J&K Governor issues diktat for govt employees to attend Republic day ceremony


Srinagar, jan 18: In the run-up to Republic Day, Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has issued a diktat to government employees to attend R-day celebrations. The failure to attend the ceremony would amount to a dereliction of duty and disobedience of government instructions, as per the order. The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made it mandatory for government employees to attend ...

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Three policemen wounded in Srinagar grenade blast


Srinagar: Three cops were wounded after suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a police party in Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday. A police source said that the militants lobbed a grenade at the cops posted near Zero Bridge in Srinagar which exploded with a bang. Quoting reports, news agency GNS reported that three policemen including an ASI ...

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Lok Sabha polls: CEO convenes meeting with political parties on Jan 18


Srinagar: The Chief Electoral Officer Jammu and Kashmir state have convened a meeting of all political parties in Jammu on January 18 regarding conduction of the Lok Sabha elections in the state. In a letter sent to ten political parties including National Conference, PDP, Congress and BJP, the CEO has also hinted that parliamentary and assembly election may not take place ...

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Weather Report: Fresh WD to Bring More Snow and Rain Across North


New Delhi: The remnant of the previous western disturbance is likely to cause moderate-to-heavy snow and thunderstorms over Jammu and Kashmir as well as Uttarakhand. Sikkim is also likely to witness isolated mountain snow. Cloudy conditions are likely to prevail over Tamil Nadu, coastal Andhra Pradesh and northern Punjab in the morning. Isolated dense fog may cover northern, central, eastern and northwestern ...

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Robbers target two coaches of Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express in Delhi, loot cash, jewellery


New Delhi: The passengers of two coaches of the Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express were looted at knife-point by unidentified assailants near Badli in Delhi on Thursday morning. The incident took place when the train stopped at a crossing near Badli. The robbers targeted the passengers of B3 and B7 coaches and decamped with their money, jewellery and ATM cards. A Northern Railways ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch


Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops traded gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Thursday, defence sources said. Pakistan troopers used small arms and automatics to target Indian positions in Khari Karmara area. “Our troops effectively retaliated to the unprovoked ceasefire violation. Firing exchanges started at around 4.30 a.m. and continued till 6.30 a.m. ...

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Police recovers 74 bags of PDS rice, one arrested


Srinagar Police in Srinagar have recovered 74 bags of rice and two bags of flour which were meant for public distribution and were being illegally sold in the black market. “Acting on a complaint, police post Bemina arrested Bilal Ahmad Nath resident of Bilal Colony Bemina for selling PDS rice after repacking the same in duplicate “Apple brand” bags,” said ...

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Snowfall: Traffic police issues advisory for drivers

Srinagar Following fresh snowfall traffic police, Srinagar on Wednesday issued an advisory. Here is the advisory: Due to snowing, all roads in City Srinagar has become slippery. Commuters are advised to. Drive Slow. Avoid Sudden Brakes. Avoid Fast Turning. Avoid Overtaking. Follow Traffic Rules. Minimize Use Of Two Wheeler. Keep Distance. Meanwhile in another advisory traffic police department said that ...

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