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Govt places Iltija under 'house detention'

Srinagar, Jan. 2 -- Iltija Mufti, daughter of incarcerated former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, was Thursday allegedly detained in her house after she attempted to visit her grandfather Mufti Mohamma... Read More


Kashmir traders meet LG: Govt considering modalities for restoring internet

Jammu, Jan. 2 -- The government Thursday said it was "aware" of the difficulties faced by traders and general public due to the ongoing internet blockade and was considering all modalities to restore ... Read More


Bus falls into gorge in Rajouri: 9 dead, 38 injured

Srinagar, Jan. 2 -- At least nine persons were killed while 38 others sustained injuries in a deadly mishap that took place along Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday evening. Officials in the district... Read More


'Diabetic foot' poses new challenge in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan. 2 -- Fifty-year-old artisan Manzoor Ahmad (name changed) is learning to walk all over again. It has been six months since Manzoor's right foot was amputated after he developed a serious... Read More


Fallout of climate change: Annual precipitation level drops considerably in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan. 2 -- Serene Kashmir is feeling the pinch of climate change as new study has revealed consistent decrease in the annual precipitation level across the valley. Entitled 'Recent trends in... Read More


Govt likely to hold polls for vacant Panchayat seats by March

SRINAGAR, Jan. 2 -- Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to hold Panchayat elections for 60 percent vacant seats by March next year. Panchayat elections were conducted in November-December 2018 for... Read More


To promote work culture:Govt bans 'unnecessary visit' of employees to head offices

SRINAGAR, Jan. 2 -- Tightening noose around delinquent employees, Jammu and Kashmir government has banned "unnecessary visit" of officers to head offices in a bid to promote work culture and ensure sp... Read More


New guidelines issued to scrutinize daily wagers:Govt pulls up depts for providing inaccurate details

SRINAGAR, Jan. 2 -- Jammu and Kashmir government has pulled up several departments for submitting inaccurate details about the number of daily wagers and consolidated salaried workers. In June, the g... Read More


To make up for 2019 academic loss: Govt sets up winter camps for students

Srinagar, Jan. 1 -- Waking up to the academic loss of the students, Jammu and Kashmir government has started winter camps in all the districts of the valley to make up for 2019 education shortfalls. ... Read More


Good Samaritan:Meet young driver who keeps wheels running for free in crisis

Srinagar, Jan. 1 -- On August 5, when public transport in the valley came to a grinding halt, one man strove to keep the wheels running. When people lost contact with personal and public cab drivers ... Read More