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10 Employees Suspended In Handwara

Kupwara, November 25—– To ensure punctuality in Government offices, Additional Deputy Commissioner Handwara, Pir Muzaffar Ahmad today conducted a surprise visit to Municipal Committee Langate, PHE, R&B, Sheep, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture, Horticulture, Education Department offices in Langat and Handwara areas. A special checking squad also accompanied the ADC. During the inspection, 10 employees were found

Swine Flu: Another H1N1 Positive Dies At SKIMS; Toll 8

Srinagar, Nov 25 —- A swine flu victim who was admitted in Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura died on Saturday taking the death toll of confirmed H1N1 patients to 8, an official said this afternoon. “One female patient 72-years-old expired today as a case of Carcinoma Esophagus with Sepsis and tested positive for

Soldier On Leave Found Dead In Shopian In Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 25 —-Police on Saturday recovered the body of an army soldier, who was on leave, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police said the body of Irfan Ahmad Dar was found with bullet marks in Keegam area of Shopian district on Saturday morning. According to police, Dar was posted in the border town

LeT Militant Arrested In Kupwara

Srinagar, Nov 24 —- A Lashker-e-Toiba militant was arrested by police and army at Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday. The LeT militant, is a Pakistan resident and aged around 19 years, official sources told news agency GNS. They said that arms and ammunition were recovered from the arrested militant.

Family Makes Emotional Appeal To Militant Son To Return Home

Srinagar, Nov 23 —– A family from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district appealed their son who according to them has recently joined militant ranks to return back to his home. Adil Bilal Bhat (21) of Malangpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district according to his family members who arrived here in Press Enclave Srinagar said that

BOPEE Multi-Crore Scam: Big Fish Still At Large

11 accused students were never questioned, allege parents Srinagar, Nov 23 — A day after a trial court deferred the verdict on multi-crore Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) scandal, the parents of affected students Thursday vehemently appealed court to take suo moto cognizance of the case and pass directions to re-examine it. The parents

Healing Touch: Mehbooba Orders Review Of Cases Against Kashmir Youth

‘Hope the initiative creates positivity, conciliatory atmosphere for youth to build their lives’ Jammu, Nov 23 (GNS): In a decision of immense significance, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today ordered the review of cases against the youth for the period 2015-2017 (till date) by an already constituted committee and furnishing of its recommendations

Forces Have Upper Hand, 195 Militants Killed This Year: CRPF DG

Srinagar, Nov 23 —-Special DG of paramilitary CRPF RR Bhatnagar on Thursday said that government forces have an upper hand in Kashmir Valley. Interacting with media persons during his visit to CRPF camp at Pulwama, Bhatnagar said 195 militants have been neutralized this year. “Commanders of all top outfits including HM (Hizb-ul-Mujahidden), JeM (Jash-e-Mohammad) and