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Landgrabbers encroach over 400 kanals of wetland in Kashmir, eviction notices serve no purpose

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT Wetlands comprising over 400 kanals have been encroached by land grabbers in Kashmir Valley. Despite sending scores of eviction notices, and registering police cases, the Wetlands Division of Wildlife Department Kashmir has miserably failed to retrieve...

Two drug addicts including a govt employee arrested in North Kashmir’s Kupwara

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT Police arrested two drug peddlers including a government employee in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The police said that the duo had become a threat and their arrest is a blow to the drug mafia in the Lolab...

Haven’t issued any statement about moonsighting: Grand Mufti of Kashmir

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT A video is viral on social media wherein the Grand Mufti of Kashmir Nasir-ul-Islam is stating that Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Saturday. To confirm the authenticity of the video, news agency Kashmir News Trust talked to...

Compassionate appointment cases in Health Sector: Inquiry ordered to find cause of delay

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT The government has constituted a committee to fix the responsibility for the negligent approach with regard to compassionate appointment cases in Health Sector. The tenure of the incumbent Director Health Services, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Rather has seen...

Police recover cannabis from vehicle, arrest 2 drug peddlers

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT Police have arrested two notorious drug peddlers in Srinagar outskirts. These arrests were made by police station Sadar. The police said that two notorious drug peddlers were arrested with 1.8 kgs of cannabis. The cannabis was recovered from...

PDP’s Wahid Para named 2023 Peace Fellow

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT Peoples Democratic Party youth leader against whom a police case is still pending in the court of law has been named the inaugural Yale Peace Fellow at Yale’s International Leadership Center. The Peace Fellowship brings emerging leaders...

Garbage Collection Point continuous source of traffic mess in Lal Bazar

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST#KNT Garbage Collection Point outside a private school at Omar Colony Lal Bazar area in Srinagar has been irking people especially commuters as it has become a continuous source of traffic jams. Notably, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation Aamir Athar...

Over Rs 6 crores withdrawn for no work, 2 engineers attached, inquiry ordered

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT The Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) attached two engineers while an inquiry has been ordered against them for withdrawing Rs 6.12 crores for non-existent works in Kupwara. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has reported that the Electric...

Kashmir: Speeding car rams into tree, minor girl killed

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT A rashly driven car rammed into a roadside tree at Trumgund village of North Kashmir’s Sopore town, killing the minor girl and leaving two others on board including the driver of the vehicle injured. According to the...

North Kashmir: 150 sheep drowned, 70 bodies recovered, 80 missing

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT A tragedy befell different sheep owners when the water level in Wullar Lake suddenly rose, killing at least 70 sheep. Over 80 sheep are still missing and are feared dead. The incident occurred in Lankerishipora area on...

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