Downtown Uprising: Islam at heart, qalam in hand

Downtown Uprising: Islam at heart, qalam in hand

Nowhatta, often known as Kashmir’s Gaza strip or Tiananmen Square for being the epicenter of protests and stone-pelting clashes, Monday witnessed an uprising of another sort. The children and youth from different localities of Srinagar downtown holding qalam, a type...
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JK Police looking into militant draped in ISIS flag at funeral

JK Police looking into militant draped in ISIS flag at funeral

Pictures were shared on social media websites of a the funeral procession of a militant, Sajid Ahmad Gilkar, whose body was wrapped in an ISIS flag. The procession was taken out in Jammu and Kashmir The police are looking into...
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Water transport trial held on Jhelum to boost tourism

Water transport trial held on Jhelum to boost tourism

The trial of the water transport services was conducted today on the Jhelum river from the ghat near the GPO, Srinagar, to Fateh Kadal bridge. An official said for the trial run, two motor boats of Jammu and Kashmir Tourism...
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Smart City, execution a challenge in Srinagar

Smart City, execution a challenge in Srinagar

After being selected for the coveted Smart City Mission, Srinagar now faces a major challenge in the terms of implementation of the project, given the tardy execution of earlier government programmes. Since the Smart City status means that over 100...
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ED issues show cause notice to Syed Ali Shah Geelani for illegal possession of USD 10000

ED issues show cause notice to Syed Ali Shah Geelani for illegal possession of USD 10000

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, asking him to explain the source of USD 10,000 “illegally” possessed by him in 2002. The foreign currency was seiz...
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Ultras planning attacks in Srinagar,High alert sounded: Police

Ultras planning attacks in Srinagar,High alert sounded: Police

The police have asked the security forces deployed in Srinagar to be on an alert and take “immediate preventive measures” after intelligence inputs suggested that militants are planning to carry out attacks in the city. Three senior police officers confirm...
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Street Vendors, Wrong Car Parking choke Hari Singh High Street

Street Vendors, Wrong Car Parking choke Hari Singh High Street

We are on job to decongest the city roads: SMC Commissioner Illegal occupation of footpaths and roads by street vendors coupled with wrong car parking has choked the already congested Hari Singh High Street. Despite the clear instructions by the...
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Tufail Matoo’s 7th Anniversary observed

Tufail Matoo’s 7th Anniversary observed

On the 7th death anniversary of teenager Tufail Matoo, who was killed by teargas shell fired by police, his family pledged to continue their fight for justice. 17-year old Tufail was killed on this day in 2010 when teargas shell...
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Restriction imposed in Srinagar following Hurriyat’s shutdown call

The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to impose restrictions in seven areas of Srinagar following a shutdown call by Hurriyat leaders. Confirming the report, Srinagar Deputy Commissioner told ANI that the separatist leaders have called a bandh in Srinag...
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Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover first link to be operational by Aug 31

Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover first link to be operational by Aug 31

Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today held an extensive tour of Srinagar city to take stock of the pace of work on various developmental projects. The Minister called on the officials to ensure all projects are completed within the...
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