Many retired Gorkha soldiers in 6.6k applicants for J&K domicile
The past one week since the J&K administration started issuing domicile certificates, over 6,600 applicants — majority of them retired soldiers and officers from the Gorkha community — have got the document that allows them to buy property and apply for jobs in the UT. In Kashmir, about 700 certificates have been issued, many of them former Gorkha soldiers and officers.
Single-day spike of 20,903 COVID-19 cases in India, total tally climbs to 6,25,544
The number of recoveries stands at 3,79,891 while one pati...
NHRC tells UTs of J&K, Ladakh to intimate it about custodial, encounter deaths
In case of custodial deaths, the National Human Rights Commiss...
20 doctors and 25 pregnant women test positive for COVID-19 in Kashmir
What makes things worst to handle in Kashmir is that around 20 doctors have tested positive till now in Kashmir and scores of health workers have been put into isolation, which poses a threat of crippling the health infrastructure and posing danger to frontline workers.
Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani quits Hurriyat Conference
Veteran separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday announced his dissociation from the faction of the Hurriyat Conference that he floated in 2003 by enforcing a vertical split in the amalgam.
J&K: Separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani resigns from All Party Hurriyat Conference
Senior Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday resigned from All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC). "Looking at the current situation...
Jammu & Kashmir: 2 terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter
In two separate encounters in Kulgam and Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir, four terrorists have been gunned down. Two terrorists were killed in...
Kashmir missing from Modi's Rs 21 lakh crore economic package: Joint Organization of Industries and Traders
Several business organizations in Kashmir joined hands under the umbrella of Joint Organizations of Industries and Trade, here in Srinagar lamenting that they have been kept out of Rs 21 lakh crore economic package, union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced recently to reopen the economy in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Ladakh
According to the NCS, the quake occurred at 8.15 pm at a depth of 25 kilometres. There were no reports of any damage, officials said. Its epicentre was in Ladakh, the Meteorological Department said, adding that tremors were also felt in most parts of the Kashmir Valley and Kishtwar and Doda districts in Jammu region.
CIC to begin hearing Jammu & Kashmir RTI cases from May 15
Though the union territories of J&K and Ladakh have still not put their RTI machinery in place or transferred pending RTI applications to CIC, the transparency watchdog has registered 100 fresh applications from J&K. Senior information commissioner D P Sinha has been entrusted with the responsibility of hearing cases from the union territory beginning Friday.
Don't take admissions in 'unapproved' educational institutions in PoK: Government to J&K, Ladkah students
In a public notice, published in local dailies here, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) cautioned the students of J&K and Ladakh about "unapproved technical institutions" operating in PoK.
2G internet services restored in 8 of Kashmir's 10 districts
Ordering restoration of 2G internet services, Principal Secretary, Home Shaleen Kabra maintained that high-speed internet can be used by inimical elements to coordinate terror attacks or incite people by circulating propaganda material.
Sources of contamination of all COVID-19 patients in Kashmir traced: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir
The five districts identified as hotspots include Bandipora, Baramullah, Kupwara, and Srinagar in Valley and Jammu district in Jammu division. The five districts have reported 80 percent of the cases recorded in J&K since March 9, when first case was recorded in Jammu.
Kashmir administration to screen all functioning industrial units for COVID-19
The administration has now shut down the industrial estate in Rangreth, where over 25 units were operating, as 14 people working or associated with FIL Industries cold storage unit tested positive for coronavirus.
Restrictions tightened in Kashmir after reports of lockdown violations
Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 434 cases of the virus, even as five patients have died and 92 recovered.
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