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DDC visits NRSS-XXIX Tower sites


Srinagar, July 25: In order to review the ongoing execution of ongoing works on the Northern Region Strengthening Scheme (NRSS) project, District Development Commissioner Shopian Mohammad Aijaz along with a team of officers made an extensive tour to the various sites where the works were on going. Being the largest private sector transmission project awarded in the country, NRSS is critical ...

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Kashmir: Over-ground militant worker arrested in Handwara, grenade recovered


Srinagar, July 25: An over-ground militant worker was arrested in Badra area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said today. An official said that a grenade was recovered from his possession. He identified the worker as Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, son of Muhammad Sultan Bhat, resident of Krumhara area of Zachaldar. Giving details, the official said that Bhat was working as an ...

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CM Reviews Key Dev Projects Of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur;Mehbooba Asks Officers To Be Responsive To People’s Needs, Demands


Jammu, July 25: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the officers to be responsive to the needs and demands of people and ensure their resolution in a dedicated manner. Chairing a review meeting of key developmental projects in the Districts of Jammu, Samba, Kathua and Udhampur here today, the Chief Minister directed the Administrative Secretaries to make the Deputy Commissioners and ...

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Police arrests 20 accused in DySP lynching case


Will question Mirwaiz Umar Farooq if need arises: IGP Srinagar, July 24: Srinagar, Jul 24: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested 20 accused involved in lynching to death case of DySP who was killed on Shab-e-Qadr outside the historic Jamia Masjid. According to KNS Correspondent, addressing a press conference here, Inspector General of Police Munir Ahmad khan said that 20 ...

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It will become Syria and Afghanistan, if third parties do not get in, Hurriyat says


Srinagar, July 23: All Parties Huriyat Conference (g) on Sunday said that Kashmir is neither bilateral issue nor a conflict related to borders between Pakistan and India. Commenting over the statement of PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti, wherein she had said that’’ there is no place for third party mediation on Kashmir’’, Hurriyat reiterated its stance that besides India, Pakistan & people ...

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Pakistan army violates ceasefire along LoC in Baramulla


Srinagar, July 23: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in Baramulla district, but there was no loss of life, police said today. The ceasefire violation took place near LoC at Manga Kamalkote in Uri last night, a police official said. He said the shelling by Pakistani forces damaged a cow- shed and a house, ...

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He wasn’t a ‘Pak-trained militant’ but a civilian, claims family of man shot in Kashmir encounter


Srinagar, July 23: On Monday night, an encounter between suspected militants in a white Maruti car and security forces in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district left three persons dead. The incident took place at a checkpoint in the Sheikhpora locality of Bulbul Nowgam village – just a few kilometres from the spot where six policemen were ambushed, killed and mutilated by separatist ...

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LMD Conducts Market Checking, Imposes Rs 42400 Fine On Erring Traders In Jammu

Samba, July 23: A team of Legal Metrology Department today charged Rs 42400 fine from erring traders during a massive market checking drive. The team headed by Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Samba, Ajay Kumar Verma and Inspector Mohsin Khateeb conducted checking of various business establishment from Jatwal to Bari Brahmna on Jammu Pathankote National Highway. The team inspected markets in Raya ...

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Soldier injured in Pak firing on LoC in Rajouri


Rajouri, July 22: An Army jawan got injured when Pakistan initiated unprovoked firing on the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. “A jawan sustained injury in cross border firing early this morning in Nowshera sector,” police sources here said. They said that the soldier reportedly hit by a sniper shot and admitted to Army Hospital. Injured jawan was ...

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