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Authorities to exhume raped, murdered Uri minors body for samples

Srinagar: Authorities will exhume the body of nine year old minor girl who was raped and later murdered in Boniyar area of Uri in northern Kashmir’s Baramulla district.  The exhumation will be done to collect samples from the body, a police official said.  “Forensic experts and doctors from Government Medical College Srinagar will collect the […]

Omar questions appointment of ‘temporary DGP’

Omar questions appointment of ‘temporary DGP’

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Vice President and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday questioned the appointment of a temporary Director General Police and said that “there was no hurry to replace Vaid as DGP”. In a tweet, tech-savy Omar said, “Changing the DG is the prerogative of the administration but why a […]

PDP without any decision about local bodies polls

PDP without any decision about local bodies polls

Srinagar: PDP is yet to take final decision regarding the local bodies elections. Meeting was held on Thursday which concluded without taking any decision regarding its participation in upcoming local bodies elections in Jammu and Kashmir. PDP Spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir also confirmed that party was yet to take final decision regarding the local bodies elections. […]

New domestic power connections can be availed free of cost till Nov 30

SRINAGAR: In a communication issued here by the Chief Engineer, Electric Maintenance & Rural Electrification Wing, Power Development Department Kashmir, the general public has been informed that new domestic power connections can be availed free of cost under the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (or Saubhagya Scheme).   The free connections which also includes provision […]

Rajni Sehgal appointed as Jail Superitendent Kot Bhalwal Jail, four others transferred

Rajni Sehgal appointed as Jail Superitendent Kot Bhalwal Jail, four others transferred

Jammu:Jammu and Kashmir Prisons Department transferred and posted five Jail Superintendents including a lady jailer. Ms Rajni Sehgal has been transferred from District Jail Udhampur and posted as Jail Superintendent of Central Jail, Kot Bhalwal, Jammu, an order said. Javed Masood Fazli, Senior Superintendent Jail, has been transferred from Kot Bhalwal and posted to Prisons […]

Forces cordon Sopore village, conduct door to door searches

Forces cordon Sopore village, conduct door to door searches

Srinagar: Government forces on Thursday evening launched a Cordon and Search Operation in northern Kashmir’s Sopore town. Sources said that a joint team of Army’s 22 RR, Special Operation Group of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Behrampora area of Sopore. They said that the forces conducted door to door searches […]

Shia-Sunni unity meet held

Shia-Sunni unity meet held

Srinagar: Shia-Sunni Coordination Committee held a meeting at Zadibal here in Srinagar,Kashmir’ capital on Thursday. The meeting was called to foster unity among two communities. It was presided by president Anjuman Shari Shian and senior Hurriyat leader Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi and attended by several other Hurriyat leaders.   The participants emphasized on the […]

3 including a minor injured in Budgam road accident

3 including a minor injured in Budgam road accident

Srinagar: Three passengers including a minor were injured after a vehicle bearing registration number JK04D-2974, they were driving in slipped into a water canal in Khag area of Budgam district Thursday afternoon. A police official of the district confirmed the accident. All the three injured were shifted to Khag PHC from where they have been […]

Kashmiri pandits write to Imran Khan, appeal him to allow Sharda pilgrimage to Muzaffarabad

Kashmiri pandits write to Imran Khan, appeal him to allow Sharda pilgrimage to Muzaffarabad

Srinagar: The Save Sharda Committee of Kashmiri Pandits has appealed the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan to allow them to undertake Sharada pilgrimage to Muzaffarabad in Pakistan Administered Kashmir. In an open letter to the incumbent Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the committee hoped that PM Imran would help in the facilitation of opening […]