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Rajnath’s remark on Pakistan ‘irresponsible’, says Islamabad


Islamabad, Dec 15: Pakistan on Thursday “strongly” condemned Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statements on its future earlier this week, terming them as “irresponsible” and a “complete violation of international norms”. Rajnath Singh had said Pakistan would “soon be in ten pieces” if cross-border terrorism does not come to an end. “Pakistan has been divided into two countries (in 1971). ...

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Indus Waters Treaty bilateral issue, maintains India


New Delhi, Dec 15: India on Thursday reiterated that the Indus Waters Treaty is a bilateral issue and technical questions and differences should be resolved bilaterally. “India has always believed that the implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty, which includes the redressal of the technical questions and differences, should be done bilaterally between India and Pakistan,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson ...

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India beat Spain to enter semis of Hockey Junior World Cup

Lucknow: Indian team celebrate after beating  England by  5-3  during Jr. World Cup Hockey Tournament at  Major Dhyanchand Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday.PTI Photo(PTI12_10_2016_000270B)

Lucknow, Dec 15:  Home favourites India overcame Spain 2-1 to enter the semi-finals of the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Thursday. Marc Serrahima’s successful penalty conversion had given Spain a 1-0 lead in the 22nd minute. But India fought back in the second half with penalty corner conversions from Simranjeet Singh (57th) and ...

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Several deputations call on Chief Minister; Put up demands, seek redressal


SRINAGAR, DEC 15: Several deputations from many areas of Kashmir Valley met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and apprised her of their day-to-day problems and demanded their redressal. The deputations which met the Chief Minister included a deputation of faculty members of Pediatrics & Neonatology, SKIMS; deputations from several areas of Anantnag, Srinagar and Pulwama districts; a deputation ...

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JK ranks first in unemployment in North India’


Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir state has earned a distinction to have the highest number of unemployment rate in entire North India, reveals a survey. As per the “Annual Employment and Unemployment Survey Report released by Labour Bureau under Union Ministry of Labor and Employment, J&K has the highest unemployment rate in North India with 10 percent unemployment rate. “The ...

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Resistance leadership calls for two-day shutdown in fresh protest calendar


Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership on Wednesday issued a new protest calendar in which there would be full-day relaxation on five days. On Friday and Saturday there will be no  relaxation .From Monday to Thursday there will be   full Day  relaxation . People are asked to adopt the programme in which are asked to Sit in Protest From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm sit in ...

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Gunmen loot Rs 11 lakh from Kashmir bank


Srinagar, Dec 15: Gunmen looted Rs 11 lakh from a bank in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday, authorities said. Police said four gunmen entered the Ratnipora branch of the J&K Bank Ltd in Pulwama and decamed with the money. “They looted around Rs 11 lakh at gunpoint from the cash counter. A manhunt has been launched to nab the robbers,” ...

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No alternative to unconditional dialogue with all stakeholders: Dr. Farooq to Yashwant Sinha


Srinagar: National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said there was no alternative to unconditional dialogue with all stakeholders in Kashmir as well as a comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan to find a lasting solution to the Kashmir Issue. In a meeting with Former Union Minister, Mr. Yashwant Sinha led delegation; Dr. Farooq Abdullah said New Delhi should acknowledge the growing ...

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