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Cop posted with NC worker beaten in Soura

Srinagar: A Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel was allegedly assaulted by a group of people at Anchar area of Soura in Srinagar. An official said that Sgct Mohammad Rafiq Shah belt no.366 IRP 13bn deployed with National Conference worker Ghulam Rasool Sofi has been beaten by people while he visited Anchar Soura along with protectee. He said that the injured cop ...

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‘Imagine the anger if I’d fielded a terror accused’: Mehbooba Mufti slams BJP over Sadhvi Pragya joining party


Srinagar: On a day when Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, announced that she is joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will be contesting the Lok Sabha Elections, Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti has hit back at the ruling party at the Centre. In reference to Sadhvi Pragya’s move, Mufti, former ...

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Cops register FIR against Army for beating up SDM, other Govt officials


Srinagar: A day after army manhandled Sub-District Magistrate (SDM), Dooru and other government officials in Qazigund area of south Kashmir, Police today filed an FIR against army for allegedly thrashing the SDM, reported the GNS. Quoting a senior police officer, the report said that the case under FIR number 61 /2019 under section 323, 341 RPC has been registered in police ...

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Rain brings relief to people experiencing hot and humid weather


Jammu: North West India witnessed rainfall activity in the past 24 hours due to the impact of an active western disturbance. A senior official in the IMD, Dr M Mohpatra said, due to the influence of western disturbance, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan have experienced rainfall activity. He said, eastern parts of the country like ...

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Airtel TV app rolls out Special ‘Election 2019’ Section


Jammu, April 17: To bring all the election action and updates from across India to its users, Airtel TV app has created a special ‘Election 2019’ section The special section will have curated content from across sources – LIVE News TV channels, short news bulletins, collection of top interviews and expert analysis, all on a single screen. What’s more there is ...

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No ban on civil traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway today


Srinagar: There will be no ban on civilian traffic movement on the national highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, on Wednesday and vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar, a traffic police official said. Interestingly, no security force convoy would be allowed to ply on the highway, he said without giving any reason. ...

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BJP, Congress failed to represent Jammu region in Parliament: Harsh


KATHUA: Despite repeated opportunities given to Congress and BJP to represent Jammu region in Lok Sabha, people of this marginalized region were a disappointed lot, said Harsh Dev Singh, JKNPP Chairman and Former Minister. “These are parties that continued to get peoples’ mandate for last about 70 years one after another but failed on each occasion to live up to ...

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Jammu varsity website hacked after Kerala students ‘beaten up, called beef eaters’


Jammu: After students from Kerala were allegedly beaten up in the Central University of Jammu, the website of the varsity has been hacked by a group who call themselves “Kerala Cyber Warriors’’, reported the Indian Express. On April 15, two students from Kerala were attacked after they were labeled as traitors over allegations of ‘eating beef’. The students alleged that ...

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