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Authorities direct cable operators to stop airing ‘prohibited channels’ in Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered based cable operators to immediately shut the telecasting and transmitting the prohibited satellite channels in the Valley...

Two injured in Sonamarg road accident

Two persons were injured after a passenger vehicle met with an accident on Srinagar-Leh highway at Sonamarg area on Wednesday. Officials said that a vehicle...

Two injured in Sonamarg road accident

Two persons were injured after a passenger vehicle met with an accident on Srinagar-Leh highway at Sonamarg area on Wednesday. Officials said that a vehicle...

Amid flood threats, CAG exposes Government’s poor preparedness

Despite the stark reminder thrown up by the recent eruption in the river Jhelum, the government's rescue preparedness is alarmingly slack. According to the...

Detained under PSA, 66-yr old prisoner dies

A 66-year-old prisoner associated with Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front who was lodged in Kot Balwal jail in Jammu under Public Safety Act died on...

5 banned from fighting elections for 3 years

The Election Commission of India has banned five former candidates in Kashmir from standing for any elections for three years after they failed to...

Students protest youth’s killing in Kupwara

The students on Tuesday held a protest here against the killing of a youth in alleged Army firing. The slain youth Khalid Gaffar (22) was...

4 injured in accident along Sgr-Leh highway

Four persons were injured in an accident here on Tuesday. Officials said four persons were injured in an accident which occurred along Srinagar-Leh highway near...

Missing Khrew youth: Family suspects may have joined militancy, appeals for return

A 25-year-old youth from Khrew township of Pulwama district has gone missing while his family through social media has appealed him to return home...

In 19 days of yatra, nearly 2 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath cave

The annual amarnath yatra continued from both the Baltal and pahalgam routes on tuesday despite a brief spell of overnight rainfall, officials said.  "The yatra...

Students protest over ‘irregular’ transport facility in Ganderbal

The students on Tuesday held a protest here over the irregular public transport. Students held blocked Srinagar-Leh highway near Gund village and demanded regular public...

Clashes during CASO at Qaimoh

Clashes erupted in Qaimoh area of Kulgam district on Tuesday late evening after forces launched searches in the area. A source said that government forces...

IFJ, IJU condemn harassment of Kashmiri journalists

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) on Monday condemned the alleged harassment of journalist Aqib Javed...

Governor chairs 5th SAC meeting: Interviews for Class-IV Posts abolished

In a decision with far-reaching consequences, the State Administrative Council (SAC) abolished interviews for all Class IV posts in the State.  This comes into...

Senior advocate Zaffar Shah bereaved

Aamina Shah, younger sister of senior advocate Zaffar Shah passed away on Tuesday afternoon following a brief illness. Funeral prayers were offered at Rawalpora mosque...

Govt exploring possibilities of holding panchayat polls in JK in Sept-Oct

The government is exploring the possibility of holding panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir in September-October after Governor N N Vohra directed the state...

Govt to introduce Rehbar-e-Machli-Palan scheme: Samoon

To address the dearth of staff in the Fisheries Department, Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today announced that...

Army-police top brass discuss ways to prevent Kashmir militant recruitment

The top brass of army and Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday held a meeting in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district to discuss ways to...

Huge cache of ammunition recovered in Pulwama village: Police

Police on Tuesday claimed that it has recovered huge quantity of explosive materials from a house at Dangerpora Arihal village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama...

Police foil teachers” Raj Bhawan march in Srinagar

Police on Tuesday used force to thwart teachers’ march towards Governor NN Vohra’s official residence Raj Bhawan here.  Hundreds of teachers had assembled at Sher-i-Kashmir...

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