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Arrested Kulgam doctor released on bail

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Srinagar, May 2: A doctor who was arrested after a militant who had boarded his vehicle escaped in Kulgam area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam last month has been released on bail Tuesday. “Dr Ajaz Rasool was released today. Our Joint Secy Dr Bilal Beigh was continuously on the job from DAK side,” a DAK spokesman said. Pertinently, Dr Aijaz was arrested ...

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Two injured in Baramulla road accident

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Srinagar, May 2: At least two persons were injured in a road accident at Baramulla- Babareshi road in north Kashmir. Reports said that a passenger sumo bearing registration number JK05D 8667 coming from Nambalnar towards Babareshi rolled down into a deep gorge at Chunthipathri. The injured were identified as Raqib Ahmed son of Bashir Ahmed Hurrah and Nadeem Ahmed Hurrah son ...

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Three feared dead as boat capsizes in river Jhelum at Baramulla

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Srinagar, May 1: Three youths are feared dead while two others were rescued after a boat capsized in a river Jhelum at Khanpora area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. Reports said that a boat carrying five persons capsized in the Jhelum after it lost the balance. While two persons namely Junaid and Azaan were rescued immediately and three others ...

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Militants, army exchange fire in Hajin village; searches on

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Srinagar, May 1: Government forces on Tuesday launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Shahgund area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district after militants exchanged fire with the army. Reports said that army men boarding a civilian vehicle reached Rahimgund mohalla of Shahgund when two militants were coming out of a mosque around 2 pm. They said that the militants fired at the ...

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KEA, KTMF to boycott functions presided by Rajiv Jasrotia

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Srinagar, May 1: Reacting sharply to the elevation of “pro-rapist” MLA Rajiv Jasrotia, who had hosted a pro-rapist rally in Kathua, into state Cabinet, the Kashmir Economic Alliance Chairperson Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan said his forums would boycott events where ever Jasrotia is invited as a guest. Khan who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation said it was unfortunate ...

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Demand for justice to slain Kathua girl reaches Washington

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Srinagar, May 1: Secretary General, World Kashmir Awareness Forum, GhulamNabi Fai Monday said that rape and murder of eight-year old Kathua girl has shaken the conscience of the leaders all over the world. In a rally held in front of the White House in Washington, D.C, Fai said “rape is a crime against humanity. The killers of girls used the rape ...

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Thousands attend funeral prayers of slain Sameer Tiger, militants offer gun salute

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Srinagar, May 1: Thousands of people Tuesday participated in the multiple-funeral prayers of top Hizb militant Sameer Tiger in district Pulwama. Reports said that multiple-funerals were held at the native village of Sameer in Drabgam, Pulwama. Despite the ban on internet and amid restrictions, several thousand people poured onto streets as the body of slain militant, were lifted the scenes were ...

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Students block Srinagar- Muzaffarabad road to protest against shortage of staff

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Srinagar, May 1: Students of Government High School Dardkote area of Uri town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the education department for their failure to provide adequate teaching staff. Students of GHS Dardkote Uri protesting against shortage of teachers. Scores of the students assembled outside the school and raised slogans in favour of their ...

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India’s digital drive inspires me: Michael Dell

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Las Vegas, May 1: Complimenting India on its digital drive, Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies, said that he gets inspired by what the country is doing to transform its society and economy. “IndiaStack, for example, is a world-leading concept and as a techie, I get very inspired by what India is doing. It is an amazing government-led effort,” ...

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Mid-air turbulence, loud bangs panic passengers on bird-struck flight

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Srinagar, May 1: At about 10.25 am, minutes after a government-owned Air India aircraft flight number AI 825 took-off on Sunday from Delhi to Srinagar, 180 passengers on-board had a narrow escape after a bird struck the aircraft’s engine forcing an emergency landing. Several passengers in the flight who spoke to Greater Kashmir said a loud bang followed by massive turbulence ...

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