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Amid boycott calls, Kashmir records 64.5% polling

Amid boycott calls, Kashmir records 64.5% polling

First phase of panchayat polls…

Srinagar, Nov 17: Over 64 percent of electorate voted Saturday in the first phase of Panchayat elections in Kashmir while in Jammu region the poll percentage touched 79.5 percent, officials said. The overall poll percentage was 74.1 percent. The turnout in rural areas was significantly higher in Kashmir Valley unlike during the recent urban local […]

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Clashes in Nambla after defeat of Cong candidate

Clashes in Nambla after defeat of Cong candidate

Baramulla: Several people were injured after supporters of a mainstream political party pelted stones on counting center at Government Higher Secondary School Nambla on Saturday late evening where an independent candidate was leading. Witnesses said that forces have to fire in the air after Congress supporters allegedly attacked counting center as Congress candidate  lost by […]

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Governor compliments administration for ensuring free, fair, peaceful polling

Governor compliments administration for ensuring free, fair, peaceful polling

‘Overwhelming participation of people a clear mandate for strengthening grassroots democracy’

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 17:  Governor Satya Pal Malik has complimented the civil and police administration for ensuring free, fair and peaceful Phase-I of Panchayat Polls in the State with an overwhelming participation of the people. Governor this evening asked Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, who was camping in Srinagar today to oversee the arrangements for smooth conduct […]

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Panchayat Ghar torched in Kupwara

Panchayat Ghar torched in Kupwara

Srinagar, Nov 17: Unknown persons on Saturday set ablaze a Panchayat Ghar in Nutnussa village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Witnesses said that a Panchayat building was set on fire in Reshwari Khan Mohalla Saturday evening by unknown persons. Firemen rushed to the spot as soon as the news of the incident was received, officials […]

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101-year-old woman votes in Uri

101-year-old woman votes in Uri

Excited young Nazia votes for first time

Baramulla, Nov 17: An elderly and ailing woman – 101-years-old Roshi Begium — wife of Mohammad Gazi, trudged half a kilometre to cast her vote at a polling station in Razerwani area of Uri in north kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday in the first phase of the panchayat elections. She was assisted by her son […]

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Strike impacts normal life despite partial public response

Strike impacts normal life despite partial public response

Srinagar, Nov 17: Even though it received only a partial response, the normal life was affected in Kashmir Valley Saturday due to a strike called by the separatists in protest against the conduct of the first phase of panchayat polls in the state. While most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were […]

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Another abducted civilian killed

Another abducted civilian killed

Two more kidnapped in Shopian

Srinagar, Nov 17: A day after killing a civilian in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on charges of being an Army informer, militants Saturday abducted and killed a 19-year-old in Shopian, police said. They also released two others following their abduction from a Shopian village while two more civilians were also kidnapped from Meemender village […]

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Student’s murder deeply disturbing: Omar

Student’s murder deeply disturbing: Omar

Killing of two youth senseless, painful: Tarigami

Srinagar, Nov 17: National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah on Saturday described the killing of a youth by suspected militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district as deeply disturbing, saying there can be no justification for such an act. “The cold blooded murder of an 11th standard student by the Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit is deeply […]

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CS reviews winter management, power scenario in Kashmir

CS reviews winter management, power scenario in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 17: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam reviewed winter management measures including power scenario at a high-level meeting with the divisional administration Kashmir at the Winter Secretariat here last evening, an official spokesperson said. He said Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan informed the Chief Secretary that the power scenario is being reviewed on day […]

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CRPF man dies in road accident

CRPF man dies in road accident

Srinagar, Nov 17: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man died in a road accident on Saturday in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that a CRPF vehicle turned turtle on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Kachachkoot area of Awantipora, leaving a soldier injured. The injured, identified as Gulab Chand of 130 battalion CRPF, […]

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