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MeT predicts more rains in J&K in next 24-36 hours

MeT predicts more rains in J&K in next 24-36 hours

Srinagar: The Meteorological Department on Tuesday predicted more rainfall in Jammu & Kashmir, while it also issued an advisory asking people to remain cautious and avoid venturing near such places which are vulnerable to flash flood. A MeT official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that light to moderate rain occurred at many places […]

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Fresh mudslides at Kullan Gund force closure of Srinagar-Leh highway

Fresh mudslides at Kullan Gund force closure of Srinagar-Leh highway

Ganderbal: The Srinagar-Leh highway was on Tuesday morning closed for vehicular movement after fresh mudslides, triggered by rain occurred at Kullan Gund area in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the highway was closed immediately after mudslides occurred at Kullan Gund area this morning. He said that the […]

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Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to inclement weather

Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to inclement weather

Srinagar: Due to inclement weather, Amarnaath Yatra has been temporarily suspended from Nunwan base camp in Pahalgam toward the holy cave shrine, officials said here on Tuesday. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that due to inclement weather no Yatri is being allowed to go ahead of Nunwan base camp in Pahalgam […]

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Missing Sheeri boy found dead, body recovered from Namlam waterfall

Missing Sheeri boy found dead, body recovered from Namlam waterfall

Baramulla: Body of a boy, who had gone missing from his home in Sheeri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district yesterday, was recovered on Tuesday, officials said here. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that the boy identified as Suhail Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Majeed Bhat of Badmulla area of Sheeri […]

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Indian Army rescues pilgrim near Brarimarg

Indian Army rescues pilgrim near Brarimarg

Srinagar: Indian Army on Monday rescued a pilgrim, who was coming back from Holy Cave after Darshan along with daughter and wife on pony, near Brarimarg. “A 50-year-old pilgrim, Satyanarayan Toshneya hailing from Akola, Maharashtra, was coming back from Holy Cave after Darshan along with daughter and wife on pony near Brarimarg, the Pony got […]

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Notorious car lifter booked under PSA in Budgam: Police 

Notorious car lifter booked under PSA in Budgam: Police 

Srinagar: Police in Budgam have booked a notorious and habitual car thief under Public Safety Act for his continuous involvement in vehicle theft cases.  “The booked person is the kingpin of a vehicle-lifting gangs operating in various districts of J&K especially in Budgam,” said a police spokesperson. “There was huge resentment among the public for […]

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ACB arrests Patwari for accepting bribe

ACB arrests Patwari for accepting bribe

Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested a revenue department official for accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000. A spokesman of the Bureau said that ACB received a written complaint wherein it was alleged that Gulzar Ahmad Makloo, Patwari, Halqa Zakura, Srinagar is demanding Rs. 50,000/- as bribe for issuance of revenue extracts of land in […]

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Drone spotted along IB in Samba

Drone spotted along IB in Samba

Jammu: A drone was spotted along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, prompting security forces to launch a massive cordon and search operation, officials said on Monday. “We got an information that there was some flying object hovering over the border hamlet Chilliyari in Samba last night. It may have been […]

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Man booked under PSA for hate speech

Man booked under PSA for hate speech

Bhaderwah:  A man, who allegedly delivered a hate speech during a protest against former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad, was booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Monday, police said. Adil Gafoor, a resident of Bhaderwah, was arrested on June 12 when the town […]

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Motorcyclist, pillion rider killed in Lolab accident

Motorcyclist, pillion rider killed in Lolab accident

Lolab: A motorcyclist and his pillion rider were killed in a road accident in Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday, officials said. Officials told Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a motorcycle bearing registration number JK01AB-3829 was hit by a vehicle at Lolab area, leaving two persons including the motorcyclist as well as […]

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