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Directorate of Rural Sanitation launches ‘Wealth from Waste’ initiative in J&K

Directorate of Rural Sanitation launches ‘Wealth from Waste’ initiative in J&K

‘Bags made of waste cloths aimed to replace polythene bags’ Jammu: The Directorate of Rural Sanitation, Jammu and Kashmir launched a “Wealth from Waste” initiative to provide alternative of polythene bags in the state. The initiative taken under Swachh Bharat Mission- Gramin (SBM-G) in J&K, which has entered the 2nd phase of Solid Liquid Resource […]

Army asks Zeenat’s family to persuade son to surrender

Army asks Zeenat’s family to persuade son to surrender

Srinagar: Army on Saturday contacted the family of militant commander Zeenat-ul-Islam asking them to pursue their son to surrender. Talking to Local News Agency father of Zeenat-ul-Islam said that army from the local camp contacted and asked him to persuade his son to surrender. “I received a call from army asking me to persuade my […]

One suspended, two others attached for dereliction of duties in Bandipora Hospital

One suspended, two others attached for dereliction of duties in Bandipora Hospital

  Suhail Rather Bandipora: Medical Superintendent district hospital Bandipora attached three employees of the health depart­ment in north Kashmir Ban­dipora district who remained unauthorizedly absent from duties. Medical Superintendent in his order’s vide No DHB/106-109 Dated 11-01-2019 which reads that Abida Yousuf (JSN DEIC) and Aqila Fazili ( DEO DEIC) attached both to Chief Medical […]

Will announce Truth and Reconciliation commission to probe killings if voted to power: Farooq

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that he will announce a truth and reconciliation process to probe killings if his party is elected to power with a majority in the upcoming assembly elections. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of a party function in Anantnag, Abdullah who represents Srinagar-Budgam constituency in the […]

Article 35A hearing in SC: JRL devising ‘protest’, people to be informed soon, says Mirwaiz

Article 35A hearing in SC: JRL devising ‘protest’, people to be informed soon, says Mirwaiz

Srinagar: With the supreme court scheduled to hear pleas against Article 35A, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said Joint Resistance Leadership was in consultation with all on the matter and is looking at the form of protests that will be observed against it and people will be informed on it very […]

Amid snow, mercury hover below normal in Valley

Amid snow, mercury hover below normal in Valley

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall overnight even as the day temperature hovered below normal for this time of year in the Valley while as weatherman forecast wet spell in next 24 hours. Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, recorded a maximum of 5.4 degree Celsius, one degree below normal for this time of […]

Govt orders prosecution of man for give shelter to militants

Govt orders prosecution of man for give shelter to militants

Srinagar: The government has accorded sanction to prosecute a man for providing shelter to Pakistani militants in Handwara area of north Kashmir. As per police, during preliminary investigation of case FIR No. 380/2017 U/S 120-B, 121A, RPC 18,20 ULA(P) Act, 7/25 A Act of P/S Handwara, Police apprehended a militant namely Mohammad Amir Awan alias […]

2 Soldiers, Army Porter Killed In Rajouri

2 Soldiers, Army Porter Killed In Rajouri

Jammu: Two army soldiers including a major were killed and porter were killed in separate incidents near Line of control in Rajouri district of Jammu. A major and soldier were injured in two separate blasts near LoC in Nowshera sector of the district of Jammu in the afternoon. Official sources said that the blast occurred […]

‘Kashmir an issue for people aged between 13 and 23’

‘Kashmir an issue for people aged between 13 and 23’

Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday said that Kashmir was an issue for people aged between 13 and 23, said a media report. “Kashmir is an issue for people aged between 13-23 years, children have nothing to do after 6 pm in Srinagar, no cinemas, no cafes, no place to go out,” he said. […]

Ready For Assembly Polls: Governor

Ready For Assembly Polls: Governor

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday said the administration was ready for assembly elections in the state and a call in this direction should be taken by the Election Commission and New Delhi. “Whenever, they (EC) tell us, we are ready for the polls (to assembly),” he told reporters after the […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]