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Pakistan using social media to incite youth in Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today accused Pakistan of using the social media to incite youths in Kashmir to storm encounter sites to help holed-up militants, after some members in Lok Sabha raised the issue of death of three civilians in Budgam in firing by security forces. Responding to Saugata Roy (TMC) expressing concern saying the situation in the ...

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Hearing on Triple talaq case on May 11

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday referred the triple talaq issue to the constitution bench. The hearing in the case will begin on May 11. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi plea to hear the case before the summer vacation was rejected by the apex court. A five-member bench will be constituted by the top court to hear the matter. The ...

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India interfering in our internal matters, says Pakistan

Islamabad,Pakistan on Thursday accused India of interfering in the country’s internal affairs and claimed that New Delhi was involved in financing terror activities in the region. “The entire world knows that India is interfering in Pakistan’s internal matters,” said Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria during a media briefing and added that “the arrest of Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav from Pakistan’s ...

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Pak using social media to instigate youth of Kashmir:Dr Jitendra

New Delhi,Pakistan’s agencies are instigating youth  in Kashmir through false propaganda in social media, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said today.  He asked the civil society and Jammu and Kashmir government to make the youths understand the reality, instead of getting instigated by false propaganda by few people. “Pakistani agencies are using social media to instigate youths of Kashmir Valley through ...

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Life returns to normal in Kashmir

Clashes had erupted on Wednesday at some places including Kulgam, Baramulla and Budgam between the forces and the protesters in the aftermath of deaths of three civilians during a gunfight in Budgam district on Tuesday. Life started normally here and in other places in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after a day’s shutdown.  Shops, public transport, educational institutions and other ...

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Pakistan sends back Indian who had crossed border on ‘humanitarian grounds’

An Indian man was today handed over to the BSF on “humanitarian grounds” by Pakistani security forces, days after he inadvertently crossed the border. Shyam Behari Ram, who inadvertently crossed over to the Pakistani territory a few days ago, had been apprehended on the working boundary at Pukhlean Sector, Pakistan army said in a statement. “Today the Pakistan Rangers have ...

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Severe heat conditions continue to prevail in several parts of country

Severe heat conditions continued in several parts of the country and parts of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab are reeling under intense heat. In Delhi, the mercury settled six notches above normal at 38.2 degrees Celsius. In Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch regions, the highest maximum temperature of 42.9 degree Celsius was recorded at Amreli, followed by 42 degree Celsius at Surendranagar ...

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Eight coaches of Mahakaushal Express derail near Kulpahar, at least 22 injured

Eight coaches of Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express have derailed near Mahoba station in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. As per reports, around 22 persons were injured in the mishap. The Chief Public Relations Officer, North Central Railway said that the accident occurred at 2:07 am. A 47 member NDRF team reached the derailment site to conduct rescue operations. RP Singh of the ...

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