Kashmir

Braving rains Sehrai, Malik leads funeral prayers of Geelani’s Son-in-law in Sopore

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Sopore, Nov 14: Despite heavy rains hundreds of  of people including Tehreek e Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Jammu Kashmir Libration Front Chairman Mohammad Yaseen Malik attended the funeral procession  of Senior Hurriyat leader’ Geelani’s Son-in-law at Dooru village of Sopore in North Kashmir Baramulla district on Wednesday. Reports reaching KNO that despite harsh weather conditions people in large number assembled ...

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Yogi’s high fever for changing names of cities, institutions carrying any reference to Muslims & Islam; extremely objectionable and condemnable: Soz

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Srinagar, Nov 13: In a statement issued to press today, Prof. Saifuddin Soz, Former Union Minister said “Political observers at the national level feel that it is not people like Amit Shah, Yogi Aditya Nath, and Giri Raj Singh, who fan communal and sectarian narrative on almost all issues relevant for their reference, but, it is a direct inspiration from PM ...

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Roads to dozens of far-flung, remote areas near LoC closed due to fresh snowfall

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Srinagar, Nov 13: Dozens of far-flung and remote villages near the Line of Control (LoC), including border town of Keran and Machil, were on Tuesday cut off from their respective district headquarters due to slippery road conditions following fresh snowfall in north Kashmir. However, roads leading to border towns of Karnah, Tangdhar in Kupwara and Gurez in Bandipora were through ...

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Woman from PaK elected Sarpanch in North Kashmir

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Jehangir Lolabi Srinagar, Nov 13:  A woman from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) has been elected unopposed as Sarpanch and Panch in Khumriyal area of north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district. Arifa Begum (35) had come to this part of Kashmir along with her husband Ghulam Mohammad Mir via Nepal in 2010.  Arifa, originally a resident of Palandari village in Muzaffarabad had submitted ...

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GoI likely to recommend President’s rule in JK

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New Delhi, Nov 12: Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have a popular government anytime soon as the Government of India (GoI) may recommend a spell of President’s rule at the expiry of Governor’s rule on December 19, official sources said. Under the constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no provision for extension of Governor’s rule. The state is under ...

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No proposal for transfer of Basant Rath on cards

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Srinagar, November 13 :The government has not moved any proposal for transfer of IGP Traffic Basant Rath as was speculated on social media from Monday evening. Putting rest to all speculations about the rumors spread with regard to transfer of IGP Traffic Basant Rath, a top government official on conditions of anonymity said “I am not privy to any such ...

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Kashmiri youth resorts to violence due to rumours in colonies, mosques: Army chief

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New Delhi: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday issued a stern warning for those who are “misleading” the youth of Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking to mediapersons, the Army chief said that at some places, “Maulvis might be giving false information to youth at mosque and madrassas”. General Rawat said that rumours were being spread from some mosques ot colonies ...

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Border roads closed after fresh snowfall, rains in Kupwara areas

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Srinagar: Several roads leading to border areas in north Kashmir’s Kupwara districts were closed  on Tuesday following fresh snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains. Reports said that the higher reaches of Kupwara are witnessing snowfall from early morning due to which the border roads have been closed. The road connecting Machil and Keran with the district headquarters have been ...

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Panchayat ghar set ablaze in southern Kashmir’s Anantnag

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Srinagar: A Panchayat ghar was late Sunday night set ablaze by unidentified people in Brakpora area of southern Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The panchayat ghar was “damaged fully” by the time the fire tenders reached the spot and tried to douse the flames, reports said. Panchayat ghar’s have been targeted over a dozen times,  mostly in south Kashmir,  since panchayat polls were ...

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