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MEA rejects reports of OIC meet on Kashmir

MEA rejects reports of OIC meet on Kashmir

Newdehli:The ministry of external affairs on Thursday said it has no information that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation was organising any India-focussed meeting and dubbed reports that such a conference was likely to be held on Kashmir as “entirely speculative”. The assertion came after media reports claimed that Saudi Arabia has conveyed to Pakistan through […]

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Advisor Khan reviews stock, supply position in Kashmir valley

JAMMU,: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today chaired a meeting of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department to review the stock and supply position of essential commodities in the Kashmir valley. The meeting among others was attended by Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, PK Pole; and Director FCS&CA Kashmir, Bashir […]

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Increase in Forest Cover: Erstwhile State of J&K figures among top 5

Increase in Forest Cover: Erstwhile State of J&K figures among top 5

JAMMU,: Reflecting a significant achievement in forest conservation, Jammu and Kashmir has figured among top five states of the country in terms of increase in its forest cover area over past two years. As per biennial report of Forest Survey of India, Dehradun, released yesterday, J&K has figured among the top five states that have […]

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Advisor Khan greets people on New Year

Advisor Khan greets people on New Year

JAMMU,: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, on Tuesday, extended his good wishes on the New Year and hoped that the year 2020 would bring peace, progress and prosperity in the lives of people of J&K. In his message, Advisor Khan said that this New Year will bring a new dawn of development and growth […]

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Maria Sharapova gets wild card, set to return for Australian open

Maria Sharapova gets wild card, set to return for Australian open

SYDNEY: Former world number one Maria Sharapova will return to tournament action at the Brisbane International next month after being awarded a wildcard to play in the Australian Open warm-up. The five-times Grand Slam champion, who last played a competitive match in the first round of the US Open in August, has dropped to 133rd in […]

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‘Blood-red sky, choking dust’: Thousands trapped on Australia beaches by wildfires

‘Blood-red sky, choking dust’: Thousands trapped on Australia beaches by wildfires

Sydney: Thousands of tourists and residents in an Australian seaside town hunkered down in public buildings or waded into water at the seafront on Tuesday as wailing emergency sirens warned of a looming, fierce firefront. With the coastal town of Mallacoota ringed by wildfires and the main road in and out of town cut off, […]

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ICC to consider making four-day Tests mandatory

ICC to consider making four-day Tests mandatory

Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) could make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023 as part of the World Test Championship, primarily to free up the crowded calendar. The ICC’s cricket committee will formally consider trimming Tests to four days from five for the 2023-2031 cycle.   ICC wanting to stage more global events, the BCCI’s demands […]

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Virat Kohli goes on trek with his mountain ke dosts

Virat Kohli goes on trek with his mountain ke dosts

Mumbai: Team India captain Virat Kohli is spending his best time with his actress wife Anushka Sharma in Switzerland. They were scheduled to spend the last day of the year 2019 with Anushka’s best actor-friend Varun Dhawan and his girl friend Natasha Dalal. Anushka shared a picture of the holiday as well saying, “Hello frands”. Kohli, […]

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Anti-CAA protesters usher in New Year at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh with national anthem PTI

Anti-CAA protesters usher in New Year at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh with national anthem PTI

New Delhi: The youth skipped parties and the elderly shun the comfort of watching TV at home on the New Year’s eve as thousands of people protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rang in 2020 with singing the national anthem at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh. Many people roamed around the venue and thronged kiosks for […]

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Kashmir: No killings reported in last 35 days

Kashmir: No killings reported in last 35 days

SRINAGAR:  The year 2019 ended on a peaceful note in Kashmir with no killings taking place in the militancy-hit region over the last 35 days. Militant and security forces killings witnessed a drop as compared to 2018. The overall violence in the region as well dropped by 30 per cent. Militant recruitment also dropped in 2019 […]