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Anti-encroachment Drive In Rajouri: 430 Kanals Of State Land Retrieved

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Rajouri, July 30: Continuing its drive against encroachments, the district administration Rajouri retrieved 430 kanals of State land here at village Badhoon. The anti-encroachment drive was carried out by a team of Revenue officials headed by Tehsildar Rajouri Mehmood Ayaz with active assistance of police. The operation was monitored by Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad. Pertinently, the DC Rajouri has ...

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Will take oath as Pak PM on August 11: Imran Khan

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Islamabad, July 30: Imran Khan today said that he will take oath as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on August 11, according to a media report. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly (NA) after the July 25 elections, but it is still short of numbers to form the government on ...

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Farooq Abdullah visits Kangan to enquire about health of Mian Bashir Ahmad

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Srinagar, July 30: National Conference (NC) president and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday visited the residence of veteran political and religious leader Mian Bashir Ahmed at Wangath Kangan to enquire about his health. Mian Bashir Ahmed, who is the father of senior National Conference leader and Member legislative Assembly Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmed, was unwell during past one week. ...

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Weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus carrying 85 passengers leaves for PaK

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Srinagar, July 30: 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 “peace bus” left Bemina in Srinagar for Kaman Post, the last Indian military post on this side on ...

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Yatra 2018: Fresh batch of 724 pilgrims leave Jammu for Kashmir

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Jammu, July 30: A new batch of 724 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. They left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 19 vehicles that included pilgrims going to both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps, an official said. He said that the pilgrims comprised of 491 male, 186 females, 43 sadhus and ...

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We’ll fight ploys to assault Art 35-A: Abdullah

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Srinagar, July 30: The National Conference president and three time Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Sunday said they would fight all ploys to assault Article 35-A. “National Conference has rendered innumerable sacrifices to fight for the unity, integrity and dignity of Jammu and Kashmir and will continue to thwart all attempts to erode the State’s special status,” Abdullah said while addressing party ...

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Article 35-A row: KEA faction calls for UN Chalo on August 6

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Srinagar, July 30: A faction of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has given Kashmir Bandh and UN Chalo call on August 6 against the hearing on Article 35A. KEA chairman Mohammed Yousef Chapri while addressing the media here in Srinagar said they would fight tooth and nail to protect the special status of the J&K. He said Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) would ...

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Tourist police apprehends taxi driver with poppy straw in Srinagar

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Srinagar, July 29: Police on Sunday said that it has arrested a taxi driver with poppy straw in Srinagar. Tourist police apprehend taxi driver with 1 kg poppy straw in Srinagar A police spokesperson in a statement said: “Tourist Police Station Srinagar received a written complaint from tourists of Jaipur regarding malpractice done with them by a taxi driver of Batote, ...

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Army man injured in Akhnoor sector

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Srinagar, July 28: An army soldier was injured in cross-border shelling at Keri sector of Akhnoor in Jammu region. An official said that today in the morning in firing along LoC in Keri sector of Akhnoor. In the incident, one Army soldier was injured and evacuated to a military hospital for treatment. (GNS)

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