Kashmir

Ladakh region continues to reel under first cold wave of season: Met

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Srinagar: A partial cloud cover marginally improved minimum temperatures across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as the Ladakh region continued to reel under the first cold wave of the season, Met said. “The cold wave conditions are likely to continue for another three days. We are expecting another spell of moderate rain and snow from November 12 to 14,” a ...

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DIPR expresses solidarity with Dr Shahid Iqbal, Zafar Choudhary

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Jammu: The Department of Information and Public Relations has condoled the demise of Choudhary Salam Din, father of Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora and Zafar Choudhary, a Senior Journalist of State.   A condolence meeting convened at Directorate of Information here this evening under the chairmanship of Director Information & Public Relations, Tariq Ahmad Zargar expressed profound grief and ...

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Enquiry after teacher mocked, made to do sit-ups by Principal in Poonch

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MS Nazki  Poonch: A middle-aged government school teacher was punished with sit-ups for alleged absence from duty by his Principal in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. A video which has gone viral on social media sites shows the teacher Rafeeq Ahmed holding his ears and doing sit-ups as the Principal of Govt  Higher Secondary School Dhargloon, who also holds additional ...

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Army busts hideout in Shopian village 

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Shopian : Army on Thursday claimed bust a hideout in Reshnagri village of South kashmir’s Shopian district. Reports reaching to KNO that Army’s 23 Para burst hideout in Reshnagari village and recovered IED (Improved Explosive Devices)incarnated material believed Jaish e Mohammad militants were used this Hideout. SSP Shopian Sandeep Chaudary told KNO. A joint team of Shopian Police and 23 Para ...

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2 Hizbul militants killed in a gunfight in Shopian

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SRINAGAR: Two Kashmiri Hizbul militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Following specific inputs about the presence of militants, security forces cordoned off Safanagri village early in the day, prompting the hiding terrorists to fire that led to the encounter, a police officer said. Both slain Hizbul ...

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Massive CASO Launched in Bandipora village

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Sajid Raina Bandipora, November 06: The Government Forces on Tuesday launched a cordon and search operation in Kuta sathri village of Sumlar in North Kashmir’s Bandipora District.  Sources told KNO that the forces including 14RR of Indian Army, and Jammu Kashmir police sealed all the entry and exit points to the Sumlar area. Locals said that a heavy contingent of forces ...

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Governor greets people on Diwali

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Srinagar, November 6: Governor Satya Pal Malik has extended warm greetings to the people on Diwali, the festival of lights, and hoped that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of peace, progress andprosperity in the State. In his message of greetings, Governor observed that this festival symbolizes the triumph of truth and righteousness over falsehood and of good over evil ...

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Dr Phuntsog Angchuk appointed new Director ISM

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Srinagar: Niraj Kumar, IAS, Director, Indian System of Medicine, has been transferred & posted as Addl Secy, Technical Education Department. Dr Phuntsog Angchuk, awaiting orders of adjustment in Health & Medical Education Department, has been posted as Director, Indian System of Medicine. In a tweet the Information Department of Jammu and Kashmir government said “Niraj Kumar, IAS, Director, Indian System ...

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Need to induce confidence among minorities in Kishtwar: Khanna

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Jammu: After taking up the killing of Anil Parihar and his brother with the Governor, Satya Pal Malik, at Raj Bhawan, Jammu, BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna, alongwith former State President & MLA Sat Sharma (C.A) and State General Secretary & MLA Sunil Sharma told media persons that it seems that a sort of economic terrorism ...

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Farooq, Omar Abdullah greet people on Diwali

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Jammu:  National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Mr. Omar Abdullah have greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, hoping the festival will be celebrated with traditional harmony, enthusiasm and brotherhood. In a message, Dr Farooq Abdullah wished prosperity to the State and happiness to its people. He highlighted the spirit of celebrating festivals in ...

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