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Bhaderwah shuts to mourn Kashmir civilian killings

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Bhadarwah, May 9: Shutdown is being observed by the Muslims in Bhaderwah area of Jammu and Kashmir today to protest weekend killings in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. Shops, business establishments and some private schools of Muslims remained closed while government schools, offices and banks were functioning normally. Traffic also remained unaffected due to the strike call. The call for shutdown was ...

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Facebook shuffles top management, eyes Blockchain: Report

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San Francisco, May 9: Mired in a massive data breach controversy, Facebook has reportedly rolled out biggest-ever shuffle at the senior management level since its inception — across platforms, including WhatsApp and Messenger. According to tech news website Recode, Facebook has made long-time executive Chris Cox in-charge of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger — now called a “family of apps”. “Facebook ...

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Barring south Kashmir areas, life returns to normal after three-day shutdown in Valley

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Srinagar, May 8: Except southern districts of Pulwama and Shopian, life returned to normal in Kashmir on Wednesday after three-day shutdown over civilian and militant killings. Commercial establishments, schools and offices opened in the region’s summer capital Srinagar, while public transport returned to roads. School children donning their uniform were seen waiting for their buses at various places. However, shutdown continued ...

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Obama condemns Trump’s decision to pull-out of Iran deal

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Srinagar, May 9: Former US President Barack Obama criticized the decision made on Tuesday by President Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, calling the move a “serious mistake”. “I believe that the decision to put the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) at risk without any Iranian violation of the deal is a ...

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Encroachment near 19 mosques removed: Gurgaon admin after Waqf board complaint

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Gurgaon, May 9: A day after the Haryana Waqf board’s complain to the Gurgaon administration, Deputy Commissioner Chandra Shekhar Khare today said encroachments from land near around 19 mosques have been removed. The administration has asked Waqf board officials to take legal action against encroachers who do not vacate its land. “We have made free 19 places which were found encroached ...

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Multiple Cloudbursts kill over 110 domestic animals in Rajouri

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Srinagar, May 9: At least 110 domestic animals including sheep and goats were killed and the power infrastructure also got damaged after multiple cloudbursts struck Thanamandi area of border Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. Reports said that a major hailstorm followed by heavy rains witnessed in Thanamandi area. In the meantime, multiple cloudbursts strike in the area ...

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DeM expresses anguish over Shopian killings

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Srinagar, May 8: Expressing anguish over the killings in South Kashmir’s Shopian and Chattabal area of Srinagar, Dukhtaran-e-Millat on Tuesday paid the rich glowing tributes to slain militants and civilians, killed in forces action. According to a statement, DeM expressed solidarity with the bereaved family members of the slain militants and civilians. She has also asked to maintain patience in the ...

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Thiru Mani’s Death Sparks Condemnations Across Kashmir

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Srinagar, May 8: Shocked, there is massive outrage over the killing of a Chennai tourist in a stone pelting incident on Srinagar-Baramulla road. The body of the young tourist R Thiru Mani has already reached home along with his father, mother, and sister. Tourist R Thiru Mani Police have started investigations in the case and they have already arrested at least ...

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Low danger avalanche warning issued

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Srinagar, May 8: On the basis of information received from SASE, a low danger avalanche warning has been issued for Baramulla, Gulmarg, Furkian-Z Gali, Kupwara-Chowkibal-Tangdhar road, Poonch, Rajouri, Reasi, Ramban,Doda, Kishtwar Udhampur, Anantnag, Kulgam, Badgam, Kupwara,Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh districts, Bandipora-Kanzalwan-Gurez sector and Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. The Disaster Management Authority has warned people living in these avalanche prone areas to ...

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Condemning Tourist killing, Kashmir Chamber asks Govt to restraint its forces

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Srinagar, May 8: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries on Tuesday said that they appreciate the anguish expressed by the Hon’ble Chief Minister after every incident of death and murder and expect that in Chief Minister ’s capacity as the Chairperson of the Unified Command and as the State Home Minister she will issue directions initiating the following measures aimed ...

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