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Altitude begins to take a toll in Ladakh

Altitude begins to take a toll in Ladakh

The Indian Army has observed Chinese medical teams evacuate a few soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on stretchers from heights in the Finger Area on the northern bank of Pangong Tso to a nearby field hospital, officials familiar with the developments said on Friday, speaking on the condition of anonymity. Some Chinese troops […]

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LG reviews power scenario in J&K

LG reviews power scenario in J&K

Seeks winter preparedness plan SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: To assess the preparedness of the Power Development Department for the ensuing winter season, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha conducted a meeting at the Civil Secretariat here today. The Lt Governor directed the officers concerned to ensure necessary advance procurement and decentralized distribution of critical components like transformers, poles, […]

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Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K ‘Sports to give new direction to JK youth’: Lt Governor

Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K  ‘Sports to give new direction to JK youth’: Lt Governor

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: International cricketer Suresh Raina today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha here today. The celebrity cricketer, on the request of Lt Governor, agreed to set up five schools in Kashmir division and an equal number in Jammu division to train the aspiring cricketers, particularly the youngsters from remote areas of the UT. […]

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Lt Governor reviews functioning of J&K Sports Council & Youth Services & Sports Department

Lt Governor reviews functioning of J&K Sports Council & Youth Services & Sports Department

Releases Coffee Table Book of J&K Sports Council Directs for completing all pending projects within stipulated timelines Calls for making concerted efforts to involve more and more youth in sports to channelize their energies SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today reviewed the functioning of J&K Sports Council & Youth Services & Sports Department […]

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Lt Governor lauds exemplary courage and bravery of CRPF officer

Lt Governor lauds exemplary courage and bravery of CRPF officer

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today visited 92 Base Hospital and enquired about the well being of Sh. Rahul Mathur, Dy Commandant of Quick Action Team of CRPF. Dy Commandant Rahul Mathur was part of Thursday’s encounter at Firdousabad, Batmaloo wherein he received gunshot injuries while leading the assault. Rahul Mathur later managed […]

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JK reports 1330 new positive cases, 39305 recovered so far

JK reports 1330 new positive cases, 39305 recovered so far

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 18: The Government on Friday informed that 1330 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 672 from Jammu division and 658 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 61041. Also 15 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 10 from Jammu […]

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Political parties welcome enquiry report of Army in Shopian encounter

Political parties welcome enquiry report of Army in Shopian encounter

Political parties across the division has welcomed the outcome of the army enquiry conducted in Shopian encounter in which army had claimed three militants were killed; who later turned out civilians from Rajouri. Army on Friday said that a high-level Court of Inquiry set up by it into the July 18 encounter at Amshipora Shopian […]

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Lt Governor launches National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) in J&K

Lt Governor launches National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) in J&K

NGDRS represents a major shift from existing manual system to online registration System aims to ensure hassle-free service delivery and transparency in registration process J&K is 10th among States/UTs becoming a part of NGDRS SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha launched the National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) at a ceremony organized at Deputy […]

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COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,60,557 stranded JK residents; 3,26,813 via Lakhanpur, 1,33,744 through special trains

COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,60,557 stranded JK residents; 3,26,813 via Lakhanpur, 1,33,744 through special trains

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 18: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,60,557 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur  and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, […]

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Troops violated powers under AFSPA in July 18 Shopian operation: Army

Troops violated powers under AFSPA in July 18 Shopian operation: Army

The soldiers have violated powers under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the July 18 Shopian ‘fake encounter’, the army has found as per prima facie’ evidence. Army finds prima facie’ evidence that troops violated powers under AFSPA in Shopian ‘fake encounter’ that killed three men in July, news agency PTI reported while […]

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