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‘Asphyxiation’ leads to death of two minor brothers in Bandipora seminary

Two minor brothers studying at an Islamic seminary in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district were found dead under mysterious conditions at their Darsgah accommodation on Wednesday morning. The father of the victims was also found unconscious and is currently undergoing treatment...

Life comes to full stop due to relentless snow in Kashmir

Kashmir Valley witnessed a snowfall for the second consecutive day on Tuesday with Kashmir capital Srinagar also observed relentless snow after incessant rainfall yesterday. Due to inclement weather, life virtually came to a full stop. Flights were halted, traffic was...

Public Service Commission to get new Chairman ‘within days’: Chief Secretary

The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) which has been rendered headless for over 3 months will get a new Chairman ‘within days’. The previous Chairman of the Commission Satish Chandra attained superannuation on 19 November, 2023 and since...

Forest Guard suspended for wearing a pheran: Suspension Letter from DFO Langate Sparks Allegations of Casteism

  The suspension letter issued by the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Langate has come under scrutiny for its alleged casteist undertones. The letter about the suspension of a forest guard for attire resembling that of a shepherd has raised concerns...

National snowshoe championship concludes in Sonmarg

  The inaugural 8th National Snowshoe Championship concluded at picturesque Sonamarg on Monday. Chief Executive Officer Sonamarg Development Authority Farooq Ahmad Baba, alongside AO and Altaf Ahmad, General Secretary of J&K Snowshoe Association, distributed Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals among the...

Power outage in High Court irk Judges, seek Chief Secretary’s intervention

The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh has expressed displeasure over the power outage in the court complex and requested the Chief Secretary to find a permanent solution. Justice Atul Sreedharan and Justice Ms Moksha Khajuria Kazmi observed...

Kashmiri car dealer who died in Punjab road accident laid to rest

Hundreds of people participated in the last rites of a car dealer from Central Kashmir who died in a fatal road accident in Mohali Punjab. Muhammad Aslam Mir, a resident of Pakharpora Budgam who was outside Jammu Kashmir for business...

In absence of any breather, fatty power bills break the back of Kashmir locals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-euozCi_j00&t=12s From the naming and shaming the hapless and economically backward consumers, the Kashmir Power Distribution Company Limited (KPDCL) has left no stone unturned in squeezing the blood of middle and lower class people in Kashmir Valley. The KPDCL as per...

Power outage during Fajar prayers becoming new normal in Valley

Locals from different parts of Srinagar and elsewhere in the Valley have expressed anguish over the failure of the Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) to supply power during ‘Fajar’ (pre-dawn) prayers. According to locals, it has become routine for...

Police crack Srinagar attack incident, arrest accused

Police today said that a local militant behind the killing the two Punjab residents in old Srinagar city has been arrested. On 7 February this month, a militant opened fire upon two persons at ShallaKadal, Shaheed Gunj area of Srinagar....

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