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Peaceful atmosphere in J&K imperative for Indo-PaK amity: CM

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Says, J&K safest place for tourists, women SRINAGAR, DEC 10: Asking the people to rise and guard the interests of the State, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said the residents of Jammu & Kashmir have to show the way to peace, development and prosperity.Addressing a gathering after laying foundation stone of the corporate office of J&K Cable Car Corporation here this ...

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Cong blames PDP-Govt’s betrayal as reason for rise in militancy

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Baramulla, Dec 10: Describing the recent spurt in militancy as outcome of the betrayal and wrong policies of the PDP, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir Saturday blamed the coalition government for the current turbulent situation in the Valley. Addressing a day-long party convention in north Kashmir’s district, he said, “The wrong policies of the PDP-BJP coalition ...

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‘Insufficient evidence’ on ‘Indian spy’ Kulbhushan Jadhav, says Pakistan PM’s advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz

Islamabad: Pakistan government was presented with only “insufficient evidence” on alleged ‘Indian spy’ Kulbhushan Jadhav who is under detention, as per Pak PM’s advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz. Addressing a full Senate chamber, Aziz admitted that the dossier on Jadhav contained mere statements. “It did not have any conclusive evidence,” h e was quoted as saying by Geo TV. ...

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Mumbai to Pune in just 25 minutes at 1,120 kmph? Yes! This may soon become a reality through Hyperloop

Mumbai/Pune: Believe it or not but travel time betweenMumbai and Pune may be cut down to 25 minutes! Yes. You read it right. As o f now, Mumbai-Pune journey time is about three hours by train but Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has put forth a new proposal before transport ministry. According to this new proposal, travel time between Mumbai and Pune ...

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Indonesia earthquake toll jumps to 97: Military

Meureudu: The death toll from a strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia`s Aceh province on Wednesday has nearly doubled to 97, a military chief said. “So far 97 people have been killed and the number keeps growing,” Aceh military chief Tatang Sulaiman told AFP. The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake struck Pidie Jaya district at dawn, as some in the predominantly Muslim ...

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First RBI monetary policy review after demonetisation: Urjit Patel brings no respite to borrowers; keeps interest rates unchanged

New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday kept the interest rates unchanged which will bring no respite to home, auto and corporate borrowers. The 6- member Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel, kept the repo rate or the short term rate at which central bank lends to banks unchanged at 6.25 percent and reverse repo rate ...

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Opposition to seek President’s intervention on IT Amendment Bill issue

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NEW DELHI: Opposition parties which have been protesting against demonetization today decided to approach President Pranab Mukherjee on the Income Tax Amendment Bill to seek his intervention, alleging that the measure was hurriedly passed in Lok Sabha without following the rules. A meeting of opposition parties was held in the chamber of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad ...

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