Hurriyat decries Army chief’s stand on AFSPA

Hurriyat decries Army chief’s stand on AFSPA

SRINAGAR: Moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on Tuesday Army chief General Bikram Singh’s stand on AFSPA was like “rubbing salt into the wounds” of Kashmiri people. “Gen Singh’s statement on AFSPA is like rubbing salt into...
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Snowfall halts traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Snowfall halts traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Valley on Saturday experienced fresh snowfall, forcing authorities to close the Srinagar-Jammu highway. Light snowfall started here and other towns of the valley in the morning. There were reports of moderate snowfall in the higher reache...
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Nano To Be Common Man’s Auto Rickshaw In JK

Nano To Be Common Man’s Auto Rickshaw In JK

Srinagar, Jan 11: Jammu and Kashmir may become the first state to use the “dream car” – Tata Nano, in commercial segment as mini-taxi. State Transport Department in this regard has received applications here seeking permission to run Nano in...
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2 Dies, 2 Injured In Road Mishaps

2 Dies, 2 Injured In Road Mishaps

Srinagar, January 09: Two persons died and two others were injured in different road accidents in Valley. An unidentified Santro Car hit Mohammad Ashraf Dar, age 18 years, son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Marval, Pulwama at Railway Tunnel, Tengen...
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PDD To Outsource Power Distribution In JK

PDD To Outsource Power Distribution In JK

Move Aimed To ‘Arrest T&D Losses, Curb Power Theft’ Srinagar, Jan 7: After failing to bring down Transmission and Distribution (T&D) losses in the State, the Power Development Department has decided to outsource distribution of electricity across J...
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Police to tighten noose around tuition centers

Police to tighten noose around tuition centers

Owners Asked To Arrange Separate Classes For Boys,Girls Srinagar,Jan 6: Police has started tightening the noose around tuition centers in Srinagar and now onwards the boys and girls would have to take classes in separate shifts. The step police says...
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Sexual offences: Govt to set-up ‘fast track courts’ for speedy justice

Sexual offences: Govt to set-up ‘fast track courts’ for speedy justice

Srinagar, Jan 5: The Jammu and Kashmir Government is contemplating setting up fast-track courts for speedy justice in cases related to sexual offence against woman in the State. Seeking their opinion for the need to set-up fast track courts in...
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Kashmir Shuts Against Acid Attack On Woman

Kashmir Shuts Against Acid Attack On Woman

Kashmir traders in summer capital Srinagar downed their shutters on Friday as a mark of protest against acid attack on a woman two days back. Shops and other business establishments were closed in business hub of Srinagar – Lalchowk –...
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Centre approves Rs 356 cr for land acquisition in Dal

Centre approves Rs 356 cr for land acquisition in Dal

Srinagar, Jan 3: The Union government has approved a Rs 356 crore plan for land acquisition of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said today. “Rs 356 crore have been approved by the Government of India...
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Portion of Dal Freezes

Portion of Dal Freezes

A portion of Dal lake has started freezing due to intense cold. Kashmir continues to reel under cold wave particularly during nights due to fall of mercy level. Due to a clear night sky, minimum temperatures have further fallen below...
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