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315 road projects worth Rs 2560 cr submitted for funding: Naeem Akhtar

Jammu, Jan 3:  Minister for Roads and Buildings, Naeem Akhtar, while replying to a question by Haji Abdul Rashid in the Legislative Assembly, informed the house that the state government has submitted 289 road projects involving an estimated cost of Rs 2488.06 crore to NABARD and CRF to be taken up across the state during the current financial year. He further ...

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Div Com interacts with Srinagar traders Directs for immediate redressal of their issues

Srinagar, Jan 3:  Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today held a meeting with the  traders to take the first-hand appraisal of the issues and grievances of the business community.      Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Srinagar, VC Srinagar Development Authority (SDA),  SSP Traffic (Srinagar), Joint Commissioner SMC, Traffic Advisor to J&K government, officials from PDD, PHE, R&B and other concerned departments ...

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Northern Army Commander reviews security scenario in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 3:      Lt Gen D Anbu, Army Commander Northern Command visited the forward areas of Kashmir Valley to review the winter preparedness and strategy for counter infiltration and counter terrorist operations.             The Army Commander visited the forward posts in North Kashmir where he was briefed on the counter infiltration grid and operational preparedness of the formations for the coming ...

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J&K Police has purchased 18,100 bullet-proof jackets, 550 vehicles in 2017

Jammu, Jan 03: Over 18,000 bullet-proof jackets and 550 vehicles were purchased by Jammu and Kashmir Police during the year 2017, JK Director General of Police (DGP), S P Vaid said today. He added that over 23,000 bullet-proof patkas (turbans) were also purchased during that period. “As many as 18,100 bullet-proof jackets and 550 different vehicles, which also include bullet-proof vehicles, ...

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Police registers cases in the burglary, blaze incidents in Sopore

Srinagar, Jan 03: Even as business community observed a complete shutdown on Wednesday, Sopore Police has registered two separate cases in the burglary and blaze incidents that destroyed at least 12 shops and a restaurant in this north Kashmir town in the wee hours on Tuesday. Police have registered two FIRs (2/2018 and 3/2018) in the burglary and blaze incidents ...

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Joint Resistance Leadership calls for shutdown in Sopore to mark anniversary of 1993 massacre

Srinagar, Jan 3: Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Mohammad Umer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik called for complete shutdown in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on January 6 to mark the anniversary on Sopore massacre in which Indian forces had killed about 55 people, 25 years back and set Sopore market and adjoining areas on fire. “To mar that day, people of Sopore ...

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Malik arrested, shifted to central jail Srinagar

Srinagar, Jan 03: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday was arrested by police from JKLF office and immediately shifted to central jail Srinagar on a judicial remand. The spokesman said Police cordoned the JKLF office at Abi Guzar and arrested JKLF chairman. It is worth to mention that JKLF district president Budgam Gulzar Ahmad Pahalwan ...

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ULB daily wagers protest, demand regularization of services

Srinagar, Jan 3: The daily rated consolidated paid workers of Municipal Councils and Committees Wednesday staged a protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar demanding their inclusion under SRO 520 on humanitarian grounds.     The protest was organized by Urban Local Bodies Employees United Forum with the support of EJAC and was led by Forum president Manzoor Ahmed Pampori.     “Government under ...

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US to announce ‘actions on Pakistan within 48 hours’

Washington: The United States accused Pakistan on Tuesday of playing a “double game” on fighting terrorism and warned Islamabad it would have to do more if it wanted to maintain U.S. aid. “They can do more to stop terrorism and we want them to do that,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. The White House said it would likely ...

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Even Geelani as Prime Minister can’t establish peace till K-issue is resolved says, Rasheed

Jammu, Jan 3: In State Assembly ridiculing NC for shedding crocodile tears over loss of human lives and gross root level Human Rights Violations in Kashmir, AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Engineer Rasheed blamed NC and PDP by giving protection to the killers from time to time  and diluting cause of Kashmiris.     As soon as the House began its proceedings, ...

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