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NC demands 70% reservation in central govt offices in JK

NC demands 70% reservation in central govt offices in JK

Jammu, May 27: Opposition National Conference today sought 70 percent reservation in the central government establishments and public sector undertakings functioning in Jammu and Kashmir. “The state subjects of Jammu and Kashmir should get adequate openings in the central government departments, banks, railways, para-military and defence forces and a specified quota needs to be allocated […]

 Press Trust of india

Police begins crackdowns on ‘keypad mercenaries’ on social media

Police begins crackdowns on ‘keypad mercenaries’ on social media

Srinagar, May 27:The Jammu and Kashmir Police has a new task at hand — identify the “keypad mercenaries” who spew venom on social networking sites to try and create a law and order situation in the state by spreading on the Internet rumours or giving communal colour to any event. The police has registered cases […]

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Cost of prosecuting Hafiz Saeed too great: Ex-ISI chief Durrani

Cost of prosecuting Hafiz Saeed too great: Ex-ISI chief Durrani

New Delhi, May 27: The cost of prosecuting banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed is too great, says former ISI chief Asad Durrani. “If you prosecute Saeed, the first reaction will be: it’s on India’s behalf, you’re hounding him, he’s innocent, etc. The political cost is big, now,” he says. Durrani, 77, mentions this in […]

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Leopard captured in Doda district

Leopard captured in Doda district

Jammu, May 27: A two-year-old leopard was caught alive by a team of wildlife officials in Doda district, an official said today. Wildlife Warden Majid Bashir said the team laid a trap in Gundna village of Kerni after local residents complained that a leopard was roaming freely in the residential areas, posing danger to their […]

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Jammu records hottest day, night temperatures

Jammu records hottest day, night temperatures

Jammu, May 27: Blistering heat swept the winter capital Jammu as the city of temples reeled under heat wave conditions, recording the hottest day and night of the season. The maximum temperature recorded in Jammu was 42.5 degrees Celsius – the highest this season which is 3.4 degrees above normal during this part of the […]

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One dies, two injured in Ganderbal accident

One dies, two injured in Ganderbal accident

Srinagar, May 27: A person died while two others were injured in a road mishap at Beehama market in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district last night. An official said a load-carrier (JK16-2675) collided with tempo traveller (JKO2AQ – 8863) near tehsil office at Beehama market Ganderbal last night. Three persons injured in the mishap were rushed […]

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Govt ready for talks if Hurriyat agrees: Rajnath

Govt ready for talks if Hurriyat agrees: Rajnath

‘No problem in any dialogue with Pakistan but it has to stop promoting terrorism first’

New Delhi, May 26 Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the government was ready to hold dialogue with the Hurriyat Conference leadership if the separatists come forward for talks. Singh, however, made it clear that so far there has been no indication from the Hurriyat that it was ready for peace talks with the government. […]

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Hajin shuts against murder of man; hundreds protest

Hajin shuts against murder of man; hundreds protest

Srinagar, May 26: Amid shutdown, a protest rally was taken out in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday against the brutal killing of a civilian, Yaqoob Ahmad Wagay (38). While joint separatist leadership remained mute, hundreds of protesters, including relatives of the slain civilian, took out a protest march from Prang village […]

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Infiltration bid foiled, 5 militants killed in Tangdhar 

Infiltration bid foiled, 5 militants killed in Tangdhar 

Baramulla, May 26: Army on Saturday claimed to have killed five unidentified militants by foiling an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “Five militants were killed while attempting to infiltrate to this side on LoC from Pakistan early morning today, “a defence spokesperson said. Search operation […]

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Traders observe shutdown in Jamia Masjid area against ‘police high-handedness’

Traders observe shutdown in Jamia Masjid area against ‘police high-handedness’

Srinagar, May 26: Traders and businessmen observed a shutdown today in the old city areas today to protest police high-handedness in and outside the Jamia Masjid yesterday. Jamia Market Traders Federation (JMTF) and Beopar Mandal Maharajgunj had called for complete shutdown and by peaceful protest at Nowhatta Chowk in old city today against what they […]