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Family of woman ‘set ablaze’ protest as bail given to accused


Srinagar, Aug 11: Relatives of a woman allegedly set ablaze by her in-laws in 2015, held a protest in Srinagar against the bail granted to her husband and in-laws by court. Mahjabeena, 32, was married to Mohammad Rafiq Sofi, a resident of Kawa Mohalla Khanyar. The protestors gathered in Press Enclave at Srinagar, carrying the victim’s photographs, and raised slogans demanding ...

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9 dead, 6 injured as tempo falls into gorge in Reasi


Jammu, Aug 09: A vehicle carrying passengers skidded off and rolled rolled down into a 200-feet deep gorge in Reasi district today morning killing nine people and injuring six others, police said today. The tempo fell into the gorge at the Chechi Nallah area in the Mahore belt of the district this morning, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Reasi, Tahir Sajad ...

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Govt Servant Cannot Insist To Continue At One Station


Srinagar: J&K high court has said that a government servant is not entitled to continue against a particular post for a definite period a bench of Justice Tashi Rabstan said. It said after dismissing a petition by a range officer who had challenged his transfer from Qazigund range of Anantnag forest division to Daksum range of the division.

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CM Mehbooba’s statement ‘politically incorrect’, Art 35(A) is a Constitutional mistake: BJP


Jammu, Aug 06: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) while criticizing the Article 35A of the Constitution which empowers the Jammu and Kashmir government to define “permanent residents” of the state is likely to make efforts to bring changes in the Article, India TV reported. Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and Deputy CM Nirmal Singh (Graphical image) BJP reports has criticised the provision, ...

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Students hold protests over dilapidated road in Bhaderwah


Bhadarwah, Aug 06: Hundreds of students of Athkar Public School ,Sartingal Bhaderwah protested against dilapidated condition of 500 meter Sartingal to Kash Nalthi. The students converged on main Sartingal road and shouted slogans against Roads and Buildings (R&B) Department. The protesters said that there are scores of pot holes on the road and they have widened due to incessant rains from ...

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Aadhaar number mandatory for registration of death from Oct 1, plan to prevent identity fraud


New Delhi, Aug 04: In a bid to prevent identity fraud, the Home Ministry on Friday made quoting one’s Aadhaar number necessary for the registration of death with effect from October 1. The government stated that it would be applicable for the residents of all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya, for which a date would be notified separately. “An ...

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Control Rooms Setup In Reasi To Monitor Rains Aftermath


Jammu, Aug 03: In view of incessant rains, Reasi administration has set up various control rooms to keep tab on water level in local streams and timely action in case of any eventuality. The control rooms have been established in Katra, Pouni, Bomag, Thakrakote, Thuroo, Arnas, Mahore and Chasana to provide help to people in the event of any eventuality. In ...

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Power Shutdown In Areas Of Jammu


Jammu, Aug 02: To carry out various development works by M/s IRCON International Ltd under R-APDRP scheme, the power supply to Sohanjna, Mandal, Filan, Kandwal, Surya Chak, Ganeshpur and adjoining areas fed from 33 KV Canal to Chatha Line shall remain affected on August 3 and 5 from 7 am to 12 noon. Meanwhile, to carry out emergency work of rectification ...

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DC Poonch pays Surprise Visit To High School Sanai

Poonch, Aug 01: Deputy Commissioner, Tariq Ahmad Zargar, paid surprise visit to High School Sanai and reviewed the working of institution besides quality of education being imparted to students. During the visit, Tariq Ahmad Zargar checked attendance record of the school staff and took feedback from the public and students about the services being ensured in the school. He interacted with ...

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