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Fruit traders stage protest; demand smooth passage of fruit trucks on highway 

Fruit traders stage protest; demand smooth passage of fruit trucks on highway 

Srinagar: Fruit growers and traders staged a peaceful protest here Monday alleging that the authorities “unnecessarily halt fruit-laden trucks” along the Srinagar-Jammu national highway leading to the financial losses to hundreds of people associated with the trade. Carrying placards which read “Save horticulture industry”, “Allow fruit trucks on priority”, “Do justice with fruit growers”, dozens […]

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Clerics detained for ‘involvement in anti-national activities’: BJP

Clerics detained for ‘involvement in anti-national activities’: BJP

Srinagar: J&K unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said that political leadership has no role in ‘detention’ of religious leaders as the same is decided by the security and intelligence agencies on the basis of their “involvement in anti-national activities”. Addressing a press conference here, former minister and party J&K incharge, Sunil Sharma said […]

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CIC operators appeal govt to regularize their services

CIC operators appeal govt to regularize their services

Srinagar: The Community Information Center (CIC) operators working with the Rural Development Department (RDD) on contractual basis since 2004, today appealed to the government to regularize their services under the J&K Civil Services Special Provision Act, 2010. Addressing a press conference here, CIC operators president Noor-ul-Nayeem Siddiqui said the then Principal Secretary, Finance department, J&K, […]

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All party meet was aimed at misleading ‘bonafide’ voters of J&K: BJP

All party meet was aimed at misleading ‘bonafide’ voters of J&K: BJP

Says ECI decision misrepresented, politicized to create confusion 

Srinagar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that all parties’ meetings convened by National Conference president, Dr Farooq Abdullah recently was aimed at creating confusion among ‘bonafide’ voters of Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a press conference at BJP office at Jawaharnagar here, party chief state spokesperson, Sunil Sethi lashed out at People’s Alliance for […]

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J&K athletes enhanced India’s reputation on national and international level, says LG

J&K athletes enhanced India’s reputation on national and international level, says LG

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha Tuesday heaped praises on local athletes for ‘brightening up’ the name of India and Jammu and Kashmir on national and international level and hoped that they will continue to demonstrate ‘powerpacked’ performance in future as well. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of 28th National Masters […]

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Have identified killers of Kashmiri Pandit in Shopian: DGP

Have identified killers of Kashmiri Pandit in Shopian: DGP

Administration moves to attach house of involved militant, police arrest his kin; SIT set to probe killing

Srinagar: The killers of Sunil Kumar Bhat, a Kashmiri Pandit have been identified and they will be given stringent punishment, Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh said on Wednesday. The administration also initiated the process of attaching the house of a militant involved in the killing, while his father and three brothers were arrested for […]

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Ashoora observed across Kashmir with religious fervor

Ashoora observed across Kashmir with religious fervor

Zuljana processions taken out across Valley amid heightened security

Srinagar:  Youme-e-Ashoora, the martyrdom anniversary of the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) was observed across Kashmir on Tuesday amid heightened security arrangements. It may be in place to mention that 10th Muharram, also called Ashoora, is observed every year to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS) along with his […]

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No one should have objection to hoist national flag: Omar Abdullah

No one should have objection to hoist national flag: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah Thursday said no one should have objection to hoisting the national flag as part of the Centre’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, but there should be no coercion as well. “Why should anyone have any objection to it? It is the country’s flag, there is a permission to hoist […]

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BJP flags off bikers rally from Lal Chowk to mark ‘Kargil Vijay Divas’

BJP flags off bikers rally from Lal Chowk to mark ‘Kargil Vijay Divas’

SRINAGAR: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday held mega public rally at city center Lal Chowk here as part of Kargil Vijay Divas 2022 celebrations. The rally was organized by BJP youth wing. Bhartiya Janata Yuwa Morcha (BJYM) flagged off a bikers rally to the Kargil War Memorial in Drass area of the Ladakh Union […]

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Abdullah, Mufti families never wanted tricolor to be hoisted in Kashmir, says Chugh

Abdullah, Mufti families never wanted tricolor to be hoisted in Kashmir, says Chugh

SRINAGAR: Launching a scathing attack on Abdullah and Mufti families from Lal Chowk, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday alleged that the two families never wanted Indian tricolor to be hoisted in Kashmir. Addressing a public rally at Lal Chowk, BJP national general secretary, Tarun Chugh asked PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and NC president, Farooq Abdullah […]

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