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Educational institutions closed in Kashmir, IUST, KU postpone exams

Educational institutions closed in Kashmir, IUST, KU postpone exams

Srinagar: All educational institutions were closed as a precautionary measure on Friday in the Kashmir valley, where      clashes erupted on Thursday night after reports about the death of chief of Ansar Gazwatul Hind Zakir Musa in an encounter by security forces in Pulwama. Meanwhile, the Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora in Pulwama and Kashmir […]

NC to form government in J&K on its own: Dr Farooq

NC to form government in J&K on its own: Dr Farooq

JAMMU: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday flagged preservation of Article 35A and 370 of the Constitution besides grant of regional autonomy to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh as main plank of his party while exuding confidence that it will form next government in the state on its own, a statement issued here said. […]

Body of Zakir Musa handed-over to family for last rites

Body of Zakir Musa handed-over to family for last rites

Tral: The government forces on Friday morning handed over the body of Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) chief Zakir Musa to his family for last rites. Musa was killed in an encounter with government forces last night in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. An official told KNO that the body of Musa was recovered during […]

Bribes to Press: Why the radio silence and no hashtags, Mehbooba asks media

Bribes to Press: Why the radio silence and no hashtags, Mehbooba asks media

Srinagar: Questioning the ‘silence of media’ about BJP allegedly attempting to bribe journalists in Leh for getting favourable coverage during Lok Sabha polls, former J&K  chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said that if other political leaders were caught trying to pay off press, media would have gone hammer and tongs about it. A video has […]

DM Srinagar chairs maiden COTPA meeting

DM Srinagar chairs maiden COTPA meeting

SRINAGAR: District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Wednesday chaired the maiden meeting of the district level coordination committee constituted for implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act or COTPA 2003 in Srinagar. The meeting highlighted the prevalence of tobacco use in the district and the need for a strict enforcement mechanism for […]

2 PDP workers injured by unidentified gunmen in Shopian

2 PDP workers injured by unidentified gunmen in Shopian

Srinagar: Two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) workers were injured by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Wednesday. Condemning the attack on her party workers, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said only barbarians would kill innocents and cause bloodshed during the holy month of Ramazan. Official sources said that unidentified gunmen barged into a […]

People protest against imposition of high toll tax on highway in south Kashmir

People protest against imposition of high toll tax on highway in south Kashmir

Srinagar: People, including motorists and commuters, on Tuesday protested against imposition of high toll tax on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir. The protest comes after a toll plaza was made operational on Tuesday near Sangam on the national highway. Scores of motorists and commuters protested near Toll Plaza near Sangam on Srinagar-Jammu national highway, […]

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