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 Akeel Rashid

After smooth polls in Bla and Sgr, pollsters turn to Anantnag LS seat

After smooth polls in Bla and Sgr, pollsters turn to Anantnag LS seat

… but none wants to bet a penny to predict outcome

Srinagar, Apr 20: It is not just about the people of south Kashmir electing their Member Parliament, the Lok Sabha (LS) election in Anantnag parliamentary constituency will also be a litmus test on recent government policies — whether or not they produce the “desired results”. No matter what percentage of electorate chooses to vote, the […]

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36 injured as bus overturns in Udhampur

36 injured as bus overturns in Udhampur

Jammu, Apr 20: At least 36 persons were injured Saturday when a passenger bus turned turtle in Udhampur district, police said. The bus was on way to Udhampur from Khorgli and the accident occurred near Damnote-Panchari when its driver lost control over the vehicle, a police official said. He said the injured were rushed to […]

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3 youths commit suicide in Rajouri 

3 youths commit suicide in Rajouri 

Jammu, Apr 20: Three youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves inside their houses in three separate incidents in Rajouri district, police said Saturday. On Friday, Ram Lal (22) was allegedly found hanging from the ceiling of his room at Hasoit-Sunderbani in the district, police said. In an another incident, Sourav Singh (28) and Vanny […]

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Protests rock Trehgam after ‘army thrashes shopkeeper’ 

Protests rock Trehgam after ‘army thrashes shopkeeper’ 

Srinagar, Apr 20: Protests erupted in Trehgam town of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district after Army allegedly thrashed a local and damaged a vehicle on Saturday. Locals alleged that army personnel assaulted a shopkeeper and a woman “without any provocation and later damaged a vehicle”. They said army also “opened fire on protesters”. The protesters blocked […]

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3 houses, 7 shops gutted in blaze in Kishtwar

3 houses, 7 shops gutted in blaze in Kishtwar

Jammu, Apr 20: Three houses and seven shops were gutted in a devastating fire in the Kishtwar district but there was no report of any loss of life, officials said Saturday. The fire broke out in one of the structures at Dadpeth village Friday night and immediately engulfed the nearby buildings, the official said. The […]

 Press Trust of india

Officials come up with more reasons for suspending cross LoC trade

Officials come up with more reasons for suspending cross LoC trade

“California almonds had become mode of terror funding;  cocaine, brown sugar, heroine were being funneled into Kashmir”

New Delhi, Apr 19: California almonds, known worldwide for their high nutritional value, are being used in cross-LoC trade as a mode to earn profits which are funnelled to militants and separatists in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Friday. The almonds produced in California in the United States have been regularly finding their way through […]

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Militant killed in a brief encounter at Watergam

Militant killed in a brief encounter at Watergam

Grenade lobbed at CRPF camp in Tral

Srinagar: One militant was killed in retaliatory fire when militants fired upon a patrol of 32 RR at Watergam area of Rafiabad in Baramulla district Friday evening. Reports said that a group of militants opened fire on a patrol of 32 RR of Army near Watergam area of Rafiabad Friday evening. The Army returned the […]

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Modi wants to demolish whatever Vajpayee had created: Mehbooba

Modi wants to demolish whatever Vajpayee had created: Mehbooba

Says suspension of the cross-LoC a ‘huge setback’

Srinagar, Apr 19: “These are the worst days for the country”, said former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday, reacting to remarks on former Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare by Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the BJP candidate from Bhopal and an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. “I think these are the worst days […]

 Rashid Paul

SHRC raps Forest dept for denying pension benefits to deceased Forest Guard’s family for 30 years

SHRC raps Forest dept for denying pension benefits to deceased Forest Guard’s family for 30 years

Srinagar, Apr 19: In a classic case of “inaction and insensitivity” by the Forest department wherein it threw the family of one of its deceased Class IVth employee into the morass of destitution, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) today directed the government to release the pensionary benefits deprived to the family of the departed […]

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Tribunal serves notice to JeI, asks why it can't be declared unlawful association

Tribunal serves notice to JeI, asks why it can't be declared unlawful association

Srinagar, Apr 19: The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal, constituted by the Centre, has issued a show-cause notice to Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu Kashmir (JeI), which was banned by the government in February, asking it why the organisation cannot be declared as an unlawful association. “A notice is hereby given under sub-section (2) of Section 4 of the […]