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Human rights week: Mirwaiz condemns police raids on pro-freedom activists

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday condemned the nocturnal raids and arrests of pro-freedom activists by police in Srinagar to scuttle commemoration of  human rights week.  Taking to social networking site Twitter, Mirwaiz wrote: “Nocturnal raids by police on resistance activists and people’s homes in Srinagar city in connection with Human Rights Week!Family […]

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Punjab: NIA produces three Kashmiri students in court

Srinagar :  National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday produced three Kashmiri students, alleged to be members of a militant outfit, in a special court in Chandigarh, a media report said. One of the accused, Yousuf Rafiq Bhat, is a cousin of militant leader Zakir Musa. According to a report in The Indian Express, the court […]

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Police seeks help of general public to identify female dead body

Srinagar  : Police on Wednesday sought the help of general public in identifying an aged lady who died at SMHS Hospital. A police spokesman in a statement said, CMO SMHS Hospital informed Police Station Karanagar that an unknown lady, age about 60 years, probably outsider died in the emergency block today morning. “If anybody can identify […]

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India’s heaviest satellite GSAT-11 successfully launched from French Guiana

India’s heaviest satellite GSAT-11, that would boost broadband services, was successfully launched by an Arianespace rocket from the French Guiana in the early hours of Wednesday. Blasting off from the Ariane Launch Complex in Kourou, a French territory located along the northeastern coast of South America at 02:07 am (IST), the Ariane-5 vehicle injected the […]

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Indian rupee falls 26 paise to 70.75 per US dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee depreciated by 26 paise to 70.75 against the US dollar in early trade Wednesday at the interbank foreign exchange, amid strengthening of the US dollar and foreign fund outflows. Forex dealers said fresh demand for the American currency from importers weighed on the domestic unit. Besides, investors were treading the cautious path ahead […]

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Trade leader Yaseen Khan detained by police in Srinagar

Srinagar: In connection with the World Human Rights Day, police has detained Kashmir Economic Alliance chairperson, Muhammad Yasin Khan from his office in Srinagar on Wednesday. Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation was whisked away to Kothi Bagh  Police Station soon after he reached his office, a spokesperson of the amalgam […]

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Six gamblers arrested along with stake money in Srinagar: Police

Srinagar : Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested six gamblers in Noorbagh area of Srinagar and recovered Rs 13500 stake money from the gambling site. A police spokesperson said a police party of police post Noorbagh raided a gambling site at Guzerbal Noorbagh. He said during the raid six gamblers were arrested and stake […]

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It’s time for Pakistan to get on board with peace process in South Asia: US

Washington: In a strong message to Pakistan, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said it is time for “every responsible nation” to support the efforts of the UN, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all those who are trying to maintain peace in South Asia. Pakistan must take on a substantive role in peace talks with the […]

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Imran Khan On What Ex-PM AB Vajpayee Told Him About Kashmir

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday recalled his discussion with former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee about the Kashmir issue. Mr Khan said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee had told him that Kashmir would have been resolved if the BJP had not lost the 2004 Lok Sabha elections. Mr Khan said that former external affairs minister […]

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Kartarpur in Pak today because of then Cong leaders’ lack of vision: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the Kartarpur corridor linking Pakistan to India to hit out at the Congress on Tuesday and said the party will have to answer why this was not done 70 years ago. Addressing an election rally here ahead of the elections in the state on December 7, he said Kartarpur went […]

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