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CBSE declares Class 10 board exam results


New Delhi, May 29: Four students topped the Class 10 CBSE examinations this year even as girls once again stole a march over boys. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 board exam results today. The overall pass percentage was 86.70, it said. Girls, with a pass percentage of 88.67, did better than the boys, who registered ...

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Pakistan rejects India’s protest against Gilgit-Baltistan order


Islamabad, May 28: Pakistan has rejected India’s protest against Islamabad’s move relating to administrative control over the Gilgit-Baltistan region, which is a part of Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The “Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018” was approved by Pakistan’s Cabinet on May 21 and it was also endorsed by the Assembly for the region. Pakistan Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi announced enforcement of the reform package for ...

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UP’s Sanskriti University announces scholarship of Rs 1 crore for Jammu and Kashmir students


Jammu, May 28: UP-based Sanskriti University today announced a scholarship of Rs one crore for the students of Jammu and Kashmir, saying the varsity has a variety of new courses with assured placements. “The Sanskriti University has decided to provide opportunity to the students of Jammu and Kashmir to pursue higher education at its Mathura campus and it is for the ...

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Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for Kaman Post to cross over to PaK


Srinagar, May 28: Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (Pak) left here on Monday to cross over to another side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, official sources said. The bus left Bemina, Srinagar on Monday morning, and since reached Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC), Salamabad, Uri, official sources ...

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If Pakistan ready for talks, shows initiative, India won’t say no: Rajnath Singh


‘We want to have good relations with our neighbour’ Srinagar, May 27: Stating that India is not averse to holding talks with Pakistan, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that Islamabad should also “take some initiative” and demonstrate its intent by stopping infiltration attempts and coming forward to “jointly launch action” against Militants. While he admitted that measures to ...

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If Delhi is serious in talks it must engage all parties of dispute: JKDFP


Srinagar,May 27: Reacting to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement about talks, Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Sunday said that Kashmiris have always maintained that all disputes are to be resolved through dialogue, however, the dialogue process has its necessities which are a must to complete so as to make the process result oriented. JKDFP secretary general, Moulana Mohammad ...

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Modi doesn’t advocate peace talks: Musharraf


Washington, May 26: Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said his country and India were on the path of reconciliation when he was in power but that was no longer the case because Prime Minister Narendra Modi “isn’t an advocate of peace talks”. In an interview with Voice of America, Musharraf said when he was at the helm, “I spoke to ...

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