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25 travelers among 370 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 110224

25 travelers among 370 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 110224

Twenty-five travelers were among 370 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 110224. Official sources told GNS on Monday that 181 of these cases were reported from Jammu Division and 189 from Kashmir Valley. Giving district wise details, they said Srinagar reported 84, Baramulla 18, […]

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“All polling stations sensitive”: J-K gears up for DDC polls’ second phase

“All polling stations sensitive”: J-K gears up for DDC polls’ second phase

State Election Commissioner (SEC) KK Sharma Monday said that “every polling booth in Kashmir is sensitive and that adequate security measures are in place” for the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) in which forty-three constituencies will go for polls tomorrow. Sharma reiterated that no candidate is barred from going for campaigning and the […]

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All educational institutions to remain closed across J-K till year end

All educational institutions to remain closed across J-K till year end

Jammu;  Issuing fresh COVID-related guidelines, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said all educational institutions would remain closed till December 31 while no fresh permission or passes are required for activities which were already permitted in the union territory. It also put all the 20 districts, 10 each in Kashmir and Jammu regions, in the […]

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Ailing CRPF man dies ‘mysteriously’ in Kulgam

Ailing CRPF man dies ‘mysteriously’ in Kulgam

Kulgam: An ailing Sub-Inspector of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who died under mysterious conditions in Damhal Hanjipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday. Officials said that a CRPF trooper, identified as Shabad Kumar from F—Company of 93 Battalion, deployed in D.K Marg Higher Secondary School, died under mysterious conditions on duty at […]

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Woman killed, three others injured in Uri mishap

Woman killed, three others injured in Uri mishap

Baramulla: A 45-year-old woman was killed while three others sustained injuries in an accident in Noorkhah area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday. According to officials, a Van bearing registration number JK05F-6513 skidded off the road, resulting in on spot death of a woman and injuries to three others at Noorkha area […]

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JeM associate held along with grenade, Rs 3.5 lakh cash in Kupwara

JeM associate held along with grenade, Rs 3.5 lakh cash in Kupwara

Srinagar: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a militant associate of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Dragmulla area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. He was arrested at a naka along with a chinese grenade and Rs 3.5 lakh cash, a senior police officer said. He further said that the militant associate had come from Sopore along with […]

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Pak ‘fighter jet’ hovers over LoC in Poonch; alert sounded

Pak ‘fighter jet’ hovers over LoC in Poonch; alert sounded

Jammu: Forces on Monday noticed a movement of a suspected Pakistani jet along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said prompting them to sound an alert in the area. They said that a chain of smoke was noticed in Poonch sector and “which seemed to of a Pakistani jet”. “The […]

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Srinagar gets new mayor

Srinagar gets new mayor

Though PAGD questioned the timing of the elections for the Srinagar mayor, authorities did not pay any attention to the valid questions asked by one of the PAGD leaders Omar Abdullah and got the elections done. The result of the elections has been predicted that former mayor Junaid Muttu got elected with the support of […]

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BOSE retires first employee under new law

BOSE retires first employee under new law

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has prematurely retired an orderly making him the first employee to retire under the new law introduced a month ago. In October, the government amended Article 226 (2) of the J&K Civil Service Regulations to enable it to retire an employee upon completion of 22 years of service or […]

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471 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,087

471 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,087

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 471 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 1,09,854. Out of the total cases, 1,03,082 have already recovered and 1,685 have died leaving a total of 5,087 active cases as on date, the government’s media bulletin reads. Of the cases reported today, 211 were reported in Kashmir […]

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