Don’t share Wi-Fi, Hotspots with strangers: J&K Police

Don’t share Wi-Fi, Hotspots with strangers: J&K Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police have cautioned people not to provide WiFi or hotspot connection with strangers as that may be used for subversive activities. Police in central Kashmir’s Budgam district urged Internet users not to share WiFi or hotspot connection with people one is not acquainted with as it may land to legal action. “Criminals and subversive elements are using WiFi and hotspot of others to communicate with each other and indulge in subversive activities,” the police statement said. Urging netizens of Budgam to act responsibly, police warned that those…

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J&K reported 58 fresh coronavirus cases and one death

Jammu and Kashmir reported 58 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the infection tally in the Union Territory to 4,55,391, while one new fatality due to the disease pushed the death toll to 4,757, officials said here. While 28 cases were reported from the Jammu division, 30 cases were reported from the Kashmir valley, they said. The new fatality was reported from the Jammu division, the officials said. There are 577 active cases of the disease in the Union Territory, while the number of recoveries has reached 4,50,057, the officials…

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PAGD to jointly contest elections In J&K

PAGD to jointly contest elections In J&K

The National Conference and the PDP – major constituents of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration – said on Monday that the grouping will jointly contest the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. “We will contest the elections together. There is a political party that said that they have left the alliance. The truth is that they were never part of the alliance. They had come to break us from within,” National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who heads the PAGD, told reporters in Srinagar. Similar sentiments were expressed by PDP…

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Kashmir reels under Heat Wave; Two-day wet spell from Tuesday predicts MeT

Kashmir reels under Heat Wave; Two-day wet spell from Tuesday predicts MeT

The Kashmir Valley continues to remain in the grip of a heat wave, even as the mercury dipped a little and settled at 33.4 degree Celsius, officials said. The weather remained mainly hot in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours and the Met Department forecast on Saturday that hot and mainly dry weather is likely to continue in the next 24 hours. “Current heatwave is expected to break on July 4 as light to moderate rain is likely to occur on July 4 and 5,” a department official…

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5 Pilgrims died while over 40000 devotees visit holy cave shrine so far

5 Pilgrims died while over 40000 devotees visit holy cave shrine so far

Five pilgrims have died since the commencement of the Amarnath Yatra this year, even as over 40,000 devotees have so far visited the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, officials said on Sunday. A pilgrim by the name Virinder Gupta is missing from the yatra’s Chandanwari-Sheshnag route, they said. Of the five deceased, three passed away due to cardiac arrests: Jai Prakash from Delhi died at Chandanwari, Devender Tayal (53) from Bareily collapsed at Lower Cave and Lipo Sharma (40) from Bihar died at Qazigund camp, the officials said.…

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J&K Policeman injured after unknown gunmen shot at him in Anantnag

J&K Policeman injured after unknown gunmen shot at him in Anantnag

Terrorists shot at and injured a policeman in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. The attack on Constable Firdous Ahmad took place at his Hugam area home around 7.30 pm in Srigufwara of the south Kashmir district, they said. The officials said the injured cop was rushed to the Srigufwara hospital, from where he was referred to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital here. The area has been cordoned off and a hunt launched to nab the attackers, they said.

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Summer Vacation: Despite govt order schools continue ongoing exams

Despite govt order schools continue ongoing exams

Many private schools have decided to continue their ongoing exams despite the summer vacation announced for all government and recognised private schools from July 4. Complaints are pouring in against several schools that have informed the students that their ongoing exams, in complete violation of the government order, would continue during the summer break. The J&K School Education Department (SED) on Friday announced summer vacation for schools from July 4 to 14 and Principal Secretary SED Bishwajit Kumar Singh said no school would be allowed to conduct exams during the…

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Highway Curbs: Fruit growers protest at Sopore mandi over halting of trucks on national highway

Highway Curbs: Fruit growers protest at Sopore mandi over halting of trucks on national highway

Fruit growers at the Asia’s largest fruit mandi, Sopore, today held a protest against the forces for stopping their fruit-laden trucks on the national highway resulting in damage to the fruit. Since the start of Amarnath Yatra, fruit traders alleged that not only trucks are stopped but drivers are also harassed. For the past many days, the growers from the Valley have been dispatching early varieties and stone fruit trucks to various fruit mandis across the country. Sopore fruit mandi president Fayaz Ahmad Malik, alias Kakaji, who was leading the…

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Parents/Guardians responsible for providing vehicles to minor; Man sentenced 3 year imprisonment for allowing minor to drive

Parents/Guardians responsible for providing vehicles to minor; Man sentenced 3 year imprisonment for allowing minor to drive

Srinagar Court Saturday sentenced a man to three-year imprisonment for allowing minor to drive his vehicle. However, looking at the antecedents of the convict, the court released convict on probation with conditions for maintaining good conduct. Special Mobile Magistrate (Traffic) Shabir Ahmad Malik, Srinagar, announced the verdict after the accused Bilal Ahmad Phapoo of Noorbagh claimed to be the owner of vehicle driven by minor and filed undertaking before the court. The Court also directed the Inspector General of Police (Traffic) to hold special drive against the menace of driving…

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COVID-19: J&K records 74 fresh cases

COVID-19: J&K records 74 fresh cases

The Government today informed that 74fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 50from Jammu division and 24 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 455257. Moreover, 58 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 40 from Jammu division and 18 from Kashmir division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 455257 positive cases, 561are Active Positive (399in Jammu Division and 162in Kashmir Division), 449940 have recovered and 4756 have died;…

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