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Kejriwal continues sit-in protest


New Delhi, June 18: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday continued his sit-in protest at the Lt. Governor’s residence, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “give a green signal” to the IAS officers to end their strike. “I wud urge Hon’ble PM to give green signal to them (IAS officers) to end it now,” Kejriwal tweeted. Kejriwal along with Deputy ...

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Truckers begin India-wide indefinite strike


Kolkata, June 18: Truck owners and operators launched an indefinite nationwide strike on Monday against increasing diesel prices and a sharp hike of third party insurance premium. “The indefinite strike against the soaring diesel prices and steep rise in the third party insurance premium begun this morning. About 90 lakh trucks are expected to be off the road and as of ...

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Karwan-e-Aman bus not running today in view of Eid celebrations


Srinagar, June 18: The weekly Karwan-e-Aman bus service operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad Pakistan will not be running today on Monday in view of Eid ul Fitr, officials said. “A message was received from across the PaK authorities that the peace bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, will not operate in view of Eid celebrations,” an official said. He said that ...

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Salman Khan Thanks J&K Tourism For Supporting Race 3 Shoot


Jammu, June 17: Salman Khan thanked the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department for supporting the shooting of his forthcoming film “Race 3” He tweeted alongside a photograph of himself along with his co-actor Jacqueline Fernandez in Sonamarg Salman and the film’s team shot parts of the movie in Sonamarg hill station on a two-day schedule.

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GoI decides not to extend ceasefire in Kashmir


Srinagar, June 17: The Government of India on Sunday decided not to extend month-long unilateral ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir. While announcing the end of the temporary truce, it asked the forces to resume anti-militancy operations in the state. “The Government of India decides not to extend the suspension of operations in J&K announced in the beginning of Ramazan,” Home Minister ...

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Press Colony Attack: Critically injured PSO of Rising Kashmir’s editor succumbs


Srinagar, June 14: Another personal security officer (PSO), who was critically injured in the attack on Rising Kashmir’s editor Syed Shujaat Bukhari, has succumbed to his injuries, leading the death toll to three. The official sources confirmed to Kashmir Life that PSO Mumtaz Ahmad, who was critically injured in the attack has succumbed to his injuries in the SMHS hospital. Senior ...

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SC refuses to stay UPPSC mains exam


New Delhi, June 14: The Supreme Court today refused to stay the UP Public Service Commission mains examination slated for June 18 and set aside the Allahabad High Court order for a re-evaluation of answer sheets of the preliminary test. A vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta allowed the appeal of UPPSC against the high court order. ...

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JKDFP asks India-Pak to follow US-N Korea summit


Srinagar, June 13: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Wednesday asked India and Pakistan to follow the Singapore summit between the US and North Korea and resume talks to ensure peaceful region and resolution of all issues. The party said that the Singapore summit should set precedence for both the bickering neighbours to follow. “If the United States and North ...

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