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PaK suspends cross-LoC trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route


Srinagar, July 25: Pakistan Administered Kashmir government on Monday suspended the cross-LoC trade along the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route. Sources said that the authorities in PaK have sent a letter to authorities on this side of the LoC saying the trade will remain suspended for this week. They said no reasons were given for suspending the trade, which takes place from Tuesday to ...

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Mehbooba directs identification of land for border migrants, prioritizing flood protection works


Jammu, July 25: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed the Administrative Secretaries to undertake frequent field visits to assess the execution of developmental projects on the ground and intervene on the spot in case of any difficulty or bottleneck. Chairing a review meeting of key developmental projects in the Districts of Reasi, Poonch and Rajouri here today, the Chief Minister expressed ...

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China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar


New Delhi, July 24: China mum stopping Indian pilgrims Kailash Mansarovar. Beijing, June 26 (IANS) China on Monday refused to tell why it had stopped a group of Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar, saying the foreign ministries of both countries are in touch over the issue.”According to my information, the foreign ministries of the two countries are maintaining ...

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RSS mulling agitation on Pakistan Administered Kashmir


Srinagar, July 24: The Hindu right wing organisation, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has its Muslim circle up in plans to launch an agitation in Kashmir demanding government to capture the territory of Kashmir currently under the administration of Pakistan, reports in media suggest. The organisation has set August 09 as the date for initiating agitation. Media reports said that Indresh Kumar, ...

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SC refuses plea to probe mass murder of Kashmiri Pandits


New Delhi, July 24: The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking probe and prosecution of various persons, including separatist leader Yasin Malik, for offences including murder of over 700 Kashmiri Pandits during the height of militancy in the Valley in 1989-90. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said that almost 27 ...

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India witnessed more terrorist attacks than Pakistan in 2016: US Report


Although India ranked third and Pakistan fourth, after Iraq and Afghanistan, among countries that experienced the most terror attacks last year, the lethality of these attacks remained relatively low compared to other countries. Washington, July 24: India has witnessed the third highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016, more than Pakistan that has slipped to the fourth position, according to the ...

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Vaishno Devi Board investing Rs 100 crore in Nursing College


New Delhi, July 23: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board had adopted the Master Plan as well as the architectural and structural designs of the Nursing College, an official spokesman said. To be set up at Kakriyal, the college was designed by School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Delhi. From among various options presented by the Architect, appointed after following a ...

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