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Smoking kills: Over 23 percent population hooked to tobacco products in valley

Srinagar, Jan. 19 -- A quarter of the valley's population is hooked to the destructive habit of tobacco consumption. Official data of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) accessed by The Kashmir Monito... Read More


Prepaid mobile services restored in JK

Jammu, Jan. 18 -- Voice and SMS facility on all local pre-paid sim cards across the Union Territory of J&K shall be restored today. This was stated by the Principal Secretary Planning, Rohit Kansal, ... Read More


Grassroots democracy:It is raining sops for Panches and Sarpanches in J&K

Srinagar, Jan. 17 -- From insurance cover to paid holiday, Jammu and Kashmir government has gone all out to open purse strings for Panchayat representatives in the Union Territory. At least 35 Sarpan... Read More


Penal action, huge fines proposed:Govt goes hammer and tongs against power thieves

Srinagar, Jan. 17 -- Beware consumers! If you are caught stealing power, you may have to face penal action and shell-out huge fines. Official documents accessed by The Kashmir Monitor reveal that the... Read More


Adv Bhatnagar calls for judicious use of water throughout JK

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar released the annual calendar 2020 of Departments of Public Health Engineering and Irrigation & Flood Control here today. The ... Read More


Rs 4 crore released for strengthening power infrastructure in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- The Srinagar administration Thursday released Rs 4 crore to the Power Development Department for strengthening power distribution network in various areas of the district. The fu... Read More


ACB arrests NC leader's son over alleged bank fraud

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday arrested Hilal Rather, son of National Conference leader and former finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather, in a ban... Read More


Snow related accidents surge in last three days

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- When 50 year old Kupwara resident Abdul Rehman (name changed) ventured out of the house to buy groceries, little did he know that a calamity was awaiting him. As he entered the ga... Read More


Airfares go through roof: SXR -DEL @ Rs 26k, DEL-DXP @ Rs 11k

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- Believe it or not, but it is true. Flying to Dubai is cheaper than traveling to Srinagar from -New Delhi. Thanks to the National Highway closure, air fare has skyrocketed in Kash... Read More


Centre's 'massive outreach' programme to begin from Jan 18

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- Five months after the abrogation of Article 370, Narendra Modi-led government has embarked on an outreach programme to make people aware about the "positive" impacts of the revoca... Read More