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US-based Kashmiri doctors to launch critical care ambulance service in Valley

Alarmed by the number of road accident deaths in Jammu and Kashmir, a group of US based Kashmiri doctors is all set to provide fully equipped critical care ambulances.”In the absence of emergency service in the ambulances, the US-based group of Kashmiri doctors have launched a programme to provide fully-equipped ambulances with paramedics and junior

Six soldiers, civilian killed in Himachal building collapse

Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 35 rescued after a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh, rescuers said on Monday.It is believed that six-eight people are still tapped in the debris.While 23 soldiers and 12 civilians were pulled out from the rubbles, the rescue operation by the

For ‘monetary consideration,’ top officials granted bulk gun licences in J&K

After a series of raids in Jammu and adjoining districts on Tuesday, the sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation are close to laying their hands on the biggest gun-running racket emerging from India’s terror-stricken state. The racket unravels a deep-rooted nexus between bureaucrats and arms dealers in Jammu and Kashmir, and further connects with the

Cross-border infiltration in J&K down by 43%

Net cross-border infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir has reduced to 43 per cent in the first half of 2019 while the barbed wire fencing along the India-Pakistan border will be completed by March 2020, the Parliament was told on Tuesday. The government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards cross-border infiltration, Minister of State

We welcome Amarnath Yatris with open hearts as always : Says Indumeet

Srinagar Social-political activities Indumeet Singh lashed out at the central government over highway ban, saying that center should find the one-time solution to end up all Kashmiris at once rather harassing us (Kashmiri’s) over and over again. Turning it center sponsored ‘Gunda Gardi’, Indumeet Singh said, highway ban is affecting Kashmir’s tourism sector which is

Highway and train restrictions are provocation to people : JKPM

Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement has reiterated its demand to revoke the restrictions on civilian movement on Qazigund-Nashri highway which is causing tremendous difficulties to ordinary people. Adding to the miseries of the people, now there are restrictions on travel by trains as well. JKPM General Secretary Shehla Rashid has termed these restrictions as a

Illegal drugs have ruined the lives of Kashmiri people, says Indumeet

Srinagar On the Doctors day , Socio Political leader of Kashmir Indumeet Singh on Monday appealed to the Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) to take steps against the illegal drugs which are available and selling in huge quantity here in Kashmir. In a statement Indumeet said, “These illegal drugs are available in huge quantities in

Amit Shah on two-day J&K visit from June 26

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days beginning June 26, the sources said. Earlier, Shah was scheduled to visit the Valley for a day on June 30. “The visit has been advanced due to the home minister’s busy schedule connected with the Union Budget. The Home Minister will chair

Security forces have crippled Kashmir militancy: J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Wednesday that the security forces have broken the backbone of militancy in Kashmir and whatever is still left of it would be wiped out soon.Speaking to media on the sidelines of an event in here, Malik said: “Security forces have broken the backbone of militancy in

4 soldiers lost in one day, as key Pulwama attack man killed

The Indian Army on Tuesday killed yet another militant linked to the Pulwama attack that took away the lives of 40 CRPF troopers earlier this year. Despite losing 4 soldiers in past 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army was successful in killing the Jaish man whose car was used in the February 14

JKPM demands permanent NTA exam centres in Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement has invoked various central and state government authorities, demanding “urgent relocation” of NET examination centres to the preferred centres of aspirants. JKPM General Secretary Shehla Rashid has written to various authorities, including Prime Minister’s Office, National Testing Agency, Governor’s Office, etc. on behalf of hundreds of aspirants who are demanding

Search on for 8 missing climbers in Nanda Devi

A search is underway for seven climbers — four Britons, two Americans and an Australian — and their Indian liaison officer, who went missing a week ago during an expedition to the Nanda Devi peak in Uttarakhand, CNN reported on Sunday citing local authorities.The group was attempting to scale Nanda Devi East, one of the

Gunfight breaks out in Shopian village

A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces at Dragad Sugan area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday wee hours. As per sources , a joint team army’s 44 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search at Dragad Sugan area during pre-dawn hours today. A police officer told us that cordon

State to have Disaster Response Force

DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla Himachal Pradesh will establish State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), on analogy of National Disaster Response Force to generate a prompt and efficient response at the time of disasters. This was revealed by Chief Secretary BK Agarwal while chairing the 9th meeting of State Executive Committee (SEC) held here last evening. He said

After days of tension, Kashmir limps back to normal

After two days of official clampdown and separatist called protests, life on Sunday started limping back to normal in the Kashmir valley.Authorities had imposed a clampdown in the Valley after the killing of top militant commander Zakir Musa on Thursday. Curfew-like restrictions, closure of all educational institutions, cancellation of scheduled exams and a virtual Internet

Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi

Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi

 Five people were killed on Sunday when a car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-metre-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh‘s Mandi district, police said.The accident took place near Janjehli while the victims were en route to attend Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur’s election meeting in his home constituency

7 from J&K crack UPSC Civil Services 2018

7 from J&K crack UPSC Civil Services 2018

7 from J&K crack UPSC:Seven aspirants from Jammu and Kashmir have cracked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil service exam-2018.The list of 759 successful candidates made public by the UPSC on Friday included seven names belonging to the Jammu region. Rehana Bashir from Poonch has secured the 187th rank in the merit list. She

Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, rescue operations on

 Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search operation despite inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five more have gone missing. As the efforts entered the second day, the authorities suspected that the soldiers might be trapped in the snow pile spread over a 200 square

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow. The Himachal Pradesh’s capital on Friday woke up to a sunny morning with plentiful snowfall overnight, hampering traffic and snapping of electricity cables.”It was bright and sunny across the state after a day of widespread snow and rain,” an official of the Met Office told IANS. Snow hit vehicular

Snow Himachal Pradesh

Widespread snow likely in state of Himachal Pradesh

THE SUPPLY OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES AND TRANSPORTATION OF PEOPLE MAY GET HAMPERED IN REMOTE AREAS OF THE STATE WITH MORE SNOWFALL, A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL TOLD MEDIA The State will receive widespread snowfall and rain starting on Wednesday till Friday at least, the weather office here warned on Monday. Residents and tourists have been advised not