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Tral gunfight over without any collateral damage, says police

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police have said that the gunfight which broke out between militants and forces in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district this morning wherein an unidentified militant was killed, has concluded “without any collateral damage”. Kashmir Zone Police tweeted that arms and ammunition had been recovered from the militant slain […]

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60-year-old woman killed, another injured in cross LoC firing in J-K’s Poonch

60-year-old woman killed, another injured in cross LoC firing in J-K’s Poonch

A 60-year-old woman was killed and another injured as Pakistan rained mortars on Indian posts and forward villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. Poonch district police chief SSP Ramesh Kumar Angral said, “there was ceasefire violation by Pakistan and at […]

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Tangdar sarpanchs stages protest against RDD

Tangdar sarpanchs stages protest against RDD

The elected sarpanch of various panchayats protest here in Tanghdar against Rural development daprtment of being mismanagement muddles and discrimination over distributions of works under MGNREGA and 14th FC. The protester Sarpanch said department fail to provide work to labours under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNEGA) labour law and a social security […]

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At this UP village bank, over 100 line up daily for cash but there isn’t enough for everyone

At this UP village bank, over 100 line up daily for cash but there isn’t enough for everyone

Sitapur: Nearly 150 people, including six women cradling their infants, are queued up outside the local branch of Aryavart Bank at Piswan village in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh. All of them are waiting for money — be it wages under the rural employment guarantee scheme, MNREGA, welfare aid under the Ujjwala scheme for LPG cylinders, or dues […]

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Coronavirus: India defiant as millions struggle under lockdown

Coronavirus: India defiant as millions struggle under lockdown

The Indian government has defended its handling of the coronavirus outbreak after a strict lockdown – introduced with little warning – left millions stranded and without food. The country’s response had been “pre-emptive, pro-active and graded”, it said in a statement. India’s population of 1.3 billion was given less than four hours’ notice of the […]

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DDC reviews healthcare scenario in Budgam

DDC reviews healthcare scenario in Budgam

BUDGAM, FEBRUARY 21: Stressing on better patient care and round the clock health services to patients, the District Development Commissioner (DDC), Budgam Tariq Hussain Ganaie today instructed CMO Budgam to reshuffle para-medical and other non- gazetted staff at all Health institutions in Budgam.  These directions were passed by the DDC while chairing a Health related […]

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Does a voter ID mean you are a citizen? It’s unclear

Does a voter ID mean you are a citizen? It’s unclear

Is electoral photo identity card proof of citizenship? A slew of contradictory rulings by different courts in the past week have brought a fundamental question of law under a cloud of uncertainty. On February 12, the Gauhati high court placing reliance on its 2018 judgment in Md. Babul Islam v. State of Assam held that the electoral […]

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Coronavirus in China to make drugs expensive in India

Coronavirus in China to make drugs expensive in India

New Delhi: The prices of generic drugs in India are likely to go up due to the country”s excessive dependence on the imports of active ingredients from China, which has been hit by the novel coronavirus epidemic. While noting that Indian imports are highly dependent on China, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in its […]

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Kashmir turmoil LIVE Updates: Mehbooba Mufti slams Centre, to hold meeting with political leaders at 6 pm

Kashmir turmoil LIVE Updates: Mehbooba Mufti slams Centre, to hold meeting with political leaders at 6 pm

Panic gripped the Kashmir Valley after the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government’s security advisory on Friday for tourists and pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra to curtail their pilgrimage. The tourists and the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims started leaving the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, even as J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik said there was no need to panic. […]

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KCCI holds meet with director CDI

KCCI holds meet with director CDI

Srinagar:The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Inc) held a meeting with the Director CDI, Zubair Ahmad and with Sarfaraz Ahmad Wani, Professor Faculty of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry along with the Handicrafts/Handloom related members under the Chairmanship of Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad a statement issued by KCCI said. KCCI holds meet with director CDI […]

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