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JKSSB Notification for Extension of Last date of Apply for Various Posts (Kashmiri Migrants and Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits)
Job Updates, State Jobs

JKSSB Notification for Extension of Last date of Apply for Various Posts (Kashmiri Migrants and Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits)

JKSSB has extended the last date to apply for the various posts for Kashmiri Migrants and Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits. Due to lot of requests from different organizations of Kashmiri Pandits and individuals applying for the posts, the management at JKSSB have decided to extend the applying date for the examination.       Download the Extension Notification here: DOWNLOAD
COVID-19 cases in J&K rises to 1,11,130 with 452 fresh infections
State News

COVID-19 cases in J&K rises to 1,11,130 with 452 fresh infections

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 452 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the union territory’s tally to 1,11,130, while six more fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,708, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 258 are from the Jammu division and 194 from the Kashmir division, they said. Jammu district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 127, followed by 81 in Srinagar, according to the officials. There are 4,951 active cases in the union territory, while 1,04,471 patients have recovered so far, the officials said. Of the six fresh deaths, three each were reported from Jammu and Kashmir regions.
NATO Sect. Gen reiterates call for Afghan ceasefire
International

NATO Sect. Gen reiterates call for Afghan ceasefire

Kabul: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has reiterated his call for Afghan ceasefire. Stoltenberg, at the first session of the NATO’s foreign ministers meeting on Tuesday, said: “We call on Taliban to reduce violence, but of course, that’s only the first step.” What we need to see is a lasting peace agreement. And part of that has to be a ceasefire. So, the reduction of violence should only be the first step,” the NATO chief said, adding that “The ambition is intra-Afghan peace solution. And, of course, that has to include a comprehensive ceasefire.” He said that NATO supports the Afghan peace process and, as part of that, NATO adjusted it’s presence in Afghanistan, Tolo news reported. “While the United States has decided to further reduce its troop...
JKSSB Fresh Govt Recruitment for Various Posts (Kashmiri Migrants and Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits)
Job Updates, State Jobs

JKSSB Fresh Govt Recruitment for Various Posts (Kashmiri Migrants and Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits)

JKSSB Fresh Govt Recruitment for Various Posts Posts : Various Total Posts : 1997 Advertisement for Divisional/District Cadre Posts for various posts in different Departments under PM Package for Kashmiri Migrants and Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits Date of Commencement for submission of online applications = 07-12-2020. Last Date for submission of online applications =21-12-2020. Annexure “A” = Name of the Post, Cadre, Pay Level, Category wise break up of posts & Qualification. Annexure “B” = Criteria for selection) Annexure “C”=Certificate regarding physical limitation. Annexure “D”=letter of undertaking for using own Scribe The J&K Services Selection Board invites online application from eligible candidates for participating in the selection proces...
IOC launches India’s first 100 Octane petrol
National News

IOC launches India’s first 100 Octane petrol

New Delhi: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Tuesday launched the nation’s first 100 Octane petrol, helping India join a select league of nations globally that have such superior quality fuel. Launching the fuel, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said XP100 premium petrol will initially be available at select outlet of IOC in 10 cities — Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Agra, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad. The fuel is manufactured at IOC’s Mathura refinery in Uttar Pradesh and supplied at select petrol pumps, he said. Octane ratings are measures of fuel stability. It is a measure of a fuel’s ability to avoid knock. Knock occurs when fuel is prematurely ignited in the engine’s cylinder, which degrades efficiency and can be damaging to the engine. The higher the octane...
Minimum temperatures dips below zero in Kashmir and Ladakh
State News

Minimum temperatures dips below zero in Kashmir and Ladakh

Jammu: Night temperatures across Kashmir again dropped below the freezing point on Wednesday as the weather office forecast dry and cold weather across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh till Saturday. Morning chill kept most Kashmiris indoors on Wednesday till a feeble sun started struggling its way through thin layer of winter clouds. The 40-day long period of harsh winter cold called the ‘Chillai Kalan’ in Kashmir starts on December 21 and ends on January 31. Almost all major and minor water bodies of the Valley freeze and the perennial water reservoirs of Kashmir get replenished due to heavy snowfall during this period. An official of the MET department said minimum temperatures remained below the freezing point in both UTs. “Dry and cold weather conditions ...
Farmers income has halved while that of govt’s friends has risen: Rahul
National News

Farmers income has halved while that of govt’s friends has risen: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Centre over its claim of doubling farmers’ income and alleged that their income has in fact “halved” under the ‘suit-boot sarkar’, while that of its crony friends has grown four times. His remarks come at a time when farmers from Punjab and Haryana are protesting at the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders of the national capital against the Centre’s new agriculture reform laws “They said farmers income will be doubled. What they did was increase incomes of ‘friends’ four times and those of farmers will be halved. This suit-boot government is of lies and loot,” Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi. The Congress leader also shared a video of the atrocities and use of force against the protesting farmers with a voice-over ...
Pakistan Rangers violates ceasefire along IB in J&K’s Kathua
State News

Pakistan Rangers violates ceasefire along IB in J&K’s Kathua

Kathua: Pakistani Rangers opened fire at border outposts along the International Border (IB) in Hiranagar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, drawing retaliation from the Border Security Force, officials said on Wednesday. The firing from across the border in Karol Krishna, Pansar and Gurnam border outposts started around 9.50 pm on Tuesday and the cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 4 am Wednesday, the officials said. There was no report of any damage on the Indian side.
Heavy security cover at Delhi borders, traffic snarls
National News

Heavy security cover at Delhi borders, traffic snarls

New Delhi: Heavy police force was deployed on the national capital’s border points on Wednesday as the standoff between the Centre and farmers continued, with commuters facing a harrowing time after the protestors blocked key entrances to the city for the seventh day on the trot. While the police have kept the Haryana-Delhi border at Singhu and Tikri closed for traffic, the protest at Ghazipur, the city’s border with Uttar Pradesh, has also intensified. The protest at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border led to the closure of a key route connecting the national capital with the state. The Chilla border on Noida link road is closed for traffic due to farmers’ protests near Gautam Budh Dwar. People are advised to avoid Noida link road for going to Noida and use NH 24 and DND instead, the tr...
Covid Update: 471 new COVID cases and 5 deaths in J&K
State News

Covid Update: 471 new COVID cases and 5 deaths in J&K

Jammu: J&K on Sunday recorded 471 new cases of coronavirus, taking the tally to 1,09,854, while the death number has reached 1,685 with five more as of today, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 260 were detected from the Jammu division and 211 were detected from the Kashmir division, they said. The officials said Jammu district has recorded the highest of 122 cases, while Srinagar has recorded only 86. There are 5,087 active cases as of now in the UT of Jammu Kashmir, while 1,03,082 patients have recovered, they said. Five COVID-19 deaths were reported in the UT in the last 24 hours — three of them were from Jammu and two were from Kashmir region.