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Eid prayers passed off peacefully across Kashmir

Srinagar, May 3 : Eid prayers passed off peacefully across Kashmir, officials said. The largest Eid gathering in Kashmir was held at Hazratbal shrine where thousands of people offered prayers. Former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah also offered prayers at the shrine. Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramazan, is celebrated for two days in the Valley. Male members of the family visit houses of all their friends and relatives for two days on the occasion of Eid. No Eid congregational prayers were allowed at Jamia Masjid and Eidgah in old Srinagar due to a face-off between the authorities and the Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid, the managing body of the historic mosque.

Joint security review meeting of ‘Amarnath Yatra’ held

Srinagar, April 22 : Senior security officials on Friday directed all the officers to maintain the highest-level of alertness and ensure proper access control at transit and base camps for the upcoming Shri Amarnath ji Yatra police said. A police spokesman said a joint security review meeting was held in Kashmir in which threadbare discussions were made regarding overall security arrangements to be adopted for Yatra. The meeting was held at 3 Sector Manasbal in Ganderbal district which was attended by Deputy Inspector General of Police, Central Kashmir Sujit Kumar, Commander 3 Sector Brigadier Atul Rajput, DIG CRPF North Randeep Kr. Rana, senior police, Army and CRPF officials. "During the meeting, a detailed security review of all locations enroute including transit camps, base camps at Baltal and Domail were taken," the spokesman said. Senior officers also reviewed traffic management for smooth passage of Yatra convoys and availability of parking places.

Four JKAS officers transferred, given additional charge

Srinagar, Oct 5 : Four Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (JKAS) officers were transferred and given additional charge of posts in the Union Territory, an official said. He said Nargis Suraiya, JKAS, Joint Director, Handlooms, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Authority, Doodhpathri, relieving Dr Nasir Ahmad Lone, JKAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Budgam of the additional charge of the post.

Host of schemes to be launched soon to engage youth in...

Srinagar, Jun 18 : Asserting that a host of schemes would be launched soon to engage youth in various sectors in the Union Territory (UT), Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday directed for establishing Youth Clubs in every Panchayat across Jammu and Kashmir for constructive activities and addressing all the concerns of young generation.

Restrictions on movement of people back in Kashmir due to ‘COVID...

Srinagar, Jun 11 (UNI) Streets again wore a deserted look as restrictions on movement of people and transportation were re-imposed on Friday to curtail the spread of COVID-19 virus in Kashmir valley.

COVID: J&K High Powered Committee issues directions for decongestion of prisons

Srinagar, May 17 (UNI) The High Powered Committed in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday passed a slew of directions, including decongestion of prisons by releasing eligible inmates and ensuing social distancing amid unabated rise in the number of COVID-19 deaths and new cases in the Union Territory.

Pleasant weather in Kashmir due to sunshine, night temps dips

Srinagar, Apr 25 (UNI) The weather remained pleasant for the second successive day on Sunday as bright sunshine greeted people in the summer capital, Srinagar, and other parts of Kashmir valley, where the mercury during the night dipped and settled several degrees below normal. A Met department spokesperson told UNI that the weather mainly remains dry during the next 24 hours in Kashmir. “No large change in weather conditions is expected as skies would remain clear till May 3 in the valley,”

CRPF jawan dies of heart attack in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 25 (UNI) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, who was undergoing treatment at S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), died of heart attack in the summer capital, Srinagar, on Monday.

ACB arrests two J&K police personnel in bribe case in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 28 (UNI) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested a Station House Officer (SHO) and Head Constable (HC) for demanding and accepting a bribe in the central Kashmir district of Badgam on Tuesday, a spokesman for the ACB said in a statement. He said that a complaint was received that by Police Station(PS) ACB, Srinagar, that SHO Gowhar Gul and HC Nazir Ahmad Bhat of police station Khag in Badgam district were demanding bribe Rs 4000 for settlement of a complaint lodged by him.
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