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Soldier injured in border firing on Aug 7 succumbs, army pays homage

Srinagar, Aug 16, CNS: Army on Wednesday paid homage to a soldier who succumbed to injuries sustained during cross-border firing in Uri area of North Kashmir's Baramulla district on August 7. Havaldar Narendra Singh breathed his last at 92 Base hospital in Srinagar today. “He was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital where he fought against death before succumbing ... Read More »

Aripanthan shuts in memory of 4 youth killed in Forces firing in 2016

Budgam, Aug 16: In memory of the four innocent youth killed last year on this day by Government Forces, the Aripanthan village in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district observed a complete shutdown.      Muhammad Ashraf Wani, a businessman; Manzoor Ahmad Lone, a farmer; Javid Ahmad Najar, a carpenter and Javid Ahmad Sheikh, a hairdresser were shot dead by forces on August 16 ... Read More »

‘NIA raids a move to pressurize leaders and lawyers to stop supporting Kashmir Freedom Struggle, alleges Bar Assoicaiton

Srinagar, Aug 16, CNS: Kashmir Bar Association Wednesday expressed concern over the raid conducted by NIA at the house of senior Advocate Muhammad Shafi Reshi.   The Bar Association said that Muhammad Shafi Reshi, is an Executive Member of the Bar and a pro-freedom activist, who has all along pleaded the cause of the people, both inside and outside the ... Read More »

J&K Bank rehabilitates family of deceased Ratnipora girl

Extends support of Rs 25 Lacs for their respectable livelihood & children’s education Srinagar, August 16: J& K Bank today followed the earlier exemplary action of terminating its employee found involved in the unfortunate incident at B.U. Ratnipora on July 28th with fulfilment of commitment to rehabilitate the deceased girl’s family by extending a financial assistance of Rs 25 lacs. The ... Read More »

District admin to launch drive against bhang cultivation in Pulwama

PULWAMA, AUGUST 16: Deputy Commissioner Pulwama today chaired a meeting to review the preparations for  starting a drive against bhang cultivation in the District. Additional Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Executive Engineers of R&B, Assistant floriculture officer, Tehsildar Tral, Kakapora, Pampore and Pulwama and other concerned officers were present in the meeting. DDC told that the bung and other narcotics cultivation and ... Read More »

August 15: Mobile, internet services suspended temporarily

  ‘Ban still in vogue in Pulwama and Shopian’ Srinagar, Aug 15 CNS: As usual authorities Tuesday suspended mobile phone services temporarily across Kashmir Valley as a precautionary measure to prevent militants from using these devices to carry out any subversive activities.     Cell phones and mobile Internet services were snapped on Tueday morning in wake of the Aug 15 ... Read More »

China will bite the dust if it attacks India: Nirmal Singh

Jammu, Aug 15, CNS: Jammu Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal SinghTuesday said that China will bite the dust if it will attack India.     He was speaking at Jammu on the eve of India’s 70th Independence Day.    Pertinently, there is a standoff between India and China at Doklam.    “China should realize that it is not 1962 but it is ... Read More »

Chief Minister hosts At Home

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 15: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti this afternoon hosted ‘At Home’ in connection with the celebrations of 71st Independence Day. Chairman, Legislative Council; Haji Anayat Ali; Council of Ministers; judges of the High Court; MPs; Chief Secretary, B. B. Vyas; Director General of Police, Dr. S. P. Vaid; Administrative Secretaries, senior officers of Police, Army and other Central services; Vice President, ... Read More »

JK to offer its exquisite cuisines on Aug 27at EBSB food festival

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 14: Jammu and Kashmir would offer its exquisite cuisines prepared by renowned chefs on August 27 at Delhi food festival under the ‘Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat’ (EBSB) programme launched by the Prime Minister.  Special Secretary in the Resident Commission, J&K Government, New Delhi, Nazim Zai Khan chaired a meeting today in order to finalize the modalities for the food ... Read More »

LMD books 25 traders in B’pora

BANDIPORA, AUG 12 (PTK): Legal Metrology Department, Bandipora today booked 25 erring traders for various violations who were fined Rs. 26800 during a surprise inspection conducted at Dawar, Tulail and Bandipora markets. A checking squad headed by Assistant Controller LMD Bandipora also collected Rs. 27572 on account of stamping fee from several businessmen during the inspection. Read More »