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Tourist police apprehends taxi driver with poppy straw in Srinagar


Srinagar, July 29: Police on Sunday said that it has arrested a taxi driver with poppy straw in Srinagar. Tourist police apprehend taxi driver with 1 kg poppy straw in Srinagar A police spokesperson in a statement said: “Tourist Police Station Srinagar received a written complaint from tourists of Jaipur regarding malpractice done with them by a taxi driver of Batote, ...

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Army man injured in Akhnoor sector


Srinagar, July 28: An army soldier was injured in cross-border shelling at Keri sector of Akhnoor in Jammu region. An official said that today in the morning in firing along LoC in Keri sector of Akhnoor. In the incident, one Army soldier was injured and evacuated to a military hospital for treatment. (GNS)

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Indian media has shamed India internationally : Shah Faesal


Srinagar, July 27: IAS topper Dr Shah Faesal on Friday has lashed out at Indian media for spreading hostilities in the region. He expressed anguish over a section of India media for their criticism to the election of Imran Khan as Prime Minister of Pakistan. Taking to social networking site twitter Shah wrote: “India is being shamed (internationally) by (a section ...

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‘Indo-Pak relations won’t get affected by Imran Khan’s win’


New Delhi, July 26: Speaking on the expected win of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan in the recently-concluded 2018 general elections, Congress leader and former Foreign Minister Shashi Tharoor said that the Indo-Pak relations would not witness turbulent times with the former’s victory. Tharoor said, “We have seen two faces of Imran, one as a hardliner for the electorate and ...

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India should be ready to break Pak into four: Swamy


New Delhi, July 26: With army-backed Imran Khan tipped to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy, on Thursday, expressed apprehension that Pakistan may now carry out a war against India. Swamy said, “Let us (India) prepare for the possibility that Pakistan may carry out war by miscalculation. We should be ready to ...

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Army, Police top brass review security situation


Srinagar, July 25: The top brass of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army on Wednesday reviewed the prevailing security situation in Kashmir. Army, Police top brass review security situation A defence spokesperson in a statement said that a security review meeting at the district level was held at District Police Lines, Shopian to review the prevailing security situation and carve out the ...

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Stable Pakistan in best interests of India: Mehbooba


Srinagar, July 25: Former Jammu Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said that a democratic Pakistan is in the best interest of its neighbourhood, especially India. Mehbooba Tweeted: “Hoping today’s election in Pakistan leads to a stable government as a democratic Pakistan is in the best interests of its neighbourhood especially India. #PakistanElections2018.” Mehbooba Mufti @MehboobaMufti Hoping today’s election in Pakistan ...

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Hardik sentenced 2 years imprisonment


New Delhi, July 25: A local court in Gujarat on Wednesday pronounced two years imprisonment to Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel for inciting violence during a protest rally in 2015. Patel was sentenced to two years jail by the Visnagar court today. Along with Patel, his two aides Lalji Patel and AK Patel were also awarded two years imprisonment. All ...

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Voting begins for Pakistan general election


Islamabad, July 25: Voters in large numbers started flocking outside polling stations across the country on Wednesday to cast their vote in Pakistans 11th general election, according to DawnNewsTV. The first vote was cast in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda. While polling stations officially opened for voting at 8 a.m., enthusiastic citizens queued up outside their respective stations as early as 7 a.m. ...

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