Kashmir

JK reports 72 new covid-19 cases

Srinagar, Oct 23: Jammu and Kashmir reported 72 new covid-19 cases even as there was no death due to the virus during the past 24 hours, officials said Saturday. Among the fresh cases, nine were reported from Jammu Division and 63 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 331566. There …

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No fresh COVID-19 cases in Ladakh

Leh, Oct 23 (PTI) No fresh COVID-19 cases were recorded during the past 24 hours in Ladakh, where three patients recovered from the infection, bringing down the active cases in the Union Territory to 40, officials said on Saturday Ladakh has registered an overall tally of 20,896 cases since the outbreak …

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KU postpones all exams scheduled today

Srinagar, Oct 23: Kashmir University announced postponement of all examinations on Saturday, a spokesman of the University said. “In view of inclement weather, all UG examinations of the University of Kashmir scheduled today (23-10-2021) are hereby postponed. Fresh date for the conduct of deferred examinations will be notified later,” the …

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Union HM Amit Shah lands in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 23: Union home minister Amit Shah arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on October 23 for a three-day visit. This is his first visit to the union territory since the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019, officials said. The Union home minister will chair a high-level meet with …

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Three killed, four others injured during a road mishap in Reasi

Jammu, Oct 23: Three persons including a mother-son duo were killed and four others injured when a load carrier they were travelling in turned turtle near Chaklass Mahore in Reasi district on Saturday, officials said. They said the load carrier—Tata Mobile bearing registration number (JK20B-3982), on its way from Pulwama …

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US military says it killed al-Qaida leader in drone strike

Washington, Oct 23 (AP) The US military says it killed a senior al-Qaida leader in an airstrike Friday in northwest Syria. Army Major John Rigsbee, a spokesman for US Central Command, said in a statement that Abdul Hamid al-Matar was killed by a drone strike. Rigsbee said the killing of …

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Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir, Ladakh; heavy rains in plains

Srinagar, Oct 23 (PTI) Parts of Kashmir and Ladakh received fresh snowfall on Saturday while the plains of the valley were lashed by heavy rains, leading to early onset of winter-like conditions, officials said. They said moderate snowfall was witnessed in Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Shopian and Gurez areas of the …

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