Time running out for politicians who thrived on militancy in Kashmir: Jitendra Singh.

JAMMU,OCT 09:They may try to thwart this phenomenon (democratic process), but they will be unsuccessful, he averred. Expressing satisfaction over the voter turnout in the first phase of ULB polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Jitendra Singh Monday said time was running out for politicians who thrived on unrest and militancy in the Valley. “We congratulate the people of ...

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Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar bed-ridden for months with life-threatening ailment.


NEWDELHI,OCT 9:Masood Azhar, the chief of the Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), has been confined to bed with a life-threatening condition, Indian intelligence officials said, and the proscribed Deobandi outfit is now operationally divided between his two younger brothers, Rauf Asghar and Athar Ibrahim, who continue to carry out jihadist attacks on India and Afghanistan.Azhar, 50, is suffering ailments that ...

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China to sell 48 high-end military drones to Pakistan.


BEIJING,OCT 9:Wing Loong II, a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance unmanned aircraftBEIJING,OCT 9:Wing Loong II, a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance unmanned aircraft system, is manufactured by Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Company. China will sell 48 high-end military drones to its “all-weather ally” Pakistan in what a military observer said will be the largest deal of its kind, ...

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ULB Polls: Kashmir observes complete shutdown


Srinagar, Oct 8: A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley following the JRL strike call against the Urban Local Bodies Election (ULBE) in Kashmir. The polls were started from today morning. All shops and other business establishments are closed in Srinagar and the public transport is off the roads. A partial shutdown is also being observed in other ...

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9 arrested for mob attack on 36 Bihar schoolgirls who resisted sexual harassment


The mob was angry with the girls who had allegedly beaten up four boys for “sexually harassing” them and passing lewd comments. Police in Bihar’s Supaul district have arrested nine people, including a minor, so far for allegedly assaulting at least 36 girls on Saturday after they resisted sexual harassment, news agency ANI reported on Monday. “… [We have] asked ...

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In Poonch, SSA cooks without salary for 6 months


`Have no money to feed their families’ OBSERVER DESK Poonch: As if everything was alright with the mid day meal scheme under Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyan (SSA) in government schools that the cooks who prepare these meals have been left high and dry by the concerned authorities. The cooks, according to informed sources are without salary for the past six months ...

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US Navy veteran charged for sending poison letters to Donald Trump, other top officials.


US,OCT 06:William Clyde Allen III is accused of mailing ground-up castor seeds in separate envelopes addressed to US President Donald Trump, defense secretary James Mattis, FBI director Christopher Wray and Admiral John Richardson, chief of US naval operations. A US Navy veteran from Utah was charged on Friday with threatening President Donald Trump, defense secretary James Mattis, the FBI director and ...

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Imran Khan’s government preparing proposal to resolve Kashmir issue: Pakistani minister.


ISLAMABAD,OCT 06:Pakistan’s former military ruler Parvez Musharraf claims he had proposed a ‘four-point formula’ on Kashmir to the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during the 2001 Agra Summit. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government is preparing a proposal to resolve the Kashmir issue, a senior Pakistani minister has said, describing the draft as a “model for conflict resolution.” Minister for ...

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