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Upset over ‘low-key’ portfolios, Sajad Lone refuses to join Mufti’s cabinet

Jammu: Sajad Lone of the Peoples Conference (PC) on Wednesday refused to join the council of ministers in the PDP-BJP government headed by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as he is upset over the portfolio allocated to him. Lone was miffed over allocation of Science and Technology/Animal Husbandry portfolios to him on Tuesday. “Lone considered the newly assigned portfolio...

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Kashmir

GAD issues order for providing staff to Council of Ministers

JAMMU: The General Administration Department (GAD) Wednesday issued an order regarding the norms to be followed for providing of staff to the Council of Ministers. As per the order no person related to Council of Ministe...

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Srinagar

10 fresh cases of swine flu; total 277

DAK condemns health dept’s ‘gag order’

Srinagar: Ten more patients have tested positive for swine flu in Kashmir, taking the total number of those infected with the virus to 277, even as no fresh deaths have been reported due to the disease, health officials ...

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Jammu

Budget session from March 18

Jammu: Governor N N Vohra Wednesday announced that the first budget session of PDP-BJP government led by Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed would commence from March 18. Under the provision of Section 55(1) of the Constitution of J&am...

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Business

Chamber suggests exploring Tosamaidan as tourist destination

SRINAGAR: Tosamaidan figures in the list of places that the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has asked the state authorities to develop as new tourist destinations in Kashmir Valley. The chamber has held m...

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Sports

Pakistan pummel UAE to boost quarter-final prospects

NAPIER: Pakistan continued their revival in the World Cup with a solid batting and bowling performance in a 129-run win against United Arab Emirates in Napier on Wednesday. Opener Ahmed Shehzad fell seven short of his ma...

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