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MHA delegates powers to States/UTs to declare PFI as unlawful

MHA delegates powers to States/UTs to declare PFI as unlawful

JAMMU: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has delegated the power to State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations for declaring PFI and its affiliates or associates or fronts as unlawful Association under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. A notification issued in this regard by the ministry reads, “in exercise of the powers conferred by section […]

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Drug de-addiction centre set up in Rajouri

Drug de-addiction centre set up in Rajouri

Jammu: A drug de-addiction centre was set up in Rajouri on Wednesday, officials said and expressed hope that it would help make the border district free from drug menace. The Deputy Commissioner of Rajouri, Vikas Kundal, inaugurated the drug de-addiction Centre at the old hospital building in presence of Chief Medical Officer of Rajouri Abdul […]

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Govt attaches SSP Traffic, Highway

Govt attaches SSP Traffic, Highway

Srinagar: Amid widespread outrage in Kashmir over stranding of apple trucks, the Jammu & Kashmir Government has attached Senior Superintendent of Police, Traffic, National Highway, Shabir Ahmad Malik. In an order, the Government has ordered attachment of Shabir Ahmad Malik. “In the interest of administration of Shabir Ahmad Malik, SSP Traffic, NHW, is hereby transferred […]

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Isolated to scattered light rain forecast in J&K

Isolated to scattered light rain forecast in J&K

Srinagar: Weatherman on Wednesday forecast isolated to scattered light rain and thunder over Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours. A meteorological department official here told GNS that isolated “very light rain” was likely on September 29 and mainly dry weather thereafter. As regards the mercury, he said that Srinagar recorded a low of 12.8°C […]

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Police recovers kidnapped infant in Kishtwar 

Police recovers kidnapped infant in Kishtwar 

Srinagar: In a swift action, police on Tuesday recovered an infant, hours after he was kidnapped in Kishtwar district. SSP Shafqat Hussain Batt Kishtwar had also announced Rs 10000 reward to anyone who helps police to arrest the woman who “kidnapped the infant of six months” as was seen from the CCTV footage. Confirming to […]

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ANTF Kashmir arrests 3 drug peddlers during two back-to-back operations

ANTF Kashmir arrests 3 drug peddlers during two back-to-back operations

Srinagar: ANTF Kashmir has arrested three drug peddlers and recovered a huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession. ANTF Kashmir (a specialized unit to check the rising menace of drugs) under the supervision of SSP ANTF J&K has recovered a commercial quantity of 1 quintal and 93 Kgs of Poppy Straw in two back-to-back […]

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All stranded trucks to be cleared by tonight: Div Com Kashmir

All stranded trucks to be cleared by tonight: Div Com Kashmir

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole on Monday said that intermittent shooting stones at Mehar are causing stoppages in the vehicular traffic movement along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, which is actually the reason for fruit-laden trucks getting stranded along the route. He however, as per an official press release, assured that all […]

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Mother-daughter duo injured in LPG cylinder leak in Kulgam

Mother-daughter duo injured in LPG cylinder leak in Kulgam

Kulgam: Mother-daughter duo were injured due to gas leakage in Yaripora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday morning. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that mother-daughter duo identified as Dilshad Akhtar and Ruhi Jan were injured due to leakage in LPG cylinder. He said that both the injured were immediately […]

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Azad announces Democratic Azad Party

Azad announces Democratic Azad Party

Jammu: Senior politician Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday announced the name of his party as Democratic Azad Party (DAP) stating that Azad word in the party’s name should be connected with his personal name as it portrays that the party will be “independent.” He also displayed the party flag having three colours—Mustard, White and Dark Blue. […]

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Leopard captured in Reasi

Leopard captured in Reasi

Jammu: A leopard which had ventured into a village and injured an elderly person was captured by a team of Wildlife department in Reasi district on Monday, officials said. Nasib Chand (70) was attacked and injured by the big cat while he was outside his house in remote Chanjute Kotli Manotrian village. However, he was […]