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Cross LoC Karwan-e-Aman bus service resumes

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Srinagar, Aug 07: The ‘Karwan-e-Aman’ bus service, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad resumed Monday after remaining suspended last week. The Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade is likely to resume from tomorrow after remaining suspended since July 21, when over 60 kg of drugs were recovered from a PaK truck at Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC) in Uri. The weekly bus was suspended ...

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Israel To Shut Down Local Branch Of Al-Jazeera

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Israel’s Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said he decided to take actions against Al-Jazeera because it “supports terror”. Jerusalem: Israeli Communications Ministry on Sunday announced to close the local offices of Al-Jazeera, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Qatar-based TV news broadcaster of incitement. However, it is unlikely to be an imminent shutdown, as several legal steps are required before ...

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Kashmiri Youth Discriminated: forced to resign Google India

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Srinagar, Aug 07: This is to bring to your attention a ‘matter’ that has victimized me as a vendor employee of Google India hired by Google’s valued Ad-words partners in India (Serco Global Services) to provide services to Google Ad-words customers at Google’s data centre in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. I have tried several other ways to address the problem that I ...

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RBI to announce monetary policy today

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New Delhi, Aug 02: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel will announce the new monetary rates today. Owing to a record fall in retail inflation, there are expectations that the Reserve Bank of India will bring down the repurchase rates from 6.25 per cent by 50 basis points. Inflation fell below the 4 per cent mid-target ...

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Paytm to launch messaging service by Aug-end to rival WhatsApp

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Paytm’s messaging service will let users send audio, video, pictures and texts. Mumbai, Aug 01: India’sleading digital payments firm Paytm plans to launch a messaging service by the end of this month to compete with Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Paytm, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank and China’s Alibaba, wants to attract ...

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India is world’s third-biggest beef exporter: Report

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United Nations, July 29: India is the world’s third-biggest exporter of beef and is projected to hold on to that position over the next decade, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD). OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026 report released here this week, said that India exported 1.56 million tonnes of beef ...

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Basharat Bukhari For Empowering Labour Class In J&K

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Srinagar, July 28: Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari today said society needs to recognize and value hard work put in by the labour class and added that the Government is committed to their socioeconomic uplift. The Minister said the present Government led by Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti is very keen on empowering the labour class and various welfare measures are ...

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Altaf Bukhari conducts late evening City tour

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Srinagar, July 27: Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari conducted a late evening visit of various areas of Srinagar city to take appraisal of progress on various developmental works in progress under different schemes. Expressing dismay over the lack of supervision at the construction site of Grade Separator at Radio Kashmir Crossing, Bukhari stressed on the executing agency not only ...

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