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7 killed, over 30 injured as rolling rock hits people at Siar Baba waterfall

7 killed, over 30 injured as rolling rock hits people at Siar Baba waterfall

Guv expresses grief; Rs 4 Lakh ex-gratia sanctioned for deceased

Jammu, Jul  15: A huge boulder rolled down a 100-feet high waterfall in Reasi district today, killing seven people and injuring 30 others, police said. A group of people, mostly youngsters, were bathing under the Siar Baba waterfall, one of the biggest in north India, at Talwara, 10 kilometers from Reasi town, when the loose […]

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SVO asked to probe issuance of individual arms licences in ‘contravention of rules’

SVO asked to probe issuance of individual arms licences in ‘contravention of rules’

Gun license racket under scanner

Srinagar, Jul 15: The Jammu and Kashmir Home department has ordered an inquiry by the State Vigilance Organisation into large-scale issuance of individual arms licences in alleged contravention of rules. The department issued the order following reports of alleged fake gun license racket operating in the state. Besides directing the State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) to […]

 Press Trust of india

India, Pak to be part of anti-terror SCO drill in Russia

India, Pak to be part of anti-terror SCO drill in Russia

New Delhi, Jul 15 :  Boosting counter-terror cooperation and evolving a common strategy to deal with radicalisation and separatism will be the focus of a mega military exercise in Russia next month, in which India, Pakistan and other member-nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will participate, officials said today. Around 200 Army and Air Force […]

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Govt orders screening of SPOs engaged in past 6 yrs

Govt orders screening of SPOs engaged in past 6 yrs

Srinagar, Jul 15: The government today ordered constitution of district-level official committees for screening of special police officers (SPOs) engaged during the past six years. According to an order issued by the Home department, each Committee will be headed by the concerned Deputy Commissioner with concerned district SSP and Dy Superintendent of Police (CID-SB) as […]

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11,331 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

11,331 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

Srinagar, Jul 15: On the 18th day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 11,331 pilgrims paid obeisance at the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. Officials said till date 1,87,375 pilgrims have had the ‘darshan’ at the cave. Meanwhile, a fresh batch of nearly 3,000 pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu for the […]

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Kashmir police chief asks cops to adopt people-friendly attitude

Kashmir police chief asks cops to adopt people-friendly attitude

Srinagar, Jul 15: Kashmir’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Swayam Prakash Pani on Sunday asked policemen to adopt people-friendly attitude while doing their duties. Pani made these remarks during his visit to District Police Lines in north Kashmir’s Handwara area where he held an interaction with the cops, a police spokesperson said. Pani said with […]

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105 couples enter wedlock at mass marriage in Srinagar

105 couples enter wedlock at mass marriage in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 15: As many as 105 couples tied the nuptial knot in a simple function in Amar Singh Club here Sunday. The mass marriage was arranged by the Jaffri Council of Jammu and Kashmir, which has been arranging such marriages since the year 2015. “This is the biggest mass marriage we have undertaken thus […]

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Vigilance sleuths recover huge cache of wealth in govt official’s home

Vigilance sleuths recover huge cache of wealth in govt official’s home

Srinagar, Jul 15: The State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) sleuths stumbled on a huge cache of wealth during a raid on the home of Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Shopian, sources said. They said the recoveries include cash of Rs 32 lakhs in addition to Rs 99,000 in old discarded currency, besides gold jewellery worth Rs […]

 Rashid Paul

Nearly 25% of money meant for IEC in Dept of RD&PR goes into minister’s personal promotion

Nearly 25% of money meant for IEC in Dept of RD&PR goes into minister’s personal promotion

This is why govt’s welfare schemes look good on paper only…

Srinagar, Jul 15: It happens only in Kashmir – of around Rs 42 crore allocated to the J&K’s Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (RD&PR) for Information Education Communication (IEC) activities, almost Rs nine crore have been spent by the department on the “personal publicity” of the former minister in-charge. According to sources, Rs […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Man found hanging from tree in Tangmarg village

Man found hanging from tree in Tangmarg village

Baramulla, Jul 15: A man was found hanging from a tree in Harda Abura village of Kunzar in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday morning, police said. Mansoor Ahmad Wani alias Jana, son of Ghulam Muhammad Wani, resident of Harda Abura, was working at a petrol pump at Srinagar. He was spotted […]

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