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4 members of a family killed in Banihal road mishap, 3 injured

4 members of a family killed in Banihal road mishap, 3 injured

Srinagar: Four persons of a family died while four other passengers were injured after a cab they were traveling in met with an accident near Ukhriyal-Senbhatti link road in Banihal area of Ramban district. Reports said that the vehicle (sumo) skidded off the road and rolled down into a deep gorge resulting in injuries to […]

Mehbooba Mufti dissolves PDP’s Political Affairs Committee

Mehbooba Mufti dissolves PDP’s Political Affairs Committee

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Saturday dissolved the party’s top decision-making Political Affairs Committee (PAC). The move comes less than a week ahead of the PDP’s 20th foundation day anniversary scheduled to be observed on July28. “Mehbooba Mufti has dissolved the PAC and a new body will be reconstituted in near future,” a […]

‘CMO Pulwama transfers 6 paramedics from PHC Kakapora to ‘shield’ careless doctors’

‘CMO Pulwama transfers 6 paramedics from PHC Kakapora to ‘shield’ careless doctors’

Pulwama: Days after locals held protests at Primary Health Center (PHC) Kakapora in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district against non-availability of an ambulance driver in the hospital, the Chief Medical Officer Pulwama on Saturday ordered the transfer of six paramedics from the healthcare facility. Although the authorities maintain that transfers were made in the interest of administration but the […]

India, Pakistan must take steps to resolve Kashmir: Mirwaiz

India, Pakistan must take steps to resolve Kashmir: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that Government of India (GoI) should shun the approach of force towards Kashmir instead deal with the dispute in a political manner to resolve it. Addressing the Friday congregational gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz said that Govt of India’s policies like the issue […]

PSO of PDP leader shot dead in Bijbehara

PSO of PDP leader shot dead in Bijbehara

Srinagar: Personal Security Officer (PSO) posted with PDP leader Sajad Mufti, cousin brother of former Chief Minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti, was shot dead by suspected militants after Friday prayers in Baba Mohalla area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Reports said that suspected militants fired upon the policeman namely Farooq Ahmad Mir […]

MCH Anantnag: Recommended by politicians, volunteer female nurses loot patients in the name of ‘Chai’  

MCH Anantnag: Recommended by politicians, volunteer female nurses loot patients in the name of ‘Chai’  

Anantnag: The authorities at maternity and child hospital (MCH) Anantnag have “illegally” allowed dozens of female nurses to work voluntarily in the hospital at the cost of pockets of the patients. The lone maternity hospital of southern Kashmir region is not only facing space cruncha but dearth of staff as well. To overcome the dearth of staff, […]

How JKCA’s languorous approach brought shame to Jammu and Kashmir cricket fraternity!

How JKCA’s languorous approach brought shame to Jammu and Kashmir cricket fraternity!

Srinagar: Weeks after cricketer Rasikh Salam Dar was banned by BCCI for fudging his Date of Birth, it has come to fore that Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association’s lethargic approach was responsible for humiliation to the cricket fraternity in the state. Documents accessed by The Kashmir Press state the Chief Executive Officer of The Jammu and Kashmir […]

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