Fresh snow adds cheer as ski course ends in Gulmarg

Fresh snow adds cheer as ski course ends in Gulmarg

The Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) completed its sixth skiing course of the season at Gulmarg skiing resort in north Kashmir. “The fresh snowfall brought in cheer and facilitated the IISM to complete its 6th ski course successfully....
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Rare musk deer spotted in north Kashmir

Found in injured condition, animal dies despite efforts to save it A Kashmir musk deer was spotted in the north Kashmir forests in an injured condition on Wednesday. Also known as ‘vampire deer’, the animal was found in Baderkhal forests...
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Work on Baramulla highway at snail’s pace

Work on Baramulla highway at snail’s pace

Even as the High Court has sought fortnightly periodical progress reports from Beacon, the work on the widening of the 7.5-km stretch of the Srinagar-Baramulla highway is going on at a snail’s pace. Though the executing agency has set the...
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Ration card roasted in Bollywood masala goes undetected

Ration card roasted in Bollywood masala goes undetected

A fictitious consumer has filed popular phrases and songs from Bollywood movies in the details for his ration card for getting subsidised ration under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). “Allah Duhai Hai”, a father of five, is named the...
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Anti-NFSA protests in Baramulla, protesters demanding opening of LOC to fetch rice from PoK

Anti-NFSA protests in Baramulla, protesters demanding opening of LOC to fetch rice from PoK

Massive protests were held against the recently-implemented National Food Security Act (NFSA) in Baramulla district of north Kashmir on Monday with the protesters calling for opening of a border outlet with Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Coodination Committee ...
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Key Kashmir town faces neglect for its ‘pro- freedom stance’

Once Chota London , now Sopore stinks Once a jostling and prosperous town, North Kashmir’s Sopore now narrates a sordid tale of “ deliberate” official neglect. From bad roads to shabby infrastructure, the apple- town of Jammu and Kashmir is...
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Govt defers NFSA implementation in 4 districts after ration card irregularities

People of Srinagar, Baramulla, Leh, Kargil to get ration at old rates The Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) department has deferred the implementation of National Food Safety Act (NFSA) in areas, where large scale irregularities have come to the....
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Endangered snow leopard chases foreign tourists in Gulmarg

Endangered snow leopard chases foreign tourists in Gulmarg

The five-member tourist group comprising of three women and two men along with a guide, have been in Gulmarg since January 31 and hail from Australia, Holland and the US.  An endangered snow leopard on Thursday chased a group of...
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Three pharmaceutical companies in dock

Three pharmaceutical companies in dock

‘Criminal complaint filed for supplying spurious drugs’ Drug Department Friday filed a criminal complaint against 7 accused including three big pharmaceutical companies of India in the court of law after drug laboratory analysis report confirmed that drugs...
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Boy battles for life after being mauled by stray dogs

Boy battles for life after being mauled by stray dogs

A six-year-old boy is battling for life in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, after stray dogs mauled him while he was walking through a street in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The...
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