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51.76 percent voting in first phase of DDC elections

51.76 percent voting in first phase of DDC elections

Srinagar: The first phase of maiden DDC elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded over fifty-one percent voting. A total of 3,62,766 of the 70,08,42 registered electors accounting for 51.76 turnout cast their votes across 20 J&K districts, official data shared by Election Commissioner, K K Sharma on Twitter, read. The voters comprise 1,93,375 […]

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512 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,112

512 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,112

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 512 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 1,09,383. Out of the total cases, 1,02,591 have already recovered and 1,680 have died leaving a total of 5,112 active cases as on date, the government’s media bulletin reads. Of the cases reported today, 212 were reported in Kashmir […]

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DDC polls are for local issues, not for ‘bigger’ political problems, say voters in J&K’s Ganderbal

DDC polls are for local issues, not for ‘bigger’ political problems, say voters in J&K’s Ganderbal

Gund (J&K: Several voters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Saturday said that the District Development Council (DDC) polls are to elect people who can solve basic problems and “bigger issues” like restoration of special status should be left for assembly and parliamentary elections.   The eight-phase DDC polls are the first elections in […]

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SEC prohibits exit polls before conclusion of DDC elections

SEC prohibits exit polls before conclusion of DDC elections

The State Election Commission, Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has prohibited the conduct of any exit poll and publishing/displaying of the result of exit poll by means of the print or electronic media or in any other manner in the ongoing District development Council Elections till the last phase of the elections. An order […]

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39.69 % votes polled till 01 PM across J&K

39.69 % votes polled till 01 PM across J&K

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 28- The first phase of DDC elections 2020 recorded voter percentage of 39.6976 % across different constituencies spread over all the districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 01:00 PM. As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, Kupwara has recorded voting percentage of 34.1077%, Bandipora 34.1833%, […]

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Iran Army Chief Vows ‘Revenge’ After Top Nuclear Scientist’s Assassination

Iran Army Chief Vows ‘Revenge’ After Top Nuclear Scientist’s Assassination

Iran’s army forces chief of staff Major General Bagheri warned of “severe revenge” against those behind the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. An Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic’s disbanded military nuclear program was killed Friday in an ambush on the outskirts of Tehran, authorities […]

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No respite

No respite

People of Kashmir Valley are suffering after the recent rate fixing by the administration for the wholesale and retail meat selling and buying. In this war between the meat sellers and government, common people are suffering as these meat shops have started selling at higher rates not on the shops, but in their homes during […]

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80-year-old mentally-challenged non-local found dead in Srinagar’s Chattabal

80-year-old mentally-challenged non-local found dead in Srinagar’s Chattabal

Srinagar: An 80-year-old mentally-challenged non-local resident was found dead on Saturday morning in Chattabal area of Srinagar, officials said. Officials identified the deceased as Tahir of Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh was found lying near Masjid Ahlihadees Zampa Kadal Chatabal. The body was shifted to SMHS for conducting postmortem and other medical formalties, they said, adding that […]

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DDC polls: 28 per cent voter turnout in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal till 11 AM

DDC polls: 28 per cent voter turnout in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal till 11 AM

In the first phase of District Development Council (DDC) polls, over 28 per cent voting was recorded till 11:00 AM in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. A large number of voters, including men and women, in Gund A and Gund B are waiting outside the polling booths in Ganderbal, reported a local news agency, Kashmir News […]

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DDC Elections 1st Phase: Internet Service suspended in twin district of South Kashmir

DDC Elections 1st Phase: Internet Service suspended in twin district of South Kashmir

Internet Service was suspended in twin districts of South Kashmir in wake of District Development Council Elections. Sources told news agency KNT that people were deprived of availing internet benefits in Pulwama and Shopian due to DDC Elections in these twin districts. Thought first phase of DDC elections were conducted in other parts of Kashmir […]

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