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Parliamentary panel to hear views of Centre & J&K UT officials on suspension of telecom/internet services

Parliamentary panel to hear views of Centre & J&K UT officials on suspension of telecom/internet services

BJP MP opposes meeting, says restoration of 4G is sub-judice Srinagar: The parliamentary panel on Information Technology (IT) would next week hear the viewpoint of Centre and administration of J&K Union Territory over suspension of telecom and internet services in the UT as well as its impact on the people. The 30-member department- related standing […]

First time in 74 years, PM’s speech displayed live on big screens at Srinagar areas

First time in 74 years, PM’s speech displayed live on big screens at Srinagar areas

Srinagar: For the first time in 74 years, Jammu and Kashmir administration had installed LED screens at vital locations in Srinagar displaying Prime Minister Narendera Modi’s Independence Day speech live. Witnesses told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that projectors were installed at TRC crossing, Jehangir Chowk and other parts of Srinagar. “The prime minister’s speech […]

My mission in J&K is to bring peace, end militancy, ensure development: J&K LG Manoj Sinah

My mission in J&K is to bring peace, end militancy, ensure development: J&K LG Manoj Sinah

‘Will stay in direct contact with people of J&K, media too’ Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory Manoj Sinha Friday said that his mission in the UT will be to bring peace, end militancy and to ensure development by all means. “J&K is India’s heaven and crown. I have been given a […]

Crucial meet on Article 370 rollback scuttled as roads leading to Dr Farooq’s Gupkar residence sealed

Crucial meet on Article 370 rollback scuttled as roads leading to Dr Farooq’s Gupkar residence sealed

Srinagar: Authorities on Wednesday foiled a crucial meeting of opposition mainstream leaders here at incumbent parliamentarian Dr. Farooq Abdullah’s Gupkar residence in Srinagar as no participant was allowed to reach senior Abdullah’s home. Sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the road leading to the residence of firmer chief minister Dr. Abdullah was […]

No substitute to sacrificing animals on Eid-ul-Azha eve: Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam

No substitute to sacrificing animals on Eid-ul-Azha eve: Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam

‘Appeals people to maintain highest level of hygiene while performing sacrifices of animals, distributing meat, says better to distribute meat within the locality in view of pandemic Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam Tuesday said that there is no substitute to sacrificing animals (Qurbani) on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha and people intending to sacrifice […]

Ram Madhav to visit Kashmir on Sunday

Ram Madhav to visit Kashmir on Sunday

Srinagar: Bhartiya Janata Party national General Secretary Ram Madhav is all set to visit Kashmir on Sunday to offer condolences to the bereaved family members of slain BJP leader from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Waseem Bari. Sources in the BJP told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Madhav has confirmed his visit to Kashmir with […]

HC permits J&K Bank to open registration for PO and BA posts

HC permits J&K Bank to open registration for PO and BA posts

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir High Court on Monday permitted the J&K Bank to open online registration of candidature by the prospective candidates for the posts of probationary officers and banking associates. A single bench headed by Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey said that court is of the view that it would be appropriate to open […]

Six political leaders set to be released soon

Six political leaders set to be released soon

‘They were detained after Aug 5, 2019’ Srinagar: The government of Jammu and Kashmir may release six political leaders who are detained under the Public Safety Act, sources disclosed. Highly placed sources disclosed to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that discussions are taking place at different levels on releasing six political leaders held at MLA […]

J&K submits proposal to UPSC, MHA for filling 28 IPS vacancies

J&K submits proposal to UPSC, MHA for filling 28 IPS vacancies

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir government has sent a proposal to the Union Public Service Commission and Ministry of Home Affairs for filling 28 vacancies in promotion quota of the prestigious Indian Police Service, the  news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) has learnt. Highly placed sources disclosed to KNO that Home department of J&K government has submitted […]

Amid lockdown, civil secretariat re-opens in Kashmir

Amid lockdown, civil secretariat re-opens in Kashmir

Employees walk through sanitation tunnels, undergo thermal screening Srinagar: Amid lockdown over COVID-19, Jammu & Kashmir’s highest seat of power –the civil secretariat- opened here partially on Monday after a gap of six months. All the employees who turned up on the opening day of civil secretariat walked through sanitisation tunnels installed by the Srinagar […]

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Cyber frauds in Kashmir

The need of the hour for everyone living in the Kashmir valley is to be ever so cautious about rising cyber frauds. According to the cyber police advisory, “Verify the product posted in OLX portal physically, before transferring any amount to the seller; Do not believe the ID cards sent by these fraudsters on the […]