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Fire partially destroys CRPF camp in south Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 16: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp was partially damaged in a fire in Qazigund in south Kashmir, official sources said here on Friday. The blaze broke out at Walnut factory Levdoora in Qazigund, housing CRPF battalion headquarters late last night. However, before the fire tenders could douse the flames, the blaze spread to nearby huts. Six ...

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Barring Machil; roads to far-flung, remote areas reopen after 3 days in Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 16: Barring border area of Machil, all passes and tops, connecting remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), were reopened on Friday for traffic in north Kashmir after remaining closed for three days due to heavy snowfall. Phirkiyan, Sadhna and Razdan passes, besides Z-Gali which connects many far-flung and remote villages, including those near the ...

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Bullet-riddled body of civilian, abducted by terrorists, found in Pulwama


Srinagar: A bullet-riddled body of a man was found in Kilora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Identified as Nadeem Manzoor, a civilian, the man was forcibly abducted by terrorists on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. Manzoor’s body was spotted by the Jammu and Kashmir police. He was a native of Shopian’s Safanagri village. “Terrorists in the ...

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Kavinder starts blacktopping work in Ward 20 Gandhi Nagar

Kavinder starts blacktopping work

Jammu, Nov 15:  Continuing with the momentum of the development of Gandhi Nagar Constituency, Former Deputy Chief Minister and MLA Gandhi Nagar Kavinder Gupta today started Blacktopping of the interior roads of Gandhi Nagar Area in ward 20. Executive Engineer, Public works Department, S.A Wani along with officers of the department and Rahul Kumar Councillor ward 20 was present on ...

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Aryans Kashmiri Student again shine in IKGPTU Youth Festival


Srinagar: MBA Students of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh bagged 3rd position in Mime and One Act Play in the Inter zonal youth festival of IKG-PTU, Jalandhar. The competition was held among the winners of around 45 affiliated colleges of IKG-PTU, Jalandhar who have already qualified the Zonal Youth Festivals of 4 zones i.e South, Central, West & North Zone held in the various ...

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Khurshid Ahmad Ganai inaugurates 65th Cooperative week


Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today inaugurated 65th Cooperative Week themed “Inclusive Growth and Good Governance through Cooperatives for Rural Prosperity” here at Cooperative Complex, Bantalab.Among others, Secretary Cooperatives Department Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, Registrar Cooperatives, M. M. Rehman, Additional Registrar, Jammu Tanvir Iqbal, Joint Registrars, Deputy Registrars and other senior functionaries of the Department also attended the function.Chairmen ...

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‘CISF to replace CRPF at Jammu, Srinagar, Leh airports possibly from Jan 1 next year’, says report


Srinagar: The Central Industry Security Force (CISF) will take over the reins of ‘handling security’ at the three highly sensitive airports in Jammu and Kashmir region, possibly from January 1 next year, officials stated Wednesday, according to a PTI report. The CISF administers the ‘security’ of all major airports in India and will soon take over in the region as well, according ...

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Weather improves in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Girl students click pictures of the icicles hanging from branches of trees on the first day of Chillai-Kalan (The 40-day period of harshest winter in Kashmir ), at Kashmir University Campus in Srinagar on Monday. PTI Photo(PTI12_21_2015_000212B)

Srinagar, Nov 15: After fresh snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, the Met office on Thursday forecast improvement in the weather conditions. “Weather is likely to improve in Jammu and Kashmir from today. We are expecting dry weather till November 21,” a Met official said. There has been fresh snowfall in Sonamarg, Pahalgam, ...

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PHE Daily Wagers meet Governor


Jammu, Nov 14: A delegation of PHE Daily Wagers led by its President Sh. Tanveer Hussain met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.  The delegation requested Governor to expedite the process for regularization of Casual, Seasonal, Consolidated and other Workers of the PHE Department as per SRO 520; regular payment of monthly wages which are pending ...

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