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Anti-Corruption Bureau launches Call and WhatsApp helpline

Srinagar: J&K Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has launched call & WhatsApp helpline number 9419678060 on which the citizens can report demands for bribe/ corruption through social messenger and also through call. The motive of the ACB behind the announcing a WhatsApp and call helpline is to encourage citizens to report cases of corruption and bribe demands, […]

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Hizb behind smuggling of narcotics into J&K: IGP Jammu

Jammu: A top police officer Monday said terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen is also engaged in smuggling narcotics into Jammu and Kashmir from across the Line of Control. Jammu Inspector General of Police M K Sinha told reporters about Hizbul’s drug smuggling nexus while announcing the arrest of a smuggler near LoC in Poonch district, nabbed […]

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If talks are initiated, there will be positive response: Hurriyat responds to J&K Governor

Srinagar: A day after Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said that Hurriyat leaders were ready for talks with New Delhi, Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said Sunday that if “meaningful” talks are initiated, “there will be a positive response”. Speaking to The Indian Express, Mirwaiz said that they have always been ready […]

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PSAJK expresses concern on New Education Policy 2016

‘Attempt to politicise, saffronise and lower quality of education will be protested’ Srinagar: Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) has expressed its concern on the New Education Policy (NEP) 2016 released by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) recently in the public domain. The Association said that the new policy is […]

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Weather to remain erratic for next 2 to 3 days

Srinagar: Currently its raining in Kupwara, Baramulla, Sopore, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Ganderbal and at few places of South Kashmir, mainly clear in Jammu region and partly cloudy in Ladakh. Forecast for next 12 hours: Rain will spread to whole Kashmir valley and Poonch, Rajouri, Banihal, Ramban-Banihal, Doda during next 3-4 hours and decrease thereafter. Overall, weather […]

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Jammu records 41.4 degree Celsius; Srinagar remains pleasant at 28.7 degrees

Jammu: The winter capital Jammu Saturday recorded a maximum temperature of 41.4 degrees Celsius, an increase of almost three notches compared to the previous day. The night temperature in the city, however, marked a slight dip and settled at 24.7 degrees Celsius against the previous night’s 25 degrees Celsius, a spokesman of the meteorological department […]

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Nothing to do in Kashmir after 6 pm, trying to set up the multiplex for entertainment: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said Saturday efforts were on to open a multiplex in the valley in order to provide an avenue for the entertainment-starved people here. “I regret that there is nothing to do in Kashmir after 6 pm. Cinema halls are closed for decades now, coffee-house licence will take […]

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Troops fully prepared for emerging security challenges: General Rawat

Srinagar: Lauding border residents for providing support to troops and maintaining vigil in their areas, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday that the forces were fully prepared for emerging security challenges. “I am fully satisfied with the operational preparedness of troops to meet all security challenges, the Army chief said during his visit […]