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Pakistan releases 100 more Indian fishermen, handover at Wagah border today

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New Delhi: Pakistan has released another 100 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture amidst tensions between the two countries after the Pulwama terror attack. The fishermen released on Saturday were part the second batch of 360 Indian prisoners Pakistan has announced to set free in four phases this month. Pakistan had released first batch of 100 Indian fishermen on April 7. ...

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Indian, Chinese armies hold ceremonial meet in Ladakh

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New Delhi: Indian and Chinese troops on Sunday held a ceremonial border personnel meeting (BPM) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh on the occasion of the Baisakhi festival, a defence official said. “A ceremonial BPM on the occasion of Baisakhi festival was held today (Sunday) at the Indian BPM huts at Chushul-Moldo and Daulet Beg Oldi-Ten Wen Den Meeting Points in ...

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Jammu, Gulmarg, Srinagar, Manali, Dehradun, Nainital And Shimla To Observe Widespread Rains

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New Delhi: After experiencing widespread rain and thundershower activities few days back, rains eased out a bit and during the last 24 hours, only isolated light rainfall activity was witnessed in parts of Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand remained almost dry with cloudy sky. At present a fresh Western Disturbance is seen over North Pakistan and adjoining ...

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No one can separate J&K from India till BJP exists: Shah

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New Delhi: Hitting out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for his “silence” on ally Omar Abdullah’s pitch for a separate Prime Minister for Jammu & Kashmir, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday asserted no one can make India part with the state as long as the BJP exists. Shah also alleged that the Congress and other opposition parties are unhappy with ...

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Amit Shah should apologise to people of India: Mehbooba Mufti

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Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday accused BJP chief Amit Shah of shaking the country’s foundations with his recent controversial statements, and asked him to apologise to the people. She was reportedly referring to Shah’s speech at Raiganj in West Bengal on Thursday. Calling illegal migrants from Bangladesh “termites”, the BJP president had said that his party would throw ...

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre a ‘shameful’ act in British-Indian history: UK Envoy

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Amritsar: British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith, who laid a wreath at the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial in Amritsar on Saturday, said that the massacre is a “shameful act” in British-Indian history. Amritsar: British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith, who laid a wreath at the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial in Amritsar on Saturday, said that the ...

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