Author Archives: State Observer

GATE 2019: Aspirants who missed flights asked to register with Div Com office


Srinagar GATE aspirants who missed their flights from the valley have been asked to themselves to register with the Divisional  Commissioner Kashmir office. Taking to social networking site Twitter, DC Srinagar Syed Abid Rashid Shah wrote: “GATE aspirants who missed their flights last two days due to bad weather in Srinagar May kindly get themselves registered with the Assistant  Commissioner ...

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Asif Sultan, nine others chargesheeted


Srinagar The Jammu and Kashmir Police have filed a chargesheet against ten accused, including journalist Asif Sultan for allegedly giving shelter to militants who killed a police constable in a shootout in Batamaloo area  August last year. A Police spokesman in a statement said Srinagar Police submitted the charge sheet in respect of case FIR No 173/2018 of P/S Batamaloo. ...

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Braving snow thousands attend funeral of slain militant in Pulwama


Srinagar Thousands of people on Thursday participated in funeral prayers of slain Lashkar-e- Toiba commander Irfan Ahmad Sheikh in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. An eyewitness said that despite snow thousands including women and children reached village Chakoora and participated in the funeral prayers of slain militant commander. Pro-freedom and pro-Islam slogans were raised by the mourners as the body was marched ...

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Highest institution of JK becoming a joke: Madni


Srinagar Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senior leader Mohammad Sartaj Madani has expressed serious concern over the remarks made by the Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik, terming it worrisome that the highest institution of the state is now becoming a mere joke. Madni said that it is regrettable that since the day  Governor Malik assumed office in the state, ...

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Snowfall throws life out of gear in Valley


Srinagar The fresh spell of snowfall has thrown life out of gear in whole Kashmir valley on Thursday. Officials said that 3 cm of snow was recorded in Srinagar and it was still snowing when the reports last came in. Twenty-centimetre snow has been recorded in Banihal, 28 cm in Kokernag, 17 cm in Pahalgam, said an official. Similar reports ...

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BOJ keeps policy steady, cuts inflation forecast


The central bank also left unchanged its forward guidance, adopted in July, that pledges to keep interest rates extremely low for an extended period. Tokyo: The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and cut its price projections, bolstering market views it is in no position to rush an exit from its massive stimulus programme, despite the costs ...

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Crypto CEO, the only person with password to access millions in cryptocurrencies, dies in India


Gerald Cotten died aged 30 from complications with Crohn`s disease while volunteering at an orphanage in India. Toronto: About C$180 million ($137.21 million) in cryptocurrencies have been frozen in the user accounts of Canadian digital platform Quadriga after the founder, the only person with the password to gain access, died suddenly in December. Gerald Cotten died aged 30 from complications ...

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RBI projects 7.4% GDP growth for FY20


The CSO has estimated GDP growth at 7.2 percent for 2018-19. Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India Thursday projected an economic growth rate of 7.4 percent for the next fiscal, up from 7.2 percent estimated for the current fiscal by Central Statistics Office (CSO). The gross domestic product (GDP) growth is likely to be influenced by growth in bank credit ...

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