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What are Norwegians doing in Kashmir? Omar Abdullah asks Centre to clarify


SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday asked the Centre for a clarification on why a former Norwegian PM visited the state and met separatist leaders. Tweeting to Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Omar said: “What are the Norwegians up to in Kashmir? Would either @SushmaSwaraj ji or Doval ...

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Pakistan Upset after China State TV Shows Entire J&K as Part of India


Beijing, Nov 27: The picture of the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir by China’s state-run television was displayed while reporting the terror attack on Chinese consulate last Friday. Experts that EurAsian Times talked to stated that it is not clear whether this was a deliberate attempt by Beijing to please India or it was an error. However, this will surely ...

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Satluj Jal Vidyut building 1,572 MW hydro projects: CMD


Shimla, Nov 26:  State-run Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) on Sunday said it’s currently building hydro power projects totalling 1,572 megawatts (MW). The company said that the Himachal Pradesh government has allotted a 780-MW Jangi-Thopan-Powari Hydro Electric Project in Kinnaur district to it. In a letter of allotment issued by the state’s Directorate of Energy, the project is on a ...

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Amit Shah stumbles, falls after roadshow in Madhya Pradesh, unhurt


Ashoknagar: BJP president Amit Shah stumbled and fell while alighting from a vehicle after his roadshow here in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. One of his bodyguards quickly offered support and Shah managed to get up unhurt immediately. The incident happened at the Tulsi Park. Later, addressing a public meeting in Shivpuri district, Shah continued to fire salvos at the ...

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Rahul Gandhi visits Ajmer Sharif dargah, performs puja at Pushkar’s Brahma temple


New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi visited the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer in poll-bound Rajasthan on Monday. The Gandhi scion was accompanied by Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot during the visit to 13th centure dargah. According to news agency PTI, Gandhi family’s traditional cleric made the Congress chief perform ...

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Modi scripted the demonetisation twist, I wrote around it: Crime writer Ravi Subramanian


New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) When long queues waited at ATMs following demonetisation in 2016, publisher Ananth Padmanabhan called author Ravi Subramanian, whose stories are set in the financial services industry, and asked: “Are you thinking what I am thinking?” Knowing full well that Padmanabhan never missed a publishing opportunity, Subramanian smiled and said: “Demonetisation it is.” That set in motion ...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu to visit Pakistan for Kartarpur corridor ceremony, said my ‘friend’ Imran Khan invited me


NEW DELHI: Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will be visiting Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Border corridor. Sidhu said he has been invited by Pakistan Prime Minister and his friend and he gladly accepted the invite. “Baba Nanak is helping the two nations come together. The prayers of crores of people have come true today. This ...

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