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KPDCL disconnects thousands of non-paying consumers in Kashmir

19 Jul 2024 | 7:52 PM

Srinagar, July 19 (UNI) Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) has disconnected thousands of smart-metered consumers for non-payment of electricity bills, officials said.

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Fall armyworm insects hit maize crop in HP’s Solan district

19 Jul 2024 | 7:25 PM

Solan, July 19 (UNI) Maize growers in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan district are staring at possible losses due to infestation of fall armyworm insects, said officials on Friday.

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Agniveer Nikhil Dhadwal cremated with full state honors in Hamirpur

19 Jul 2024 | 6:18 PM

Shimla/Hamirpur (HP)July 19(UNI)Mortal remains of army jawan( Agni veer) Nikhil Dhadwal of Lahlari village of Hamirpur were consigned to flames near his native village on Friday.

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Incumbent upon the judiciary to take notice of arrest of senior lawyers: Mirwiaz

Incumbent upon the judiciary to take notice of arrest of senior lawyers: Mirwiaz

19 Jul 2024 | 5:27 PM

Srinagar, July 19 (UNI) All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday called for judicial intervention over the recent arrests of senior advocates in Kashmir.

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Clashes over water crisis in J&K's Baramulla after protesters block crucial highway

Clashes over water crisis in J&K's Baramulla after protesters block crucial highway

19 Jul 2024 | 3:48 PM

Srinagar, July 19 (UNI) Several people were injured and many vehicles were damaged in a clash between police and protesters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday, officials said.

The protesters blocked the Srinagar Baramulla National Highway at Chenabal, Mirgund Pattan over the persistent shortage of drinking water in their area.

The personal security officers of BJP leaders were also injured when protesters allegedly resorted to stone pelting.

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Govt to provide subsidy to farmers adopting natural farming: Shivraj Singh

Govt to provide subsidy to farmers adopting natural farming: Shivraj Singh

19 Jul 2024 | 3:32 PM

Lucknow, July 19 (UNI) Union Agriculture Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday, emphasized the need to promote natural farming practices and said that the Union government is considering offering subsidies to encourage natural farming methods.

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Excessive use of fertiliser acting as slow poison: Yogi

Excessive use of fertiliser acting as slow poison: Yogi

19 Jul 2024 | 3:19 PM

Lucknow, July 19 (UNI) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said excessive use of fertiliser has led to the need for a 'Cancer Train' there.

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Bring Kashmiri students back from violence-hit Bangladesh: Mufti

Bring Kashmiri students back from violence-hit Bangladesh: Mufti

19 Jul 2024 | 2:29 PM

Srinagar, July 19 (UNI) Amid violent protests in Bangladesh, Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday urged External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to urgently intervene and ensure the safe return of Kashmiri students from that country.

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Man, son shot dead in Punjab over land dispute

Man, son shot dead in Punjab over land dispute

19 Jul 2024 | 2:08 PM

Fazilka (Punjab), July 19 (UNI) A man and son were allegedly shot dead by a person over a land dispute at Pakka village in this district on Friday.

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10-day Shravan Ashtami fair in Shri Chintpurni temple in HP from August 5

19 Jul 2024 | 1:38 PM

Una (Himachal Pradesh), July 19 (UNI) The ten-day Shravan Ashtami fair will be organized at the famous Shaktipeeth Mata Shri Chintpurni temple in this district from August 5.

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Two BJP leaders attacked during a protest over water shortage in north Kashmir

Two BJP leaders attacked during a protest over water shortage in north Kashmir

19 Jul 2024 | 1:02 PM

Srinagar, July 19 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said protesters in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district attacked two of its leaders, injuring their Personal Security Officers (PSOs).

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J&K: SOG launches search op after grenade found in hospital complex in Poonch

J&K: SOG launches search op after grenade found in hospital complex in Poonch

19 Jul 2024 | 11:45 AM

Jammu, July 19 (UNI) The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday launched a search operation after a grenade was found in the premises of a district hospital in Poonch.

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Sweet success: Kashmiri farmer's watermelon dream bears fruit

Sweet success: Kashmiri farmer's watermelon dream bears fruit

19 Jul 2024 | 11:17 AM

Srinagar, July 19 (UNI) In the picturesque village of Wantarak Chak, six km from Mattan in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, a 45-year-old farmer, Mohammad Aslam Khan, has turned his long-cherished dream into a reality as he has successfully grown hybrid watermelons on a commercial scale, attracting a lot of attention and admiration.

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Keran counter infiltration op initiated on intelligence input generated by J&K Police

Keran counter infiltration op initiated on intelligence input generated by J&K Police

19 Jul 2024 | 10:58 AM

Srinagar, July 19 (UNI) The counter-infiltration operation that led to the killing of two militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district was initiated on intelligence input generated by J&K Police, officials said on Friday.

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Fresh batch of over 4,800 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Fresh batch of over 4,800 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

19 Jul 2024 | 9:56 AM

Jammu, July 19 (UNI) A fresh batch of more than 4800 pilgrims left for Shri Amarnath cave shrine for both Pahalgam and Baltal routes in Kashmir on Friday from Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas base camp here.

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