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Barzulla militant’s body to reach home today, security tightened


Srinagar, July 31: Heavy contingents of government forces have been deployed in Barzulla area of Srinagar city ahead of the possible handover of slain militant Mudasir Ahmed’s body to his family on Tuesday. An official said that a mixed contingent of forces have been deployed in the area to avoid any untoward incident. Deployments have been put at sensitive points in ...

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Kathua rape and murder: Call details, medical opinion nail accused


Srinagar, July 31: The Crime Branch investigation into gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old from a minority nomadic community in Kathua has revealed the complexity of the accused through medical opinion, call records and other expert means. The Crime Branch has revealed the complexity of the accused in a supplementary charge sheet filed by it before a Pathankot court where ...

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Yatra 2018: 591 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath cave in Kashmir


Jammu, July 31: A new batch of 591 pilgrims left Jammu on Tuesday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. The pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas here in an escorted convoy of 19 vehicles and headed towards the Baltal and Pahalgam base camps, an official said. In 2017, only 2,60,003 pilgrims had performed the Amarnath Yatra during the 40 days ...

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Party risked to achieve larger goals beyond power, protocols: Mehbooba Mufti


Srinagar, July 30: President Peoples Democratic Party and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that her party risked everything in an attempt to achieve larger goals beyond power and protocols. “We took the decision to form a government with Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) despite the political risks involved. The purpose was clear and our agenda was public. We did ...

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Supreme Court extends protection granted to Army Major in Shopian firing incident


Srinagar, July 30: The Supreme Court has extended protection granted to Major Aditya till August 21 in the Shopian firing incident case, a media report said today. Three civilians were killed after army men opened fire in Ganowpora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on January 27 this year. The then J&K chief minister had ordered an inquiry into the incident. ...

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Anti-encroachment Drive In Rajouri: 430 Kanals Of State Land Retrieved


Rajouri, July 30: Continuing its drive against encroachments, the district administration Rajouri retrieved 430 kanals of State land here at village Badhoon. The anti-encroachment drive was carried out by a team of Revenue officials headed by Tehsildar Rajouri Mehmood Ayaz with active assistance of police. The operation was monitored by Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad. Pertinently, the DC Rajouri has ...

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Will take oath as Pak PM on August 11: Imran Khan


Islamabad, July 30: Imran Khan today said that he will take oath as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on August 11, according to a media report. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly (NA) after the July 25 elections, but it is still short of numbers to form the government on ...

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Farooq Abdullah visits Kangan to enquire about health of Mian Bashir Ahmad


Srinagar, July 30: National Conference (NC) president and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday visited the residence of veteran political and religious leader Mian Bashir Ahmed at Wangath Kangan to enquire about his health. Mian Bashir Ahmed, who is the father of senior National Conference leader and Member legislative Assembly Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmed, was unwell during past one week. ...

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School bus crushes minor to death in Srinagar


Srinagar, July 30: A five-year-old boy was crushed to death under the wheel of a school bus in Khanyar area of Srinagar on Monday morning. The deceased boy identified as Wasif Majeed son of Abdul Majeed Bhat a resident of Natipora area of Srinagar was critically injured after being hit by a school bus in Khanyar. Wasif was immediately shifted to ...

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Weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus carrying 85 passengers leaves for PaK


Srinagar, July 30: Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (Pak) left here on Monday to cross over to another side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, official sources said. The “peace bus” left Bemina in Srinagar for Kaman Post, the last Indian military post on this side on ...

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