Author Archives: State Observer

Panchayat polls 2018 LIVE: Nearly 14 per cent votes polled in Srinagar till 11 AM

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Srinagar: Moderate polling was witnessed in the early hours of the first phase of panchayat election in Kashmir Valley on Saturday as nearly ninenteen per cent of voters exercised their franchise till 11 AM. Voting began in Kashmir valley on Saturday morning amid a shutdown called by the separatists against the Panchayat polls. UPDATES: 11 AM:  Srinagar 13.7 % Ganderbal 8.3 ...

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18-year old youth abducted, killed by unknown gunmen in Shopian

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Srinagar: An 18-year old youth was abducted and later shot dead by unknown gunmen at Niklora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district late Thursday evening. Reports reavels that some militants  abducted a youth identified as Nadeem Manzoor Dar (18), from his home at Safanagri village in Shopian. the militants after killing Nadeen thrown his body at Niklora village in neighbouring ...

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Police officer among 7 cops injured, wireless equipment damaged in Keran mishap

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Jehangir Lolabi Srinagar, Nov 16: Seven policemen including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) were injured and a wireless equipment was damaged after a vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Keran area along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday late evening, police said today. A police officer concerned told GNS that the vehicle (Sumo-7831) ...

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23 teachers of Army Goodwill Public Schools wins the “Teachers Innovation Award 2018”  

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Jammu, Nov 16: 23 educators from 17 Army Goodwill Public Schools across Jammu and Kashmir today received the prestigious “Teachers Innovation Award 2018” from Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, in collaboration with the Sadbhaavna Wing of the respective Corps. The annual award series recognizes excellence in education and honors the educators for adopting innovative methodologies to make teaching more exciting ...

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fbb Launches Winter Jacket Collection with Diljit Dosanjh

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An all new jacket collection is available from Rs. 999 onwards  Jammu, November 16, 2018: fbb launches an all new jacket collection at unbelievable prices starting at just Rs. 999. The unique collection offers modern fashion trends while retaining the traditional styles. The versatile jackets that come in wide range of styles like biker, suede and cotton sherpa are exclusively available ...

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J&K’s Pashmina Activist Babar speaks at the House of Commons, British Parliament, London.

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Early Day Motion for preserving Authentic Pashmina being tabled in the Houses of Parliament London, Nov 16: Babar Afzal, who has been advocating for the rights of the communities linked to the authentic Pashmina eco-system of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh in India, was invited to speak at the House of Commons, British Parliament, London. The event was curated by Lakshmi ...

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Gopashtami Mahotsav celebrated with religious fervor in Jammu

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Jammu, Nov 16: Akhil Bhartiya Dharam Prachar Sewa Samiti, Jammu and Kashmir organised Gopashtami Mahotsav in Goushalla of Panchbhaktar Mandir in the heart of  Jammu city today on 16-11-2018.  The Gopashtami Mahotsav  was inaugurated by Phool Kumar Shastri  ji.          The function was started with ganesh poojan followed by  vedic Mantrocharan by Brahmins. After Pooja, Parikrama and  Aarti  green leafy ...

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PM Modi challenges Congress to have a party president from outside Gandhi family

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Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday threw an open challenge to the Congress and asked the party to have someone outside of the Gandhi family as its president for five years. Leading BJP’s campaign in Chhattisgarh ahead of the second phase of elections here – scheduled for November 20, PM Modi said that Congress cannot see anyone outside ...

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