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First cracks appear in in PAGD: Sajjad Lone’s JKPC Pulls Out

First cracks appear in in PAGD: Sajjad Lone’s JKPC Pulls Out

Srinagar, Jan 19: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference headed by Sajjad Gani Lone pulled out of Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Tuesday over the fielding of proxies in recently conducted DDC elections. However, the party said it will continue to adhere to the objectives for which the alliance was made. With J&KPC pulling […]

Govt grants sanction to prosecute Shabir Shah in 6-yr-old case

Govt grants sanction to prosecute Shabir Shah in 6-yr-old case

Srinagar, Jan 18: The Jammu & Kashmir government has given its go-ahead to police for prosecution of jailed separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act-1967 in a six-year-old case. The Home department of the Union Territory has sanctioned prosecution of Shah, who is chairman of Democratic Freedom Party, for commission of […]

Slain trio were involved in militancy, will convince families with concrete evidence in 10 days: IGP Kashmir on Laway Pora encounter

Slain trio were involved in militancy, will convince families with concrete evidence in 10 days: IGP Kashmir on Laway Pora encounter

Srinagar, Jan 18: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar Monday said that the three youth killed in Lawaypora gunfight were militants and police will soon convince the parents of slain trio with “concrete evidence.” He said that the bodies of slain militants aren’t being handed over to families in view of the Covid-19 […]

7 DCs Among 13 Officers Transferred in J&K

7 DCs Among 13 Officers Transferred in J&K

Srinagar, Jan 16: Seven Deputy Commissioners were among thirteen officers transferred by the government in the interest of administration with immediate effect on Saturday. According to an order issued here, Bhupinder Kumar (IAS), Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla. Anshul Garg (IAS), Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, has […]

Jammu-Srinagar Highway Reopens For one way Traffic After 6 Days Closure

Jammu-Srinagar Highway Reopens For one way Traffic After 6 Days Closure

Srinagar, Jan 16: Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, has reopened for traffic after remaining closed for six days following the sudden collapsing of a key bridge’s retaining wall in Ramban district. The authorities have also decided to restrict the traffic on the thoroughfare to one-way only and […]

10 Newspapers dis-empanelled by information department in Kashmir division, Says Joint director DIPR

10 Newspapers  dis-empanelled by information department in Kashmir division, Says Joint director DIPR

Srinagar, Jan 15: The department of information and public relations, Jammu and Kashmir Friday dis-empaneled around 10 newspapers in Kashmir for not following the proper “rules and regulations” of newspaper publication. Joint Director Information said that there were many complaints received by the Directorate of Information against some newspapers published both in Jammu and Kashmir […]