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CFV: Heavy firing on LoC in Akhnoor

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Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said on Tuesday. “The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rajouri’s Sunderbani sector and Jammu’s Akhnoor sector on Monday night,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand told the media. Firing exchanges in the Sunderbani sector ...

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Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu, March 19: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said on Tuesday. “The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rajouri’s Sunderbani sector and Jammu’s Akhnoor sector on Monday night,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand told the media. Firing exchanges in ...

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Mumbai foot overbridge collapse: BMC suspends two engineers, orders departmental enquiry

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The BMC suspended Executive Engineer AR Patil, who supervised the structural audit work in 2017-18, and Assistant Engineer SF Kakulte, who supervised the repair work in 2013-14.    A day after a part of a foot overbridge collapsed near CST station in Mumbai killing six people and injuring 31, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday suspended two engineers and ...

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BJP to contest all seats in Jammu and Kashmir alone

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SRINAGAR:  Like its former ally People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest all the six parliamentary seats in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) to seek a mandate for the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A and the state’s development. The State has six Lok Sabha seats — three in Kashmir, two in Jammu and one in Ladakh. In ...

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Omar, Mehbooba condemn attack on two mosques in New Zealand

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Srinagar: Condemning the attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand by gunmen, two former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir — Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti — said that it is a terror attack. Abdullah, who is the National Conference (NC) Vice President, said it is good to see most people are calling the New Zealand mosque firing what ...

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Governor Malik chairs 64th meeting of SMVD Shrine Board

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Jammu: The 64th meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board. The meeting was attended by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Dr. Ashok Bhan, K. B. Kachru, K. K. Sharma, Justice (Retd) Permod Kohli, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Shiv Kumar Sharma and Vijay Dhar, all ...

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Tangmarg businessman Shabir Ahmad Mir joins PDP

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A prominent businessman from Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, Shabir Ahmad Mir on Friday joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mir, who was earlier associated with National Conference (NC), resigned from the party earlier this week. He joined the PDP in presence of its president Mehbooba Mufti at her Fairview residence in Gupkar, Srinagar. The State of Jammu ...

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Friday Prayers In Jamia Masjid Allowed After Two Weeks

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Srinagar After the restrictions for two consecutive weeks, the Friday prayers were offered in historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar today. KL file image Reports said that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who is also a chairman of Hurriyat (m) conference, led the prayers. The sermon started on 12: 30 and the prayers were offered around 2:00 pm. “After two weeks of restrictions ...

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Ban On Jam­aat-e-Islami Jammu & Kashmir Draws Flak In Valley

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Srinagar: People associated with the Jam­aat-e-Islami Jammu Kashmir, a registered political party with over eight lakh members, have been on the run since the February 28 Union home ministry notification declaring it an “unlawful” ass­o­ciat­ion under Section 3 of the Unl­awful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. Citing act­ivities “prejudicial to internal security and public order”, with the “potential of disrupting unity and ...

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