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Curfew in Kishtwar: Militants hold PDP leader, kin hostage, flee with PSO’s rifle

According to the sources, the militants tied the hands and legs of Nasir’s family members with ropes, put tapes on their mouths and locked them up in different rooms. Thereafter, they threatened Nasir for nearly 11 hours for joining mainstream politics, said sources.

Jammu: 35 killed, many injured as bus falls into gorge in Kishtwar; probe ordered

At least 35 passengers were killed Monday morning when a minibus fell into a deep gorge along Keshwan-Thakrai road in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district

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Kishtwar bus accident: J-K Guv announces ex-gratia Rs 5 lakh to kin of deceased

At least 35 passengers were killed Monday morning when a minibus fell into a deep gorge along Keshwan-Thakrai road in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district

Faces On The Fringes Of News: ‘Half-a-dozen agencies are monitoring the attendance of teachers’

A teacher at a government school in Kishtwar, on conditions of anonymity, talks about how the order is “against civil service rules”.

Kishtwar: Govt teachers must get attendance certificates from parents to draw salary

With this, Kishtwar becomes the first district in Jammu and Kashmir where a government servant will have to obtain an attendance certificate from general public of the concerned area for release of their salary.

‘Many officials run own businesses or take part in politics. People are angry’: Kishtwar Dept Commissioner

To check absenteeism in government offices, Singh’s office ordered video recording at market places with high footfall to identify employees “wandering during duty hours”. The move comes a month after a govt school teacher and forest department employee were identified among a mob that ransacked Singh’s office.

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Bunkers, STF make a return to J&K’s Kishtwar after six years

The last counter-insurgency operation that took place in Kishtwar after the district was declared militancy-free was on December 23, 2012.

RSS leader and his PSO killed in Kishtwar militant attack

Police said Chanderkant Sharma (50), RSS in-charge for Kishtwar and Doda districts who worked as a medical assistant at the hospital, and his PSO, Rajinder Kumar (30), were gunned down by two militants.

Unidentified gunmen enter J&K Police head constable's house, run away with AK-47 rifle

Head Constable Dalip Singh was at home when the incident took place. Singh has been living with his son in a rented accommodation near Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Kishtwar's Shedi Bazar area.

J&K: Anti-Corruption Bureau books officials in misappropriation case in Kishtwar

The FIR was registered against the then officials of education zone on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations of misappropriation of government funds to the tune of Rs 10.50 lakhs pertaining to cooking cost and honorarium to cooks, he said. 

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