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NO Governor’s Rule In J&K


Srinagar, June 26: Sources said that Union Defense Minister, Arun Jaitley has ruled out Governor’s rule in Jammu Kashmir. He said that Governor’s rule cannot be implemented in the Jammu Kashmir based on media coverage about the ground situation in the Valley and also because it will send out a negative impression to the world community that the State is ...

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Seven Killed, 5 Injured In An Accident

Shimla, June 26: Sources said that at least seven people has been killed and five suffered serious injuries when their jeep rolled down a cliff in Shimla. The injured have been shifted to a local hospital in Nerwa. Further information is awaited.

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Mehbooba Mufti welcomes selection of Srinagar in smart city mission


SRINAGAR, JUNE 24: Jammu and Kashmir Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the Centre’s decision to include Srinagar and Jammu into the list of smart cities to be developed under the Smart City programme on modern lines. Mehbooba termed the decision of the Union government as “historic” which would “herald a new era of planned, futuristic and eco-friendly development of ...

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Zulfkar enquires health of Paswan


NEW DELHI, June 23 2017: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Information, Ch. Zulfkar Ali paid visit to New Delhi to enquire about the health of Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan who underwent heart surgery recently. Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali remained with the Union Minister for some time to know the status of ...

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Older than 60, younger than 8 to get 10 percent rebate in passport fee


NEW DELHI, JUNE 23: The External Affairs Ministry today announced ten percent rebate on passport fee for applicants who are either older than 60 years or younger than eight years. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made this announcement and said that it would be implemented from Saturday. Addressing the Passport Day function here, Swaraj said, “In the recent past the ...

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Mirwaiz condemns lynching of police officer in Kashmir, calls it un-Islamic

Srinagar, June 23: Hurriyat (M) chief and chief Kashmir cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday condemned the “brutal act” of lynching of a police officer outside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar – the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. “Deeply disturbed and condemn the brutal act at Nowhatta. Mob violence and public lynching is outside the parameters of our values and religion,” ...

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