Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday. From September 2017 to August 2020, Jammu and Kashmir considered as a high seismic zone has registered 98 tremors, he said. He added that an analysis of the earthquakes […]

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Late night ‘blast like sound’ sets humour mills on overdrive

Reading Time: 2 minutes Srinagar: It’s a sonic boom! It’s a pressure cooker bursting! It’s a quake! And yes, the late night boom that reverberated across the city and several parts of south Kashmir on Tuesday was indeed a quake, seismologists later confirmed. But before that, social media humour and rumour mills were already on overdrive with messages facetious, […]

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Govt approves elections for vacant Sarpanch, Panch constituencies

Reading Time: 2 minutes SRINAGAR: The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, Wednesday approved the proposal of the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj to issue a notification for conducting elections to vacant Sarpanch/Panch constituencies. The detailed schedule will be finalised by the election authority. Filling of the vacant constitutional posts […]

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E-governance plan for JK fails to click

Reading Time: < 1 minute Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir government has failed to implement the centrally-funded State Wide Area Network (SWAN) for e-governance. Official documents reveal that the first Detailed Project Report (Proposal) for SWAN was received from the State of J&K in May 2007. The proposal was cleared by Empowered Committee under the Ministry of Electronic and Information […]

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Govt employee booked for securing job on fake, fabricated documents

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jammu: The Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday registered a case against an employee of the Power Development Department (PDD) for allegedly securing his job on fake and fabricated documents, a spokesman of the investigating agency said. A criminal case was filed against Sadhu Ram, a resident of Bishnah area of Jammu, […]

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Mehbooba’s detention: Daughter moves SC seeks to amend plea against continued detention

Reading Time: 2 minutes Srinagar: Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to modify her petition challenging the detention of her mother under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA). Mehbooba, the president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was arrested on the eve of the abrogation of Jammu […]

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Govt to encourage actual development initiatives: Lt Guv

Says 'mere announcements' will replace actual development

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said his administration is committed to implementing the 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments related to local bodies and will encourage actual development initiatives instead of “mere announcements”. He made the remarks during a “Jan Abhiyan” event in Akhnoor on the outskirts of Jammu where he […]

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Three KAS officers among four transferred

Reading Time: < 1 minute Srinagar: The J&K Government on Wednesday ordered transfer of three KAS officers besides present Administrator, Auqaf Islamia Jammu, an order issued by the administration said. As per separate orders, Pankaj Gupta (KAS), Officer on Special Duty with Advisor (S) to the Lieutenant Governor, has been transferred and shall await further orders of adjustment in the […]

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