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Five injured in Sonamarg road accident


Srinagar, July 17: Five people were injured at Sonamarg Health Resot in district Ganderbal after a truck collided with an oil tanker on Tuesday morning. Reports said that the truck, bearing registration number JK05A /8166, was on way to Kargil from Srinagar, when it collided with the oil tanker bearing number JK02V/2984. The collision resulted in injuries to five people. The ...

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2,201 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra


Jammu, July 17: A batch of 2,201 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu on Tuesday for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said. Since it started on June 28, more that 197,000 pilgrims have already performed the annual pilgrimage. “Escorted convoys carrying the 2,201 Yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas here for the Valley,” the police said. “Of these, 1,344 ...

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SC condemns mob lynching, recommends Parliament enact law


New Delhi, July 17: The Supreme Court on Tuesday condemned mob lynching incidents across the country and urged Parliament to enact a law to deal with the crime that threatens rule of law and the country’s social fabric. “It is the duty of the State to maintain law and order, social and pluralistic fabric of the society and the rule of ...

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Amazon faces web issues globally on Prime Day


Washington, July 17: Shoppers in the US and elsewhere in the world are struggling to access e-commerce giant Amazon’s website as one of its biggest annual sales, Prime Day, got underway. Many reported the platform had crashed as soon as the two-day sale day began on Monday, showing them only an error message that read: “sorry, something went wrong on our ...

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Two Amarnath pilgrims admitted in SKIMS hospital succumbs


Srinagar, July 17: Two amaranth pilgrims died on Monday at SKIMS hospital Srinagar after developing serious health issues. An official said that two yatries identified as Vasant wandu Gunjal, a resident of Pune Maharashtra under registration no 309095 and Jaishan Kumar, a resident of Natlas Balallan Punjab, under registration number 109676 died on today morning at SKIMS hospital after Gunjal had ...

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India, Pak part of anti-terror drill in Russia


Srinagar, July 16: Boosting counter-terror cooperation and evolving a common strategy to deal with radicalisation and separatism will be the focus of a mega military exercise in Russia next month, in which India, Pakistan and other member-nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will participate, officials said today. Around 200 Army and Indian Air Force personnel from India will participate in the ...

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Students urge authorities to restore high-speed Internet in Kupwara


Srinagar, July 16: The students preparing for various competitive exams on Monday urged authorities to restore high-speed Internet in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. On July 11, authorities had suspended mobile Internet services in this north Kashmir’s district following the killing of youth Khalid Gaffar Malik in army firing in Trehgam area of the district. The residents said the situation has remained ...

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Militant killed, two army men injured in gunfight near LoC in north Kashmir


Srinagar, July 16: An unidentified militant was killed and two army soldiers injured in an ongoing gunfight near Safawali Gali along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday. Quoting an army officer based in north Kashmir, GNS news agency reported that the gunfight broke out near Safawali Gali adjacent to Batpora forests after a joint search ...

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