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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....

HDFC Bank To Organise ‘Mega Two Wheeler Loan Mela’ in J&K

  HDFC Bank will be organizing a ‘Mega Two Wheeler Loan Mela’ across its branches in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh on 15th and 16th February 2024. Over 800 branches across these states will host...

Leopard found dead in Budgam village

A leopard was found dead in Central Kashmir’s Budgam village on Monday.  This comes just days after a leopard was sighted multiple times in different parts of Budgam. Wild Life Officer, Budgam Bashir Ahmed told the news agency Kashmir News...

Lineman dies of electrocution, Family demands probe

A 52-year-old government employee working in the Power Development Department died in harness after receiving an electric shock while repairing a power cable in the Kunzar area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday. The victim is survived by two...

Former MLC Shehnaz Ganie likely to join BJP

Srinagar, Dr Shehnaz Ganie, the former member of the Legislative Council in Jammu and Kashmir who hails from Poonch is all set to join Bhartiya Janata Party, insiders said. Sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that Shehnaz Ganie...

Three sisters burnt to death after house catches fire in J&K’s Ramban

Three siblings were charred to death after their house caught fire during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday in a remote area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The father, along with the neighbours, recovered the bodies of...

Mirwaiz barred from giving sermon at Jamia Masjid

Anjumam Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar said that Mirwaz Umar Farooq has again been put under house arrest today ahead of the Friday congregation in Jama Masjid. Mirwaz was to give a special sermon today on the occasion of Shab-e-Mehraj...

Timber seized, accused arrested in Central Kashmir’s Budgam

A Forest Protection Team seized a vehicle carrying illicit timber in the Beerwa Forest Range of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Official sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that the team led by Forest Officer Khag intercepted a vehicle...

After 1947, political leaders enforced their own autocracy in J&K: Syed  Altaf Bukhari

  Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, on Thursday, said that traditional political parties and their leaders established their own autocracy in Jammu and Kashmir following the end of the Maharaja’s rule in 1947. He made this remark while addressing...

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