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Fresh avalanche warning issued

Fresh avalanche warning issued

Jammu, Feb 23: Authorities today issued a low-danger avalanche warning for high altitude areas of various districts in the state, including the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, advising people to take precautionary measures. “On the basis of information received from the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), low-danger avalanche warning has been issued for various high altitude […]

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Four arrested with 300 kg poppy in Ramban

Four arrested with 300 kg poppy in Ramban

Banihal, Feb 23: Four people were arrested after 300 kilograms of poppy straw was recovered from them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, the police said today. Two trucks, both headed towards Punjab from Kashmir, were intercepted in Banihal and Teether area of Ramban late last night, they added. Around 250kg of poppy was seized […]

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India’s desire to be regional hegemon casting dark shadow in region: Pak

India’s desire to be regional hegemon casting dark shadow in region: Pak

Islamabad, Feb 23: Pakistan today said that India’s desire to become a “regional hegemon” is casting a “dark shadow” in the region. Warning that Pakistani forces are ready to defend its borders against any threat, Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal in his weekly briefing said that “India’s arms buildup has pushed the region into a […]

 Reyaz Rashid

LoC hots up in Uri too

LoC hots up in Uri too

3 residential houses damaged; people flee to safer places

Baramulla, Feb 22: Three residential houses were damaged today when Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of north Kashmir. Three residential houses were damaged — one completely and two sustained partial damages — in Tillawari frontier village of Uri after Indo-Pak troops […]

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Pak summons Indian envoy 4th time in a row

Pak summons Indian envoy 4th time in a row

Islamabad, Feb 22: Pakistan today summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh here for the fourth time in a month to condemn the “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC). Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian forces on […]

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Trooper injured in Hajin encounter

Trooper injured in Hajin encounter

Srinagar, Feb 22: An Army commando was today injured in a gunfight with militants, who managed to escape, in Bandipora district of north Kashmir, sources said. Government forces launched a counter-insurgency operation in the Hajin area of Bandipora this morning following information about the presence of four militants there, the sources said. As the troops […]

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IRS officer selected for Antarctica expedition

IRS officer selected for Antarctica expedition

Banihal, Feb 22: Hailing from a remote hamlet in Ramban district, 30-year-old Afaq Ahmed Giri, an IRS officer, has been selected as a member of 80 experts for the International Antarctic Expedition beginning February 27. Giri, an officer of the IRS batch 2015, is presently posted at Indore as an Assistant Commissioner in the Central […]

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J&K’s water watch-dog raps PHE, I&FC for laxity

J&K’s water watch-dog raps PHE, I&FC for laxity

No forward movement on implementing J&K Water Resources Act; CCDU should stop wasting resources by working in bits and pieces

Srinagar, Feb 22: Rapping them for the slackness in the implementation J&K Water Resources (Regulation and Management) Act, JKSWRRA has urged the Chief Engineers of PHE and I&FC to work in close coordination with other departments. The concerned agencies also attracted rebuke for non-submission of quarterly progress reports with regularity. Jammu and Kashmir State Water […]

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Rain, snowfall predicted from today

Rain, snowfall predicted from today

Srinagar, Feb 22: Local Meteorological department has predicted rainfall in plains and heavy rainfall or snow in upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir from February 23. According to the weather advisory issued by the MeT department, a fresh western disturbance is likely affect the region from February 23 and is likely going to persist till […]

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Separatists protest against Kathua rape and murder

Separatists protest against Kathua rape and murder

Yasin Malik arrested

Srinagar, Feb 22: The separatist leaders on Thursday demanded capital punishment for the accused involved in rape and murder of 8-year-old Gujjar girl Asifa Bano in Jammu’s Kathua district. “The Joint Resistance Leadership resolves to fight for the justice to Asifa. We demand all the accused should be hanged,” JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik said […]