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Six policemen killed in Achabal attack: Police

Slain included SI, 4 Constables, 1 SPO Srinagar, Jun 16 (KNS): Six policemen were killed Friday evening when militants ambushed a police vehicle near Achabal in Anantnag district. Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Muneer Khan, told KNS that the policemen were travelling from Anantnag town to Achabal police station and militants ambushed the vehicle at Thanjiwara village. The six cops ... Read More »

NC says no direct amendments done to JK Constitution during its rule

‘Around 46 amendments have been extended through presidential order’ Srinagar, Jun 16 (KNS): Refuting the allegations leveled by the PDP against National Conference for making direct amendments to the Constitution of the state, National Conference Friday said PDP might know when did the amendments were extended. Talking to KNS, NC General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar said that during the rule ... Read More »

Arwani encounter on, youth killed

Search operation on to retrieve militants’ bodies: IGP Srinagar, Jun 16 (KNS): A civilian protester was Friday killed during clashes between forces and protesters in Arwani village of Bijbehara in Anantnag district while another youth who received severe injuries on Thursday evening at Rangreth in Budgam succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS hospital yesterday. Scores of people also received injuries ... Read More »

Govt orders creation of 29 posts for Police Post Rangreth

  SRINAGAR, JUNE 16: The Government has ordered creation of 29 posts for the new Police Post to be established at Rangreth on the outskirts of Srinagar. According to an order issued by the Home Department, the newly created posts include 1 Sub-Inspector, 2 ASIs, 4 Head Constables, 20 Constables, 1 Constable Operator and 1 Follower. Pertinently, earlier in April ... Read More »

Dy Speaker for promotion of tourism activities in Gurez

  Stresses on hassle free flights to the scenic valley             SRINAGAR, JUNE 16: The Deputy Speaker Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi, today called for promoting Gurez in Bandipora district as a tourism destination by upgrading infrastructure in the pristine valley to augment its scenic beauty. He also stressed on ensuring direct hassle-free flights to Gurez area.             The ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar reviews pace of work on highways

3.26% physical progress achieved on Ramban-Banihal stretch of Srinagar-Jammu highway: NHAI SRINAGAR, JUNE 17: Minister of Public Works Naeem Akhtar today sought cooperation from all departments so as to fast track the ongoing work on various highway projects in the state. The Minister was speaking at a meeting to review the pace of work on various highway projects in the State. ... Read More »

On CM’s request, Railways set up 4 more halt stations on Baramulla-Banihal section

Mehbooba had requested Suresh Prabhu for facilitating local passengers SRINAGAR, JUNE 16: On the request of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, the Ministry of Railways has opened more halt points on the Baramulla-Banihal railway line for the movement facilitation of local people. According to a series of orders issued by the Ministry of Railways, the new halt points opened are ... Read More »

All KU exams scheduled on Saturday postponed

Srinagar: In view of concerns expressed by students vis-a-vis transportation, all Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on June 17, 2017 (Saturday) are postponed. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately, later. Read More »

Bhat seeks CM’s intervention to address financial woes of Handloom and Handicrafts Corporations

  Srinagar, June 16: Vice Chairman Handloom and Handicrafts Nizam-ud-Din Bhat today sought intervention of Chief Minister for redressal of financial woes dogging the two corporations of social and economic importance since long.           Bhat said not only the production and sales in the two sectors have taken a sip, but the very survival of these key sectors is in ... Read More »

Bhat seeks CM’s intervention to address financial woes of Handloom and Handicrafts Corporations

  Srinagar, June 16: Vice Chairman Handloom and Handicrafts Nizam-ud-Din Bhat today sought intervention of Chief Minister for redressal of financial woes dogging the two corporations of social and economic importance since long.           Bhat said not only the production and sales in the two sectors have taken a sip, but the very survival of these key sectors is in ... Read More »