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8 JeM Militants Hiding In J&K, Punjab; Planning Attacks Like DPL Pulwama


JAMMU, Aug 30: Two days before the deadly attack in DPL Pulwama, the Intelligence Bureau had shared two specific inputs with the security forces claiming that heavily armed and trained fidayeen attackers of Maulana Masood Azhar-led Jaish-e-Mohammed had infiltrated from Pakistan and their targets were camps of military and other security forces, Times of India reports said. The first input, ...

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China warns India to ‘learn from Doklam standoff’


Beijing, Aug 29: A day after both India and China pulled back their troops, ending a nearly 70-day-long dispute on the remote Doklam Plateau, China’s army has warned India to “draw lessons from the stand off.” As per reports Wu Qian, a senior PLA colonel, in a statement said: “The Chinese military will remain vigilant and firmly defend its national territory ...

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RBI to launch new Rs 1000 note by December


New Delhi, Aug 29: The government is planning to launch Rs 1,000 note, that was demonetized on November 8 last year, by December this year. DNA Money quoted sources saying that the government would shortly start printing the new Rs 1,000 note to bridge the yawning gap between the existing Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes. Preparations for the design ...

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Jan Dhan Yojana historic movement for poor: Modi


New Delhi, Aug 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the beneficiaries of the Jan Dhan Yojana upon completing three years, calling it a historic initiative for the poor. “Today, the Jan Dhan Yojana completes three years. I congratulate the crores of people, particularly the poor, who benefited from this initiative. “Jan Dhan Revolution is a historic movement to bring ...

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As NIA summons JKLF leader, Malik asks the agency to stop demonising pro-freedom leaders


Srinagar, Aug 28: After the National Investigating Agency (NIA) summoned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front’s zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal, the Front chairman Yasin Malik has asked the agency to stop demonising the family members and political colleagues of pro-freedom leaders, and the businessmen of Kashmir. Malik has also asked the NIA to summon him to New Delhi to “know the ...

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India, China Agree To End Sikkim Stand-Off, Troops Being Withdrawn


New Delhi, Aug 28: China and India have agreed to end a lengthy stand-off at the Sikkim border that began in June, said the government today. The breakthrough was reached by diplomatic talks, India said. “On this basis, expeditious disengagement of border personnel at the face-off site at Doklam has been agreed to and is on-going,” said the Foreign Ministry. ...

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Situation in Haryana tense but under control: MHA


New Delhi, Aug 28: The Centre today said the situation in Haryana, which is braced for the sentencing of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, is tense but under control with the Army conducting flag march in sensitive areas. Officials said security has been tightened across Haryana while the Delhi Police is in full alert to foil any attempt ...

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