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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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Fresh snowfall on upper reaches, rains lash plain in Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 14: The world famous ski resort of Gulmarg and all upper heights across the Kashmir valley experienced fresh snowfall while rains lashed plains, including summer capital, Srinagar, resulting in dip in the maximum temperature, disrupting normal life on Wednesday. However, the minimum temperature witnessed a surge due to overcast sky in the valley, where the amount of snowfall ...

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Masrat Alam slapped with 37th PSA, shifted to Jammu jail


Srinagar: The incarcerated chairman of Muslim League Jammu Kashmir Masarat Alam Bhat was on Wednesday shifted to Hira Nagar jail Jammu after authorities booked him under the fresh Public Safety Act (PSA). The fresh orders, incidentally 37th in the series, were passed Wednesday morning by the Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, a spokesperson of the League Sajad Ayoubi said. He said Alam ...

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CMO Bandipora unhurt as Office’s ceiling collapses


 Bandipora , Nov 14: Chief Medical Officer Bandipora narrowly escaped when part of a ceiling collapsed, sending plaster of paris crashing on to a table and the floor. Reports reaching KNO that large section of plaster ceiling in the office collapsed. “During the incident, the CMO was working alone. Some furnishings and equipment in the office were damaged. However, a employee ...

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Woman arrested with grenades was working with Hizb ul Mujahideen: Kashmir Police


Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday said that the woman arrested with grenades on Srinagar outskirts yesterday was working with Hizb ul Mujahideen. A top police official said that the woman, identified as Asiya from Khunmoh area of Srinagar, was carrying a consignment of ammunition from Kupwara to Srinagar. ADGP Law and Order, Munir Khan said that two over ground ...

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