AmarnathYatra concludes on Raksha Bandhan

AmarnathYatra concludes on Raksha Bandhan

Governor directs early launch of sanitation drive The annual AmarnathYatra concluded Sunday on the ‘ShravanPurnima’ amid chanting of religious hymns.Governor NN Vohra, who is the Chairman of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board and Rakesh K Gupta, Chief Executive Officer, visited...
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Tosamaidan witnesses deforestation due to tree cutting by timber smugglers

Tosamaidan witnesses deforestation due to tree cutting by timber smugglers

Tosamaidan, the picturesque meadow in central Kashmir, and the vast forest surrounding it are dying a silent death due to deforestation caused by timber smuggling by locals, the very people who have been protesting against the environmental deterioration of th...
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JK to lift restrictions on Gurez Valley visit

JK to lift restrictions on Gurez Valley visit

To scrap permit system for domestic tourists The State government is mulling to do away with permit required for visiting the picturesque Gurez Valley in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district as security agencies, including the Army, have agreed to a fresh...
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Env panel chief says Kousarnag Yatra would be disaster

Env panel chief says Kousarnag Yatra would be disaster

Responding to the allegations of a Pandit group, head of House Committee on Environment and National Conference lawmaker Bashir Ahmad Veeri Tuesday termed the move to start Kousarnag Yatra as ‘religious and cultural aggression,’ saying it will prove to be....
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Unplanned JCRB flyover work takes City traffic hostage

Unplanned JCRB flyover work takes City traffic hostage

Govt caught napping on preparedness as diversion routes continue to be chocked, risk-prone A main cause of traffic jams –furthering with each passing day in the City –is the allegedly unplanned work on the Jehangir Chowk-Ram Bagh(JCRB) flyover –a 36-mont...
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Govt steps in,says no yatra at Kousar Nag

Govt steps in,says no yatra at Kousar Nag

A day after protests by locals against reported plans to start an annual yatra in Kousar Nag area of Kulgam district,  the BJP and a Kashmiri Pandit outfit alleged that authorities were carrying forward “separatist agenda”, even as the state...
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Tosa Maidan Row: Govt likely to take final call on July 31

Tosa Maidan Row: Govt likely to take final call on July 31

The eight-member high-powered committee, headed by Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khanday, is likely to take a final call on the Tosa Maidan artillery range lease issue on July 31 after proposing alternate sites to the defense ministry.Well placed sources told...
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Govt jolt to Dal conservation

Govt jolt to Dal conservation

Funds stopped ‘temporarily’ as LAWDA fails to submit UCs In yet another jolt to the Dal Lake conservation program, the State Government Thursday ‘temporarily’ stopped the funds worth crores of rupees in the wake of failure of the Lakes and...
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Uneasy calm prevails in Baltal / SSP, CRPF commandant removed

Uneasy calm prevails in Baltal / SSP, CRPF commandant removed

‘Terrified’ local traders shut operations, start leaving Base Camp As  dismayed Shiraz Ahmad vainly rummages through the rubble of his torched tent at the base camp of AmarnathYatra here, hordes of pilgrims gradually walk past gushing Sindh river to perfo...
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In HC, Govt admits land grab at Gulmarg

In HC, Govt admits land grab at Gulmarg

Violators in possession of land without allotment In a startling revelation, the J&K government has admitted before the High Court that some persons are in possession of hundreds of kanals of land without proper allotment in the famed Ski resort...
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