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General Rawat needs to change his narrative on Kashmir: Soz


Srinagar, May 11: Saifuddin Soz, former Union Minister on Friday said that the army chief has apparently stressed the obvious that Kashmiris can’t fight the armed forces. But, then, the tenor and method of his communication do not and cannot get him success on the ground. The spokesman said Perhaps, the General should refresh his knowledge on situations of Conflicts in ...

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Missing tourist has been traced in Jammu: Police


Jammu, May 11: The missing tourist has been traced in Jammu, said police in a twitter post this morning Rahul Basan, a resident of Kundli in Sonepat district situated on the Delhi-Haryana border, went missing from the Martand temple in Anantnag district. Jammu and Kashmir Anantnag police tweeted: Anantnag Police @AnantnagPolice The missing tourist has been traced in Jammu City, we ...

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General’s statement: Parties Dare Mehbooba Mufti To Act


Srinagar, May 11: Reacting to the claims that J&K Assembly is the most powerful assembly in India, independent Lawmaker MLA Langate Er Rasheed said that if it had been really so then Nirmal Singh would have taken oath as the Sadr-e-Riyasat and not as the Speaker. While speaking in the daylong session of Assembly for the elections of the speaker, Er ...

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Youth killed as India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch


Poonch, May 11: A youth was killed in cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gulpur area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir shortly after midnight. Additional SP Poonch Anwar-ul-Haq said Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate fire around 12:30 am on the Indian Army posts in Baghal Dhara. He said the Indian army retaliated effectively. A youth identified as ...

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Rajnath to talk to Mehbooba on unilateral ceasefire appeal


New Delhi, May 10: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that while he had not been directly apprised of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s appeal for a unilateral ceasefire during Ramadhan, he will talk to her about it. “I have not held direct talks with her on the issue but I have got this information…I will talk to ...

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AMU row: Minority institutions demand ‘white paper’ on Partition


New Delhi, May 10: The Centre should bring out a “white paper” on Partition to avoid the distortion of history, an organisation comprising old students from various minority institutions said today. The controversy over a portrait of Pakistan founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah in the Aligarh Muslim University was ploy to defame the varsity and create differences, said Basir Ahmad Khan, member ...

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Woman chops off her tongue, offers it at temple in MP


Morena(MP), May 10: A 45-year-old woman chopped off her tongue and offered it at a temple in a village here, the police said today. Guddi Tomar, a devotee of Goddess Durga, cut her tongue yesterday and offered it at the Bijasen Mata temple in Tarsama village, about 50 kms from here, following which she fell unconscious, Porsa police station in-charge Atul ...

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UP dust storm toll climbs to 12


Lucknow, May 10: The death toll in a dust storm that hit Uttar Pradesh has increased to 12, a government official said on Thursday. Over 25 people were injured in the storm that hit many parts of western Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night. The victims included six from Agra, four from Etawah and two from Kanpur. Gusty winds, followed by ...

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Rahul poses challenge to BJP in 2019: Sena


Mumbai, May 10: A day after asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to refrain from “ridiculing” Rahul Gandhi for declaring his ambition to become Prime Minister, the Shiv Sena on Friday showered praises on the Congress chief, saying “he poses a challenge to the BJP” in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. “This is not the Rahul Gandhi of 2014. He is a ...

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Maoists torch 10 vehicles in Jharkhand


Giridih, May 9: Maoist guerrillas on Wednesday set on fire 10 vehicles employed in road construction work in Jharkhand’s Giridih district. According to the police, around 30 Maoists raided a private road construction company at Pirtand. They asked the workers to move away to one side as they poured kerosene on the vehicles and set them ablaze. The Maoists left the ...

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