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Delhi High Court Rules in Favour of Students: MPhil/PhD seats cannot be reduced

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

The verdict came after a case was filed by the Students Federation of India against the Indian Union.

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Transfer Kathua Gang rape and Murder Case to CBI

 Monday, October 8, 2018  |  No Comments

The bench rejected the plea stating that the matter did not require fresh investigation.

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Rahul Will be PM After 2019 Elections, Says Punjab CM

 Tuesday, September 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Dismissing news about his differences with Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that the entire party is solidly backing Gandhi on every front.

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Pakistan to Elect new President Today

 Tuesday, September 4, 2018  |  No Comments

The lawmakers in Pakistan are set to elect the 13th president of the country by a secret ballot on Tuesday.

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Andhra CM, Kumaraswamy Meet to Strengthen Unity of Regional Parties

 Friday, August 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday met his Karnataka counterpart HD Kumaraswamy in Vijayawada and discussed how to strengthen unity among regional parties.

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Over 59,000 People Housed in 305 Relief Camps, Says Kerala CM

 Thursday, August 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said that they have housed as many as 59,296 flood-hit victims in 305 camps, set up by the authorities across the state.

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Army Orders Disciplinary Action against Major Gogoi over Srinagar Hotel Incident

 Monday, August 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Major Gogoi along with a girl and a man were arrested by police at the grand Mamta hotel. The incident came into light when the hotel staff called the police after a ruckus broke out in the hotel premises.

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Kashmiris Reach Out to Support Flood Victims of Kerela

 Monday, August 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Several individuals, including businessmen and hoteliers, contributed money from their pockets and arranged other necessary consumables that were later sent to Kerala

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Authorities Suspends Amarnath Yatra due to Non-Availability of Pilgrims

 Monday, August 27, 2018  |  No Comments

To date, 2,83,140 pilgrims had visited the cave shrine since the commencement of the yatra which entered into the final phase yesterday with the joining of the “Charri Mubarak” (saffron-robed holy mace of Lord Shiva).

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Satya Pal Malik is the New Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, arrives in Srinagar for Swearing-in Ceremony

 Thursday, August 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Meanwhile, Senior BJP leader Lal Ji Tandon was appointed as the Governor of Bihar replacing Malik

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Supreme Courts asks Jammu and Kashmir Government to File Reply on Custodial Torture of Talib Hussain

 Thursday, August 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Hussain is a key witness in the Kathua gang rape case, in which an eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community disappeared from near her home in a village close to Kathua in the Jammu region on January 10

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Protests Erupt in Kashmir Valley on Eid: Several Injured

 Thursday, August 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Meanwhile, clashes were also reported from Sopore town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district, where a demonstration was supposed to be held at the main chowk

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Article 35 A is Arbitrary and Violates Women’s Rights says BJP Leader

 Wednesday, August 22, 2018  |  No Comments

The Article 35 A violates the rights of a woman, who wants to marry a man of her choice, as marriage to a man from outside the state will deprive her and her heirs, the right to property, government job and right to vote in the state assembly and local body elections.

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India is trying to make Kashmir into Palestine: Yasin Malik

 Wednesday, August 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Addressing supporters after Friday prayer, who were protesting against the tampering of Article 35 A, Malik said that the RSS backed Government of India is trying to abrogate the Article 35 A  and by scrapping the state subject law, the RSS and the BJP wants to change the demography of the state after which a plebiscite would be irrelevant

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Congress Devises Kashmir Policy for Upcoming Election in J&K

 Wednesday, August 22, 2018  |  No Comments

The local Congress leaders are of the view that the  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) all three have stated policy on Kashmir and it was only Congress which did not have a policy since 1947

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Heavy Deployment of Security Forces on the Eve of Eid-Ul -Adha in Jammu and Kashmir

 Wednesday, August 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Ahead of Eid-Ul-Adha, the state government has directed authorities across the state of Jammu and Kashmir to increase the deployment of security forces and take other measures to ensure peaceful Eid-ul-Adha congregations and prayers

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UAE to Provide aid to Flood-hit Kerala

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formed a committee to provide relief to the people affected by flash floods in Kerala.

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Imran Khan Elected as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan was elected as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan after the newly-elected members of the National Assembly (NA) cast their vote on Friday.

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Punjab CM Donates Rs 10 Crore for Kerala Flood Relief

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced Rs 10 crore worth of immediate relief for flood-hit Kerala.

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Pakistan’s National Assembly to Elect new PM Today

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan’s newly-elected National Assembly (NA), the lower house of the country’s Parliament, will vote for the new Prime Minister of Pakistan on Friday.

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Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) following a prolonged illness. He was 93.

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Gujjar and Bakerwal Community Demands Extension of SC/ST Act to Jammu and Kashmir

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

According to Gujjar leaders, this bill could help their tribes to fight against atrocities that they were facing legally, constitutionally as well as politically

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Article 35-A Row: Joint Resistance Leadership Devise Strategy for its Protection

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The break-up of PDP-BJP government had also brought the focus back on the legal battle for  the protection of Article 35-A, which empowers the J&K legislature to define permanent residents and allow them the exclusive right to buy land in the state

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Kashmir Valley Under Tight Security Ahead Of Independence Day

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Along with the police, the paramilitary and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have intensified patrolling, checking and frisking of vehicles at various flash-points in Srinagar and other places of the valley

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Umar Khalid Attacked in Delhi

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Jawaharlal Nehru University student activist Umar Khalid was attacked by an unidentified gunman on Monday before an event at Constitution Club where he was supposed to speak. Khalid escaped unhurt.

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Somnath Chatterjee Dies at 89

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passed away here on Monday morning. He was 89.

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Passports Damaged in Kerala Floods to be Replaced for Free

 Sunday, August 12, 2018  |  No Comments

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Sunday announced that all the passports damaged due to the floods in Kerala will be replaced free of cost.

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33 Dead, 6 Missing in Kerala Floods

 Sunday, August 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday confirmed 33 deaths and six missing in Kerala floods.

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Dalit Lawyers ‘Purify’ Ambedkar Statue After BJP Leader Garlands it

 Saturday, August 11, 2018  |  No Comments

A group of Dalit lawyers in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh “purified” the statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar with milk and ‘gangaajal’ soon after it was garlanded by Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) state secretary Sunil Bansal on Friday.

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Anti-BJP Posters Surface Ahead of Shah’s Rally in Kolkata

 Saturday, August 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Ahead of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah’s public rally in Kolkata on Friday, posters reading ‘Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back’ were seen put up around Mayo Road, in the heart of the city.

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Triple Talaq Bill not to be Tabled in This Rajya Sabha Session

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Chairman of Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Triple Talaq Bill will not be tabled in the Rajya Sabha this session due to lack of consensus. The much-debated bill was scheduled to be tabled in the Upper House on the last of the Monsoon session, a day after Union Cabinet approved an amendment to the bill.

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Karnataka Announces Relief Fund for Flood-hit Kerala

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday announced a relief fund worth Rs. 10 crores to the flood-hit Kerala. The Chief Minister has also directed his Chief Secretary T.M. Vijayabhaskar to send relief materials and a team of doctors to the state.

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Oscars add ‘Popular Film’ Category

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Change is coming to the Oscars as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a new award- Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film, which is the first new category since 2001 when the Animated feature was added.

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Michelle Bachelet to be Next UN Human Rights Chief

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to be the next human rights chief of the world body.

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Karunanidhi Laid to Rest at Marina Beach

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi was laid to rest on Wednesday near the iconic Anna Memorial at Marina beach here.

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CBI Begins Inquiry Against Cambridge Analytica

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday initiated a preliminary inquiry into data theft of Indians from social networking service Facebook by British firms Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research.

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JNU to Host Second Convocation Today After 46 Years

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday will host its second convocation after a gap of 46 years at the AICTE auditorium.

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Ivan Duque Sworn in as new Colombian President

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Colombia’s conservative Ivan Duque Marquez on Tuesday took oath as the country’s 60th president, succeeding Juan Manuel Santos, who had been in power since 2010.

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PM Modi Silent on Crimes Against Women, Children, Says Rahul Gandhi

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remaining tightlipped on crimes against women and children in the country.

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Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam Detained Over Posts on Dhaka Protests

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Prominent Bangladeshi photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam was detained by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Detective Branch over his Facebook posts on the ongoing student protests.

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UIDAI Using Indians as Guinea Pigs, Says Cyber Expert

 Saturday, August 4, 2018  |  No Comments

After an Aadhaar helpline number mysteriously appeared on the devices of many Android users, cyber expert Pawan Duggal came down heavily on Google and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for “breaching people’s privacy”.

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Tim Cook Writes to Employees on Apple’s $1 Trillion Valuation

 Saturday, August 4, 2018  |  No Comments

While congratulating his 123,000 employees over the achievement of Apple becoming the first American company to be valued over 1 trillion USD, CEO Tim Cook, through a letter, asked his employees to stay focused on their mission.

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Prithviraj Chavan Pitches for Honouring Late Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav With Padma Awards

 Saturday, August 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan on Friday urged the Centre to honour Olympic wrestler Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav with Padma Bhushan posthumously.

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Sunita Williams Among 9 Astronauts to fly First Commercial Spacecraft

 Saturday, August 4, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday (local time) announced the names of the first astronauts to fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station.

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Supreme Court Gets its 8th Woman Judge

 Saturday, August 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Indira Banerjee has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India.

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Only President can Apply Constitutional Provisions for Article 35 A: Says Bar Association of Kashmir

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The High Court Bar Association Kashmir (HCBAK) filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking directions for participating as “interveners” in the proceedings of the case about Article 35 and assist the court in arriving at a conclusion

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Amendment in Public Safety Act Unacceptable: National Conference of Jammu and Kashmir

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Earlier, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir NN Vohra, had amended the Public Safety Act (PSA) to allow the government to detain people in jails outside the state, which was seen as a tough measure to regulate the protests in favour of freedom in Kashmir

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Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Victim was heavily sedated

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The drugs believed to be local cannabis as well as Epitril with the composition of 0.5mg were given to the victim. Besides that, she was forcefully given five tablets of Clonazepam of 0.5 mg each which is higher than the safe dosage.

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Joint Resistance Leadership Threatens Mass Agitation over Article 35 A

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The break-up of PDP-BJP government has brought the focus back on the legal battle for the protection of Article 35-A.

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Orange Alert Issued as Kerala’s Idukki dam Water Level Increases

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The Kerala authorities have issued an orange alert after the water level in the Idukki dam touched 2,395 feet on Monday.

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Taj Trapezium Zone Chief, MoEF Secretary Responsible for Preserving Taj Mahal

 Monday, July 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court on Monday said the onus of maintaining and preserving the Taj Mahal was on the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) Chairman and the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

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Assam Government Employees to Face pay cut for Neglecting Parents, Differently-abled Siblings

 Monday, July 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Assam government is set to roll out a law from October 2 making it mandatory for state government employees to look after their aged and dependent parents and differently-abled siblings who do not have a source of income.

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Anna Hazare to go on Hunger Strike to Protest Against Delay in Appointing Lokpal

 Monday, July 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Social activist Anna Hazare will launch a protest against the Union Government from October 2 over the delay in the implementation of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act.

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World Witnesses Longest-ever ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse

 Saturday, July 28, 2018  |  No Comments

The world is witnessing Blood Moon or Total lunar eclipse, the longest of the 21st Century.

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Imran Khan sends a Positive Message to Kashmir

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Separatist leaders on Wednesday welcomed the statement of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and Prime Minister in-making Imran Khan where he said that Kashmir is the core issue between India and Pakistan and the two countries should resolve Kashmir dispute through dialogue.

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Kashmiris are looking forward to the Parliamentary Poll Results in Pakistan

 Thursday, July 26, 2018  |  No Comments

Politicians in Kashmir have pinned their hopes on the new government in Pakistan, believing that the new government might way for better relations between India and Pakistan in the context of the Kashmir dispute

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India Should not be Governed by Sentiments, Says Owaisi

 Thursday, July 26, 2018  |  No Comments

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President, Asaduddin Owaisi said that India should be governed according to the Constitution and rule of law, not by sentiments of majority/minority, which will lead to anarchy.

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Shujaat Bukhari Case: J&K Government wants International Probe

 Wednesday, July 25, 2018  |  No Comments

he veteran journalist, who was the editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir, was killed by gunmen outside his office on June 14 while boarding his vehicle for Iftaar Party

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Azam Khan Requests Muslims to Refrain From cow Trading

 Wednesday, July 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Tuesday requested Muslims to stay away from dairy business and cow trading for the safety of their upcoming generations.

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Congress Slams RSS Leader for Lynching Remark

 Tuesday, July 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Congress MP Husain Dalwai on Tuesday slammed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar for his remark that mob lynching in the country would stop if cow killing came to an end.

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Muslims Should Stop Eating Beef, Says UP Shia Waqf Board Chief

 Tuesday, July 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi said that Muslims should stop eating beef.

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Maratha Outfits Call for Mumbai Bandh Tomorrow

 Tuesday, July 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Maratha outfit Maratha Kranti Morcha have called for a bandh in Maharashtra on Wednesday, two days after a man demanding reservation for the community committed suicide.

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Manipur University Students March Towards State Assembly

 Tuesday, July 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Amidst demands to oust the Vice Chancellor of Manipur University, members of the institution’s student union marched towards the state assembly on Monday, while a session was in progress.

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Foreign Journalists Cannot Visit Jammu and Kashmir without Special Permission from India

 Sunday, July 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Venkat Narayan, president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) opposed the order and stated that India is the largest democracy in the world so the government shouldn’t be imposing any restriction on the media

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Kathua rape and Murder Case: High Court issues notice to government over dismissal of accused Cop

 Sunday, July 22, 2018  |  No Comments

The accused, Tilak Raj, a constable, was first placed under suspension on March 8, 2018, after his involvement in the brutal rape and murder case of the eight year old girl of Rassana (Kathua) came to the force.

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Rajasthan man Lynched on Suspicion of cow Smuggling, CM Assures Action

 Saturday, July 21, 2018  |  No Comments

In yet another case of mob lynching, a man was allegedly beaten to death in Rajasthan’s Alwar district by an agitated mob on suspicion of cow smuggling.

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Israel, Hamas Agree on Gaza Ceasefire

 Saturday, July 21, 2018  |  No Comments

A day after an Israeli soldier was killed at the Gaza Strip, Israel and Hamas on Saturday announced a ceasefire ending hours-long Israeli strikes across the border.

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Seventh Suspect Arrested in Gauri Lankesh Murder Case

 Friday, July 20, 2018  |  No Comments

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested the seventh suspect in connection with the Gauri Lankesh murder case.

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Missing Pakistan Activist Raza Mehmmod Recovered

 Friday, July 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Raza Mehmood Khan, a 40-year old Pakistani peace activist, who mysteriously disappeared on in December, has been recovered.

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Japanese Screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto Dies at 100

 Friday, July 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Screenwriter of the most iconic films in the Japanese history, including ‘The Seven Samurai’, Shinobu Hashimoto died at the age of 100.

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Attempts made to Change India’s Secular Fabric: Farooq Abdullah

 Friday, July 20, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Conference leader also expressed concern over the worsening situation in the state saying there were forces working against peace in the state of Jammu and Kashmir

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Defense Lawyer of Kathua rape and Murder case appointed as Additional Advocate General

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Sawhney was the counsel of the main accused in the Kathua rape and murder case, and his appointment as the Additional Advocate General by Governor Narinder Nath Vohra has led to a backlash in the Valley

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Governor Orders Cable Operators to Shutdown 30 Channels in Jammu & Kashmir

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The order states that in order to maintain law and order, it is necessary in
larger public interest and for the maintenance of peace and tranquility, to prohibit cable operators from transmitting TV channels not permitted by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

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IOA Asked to Reconsider Selection of Teams, Athletes for Asian Games

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Wednesday wrote a letter to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) asking them to reconsider the selection of teams or athletes for the upcoming Asian Games 2018.

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Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Key Evidence disappears from Forensic Science Laboratory

 Wednesday, July 18, 2018  |  No Comments

In a shocking turn of events, the sealed envelope of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) which was supposed to have the key evidence in the Kathua rape and murder case, was empty when it was opened before the court in Pathankot Punjab

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Sedition Case Filed Against Mehbooba Mufti

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The case was filed by Viresh Shandilya, spokesman of Shree Hindu Takht (SHT) and President of Anti-Terrorist Front India in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Ambala under sections 121, 124 A and 153 of Indian Penal Code

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Security Cover Downsized for Jammu Legislators

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The new move came after the change of ministerial status of 25 legislators after the breakdown of alliance between PDP/BJP

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For the First Time, 105 Couples Marry in a Mass Ceremony in Srinagar

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  No Comments

On Sunday, a mass marriage ceremony was held in Srinagar for the first time where 105 couples from various districts of the valley assembled at Amar Singh Club Srinagar and tied the knot

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Two Arrested for Charring Woman to Death in Sambhal

 Monday, July 16, 2018  |  No Comments

The police on Monday arrested two of five accused in the Sambhal district case, where a woman was charred to death for resisting gang rape.

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Woman Given Triple Talaq for Giving Birth to Girl Child

 Monday, July 16, 2018  |  No Comments

A woman from Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli has filed a complaint with the police, alleging that her husband gave Triple Talaq to her for giving birth to a girl child.

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