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Body Of Drowned Person Recovered

Srinagar: The body of Parvaiz Ahmad Khan son of Muhammad Anwar resident of Mominabad, Batamaloo who was drowned in river Jehlum near Zahanpora, was fished out from the river. The body of deceased was handed over to his next of kins for last rites.

BDC Poll Notification Issued

Srinagar – The chief electoral officer, Jammu and Kashmir, who is also the election authority for conduct of Block Development Council elections in the state has appointed 143 Returning Officers and 145 Assistant Returning Officers, 145 Presiding and 290 Polling Officers to conduct the polls on 7th November 2012. The timing of the polls will […]

NC, PDP At Loggerheads Over Panch, Sarpanch Killings

Srinagar – Kashmir’s ruling National Conference (NC) and main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday blamed each other for the recent series of killings of elected village heads in the valley. Chief minister Omar Abdullah had recently blamed indigenous and Pakistan-based militant groups for the attacks. Speaking during the discussion on ‘Killing of Sarpanch […]

Protesting Employees Clash With Police

Srinagar – Hundreds of employees of Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday clashed with police as they took out a protest demonstration after talks with the government over their demands failed. Police used force to prevent the representatives of nearly half a million state employees from marching towards the civil secretariat in capital Srinagar. They also […]

Civil Society Hold Candle Light Vigil

Launch Campaign for New Children Hospital in City Srinagar – Civil Society Forum Kashmir (CSFK) today organized a Candle light vigil and also launched a signature campaign to press for the demand of construction of a new Children Hospital in Srinagar. Eminent people from all walks of the society participated in the event and supported […]

46th Session of AIOC Concludes at KU

2332 papers presented in 105 technical sessions Srinagar – The 46th session of the All India Oriental Conference (AIOC) concluded here at the University of Kashmir in which 2572 delegates participated and 2332 scholars from various educational institutes of the country and from foreign countries presented their papers in more than 105 technical sessions which […]

IGP Promotes 6 ASI’s

Srinagar – Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone SM Sahai today ordered the promotion of six assistant sub-inspectors to the rank of sub-inspectors. The IGP ordered the promotions to the next rank with a retrospective effect of ZPHQ vide order No: 624 of 2012 Dated 3/10/2012.

Land Mine Recovered Near Indo-Pak Border

A land mine was today recovered by BSF personnel from an agriculture field along the Indo-Pak border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. On the information of locals, troops of 68 battalion of BSF recovered the mine which had drifted into the agriculture field of farmers in Hiranagar belt of Kathua, police officials said. […]

Absconder Arrested In J-K

An absconder evading arrest for the past six months in connection with the kidnap of a woman was today arrested from Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. On a tip off regarding the presence of absconder Mohammad Sharif at Sumber in Gool area, police team raided the location and arrested him, they said. […]

Religious Scholar Remembered

Srinagar – Rich tributes were paid to the former President of Anjuman Nusrat-ul-Islam, renowned scholar and Mirwaiz Kashmir, Maulana Ahmadullah Shah on his 82nd death anniversary, on Tuesday. A meeting was organised by the Anjuman Nusra-tul-Islam at Islamia Oriental College in Srinagar in this regard. The participants prayed eternal peace for the departed soul.