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Panchayat polls 2018 LIVE: Nearly 14 per cent votes polled in Srinagar till 11 AM

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Srinagar: Moderate polling was witnessed in the early hours of the first phase of panchayat election in Kashmir Valley on Saturday as nearly ninenteen per cent of voters exercised their franchise till 11 AM. Voting began in Kashmir valley on Saturday morning amid a shutdown called by the separatists against the Panchayat polls. UPDATES: 11 AM:  Srinagar 13.7 % Ganderbal 8.3 ...

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18-year old youth abducted, killed by unknown gunmen in Shopian

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Srinagar: An 18-year old youth was abducted and later shot dead by unknown gunmen at Niklora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district late Thursday evening. Reports reavels that some militants  abducted a youth identified as Nadeem Manzoor Dar (18), from his home at Safanagri village in Shopian. the militants after killing Nadeen thrown his body at Niklora village in neighbouring ...

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Police officer among 7 cops injured, wireless equipment damaged in Keran mishap

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Jehangir Lolabi Srinagar, Nov 16: Seven policemen including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) were injured and a wireless equipment was damaged after a vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Keran area along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday late evening, police said today. A police officer concerned told GNS that the vehicle (Sumo-7831) ...

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Fire partially destroys CRPF camp in south Kashmir

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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

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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

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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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Top terrorist Zakir Musa spotted in Amritsar, high alert issued

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Amritsar, Nov 16: Security agencies in Punjab are on tenterhooks after reports of dreaded terrorist Zakir Musa being spotted in Amritsar. Security has been heightened across the state after intelligence inputs revealed that Zakir Musa, a former Hizbul Mujahideen commander and slain terrorist Burhan Wani’s successor, could be hiding in Punjab. Posters have been put up to help people identify Musa, ...

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Officer among four injured in oxygen cylinder blast at Baglihar power project in Ramban

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Four persons, including an official, were injured in an oxygen cylinder blast at Baglihar hydropower project in Chanderkote area in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Deputy Manager, JP Associates Randeep Singh told Greater Kashmir that the blast took place inside a store of the power project. He said three workers, an officer of mechanical wing and a  ...

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Aryans Kashmiri Student again shine in IKGPTU Youth Festival

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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

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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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