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4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Kashmir
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4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Kashmir

A moderate-intensity earthquake jolted Kashmir valley on Monday morning. The quake, measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale, struck Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan at 8:14 am Indian time, reported European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.  There was no report of any damage to life and property.

Pulses sample lifted from Srinagar for testing
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Pulses sample lifted from Srinagar for testing

According to the Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Srinagar, following complaints that some pulses are colored, polished and then sold in market, samples of different varieties of pulses were lifted from Srinagar markets for laboratory analysis today. Accordingly, a team of food safety officers headed by the Assistant Commissioner seized 4970 […]

What has demonetisation achieved? asks Omar
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What has demonetisation achieved? asks Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today questioned what demonetisation had achieved, claiming cashless transactions were declining while fake currency in circulation was increasing. “Cashless transactions (declining) Fake currency in circulation (increasing). Almost entire lot of notes demonetised back in the banks. So what is the achievement?” Omar […]

Policeman killed in J&K gunfight
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Policeman killed in J&K gunfight

One policeman was killed and three security personnel, including an army major, were injured on Sunday in a gunfight in Kashmir’s Tral town. Police said intermittent firing exchanges still continued even though the house which the militants had used as a fortified bunker was demolished. Syed Javid Mujtaba Gillani, Kashmir […]