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NIA raids detained advocate’s native village in Rajouri, questions family


Rajouri, July 31: The sleuths of National Investigation Agency today raided the native village of advocate detained from here in alleged terror funding case. “A seven member NIA team this afternoon raided the house of advocate Devinder Singh Behl in his native town (House Number 25, Ward Number 7) in Nowshera tehsil of Rajouri district,” official sources here said. They said ...

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Rajouri ADM Invites Applications for Media Fellowships

18 Fellowships in 10 sectors Journalists from other districts may also apply Rajouri, July 28: District Administration, Rajouri has invited applications from interested media persons for Media Fellowships in “Development Administration” to be awarded to working journalists associated with both print and electronic media. _Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, District Development Commissioner Rajouri had recently announced 10 Fellowships in different sectors ...

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Bar Association constitutes team to challenge NIA’s authority in J&K


Srinagar, July 28: The J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar, Friday constituted a legal team to examine the constitutional validity of National Investigation Agency Act, 2008 and its application to the State of J&K and suggest ways and means for providing necessary legal aid to all those who have been booked in FIR No. RC-10/2017/NIA/DIL by NIA and after their arrests ...

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Nobody will protect Tricolor in Kashmir if constitutional status changed: Mehbooba


Srinagar, July 28: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday warned against any tinkering with Article 35(A) of the constitution that is being debated in the Supreme Court and which empowers the state legislature to define “permanent residents” and accord special rights and privileges to them. Strongly defending the constitutional clause, Mehbooba said that any change in its status ...

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Doda police recovered missing girl within 24 Hours


Doda, July 27: One Roshan Lal R/o Nashla Bajarni Teh and District Doda on 26th of July 2017 submitted a written report at PS Doda mentioning there in that his girl namely Nisha Devi age 18 years is missing. On the receipt of report Doda Police swung into action and activated all the sources as well as enquired from relatives of ...

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DDC inspects office of SDM and Tehsildar in Thannamandi


Rajouri, July 27: The District Development Commissioner, Rajouri, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today inspected the offices of Sub-Divisional Magistrate and Tehsildar Thanamandi to review the requirement of office accommodation of various offices. The DDC accompanied by SDM Afzal Mirza, Tehsildar Shahid Iqbal, BMO Dr Iqbal Malik’ Executive officer Municipal Committee Thanna mandi Mr kabir Malik ,and Thanamandi based tehsil officers visited ...

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Altaf Bukhari conducts late evening City tour


Srinagar, July 27: Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari conducted a late evening visit of various areas of Srinagar city to take appraisal of progress on various developmental works in progress under different schemes. Expressing dismay over the lack of supervision at the construction site of Grade Separator at Radio Kashmir Crossing, Bukhari stressed on the executing agency not only ...

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DGP visits Baramulla to reward Jawans, officers for their contribution


Police to continue fight against drugs and law breaking elements : Dr Vaid SRINAGAR, JULY 26: Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S.P Vaid today visited Range Police Headquarter Baramulla to reward and honour the Jawans and Officers, who had contributed in anti-militancy operations in Baramulla-Kupwara-Bandipora Range. These Jawans and Officers were hounoured at an impressive Darbar held in District ...

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Chief Secretary Reviews Aadhaar Enrolment; Facilitation Centers To Set Up In Schools, Anganwari Centers, CDPO Offices, Banks To Achieve 100% Enrolment By Dec 2017


SRINAGAR, JULY 25: To give impetus to Aadhaar enrolment in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Tuesday chaired a review meeting here. Deputy Director General, Regional Office, UIDAI; Chandigarh Shri Ram Subhag Singh, Commissioner/Secretary, Information Technology, Secretary, Social Welfare, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu (through Video Conference), Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Project Director, SSA, Joint Director, Census Operations, J&K, Representative of ...

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Farooq Abdullah ‘congratulates’ NIA, asks it to probe if India also funded Hurriyat leaders


Srinagar, July 25: While “congratulating” the National Investigation Agency (NIA) over its probe into the funding of Hurriyat leaders, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday asked the agency to investigate whether or not they received Indian funding as well. Farooq Abdullah told ANI: “I congratulate NIA for its probe on funding of Hurriyat leaders. From where the ...

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