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Ignoring Chenab Valley, Pir Panjal regions raises questions over Delhi’s intention: Mehbooba on Ladakh order

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 01:00 PM

Taking to Twitter, Mehbooba said it seems J&K governor Satya Pal Malik is peddling Bharatiya Janata Party’s agenda by ignoring other deserving regions of Jammu and Kashmir.

Welcoming the creation of Ladakh as third administrative division of the state, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said the ignoring of regions like Chenab valley and Pir Panjal raises d more...


Govt orders minor reshuffle in state bureaucracy

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 01:00 PM

An order issued by the general administration department (GAD) said the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect:

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday ordered a minor reshuffle in state administration.

An order issued by the general administration department (GAD) said the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate e more...


Jawahar Tunnel avalanche: Seven bodies recovered, three rescued alive

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 01:00 PM

The search and rescue operation team recovered the bodies of seven persons on Friday afternoon, said an official.

Seven persons died while three others were rescued alive from the site of an avalanche that buried a police post near the Jawahar Tunnel in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Srinagar-Jammu highway last evening.

The search and rescue operation team recovered th more...


New Delhi aiming for trifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir: Er Rasheed on Ladakh order

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 01:00 PM

Rasheed said the union government “seems busy in implementing its ill intended designs and one must not be surprised if New Delhi in near future declares Ladakh a Union Territory, so that its designs to trifurcate the state are fulfilled, just to weaken the people’s resistance seeking resolution to Kashmir dispute and change various equations.”

Reacting to the decision of Jammu and more...


Mirwaiz demands opening of traditional routes to facilitate travel, supplies into Kashmir

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 12:00 PM

Mirwaiz said peole are left to fend for themselves facing a crisis as thousands of people are stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar highway without basic amenities.

Chairman Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday demanded the opening of traditional routes to facilitate travel and supplies of essentials in Jammu and Kashmir.

In a series of tweets, Mirwaiz said there was an apathy an more...


Omar promises division status for Chenab, Pir Panjal regions if voted to power

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 11:00 AM

Omar in a series of tweets said granting division status to these regions was already laid in their regional autonomy promise.

Minutes after Ladakh was announced as the third administrative division of the state, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah promised division status for Chenab Valley and Pir Panjal regions if his party was voted to power in upcoming elections. more...


Two die after landslides, shooting stones hit Kashmir highway in Ramban

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 10:00 AM

The duo were travelling on foot when the landslides triggered by incessant rains and snowfall hit the road.

Two persons died after landslides and shooting stones hit Srinagar-Jammu highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today.

Sanjit Lakara of Alipur West Bengal and Pramod Mankotia of Himachal Pradesh died after shooting stones and landslides struck the more...


State government arranges special flight for GATE aspirants

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 10:00 AM

Meanwhile, assistant commissioner in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Qazi Irfan said around 400 students had registered with divisional administration for special arrangement by the administration.

The state administration has arranged a special flight of Indian Air force for the GATE aspirants of Kashmir.

Additional deputy commissioner Budgam who has been appointed as no more...


Jawahar Tunnel avalanche: Three bodies recovered, three persons rescued alive

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 10:00 AM

Ten persons comprising six policemen, two fire service personnel and two prisoners were buried alive after a snow avalanche struck a police post near Jawahar Tunnel.

Three bodies were recovered on Friday while three policemen were rescued alive from the debris of a snow avalanche that buried a police post near Jawahar Tunnel in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district last evening, reports s more...


Jawahar Tunnel avalanche: Strong winds, snow hampering rescue operation, says police

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 09:00 AM

Ten people were reported missing after an avalanche hit the police post near the tunnel. The missing people comprise six policemen, two fire service personnel and two prisoners.

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday said that strong winds and heavy accumulation of snow was slowing down the rescuers trying to reach the site of an avalanche that buried a police post near Jawahar Tunnel in Kulg more...


Jawahar Tunnel avalanche: Three policemen buried under snow rescued so far

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 09:00 AM

An official said that strong winds and snow were hampering the rescue operation launched to rescue the ten missing persons which included six policemen, two fire service personnel and two prisoners.

Three policemen have so far been rescued from the site of an avalanche that buried a police post near Jawahar Tunnel last evening, official said on Friday.

Two among the trio were id more...


Former PDP leader Irshad Rasool Kar joins National Conference

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 08:01 AM

Reports said Kar joined the party in presence of President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and North Kashmir Incharge and former Minster Akbar Lone.

Former PDP district president Irshad Rasool Kar joined National Conference on Friday.

Reports said Kar joined the party in presence of President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and North Kashmir Incharge and former Minster Akbar Lone. 

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Jawahar Tunnel avalanche: Two missing persons rescued so far

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 08:00 AM

“Rescue mission is on at JT #Kulgam.Two persons have been evacuated so far,” police said on Twitter.

Two persons have so far been rescued from the site of an avalanche that buried a police post near Jawahar Tunnel last evening, official said on Friday.

“Rescue mission is on at JT #Kulgam.Two persons have been evacuated so far,” police said on Twitter. more...


Kashmir highway closed on third straight day

@Admin : 08-Feb-2019, 05:00 AM

No traffic was allowed on the highway on Friday due to multiple avalanches in the Banihal area and landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban area.

The strategic 300 km-long Srinagar-Jamu highway road remained closed for the third consecutive day on Friday due to heavy snowfall and landslides, police said.

No traffic was allowed on the highway on Friday due to multiple avalanches in the Ba more...


2-day workshop on conservation of environment concludes

@Admin : 07-Feb-2019, 09:00 PM

The workshop was organised by WWF-India in collaboration with department of school education, J&K in which “EkPrithvi – Jammu and Kashmir projects” was also launched the previous day.

A two-day workshop on conservation of environment through education for the officers of school education department concluded on Thursday at forest information centre, Jammu.

The workshop was more...


GA Mir bats for simultaneous polls

@Admin : 07-Feb-2019, 09:00 PM

Addressing a meeting of the District Congress Committee Jammu urban at Gandhi Nagar constituency, the PCC chief said that the uncertainty over the holding of Assembly polls should end as soon as possible so that the political process is fully geared up and the people get ready for the polls.

Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief GA Mir on Thursday batted for holding of LokSabha and Assem more...


18 deputations apprise advisor Kumar of problems in Jammu

@Admin : 07-Feb-2019, 09:00 PM

As per the release, 18 deputations and 22 individuals met the advisor who apprised him about their grievances, demands and requested his intervention in timely resolution of the issues.

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Thursday listened to the grievances of the people during weekly public hearing programme held here.

As per the release, 18 deputations and 22 individuals met more...


DSEJ calls students to avail benefits under PMSSS

@Admin : 07-Feb-2019, 09:00 PM

As per the release, the workshop was chaired by director school education, Jammu, Anuradha Gupta, who while addressing the officers, asked them to ensure maximum awareness of the scheme in their respective areas so that the most needy and eligible students get benefitted out of the scheme.

In order to ensure that maximum number of students of Jammu division get benefited out of Prime Mini more...


Several huts buried under snow in Rafiabad

@Admin : 07-Feb-2019, 09:00 PM

Pregnant woman ferried 4 kms on shoulders in Kandi area

Heavy snowfall left several huts buried under huge mounds of snow in Galibal area of Rafiabad in northern Baramulla district on Thursday, officials said.

Local residents said the officials concerned are unable to reach the spot to assess the situation due to continued heavy snowfall in the area.

Officials ar more...


Avalanche threat: 60 tribal families evacuated in Kulgam

@Admin : 07-Feb-2019, 09:00 PM

Snowfall led to power disruption in Pulwama, where traffic jams due to accumulation of snow gave a tough time to thousands of commuters, local residents said.

Moderate to heavy snowfall was witnessed in Anantnag, Shopian, Pulwama and Kulgam districts in southern Kashmir, according to reports received Thursday.

A report said the plains in Anantnag, Pulwama, Tral, Awantipora and P more...