Category: Jammu Kashmir

Ajay Devgn thanks J&K Govt for ‘unwavering support’ for ‘Singham-3’ shoot
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Ajay Devgn thanks J&K Govt for ‘unwavering support’ for ‘Singham-3’ shoot

Srinagar, May 24 : Renowned Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn has expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Jammu and Kashmir Government for its “unwavering support” during the shooting of his upcoming movie ‘Singham-3’ in Kashmir. In a video message received by the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Ajay Devgn extended his thanks to the authorities for...

Anantnag-Rajouri LS constituency braces for Battle Royale
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Anantnag-Rajouri LS constituency braces for Battle Royale

Srinagar, May 23 (UNI) The Anantnag-Rajouri parliamentary constituency has come a long way to give democracy a chance. Once home to new-age militancy, the Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha constituency will go to the polls on Saturday. The constituency was originally going to polls on May 7 but was deferred by the Election Commission of India at...

ACB registers 2 cases against Revenue Officer
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ACB registers 2 cases against Revenue Officer

  Srinagar, May 24 : Jammu and Kashmir’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) registered two FIRs against a Revenue Officer on Friday, one about the alleged amassing of disproportionate assets and another related to an “illegal and fraudulent” mutation. The FIRs were registered after ACB conducted verification into the allegations of accumulation of disproportionate assets (DA) through...

2 CRPF personnel injured as vehicle ferrying them veers off road in Poonch
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2 CRPF personnel injured as vehicle ferrying them veers off road in Poonch

Srinagar, May 24: At least two CRPF personnel suffered injuries after a vehicle ferrying them met with an accident in Poonch on Friday afternoon, said an official. The official told GNS that a civil bus bearing registration number JK02A 4899 carrying CRPF personnel, on way from Saujiyan Mandi to Poonch to collect an Electronic-Voting-Machine (EVM),...

New PM will be elected on June 4: Omar
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New PM will be elected on June 4: Omar

  Srinagar, May 23 : National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will get the reply from the voters of the country on June 4 when a new Prime Minister will be elected. Omar was reacting to Prime Minister Narenra Modi’s claim that he did not play Hindu-Muslim...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase VI Over 18.36 lakh voters to decide fate of 20 candidates in Anantnag- Rajouri PC ECI sets up 2338 polling stations across constituency
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase VI Over 18.36 lakh voters to decide fate of 20 candidates in Anantnag- Rajouri PC ECI sets up 2338 polling stations across constituency

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: The fate of 20 candidates will be decided by over 18.36 lakh voters of 03 Anantnag- Rajouri Lok Sabha seat in the last phase of Lok Sabha elections for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to be held on May 25. According to the figures provided by the office of the...

JK-DMA forewarns of ‘extreme forest fire’ risk in next 7 days
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JK-DMA forewarns of ‘extreme forest fire’ risk in next 7 days

Srinagar, May 23: Amid soaring temperatures, Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority on Thursday forecasted of ‘extreme forest fire’ risk in next seven days across the Himalayan region. “Extreme forest fire risk is likely to occur over forest areas in next 7 days. people are requested to report the incident (if any) on 112 for...

2 killed as vehicle falls in gorge at Margan Top
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2 killed as vehicle falls in gorge at Margan Top

Kishtwar, May 23 : Two persons have died when a load carrier met with an accident at Margan Top near Warwan area of Kishtwar district on Thursday, officials said. An official told the news agency that the vehicle was in way from Anantnag to Marwah when it fell into a deep gorge near Naribaran, resulting...

MeT says ‘heat wave’ to continue for 6 days as night temp rises in J&K
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MeT says ‘heat wave’ to continue for 6 days as night temp rises in J&K

Srinagar, May 23: Weatherman on Thursday said that the “heat wave” over plains of Jammu and Kashmir was likely to continue for the next six days. A meteorological department official here told GNS that from May 23-28 generally dry weather is expected even as the possibility of thundershower activity at “isolated” places cannot be ruled...

27K Kashmiri Pandits to Vote for Anantnag-Rajori Seat on May 25
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27K Kashmiri Pandits to Vote for Anantnag-Rajori Seat on May 25

Srinagar, May 22: Approximately 27,000 displaced Kashmiri Pandits are set to cast their votes for the Anantnag-Rajori parliamentary seat- the polls on which are scheduled to be held on May 25. This seat boasts the highest number of voters among the 18 assembly constituencies in the region, with a total of 1,830,294 eligible voters, comprising...

Srinagar records season’s hottest day at 31.6°C, 3rd warmest May day in decade
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Srinagar records season’s hottest day at 31.6°C, 3rd warmest May day in decade

Srinagar, May 22: Mercury soared to 31.6°C in Srinagar on Wednesday, marking the season’s hottest day and third-highest temperature recorded in the summer capital during the month of May. A meteorological department official here told GNS that the maximum temperature at 31.6°C was 6.8°C above normal for the season in Srinagar. While today’s temperature was...

Police attach property of militant commander in Shopian
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Police attach property of militant commander in Shopian

  Srinagar, May 22 : Jammu Kashmir police on Wednesday attached the property of a self-styled militant commander in Shopian district of South Kashmir who has been allegedly involved in various terror-related cases in the district and adjoining areas. Police said militant Commander Abid Ramzan Sheikh, alias Saifullah alias Khalid, has been involved in instigating...

ECI asks BJP, Congress to desist from campaigning along caste, community & religious lines
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ECI asks BJP, Congress to desist from campaigning along caste, community & religious lines

New Delhi, May 22 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday directed both BJP and Congress to disallow their star campaigners from making statements that “divide the society” and may cause tension between different castes and communities. In separate letters to BJP president J P Nadda and Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, ECI specifically...