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Four CRPF men, five civilians Injured in road mishap in Baramulla


Srinagar: At least four Central Reserve Police Force personnel (CRPF) and five civilians were injured in a road mishap in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday afternoon. Reports said said that a CRPF vehicle collided with a four wheeler (Tata Sumo) near Pandit Colony in north Kashmir’s Baramulla this afternoon. In the mishap four CRPF personnel, five civilians received serious injuries ...

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Non-local labourers in Kashmir protest mob attacks on Kashmiris outside Valley


Srinagar: Non-local labourers who are living and earning in Kashmir Saturday staged a protest demonstration in Srinagar against the mob attacks on Kashmiris outside the valley. Scores of non-local labourers assembled in press enclave holding placards and banners”Kashmiriyu pa zulm band karo band karo”, “Stop harassment of Kashmiri’s in India”. Amir Hussain said that these kinds of attacks and harassment ...

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Restrictions imposed after ‘miscreants’ set ablaze shops, vehicles in Poonch


Srinagar: Miscreants overnight damaged three shops and two vehicles at Mendhar town of Poonch district following which authorities ordered restrictions under section 144 CrpC, banning assembly of four than five persons in the town. Official sources said that shops and a vehicle were fully damaged while others were partially damaged. SDPO Mendhar Neeraj Paddar, SHO Anayat Ahmad among other officers ...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway partially restored


Srinagar/ Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was partially restored for one-way traffic on Saturday, after remaining closed for three consecutive days due to snowfall and landslides. “All stranded traffic was cleared on Friday night. One-way traffic will be allowed to move on the highway from Jammu to Srinagar today,” a traffic department official said. Landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban stretch have become ...

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Prof. Khosa from central University of Jammu Conferred with Lifetime achievement award


Jammu: Prof. S. K. Khosa of Department of Physics and Astronomical Sciences, Central University of Jammu was Conferred with Lifetime achievement award during Indo-French seminar on “Multifragmentation, Collective Flow and Sub threshold Particle production in Heavy Ion Reactions” held on 4th to 6th Feb. 2019 at Panjab University Chandigarh. The organizing committee of the seminar selected Prof. S. K. Khosa ...

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100 companies of additional forces deployed by MHA in Jammu and Kashmir


Srinagar: Days after Pulwama attack, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has ordered deployment of 100 companies of paramilitary forces in the Kashmir Valley on an urgent basis. In a letter dated February 22, the government ordered deployment of forces with ‘immediate effect’ in addition to the number of forces already stationed in the state. The letter was addressed to ...

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Major Crackdown In Jammu & Kashmir, JKLF Chief Yasin Malik Among Others Detained


Srinagar: Amid indications of a stronger crackdown on separatists in Jammu and Kashmir, police swooped on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir members in Kashmir during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, and detained around two dozen of its cadres, including its chief Abdul Hamid Fayaz, officials said in Srinagar. The arrests come after Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yaseen Malik was detained ...

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Three killed, one injured in landslides in Poonch, Reasi


Jammu, Feb 22: Three persons, including a minor, were killed and another injured when landslides hit two places in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Reasi districts, officials said Friday. A vehicle, carrying three persons in Poonch district, was hit by a landslide at Baila area on the Mandi-Fatehpur road Thursday night, they said. One person, identified as Makho Singh, died ...

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