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Take brave steps and act as a statesman: Hurriyat (G) to Modi

Srinagar: Reacting to the visit of Prime Minister Narinder Modi and inauguration of Nashri Tunnel, Hurriyat led by Syed Ali Geelani Sunday said the construction of roads or inaugurations of tunnels are of lesser importance; however, it is hard to come to the expectations and accept hard realities. “Kashmir issue is serious and sensitive political issue as such extraordinary & exemplary ...

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PM dedicates to people 9.2 KM Chenani-Nashri Tunnel Not just distances, let’s bridge psychological barriers between people, reach out to JK’s youth: Mehbooba

  UDHAMPUR, APRIL 02: Complimenting people of the State on the inauguration of Chenani-Nashri tunnel, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has hoped that the tunnel would not only minimize the distances between Jammu and Srinagar but also prove to be a harbinger of bridging the psychological barriers between the people of the State and rest of the country. The Chief Minister ...

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PM Modi inaugurates Chenani-Nashri tunnel; says Kashmir’s youth have two paths – tourism or terrorism

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today championed the newly-inaugurated Chenani-Nashri tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir as a symbol of development which will ensure the progress of the state in social and economic spheres. “This is not merely a long tunnel. It is a giant leap in terms of development and progress for the people of Jammu and Kashmir,” PM Modi said at a public meeting inUdhampur. Calling ...

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DHSK inaugurates Pulse Polio Second Round

Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman on Sunday inaugurated second round of Pulse Polio (NID) 2017 at JLNM Hospital, Rainawari, Srinagar. Around 10.95 lac children in the age group of 0 to 5yrs will be administered Bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine drops across Kashmir Division, said a statement, issued by the DHSK. Dr. Rehman said that all the children ...

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Over 200 killed in Colombia mudslides

Gabriel Umana, a spokesman for the Colombian Saturday 234 people have died and 220 are missing.   Mudslides killed more than 200 people after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow in Colombia’s Putumayo province, authorities said. He said at least 202 people were injured and 300 families displaced. Twenty-five houses were destroyed. President Juan Manuel Santos said it was impossible to predict ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Nashri-Chenani tunnel

Modi was accompanied by Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Governor N N Vohra and Minister of State for PMO and MP from Kathua-Udhampur constituency, Jitendra Singh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Nashri-Chenani tunnel — the longest in India — on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.    

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UN Chief concerned about developments in Kashmir: Spokesman

The UN has denied that the Indian government was preventing the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan from making reports. Asked by a reporter on Thursday if the UNMOGIP was not making periodic reports “because the Indian government does not allow them to,” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq denied that there were any constraints imposed by ...

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Kashmir issue will be resolved through dialogue, not arms: Pakistan

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has said that Pakistan is ready for talks with India on every issue and that the two countries should build an amicable atmosphere for their coming generations. He also called for a dialogue to resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir Basit made the remarks during an interview in New Delhi, Radio Pakistan ...

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24 killed, 100 injured in Taliban bombing in northwest Pakistan

  PESHAWAR: The Pakistani Taliban today targeted a Shiite imambargah with a powerful car bomb, killing at least 24 people and injuring nearly 100 others at a crowded market in northwest Pakistan’s restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan. The blast struck the women’s entrance of the imambargah in the remote Parachinar in Kurram Agency, sending the large number of people gathered for ...

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