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DC Srinagar directs officials to remain alert over water level rise

SRINAGAR, APRIL 22: In view of rise of water level in Dal Lake and River Jhelum, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today convened a meeting with senior officers of LAWDA, I&FC, SMC, Drainage, Fire and Emergency Services, PHE and SDM (East). The DC directed all Departments to keep their men and machinery ready to meet any eventuality. He also ... Read More »

Journalist Karan Thapar raises tough questions about Jadhav

  DAWN News KARACHI: Simply but aptly titled “The mysterious Mr Jadhav”, well-known journalist Karan Thapar has written a hard-hitting article about the Indian spy who has been sentenced to death by a military tribunal in Pakistan. Karan Thapar The sub-head coined for the piece — published on Friday on the website of the Indian Express — was equally instructive ... Read More »

Madhav, Ganga remarks speak volumes about times to come: Tarigami

Srinagar, April 22, CNS: While reacting on the remarks of BJP national General Secretary Ram Madhav and statement of State’s Industries Minister Chander Prakash Ganga, senior CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad  Yousuf Tarigami today said “comments like shoot down stone-pelters and justifying human shield” speaks volumes about times to come.       While Madhav had approved Army’s use of ... Read More »

Mother-daughter duo killed after shooting stones hit car in Kishtwar

Kishtwar, April 22, CNS: Shooting stones claimed the lives of mother daughter duo in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmiron Saturday morning.       A police official said that Anju Mahajan and her 15-year-old daughter Purvi Mahajan died on the spot, while the husband of the deceased woman, identified as Bupinder Mahajan sustained injuries along with a seven-year-old boy after shooting ... Read More »

Self-styled ‘Gau Rakshak’ group assaults nomad family in Reasi

Police arrest four assailants Reasi, April 22, CNS: Police on Saturday arrested four members of a self-styled ‘Gau Rakshak’ (cow vigilante) group from Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir after they assaulted a nomad family when they were moving with their livestock on Thursday night.       A nomad family comprising nine members including two women and a girl along with ... Read More »

Two books released in Kashmir University

Srinagar, April 22, CNS: Kashmir’s literary world came alive on Saturday when two books published by well-known writers Z.G. Muhammad and Dr Javaid Iqbal were released amid a gathering of Kashmiri literary giants at Kashmir University. The book release function was organized by Kashmir Centre Social and Development Studies and Gulshan Books that was attended by a galaxy of eminent ... Read More »

PDP-BJP’s diverse narrative, a sinister design to trifurcate JK: Rana

Welcomes several political activists of Kathua into NC Jammu, Apr 22 (KNS): National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Saturday expressed concern over attempts being made by the ruling PDP and BJP to bring people of the Jammu and Kashmir regions in an eyeball to eyeball situation by systematically polarizing the situation. “The diverse narrative of the two coalition ... Read More »

Two militants killed in Hayatpora Chadoora encounter: Army

‘Operation still on’ Srinagar, Apr 20 (KNS): Two militants were killed in a brief encounter that raged between forces and militants in Hayatpora village of Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday. Defense spokesman, Colonial Rajesh Kalia told KNS that two militants were killed in an encounter that raged in Budgam district today. He said that the operation ... Read More »

LMD conducts market checking in Bandipora

BANDIPORA, APRIL 22: A checking squad of Legal Metrology Department today conducted a surprise inspection of various markets in the district during which 26 traders were penalized for violations. The team headed by Assistant Controller LMD visited Aham Sharif, Aloosa and Sodnara areas of the district. During the market inspection, as many as 26 traders were booked and Rs 9,400 ... Read More »

Pro-police, welfare schemes to change dynamics of police deptt: DGP

Sanctions water purifiers for police stations in JK says ‘welfare of police personnel, their families’ top priority’ JAMMU, APRIL 22- Director General Police, Dr S. P Vaid has approved water purifiers for all the police stations across Jammu and Kashmir, as part of initiatives underway to further improve the living conditions of police personnel. The DGP has been personally monitoring ... Read More »