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Popular govt in JK unlikely: State set to be placed under Presidents rule

Popular govt in JK unlikely: State set to be placed under Presidents rule

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have a popular government anytime soon as the central government may recommend a spell of President’s rule at the expiry of Governor’s rule on December 19, official sources said. Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no provision for extension of Governor’s rule. The state […]

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Army to ensure that youth do not join militant ranks in Kashmir, says Army Chief

Army to ensure that youth do not join militant ranks in Kashmir, says Army Chief

Pathankot: Army chief Bipin Rawat Monday said while the government’s policy was that those triggering terror activities in Kashmir should be neutralised, the Army’s focus was to ensure that the Kashmiri youths do not join militancy. The Army chief said infiltration was going on from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. “The […]

 KV News

Weather prediction: Plains to witness rains, moderate snowfall

Weather prediction: Plains to witness rains, moderate snowfall

Srinagar: As the weather remained cloudy, the weatherman here has predicted light to moderate rainfall across Kashmir on Tuesday and Wednesday, saying that the higher reaches may experience snowfall. Director Meteorological (MeT) department, Sonum Lotus said that there is possibility of light to moderate rainfall in the plains on Tuesday and Wednesday. He said that […]

 Irfan Tramboo

SKIMS fails yet again on procurement of CTG machines

SKIMS fails yet again on procurement of CTG machines

Maternity care taking a hit in absence of the equipment

Srinagar: More than two months have passed, tertiary health care hospital SKIMS Soura is yet to procure the much needed CTG machines for its maternity care hospital. The height of official callousness is such that the quotations for the procurement were invited on a short-term basis (15 days) in August, however, no decision about the […]

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Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute: SC declines early hearing of pleas

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute: SC declines early hearing of pleas

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said it had already listed the appeals before the appropriate bench in January. “We have already passed the order. The appeals are coming up […]

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Six killed in Kabul suicide attack: officials

Six killed in Kabul suicide attack: officials

Kabul: Six people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Kabul Monday, close to where scores of Afghans had been protesting against Taliban attacks on the minority Hazara ethnic group. The attack is the latest in a wave of violence across war-torn Afghanistan as the Taliban intensify pressure on beleaguered government security […]

 KV News

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in Anantnag

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in Anantnag

Srinagar: A panchayat ghar was set ablaze allegedly by some unidentified miscreants in Anantnag district of south Kashmir Sunday night, police said. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames, they said. “Some miscreants set a panchayat ghar at Brakpora, in the south Kashmir district, on fire,” said a police official. He […]

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LoC: Sniper attack kills soldier, another injured

LoC: Sniper attack kills soldier, another injured

Poonch: One more army soldier was killed and another critically injured in yet another sniper attack from across the border along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday. A senior police officer said that Pakistan army in “violation of ceasefire” attacked the army’s 4 MLI Regiment at Sakri Post near SonawaliGali along the border in […]

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Drug peddler arrested

Jammu: An alleged drug peddler was arrested here and three kilograms of charas was recovered from him, police said Monday. Amjad Hussain, a resident of Kishtwar, tried to flee upon seeing a police checkpoint in Gandhi Nagar locality of the city on Sunday evening, a police spokesperson said. The police personnel chased and caught him. […]

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Man stabbed by unknown gunmen

Srinagar: Unidentified men stabbed a person after barging into his house in NowporaPayeen village of the southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district, reports said. The incident happened on Sunday. Sources said that a 30-year-old man Shabir Ahmad Ganai was stabbed in his stomach by some gunmen who entered into his house forcibly. During the incident the man […]

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