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LG Sinha Inaugurates Jhelum Riverfront in Srinagar
Kashmir, Srinagar, State

LG Sinha Inaugurates Jhelum Riverfront in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 31: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, on Tuesday, inaugurated the Jhelum Riverfront (Right Bank) Zero Bridge to the General Post Office (GPO). The riverfront has been upgraded as a pedestrian and cycling promenade along with parks, and public plazas equipped with public amenities like toilets, seating spaces, and high-quality lighting to the people. Sinha congratulated the Srinagar Smart City Limited for providing a distinct identity to the city’s rich heritage through the Jhelum Riverfront project. Srinagar Smart City Limited is also shifting electric and telecommunication utility cables underground in order to make the riverfront a wire-free public space. Earlier in the month of May this year, the Lt Governor had inaugurated the 6 km-long stretch of the Jhelum Ra...
RR Swain Takes Over As Jammu Kashmir’s 17th DGP
Kashmir, Srinagar, State

RR Swain Takes Over As Jammu Kashmir’s 17th DGP

Srinagar, Oct 31: R.R. Swain assumed the role of the 17th Director General of Police for Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday during a function held at PHQ Srinagar. Spl DG Crime J&K, A.K. Choudhary, along with ADGsP S. J. M. Gillani, M.K. Sinha, and Vijay Kumar, as well as Director of Fire & Emergency Services, J&K, Alok Kumar, Commissioner Secretary of Industries & Commerce, Shri Vikramjeet Singh, IGP V. K Birdi, IGP (CIV/Hqrs) B.S. Tuti, and other senior officers from the J&K Police were in attendance. Upon his arrival, Swain was welcomed by senior officers and received a guard of honour in the PHQ lawns. He also inspected the guard of honour. R.R. Swain, an IPS officer from the 1991 batch, held several significant positions within the Jammu and Kashmir Police, incl...
Four Dead, 10 Injured after Vehicle Falls into Gorge in JK
Kashmir, Kupwara, State

Four Dead, 10 Injured after Vehicle Falls into Gorge in JK

Kupwara, Oct 31: At least four persons died while 10 others were injured after a vehicle fell in a gorge in Nawagabra area of Karnah in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Quoting an official, KNO reported that the vehicle skidded off and fell into a gorge, resulting in the death of four persons. He said that 10 others travelling in the vehicle also suffered injuries in the incident. “The injured are being treated at SDH Tangdhar. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered,” the official added.
Will Do Every Bit to Get Statehood Back: Omar Abdullah
Kashmir, Srinagar, State

Will Do Every Bit to Get Statehood Back: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, Oct 31: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that Jammu and Kashmir National Conference will do every bit to get Statehood back either before elections or afterwards. Speaking to reporters during his Karnah visit, Omar said “I won’t contest polls but NC will not leave space to others and will participate in every election. We will do every bit to get Statehood back to J&K whether it will materialize before elections or afterwards”. “NC will participate in elections and will get Statehood back to J&K come what may,” former CM J&K asserted. To a query he said the party will field a new candidate for north Kashmir’s Parliamentary seat as erstwhile MP’s health conditions does not permit him to reach out people. “Individuals cannot decide of their o...
Srinagar-Jammu highway blocked in Ramban due to incessant rains, schools closed
Jammu, Kashmir, Ramban, State

Srinagar-Jammu highway blocked in Ramban due to incessant rains, schools closed

Ramban, October 17: The National Highway-44 in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir was blocked due to incessant rains, an official said on Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner of Ramban Mussarat Zia on social media handle X informed that movement on NH-44 has been blocked due to incessant rains and asked people to avoid travelling today on the same. "NH-44 blocked at Cafeteria Morh, near Ramban due to incessant rains. People are advised to check TCUs for updates and avoid travelling today," Deputy Commissioner Ramban posted on X. https://twitter.com/dcramban/status/1714129266936578303?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1714129266936578303%7Ctwgr%5Ebd0f67daee00561e00c9e59311d67266cb8c11ad%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.greaterkashmir.com%2Fchenab-vall...
Fire damages school in Bandipora
Bandipora, Kashmir, State

Fire damages school in Bandipora

Bandipora, Dec 14: A government middle school was demaged in a massive blaze in Turknaadi Turkpora village of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, officials said here on Wednesday morning. Quoting an official, news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that fire broke out in the school building at Turknaadi in the wee hours today morning. He said in the incident school building was damaged as fire tenders couldn’t reach early. The area is around 12 kilometres away from the district headquarter. The official said the cause of the fire was being ascertained.
No death or major injuries to soldiers at LAC: Rajnath Singh
National, State

No death or major injuries to soldiers at LAC: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Dec 13: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that timely intervention by the Indian soldiers stopped the Chinese PLA troops from encroaching on the country’s territory during the December 9 face-off at Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang sector. Speaking in the Lok Sabha today, the Defence Minister said that the Indian Army bravely stopped the Chinese People Liberation Army (PLA) PLA troops from encroaching on Indian territory and forced them to withdraw to their posts. “On December 9, 2022, in the Yangtse area of Tawang sector, PLA troops encroached upon and attempted to change the status quo. This attempt was tackled by our troops in a determined manner. There was fist fight during this face-off as well. Our troops bravely stopped the PLA from encroaching upon our terri...
Police attaches house for harbouring militants in Khrew
Kashmir, Pulwama, State

Police attaches house for harbouring militants in Khrew

Srinagar, Dec 7: Police on Wednesday attached a house for providing of intentional harbouring and logistic support to militants in Khrew. A Police Spokesman said, "On 19/20 August 2021, Police in Awantipora received an information through reliable sources regarding presence of a group of terrorists in the house of Gh Ahmad Najar son of Gh Mohd Najar resident of Danak Mohala Khrew who are conspiring to carry out terror act in the area." "Accordingly, a joint cordon and search operation was launched along with Army (50RR) and CRPF (185 Bn). When the cordon was being laid, the hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately upon the operational party with the intent to kill the Police/Security forces. The fire was effectively retaliated leading to an encounter", he said. The spokesman said ...
NIT Srinagar lifts All India Inter-NIT Faculty trophy
Kashmir, National, Sports, Srinagar, State

NIT Srinagar lifts All India Inter-NIT Faculty trophy

Srinagar, Dec 8: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Wednesday defeated NIT Uttarakhand by 26 runs in the finals of All India Inter-NIT Faculty and Staff Cricket Tournament at Sports Cricket Ground at Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagpur. The tournament was hosted by VNIT Nagpur and 20 NITs from across India participated in the mega event. Earlier after winning the toss, NIT Uttarakhand decided to field first. On a tough surface, NIT Srinagar started well and scored 125/8 in 20 allotted Overs. While chasing the target, NIT Uttarakhand made a shaky start and lost their 5 wickets quickly during the Powerplay and was eventually bundled out for 99 in 18.2 overs. For NIT Srinagar, Captain Faisal Ir...
Encounter breaks out in Shopian : Police
Kashmir, Shopian, State

Encounter breaks out in Shopian : Police

Srinagar, Dec 07: An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday evening, police said. In a tweet, Kashmir Zone Police said that the gunfight was going-on in Watho area of Shopian. “Encounter has started at Watho area of #Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” the police tweet said. Tweet Link