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Daily Archives: September 18, 2018

Ashra Muharram in Kashmir– 7th Muharram

The last three days are wherein the AZADARI (mourning) of the Prophet’s (s) beloved grandson Hazrat Imam Hussain (s) and faithful companions reaches it’s ‘climax’. As such, hundreds of mourning processions (JULOOS E AZA) were taken out across the Valley of Kashmir, Thursday, in almost all the districts and parts …

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JK government to provide Rs 10 lakh insurance, security cover to civic poll candidates

SRINAGAR The Jammu and Kashmir government has said it will provide an insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh to every candidate contesting the upcoming local polls in state. The move comes as an attempt to counter the threat issued by militants who have warned people against participating or contesting the upcoming …

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5 drug peddlers among 7 held in Udhampur; narcotics, pilfered kerosene seized

JAMMU Seven people, including five alleged drug peddlers, were arrested after police seized large quantity of narcotic substance and illegally transported kerosene oil from their possession in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, a spokesman said Tuesday. Three people, including a resident of Punjab, were arrested after the police seized 15 kg of poppy straw during checking in …

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Salaries of 2 senior JK officers withheld for missing key poll meeting

JAMMU The salaries of two senior Jammu and Kashmir officers were withheld in Rajouri district Tuesday for allegedly missing a key meeting in connection with the upcoming urban local bodies elections here, an official spokesman said. The order to withhold the salaries was issued by deputy commissioner, Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, the spokesman added. While one of the ‘erring’ …

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JK govt rolls out ‘Start-Up Policy 2018’ to nurture budding entrepreneurs

SRINAGAR The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday rolled out state’s maiden ‘Start-Up Policy 2018’, which will be in force for next 10 years, for inspiring and nurtuing a new breed of entrepreneurs. “The Industries and Commerce Department formally rolled out the maiden ‘J&K Start-up Policy-2018’ for the state. The policy was approved by the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed …

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SAC meeting: JK approves transfer of expenditure allocation to finance department

SRINAGAR In a significant decision, the State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here this evening under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik approved transfer of expenditure allocation powers from the Planning to the Finance Department. Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Chief …

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Several deputations meet Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR Deputations and individuals from across the Valley met the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here today and brought their issues into his notice. A deputation from Zanskar demanded upgradation of infrastructure and tourism promotion in the area. Deputations from Kupwara, Budgam, Pulwama, Baramulla and other areas also met …

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